Westmoreland

Latrobe left with warmth of the benevolence of hometown hero Palmer

The glow just seemed to rub off, and pro golf legend Arnold Palmer shared it generously. An airport, a hospital, a cancer treatment center, a high ...

Mister Rogers' work inspires St. Vincent's early-childhood training being taught in China

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood has gone global. More than a decade after Fred Rogers' death in 2003, researchers from the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and ...

Historic cabin in Murrysville to be restored

Murrysville officials will combine $15,000 in municipal funding with a private $55,000 gift to begin restoration work on the historic Staymates cabin on Round Top ...

Lawyer gives alibi for Monessen man in case of drug dealer's death

The lawyer for a Monessen man charged with killing a drug dealer during a botched robbery said in a court document filed Monday that his ...

Hempfield bicyclist's case will go to trial

A Westmoreland County judge rejected a defense request to dismiss one of eight cases involving a Hempfield man who is in jail awaiting trial on ...

Latrobe council continues debate on burning ban

Burning issues dominated Latrobe City Council's agenda meeting Monday. Council has for several months debated amending the burning ban. Several residents have requested the ability to use ...

Westmoreland County auction to include vehicles, radios, telephones

Looking to buy a gift for that hard-to-shop-for friend or family member? Westmoreland County might just have that special item on the auction block — especially ...

North Huntingdon woman skates past rheumatoid arthritis

Cara Zanella of North Huntingdon has a drive to keep moving — competitive figure skating, exercising and working — to help her maintain her quality ...

Ligonier native coordinates effort to provide free books for children

Rebecca Bell remembers reading "The Poky Little Puppy" while nestled in her grandmother's lap. That was more than 60 years ago. Now, the retired teacher ...

Arnold Palmer, Latrobe legend who reshaped golf, dies at 87

Arnold Palmer, a seven-time major champion who from a humble upbringing in Latrobe transformed professional golf with his charisma and daring style, died Sunday at ...

Newsmaker: Edward Brajdic

Noteworthy: Brajdic was named Optometrist of the Year by the Western Pennsylvania Optometric Society. He was chosen from among more than 250 of the society's ...

Funeral for North Belle Vernon fireman 

The North Belle Vernon Fire Department held a funeral for Charles E. Horan on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2016. Horan died Wednesday morning from injuries he ...

12-member board formed to oversee Hempfield's Union Cemetery

Twelve people with an interest in preserving a 125-year-old Hempfield cemetery were appointed by a Westmoreland County judge this month to serve as its board ...

Westmoreland County court offers addicts chance

Josh Rimmel has been in and out of court for years, but never before was he greeted with applause and a raffle ticket. But that's what ...

'Old pothead' fesses up to smoking weed in car, Penn Borough officer says

A Jeannette woman — who police said described herself as an "old pothead" — allegedly was smoking marijuana while driving home Thursday, according to court ...

Troopers arrest man on Route 22 with 25 bricks of suspected heroin, $238K

State police in Greensburg believe an eastern Pennsylvania man pulled over on Route 22 for a traffic stop Thursday was on a heroin delivery run ...

Penn Township police recall moment gunshot tore through wall

Two Penn Township officers Friday recounted how close they came to being shot last month when responding to a domestic call at a Thomas Lane ...

Fined for dumping too much, landfill owner gets OK to expand

The state has given the operator of a Yukon industrial waste treatment and storage facility approval to expand its landfill by about 700,000 tons on ...

Ligonier's joint comprehensive plan workshop Oct. 25

The public is invited to comment on a joint comprehensive plan for Ligonier Township and Ligonier Borough. A community workshop will be held at 7 ...

PennDOT lists work projects for next week

Vernon Drive (Route 3025) will be closed to traffic between Route 51 and Adams Drive in Rostraver for two weekends while Golden Eagle Construction reconstructs ...


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