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Ligonier Borough Planning Commission recommends medical office plan

The Ligonier Borough Planning Commission reconvened briefly Wednesday morning to continue business originally slated for deliberation at its April 24 meeting.  The planning commission voted 4-0 to recommend to borough council the Kevin McVicker& More...

General News

Lobbyist tied to Pruitt pushed client’s committee candidates

WASHINGTON (AP) — The lobbyist whose wife rented a condo to Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt at $50 a night sought EPA committee posts for a lobbying client, according to a newly released EPA memo. More...

America’s air isn’t getting cleaner as fast as it used to

DENVER (AP) — For decades America’s air was getting cleaner as levels of a key smog ingredient steadily dropped. More...

Georgia candidate draws ire for shotgun campaign ad

ATLANTA(AP) — Guns are a frequent staple of the conservative campaign ad. More...

Editorial

Without doubt

Off The Wall

Many of us who have never been to Indiana, Pennsylvania, Harborside, Maine, or even Kiel, Germany, may not be aware of its existence because no one ever told them that those places existed or nothing went on that was newsworthy that was reported on n More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Putting children on the path to college or vocational education is good for them and Pennsylvania

For most students and their families, it’s not just a matter of which college offers the best education, or where the college is located, or which has the most beautiful or well-appointed campus. More...

Education

GL Senior High School lists third-quarter honor roll

Greater Latrobe Senior High School has announced its third-quarter honor roll for the 2017- 2018 school year:  GRADE 9 Distinguished Honors Blake Alexander Baughman, Isaac A Bigi, Lauren M Bisignani, Benjamin David Bizzak, Ka More...

GL Junior HS announces third-quarter honor roll

Greater Latrobe Junior High School has listed its third-quarter honor roll for the 2017-2018 school year:  GRADE 7 Distinguished Honors Riley Nicole Baughman, Emma M Blair, Corey T Boerio, Rebecca J Bouknight, Chloe Grac More...

Trump presents teaching award to educator of teen refugees

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump presented the National Teacher of the Year award on Wednesday to a Washington state educator who gave him a stack of letters from some of the teenage refugees she teaches that talk about what coming to t More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Woman arrested for drug paraphernalia in Latrobe   More...

Mental Health America giving innovation awards to community leaders

When Jim Bendel was recently asked about his goals in life, he responded: “Do good. Attempt to make a difference. Have fun. Heaven.”  More...

LigonierTwp. Municipal Authority OKs water system study

The Ligonier Township Municipal Authority (LTMA) board at its meeting Wednesday approved having the authority’s water system engineering firm complete a leak detection study and prepare a water line replacement plan to help the authority priori More...

Local & State News

Video of booze-soaked party shown in frat fall case hearing

BELLEFONTE, Pa. More...

Michelle Obama, De Niro, Zendaya fete college-bound kids

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michelle Obama told college bound Philadelphia high school seniors Wednesday about when she applied to universities. More...

AAA: Summer travelers seeking sunny destinations

Millions of Americans are counting down the days until their summer vacations begin, with most U.S. travelers planning trips to warm-weather destinations. More...

World News

Passengers heard window popping on Southwest plane

CLEVELAND (AP) — Passengers say they heard popping and quickly moved away from a cracked window on a Southwest Airlines plane forced to land in Cleveland. More...

Giuliani says Trump paid back his lawyer for Daniels payment

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump reimbursed his personal lawyer for $130,000 in hush money paid to a porn actress days before the 2016 presidential election, Rudy Giuliani, one of Trump’s attorneys, said Wednesday, appearing to contradi More...

Giuliani comments on Stormy payment raise legal questions

WASHINGTON (AP) - Rudy Giuliani’s revelation that President Donald Trump reimbursed his personal attorney for a $130,000 payment to a porn star to keep her quiet about an alleged affair is raising new legal questions, including whether the pres More...

Sports

Cuda leads ’Cats on Senior Night against HA

Marco Cuda led the way on Senior Night as the Greater Latrobe boys’ lacrosse team knocked off Hempfield Area, 16-13, Wednesday at Rossi Field.  Cuda, a senior, scored six goals and added two assists while junior Colvin Stallings contribute More...

Wildcats break out bats, rout Albert Gallatin

The Greater Latrobe baseball team took out its frustrations on Albert Gallatin.  The Wildcats, who nearly knocked off one of the top teams in the WPIAL on Monday, responded with an 11-0 blowout victory against Albert Gallatin at home Wednesday.& More...

Unsigned safety Reid files collusion grievance against NFL

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL players’ union says former San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid filed a grievance against the league, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners.  Reid, a Pro Bowler in 2013, had join More...

Lifestyles

‘Baskerville: Sherlock Holmes Mystery’ to open Friday at garden/civic center

Becca Mitchell of Latrobe (Actor Three), Michael Crosby of Greensburg (Watson), (back row) Pamela Lee of Murrysville (Actor One), Michael Temple of Trafford (Sherlock Holmes) and Conor McQueen of Kec More...

Events of Area Interest

WMAA admission free May 6 More...

SVC presents awards at Spring Honors Convocation

St. Vincent College presented awards to faculty and students at the annual Spring Honors Convocation held on April 25 in the St. Vincent Basilica, Unity Township.  More...

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