Week in Review: Alison Riske, Miracle Leaguers, Gambling Ring & More

A look at some of the bigger stories in western PA this week.

PNC Park, Sept. 1, 2013. Credit: Gatesman+Dave
PNC Park, Sept. 1, 2013. Credit: Gatesman+Dave

By Richard Cook

Busy week? No downtime? Missed the news?

Don't sweat it.

Here's a list of this week's top stories from Patches around the Pittsburgh area so that you can catch up on the goods in your town and see what's happening with your neighbors.

This week on Patch:

Baldwin-Whitehall Patch

Whitehall Man Charged in Gambling Ring Arrests

UpperSt.Clair Patch

Miracle Leaguers' PNC Park Pitch a Strike (Video)   

Dormont-Brookline Patch

'Hero' Pup Finds Permanent Home in Brookline

Peters Patch

Peters' Alison Riske's U.S. Open Run Ends in Fourth Round    

ChartiersValley Patch

'Oktoberfest' on Tap for Heidelberg Borough

Canon-McMillan Patch

Cecil Residents Share Concerns About Worstell Impoundment

ForestHills-RegentSquare Patch

Reports: Swissvale Man Shot and Killed in the Borough

NorthHills Patch

Ross Commissioners OK Another McKnight Mattress Store

Robinson-Moon Patch

Police: Woman Attempts to Shoplift from Kohl's in Robinson

NorthAllegheny Patch

Principal Charged with Indecent Assault of Teen Inside McCandless Gym Facing New Charges

Sewickley Patch

Sewickley Meeting Prompts Questions, Suggestions on Proposed Parking Garage

Plum-Oakmont Patch

Hulton Bridge Construction Could Begin by Month's End

Pine-Richland Patch

Former Richland Man Found Guilty Over Relationship with Teen Girl

Cranberry Patch

Take a Sneak Peek at New Plans for UPMC-Pittsburgh Penguins Facility in Cranberry


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