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Oakmont council OKs Speedway project

By Tom Yerace
Oakmont Council signaled Speedway LLC to start its development engines on Monday. That effectively was done when council agreed to a planning commission recommendation and approved Speedway’s subdivision and final land development applications. That effectively clears the way, from the …

Verona moves toward residential recycling plan

By Julie E. Martin
Verona Council is one step closer to bringing residential recycling to the borough. Council opened bids on Tuesday night from two companies offering recycling services combined with waste hauling. According to officials, the push for recycling began about two years …

Fire rips through Verona apartment building

By Braden Ashe
The Allegheny County Fire Marshal’s office is investigating a fire on Sunday that ripped through the roof of an apartment complex across from the Verona …

Wanted Oakmont man jailed in Nevada

By Chuck Biedka
State police are trying to extradite Eric David Luzier, 37, of Oakmont from Las Vegas for allegedly distributing child pornography from Oakmont. Oakmont police thought …

When it comes to video games, Oakmont man knows the score

By Brian C. Rittmeyer
It’s been more than 30 years since Pac-Man became a sensation in the video game arcades of a bygone era and on consoles hooked up …

Antiques show to benefit Kerr Memorial Museum

By Stephanie Ritenbaugh
Oakmont’s Kerr Memorial Museum is celebrating the “tin anniversary” of its antiques show at the Oakmont Country Club starting March 7. “In the Victorian era, …

Oakmont standoff ends peacefully

By Brian C. Rittmeyer  and Braden Ashe
A police standoff in Oakmont ended peacefully shortly after midnight today. Officials said police surrounded a duplex at 121 California Ave. after a man involved …

Oakmont Bakery owner eyes expansion

By Jodi Weigand
Oakmont Bakery wants to eliminate its parking lot to construct a building that would connect and expand its retail store and bakery on Allegheny Avenue. …

Oakmont Historical Society makes new home in time for 125th celebration

By Tom Yerace
In Oakmont, there is no time like the present to appreciate the past. There are two reasons: the celebration of the town’s 125th anniversary this …

Borough residents invited to help Celebrate Oakmont 125

By Tom Yerace
Oakmont celebrates its 125th birthday this year. To commemorate the landmark occasion, the borough, the Oakmont Chamber of Commerce, the Oakmont Historical Society and other organizations in town have planned a year-long party. “The important thing in celebrating the 125th …