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One Person Taken To Hospital After Center Twp. Crash

One person was taken to the hospital after a car went into the side of a garage in Center Township. The two vehicle accident happened Wednesday around 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Sunset Drive and Mercer Road. State police say 22-year-old Ashley Priester of Butler failed to stop at...
BUTLER, PA
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Local Man Charged After Brush Fire Gets Out Of Control

A local man has been charged in connection with an out of control fire earlier this week in Jefferson Township. According to State Police, troopers were called out to a fire in the 100 block of Bonniebrook Road on Monday just before 11 p.m. An investigation determined that 57-year-old Kenneth...
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Police Continue Search For Muddy Creek Shooting Suspect

Police are searching for a man they say pulled the trigger in the shooting death of a man that happened earlier this month in Muddy Creek Township. We reported earlier this week that 37-year-old Nicole Schwartz of Ellwood City was arrested in connection with the death of 32-year-old Frederick Orr. However, she told police that a man only known as the letter “K” was the person who shot and killed Orr.
ELLWOOD CITY, PA
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Big Butler Fair Kicks Off Friday

The return of the Big Butler Fair kicks off Friday and continues through July 9th. The 166th running of the fair will feature food, carnival rides and games, demo derbies, tractor pulls, farm animals, concerts, and a professional 4th of July firework show. Friday is a $5 Bike Night and will feature a free concert by the Clarks. The opening act is The Redlines, who take the stage at 7 p.m. The Clarks will begin their show at 8 p.m.
BUTLER, PA
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Vehicle overturned following crash in Shaler

SHALER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A rollover crash shut down the 1400 block of Middle Road in Shaler on Thursday morning. The crash happened a little after 6:30 a.m. There was no early word on what caused the crash or if anyone was hurt. Shaler Township police said Middle Road...
SHALER TOWNSHIP, PA

New Ellwood City K9 in service, already making an impact

WAYNE TWP. – Nico, the newest K9 officer for the Ellwood City Police Department, has only been officially active for a month, but he is already making an impact. According to Ellwood City Mayor Anthony Court and Ellwood City Police Sgt./Officer-in-charge Michael McBride, earlier in June, Nico was part of a drug raid at a residence in the Burnstown area of Wayne Township.
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VIDEO: Crews on scene of West View water main break

A portion of a major road in the North Hills is shut down Thursday morning after a water main break. Sky 4 flew over the area of Rochester Road near Glenmore Avenue. Crews could be seen working to contain the break. It's unknown if any homes or businesses in the...
WEST VIEW, PA
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Penn Hills student news for the week of July 1, 2022

Emanuel Parker was named to the College of the Holy Cross spring 2022 Dean’s List. Emma Lintelman was named to Ohio University’s spring 2022 Dean’s List. Crista Lynn Herbert was named to the Dean’s List at Edinboro University. Jamar Lee, who is majoring in music performance...
PENN HILLS, PA
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Saxonburg Carnival Gets Underway

The Saxonburg Carnival is currently underway. The annual event takes place on the carnival grounds near the Saxonburg Volunteer Fire Company. It starts nightly at 6 p.m. and will once again feature rides this year. Admission is free, however there is a ticket needed in order to ride. Fire officials...
SAXONBURG, PA
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Plum school taxes rise

Plum Borough School Board voted 6-3 to adopt the district’s 2022-23 general fund budget, totaling $68.77 million, with an accompanying 4.5% increase in the real estate tax rate. Voting against were Ronald Sakolsky, Devin Adams and Megan Chuderewicz, who cited the tax increase and a lack of committed funding...
PLUM, PA
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Penn Hills School District raises taxes for 7th consecutive year

Penn Hills School Board unanimously approved the 2022-23 budget pon June 29, which raises the real estate tax rate for the seventh consecutive year. This year’s increase is .5 mills, from 30.0965 to 30.5965. That means property owners will pay $30.5965 in taxes per thousand dollars of assessed value. The median property value in Penn Hills School District is $74,000.
PENN HILLS, PA
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Replica Of Tomb Of Unknown Soldier Stopping In Zelie

The public is invited to visit a traveling memorial later this week to raise awareness of sacrifices made by members of the U.S. Armed Forces. Armstrong is presenting the Exchange Club of Rome’s Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Replica Tour for a stop at Zelienople on Friday between 6:30 and 7 p.m.
ZELIENOPLE, PA
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SRU Names New Interim Assc. Provost

A professor at Slippery Rock University is being given new administrative responsibilities for the upcoming year. SRU recently announced that Dance professor Ursula Payne will serve as interim associate provost for the upcoming 2022-23 academic year. Beginning July 18th, Payne’s duties will include academic planning and oversight assessment along with...
SLIPPERY ROCK, PA
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