Proceeds will benefit the Pittsburgh chapter of Autism Speaks.
In honor of National Autism Awareness month, Panera Bread is hosting a cookie campaign to raise support and awareness. Panera Bread cafes throughout western Pennsylvania are participating in the “Pieces of Hope for Autism” campaign from Tuesday, April 2 to Saturday, April 6. Panera is selling the shortbread cookies shaped in the autism puzzle piece logo with all proceeds going to the Pittsburgh chapter of Autism Speaks, an organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders. A Panera Bread is located in Peters Township at 4127 Washington Rd. Cookies can only be purchased for a limited time at Panera or pre-ordered online by clicking here.
The Sewickley man allegedly took donation jars meant for cancer patients and area volunteer fire departments. The alleged thefts took place on Neville Island, Scott Township and Peters.
A Sewickley man arrested this week is accused of stealing charitable donation jars from several businesses across the Pittsburgh area, including Scott Township and Peters. The jars contained loose change to help cancer patients and area volunteer fire departments. Ohio Township police Chief Norbert Micklos said they arrested Michael Coyle, 33, of Sewickley, after he allegedly took the donation jar at a 7-Eleven on Neville Island on Jan. 20. Ohio Township police, who cover Neville Island, charged him with theft and receiving stolen property. But Micklos said Coyle also confessed to similar thefts in Scott Township and Peters. Scott Township police said a donation box was stolen from the counter at the Panera Bread along Greentree Road. The …