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Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Whether you love Spiderman, X-men or Batman, be sure to geek out with your favorite comics on this holiday.
To all of those who believe in Harvey Dent and Gotham City, rejoice. Today—Sept. 25—is National Comic Book Day. This is a day for people of all ages to enjoy, since the first-ever comic book superhero made his first appearance in 1938. While some characters have new looks, and some of their storylines have changed completely, comic enthusiasts can still share their love of their favorite characters, old and new. This geeky holiday is a great time for comic fans to honor their superhero, heroine or villain’s best stories. Here in Peters, you can purchase comic books at Pittsburgh Comics on East McMurray Road. National Comic Book day is also a good precursor for the famous New York Comic Con. This year, it will be held during Oct.11-14 at …
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Scattered tree and power line damage is possible.
Peters Township and much of southwestern Pennsylvania is under a wind advisory until 1 a.m. Wednesday. A wind advisory means that wind gusts greater than 45 mph are expected. "Scattered tree and power line damage can be expected. Some minor property damage is possible in the highest gusts. Travel will be difficult for high profile vehicles," the National Weather Service stated. Winds will increase this afternoon, with the strongest winds shortly after sunset as the front passes. Winds will then slowly decrease through the evening, according to forecasters. Did you see wind damage? Upload your photos to this article and share your story with us in the comments.
Thursday, June 2, 2011
Claire Rush, 76, shot herself and set fire to residence, neighbors say problems at Peters home have been brewing a long time.
Editor's Note: This story was last updated at 9:50 p.m. Thursday. According to a hospital spokeswoman, Claire Rush, 76, has died at Allegheny General Hospital after suffering a self-inflicted gunshot wound during a standoff with police after an officer from the Washington County Sheriff's Office attempted to serve her with a protection from abuse order. Peters police responded to the home in the 100 block of Spring Street at 4 p.m. this afternoon. The woman, identified as Claire Rush, locked herself in the residence after calling the police. Attempts by her son and Adult Services staff to convince her to come out failed and, according to Chief Harry Freucht, she told police that if anyone tried to enter she would kill herself or burn the …
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
A bike was found behind the Heather Building last week.
On Friday, May 13, at 10:49 a.m., an abandoned Roadmaster bicycle was found behind the Heather Building (608 E. McMurray Road) and reported to Peters Township police. Police Chief Harry Fruecht is asking residents to call the station, at 724.942.5030, if you've recently misplaced your bike or know of someone who has. In other police news: May 15, 2:24 a.m., Sarah K. Minteer, 23, of 104 Conestoga Drive, was arrested for driving under the influence. She was traveling on Route 19 behind a Peters Township police officer, when she decided to pass him driving 20-25 miles per hour over the speed limit. She was stopped at the 100 block of Valley Brook Road and given a field sobriety test, along with a breathalyzer test. Her BAC level was 1.82.
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
High school golfer has solid season, but has his eyes on next year.
The season's over, but sophomore Tom Nettles still practices every day. He is a player and lover of golf. In past months, he and the Peters golf team won the WPIAL Division I boys' golf title. Together the team shot a combined 397 at Cedarbrook Gold in Belle Vernon and won by three strokes against Latrobe. Coach David Kuhn and the team went on to compete for a Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association title at Tom's Run Golf Course in Blairsville; they performed well, and the team took a second-place finish at the PIAA Western Regional. Only a sophomore, Nettles had a great season and found himself in tune. This past fall Nettles also competed individually and took third in an American Junior Golf Association tournament. He has …