State corrections officers are hoping that new legislation that will arm them with pepper spray will keep them and inmates safe while working in prisons.
Waynesburg University recently amped up its information technology department by installing a new data center as part of the school’s $23 million renovation of the Paul R. Stewart Science Hall.
Jacktown Fall Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Jacktown Fairgrounds in Wind Ridge.
The first interaction a child with autism has with a police officer can impact their lives forever. Damon Casseday of Bobtown wants to make sure those encounters go as smoothly as possible.
A Carmichaels man is in jail on $100,000 bond for allegedly holding a gun to his estranged wife’s head outside her workplace in Dry Tavern.
A Mon Valley military couple will finally get to have their dream wedding thanks to a contest sponsored by The Willow Room.
Mon Valley Initiative is offering financial incentives for anyone interested in purchasing a house in Charleroi.
The proposed sale of the Rostraver Township Sewage Authority drew a large crowd to an informational meeting.
A winter coat drive is underway for Brownsville Area School District students by the partner parishes of St. Cecilia and Historic Church of St. Peter.
“Inquire Within,” a partnership between Brownsville Free and Uniontown public libraries, will feature a special showing of “The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Halloween” from 5 to 6 p.m. Monday at Brownsville Free Public Library, 100 Seneca St.
Area trick-or-treaters converge for an annual event at Canonsburg Hospital Thursday.
The end of October signals the end of farmers market season.
The state House of Representatives has amended a Senate bill that would continue permanent funding for Local Share Account contributions from the state's casinos, but the Senate is out of session.
The state Legislature forwarded a bill to Gov. Tom Wolf Wednesday that would enable beer distributors to sell suds in smaller quantities, including six-packs.
Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern Pennsylvania is showcasing its services during October, which is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
An editorial from the Wilkes-Barre Citizens’ Voice:
An editorial from the Republican & Herald newspaper in Pottsville:
The numbers are mind-boggling.
An editorial voice from the Butler Eagle:
Ignoring problems faced by the rest of the world can exacerbate the situation here.
Waynesburg senior will get another shot at gold in upcoming PIAA Tournament.
O-R's Chris Dugan and Joe Tuscano travel to Ringgold for the Week 9 High School Football Round Up video. Get a recap of Week 8 games, as well as previews of this week's games-- plus, Joe Tuscano interviews Ringgold head coach Nick Milchovich.
TORONTO – By winning the AL Championship Series in five games, the Cleveland Indians not only captured a spot in the World Series, they also earned a break this team could sorely use.
CLEVELAND – The grueling four-month championship drought could soon be over.
O-R's Chris Dugan and Joe Tuscano travel to Carmichaels for our Week 8 High School Football Round Up video for recaps and previews of this week's games. Plus, Joe Tuscano interviews Carmichaels head coach Ryan Krull.
Porter: Jarvis Jones playing well, despite lack of sacks.
Quarterback, tight end surprise participants at practice on Tuesday.
Steelers could get Roethlisberger, Heyward, Gilbert back after week off.
PITTSBURGH – Sunday’s game between the Steelers and New England Patriots at Heinz Field was billed until last week as a possible showdown between two of the AFC’s best teams, a potential conference championship preview.
In Landry they trust? Steelers have no choice against Patriots.
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October 27, 2016
U.S. goods orders dip in September with investment down
Farmers market season ends
House amends bill for LSA funding, but time becomes critical
Bill would let beer distributors sell smaller quantities of brews
Legislation could provide state prisons with pepper spray
New data center at Waynesburg U. will be ‘backbone’ for technology services
Fall Festival at Jacktown Fairgrounds
Bobtown man designs car decals to raise awareness about autism
Mon Valley military couple wins dream wedding
Mon Valley Initiative encouraging home ownership in Charleroi
Rostraver commissioners hear pros, cons of sewage authority sale
Brownsville churches holding coat drive
Applications for unemployment benefits fall to 258,000
Walmart, Target each take cue from the other for holidays
Mylan releases Benicar generics
Police beat Oct. 28
Police beat Oct. 27
Police beat Oct. 26
Jury hands ex-Penn St. assistant over $7M in defamation case
Amtrak to pay $265M for Philadelphia crash that killed 8
Feds: Bethel Park pooper scooper pretended to be Secret Service agent
Coroner: Johnstown woman claims cremated remains left on wrong porch
Betting on hepatitis C-infected kidneys to speed transplants
Health law consumers face least choice in program’s history
Boy’s family sues town over his fatal shooting by deputies
Police advance slowly on oil pipeline protest camp
Younger brother of former Emperor Hirohito dies at age 100
Putin rejects claims of Russian interference in U.S. election
Iraq pushes into town near Mosul after IS assault on Kirkuk
Evacuations from Aleppo fail to materialize despite lull
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