JACKSON TWP — Todd Winter, a Seneca Valley Middle School science teacher, recently received a Public Education Leadership Community Grant through the PPG Foundation for his classroom.
Chamber elects 8 board members
CRANBERRY TWP — The Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber of Commerce last week elected eight members to its board; five of them were re-elected.
CRANBERRY TWP — While retirement for many means treating themselves to the luxuries that time did not permit during the working years, Mickie Swall took the opposite route.
Committee to review township impact fees
CRANBERRY TWP — The township supervisors Thursday night created a committee that will review how much impact fees the township charges developers for projects.
Drug task force nabs 3 suspects
CRANBERRY TWP — The Butler County Drug Task Force on Dec. 9 rounded up three suspected street-level dealers wanted in connection with separate investigations earlier this year.
Economic unity is goal
ZELIENOPLE — Butler County already has a foundation for economic success: population growth and low property taxes.
First Energy allows banners
EVANS CITY — First Energy, owner of the electric company Penn Power, has reversed its decision to prohibit veteran banners from being hung on its utility poles in the borough.
Honda North staff honors owner
CONNOQUENESSING TWP — Joe Palmiero of Honda North is one of 55 car dealers in the country nominated as a Time Dealer of the Year, and dozens of his employees attended a luncheon Thursday to honor that fact.
Man accused of selling drugs
CRANBERRY TWP — A drug felon is back behind bars after his arrest Dec. 10 for allegedly selling prescription painkillers in the township.
Man lands in prison after being evicted
MIDDLESEX TWP — A township man evicted from his home by a court order made things worse for himself when he allegedly kicked the door and window of a police car, authorities said.
EVANS CITY — District Judge Wayne Seibel recently heard these cases:
Man slammed truck into BMW
A Jackson Township man who was described as an outstanding community volunteer was sentenced Thursday for purposely ramming into a vehicle full of people.
No charges filed in incident
JACKSON TWP — A township police officer was put in a potentially dangerous situation early Thursday morning when he approached a house and saw a man holding a gun.
Parent sues school district
ADAMS TWP — An Adams Township mother is suing the Mars School District over the physical and emotional treatment of her 7-year-old first grader, who was expelled by the school board in November.
School for autistic children approved
CRANBERRY TWP — The township supervisors recently approved an application from the Easter Seals Society that will bring a school for autistic children to a building on Rowan Road.
SV students excel at On-Sets tourney
JACKSON TWP — The Seneca Valley Academic Games Team showed their skill during the recent On-Sets Tournament in Pittsburgh. Twelve teams in the Western Pennsylvania Academic Games League participated in this competitive math game.
Initiative climbs more than $13K
CRANBERRY TWP — More than $13,000 in donations poured in this week to the Cranberry Township Community Chest’s 2015 Project of the Year designed to recruit and retain more volunteer firefighters.
Rep.’s daughter joins GOP race
CRANBERRY TWP — The daughter of state Rep. Daryl Metcalfe is running for one of two Republican nominations for Butler County commissioner in the May primary.
Seven Fields budget has surplus
SEVEN FIELDS — Borough council recently passed the 2015 budget that includes a $60,000 surplus with no property tax increase.
SV senior spearheads coat drive
JACKSON TWP — Teresa Leatherow often reflects on how blessed she is around the holidays, and this Christmas the Seneca Valley senior is doing her part to spread warmth and cheer to those who need it most.