The Pittsburgh area hasn’t seen anything close to the devastation Hurricane Sandy caused along the East Coast. In fact, most of the fears of local officials were never realized.
Rock snot sounds pretty disgusting, but one local river now has it. Also called didymo, it grows to blanket the bottom of the river like brown soggy toilet paper, snuffing out the organisms that fish feed on.
The 22nd Annual “River Sweep” is this Saturday and organizers need your help. They need volunteers of all ages to help with the sweep.
This weekend’s fatal jet ski accident on the Ohio River raises concerns about boating safety as we head into summer and more people spend time on the area’s rivers.
State police in Fayette County are searching for a suspect after a woman was shot while sitting along the Youghiogheny River in South Connellsville Borough.
Just a few months ago, it was considered one of the most run-down, worn out bridges in our area. On Monday, about 18,000 drivers are getting their first chance to drive on the newly rebuilt Boston Bridge.
Officials are investigating after a man drowned in the Youghiogheny River Tuesday night.
The body of a missing boater in Fayette County has been recovered. Fayette County Deputy Coroner Roger Victor says 50-year-old Patrick Himmler, of Cumberland, MD, was found dead on the Somerset side of the Youghiogheny River.
Rescue crews on the Westmoreland-Fayette County border have suspended their search for the night after a young man fell into a creek and disappeared.
The body of a missing kayaker has been found. A worker at the water plant in Connellsville spotted the body in the Youghiogheny River.
Officials say water from an abandoned mine is gushing through a neighborhood in Elizabeth Township. The water is flowing into the Youghiogheny and Monongahela rivers.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) — The steady, heavy rain that fell overnight combined with the continually melting snow has many people across the area concerned about the potential for flooding. The Mon Wharf parking lot is closed […]
CONNELLSVILLE (KDKA) – People who live along the Youghiogheny River in Fayette County are preparing for the worst and hoping for the best. The Yough is expected to crest at six-inches above flood stage and […]