The Warren County Conservation District and the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service will be closed on Nov. 25 and 26 in observance of Thanksgiving. Offices will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 29.
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. (AP) - Police say four people are dead after a van taking a group of Amish to a funeral collided with a pickup truck near Slippery Rock in western Pennsylvania.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports the van's driver, 76-year-old A. Lewis Sweetapple, was taking six Amish neighbors to a funeral. Police say Sweetapple and two passengers were killed. The driver of the pickup was also killed.
State police say it happened on Route 308 in Cherry Township around 6:40 a.m. Tuesday.
The truck driver, 30-year-old Charles Roxberry was also killed.
for rowdy bus
SWISSVALE, Pa. (AP) - A Pittsburgh-area school district is promising to discipline some junior high students who got so rowdy their bus driver made an unscheduled stop at a police station to quiet them down.
Woodland Hills School District spokeswoman Maria McCool says the incident happened Friday when the driver for A.J. Myers and Sons was taking student home from an after-school activity about 5 p.m.
McCool says the driver stopped at the Swissvale police station, where an officer quieted the students.
McCool says the district is still trying to determine how many students were involved and how they'll be disciplined.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A man convicted of breaking business windows during the Group of 20 economic summit protests in Pittsburgh last year has been ordered to spend six to 18 months in jail.