Monday, February 11, 2013
The family of Jimmy Slack is organizing a concert to remember the young man and raise money for charity.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Mike Jones
Monday, February 11
The family of Jimmy Slack is organizing a concert to remember the Bridgeville man and raise money for charity. The family is holding the second annual "Jams for Jimmy" concert on Feb. 23 at the Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Department’s Chartiers Room. Tickets cost $20 for the all-day event and can be purchased at the door or by contacting the organizers through the “Help find Jimmy Slack” Facebook page. Slack died after going to a concert on the North Side of Pittsburgh in December 2011. Authorities spent weeks searching for him before his body was found in the Ohio River near the Carnegie Science Center on Jan. 23. The family is holding the concert again to remember Slack and his love for music. “This should be a fun event, for a wonderful …
Sunday, February 3, 2013
This man had a fight with his girlfriend in the Strip District, and then vanished.
Jacob "Jake" Lipp, 27, did what many young adults do on the weekend—head to Pittsburgh's Strip District for the night life. He left his home in North Huntingdon Township. Westmoreland County, about 8:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, and ended up with his girlfriend at the Static bar on Smallman Street. The couple left the bar and then had an argument in the early morning hours on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012. The girlfriend drove off, leaving Jake in the parking lot. He walked in the opposite direction, back toward the bar. She circled the block and went back, but Jake was already gone. He was last seen at about 3 a.m. in the parking lot outside the McDonald's restaurant at 1630 Penn Ave. in the Strip District, about two blocks from where his …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Laurie "Larry" McDonald, the Bridgeville man went missing Thursday night.
The missing Bridgeville man who vanished Thursday night has been found dead in Edgewood, according to authorities. The body of Laurie “Larry” McDonald, 81, was found in a wooded area not far from the Parkway East, Bridgeville police Chief Chad King said. WPXI-TV reported McDonald’s body was found around 4:30 p.m. Sunday. King said McDonald left for a doctor’s appointment in Homewood on Thursday and apparently got lost on his way home. He somehow ended up on an access road, King said, and either crashed his car or got stuck in the mud. McDonald then called his wife around 9 p.m. Thursday to say he saw a gas station and planned to walk through a wooded area to get assistance. Wilkinsburg police found the car around 9:30 p.m. and had it towed…
Friday, January 25, 2013
Police are searching for an 81-year-old Larry McDonald after he went missing Thursday.
Police are searching for an 81-year-old Bridgeville man who went missing Thursday night. Laurie “Larry” McDonald last spoke to his family by phone around 9 p.m. Thursday. His car was found on Ardmore Boulevard in Wilkinsburg. Police are asking people in the Wilkinsburg area to be on the look out for the missing Bridgeville man. Police said they are searching in the surrounding neighborhoods and wood areas. It is not known what McDonald was wearing when he went missing. Anyone with information on McDonald’s location, contact Bridgeville police at 412-221-6052, Wilkinsburg police at 412-244-2915 or emergency dispatchers at 911. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
WTAE reports James Greer was found in South Strabane.
WTAE-TV reported on its noon newscast that James Greer, 52, was found. Greer, of Peters Township, was reportedly found safe outside of his car in the rain in South Strabane. He was brought to a hospital. The Observer Reporter reports that Greer was spotted at about 11:30 a.m. by employees of RSC Equipment Rental at the back of the company property on Manifold Road. Greer was able to tell police his name and date of birth but did not recall how he got there. Greer went missing from his home on Sunday afternoon.
Monday, October 1, 2012
James Greer, 52, suffers from depression and left his home Sunday without his medication.
Police are conducting a search in Washington County for a missing Peters Township man who was last seen Sunday afternoon. WPXI-TV is reporting that James Greer, 52, suffers from depression. He is reported to have left his home Sunday without his medication. For the WPXI story click here.
Saturday, June 30, 2012
James Kos of Monroeville left his place of employment in April 2000 and has not been heard from since.
Some people literally disappear one day without a trace. James Kos of Monroeville is one of those people. He was 42 years old the day he left work in Monroeville on April 22, 2000. It was the last time he was seen. He is described by police as a white male; 5 feet, 7 inches tall; about 132 pounds; blond hair; hazel eyes; medium complexion; and wearing glasses. Not much else is known. There's been little publicity about his case and even the information on the missing persons websites is limited. Anyone with information is asked to call Monroeville Police Department at 412-576-3387. For more information about this and other missing person cases, visit Pennsylvania Missing Persons, NamUs or the Doe Network.