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Sage’s Army golf outing June 25 at Glengarry

The third annual Sage’s Army golf outing will be held June 25 at Glengarry Golf Links, 168 Lentz Road, Unity Township.  Registration gets underway at 1 p.m., with a shotgun start to follow at 2 p.m.  More...

Palmer, Bleier Bettis visit fantasy camp

Practice was slightly delayed because Arnold Palmer showed up to fantasy camp. More...

Sports

Steelers’ Men’s Fantasy Camp

Former player Greg Lloyd was a favorite and kept the guys laughing all the way through one of their workouts during Saturday’s practice as part of the Steelers’ annual Men’s Fantasy More...

Lady ’Cats to meet Hempfield Area in state playoffs

The Greater Latrobe girls’ softball team will face a familiar foe in today’s PIAA Class AAAA first-round playoff game.  The Lady Wildcats will clash with nearby and WPIAL Section 1-AAAA rival Hempfield Area at California University o More...

Latrobe Legion defeats defending Region 7 champion Beech Creek

The Latrobe Legion baseball team gained a measure of revenge this weekend. Latrobe defeated Beech Creek, 4-1, during a nineinning exhibition game on Saturday, downing the team that ended its season in the Region 7 tournament one year ago. More...

Lifestyles

LVHS, EWCTC student attains Eagle Scout rank

Joshua Michael Ferrenberg (second from left), 18, of Ligonier Boy Scout Troop 372 was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor ceremony held recently at Calvary United Methodist Church in More...

Campus Corner

Westminster College awards degrees   More...

Aquinas Academy hosting art contest and art show

Aquinas Academy, Greensburg, is hosting a communitywide art contest of Westmoreland County landmarks and points of interest. More...

Four Mile Run gets restoration improvements thanks to DEP grant

The Loyalhanna Watershed Association has received more than $300,000 in state environmental funding to assist with stream improvement projects.  More...

Saltsburg man killed in one-vehicle crash Sunday morning

A Saltsburg man lost his life when the car he was traveling in early Sunday morning crashed in Conemaugh Township, Indiana County. More...

Customers without service after Latrobe water line break

About 20 Latrobe Municipal Authority (LMA) customers are without service following a water line break early Monday in downtown Latrobe.  More...

Mount Pleasant Glass Museum events listed

The Mount Pleasant Glass Museum is holding a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. June 16 at the East Main Street location to introduce new exhibits, staff members and museum director Amy Philips-Haller.  More...

Local & State News

Central Pennsylvania woman lost $7K in sweepstakes scam

CLEARFIELD, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania attorney general says a central Pennsylvania woman lost nearly $7,000 in a sweepstakes scam.  More...

National Weather Service to investigate Pennsylvania storm

WARREN, Pa. (AP) — The National Weather Service is investigating a severe storm in northwestern Pennsylvania that downed trees and may have spawned a small tornado.  More...

45-year-old Pennsylvania woman killed when ATV rolls over

PHILIPSBURG, Pa. More...

World News

Vets, families remember Normandy D-Day landings

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — Proud veterans in their 90s and families of fallen soldiers are commemorating the epochal D-Day invasion of Normandy 72 years ago that helped the Allies defeat Hitler. More...

Ore. residents return home following oil train derailment

SEATTLE (AP) — Dozens of residents of an Oregon town have been given the all clear to return home, after crews made progress in repairing damage caused by the derailment of an oil train that sparked a fire. More...

Aid group: IS shooting civilians fleeing Fallujah battle

BAGHDAD (AP) - The Islamic State group has been shooting at civilians as they try to flee the fighting between Iraqi government forces and IS militants in the city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, an international aid organization says. More...

Health

How candy makers shape nutrition science

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a startling scientific finding: Children who eat candy tend to weigh less than those who don’t. More...

Ali transformed Parkinson’s awareness, inspired patients

CHICAGO (AP) — One of the most enduring images of Muhammad Ali is him lighting the torch, his arm shaking, at the Atlanta Olympics in 1996. It was a telltale sign of his Parkinson’s disease, and he didn’t try to hide it.  More...

Would teens be slimmer if Katy Perry hawked kale and quinoa?

CHICAGO (AP) — Would U.S. teens be any slimmer if Katy Perry hawked kale and quinoa? More...

Entertainment

‘Turtles’ sequel underwhelms, women drive ‘Me Before You’ at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Turtle power isn’t all that strong the second time around, according to comScore estimates Sunday, but not all is bleak at the box office. More...

New Miss USA from DC to take a break from Army reserves

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The newly crowned Miss USA is a 26- year-old Army officer from the District of Columbia who gave perhaps the strongest answer of the night when asked about women in combat.  More...

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