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Fundraiser planned for new Scottdale police car

By Marilyn Forbes
With a rusted frame and bad transmission, the older of the two Scottdale Borough police cars was in need of too much in the way of repairs, so for the safety of the officers and the community, the 2006 car ...

Scottdale organizations benefitting from Hicks Fund gather

By Paul Paterra
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‘Into the Woods’ to take stage at Scottdale’s Geyer Theater

By Linda Harkcom
What happens when the lives of several classic fairy-tale characters intersect? The answers can be found this weekend when the Geyer Performing Arts Center presents ...

Southmoreland senior prepared for anthem solo

By Paul Paterra
Southmoreland High School will be represented at the WPIAL basketball championships Friday night. Senior Taylor Robbins has been chosen to sing the national anthem for the ...

Southmoreland senior recalls Monroeville Mall shooting

By Taylor Millslagle
Hunker resident Emma Sarver and her family were just lounging around the house Feb. 7 like any normal day, when Sarver’s mother, Carley King, suggested doing something “spontaneous” with her children Samantha Sarver, 19, Emma Sarver, 17, Isabelle King, 8, ...

Westmoreland YMCAs’ program aims to prevent diabetes

By Trib Total Media
The YMCA of Laurel Highlands in East Huntington, along with other Westmoreland County Area YMCAs will offer the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program – an innovative ...

Girl, 15, charged with making Southmoreland bomb threat

By Trib Total Media
State police have charged a 15-year-old girl in one of a series of three bomb threats at Southmoreland High School from Feb. 10-12. Police on Friday charged the unnamed girl with disorderly conduct and terroristic threats stemming from a Feb. 11 ...

Southmoreland School Board approves offering early retirement incentives

By Paul Paterra
Southmoreland School Directors approved the offering of an early retirement incentive to members of the Southmoreland Education association. Those who choose to take the incentive would receive $13,000 a year per teacher to be placed into a 403 B plan. “That money ...

Love Your Library campaign begins in Scottdale

By Rachel Basinger
Scottdale Public Library officials are hoping their patrons will continue to show the love as they’ve done in the past. The Love Your Library fundraising campaign ...

Parishioner honored from St. John the Baptist in Scottdale

By Trib Total Media
A parishioner of St. John the Baptist School will be one of two people recognized at the 17th annual Catholic Charities’ Communities of Salt and ...

Scottdale-filmed ‘Gore Orphanage’ lands on most-anticipated horror film list

By Mary Pickels
One of the signs of a well-received horror film can be a creepy sense of anticipation - will you be able to stifle that scream, ...

Everson hires new animal control officer

By Karl Polacek
Everson has a new animal control officer. Council voted Monday to hire Sam Vargo after a review of the contract by solicitor Mark Rowan. Vargo told council he does not put down dogs or non-feral cats. Pets found running loose are ...

Scottdale Council approves fundraiser for new police car

By Marilyn Forbes
Members of the Scottdale Borough Council passed a motion to approve an upcoming fundraising event whose proceeds will benefit the Scottdale Volunteer Fire Department and the purchase of a new vehicle for the borough police department. “The borough manager and myself ...

Scottdale dentist’s staff displays artistic talents in fundraiser for library

By Rachel Basinger
Local dentist Jennifer Siwula Gill and her staff at 322 Pittsburgh St. are spearheading a friendly contest to raise money for the Scottdale Public Library. In ...

Sophomore relishes role as Southmoreland mascot

By Paul Paterra
There was something about Nate Lockhart that led Nikki Lewandowski to think the sophomore would make a good mascot for Southmoreland High School. The cheerleading coach ...

Southmoreland student contacts author about book

By Anna Sowinski
Bradley Geehring was just 2 years old when his parents started to realize that he wasn’t like other children his age. At such a young age ...

Exploring history: A look at the real St. Valentine

By Tribune-Review
Virtually every local resident is preparing to celebrate St. Valentine’s Day Saturday. During recent years, many homeowners increasingly have decorated the outside of their houses with large hearts to honor the coming holiday. Although St. Valentine gave his name to Feb. ...

Southmoreland boys hoops team looks toward playoffs

By Jordan Pawlikowsky
In November, the Southmoreland boys basketball team had one goal for the upcoming season: make the playoffs. And the Scotties did just that, advancing to ...

Past 43-game home hoops winning streak recalled

By Emily Donovan
Southmoreland’s 43-game home winning streak in the ‘80s still resonates ...

Abel fondly remembers Southmoreland hoops career

By Katrina Lauffer
Vanessa Abel is one most elite athletes in the history of Southmoreland High School. Her athletic prowess has taken her to the professional ranks of ...