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Big Brothers, Big Sisters session at Jeannette McKee

By Margie Stanislaw
A little more than 25 percent of third-graders in the Jeannette School District are reading at a level below proficient, according to the state Department of Education “reach and risk” data. Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Laurel Highlands Region ...

Principal’s pie-eating skill wins money for Jeannette McKee

By Kristie Linden
Shelley Muto, principal of Jeannette McKee Elementary, used her competitive streak to bring home some cash for her school during a local pie-eating contest at ...

Jeannette Hospital demolition wrapped up

By Kristie Linden
Excela Health has declared the demolition and site rehabilitation at the former Jeannette District Memorial Hospital site complete. The $2.7 million project, which included razing the structure owned by Excela Health and creating a green space, was finished late last month. Safety ...

Busy month for Jeannette Midgets

By Kristie Linden
Jeannette Midget Athletic Association held a physical fitness and agility camp at Buster Clarkson Field in West Jeannette. The camp, held each summer, offers the ...

Museum brings artist to Jeannette Library

By Tribune-Review
More than a dozen kids turned out for the Jeannette Public Library summer program’s annual art day. Each year, the Westmoreland County Museum of American ...

Kids play, learn at Jeannette summer program

By Tribune-Review
The Jeannette School District held a K-12 summer program this year, which was available to all students. The kids played kickball nearly every day that ...

Field trips can motivate good behavior at Jeannette McKee

By Kristie Linden
Every school year, like the one that begins in four weeks, begins the same way — all students at Jeannette McKee Middle School start off ...

Jeannette Day of Faith set for Saturday

By Margie Stanislaw
The prayer tent will play an important role during the second annual Day of Faith on Saturday, which will be held at the corner of ...

Monument honors old Jeannette High School at new building

By Margie Stanislaw
The old Jeannette High School was located at the corner of Fourth Street and Chambers Avenue and was home to lots of memories for many ...

Last option for former Jeannette Glass site: Pa. Supreme Court

By Renatta Signorini
The owners of the former Jeannette Glass site have one final option to challenge Westmoreland County’s takeover: the state Supreme Court. Commonwealth Court has denied Zion Bullitt Avenue LP’s application for reargument, moving the neglected and hazardous 13-acre parcel in downtown ...

Jeannette man arrested in city shooting

By Jacob Tierney
A Jeannette man was arrested on charges of firing five shots at another man early Monday morning, city police said. Ryan Meyers, 21, was charged with prohibited possession of a firearm, carrying a firearm without a license, terroristic threats, recklessly endangering ...

$200K grant will go toward demolition at Monsour Medical site

By Trib Total Media
A $200,000 grant was awarded to the Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corp. to be used for the demolition and remediation of the former Monsour Medical Center site, Sen. Bob Casey announced Monday in a news release. The funds will be used ...

Jeannette’s Duncan earns Eagle Scout ranking

By Margie Stanislaw
Michael Duncan of Paruco Park, who became a member of the Tiger Cubs when he was 6-years-old, earned the rank of Eagle Scout this spring. Duncan ...

Jeannette council hires city treasurer

By Kristie Linden
Jeannette City Council has appointed a new city treasurer who has more than 30 years’ experience in accounting. In a 4-0 vote this week, with Councilman Mark Clark absent, council appointed city resident Michelle Langdon to fill the remaining two years ...

Jeannette father accused of putting loaded gun in daughter’s boyfriend’s mouth

By Paul Peirce
A Jeannette man is accused of shoving a loaded shotgun into the mouth of his daughter’s boyfriend after finding him asleep in his home late ...

Lawyer: Jeannette teen’s homicide case should go to juvenile court

By Rich Cholodofsky
A lawyer for a Jeannette teenager accused of killing a friend, then taking a “selfie” with the victim’s body, said Monday his client should be ...

Land bank lien deal allows Monsour Hospital demolition plan to move forward

By Tribune-Review
The perpetually embattled Monsour Medical Center will be torn down by March, a decade after it was shuttered by the state then abandoned by its ...

Jeannette woman charged with stealing $50,000 from Teamsters credit union

By Renatta Signorini
A Jeannette woman has been accused by Westmoreland County detectives of embezzling more than $50,000. Martina M. Papa, 62, is accused of taking funds from Teamsters ...

Jeannette man charged with dealing heroin

By Renatta Signorini
A Jeannette man was arrested Wednesday because investigators say they found drugs, two loaded guns and a 2-year-old girl at his home. Raymond Myers III, 24, ...

Jeannette to benefit from county’s EPA grant

By Kristie Linden
A county-wide federal grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will play a major role in cleaning up at least property in Jeannette, if not two. Diana Reitz, Jeannette’s community development director, said the $500,000 grant awarded to the county’s Redevelopment ...