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Dr. William Ryckman and his wife Mary of Scottdale were among a group of adults and students from the Diocese of Greensburg who went to Australia for World Youth Day 2008.
State Farm presented the Derry Area School District Foundation and first-graders from Grandview Elementary with a $5,000 Thursday to support a new reading initiative.
Reservations are still available for the Saturday evening event at Latrobe Art Center, and this time it’s more than its annual fundraiser.
There was quite a buzz as travel and tourism partners came together Tuesday night to celebrate at the GO Laurel Highlands Annual Dinner at Bella Terra Vineyards in Hunker.
Decades ago, Veronica Ent would ride in a pony-drawn buggy with her mother Eleanor to deliver eggs to neighbors near their farm on Beaver Run Road in Salem Township. She also went to auctions with her mother to buy old sleighs, carriages and buggies.
Despite one supervisor’s frustration with developers not recording site plans in a timely manner, the Unity Township Board of Supervisors reapproved the White Pines Phase 2 Subdivision final plan at a special meeting Tuesday.
The Derry Area Trojans were in hope of ending their lengthy losing streak last Friday night when they took on the Apollo-Ridge Vikings. The Trojans fell in the game by a score of 49-14.
The Greater Latrobe boys soccer team celebrated its seniors before its game Thursday against Penn Hills at Rossi Field. As for the Class 3A, Section 4 game, it was a hard-fought contest that saw a single goal decide the winner. And that goal was a header by Penn Hills' Luke Hoolahan with 20:01 left in the first half.
In Day two of the WPIAL Section Doubles held at Franklin Regional Thursday, the Greater Latrobe team of Avery Massaro and Taylor Shanefelter faced the Franklin Regional team of Michelle Yan and Lucy Zheng in the semifinals. Massaro and Shanefelter fell to the Franklin Regional team, 6-1, 6-0.
Greater Latrobe’s 2-0 start to the season seems like ages ago, as the Wildcats have since dropped three consecutive games. Of greater importance, the Wildcats are 0-2 in the Class 4A Big Seven Conference, which makes their upcoming road game at Trinity on Friday at 7 p.m. a crucial contest.
The Greater Latrobe girls tennis team had two doubles teams participating in the WPIAL Class AAA, Section I Doubles tournament at Franklin Regional.
It wasn’t pretty but it was a win, extending the Greater Latrobe girls undefeated record to 9-0 and 6-0 with a three sets to two win over the Indiana Area Indians Tuesday for a Class 3A, Section 5 win.
Barry Awtey clinched the Late Model Championship a week early but finally got to celebrate on Championship Night at Jennerstown Speedway on Saturday.