Penn-Trafford

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 ...

Manor will repave part of Brandywine Drive, seal Sandywood Place

A smoother ride is coming for residents on Brandywine Drive in Manor. Manor officials approved a $207,400 contract with Derry Township-based Derry Construction. The company will ...

Manor hopes to save money with planned LED streetlight conversion

Streetlights in Manor will be coverted to LED lights within the next few years. Council voted 3-1 recently to approve a 10-year agreement with West Penn ...

Penn-Trafford adopts tentative budget containing tax increase

Penn-Trafford School Board on Monday adopted a $53.8 million tentative budget with a 2.4-mill increase in real estate taxes for 2016-17. The increase would bring ...

Westmoreland Heritage Trail supporters hope for cooperation from Norfolk Southern

Supporters of the Westmoreland Heritage Trail hope that Westmoreland County can work with Norfolk Southern Railroad to use a piece of its land for a ...

Fifth-graders will share what they've learned of their ancestry at Community Culture Fest

Fifth-grade students at McCullough and Sunrise Estates elementary schools are ready to show off their heritage. Students will present a Community Culture Fest Sunday from 1 ...

Trafford development group's request puts sale of former police station on hold

Trafford officials will hold off on selling a former police station while members of the Trafford Economic and Community Development Corp. work to find a ...

Penn Township approves transferring ownership of former rec center

After months of finalizing a transfer agreement for a former recreation center, Penn Township officials have approved a deal with the school district. Commissioners voted unanimously ...

Penn-Trafford High senior organizes 'Warriors' walk to benefit juvenile diabetes research

Penn-Trafford High School senior Jack Eizenhafer and nearly 100 walkers will raise money this weekend to help those battling diabetes. "Walk for Our Warriors," scheduled for ...


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