South Hills

UPMC promises jobs, revenue from Pleasant Hills hospital

UPMC is telling Pleasant Hills residents who live near a proposed hospital off Route 51 that it intends to make their neighborhood more desirable than ...

Hearing on proposed UPMC hospital in Pleasant Hills postponed

The Pleasant Hills Zoning Hearing Board has postponed a Tuesday hearing about a proposed UPMC hospital at the request of UPMC, board solicitor Russell Lucas ...

Fundraiser at McAnnulty Elementary benefits Caring Place

A fundraiser involving students at McAnnulty Elementary in Baldwin helped raise money for Highmark Caring Place, which provides services to children who have lost loved ...

Library books used in first art installation in caged Baldwin High stairwell

Justin Coulehan stacked the more than 200 library books along a pointed path. Students and teachers alike stopped to look at the display featured behind ...

Baldwin senior honors memory of friend, travel teammate by aiding fight against depression

April Bocian was a vibrant, bubbly 17-year-old, who always was ready to lend a helping hand. Yet, beneath the always-friendly, giddy exterior, the Kennedy Catholic High ...

Gill Hall Elementary's 3-D printer brings life to students' drawings

Students gathered around their desks in Stephen Lauso's third-grade classroom at Gill Hall Elementary to sketch designs of American Indian homes they had learned about ...

Real estate taxes could go down for some Whitehall property owners

Some Whitehall residents could see a decrease in real estate taxes this year. Whitehall Council on Jan. 20 unanimously approved the borough's 2016 real estate ...

Allegheny Health Network hires law firm to fight UPMC plan to build hospital in South Hills

Allegheny Health Network and Highmark Health are gearing up for a legal fight to halt a proposed UPMC hospital less than a mile from one ...

Fugitive arrested in Brentwood; 183 bags of heroin found

The arrest of a wanted fugitive Wednesday afternoon yielded a second discovery for police – nearly 200 bags of heroin, according to the Allegheny County ...

Low bids permit key add-ons for new Thomas Jefferson High School

Low bids allowed West Jefferson Hills School District leaders to add key extras for construction of the new Thomas Jefferson High School that will increase ...

Local judge's office might move out of building owned by Baldwin-Whitehall School District

The lobby at the old Wallace School building is jammed with people each Tuesday afternoon, as they await a hearing in front of the local ...

Baldwin-Whitehall School Board opts to table consultant discussion

A divided Baldwin-Whitehall School Board said it wants more details — including the cost — before hiring a non-educational consultant to review as many as ...

Baldwin-Whitehall preliminary budget calls for tax hike

The preliminary 2016-17 budget approved by Baldwin-Whitehall School Board members now includes a proposed 1.19-mill tax increase. Business Manager Mark Cherpak told school board members ...

Brentwood looks to add part-timers to police force

Two part-time officers could bring depth and versatility to the Brentwood Borough Police Department, the mayor said this week. Council on Monday in a 6-1 ...

West Jefferson hires new solicitor; construction bids to be awarded

A law firm with expertise in construction is the new solicitor in West Jefferson Hills, as the school district catapults into construction of a new ...

Large crowd forces rescheduling of Pleasant Hills meeting to hear UPMC hospital proposal

The solicitor for the Pleasant Hills Zoning Board halted Tuesday's meeting because the lack of space to accommodate the spill-over crowd may have violated the ...

Federal judge dismisses Baldwin Borough woman's defamation suit against Cosby

The three statements at the center of an Allegheny County woman's lawsuit against Bill Cosby are not defamatory, a federal judge ruled Thursday. U.S. District Judge ...

Baldwin-Whitehall students rev up for underwater vehicle challenge

Aaron Evangelista plopped the dark green vehicle into the crystal clear water. The lights on the front of the pipe-lined vehicle — complete with pink ...

Whitehall police officer's school role to expand

A Whitehall police officer apparently will expand his role in the Baldwin-Whitehall School District this year, walking the hallways and serving as a deterrent to ...

Bridge class at Whitehall Public Library offers seniors chance to share love of game

Kathy DePuy noticed fewer women showing up to play bridge at South Hills gatherings several years ago. "Selfishly," DePuy joked, she and friend Lois Green, ...


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