Westmoreland

Minivan slams into Jeannette townhouse, injuring driver

A man was taken to a hospital Tuesday after the minivan he was driving slammed into the rear corner of a Jeannette townhouse and a ...

Earth finally moved for Tenaska's plant

After nine years of planning and months of battling environmental opponents, a Nebraska energy company Wednesday held ground-breaking ceremonies for its $500 million natural gas-fueled ...

Westmoreland County Community College outlines rights of transgender students

Transgender students at Westmoreland County Community College will be able to use their preferred names and the bathroom of their choice under a policy approved ...

Greater Latrobe School District adds gender identity to nondiscrimination policy

The Greater Latrobe School Board this week adopted numerous policies and revisions, passing one measure with a separate vote after some members questioned its necessity. The ...

Westmoreland students navigate start of school, fair activities

When Addison Heeter starts sixth grade Thursday, her mind might wander from new books and room assignments to thoughts of the cattle, goats, lambs and ...

Rotary Club to relocate vintage water fountain outside Greensburg courthouse

Pedestrians will once more be able to wet their whistles near the Westmoreland County Courthouse entrance, thanks to the Rotary Club of Greensburg. As a project ...

Pennsylvania offers database of patient prescriptions to end doctor shopping

A few extra minutes and clicks of a computer mouse could make a difference for someone addicted to prescription medication. A new state program aimed at ...

Apollo Milling sues USW local, saying ad made company appear to be racist

A Facebook page that made it appear the Apollo Milling Co. promoted racism against blacks shopping at the North Apollo animal supply store has sparked ...

Suspect nabbed in Westmoreland, Somerset storage facility break-ins

An Indiana County man burglarized about two dozen storage facilities from March through May in Westmoreland and Somerset counties, state police in Greensburg allege. Ryan Steven ...

Homicide by vehicle trial ordered in fatal drunken driving crash in Donegal Township

A 25-year-old Virginia man was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on multiple criminal counts including homicide by vehicle while driving drunk in connection with a ...

Hempfield woman's makeshift kitchen at Westmoreland Fair fuels 4-H members

The llamas were still resting in their pens Tuesday when Brenda McGill fired up the home fries. About 7 a.m., she turned on a two-burner electric ...

Westmoreland County jail inmate found hanged

Westmoreland County jail officials are investigating how an inmate left alone in his cell was able to apparently commit suicide by hanging from an air ...

City police to patrol Greensburg Salem schools

A police car parked outside a Greensburg school usually signals bad news, and police officers and school officials want to change that. Greensburg officers will ...

Salem couple sues over gas pipeline blast

A Westmoreland County couple whose property was ground zero for the April 29 natural gas line explosion that seared more than a third of their ...

No problems with plans for new Latrobe Elementary School, architect says

Plans for the new Latrobe Elementary School remain on track, an architect told Greater Latrobe School Board members on Tuesday. The school, expected to accommodate 800 ...

PennDOT details weekly work plans in Westmoreland

PennDOT crews are expected to patch sections of Route 119 in South Greensburg, Route 130 in Hempfield, and Route 2035 in Unity and Ligonier townships. Other ...

Mt. Pleasant to add substitute crossing guards to cover shifts

Mt. Pleasant is looking for two substitute crossing guards who will fill in if one of the current five guards isn't able to cover a ...

Lamp Theatre in Irwin ready to shine for 2nd grand reopening

A second grand reopening of the renovated historic Lamp Theatre is planned for Saturday, about three years after major renovations were started on the former ...

Westmoreland County audit finds $7M 'rainy day' surprise

Westmoreland County's financial outlook got a bit brighter this month when an annual audit revealed an accounting change that resulted in $7 million being added ...

6 Western Pa. airports to share in state funding for improvement projects

Twenty-three Pennsylvania airports will share $8.8 million in state funding for projects to improve safety and expand operations, including six area airports. Washington County will receive ...


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