Two Washington Township supervisors allege in a lawsuit that the third supervisor and a former supervisor violated the state Sunshine Act by recognizing the township secretary as a member of an employee union without voting on the matter in a public meeting.
Laying the blame at the feet of two former Fayette County commissioners , the new administration raised real estate taxes one mill, eliminated 12 full-time county jobs and rescinded a pay raise made to about 100 employees last year, to balance the 2016 budget.
A South Connellsville woman who fell and broke her femur on the way into a basketball game is suing the Connellsville Area School District for negligence, claiming the sidewalk at the junior high school is unsafe.
Legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-9, Hollidaysburg, that would move thousands of air-traffic controllers off the federal government payroll and into a new nonprofit corporation was moved out of committee Thursday.
Collaboration is nothing new for the communities of the Mid-Mon Valley -- New Eagle and Monongahela have joint agreement involving city street crews, several fire departments cover multiple municipalities and the five towns of Roscoe, Elco, Stockdale, Allenport and Dunlevy have a joint police force.
PERRYOPOLIS — Frazier School Board hired a software company Thursday to provide the district with a student information system (SIS) that will improve the management of student information and encourage parent engagement in students' academics.
A four-year-old agreement with the prior Fayette County Housing Authority executive director and why members no longer take part in the hiring process will be reviewed by the current director and authority solicitor.
Southwest Pennsylvania Republican state senators voted Wednesday to remove embattled Attorney General Kathleen Kane from office, but the controversial effort failed to reach the required two-thirds majority to send it to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk.
President Judge John F. Wagner Jr. Wednesday recused himself and the rest of the Fayette County judiciary from the Crystal Weimer homicide case because of questions surrounding the actions of Judge Nancy Vernon who was the county district attorney at the time of Weimer’s first trial.
If a bill before a state committee Wednesday is ultimately approved then Pennsylvanians could celebrate July 4 — and any other day in Pittsburgh — with fireworks sold right here rather than across state lines.
A Fayette County judge decided not to rule on a motion to disqualify the state attorney general’s office from prosecuting Mark Breakiron at his murder retrial, determining it would be premature to issue a ruling at this point.
The Fayette County commissioners agreed to allocate an additional $20,000 for the county recycling program, bringing their total allocation for the program to $80,000 with Goodwill still seeking $40,000 more.
It appears Fayette County commissioners are not ruling out a tax increase to balance the 2016 budget.
During the agenda meeting Tuesday, Commissioners Vincent Vicites, Dave Lohr and Angela M. Zimmerlink agreed to set the billing date for the 2016 real estate tax notices to March 14 - two weeks later than in past years.
With lingering tensions from the still unresolved current state budget, Gov. Tom Wolf’s verbal thrashing of House Republicans in Tuesday’s 2016-17 budget address, coupled with proposed increases in taxes and spending, threw fuel on a political fire already threatening to engulf the Capitol.
John LaCarte smiles when he contemplates the year ahead for the Middle Monongahela Industrial Development Association. "We're seeing some very positive job creation that will be occurring, which will benefit the whole area," said LaCarte, president of MIDA.
Continuing his push for school district administration consolidation, state Rep. Timothy S. Mahoney, D-South Union Township, will host a town hall meeting next week featuring the board president of a countywide school district in Maryland.
Ten years ago, I woke up Super Bowl Sunday to the pre-game show.
It took a while for me to figure out whether it was 6 a.m. or 6 p.m., but no time at all to realize it meant I was alive. As much as Steelers fans may joke that God is Steelers fan, I figured not even He would want 12-hours of pregame. It was my proof that I had survived major liver surgery.
Through fundraisers and generous donations, one local foundation is seeing to it that enhancements such as technology, exercise equipment or specialty workshops are provided to the students in the Charleroi Area School District.
In response to a recent postponement of the Keystone Exams as a requirement for high school graduation, officials in area school districts have expressed relief that the problematic standardized tests will be reviewed by the state.
Lynn Bird sat at the dining room table next to Sarah and across from Adrienne, listening to them tell their stories of their addiction and how they came to be the first two residents of Greene County’s second Oxford House.
While presidential candidates focus on the New Hampshire primary, U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster is gearing up for his primary battle for the Republican nomination in the 9th District. On Friday, Shuster toured the Republic Food Enterprise Center and Redstone Candy, but took a few minutes to discuss the intense political environment not only being felt at the national level, but also at the state and local levels.