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Crews respond to Penn Twp chimney fire Saturday
PENN TWP- A chimney fire at a Penn Township home spread to the roof and caused significant damage Saturday afternoon. Crews responded around 11 a.m. to 164 Roya...
Winterfest brings crowds out in the cold
MUDDY CREEK TWP — Brian Wright, of Worthington, and Tom Evans, of DuBois, visit Moraine State Park often in warmer months. So, when they heard about Saturday’s ...
Salvation Army giveaway addresses need
Shouts of gratitude and “God bless you” rang out at the Salvation Army’s free clothing giveaway Saturday in Butler. Following a huge donation of overstock item...
Prediction time
Runners try to guess their own race times
Police apprehend person with weapon at school following Mars basketball game
ADAMS TWP — An incident involving a weapon prompted players, coaches and others to barricade themselves in rooms in the lower level of Mars Area High School fol...
Crews respond to Penn Twp chimney fire Saturday
Crews respond to Penn ...
Winterfest brings crowds out in the cold
Winterfest brings crow...
Salvation Army giveaway addresses need
Salvation Army giveawa...
Prediction time
Prediction time...
Police apprehend person with weapon at school following Mars basketball game
Police apprehend perso...
Top Headlines
A hotline intended to help farming families struggling with anxiety and depression received 54 calls and four texts last year, according to the Pennsylvania Department of...
February 06, 2023 Local News
An 84-year-old Butler woman died Saturday afternoon on Route 68 near Meridian Road, where the pedestrian was struck by a car. Rita Nauman, 84, of Butler, walked into the ...
February 06, 2023 Local News
Shouts of gratitude and “God bless you” rang out at the Salvation Army’s free clothing giveaway Saturday in Butler. Following a huge donation of overstock items from the...
February 06, 2023 Local News
A Grove City woman charged with shooting at a man during a dispute was sentenced Thursday to jail for one week, according to charging documents. Brittany L. Young, 37, a...
February 06, 2023 Crime & Courts
Butler resident Trego works 5,000th game as hockey official
February 06, 2023 High School
News
Good Samaritan Hospice, a mission of Concordia, will host a free, virtual youth bereavement care event from 9:30 to 11 a.m. March 4 on Zoom. The event, titled “The Music ...
February 06, 2023 Local News
Good Samaritan Hospice, a mission of Concordia Lutheran Ministries, will hold two services in memory of people who spent their final days under hospice care, or for anyon...
February 06, 2023 Local News
An 18-year-old Butler woman charged with stabbing a township resident posted bail in January, and police said evidence shows she got some of the money from stolen sneaker...
February 06, 2023 Crime & Courts
From the opening hopeful notes from Butler County Symphony Orchestra’s principal cellist, Robin Hasenpflug, the audience in the Butler Intermediate High School was treate...
February 06, 2023 Local News
Butler police are investigating a shooting that took place at around 2:20 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, on West New Castle Street, that left a 43-year-old Butler man with a should...
February 05, 2023 Local News
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Community
Aiden Bartley, 9, has a lot of questions as the he works the old handheld game console his...
Today's Verse
Chuckle of the Day
 
The following area residents were named to the dean’s list at their respective colleges an...
February 04, 2023
Earl and Lena “Gert” Sarvey of Renfrew celebrated 70 years of marriage with a celebration ...
February 04, 2023
Tina Lasky Cafasso received a doctorate of education in leadership and administration ...
February 04, 2023
Mars Area Centennial School was named a Common Sense School, and Christopher Churilla, the...
February 04, 2023
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Sports
Second-half explosion keys Moniteau boys basketball triumph
 
