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Events with alcohol help libraries raise funds for extras

By Adam Brandolph
Dan and Emma Frohm hadn’t been inside a library for nearly two decades until they moved to Mt. Lebanon about two years ago. But it was beer — not books — that brought the retired couple to the Mt. Lebanon …

Your Alle-Kiski Valley News

PennDOT puts 14 Alle-Kiski Valley bridges on list to be replaced

By Bobby Kerlik
Fourteen Alle-Kiski Valley bridges are among 558 statewide that PennDOT officials have targeted for replacement within four years. The project list includes small bridges and overpasses under PennDOT’s Rapid Bridge Replacement program. The program partners with private companies as part …

Your Carlynton News

Carlynton school officials say safety of student athletes important

By Megan Guza
Carlynton school officials said on Monday night that the safety of student athletes has been and will be the district’s top priority after of the resignation of varsity football coach Mauro Monz. Monz resigned on Sept. 15 after three games, …

Your Cranberry News

I-79 Warrendale ramps to close overnight

By Tribune-Review
Ramps at the I-79 Warrendale interchange in Marshall will close overnight Friday and Saturday, PennDOT officials said. The on-ramp from Warrendale Bayne Road to southbound I-79 at the Warrendale exit will close from 7 p.m. to 9 a.m. both nights. …

Your FoxChapel News

From Aspinwall to New Kensington, free shuttle offers rides to some UPMC facilities

By Tawnya Panizzi
The best medical care in the world won’t help if a patient can’t get to it. St. Margaret Foundation President Mary Lee Gannon said that was the impetus for funding a new medical shuttle that operates for free from Aspinwall …

Your Hempfield News

2 suspects charged with second robbery in Hempfield

By Tribune-Review
Two men accused of leading police on a pursuit after a gas station burglary this month are now facing charges in connection with an August robbery in Hempfield. Adam Scott Knerien, 32, of Jeannette, allegedly drove Jason Thomas Stevenson, 38, …

Your Latrobe News

Grant program targets 7 Westmoreland County towns, including Greensburg, for revitalization

By Bob Stiles
Latrobe could become an easier place to get around, thanks to a Community Foundation of Westmoreland County grant program, the city manager said. Several curb cuts made years ago need repairs, and a foundation grant program could help with the …

Your McKeesport News

West Mifflin mall’s Sears to close in December

By Patrick Cloonan
Century III Mall’s owners said they haven’t received notice from Sears about the planned closing of its store at the West Mifflin shopping site. A liquidation sale begins on Friday at the Century III Sears, one of the mall’s four …

Your Monroeville News

Collapsed Old Ramsey Road slated for repair work

By Gideon Bradshaw
During the winter Monroeville officials are looking to fix Old Ramsey Road, which has been closed more than a year. The municipality is seeking bids through Oct. 2 to repair the lane-wide section of the road, located in Monroeville’s southeastern …

Your Mon Valley News

BVA approves new district policy manual

By Chris Buckley
A new school district policy manual – more than four years in the making – was approved by the Belle Vernon Area School Board despite the concerns of its president. Aaron Bialon told his peers he believed the policy manual …

Your Mt. Pleasant

1 injured in Mt. Pleasant Twp. accident

By Tribune-Review
One person was reported injured late Sunday night in a one-vehicle accident along Hutter Road in Mt. Pleasant Township, the Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety said. An emergency medical helicopter was dispatched to the scene of the accident, which …

Your Murrysville News

Delmont sues feuding owners of run-down business property

By Patrick Varine
Delmont officials are suing two couples — who currently are suing each other — over the run-down Premier Motor Sales property on West Pittsburgh Street. According to the lawsuit, which borough Solicitor Dan Hewitt filed Sept. 12, Premier Motor Sales …

Your North Hills News

Sinkhole affects another Ross business

By Bill Zlatos 6:56 a.m.
G&G Fitness has become at least the second business along McKnight Road in Ross to recently repair a sinkhole caused by a broken culvert pipe, following a 40-foot hole that opened and swallowed a car at a nearby tanning salon. …

Your Norwin News

Girl, 8, hit by truck in North Irwin, breaks leg

By Tribune-Review
An 8-year-old girl’s leg was broken on Monday when she was hit by a pickup in North Irwin. Charges are pending against the driver, Kathleen M. Ciesleski, who was driving without a license, Irwin police said. Ciesleski took a sharp …

Your Penn Hills News

Former Pennsylvania civil rights investigator from Penn Hills sues agency, alleges discrimination

By Brian Bowling
A former civil rights investigator claims in a federal lawsuit filed on Monday that her supervisors at the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission repeatedly harassed her to drive her out of the agency. Cheryl A. Williams, 56, of Penn Hills worked …

Your Penn-Trafford News

Identities of theft suspects sought by Penn Township and state police

By Tribune-Review 7:49 a.m.
Penn Township police and state police are seeking the public’s help in identifying suspects who are believed to have used stolen credit cards to purchase goods. Township police want to learn the identity of the man and woman suspected of …

Your Plum News

Plum planners recommend approval of cell tower near housing plan

By Karen Zapf
The Plum Borough Planning Commission on Monday night recommended approval of a telecommunications tower that residents of the Whispering Pines housing plan oppose, and council will consider the request next month. The vote was 4-0. Commission Chairman Robert Zunich and …

Your Sewickley News

Water Works Road in Sewickley could be straightened

By Bobby Cherry
It’s not every day a portion of a roadway is relocated. But that’s what could happen soon in Sewickley as borough and Allegheny County workers work on a plan that would straighten out a portion of Water Works Road near …

Your South Hills News

Coach accused in $2,400 theft from Baldwin Hockey Club

By Stephanie Hacke
Baldwin Borough police issued an arrest warrant for the head coach of the Baldwin Hockey Club’s varsity team, saying he stole $2,400 in fundraising profits. Authorities on Wednesday charged James Brown, 56, whose address is unknown, with theft by failure …

Your Twin Boros News

Amid tears, Oakmont church members vow to rebuild from fire

By Jason Cato
George Rice leaned on his cane on Sunday and stared at the charred white building where he has worshipped, celebrated marriages and mourned deaths for more than 75 years. A fire tore through Oakmont’s historic St. Paul Baptist Church on …