November 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Officer Phil and pals make stop at R. K. Mellon Elementary

There were smiles, a lot of laughter and most importantly some valuable lessons learned during the Officer Phil Program at R. K. More...

Time to turn back clocks tonight

If you’re in need of some extra sleep, you’re in luck: Don’t forget to set your clocks back an hour beginning at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, as we leave Daylight Saving Time and shift back to Standard Time. More...

General News

Woman sentenced for stealing from funeral fund

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. More...

Escaped inmate captured while drinking Gatorade

ASHEVILLE, N.C. More...

Prosecutor reveals new details in 1983 slaying

GRIFFIN, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia prosecutor says a black man slain 34 years ago was killed because he had been “socializing with a white female.”  More...

Editorial

Westsylvania

Converts can be tools for trail development

In 1996, Robert Smith bought his dream property: 180 rustic acres near the foot of the Allegheny Front in Antis Township, Blair County. More...

Bulletin Board

(Lifestyles editor Louise Fritz is on vacation. This week’s Bulletin Board was written by staff writer Nick Cammuso.)  * * *  More...

Political Cartoon

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Lifestyles

Church News

Derry   Trinity Lutheran Church, Fourth Avenue, Derry, will serve a free luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 11.  The lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A Thanksgiving turkey dinner with all the trimmings will be on the menu. More...

Review: PBT honors Halloween with thrilling ‘Dracula’

When the ballet season opened on Halloween weekend, what better way to celebrate it than to present “Dracula,” a story of the struggle between good and evil.  More...

Happy Birthday!

ZACHARY DAVID DELUCA

Zachary David DeLuca is 13 years old today.  Son of Maura and Brian DeLuca of Cranston, Rhode Island, Zachary was born Nov. More...

Three incumbents among five seeking four GLSB open seats

Five candidates, including three incumbents, are battling for four open seats on the Greater Latrobe School Board during the upcoming November general election.  More...

Board incumbents seeking fouryear terms on Derry school board

Four current school board incumbents, all Derry Area High School graduates, are vying for new four-year terms on the Derry Area School Board in the Nov. 7 general election. More...

Two incumbents, pair of newcomers seek four LV school board seats

Four candidates will appear on ballots in November’s general election for four available seats on the Ligonier Valley School District school board.  Two incumbents and two newcomers secured nominations after the primary election. More...

Local & State News

Teen shoots dog, kills grandma by accident

PLAQUEMINE, La. (AP) — Authorities say a teenager who pulled the trigger on what he thought was an empty handgun fired a bullet that went through the family dog and hit his grandmother, killing the woman at the scene.  More...

Circle That Date

MONDAY, NOV. 6  7 p.m., Derry Borough Council, work session, Derry Station  WEDNESDAY, NOV. More...

Wolf to let schools bill become law, despite reservations

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic Gov. More...

World News

Unpaid Turkish clothes makers tag items for help

ISTANBUL (AP) — Shoppers at the fashion retailer Zara in Istanbul have found unusual tags on their garments: put there by Turkish workers complaining they have not been paid for the merchandise in the store.  More...

House GOP revises tax bill, makes it less generous

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans on Friday quietly made changes to their far-reaching tax overhaul: Now its tax cuts would be less generous for many Americans.  More...

NYPD says it is building rape case against Harvey Weinstein

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City police said Friday that an actress’ rape allegations against Harvey Weinstein are credible, and if the movie mogul were in the state and the accusation more recent, they would move to arrest him immediately.  More...

Sports

Trojans can’t keep up with Quaker Valley offense, Guss in 51-29 WPIAL playoff defeat

LEETSDALE — The Derry Area football team just couldn’t keep up with the Quaker Valley offense and standout quarterback Ricky Guss.  The No. 7-seeded Trojans hung tough for a half, but No. More...

Rams roll after slow first quarter, eliminate West Shamokin

Top-seeded Ligonier Valley didn’t get off to a fast start against visiting No. 8 seed West Shamokin in Friday’s PIAA District 6 Class AA quarterfinal at Weller Field, finding the endzone just once in the first quarter. More...

Ram tough

Joe Dubics (23) of Ligonier Valley jars the ball loose after making a hit on West Shamokin’s Jacob Szul during Friday’s District 6 Class AA quarterfinal-round playoff game at Weller Field More...

Entertainment

Movie review: ‘A Bad Moms Christmas’ tastes like a stale chestnut

In that old Christmas stalwart "Love Actually," the wonderful Bill Nighy plays an aging rock star angling for an easy payday by cynically subbing the word "Christmas" into one of his hits, and re-recording it.  And now we have "A Bad Moms Christ More...

Laura Ingraham calling! Trump returns to favorite venue

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump returned to familiar territory by granting an interview Thursday to Laura Ingraham of Fox News Channel, by far his venue of choice when he chooses to answer questions one-on-one More...

Happy, Healthy Meal Planning

Planning a full meal – appetizer, main course and dessert – can be difficult for many home chefs. Having an eye toward nutrition to go along with taste can make it even more difficult.  More...

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