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Editorial

Westsylvania

Learning from the Adventure Club

Bright reflections from the shimmering surface of Lake Arthur washed, wavelike, across the undersides of aspen leaves above my head, mimicking the movement of the water below.  It was a delightful little light show that was only possible to see More...

Bulletin Board

Thomas B. Anderson American Legion Post 515 is holding a car wash 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

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Lifestyles

Greater Latrobe PIEF spotlights Wildcat alumni

Greater Latrobe Partners in Education Foundation shares Wildcat stories from Greater Latrobe School District alumni.  Jessica Golden, director of development, said, “GLPIEF hopes to highlight alumni and share their Wildcat story. More...

Campus Corner

Kent State University announces spring dean’s list qualifiers

A total of 8,071 Kent State University fulltime students were named to the dean’s list for “superior academic achievement during the 2018 spring semester,” the Kent, Ohio, campus announced Friday.  More...

California University of Pennsylvania appoints new dean for College of Liberal Arts

California University of Pennsylvania has appointed Dr. More...

Art is good: Miss Gabi Nastuck is living her dream

Gabrielle Nastuck of Latrobe never took “never” for an attitude.  More...

Blairsville barber putting away clippers after 66 years

A lot of things have changed since Robert Tutoki, of Hillside, started cutting hair 66 years ago. That was back in the day when men wore flat tops and greasy duck tails. More...

Local & State News

Circle That Date

TUESDAY, JULY 17  5:30 p.m., Latrobe Municipal Authority, authority office  WEDNESDAY, JULY 18  3 p.m., Unity Township Municipal Authority, authority office  4:30 p.m., Unity Township Supervisors, municipal building  7 p.m., More...

Hillary Clinton to teachers union conference: Keep up fight

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says teachers unions aren’t going anywhere despite a recent Supreme Court ruling, and she’s urging educators to fight the Trump administration’s polici More...

Attorney general to examine Temple business school scandal

PHILADELPHIA(AP) — Pennsylvania’s Attorney General is looking into allegations that Temple University’s business school provided false data to boost the rankings of its online program.  Attorney General Josh Shapiro says he&rsq More...

World News

UK police say bottle was source of pair’s Novichok poisoning

LONDON (AP) - British detectives investigating the poisoning of two people with a military grade nerve agent said Friday that a small bottle found in the home of one of the victims tested positive for Novichok, a lethal substance produced in the Sovi More...

Obituary, memorial service of 5-year-old Iowa boy gets attention

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Aunique memorial service set for 5-year-old Garrett Matthias of central Iowa is matched only by the one-of-a-kind obituary the preschooler had a hand in authoring and that is now garnering national attention.  More...

Pompeo visits Mexico, is urged to reunite migrant families

MEXICO CITY(AP) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Friday urged a U.S. delegation led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to quickly reunite migrant families separated at the border.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor:  On behalf of all the members of the 31st District of the American Legion I want to thank the city of Latrobe for the honor of being the grand marshal of your 4th of July parade.  Your community displayed great hospitality an More...

Sports

Unity Twp. completes wild comeback win vs. Latrobe in first game of district semis

Unity Township Legion manager Ed Guzik said his team “could have thrown in the towel” as it trailed by six runs heading into the top of the sixth inning against Latrobe in a District 31 semifinals game at Legion-Keener Field. More...

Smithley qualifies for NASCAR Cup race at Kentucky

SPARTA, Ky. — Ligonier native Garrett Smithley qualified for the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup race on Friday at Kentucky Speedway.  Smithley will start 35th in the Quaker State 400 which can be seen Saturday on NBCSN at 7:30 p.m.  More...

American Legion District 31 playoffs

American Legion District 31  Seeding  No. 1 — Latrobe  No. 2 — Hempfield East  No. 3 — Bushy Run  No. 4 — Unity Township  No. 5 — Yough  No. 6 — Kiski Valley  More...

Entertainment

Movie review: In ‘Skyscraper,’ the Rock towers over action tropes

NEW YORK (AP) — I like to imagine what King Kong, as a popcorn-chomping moviegoer, might make of “Skyscraper,” the latest summer actioner starring Dwayne Johnson. More...

‘The Rock’ joining group that champions rights for disabled

BOSTON (AP) — Dwayne Johnson plays an amputee in his latest movie. Now he’s jumping in to help people with disabilities in real life.  More...

Chadwick Boseman plans ‘17 Bridges’ as ‘Black Panther’ follow-up

NEW YORK (AP) — Chadwick Boseman will step out of Wakanda for the New York police drama “17 Bridges.”  More...

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