Penn-Trafford

Trafford in dire financial straits, manager says

Trafford faces a bleak financial forecast, manager Richard Sahar said this week. "The borough has a structural problem with our finances," Sahar told council at a ...

Penn Township Fall Festival visitors to see park's upgrades

A celebration of the completion of the second phase of the $500,000 improvements to the 63-acre Penn Township Municipal Park in Harrison City will be ...

Woman charged with assaulting roommate at Penn Borough home

A Penn Borough woman was jailed for allegedly assaulting her roommate Thursday night, police said. Wende L. Cavanaugh, 44, is accused of stabbing the man in ...

Penn Township officer escapes injury after bullet pierces uniform

A Penn Township police officer escaped injury Wednesday night when a bullet fired from a high-powered rifle ripped through his uniform during a domestic dispute, ...

Theft, bad check charges filed against Penn Township man

A Penn Township man who allegedly took $2,450 from the Penn-Trafford Hockey Club and used it cover business expenses attempted to repay the money with ...

Penn Township church steeped in history

From the Revolutionary War veterans buried in its cemetery to the walls of stained glass in memory of past congregants, Denmark Manor United Church of ...

Battle of Bushy Run re-enactment will benefit heritage society

The sounds of musket fire echo this weekend at Bushy Run Battlefield in Penn Township during the annual re-enactment of the bloody confrontation in August ...

Major Penn Township stormwater project expected

While two of three stormwater projects may be completed in- house, a larger project in Penn Township will likely be bid out in the early ...

Harrison City church's volunteers work to help military K-9s

The Helping Hands volunteer group at Penn-Zion's Lutheran Church in Harrison City is always looking for ways to help the community. They collected and created items ...

Seeds of landscape ordinance planted in Penn Township

Penn Township planning commission members took the first steps in developing a landscaping ordinance at their recent workshop meeting. "I really think the goals are ...

Penn-Trafford grad among 6 Clarion students attending Republican convention

A Penn-Trafford High School graduate studying political science and business at Clarion University of Pennsylvania will get a firsthand look at national politics next week ...

Penn Township panel recommends preliminary approval of drilling application

The Penn Township planning commission recommended preliminary approval for one Apex Energy drilling application Tuesday night and tabled a recommendation for a second. Commissioners voted 4-0 ...

Penn Township family operation raising 1,820 pheasants for sale to sportsmen's groups

Cheryl Fallat of Penn Township is in the middle of a huge task — raising about 1,820 baby pheasants to sell to sportsmen's clubs in ...

Apex again sues Penn Twp. over drilling rejection

A natural gas exploration company has sued Penn Township in federal court over the municipality's refusal to allow the firm to drill two unconventional wells ...

Penn-Trafford agrees to raise taxes 2.4 mills

The Penn-Trafford school board Monday unanimously adopted a $53.5 million budget for the 2016-17 school year that will raise taxes by 2.4 mills. The 7-0 vote ...

Education foundation grant funds Manor library 'Make-It Station'

Manor Public Library wants to see the creative minds of its patrons at work. A $250 grant from the Penn-Trafford Community Education Foundation paid for the ...

Penn Township woman, 80, charged with DUI, assault on cop

An 80-year-old Penn Township woman allegedly assaulted a police officer who was investigating the one-car crash she was involved in Tuesday evening. Police were dispatched to ...

Penn-Trafford High School students take part in engineering fair

About 45 students at Penn-Trafford High School recently took time to get a glimpse at their possible future. Six representatives from Westinghouse visited the school ...

No injuries after school bus-truck accident in Trafford

No injuries were reported after a school bus was involved in a minor crash with a truck hauling a trailer on Monday afternoon, according to ...

Confusion causes Penn Township to restart bidding for paving work

Penn Township officials will seek new bids for its road paving contract to eliminate confusion about the scope of work and what materials should be ...


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