Lawmaker proposes naming I-84 exit after slain state trooper

January 30, 2015 3:04 PM Share with others: Related Media: Frein pleads not guilty in shooting death of Pennsylvania state trooper Pike County district attorney will seek death penalty against Eric Frein HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania state senator is proposing to name an exit on Interstate 84 in the Pocono Mountain region for a […]

Liquor Control Board joins Gov. Wolf in banning gifts to employees

January 30, 2015 3:21 PM Share with others: HARRISBURG — A second state agency has adopted an employee gift ban in the wake of an executive order signed earlier this month by Gov. Tom Wolf prohibiting gifts for executive branch employees. The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board today amended its code of conduct to conform to […]

Liquor Control Board joins Gov. Wolf in banning gifts to employees

January 30, 2015 3:21 PM Share with others: HARRISBURG — A second state agency has adopted an employee gift ban in the wake of an executive order signed earlier this month by Gov. Tom Wolf prohibiting gifts for executive branch employees. The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board today amended its code of conduct to conform to […]

Former Pa. Treasurer McCord to plead guilty to federal charges

January 30, 2015 4:28 PM Share with others: Related Media: Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord resigns amid possible federal inquiry HARRISBURG — Lawyers for former Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord said Friday that he would plead guilty to federal charges stemming from attempts in 2014 to use the influence of his office to gain campaign contributions from […]

Former Pa. Treasurer McCord to plead guilty to federal charges

January 30, 2015 4:28 PM Share with others: Related Media: Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord resigns amid possible federal inquiry HARRISBURG — Lawyers for former Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord said Friday that he would plead guilty to federal charges stemming from attempts in 2014 to use the influence of his office to gain campaign contributions from […]

$100,00 donation to United Way of Beaver County largest in 30 years

January 29, 2015 12:00 AM Share with others: The United Way of Beaver County has received a $100,000 donation, the largest corporate gift in 30 years, agency officials say. The donation from The National Network of Digital Schools based in Rochester, was announced by Mike Rubino, who has been executive director of the agency since […]

$100,00 donation to United Way of Beaver County largest in 30 years

January 29, 2015 12:00 AM Share with others: The United Way of Beaver County has received a $100,000 donation, the largest corporate gift in 30 years, agency officials say. The donation from The National Network of Digital Schools based in Rochester, was announced by Mike Rubino, who has been executive director of the agency since […]

Action on South Fayette Pinnacle Point plan postponed

January 29, 2015 12:00 AM Share with others: Laurel Development will have to wait until Feb. 18 for action on its conditional use and preliminary plan submission for its proposed Pinnacle Point subdivision in South Fayette. Township commissioners voted 4-0 on Jan. 21 to table a decision on the matters. Commissioner Lisa Malosh was not […]

Action on South Fayette Pinnacle Point plan postponed

January 29, 2015 12:00 AM Share with others: Laurel Development will have to wait until Feb. 18 for action on its conditional use and preliminary plan submission for its proposed Pinnacle Point subdivision in South Fayette. Township commissioners voted 4-0 on Jan. 21 to table a decision on the matters. Commissioner Lisa Malosh was not […]

Meeting may shed light on future of Chartiers Avenue Bottom Dollar

January 29, 2015 12:00 AM Share with others: Easy access to fresh fruits, vegetables and meats has once again become a problem for those living along Chartiers Avenue and Broadway in the most densely populated area of McKees Rocks and Stowe. The Bottom Dollar store at 1100 Chartiers was one of 20 in Western Pennsylvania […]

Meeting may shed light on future of Chartiers Avenue Bottom Dollar

January 29, 2015 12:00 AM Share with others: Easy access to fresh fruits, vegetables and meats has once again become a problem for those living along Chartiers Avenue and Broadway in the most densely populated area of McKees Rocks and Stowe. The Bottom Dollar store at 1100 Chartiers was one of 20 in Western Pennsylvania […]

Apartheid-era killer granted parole

January 31, 2015 12:00 AM Share with others: JOHANNESBURG — One of apartheid’s most notorious killers, Eugene de Kock, a former police colonel nicknamed “Prime Evil,” will walk free after 20 years in jail. South Africa’s government announced Friday that De Kock had been granted parole. De Kock’s bid for parole had come up for […]

Apartheid-era killer granted parole

January 31, 2015 12:00 AM Share with others: JOHANNESBURG — One of apartheid’s most notorious killers, Eugene de Kock, a former police colonel nicknamed “Prime Evil,” will walk free after 20 years in jail. South Africa’s government announced Friday that De Kock had been granted parole. De Kock’s bid for parole had come up for […]

Strained allies: Obama, Netanyahu go sour

January 31, 2015 12:00 AM Share with others: WASHINGTON — For six years, the pattern has been the same. A dispute between U.S. and Israeli leaders spills out into the open. Analysts declare the relationship in crisis. Then the two sides try to tamp down emotions and argue that the rupture is not as dire […]

Strained allies: Obama, Netanyahu go sour

January 31, 2015 12:00 AM Share with others: WASHINGTON — For six years, the pattern has been the same. A dispute between U.S. and Israeli leaders spills out into the open. Analysts declare the relationship in crisis. Then the two sides try to tamp down emotions and argue that the rupture is not as dire […]

Times Square crowds come at a cost

NEW YORK — The Crossroads of the World has never been more popular. And that is becoming a problem. More people than ever are packing into Times Square — from across the world, the country and the rest of New York City. Eager to dip into such a bounty of wallets, international retailers are jostling […]

Times Square crowds come at a cost

NEW YORK — The Crossroads of the World has never been more popular. And that is becoming a problem. More people than ever are packing into Times Square — from across the world, the country and the rest of New York City. Eager to dip into such a bounty of wallets, international retailers are jostling […]

Winter forecasts and two-hour delays bedevil school superintendents

Snowstorms bring stress to a lot of people, but there is a special level of pressure for school superintendents who have to decide whether to call a school delay or cancellation Friday was another in a string of recent days in which superintendents had to make that decision. Beaver Area Superintendent John Hansen, who along […]

Winter forecasts and two-hour delays bedevil school superintendents

Snowstorms bring stress to a lot of people, but there is a special level of pressure for school superintendents who have to decide whether to call a school delay or cancellation Friday was another in a string of recent days in which superintendents had to make that decision. Beaver Area Superintendent John Hansen, who along […]

Union files petition seeking NLRB election for adjunct faculty at Robert Morris University

January 30, 2015 11:16 PM Share with others: Adjunct faculty on another Pittsburgh-area campus appear headed toward a unionization vote — this time at Robert Morris University. A United Steelworkers-affiliated group said Friday that a majority of adjunct instructors have signed cards supporting the drive, so leaders filed for an election with the National Labor […]