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‘Chloe’s Law’ educates would-be parents about Down Syndrome

By Chris Togneri
Doctors warned the Kondrich family that their daughter would be different. They were right. In the past year alone, Chloe Kondrich has hung out with rock stars in Manhattan; visited with Gov. Tom Wolf; posed for photos with members of Congress; and ...

Your Alle-Kiski Valley News

Steelworkers: ATI talks to resume Sept. 11

By Brian C. Rittmeyer
Representatives of the United Steelworkers and Allegheny Technologies Inc. are scheduled to return to the bargaining table late next week, according to a union announcement released Monday. The USW has scheduled meetings with ATI on Sept. 11 and 12 at the ...

Your Carlynton News

New pipes to reduce runoff in Carnegie

By Alex Felser
In an effort to prevent future flooding, Carnegie is finishing a piping project that comes after mass flooding last year. The project will fix runoff issues near the intersections of Franklin and California avenues and Charles Street. About 250 households near ...

Your Cranberry News

New principal Delp no stranger to Seneca Valley

By Kyle Lawson
Seneca Valley Intermediate Principal Matthew Delp is no stranger to the district or its model for success in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Delp taught science and biology at Seneca Valley from 2002-08 before he accepted an ...

Your FoxChapel News

Upgrades in store for Fox Chapel Area students

By Bobby Cherry
When more than 4,100 Fox Chapel Area students return to classes Wednesday, some will find new iPads, classes and freshly painted hallways. A nearly $34 million construction project continues at the high school in O’Hara as students and staff will find ...

Your Hempfield News

Hempfield prison film canceled because of Pa. budget impasse

By Jacob Tierney
More than 700 extras from the Greensburg area were ready for their close-ups, but the state budget standoff has resulted in the cancellation of a prison escape film with scenes in a former state lockup, a film office executive said. “Three ...

Your Latrobe News

Megan’s List offender charged with assault on 10-year-old Latrobe girl

By Paul Peirce
A former employee of the Westmoreland County juvenile detention facility who pleaded guilty in 2005 to groping two female inmates and having sexual contact with another was arraigned Wednesday on charges of assaulting a 10-year-old Latrobe girl. Daniel T. Rogers, 59, ...

Your McKeesport News

Wilmerding moves to fix Ice Plant

By Michael DiVittorio
Wilmerding officials hope the borough can afford a remediation project that would reopen Ice Plant Hill Road. “That has always been the goal, to get the road open,” council president Sandy Smith said Monday. A landslide Jan. 15, 2014, across from the ...

Your Monroeville News

Man flees Monroeville bank holdup with cash

By Michael Hasch
A man holding a handgun Friday afternoon robbed the S&T Bank next to the Haymaker Village shopping center in Monroeville, authorities said. The man fled with the cash. No injuries were reported. The holdup occurred at 12:44 p.m. at the bank ...

Your Mon Valley News

Retired Monessen mail carrier, veteran, 97, still loves to travel the world

By Chris Buckley
Scipio White has done a lot of traveling in his life, first to the South Pacific to fight for his country, and for nearly 40 years as a mail carrier. Even at age 97, he’s still on the move. And, ...

Your Mt. Pleasant

Fire damages Mt. Pleasant house, occupants and 6 pets uninjured

By Tribune-Review
The occupants of a Mt. Pleasant Township house escaped a fire with their six pets Wednesday morning, fire officials said. The blaze at the two-story, brick-and-wood structure at 205 Ridge Drive was reported at 9:27 a.m., according to the Westmoreland …

Your Murrysville News

2-vehicle collision causes detour on Route 22 West near Murrysville Dairy Queen

By Tribune-Review
A Murrysville volunteer firefighter looks over the damage to a tractor-trailer that was involved in a crash with an sport utility in the westbound lanes of Route 22 in Murrysville on Aug. 31, 2015. The accident occurred around 11 a.m. ...

Your North Hills News

Cannon named director of Pittsburgh Boy Choir

By Laurie Rees
Even before Craig Cannon begins his first rehearsal Sept. 8 as the newly appointed artistic director of the McCandless-based Pittsburgh Boy Choir, people are singing his praises. “He’s a fabulous musician. He’s charismatic. He’s personable. He works so well with young ...

Your Norwin News

North Huntingdon woman gets first-hand knowledge in Belize

By Tony LaRussa
Amy Owens is no stranger to exotic animals and the environmental changes that affect their lives. The 2009 Norwin High School graduate has a degree in environmental science from the University of Pittsburgh and works in the education department at the ...

Your Penn Hills News

Penn Hills fire displaces 10

By Ben Schmitt
Careless cooking may have caused an apartment complex fire early Sunday in Penn Hills that displaced at least 10 people. Firefighters said the blaze started in the kitchen of an apartment on Torrens Street around 6:30 a.m. and quickly spread to ...

Your Penn-Trafford News

Fracking next step at Penn Township drill site

By Tom McGee
The drilling phase of two natural-gas wells in Penn Township is on track to be completed by the end of this month, which paves the way for the “fracking” stage of the work. Apex Energy began drilling two Marcellus shale gas ...

Your Plum News

Plum native to be inducted into polka hall of fame

By Debbie Black
Polka jammer Randy Koslosky has spent decades making and sharing his music to preserve its legacy in Western Pennsylvania. The Plum native will be honored for his contributions and achievements in polka music and inducted into the International Polka ...

Your Sewickley News

Sewickley Valley YMCA programs to help those suffering from chronic conditions

By Dona S. Dreeland
Three new programs planned for the Sewickley Valley YMCA strive to help patients dealing with a trio of diseases. Exercise will have a prominent role in helping senior citizens who live with arthritis, Parkinson’s disease or the after effects of cancer ...

Your South Hills News

2 Brentwood council members keep positions, council approves third resignation

By Stephanie Hacke
Two of three Brentwood council members who resigned last week changed their minds, as residents sought answers Monday to the volatility in the town’s government. At a special meeting Monday, council members voted 5-0 to accept the resignation of Councilman ...

Your Twin Boros News

Lottery ticket worth $450,000 sold at Oakmont Sunoco

By Tony Raap
An Oakmont convenience store sold a lottery ticket worth $450,000 in Tuesday’s Cash 5 drawing. The Sunoco on Hulton Road sold the winning ticket, according to a Pennsylvania Lottery news release. The winner has yet to come forward. Cash 5 winners have ...