Michael DiVittorio, Author at Penn Hills Progress

Author: Michael DiVittorio


Penn Hills middle school students honored for positive behavior
February 24, 2020
Linton Middle School students were recently recognized for showing the power of positivity.

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Town hall meeting to discuss Linton Middle School issues planned for Penn Hills
February 20, 2020
Penn Hills School District officials want to hear from Linton Middle School parents on how they can better serve their fifth- through eighth-graders.

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Fourth annual Tips for Cops fundraiser benefits food pantries around Penn Hills
February 19, 2020
A police officer’s job is to protect and serve the public.

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Penn Hills Elementary students make cards, share treats on Valentine’s Day
February 14, 2020
Penn Hills Elementary students spent Valentine’s Day making gifts and sharing treats with one another.

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Penn Hills native and WWII veteran turns 100
February 13, 2020
A World War II veteran and former Penn Hills resident recently celebrated his centennial birthday.

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Criminal mischief, possession cases recently handled in Judge DeLuca’s Penn Hills court
February 11, 2020
Penn Hills District Judge Anthony L. DeLuca handled the following cases recently. Defendants will have court dates set in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court. Charges were filed by Penn Hills police unless otherwise noted.

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Driver hospitalized after crashing into creek in Penn Hills
February 7, 2020
A person was transported to a hospital after crashing into a creek in Penn Hills early Friday.

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Penn Hills School District calendar survey posted for public input
February 6, 2020
Penn Hills School District officials are seeking parent and student input in crafting next school year’s calendar.

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Penn Hills Democrat announces her candidacy for state rep
February 4, 2020
Erin Vecchio, a Democrat from Penn Hills, is seeking her party’s nomination for state Representative of the 32nd District.

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Penn Hills School District’s preliminary budget adopted, tax increase likely
January 30, 2020
Penn Hills School District officials moved a step closer to plugging an estimated $6 million budget shortfall and possibly raising real estate taxes more than 7%.

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Penn Hills School District approves sponsoring of individual athletes
January 29, 2020
Penn Hills School District officials Wednesday approved allowing individuals and businesses to sponsor specific student athletes.

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Verona fires police officer accused of corruption of a minor
January 28, 2020
A Verona police officer accused of having child porn and corrupting a teenage boy has been fired.

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Assault, drug cases among those handled in Judge DeLuca’s Penn Hills court in January
January 28, 2020
Penn Hills District Judge Anthony L. DeLuca handled the following cases recently. Defendants will have court dates set in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court. Charges were filed by Penn Hills police unless otherwise noted.

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Penn Hills apartment fire ruled arson by municipal fire marshal
January 27, 2020
A fire that displaced 15 Penn Hills residents Monday evening appears to have been set intentionally, according to the Penn Hills fire marshal.

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Lane restrictions planned for Frankstown Road in Penn Hills
January 21, 2020
Traffic restrictions along Frankstown Road in Penn Hills will be in place starting Wednesday.

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Terroristic threats, theft cases handled recently in Penn Hills court
January 17, 2020
Penn Hills District Judge Anthony L. DeLuca handled the following cases recently. Defendants will have court dates set in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court. Charges were filed by Penn Hills police unless otherwise noted.

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Verona officials crafting an Airbnb ordinance to regulate short-term rentals
January 14, 2020
Verona officials want to put new regulations in place before some residents decide to turn their homes into hotels.

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Verona council has new leadership
January 14, 2020
Verona officials started the new year by selecting new council leadership.

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Assault, drug cases among those recently handled in Judge DeLuca’s Penn Hills court
January 11, 2020
Penn Hills District Judge Anthony L. DeLuca handled the following cases recently. Defendants will have court dates set in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court. Charges were filed by Penn Hills police unless otherwise noted.

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Penn Hills School District’s 2020-21 preliminary budget contains tax hike, no program cuts
January 9, 2020
Penn Hills School District officials would have to find a way to fill an estimated $3.2 million budget shortfall even with a real estate take hike of nearly 7%.

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No tax increase in Verona’s 2020 budget
January 7, 2020
Verona officials enter the new year with plans of a new park pavilion and a reconstructed street by Verner Elementary.

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Penn Hills School District officials to present preliminary 2020-21 budget Thursday
January 6, 2020
Penn Hills School District’s preliminary 2020-21 budget is expected to show a deficit and the need for a tax increase.

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Verona painter is Oakmont library’s artist of the month
January 3, 2020
Verona artist Ashley Minteer has been honing her acrylic-painting skills the past few years, and is ready to display her work at the Oakmont Carnegie Library.

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Man questioned by police in Penn Hills woman’s murder found dead in Mt. Oliver
January 3, 2020
A man questioned by police in the shooting death of a Pittsburgh woman was found dead Friday in a Mt. Oliver home.

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Assault, DUI among cases in Judge DeLuca’s Penn Hills court
December 31, 2019
Penn Hills District Judge Anthony L. DeLuca handled the following cases recently. Defendants will have court dates set in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court. Charges were filed by Penn Hills police unless otherwise noted.

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Red Cross helps three Penn Hills adults with shelter after house fire
December 31, 2019
A Penn Hills family of three was left homeless New Year’s Eve after a fire ripped though their Jay Drive home.

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Drug, DUI cases among those recently handled in Judge DeLuca’s Penn Hills court
December 21, 2019
Penn Hills District Judge Anthony L. DeLuca handled the following cases recently. Defendants will have court dates set in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court. Charges were filed by Penn Hills police unless otherwise noted.

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Penn Hills police, firefighters free deer stuck in railing
December 19, 2019
Firefighters and police freed a deer stuck in a railing outside a Penn Hills home last month.

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Penn Hills student athletes honored at fall breakfast
December 19, 2019
Penn Hills School District officials recently recognized student-athletes with a 3.0 GPA or higher at a fall scholar-athlete breakfast.

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Holiday train display rolls on through the end of December
December 18, 2019
Penn Hills Volunteer Fire Department Station 224’s model train display is on its tracks through the end of December.

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