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Local News
Butler Township Volunteer Fire District and Butler Township police responded to a two-vehicle crash at around 3 p.m. Tuesday on Delwood Road that sent a woman and a child...
August 10, 2022 Local News
PENN TWP — The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 857 will hold a Fly-in Drive-in Breakfast and Young Eagles Rally event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at he Pittsbu...
August 10, 2022 Local News
The New Beginnings Free Methodist Church, 416 Center Ave., will have a free clothing giveaway from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 20. For more information, call Sally Perkins at 724...
August 10, 2022 Local News
The Zelienople Public Library will hold “A Pirate’s Night for Me” from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Zelienople Community Park, Shelter 3. The event is for people ages 13 and...
August 10, 2022 Local News
SLIPPERY ROCK — Glen Brunken, 5, is a record breaker. You wouldn’t know it to look at him, but then you can’t judge a book by its cover, which is a particularly appropria...
August 10, 2022 Special Sections
NEW YORK — Chipotle Mexican Grill will pay $20 million to current and former workers at its New York City restaurants for violating city labor laws, Mayor Eric Adams anno...
August 10, 2022 Business
Butler County Community College’s three new programs this fall are within its Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics division and include two intended to lead t...
August 10, 2022 Education
NEW YORK — To understand the impact of surging inflation on this year's back-to-school spending, look no further than children's rain boots with motifs like frogs and lad...
August 10, 2022 Special Sections
As a fan of cars and automobiles, Gannon Brown was excited for his summer trip this year. Where he was going, he would also get to see monuments including the Eiffel Towe...
August 10, 2022 Local News
The Winfield All School Reunion will be held Aug. 20 at the Winfield Township Volunteer Fire Department building on Brose Road. Dinner will be at 4:30 p.m. Bring a food d...
August 10, 2022 Local News
ADAMS TWP -- The Mars Comet Club and Reading Rockets after-school programs, intended to combat learning loss from the COVID-19 pandemic and help catch up students who may...
August 10, 2022 Education
Shirley Rankin knew if she had to hold a fundraiser for her son David “DA” Rankin, who has early onset atypical Parkinson’s disease, it should be centered around somethin...
August 10, 2022 Local News
At the end of last school year, the Golden Tornado Scholastic Foundation sent qualifying elementary school children home with a final backpack full of food supplies and i...
August 10, 2022 Local News
The Pennsylvania Department of State certified Butler County’s 2022 primary election results after the county sent notice that it wasn’t going to count undated mail-in ba...
August 10, 2022 Government
SLIPPERY ROCK — Road improvement projects are being postponed in the borough due to flooding that occurred as a result of heavy rain Friday night. The state of emergency ...
August 10, 2022 Local News
Butler area students who work during the school year will be able to get to their jobs at a reduced price. The Butler Transit Authority voted Tuesday to decrease the cost...
August 10, 2022 Local News
WASHINGTON — Americans may finally be catching a break from relentlessly surging prices — if just a slight one — even as inflation is expected to remain painfully high fo...
August 10, 2022 Business
EVANS CITY — A mother and father pleaded for the court to compel their son to seek psychiatric help as he appeared Tuesday for a preliminary hearing. “Normally, he’s the ...
August 10, 2022 Crime & Courts
JACKSON TWP — The agreement creating the name AHN Seneca Valley is officially in place, although the school district and health care company have a collaborative relation...
August 10, 2022 Education
Families still can apply for free, reduced-price meals Grabbing a bite to eat at school will get a little more complicated for families starting this year. Over the past...
August 10, 2022 Special Sections
Other News
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A company can proceed with plans to build what will be the first freshwater offshore wind-powered electric-generation facility in North America, in ...
August 10, 2022 National News
BENI, Congo (AP) — At least five people, including two policemen, were killed in an attack on a prison in which about 750 inmates escaped in Congo’s eastern Butembo town,...
August 10, 2022 International News
LONDON — The number of coronavirus deaths fell by 9% in the last week while new cases remained relatively stable, according to the latest weekly pandemic report released ...
August 10, 2022 International News
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's air force said Wednesday that nine Russian warplanes were destroyed in a deadly string of explosions at an air base in Crimea, amid specula...
August 10, 2022 International News
Former president dubs search ‘prosecutorial misconduct’
August 10, 2022 National News
JERUSALEM — Israeli troops killed three Palestinian militants and wounded dozens in a shootout that erupted during an arrest raid in the city of Nablus in the occupied We...
August 10, 2022 International News
WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania's Republican governor nominee Doug Mastriano appeared briefly Tuesday before the Jan. 6 committee investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection bu...
August 10, 2022 Pennsylvania News
A 51-year-old man from Afghanistan was charged Tuesday with killing two Muslim men in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and authorities said he is suspected in the slayings of two...
August 10, 2022 National News
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed a $280 billion bipartisan bill to boost domestic high-tech manufacturing, part of his administration's push to boost U....
August 10, 2022 National News
PITTSBURGH — Managers at two skilled nursing facilities in western Pennsylvania fabricated records of staff time and residents' conditions to defraud state and federal ag...
August 10, 2022 Pennsylvania News
TOKYO — Nagasaki paid tribute to the victims of the U.S. atomic bombing 77 years ago on Aug. 9, with the mayor saying Russia's war on Ukraine showed the world that anothe...
August 10, 2022 International News
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Scott Perry said his cellphone was seized Tuesday morning by FBI agents carrying a search warrant. The circumstances surrounding the seizure were n...
