Andree marks 23 years at top post
CRANBERRY TWP — There were only two traffic lights in the township when township manager Jerry Andree came here in 1991, and the population was half of what it is now.
Church set to host dress sale
CRANBERRY TWP — Shopping for a wedding or prom dress can be time consuming and expensive. But a church in Cranberry Township is hosting a dress sale that may help alleviate some of the shopping stress.
Contracts awarded for project
CRANBERRY TWP — The board of supervisors Thursday night awarded four bids totaling more than $3 million for a project to renovate the municipal building on Rochester Road.
Court denies appeal by Orie
PITTSBURGH — A three-judge state Superior Court panel has rejected former Republican state Sen. Jane Orie’s appeal of her conviction and prison sentence for campaign corruption and for introducing forged evidence.
New CrossFit facility opens
CRANBERRY TWP — A common view of working out may include lifting weights or waiting for a treadmill to open up. But a new training facility which uses no machines has people forgetting about late night snacks as they notice results.
Mars students give class mixed reviews
ADAMS TWP — Physics teacher Janet Adams strolled among the hard-at-work students in her classroom at Mars High School, but instead of giving a lecture on Kepler’s laws of planetary motion, Adams helped the students with their homework.
SV board honors student volunteer
JACKSON TWP — The Seneca Valley School Board Monday night honored a middle school student who’s being recognized for outstanding volunteer service.
Parents hold the key
ADAMS TWP — Parents can prepare preschoolers for their first school year in many easy and fun ways.
CRANBERRY TWP — The township supervisors Thursday night officially approved a $64.8 million plan to upgrade the Brush Creek sewage treatment plant.
Vo-tech visits students
Colby Schaeffer, a culinary arts student, demonstrates how to make a crepe Friday at Mars Middle School. The Butler County Vocational Technical School set up information tables at the school in a pilot program to raise awareness among eighth-graders. If the program results in increased enrollment at the vo-tech, it might be expanded to other districts.