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Latrobe zoning board OKs use variance for office space in LES building

The Latrobe Zoning Hearing Board on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a use variance request from Robindale Energy Services Inc. More...

Prosecutors want acquaintance of missing woman to remain in jail

Prosecutors are planning to file a motion asking that the bond of the acquaintance of a woman who has been missing for a week be revoked in a 2017 simple assault case.  More...

General News

Ariz. teachers weighing whether to walk out in protest

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona teachers are weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school funding after weeks of growing protests. The walkout vote comes after Republican Gov. More...

Forecasters warn of rare, life-threatening wildfire weather

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Forecasters warned of dangerous, life-threatening wildfire conditions in parts of the Southwest and Southern Plains on Tuesday, as a forestry official warned firefighters battling a terrifying deadly blaze in Oklahoma that More...

IRS gives taxpayers extra day to file after website issues

Americans are getting an extra day to file their taxes after key elements of the IRS website crashed on deadline day.  The IRS said that individuals or businesses with a filing or payment due Tuesday now have until midnight Wednesday to complete More...

Sports

Latrobe native Jansen Visconti makes MLB debut as umpire  Free Access 

Latrobe native Jansen Visconti finally got the call-up he’s been waiting for. More...

Wildcats try to end WPIAL boys’ tennis first-round playoff drought

For the most part, reaching the playoffs hasn’t been an issue for the Greater Latrobe boys’ tennis team.  Getting past the first round...well, that’s another story.  Once again, the Wildcats made the WPIAL playoffs. More...

HA sweeps ’Cats in boys’ volleyball

Unforced errors played a role in the Greater Latrobe boys’ volleyball team’s home loss in straight games against Hempfield Area Tuesday in WPIAL Section 3-AAA play.  Hempfield Area took the first two games, 25-21, before finishing th More...

Lifestyles

Pitt-Greensburg students’ voice and piano studio recital tonight; free, open to public

Students at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg who are participating in the campus’ voice and piano program will perform in a 7:30 p.m. More...

Eve nts o f Area Interest

Spaghetti Dinner Saturday  St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church Youth Group’s 18th annual Spaghetti Dinner 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Route 982, Youngstown, church includes spaghetti, salad, rolls, dessert and beverage. More...

SVC, LAH Charitable Foundation welcome Threshold Series featured speaker

Dr. Brian Volck (center), author, poet, pediatrician, teacher and advocate for children and families in poverty, was the featured speaker in the St. More...

Greater Latrobe hires New Derry native as new student support services coordinator

Eugene Joe had an extra something that made him stand out from all the rest.  It also didn’t hurt that he grew up in the area.  The Greater Latrobe School Board, during Tuesday’s regular meeting, approved Joe, a native of New De More...

GLSD approves six new courses

The Greater Latrobe School Board, during Tuesday’s regular meeting, approved six new courses that fall in line with the district’s initiative for career pathways and project-based learning.  More...

Letender performs for community through Reverent Heart Music Ministry

Jennifer Letender of Reverent Heart Music Ministry enjoys spreading the message of Christianity through music and performing around the Latrobe area.  More...

Latrobe fire hydrant maintenance project to start Monday

Latrobe Municipal Authority (LMA) customers may notice changes in their water in the coming weeks as all fire hydrants within the LMA service area will be serviced as part of a maintenance project scheduled to begin Monday, April 23.  More...

World News

DOJ watchdog finds himself in familiar political hot seat

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump wasted no time before seizing on last week’s report by the Justice Department’s internal watchdog on misconduct allegations against the FBI’s former No. 2 official, Andrew McCabe. More...

Ahead of summit, CIA chief secretly meets with NKorea’s Kim

WASHINGTON (AP) - CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un, a highly unusual, secret visit undertaken as the enemy nations prepared for a meeting between President Donald Trump and Kim within the next More...

Pot holiday traces roots to California high school stoners

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) - Friday is April 20, or 4/20. More...

Health

US regulators float ideas for boosting medical device safety

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. More...

Organs from drug overdoses could help transplant shortage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fatal drug overdoses are increasing organ donations, and researchers reported Monday that people who receive those transplants generally fare as well as patients given organs from more traditional donors.  More...

Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from US agency

WASHINGTON (AP) — A closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the United States, health officials said Tuesday.  More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Police investigating Saltsburg burglary   More...

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