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New microbrewery to open location in Jeanette, Westmoreland County
Westmoreland County Land Bank recently announced the sale of 500 Clay Avenue in downtown Jeannette to Sobel’s Obscure Brewery, LLC for its new microbrewery location. Sobel’s Obscure Brewery is a family-owned and operated brewery that was founded in 2012 and has been brewing and distributing bottles
Police: Man Caught Smuggling Heroin To Patient At Personal Care Home
NORTH HUNTINGDON (KDKA) — Police have arrested a man who allegedly smuggled heroin into a Westmoreland County personal care home to deliver to a patient. Police say the staff at the Grove Personal Care facility on Maus Road in North Huntingdon first noticed the suspect, 32-year-old Ross Lisi of Squi
Burrell Township Held Monthly Food Sale
For the past six years, the Burrell Township fire hall has held a food sale on the third Saturday of every month. Although the crowd was lighter last Saturday because of the holidays, local residents still got a great bargain in everything from turkeys and other meats to juice, yogurt, and milk.
Fire Destroys Club Next to Pennsylvania Firehouse
AVONMORE, Pa. (WTAE) - Crews battled a fully involved fire at the Avonmore Italian Club in Westmoreland County before it was ruled a total loss. The Avonmore Fire Department is next door to the club, but even with a quick response, officials said the fire spread too fast.
Crews battling fully involved fire in Westmoreland County
AVONMORE BORO, Pa. - Crews are battling a fully involved fire in Westmoreland County, 911 dispatchers confirm to Channel 11. If you want to receive BREAKING ALERTS, please download our WPXI News App.
These Are The 10 Poorest Cities In Pennsylvania For 2019
We used science and data to determine which places in Pennsylvania are basically dead broke. Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2019. This is our fourth time ranking the poorest places in Pennsylvania.
2 medical marijuana dispensary permits issued for Johnstown
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WJAC) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health issued 23 medical marijuana dispensary permits Tuesday, including two for dispensaries in the city of Johnstown.
Mike Tomlin Drops Bizarre and Gross Quote After Steelers Finally Beat Patriots
We understand it can be difficult to compose yourself after you've accomplished a rare feat for the first time in years. Mike Tomlin's Pittsburgh Steelers beat the New England Patriots on Sunday (seriously, they did!), and in the aftermath, Tomlin tried to explain exactly what the difference was
Nesser makes ‘easy transition’ in return to bench at Yough
Jim Nesser wasn’t sure what the future would hold after he coached one boys basketball season at Greensburg Central Catholic. Would he return? Would he go elsewhere? Would he call it a career?
3 Recovering From Friday Head-On Crash
Three people are continuing to recover following a head-on crash Friday afternoon in Penn Township. Police say 60-year-old Wayne Blank, of Butler, was driving east on Dinnerbell Road and 47-year-old Tracy Taylor, of Butler, was driving west.
IGTNT: The Loss of a 19 year-old Soldier From Pennsylvania in Afghanistan Last Week
I Got The News Today (IGTNT), which is one of the oldest continuous series on Daily Kos, provides members of this community a venue to pay their respects to those who have died as a result of the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan as well in Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, Operation Inherent Resolve, Operation
Leechburg Warily Awaits Release Of Police Chief After Guilty Plea In Underage Solicitation Case
LEECHBURG, Pa. (AP) – Leechburg is preparing for the release from prison of its suspended police chief, who pleaded guilty to soliciting sex from what he thought was a 14-year-old girl.
Code Red: Feral cat controversy in Smithfield, Pennsylvania leaves cats without shelter
A huge feral cat controversy is taking place in Smithfield, Pennsylvania. This could lead to criminal charges against a group that has been helping the cats for over ten years as well as against the leader of the business park where the cats live who has had the cat shelters destroyed.
Avonmore Italian Club Damaged In Massive Fire
AVONMORE, Pa. (KDKA) — Massive flames shot through the roof of the Avonmore Italian Club in Westmoreland County on Saturday morning. The Italian Club was left with a huge hole in the building after the roof collapsed during the fire. Chief John Shaffer was a few blocks away at home when the call cam
Missing woman's estranged boyfriend indicted on unrelated federal gun charges
PITTSBURGH - The estranged boyfriend of missing Latrobe woman Cassandra Gross was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on federal firearms violations. Thomas Stanko, 48, is facing a two-count indictment, U.S. Attorney Scott Brady’s office announced.
Former Steeler James Harrison calls out Mike Tomlin for struggles
If you want honesty, you know you can always ask former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison and you are going to get it. TMZ Sports spoke to Harrison and he laid it all out there when it comes to why this team is losing football games and he didn’t exclude head coach Mike Tomlin for not ut
2018 South Side Questions: Do Steelers Or Ravens Have Easier Schedule?
The Pittsburgh Steelers are out of Latrobe and back at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, also referred to as the South Side Facility. We are already into the regular season, where everything is magnified and, you know, actually counts. The team is working through the highs and lows and dramas that go
Collapsing Concrete Wall Traps Construction Worker
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A person working on a sidewalk became trapped when a concrete wall collapsed. At approximately 3:20 p.m., EMS, firefighters and Pittsburgh Police officers were called to the 3400-block of Bismark Street. Emergency responders found a man standing upright with a concrete wall leani
Pennsylvania's 20 biggest economies, ranked by county
A federal study released last week offers new insight into how the economies are performing in 3,113 counties across the United States. The U.S. Department of Commerce analysis ranks each county's gross-domestic product, an economic measure of all of the output of the counties' industries.
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts takes in Warren culture
After retired Judge William Morgan was appointed to the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, some of the council’s staff expressed an interest in the arts scene in Warren. Morgan went one better and gave them a guided tour.