October 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Deputies find marijuana growing in Mount Pleasant

Westmoreland County sheriff’s deputies found more than what they were looking for during a recent incident.  More...

Regoli seeks to keep seat on Westmoreland County Court of Common Pleas

Judge David Regoli, who was appointed as a judge by the governor of Pennsylvania last year and unanimously confirmed by both Republicans and Democrats in the Senate, is seeking to keep his seat as a judge.  More...

General News

‘Say Something’ slogan, born of terror, adopted for schools

HARTFORD, Conn. More...

Don’t look Ethel: Man charged with streaking at graduation

BOILING SPRING, Pa. More...

Arkansas man hospitalized after he, family attacked by deer

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man was treated at a hospital for hand and arm injuries after he and his family were attacked by a deer west of Little Rock.  David Baldwin called 911 about 8:20 p.m. More...

Sports

Area golfers gear up for state tourney

GL’s Pevarnik, GCC Zambruno sisters vie for PIAA titles

The days are getting shorter and cooler, the number of high school golfers still competing is declining, and that can only mean one thing:  It’s time for the PIAA Golf Championships.  The state’s best high school golfers go to Y More...

DA’s Phillippi takes Tri-State boys’ individual title

Led by Micky Phillippi’s overall first-place finish, the Derry Area boys’ cross-country team took third in Class AA in Thursday’s Tri- State Coaches Association Invitational at California University of Pennsylvania’s Roadman P More...

Bearcats face Carnegie Mellon, nation’s top rusher

St. Vincent College is going to the big city.  Head coach Ron Dolciato’s football team won’t be embarking on a vacation day when they got on buses Saturday morning. More...

Lifestyles

Resnick re-elected SME international director

The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) in Blairsville has announced that NCDMM president and executive director, America Makes founding director and fellow of SME (FSME) Ralph Resnick was re-elected to serve as a 2016 SME More...

‘Concert for Peace’ celebrates 40th fete of canonization

The Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill invite the public to join them 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, when Kim and Reggie Harris share their talents in a special “Concert for Peace” at Reeves Theater, Seton Hill University.  More...

Campus Corner

Joshua James Fry, Latrobe (15650), graduated from Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas, in the summer 2015 term with a master of science degree in geosciences (geology), the FHSU campus reported Wednesday.  * * *  More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Woman found slumped over in McDonald’s parking lot   More...

MHA dinner features program on women returning from war

When JulieHera DeStefano wanted to tell the story of women returning from combat, she was advised by a military officer, “If you want to know what they are coming home from, you have to go to Afghanistan.”  More...

Westmoreland Museum of American Art to celebrate reopening this weekend

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 221 North Main St., Greensburg, will mark its reopening with The Sky’s the Limit Grand Reopening Celebration events on Saturday, Oct. 24 and Sunday, Oct. More...

Latrobe to hold electronics collection event Saturday

The City of Latrobe will hold an electronics collection from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. More...

Local & State News

Amid stalemate, Wolf warns he may suspend horse racing

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. More...

Man claims severe disability, gets caught using a ladder

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. More...

Coal-fired power plant to close without electricity customer

BEAVER, Pa. (AP) — A small coal-fired power plant in western Pennsylvania is shutting its doors, two years before it was expected.  Virginia-based AES Corp. More...

World News

Analysis: Clinton uses Benghazi hearing to set foreign policy framework for campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton turned an 11- hour congressional grilling into a campaign call to action on foreign policy, using a make-or-break appearance before the Republican-led Benghazi committee to display a commanding, presiden More...

France crash: 42 killed, mainly retirees, in bus-truck collision and fire near Bordeaux

PARIS (AP) — Atruck and a bus transporting retirees on a day trip collided and caught fire Friday on a country road in wine country in southwest France, killing 42 people and gravely injuring at least four others, authorities said. More...

Authorities: 1 killed, 3 wounded in shooting at Tennessee State University in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — One man was killed and three women were wounded in an on-campus shooting stemming from a fight over a dice game on the campus of Tennessee State University, police said Friday. More...

Education

Greater Latrobe Senior High School honors Champions

Greater Latrobe Senior High School recently honored 11 students at the October Breakfast of Champions, including Samantha Thompson (honored by physical education teacher Jordan Zeunges), Laurel Sipe More...

Band-O-Rama Concert Oct. 29

The Greater Latrobe Senior High School Music Department will be presenting its annual Band-O-Rama concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, in the senior high school auditorium. More...

DA hosts Legislative Tour

Derry Area hosted the 2015 Legislative Tour on behalf of the Westmoreland County Farm Bureau on Friday, Sept. 11. More...

Entertainment

‘Back to the Future’ fans transform town into Hill Valley

FILLMORE, Calif. (AP) — For one day only, a picturesque town about 60 miles north of Los Angeles was transformed into Hill Valley, the fictional hometown of Marty McFly from the “Back to the Future” franchise.  More...

Simon Cowell replacing Stern on NBC’s ‘America’s Got Talent’

NEW YORK (AP) — Simon Cowell is heading back in front of the cameras as a replacement for Howard Stern as a judge on NBC’s summertime series “America’s Got Talent.”  More...

TV special to honor Mickey Mouse, other animated stars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mickey Mouse, Bart Simpson and Scooby Doo will share the limelight in a TV special paying tribute to cartoon characters.  More...

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