Penn Hills

Zoning board OKs exception to 1-duck rule sought by Penn Hills woman

A Penn Hills woman has all of her ducks in a row — literally — after the municipality's zoning hearing board granted her permission Wednesday ...

Penn Hills woman pleads no contest in fatal stabbing

A Penn Hills woman will spend 11 1/2 to 23 months in prison for fatally stabbing a man with a kitchen knife in a Braddock ...

Book-sharing stands, programs catching on with Penn Hills residents

Penn Hills residents are turning to unconventional methods to exchange books. Free-standing libraries are appearing in the Penn Hills area, as a couple of community members ...

Penn Hills woman seeks exception to one-duck rule to keep six, says they're 'therapeutic'

A Penn Hills woman is fighting to keep her pet ducks on her property after discovering she apparently is violating a local ordinance. Shawna Gerson, 32, ...

Penn Hills School Board picks primary bus company

Penn Hills School District officials have tapped Punxsutawney-based Krise Transportation as their primary bus company for the 2016-17 school year. The vote to approve the new ...

Two Penn Hills fatalities in three days put spotlight on off-road vehicle issues

After the deaths of both a Monroeville man and a Penn Hills boy in separate off-road vehicles incidents within three days in Penn Hills, police ...

Penn Hills festival highlights work of local artists

Organizers of the Penn Hills Arts and Music Festival are expecting to bring hundreds of people to Penn Hills to view creations from western Pennsylvania ...

Penn Hills boy dies after ATV wreck on Hershey Road

An 8-year-old Penn Hills boy who wrecked while riding an ATV on Tuesday morning has died, police said. The boy was riding the ATV when it ...

Cyber school expansion continues for Penn Hills School District

Penn Hills officials continue to expand a new elementary cyber school program as a way to encourage students to stay within the district instead of ...

2 suspects sought in robbery of Penn Hills Papa John's

Penn Hills police are investigating a robbery that occurred at a local pizzeria on Friday night. A manager at Papa John's on Frankstown Road told police ...

Monroeville man dies in dirt bike accident

A Monroeville man died Saturday from injuries he suffered in an off-road accident in Penn Hills, police said. Chester Gaunt, 48, and his 14-year-old son were ...

Church group helps boost spirits, fix up home in Penn Hills

Gerald Strothers Sr. said he is a crier. When a church group's shuttle bus pulled up to his St. Croix Drive home early July 11 to ...

Penn Hills Council approves road work

Several roads in Penn Hills will undergo maintenance beginning next month as council members approved more than $850,000 in road repair work last week. Work is ...

Penn Hills bans hoodies during school hours

Citing safety concerns, in part, Penn Hills School District has banned students from wearing hoodies in class. The ban takes effect Aug. 24, the first day ...

League fueled by senior women's softball passion to host multi-state tournament

A local senior women's league is continuing its decades-long tradition of summer softball at Penn Hills Community Park while gearing up for a multi-state tournament ...

Penn Hills cemetery's goats learning upkeep role from Steel City Grazers herd

The Penn Hills cemetery that tasked itself to maintain its property without the use of power tools is on the verge of turning upkeep responsibilities ...

Damian, former Penn Hills solicitor, dies at age 82 in Florida

Former Penn Hills solicitor August C. Damian, 82, died Wednesday in Florida after a battle with cancer. Practicing law since 1960, Damian served as solicitor for ...

Church group surprises ailing Penn Hills resident, wife with home upgrades

After the car pulled into the driveway, John Sopkiewicz quickly got out of the passenger side and stared at his home — speechless. His pastor ...

Bus changes ahead for Penn Hills district

Penn Hills School District parents should expect busing changes when classes resume as leaders slash transportation spending and update routes for almost 5,000 students. The changes ...

Port Authority's budget OK means bus-service upgrades in Penn Hills

The Port Authority of Allegheny County board of directors adopted a budget for its 2017 fiscal year that will put almost $400,000 toward improving bus ...


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