Monday, February 18, 2013
Investigators find a wallet with identification in it near where the skeletal remains were discovered Saturday.
The human remains found along a wooded area of Dutilh Road in Cranberry over the weekend may be those of a Beaver County man reported missing in July, investigators said. Sgt. Chuck Mascellino said police would not release the name of the man, who is believed to be in his 40s, until a positive identification is made on the remains. “We have a tentative idea of who it is,” Mascellino said. Investigators found a wallet with identification in it near where the skeletal remains where discovered Saturday across from Dutilh United Methodist Church, Mascellino said. Police were called to the area at about 2:30 p.m. Saturday after a man walking from UPMC Passavant Cranberry to the Cranberry Mall saw the remains and dialed 9-1-1. Mascellino said …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The defensive end will shave off his famous facial hair at Jergel’s Rhythm Grille to benefit the cancer program at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh UPMC.
While the Steelers’ Brett Keisel is known for his fearsome facial hair, he doesn’t have a problem shaving it off for a good cause. For the third year in a row, the star defensive end, who resides in the Cranberry area, will “Shear Da Beard” at the annual Mountain Man Makeover to benefit the cancer programs at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh UPMC. This year’s event takes place at Jergel’s Rhythm Grille in Warrendale on Thursday, Feb. 7. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the beard shaving takes place at 7 p.m. Pittsburgh legend Donnie Iris and former Poverty Neck Hillbilly Chris Higbee are both scheduled to perform at the event. Keisel also recently hinted on air with the WDVE morning team that attendees just may catch a live rendition of Fear …
Friday, December 28, 2012
The 200-pound black bear is last spotted heading towards the woods.
Why did a 200-pound black bear cross busy Route 19 in Cranberry? To get to the Burger King, of course. After spending close to two hours in a tree outside the Buffalo Wild Wings Thursday evening, Cranberry Police said the bear ambled across Route 19 and went behind the fast-food restaurant. The bear was last spotted heading towards the woods near Interstate 79, Public Safety Director Jeff Schueler said. Police were called to the Buffalo Wild Wings at about 9:30 p.m. after someone spotted the bear in the parking lot, he said. When officers arrived at the restaurant, the bear already was in the tree. Officers monitored the bear until it climbed down from the branches at about 11:20 p.m. In the meantime, residents were asked to steer clear of…
Saturday, July 21, 2012
Meet the girl behind the voice.
At the Cranberry Relay for Life, Sarah Khatami, a 14-year-old performer from Wexford, will be a triple threat. She will be singing on stage as part of the entertainment, selling accessories made out of duct tape to raise money at a booth, and walking the track as part of "The Life’s Ninjas," a walking team made up of her friends. Patch sat down with Sarah to learn a little bit more about the local singer and student. A Passion for Music Sarah Khatami’s mother said Sarah would sing everywhere, even in the car on vacation, ever since she was two years old. Sarah distinctly remembers the moment when she decided that music was her passion. She said it started during a regular day in first grade, at lunch, when her best friend asked her if …
Friday, April 27, 2012
Tom Smith, Pennsylvania's GOP candidate for U.S. Senate, attended Friday’s event.
Fresh from winning the Republican nod in Tuesday’s primary election, Armstrong County’s Tom Smith—who will face incumbent Sen. Bob Casey in November’s U.S. Senate race—was among the crowd gathered Friday at North Boundary Park in Cranberry for a Tea Party Express rally. “This is the grass roots and this is what’s going to get this country back on track,” said Smith, who was endorsed today by the Tea Party Express. “These are my kind of people.” Billed as the nation’s largest Tea Party political action committee, The Tea Party Express was in Cranberry Township to kick off its Restoring the American Dream national bus tour. Conservative talk radio host Rose Tennent, of The War Room with Quinn and Rose, emceed the event. Other speakers and …
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
After losing the Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington, D.C. Republican primaries to Mitt Romney, Santorum speaks to supporters in the Cranberry area.
After losing the Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington, D.C. primaries to Mitt Romney, Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum looked to the future as he addressed the crowd gathered Tuesday for an election party in the Cranberry area. Repeatedly telling supporters they “know him,” the former U.S. senator, who grew up about 22 miles away in Butler, vowed to continue his campaign and to win his home state of Pennsylvania in the April 24 primary. “We’re hitting the field. The clock starts tonight,” he said. “We’ve got three weeks to go out here in Pennsylvania and win this state, and after winning this state, the field looks a little different in May.” Romney's wins Tuesday put him past the halfway mark to the 1,144 delegates needed to …
Saturday, November 12, 2011
Couple married Saturday at St. Mary of the Mount in Pittsburgh before departing for Hawaiian trip.
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Saturday, November 12, 2011
Two Westinghouse engineers who married Saturday in Pittsburgh before departing for aHawaiian honeymoon were among five people who died Thursday in a helicopter crash on Molokai, a company spokesman said. Nicole M. Bevilacqua and Michael Abel, both of Westmoreland County, were killed when a tour helicopter slammed into a ridge on Molokai island, killing the pilot and two other tourists on board, according to the Huffington Post. Bevilacqua and Abel both worked forWestinghouse at its Cranberry headquarters, company spokesman Vaughn Gilbert said. "It's a tragedy," Gilbert said. "Everyone within the Westinghouse community is heartbroken, and our hearts go out to their family. These were two very fine young people who just started their lives…