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Pitt-Johnstown to induct five standouts into Athletics Hall of Fame  WJAC Johnstown

The following story is a release from the Pittsburgh-Johnstown athletics department:The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown will induct five more former ...



Burrell High School Class of 2018  Tribune-Review

Ethan Samuel Awes, Cassandra Lynn Beattie, Trent Michael Bechtold, Cole Clayton Berg, Kate Buchan Bibza, Anthony Jeffery Bigler, Alexa Paige Bitar, Lauren ...



Lower Burrell man dies from injuries in Saturday night crash  Tribune-Review

A 54-year-old Lower Burrell man died from injuries suffered in an auto accident in Lower Burrell on Saturday, according to his obituary. Jeffrey Emerson West ...



Eagle Scout project brings fitness equipment to Lower Burrell park  Tribune-Review

Lower Burrell residents looking to get in shape in the new year can do so for free thanks to one local teenager. For his Eagle Scout *service* project, Scott Fennell ...



Some Western Pa. schools move to later starts for students  Tribune-Review

Some local districts have followed through on efforts to evaluate and implement later school start times heading into the new school year. Burrell High School ...



Unfound: Upper Burrell woman searches for missing daughter, solace  Tribune-Review

By the time Brianna Hughes turned 30, her mother had stopped worrying about her run-ins with the law. In fact, she welcomed them. 'I prayed every day that ...



Burrell High School graduation  Tribune-Review

Here is the 2017 graduating class for Burrell High School: Vanessa Marie Adams, Lukas Arnold, Brandon Alexander William Artman, Bridget A. Babinsack, Ryan ...



Upper Burrell man killed in Gilpin forklift accident  Tribune-Review

Michael Zanotti was always helping others, and, tragically, he died in an equipment accident Saturday while he was doing just that in Gilpin. Zanotti, 51, of Upper ...



Former Lower Burrell woman charged with obstruction in Louisiana murder  Tribune-Review

A former Lower Burrell woman charged in connection with a murder in Louisiana claims she is innocent. Stefanie Enciso, 31, of Covington, La., has been in the ...



State police investigating Lower Burrell house fire  Tribune-Review

A state police fire marshal is investigating the cause of a blaze that severely damaged a two-story house in Lower Burrell Monday night, an assistant fire chief ...



DA: Lower Burrell man refused to drop gun before police shot him  Tribune-Review

About two hours before a Lower Burrell police officer fatally shot 33-year-old Michael Hutchman at his Violet Drive home Thursday, everything appeared to be ...



Burrell's blond brothers are creating a wrestling dynasty  WTAE Pittsburgh

The New England Patriots' fifth Super Bowl victory is prompting a lot of talk about dynasties. For a local example, look no further than Burrell High School, where ...



Burrell High School evacuated after bomb threat discovery  WPXI Pittsburgh

Burrell High School was evacuated Friday morning due to a bomb threat. According to Channel 11's news exchange partners at TribLIVE, the threat was found ...



Lower Burrell Teen Found Dead In Car Hours Before Her High School Graduation  CBS Local

LOWER BURRELL (KDKA) — It was a bittersweet commencement ceremony for the students who received their diplomas Thursday evening at Burrell High ...



Volunteers aim to ensure kids in Burrell lunch program have enough to eat on weekends  Tribune-Review

Bags of nonperishable food went home with about 80 Burrell elementary students Friday — just in time for the weekend's wintry weather. Bon Air and Stewart ...



Motorcycle run to honor Officer Brian Shaw  Tribune-Review

A motorcycle run to benefit the Officer Brian Shaw Scholarship fund will be held in August. According to the fund's Facebook site, the bike run will be held from ...



Burrell graduate to dance professional jazz piece during annual concert at Pitt  Tribune-Review

A Burrell High School graduate and former high school dance team captain will show off her dance moves at the upcoming 'Spring In Your Step' concert at the ...



Autopsy reveals Burrell High School football player died from noncancerous heart tumor  WTAE Pittsburgh

An autopsy performed Thursday revealed a 16-year-old high school football player who collapsed during preseason conditioning drills at Burrell High School ...



Former Lower Burrell woman facing accessory to murder charges in Louisiana  Tribune-Review

A former Lower Burrell woman was ordered to remain in a Louisiana prison Tuesday on charges of being an accessory to the murder of her boyfriend, a man ...