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Golden State All-Star guard Stephen Curry will be sidelined due to in...
February 06, 2023
The Brooklyn Nets have traded star guard Kyrie Irving to the Dallas Mavericks for Spencer ...
February 06, 2023
Drew Griffith is at it again. The Butler junior distance runner — named Gatorade Pennsylva...
February 06, 2023
Moniteau girls win 10th straight in bizzare fashion Saturday
February 06, 2023
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Editorial
California has mandated that by 2035 all new vehicle sales must be plug-ins. A handful of blue states have fallen in line and copied the Golden State’...
February 06, 2023 Other Voices
February 06, 2023 Editorial
A handful of top medical schools, including Stanford and Columbia, pulled out of U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings in January, following a si...
February 06, 2023 Other Voices
I’ve got a bone to pick with “estimated reading times.” You know the ones I mean, those temporal cues that are increasingly popping up on magazine and...
February 06, 2023 Other Voices
There is a Chinese curse that says, "May you live in interesting times.“ And recently it looks like the Chinese government is doing its darnedest to m...
February 06, 2023 Our Opinion
Business
Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., has joined Sens. Cory Booker and Brian Schatz in a proposed bill that would limit increasing use of surveillance t...
February 06, 2023 Business
FRANKFURT, Germany — Europe imposed a ban Sunday on Russian diesel fuel and other refined oil products, slas...
February 06, 2023 Business
SAN FRANCISO — A jury on Friday decided Elon Musk didn’t defraud investors with his 2018 tweets about electric automaker Tesla in a proposed deal that...
February 04, 2023 National News
In 1789, Ben Franklin stated, “In this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes.” This still holds true today, and at this particular time of...
February 04, 2023 Business
Sheetz, the Pennsylvania-born convenience store chain, is getting rid of an appearance rule governing employees' dental health. Known as the "smile po...
February 03, 2023 Business
Weekend Entertainment
I saw that “Fraiser,” one of my family’s favorite television shows, is getting a reboot. With the abundance of sequels coming out, I find myself thinking about all the s...
February 02, 2023 Weekend Entertainment
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Arts & Entertainment
NEW YORK — For the first time in almost two months, the box office doesn't belong to blue people. After seven weeks as the top f...
February 06, 2023 Arts & Entertainment
In the early evening skies of February, it’s possible to see a sideways stick man, with your imagination turned up a bit! It’s the constellation Perseus the Hero. Perseus...
February 04, 2023 Starwatch
Tom Brady has officially — and finally, he insists — retired from the National Football League. Based on his new movie “80 For Brady,” it's also time that he immediately ...
February 04, 2023 Reviews
Knock. Knock. It being mid-winter (typically a doldrums in movie theaters), it's a cozy relief to be able to throw open the door and find M. Night Shyamalan standing the...
February 04, 2023 Reviews
PARIS — Paco Rabanne, the Spanish-born designer known for perfumes sold worldwide and for metallic, space-age fashions, has died, the group that owns his fashion house an...
February 04, 2023 Arts & Entertainment
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Special Sections
“If music be the food of love, play on,” Shakespeare said in “Twelfth Night.” Ron Brooks and the Cranberry Men’s Chorus are taking the bard’s words to heart this Valentin...
February 03, 2023 Special Sections
Crafts and kindness emphasized
February 03, 2023 Local News
Grove City College is a highly distinctive, nationally ranked comprehensive Christian liberal arts college that equips students to pursue their unique callings through a ...
January 24, 2023 Special Sections
Hello Friends, With a new year starting it may seem difficult to think about events beyond the coming year or next. But there’s a big celebration coming in 2026 with even...
January 24, 2023 Special Sections
Since stepping into the role of chief diversity officer of the Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, more than a year ago, Dr. Anthony Jones and his team...
January 24, 2023 Special Sections
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Seeking Refuge
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
As Pennsylvania is set to receive millions of dollars in funding to help expand broadband access to residents in the state, local farmers Nikole and C...
January 07, 2023 Business
This is one in a series of articles about broadband accessibility in Butler County. About 5% of the housing sold by the Heidi & Sadler Pries...
January 03, 2023 Local News
Gov. Tom Wolf is reminding low-income Pennsylvanians to enroll in the Affordable Connectivity Program to help reduce the cost of internet. The program...
December 30, 2022 Local News
Residents encouraged to check on service in their area
December 28, 2022 Local News

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