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Fall fly-by: Blue Angels stop in Unity to discuss 2015 show

By Jacob Tierney
Two members of the Navy’s Blue Angels left an airfield outside Detroit in a Boeing F/A-18 Hornet on Tuesday morning and landed about 200 miles away at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport near Latrobe half an hour later. Capts. Jeff Kuss ...

Westmoreland County, state AG to get funds from illegal lottery

By Renatta Signorini
Westmoreland County and the state attorney general’s office will reap the benefits of an illegal lottery operation that was dismantled last year. Assistant District Attorney Leo Ciaramitaro said about $34,000 that was seized by police from Daniel Gerard Petrella, 62, of ...

Grease in Youngwood sewer system prompts another look at rule

By Bob Stiles
The chairman of the Youngwood Borough Authority has expressed concerns to council about grease in the sewer system. In a letter that was read during a council meeting on Monday, Daniel J. Genard asked council to reconsider a 2011 ordinance and ...

Jeannette man pleads guilty to attempting to entice child in Louisiana

By Bob Stiles
A Jeannette man who was convicted in 2005 of a sex crime in Greene County pleaded guilty Monday to trying to entice a child from ...

Woman sought in robbery in Unity

By Tribune-Review
Emergency dispatchers said Tuesday night that state police at Greensburg were searching for an armed woman who robbed the Glassmere Food Mart along the westbound lanes of Route 30 in Unity. Police in Latrobe and Derry were asked to be …

Man charged in New Stanton Sunoco robbery

By Tribune-Review
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Clelian Heights parents rally to keep program put in jeopardy by new federal rule

By Kari Andren
Parents of adult children with intellectual or developmental disabilities said Monday they should be free to choose the best work placements for their children, and ...

Westmoreland jail guard accused of selling illegal steroids

By Paul Peirce
A Westmoreland County jail guard is accused of selling illegal steroids on three occasions during the past year to a confidential informant working undercover with state police. Jacob A. Shaffer, 22, of Hempfield was arraigned Monday on three counts of violating ...

Bank told to maintain Hempfield cemetery

By Renatta Signorini
A bank was ordered by a Westmoreland County judge Monday to continue paying for maintenance of Union Cemetery in Hempfield while legal issues surrounding its future are worked out. “The trustee’s still on the hook in my book,” said Judge David ...

West Newton will consider temporary road after train accident cut off neighborhood

By Joe Napsha
West Newton officials on Monday discussed the possibility of building a temporary road linking two dead-end streets between the Youghiogheny River and CSX Corp. railroad tracks, so residents in about a dozen homes would not be cut off from the ...

Allegheny Township man to serve at least 24 years for molesting 3 children

By Rich Cholodofsky
An Allegheny Township man will serve at least the next 24 years in prison for molesting three children. A Westmoreland County jury in August convicted James Householder,  45, of 33 counts related to sexual contact with the young children over a ...

Hearings delayed for 3 men charged in Rostraver home invasion

By Jeremy Sellew
Preliminary hearings were delayed Monday for three men accused in a home invasion involving a 91-year-old Rostraver woman. However, one of the defendants did not return ...

No hike in tentative Scottdale budget

By Rachel Basinger
Scottdale Borough Council members agreed at a special meeting Monday night to approve and advertise their proposed 2015 budget, which shows a surplus of more than $1,000 and no tax increase for property owners. While changes can still be ...

West Newton man sentenced for 6 robberies

By Tribune-Review
A West Newton man will serve up to 80 months in prison for robbing six Westmoreland County pharmacies over a six-month period. Zachary A. Clausner, 34, pleaded guilty in August to his role in the heists in which police said he ...

4 injured when vehicles collide, car plows into North Huntingdon auto body shop

By Tribune-Review
Four people were injured Monday in a multi-vehicle accident along Route 30 in which a car slammed into an auto body shop in North Huntingdon, ...