9 Teens Injured In Lower Burrell Crash  CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

WESTMORELAND COUNTY (KDKA) — Nine teenagers were injured in a crash Saturday afternoon in Lower Burrell. Police officers say the Ford Explorer they ...



Lower Burrell couple mourns loss of son to heroin  Tribune-Review

A 2011 Burrell High School graduate and wrestling champion, David Makara didn't live to see his 25th birthday — another victim of the heroin epidemic.



Lower Burrell celebrates its veterans  Tribune-Review

As a line of motorcycles wound its way down Wildlife Lodge Road in Lower Burrell on Memorial Day, George Bagaley sat on a friend's front porch and thought of ...



Burrell School Board fails to fill vacancy  Tribune-Review

The Burrell School Board will try again next month to fill an empty seat on the board. The board reached an impasse Tuesday night, after two apparently ...



Pennsylvania girl, 17, found dead in car on graduation day  WFMJ

A coroner and police are trying to figure out how a 17-year-old Pennsylvania girl died in a car early on the day she was supposed to graduate from high school.



Burrell High School Class of 2014  Tribune-Review

Presenting the Burrell High School Class of 2014: Rachel Acre, Joshua Adams, Alec Albinini, Michaela Alcorn, Jesse Allan, John Andrejcik, Corey Arabia, Ean ...



Lower Burrell Veterans Day ceremony 'brings the community together'  Tribune-Review

The chilly morning didn't deter veterans and others from lining Leechburg Road to see the parade of marchers, a bevy of fire trucks and the Burrell High School ...



Alle-Kiski Valley's high school marching bands showcase their talents at 72nd annual festival  Tribune-Review

Deer Lakes High School hosted the 72nd Annual Alle-Kiski Valley Marching Band Festival on Wednesday evening. Ten high school bands from across the A-K ...



Former Burrell High School Swim Coach Takes Plea Deal  CBS Local

GREENSBURG (KDKA) — A former high school swim coach accused of having a sexual relationship with a student will spend time behind bars. Ray Novak, 33 ...



Coroner: Girl died of accidental overdose on graduation day  WTAE Pittsburgh

The county coroner says a 17-year-old Burrell High School student found dead on the day she was supposed to graduate accidentally overdosed on a ...



Coroner: Burrell H.S. Teen Died Of Accidental Overdose On Graduation Day  CBS Local

LOWER BURRELL (KDKA/AP) – The Westmoreland County coroner says a 17-year-old girl found dead on the day she was supposed to graduate from high ...



Funeral home founder grew with city  Tribune-Review

Frank Gigler opened his funeral home in 1959, the same year Lower Burrell became a city. That started Mr. Gigler and Lower Burrell on parallel courses of ...



Alle-Kiski Valley high school notebook: Highlands' Cochran honors friend  Tribune-Review

Luke Cochran played a lot of basketball with Eli Bussotti growing up, and after his friend's death this fall, he thought of an appropriate way he could honor him on ...



Liotta resigns as Colonials' head football coach | Local  Uniontown Herald Standard

Shawn Liotta resigned Monday night as head football coach at Albert Gallatin.



High school scores for Dec. 8, 2018  Tribune-Review

High schools Basketball Boys WPIAL Saturday's results Aquinas Academy tournament Championship Aquinas Academy 82, Cornerstone Prep 72 Consolation ...



Burrell honors sports heavyweight Butch Liput with scholarship  Tribune-Review

It wasn't a routine 80th birthday party for Lower Burrell resident John 'Butch' Liput. Family and other well-wishers back on Jan. 6 announced that a scholarship ...



New Kensington officer Brian Shaw's killing evokes memories, heartache  Tribune-Review

Paige Barckhoff looked across her front lawn, waved and smiled at the police officer starting up his Ford pickup and departing for work. 'There goes Brian,' she ...



High school scores, schedules for Dec. 7, 2018  Tribune-Review

High schools Basketball Boys Friday's results Aquinas Academy tournament Aquinas Academy 72, Neighborhood Academy 68 Cornerstone Prep 72, First ...



'Wonderful' Lower Burrell woman killed in Tennessee church mission crash  Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

A 23-year-old Lower Burrell woman died this week of injuries she suffered in a vehicle accident in Tennessee on July 1 while on a church mission.



JOHN ROBUCK  Ellwood City Ledger

John Robuck, age 93, of Arnold, died Wednesday, December 26, 2018, in VA Hospital H.J. Heinz Campus, Pittsburgh. He was born in Ellwood City on April 17, ...



