Penn Hills

U.S. flags on Penn Hills bank teller's vehicle way of sending patriotic message

John Chepanoske is a patriot in his own right. If you've been to the Penn Hills Shopping Center during the day, chances are you've seen a ...

Penn Hills School Board OKs leasing Washington Elementary to charter school

A charter school will move into Penn Hills School District's former Washington Elementary School for the next school year. School board members voted 8-1 on April ...

Penn Hills School District's early retirement offer deadline extended, cash option added

Penn Hills School Board members approved amendments to the district's early retirement incentive program that extend the deadline to take it and add a cash ...

Penn Hills man's late uncle inducted into Hall of Valor at Soldiers & Sailors

A Penn Hills man's late uncle, who was the first black U.S. soldier awarded the Silver Star for heroic actions in the European Theater during ...

Penn Hills gets audit results

Penn Hills School District leaders on Thursday received a draft report of an audit aimed at addressing financial problems that led to the district borrowing ...

Penn Hills Odyssey of the Mind team bound for world finals

A group of Penn Hills students has advanced to an international tournament that challenges contestants to solve problems using unorthodox techniques. Seven fourth- and fifth-grade ...

Penn Hills Council lets nonprofit raise funds with small games of chance

Penn Hills Council recently approved rules that authorize a local nonprofit to conduct small games and raffles. The Penn Hills Community Development Corp. sought an alternative ...

Thrift shop moving into vacant Penn Hills building

A thrift shop is set to open in Penn Hills toward the end of spring. Thrift King, which already has another location in Jeannette, is scheduled ...

Penn Hills High junior's creativity wins contest

Abigail Young, a junior at Penn Hills High School, is the winner of the Penn Hills Library's teen poetry contest for 2016. Young, 17, took ...

Penn Hills district's own cyber school program adds drop-in centers, grows enrollment

Penn Hills School District's cyber school has been retooled with a new direction and room for growth. C.H.I.E.F.S. Academy — Cyber High Quality Interactive Education Fostering ...

New rental rules prompt federal lawsuit dismissal

The Apartment Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh dropped a lawsuit against Penn Hills, just days after council repealed rules that left local landlords outraged. The group filed ...

Autism no barrier for Penn Hills man, others making music in Spectrum band

A Penn Hills man and two others from the Pittsburgh area make up a band with a name that calls attention to autism, the condition ...

Teen blacksmith will teach craft in Penn Hills

A local teen is set to bring a once-popular trade to the Penn Hills area this spring. Benjamin Barron, 17, will instruct blacksmith classes for ...

Customers seek clarity on delinquent Penn Hills sewer bills

Some Penn Hills residents are unhappy after receiving sewer bills in the mail that claim their accounts are almost eight years delinquent. Homeowner Pam Fitzroy, ...

Penn Hills PB&J drive surges past goal of 500 jars

The peanut-butter-and-jelly drive started by a local insurance agency with assistance from other businesses to benefit Penn Hills food pantries exceeded its expected goal. The ...

Penn Hills keeping robotics classes will allow BotsIQ to continue

Penn Hills High School robotics classes will continue next school year, which should enable more students to participate in the Southwestern Pennsylvania BotsIQ competition. Robotics II ...

Swissvale man accused of dragging Penn Hills officers

Two Penn Hills officers were dragged by a vehicle after a traffic stop on the night of April 9. Police said the driver of the car, ...

Propel East students win Math Cup Championship

Propel East Charter School in Turtle Creek recently was named champion after it competed in a math competition against the other three Propel schools in ...

Penn Hills School District officials say overspending on buses curtailed

Penn Hills School District officials said they are moving in the right direction when it comes to transportation and custodial spending. In September, district officials said ...

Nine Mile Run to reduce runoff through rerouting rainwater

As spring weather switches from rain to snow, Penn Hills residents can expect environmental projects aiding the watershed to begin in the community. Nine Mile Run ...


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