July 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

A night at the SVC theatre gala

Among those at the 28th Annual St. Vincent Summer Theatre Gala on Friday, July 7, at St. Vincent College were: Brother Norman W. Hipps, OSB, president of St. More...

General News

Two GOP senators suggest bill to repeal health care law ‘dead’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The initial GOP bill to repeal and replace the nation’s health law is probably “dead” and President Donald Trump’s proposal to just repeal it appears to be a “non-starter,” two moderate Republican senators indicated Sunday as their More...

Survey: US uninsured up by 2M this year as gains erode

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of U.S. adults without health insurance has grown by some 2 million this year, according to a major new survey that finds recent coverage gains beginning to erode.  More...

Justin Trudeau to give keynote at US governors’ summit

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday that he’ll meet with U.S. governors at a summer summit in Rhode Island.  More...

Sports

Latrobe Legion season ends in district playoff semifinal series loss to Hempfield East

Several members of Latrobe’s Legion team captured both WPIAL and PIAA gold in the spring as part of the Greater Latrobe High School team. More...

Unity Twp. swept out of district playoffs by Bushy Run

Unity Township manager Ed Guzik said he felt good about his team’s pitching situation prior to the start of the semifinals of the American Legion District 31 baseball playoffs. More...

Managing the situation

Latrobe Legion coach Zach Bush and manager Jason Bush look on (above) during Saturday’s opening game of the District 31 best-of-three semifinal-round playoff series against visiting Hempfield East at More...

Lifestyles

Petrillo’s Karate Campus donates books to Adams Memorial Library summer program

Petrillo’s Karate Campus is one of the sponsors of Adams Memorial Library’s Palmer Summer Reading Program. More...

KitchenWise

Stone Fruit Almond Upside-Down Cake is summertime treat

EDITOR’S NOTE: KitchenWise is a weekly column that uses delicious recipes to teach basic cooking skills. More...

Events of Area Interest

7-mile hike July 22   The public is invited to join forest naturalist for a moderate 7-mile hike on Saturday, July 22, starting at 10 a.m.  For further information, contact rmahony@pa.gov or call 724-259-2201.  More...

6 hospitalized after Mount Pleasant Township crash

Six people were transported to area hospitals after a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Mount Pleasant and Brinkerton roads in the United area of Mount Pleasant Township Sunday evening. More...

accessAbilities debuts new website

Greensburg-based accessAbilities launched its new website, www.accessabilities.org. earlier this month. More...

Greater Latrobe-Laurel Valley Chamber golf outing July 28

The 28th Greater Latrobe-Laurel Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce's annual golf outing will take place July 28 at Arnold Palmer's Latrobe Country Club.  The event is expected to sell out again, with the field limited to 128 players. More...

Local & State News

Revenue puzzle in pieces day before spending bill deadline

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Highlights of Pennsylvania’s gambling expansion negotiations

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and leaders of the Republicancontrolled Legislature were discussing legislation to expand casino-style gambling in Pennsylvania — already the nation’s No. More...

Jury selection opens for couple charged in teens’ deaths

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Jury selection begins Monday for the trial of a Pennsylvania couple accused of allowing alcohol consumption by two teenagers who died last summer after their sport utility vehicle hit a utility pole, flipped and burst into flames. More...

World News

Medicaid cut in GOP health bill worries the nursing home set

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Amy Bernard and her brother kept their mother out of a nursing home as long as they could, until Parkinson’s and dementia took their toll and she was seriously injured in a fall.  More...

Trump’s son changed account of meeting with Russian lawyer

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump’s eldest son changed his account over the weekend of a meeting he had with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign, saying Sunday that the woman told him she had information about Democrat Hillary Clin More...

Trump backing off idea of ‘cyber security unit’ with Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump appears to be backing away from the idea of working with Russia to create a “cyber security unit” to guard against election hacking.  More...

Health

Tumor gene testing urged to tell if drug targets your cancer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Colon cancer. Uterine cancer. Pancreatic cancer. Whatever the tumor, the more gene mutations lurking inside, the better chance your immune system has to fight back. More...

Australian class-action case opens over pelvic mesh implants

SYDNEY (AP) — More than 700 Australian women in a class-action case against pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson that started Tuesday argued that the company’s vaginal mesh implants caused them devastating pain, ravaged their bodies More...

6 must-have exercises to be fit and fabulous this summer

Summer is a time of the year when more people are motivated to get active. The sun is out, the weather is inviting, and people are feeling up to staying active. More...

Entertainment

‘Spider-Man’ slings $117 million debut and Sony rejoices

NEWYORK (AP) — “Spider Man: Homecoming” swung past expectations, opening with an estimated $117 million in North America and giving a Sony Pictures a much needed hit.  More...

Christopher Nolan didn’t know how famous Harry Styles was

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Christopher Nolan and actor Mark Rylance didn’t know quite how famous Harry Styles was before “Dunkirk.” The young people in their lives certainly did. More...

Florida divers, snorkelers submerge for reef music festival

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Charges pending against Avonmore girl   More...

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