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Beaver Dam Road bridge to close for repairs in Butler Twp.The Shenandoah (PA) SentinelNewsBreak Contributor
Fire breaks out in Armstrong County home
RAYBURN, Pa. — Firefighters were called to the scene when flames broke out in a home in Rayburn Township, Armstrong County. The fire was reported around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday at home on Iron Bridge Road. There were no initial reports of injuries. There was also no early word on...
These kittanning, PA based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to kittanning..
Indiana Township woman arrested during September raid in Vandergrift accused of dealing meth, heroin
A woman arrested during a late September raid at a home in Vandergrift has been accused by police of being a meth dealer. Olivia Rimma Newcamp, 27, of the 400 block of Cedar Run Road in Indiana Township was charged with two felony counts of possession of drugs with the intent to deliver along with three misdemeanor drug charges and a count of tampering with evidence.
Man accused of repeatedly raping child in Lower Burrell for 5 years ordered to stand trial
A Moon Township man accused of repeatedly raping a child over a five-year period while he was living in Lower Burrell has been ordered to stand trial in Westmoreland County Court. Stevan Joseph Mracna, 43, of Bonnie Brae Drive was charged Nov. 16 with felony counts of rape of a...
The Armstrong Trails: A Journey from Industrial Rails to Scenic Trails
Nestled along the eastern bank of the Allegheny River, the Armstrong Trails echo the rich industrial history of Pennsylvania's past. The 52.5-mile rail trail, once the lifeblood of the Allegheny Valley Railroad, now serves as a serene retreat for outdoor enthusiasts. A symbol of transformation, the trail captivates visitors with historical landmarks as they engage in activities like biking and hiking, courtesy of the Armstrong Rails to Trails Association's preservation efforts.
Starbucks opens in Buffalo Plaza
A big name in coffee is perking up rural Buffalo Township. Starbucks opened Friday morning along Route 356 in Buffalo Plaza, inside the same building as the former Kings Family Restaurant. “I was definitely surprised when I heard that something new would be here. My mom texted me and told...
Celebrating Appalachian Heritage: The Economic and Cultural Impact of Craigsville's Fall Festival
In the heart of Virginia, the Craigsville Fall Festival stands as a vibrant testament to Appalachian heritage, drawing crowds each September to celebrate a culture steeped in tradition. What began as a modest craft fair in 1975 has evolved into a spectacular showcase of local history and talent, featuring parades, live music, and a plethora of artisanal crafts. This festival not only provides entertainment but also honors the diverse contributions of farmers, miners, and artists who have woven the fabric of Craigsville's community.
House Destroyed In Connoquenessing Twp. Fire
A house in Connoquenessing was completely destroyed in an fire Thursday evening. The call came into the Butler County 911 Center around 4 p.m. for a house fire in the 100 block of Connoquenessing School Road. When crews got on scene, they saw smoke and flames coming from the one-story...
Indulge in Kittanning: Discover the 3 Bakeries That Are Redefining Delicious
In this article, we explore three delightful bakeries located in Kittanning. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of them yet? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences! Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Major Fentanyl Trafficker Sentenced to up to 16 Years for Butler County Drug Operation
Attorney General Michelle Henry announced that Quinzal Powell, a Philadelphia man, pleaded guilty to trafficking heroin/fentanyl from Philadelphia to Butler County. Powell, 33, was found to have trafficked over a thousand bricks of the drug for distribution in western Pennsylvania. He was sentenced to serve between 8 to 16 years in state prison as part of a plea agreement.
Butler County Seeing More Assessment Appeals
As Butler County enjoys a high rate of tax collections, some businesses are looking to challenge the amount of taxes they pay. At the most recent public meeting, county commissioners approved an assessment appeal that will see value of the Lowe’s in the Moraine Point Plaza drop. Lowe’s had...
Chambersville's Coal Legacy: Health, Environmental Impact, and the Path to Reclamation
Chambersville's landscape, culture, and history are indelibly marked by its coal mining past, an industry that once defined the town during the 19th and early 20th centuries. As part of America's coal mining heritage, the town's narrative mirrors the national trajectory of the industry, where the evolving regulations and technologies attempted to temper the inherent health and safety risks of mining. Yet, despite these changes, the physical and cultural remnants of this era persist, a testament to the time when coal ruled the economy.
The Enigmatic Quest for Slumach's Lost Gold Mine: A Canadian Legend
The legend of Slumach's lost gold mine has woven itself into the fabric of Canadian folklore, with the tale of vast riches hidden within the Pitt Lake mountains of British Columbia. The story, originating from the claim of an Indigenous man named Slumach, suggests he discovered a vein of gold so rich that it has lured treasure seekers for generations. Before being executed for murder, Slumach is said to have cursed the mine, ensuring its secrecy with his final breath. The elusive gold has sparked quests that have transcended time, from the 1930s to modern-day adventurers like Adam Palmer, who continue the search against all odds.
County Officials Say Progress Being Made On District Judge Office
Butler County officials say progress continues to be made on the new office for a local district magistrate. Judge Kevin O’Donnell’s office is moving from the Sunnyview complex to the former Friedman’s headquarters on Fairground Hill Road. Most of the parking lot updates have been completed, with...
Allegheny County man charged with forgery, theft from Western Butler County Authority
A Monroeville man is facing forgery, theft and other charges for allegedly forging the signatures of local sewer authority board members on checks for more than $4,000 and cashing the checks in out-of-state banks. Zelienople police filed 10 felony charges against Ronald Pareece Wiggins II, 34, for forging and cashing...
Pittsburgh Woman Leads Police On 45-Mile Chase
A Pittsburgh woman is facing multiple charges following a Thanksgiving Day car chase with police that began in neighboring Mercer County and included parts of Butler County. According to State Police, a trooper attempted to pull over 32-year-old Britney Goodwine for a traffic violation just before 5:30 p.m. last Thursday.
Local Man’s Vehicle Collides With Pickup That Crashed Into Embankment, Rolled Over on Route 66
PORTER TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police say a two-vehicle collision took place on Tuesday morning on Route 66 in Porter Township moments after one of the involved pickup trucks crashed into an embankment and rolled over. According to Clarion-based State Police, the crash happened at 5:56 a.m. on Tuesday,...
Pittsburgh region expected to see milder winter than usual
Some people in the Pittsburgh region woke up Tuesday morning to a light dusting of snow, but the region is behind on its annual average for the white stuff — and it might see less of it this winter, according to the National Weather Service in Moon. NWS meteorologist...
Anna P. Cifone, 62
Anna P. Cifone, 62, formerly of Montoursville and a resident of New Bethlehem, passed away unexpectedly at ACMH Hospital in Kittanning, PA on Nov. 26, 2023, after being stricken at home. Anna was a graduate of St. Joseph Elementary School and a 1979 graduate of the former Bishop Neumann High...
Drought contingency plan in place for some Pittsburgh-area water customers
NEW STANTON, Pa. (KDKA) -- A drought contingency plan is in place for some water customers throughout Westmoreland County. The Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County said Wednesday that due to a lack of rain, the Beaver Run Reservoir reached levels where a voluntary conservation order was necessary in hopes of conserving water. "We are currently down a little more than 2.1 billion gallons when you consider the seasonal average. So precipitation is the easiest and best way out of this but conservation, every drop helps," said Matt Junker, a spokesperson for the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County. Junker said this is...