Butler County Newswire

Butler County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Butler County, PA.

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  1. Butler residents band together to fight opioid epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WPXI

    ... force's numbers. Last year, more than 50 people died of an overdose, and Narcan was administered 150 times in Butler County alone. The group in Butler isn't just talking, they're taking action by starting a new community watch. Each neighborhood ...

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  2. Farmers meet to highlight problemsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Butler Eagle

    ... to their way of life. "A lot of people don't know where their food comes from," Larry Voll, president of the Butler County chapter of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau. Though agencies like the Farm Bureau have mobile science labs and programs that ...

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  3. Parents were high on heroin before crashing on I-79 with baby in car, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | WPXI

    ... was hurt." The couple lives in Rochester Beaver County, and police said it's not clear what they were doing in Butler County.

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  4. Pet CauseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Pittsburgh City Paper

    ... cats would stand around or run across the pile of dead animals," says Urmann. "It was surreal." Urmann, of Butler County, had worked as an animal-control officer since 2004. But even she can't help tearing up when she talks about watching a cat die ...

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  5. As media retreat, municipalities must report on themselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... good, bad or indifferent. Here in Cranberry Township, for example, the Post-Gazette has largely withdrawn from Butler County coverage. The Tribune-Review has ended its print edition that formerly served our community. TV stations focus mainly on ...

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  6. Washington School District takes advantage of free water-testing program to check lead levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | O-R Online

    ... concerns about lead levels in drinking water in schools and the recent controversy over lead in the water of a Butler County elementary school, recently took advantage of a free lead-testing program offered by Healthy Schools PA. Dr. Roberta ...

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  7. Wintertime phone scams can cost residents thousands of dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | WPXI

    ... Islamov's story, and said the same thing happened to him when he worked as a manager of a flower shop in Butler County. Kristofer Phillips believed the call was real, and went to tell the business owner she needed to pay. "When she came in I was ...

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  8. Lifesteps Alzheimer's Support Group MeetingRead the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | Butler Eagle

    Location: Lifesteps Butler County Program Center - 383 New Castle Road, Butler, PA - Pennsylvania Time: 3:30PM-5:00PM Lifesteps' Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group is a free service open to the community that meets monthly to assist families as they handle the challenges of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's. The group provides opportunities for socialization, education, and information-sharing.

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  9. Freeport School District might raise taxesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | Butler Eagle

    Board president Dan Lucovich said in an interview the preliminary budget's inclusion of a 3.9 percent tax hike in Buffalo Township and a 4.9 percent hike in Freeport and South Buffalo was done strictly to secure state approval to exceed its mandated cap on tax hikes. Without that state approval, the district would be limited to increases of 2.3 percent in Butler County and 3.3 percent in Armstrong County.

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  10. Crazy People Are DangerousRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | The Other McCain

    ... testicles in a makeshift surgical laboratory in the couple's filthy, unheated mobile home in Marion Township, Butler County, according to trial testimony. . . . She was sentenced in April 2008 to 21 to 60 months in jail followed by two years of ...

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  11. She-Male Who Killed "Husband" During Botched Castration...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Right Wing News

    ... In February 2001, Felbaum botched a castration on [his] husband, James, at their home in Marion Township, Butler County, about an hour's drive north of Pittsburgh, the Associated Press reported. Authorities alleged that James Felbaum choked to death ...

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  12. Pa. transgender ex-con arrested after allegedly threatening to shoot judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Philly.com

    ... 2001, Felbaum had botched a castration on her husband, James, at their mobile home in Marion Township, Butler County, about an hour's drive north of Pittsburgh, the Associated Press had reported. Authorities alleged that James Felbaum choked to ...

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  13. Federal lawsuit takes legal action against Butler Area SD over lead in water supplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | WPXI

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. BUTLER COUNTY, Pa. - Two law firms joined together Monday to announce a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of one student against the ...

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  14. Fire destroys mobile home near Venango-Butler County line.Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | Butler Eagle

    ... noticed smoke around the edge of the roof of the singlewide trailer with an addition, about two miles north of Butler County. He grabbed a fire extinguisher, hoping to make quick work of the blaze. But he abandoned his plan when he got to the door. ...

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  15. Fatal accident victim identified as Cameron AshtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Butler Eagle

    ... High School. He and the driver of the vehicle, also 16 and a student at Knoch, were returning from classes at Butler County Vocational-Technical School when the crash occurred.

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  16. Lifesteps Alzheimer's Support Group MeetingRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Butler Eagle

    Location: Lifesteps Butler County Program Center - 383 New Castle Road, Butler, PA - Pennsylvania Time: 3:30PM-5:00PM Lifesteps' Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group is a free service open to the community that meets monthly to assist families as they handle the challenges of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's. The group provides opportunities for socialization, education, and information-sharing.

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  17. Pennsylvania school closed for new water concern: E. coliRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | O-R Online

    ... used to supply the school. That's why they've closed the school from Tuesday through Friday for more testing. Butler County District Attorney Richard Goldinger has asked the state police to investigate whether district officials should be criminally ...

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  18. Lifesteps Free Child Development ScreeningRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 29 | Butler Eagle

    Location: Lifesteps Butler County Program Center - 383 New Castle Road, Butler , PA - Pennsylvania Time: 12:00AM-12:00AM Lifesteps is offering a FREE Child Check screening service for all children from birth to five years of age. The screening looks at the child's development in the areas of talking, playing, seeing, hearing, moving and thinking.

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  19. Deer processors, WCOs note successful seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | Butler Eagle

    ... reported business was average or better than usual this deer season. JUSTIN GUIDO/BUTLER EAGLE Northern Butler County Wildlife Conservation Officer Chip Brunst said deer harvest numbers won't be out until April, but he has other ways of measuring ...

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  20. DA: Police to review who knew about school's lead problemRead the original story

    Friday Jan 27 | Pocono Record

    ... , but district emails suggest Lumley knew or should have known about the continuing problem in September. Butler County District Attorney Richard Goldinger wants to know whether anybody's criminally liable.

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