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Parents of Derry Area athletes and a limited number of fans will be able to see the Trojans in person at home sporting events this fall, despite the continued presence of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Additional residents and employees have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) at Westmoreland Manor as the initial round of testing at the county-owned nursing home wrapped up this week.
Multiple students in Greater Latrobe School District have been diagnosed with coronavirus (COVID-19) since the start of the school year, superintendent Dr. Georgia Teppert announced in a letter posted Wednesday to the district’s website.
Fourth-generation firefighter Josh Derk recently returned from a 14-day assignment as a wildfire volunteer firefighter.
The Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center’s (EWCTC) Joint Operating Committee (JOC) voted on a revised, phased school reopening health and safety plan that could allow students to return to in-person classes five days a week, depending on plans from their home districts.
The first step in potentially changing a Unity Township ordinance which prohibits raising backyard chickens on residential properties smaller than two acres was temporarily put on hold Tuesday.
With in-person visitation at Westmoreland Manor already halted following recent positive coronavirus (COVID-19) tests among staff members and residents, Westmoreland County on Tuesday announced additional residents at the county-owned nursing home have tested positive for the virus.
All face-to-face visitation at Westmoreland Manor has once again been halted after a contract staff member, an employee and 20 residents at the Hempfield Township facility recently tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).
While the increased number of spectators permitted into Derry Stadium gave Friday night’s game a feeling of normalcy, the Derry Area football team struggled to settle into its normal running routine during a 34-14 loss against Freeport Area in a WPIAL Class 3A Allegheny Seven Conference matchup.
The game between the Greater Latrobe football team and Gateway on Friday, Oct. 2, at Latrobe’s Memorial Stadium is in question.
The Greater Latrobe football team, trailing by 12 points in the first half, and 23 points in the fourth quarter, could’ve easily rolled over and mailed it in against Upper St. Clair, the No. 5-ranked team in Class 5A.
A year ago, the Greater Latrobe girls tennis team posted an undefeated mark in section play, and qualified for the WPIAL Class 3A team tournament. After an opening round win, the Lady Wildcats were edged by North Allegheny in the quarterfinals.
Greater Latrobe’s Jenna Bell captured the third spot during the first day of the WPIAL Class 3A Singles Tournament Thursday at North Allegheny High School.
On the heels of a lopsided loss in their season opener and facing an early deficit on the road in a Week Two matchup, Ligonier Valley’s inexperienced group could have easily been deflated. The Rams showed resolve, however, mounting a comeback to defeat Frazier 35-19 last week.