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Aliquippa overcame a six-point halftime deficit to dethrone defending champion Seton-La Salle, 68-57, in the WPIAL Class AA boys’ championship basketball game played at the Petersen Events Center.
Pennsylvania American Water will spend more than $800,000 to replace about two miles of aging pipelines in several Washington County communities.
Raylynn Porco was just putting down her 18-month old son A.J. for a nap when she and her boyfriend smelled what they described as wires and rubber burning. Porco, and her boyfriend, Matt, ran downstairs from their third-...
Bethel Park has an extensive history of having long-serving chiefs of police, and on Feb. 23, council hired a longtime member of Pittsburgh Police to lead its department.
Nearly 60 percent of all moves in Greater Pittsburgh are people who are moving into the region, not the other way around.
For more than a decade, Walter Scheib directed the cooking in the White House kitchen, carefully planning state dinners for the Clinton and Bush administrations for dignitaries from around the world.
For Chartiers Valley boys’ basketball teams under the direction of Tim McConnell competing for championships is not a dream. It’s an objective.
Chartiers Valley spotted the No. 1 seed in the WPIAL Class AAA girls’ basketball tournament 16 points and could not overcome that disadvantage as Blackhawk held on for a 64-52 victory at Moon High School.
After Scott Township commissioners passed a resolution opposing deer culling in Twin Hills Park, Mt. Lebanon officials say they will abide their request not to bait, corral and shoot deer in the park.
Four decades ago, state tax dollars made up about half of Bethel Park School District’s annual budget, but over the years, the state’s share has dwindled to about 25 percent.
At Center Presbyterian Church, McMurray, Talk Back Tuesdays are held at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the Bride’s Room. Talk back to Rev. Jeff about the previous week’s sermon. L...
In a game between two streaking basketball teams something had to give.
Last year, Chartiers Valley High School students re-dedicated a World War II plaque to the combat veterans whose 17 names are listed below the memorial bell on the far side of the district’s football field. This y...
The Internet continues to add conveniences to everyday life – and fundraising is no exception. Thanks to websites like Go Fund Me, Kiskstarter, Indiegogo and YouCaring, raising funds is as simple as a few clicks o...
Chartiers Valley (20-4) dispatched Beaver, 54-40, to advance to the WPIAL Class AAA semifinals. The Colts will play top seed and defending champion Blackhawk (21-3) 6 p.m. Feb. 25 at Moon.
Peters Township Council may be faced with adopting additional ordinances on storm water management to come into compliance with state – and federal – regulations.
After the quarterfinal round of the WPIAL Quad-A boys’ basketball playoffs, all four Section 4 teams lived to play another game – but only one advanced to the Final Four.
With a come-from-behind victory, Jared Walker joined an exclusive club. The South Fayette senior is now one of 25 wrestlers to capture four WPIAL championships.
North Allegheny walked away with two trophies during the WPIAL Class AAA swimming championships held Feb. 20-21 at the University of Pittsburgh’s Trees Pool. So did Upper St. Clair.
A South Fayette Township commissioner charged with conspiracy, insurance fraud and related charges over expenses related to a house fire in McDonald was admitted Feb. 23 to the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition prog...
The impetus for Job Talks came from a Facebook poll to participants in SHIM’s teen mentoring program. The question was the typical, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”
The Bethel Park Great Alumni Hall of Fame was created in 2013 to recognize and honor Bethel Park High School alumni who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments either personally or professionally after graduating f...
Katherine Reitz of Peters Township is the mother of a fourth grader and a fifth grader. She was also a math major at Duke University, but she couldn’t help her children with their math homework.
The WPIAL swimming championships proved a record-breaking meet for Canon-McMillan swimmers. The Big Macs broke four school records.
While trying to keep both perspectives in mind, I feel I have to speak my mind on the deer culling issue in Mt. Lebanon. First is the fact that this was done in other boroughs, specifically, Bethel Park, and I see no maj...
ADDLEMAN - Virginia Lou (Morrell), 86, Upper St. Clair, Feb. 13.
The Peters Township Library and the Peters Township Chamber of Commerce are hosting a workshop March 3, aimed at providing tools for want-to-be entrepreneurs to start their own businesses.
South Hills Interfaith Ministries helped more than 3,000 people in the South Hills last year with basic necessities.
Investigators from the state Attorney General’s office and Upper St. Clair police arrested Thomas James Ketchum, 46, of 90 Long Drive, Upper St. Clair, Feb. 18 on 15 counts of child pornography and one count of cr...
Tom and Kristie Dawson of Bethel Park announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsey, to Michael Barringer, son of Terry and Mary Ann Barringer of Boardman, Ohio.
For 20 years, I began my workday with an early morning drive through the deer herds of Upper St. Clair and Mt. Lebanon.
North Allegheny and Upper St. Clair set a record pace during the first day of action in the WPIAL Class AAA swimming championships held at the University of Pittsburgh’s Trees Pool.
Trevor Mahoney swims as a favor to his team. The South Fayette senior dives for his own pleasure.