Westmoreland County high school football don’t-miss matchups for Week 11
WPIAL Class 5A
No. 6 Penn-Trafford (9-2) vs. No. 3 Peters Township (9-2)
7:30 p.m. Friday, Titan Stadium, West Mifflin
On the air: TribHSSN.triblive.com
Last week: Penn-Trafford 42, North Hills 7; Peters Township 35, Armstrong 7
The second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers season kicks off Thursday, just four days after the first portion ended.
That doesn't present much time for reflection, but it is a good marking point to provide a snapshot of the Steelers as they embark on the final two months of their regular season.
When life gives Carla Hall lemons, she makes Gingerbread Layer Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting.
Democrat Lindsey Williams scored a narrow victory Tuesday over Republican Jeremy Shaffer in a race to represent much of northern Allegheny County in Pennsylvania's State Senate.
Kevin Gorman: Jeff Capel’s Pitt debut wasn’t pretty but a home win is a thing of beauty
On a night of firsts for Jeff Capel and Pitt basketball, his coaching debut started with three freshmen in the lineup for the first time in school history and ended with his first victory as its coach.
Westmoreland County high school football Q&A: Franklin Regional’s Nick Leopold
Franklin Regional had begun to slide as the regular season moved into its final few weeks.
The Panthers lost three of their final four games, all to playoff teams, so the prospect of them advancing in the WPIAL Class 5A postseason was a low pulse rate at best.
Four-term GOP incumbent George Dunbar and Democratic challenger Doug Hunt vied Tuesday for votes in the 56th House District, with -vote lead as the unofficial tally proceeded.
PIAA football playoffs: 30 years in 30 days — Central Catholic wins again in 2015
The PIAA had been hosting state playoffs in all but one fall high school sport since 1976. Soccer, volleyball, tennis, golf, cross country and field hockey all crowned state champions once the district playoffs concluded.
The lone exception to the fall state playoff slate was high school football.
Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Theresa Kail-Smith was injured Monday during a traffic crash in the West End, city police reported.
Shady Side Academy Middle School students will take people on a trip back in time during the fall play, "Young Sherlock."
Audience members will be transported to Butterworth Academy, where the young Sherlock Holmes and his classmate John Watson evolve into expert sleuths.
Republican incumbent state Rep. Justin Walsh will serve another two-year term as state representative after easily winning re-election Tuesday.
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Bruce Arians, the former Arizona Cardinals head coach and Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator, said he'd return to coaching for one job -- the Cleveland Browns.
Kevin Gorman: Steelers must prove they can continue surge in second half of season
The Pittsburgh Steelers struggled so much in their first four games that Mike Tomlin delivered a quarterly report to his team, focusing on the trends that contributed to their 1-2-1 start.
Report: Steelers’ high offer couldn’t get LB Bruce Irvin to give up his ‘dream’
If you are like me, you noticed that the Oakland Raiders released linebacker Bruce Irvin, and you thought, "Hey, the Steelers should take a look at him."
John Fetterman woke Wednesday with a new title: lieutenant governor-elect.
But for a little while longer, he's still the mayor of Braddock.
In response to the Oct. 27 shootings at Tree of Life, The Clarks have released a cover of the 1970s peace anthem "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding."
All proceeds will go to the Squirrel Hill synagogue, according to a release.
Hockey steps into spotlight in 3 things to watch Thursday in high school athletics
Two days before the state playoffs resume in soccer, volleyball and field hockey and one day before the WPIAL football playoffs continue with semifinals and quarterfinals action, high school hockey jumps into the spotlight.
The midterm elections are over.
Now please get those atrocious campaign commercials off my television set so they can make room for equally awfully Christmas merchandising ads instead.
Organizations touched by the lives of Tree of Life shooting victims David and Cecil Rosenthal will hold a document shredding fundraiser in their memory Sunday, officials said Wednesday.
Running unopposed in the midterm election, incumbent Democrat Joseph Petrarca maintained the 55th District.
Top-seeded Shady Side Academy finished its first-round win with its left tackle behind center, an unorthodox move after quarterback Skyy Moore was injured.
The law firm QuatriniRafferty will host a Red Cross blood drive Friday at its Latrobe office, 816 Ligonier St.
The drive is open to the public from noon to 5:30 p.m. Free parking will be available at nearby bagged meters.
GoFundMe campaign launches to get Pitt product, Bills QB Nathan Peterman to retire
Maybe this isn't exactly why GoFundMe was created.
People -- presumably Buffalo Bills fans -- started a GoFundMe page to raise money to help quarterback Nathan Peterman leave town.
America's body politic has recently been scarred by excruciating political shingles, and 2018 campaigning was equivalent to acid reflux. But Tuesday's elections indicated that some political antibodies are strengthening the nation's immune system.
First responders shut down Baltzer Meyer Pike in Hempfield Township Wednesday night as they responded to a crash that injured at least two people, according to Westmoreland County 911.
