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Kiski Valley youth football coach credited with saving baby's life

VANDERGRIFT, Pa. (KDKA) - A youth football coach is being called a hero. Kiski Valley youth football coach Kristian Clayton is credited with saving a baby's life.  Youth football camp is underway at Kennedy Park in Vandergrift. Monday afternoon, Clayton's team had just taken a break when he heard a mother's cry for help.  "We heard somebody saying 'help me,'" Clayton told KDKA. He and his coaches looked around and realized it was coming from a home on Jackson Avenue. Coach Clayton ran over to see a mother and infant he knows, blood coming from the baby's mouth.  "He wasn't breathing....
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Slickville Community Days shines spotlight on former mining town

About 400 people live in the small Salem Township community of Slickville, but visitors will swell that number this weekend, for the town’s annual Community Days. Set for Friday and Saturday, the festival had its start as a remembrance of the town’s founding as a coal mining community a little more than a century ago.
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Jackson Township attorney accused of stealing more than $250,000 from trust funds

JACKSON TWP. ― A Stark County attorney who has been practicing law for nearly 60 years is accused of swindling more than $250,000 from a local family's trust fund and purchasing a home in Hills and Dales. According to a complaint filed with the Ohio Board of Professional Conduct, Edward Lang D'Atri is accused of violating five provisions of the rules of professional conduct between July 2020 and May 2022 and is now facing sanctions. ...
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Pittsburgh man arrested after car chase in Kittanning

A Pittsburgh man faces charges after state police said he led troopers on a chase in Kittanning early Sunday. Troopers tried to pull over a vehicle driven by Jeffrey Ledonne, 42, around 1:30 a.m., but he refused to stop, police said. During the pursuit, police said Ledonne slammed on his...
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Jackson Township hires two superintendents

ACTION: Hired superintendents for two new positions in the Public Works Department. DISCUSSION: Michael Danner was approved as park superintendent at a yearly salary of $70,000, effective June 1, 2022. He was already working in the department as park fleet and grounds maintenance superintendent and the new position incorporates some of the same tasks and duties.
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WoodsWork Mission Trip Builds Home And Community

A mother of 10 former foster children in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, will soon have a home tailored to her unique family, thanks in part to a group from Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church in Severna Park. The WoodsWork mission trip has been a cornerstone of the Woods Church youth ministry for more...
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Avonmore man accused of swinging a knife at neighbors, spitting on troopers

A neighbor was cut on her finger Sunday when state police said she disarmed an Avonmore man who was swinging a knife in the street, according to court papers. Richard W. O’Brien, 45, was being held without bail on charges of aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, simple assault and resisting arrest in connection with the incident.
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Vandergrift mom credits youth football coach with saving her baby's life

Whatever miracles a Kiski Valley youth football coach might perform in leading his team to victory this season will pale in comparison to the action he performed Monday afternoon just outside the Vandergrift field where his team was practicing. Quick action by Kristian Clayton, 45, of Vandergrift saved the life...
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