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Police accuse man of attempting to lure teen in Jeannette

By Tribune-Review
A Penn Township man was jailed on Sunday for an alleged attempt to lure a teenage girl into his pickup in Jeannette. Bobby J. Williams, 45, was arrested late Sunday afternoon after an investigation by city police and Penn Township …

Jayhawks say ‘We are FR’

By Kristie Linden
In the days following last week’s school stabbing at Franklin Regional High School, many people in Westmoreland County and beyond wanted to reach out in …

Safety always in forefront for Jeannette officials

By Kristie Linden
When news of violence in a nearby school hit close to home last week, those charged with the duty of keeping Jeannette children were on high alert. Jeannette Police Chief Shannon Binda said when word began coming across the police …

Jeannette School Board begins putting together 2014-15 budget

By Kaylie Harper
In January, Jeannette School Board voted to not raise taxes above the state-approved index for the 2014-15 school year. Pennsylvania school districts must agree to remain within a certain limit when potentially raising taxes. Those who wish to exceed the …

Jeannette woman aims to raise funds for Komen Foundation

By Margie Stanislaw
Clocking on average about 7 miles a day, Kelley Eakin Herman, is a dedicated walker. Herman was a Jeannette High School basketball player and continued …

Community services an option this Easter in Jeannette

By Maria Tyger
Holy Week has historically been a busy time for Christian churches and this year is no different. Even through this active Lenten season, the Rev. Robert Fuhrer of the First Presbyterian Church, located on Bullitt Avenue in Jeannette, is continuing …

Enrico part of model train home tour

By Deborah Brehun
The clacking sounds of a toy train chugging along the tracks, the scent of “the good ‘ole days” pouring from the engine’s smoke stack and …

meet your neighbors

By Margie Stanislaw
A love of design and photography has been a lifelong passion for Kimberly Rentler who has recently moved to the Woodlawn neighborhood of Jeannette. Rentler …

Binda sworn in as Jeannette police chief

By Kristie Linden
Shannon Binda, a 23-year veteran of the Jeannette Police Department has been sworn in as the city’s new police chief and started his new role …

Eggstravaganza set for Saturday at Jeannette Assembly of God

By Maria Tyger
The Lenten season finds the faithful seeking out fish fries and worship services while little ones await a visit from the Easter Bunny. At the Jeannette Assembly of God on Route 130, the faithful can find a mix of all …

McKee students, parents learn new skills

By Margie Stanislaw
Jeannette students and their parents gathered in the McKee Elementary and Middle School cafeteria this spring for a special meal and graduation celebration as part …

Jeannette’s ‘Seussical’ actors know ‘it’s fun to have fun’

By Kristie Linden
This year’s spring musical at Jeannette High School is arguably one of the most colorful and energetic production to hit the stage. Phoenix Brown, a …

Jeannette superintendent to teach college course part-time

By Kaylie Harper
Currently in his third year as superintendent of the Jeannette School District, Matthew Hutcheson is taking on his own extracurricular activity. After turning down an offer in 2012, Hutcheson accepted a part-time position teaching an educational law course at Wilkes …

Lenten dinners offered weekly at Harrison City church

By Maria Tyger
St. Barbara’s Church in Harrison City has held a Lenten fish fry for the past seven years and has raised enough funds to help get …

Nonprofit buys protective vest for Jeannette canine officer

By Richard Gazarik
The Jeannette Police Department’s canine officer, Falco, will be sporting extra protection when he patrols the city with his handler, patrolman Justin Scalzo. Falco is set to receive a protective vest — guarding against knives and bullets — from Vested …

Materials from Jeannette hospital’s demolition to help nonprofit

By Richard Gazarik
Volunteers will salvage building materials, fixtures and other reusable items from the former Jeannette District Memorial Hospital before its demolition later this year, according to officials at Excela Health, the property owner. About 20 United Parcel Service employees are volunteering …

Rescued dog had rough night in Jeannette storm drains, sewers

By Margie Stanislaw
Saturday was National Puppy Day and it was definitely a big week for one pup in Jeannette. Jackson, an 8-month-old German shepherd was trapped in …

Jeannette to welcome new police chief next month

By Richard Gazarik
The city of Jeannette will have a new police chief on April 1. Shannon Binda, 46, will replace Brad Shepler, who will remain on the force as a corporal, said Mayor Richard Jacobelli. “I sent Brad a nice letter thanking …

Jeannette School District works to bring in delinquent taxes

By Kaylie Harper
At a meeting early this year, the Jeannette School Board voted in favor of hiring the Municipal Revenue Service to aid in the recovery of delinquent tax liens. The Municipal Revenue Service, located in McKean is a patented tax lien …

Sacred Heart fish fry has fed locals for more than 20 years

By Maria Tyger
The annual fish fry at Sacred Heart School in Jeannette has spanned 23 years, beginning in 1991, and continues to flourish through this Lenten season. …