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Ligonier glass artist honoring Frank Lloyd Wright

American architect Frank Lloyd Wright is widely known for his famous buildings like Fallingwater and Kentuck Knob in Fayette County, and the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. More...

Police seize drugs, cash in three traffic stops

State police from the Troop A Community Enforcement Team (TACET) seized 650 bags of heroin, 90 grams of cocaine and $8,000 from four suspected drug dealers in Westmoreland County Tuesday, according to information released by the team.  More...

Editorial

Preparing future graduates for the workforce

With high school graduation season approaching, the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce last week passed the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act with unanimous support from Democrats and Republicans. More...

Political Cartoon

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Kootchi-coo

Off The Wall

The sun was beginning to rise in Millbrook, Connecticut, yet the Cootaguns (often referred to as Mr. and Mrs. C) were still asleep. They had been out with friends the night before and planned to sleep in. More...

Lifestyles

Champlain College graduate

William Jones of Greensburg graduated from Champlain College with a bachelor of science degree in computer and digital forensics on May 13, the Burlington, Vermont, campus reported Tuesday.  More...

St. Vincent College Tri-Beta honor society chapter inducts 47 new members

The St. More...

St. Vincent Summer Theatre Gala committees named

Marie Zanotti and Vance Booher, co-chairpersons of the 28th annual St. More...

WCCC trustees approve balanced proposed operating budget

The Westmoreland County Community College Board of Trustees approved its proposed operating and capital budget at its regular meeting Wednesday.  The operating budget proposed is a balanced one with $37,863,960 in revenue and $37,863,960 in expe More...

EWCTC honors Derry Area’s Wendler as Student of Month

The Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center (EWCTC) Joint Operating Committee (JOC) on Wednesday honored Derry Area High School student Ethan Wendler as the school’s Student of the Month for May. More...

Police arrest man accused of supplying drugs that caused Derry woman’s death

Westmoreland County sheriff’s deputies located a man accused of selling the drugs that killed a Derry Borough woman in December in an Indiana County hotel room Tuesday. When deputies arrived, a second man was overdosing in the hotel room’s bathroom. More...

LV High School graduation set Friday

Ligonier Valley High School’s 2017 commencement will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, May 26.  More...

Local & State News

Pennsylvania Senate approves internet play for casinos, lottery

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Writer shares Mister Rogers’ words following terror attack

(AP) — The images of people helping one another in the wake of the deadly bombing of an Ariana Grande concert in England have prompted one writer to pay tribute to public television’s “Mister Rogers” for the upcoming 50th anni More...

Culture critic: Cosby seeking new solidarity with blacks

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After two years of silence amid an onslaught of sexual assault allegations, comedian Bill Cosby is sending carefully targeted messages about racial bias across the media landscape ahead of his June 5 trial in suburban Philad More...

World News

Trump plan to sell off half of oil stockpile sparks debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s proposal to sell nearly half the U.S. More...

2 more arrested in Manchester; UK blasts US on leaks

MANCHESTER, England (AP) - British police arrested two more people and searched a new site in Manchester suspected of links to the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, as British authorities complained bitterly Thursday about investigation leaks More...

Trump meeting with EU leaders

BRUSSELS (AP) - Visiting a city he once called a “hellhole” to meet with the leaders of one alliance he threatened to abandon and another whose weakening he cheered, President Donald Trump will address a continent Thursday still reeling f More...

Sports

Shawley, Wildcats rally again, defeat Chartiers Valley, advance to first WPIAL championship in 32 years

WEST MIFFLIN — Greater Latrobe senior Ryan Shawley was so excited after striking out Jason Orzechowski, he enthusiastically high-stepped off the mound.  Shawley didn’t quite remember his celebration after the game, but that’s O More...

Trojans end postseason boys’ volleyball futility against Ambridge Area

Take WPIAL Class AA consolation match to qualify for state playoffs

PITTSBURGH — Derry Area head boys’ volleyball coach Shawn Spencer said after Wednesday’s WPIAL consolation match against familiar rival Ambridge Area that his team had a good bit of nerves after the opening game, won by the Bridgers More...

Pirates rally in ninth, erupt in 10th to beat Braves

ATLANTA (AP) — Clint Hurdle was managing to get one run in the 10th inning.  His Pittsburgh Pirates got it, then smacked three straight homers and added six more runs, leaving their manager struggling for an explanation.  More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Saltsburg woman injured in Conemaugh Township crash   More...

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