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Ligonier Valley homecoming

Ligonier Valley High School crowned its homecoming queen and king, Camille Wallace and Wade Rashilla, at halftime during the Ligonier Valley-United game Friday night, which Ligonier won 65-0. More...

General News

Trump weighs new travel restrictions as ban nears expiration

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is weighing the next iteration of his controversial travel ban, which could include new, more tailored restrictions on travelers from additional countries.  More...

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS

Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifax More...

Brigham Young University ends ban on caffeinated soda sales

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Brigham Young University ended a six-decade ban Thursday on the sale of caffeinated soft drinks on campus, surprising students by posting a picture of a can of Coca-Cola on Twitter and just two words: “It’s hap More...

Editorial

Westsylvania

A partnership is sheltering a new generation

It was a delightful summer Sunday afternoon. More...

Bulletin Board

Would you like to return to Latrobe in the 1950s?  Latrobe Area Historical Society Secretary Connie Marucco has good news:  More...

Political Cartoon

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Lifestyles

American Legion 31st District posts earn state recognition in area

Len Dulik, commander of the 31st District American Legion, Department of Pennsylvania, presented the Department 100% Post Membership Renewal pins to post representatives at a District 31 meeting Sept More...

Campus Corner

Belmont University freshman

Matthew Shuga, a Greensburg native, enrolled at Belmont University this semester as part of the University's largest class yet, the Nashville, Tennessee, campus reported Friday.  The school kicked off the year with a record-breaking enrollment f More...

LIFESTYLES LETTER

To Lifestyles Editor:  If you would be so kind to let everyone know that the Western Pennsylvania Region of the AACA (Antique Automobile Club of America) annual Car Show that was canceled Sept. 3 will be held this Sunday, Sept. More...

Derry First UMC marking 150th anniversary

A Derry Borough church that predates the establishment of the borough itself will be marking its 150th anniversary over the next six weeks.  Derry First United Methodist Church traces its history to the days of Derry Station.  More...

Westmoreland Cleanways seeking new home after deal falls through

Westmoreland Cleanways is searching for a new home and the nonprofit’s executive director, Ellen Keefe, is hopeful its next recycling center stays in central Westmoreland County.  More...

Local & State News

Circle That Date

MONDAY, SEPT. 25   10 a.m., Westmoreland County Prison Board, prison  6:30 p.m., Latrobe City Council, agenda prep, City Hall  TUESDAY, SEPT. 26  10 a.m., Westmoreland County Commissioners, agenda prep, courthouse  More...

Alleged Franklin Regional stabber’s trial to start in November

The attempted murder trial of a former high school student accused of trying to stab multiple classmates in 2014 will begin on Nov. 13. More...

Pennsylvania coroner: Leg in Lake Erie from Ohio plane crash

ERIE, Pa. More...

World News

Families of missing in quake still hold out hope

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Hope mixed with fear Friday on a 60- foot stretch of a bike lane in downtown Mexico City, where families huddled under tarps and donated blankets, awaiting word of their loved ones trapped in the four-story-high pile of rubble behi More...

Trump dives into Senate runoff in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - President Donald Trump is embracing the establishment pick in a Republican runoff election in Alabama. But it’s not clear his still-loyal base will follow.  More...

Dam failing as scope of Puerto Rico’s disaster becomes clear

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Puerto Rican officials rushed to evacuate tens of thousands of people downstream of a failing dam and said they could not reach more than half the towns in the U.S. More...

Sports

Unbeaten P-T pulls away from Wildcats in second half

Greater Latrobe entered Friday night on an impressive two-game winning streak.  Unfortunately for those gathered at Memorial Stadium, the Wildcats would not make it three in a row.  More...

Derry Area defense, DeLuca pounce on South Park in 43-0 rout, now 3-1 in Interstate Conference

PITTSBURGH — Derry Area head coach Tim Sweeney isn’t quite sure whether his football team is on a mid-season roll or not.  But one thing is certain: The Trojans are competing at another level after winning their last three games by a More...

Getting his kicks

  Greater Latrobe placekicker boots a 30-yard field goal in the second quarter out of the hold by Preston Boerio during Friday night’s WPIAL Class 5A Big East Conference game against visiting Penn- Trafford at Memorial Stadium. More...

Entertainment

Movie review: ‘Kingsman’ sequel lacks punch and vibe of first film

In the first film about a secret spy group known as Kingsman, we learned they are well-dressed, courtly and perfectly groomed. But by the second film, there's a decidedly ungentlemanly whiff about them — of desperation. More...

Lady Gaga on being famous: ‘Not all it’s cracked up to be’

(AP) — Lady Gaga has written an emotional message to fans to mark of the release of her new Netflix documentary.  More...

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