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Cyclist cited following Butler Township crash between electric bike, state police vehicle
A cyclist was cited following a Wednesday, July 10, crash between a state police vehicle and an electric bike, police said Friday. Donald Quinn, 54, of Martinsb...
Trump campaign shares details for Butler rally
More details have been shared about former president and current presidential candidate Donald Trump’s Saturday, July 13, rally at the Butler Farm Show grounds....
Community Days kicks off 3-day event in Cranberry Twp.
CRANBERRY TWP — The annual Cranberry Township Community Days kicked off Thursday. “It’s been a great turnout tonight,” said township manager Dan Santoro. “You c...
Jury selection underway in Venango Township homicide case
Jury selection began Thursday for next week’s trial of a Hilliards woman charged in the March 2023 shooting death of her boyfriend. Jessica Lee Callahan, 20, is...
Butler County businesses, colleges prepare for Can-Am Games crowds
The Can-Am Police-Fire Games will bring hundreds of first responders to Butler County next week to participate in the Olympics-style event, but the real victory...
Cyclist cited following Butler Township crash between electric bike, state polic...
Cyclist cited followin...
Trump campaign shares details for Butler rally
Trump campaign shares ...
Community Days kicks off 3-day event in Cranberry Twp.
Community Days kicks o...
Jury selection underway in Venango Township homicide case
Jury selection underwa...
Butler County businesses, colleges prepare for Can-Am Games crowds
Butler County business...
Top Headlines
As the start of the coming school year approaches, construction at the Knoch middle and high schools is continuing in a fashion necessary to prepare for the return of stu...
July 11, 2024 Local News
State police recommend motorists avoid Route 68 in and around Connoquenessing Township on Saturday, July 13, when heavy traffic is expected for the rally of former Presid...
July 12, 2024 Local News
Butler officials are preparing for several events scheduled around the city in August, and a few items coming up for vote at the next council meeting July 25. City counci...
July 12, 2024 Local News
If you’re frustrated with the Pittsburgh Pirates’ losing ways over the past three decades, you’re not alone, as state Rep. Tim Bonner, R-17th, shares your frustration. B...
July 12, 2024 Professional
Thomas James Clark, 32, of Butler, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh for violating federal firearms laws, according to an announcement Tuesday. Eri...
July 11, 2024 Crime & Courts
News
Motorists traveling along Route 422 near its intersection with Eagle Mill Road in Franklin Township should expect delays on Friday. Crews will be working on a traffic si...
July 11, 2024 Local News
Butler announced that eight streets in the city will have restricted parking on Thursday, July 11, for street cleaning. Restricted parking will take place from 7 a.m. to ...
July 11, 2024 Local News
The state Department of Environmental Protection is seeking a court order to get the owner of a mobile home park in Jackson and Lancaster townships to file a water supply...
July 11, 2024 Crime & Courts
Armstrong and the Sedwick Charitable Foundation announced a $965,000 donation to Salvation Army locations and YMCAs in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, New York, Kentucky an...
July 11, 2024 Local News
The state Public Utility Commission held two hearings Wednesday, July 10, at Butler County Community College on electric service rate increases proposed by FirstEnergy fo...
July 11, 2024 Local News
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Community
Though “The Waltons” television series was canceled in 1981, the show maintains a cult fol...
Today's Verse
Chuckle of the Day
 
The Friendship Presbyterian Second Saturday Concert on Saturday, July 13, will feature Deb...
July 10, 2024
Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 143 Church St., Prospect, will celebrate Christmas in July on Sa...
July 10, 2024
SLIPPERY ROCK — What started as a bribe turned into a bounty. Gary Prebula, 74, a 1968 But...
July 10, 2024
The South Butler Community Library will host a presentation at 6:30 p.m. July 10 on free r...
July 09, 2024
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Sports
BUTLER TWP — A leisurely activity blossomed into something much more for Isabella and Samu...