Former Lower Burrell priest charged with sexual abuse  Tribune-Review

A former pastor at St. Margaret Mary Church in Lower Burrell is charged with sexually assaulting a 10-year-old boy. The state Attorney General's office on ...



Former Lower Burrell swim coach pleads guilty to having sexual relationship with student  WPXI Pittsburgh

LOWER BURRELL, Pa. - A former assistant swim coach at a Westmoreland County high school pleaded guilty to charges including indecent assault and ...



PIAA football playoffs: 30 years in 30 days — Penn Hills, Farrell earn titles in '95  Tribune-Review

The PIAA had been hosting state playoffs in all but one fall high school sport since 1976. Soccer, volleyball, tennis, golf, cross country and field hockey all ...



Upper Burrell man receives liver donation from daughter  Tribune-Review

Kelsey McHenry followed in the footsteps of her father, Patrick McHenry, a former Valley High School teacher, assistant football coach and track coach.



3 charged with selling heroin that killed Lower Burrell woman  Tribune-Review

John Donati has waited for more than a year to hear that police found the people who allegedly sold a powerful heroin mix that killed his daughter, Christina Ann ...



Gorman: Slain New Kensington officer was son of Alle-Kiski Valley  Tribune-Review

Teenage boys stood in solemn silence along Leechburg Road as the funeral procession passed, a seemingly endless parade of police vehicles flashing ...



Alle-Kiski Valley notebook: Highlands, Knoch headed for showdown  Tribune-Review

Highlands and Knoch have WPIAL boys basketball playoff berths in hand, but their Section 1-4A championship remains up for grabs. That could get determined ...



Lower Burrell native returns to his roots after modeling around the world  Tribune-Review

Mark Peconi's modeling career, launched when he was a teen, took him from Pittsburgh, to New York, to Europe and California. Now 56, he has settled in Lower ...



Burrell teacher wins prestigious Milken Foundation Award  Tribune-Review

Ninth-grade English teacher Meghan Nese thought she would leave Burrell High School's assembly on Tuesday with a better grasp on the state of education in ...



Memories of slain Lower Burrell officer Kotecki endure  Tribune-Review

There are 8760 hours in one year. And for Richard and Elizabeth 'Dolly' Kotecki, life suddenly switched to one hour at a time one short year ago. 'We've been ...



Authorities go after alleged Lower Burrell drug trafficker's assets  Tribune-Review

The federal and state governments are seeking assets from an alleged drug trafficker accused of having cocaine and weapons in his Lower Burrell home.



Lower Burrell trainer helps dogs learn to be good city dwellers  Tribune-Review

When Lower Burrell couple Dick and Elaine Edder's dog was having trouble socializing with other dogs and people, they turned to something they knew would ...



Longtime Lower Burrell Flyers coach honored for 39 years of service in the organization  Tribune-Review

It was a family affair. Saturday was the last home game at Flyers Field in Lower Burrell for longtime Flyers youth football team coach John 'Butch' Nowikowski, ...



Lower Burrell man nabbed in burglary spree  Tribune-Review

Police on Thursday arrested a Lower Burrell man wanted in a spree of burglaries in Allegheny County that netted thousands of dollars of merchandise that he ...



Veterans Day events in Western Pa. scheduled throughout the week  Tribune-Review

Flags mark the graves of veterans, at the Woodlawn Cemetary of Denmark Manor in Penn Township, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Flag Day marks the day on ...



Lower Burrell woman who helped police officer's killer hide gets probation  Tribune-Review

A Lower Burrell woman was sentenced Monday to two years' probation for helping fugitive Charlie Post elude capture in the days before he killed Lower Burrell ...



Penn Hills knocks off 2-time defending state champion Archbishop Wood, earns trip to Hershey  Tribune-Review

Jon LeDonne looked over his shoulder at the scoreboard one final time as his players celebrated around him. andquot;I don't know if I have time to enjoy it right ...



Segregation in Pittsburgh-area schools an enduring issue  Tribune-Review

He didn't think much about it then, but Wyatt Schueler rarely saw a person who was not white during the eight years he attended Catholic school in Pittsburgh's ...



Puppy, pals come to rescue of Lower Burrell firefighters  Tribune-Review

Chris Felack hugs his new German shepherd, 'Elbee,' after Lower Burrell firefighter Jeff Decola presented it to him as a surprise at the Lower Burrell Fire Co. No.



