Valley News Dispatch

Serial burglar evades police manhunt through Alle-Kiski Valley

Police are looking for a suspected serial burglar who led them on a wild chase through numerous Alle-Kiski Valley communities Tuesday afternoon. The suspect was not ...

Woman shot in New Kensington during car theft

An encounter at the end of a dead-end street in New Kensington early Tuesday resulted in a woman shot and her car stolen. According to ...

Clinton Twp. man dies in one-car wreck

State police say a Clinton Township man was killed in a one-car crash early Tuesday morning. Douglas B. McCullough, 52, was found dead in his Jeep ...

Alle-Kiski Valley servicemen honored during New Kensington ceremony

Mariann Waltz was moved by the notes of taps played during the Memorial Day observance Monday in New Kensington. "It's just very touching thinking about ...

Study examines Allegheny River fish populations

With their "shock box" ready to go, Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission biologists night prowled parts of the Allegheny River last Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday ...

Allegheny Valley School District's transportation contracts cited in state audit

Allegheny Valley School District has made progress in reining in its transportation spending, a state audit finds. The state Auditor General's Office recently released a ...

Eaglets prepare to leave nests in Harmar, Hays

Fly, eagle, fly. The recent wing calisthenics of the Harmar and Hays eaglets are in preparation to leave the nest as soon as mid-June and ...

Family recalls Arnold native's sacrifice as member of Band of Brothers

Around Memorial Day, Margaret Adams drives to Greenwood Cemetery in Lower Burrell. She visits her mother's grave, the grave of her husband, John, and the ...

Late Pulitzer winner's workshop has inspired thousands of photojournalists

The legacy of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Eddie Adams lives on at his elite workshop that annually unleashes 100 camera-ready photojournalists on the world. The 2,700 Adams ...

Historical marker for famed photographer Eddie Adams unveiled in New Kensington

Alyssa Adams said she started to cry after a state historical marker honoring her late husband, photographer Eddie Adams, was unveiled in his hometown of ...

'It looks like kids did it': Harmar supervisors vote to paint over student mural

A student-created mural will be painted over as a new majority among Harmar supervisors exert their vision on the walls of the township's municipal building. ...

Man injured in shooting in Arnold

One man was injured in a shooting in Arnold early Saturday. Marque Sanders, 33, of Fifth Avenue was shot twice in the hip, Arnold police Chief ...

New Kensington garden seen as central to revitalization

New Kensington Mayor Thomas Guzzo sees the slow turnaround of his city's downtown encapsulated in a double-wide lot along Fifth Avenue lined with colorful day ...

Alle-Kiski Valley swimming facilities open Saturday

When 13 Lower Allegheny Valley residents sat down in November 1965 to create a community attraction, they may not have expected it to still be ...

Plum superintendent begins involuntary paid administrative leave

Plum school board, embroiled in an escalating furor over teachers' abuse of students, has placed Superintendent Timothy Glasspool on paid administrative leave, officials confirmed Friday. Solicitor ...

Allegheny Twp. storage unit put on hold

A proposal to build a 69-unit storage area in Allegheny Township has been put on hold for as long as six months. The township's zoning hearing ...

Burrell senior dies hours before commencement

As the band played "Pomp and Circumstance," 132 Burrell High School seniors celebrated their graduation Thursday night but also mourned the death of a classmate ...

Rachel Carson board aims to make homestead sustainable

A little girl's love of nature started with the things she saw outside her bedroom window. From there, Rachel Carson would go on to become a ...

Freeport Area residents likely to see tax increase

The proposed 2016-17 real estate tax increase for Freeport Area School District residents is likely to become reality. That's the opinion of school board President Dan ...

No tax hike expected in NK-Arnold

There will be no real estate tax increase next school year for New Kensington-Arnold School District property owners. The school board Thursday night approved a preliminary ...


Valley News Dispatch Obituaries