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Ligonier Township supervisors approve budget with no tax hike

By Tribune-Review
Ligonier Township supervisors voted Tuesday to approve a balanced budget of $1.8 million for 2015. The levy on real estate will stay at 5 mills. The board also approved a schedule of meetings for next year, which will move the work session meeting from 6 p.m. the second Tuesday of the ...

Ligonier Valley High School hosts senior citizen luncheon

By Tribune-Review
Ligonier Valley School District will host an annual holiday luncheon for senior citizens on Wednesday. A brief choral program at noon in the high school auditorium will entertain guests before lunch is served about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in the cafeteria, 40 ...

Ligonier man first in Pa. to own aluminum-body F-150

By Craig Smith
Steve Clark bought a piece of history. His decision to buy one of Ford’s new aluminum body pickup trucks was an easy one, made in a ...

Film crew to shoot  at Ligonier Diamond

By Nicole Chynoweth
CBS Films location manager David Weinstein is very familiar with Ligonier, as his sister has lived in the town for many years. “I am a ...

Ligonier Township Municipal Authority to send connection letters

By Nicole Chynoweth
With the Road Toad area sewage extension project complete, the Ligonier Township Municipal Authority will send letters in January to nearby residents asking them to connect to the system. The board approved a change order of about $18,000 and a requisition ...

Municipalities in Ligonier Valley prep for winter road maintenance

By Nicole Chynoweth
As temperatures drop and snow squalls circle through Ligonier Valley, area municipalities are preparing stockpiles to keep roads safe for another winter. Ligonier Borough public works director Paul Fry said he ordered 225 tons of salt for this year, a ...

Valley School of Ligonier wins tax assessment appeal

By Nicole Chynoweth
The Valley School of Ligonier has won a tax assessment appeal for an East Main Street property on the Diamond in Ligonier. The Westmoreland County Tax Assessment Appeals Board agreed with appraiser Gary Hayden’s testimony that the fair market value of ...

Ligonier Salvation Army strives to make holiday season brighter

By Cami Dibattista
The Salvation Army’s annual Christmas Baskets and Treasures for Children program is under way and many Ligonier businesses, residents and churches are participating in an ...

Classic Christmas broadcast airs on Ligonier radio station

By Cami Dibattista
The Valley, Ligonier’s local radio station, will once again broadcast “A Christmas Carol” in honor of the Christmas season. “The broadcast is wonderful,” said Ligonier resident Judi Kozar, who has enjoyed listening in season’s past. “It includes a broad range ...

Gift wrapping fundraiser at Ligonier Valley YMCA supports fight against childhood diseases

By Cami Dibattista
Residents are invited to save time this holiday season by having their Christmas gifts wrapped by local volunteers, while at the same time supporting a ...

Ligonier Township zoning to change

By Nicole Chynoweth
Ligonier Township has taken another step in the months-long process of overhauling its zoning ordinance. Supervisors voted unanimously this week to take formal action to declare its ordinance has deficiencies that need to be corrected. Under the state Municipalities Planning ...

Public input will be sought on sale of Ligonier school

By Nicole Chynoweth
The Ligonier Valley school board will ask for community feedback on the potential sale of Laurel Valley Middle High School for $1.75 million. The potential purchaser wants to use the facility, which is next door to Laurel Valley Elementary School, as ...

Ligonier Festival of Lights features train layout

By Deborah A. Brehun
The Ligonier Valley Historical Society’s 32nd Festival of Lights event opens during a preview party 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday. The event will feature nearly ...

Ligonier Valley Ice Pond aims for December opening

By Nicole Chynoweth
Ever since the Valley Youth Network began working on the Ligonier Valley Ice Pond at its Springer Road headquarters, executive director Kip Crumrine has heard ...

Valley Players present ‘A Ligonier Christmas’

By Cami Dibattista
Santa, a snowman, shepherds and more are sure to get Ligonier residents excited for the Christmas season when the Valley Players present “A Ligonier Christmas.” ...

Ligonier plans holiday events

By Deborah A. Brehun
Looking like a scene from a Currier and Ives print, Christmas season officially begins in Ligonier this weekend. Volunteers spent the last two weeks hanging ...

Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center dedicates outdoor center

By Nicole Chynoweth
A dream two years in the making is becoming a reality at the Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center. On Nov. 21, students and faculty gathered ...

Grassroots organization promotes hunting to boost state economy

By Cami Dibattista
With nearly 1 million hunters spending $986 million dollars each year in Pennsylvania, hunting plays an important part in the region’s economic prosperity. At a regional ...

Laurel Valley’s Kids Korner provides clothing for families in need

By Nicole Chynoweth
A year has passed since the Ligonier Valley School District Foundation started its Kidz Kare Fund in an effort to help students whose basic needs ...

Ligonier Township planners begin review of revised ordinance

By Nicole Chynoweth
The Ligonier Township Planning Commission took one of the first steps in the 4-month process of revamping the comprehensive development ordinance, as it began its review of zoning ordinance term definitions. “The reason we started here is that I think it’s ...