South Butler OKs cyber school deal
JEFFERSON TWP — The South Butler School District renewed a contract with the Seneca Valley School District to enroll students in the Seneca Valley Academy of Choice cyber school option.
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Program breaks down barriers
MIDDLESEX TWP — Nothing could stop Scott and Brenda Henwood of Sandy Hill Road from bringing back 9-year-old Amariah Morrison this summer, after hosting the Bronx resident for the first time last year.
Many mourn, honor life lost
CONNOQUENESSING TWP — More than 200 motorcycles, 75 police officers from Butler County and points surrounding, a handful of hot rods, and 300 mourners turned out on Wednesday to pay their respects to and support the family of Evans City-Seven Fields Regional Police Department patrolman Kristine Bartman, 30.
SV senior organizes blood drive
CRANBERRY TWP — A Seneca Valley senior is organizing a blood drive next month to collect donations and also raise awareness of the need for platelet donations.
Workers implore board to keep support staff setup
ADAMS TWP — Three support staff employees in the Mars School District on Tuesday night implored the school board to keep them on and not outsource custodial, secretarial and paraprofessional positions.
County touts Drug Treatment Court success
Although Butler County Court officials are pleased the Drug Treatment Court has received accreditation from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, they’re even more gratified by the success of the program.
1st responders hone skills in sessions
BUTLER TWP — Two military UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters landed on the baseball fields at the Butler County Community College recently for a worst-case scenario training exercise to help state and local first responders hone their skills.