• Allegheny Township Fire and Police investigate the wreckage, after responding to an accident with Merkel Fire and Lower Kiski EMS on Williams Road in Allegheny Township on Monday April 21, 2014, involving two unidentified teenage males ages 18 and 19. The driver was ejected from the vehicle. Both victims were taken to the hospital, one by flight, and one by ambulence.
  • Verona, Oakmont, and Penn Hills Dire Departments battle a structure fire at 733 East Rail Road Ave, on Sunday March 23, 2014.

The building contained three apartments, and a seamstress.
  • Members of West Deer 1,2, and 3, respond to a house fire at 2009 Marshall Street in West Deer, with the help of Rural Ridge and Frazer Fire Departments Sunday March 14, 2014. The fire is believed to have started in the attic, and spread quickly.
  • Oakmont Police, along with Harmar Township police, and local SWAT Teams, respond to a call in a home on California Ave, between 1st and 2nd Street on February 26, 2014. The suspect was taken into custody after surrendering to police.
  • Eric L. Manley of Columbus, OH speaks to attendees of the Bethel A.M.E. Church's annual Black History Program at the Alle-Kiski Historical Society in Tarentum, on February 23, 2014

Mr. Manley spoke of the importance of the Civil Rights movement, and some of the defining moments that included Rosa Parks refusal to give up her seat on a bus, the sit ins that followed, and the March on Washington. Mr. Manley says that when you "Enlarge your mind, you enlarge your territory." This is why he believes that young people need to know their history.
  • Terri Klingenber (left) sits with Joey Rudzki, 2, both of Springdale, and Marlene Watson of O'Hara township, watching the firetrucks during the Allegheny County Firemen's Convention Parade in Oakmont, on Saturday June 14, 2014.
  • Bill Vlasich, of Mount Vernon Ohio, makes glass figurines, using a process called "lamp working",  during the Fort Armstrong Folk Festival in Kittanning, on Sunday August 3, 2014.
  • Sandra Bolognia of West Palm, Florida, hula hoops with instruction from Debi Biesuz, (not pictured), of Vandergrift, during the Hyde Park Community Days on Friday July 25, 2014.
  • Frank Petrusik of Sarver, builds a water catchment system at the Natrona Recreation and Art Park Pavilion along River Ave, in Harrison Twp. on Tuesday May 27, 2014.
  • Seth Uncapher (right), 16 of Lower Burrell, smooths concrete for the new amphitheater patio, at Memorial Park in New Kensington, with New Kensington Street Department laborers, as part of the Northern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center masonry program, on Thursday May 29, 2014.
  • Boy Scout Troop 553 member Landon Seman, 8, of Vandergrift, sits in front of a row of bikes during the first "blessing of the bikes" hosted by Cross Roads Presbyterian Church in Leechburg, and the Leechburg Fire Co. A group of 60 plus motorcycles and riders gathered at the Leechburg Volunteer Fire Company grounds on Sunday May 4, 2014 to receive the blessing.

 The idea was launched three years ago when local riders asked Rev. Lyon if they could put together a blessing in Leechburg, so that they didnt have to go to one in Pittsburgh. This was the first blessing to take place.
  • Father David Ulishney speaks to local Catholics gathered at St Margaret Mary Church in Lower Burrell, to watch a replay of the beatification ceremony of Pope St. John XXIII and Pope St. John Paul II on Sunday April 27, 2014.
  • Rev. Glenn Grayson, founder of the Center that Cares, and Co-Chair of the Gun Violence Taskforce, gives the keynote address during the Allegheny- Kiski Valley's 47th annual Martin Luther King Jr. memorial service, at Abundant Life Fellowship in Arnold Pa, on Sunday January 26, 2014.
  • Sarah John, (left) and Vathana Sao, both of cambodia, talk to Southeast Asian Prayer Center president Matt Geppert at the beginning of a three month long training program, that will help to prepare the students for ministry, and work in Cambodia, at the Oakmont offices on Wednesday July 23, 2014.
  • Hugh Lantzy of Luxor, smokes a cigarette on his motorcycle before the "Ride for Homeless Vets" motorcycle run to raise money for homeless veterans programs. at the Natrona Heights VFW Post 894, on Sunday June 8, 2014.

Last year the ride raised $17,709, this year they expect to raise over $20,000 with the help of the 440 riders that showed up for the 110 mile ride.
  • Members of the Marine Corps League Allegheny Valley Detachment 827 Honor Guard, present the colors during the opening ceremony for the "Ride for Homeless Vets" motorcycle run to raise money for homeless veterans programs, at the Natrona Heights VFW Post 894, on Sunday June 8, 2014.

Last year the ride raised $17,709, this year they expect to raise over $20,000 with the help of the 440 riders that showed up for the 110 mile ride.
  • A memorial monument, with the names of those who died in Vietnam, was placed at the Lower Burrell Veteran's of Foreign Wars Post 92 on Friday May9, 2014.
  • Navy Veteran, Susanne Kokoska of Natrona Heights, waves an American Flag  and cheers as Ivan Stoltzfus, of West Caln Township in Chester County, drives his 1948 John Deere Model A across the Freeport Bridge on Sunday May 11, 2014. 

Stolzfus is driving his tractor, with a top speed of 17 miles per hour, from Manasquan, New jersey, to Crescent City, California, raising money for the Wounded Warriors Project. The trip is expected to take three and a half months.
  • Search and Rescue lead by South Buffalo Township search for an unidentified 40 year old male from Penn Hills, who fell off a jet ski and was pulled below the water, above Murphy's Island on the Allegheny River between Locks 5 and 6 on Sunday July 13, 2014.
  • A Freeport EMS worker watches search and rescue efforts lead by South Buffalo Township, as they search for an unidentified 40 year old male from Penn Hills, who fell off a jet ski and was pulled below the water, above Murphy's Island on the Allegheny River between Locks 5 and 6 on Sunday July 13, 2014.
  • Search and Rescue lead by South Buffalo Township search for an unidentified 40 year old male from Penn Hills, who fell off a jet ski and was pulled below the water, above Murphy's Island on the Allegheny River between Locks 5 and 6 on Sunday July 13, 2014.
  • An unidentified woman was hit by a train in Tarentum while waling on Corbet Street when crossing 5th Avenue on Sunday may 4, 2014.
  • An unidentified woman was hit by a train in Tarentum while waling on Corbet Street when crossing 5th Avenue on Sunday may 4, 2014.
  • Police officers and S.W.A.T. Teams from all over the Pittsburgh region responded to Western Psychiatric Hospital following a deadly shooting on March 8, 2012
  • Police officers and S.W.A.T. Teams from all over the Pittsburgh region responded to Western Psychiatric Hospital following a deadly shooting on March 8, 2012
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