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Biden vows support for steel industry during Pittsburgh visit
PITTSBURGH — When President Joe Biden visited the headquarters of the United Steelworkers union in downtown Pittsburgh on Wednesday afternoon he touted his admi...
BC3 votes again to reject support staff wage increases
Third-party report recommended raises
Asservo Project gives Cranberry Township presentation on human trafficking
CRANBERRY TWP — Today, through human trafficking, 5.4 out of every 1,000 people in the world are victims of slavery, and no corner of the world is left untouche...
Knoch’s Fraser out-pitches Freeport’s Selker in 1-0 win
JEFFERSON TWP — It was a pitcher’s duel in the truest sense. Knoch hurler Marlee Fraser allowed just a pair of hits in a complete game effort at home against ne...
Biden vows support for steel industry during Pittsburgh visit
Biden vows support for...
Bridges Health consortium sues Aetna for breach of contract
Bridges Health consort...
BC3 votes again to reject support staff wage increases
BC3 votes again to rej...
Asservo Project gives Cranberry Township presentation on human trafficking
Asservo Project gives ...
Knoch’s Fraser out-pitches Freeport’s Selker in 1-0 win
Knoch’s Fraser out-pit...
Top Headlines
Passover is holiday for Jewish people to celebrate their freedom, reflect on the religion and celebrate their heritage and history, but the Pennsylvania primary election ...
April 18, 2024 Local News
The Butler County Drug Task Force charged three Butler residents with drug possession offenses Wednesday, April 17, after serving a search warrant Tuesday with members of...
April 18, 2024 Crime & Courts
EVANS CITY — Charges against a Pittsburgh man accused of raping an unconscious woman in Evans City were held for a higher court following a preliminary hearing Wednesday,...
April 18, 2024 Crime & Courts
EVANS CITY — A Slippery Rock man charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection to a fatal August 2022 collision involving two garbage trucks in Adams Township waive...
April 18, 2024 Crime & Courts
The Macoskey Center for Sustainability Education & Research at Slippery Rock University frequently hosts programs centered around environmental education and action, but ...
April 18, 2024 Local News
News
EVANS CITY — A man who had 50 animals seized from his Connoquenessing Township home saw dozens of charges added to the case against him following a preliminary hearing We...
April 18, 2024 Crime & Courts
The Harlem Wizards, a show basketball group based in New Jersey, visited Haine Elementary School during a school assembly on Wednesday, April 17, demonstrating basketball...
April 18, 2024 Education
Registered voters of Petrolia will vote at the Petrolia Volunteer Fire Hall for the primary election Tuesday, April 23, because of flooding at the Petrolia Borough Buildi...
April 18, 2024 Local News
A line of strong thunderstorms swept through the region Wednesday evening, April 17, causing minor damage. As of 9 p.m. Wednesday, residents made more than 30 calls repor...
April 17, 2024 Local News
Butler County and much of Western Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio and northern West Virginia are under a tornado watch until midnight, according to the National Weather Servic...
April 17, 2024 Local News
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Community
CRANBERRY TWP — A caring educator combined her position as a life skills teacher at Mars A...
Today's Verse
Chuckle of the Day
 
The Unionville Grange Hall, 150 N. Benbrook Road, Center Township, will hold an all-you-ca...
April 17, 2024
American Legion Post 683, 754 North Pike Road, Cabot, will hold a Rummage and Bake Sale fr...
April 17, 2024
SAXONBURG — The borough is in talks to potentially hand operational control of the Saxonbu...
April 16, 2024
Alexandra’s Light of Hope, a nonprofit dedicated to addressing addiction and mental health...
April 16, 2024
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Sports
BUTLER TWP — The weather broke ... and the smiles came out. Butler hosted its lone Unified...
 
