Friday, June 8, 2012
The 27-year-old beauty queen from Cranberry appeared on the "Today" show Friday morning.
Despite threats of a lawsuit from Miss Universe co-owner Donald Trump, former Miss Pennsylvania USA Sheena Monnin said she wouldn’t back down from her claims that Sunday’s televised Miss USA was fixed. “I feel prepared to continue to pursue the truth,” the 27-year-old beauty queen said during an appearance Friday morning on NBC’s Today show. “I know what I heard and I know what I in turn witnessed come true.” Monnin, of Cranberry Township, made headlines this week when she turned in her title and claimed, in two statements on her Facebook page, that a fellow contestant in Sunday’s competition saw a list of the top five women in the pageant before judging began on the show. She also called the organization fraudulent, lacking in morals and …
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Lawsuit by Sandra Bajsec claims she was fired because of her perceived political affiliation to her husband, former council vice president Michael Bajsec.
Leetsdale borough officials plan to fight a lawsuit recently filed by a former borough clerk who claims she was let go from her job for political reasons. “The borough is reviewing the complaint and preparing to defend,” Megan Ott, solicitor for Leetsdale borough, said Tuesday. Sandra Bajsec, 59, of Leetsdale, sued the borough Friday in U.S. District Court, stating in the suit that she was fired because of her "perceived" political affiliation to her husband, former council vice president Michael Bajsec. Bajsec's Pittsburgh attorney, Samuel Cordes, said a person cannot be fired because of his or her political affiliation under the U.S. Constitution. The lawsuit specifically names Council President Joseph McGurk and council members Melanie …
Friday, February 10, 2012
Former Leetsdale administrative assistant Sandra Bajsec, 59, sued the borough today claiming her post was eliminated for political reasons when her husband lost his reelection bid for council.
According to her complaint in U.S. District Court, she was
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Brunton Dairy attorney Jeffrey D. Truitt said the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture told dairy officials there was a "lab error" during the testing of samples collected before the second halt in milk production in October.
Saturday, December 24, 2011
In a suit filed Sept. 12 in Allegheny County Court, Henrietta F. Kretzler and her husband, Walter P. Kretzler Jr., of Leetsdale, claim she was sickened from consuming dairy products purchased from the Independence Township farm.
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Saturday, December 24, 2011
A Leetsdale Couple has filed a lawsuit against Brunton Dairy in Beaver County alleging the farm's milk and ice cream products sickened the wife. According to the Beaver County Times, Henrietta F. Kretzler and her husband, Walter P. Kretzler Jr., of Washington St., claim they regularly purchased milk and ice cream from the Independence Township dairy, which Henrietta Kretzler consumed in June and July. The suit claims Henrietta Kretzler suffered severe abdominal pain and a perforated bowel, which required exploratory surgery and a small bowel resection and caused Walter Kretzler Jr. to suffer a loss of consortium with his wife, the Times reported. The couple's attorney, Thomas E. Crenney of Pittsburgh, could not be reached for comment …