Maria Swasy of Blairsville graduated from Clemson University with a doctorate in chemistry, the Clemson, South Carolina, campus reported Tuesday.
Latrobe Art Center will present Taste of the Neighborhood: Pizza, Brews & More 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at the center, 819 Ligonier St. at Main Street.
Students from 18 months to 13 years of age can now register for Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School’s 2019-20 school year classes, which range from ballet technique and repertoire to other dance disciples such as modern, jazz and character. All division programs run from September through May.
To apply some modern tricks to old-school chicken salad, we turned to our spice rack. Most spices boast an impressive portfolio of phytonutrients—often the very same compounds that give them such potent flavor.
Latrobe Business and Professional Women is sponsoring a student contest celebrating 100 years of women’s right to vote for students in grades 10-12 residing in the Greater Latrobe and Derry Area school districts.
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, North Main Street, Greensburg, will host “Listening Session: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, at the museum.
In theory, barbecued chicken kebabs sound pretty great: char-streaked chunks of juicy meat lacquered with sweet and tangy barbecue sauce. But without an insulating layer of skin, even the fattiest thigh meat can dry out and toughen when exposed to the blazing heat of the grill—and forget about ultra-lean skinless breast meat.
On Saturday, Sept. 7, Westmoreland Cultural Trust will open The Palace Theatre doors to the public for a free tour of the historic Westmoreland County venue.
Director John Carosella and The Cabaret Theatre will present a benefit performance of Mitch Albom’s “Tuesdays With Morrie” on Saturday, Aug. 24, in the Olde Main Theater, 350 Main St., Latrobe.
The summer 2019 dean’s list and graduates were announced Friday by Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, a special mission affiliate of The Pennsylvania State University.
Latrobe United Methodist Church will hold its annual All Free Back to School Bash Carnival 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at the Latrobe campus, 440 Main St. and Ridge Avenue, Latrobe, and from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at the New Derry campus, 5742 Route 982, New Derry.
Behind the scenes, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ horticulturists, volunteers and staff are at work preparing for this year’s popular “Holiday Magic! Winter Flower Show and Light Garden,” dedicated to providing the biggest, best family holiday experience in the show’s history.
Three Westmoreland County baking and pastry arts students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Academy of Culinary Arts are currently completing studies at the academy with professional externships:
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh will perform Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 9 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, in St. Vincent Basilica, the Unity Township campus announced Thursday.
California University of Pennsylvania has received a three-year, $1.3 million grant to assist students preparing for careers in fields related to drug addiction policy, prevention and recovery, the California campus announced Thursday.
The Open Hands Ministry Clothing Boutique, located in the Cook Township Community Center, Route 711 near Stahlstown, is holding a bag sale the entire month of August.
Just in time to enjoy the fall foliage at its peak, the Westmoreland Historical Society is sponsoring a day trip to the Flight 93 National Memorial and several other sites in Somerset County on Monday, Oct. 14.
After spending a year as a novice, Brother Gregory Visca, OSB, of Valrico, Florida, professed simple vows as a Benedictine monk before Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, OSB, on July 10 at St. Vincent Archabbey, Unity Township.
Wheaton College congratulates 2019 alumna Anni M. Kenyon of Ligonier, who graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in German and a minor in Christian education and ministry, the Wheaton, Illinois, campus reported Wednesday.
Jay Aubrey Jones, Michael J. Farina, Christopher Harrod, Lisa Riegel, Joy Lynn Jacobs and Rosemary Loar star in the musical comedy that opened Aug. 6 at Mountain Playhouse and will continue through Sunday, Aug. 18, on the Jennerstown stage. “Mid-Life2!#WhatDidIComeInHereFor?” takes a comic look at the “age-old conditions faced by both sexes as they slide toward the other side of 50.” FlexPasses, mini-subscriptions, tickets and gift certificates are available at www.mountainplayhouse.org or by calling the box office at 814-629-9220, ext. 100. Tickets range from $15 to $40 depending upon performance date, time and seat location. The playhouse became a nonprofit in 1998, in order to ensure its longevity. It is not a part of Green Gables Restaurant and is governed by a board of directors comprised of community members from Somerset, Cambria and Westmoreland counties.
Marinating is a terrific basic kitchen technique. Essentially, you can take any kind of meat, fish or seafood, or even vegetables or soy products, submerge them in a marinade, and you’ve turned a plain something into a great dinner.
After spending a year as a novice, Brother Xavier O’Mara, OSB, professed simple vows as a Benedictine monk before Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, OSB, on July 10 at St. Vincent Archabbey, Unity Township.
California University of Pennsylvania has a full weekend of events planned as the university welcomes the Class of 2023 and all returning and transfer students for the start of the fall semester Aug. 26.
Johnstown area resident and avid golfer Betty Campbell (front), a “spry 88 years young,” had a recent wish fulfilled at an area golf course. Betty has been battling cancer and recently elected “comfort care” provided by Bridges Hospice, Trafford. The Bridges PPG (Personalized Patient Goals) program was created to grant a patient’s wish, need or request. Bridges PPG program in combination with Champion Lakes Golf Club was honored to grant Betty’s “special wish.” Surrounded by her family as well as the Bridges and Champion Lakes staff, Betty and seven of her closest friends spent Monday morning, July 8, golfing, laughing, reminiscing and enjoying each other’s company at Champion Lakes Golf Course. All of this was followed by a lunch at the Fairfield Township golf course and meeting Pittsburgh Pirate great and Champion Lakes owner Dick Groat (in the photo behind Betty). In addition, Champion Lakes Golf Club hosted a “Let’s Beat Cancer” golf outing Thursday, July 25, benefiting the Westmoreland Chapter of the American Cancer Society.
Local Lions clubs work together to help fight hunger. In honor of September representing National Hunger Awareness Month, everyone can make a difference in the fight against hunger, at our own pace, one step at a time.
After spending a year as a novice, Brother Angelo Lichtenstein, OSB, of Sandyston, New Jersey, professed simple vows as a Benedictine monk before Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, OSB, on July 10 at St. Vincent Archabbey, Unity Township.
YWCA Westmoreland County’s Technology Center, 424 N. Main St., Greensburg, (free parking) welcomes men, women, boys and girls (all ages) to call 724-834-9390 to reserve a seat in the following September classes:
Once again Mount Aloysius College, Cresson, was notified that it earned recognized as a College of Distinction for the 2019-20 academic year In addition, the Mount Aloysius business, education and nursing majors and Career Development office have also all been singled out for College of Distinction individual program recognition.