Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Two boys were injured in the incident, KDKA reports.
Two teenage boys were injured in a pedestrian accident Monday near McDonald's Restaurant on West Liberty Avenue, according to a report by KDKA. KDKA reported that one of the boys was walking along the edge of the sidewalk when he lost his balance and grabbed another boy for support. They both fell into the street, and were struck by a car. The severity of the injuries is unknown, and the driver has not been charged at this time, according to a police report obtained by KDKA. To read the full report from KDKA, click here. WPXI also reported the incident. For that report, click here. Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more news, sign up for our email Newsletter.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
2-year-old Maddox Derkosh of Whitehall was killed in early November.
The Allegheny County District Attorney's Office will not pursue criminal charges against Elizabeth Derkosh, the mother of the late Maddox Derkosh, who was killed in a tragic mauling accident at the Pittsburgh Zoo in early November. However, according to KDKA, District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. is investigating a possible criminal negligence charge against the zoo. Elizabeth and 2-year-old Maddox, both of Whitehall Borough's Highgrove Road, were visiting the zoo on Nov. 4 when Maddox fell from the top of a platform railing to the ground inside of the pit area of an African painted dogs exhibit, according to a statement from the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police. Pittsburgh police said that the child lost his balance after his mother lifted …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
The Keystone Oaks competition in Hometown High Q will air this Saturday.
If you missed Keystone Oaks on Hometown High Q last week, you'll have a second chance to see the team compete this Saturday. Keystone Oaks competed against Montour and Laurel Highlands. The episode will air Nov. 10 at 11:30 a.m. on KDKA TV2. The three team members, all high school seniors, are Viabhav Sharma, Brandon Bachner (captain) and Sami Fisher. Michelle McSwigan is the Academic Team Sponsor. Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more news, sign up for our email Newsletter.
Friday, September 28, 2012
The community is invited to attend the Hometown High Q taping at KDKA studios this Saturday.
Keystone Oaks students will test their brains at Saturday's taping of Hometown High Q, and the community is invited to come out and cheer them on. The Keystone Oaks team will compete against Montour and Laurel Highlands this Saturday, Sept. 29. Those who want to attend the taping should arrive by noon at KDKA TV studios in One Gateway Center in downtown Pittsburgh. Admission is free. For more information, contact Ms. McSwigan (email@example.com). If you can't make it to Saturday's filming, it's no problem! The show will air on KDKA later this year. Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more news, sign up for our email Newsletter.
Monday, November 7, 2011
'7 Slick Strategies to Get Your Business Found Online' will help business owners and help those in need this Thanksgiving.
Monday, November 7, 2011
Pittsburgh Professional Women and Cassandra's Florals of Dormont are co-sponsoring a workshop for professionals and business owners who want to increase their online presence. The workshop, which will benefit the KD Turkey Fund, will be conducted by Beth Caldwell, an author and publicity expert. It will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Keith Seminar Center in the Dormont Public Library, 250 West Liberty Ave. The cost is $35 and includes a light dinner by Myrna's Catering. Registration deadline is Nov. 5 online at www.googlepower.eventbrite.com. Because today's consumer often no longer looks for a business in the Yellow Pages, Caldwell will teach business professionals how to attract ideal clients, help them find the business…