Sunday May 12
Jeannette asks detectives to investigate $65,000 loss
The City of Jeannette Friday asked Westmoreland County detectives to investigate a Washington County contractor who accepted $65,000 in public money to build a recreation center and will not repay the money, said the city's attorney.
500 attend DEP hearing on Smith compressor station
About 500 people showed up Wednesday for a hearing held by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection on the planned expansion of a natural gas compression station in Smith Township.
Students trying to stomach new, healthier school lunch mandate
A new federal mandate trying to curb childhood obesity by restricting the number of calories allowed in school lunches has not only left students hungering for more food, but also had an unintended effect on school budgets and low-income youths.
Cross Creek looks to replace bridge
Cross Creek Township supervisors voted Tuesday to lease property that could clear the way for construction of a replacement for the small bridge that spans a creek leading to the municipal building.