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John W. Downey, 83, Warren, PA., died Friday morning, March 7, 2014 after an illness of the past year and a half.
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Safety concerns raised after girl hit, killed by truck outside middle school
Students in the McKeesport Area School District are mourning the death of a 14-year-old girl who died Thursday night after she was hit by a dump truck earlier in the day outside her school.
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Girl dies after being hit by truck outside school
"I wrote a message saying I hope she rests in peace with her dad," Alyson Higdon's friend said Friday in McKeesport.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Road salt shortage critical in McKeesport
A shortage of road salt in southwestern Pennsylvania has caused a state of emergency in McKeesport and slowed Pittsburgh's ability to treat some of its less-traveled roads.
Serious salt shortages
The city of McKeesport declared a state of emergency as drivers were dealing with slick conditions on icy, snow-covered roads Monday morning after a weekend snowstorm.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Employees sue UPMC over security breach
Two UPMC McKeesport Hospital employees have sued their employer, claiming the hospital and corporate parent failed to protect the personal security information of its workers.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The Medina Gazette
Florence E. Stacey
Florence was born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania and graduated from McKeesport Hospital School of Nursing in 1940.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Scammers Target Online Rental Ads, Undercut Price With Fake Ad
A fabulous loft downtown, a home in the suburbs, a luxury townhouse on the slopes - what do these locations all have in common? "They have listed this place and people fall for it because everyone wants to get a good deal in the rental market," said Alex Deacon.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The York Daily Record
Pa. heroin addict to trial in mom's hammer death
A western Pennsylvania heroin addict has been ordered to stand trial on charges she murdered her mother by hitting the woman with a hammer and strangling her after the victim refused to let the suspect borrow her car to go and buy drugs.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Daughter strangled mom - so she didn't have to suffer' after beating her with hammer
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LT Supers Open Bids for Phase III Sewage Project
Two bids were received. C&R Directional Boring Inc. of Clearfield bid $24,966 and Glenn Johnston Inc. of McKeesport bid $65,208.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Armored truck guard killer sentenced: Life in prison, no parole
A former armored truck guard who killed his co-worker, stole $2.3 million and holed up in a Florida beach house with drugs and hookers is scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday in an Allegheny County courtroom.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Getting to know David Sam, president of Germanna Community College
Where you grew up and went to high school: I was born in McKeesport, Pa., a suburb of Pittsburgh, and lived there until I was 11. It was a neighborhood with parents who were mostly themselves the children of immigrants.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
The Unaffordable Care Act
The workers at Simonetta's Body Shop in McKeesport, PA, found out that the Affordable Care Act insurance plans aren't affordable.