MARS — Mark Mashuda Excavating has been fined $147,000 over an accident that occurred earlier this year.
Glade Run appeals ruling
ZELIENOPLE — Glade Run Lutheran Services has appealed the state Department of Human Services' decision to revoke its license for one of its facilities.
JACKSON TWP — An Ellwood City man was seriously injured when his car crashed into a building along Perry Highway early Friday morning.
CRANBERRY TWP — The Cranberry Township Community Chest has received another major donation for the 2016 Project of the Year.
Jackson TWP — The Seneca Valley School District is being honored for good sportsmanship.
Applefest not rained out
MARS — Although the chilly, rainy weather was not optimum for the annual Applefest, it was not a washout.
Mars holds on for big win over Gateway
MONROEVILLE — The Mars football team was extremely close to gsquandering a 21-point halftime lead against Gateway Friday, but the Planets were able to hold off the Gators' fourth quarter onslaught for a big 31-21 section win.
Deadly on defense
CLARION — Finally, Matt Koerper is enjoying the best of two worlds at Clarion University.
GIBSONIA — Treesdale Golf & Country Club will participate in the 2015 ClubCorp Charity Classic, which raised $2.4 million nationwide last year for Augie’s Quest and a variety of charities throughout the country.
CRANBERRY TWP — Noah Raymundo landed a dizzying array of shots showcasing how dangerous the Mars hockey team can be Monday night at the UPMC Lemieux Complex.
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