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Jeannette traffic stop leads to drug charges

By Tribune-Review
A Jeannette man pulled over earlier this week for driving with a suspended license was taken into custody the next day and charged having of 25 grams of suspected crack cocaine in his underwear, police said. Duran Eliard Foster, 19, was initially pulled over Wednesday evening when a city policeman …

Sale date for Monsour Medical Center in Jeannette finalized by court

By Renatta Signorini
Monsour Medical Center and its adjacent properties could be in the hands of the county by late October. Westmoreland County Judge Anthony Marsili on Wednesday …

Raible takes on new role at McKee K-8

By Kristie Linden
As the new school year gets underway, Jim Raible is taking on a new role at the newly reorganized Jeannette McKee K-8 building. The Jeannette …

More than a dozen roads in Jeannette paving program

By Kristie Linden
This year, the City of Jeannette will spend almost $160,000 to pave at least portions of more than a dozen streets throughout town. The money comes from the city’s Municipal Liquid Fuels Program funds. The program is intended to fund …

Bushy Run woman’s gardening a positive impact at home, throughout community

By Margie Stanislaw
Plantings abound in the yard of Kathy Baughman, who lives in the Bushy Run area of Jeannette. Up until 1999, Baughman raised goats and chickens …

Jeannette resident spent years organizing city’s annual Community Days festival

By Margie Stanislaw
Currently living in Pleasant Park, Cris Lowstuter was raised on North Second Street. A graduate of Jeannette High School, Lowstuter majored in law enforcement at …

Sacred Heart continues Jubilee celebrations

By Maria Tyger
On Sept. 27, Sacred Heart Church in Jeannette will continue its 125th Anniversary celebrations with “Oktoberfest,” an event with activities for everyone in the family. The event is part of a year-long celebration for the church that began last November …

Route 30 work near Jeannette starts

By Bob Stiles
Motorists using Route 30 near Jeannette will see a change in travel patterns as work continues to add a 1.5-mile center turning lane and upgrade traffic signals along the the heavily traveled roadway, PennDOT officials said. The four lanes will …

Jeannette man held in Greensburg window-smashing incidents

By Trib Total Media
Within 12 minutes, a 31-year-old Jeannette man went from facing a summary charge for public intoxication to dealing with a felony count after he allegedly …

Changes coming to Jeannette’s McKee as 2014 school year begins

By Kristie Linden
As students and parents return to Jeannette McKee Elementary and Middle School on Monday, there will be several changes that are immediately noticeable — and …

Longtime Jeannette resident knows how to run a successful business

By Margie Stanislaw
Running a successful business in Jeannette is just one of many things Bill Hoffman Jr. does. A lifelong resident of Jeannette, Hoffman, and his wife, …

Jeannette approves Deferred Retirement Option Plan for police

By Kristie Linden
The City of Jeannette has approved the DROP — Deferred Retirement Option Plan — program for its police department. In some ways, the DROP program will enable the city and its officers to plan better for the future. City Solicitor …

Shupe feeds his soul at First Baptist Church in Jeannette

By Maria Tyger
Jim Shupe has had to overcome adversity in his 53 years, but takes no credit for where he is today. “It’s all been God’s grace,” …

Former Jeannette man sentenced for claw hammer attack

By Tribune-Review
A former Jeannette man accused of attacking an Irwin man with a claw hammer pleaded guilty to an aggravated assault charge on Tuesday. David L. Risher, 48, was sentenced by Judge Rita Hathaway to three to six years in a …

Expectant mother from Jeannette told she’ll have to stay in custody

By Paul Peirce
An accused drug dealer’s bid for a temporary release from the Westmoreland County jail until after she gives birth was rejected Monday by a judge …

3 arrested in Jeannette warrants sweep

By Tribune-Review
Three men are in custody as a result of separate drug-warrant raids on Thursday in Jeannette in which 18 individually wrapped packets of crack cocaine, 12 grams of marijuana, an AK-47 rifle and a four-shot, .22-caliber handgun were confiscated. Police …

Jeannette selects new city manager

By Richard Gazarik
It’s official. Jeannette has a city manager. Bruce Jamison, 56, was hired on Wednesday at an annual salary of $56,000. The position of city clerk will be merged into the manager’s post, and he will receive an additional $1,200 a …

Jeannette club undergoes indoor and outdoor renovations

By Margie Stanislaw
A hidden jewel at the top of Cort Street, the M&S Club received a big face lift over the past two years. According to club …

Zion appeals sale of glass plant site in Jeannette

By Richard Gazarik  and Kristie Linden
As City Council learned Monday night that the sale of the former Jeannette Glass property will be appealed again, solicitor Scott Avolio encouraged members to begin citing the owner for ongoing property maintenance issues. “There are property maintenance violations there …

Jeannette resident manages senior center and a whole lot more

By Margie Stanislaw
Jeannette Senior Center manager, wife, mother and advocate for people with Alzheimer’s disease are a few of the titles that city resident Robin Mozley has …