Penn-Trafford

Woman tells of subduing man she thought stole money from her Penn Township auto repair shop

Earlier this month, the petite 67-year-old co-owner of a Penn Township automotive repair shop grabbed a stranger there by his jacket and had no ...

Penn Township reviews gas wells proposal

The review of seven unconventional gas well sites in Penn Township is under way. The township's planning and zoning commission officially accepted the seven applications from ...

PTARC proposes changes for representatives to board

After several months of debate, the Penn-Trafford Area Recreation Commission likely will make it easier for its member communities to find representatives. Recreation director Linda Bires ...

Penn-Trafford High School students to get limited lunch menu

Students at Penn-Trafford High School will have a limited lunch selection beginning next month. Work on the $32 million renovation project at the high school will ...

Penn Township's Sunny K Farm marks 100 years

Merle Smith Kuznik wanted to see her family farm reach the century mark. Her daughter, Marybeth Kuznik, fulfilled that wish for her. Kuznik's family farm on Pleasant ...

Manor council closes off property often used as site for fundraisers

Manor Lions Club and Manor Volunteer Fire Department will have to find a different location to hold fundraisers. Manor council voted last Wednesday to close off ...

Changes pushed for rental rates of Trafford's Manchester Room

Trafford officials hope to generate more revenue through rentals of the Manchester Room. Council will vote Feb. 2 on a variety of fee increases. Borough manager ...

Armed man who robbed Manor Bank near Trafford sought

Police are searching for a man armed with a gun who robbed the Manor Bank on Tuesday morning at the Level Green Shoppes near Trafford. ...

Penn Township road paving plan under review

Penn Township is continuing to look at its plan for paving roads to determine which should be fixed first. Public works Director Scot Fodi said roads ...

Penn Township residents to weigh in on gas well site

Penn Township residents could have their opportunity to express support or opposition for an unconventional gas well as soon as next month. The township's zoning hearing ...

Penn Township considers switch to LED streetlights

Penn Township commissioners will continue to debate whether to change street lights to more energy-efficient LED lights. West Penn Power has offered to replace the lights ...

Penn-Trafford Recreation Commission membership requirements debated

Members of the Penn-Trafford Area Recreation Commission still disagree about what qualifications are needed to serve on the board. A committee of commissioners will review the ...

Palm print helps Trafford Borough cops ID arson suspect

Trafford Borough police used a palm print left on a can of WD-40 that was used to ignite a garage fire to cover up a ...

Penn-Trafford Area Recration Commission keeps afternoon meeting hours

The Penn-Trafford Area Recreation Commission will continue meeting in the afternoons despite objections from one of its members. The commission will meet the first Monday of ...

Proposed gas well to go before Penn Township zoning hearing board

Penn Township's zoning hearing board will hear arguments Thursday on a proposed unconventional gas well planned for a 114-acre property. The board will meet at 7:30 ...

Declining calls threaten future of Trafford EMS

The president of Trafford Emergency Medical Service is again warning officials that the service may not survive much longer. George Brown, president of the company, warned ...

Blackthorne Estates golf clubhouse approved

After more than 20 years, work is still ongoing in a Penn Township housing plan. Penn Township commissioners recently approved plans for the clubhouse for the ...

Few problems on 1st day of collection by Republic Services in Penn Township

Snow greeted Republic Services workers as they began garbage collection service in Penn Township on Monday. The Scottdale-based company took over for Waste Management this year. ...

East suburban boards, commissions take on new looks for 2016

Local governmental boards met Monday to swear in new members and reorganize. Each community elected a new council president and vice president and made appointments ...

Trafford, manager agree on 2-year contract extension

Trafford will have some stability in its manager position for the next two years. Council approved a two-year contract with borough manager Rich Sahar on Monday ...


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