November 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Troop 478 to hold Christmas Tree Sale starting Nov. 25

Boy Scout Troop 478 of Greensburg will hold its annual Christmas Tree Sale starting Saturday, Nov. 25, at the intersection of Route 30 and Village Drive (White School Road), next to First Commonwealth Bank, Unity Township.  More...

General News

101-year-old killed in California blazes told wife to flee

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A 101-year-old man who told his wife to flee deadly wildfires in Northern California without him last month is the latest victim to be identified by authorities.  More...

Grant funds to improve DiVirgillo Sports Complex

State Rep. More...

Mortgage rates rise: 30-year hits 4-month high 3.95 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term mortgage rates rose this week to the highest level in months.  More...

Editorial

Westsylvania

A new crossing over a deep place

Near the southern end of the newest eightmile section of the Ghost Town Trail sit two short bridges only a few dozen yards apart. More...

Bulletin Board

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Paul Lizza Post 3414 of Latrobe thanks the public for its “generous support during the Poppy Drive on Nov. 3 and 4 ... More...

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Lifestyles

Campus Corner

Ashland University Delta Zeta member   Anna Orange of Latrobe is a member of the Delta Zeta sorority at Ashland University, the Ashland, Ohio, campus announced Friday.  Orange is majoring in fashion merchandise. More...

Church news

Community Thanksgiving Service to include 8 choirs   The Greater Latrobe Ministerial Association will present “A Festival of Praise” 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, in Latrobe United Methodist Church, 440 Main St.  More...

William Isler main speaker at Manoli scholarship dinner at St. Vincent

Early childhood educator William H. More...

Light Up Night event, parade to be held in downtown Latrobe

’Tis the season to begin celebrating the season, and downtown Latrobe is the place to do that on Nov. 24.  More...

LV Chamber to bring Santa Claus to Ligonier Nov. 24

Santa Claus is coming to town to participate in Light Up Ligonier at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, and everyone is invited to join in.  More...

Art center hosts fundraiser

The Latrobe Art Center held its 10th Annual Fundraiser of the Year, which included a silent and live auction, on Wednesday night at Latrobe Country Club. More...

Spiritual wills: Letting your loved ones know about your faith

In his ministry as a permanent deacon, the Rev. Mr. More...

Local & State News

Circle That Date

TUESDAY, NOV. 21   5:30 p.m., Latrobe Municipal Authority, authority office  7 p.m., Ligonier Borough Planning Commission, Town Hall  7:30 p.m., Ligonier Township Zoning Hearing Board, municipal building   More...

Prison’s body scanner still dormant

The new body scanner at Westmoreland County Prison still hasn’t been implemented, but the warden said he expects it will be in operation very soon. More...

A popping good time . . .

Nathan and Jayme Rost wait for the balloon held by Annette Couch to pop that holds their ticket for a prize at the Latrobe Art Center’s 10th Annual Fundraiser of the Year on Wednesday night at More...

World News

The Rev. Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson’s disease diagnosis

CHICAGO (AP) - The Rev. More...

Franken apologizes to woman who says he kissed, groped her

WASHINGTON (AP) - Minnesota Sen. More...

As sex scandals topple the powerful: Why not Trump?

WASHINGTON (AP) - “You can do anything,” Donald Trump once boasted, speaking of groping and kissing unsuspecting women.  Maybe he could, but not everyone can.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor:  Thanksgiving grants us time each year to reflect on our blessings with gratitude and to look forward to the New Year with anticipation. More...

Sports

GL fall sports award-winners

Nick Hrehovchak (center) receives the George A. More...

LV goes for second straight district football title

Ligonier Valley looks to make it two in a row when the District 6 Class AA football championship game is played Saturday (7 p.m.) at Mansion Park Stadium in Altoona.  More...

Emotions should be high when Virginia Tech hosts Pitt

Emotions could be high for Virginia Tech on Saturday.  The Hokies (7-3, 3-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) are home against Pittsburgh (4-6, 2-4), and the game will be the final one at Lane Stadium for 17 seniors who will be honored before the conte More...

Entertainment

Green Day releases greatest hits album spanning 30 years

NEW YORK (AP) — Green Day released a massive greatest hits album on Friday, but the trio isn’t saying “Good Riddance” anytime soon. More...

TV’s ‘Nashville’ to end its run after upcoming sixth season

NEW YORK (AP) — The country music series “Nashville” will return for its sixth and final season in January, ending a show that had to handle the jump to another network and the loss of a key star.  More...

Movie review: Not even Wonder Woman can save ‘Justice League’

It's hard not to feel a little bad for the DC Comics films at this point.  More...

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