Remember When: Hospital patients report; Springdale fire
100 years ago
Citizens hospital issues report on patient status
Citizen's General Hospital reports that William Frampton, who was operated on for appendicitis, is doing very well; H. E. Shaffer, who is confined with rheumatism, is much better; William Lunney had a finger amputated and will be out in a few days.
75 years ago
Fire at Springdale Bard's extinguished quickly
Springdale firemen were called out when a small blaze was discovered in Bard's store, 810 Pittsburgh St., Springdale. Firemen soon extinguished the flames which were the result of a burning motor in an electric refrigerator.
50 years ago
L.B. City Council improves pedestrian safety
Lower Burrell City Council took .three steps toward pedestrian safety in the city. The proposals are: A city-constructed sidewalk along the full length of Leechburg Road; a cinder walking path up Puckety Church Road to Burrell Joint Junior High School; and an order that all new developers install their own sidewalks.
25 years ago
Devereaux Chevrolet celebrates 65 years; business started in 1923
Devereaux Chevrolet, Freeport, is celebrating its 65th birthday, making it the oldest new-car dealer in the Alle-Kiski Valley. T.E. Devereaux established Devereaux Motor Sales in 1923 on High Street in Freeport.
15 years ago
Markle Fire Department buys new fire truck
Markle Volunteer Fire Department bought new equipment for the first time in 25 years — a new fire truck. Allegheny Township's other fire department, Fire Company No. 1, also might get a new truck this year.
10 years ago
Belmont Complex fire destroys 1 building
An early-morning fire at the Belmont Complex in East Franklin destroyed the former Nutrition Inc. building and pool-house facilities. It also destroyed the Kittanning High School hockey team's new locker room. However, much of the hockey players' equipment was salvageable, and the arena itself was not seriously threatened.
Five years ago
Home Expo to be at Mills
This is the first year Pittsburgh Mills mall in Frazer has hosted the Strongland Chamber of Commerce Home Expo. It attracted about 150 vendors. Last year's event drew more than 7,000 people — but this year's topped that in a single day.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Ships Wheel Tavern owner known for food, beloved for compassion
- New Ken waterline work could resume as early as Monday
- Snow, temps, timing combine to make mess of morning commute
- Allegheny Township zoning dispute may be settled in court
- Vandergrift cuts back on park spending to fix pool leak
- Springdale Twp. police car crashes into Springdale veterinary clinic
- 3 charged with selling heroin that killed Lower Burrell woman
- Driver in crash sues ambulance driver, New Kensington
- South Buffalo family business decides not to rebuild after fire
- Allegheny Valley School District to discuss hiring, renovation
- Highlands students fired up about NYC trip