Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The Times reports one driver fell asleep at the wheel, triggering the crash.
Three people were taken by ambulance to local hospitals after a rear-end collision Tuesday morning on Route 65 in Leetsdale. According to the Times, the crash happened around 8:30 a.m. after the driver of car, whom police did not identify, fell asleep at the wheel; his car struck a pickup at full speed.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Police said the injured 26-year-old was shot in the back.
Sewickley police were summoned early Sunday morning to Heritage Valley Sewickley hospital after being alerted to a gunshot wound victim who had arrived in the emergency room. Police responded at 2:42 a.m. and spoke to Tywan Willis, 26, of Aliquippa, who told officers he was shot in the back near the Quippian bar in Aliquippa. Sewickley officers forwarded information onto the Aliquippa police department in Beaver County. Willis was stabilized and transported by Valley Ambulance to Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. Sewickley police also responded to the following incidents. Each incident reflects police records and is not an indication of guilt: Threats alleged Police were called to the SporTrak facility on Chadwick Street about 10:…
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
The man's injuries are said to be non-life threatening.
A Moon Township public works employee was taken to Allegheny General this morning after cutting himself with a chainsaw. Fire Chief John Scott said the man, whom he declined to identify, cut his leg with the chainsaw just before 8 a.m. while cleaning out a retention pond on Oak Highland Drive. Scott said the man cut his leg near his knee, but was alert when rescue crews arrived. His injuries are said to be non-life threatening.
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.
Monday, January 23, 2012
Sewickley Valley Medical Group Inc. and Tri-State Medical Group have become one organization, Heritage Valley Medical Group, Inc.
Monday, January 23, 2012
Sewickley Valley Medical Group Inc. and Tri-State Medical Group — Heritage Valley Health System’s two largest physician practice groups — have consolidated into one organization, Heritage Valley Medical Group Inc. The new organization is composed of 124 employed physicians located in 50 offices throughout southwestern Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio, and includes family practice and internal medicine physicians as well as specialists in cardiology, geriatrics, rheumatology, general surgery, cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, pulmonary, endocrinology, physiatry, gastroenterology, vein medicine and electrophysiology. Heritage Valley Medical Group will be governed by a 16-member board of directors made up of physicians and non-physicians and …
Friday, January 14, 2011
Leonard Smith of Beaver Road complained of a severe headache before the crash.
A Leetsdale man was taken Friday to Heritage Valley hospital in Sewickley after his car collided head-on with another vehicle and struck a parked car in the borough. Leonard Smith, no age given, told police he was not injured, but was taken to the hospital to be evaluated and to have blood drawn for testing. Leetsdale police officer Mike Slawianowski said another female driver, who was not identified, suffered chest pains after her car was struck and pushed up a hillside. Medics evaluated the woman, who refused to go to the hospital, Slawianowski said. Police arrived shortly after 4 p.m. to find Smith, dazed and confused, standing outside his car in the 200 block of Beaver Road. “I’m OK,” said Smith, who had a nosebleed and complained of …
The announcement of nine furloughs and 11 eliminated positions comes after 23 medical transcriptionists were laid off last year.
Heritage Valley Health System has eliminated 20 positions, a move that directly affects nine workers, but is expected to save more than $10 million annually. Nine furloughed employees and 11 eliminated positions are part of the health system's cross-campus initiative to stay viable by reducing costs and increasing revenue without sacrificing patient care. Daniel Murphy, vice presdent of institutional advancement, said the workforce reductions announced Thursday are system-wide. “These included management and other non-clinical positions,” Murphy said. “… It will not have a direct impact on patient care.” Affected employees were given separation packages and transition assistance, hospital officials said. Heritage Valley, which includes a …