Murrysville

Donated teddy bears to help calm traumatized children in Westmoreland County

When Louann Starr's daughter was injured in a car accident, first responders gave the girl a stuffed animal to help calm her. "It was really a ...

Murrysville considers revisions to drilling rules

Murrysville council began looking at potential revisions to its unconventional drilling ordinance Wednesday night after a series of educational sessions during which council and the ...

Delmont herbalist to show weeds can be welcome addition to table

While most people are looking for ways to kill dandelions growing in their yards, Lindsey Praksti of Delmont is collecting them to create bread, salad ...

Murrysville aims to boost Community Campout participation by moving it to July

Murrysville Recreation Department officials will move their annual Community Campout to July this year in the hopes of attracting additional campers. Inspired by National Hunting and ...

Murrysville firm to fix Export sidewalks; council vacancy filled

Export council awarded a $7,000 contract for repair and replacement work on the Washington Avenue sidewalks to Murrysville-based Mullen Concrete Construction at a special meeting ...

Murrysville library program aims to 'STEM' summer slide

Murrysville library officials set out three years ago to keep students learning during the "summer slide" of three months of vacation from school. In their ...

Murrysville road closed indefinitely

Crowfoot Road in Murrysville will be closed at its intersection with Sardis Road beginning Tuesday. The closure will be indefinite as municipal officials prepare ...

Grant enables 'Storytime STEM-Packs' development in Westmoreland County

Murrysville library officials set out three years ago to help keep students learning during the "summer slide" of three months of vacation from school. Now ...

Vacant Export council seat filled

Export council appointed Ed Persin at its June 7 meeting to finish the term of Councilman Stanley Mahinske, who died in late April. Persin, 57, was ...

Trash, recycling contracts OK'd for Murrysville, Export

Murrysville and Export will renew contracts with Republic Services for trash and recycling collection services beginning in October. Murrysville will continue with manual trash collection and ...

Photo gallery: Franklin Regional 2016 commencement

Franklin Regional seniors were awarded their diplomas at the high school's June 3 commencement in Murrysville. ...

Photo gallery: 'Chopped' competition at Franklin Regional High School

Food and nutrition teacher Jenna Rogerson held a cooking competition during the final few weeks of the school year for her students. The winning dish, ...

Emergency bridge work could require $60K expenditure for Murrysville

After a mayoral declaration Wednesday that the bridge carrying Crowfoot Road over Haymaker Run requires emergency repairs, Murrysville officials will prepare to solicit bids for ...

Delmont asks PennDOT to study solutions for intersection

Delmont officials will request a state transportation study on Manor Road's intersection with Abbe Place in hopes of addressing ongoing traffic issues. Peter Nied, director ...

Farmers markets in season in Murrysville, Delmont

Shoppers can find an endless variety of locally sourced products at farmers markets, where vendors both large and small offer produce and other food products ...

Photo gallery: Memorial Day in Murrysville

Memorial Day services took place at a number of sites in Murrysville, Export and Delmont on Monday. ...

White Valley AMVETS Post 85 marks 70 years of service

When Army veteran Phil Primozic was home on leave during the Vietnam War in 1970, he was lying in bed on Memorial Day morning. "I ...

Delmont to care facility: 'Flushable' wipes causing sewer problems

Delmont officials are working with a local senior care facility to try to prevent its employees from introducing improper materials into the borough's sewage system. The ...

Franklin Regional directors to give public speedy access to documents

The Franklin Regional school directors will take steps next year to make board information more readily accessible to the public. Directors voted 7-1 to enter into ...

Murrysville area road construction plans include Route 366

A return to warm weather means the busy part of construction season is nearly upon us. PennDOT has announced local construction updates, and Delmont has announced ...


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