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Toys for Tots distributor in Butler County searches for home

By Megan Guza
Members of Bantam Marine Detachment 743 in Butler County continue to collect for their Toys for Tots organization, but they’re also seeking a donation of a different kind — about 5,000 square feet of workspace. “Every year, we have to beg, steal and borrow to find a place to store the ...

Car crashes into Cranberry store, no one injured

By Bill Vidonic
As Yankee Candle manager Allison Vinay heard the sound of an engine, mixed with shattering glass and the thud of dozens of candles tumbling to ...

Butler County firm Deep Well Services tackles tough gas wells

By David Conti
When Deep Well Services’ clients started talking about drilling higher-pressure gas wells with longer horizontal reach, they moved right into the Zelienople firm’s sweet spot. “The ...

Freeport sewage rates to jump 25 percent

By George Guido
Freeport Borough sewage rates will be jumping 25 percent next year, but real estate taxes and trash collection rates will be staying the same. Council plans to give final approval Monday for a $603,000 budget that will keep the real estate ...

Butler Township man in jail after reportedly holding woman at gunpoint

By Megan Guza
No one was hurt after police responded to a report of a man holding a woman at gunpoint in Butler Township Friday night. Joshua Hall, 31, was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, terroristic threats, recklessly endangering another person and disorderly ...

High winds knock out power, injure man at Cranberry construction site

By Jason Cato
A powerful nor’easter is expected to dump rain and snow from northern West Virginia through New England, delivering treacherous travel conditions for Western Pennsylvanians who ...

High number of rentals a double-edged sword for Butler

By Rick Wills
Rental units constitute nearly 60 percent of residential property in the city of Butler, which has the highest percentage of rental units of any municipality ...

Connoquenessing Valley innovative learning space emphasizes interaction

By Megan Guza
Students cheered and raced in circles around bright purple clock faces projected on the floor, using an electronic wand to move the hour and minute ...

Aldi set to open Cranberry location

By Bill Vidonic
A grocery store chain known for its minimalist approach to inventory, coin-operated shopping cart returns and checkout lines that spurn credit cards plans to cash ...

Grant provides resources for SRO officer at Seneca Valley

By Megan Guza
Seneca Valley and Jackson police have received a state grant to hire a second school police officer, something district officials say will make schools safer. “We’re looking at it from the fact that there is only one of me and 4,000 ...

Drilling regulations divisive in Middlesex

By Bill Vidonic
The legal battle over Middlesex’s zoning regulations that allow natural gas drilling in the majority of the township could play out for years, the head ...

Butler County holiday events schedule

By Tribune-Review
Saxonburg Christmas Parade: Friday, 7 p.m., Saxonburg. Butler Christmas Parade: Saturday, 5:30 p.m., Main Street, Butler. Zelienople holiday parade: Saturday, 11 a.m. Participants may line up starting at High Street near the library at 10 a.m. Santa will be in ...

Butler County community reigns as king of Cranberries

By Megan Guza
Cranberry is one of eight locales across the country named for the popular Thanksgiving side dish, including one in Venango County, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. But with nearly 30,000 residents, the Butler County municipality is the most populous ...

Butler police seek help over shots fired into home

By Tribune-Review
Butler police investigating reports of gunfire Friday found an empty residence with fresh bullet holes and fresh blood. They also found plenty of spent shell casings outside of 321 East Walnut St. and have determined that someone fired at least …

No one hurt during Butler Township convenience store robbery

By Tribune-Review
No one was hurt in an armed robbery just after midnight Friday at a GetGo gas station in Butler Township. Township police said the lone gunman entered the store at 1024 N. Main St. at about 12:15 a.m. wearing a black ...

Fire sweeps through house in Jackson

By Tribune-Review
Firefighters responded to a house fire along Garing Lane in Jackson Wednesday afternoon. Emergency personnel said the house was fully engulfed by the time firefighters arrived shortly after 4 p.m. Butler County emergency dispatchers said they did not have any reports of ...

Middlesex natural gas drilling hearings under way

By Bill Vidonic
The zoning hearing board in Middlesex, Butler County, began hearing evidence Tuesday in appeals to changes that allow natural gas drilling in most of the ...

Evans City-based Advanced Polymer Technology stays grounded

By Chris Fleisher
Andreas Schulze Ising flew to Philadelphia on Monday afternoon for an important presentation at the University of Pennsylvania. It wasn’t about education. Schulze Ising was trying ...

Butler County to join growing 911 network

By Bill Vidonic
By the first week of December, Butler County will be part of an evolving network of counties that share telephone routing equipment for their 911 dispatch centers. The equipment, called a switch, allows one county to pick up 911 calls of ...

Iron Mountain digs deep in Butler County mine to bring in clients

By Bill Vidonic
As the amount of paper brought for storage at Iron Mountain’s sprawling underground facility in Marion, Butler County, began to drop a few years ago, ...

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