South Hills

Local magistrate to move from Wallace Building, Baldwin-Whitehall leaders say

Baldwin-Whitehall School Board members have given a local magisterial district judge the boot from a school district-owned facility, citing safety concerns. Board members Wednesday voted ...

SHIM adjusting in response to changing needs in South Hills neighborhoods

Eleanor Kunesky showed off her cozy, plaid winter coat and new-to-her jeans she recently selected from South Hills Interfaith Movement's clothing center. "It's comfy and warm," ...

Baldwin-Whitehall School District presentation to focus on trends in youth drug use

Parents in the Baldwin-Whitehall School District are invited to a free presentation by Gateway Rehabilitation to learn about the latest trends in youth drug use. ...

Route 51 streetscape district for Brentwood, Whitehall nears completion

Colorful landscaping, towering trees and added sidewalks could surround new development along Route 51 as it intertwines through Brentwood and Whitehall boroughs. A streetscape enhancement overlay ...

Technology adds excitement to Jefferson Elementary classrooms

Students leapt from their seats and rushed into the hallways at Jefferson Elementary School each morning as art teacher Adam Gebhardt sought volunteers to anchor ...

Baldwin Borough residents provide input on Colewood Park upgrades

By Stephanie Hacke Initial plans for upgrades to Colewood Park include a walking trail, new playground, renovated soccer fields and additional parking. More than 35 people ...

Brentwood board awards bids for wireless Internet throughout schools

Students and staff in the Brentwood Borough School District will have wireless Internet access from the gymnasium to the cafeteria next year. School board members ...

UPMC promises jobs, revenue from Pleasant Hills hospital

UPMC is telling Pleasant Hills residents who live near a proposed hospital off Route 51 that it intends to make their neighborhood more desirable than ...

Hearing on proposed UPMC hospital in Pleasant Hills postponed

The Pleasant Hills Zoning Hearing Board has postponed a Tuesday hearing about a proposed UPMC hospital at the request of UPMC, board solicitor Russell Lucas ...

Fundraiser at McAnnulty Elementary benefits Caring Place

A fundraiser involving students at McAnnulty Elementary in Baldwin helped raise money for Highmark Caring Place, which provides services to children who have lost loved ...

Library books used in first art installation in caged Baldwin High stairwell

Justin Coulehan stacked the more than 200 library books along a pointed path. Students and teachers alike stopped to look at the display featured behind ...

Baldwin senior honors memory of friend, travel teammate by aiding fight against depression

April Bocian was a vibrant, bubbly 17-year-old, who always was ready to lend a helping hand. Yet, beneath the always-friendly, giddy exterior, the Kennedy Catholic High ...

Gill Hall Elementary's 3-D printer brings life to students' drawings

Students gathered around their desks in Stephen Lauso's third-grade classroom at Gill Hall Elementary to sketch designs of American Indian homes they had learned about ...

Real estate taxes could go down for some Whitehall property owners

Some Whitehall residents could see a decrease in real estate taxes this year. Whitehall Council on Jan. 20 unanimously approved the borough's 2016 real estate ...

Allegheny Health Network hires law firm to fight UPMC plan to build hospital in South Hills

Allegheny Health Network and Highmark Health are gearing up for a legal fight to halt a proposed UPMC hospital less than a mile from one ...

Fugitive arrested in Brentwood; 183 bags of heroin found

The arrest of a wanted fugitive Wednesday afternoon yielded a second discovery for police – nearly 200 bags of heroin, according to the Allegheny County ...

Low bids permit key add-ons for new Thomas Jefferson High School

Low bids allowed West Jefferson Hills School District leaders to add key extras for construction of the new Thomas Jefferson High School that will increase ...

Local judge's office might move out of building owned by Baldwin-Whitehall School District

The lobby at the old Wallace School building is jammed with people each Tuesday afternoon, as they await a hearing in front of the local ...

Baldwin-Whitehall School Board opts to table consultant discussion

A divided Baldwin-Whitehall School Board said it wants more details — including the cost — before hiring a non-educational consultant to review as many as ...

Baldwin-Whitehall preliminary budget calls for tax hike

The preliminary 2016-17 budget approved by Baldwin-Whitehall School Board members now includes a proposed 1.19-mill tax increase. Business Manager Mark Cherpak told school board members ...


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