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Evans City Memorial Day returns to great reception
JACKSON TWP — Although it had been years since the Evan City Cemetery hosted a Memorial Day service, the area was populated with people paying their respects on...
Chicora honors veterans with Memorial Day Parade
CHICORA — Dozens of men and women from Butler County who have served our nation overseas descended on Chicora on Memorial Day, May 27, for the town’s annual Mem...
Cranberry Township commemorates veterans
Cranberry Township held a ceremony Sunday, May 26, in honor of Memorial Day at the Veterans Memorial in North Boundary Park. The ceremony is presented by the Ve...
Freeport-area chapel honors longtime community member
WINFIELD TWP — Charles Early had many titles in his 102 years of life, from Buffalo Township Auditor to Freeport School District school board member to “dad,” b...
PHOTOS: Flags placed to honor fallen veterans
Members of the American Legion Post 117, their children and other volunteers met May 18 to place flags at the graves of veterans during a flag planting event at...
Evans City Memorial Day returns to great reception
Evans City Memorial Da...
Chicora honors veterans with Memorial Day Parade
Chicora honors veteran...
Cranberry Township commemorates veterans
Cranberry Township com...
Freeport-area chapel honors longtime community member
Freeport-area chapel h...
PHOTOS: Flags placed to honor fallen veterans
PHOTOS: Flags placed t...
Top Headlines
Few people are more dedicated to the cause of raising money for cancer research, programs and services than Butler native Toni Grupp, who has organized Butler County’s an...
May 28, 2024 Community
Cranberry Township held a ceremony Sunday, May 26, in honor of Memorial Day at the Veterans Memorial in North Boundary Park. The ceremony is presented by the Veterans of ...
May 26, 2024 Local News
WINFIELD TWP — Charles Early had many titles in his 102 years of life, from Buffalo Township Auditor to Freeport School District school board member to “dad,” but his tim...
May 26, 2024 Local News
Dog owners rejoiced as Jade’s Dog Park in Butler reopened for business Saturday, May 25 after more than a month of renovations, including fence repair and landscaping, wh...
May 27, 2024 Community
WILLIAM FREDRICK WINTERS Maj. William Fredrick Winters was a member of the U.S. Army 25th Infantry division and had 26 years of service when he began his last tour o...
May 25, 2024 Military News
News
The Butler County Memorial Day Parade kicked off at 10:40 a.m. Monday on Main Street in Butler. The parade was followed by a ceremony in Diamond Park. ...
May 28, 2024 Local News
JACKSON TWP — The melody from Tim Workley’s guitar floated inside the Historic Harmony barn as the crowd joined him during his cover of the Mamas and the Papas “Californi...
May 27, 2024 Local News
MIDDLESEX TWP — A motorcycle rider was taken to a hospital on Monday afternoon, May 27, after a crash on Glade Mill Road. The incident was first reported shortly after 5 ...
May 27, 2024 Local News
The bird were chirping, the leaves softly blowing, and the sun shining over the first Butler City Farmers Market of the 2024 season on Saturday morning, May 25. As in ye...
May 26, 2024 Local News
PROSPECT — Military organizations, first responders, a marching band, Boy Scouts and local businesses joined a parade Saturday down Main Street to help the borough honor ...
May 25, 2024 Local News
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Community
The Glade Run Lake Conservancy held a community clean-up day for the eponymous lake in Mid...
Today's Verse
Chuckle of the Day
 
The Oak Hills Garden Club will hold its annual Plant Sale & Garden Themed Basket Raffle fr...
May 25, 2024
The Courtyard Treasures Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 30 and 31 at the Butle...
May 25, 2024
Spies hoped to disrupt region’s industrial production
May 25, 2024
Senior centers at Butler, Chicora, Cranberry Township, Evans City, Mars, Slippery Rock, Mo...
May 25, 2024
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Sports
SHIPPENSBURG — For over 56 years, Slippery Rock High's rifle team stood as the only squad ...
