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Allegheny County Public Works preparing for possible winter weather

Allegheny County Public Works preparing for possible winter weather

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

November 11, 2019

PITTSBURGH - With the expectation of snow on the way, Allegheny County Public Works is preparing for all possible conditions. Authorities informed citizens that they are prepared to take on the potential winter weather. "We plan to dispatch 18 trucks overnight to salt county-owned roads and bridges,"...

AAA tips and suggestions to help motorists stay safe this winter

AAA tips and suggestions to help motorists stay safe this winter

Jess Zaccarelli, Contributor

March 6, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Winter can be a treacherous time to drive, especially when snow and ice are covering the roads. According to research done by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, inclement weather is a factor in more than 500,000 crashes and more than 2,000 road deaths every winter. AAA encourages dri...

Gov. Wolf pushes new cold weather animal cruelty law

Gov. Wolf pushes new cold weather animal cruelty law

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

December 3, 2018

HARRISBURG -- Gov. Tom Wolf is reminding citizens across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania of the state's strengthened animal cruelty law which can include hefty penalties. Act 10, the new law that strengthens Pennsylvania's animal cruelty laws, was signed into effect in June 2017, according to a press...

Study: People who live in colder, darker climates drink more

Study: People who live in colder, darker climates drink more

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

November 23, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- According to a new study released by UPMC, people who live in colder, darker climates drink more alcohol. The study conducted by the University of Pittsburgh Division of Gastroenterology states that people living in colder regions with less sunlight drink more alcohol than those who ...