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  1. Polling place selfies OK in NovemberSeptember 20, 2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Butler Eagle

    County commissioners at their Wednesday meeting approved a measure that now allows voters to use their cell phones at their polling places. "If someone wants to take a selfie while voting ..." Brewer said in explaining her request that the commissioners reverse the rule, "welcome to 2018."


  2. Infrastructure bank to seek $8.8M bank loan September 19, 2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Butler Eagle

    The bulk of the first round of loan capital would pay for an underpass to relieve traffic on Route 228 in Cranberry Township. The county's new infrastructure bank has been given the green light to seek an $8.8 million bank loan to finance projects in four municipalities.


  3. Officials say no formal complaints filed about Mars student sectionSeptember 17, 2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Butler Eagle

    Despite some criticism of Mars fans during Friday's football game with Penn Hills, officials from the districts and the athletic league said Monday that no formal complaints have been lodged. Social media posts on both Facebook and Twitter, as well as calls to local talk radio stations on Monday called into question the America theme night used by the Mars student section.


  4. Falling trees knocking out power as rain continues to fallSeptember 9, 2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | Butler Eagle

    Power outages caused by downed wires and utility poles are affecting 300 West Penn customers in Butler County, including 170 in Renfrew. There are other outages across Butler County with the most significant, aside from Renfrew, being in Mars, which is listed at between 21-100 customers.


  5. Girl bumped by car on Center Avenue is OKAugust 26, 2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 26 | Butler Eagle

    A trip with siblings on Sunday evening to get some goodies at the Sheetz on Center Avenue could have turned out a lot worse. Officer David Tedeski said township police units, fearing the worst, sped to the scene at 1117 Center Avenue around 6:30 p.m. when they heard a 6-year-old girl had been hit by a car near the convenience store.


  6. Some Woodlands residents get settlement. Water woes continue.July 11, 2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Butler Eagle

    While eight property owners in the low-income, rural Woodlands neighborhood shared a $158,875 settlement from Rex Energy, dozens more continue to buy water without the help of settlement funds. Rex Energy in April settled with the eight property owners who sued after losing their water supply eight years ago when several wells were fracked nearby, In a statement, a Rex Energy spokesperson said "While we cannot comment on the settlement, Rex Energy continues to deny any wrongdoing related to this matter."


  7. $5 fee to augment transportation funds July 9, 2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Butler Eagle

    Butler County commissioners on July 18 will vote on a measure to add $5 to the vehicle registrations of almost every county resident. But that increase could lead to state and federal dollars that would allow multiple road and bridge improvements throughout the county, including the completion of the Route 228 improvement project.


  8. Traffic signal at Route 8 and Mercer Road taken down by vehicle accidentJuly 4, 2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | Butler Eagle

    For the second time in a few weeks, the traffic signal at Route 8 and Mercer Road was taken out by a vehicle accident. Barbara Kubala, a clerk at the Red Apple gas station at the intersection, was working outside around the corner of the building a little after 10 a.m. on Wednesday when she heard a loud bang, which she said was a pickup truck hauling old shingles in a utility trailer smashing into a telephone pole at the intersection.


  9. Commissioners' vote split on new EMS radiosJune 27, 2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Butler Eagle

    The county will still pay 75 percent of the $4 million cost for the various radios local emergency responders will use when the new 911 system is up and running, but one commissioner thinks more discussion is necessary regarding whether the county should make the contribution to for-profit services. The county commissioners voted 2-1 at their Wednesday meeting to pay three-quarters of the cost for the radios, with Kevin Boozel dissenting.


  10. Man hospitalized after motorcycle crashJune 19, 2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Butler Eagle

    A motorcyclist has been hospitalized after he slammed into the side of an SUV around 2 p.m. on Route 8. Police say a 77-year-old Mars woman meant to turn into Diehl Automotive for service, but instead pulled in front of a 70-year-old Valencia man who was driving a motorcycle. Nathan Bottiger graduated with a degree in journalism in 2015 from Pitt-Johnstown.


  11. Teachers vote to approve new contractJune 13, 2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | Butler Eagle

    The teacher's voted on Wednesday to accept the contract issued earlier this month by a three-person non-binding arbitration panel. The stalemate between the South Butler School District and its teachers is over.


  12. Found in a middle school parking lot, man pleads in drug caseJune 8, 2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Butler Eagle

    After being found slumped over in the driver's seat of a car full of narcotics and other contraband at a Mars Middle School parking lot, a Pittsburgh man pleaded guilty to drug distribution and driving under the influence Tuesday. Max Glazer, 26, pleaded guilty to felony possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and misdemeanor DUI controlled substance before Judge William Shaffer.


  13. Arbitrators come to South Butler School District decisionJune 6, 2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Butler Eagle

    The three members of the South Butler School District nonbinding arbitration panel have voted to approve the agreement they created after hearing both sides' arguments and considering two previous fact-finding reports. The teachers have been working under their old contract for four years as the two sides have battled over wage increases and other issues and endured a teachers strike from March 15 to April 3 before moving to the next step, a nonbinding arbitration panel.


  14. Two-vehicle accident sends 1 man to hospitalJune 1, 2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Butler Eagle

    One man was injured on Friday morning when he pulled his GMC Denali pickup truck out in front of a Volkswagon Passat traveling north on Ekastown Road in Buffalo Township. The unnamed man was attempting to cross Ekastown Road from the east side of Elliot Road to the west side when the Passat struck him and flipped the Denali onto its side, said Buffalo Township Police Chief Tim Derringer.


  15. Governor announces attack on potholesMay 31, 2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | Butler Eagle

    An attack on the potholes that plague Pennsylvania motorists was announced yesterday by Governor Tom Wolf and Leslie Richards, the state Department of Transportation secretary. The Governor directed PennDOT to dedicate as many resources as possible to pothole and pavement repairs, a news release from Wolf's office said.


  16. South Butler Board and teachers to meet tonightMay 21, 2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Butler Eagle

    The South Butler School Board and its teachers union will once again try to agree to a new contract - this time through nonbinding arbitration scheduled for this evening. District solicitor Tom Breth said the panel will be made up of attorney Tom King representing the school board, UniServ representative Pat Andrekovich for the teachers and Pittsburgh attorney David Breen, who is a state-certified arbitrator.


  17. Gas prices going higherMay 16, 2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Butler Eagle

    Of the eight Butler Counties in the United States, the one locals call home has the highest gas prices by a significant margin. Enter the county that produced the Jeep and "Night of the Living Dead", where motorists dig much deeper for a gallon of fuel.


  18. Transit authority announces budget to add new route to to PittsburghMay 16, 2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Butler Eagle

    County officials and longtime passengers shared a ride to Pittsburgh on Thursday morning aboard a Butler Transit Authority bus so the riders could share their concerns about the Pittsburgh route, which the authority took over in December from a local bus company. At the board's Tuesday meeting, Butler County Transit Authority director John Paul announced that the budget to add the route to Pittsburgh from Butler to Route 68 and down Route 19 will be an estimated $365,000.


  19. Mars outline plans to address diversity and bullying issuesMay 14, 2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | Butler Eagle

    After hearing from concerned students and parents in recent weeks, officials in the Mars School District are outlining plans to address diversity and bullying issues in the district. According to a release from the district, a confidential safety hotline will begin operation Tuesday.


  20. Winfield Volunteer Fire Department ending serviceMay 14, 2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | Butler Eagle

    Winfield firefighter Seth Heller puts out one of the last hot spots at the scene of a garage fire in Winfield Twp. in 2015.


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