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Lottery ticket worth $450,000 sold at Oakmont Sunoco

By Tony Raap
An Oakmont convenience store sold a lottery ticket worth $450,000 in Tuesday’s Cash 5 drawing. The Sunoco on Hulton Road sold the winning ticket, according to a Pennsylvania Lottery news release. The winner has yet to come forward. Cash 5 winners have ...

Sun shines on Oakmont regatta

By Jodi Weigand
The Oakmont Yacht Club Regatta was blessed with sunshine Saturday, after nearly record rainfall over the past few weeks. The last two years, the event was ...

U.S. Open parking fee to go to Oakmont recreation board

By Tom Yerace
Although it won’t come to Oakmont Country Club until next June, the borough’s recreation board is already benefiting from the U.S. Open. Council unanimously approved a request from Tom Bland, recreation board chairman, to give to the board the fee the ...

Oakmont Yacht Club’s regatta is more of a family-oriented event

By Cynthia Bombach Helzel
For 113 years, the Oakmont Yacht Club has hosted an annual regatta to celebrate boating life on the Allegheny River. In the past few years, ...

Oakmont businesses sweat out Hulton Bridge closure

By Mary Ann Thomas
The cream puffs at the Oakmont Bakery couldn’t wait. Neither could the pasta pistachio at Hoffstot’s. Or rather, some loyal customers chose to wait in detour traffic to reach signature Oakmont establishments. For two weeks, thousands of motorists took lengthy detours ...

Hulton Bridge in Oakmont reopened

By Brian C. Rittmeyer
After being closed for two weeks and detouring thousands of drivers daily, the Hulton Bridge is open to traffic again. The 105-year-old bridge spanning the Allegheny ...

Oakmont Zoning Hearing Board rejects proposal for used car lot

By Tom Yerace
The Oakmont Zoning Hearing Board on Wednesday denied a request to allow a used car lot behind the Speedway convenience store. A special exception use for properties at 10, 12 and 14 West Woodland Avenue was sought by the owners, Michael ...

Oakmont, Friends of the Riverfront agree to work together for kayak launch

By Tom Yerace
Oakmont council has agreed to work with the Friends of the Riverfront to develop a kayak launch in the borough. The Friends are a nonprofit group dedicated to increasing public awareness, stewardship and use of the region’s rivers and riverfront areas. ...

Oakmont dentist celebrates 50 years of smiles

By Maria Guzzo
When Dr. Howard Nader became a dentist 50 years ago, he bought his entire practice, including equipment, for $5,200, and taking care of children’s cavities ...

Plum Creek flood mitigation plan in the works, official says

By Tom Yerace
For decades, “Plum Creek” and “flooding” have been synonymous for property owners along the creek separating Oakmont and Verona. That may be changing in the near future, according to Oakmont Councilman Tom Briney. Monday night, Briney told council that the Plum Creek ...

Break-ins reported in Oakmont

By Chuck Biedka
Oakmont police are looking for a man who witnesses said broke into two houses in the borough Thursday afternoon. A witness saw a suspicious man in her California Avenue neighborhood and watched him enter a house in the 800 block, Oakmont ...

Oakmont, Kiski Township election results finalized

By Trib Total Media
Absentee ballots snap Oakmont Council tie The inclusion of absentee ballots in Allegheny County’s unofficial election results broke a tie in the Oakmont Council race. Incumbent ...

Teachers from China observe autism training at Riverview Jr./Sr. High School

By Jodi Weigand
A group of teachers from China are spending time at Riverview Jr./Sr. High School in Oakmont as part of an autism education training program. The four ...

Couple returns home to buy Mystery Lovers Bookshop

By Bob Karlovits
Natalie Sacco and her husband, Trevor Thomas, have solved the case at Oakmont’s Mystery Lover’s Bookshop. They recently bought the 25-year-old bookstore from owner Laurie Stephens, a sale that will officially be announced May 2, also National Independent Bookstore Day. The shop ...