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Here are the headlines from past issues of our newspapers.

Headlines for Wed, January 21, 2015

Penn Twp. board reverses decision on gas well setbacks
Court rules FR teacher may return to classroom
Kyle Keller hasn’t let loss of eye slow him down
P-T students disciplined  for texting inappropriate photos
Franklin Regional opens door for millage increase in excess of index
Refinancing of bonds will keep FTMSA rates down
Five arrested for Trafford burglary
Delmont to require grease traps at food preparation facilities
Export considers ways to honor residents
First Commonwealth Bank in Export to close

Headlines for Mon, January 19, 2015

Penn Twp. increases setbacks for gas wells
Heritage Trail closer to reality
Walczer calls for resignation of Delmont Council president
Two area schools in top 5% of Title I schools
Trafford orders new truck
Export to file claim for damages
Agreement for PTARC building rejected by VFD
P-T School Board honored for commitment to education

1-14-2015 classifieds

FOR SALE - 82” fabric sofa $150; club chair & ottoman $100; 2 swivel 24” bar stools/ leather seats $100
724-733-4982    F1/14-1/19

FOR SALE - Bunny jacket white ladies med GC $20; multi color coat, med $15; ficas tree 5.5’ $10
412-372-1590    F1/14-1/19

FOR SALE - Glass top dining room table & base with 4 upholstered chairs $125 obo
724-325-4179    F1/14-1/19

FOR SALE - Sofa sleeper, chair, ottoman floral, good cond, $200 obo, lv msg, can email pictures
724-468-8288    F1/14-1/19

FOR SALE - 6 thread embroidery machine, attachments, everything you need to start your own business, after 7pm
724-757-9848    F1/14-1/19

FOR SALE - MTD snow blower, 21” single stage, seldom used $300
412-373-7278    F1/14-1/19

FOR SALE - Official college board SAT study guide, Kaplan SAT course book & practice SAT test book
724-325-8086    F1/12-1/14

FOR SALE - ‘08 Bobcat S-150, 980 hrs, new battery, new teeth, good tires, exc cond, asking $18,750
412-780-6888    F1/12-1/14

FOR SALE - New 215/70/15 Michelin $55; Craftsman 10” table saw $150; Mens ice skates size 10 $20; Type F trans fluid $2/qt
724-836-5483    E1/12-1/14

FOR SALE - Sofa 7’, 3 cushion, fabric, exc cond, like new $300
724-327-7154    F1/12-1/14

FOR SALE - PA Game News from 1958 thru 1996, fair to very good cond, $50 all
724-733-5003    F1/12-1/14

FOR SALE - ‘02 Chevy Malibu, runs great, new tires, insp, $2995
412-400-2747    F1/12-1/14

FOR SALE - Protective underwear l/heavy, 2 pkgs, $7.50 ea; 2 pkgs junior petit 20”-34” waist $7.50 ea; 724-733-4915    F1/12-1/14

FOR SALE - Mobile home, Naples, FL, beautiful, all new furniture, ac, many upgrades, very low taxes, $58,000
724-691-6386    P12/31-1/21

FOR SALE - 8’x10’ & 4’x6’ oval rugs, wool, earth tones $50 both
724-787-7519    P1/7-1/19

FOR SALE - Firewood, seasoned cherry and/or oak, cut & split, will deliver & stack $110 half cord, $190 full cord
724-875-6736    P1/12-1/28

FOR SALE - ‘96 Dodge Dakota ext cab 4x4 with 6’ 8” Meyers plow, easy on off, insp 9/15, 126k miles, 2 tone green, has cap on it, p locks, p windows, p steering, tilt/ cruise, air, good tires, everything works, good shape, asking $5500, picture available, call Joe
724-516-0354    P1/14-1/26

FOR SALE - 2 new 205/60/16 Artic Claw winter tires $110, new fitting tire chains $30
724-733-1611    P1/14-1/26

FOR RENT - North Myrtle Beach 4 br ocean front condo, pool, lazy river, jacuzzi, great winter rates, special golf package note; not too early to book your summer vacation, call for details, 412-461-1442
412-417-0002    P9/29-3/30

FOR LEASE - 3400 sq ft of office/ garage/ storage space, 3797 Old Wm Penn Hwy, $1700 per month plus utils, immediate occupancy
724-327-4595    P12/8-1/14

FOR RENT - Export, 1 bdrm $595 + utils, 2 bdrm $615 + utils, 1 car garage, laundry hookups, non-smoker only
724-309-9361    P12/10-1/14

FOR RENT - 2 bdrm ranch w/integral garage, central air, large yard, North Hills Road
724-733-4551    P12/15-1/14

FOR RENT - Murrysville, 4 bdr 3 bath, 2 car garage on cul-de-sac,  avail Jan 5, $1500 month
609-651-5741    P12/17-1/19

FOR RENT - Murrysville, 3 bd apartment, 1.5 ba, garage dw, stove, frig, washer, dryer, central air, lots of room, no pets, $1050/mo + utils
724-836-1437    P12/31-1/28

FOR RENT - Export 2 BR 2 story, basement, private drive, FR school, water, sewage, trash incl, central air & heat, no dogs $495
724-861-5555    P1/7-1/19

FOR RENT - Export, 1 BR private drive, FR school, water, sewage, trash incl, central air & heat, no dogs, $395
724-861-5555    P1/7-1/19

FOR RENT - 1900 sq ft warehouse space $675, Export, elec only, 2 8’ garage doors, 1 man door, right off Rt 66, avail March 1, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
724-327-4777    P1/14-2/9

