Westmoreland

Hempfield restaurant owner gets his 'ducks in a row' to grow medical marijuana

Rodney Yemc's passion for medical marijuana is palpable. The Hempfield restaurant owner said he wakes up every morning thinking about how he'll advance his plans ...

Penn Township woman's desire to connect changes life for vets in Greensburg facility

Veterans are important to Penn Township resident Marianne Caruso. Her father, Clarence Widmar, was a World War II veteran, and her husband, Ronald, is a ...

Dog kept at Westmoreland shelter for 4 years finds 'forever home'

After four years of waiting to enjoy the comforts and freedom of a real home, a pit bull mix whose special needs left her overlooked ...

Settlement reached to end long-running battle for Jeannette Glass plant property

A 30-year saga that left Jeannette officials hamstrung in their efforts to remove a downtown eyesore is coming to an end. Westmoreland County and city officials ...

Numerous communities to observe Memorial Day

Memorial Day services planned in Westmoreland and Fayette counties: Sunday Norwin: The Norwin Historical Society Military Honor Guard will conduct a service at veteran's ...

Westmoreland County set to update comprehensive plan

A plan is in the works in Westmoreland County to address the problems that come with an aging and declining population. Commissioners on Thursday awarded a ...

Westmoreland County approves deal with unions for project labor agreement

Westmoreland County's Democratic commissioners on Thursday approved an agreement with local trade unions that demands higher work standards and prohibits work stoppages, which they said ...

Ligonier Township panel gets look at strategic plan

An economic plan for Ligonier Township focuses on the former Timberlink Golf Course along Route 30 and the Routes 711/271 corridor north of Ligonier as ...

Hempfield Area School District increases security after bomb threat

Harrold Middle School students can't take backpacks, athletic bags or purses to school Friday through June 2 after a bomb threat was found Thursday in ...

'Selfie' murder charges upheld against Jeannette teen

A Westmoreland County detective acted properly when he asked a Jeannette teenager accused of shooting his friend and posing with the body for a "selfie" ...

Nuns, Seton Hill volunteers plant potatoes to distribute to Westmoreland food bank

A handful of nuns raced against an approaching rainstorm Monday as they tucked pieces of potato into freshly tilled earth near Greensburg's Seton Hill University ...

Youngwood man gets plea deal in drug lab case

A Youngwood man who admitted he used dangerous chemicals to manufacture a hallucinogenic "club drug" at the Seventh Street home he shared with his 4-year-old ...

Westmoreland County Community College trustees OK preliminary budget with surplus

Westmoreland County Community College trustees gave preliminary approval to a $38.9 million budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year at their meeting Wednesday. Trustees, who met at ...

Greensburg Salem passes preliminary budget

Greensburg Salem school board passed a $43.6 million preliminary budget with a 5-2 vote Wednesday, but board members and administrators said significant changes are likely ...

State police probe 'inappropriate' phone image at Hempfield Area High School

Superintendent Barbara Marin Wednesday confirmed that state police are investigating a Hempfield Area High School student's report of receiving an "inappropriate" cellphone image. The incident was ...

Rostraver woman dies days after attempting suicide with husband

The death of a Westmoreland County woman who joined her husband in a suicide pact was ruled a homicide by the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's ...

Unity man who threatened trooper sentenced to time served

A Unity man who was accused of threatening to kill a state trooper entered a guilty plea on Wednesday to attempted retaliation and was sentenced ...

Schaab memorial softball tourney on tap in Harrison City

To honor and memorialize a Salem native and his sister, both victims of gun violence, a group of friends and family will be hosts for ...

Bolivar tavern unfairly targeted on social media, owner says

A father and son claim their eastern Westmoreland County tavern has been threatened and unfairly targeted on social media for allegedly supporting a fundraiser for ...

Jeannette to remove downtown traffic lights

Three sets of traffic lights in downtown Jeannette will be replaced by stop signs this summer. A request by Jeannette officials to remove the lights along ...


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