Possible Ford Explorer recall; W. Pa. police report no problems

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 12:15pm
Aspinwall Police have two Ford Explorers in its fleet at the municipal building along Commercial Avenue. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYs53OH_XTxpIgiBlMGV4znhWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
While Ford Motor Company may be inching closer to a major recall of Explorers due to possible carbon monoxide leaks, the vehicles seem to be ...
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No injuries — and no driver — in Hempfield crash

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 12:06pm
Above, a truck that left St. Clair Avenue near Byers Avenue in Hempfield on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2017." src = "$8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsQPpCIGMG2fdegnAlkFj8sWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
No injuries were reported on Wednesday morning after a truck left St. Clair Avenue in Hempfield and crashed in the front yard of a house. ...
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‘Is it the haircut?’ Neil Walker finds out Mets fans call him ‘daddy’

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 12:06pm
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 30: Neil Walker #20 of the New York Mets celebrates his home run against the Chicago White Sox in the seventh inning during their game at Citi Field on May 30, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtTb113uAeB2uopD3weislbWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Maybe it’s because he became one last year. Or maybe it’s the aw-shucks, golly-gee haircut. But for whatever reason, Mets fans have taken to calling ...
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Labor force participation is holding steady

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 12:00pm
About 62.9 percent of people 16 and older nationwide were employed or actively looking for work in July, according to figures from the Bureau of ...
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Photo gallery: St. Alexis Festival

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 11:51am
Kids enjoy the Dragon Ride at the St. Alexis Church festival in McCandless." src = "$mzQoCeX1c$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuyBhW2as8JonKCvZdvpz1HWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
The annual festival at the St. Alexis Catholic Church in McCandless was once again a big hit with North Hills residents. ...
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Greeensburg Salvation Army unit gets kids ready for school

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 11:42am
The Salvation Army of Greensburg will host a back to school bash on Aug. 19 at its 131 E. Otterman St. office and in nearby St. Clair Park." src = "$IS9uIcrc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtDyAk4JG$BiCzX9gLdVc9MWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
As students begin preparations to resume classes in the coming weeks, the Salvation Army of Greensburg is offering some assistance with a “Back to School ...
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Brian Fisher, well-known veteran banker, joins commercial lending team at SouthCrest Bank

Banking - 9 August 2017 - 11:29am

ATLANTA, Aug. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As SouthCrest Bank continues to execute its strategy to become a leading financial services provider in the Atlanta region, SouthCrest announces that well-known, respected professional banker Brian Fisher has been named Senior Vice President, Commercial Banker.

A photo accompanying this announcement is available at

“Having Brian Fisher join SouthCrest’s A-Team of financial professionals will add immensely to our capability to provide value-added, creative, relationship-based commercial banking services for businesses, entrepreneurs and high-net-worth individuals in the Atlanta region,” said Brian D. Schmitt, Chief Executive Officer of SouthCrest Bank N.A. and SouthCrest Financial Group (OTC:SCSG).

Fisher has two decades of leadership success in a wide array of responsibilities in commercial and private banking with name-brand financial institutions. He will be headquartered in SouthCrest Bank’s Atlanta Midtown Office. Fisher’s appointment is another major step in SouthCrest Bank’s strategy to be a dominant business bank for the 13-county Metro Atlanta region.

Fisher lives in Avondale Estates with his wife, Angela, and daughters Reese, Libby Grace and Blythe. He serves as a member of the Avondale Estates City Commission.

“We are building a bench of extraordinarily talented, service-oriented high-performers that will be unmatched in the region as we continue to grow,” said Schmitt.


SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc. is a $540 million asset bank holding company headquartered in Atlanta, GA.  The company operates a 10 branch network throughout Georgia and Alabama through its subsidiary bank, SouthCrest Bank, N.A.  The bank provides a full suite of retail, private, entrepreneurial, high-net-worth and commercial banking services, and online banking services.


This presentation may contain certain “forward-looking statements” that are subject to risks, uncertainties, and other factors that could cause actual results and shareholder values to differ materially from those projected.  Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include economic conditions, government regulation and legislation, changes in interest rates, credit quality, competition, and other risk factors.