The two-vehicle crash on the 500 block of Baltzer Meyer Pike was reported shortly after 9 p.m.
Two teenagers used a stun gun to rob a woman outside an Oakland hospital Tuesday night, police said.
Mean. Nasty. Tenacious. A trash talker.
That's how I've heard people describe Steelers slot corner, Mike Hilton, the last few weeks. I heard it on the national TV broadcast last weekend. I heard it on local TV and radio talk shows. Guys in his own locker room described him to me that way, too.
Man who allegedly ran away from Derry state hospital during field trip apprehended
A passing motorist on Tuesday spotted a Torrance State Hospital patient wanted by state police after he ran away a day earlier while on a field trip in Indiana County.
Blaze Pizza marks new location in North Hills with free pies for social media followers
Blaze Pizza, a national chain known for its "Fast-Fire'd" artisanal pies baked in an open-flame oven, is marking the opening of its latest restaurant in The Block Northway next week by offering a chance to try one for free.
‘Did Fred really talk that slowly?’ Tom Hanks once asked Mister Rogers’ wife
One of the first questions actor Tom Hanks asked Joanne Rogers was "Did Fred really talk that slowly?"
"And I told him, 'Yes, yes he did,'" Joanne Rogers said while discussing her late husband Wednesday. "And he said, 'Even at home?' and I said, 'Yes.'"
Former firefighter faces ‘worst nightmare’ as fire strikes his own home
Rich Hooks rushed to house fires for 37 years as a volunteer firefighter.
On Wednesday morning, he rushed to his wife and daughter after learning his own home was burning.
For Steelers vs. Panthers, Marcus Gilbert, Dan McCullers out; Ryan Switzer, James Washington in
Right tackle Marcus Gilbert will miss his third consecutive game because of a knee injury, the only starter ruled out for the Pittsburgh Steelers' game Thursday against the Carolina Panthers.
A teacher strike that had been scheduled for Thursday was averted at Forbes Road Career and Technology Center in Monroeville.
Giuliani’s jilted wife knocks his spending on cigars and jewelry during divorce hearing
NEW YORK--Pay the lady.
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani stiffed his estranged wife, her lawyer claimed Wednesday in divorce court, to support his mistress, who is married to a former Marine.
‘Beloved: Children of the Holocaust’ exhibit opens at Saint Vincent College
When Mary Burkett starts to draw, she always begins with her subjects' eyes.
"You see their little souls shining out of their little eyes," said Burkett, a nurse by profession whose portraits depict children killed in the Holocaust.
I'm a single, independent woman in my late 20s. For various reasons, I'm pretty sure marriage is not in my future, and I feel happy the way I am.
Investigators are seeking information from the public in connection with a double shooting in the city's Homewood North neighborhood Tuesday night.
The shooting occurred in the 7200 block of Mt. Vernon Street, according to a city police spokeswoman.
The Export Volunteer Fire Company and the Moose Riders 234 are partnering with A.J. Myers & Sons, the Franklin Regional School District and Murrysville Alliance Church to collect and distribute toys for local families in need.
Five-term Republican incumbent Mike Reese held off Democratic challenger Clare Dooley Tuesday, maintaining a decades-long GOP lock on the 59th District House seat.
Two women were hurt Tuesday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash on Route 28 in Armstrong County.
The top of the landmark Koppers Tower in Downtown Pittsburgh will be illuminated with red, white and blue lighting starting Thursday night as a salute to veterans and the American flag.
Discounts available in honor of Veterans Day include:
Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar
Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar is offering all veterans and active-duty military a complimentary meal Nov. 11 from an exclusive menu featuring eight entreés.
With a rebuilt defense, Franklin Regional's hockey team knew it'd go through an adjustment period.
It happened right away for the Panthers, who dropped their first two games of the year -- 4-3 to Upper St. Clair and 5-0 to Latrobe.
The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's staff has identified the woman found dead in a county jail cell Tuesday.
Jeanna Rosenberger, 39, of Pittsburgh died just before 9 a.m.
The medical examiner's office and county police are investigating.
Oak Lake Golf Course and Lounge in Upper Burrell has yet to find a buyer and plans to open for the 2019 golf season.
The owners are booking events and plan to make minor changes and long-overdue improvements.
Knoch wants to win at PIAAs for setter Fitzpatrick
Kerrie Fitzpatrick grew up watching her older sisters, Kaley and Kara, play volleyball at Knoch, so she's been around the program and the sport most of her life.
"My whole family plays, so I've been playing volleyball since I could hold a ball," Fitzpatrick said.
One woman was killed in a mobile home fire in Brookline on Wednesday, according to the Pittsburgh Public Safety Department.
The fire started on Whited Street about 3:40 p.m. and spread to a second mobile home, according to Tribune-Review News Partner WPXI.
A woman injured in the mass shooting at Tree of Life synagogue has been released from the hospital, according to a tweet from UPMC.
Andrea Wedner, 61, was released from UPMC Presbyterian on Tuesday, according to the tweet. She'd been shot in the arm.