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AFA has new theme for annual fundraiser

Action For Animals Humane Society’s annual walk on Saturday, Sept. More...

No bags here . . .

Workers remove the glass window, making way for a new doorway that will allow passengers who pick up their luggage to go directly to the parking lot at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport. More...

General News

Selena Gomez undergoes kidney transplant due to lupus

(AP) — Selena Gomez says she has received a kidney transplant due to her struggle with lupus.  Gomez writes in an Instagram post confirmed by her publicist early Thursday that she has been somewhat out of the spotlight this summer because More...

Frank from Falls Church, VA, to mow White House lawn

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking up an offer from an 11-year-old in Virginia to help cut the White House grass.  That’s according to presidential spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who tells reporters that “F More...

Dad accused of leaving 10- year-old to die after car crash

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police in Ohio say a man crashed his car and ran away, leaving his 10-year-old son to die in the vehicle.  Cincinnati police announced Tuesday that 27-year-old Adriel Holloway has been arrested and charged with aggravated More...

Editorial

“Splitanious!”

Off The Wall

Most people know that I have a way with words. More...

Political Cartoon

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Crowds shrinking as Pirates keep struggling

Pittsburgh earned the moniker City of Champions in 1979 after the Pirates won their fifth World Series, the Steelers captured their third Super Bowl, the Pitt Panthers claimed the Fiesta Bowl, Carnegie Mellon University went undefeated in football, t More...

Lifestyles

Latrobe BPW to focus on work/ life balance at Sept. 21 meeting

This month, the Latrobe Business and Professional Women members and guests will learn how to balance work and personal life from member Michelle Teague at the regular meeting 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Documentary shot at SVC about first fight to air Friday

A segment of a documentary titled “Tough Guys” about the first winning match in the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) that was shot at St. Vincent College featuring David A. Jones of North Huntingdon Township, right, a St. More...

CPAC tryouts for ‘Nutcracker’ Oct. 7

Auditions for dancers, boys and girls, are being held for the annual performance of “The Nutcracker” as presented by the Carnegie Performing Arts Center. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

No injuries reported in Derry Township crash   More...

New Alex may explore alley work next year

New Alexandria Borough officials said at Wednesday’s council meeting that a borough alleyway — space that’s been a subject of residents’ concerns in recent months — has yet to be officially opened.  More...

State trooper charged with assaulting woman in Derry Township

A state trooper at the Kiski Valley barracks was suspended without pay after he was charged last week in connection with the alleged assault of a woman at his Derry Township home.  Chad Douglas Corbett, 37, was charged with aggravated indecent a More...

Ligonier’s biannual Art Walk returns Sept. 16

Ligonier will host its biannual Art Walk from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16. More...

Arthur St. Clair award recipients announced

The Westmoreland County Historical Society (WCHS) recently announced the Flax Scutching Festival, the Greensburg Art Center, and Michael Mance as recipients of the 2017 Arthur St. Clair Historic Preservation Awards.  More...

Local & State News

Study prompts call to examine flu vaccine and miscarriage

NEW YORK (AP) - A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual flu shots that included protection against swine flu.  More...

House GOP OKs borrowing, no-new-taxes plan to plug deficit

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Police still searching for runaway Greensburg teen

State police at Greensburg report Leona Nicole Toney, 17, of Greensburg was reported missing after running away from an alternative living residence between 3 and 4:45 a.m. Aug. More...

World News

High school shooting in Washington state kills 1 student, injures 3 others

ROCKFORD, Wash. (AP) - A shooter opened fire at a high school in a tiny town in Washington state Wednesday, killing one student, injuring three others and sending worried parents to the school in a frenzied rush, authorities said. More...

Democrats say they have deal with Trump on young immigrants

WASHINGTON (AP) - The top House and Senate Democrats say they have reached agreement with President Donald Trump to protect thousands of younger immigrants from deportation and fund some border security enhancements - not including Trump’s cove More...

US agencies ordered to stop using Russian company’s software

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. on Wednesday banned federal agencies from using computer software supplied by Kaspersky Lab because of concerns about the company’s ties to the Kremlin and Russian spy operations.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:  When the teams are on the field, fans are facing the American flag and “technical difficulties” prevent the playing of the National Anthem, what do you do? More...

Sports

’Cats hope to carry momentum into conference play

Travel to Vandergrift to face Kiski Area following first win

It’s one thing if a football team commits seven turnovers.  It’s another to do something with them.  That’s what Greater Latrobe did — the second of those things, that is — in securing its first victory of the More...

GL section golf champion for fourth time in six years; DA stays perfect

The Greater Latrobe boys’ golf team is a section champion again.  One day after securing a playoff berth, the Wildcats clinched at least a share of the WPIAL Section 1-AAA championship with a 202-229 victory against visiting Greensburg Sal More...

Trojans happy to be back on track heading into game at Southmoreland

The Derry Area football team is happy to be back on track.  The Trojans suffered a 32- point loss during the second week of the season at Elizabeth Forward, but rebounded last Friday with a 47-8 home rout of Yough.  Derry Area (1-1, 2-1) se More...

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