EPA to test groundwater in Leechburg area

March 12, 2013 by  

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is now working with the Army Corps of Engineers on a project to clean up the nearby BWX waste dump. The clean-up, which will cost $500m and an estimated ten years, consists of [Read more]

Leechburg awarded a grant for its recycling program

February 28, 2013 by  

Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection announced this month that it was awarding grants totaling $17.8m to 131 counties and municipalities, to help them develop and implement recycling programs.

Leechburg, Pennsylvania was [Read more]

Leechburg area brides find beautiful dresses and fight cancer too

January 30, 2013 by  

Brides-to-be in Leechburg and the surrounding area enjoyed a “twofer” the weekend of January 11 – 12. They were able to find wedding dresses at deep discounts, some up to 85%, and donate to the fight against cancer at [Read more]

It’s snow joke in Leechburg as ‘angels’ are on the way

December 6, 2012 by  

Temperatures are dropping and weather experts are starting to put snow into their forecasts. As Leechburg, Pennsylvania and other cities and towns in the Eastern United States start getting ready for [Read more]

Leechburg could face toy shortage; no comment from Santa

November 13, 2012 by  

According to a November 5, 2012 report from Pittsburgh stores, popular toys are going to fly off the shelves this year. In fact, they’re going to disappear so quickly area merchants suggest [Read more]

Fine art provides a fine time for Leechburg residents

October 10, 2012 by  

As of October 6, works by American painter Walter Gay (1856-1937) are being exhibited at the Frick Art & Historical Center in Pittsburgh. Approximately 30 miles from Leechburg, Pennsylvania, residents can [Read more]

Fast play leaves Leechburg golfer Matt Barto with a long wait and a big win

September 27, 2012 by  

Matt Barto, a Leechburg, Pennsylvania junior, prefers a quick round of golf to slow play, as he showed on September 24 when he was among the first golfers on the course at the [Read more]

Bike race gets on track

August 29, 2012 by  

The 24th annual Tour de Strongland will take place in Vandergrift and other Strongland communities on September 9. Prior to that, on September 8 the Roaring Run will take place in [Read more]

Walk to help wipe out cancer

July 28, 2012 by  

The Alle-Kiski Valley Relay for Life will take place at Valley High School on August 11, starting at 10:00 pm. This is an overnight relay walk with proceeds going to benefit the [Read more]

Showcase your wares in Leechburg

June 18, 2012 by  

The Allegheny-Kiski Valley Historical Society holds a monthly Flea-tique flea market in Tarentum on the grounds of the Tour-Ed Mine and Museum. The flea market is held on the third Sunday of each month, with the next one scheduled to [Read more]

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