Valley News Dispatch

Extension of jobless benefits appears unlikely for ATI workers

Mike Priatko expects his role at United Steelworkers Local 1196 in Brackenridge to become more prominent next week. Priatko, 55, of Plum is charged with helping ...

Lower Burrell shopping plaza set to open in June

A small shopping plaza with a Dollar Tree store is slated to open in June in the Kinloch section of Lower Burrell. MSP Properties is renovating ...

Court names Pittsburgh Mills mall receiver amid foreclosure in Frazer

A federal court has named a receiver to operate and manage the Pittsburgh Mills mall as foreclosure proceedings continue against its owner. Jones Lang LaSalle Americas ...

New Kensington-Arnold School District to trim costs, ax deficit

New Kensington-Arnold School District officials are searching for ways to trim costs and eliminate a projected $1 million deficit in the next school year. Superintendent John ...

Police seek witnesses in Plum hit-and-run

Allegheny County Police are seeking the public's help to get information on a hit-and-run in Plum Tuesday evening that left a New Kensington man with ...

Kiski Township police warn drivers of impostors

Police are investigating a report that two gun-toting police impostors may have pulled over a driver Wednesday in Kiski Township. A car with flashing red and ...

Sex offender used alias to get inside Tarentum school to make video, police say

A registered sex offender forbidden from being near children is accused of using an alias to get inside Grandview Upper Elementary School in Tarentum to ...

Leechburg Area board waits for hazing investigation results

The Leechburg Area School Board is prepared to wait for the results of an investigation into alleged hazing by boys basketball players. The issue wasn't on ...

MSI Corp. in Vandergrift files lawsuit against railroad

MSI Corp. filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against Norfolk Southern railroad for damages the Vander-grift company incurred when a train derailed two years ago, throwing ...

Buffalo to decide on rezoning requests

Buffalo Township Supervisors expect to decide in March whether to grant a rezoning request that would make way for a large single-family housing plan near ...

Freeport Area board slices costs on new stadium

With the new football stadium project already an estimated $1 million over budget, the Freeport Area School Board on Thursday eliminated two aesthetic components. The board ...

Counterfeit $100 bills continue to circulate in Western Pa.

Fake $100 bills that can't be spotted with detection pens are continuing to be seen in a widening area in the state, a Secret Service ...

Building options still on the table in Allegheny Valley School District

A new elementary school in Springdale could cost the Allegheny Valley School District nearly $6 million more than expanding its primary school in Harmar, the ...

Allegheny Technologies, Steelworkers meeting about contract

Allegheny Technologies Inc. and the United Steelworkers planned contract talks to end a lockout of 2,200 workers. Wednesday's talks in Pittsburgh are meant to reach a ...

Police seek information about man injured along Route 366 in Plum

Plum police are trying to learn how a 36-year-old New Kensington man found laying along Route 366 Tuesday evening came to be injured. Lt. Lanny ...

Leechburg basketball team to play in playoffs

The Leechburg High School boys basketball season will continue into the playoffs, despite ongoing investigations of accusations against players. Police allege some of the incidents ...

Highlands teachers to strike – in April

The union representing Highlands School District's teachers, counselors, nurses and social workers has announced it will strike — in April. According to a release from the ...

New Kensington man charged in fatal July wreck

Police have filed charges against a New Kensington man for allegedly killing a motorcyclist on Route 366 in Washington Township in July, court records show. Dylan ...

Arnold Council considers naming street after late resident

Arnold Council is exploring options for honoring the late Antonio "Tony" Nicastro. John Mandak, a former councilman and owner of Valos Chocolates, asked council to consider ...

Harassment lawsuit filed against Cheswick police department, chief, 3 officers

The Cheswick Police Department, Chief Bob Scott and three officers are facing a federal lawsuit filed Monday by a resident. Attorney Erik Yurkovich of Wexford filed ...


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