South Hills

New mural will welcome students back to Whitehall Elementary School

Characters from "Charlotte's Web" and "Harry Potter" sit next to Roberto Clemente and the Baldwin-Whitehall Fighting Highlander under the Pittsburgh skyline as a 73-foot mural ...

Jefferson Elementary School to greet students with innovative spaces

Vibrant walls line the classroom – make that "lounge" – at Jefferson Elementary that features bean bag chairs, a leather couch and exercise balls turned ...

Council approves 4-year Brentwood police contract

Brentwood Council has agreed to a four-year contract with the borough's police collective bargaining unit that outlines raises and increased health care contributions for the ...

With new hire, Brentwood school board aims to improve use of educational technology

Leaders in the Brentwood Borough School District will spend much of the 2016-17 school year crafting a plan to enhance technology and finding innovative ways ...

West Jefferson Hills seeks applicants after Schreiber resigns from school board

West Jefferson Hills School Board members are seeking letters of interest from residents wishing to fill an open seat on the school board after Darlene ...

Baldwin-Whitehall keeping third-grade orchestra without adding staff, increasing cost

In third-grade orchestra at Paynter Elementary nearly a decade ago, Rachel Ferrari first learned to play the violin. Throughout middle and high school, Ferrari, now ...

West Jefferson Hills School District, libraries partner to initiate BookStop program

Tyler Wall headed to Mowry Park to trade in one of his many old Thomas the Train books for a new tale about one of ...

Baldwin Borough councilman raps cost of police department's accreditation

Once a week, holding cells at the Baldwin Borough police station are checked to ensure cameras are operating, the area is properly ventilated and the ...

Baldwin-Whitehall board tables motion to end 4 custodians' furloughs

The Baldwin-Whitehall School Board tabled a motion that would have ended the furloughs of four custodians. Some board members on Aug. 10 said this wasn't the ...

Brentwood works to add digital-sign definition to borough ordinance

Bright, flashy electronic signs would continue to be banned along Brownsville Road in Brentwood under a proposed ordinance that would add language for digital signage ...

LEDs to replace 10 sodium vapor streetlights at Brentwood Park entrance

Ten new streetlights will shine down on Brentwood Park this year. The park is the latest area of the borough that leaders selected to replace ...

Girl Scouts homemade-card project to cheer South Hills Meals on Wheels Clients

A piece of paper and a crayon can brighten even the gloomiest of days. It's that simple. That's how Kat Vergallito, 14, of Pleasant Hills, ...

Boys Nation experience educational for Baldwin High student

Nicholas Pantelis II presented legislation to the U.S. Senate's environmental committee that would require greater training and improved staffing for the Veteran's Crisis Line. The ...

Baldwin-Whitehall teachers, district reach contract agreement

After 18 months of negotiations, Baldwin-Whitehall teachers have a new, five-year contract that outlines raises, health insurance contributions and updated language. School board members approved ...

Brentwood teachers union, district reach tentative agreement on contract

School will start on time next week in the Brentwood Borough School District. After months of uncertainty surrounding a contract for the district's teachers, the Brentwood ...

South Park man charged in crash that killed his friend

A South Park man has been charged with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence and other counts in a May crash that left ...

$100 fine proposed for oversized vehicles parking on streets in Baldwin Borough

Oversized commercial vehicles would be banned from parking on the street in Baldwin Borough, under the latest proposal reviewed by council members Tuesday. Borough leaders, ...

Baldwin-Whitehall refining its proposal on bus stops

The number of bus stops could be reduced for Baldwin High School students in 2016-17. Superintendent Randal Lutz presented Baldwin-Whitehall School Board members with an ...

Trash fee now part of Brentwood sewage bill

Brentwood residents likely saw an added fee on their sewage bill starting in July: a charge for garbage collection. Borough leaders earlier this year opted ...

Community Yard Sale returns to Brentwood

Terry Hoff hosted a yard sale to get rid of the lawn mowers, power tillers and gardening tools he no longer needed after moving to ...


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