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‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ event April 21 at Offutt Field

Westmoreland County’s eighth annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event, the International Men’s March to End Sexual Assault, Rape and Gender Violence, will be held April 21 at Offutt Field in Greensburg.  More...

Sports

Wildcats advance six wrestlers from section tourney to regional

VANDERGRIFT — Gabe Willochell epitomizes what Greater Latrobe head coach Mike Ciotti has been talking about when he says his wrestlers have steadily been improving this season.  A four-point swing might not sound like much. More...

LV’s Patrick produces rare feat by becoming four-time regional mat champion

Heads four from area to qualify for state tourney in Class AA

INDIANA— His style might have changed, but the outcomes have stayed the same. Robby Patrick, a senior from Ligonier Valley, threw his weight around more and produced a milestone few wrestlers can claim Saturday. More...

’Cats can’t recover from early hole in blowout loss to Mount Lebanon in WPIAL quarters

CANONSBURG — Going into the WPIAL Class 6A boys’ quarterfinal between Greater Latrobe and Mount Lebanon, much of the talk revolved around Mount Lebanon’s long-range shooting prowess. More...

Lifestyles

Robert Brownlee makes $1M gift to Seton Hill University

Entrepreneur Robert M. “Bob” Brownlee of Deerfield Beach, Florida, has made an extraordinary leadership commitment of $1,018,000 to Seton Hill University to create the university’s first mathematics center, The Robert M. More...

Events of Area Interest

Snowshoe program, Signs of Spring hike in March Rachael Mahony, environmental education specialist, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Forestry, Forbes State Forest, Laughlintown, invites the public to: More...

Campus Corner

Purchase College-SUNY dean’s list

Haley Brown of Ligonier has been named to Purchase College's dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester, the Purchase, New York, campus reported Friday. Brown is majoring in environmental studies, economics. More...

Impeachment talk a sign of GOP’s long-term worry about court

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It’s a fact, by George!

Ligonier Valley School District Superintendent Dr. More...

Lloyd Avenue bridge back to single lane today

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will resume work on the Lloyd Avenue bridge along Route 981 starting today.  Because of the scheduled work, one lane of the bridge will be closed, restricting travel to northbound traffic o More...

Local & State News

Bolivar VFC upcoming events

The Bolivar Volunteer Fire Company, 516 Market St., Bolivar, recently listed upcoming events:  END OF THE MONTH TICKET  The next “End of the Month” $2 Ticket is being sold at this time. More...

Annual Taste of Westmoreland March 10

The annual Taste of Westmoreland will be held Saturday, March 10, in Chambers Hall on the campus of University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg.  Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the event will conclude at 8:30 p.m. More...

Classes resuming in district where fire destroyed 25 buses

SOUTH WHITEHALL, Pa. More...

World News

NRA, Florida faces backlash after latest school shooting

NEW YORK (AP) - The National Rifle Association, and now the State of Florida, faced a growing backlash Saturday as companies cut ties to the gun industry following the latest school massacre, and student survivors called for tourism boycotts of their More...

Congress returns with gun violence an unexpected issue

WASHINGTON (AP) - After a 10-day break, members of Congress are returning to work under hefty pressure to respond to the outcry over gun violence. More...

Trump’s deregulation drive weakens safety rules

WASHINGTON (AP) - On a clear, dry June evening in 2015, cars and trucks rolled slowly in a herky-jerky backup ahead of an Interstate 75 construction zone in Chattanooga, Tennessee. More...

Health

Why millennials should care about Medicare right now

Medicare provides basic health care to one out of six Americans, most of them 65 and older. Even people decades away from retirement, though, should be concerned about Congress meddling with the program. More...

Superagers’ youthful brains offer clues to keeping sharp

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s pretty extraordinary for people in their 80s and 90s to keep the same sharp memory as someone several decades younger, and now scientists are peeking into the brains of these “superagers” to uncover thei More...

US panel says it’s OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal panel says it’s OK for doctors to start using a kid-friendly nasal spray flu vaccine again.  Two years ago, the advisory group pulled its recommendation for FluMist vaccine after research found it wasn&rsquo More...

Entertainment

POLICE ROUNDUP

Two charged with drug possession   More...

Second weekend for ‘Black Panther’ is one of the best ever

NEW YORK (AP) — “Black Panther” scored one of the best second weekends ever with an estimated $108 million in ticket sales, putting it on track to rank among the highest-grossing blockbusters ever. More...

The language of ‘Black Panther’? It’s real. Give it a try.

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Much of what is seen in “Black Panther” is fictional, including the country where the movie is based. More...

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