May 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Action for Animals new fundraiser set May 19

Action For Animals Humane Society will hold its first Pasta Dinner and Basket Auction on Friday, May 19, at Rizzo’s Malabar Inn Banquet Hall in Crabtree. More...

Antiques on the Diamond celebrates 30th season

Ligonier’s Antiques on the Diamond opens for a 30th season on June 3.  Dozens of dealers will display their antiques and collectibles on the Ligonier Diamond and on East and West Main streets.  More...

Lunchtime?

This crow-sized pileated woodpecker recently was spotted outside at the Derry Rod & Gun Club. It is the second largest type of woodpecker in the United States. More...

General News

Derry Mayoral, Council Candidates

Name: David Jones Age: 36 Hometown: New Enterprise Political Party: Democrat Education: Attended the University of Pittsburgh for  More...

New owner of Westinghouse Castle to renovate into hotel

WILMERDING, Pa. (AP) — The new owner of the Westinghouse Castle has big dreams for the landmark.  KDKA-TV reports that developer John Graf bought the former Westinghouse Air Brake Company office in a sheriff’s sale Monday. More...

Ex-deputy charged with impersonation for using old badge

CRANBERRY, Pa. More...

Editorial

Forget maybes

Off The Wall

I was talking to a gentleman recently about a particular project we had planned. More...

Political Cartoon

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Lifestyles

Pitt-Greensburg to co-host workshops with PAEYC; sign-up required by Sunday

The Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children and the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg will co-host “UnConference: Maker Tots” on Saturday, May 20, at Pitt- Greensburg (150 Finoli Drive, Hempfield Township).  T More...

SVC’s Boyer School: Eight seniors accepted to professional health schools

The St. Vincent College Herbert W. More...

IUP commencement Saturday to recognize two 4.0 students from area school districts

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will honor two area students at Saturday, May 13, commencement ceremonies who are graduating with a perfect 4.0 grade-point averages:  More...

New Alex addresses drainage problems

New Alexandria Borough officials plan to tackle a series of drainage issues in the borough, but further inspection is needed before any work gets underway.  More...

Two flown to Pittsburgh hospitals after Derry Township crash

Two people were flown to Pittsburgh hospitals early Thursday morning after a crash on Route 982 in Derry Township, according to Derry Township Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1 of Bradenville chief Mark Piantine.  More...

Loan program will help disabled live where they want

Gov. More...

Park Police officer keeps woman from suicide try

A Westmoreland County Park Police officer helped talk a young woman out of a planned suicide attempt near the Twin Lakes Park West Recreation Area last week, according to authorities.  More...

Derry Twp. couple robbed at gunpoint; police investigating

State police are investigating an alleged home invasion and armed robbery that occurred Monday night just across the road from Derry Area Middle School.  More...

Gross eyes full term as Derry Borough mayor, Jones for council spot

A pair of local political newcomers from last year are seeking full terms as Derry Borough mayor and councilman, respectively. More...

Local & State News

College graduations

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...

Documents offer harrowing timeline of frat’s deadly night

Helped by surveillance footage, prosecutors painted a harrowing picture of the events inside a Penn State University fraternity in early February that led them to charge 18 members in the death of a pledge. More...

Postal Service, citing losses, seeks higher stamp prices

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is hoping it can soon raise stamp prices by a penny or more.  More...

World News

GOP concerns on Trump and Comey pose threat to their agenda

WASHINGTON (AP) - Several Republican senators are questioning the timing of President Donald Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey. More...

Before the ax, Comey was pushing Trump-Russia probe harder

WASHINGTON (AP) - Days before he was fired by Donald Trump, FBI Director James Comey requested more resources to pursue his investigation into Russia’s election meddling and the possible involvement of Trump associates, U.S. More...

Officials from eight Arctic nations meet amid drilling concerns

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - High-level officials from the world’s eight Arctic nations will meet in Alaska amid concerns about the future of the sensitive region after President Donald Trump called for more oil drilling and development. More...

Sports

Wildcats defeat Rams, close regular season with 10th straight victory

The Greater Latrobe baseball team closed the regular season with another win, this time an exhibition victory against visiting Ligonier Valley, 11-4, Wednesday at Graham Sobota Field.  More...

Big late-inning rally sends Trojans past GS into baseball playoffs

A late-inning comeback is sending the Derry Area baseball team to the WPIAL playoffs. The Trojans rallied in the final two innings, defeating visiting Greensburg Salem, 8- 3, during a WPIAL Class 4A Section 1 game Wednesday at Grandview Field. More...

Lady ’Cats get exhibition softball win over P-T

The Greater Latrobe girls’ softball team scored a 4-1 exhibition victory at Penn- Trafford on Wednesday.  The playoff-bound Lady Wildcats (7-3, 9-7) led, 2-0, through three innings before Penn-Trafford cut the deficit in half, 2-1, after f More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Surveying equipment taken in Delmont   More...

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