Westmoreland

Police seek 2 masked men who robbed New Alexandria pharmacy, handcuffed employees 

Two workers at a Westmoreland County pharmacy were threatened with a handgun and left handcuffed in a storage room as two masked men fled the ...

Latrobe couple pushes for legislation to strengthen adoption tax credit

When an orphanage or family calls, from Guatemala to Latrobe, Christine Brinker can't say no. The evidence lies in the string of red frames full ...

Westmoreland County voting numbers mirror state trends on both sides

Westmoreland County Republican voters bought what real estate mogul Donald Trump was selling. Trump easily won Pennsylvania's GOP presidential primary on Tuesday, receiving nearly 57 ...

WCCC to move forward with renovations

By 2020, nearly everything at Westmoreland County Community College could look different, from the Founders Hall facade to classrooms and the school's logo. WCCC trustees approved ...

Westmoreland County commissioner discusses drug epidemic with Rotary Clubs

If Westmoreland County doesn't get a handle on the drug epidemic, the future of our local communities is bleak, said Westmoreland County Commissioner Gina Cerilli. During ...

Latrobe man charged in sex with underage girls

A 23-year-old Latrobe man was arraigned Monday on criminal charges for allegedly having sex with two underage girls from eastern Westmoreland County this year. Johnathan Rosario ...

North Allegheny, Ligonier Valley students earn $5,000 scholarships

Two area high school seniors learned Wednesday night they each will receive $5,000 scholarships for exceptional academic achievement. Grace Jin of North Allegheny Senior High School ...

Jeannette building near fire deemed unsafe

A three-story building on Clay Avenue has been tagged as uninhabitable by Jeannette officials in the aftermath of a major fire next door on Saturday ...

Country star to headline Latrobe fest

A woman who sings about growing up in a small town where she could see the stars, watch fireflies and fish on a lake should ...

Route 30 in Hempfield open again after fire

Both lanes of Route 30 east in Hempfield re-opened shortly before midnight Wednesday, after embers falling from a nearby fire resulted in their closure. A section ...

Shuster poised to prevail in 9th Congressional District

Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster of Hollidaysburg appeared to narrowly escape an upset bid by a retired Coast Guard captain in Tuesday's primary election, virtually ...

Money reported missing at Greensburg city hall

Greensburg police are investigating a report made Monday that money could be missing from a lock box at city hall. Police Chief Chad Zucco said he ...

Irwin pedestrian injured by hit-and-run driver

Two teenagers walking in Irwin suffered minor injuries Tuesday when they were struck by a vehicle that drove away after the accident. Irwin police are asking ...

West Newton mayor grabs Dem nod in 58th District race

West Newton Mayor Mary Popovich defeated Monessen businessman Charles Mrlack Jr. to win the Democratic primary to replace retiring state Rep. Ted Harhai in the ...

Donations sought for bridges along the Heritage Trail

Lynn Gurrentz of Murrysville can't wait for the Turtle Creek extension of the Westmoreland Heritage Trail to be completed. "I think it's going to be a ...

Food trucks rolling into Greensburg region

Where once the term "street food" conjured images of a lackluster hot dog served from a grungy cart, it now denotes a foodie's paradise, thanks ...

Homeless pair charged in string of robberies being held in Westmoreland prison

A man and woman listed as homeless on court documents have been charged with robberies in three counties in March and April. Wendy Jean Victor, 23, ...

Hempfield chiefs to meet on proposal for joint fire bureau

Hempfield's fire chiefs will meet Wednesday to discuss the creation of a Bureau of Fire the township has proposed to prop up struggling departments through ...

Unity Township board grants business use variance for garage addition

Unity Township's zoning hearing board Tuesday voted 4-1 to grant Eric Stephenson a variance to construct a 1,400-square-foot addition to Ruffner's Auto and Truck Repair ...


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