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3 Alle-Kiski chambers plan to merge
The Allegheny Valley Chamber of Commerce, Armstrong County Chamber of Commerce and the StrongLand Chamber of Commerce will merge into a single organization known as the Allegheny Kiski Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
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Judge seals Best settlement details
A federal judge has approved a request to seal the settlement agreement reached by former Northumberland County chief clerk and solicitor Kymberley Best in a lawsuit against the county over her firing.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Local Municipality Planning Out How To Use Gas Drilling Impact Fee Money
The gas drilling big rigs have made many people angry, but not the people who are reaping the big bucks that Marcellus Shale is bringing.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Local Residents Preparing For Strong Storms
It's been a day of storm preps across the region from Westmoreland County to Allegheny County and everywhere in between.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Special Westmoreland County park accomodates those with unique needs
George O'Donnell said when his son Georgie was just hours old, doctors told him and his wife the boy would have too many health problems, and he would be better off living in a group home where trained professionals could care for him.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Man killed in lawnmower accident at golf course
A man was run over and killed by a lawnmower at a golf course on Tuesday afternoon, according to emergency dispatchers in Westmoreland County.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Eaglet leaves nest on Hays hillside
Comes a time for all parents when the children grow up and move out. Pittsburgh's newest empty nesters are the eagles of Hays, whose lone offspring left the nest Saturday.
Deal cut for former W. Pa. deputy in heroin case
A former deputy sheriff from southwestern Pennsylvania has entered a probation-without-verdict program that has resulted in heroin possession charges being dropped against her.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Theft reports lead to drug charges in South Strabane
A former Westmoreland County man was arrested Saturday night on drug charges after South Strabane Township police stopped a suspicious car reportedly involved in thefts at Home Depot earlier in the day.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
In Brief | Police say woman tried to steal air conditioners
A Johnstown woman faces charges after police said she tried to steal three air conditioners from the Wal-Mart store in Somerset Township.
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Pet pony shot in western Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania State Police are asking for the public's help in finding the person responsible for shooting a Shetland pony with a high-powered rifle this week in Westmoreland County.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Family's Pet Shetland Pony Shot, Killed
Police in Westmoreland County are investigating after a family's Shetland pony was shot in the neck and died from its injuries.
S&T appoints Kline senior vice president
S&T Bank, among the largest financial institutions serving Pittsburgh, has appointed John Kline as senior vice president, commercial lending.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Police searching for Westmoreland Co. man after finding car, cellphone
Police are searching for a Westmoreland County man after finding his car and cellphone near the Avonmore Bridge between Avonmore and Kiski Township Thursday morning.
Sixth Man Admits to Pa. Arsons, Released from Jail
June 06--The last of six men accused of setting fires throughout the city of Jeannette pleaded guilty to arson charges on Wednesday.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
County Animal Response Team is there for pets when disaster strikes
When the unthinkable happens with little or no warning like a fire or flooding, the American Red Cross will be there to help you, but not your pets.
Police: Missing N. Huntingdon Girl May Be With Biological Mother
Police in Westmoreland County are asking for help from the public in the search for a missing 14-year-old girl last seen this morning.
New Kings of Fourth Avenue unveiled in Downtown Pittsburgh
Descendants of Max Kohler, who carved the original Dollar Bank lions, with one of the new lions carved by Nicholas Fairplay.
'Four Seasons' by Bud Gibbons on display through July 28 in campus art gallery
A collection of Bud Gibbons paintings, on loan from the Westmoreland Museum of American Art, is on display during June and July in the Art Gallery at Penn State New Kensington.
Pa. block grant program uncertain
The future of a controversial pilot program that combines seven different types of human services funding into one block grant to counties is unclear after a Senate committee voted Tuesday to expand the program, while a House committee voted to curtail it.