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Cranberry resident appointed first woman chief justice of state Supreme Court
Debra Todd has been a member of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court since she was elected in 2007, making her the judge with the longest continuous service on the co...
Tuff Tornado Run hosts 400 racers
BUTLER TWP — Through rain, foam, mud and color, racers participating in the Tuff Tornado Run had more obstacles than weather to contend with Saturday. The two-...
Old-fashioned engines used in Fall Fling
PORTERSVILLE — Phillip Pillin remembers sitting for hours as a young child watching a Lauson steam engine turn, pushing gears that moved heavy machinery perpetu...
Annual race reminds people to ‘Get Nebby’
BUTLER TWP — When Melissa “Missy” Barto was presumed missing in 2017, her family urged people to be “nebby” to try to locate her. Missy was murdered by her boyf...
Bee farmer demonstrates craft for school children
ZELIENOPLE — Melanie Fessides lifted colorful panels painted with honeycombs and bees before a crowd of first-graders Thursday at St. Gregory School as she expl...
Cranberry resident appointed first woman chief justice of state Supreme Court
Cranberry resident app...
Tuff Tornado Run hosts 400 racers
Tuff Tornado Run hosts...
Old-fashioned engines used in Fall Fling
Old-fashioned engines ...
Annual race reminds people to ‘Get Nebby’
Annual race reminds pe...
Bee farmer demonstrates craft for school children
Bee farmer demonstrate...
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Tod DiMinno, 54, of Harmony, was last seen Wednesday afternoon in Harmony, where he owns the Harmony Emporium, and was reported missing Friday, Sept. 30. Sierra Reynolds,...
October 03, 2022 Local News
BUTLER TWP — Some never get the opportunity to thank the hands that helped them reach success, but Butler County Community College scholarship recipients got to do just t...
October 03, 2022 Local News
MONONGAHELA — The Trump-Pence sign still hangs on the older building off Main Street in this historic town, a lasting vestige of the campaign fervor that roused voters, i...
October 03, 2022 Pennsylvania News
Despite the dreary weather, many people turned out for the annual Applefest on the streets of Mars on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. The Mars satellite of the Rich-Mar Rotary Cl...
October 03, 2022 Local News
PITTSBURGH — Max Baer, the chief justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, has died only months before he was set to retire, the court confirmed Saturday. He was 74. Bae...
October 02, 2022 Pennsylvania News
A Butler man was sentenced to time served and a year of supervised release after pleading guilty to federal drug charges. Ryan David Bigler, 34, of Renfrew was sentenced ...
October 01, 2022 Crime & Courts
News
The Grapevine Center will hold its annual Remembrance and Celebration of Life Rally on Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the carousel shelter at Alameda Par...
October 03, 2022 Local News
The General Richard Butler Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is hosting an open house at the Little Red School House, 200 E. Jefferson St., Butler, on S...
October 03, 2022 Local News
Grove City College has recruited seven students to portray their mascot, Willie the Wolverine, at sporting events for the 2022-23 school year. The students will remain a...
October 03, 2022 Local News
Families of grads share sentiments
October 01, 2022 Local News
Saturday marks the 20-year anniversary of the opening of Jazzie Nails Salon, 305 W. Water St., Saxonburg. To celebrate, a customer appreciation day will take place from 1...
October 01, 2022 Local News
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Community
Nikki Harvey didn’t want a traditional wedding cake. She had a unique vision. Harvey wante...
Today's Verse
Chuckle of the Day
 
The following divorces were granted in Butler County courts: Daniel Guthrie from Dorene Gu...
October 01, 2022
People and their pups gathered Friday to celebrate Cranberry Township Barktoberfest Friday...
September 30, 2022
A man who lives among the swaying palms of the South Pacific visited a local farm to discu...
September 30, 2022
The Union High School homecoming dance will be from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, a...
September 30, 2022
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Sports
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 702nd career home run and tied Babe Ruth for second...
 
Wisconsin fired head coach Paul Chryst on Sunday after a 2-3 start to his eighth season le...
October 03, 2022
GROVE CITY — Knoch’s Carter French broke the 9-year-old boys course record during the John...
October 03, 2022
SAN DIEGO — Tony La Russa returned to the Chicago White Sox after the 2020 season looking ...
October 03, 2022
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brent Key held the ball given to him by his new boss and pointed to the ...
October 03, 2022
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Editorial
Local newspapers are at the heart of communities across the commonwealth. Why? They are trusted sources for news Pennsylvanians cannot get anywhere e...
October 03, 2022 Editorial
October 03, 2022 Cartoons
In recent days, protests have shaken the streets of Iran in response to the killing of 22-year-old Kurdish Iranian Mahsa (Zhina) Amini. Amini died Sep...
October 03, 2022 Other Voices
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October 03, 2022 Cartoons
There was a popular game back in the 1990s called six degrees of Kevin Bacon. The premise was that within six steps you could connect actor Kevin Baco...
October 03, 2022 Our Opinion
Business
LOS ANGELES — A Texas oil company was granted permission to repair an underwater pipeline that ruptured off the coast of Southern California a year ag...
October 03, 2022 Business
ATLANTA, Illinois — This Thanksgiving, your pumpkin pie might have a lower carbon footprint. On the central Illinois farms that supply most of the wor...
October 01, 2022 Business
Billionaire investor Warren Buffet is credited with saying, “The stock market is a device for transferring money from the impatient to the patient.” P...
October 01, 2022 Business
A Butler County Community College graduate instrumental in the creation of summer enrichment camps for children at BC3, who later earned master’s degr...
October 01, 2022 Business
The value of an internship is unmistakable. It teaches marketable skills, it builds professional networks, and it helps students test-drive careers. B...
October 01, 2022 Business
Arts & Entertainment
Moviegoing audiences chose the horror movie over the romantic comedy to kick off the month of October. Paramount’s “ Smile ” topped the North American charts with $22 mil...
October 03, 2022 Arts & Entertainment
This is such a wonderful time of year for stargazing! The nights are longer and have great constellations, planets, and other celestial treasures in the Butler night sky....
October 01, 2022 Starwatch
The nostalgia for “Hocus Pocus” has always been a bit of a mystery to me. There is nothing new about kids loving mediocre films and carrying that soft spot into adulthoo...
October 01, 2022 Reviews
ATLANTA — AMC is auctioning off more than 100 iconic items from its show “The Walking Dead” just ahead of the final eight episodes of the series, which began in 2010 and ...
October 01, 2022 Arts & Entertainment
Marilyn Monroe’s on-screen costumes are almost as iconic as her. Think of the hot pink strapless gown she wore to sing “Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend.” Or the white h...
October 01, 2022 Arts & Entertainment
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