Sewickley

Quaker Valley leader says class sizes balanced as first day nears

Enrollment figures at Quaker Valley's two elementary schools are balanced as school is set to begin on Aug. 24, the district's assistant superintendent said. Last year, ...

Updated Edgeworth website adds borough history; gets a new look

Edgeworth's borough website is being modernized, while also becoming a repository for more borough history. Borough manager John Schwend said the goals of the effort to ...

Fix approved to keep raw sewage out of Sewickley basements

Repairs soon should be completed to a storm system main line that, after clogging, has caused raw sewage to flood some Sewickley basements, borough leaders ...

Sewickley postpones financial software system purchase

Sewickley won't be upgrading a financial software system this year. Council members last week voted 5-4 against spending $43,000 to upgrade the borough's system. Mayor Brian ...

Sewickley's new parking machines set to operate in early October

People parking in Sewickley will begin using new pay stations starting in early October, with mock stations available for demonstration in September, the chairman of ...

Animal Friends hosts yoga with kittens

Nameowste, perhaps? Animal Friends hosted a kitten yoga event Aug. 12 which featured kittens roaming as people participated in a yoga session led by Marguerite White ...

Annual Buddy Matthews event in Leetsdale raises money for children with autism

Motorcycles, classic cars, hot rods and non-riders participated in the annual Buddy Matthews Memorial Ride and Benefit held Aug. 13 at the Leetsdale Veterans of ...

Retired Sewickley Valley mail carrier making new kind of delivery

Before retiring about five years ago, Jimmy Maslanka delivered mail in the Sewickley Valley for 32 years. This summer, he again is making deliveries in the ...

Leetsdale bridge plans still unclear

Leetsdale doesn't yet have a bridge to nowhere, and what happens with the now-dormant Leet Street Bridge remains to be seen. The small bridge over Route ...

Artwork inspired by other art to be displayed in Sewickley

Quaker Valley High School senior Parker Redcross has developed the Art Exchange, in which artists create works and pass them on to other artists to ...

Portion of Blackburn Road in Sewickley Heights to close Aug. 15

A portion of Blackburn Road is set to close Aug. 15 for repairs, an Allegheny County Department of Public Works leaders announced today. Crews will close ...

Quaker Valley Band preps for new season

The Quaker Valley High School Marching Band spent the week preparing for a new season at its annual band camp. The band held a public performance ...

Sewickley library displaying work by artist who draws, paints with feet

Sandy Allison searches her computer, typing out words until she pulls up the perfect picture she'd like to replicate. It's a yellow hibiscus, the state ...

Energy-savings program to bring new street lights to Glen Osborne

Glen Osborne leaders plan to replace more street lights in the borough with the help of an energy-saving program. Councilman John Orndorff said the LED street ...

Aleppo elected official seeks more training for officers

Aleppo's commissioners president wants to make sure police officers patrolling the township are committed to using minimum force and trained to de-escalate situations. Council President Matthew ...

Old Economy Village lures crowd with Pokemon

Outside the visitor's center at Old Economy Village in Ambridge, Isabella Chimile and her brother Dylan Chimile caught a Crabby. "They'll come outside of the ground ...

Sewickley Academy alum among winners of national competition

Sparked by an interest in online privacy, a Sewickley Academy alum envisions a time when people can have questionable personal material removed from the internet. Hayden ...

Plans to establish Leet farm withdrawn

A variance application seeking approval to bring, among other things, private dairy farm operations to Leet Township has been withdrawn. Kevin McKeegan, the attorney representing the ...

Chickens now welcome in Glen Osborne

Owning a chicken now is permitted in Glen Osborne. Council members last week unanimously approved amending the borough's animal ordinance to permit residents to keep chickens. "It's ...

Cherry: 'Pokemon Go' brings real life to gaming

So far I've had no luck finding a Charizard or a coveted Pikachu. But I've captured several Weedles, Eevees, a Jigglypuff and some Squirtles — some ...


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