KC grad Sherwin leads Thiel win GREENVILLE — Karns City graduate Cole Sherwin collect...
April 18, 2024
NEW YORK — Starling Marte hit his 150th career homer Wednesday, powering the New York Mets...
April 18, 2024
Following is the Butler Eagle Boys and Girls Track and Field Honor Roll, comprised of resu...
April 18, 2024
LAS VEGAS — Former football star and celebrity criminal defendant O.J. Simpson was cremate...
April 18, 2024
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Editorial
As America’s support for Ukraine hangs in the balance, so does its commitment to truth over lies, and its resolve to resist Russian disinformation. Th...
April 18, 2024 Other Voices
April 18, 2024 Cartoons
As a life skills teacher, Jordyn Wyllie understands how important it is for students to be independent and able to do things for themselves. As we lea...
April 18, 2024 Our Opinion
Billionaires and Bernie Sanders agree on at least one thing: They see a four-day workweek in America’s future. Hedge fund manager Steve Cohen is inves...
April 18, 2024 Other Voices
Are we back to fighting the Global War on Terror? The attack in a Moscow concert hall that killed 144 people last month should be a wake-up call to th...
April 17, 2024 Other Voices
Business
DETROIT — Tesla is asking shareholders to restore a $56 billion pay package for CEO Elon Musk that was rejected by a Delaware judge this year, and to ...
April 17, 2024 Business
DETROIT — A U.S. government investigation into unexpected automatic braking involving nearly 3 million Hondas is a step closer to a recall. The Nation...
April 17, 2024 Business
NEW YORK — Ford is recalling more than 456,000 Bronco Sport and Maverick vehicles due to a battery detection issue that can result in loss of drive po...
April 17, 2024 Business
Tesla BioHealing Wellness Hotel and Resort along with its Medical Center will be hosting its grand opening celebration on Saturday, April 20, 139 Pitt...
April 17, 2024 Business
The Armco Credit Union’s Mars branch, 1031 Aster Way in Adams Township, will host a series of free Lunch & Learn workshops for small business owners e...
April 17, 2024 Business
Weekend Entertainment
The Armstrong County Historical Museum and Genealogical Society is hosting an artisan festival and quilt show on May 4 at 300 N. McKean St. in Kittanning. The event, held...
April 18, 2024 Weekend Entertainment
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Arts & Entertainment
The Red Brick Gallery, 17 Main St., Foxburg, will open the 2024 exhibition season by featuring the work of painter Jason Floyd Lewis and wood artisan Mark DeWalt. The ex...
April 18, 2024 Weekend Entertainment
LONDON — Hugh Grant accepted “an enormous sum of money" to settle a lawsuit accusing The Sun tabloid of unlawfully tapping his phone, bugging his car and breaking into hi...
April 18, 2024 People
A few months ago, the Musical Theatre Guild of Butler announced on social media that, due to casting issues, the planned production of “The Bridges of Madison County” was...
April 18, 2024 Weekend Entertainment
SANTA ANA, Calif. — Visitors to Disney's California parks could one day walk through the snow-covered hamlet of Arendelle from “Frozen” or the bustling, critter-filled me...
April 17, 2024 National News
Participant, the activist film and television studio that has financed Oscar winners like “Spotlight” and socially conscious documentaries like “Food, Inc,” and “Waiting ...
April 17, 2024 Arts & Entertainment
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Special Sections
Taking care of a car is no different than taking care of a body. Like going to the doctor for a checkup, cars need maintenance to stay healthy. Alex Skander, owner of Ska...
April 16, 2024 Local News
CONNOQUENESSING TWP ­— David Carr spends a lot of time in his garage tinkering with his restored classic cars. That’s all right with his wife, Linda, because she’s often ...
April 16, 2024 Local News
Bill Raabe, of Connoquenessing Township, is a self-described “Ford guy,” which he attributes to his late grandfather, Francis Raabe, who owned a 1932 Ford three-window co...
April 16, 2024 Special Sections
As the cold air leaves and warm temperatures signal the arrival of summer, road trip season is officially upon us. According to the United States Department of Transporta...
April 16, 2024 Special Sections
Even before he started Echo Pines Equine, Steve Gilliland was acutely aware of the power of the bond between a horse and a human. Before retirement, Gilliland spent 38 ye...
April 15, 2024 Pennsylvania News
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Seeking Refuge
Every morning Irena Tkachenko starts her day the same way: by telephoning her relatives and friends in Ukraine to see if they are still OK. Tkachenko,...
February 24, 2023 Local News
Three young Ukrainian families who escaped their war-torn hometown of Kharkov think the American holiday of Thanksgiving is a good time to say they ca...
November 23, 2022 Local News
CRANBERRY TWP — Huge, steaming pots of homemade food and endless carafes of coffee and tea sustain 11 adults and children seeking refuge at the crowde...
July 16, 2022 Local News
When it comes to helping those in need, Butler County residents have proven their generosity again and again by donating amounts large and small strai...
June 20, 2022 Local News
Two young Ukrainian families are relieved to be watching the deer and chipmunks frolic on their hosts’ Cranberry Township lawn, and not wondering wher...
June 18, 2022 Local News
Digital Divide
HARRISBURG — In the coming years, Pennsylvania will receive more than $1 billion in federal funding to bring high-speed internet access to everyone in...
August 30, 2023 Pennsylvania News
The Biden administration on Monday continued its push toward internet-for-all by 2030, announcing about $667 million in new grants and loans to build ...
August 22, 2023 National News
STATE COLLEGE — Before Pennsylvania can spend an almost $1.2 billion windfall of federal funding for high-speed internet, it must figure out how to us...
July 18, 2023 Pennsylvania News
The Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority is asking for the public’s opinion until Friday, March 10 on two potential action plans for wider int...
February 27, 2023 Local News
CRANBERRY TWP — Pennsylvania is set to get a piece of $42.5 billion in federal money to help expand broadband internet access to underserved areas. On...
February 17, 2023 Business

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