Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Sewickley police also responded to the following recent incidents. Each incident reflects police records and is not an indication of guilt.
Sewickley police were dispatched to the Sewickley Bridge May 24 for a report of a suspicious man playing a guitar. Police were notified that the man was strumming the guitar while walking across the bridge from the Moon Township side. When officers arrived at 4:41 p.m., police said the man had made it over to Route 65 and was walking northbound while still playing the guitar. Police said an officer asked the musician if he was alright and the man smiled and said, “I’m just loving life, buddy.” Officers left the area. Police were dispatched to the Sewickley Bridge on May 1 for a similar report of a man walking across the bridge playing a guitar. On that date, police arrived and checked both sides of the bridge but didn’t find the man. …
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
The two-car accident happened on Route 65 at Hazel Lane in Edgeworth.
A motorist was taken by ambulance to the hospital today following a two-car crash shortly after 4 p.m. on Route 65, according to local officials. Edgeworth police responded to the crash at the intersection of 65 and Hazel Lane. A Hopewell Township man who didn't want to be identified said he was southbound attempting to turn left from 65 onto Hazel when his car collided with the other vehicle near the Edgeworth Village plaza. The man said he wasn't injured and was wearing a seatbelt. "It happened so fast," he said. Northbound traffic was reduced to one lane while emergency personnel worked to clear the scene. Both cars were towed. Sewickley police and Cochran Hose Fire Company assisted. Check back with Patch for updates.
Thursday, May 3, 2012
A woman lost control of her car and crashed through the landside terminal's moving walkway.
No one was injured when a woman lost control of her Toyota Prius and crashed through the moving walkway doors leading to Pittsburgh International Airport. Airport spokeswoman JoAnn Jenny said a woman lost control of her car at 7:05 a.m. Wednesday as she attempted to enter a longterm parking ramp, crashing through a gateway near the Pittsburgh Airport Hyatt Regency in Findlay Township. The woman's vehicle crashed into a moveable walkway near the hotel. No one was on the walkway at the time and the crash did not interfere with airport operations. "The woman's airbags did deploy, but she was not injured," Jenny said. This article originally appeared on Moon Patch
Sunday, March 25, 2012
Sewickley police reported that Jack Norris was not injured in the collision.
Sewickley police said no one was injured Friday in a collision involving two vehicles, one of which was driven by the Quaker Valley School Board president. The crash occurred shortly after 9 a.m. in the area of Chestnut and Harbaugh streets. Police said Jack Norris, 66, of Edgeworth, was westbound on Chestnut Street when James Dougherty, 23, of Finksburg, MD, pulled his car out in front of him. Norris’ car had front driver-side damage. Police said Norris was a bit shaken and unsure if he was hurt. He was examined by emergency medical staff, who determined that he had no injuries. Police said Dougherty admitted fault, explaining that he was parked on Chestnut and pulled out in front of Norris after checking his side mirror. He told police …
Monday, February 20, 2012
Passing motorists Alissa Boyle, 22, of Salem, Ohio, and Cami Abernethy, 21, of Sewickley, stopped to help another driver in a rollover crash on Interstate 79 in Perry Township. To avoid being struck by an oncoming tractor-trailer, they jumped off an overp
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Monday, February 20, 2012
Saturday, February 11, 2012
The 53-year-old Wall Street Journal columnist and best-selling co-author of "The Last Lecture" is killed Friday in northern Michigan.
Best-selling author Jeffrey Zaslow, 53, who co-wrote The Last Lecture with Carnegie Mellon University's Randy Pausch, died Friday in an auto accident in northern Michigan. According to the Antrim County Sheriff's Office, a vehicle lost control on the M-32 road and skidded into the path of a truck Friday morning; the car's driver was killed, a dispatcher confirmed. Zaslow recently published a new novel, The Magic Room, and was a featured speaker last month at the West Bloomfield Optimist Club breakfast meeting and a frequent speaker at functions throughout West Bloomfield and Farmington. "He recently spoke at one of our meetings and our members were in awe of his commitment," said Optimist Club President Robert Brooks. "His whole community …
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Sewickley Police responded to the following recent incidents. Each incident reflects police records and is not an indication of guilt.
Sewickley police are reminding residents to keep their doors locked after a recent rash of vehicle break-ins in the Nevin Avenue neighborhood. One of the break-ins resulted in a stolen vehicle. Police said a Centennial Avenue resident reported his Toyota Sienna van stolen overnight Jan. 17. Police said the owner, Joseph Coyle, last saw his van at 1:30 a.m. when he arrived home from a work party. Police said the van had been parked in the 500 block of Nevin Avenue, and a spare set of keys were possibly taken from the glove compartment or center console. Police said a juvenile from Stowe Township is facing charges after he was caught driving the stolen vehicle to school. Additional information about the charges against the juvenile was …
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Sewickley Police supplied the following information; arrests do not indicate a conviction.
Suspended license violation Accident reports Animal reports Public intoxication Theft reports Parking complaint
Friday, August 5, 2011
Sewickley Police responded to the following recent incidents. Each reflects police records and is not an indication of guilt.
Sewickley Police supplied the following information; arrests do not indicate a conviction. Carbon monoxide report Two-car accident reported