CONTACT: Contact: Andrew Bowen, APR 404-822-3309 
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‘Driverless’ van causes stir in Virginia

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 11:09am
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The sight of self-driving cars has become nearly commonplace in Pittsburgh. But in Arlington, Va., a van thought to be without a driver caused a ...
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Consumer credit debt rising

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 11:06am
Americans owed $1.022 trillion in credit card debt at the end of June, a 5.5 percent increase from a year earlier and a 21 percent ...
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Prehistoric crocodile named after Lemmy from Motorhead

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 11:03am
This June 26, 2015 file photo shows Motorhead bassist Lemmy Kilmister performing on the Pyramid stage during Glastonbury Music Festival at Worthy Farm, Glastonbury, England. London's Natural History Museum announced Aug. 8, 2017, that scientists have named a prehistoric crocodile after Kilmister. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYszUxjy4ZGx7rR5I6xQSRBQWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
LONDON — Scientists have named a prehistoric crocodile described as “one of the nastiest sea creatures to have ever inhabited the earth” after late Motorhead ...
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Ohio authorities exhume newborn’s body to ID through DNA

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 10:54am
DEFIANCE, Ohio — Authorities in Ohio have exhumed the remains of a newborn girl found dead two decades ago in the hope that DNA comparisons ...
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FBI searched home of former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 10:54am
In this July 18, 2016 file photo, then-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort walks around the convention floor before the opening session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. A spokesman for President Donald TrumpÕs former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, says that FBI agents served a search warrant at one of his homes. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsLrsADsmvEZ16BK8Nt_ukIWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WASHINGTON — FBI agents have searched one of the homes of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Manafort’s spokesman said Wednesday. Spokesman Jason ...
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Testimony: Suspect who stabbed nurse at hospital howled at moon

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 10:48am
BETHLEHEM — A man who stabbed a Pennsylvania hospital nurse who had treated him weeks before went outside after the attack, walked in circles and ...
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Nonprofits have until Friday to apply for Wal-Mart Foundation grant

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 10:24am
Friday is the deadline for area nonprofits to apply for a Wal-Mart Foundation State Giving grant. Applications are being accepted online until 11:59 p.m. Central ...
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Puppies have reunion on way to permanent homes

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 10:21am
Josie (right) and her brother Charlie Burkick hold one of the 10 puppies from a litter taken in by Animal Protectors of Allegheny Valley shelter, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 in New Kensington." src = "$CLXBM49XgXxgmP6pc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsNQGSRxB4Pbo51I6_7GcLNWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Right in the middle of what animal shelter staff call “kitten season,” the staff at Animal Protectors of the Allegheny Valley have been hit with ...
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18 Pittsburgh cops sent to hospital after possible fentanyl exposure during ICE raids

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 9:57am
Eighteen Pittsburgh SWAT officers were sickened by an unknown chemical while assisting federal officials on a series of raids in the West End of the city Wednesday morning, authorities said." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtq2l6s4gs7KRZ5BjDsb3ziWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Eighteen Pittsburgh SWAT officers were sickened by suspected fentanyl while assisting federal officials on a series of raids in the West End of the city ...
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Delmont library will host ‘Book Stop’ event with free books, ice cream

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 9:45am
The Delmont library will give free books to participants in its Aug. 10 "Book Stop" at the Delmont Dairy Queen off of Route 66." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtIlotwmsF2TtNHaqgoQwgIWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
The Delmont Public Library will hold an Aug. 10 “Book Stop” event with free books and ice cream for children ages 12 and under. It ...
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Tiger Woods will plead guilty to reckless driving

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 9:39am
The attorney for Tiger Woods said the golfer will plead guilty to reckless driving, and the his DUI charge will be dropped as part of the plea deal." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuHp8Sb7eJcbO$4E3p2FT7bWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Tiger Woods has agreed to plead guilty to reckless driving and will enter a diversion program that will allow him ...
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Umpire Joe West suspended for 3 games for comments about Beltre

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 9:15am
In this Saturday, June 17, 2017 file photo, Crew chief Joe West smiles as he talks to staff in the Seattle Mariners dugout in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas. Joe West, the major leagues' senior umpire, has been suspended for three days for comments he made about Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuJ0vRx1XEui4psacWYG$MYWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
NEW YORK — Joe West, the major leagues’ senior umpire, has been suspended for three days without pay for comments he made about Texas third ...
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Steel Mill A.M.: Steelers ramp up game-like scenarios

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 9:15am
Steelers quarterback Joshua Dobbs throws during practice Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at St. Vincent." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvu61YiUEvmIFxN3ELtUJ01WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
With the preseason opener approaching, the Steelers have ramped up game scenarios during training camp practices. In Tuesday’s practice, the 10th since training camp began ...
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