High winds knock out power, injure man at Cranberry construction site

By Jason Cato
A powerful nor’easter is expected to dump rain and snow from northern West Virginia through New England, delivering treacherous travel conditions for Western Pennsylvanians who ...

Builder finds calling as chaplain at Westmoreland jail

By Jacob Tierney
To most people, perhaps, those who are serving time at Westmoreland County jail are inmates. To Chaplain Jim Badamo, they are his parishioners. “I’ve probably seen ...

Mt. Pleasant Armory to deliver Thanksgiving dinner

By Marilyn Forbes
Anyone who would like a homemade, cooked Thanksgiving dinner but is unable to get out may contact the folks at the Mt. Pleasant Armory, who are again cooking some wonderful meals that will be delivered between 11 a.m. and 1 ...

Police investigating shooting outside of Monessen bar

By Jeremy Sellew
Monessen man shot outside city tavern A Monessen man was shot early Saturday while he was trying to break up a fight at a city bar. Monessen ...

Water service restored in Derry after leaks

By Tribune-Review
Water service was restored Sunday night to about 150 Derry residents who had been without service since Saturday night because of a leak. Amy Forsha, acting manager of the Derry Borough Municipal Authority, said that water service was restored about 7:30 ...

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Your Hempfield
Man taken to hospital from scene of Hempfield house fire
Education program comes full circle at UPG
Hempfield Hunt Club to break ground in New Stanton
Artists showcasing work at Greensburg Art Center’s Snowflake Showcase
Students learn risks of digital lives at middle school presentation in Hempfield
Your Jeannette
Jeannette man pleads guilty to attempting to entice child in Louisiana
Pleasant Park couple honored for tireless volunteerism
Jeannette ups earned income tax
Jeannette NHS students to serve others as holidays approach
New K-9 in training to join Jeannette police
Your Latrobe
Latrobe freshman’s Eagle Scout’s veterans memorial inspired by grandfather
Greater Latrobe, Derry Area, Ligonier Valley officials weigh latest state statistics
Latrobe’s Rossi Field shines as host of WPIAL football playoffs
Woman admits to theft of 2 weapons in Latrobe shooting case
7 arrested in Latrobe-area drug dealing
Your Ligonier
Loyalhanna Creek nominated for 2015 River of the Year
Ligonier Borough OKs partnership with conservancy
Academic achievement performance released for Ligonier Valley
Woodbridge Preschool upgrades classrooms with new technology
Arts council presents 19th exhibition at SAMA
Your Murrysville
Mears savors success, credits legendary Lange for guidance, inspiration
Delmont Public Library’s story time to feature critters
Murrysville officials debate who should pay for sewer logistics
Franklin Regional takes top Calcu-Solve individual, team honors
Murrysville homeowners seek help for Claridge Road runoff woes
Your Mt. Pleasant
Owner charged after emaciated dog found by hunter in Mt. Pleasant Twp.
Overly’s Country Christmas returns to Mt. Pleasant Township
Festival of Lights to mark 25 years in Mt. Pleasant
Mt. Pleasant Township supervisors approve preliminary 2015 budget
Mt. Pleasant church to host Thanksgiving Day meal
Your Norwin
Norwin School District creates first detailed weapons policy
Norwin Historical Society house tour features model Sears home
Year’s final North Huntingdon yard waste pickup set for December
Irwin council president: Tax hike not tied to officers
Norwin road crews enter season with more stored salt
Your Penn-Trafford
Trafford officials: Finances not as bad as feared
Manor affirms its PTARC departure
Trafford Council considers letting firefighters manage Manchester Room
State releases Penn-Trafford high school scores after issue
Manor bar owner complains of police parking in his lot
Your Scottdale
‘Bah Humbug’ musical returns to Scottdale’s Geyer center
Scottdale plans special meeting to talk budget
Your West Newton
West Newton biennial service honors deceased veterans
Yough approves new course offerings
West Newton officials’ meeting with CSX makes progress