Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The Pennsylvania Treasury's Bureau of Unclaimed Property lists local organizations and businesses with money due them—and there might be some out there for you, too.
Each year, the Pennsylvania Treasury receives millions of dollars in unclaimed property, including abandoned bank accounts, forgotten stocks, uncashed checks, certificates of deposit, life insurance policies, safe deposit box contents and recovered stolen property. Most of this unclaimed property is owed to individual residents. (Read below to find out how to search for yourself or for a relative). However, there are a number of municipalities, school districts, fire and police departments, civic groups, and other organizations that also have money waiting for them. The state website identifies the property as either "under $100" or "over $100" and the source of the property. A quick (and by no means complete) search of the state's …
Monday, February 25, 2013
According to police, two men tried to start a confrontation with an off-duty officer.
Two brothers were arrested after police say they tried to start a fight with an off-duty police officer. Dormont police responded to the parking lot of PNC Bank on West Liberty Avenue at 1:42 p.m. on Feb. 17 for a report of a possible assault. According to the police report, two men—identified as brothers Michael Brown, 45, of Pittsburgh and William Brown, 48, of Dormont—tried to start a confrontation with a man in the parking lot. The man was an off-duty police officer from another local department, who contacted Dormont police with a description of the men. Dormont police located the men in the area of Potomac and Broadway avenues. Each of the men was charged with public drunkenness. This information was supplied by Dormont Police. Where…
Monday, December 24, 2012
Dormont blotter, Dec. 14 to Dec. 21.
This information was supplied by Dormont Police. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Dec. 14 Dec. 15 Dec. 19 Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more news, sign up for our email Newsletter.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
The Pittsburgh-based bank seems to be the latest victim in reported cyber attacks on major banks in U.S.
Some PNC Bank customers have reported problems Thursday logging into their online accounts. The Post-Gazette is reporting that the Pittsburgh-based institution apparently is the latest victim in a wave of cyber attacks on major U.S. banks. Bank spokesman Fred Solomon told the Post-Gazette Thursday morning that if a customer can't reach the website or log-in on the first attempt, the customer should just return to the site a little later. He said some people also were having problems accessing mobile banking. Local PNC Bank locations include branches on West Liberty Avenue in Dormont and on Brookline Boulevard in Brookline. Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more news, sign up for our email Newsletter.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Although Pittsburgh Police haven't made arrests in yesterday's bank robbery in Brookline, they have released a description of the suspect.
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- Erin Faulk
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Pittsburgh Police have not made any arrests in yesterday's bank robbery in Brookline, but they have provided a description of the suspect. The suspect is a white man, about 5'10" with a medium build and brown hair. He was wearing a brown pullover jacket, blue jeans, black gloves, a blue baseball cap with a "P" on it, and had a black and white scarf covering his face. At around 11 a.m. Monday, the man walked into the PNC Bank branch on Brookline Boulevard and demanded money. A teller gave him money, and then the man ran out the front door of the bank and down Stebbins Avenue. No weapons were used during the incident. Those with information are asked to contact the Pittsburgh Police Robbery Squad at 412-323-7152.
Monday, February 13, 2012
WTAE has reported that the PNC Bank branch in Brookline was robbed Monday morning.
The PNC Bank branch at 820 Brookline Blvd. was robbed shortly after 11 a.m. Monday morning, according to a report by WTAE. According to WTAE, a man went to the bank and demanded money, reportedly without a weapon. The man has not been identified. No injuries have been reported. Pittsburgh Police were not immediately available for comment. A representative from PNC Bank would not comment about the incident and would not give information about whether the bank will be open during normal hours. Continue to follow Dormont-Brookline Patch for more details.