PIAA Class 5A championship breakdown: Penn Hills vs. Manheim Central  Tribune-Review

PIAA Class 5A championship Penn Hills (15-0) vs. Manheim Central (15-0) 7 p.m. Friday, Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey On the air: PCN Coaches: Jon ...



Alle-Kiski schools present personalized takes on classic musicals  Tribune-Review

High school musicals are in full bloom across the Alle-Kiski Valley. Favorite characters from Rydell High are featured, as Burrell showcases the classic musical ...



Alle-Kiski Valley high-school musicals: Riverview; Burrell; Plum; Deer Lakes; Ford City  Tribune-Review

Whether it's New York City or River City, the upcoming slate of high-school musicals aim to transport audiences to another time and place. Among destinations of ...



Baseball at New Kensington campus to return in fall  Penn State News

After a seven-year hiatus, baseball returns to Penn State New Kensington under the direction of new head coach Jim Perry. The team will operate as a club team ...



High school scores, summaries and schedules: March 10, 2018  Tribune-Review

High schools Basketball Boys PIAA playoffs Class 6A First round Saturday's results Abington 61, Harrisburg 57 Allderdice 63, Mt. Lebanon 54 Central Bucks ...



Honoring the Alle-Kiski Valley's veterans started Friday, continues Saturday  Tribune-Review

With words, poetry and song, Alle-Kiski Valley residents began gathering Friday to honor the area's veterans in advance of Veterans Day today. Among the ...



High school scores, summaries and schedules: March 9, 2018  Tribune-Review

High schools Basketball Boys PIAA playoffs Class 6A First round Saturday's schedule Abington (22-5) vs. Harrisburg (17-3) at Cheltenham, 4 p.m.; Northampton ...



Franklin Regional bowlers capture 1st WPIBL championship  Tribune-Review

When Franklin Regional senior anchor Kyle Wilkinson found out his Panthers finished second and moved onto the Western Pa. Interscholastic Bowling League's ...



Lifesaving neurosurgeon inspires career in medicine  Tribune-Review

Michael Fazzini woke up at 4:30 a.m. to get ready for his first day on the job. He was nervous. So nervous, that on the drive in, he prayed nothing would happen ...



Selling holiday trees good for W. Pa. family businesses  Tribune-Review

Amanda Coscarelli of Lower Burrell grew up with an artificial Christmas tree each season. Her boyfriend, Travis Eiler of West Deer, always had a *fresh* cut tree ...



20 years ago, Storm of Century dropped record 24.5-inch snowfall on Valley  Tribune-Review

Brad James remembers riding around the empty, snow-covered streets of Tarentum in a high-loader, 20 years ago this week. It was hours after the 'Storm of the ...



Troop Finishes Eagle Scout Project for Dead Teen  ABC News

Noah Cornuet was a gentle giant and the ultimate Boy Scout.



Pittsburgh Diocese plan makes 57 parishes out of 188  Tribune-Review

About 80 percent of the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh's 200 priests will be assigned to different churches starting in October, part of the six-county diocese's ...



New Kensington THON team continues fundraising efforts  Penn State News

With THON weekend only a month away, the Penn State New Kensington team is still fundraising to meet its campus goal.



New Kensington business students count the compliments at PwC competition  Penn State News

Like Shakespeare's Hamlet in Elsinore Castle in Denmark, a team of business students from Penn State New Kensington faced a conundrum Oct. 26 at the ...



'The Toxic Avenger' opens three-night run Nov. 19 in Forum Theatre  Penn State News

With lines, lyrics, dance steps and timing perfected, the cast of Penn State New Kensington's musical comedy, "The Toxic Avenger," is ready for the opening of a ...



New Kensington orientation leaders committed to helping new students  Penn State News

First-year students at Penn State New Kensington have a wealth of resources at their disposal as they take the helm of their academic careers and navigate the ...



Fall production of 'Footloose: The Musical' in rehearsal at New Kensington  Penn State News

There will be dancing in the streets but not by Martha and the Vandellas or David Bowie and Mick Jagger. The dancing will be done by the cast of Penn State ...



Summers in Boyertown mean American Legion baseball: Going Deep  Patriot-News

As summer destinations go, Boyertown would rate somewhere between the south of France and Flint, Mich. Not that the 4,000 or so peaceful patrons of this ...



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