Saturday, March 23, 2013
PennDOT announces overhead utility work that will involve traffic stops in both directions.
Motorists traveling Interstate 79 through Franklin Park over the weekend should be prepared to stop on Sunday if necessary. PennDOT has announced that traffic in both directions on I-79 will be stopped intermittently on Sunday morning, March 24, while crews perform overhead utility work. The brief stoppages of 15 minutes or less will occur between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. Sunday in the area just south of the Route 910/Wexford Bayne Road (Exit 73) interchange. PennDOT is not involved in the work. Crews under contract with Consolidated Communications, Inc. will be performing the cable work across I-79. Additional slow traffic may also occur on I-79. Overall work is expected to conclude by 11 a.m. Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Check …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Deputy Attorney General Douglas Barbour, 33, with his wife, Kristen Barbour, 30, appear at a preliminary hearing in Leetsdale District Court.
A Franklin Park couple waived charges today against them of abusing and starving two children they adopted from Ethiopia nearly a year ago. Prosecutors dropped two aggravated assault charges against Douglas Barbour, 33, who appeared in Leetsdale District Court alongside his wife, Kristen Barbour, 30, of Cole Road for a preliminary hearing. Douglas Barbour, a Pennsylvania Deputy Attorney General, has been suspended from his state job without pay since he and his wife were arrested Oct. 4. He'll stand trial on two counts each of simple assault, endangering the welfare of children and reckless endangerment. Kristen Barbour will stand trial on one count of simple assault, and two counts each of reckless endangerment and aggravated assault. …
Monday, November 19, 2012
Pennsylvania Deputy Attorney General Douglas Barbour and his wife, Kristen Barbour, remain free on bond in case involving two adopted children from Ethiopia.
A Franklin Park couple accused of physically abusing and starving two children they adopted from Ethiopia in March now face additional charges. Prosecutors amended charges today against Douglas Barbour, 33, and his wife, Kristen Barbour, 30, of Cole Road, at a preliminary hearing scheduled before District Judge Robert Ford in Leetsdale. As a result of the new charges, defense attorneys asked that the preliminary hearing for the couple again be postponed. A new court date is set for Jan. 18. Among the new charges filed was an additional count of aggravated assault related to the Barbour's 6-year-old adopted son. The charge is based on allegations that the couple withheld food from the child, said Douglas Barbour's defense attorney, …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
There will be single lane closures in both directions.
Cranberry area motorists traveling to and from Pittsburgh will see some orange cones on their commute this week. PennDOT crews will conduct minor deck repairs on the bridges that carry Interstate 79 over Red Mud Hollow Road and Nicholson Road in Franklin Park Wednesday and Thursday, weather permitting. PennDOT maintenance workers will be repairing concrete on the bridges between the I-279 (Parkway North Exit 72) and Mt. Nebo Road (Exit 68) interchanges. Single lane closures will occur in both directions as needed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, a statement from PennDOT said. Motorists are advised to use caution, slow down and be aware of changing traffic patterns when driving through the area. Drivers may also visit 511pa.com or call 511 …
Sunday, March 25, 2012
Concordia Lutheran Ministries, of Cabot, PA, purchases the properties in a cash deal.
Sunday, March 25, 2012
Concordia Lutheran Ministries has purchased two senior housing communities for a combined sales price of $7.85 million, according to a news release. Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services, a real estate investment firm, sold the Pristine Pines in Franklin Park, a 56-unit, 55,440-square-foot senior housing community. Included in the sale were several adjacent acres where Concordia is planning a major expansion. Concordia also purchased Pristine Pines in Wexford, a 28-unit, 56-bed licensed personal care community. Concordia, based in Cabot, PA, closed the deal in cash with the seller, a large private equity fund with offices in New York and Dallas, according to the news release. Benjamin Firestone and Jacob Gehl, investment …