 
A team from Butler is still alive in the Little League postseason. Butler Little League wi...
July 12, 2024
MILWAUKEE — Paul Skenes struck out 11 in seven no-hit innings in another dominant performa...
July 11, 2024
Medals are won in the winter, but collected in the spring. That mantra sticks in Mars nati...
July 11, 2024
After an impressive 47-year career in racing, local legend Chuck Kennedy has decided to ha...
July 11, 2024
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Editorial
“Incentives matter” is the most central lesson of economics. And they matter no matter what kind of social activity you examine or which level of the ...
July 12, 2024 Other Voices
July 12, 2024 Cartoons
In a quick search on the benefits of summer theater camps, the terms “empathy,” “team work,” “self esteem” and “encouragement” pop up again and again....
July 12, 2024 Our Opinion
Even as Americans are inundated by news about the seemingly never-ending contest between Joe Biden and Donald Trump, several other elections occurred ...
July 11, 2024 Other Voices
An unprecedented strain of bird flu is spreading among dairy cattle in the U.S. An outbreak of a flesh-eating bacteria has infected more than 1,000 pe...
July 11, 2024 Other Voices
Business
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvanians will be able to buy canned alcoholic drinks, called ready-to-drink cocktails, from a wider variety of retailers under legi...
July 11, 2024 Business
READING — A former Philadelphia labor leader who wielded significant clout in Pennsylvania politics was sentenced on Thursday to six years in prison f...
July 11, 2024 Pennsylvania News
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is awarding nearly $2 billion in grants to General Motors, Stellantis and other carmakers to help restart or exp...
July 11, 2024 Business
After a four month search, the Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber of Commerce announced the appointment of Denise Martin as its new president, effectiv...
July 11, 2024 Business
WENZHOU, China — At a factory in Zhejiang province on China’s eastern coast, two mounds of discarded cotton clothing and bed linens, loosely separated...
July 10, 2024 International News
Weekend Entertainment
A group of youths and young adults look forward to summer each year, not for a vacation, but to get to spend the warm season preparing for and putting on a show with the ...
July 11, 2024 Weekend Entertainment
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Arts & Entertainment
Shelley Duvall, the intrepid, Texas-born movie star whose wide-eyed, winsome presence was a mainstay in the films of Robert Altman and who co-starred in Stanley Kubrick’s...
July 11, 2024 Arts & Entertainment
Movie star and lifelong Democrat George Clooney added his voice to calls for Joe Biden to leave the presidential race on Wednesday, just weeks after headlining a fundrais...
July 11, 2024 People
As part of Zelienople’s annual Horse Trading Days, the Zelienople Area Public Library is holding its annual used book sale, from July 17 through 20. There will be a “prev...
July 11, 2024 Weekend Entertainment
SANTA FE, N.M. — Sixteen jurors were seated Tuesday for Alec Baldwin's involuntary manslaughter trial in New Mexico, where opening statements are set to start Wednesday. ...
July 09, 2024 Arts & Entertainment
Joe Bonsall, Grammy award winner and celebrated tenor of the country and gospel group the Oak Ridge Boys, died Tuesday. He was 76. Bonsall died from complications of th...
July 09, 2024 Arts & Entertainment
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Special Sections
To view the Butler Eagle’s PDF version, click here. ...
July 09, 2024 Special Sections
Butler County was just 24 years old when a group of early Protestant Episcopalian residents of the then-borough of Butler got together at the county courthouse in the int...
June 27, 2024 Special Sections
For more than six decades, the congregation of St. Peter’s Anglican Church worshipped to music resonating from a 1902 organ donated by steel baron Andrew Carnegie. But by...
June 26, 2024 Special Sections
Summer means that the most common household pets — cats and dogs — are more likely to be out and about than they are at any other point in the year. As such, veterinarian...
June 25, 2024 Special Sections
Pets come in all shapes and sizes. For most Americans, however, the choice comes down to two: canine or feline. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association’s...
June 25, 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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