Westmoreland

In Monessen, Trump lays out 7-step plan to boost economy

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump toned down his blustery, off-the-cuff demeanor to deliver a policy-driven, teleprompter-aided speech Tuesday in Monessen that focused on rebuilding the ...

Trump campaign rolls through Monessen

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump spoke Tuesday afternoon at a manufacturing facility in Monessen, a financially struggling mill town where Democrats outnumber Republicans 6 to ...

Hempfield vote puts sewer system step closer to sale

The Hempfield municipal authority board voted 3-1 Tuesday to sell the township's sewer system for $35 million and transfer $32.4 million of its debt to ...

National nonprofit recruiting unregistered voters

A nonprofit in Washington, D.C., has been identifying unregistered voters in Westmoreland County and sending them the paperwork they need to fill out to cast ...

IQ of Mt. Pleasant teen raised as reason to move fatal shooting case to juvenile court

The attorney for a Mt. Pleasant teenager accused in the fatal shooting of a friend in March said the boy's intelligence level warrants his case ...

Ligonier man expects guilty verdict in Route 30 collision that killed police officer

The Ligonier man accused of killing a township police officer last year in a head-on collision on Route 30 said Monday that he does not ...

Commissioner's effort to fire Westmoreland County Prison warden fails

Westmoreland County Prison Warden John Walton will continue in his $81,000-a-year post despite a failed attempt by county commission Chairwoman Gina Cerilli to fire him ...

Westmoreland County Prison guards union opposes adding part-time workers

About 15 Westmoreland County Prison guards cautioned the county prison board Monday that adding part-time jail guards instead of full-time staffers could result in safety ...

Jeannette panel seeks to tackle aging workforce, skills shortages

How to replace an aging workforce and bridge the gap between an applicant's skills and an employer's needs will be a challenge for Westmoreland County's ...

Hempfield woman accused in attack with beer bottle

A central figure in the 2015 disappearance and subsequent two-county investigation of a Jeannette man's slaying is being held in the Westmoreland County Prison to ...

Ligonier Township may revise rules on junk vehicles

Ligonier Township officials have fielded multiple complaints about junk vehicles in the municipality but say there is nothing they can do to clean up the ...

Hempfield Township supervisors approve sale of sewer system

Hempfield Township supervisors approved a deal Monday that would bring in $35 million cash and get rid of $32.4 million in debt by selling its ...

Wireless technology company seeks to address Latrobe's 'data gap'

A wireless technology company representative addressed Latrobe City Council during its agenda meeting Monday, seeking information on the permitting process to install communication equipment in ...

Boy killed in accident on Route 22 in Derry Township

An 8-year-old boy was killed Monday afternoon when his father's car was hit while it was stopped at a traffic signal on Route 22 in ...

Penn Township family operation raising 1,820 pheasants for sale to sportsmen's groups

Cheryl Fallat of Penn Township is in the middle of a huge task — raising about 1,820 baby pheasants to sell to sportsmen's clubs in ...

Murrysville man's volunteer service to Westinghouse retirees group noted

Maury Fey's retirement has kept him just as busy — if not busier — than when he worked full-time as a special projects manager for ...

Newsmaker: Chelsea Henry

Chelsea Henry Noteworthy: Henry was named Outstanding Senior by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She was recommended for the award by Westmoreland County ...

Greensburg prayer vigil to recall Orlando nightclub shooting victims

When someone asked Gretchen Peske why Greensburg hadn't planned a prayer vigil for the 49 people who died in the June 12 Orlando nightclub shootings, ...

Greensburg ordinances would cover LED signs, food trucks

Greensburg officials are almost finished drafting two long-promised ordinances to regulate divisive issues raised by business owners. One would permit businesses to erect LED signs as ...

Pain of loss drives Derry family's nonprofit work

When the doctor asked if they would like to see their baby, Sean and Paige Green did not know what to expect. Then they saw him, ...


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