Takeaways: Warren under fire, 70s club ignores the age issue
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — An internal review of Pennsylvania’s pa…
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — National Coming Out Day festivities were t…
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Some of Bucks County’s covered bridges …
First-grader Skylar Molans has reason to smile, as she was the first-place winner of the Latrobe Volunteer Fire Department coloring contest for Latrobe Elementary School students. She was picked up at her house Friday morning in a Latrobe fire truck and driven to school.
A retired Diocese of Greensburg priest who was under investigation for allegations of sexual abuse of a minor died Sunday at the diocese’s home for retired priests.
The Ligonier Valley School Board on Monday gave district administrators the go-ahead to seek a transfer of the district’s athletic programs out of the Heritage Conference and District 6 to move into the WPIAL (District 7).
State police at Kiski Valley report troopers made contact with a man in the parking lot of the Sheetz store in Derry Township at 5:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, and determined he was under the influence of alcohol and in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. Charges are pending.
Passengers who traveled through the Philadelphia International Airport in Delaware County on Oct. 2 or 3 may have been exposed to measles, according to Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine and Philadelphia Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley.
CNX Gas Company will put up a $1.48-million performance bond as part of a consent order with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for plugging violations in four counties. The consent order requires CSX to plug and restore 141 conventional coal bed methane and gas wells and five unconventional gas wells in Allegheny, Greene, Washington, and Westmoreland counties.
The Pennsylvania Agricultural Land Preservation Board agreed to preserve 27 farms in 15 counties at its meeting this week through the Pennsylvania Agricultural Conservation Easement Purchase Program.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate kicked off a five-day tour of Pakistan on Tuesday, amid much fanfare and tight security.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump heralded a breakthrough in U.S.-China trade talks, and markets rallied in relief over a de-escalation in tensions between the world’s two biggest economies.
DETROIT (AP) — With the strike by factory workers against General Motors in its 29th day, there are signs that negotiators may be moving toward an agreement.
BEIJING (AP) — Fees paid by China to the United States and other countries to deliver packages will nearly triple through 2025 under an agreement by the global postal union following complaints by Washington, the Chinese post office said Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of a motorcyclist killed in a traffic crash that involved an American diplomat’s wife took their case directly to U.S. audiences Monday, holding a New York news conference at which they urged the woman to return to Britain.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — An internal review of Pennsylvania’s parole system spurred by five parolees getting charged in quick succession with homicide is, in theory, acknowledging a long-standing complaint of parole agents over a long-term policy shift designed to help more parolees succeed on the outside.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — National Coming Out Day festivities were tempered this year by anxiety that some LGBT folk may have to go back into the closet so they can make a living, depending on what the Supreme Court decides about workplace discrimination law.
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Some of Bucks County’s covered bridges will be getting a makeover due to a $2.5 million refurbishment project. The project will include all seven county-owned spans.
CORNWALL, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say the co-owner of a landscaping company died when his mower slid into a creek and overturned while he was working at a retirement community in Pennsylvania.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fiona Hill, a former White House adviser on Russia, told House impeachment investigators behind closed doors that she had strongly and repeatedly objected to the ouster earlier this year of former ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, according to a person familiar with the testimony.
Elizabeth Warren repeatedly came under attack during Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate as rivals accused the Massachusetts senator of ducking questions about the cost of Medicare for All and her signature "wealth tax" plan in an attempt to derail her rising campaign.
Alex Stamos served as chief security officer at Facebook for three years before joining Stanford University, where he studies internet security, including systems related to conducting elections.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter is rejecting assertions by President Donald Trump and his Republican allies that he did anything wrong in engaging in foreign work in Ukraine and China.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’ll “be looking into” the case of a U.S. financial adviser charged with killing a hotel worker while on a family vacation in Anguilla after the man’s wife appeared on the “Fox & Friends” morning show and urged Trump to intervene.
PARIS (AP) — France’s culture minister says the melted, twisted scaffolding atop Notre Dame Cathedral will be removed “in the coming weeks” to allow restoration work to begin.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump “strongly condemns” a graphic and violent parody video that depicts a likeness of him shooting and stabbing opponents and members of the news media, the White House said Monday. But his press secretary said he hadn’t yet watched the two-minute clip.
Zoe Dennison, 5, is singing and dancing in the rain. The weather did not dampen her spirits before the Fort Ligonier Days parade on Saturday morning. She is from Bolivar and attended with her mom Brittany, her dad Kris and her brother Dylan, 14.
Wesley Stepinsky, 3, cannot sit still in anticipation when he hears the fire whistle going off, signaling the beginning of the Fort Ligonier Days parade. He is from Greensburg, and attended with his mom Rebecca and his aunt Mandy Clark.
State police at Indiana report a 16-year-old Homer City girl was charged with assaulting four state troopers, a 26-year-old woman and three men, ages 29, 46 and 50, while she was in their custody at a location on Fenton Road in White Township around 6:45 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11. The state police Indiana station is located on Fenton Road. The girl was arrested, charged and placed in a juvenile facility as the investigation continues, according to police.
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Office of Public-Private Partnerships (P3) announced that it is accepting unsolicited proposals for transportation projects from the private sector through Oct. 31.
Halloween has become a hugely popular time for fun and festivities, but with it comes the potential for a variety of fire hazards. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) encourages everyone to take these simple precautions to stay safe without sacrificing that fun.
Grandparents Wendy and Kurt Blotzer show their grandkids Charlotte Smith, 5, and Mira Smith, 3, a cannon as they tour Fort Ligonier. They are from McKeesport.
The Ligonier Witches Bike Brigade started in 2016 with 70 witches organized to help fund a homeless pet foundation. This year, the number of passes sold for the group’s upcoming event topped out at 1,200 witches. It kicks off at 11:15 a.m. Oct. 27 at Mellon Park in Ligonier.
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