Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese Opens Its First 'Green' CemeteryThe Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh has just opened its first green burial site, the St. Francis of Assisi green burial section in a quiet meadow behind Holy Savior Catholic Cemetery off Bakerstown Road in Pine and Richland Townships.
Guardsman Jailed After Alleged Threat Against PenceAuthorities say a National Guardsman has been jailed after a reported threat against Vice President Mike Pence before his visit to Pennsylvania for the annual observance of the Flight 93 crash.
Police: 1 Boy Shot, 1 Hit In Head During Pa. Restaurant RobberyPolice say one boy was shot in the groin and another hit on the head during an early morning robbery at a McDonald's restaurant in western Pennsylvania.
Chatham University’s Aqua Lab Helping Students Learn A New Kind Of FarmingChatham's Eden Hall Farm in Richland Township is known for sustainable agriculture. Next door to the big barn, the Aqua Lab is doing some farming of a different sort.
Pa. Mom Accused In Teen's Dismemberment Was Child Welfare WorkerAuthorities say a Pennsylvania woman charged with dismembering her adoptive daughter previously worked as an adoption supervisor for a children's welfare agency.
Fire Engulfs, Destroys Home In Richland TownshipA home was destroyed by fire in Richland Township early Wednesday morning.
Pittsburgh Diocese Addresses Shrinking Numbers, ConsolidationFor the past two decades, St. Albert the Great Catholic church in Baldwin and those in surrounding communities have been losing parishioners and not attracting new ones.
Man Pleads Guilty To Animal Cruelty Charges, Fined $300The owner of a dog that was found with a rope embedded in its neck pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges this week.
Elderly Woman Burned In Gunpowder Blast In Home's GarageAuthorities say an elderly woman was severely burned when gunpowder exploded in the garage of her western Pennsylvania home.
Driver Accidentally Hits Gas Pedal, Crashes Into Richland Twp. Post OfficeEmergency officials are at the scene of a vehicle that crashed into a post office in Richland Township.
Dog Found Bloodied, With Rope Embedded In Its Neck In Richland Twp.A dog found bloody with a jump rope embedded in its neck is healing at a local animal hospital.
Nationwide Debate Over Transgender Bathrooms Comes To Pine-Richland School DistrictThe Pine-Richland School District doesn't have a specific policy on the use of restrooms for transgender students, but changes could be on the way.

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