Valley News Dispatch

Attorney killed in Brackenridge motorcycle accident

A Brackenridge attorney died Sunday when his motorcycle collided with a car in Brackenridge. James Paz, 55, died at about 5:30 p.m. Sunday in Allegheny ...

John Huss Evangelical-Lutheran Church in Arnold celebrates centennial

Started as a Slovak parish, the John Huss Evangelical-Lutheran Church in Arnold celebrated its centennial Sunday with worship and fellowship. "God has kept us here," said ...

Leadership Alle-Kiski Valley program chooses alumna as new manager

An established local leadership program is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a new manager and revamped program. Michele Pastrick has been named program manager of Leadership ...

Alle-Kiski Valley fire departments get $1.2M from FEMA for new equipment

Seven fire departments in the Alle-Kiski Valley will be able to replace aging gear and air packs thanks to recently awarded federal grant money. The ...

Memorial in Freeport Community Park pays tribute to deceased children

A rarity among public monuments, a children's memorial was dedicated Saturday in Freeport's Community Park for local youths who died before their time. From the nearby ...

Former Nike missile site's conversion presents problem for West Deer

While old national defense missile silos were built to withstand bomb blasts, their ventilation shafts apparently weren't, and that's posing a problem for West Deer ...

Habitat for Humanity rehabbing New Kensington home that neighbor calls eyesore

A New Kensington house is making the case that, perhaps, buildings have guardian angels. Spared from demolition twice, the Ridge Avenue house that one neighbor said ...

New estimates show Freeport sewage proposals both result in much higher bills

Freeport Council's decision on whether to build a new sewage treatment plant or connect to Upper Allegheny Joint Sewage Authority in Harrison just got a ...

Tarentum man wanted in robbery arrested after Route 28 chase

Police nabbed a Tarentum man wanted for robbery who sped away from a traffic stop early Saturday morning after they clocked him at 87 mph ...

Motorcyclist injured in Harrison crash

A motorcyclist was injured after his bike collided with a Mazda sedan Sunday at 4 p.m. at Mile Lock Lane and Freeport Road in Harrison. According ...

Plans form for land off Bull Creek Road in Harrison

The wooded land off Bull Creek Road between Route 28 and Little Bull Creek in Harrison is like a blank canvas. According to its owner, Rinaldo ...

Allegheny Valley sewage authority awards contracts

The Allegheny Valley Joint Sewage Authority board awarded contracts for nearly $2 million worth of work at or near its treatment plant in Harmar. The ...

Mobile home water supply safe to drink again

Water in the Meadows Mobile Home Park in Washington Township is safe to drink again, the state Department of Environmental Protection announced. The water was clear ...

Leechburg holds economic development town hall

Attempting to bring economic development into Armstrong County was on the minds of many who attended Thursday's town hall meeting in Leechburg. The Leechburg Fire Company ...

Harrison approves Sheetz-CVS traffic pattern

A traffic pattern for the Sheetz-CVS development favored by neighboring residents was approved by Harrison commissioners Monday. Residents are concerned that traffic generated by the development ...

New Kensington-Arnold officials considering moving 10 Commandments monument from high school

New Kensington-Arnold School District officials are considering alternate locations for the embattled Ten Commandments monument at Valley Junior-Senior High School. "We are exploring our options," Superintendent ...

Pair wanted for Upper Burrell burglary, North Apollo kidnapping arrested in Ohio

Two people charged with a burglary in Upper Burrell and wanted for questioning in the kidnapping of an elderly woman in North Apollo were arrested ...

Springdale, Valentine's Restaurant owner settle dispute for $12,500

Springdale has settled a federal lawsuit from a tavern/restaurant owner. Council on Tuesday approved a $12,500 payment to Russell W. Valentine of Lower Burrell, owner ...

Leechburg Area School district hires K-6 principal

The Leechburg Area School District has a new elementary principal. David Keibler was named to the K-6 position Wednesday night by an 8-0 vote. Besides the traditional ...

70th Annual Alle-Kiski Band Fest

The 70th Annual Alle-Kiski Band Fest was held at Freeport Area High School on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. Because of an early deadline, the Valley ...


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