Vandergrift

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Neighbors Upset, Want Vandergrift Sewage Leak Fixed

Hancock Street in Vandergrift, Westmoreland County, is a lovely place, very picturesque.

01/09/2014

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Community Rallies To Support Vandergrift Fire Victims

Thousands of items and thousands of dollars have been collected for the victims of a weekend fire in Vandergrift.

12/30/2013

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Fire Marshal Investigating After Blaze Destroys 3 Vandergrift Homes

Nearly 150 firefighters from three counties spent hours battling a fast-moving fire that destroyed three houses and damaged two others in Westmoreland County.

12/28/2013

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3 Homes Destroyed By Fire In Vandergrift

Three homes were destroyed in a large, intense fire Friday night in Westmoreland County.

12/27/2013

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Man Arrested After Stealing Money From A Youth Hockey Tournament

A Blairsville man is charged with stealing money from a youth hockey tournament.

10/16/2013

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Actor Gary Sinise’s Most Important Role Is Supporting Wounded Vets

Actor Gary Sinise is known for many different roles on-screen, but none is more important to him than his real-life role of supporting wounded veterans of war.

07/30/2013

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Family, Friends Hold Vigil, Balloon Release In 2-Month-Old’s Memory

A candlelight vigil and a balloon release were held Friday night in a park in Vandergrift, Westmoreland County, in memory of 8-week-old Sophia Ludwiczak. Police said she was the victim of “shaken baby syndrome.”

12/07/2012

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Infant Dies After Vandergrift Shaking Incident

A baby who was badly injured after an alleged shaking incident has died.

11/20/2012

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Infant Critical After Vandergrift Shaking Incident

A man has been arrested after authorities say he admitted to shaking his 8-week-old daughter.

11/16/2012

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Damage Reports Begin To Come In As Sandy Lashes Pittsburgh Area

As Superstorm Sandy made landfall along the coast of New Jersey around 8 p.m. Monday, the rain and winds began to pick up here in Pittsburgh, drenching the area.

10/30/2012

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Family Vows To Rebuild Vandergrift Business After Arson

A fire that destroyed a Westmoreland County business has been ruled arson. Someone broke into Kochka’s Towing and Car Care Service in Vandergrift early Sunday morning and stole money from a register before setting some muffler boxes on fire with a torch.

09/24/2012

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Fire Destroys Westmoreland Co. Gas & Towing Company

A Westmoreland County family is picking up the pieces after an intense fire ripped through their business early Sunday morning, destroying the gas and towing station.

09/23/2012

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Local Man Accused Of Tossing 4-Year-Old In Pool

A 20-year-old pregnant woman says her boyfriend beat her up and tossed her 4-year-old son in a backyard pool filled with water.

08/14/2012

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Radioactive Waste & Armed Guards – What’s Happening In Apollo?

KDKA-AM’s Larry Richert talks to reporter Erich Schwartzel and frightened homeowner Mary Anne Walerski about why armed guards are suddenly guarding a field in Kiskimere that is the site of a nuclear waste dump.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/14/2012

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120,000 Property Owners Appeal Assessments

The waiting room at the appeals office is packed as property owners are called into hearing rooms to argue their case. People like Kody Miller of Vandergrift call it a major inconvenience.

04/03/2012

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