April 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

GoFundMe account set up for missing woman’s family

A GoFundMe account has been set up to raise funds for the family of Cassandra Gross, 51, of Latrobe, who hasn’t been seen or heard from since Saturday, April 7. More...

General News

Laughter, tears as former first lady Barbara Bush remembered

HOUSTON (AP) — Barbara Bush was remembered as the “first lady of the Greatest Generation” during a funeral Saturday attended by four former U.S. More...

Key events in the life of William, Kate and family

LONDON (AP) — The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth Monday to a baby boy, a third child for her and Prince William and a younger brother to Prince George and Princess Charlotte. More...

New Hampshire bill to protect intoxicated drivers spiked

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire House has killed a bill that would have allowed intoxicated people to sleep it off in their cars without being charged with drunken driving.  More...

Sports

Guentzel scores four goals to lead Penguins to Game 6 clinch

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jake Guentzel dropped to his right knee and slid on the ice in celebration, not only for his second career postseason hat trick, but for the goal that assured Pittsburgh was moving on in the playoffs. More...

Wildcats’ third-quarter flurry keys exhibition win

The Greater Latrobe boys’ lacrosse team broke open a tight game Saturday with four unanswered goals in the third quarter on its way to an 11-2 exhibition win over Greensburg Central Catholic at Rossi Field.  The Wildcats, who led 4-2 at th More...

Crosby, Penguins keep third straight championship in sight

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sidney Crosby tormented the Flyers just as he has from the start of his NHL career. Kris Letang and Evgeni Malkin were clutch when needed in pivotal games. And Matt Murray? More...

Lifestyles

Latrobe Presbyterian Church Salad Luncheon May 1; tix on sale

Eileen Lint, Tessie Gleckl, Debbie Irwin, Lorraine Burd and Dave Knox are getting ready for the Latrobe Presbyterian Church Salad Luncheon to be served 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Summer Fun Cash Raffle to aid Sisters of Charity

The Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill will sponsor two Summer Fun Cash Raffle tickets in the month of June — one ticket based on the 1 p.m. Pennsylvania three-digit Lottery and another ticket based on the 7 p.m. three-digit Lottery. More...

Dollar Stretchers

Spring Car Care   I hope that we’ve seen the last of snow for the year. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Missing Homer City teen located State police at Indiana report Shane Patrick McCoy, 14, of Homer City, was located safely after he had been reported missing Friday, April 20. Police investigating attempted St. Clair Township burglary More...

‘Breathing Underwater’: Magnificat speaker tells of challenging journey

The nightmares started right after Eileen Benthal’s daughter Johanna was born 21 years ago. “The ocean water was black and cold against the gray skies,” she said Saturday morning at the quarterly breakfast of the Greensburg chapter of Magnificat. More...

Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor to have presentation of board games history

Collector/historian Brian B. Corcoran will discuss the history of board games and more at 10 a.m. More...

Local & State News

After air accidents, survivors grapple with prospect of flying again

Hundreds of hands grappling with oxygen masks. Flight attendants warning passengers to brace for impact. The plane hurtling toward the unforgiving ground. Survivors of air accidents often proclaim that their survival was a miracle. More...

‘Taste the Good Life’ Charity Gala set April 26 in Latrobe

The “Taste the Good Life” Charity Gala is a bi-annual event hosted by DiSalvo’s Station Restaurant, 25 McKinley Avenue, Latrobe. The spring gala, scheduled 6:30 to 11 p.m. More...

Turtle Creek man killed in North Huntingdon Twp. crash

A Turtle Creek man was killed in a three-vehicle crash after the truck he was driving lost control on an icy patch of Route 993 in North Huntingdon Township on Friday, April 20. More...

World News

Waffle House suspect still being sought; residents on alert

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - As an intensive manhunt continues for the suspect in a Waffle House restaurant shooting that killed four people, police are warning residents of a Nashville neighborhood to beware of the alleged killer.  More...

Man who snatched AR-15 from gunman: ‘It was life or death’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The man who snatched an AR- 15 rifle from a gunman at a busy Tennessee restaurant says his was a “selfish” act of self-preservation and he doesn’t consider himself a hero. More...

Pompeo facing rare opposition from Senate panel

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which may not have enough votes to recommend him for confirmation because all De More...

Health

Ethicist foresees choosing your baby from dozens of embryos

NEW YORK (AP) — So you want to have a baby. Would you like a dark-haired girl with a high risk of someday getting colon cancer, but a good chance of above-average music ability? More...

Warming, not cooling, donated livers may improve transplants

WASHINGTON (AP) — Surgeons pack donated organs on ice while racing them to transplant patients but it may be time for a warmer approach. British researchers said Wednesday that keeping at least some livers at body temperature instead may work better. More...

Foot health subject of Excela Health’s Mall Walkers

These feet were made for walking, but poor foot health and improper footwear will cause people to rethink taking those active steps.  Latrobe podiatrist Allen Dzambo, medical director of the Excela Health Advanced Wound Center, is the guest for More...

Entertainment

‘A Quiet Place,’ ‘Rampage’ lead newcomers at weekend box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s another weekend of buzz versus pure star power at the box office as the word of mouth sensation “A Quiet Place” finds itself neck-and-neck again with Dwayne Johnson’s “Rampage.” This time buzz had the slight advantage. More...

‘The Crown’ star speaks about pay disparity

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Crown” star Matt Smith says he supports fellow actor Claire Foy over the revelation that Foy was paid less than her male co-star in the Netflix drama.  A producer disclosed last month that Foy, who starred More...

‘CHiPs’ TV star Estrada donates police dog to Idaho agency

ST. ANTHONY, Idaho (AP) — “CHiPs” actor Erik Estrada has donated a drug dog to an east Idaho police agency where he’s a reserve police officer.  More...

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