October 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Recalling a personal connection to ‘The King’

The autographed portrait in our home refreshes some personal reflections about “The King,” Arnold Palmer. More...

General News

Some American Airlines workers say uniforms are causing rash

DALLAS (AP) — Some American Airlines flight attendants say they’re getting a rash from new uniforms made of wool.  The employees’ union says it received complaints from 500 workers. More...

US official: Hackers targeted election systems of 20 states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hackers have targeted the voter registration systems of more than 20 states in recent months, a Homeland Security Department official said Friday.  More...

Attorney General Lynch announcing grants for new law enforcement officers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch is announcing Justice Department grants Monday to help police departments across the country hire new officers.  More...

Sports

Bearcats can’t hold lead against CWR, suffer first defeat

Despite holding an early 14- point lead, the St. Vincent College football team dropped a 53-28 decision to host Case Western Reserve in a matchup of unbeaten Presidents’ Athletic Conference teams Saturday in Cleveland.  More...

Steelers rebound from ugly loss, rout Chiefs behind Roethlisberger’s five TD passes

PITTSBURGH — It was a perfect night for Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers. More...

Here’s a tip

St. Vincent College’s Kayla Stockenus (2) attempts to tip the ball over the block of Westminster’s Katie Pricener during Saturday’s Presidents’ Athletic Conference match. More...

Lifestyles

Greensburg Garden Center House Tour slated for Oct. 8

Join the Greensburg Garden Center House Tour for a tour of the Brady Family Home in New Stanton from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

The Healthy Plate

Make a Chicken Tikka Masala that’s easy and full of flavor

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Healthy Plate helps home cooks discover the healthier side of everyday ingredients.   I’m a big fan of saving takeout and delivery food for true cravings, not convenience. More...

Events of Area Interest

Antiques & Collectibles Sale Oct. 9 at Historic Hanna’s Town   The final Antiques & Collectibles Sale of the 2016 season will be held Sunday, Oct. 9, at Historic Hanna’s Town, 809 Forbes Trail Road, Hempfield Township.  More...

Blue Mass at St. Vincent Basilica honors first responders

Law enforcement officers, firefighters, emergency medical personnel and other first responders were honored Sunday at a Blue Mass celebrated at St. Vincent Basilica in Unity Township. More...

Emma Frey named 2016 Miss Ligonier

Senior Emma Frey was crowned Miss Ligonier at the 56th annual Miss Ligonier Scholarship Pageant, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Ligonier, on Saturday.  “I’m so grateful and honored,” Frey said the evening she received her crow More...

Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in Derry Twp.

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle Sunday night in Derry Township. According to the Westmoreland County Coroner’s office, Charlotte L. Anderson, 42, of Derry Township was walking at 7:22 p.m. More...

Local & State News

Steelers honor Arnold Palmer before game

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers held a moment of silence before kickoff of Sunday night’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs to pay tribute to golfing legend Arnold Palmer. More...

Clinton in Pennsylvania Tuesday, surrogate Ted Danson Monday

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is set to return to Pennsylvania this week, but first actor Ted Danson will be stumping for her in the Keystone State.  More...

Treasurer’s election arrives amid turbulence, deficits

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania voters will pick the next state treasurer to oversee an agency that is playing a bigger role in the state government’s finances because of persistent deficits. The Nov. More...

World News

Governor hopefuls distancing themselves from Clinton, Trump

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - In West Virginia, the Democrat running for governor has defended the coal industry while decrying his party’s presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton. More...

Hope, relief for transgender military families in new policy

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Like many transgender teens, Jenn Brewer faced bullying when she came out. More...

Japan’s Ohsumi wins Nobel medicine prize

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Japanese scientist Yoshinori Ohsumi was awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries related to the degrading and recycling of cellular components.  More...

Health

Doctors: Critical to monitor babies’ health after Zika, but for how long?

WASHINGTON (AP) — More federal money finally is available to fight Zika even as the news worsens. More...

Zika illnesses are mild at worst in US children

NEW YORK (AP) — A first look at U.S. teens and young children who were infected with Zika suggests the virus typically causes at worst only a mild illness.  More...

Zika virus: Is it a threat to your pets?

The Zika virus became a widespread concern for travelers beginning in the spring of 2016. Travelers were warned not to visit certain areas, notably tropical climates, deemed vulnerable to Zika outbreaks. More...

Entertainment

‘Miss Peregrine’ bests ‘Deepwater Horizon’ at box office

NEW YORK (AP) — In a box-office rarity, three acclaimed, original films from studios opened in theaters over the weekend.  Only one caught on.  Tim Burton’s latest fantastical oddity, “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Pecu More...

Fans frustrated after Selena makeup line sells out

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Some fans of slain Tejano star Selena have flooded social media with complaints after her new makeup products sold out on the first day of online sales.  More...

Armed jewelry thieves target Kardashian West in Paris

PARIS (AP) — Armed robbers forced their way into a private Paris residence where Kim Kardashian West was staying, tied her up and locked her in a bathroom before making off with more than $10 million worth of jewelry, police officials said.&nbs More...

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