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Despite an ongoing pandemic, Greater Latrobe Parks and Recreation (GLPR) programs haven’t suffered much in 2021. At Thursday’s GLPR commission meeting, board treasurer Dan Hennessy said a large number of programs have done “very well” this year and outperformed conservative budget projections made because of uncertainty tied to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a presentation to the school board Tuesday, the Greater Latrobe Partners in Education Foundation (GLPIEF) announced $157,365 in program grants to the Greater Latrobe School District (GLSD). The foundation is able to provide these grants through the support of donations from GLSD staff, parents, alumni, community members and EITC business donations.
The pandemic has been tough on so many, but especially on nursing home staff members, like the nurses, administrators and support staff at the county-run Westmoreland Manor. On Thursday, county commissioners approved bonuses for those staffers for their work over the last 20 months during the coronavirus pandemic.
Victory Brinker wowed the nation with her operatic performances on “America’s Got Talent” and she made it all the way to the finals in September. But she was eliminated toward the end of the live broadcast from Hollywood.
Students in the Greater Latrobe School District are accustomed to being greeted by drivers as they board their school bus, but on Wednesday students were also greeted by a state trooper.
Officials with the Westmoreland County Airport Authority believe a portion of the county’s COVID-19 relief funding could be used to improve safety at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport and boost the Unity Township facility’s chances of potentially landing a second commercial carrier.
Judy Huber of Greensburg had a vision three decades ago. It was that people with any kind of challenges — physical, emotional or spiritual — could come together in fellowship and hold each other up in celebrating their gifts and their abilities. She herself faced many physical challenges.
PITTSBURGH – There hasn’t been anything normal about a Ligonier Valley and Shady Side Academy football game the past two seasons.
With a 17-14 lead against Woodland Hills at the close of the third quarter, the Greater Latrobe football team stood just 12 minutes away from a berth in the WPIAL Class 5A playoffs.
The shakeup at the top of the Derry Area football coaching staff this week wasn't enough to help the Trojans snap their season-long losing streak in Friday's home finale at Derry Stadium.
Emerson Skatell and Jane Huss led the Greater Latrobe and Derry Area cross-country teams during the TSTCA Cross-Country Championships on Thursday at California University of Pennsylvania.
The St. Vincent College football team nearly pulled off its second upset win of the season against Grove City, but a strong fourth quarter led the Wolverines to a 12-point win against the Bearcats.
Greater Latrobe’s crushing loss last week could easily derail a season for some teams. Playing at home, the Wildcats held a 40-14 lead against Franklin Regional in the final seconds of the second quarter, and appeared on their way to scoring a crucial win for their playoff hopes.
The Greater Latrobe girls’ soccer team is preparing to begin its playoff journey, while the Ligonier Valley girls ended its season on a high note.