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Hempfield Twp. traffic stop nets $150K in drugs; more found later by police

A traffic stop in Hempfield Township on Tuesday led to the seizure of $150,000 of marijuana and later resulted in the outof county confiscation of $240,000 worth of a marijuana extract known as “Shatter,” state police said.  More...

General News

Mount Pleasant woman hurt after being dragged from vehicle

A Mount Pleasant Borough woman was injured Tuesday after being dragged by a pickup truck as it drove off with her young child inside, borough police said.  More...

Wedding dress mistakenly donated to Goodwill

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. More...

Residents try to break world record for largest paper plane

FITCHBURG, Mass. More...

Editorial

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Tariffs on imported newsprint are a potentially crushing blow to local newspapers and their communities

Tariffs on Canadian paper pose an existential threat to community newspapers, including LNP.  And of course this worries those of us who are employed by LNP. But it also should worry you.  More...

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Lifestyles

St. Vincent alumnus elected vice president of POMA at 110th Clinical Assembly

Gene M. Battistella, DO, a resident of Moon Township, was recently elected as vice president of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association, a statewide organization for physicians holding the doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO) degree.  More...

Five SVC students, priest attend annual Humanity Day Iftar Dinner

St. Vincent College students Thomas J. Fitzsimmons of Laytonsville, Maryland, a graphic design major; (from third left) Jordan M. More...

Eve nts o f Area Interest

Fish Fry Friday to aid veterans   More...

As Palmer airport considers airline, Johnstown airport cutting carrier

While the Westmoreland County Airport Authority considers adding Southern Airways Express as a carrier at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport, another airport in the area is going in a different direction.  More...

New Alexandria council OKs bid for paving work

New Alexandria Borough Council on Wednesday awarded a contract for an upcoming paving project that will tackle several borough streets.  Plum-based Tresco Paving Corp., which submitted the lowest of the two bids council received, was awarded the More...

Latrobe’s annual Relay for Life Walk-Run set this weekend

Walkers and runners are encouraged to register to participate in the American Cancer Society Relay For Life Walk-Run Event on Saturday, June 16, and Sunday, June 17, at Latrobe Memorial Stadium. More...

Local & State News

Fight over redistricting, judicial elections shifts to House

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Oh deer: Three vehicles involved in separate animal-related crashes

State police at Kiski Valley reported no injuries in three separate deer-related vehicle crashes Tuesday, June 12, and Wednesday, June 13, in Loyalhanna and Salem townships.  At 3:22 a.m. More...

Strong Pennsylvania storm damages businesses, overturns cars

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. More...

World News

Nevada pimp wins GOP primary, rejoices with Hollywood madam

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Pimp Dennis Hof, owner of half a dozen legal brothels in Nevada and star of the HBO adult reality series “Cathouse,” won a Republican primary for the state Legislature on Tuesday, ousting a three-term lawmaker. More...

Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is closing a security gap that allowed outsiders to pry personal information from locked iPhones without a password, a change that will thwart law enforcement agencies that exploited the vulnerability to collect evide More...

Larry Kudlow released from hospital after heart attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, has been released from the hospital after what the White House had described as a “very mild” heart attack. More...

Sports

Area football standouts end high school careers in Foothills Classic

It’s the last Friday night under the lights, and that’s where several area football standouts will put an official end to their high school career.  The 2018 Westmoreland County Coaches Association Foothills All-Star Classic will tak More...

Late with the tag

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Jobe to retire as GS athletic director

Lynn Jobe is retiring as Greensburg Salem’s athletic director after a long career with the school district.  Jobe has been with Greensburg Salem 35 years, most of them as a coach and physical education teacher. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Cash, jewelry stolen from Blairsville home   More...

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