Westmoreland

Ligonier Borough fires police officer charged with threatening to kill ex-wife's husband

Ligonier Borough Council on Thursday fired a veteran borough police officer who is charged with pointing a handgun at his ex-wife's husband and threatening to ...

Hundreds of empty heroin stamp bags found in North Huntingdon couple's trash, cops say

Acting on a tip about suspicious activity, North Huntingdon police say they searched a family's trash bags and residence, and found about 850 pieces of ...

Hempfield bicyclist accused of hindering traffic in 9 cases released from jail

The bicyclist who is accused of impeding traffic repeatedly on Westmoreland County roads was released on $15,000 bond Thursday. One condition of his release is ...

Westmoreland County to expand Cedar Creek Park with $140K land buy

Cedar Creek Park is getting a little bigger. Westmoreland County will purchase 28 acres next to the Rostraver park from a private landowner, said Malcolm Sias, ...

North Huntingdon asked to fund insurance for memorial

North Huntingdon commissioners learned Thursday that a veterans group that was instrumental in erecting a memorial in front the Town House about 15 years ago ...

Unity votes to OK additional units in condo project

Unity supervisors on Thursday approved plan modifications that will allow construction of an additional 25 units at the Villas at Grayhawk, off Route 30 near ...

Giant Eagle executive Shapira named visiting professor at Pitt business schools

Giant Eagle executive David Shapira, a longtime fixture in Pittsburgh business and philanthropic circles, has been named the Visiting H.J. Zoffer Chair in Leadership ...

Taxpayer funding granted for man's defense in Hempfield homicide by vehicle case

An Irwin man charged in a 2013 crash in which an occupant of his car was killed will hire an expert at taxpayers' expense to ...

Ligonier Borough OKs applications for Fort Ligonier expansion, renovation

Ligonier Borough council on Thursday approved applications from Fort Ligonier to allow the museum to perform a $13 million expansion and renovation. Museum officials said the ...

Jeannette council elevates controller to treasurer

Jacob Milliron was appointed by city council to take over an unexpired term of Michelle Langdon, who started work as the deputy chief fiscal officer ...

Sunoco to offer made-to-order Mexican food at Greensburg, other stores

Sunoco's convenience store in Greensburg is selling freshly made tacos, the first of its Pennsylvania outlets to offer made-to-order Mexican food. The menu is part of ...

Vehicles collide on Route 30 in Hempfield

Emergency personnel responded just before 3 a.m. Thursday to a head-on vehicle accident on Route 30, Hempfield. The crash occurred in the median in front of ...

Ash Wednesday observance finds faithful who can't venture out of Hempfield Manor

For some Hempfield Manor residents who couldn't go to church on Ash Wednesday, the ashes came to them. Nearly 100 residents and staff at the Woodward ...

Megan's Law offender from North Huntingdon accused of having child porn on phones

A registered Megan's Law offender from North Huntingdon was arrested Monday for allegedly having more than 920 images and nine videos of child pornography on ...

North Huntingdon police officer gets hearing on appeal of complaint

A North Huntingdon police officer who was investigated for buying two gift cards at a supermarket will have a public hearing before the township commissioners ...

Greensburg Salem school board, teachers union trade blame on lagging contract talks

The presidents of the Greensburg Salem school board and the district's teachers union traded barbs at Wednesday's board meeting, each accusing the other of not ...

Preview set for roadwork planned near Arnold Palmer Airport

Residents and motorists will get a preview of major road improvements planned near Arnold Palmer Regional Airport during a PennDOT presentation from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday ...

Franklin Regional student's documentary on heroin inspired by cousin's overdose death

Nicolas DeSarno of Murrysville knows the impact that heroin addiction can have on a family; his cousin died of an overdose in 2014 after several ...

Ligonier Valley School District to increase security

Ligonier Valley officials will install additional security cameras in buildings, buy two-way radios for staff and put shatter-resistant film on windows at one of the ...


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