Murrysville

Export pizzeria workers donate tips to send girl to camp for kids with diabetes

When Kathleen Corcoran saw how much her daughter Kyla loved Camp Courage, she and her husband were determined to send the 11-year-old back every year. "It ...

Murrysville man poised to take on Ironman Challenge triathlon in Lake Placid

Bill Rethage of Murrysville has essentially put his entire life on hold as he trains to swim, bike and run more than 140 miles in ...

New Delmont council member wants to revisit recycling issue

Delmont's newest council member wants to take another look at the borough's options for a recycling program. Council voted 4-0 on July 12, appointing David Weber ...

Franklin Regional pair's creations finish 2nd in national 'Stuck at Prom' contest

First it was a doodle on paper. Then it was a high-fashion piece of art. Now it's become $10,000 in total scholarship money for two ...

Q&A with Jennifer Haigh about her new novel centered on fracking debate

Fracking has provoked heated debate and divided communities throughout Pennsylvania in recent years. Author Jennifer Haigh's latest novel, "Heat & Light," set in the ...

Murrysville man offers church service at Keystone State Park

Arthur Day Jr. describes himself as a fisherman and strives to be, as the Bible says, a fisher of men. Day serves as chaplain at ...

Ex-Scout leader to answer child porn charges Aug. 17

A former Boy Scout troop leader and Export resident accused of distributing child pornography will answer the charges Aug. 17 in Westmoreland County court. Gary McClelland, ...

Centuries-old water trough in Delmont will be revived with solar power

The spring that originally fed the Delmont water trough may not be in use, but the trough will hold water again thanks to the Delmont ...

Murrysville chooses Mt. Pleasant firm for emergency bridge repairs

Murrysville Council on Wednesday hired a Mt. Pleasant construction firm for emergency repairs to the bridge carrying Crowfoot Road over Haymaker's Run. Gulisek Construction was hired ...

Laptop's presence in Tesla wreckage leaves questions about fatal crash

Investigators found a laptop computer in the Tesla Model S sedan involved in a fatal crash in May while running on autopilot, Florida investigators said ...

Tesla autopilot victim known for love of technology, fast cars

Joshua Brown, the first U.S. fatality in a wreck involving a car in self-driving mode, had an adventurous streak with a "need for speed" but ...

Photos: Field Day at Heritage Elementary

Heritage Elementary students marked the end of the academic year at the Murrysville school's annual Field Day on June 6, 2016, getting out in the ...

Photos: Murrysville Garden Club will host tour of local gardens on July 16

The Murrysville Garden Club will host a "Friends in the Garden Tour" of members' outdoor gardens on July 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ...

Franklin Regional pair in finals of duct tape design contest

When Alexis Meeker got bored and started doodling lines on a piece of paper, she had little idea it would end up being among the ...

Projects will be 1st impacted by new Murrysville stormwater regs

Murrysville council discussed the first two projects to be built in the municipality under its recently approved stormwater guidelines, which aim to minimize the impact ...

Murrysville man's volunteer service to Westinghouse retirees group noted

Maury Fey's retirement has kept him just as busy — if not busier — than when he worked full-time as a special projects manager for ...

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 ...


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