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Latrobe’s Total Service Inc. sold to WPS Office Solutions

WPS Office Solutions, a top regional provider of office technology, document management, imaging and managed IT services, recently acquired Latrobebased office supply dealer Total Service Inc. More...

General News

Acclaimed playwright Edward Albee dies at 88

NEW YORK (AP) - Threetime Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee, who challenged theatrical convention in masterworks such as “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” and “A Delicate Balance,” died Friday, his personal More...

Dead humpback whale washes up on beach in NJ

SEA ISLE CITY, N.J. More...

Networks air 20-minute Trump ‘commercial’

Admits Obama is legal then falsely accuses Hillary

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's renouncement of birtherism on Friday came with some media gamesmanship that compelled television news networks to air 20 minutes of endorsements by retired military men before the candidate briefly got to the poin More...

Editorial

Commentary

Is your school ready for an opioid overdose?

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Pennsylvania Health News Service has written a back-to-school feature to help parents concerned about the nation's opioid crisis. More...

Bulletin Board

The 15th annual White Mass for all medical personnel will be celebrated 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, in Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, 300 N. Main St., Greensburg.  Bishop Edward C. More...

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Lifestyles

Events of Area Interest

SmART Chat - Garden Tour Sept. 21   Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 221 N. Main St., Greensburg, will host SmART Chat - Garden Tour 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21.  More...

Carnegie Science Center eyes Girls Rock Science Weekend

Girls Rock Science Weekend, to be held Sept. 24 and 25 at Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh, is designed to get girls excited about and engaged in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) pursuits.  More...

Red Cross still needs donors of all blood types

During National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood to help ensure a stable and diverse blood supply for patients in need.  More...

Two-vehicle crash on Route 981 near Jioio’s sends woman to hospital

A woman was injured and flown to an area hospital after her car and a box truck collided Friday morning near the Unity Township-Latrobe border on Route 981.  More...

Lincoln Highway, National Road Fall Driving Tour on Oct. 1

The Lincoln Highway and National Road Heritage Corridors, two state-designated heritage areas, are partnering up with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) to host a Fall Driving Tour Saturday, Oct. 1.  More...

Cheeseburger lovers can celebrate on Sunday

Which is your favorite, a hamburger or a cheeseburger? More...

Local & State News

Circle That Date

MONDAY, SEPT. 19  7 p.m., Derry Borough Council, Derry Station  TUESDAY, SEPT. More...

Ex-Paterno players reunite at PSU amid scandal

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

Pittsburgh bridge to remain closed for emergency repairs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — State transportation authorities say a major bridge into downtown Pittsburgh closed after a construction fire will remain closed indefinitely due to additional emergency repairs.  More...

World News

Attorneys of boy shot by Columbus officer seek witnesses

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Attorneys for the family of a 13-year-old Ohio boy fatally shot by a policeman said Friday they want to hear from witnesses, because the police version of events “might not be true.”  More...

Aid convoys for Syria’s Aleppo delayed amid rising violence

BEIRUT (AP) - Trucks carrying humanitarian aid to Syria’s besieged rebel-held part of the city of Aleppo were held up for yet another day as heavy fighting broke out Friday on the edges of Damascus between government forces and insurgents. More...

AP Exclusive: Deep-sea volcano a hotspot for mysterious life

GEOLOGIST SEAMOUNTS, Hawaii (AP) - The turquoise waters became darker and darker, and squiggly glow-in-dark marine creatures began to glide past in the inky depths like ghosts. More...

Sports

Trojans win again without Balega, rout Southmoreland, 41-7

Derry Area football coach Tim Sweeney has repeatedly stressed that his team is not a one-man show — that the Trojans can win without star running back Tyler Balega.  The Trojans proved they could win without Balega again in a big way.  More...

Mercer, Freese lead Pirates past Reds in 10 innings

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jordy Mercer had an RBI single with the bases loaded in the 10th inning, David Freese added a two-run single, and the Pittsburgh Pirates overcame some shaky defense to preserve their chances in the NL wild-card race with a 9-7 win o More...

Rams’ Donald fined $21,269 by NFL for actions in opener

NEWYORK (AP) — Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald has been fined $21,269 by the NFL for his actions that led to his ejection in the team’s season opener against San Francisco on Monday night.  More...

Entertainment

Movie review: ‘Bridget Jones’s Baby’is a charming return to form

Renee Zellweger is charming as ever in "Bridget Jones's Baby ," a lively return to form for the unlikely trilogy about an ordinary woman and her professional and romantic woes.  More...

Movie review: ‘Blair Witch Project’ sequel gets lost in the woods

People will have different reactions to the new "The Blair Witch Project" sequel, but one thing we all probably can agree on is this: We need to hurry up and clear-cut that haunted forest in Maryland, once and for all. More...

‘Manzo’d with Children’ star Lauren Manzo Scalia pregnant

NEW YORK (AP) — “Manzo’d with Children” star Lauren Manzo Scalia is expecting a baby. Bravo TV says the first child for Manzo Scalia and her husband Vito Scalia is due early next year. The couple got married in July of 2015. More...

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