South Hills

Jefferson Hills Motel owner fatally shot

The owner of the Jefferson Hills Motel on Route 51 was shot to death early Friday in an apparent robbery, authorities said. Dehnad Taiedi, 78, of ...

Authorities arrest man suspected in fatal Brentwood shooting

Allegheny County Police accused a man of shooting and killing one man and wounding another Wednesday night in Brentwood. Authorities charged Daevon Plowden, 28, with homicide, ...

West Jefferson Hills focus groups detail criteria for new school superintendent

The West Jefferson Hills School District is seeking a superintendent that has strong ethics, works as an innovator in education and sticks around. Consultant Tom Templeton, ...

Baldwin moves ahead on parking permits for Rosewood Drive residents

Signs strapped to utility poles along a section of Rosewood Drive indicating "Resident only" parking have deterred some of the late-night crowd from a nearby ...

Brentwood teachers vote 70-8 to authorize strike; negotiations with district continue

Brentwood teachers have given their union leadership the go-ahead to strike if negotiations for a new contract fail to move forward. A vote by the ...

Brentwood board gets earful on staffing

Frustrated and mad, parents and teachers in the Brentwood Borough School District questioned board members Monday about their staffing choices. Less than a week after the ...

Day Camp in Brentwood cancelled this year due to lack of summer help

Brentwood leaders have axed this year's Summer Day Camp after not enough people applied to work the four-week program. Only nine people applied for 23 ...

Books created by Thomas Jefferson High School Spanish students going to Peru orphanage

More than 20 handwritten tales of elephants and hippos — works that normally don't leave the classroom — will be hand-delivered this year to an ...

Memorial Day events slated in South Hills communities

Memorial Day events in the South Hills include: Brentwood A ceremony is scheduled for 9 a.m. May 30 at Slater's Funeral Home ...

Simulator brings excitement into J.E. Harrison Middle School classroom in Whitehall

When Angela Jesionowski arrived home from school, she never wanted to talk about her day. Then came eighth grade and the opening of the IKS ...

Baldwin Borough plans for overflow tank concern nearby resident

A 1.2-million-gallon tank — filled during heavy rains with a blend of stormwater and sewage water — will sit nearly 400 feet from Lance Davis' ...

Baldwin-Whitehall School Board seeks ways to avoid staff cuts

Baldwin-Whitehall School Board members said they will continue to look for ways — other than proposed staff cuts — to balance the district's 2016-17 budget. ...

WJH School District's Dyer hired as principal at Brentwood's Moore School

Bonnie Dyer fondly remembers spending childhood summers at Evans City Elementary, hiding in book closets and laughing with her grandfather. Elementary school for Dyer, 37, ...

West Jefferson Hills selects new girls' varsity basketball coach

A controversial girls' varsity basketball coach will not return to Thomas Jefferson High School next year. West Jefferson Hills School Board members, at a special meeting ...

Baldwin-Whitehall to pay fired cafeteria manager $125K to settle federal lawsuit

Baldwin-Whitehall School District will pay fired cafeteria manager Kristy Morgan $125,000 to end a federal lawsuit. The district extended an offer of judgment to Morgan last ...

Proposed Baldwin-Whitehall budget requires staff cuts

Baldwin-Whitehall School Board members said they will continue to look for ways — other than proposed staff cuts ­— to balance the district's 2016-17 budget. School ...

Negotiations stall; Brentwood teachers to consider strike

Members of the Brentwood Education Association will meet next week to determine if they should move ahead with a strike after negotiation talks have halted. ...

Baldwin-Whitehall, unions at odds over proposed job cuts to balance budget

Proposed cuts to teachers, custodians, bus cleaners and other Baldwin-Whitehall staffers have vexed some employees, who say the district should look elsewhere when it comes ...

Brentwood's Moore Elementary takes part in student exchange day with Avonworth Primary

Julia Cernich laughed with her new friend, Blake, as the two taped, stacked and transformed straws and cardboard into a talking Wigwam. "Come look. It ...

Baldwin seniors' seminar class, e-portfolios ready them for real world

As Olivia Pfaff prepared for life as a speech pathologist, she realized she would have to give up some things to afford her student loans, ...


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