Penn Hills, PA


Penn Hills track team looks to build confidence during indoor season

Lee Zelkowitz is excited to get the track team moving through the indoor season. Practice was scheduled to start Dec. 5, and the Indians hope to utilize the season to build confidence and capitalize with some strong performances. Zelkowitz emphasized the goal is getting everyone ready for the outdoor championships...

Crews battling two alarm fire in Allegheny County

Allegheny County 911 confirms that fire crews from several boroughs are currently battling a structure fire at the corner of Helen Street and Ella Street in McKees Rocks, Allegheny County. The fire call come in around 630am this morning and has gone to a second alarm for more manpower to help fight the fire. AC911 also confirms that firefighters have said there was a collapse at main fire building. There have been no injuries reported from the scene and no one transported so far by EMS.

Proposal would send Pennsylvania families hundreds each month

counting moneyPhoto byPhoto by Alexander Grey (Creative Commons)onUnsplash. If you're feeling the financial pinch of inflation right now, you'll want to read on. There is a new proposal called the Family Security Act 2.0. Under this program American families would receive between $250-350 per month for each child. In this proposal, children ages five years old and under would receive $350 each month and the money would be sent to the parents. For parents with a child between the ages of six to seventeen years old, the parents would receive $250 each month. It's important to state that this bill is just in the proposal stage right now and it's not law at this time.

Fire destroys building in McKees Rocks

MCKEES ROCKS, Pa. — Crews were battling a large fire in McKees Rocks. According to Allegheny County 911, police, fire and EMS units were called to the 300 block of Olivia Street at 6:28 a.m. Our crew at the scene said when they got there, the building was totally...

New Owner of Penn Theater Reaches Agreement with Local Foundation

The new owner of the Penn Theater has reached an agreement with the organization that loaned money to purchase the property. The Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation recently announced that developer and Butler native Bryan Frenchak agreed to a preservation easement on the 1937 facility. A preservation easement is a...

Fox Chapel area real estate transactions for the week of Dec. 4, 2022

Donna Lee Jamison trustee sold property at 325 First St. to Bruce and Ann Gabler for $260,000. Bhupinder Singh Datta sold property at 529 Fairview Road to Blaise and Julie Abramovitz for $1,025,000. Jason Rose sold property at 212 Highland Road to Michael Jacobson for $895,000. Anthony Gialamas sold property...

Funeral procession held for killed Penn Hills paramedic

PENN HILLS, Pa. — EMTs, paramedics, firefighters and police from around the state are saying goodbye to a fellow paramedic that was killed in the line of duty Nov. 27 in an accident involving the Penn Hills ambulance he was driving. Penn Hills paramedic Nick Theofilis is being laid...

Cedar Avenue shooting: Surveillance video provides new angle

PITTSBURGH — Newly released surveillance video shows the moment a street on Pittsburgh's North Side became the scene of a triple homicide. The footage from the Allegheny County District Attorney's office was presented as evidence Friday at a preliminary hearing for 21-year-old Jaylone Hines, one of the men accused in the shooting.

Two students charged for allegedly violating medical cadavers

Two University of Pittsburgh students have been charged with abuse of a corpse after classmates allegedly saw them inappropriately touching cadavers during an anatomy lab class. Amay Gupta and Sonel Jimenez, both 19, improperly touched the medical cadavers during a class at Victoria Hall on 4 November, the University of Pittsburgh Police said in charging documents.According to a criminal complaint obtained by KDKA, Mr Jiminez was observed by several students using his fingers to violate a female cadaver. Mr Jimenez, of Albrightsville, Pennsylvania, had allegedly admitted touching the female cadaver’s body parts, telling investigators he was curious, KDKA reported.Mr Gupta,...

Chilly start to Sunday morning

PITTSBURGH — Temperatures are chilly to start the day. The 20s this morning will feel like the teens in many spots, thanks to the wind. Wind chills will make cold temperatures through the day feel even colder. Highs will be near 40 degrees, and wind chills will be in the lower 30s this afternoon.