Sunday, March 3, 2013
The Pittsburgh woman has been missing since September 2006.
More than six years ago, Devin Janelle Brown-Bousetta, 25, disappeared from her Mt. Washington residence in the City of Pittsburgh She has not been seen since Sept. 5, 2006, and that was at her home near Southern Avenue and Natchez Street. Her vehicle—a white, 1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX—was later located in Pittsburgh. Devin is described as a black/Hispanic woman, 5-foot-2 and 115-120 pounds. She has black hair, brown eyes and a medium complexion. She has a flower tattoo over her right breast, the name "China" on her left arm and "chinese woman" on her back. Authorities say she also has a scar on her earlobe from previous tear, a burn scar on upper right thigh, pierced ears and a gap between her upper front teeth. Devin speaks very slowly. …
Friday, March 1, 2013
This year’s PennDOT construction work will include $282 million worth of road and bridge improvement projects. The biggest projects are reconstruction of the Squirrel Hill Tunnels and Liberty Tubes. Find out if the roads you travel on will be fixed.
This year’s PennDOT construction work will include $282 million worth of road and bridge improvement projects that hit every corner of Allegheny County. About half of the money being spent on road projects in the county will be spent on bridge reconstruction. PennDOT District 11 Executive Dan Cessna said during a Friday morning press conference that the “most impactful” project in the Pittsburgh area will be reconstruction of the outbound lanes of the Squirrel Tunnels. That project is expected to cost close to $50 million and will include weekend closures beginning on March 22. There will also be various single-lane closures during nights to allow for work. “You’re going to see a ton of work this summer.” Construction also continues on the…
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Justice is an Akita/Terrier mix who grabs your attention with his beautiful blue-grey coat, hazel colored eyes and regal ears!
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Mike Jones
Sunday, February 24
Justice grabs your attention with his beautiful blue-grey coat, hazel colored eyes and regal Shepherd ears. He’s a large breed dog who finds himself at the Animal Rescue League shelter due to his owner's move. His former owner told the shelter volunteers that Justice is extremely loyal and is a terrific companion The ARL recommends that Justice go to a home with children older than 5 because he is very affectionate and strong, and he has not yet been taught not to jump on people. Justice listens well on a walk, wants to please and appears to be a fast learner. He also likes to play with toys. With a little basic training Justice has the potential to be a wonderful family member. Justice is currently spending some time in a foster home, …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The weather service has issued a winter weather advisory for the Pittsburgh area Friday morning.
Expect freezing rain and ice accumulations of about a tenth of an inch on Friday. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory that is in effect from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday. The freezing rain is expected to begin between 6 and 8 a.m. and end between 1 and 3 p.m. The National Weather Service warns of hazardous travel conditions because of ice-covered roads. Winds of 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph are also forecast. A winter weather advisory means freezing rain will cause travel difficulties.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Click on this interactive map to report the latest road craters in Bridgeville, Collier, Heidelberg, Mt. Lebanon, Scott and South Fayette.
It is pothole season. The freeze-thaw cycles are creating bone crunching, kidney punching potholes on many roads throughout the South Hills of Pittsburgh. Click on "report an issue" directly below the map above to report where the worst potholes are located. You can also zoom in or out on the map to see more specific locations. Chartiers Valley Patch will then share the link to this story with PennDOT, Allegheny County and the local public works departments so they know where repairs are needed most.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Rain and snow showers are expected after 2 p.m. Tuesday with about a half-inch of accumulation possible.
On Monday, it was in the 40s, with plenty of sunshine. But for Tuesday? Things are gonna look a little different. Rain and snow showers are expected after 2 p.m., with about a half-inch of accumulation possible. After 3 a.m. Wednesday we could see another half-inch of precipitation. And things aren't looking much better the rest of the week, either. "A frontal boundary will push into the area Thursday night into Friday, bringing a wintry mix to the area. Light accumulations of snow and ice area possible with this system," according to a hazardous weather outlook issued by the National Weather Service. For a full weather report, visit the National Weather Service website here.
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Gladys was just brought into Animal Friends this month and needs a new home!
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Mike Jones
Sunday, February 17
Meet Gladys, a senior cat who was just brought into the Aminal Friends shelter this month. Gladys is a spayed black-and-white domestic medium-hair female, and the shelter staff believes that she is almost 15 years old. She weighs about 8 pounds. For more information about Gladys, call Animal Friends Inc. at 412-847-7000 Ask for information about animal ID number A034695.
Friday, February 8, 2013
Winter Storm Nemo is expected to miss us, but will likely hammer the East Coast. Here's the weather forecast in the Pittsburgh area through Monday morning.
The National Weather Service is warning that a major winter storm this weekend could severely impact most of the northeastern United States, but the Pittsburgh area looks to be safe. This forecast, of course, is subject to change. Should you take any weather-related photos, contribute to Patch by adding them to this article. Just click on one of the green "Upload Photos and Videos" buttons above! And please tell us about troubled spots in the comments section below!
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
There are numerous great restaurants in the area, so we at Patch picked a few of our favorite fine dining establishments that we think you and your significant other would love to try. Check them out and book your reservation soon!
Valentine’s Day is a week away and plenty of restaurants in the South Hills are offering special dinners for a romantic evening. There are numerous great restaurants in the area, so we at Patch picked a few of our favorite fine dining establishments that we think you and your significant other would love to try. But you better book your reservations now, because most of these places are filling up fast for the evening of Thursday, Feb. 14. We’ve compiled a list of several restaurants with their locations, phone numbers and websites. Look below to see if the restaurant closest to you is offering any dinner specials. Is your favorite restaurant not on this list? Add it to the comments section below! Tambellini’s in Bridgeville Reservations…
The U.S. representative showed up for the hearing in a wheelchair with an apparent sore back.
U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Upper St. Clair) presided over the Veterans’ Affairs Committee's investigative hearing on the outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease at the VA Hospital in Pittsburgh—and he showed up in a wheelchair Tuesday morning. Twitter was abuzz with the news when Washington correspondent of Cox Media Group Seth MacFarlene sent out the tweet: Rep Tim Murphy (R-PA) enters House VA Cmte hearing in wheelchair. Suffering back injury, spokeswoman says. Patch reached out to Murphy's spokeswoman, who was busy with the hearing. Murphy was able to get out of the wheelchair and get into a regular chair during the hearing. Murphy grilled officials about what was done during the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the local VA hospital. He posted…