Westmoreland

Paterno Lite? Duquesne Beer thinks it's a winner

Stunned by last year's wildly successful introduction of the first craft beer in a legacy series named after late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, ...

Missing for decades in Korea, 'true American hero' laid to rest

It would have been enough for Patricia Lyons and Adrian Davis to bury their uncle's remains and give him a proper funeral. But they also got ...

Norwin school board: Baseball team will get its home field back next year

About two dozen Norwin baseball team boosters were promised this week that the defending WPIAL Class AAAA champions will have a field to call home ...

Ligonier Township plans to survey residents about community's present, future

Ligonier Township planners Thursday approved a community survey that residents could receive in July to direct the municipality in its development of a comprehensive plan ...

Suspect in attempted carjacking at Hempfield Wal-Mart will stand trial

After a Grapeville man waived his right to a preliminary hearing on charges he held a knife to a woman's throat and threatened to cut ...

Traffic restrictions to start on Turnpike 66

Northbound traffic on the Pennsylvania Turnpike's Amos K. Hutchinson Expressway will be restricted to a single lane beginning 6 a.m. Monday while crews repair concrete ...

1 dead in Murrysville car crash

Firefighters, Murrysville Police and the Westmoreland County Coroner's Office inspect the scene of a fatal, one-car accident along Meadowbrook Road in Murrysville on Friday, June ...

Rostraver police look for 2 men in armed robbery at pawn shop

Rostraver police are seeking information about two men who reportedly robbed the Cash for Gold pawn shop just outside Belle Vernon Friday afternoon. The armed robbery ...

Export couple charged after argument where teen was struck

An Export man allegedly hit his 14-year-old stepson in the chest and spit in his face multiple times during an argument in August. In addition, the ...

Burglars leave $10K in damage at Latrobe Speedway concession stand

Dennis Bates was expecting to do a routine inventory check when he arrived at the Latrobe Speedway's concession stand Tuesday. Instead, he found a door smashed ...

In its 8th year, PA Hero Walk continues to aid veterans

Tucker McCullough said the military has given him everything. The 42-year-old Kittanning resident spent two decades in the Army National Guard and is an Iraq War ...

Natural gas company blasts proposed Penn Township ordinance

Penn Township has the potential for nearly $2 billion in natural gas development by drilling into the Marcellus shale, but the likelihood of tapping into ...

Vote set for Greensburg Salem board on plan including maximum tax hike

Richard Mignogna is a homeowner who is tired of seeing his Greensburg Salem school taxes go up nearly every year, but he's resigned himself to ...

Westmoreland County to resume labor negotiations

Contract talks with Westmoreland County's two largest bargaining units will resume next month in an attempt to resolve labor issues that have left nearly half ...

Radio tower upgrade expected to aid first responders in Ligonier Township

Westmoreland County commissioners on Thursday approved a nearly $900,000 upgrade to an emergency radio system that is expected to improve communications for first responders in ...

Penn Borough pair charged in fight that allegedly ended in beer bottle assault

A neighborhood dispute turned violent in Penn Borough on Wednesday evening, ending with one man injured and a mother and son in jail, police said. Shawn ...

Service agency advocates rally in Greensburg for on-time passage of state budget

Linda Parker has been a user of social service programs for nearly two decades and is worried she will be left on her own without ...

Vietnam veterans honored at Mt. Pleasant American Legion post as part of national recognition

David Tullio's return to the United States after a 1969 tour in Vietnam was anything but welcoming. After serving as an Army radio operator near the ...

Westmoreland County Community College keeps tuition steady

Westmoreland County Community College trustees gave final approval Wednesday to a $38.9 million budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1. The budget, which includes ...

Norwin school board raises taxes in new budget

The Norwin school board Wednesday adopted a budget for the 2016-17 school year that is similar to the tentative budget that directors approved last month ...


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