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Get ready: Ligonier’s Stroll Aug. 11

Don't miss out on the Ligonier Valley Chamber of Commerce’s annual Stroll from 5 to 9 p.m. Aug. More...

General News

Fellow cops finish slain New York state trooper’s daughter’s treehouse

EVANS MILLS, N.Y. (AP) — Nearly three dozen law enforcement officers have completed a treehouse that a New York state trooper was building for his daughter when he was killed in the line of duty earlier this month.  More...

McCain’s return, heavy with drama for ‘Obamacare’ repeal

WASHINGTON (AP) — At the twilight of a storied career and battling a brain tumor, Sen. John McCain stands poised to deliver for his party and his president on the issue that’s defined the GOP for the past seven years. More...

Promising ‘A Better Deal,’ Democrats try to rebrand party

BERRYVILLE, Va. (AP) — Promising “A Better Deal” for American workers, Democratic Party leaders rolled out a new agenda with a populist pitch on Monday aimed at winning back the working-class voters they lost to President Donald Trump in November. More...

Editorial

Invest now!

Millennials are a stressed out generation. More...

Transparency takes a hit

GUEST EDITORIAL

A new Pennsylvania law exempts police audio and video recordings from the state’s Right-to-Know Law, leaving the release of those records largely to the discretion of police. The bill, signed into law earlier this month by Democratic Gov. More...

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Lifestyles

Two novices make first profession of monastic vows

Two men who spent a year as novices made their first profession of monastic vows, or simple vows, as Benedictine monks at St. Vincent Archabbey on July 10.  More...

Church news

Bishop Jones to mark 14th pastoral anniversary   On July 30, Greater Parkview Church, 103 Westminster Ave., Greensburg, will have a 10 a.m. service only.  More...

NFPA, ESFI work to reduce fatalities caused by electric shock drowning in pools, at marinas

With summer in full swing, the National Fire Protection Association and Electrical Safety Foundation International are joining forces to remind people about the potential electrical hazards in swimming pools, hot tubs and spas, on board boats and in More...

Entertainment

No Fox apology in fight with New York Times about raid story

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel on Monday clarified but didn’t apologize for a weekend segment that The New York Times said falsely accused the newspaper of revealing intelligence information that enabled Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to More...

New roller coaster coming for Harry Potter theme park

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‘Game of Thrones’ actor who played Hodor DJs in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The actor who played a gentle giant named Hodor in the HBO show “Game of Thrones” has made his Las Vegas pool party debut.  The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports Irish actor Kristian Nairn performed as the DJ on More...

Latrobe officials look to help push forward theatre project

City of Latrobe officials are working to assist an area theatre group in getting its project moving forward.  More...

Adelphoi students learn problem solving in STEAM program

Students from Adelphoi this year are being given the opportunity to learn about the fundamentals and intersections of art, math and science through Adelphoi’s first ever STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) program in partnership wi More...

Retired priest accused of molesting boy 25 years ago

Formerly served at Latrobe’s Holy Family

A now-retired priest who formerly served at Latrobe’s Holy Family Catholic Church is facing felony charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a boy more than 25 years ago. More...

Local & State News

2 rescued after climbing Ben Franklin Bridge

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two people are under arrest after police rescued them from atop Philadelphia’s Ben Franklin Bridge.  Police say the men climbed one of the bridge’s 382-foot (116 meters) towers to spray paint it with graffit More...

Philadelphia-area transit agency deals with station spiders

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia area’s transit agency is dealing with a spider problem at one station in the city.  KYW-TV reports the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority has hired an exterminator to battle the bugs that More...

Philadelphia police find ‘Kill A Cop’ graffiti, offer reward

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police are investigating spray-painted graffiti that urges people to “kill a cop,” and the police union is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest.  More...

World News

Kushner returns to Capitol Hill for 2nd day of interviews

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner will return to Capitol Hill Tuesday for a second day of private meetings with congressional investigators, this time for a closed-door conversation with lawmakers o More...

Smugglers offer crammed big rigs as ‘VIP treatment’ to US

SAN DIEGO (AP) - When Thomas Homan, the acting director of U.S. More...

Israel dismantles metal detectors from key Jerusalem shrine

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel on Tuesday dismantled metal detectors it installed a week earlier at a contested Jerusalem shrine, hoping to defuse a crisis with the Muslim world, including security ally Jordan, the Muslim custodian of the holy site.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:  On June 25, the Myers family held a fourth annual car show in memory of Charley Myers Jr.  The show raised $4,600, which was donated to The Disabled Veterans Chapter 76 Pittsburgh and the Honor Guard of American Legion Post More...

Sports

St. Anthony Teener regular season champ

St. Anthony captured this year’s regular season title in the Latrobe-Derry Area Teener League.  More...

Stewart visits PPMS, wins All-Star event

A large portion of the crowd in attendance at Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway Monday night came to see NASCAR icon Tony Stewart in competition. More...

SHU baseball program gets another award

The Seton Hill University baseball program has picked up another award, this one from the American Baseball Coaches Association.  More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Police investigating fraudulent bank card purchases   State police at Greensburg report between April 30 and June 30, someone made fraudulent purchases using a bank card belonging to a Cook Township woman.   More...

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