November 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Cold-weather shelters open for season

United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania, in partnership with the Welcome Home Shelter, 218 S. More...

General News

Forklift operator crushed by machine days before wedding

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fire officials say an Ohio man died when a forklift he was operating tipped over on him just days before his wedding. More...

Lou Gehrig biographer Ray Robinson dead at 96

NEW YORK (AP) — Ray Robinson, an author and magazine editor best known for a well-regarded biography of his childhood hero Lou Gehrig, has died.  Robinson’s friend Marty Appel said Friday that Robinson died Oct. More...

Businessman who defrauded friend’s widow gets 7 years

RICHMOND, Va. More...

Editorial

Westsylvania

It’s time to help those who help our community

It’s a cold, dark world out there for many nonprofit organizations, especially at this time of the year.  More...

Bulletin Board

I salute all veterans on this Veterans Day.  As the granddaughter, daughter, niece and cousin of Army veterans, I know how important it is to show veterans of all branches of the service how much we appreciate their efforts on our nation’s More...

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Lifestyles

Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe open today at St. Emma Monastery

Volunteer Romaine Janicki of Greensburg separates, cleans and organizes the donations that people drop off at St. Emma Monastery. More...

Campus Corner

The Pitt-Greensburg Written/Spoken Series to present poets Nov. 16

Pitt-Greensburg’s Written/Spoken Series welcomes poets Kristofer Collins and Dakota Garilli Thursday, Nov. 16, in Lynch Hall 102 on the 150 Finoli Drive, Hempfield Township, campus. The 7 p.m. More...

Area Church News

Hymn Sing Sunday at New Alexandria UMC

Debbie Resslar, director of the New Alexandria Community Choir, reminds everyone the third and final Hymn Sing for this year will be held 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at New Alexandria United Methodist Church, 106 Washington St.  More...

Youngstown mayor position undecided after death of James B. Yazvec

Finding out Youngstown Borough’s next mayor will have to wait.  According to unofficial county results from Tuesday’s general election, 49 write-in votes were tallied for the four-year term as mayor.  More...

Now that’s a flag you like to see

There was a flurry of flags as the Ligonier Valley Rams football team rushed onto the field for the semifinal football game at home against Cambria Heights Friday night. LV won 39-14. More...

Area petrographer retires after decades of global projects

Bernie Erlin’s projects as a petrographer covered a time span from aqueducts built during the reign of Roman Emporer Nero, c. 60 A.D., to airports constructed in the 20th century. More...

Local & State News

Circle That Date

MONDAY, NOV. 13  6:30 p.m., Latrobe City Council, City Hall  7 p.m., Ligonier Valley School Board, high school auditorium (6 p.m. More...

GLLV Chamber Young Professionals host Kickoff to Giving Dinner

It has become one of the “feel-good” events of the year for the Greater Latrobe-Laurel Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce. More...

College student reports being robbed at gunpoint by children

YORK, Pa. More...

World News

US joins calls for PM’s return to Lebanon from Saudi Arabia

BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanese officials insisted Friday on the return home of Prime Minister Saad Hariri from Saudi Arabia, and the leader of the militant group Hezbollah said the Saudis had “declared war” on Lebanon by holding Hariri against hi More...

Anger rises as toxic air chokes India’s capital NEW DELHI (AP) -

As  thick smog crept over India’s capital this week and smudged landmarks from view, Nikunj Pandey could feel his eyes and throat burning.   Pandey stopped doing his regular workouts and said he felt tightness in his lungs. More...

11 Trade ministers reach deal on Pacific trade without US

DANANG, Vietnam (AP) - In a major breakthrough, trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries said they reached a deal Saturday to proceed with the free-trade Trans-Pacific Partnership deal that was in doubt after President Donald Trump abandoned it. More...

Sports

Ligonier Valley back to District 6 Class AA title game after lopsided rout of Cambria Heights

The Ligonier Valley football team wants to put comparisons to last year’s history making season to rest. Check off another accomplishment. The Rams are headed back to the District 6 Class AA championship game. More...

Cowboys’ Jones: Objection to Goodell deal not about Elliott suspension

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says his objection to a contract extension for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is not because of star running back Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence. More...

High school football scores

FOOTBALL  WEST  Class 6A  District 6/8/10  Championship State College 48, Erie 12  Class 2A  More...

Entertainment

Movie review: ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ is a lavish romp

Kenneth Branagh's "Murder on the Orient Express " is a visual feast, bursting with movie stars, glamour and production value so high, you might just exit the theater experiencing some time-warp whiplash. More...

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