FOR RENT - 1000 sq ft warehouse space, $675, Export, 1 16 ft garage door, 1 man door, heat/ water/ electric/ restroom, right off Rt 66, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
724-327-4777    P1/14-2/9

HELP WANTED - Valvoline Instant Oil Change is now hiring for both full timme and part time positions, 4386 William Penn Highway, Murrysville, PA 15668; apply on-line at No automotive experience necessary; a fun work environment, flexible hours, and no late nights, paid vacation and holidays    P12/10-1/14

HELP WANTED - Bookkeeper for local swim club. Quickbook proficiency required, email resume to murrysvilleswimclub@    P1/12-1/14

HELP WANTED - Cleaner wanted for Murrysvllle area, part time, evening shift, Mon-Fri, must pass background check and drug screening. Patton Building Services is an EOE, for more info call
304-599-8711    P1/14-1/19

WANTED - All Model trains, Lionel, Atlas, Williams, MTH, Weaver, LGB, old/new, cash now
724-327-6468    P12/17-2/16

WANTED - Old appliances, lawn tractors, mowers, scrap metal, water heaters, exercise equip, etc, will pick up
724-325-3626    P12/17-3/16

WANTED - 2 night stands, light wood
724-668-7561    F1/12-1/14

WANTED - Knitter to make a woolen sweater with compensation, yarn is provided by me
724-733-2770    F1/14-1/19

SALEM CONSTRUCTION - Brick, concrete, retaining walls, fireplaces, chimneys, bobcat work, additions, 40 yrs exp, PA2966
724-468-8547    P8/27-8/28/15

WELDING, REPAIR, fabrication, steel, aluminum, mobile unit
724-468-6488    P9/8-2/25

SEASONED FIREWOOD - Mixture of cherry, oak and maple
412-352-9380    P9/22-1/28

JOHN HUGHES home improvement, carpentry, electrical, plumbing & handyman service. No job too small, old and new work
724-468-1147    P9/29-4/28

HOUSECLEANING - Very dependable, cheap rates, weekly, bi-weekly or monthly. References upon request
724-433-1920    P10/27-1/28

ALL CALLS we haul any and everything, free drop off of appliances, call for information
724-468-5986    P12/17-2/2

NEED HELP with your computer set up, updating, removing viruses or need program written, reasonable rates
412-996-2797    P12/22-1/21

DARYL BROWN Roofing, siding, soffit, fascia, gutters, decks, etc. Free estimates, very reasonable prices. Also hauling, clean-ups, gutter cleaning, snow removal. 724-468-0031 or
724-327-4852    P12/24-1/28
SNOW REMOVAL- Driveways, sidewalks, porches cleared and treated, no plow
724-433-0241    P12/31-1/28

BURN BARRELS, no cutting open, top with lid, had juice in before, Murrysville- Delmont $15, M-F 8am-4pm, Sat 8am-11am
724-834-3162    P12/31-11/18

WASTE/ DRAIN oil needed, we use it for heating my shop, drop off smaller amounts, we can pickup larger amounts, M-F 8am-4pm
724-834-3162    P12/31-11/18

JUNK BE gone - Unwanted items loaded & removed-metal free, households, appliances, wood, shrubs, furnaces, carpeting, building materials, refrigerators, anything accepted, 8 yd truck + Tear downs, sheds, pools, swing sets, garages, machinery,, PA#10852
724-468-3443    P1/7-6/29

FREE METALS drop-off at 2833 Route 66, Export. Washer, dryer, stove, bike, exercise equip, grill, mower, water tank and anything else mostly metal are free, refrigerators, freezer, air cond, dehumidifier, dishwashers and computer cost $10 each at drop-off. TVs cost $20 each. PA#10852.
724-468-3443    P1/7-6/29

MATH TUTOR - Seton Hill education major wants to help your son/ daughter in math. Experienced, dependable, friendly, and highly recommended. For more info ask for Christine, home 412-856-1979 cell
412 977-5702    P1/7-1/19

Headlines for Wed, January 14, 2015

Local men honored for heroism
Fracking and gas well setbacks top concerns for Trafford citizens
- Petition asks Penn Twp. to increase setbacks
Penn Twp. meeting on zoning ordinance set for Feb. 5
Export searches for way to make borough building accessible
Local Cub Scouts prepare for annual Pinewood Derbys
PTARC signs Proskin building over to Penn Twp.
Shadow Wood residents ask Trafford to check permits on new development
Fletcher’s opens new facility in Delmont

Headlines for Mon, January 12, 2015

Serena Chunko celebrates 100th birthday
Export says study shows FTMSA owes borough $10,000 for use of sewer line
Penn Twp. meeting postponed
TEMS to seek donations rather than subscriptions
GS expects tax increase to stay below state index
Salem auditors increase pay for roadmasters
Ferri named to Export Council
Trafford to seek full time manager
FR reports on investigation of student data security and privacy
Land donations expand Duff Park

Headlines for Wed, January 7, 2015

Winter finally arrives!
FR may apply to state to go over 1.94 mill increase
Trafford Mayor calls meeting on fracking
FTMSA to discontinue operation of Cramer Pump Station
Residents raise objections to Murrysville comprehensive plan
FR updates auto calling system numbers
Kearns will continue to lead Murrysville Council
Penn-Trafford High School project on schedule
Delmont Library makes room for new book section

Headlines for Wed, October 29, 2014

Trafford schools evacuated following bomb threat
Export streets closed for 5k
The pros and cons of superpave
- Is superpave worth the extra expense to local taxpayers?
Donations requested for A Soldier’s Christmas
‘Bag Ladies’ of Trafford sewing for the needy
Penn Twp. to try again for park coordinator