The fabric of life: Blackridge resident believed in the power of quilts
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The fabric of life: Blackridge resident believed in the power of quilts
Jan Domzal would carefully place and sew each block in its proper place. Each piece was more than a swatch of fabric to her. "Jan wanted every inch of the quilt to be perfect," said her friend, Karen Womack of the Blackridge section of Penn Hills. "Each quilt was crafted
Penn Hills Middle School celebrates Black History Month with soul food experience
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Penn Hills Middle School celebrates Black History Month with soul food experience
Penn Hills Middle School students experienced firsthand the power of soul food in honor of Black History Month. On Friday morning, the scent of sweet and savory spices wafted from the home economics classroom. Select students from sixth through eighth grades gathered in the room to learn about and present
In brief: Penn Hills and Verona area happenings, week of Feb. 26, 2024
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In brief: Penn Hills and Verona area happenings, week of Feb. 26, 2024
PA Pre-K Counts accepting applications in March PA Pre-K Counts, a program of the Private Industry Council of Westmoreland/Fayette Inc., will begin taking applications in March for its locations throughout Allegheny, Beaver, Fayette and Westmoreland counties for the 2023-24 school year. PA Pre-K Counts, offered at no cost to qualifying
Westmoreland high school notebook: Hempfield punter makes all-star roster , Trib HSSN
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Westmoreland high school notebook: Hempfield punter makes all-star roster , Trib HSSN
Players from Westmoreland County have been selected to the East-West football all-star games before. Quarterbacks, running backs and linebackers are not uncommon picks.
Penn Hills girls show resolve in close loss to top seed , Trib HSSN
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Penn Hills girls show resolve in close loss to top seed , Trib HSSN
Penn Hills girls basketball coach Robert Cash thought his team deserved better than being seeded 17th in the WPIAL Class 5A playoffs. But the Indians were forced into a preliminary round game against Thomas Jefferson, which they won, 59-43.
Penn Hills boys get glimpse of bright future in playoff loss , Trib HSSN
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Penn Hills boys get glimpse of bright future in playoff loss , Trib HSSN
Penn Hills senior guard Robby Thomas wanted to find the right mental space for playing against rival Gateway in the first round of the WPIAL Class 5A postseason. The defending WPIAL champion Indians came into this postseason as a younger team that had something to prove.
Eastern Pittsburgh suburban real estate transactions for the week of Feb. 25, 2024
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Eastern Pittsburgh suburban real estate transactions for the week of Feb. 25, 2024
Oakmont Estate of Glenn Crawford sold property at 640 Fifth St. Unit 305 to Patricia Zanella for $255,000. Estate of Vincent Provenza sold property at 53 Crystal Drive to William and Barbara Charlton for $300,000. Cypress Land Partners LLC sold property at 1004 Fownes Lane 1154 to Jeffrey Scott and
Eastern Pittsburgh suburban real estate transactions for the week of Feb. 25, 2024
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Eastern Pittsburgh suburban real estate transactions for the week of Feb. 25, 2024
Edgewood Elizabeth Brown sold property at 129 Lincoln Ave. to Charles Larkin and Connie Landrum Carney for $447,000. Nancy Cunningham sold property at 1509 Walnut St. to Hayden Curlin for $377,000. Monroeville Loran Shive sold property at 3756 Evergreen Drive to Craig Shim for $195,000. Marlene Konnar trustee sold property
Frankstown Road construction set to begin Feb. 26, run through March
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Frankstown Road construction set to begin Feb. 26, run through March
Frankstown Road will be single-lane in each direction starting Monday, Feb. 26, while crews complete drainage improvements, PennDOT announced. Crews will work from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through March on the stretch of Frankstown Road between Rodi and Lime Hollow roads. During these times, westbound traffic will be
New Oakmont library director brings experience, familiarty with borough to role
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New Oakmont library director brings experience, familiarty with borough to role
Caitlyn Boland credits the Carnegie system of libraries for exposing her to books at a young age. Growing up in Connellsville, Boland said she was in awe when her mother took her to get her first library card at the Carnegie library in her hometown. "It was a privilege to
Former Penn Hills man sentenced to more than 24 years for fentanyl trafficking; witness intimidation noted in sentencing
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Former Penn Hills man sentenced to more than 24 years for fentanyl trafficking; witness intimidation noted in sentencing
A former Penn Hills man who prosecutors say was involved with a gang trafficking in fentanyl has been sentenced to more than 24 years in federal prison after being convicted of conspiracy. U.S. District Judge Marilyn J. Horan imposed the 293-month sentence Tuesday on Jamal Knox, 29, in federal court
Pair charged with torturing man, holding him captive for 10 hours in Penn Hills home
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Pair charged with torturing man, holding him captive for 10 hours in Penn Hills home
Authorities arrested a woman Tuesday on charges that she and a partner held a man captive for 10 hours in a Penn Hills home, stripped him naked and tortured him. Yolanda Scott, 32, of Pittsburgh's Larimer neighborhood was taken to the Allegheny County Jail after sheriff's deputies found her in
Oakmont embroidery business opens 2nd location in Penn Hills
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Oakmont embroidery business opens 2nd location in Penn Hills
An Oakmont woman looking to find a swift sewing solution 13 years ago is celebrating the opening of her second specialty embroidery-focused store. In an effort to help her husband, then a high school basketball coach, Teresa Stitt found herself learning how to embroider uniforms in the basement of a
In brief: Penn Hills and Verona area happenings, week of Feb. 19, 2024
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In brief: Penn Hills and Verona area happenings, week of Feb. 19, 2024
Class of 1974 plans 50-year bash The Penn Hills High School Class of 1974 will have its 50th reunion at 6 p.m. June 8 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Monroeville. The cost is $65. The gathering will include appetizers, food stations, dessert, nonalcoholic beverages, a photo booth and a