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Small homes an alternative to nursing home for low-income seniors
Senior citizens who are Medicaid eligible will have the opportunity to live with a few roommates in a ranch-style home, while receiving the help and care they n...
Broad Street Elementary School families get an inside look at school activities
Earlier this week, parents of Broad Street Elementary School students toured a community garden space; a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM)...
Foodie Friday brings crowd to Downtown Butler
BUTLER — Butler Downtown hosted the first Foodie Friday of the summer at the 205 North Main Street parking lot, where hundreds of people gathered for the occasi...
Alameda’s Purple Playground being resurfaced for increased accessibility
The renovation of the Purple Playground at Alameda Park is nearly complete. The final phase of playground’s renovation, which has spanned the past few years, b...
Butler VA Health Care adds art to its doctor bag
It’s not just the body, but the spirit and soul of veterans that need tending, according to Karen Dunn, the health promotion & disease prevention program manage...
Small homes an alternative to nursing home for low-income seniors
Small homes an alterna...
Broad Street Elementary School families get an inside look at school activities
Broad Street Elementar...
Foodie Friday brings crowd to Downtown Butler
Foodie Friday brings c...
Alameda’s Purple Playground being resurfaced for increased accessibility
Alameda’s Purple Playg...
Butler VA Health Care adds art to its doctor bag
Butler VA Health Care ...
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When Franklin Township supervisors declined to provide $1,800 to the Prospect Borough/Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Department last week, a business owner offered to d...
May 21, 2022 Local News 0 Comments
Harrisville Borough residents approved the granting of liquor licenses by a relatively close margin during Tuesday’s primary. When asked if they approved of the granting ...
May 21, 2022 Local News 0 Comments
Every stall at the Butler City Farmers’ Market is scheduled to be filled by vendors this summer, and some sellers are even to be set up outside the South Chestnut Street ...
May 21, 2022 Local News 0 Comments
The failing oaks near the Saxonburg Museum at Roebling Park will be removed and the foundation beneath the museum will be repaired. Saxonburg Borough Council members vote...
May 21, 2022 Local News 0 Comments
CRANBERRY TWP — U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-16th, announced Thursday he submitted a request to help fund Cranberry’s largest infrastructure project using federal dollars. Kel...
May 21, 2022 Local News 0 Comments
Armco Credit Union presented Quality EMS with a $1,000 donation during EMS Week, which runs from May 15 to 21, to help the nonprofit organization kickstart a capital camp...
May 21, 2022 Business 0 Comments
News
CRANBERRY TWP — Leashed dogs will soon be allowed to enjoy some areas in Community Park following the success of a pilot program in North Boundary Park. Beginning June 1,...
May 21, 2022 Local News 0 Comments
CRANBERRY — One person was transported by helicopter from the scene of a crash involving a motorcycle and a vehicle Friday evening. The crash occurred around 5:30 p.m. a...
May 20, 2022 Local News 0 Comments
Slippery Rock University president William Behre appointed Michael Zieg as interim provost on Thursday. Zieg will serve as interim provost through the 2022-23 academic ye...
May 20, 2022 Local News 0 Comments
A Clinton Township man is accused of having an allegedly inappropriate encounter with a 13-year-old girl. State police filed charges Tuesday against Ralph A. Dawson, 43, ...
May 20, 2022 Crime & Courts 0 Comments
Kids ages 5 to 11 should get a booster dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, advisers to the U.S. government said Thursday. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention qui...
May 20, 2022 Health 0 Comments
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Community
The second annual Butler County Bookfest is running from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Satu...
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May 19, 2022 0 Comments
Emily Todd, the daughter of Glenn and Stephanie Todd of Cranberry Township, was crowned q...
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GROVE CITY — The Grove City Area Historical Society and Museum, 111 College Ave., will hos...
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GFWC Intermediate League of Butler will celebrate the club’s 2021-22 accomplishments at a ...
May 18, 2022 0 Comments
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Sports
JACKSON, WYO. — Talk about going out on top. Wes Roberts is doing exactly that when it com...
 
Armstrong Comfort Solutions Ladies League May 19 Standings: Payne’s Pipes, P...
May 21, 2022 0 Comments
CLEVELAND (AP) — Deshaun Watson's week included meeting with NFL investigators and golf in...
May 21, 2022 0 Comments
BALTIMORE — In a sport where the slightest misstep can erase million-dollar dreams, predic...
May 21, 2022 0 Comments
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The wind finally relented Friday in the PGA Championship. Will Zalator...
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Editorial
Through a collaboration with the U.S. Postal Service, the Butler County Bureau of Elections was able to collect and count roughly 200 ballots that oth...
May 21, 2022 Editorial 0 Comments
The character of a person should be measured by their strengths and not their weaknesses. By their heart and not their habits. Walk a mile in someone’...
May 21, 2022 Editorial 0 Comments
In March, a Boeing 737-800 cruising straight and level on a routine domestic flight suddenly nose-dived into a hillside, killing all 132 aboard. A ful...
May 21, 2022 Editorial 0 Comments
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The man accused of killing 10 African Americans at a Buffalo, N.Y., supermarket was virulently antisemitic as well as a racist. Indeed, he blamed Jews...
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Business
ELLABELL, Ga. — South Korean automotive giant Hyundai Motor Group on Friday confirmed plans to build a multi-billion-dollar electric vehicle assembly ...
May 21, 2022 Business 0 Comments
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation District 10 is hosting a job fair from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the PennDOT office at 351 New Castl...
May 21, 2022 Business 0 Comments
An Adams Township woman has helped shape wood, metal and plaster with ink on paper. “Even though we’re on the computer a lot, we still print designs...
May 21, 2022 Business 0 Comments
NEW YORK — Wall Street rumbled to the edge of a bear market Friday after another drop for stocks briefly sent the S&P 500 more than 20% below its peak...
May 21, 2022 Business 0 Comments
WASHINGTON (AP) — A closely divided House approved legislation Thursday to crack down on alleged price gouging by oil companies and other energy produ...
May 20, 2022 Business 0 Comments
Arts & Entertainment
Stargazing is always a lot of fun year-round, but if there's a slow time of year, this is it. The spring constellations just don't have the same razzmatazz that the winte...
May 21, 2022 Starwatch 0 Comments
Somewhere in the southwest of England is a sprawling stone estate nestled along hedge-lined lanes that you can rent, complete with wood fireplaces, low oak beams, an appl...
May 21, 2022 Reviews 0 Comments
One wedding and a funeral — and a birth. That gorgeous house, never mind the leaky roof. Some sunshine, too! More bone-dry quips from Maggie Smith. And oh, the clothes — ...
May 21, 2022 Reviews 0 Comments
LONDON — Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue — all these elements went into the costuming of “Downton Abbey: A New Era.” While that phrase...
May 21, 2022 Arts & Entertainment 0 Comments
ATHENS, Greece — Vangelis, the Greek electronic composer who wrote the unforgettable Academy Award-winning score for the film “Chariots of Fire” and music for dozens of o...
May 20, 2022 Arts & Entertainment 0 Comments
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