Old Stone House sets Civil War holiday
BRADY TWP — Slippery Rock University’s Old Stone House, in partnership with the 10th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Corps, will celebrate a Civil War Christmas from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6 at the house at the intersection of Routes 8, 173 and 528.
Police alerted, arrest suspect
CRANBERRY TWP — Thanks to a citizen who called 911, township police arrested a Beaver County man, who is a repeat felon, who is alleged to have burglarized an apartment and stolen a gun.
Trader Horn business is back to normal after blaze
Franklin Twp — After suffering an electrical fire one month ago, the original Trader Horn store on Route 422 remains open and business is back to normal. Although permitting has delayed repairs to the store that first opened in 1958, customers have not been impacted.
Ex-worker accused of stealing
ZELIENOPLE — A former employee at an assisted living facility is accused of stealing checks from two elderly residents’ apartments, and with the aid of a friend, forging them for nearly $1,000.
Kovach seeks new term as district judge
CRANBERRY TWP — District Judge Dave Kovach has served his community for 38 years as a police officer and a judge. He wants to add another six years to that total.
VALENCIA — St. Barnabas Charities will offer free Thanksgving dinners Thursday at three locations:
SLIPPERY ROCK — Three Slippery Rock University students spent the summer working to see if drone technology could be made more accessible.
Family cheers on singer
While North Hills native Chris Jamison has been performing on NBC’s “The Voice” live in Los Angeles, his family members in Butler County have been anxiously cheering him on.
Gas well fight to be movie
MIDDLESEX TWP — A California film producer is working on a project that documents a parent group and its efforts to prevent unconventional gas wells from being drilled near the five schools in the Mars School District.
EVANS CITY — The fifth annual Cookies from the Heart/Art of the Nativity display will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 6 at St. John's United Church of Christ, 501 E. Main St.
County picks up 2 races
SLIPPERY ROCK — Two popular races coming to Butler County next year could bring nearly 15,000 athletes to the area.
Duo avoids prison time in sentences
Two men who supplied drugs to a Mercer Township man who later died of a drug and alcohol overdose have been sentenced — neither will serve jail time.