 
Krendale Golf Course enjoying significant anniversary season
May 28, 2024
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Josef Newgarden once again brought his victorious Team Penske car to a...
May 28, 2024
Butler senior cruises in 3,200; Other county athletes place at PIAA meet
May 28, 2024
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Christopher Bell finally has a big win to put on his resume — even if...
May 28, 2024
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Editorial
After I questioned Israel's endgame in Gaza in my previous column, a reader asked, "Do you know what President Joe Biden's endgame is in Ukraine?" Tha...
May 28, 2024 Other Voices
Back in December, in this very spot in the paper, a piece warned there may soon come a day when we go to turn on the water tap or flip on a light or ...
May 28, 2024 Our Opinion
May 28, 2024 Cartoons
WASHINGTON — The testimony in Donald Trump's New York hush money trial is all wrapped up after more than four weeks and nearly two dozen witnesses, me...
May 27, 2024 Editorial
For more than 150 years, Americans have set aside a day in May to honor those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces. In the late 1860s, Decoration Day w...
May 25, 2024 Our Opinion
Business
ATLANTA — A record was broken ahead of the Memorial Day weekend for the number of airline travelers screened at U.S. airports, the Transportation Secu...
May 27, 2024 National News
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks rose Friday in a bounce back from Wall Street’s worst day since April. The S&P 500 gained 36.88 points, or 0.7%, to 5,304.72 an...
May 25, 2024 Business
Van Leeuwen Ice Cream usually draws customers with gourmet takes on classics like vanilla and pistachio. But occasionally, the artisanal ice cream mak...
May 25, 2024 Business
Steel producer Cleveland-Cliffs, which has a presence in Butler County, has announced new greenhouse gas emission reduction targets. The company said ...
May 25, 2024 Business
A Friday report issued by Butler Health System says it sustained a smaller financial loss as compared to what was recorded over the same period last y...
May 25, 2024 Health
Weekend Entertainment
Butler Township will host the second “Guys who Grill” event benefiting the Butler Golden Tornado Scholastic Foundation from 5 to 8 p.m. June 22 at Preston Park. The event...
May 23, 2024 Weekend Entertainment
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Arts & Entertainment
MANCHESTER, England — Nicki Minaj's concert in Manchester scheduled for Saturday night was postponed after police in the Netherlands discovered marijuana in her bags as s...
May 28, 2024 People
NEW YORK — Richard M. Sherman, one half of the prolific, award-winning pair of brothers who helped form millions of childhoods by penning the instantly memorable songs fo...
May 27, 2024 Arts & Entertainment
NEW YORK — Richard M. Sherman, one half of the prolific, award-winning pair of brothers who helped form millions of childhoods by penning the instantly memorable songs fo...
May 26, 2024 Arts & Entertainment
Corona Borealis, a Latin name that translates to “Northern Crown,” has always been one of my favorite constellations. It’s small but distinct and bright enough to see eve...
May 25, 2024 Starwatch
At the beginning of “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga,” we are introduced to a kick-ass woman who rides a horse, then a motorbike, nails a few bad guys with sharpshooting finesse ...
May 25, 2024 Reviews
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Special Sections
A list of local pools and their summertime hours
May 22, 2024 Special Sections
Camp Alameda Butler’s Alameda Park hosts Camp Alameda on weekdays from June 10 through Aug. 9. During sessions, Camp Alameda is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with late ...
May 22, 2024 Special Sections
As summer returns, live music will be available at area parks and other venues. Here are a few local places and events where people can catch live music. Foodie Fridays L...
May 22, 2024 Special Sections
Knoch soccer, SR baseball teach game to beginners
May 22, 2024 Special Sections
Alameda Park Soccer Shots — A youth soccer class takes place every Friday throughout the summer from June 7 through Aug. 2, from 5 to 8 p.m. Active, on-field parenta...
May 22, 2024 Special Sections
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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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