August 10, 2022 National News
WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court sided Tuesday with a House committee seeking access to former President Donald Trump's tax returns, rejecting Trump's contention that...
August 10, 2022 National News
KYIV, Ukraine — Powerful explosions rocked a Russian air base in Crimea and sent towering clouds of smoke over the landscape Tuesday in what may mark an escalation of the...
August 10, 2022 International News
A top elections official said Monday that “human error” in tracking the results of the May 17 primary election led Pennsylvania to inadvertently certify a county’s vote c...
August 09, 2022 Pennsylvania News
Sports
PHOENIX (AP) — Pittsburgh infielder Rodolfo Castro lost his phone on the field and the Pirates were stymied by rookie Tommy Henry in a 6-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondback...
August 10, 2022 Professional
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies slugger Bryce Harper will continue as the team’s designated hitter and not play the outfield when he returns from a broken left thumb that ha...
August 10, 2022 Professional
What two players share the major league record for most stolen bases in a season while hitting 50 or more home runs? Tuesday’s answer: Max Carey is the Pirates’ a...
August 10, 2022 Trivia
1 of Eagle Amateur’s original founders returns to play in event
August 10, 2022 Amateur
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill Richardson, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and a frequent emissary in hostage negotiations, said Tuesday he was hopeful about the...
August 10, 2022 Professional
Former Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch has been arrested in Las Vegas on suspicion of driving under the influence, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department announced Tuesday...
August 10, 2022 Professional
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Alex Highsmith wants to make an even bigger impact on the defense this season. Highsmith starred on the right s...
August 10, 2022 Professional
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he feels the league needed to keep pushing for a year-long suspension for Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Wats...
August 10, 2022 Professional
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The record $4.65 billion sale of the Denver Broncos to Walmart heir Rob Walton and his daughter and son-in-law was unanimously approved Tuesday ...
August 10, 2022 Professional
Saying “the countdown has begun,” 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams announced Tuesday she is ready to step away from tennis so she can turn her focus to having ...
August 10, 2022 Professional
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge in California ruled Tuesday that three golfers who joined Saudi-backed LIV Golf will not be able to compete in the PGA Tour's post...
August 10, 2022 Professional
Hunter education A number of Hunter Education courses have been scheduled for Butler County. They include: Aug. 16-17 (attend both nights): Butler Township Recre...
August 10, 2022 Sports Brief
SRU pitcher Mineo signs with Twins SLIPPERY ROCK — Slippery Rock High School graduate and hard-throwing Slippery Rock University right-hander Ricky Mineo has signed ...
August 10, 2022 Professional
CALLERY — Facing elimination, Jack Baumgartel was just who the Space Cowboys needed on the mound. And he did not disappoint. The right-hander held Cranberry Township to j...
August 10, 2022 Amateur
BUTLER TWP — Family fun became financial gain. Such was the experience of the Hepler family joining forces for the team portion of the 82nd annual Pennsylvania State USBC...
August 10, 2022 Amateur
Editorial
August 10, 2022 Cartoons
With so much attention fixed on soaring prices for gasoline and groceries, one can almost overlook the fact that we’re also enduring an affordable housing crisis. The que...
August 10, 2022 Other Voices
Marc Fogel isn’t a household name. Before the Butler native was detained in Russia for possession of medical marijuana that he used to treat his severe back injury, he li...
August 10, 2022 Our Opinion
If there’s one thing the impending back-to-school season makes clear, it’s that the cost of higher education in the U.S. is nerve-racking. The average tuition and fees fo...
August 10, 2022 Other Voices
It’s time to give President Joe Biden credit for achieving something no one predicted: bipartisanship in foreign policy. The Senate on Wednesday delivered a victory for B...
August 10, 2022 Other Voices
Community
SLIPPERY ROCK — Tyler Anderson is certainly "dialed" in to his summer internship this year at the School of American Ballet in New York City. Anderson, a Slippery Rock Un...
August 10, 2022 Community
Announcements
In loving memory of Jeffery Alan Neigh June 19, 1961 - August 10, 1987 Miss your laugh and funny ways; Wondering how you would be today; Until we see you again. Love, Dad...
August 10, 2022 In Memoriams
There was more than just broncos bucking at the North Washington Rodeo in 1967. According to the Aug. 15, 1967, edition of the Butler Eagle, the rodeo, which this year st...
August 10, 2022 Time Capsules
Arts & Entertainment
NEW YORK — Lamont Dozier, the middle name of the celebrated Holland-Dozier-Holland team that wrote and produced “You Can’t Hurry Love,” “Heat Wave” and dozens of other hi...
August 10, 2022 Arts & Entertainment
Copyright infringement suit lands in court 50 years after his death
August 10, 2022 Arts & Entertainment
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Picture it: A vacant Beverly Hills bistro has been transformed into the set of a 1980s sitcom about four women living in Miami — but it's also a w...
August 09, 2022 Arts & Entertainment
Other
Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? Yet not one of them is forgotten by God. Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Don't be afraid; you are worth ...
August 10, 2022 Verse of the Day
Inflation is when, after you’ve finally saved up enough money to buy something, it isn’t enough. ...
August 10, 2022 Chuckle of the Day
NEW YORK — For the uninitiated, outfitting a college dorm room can be a dizzying experience. Doing it at a time of high inflation can make it even more daunting. The firs...
August 10, 2022 Special Sections
August 10, 2022 Daily Photo Gallery