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Charlie Daniels Band to play country music show July 16 at Mack Park

The legendary Charlie Daniels Band, which has produced 54 singles and 30 albums, will play at the 43rd Annual Country Music Show sponsored by the Indiana County Fraternal Order of Police Rhododendron Lodge No. 33 at 3 p.m. More...

General News

Budget plan repays New York, Florida, for Trump security

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. More...

Wolf administration celebrates Pa. Small Business Week

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration has kicked off Pennsylvania Small Business Week, a celebration of small business owners and entrepreneurs and the significant contributions they make to Pennsylvania’s economy. More...

Police give good Samaritan $1K to replace stolen backpack

EDISON, N.J. More...

Editorial

State should cut voting age down to 17

The nearly 500 pieces of legislation that have been introduced around the country this year aimed at increasing voter participation include proposals to lower the voting age from 18 to 17. Pennsylvania should adopt that change, and the U.S. More...

‘Taps,’ Facebook and the death of reasonableness

It seems sadly appropriate that a controversy in Glen Rock raged around the tune “Taps,” the mournful melody often played at military funerals. It’s appropriate because what happened in Glen Rock seems to signal the death of ... well, something. More...

A smack for Stack: The lieutenant governor deserves the rebuke

With an opioid epidemic to confront, a huge budget hole to plug and other important issues on his desk, it’s a shame that Gov. Tom Wolf had to take time out of his schedule last week to spank his supposed partner, Lt. Gov. Mike Stack. More...

Lifestyles

Campus Corner

St. Vincent College senior biology major, Derry Area alumna ‘not typical’ student

St. Vincent College senior biology major Jenny M. Willis of Saltsburg describes herself as “a non-traditional, not typical St. More...

Gorka Scholarship awarded to St. Vincent art education major

Caitlin E. Kruzynski of Bel Air, Maryland, a junior majoring in art education at St. Vincent College, accepted the Class of 1968 Father Ronald R. Gorka Scholarship Award from Brother Norman W. More...

Wendy Bell to host ‘Evening of Thanks’; tickets on sale

Emmy Award-winning journalist Wendy Bell is hosting an “Evening of Thanks” on Wednesday, June 28, in The Palace Theatre, downtown Greensburg. More...

Derry council weighs economic options after grocery store closes

The loss of Mastrorocco’s Market has Derry Borough Council members looking at additional revenue streams for the area. That includes the possible sale of the borough water authority’s water and sewer systems.  More...

It’s the annual Glow Run

Jess Skoloda sprints in the second annual Greater Latrobe School District Glow Run Saturday, April 29, at the Greater Latrobe Senior High School Athletic Complex. More...

Fundraiser to benefit Whiskey the miracle pony

A Shetland pony named Whiskey will be the star of a fundraiser on Saturday, May 6, when the community can meet him and support him through his journey of healing from a traumatic facial injury that had threatened his life. More...

Local & State News

Teachers, other groups march for May Day in Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Public school teachers, immigration advocates and social and racial justice groups took to the streets in May Day demonstrations across Pennsylvania on Monday. More...

April tax collections bring more bad news for Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

College graduations continue May 12

Indiana University of Pennsylvania   Friday, May 12, 7 p.m., Performing Arts Center, Fisher Auditorium, graduate master’s and doctoral ceremony  Saturday, May 13, 9 a.m. More...

World News

Trump ‘smart cookie’ talk on Kim baffles Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - U.S. presidents looking to halt North Korea’s push for nuclear weapons over the years normally haven’t had very kind words to describe its dictators. George W. More...

16 dead after tornadoes, floods ravage Midwest, South

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Several southern states braced for more severe weather Monday in the wake of storms, tornadoes and flooding that claimed 16 lives and left authorities in Arkansas searching for two children swept away by raging waters. More...

What on Earth might a Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting look like?

BANGKOK (AP) - In one corner: the unpredictable dictator, the third-generation family ruler whose nation has a seven-decade reputation of being erratic, quick to take umbrage and insistent that it is powerful enough to upend the planet.  More...

Sports

Wildcats rout McKeesport Area, clinch share of section crown

Greater Latrobe’s baseball team clinched a share of the WPIAL Class 5A Section 3 title with a convincing 8-1 victory Monday against McKeesport Area at Graham-Sobota Field. More...

Greater Latrobe, Derry Area ready for track playoffs

Greater Latrobe track coach Andy Wnek is using the results of a recent invitational to try and gauge where his Wildcats stand entering the WPIAL Class AAA Track and Field playoffs.  For Derry Area, now that the annual Westmoreland County Coaches More...

Proof through the night: Edmonton fans rescue U.S. anthem

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Oh, say, can you sing the U.S. national anthem from memory? If not, there are about 18,000 Edmonton Oilers hockey fans who could give you a lesson.  More...

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