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Volunteer Open House at Compass Inn Museum set for Sept. 13

The Ligonier Valley Historical Society and Compass Inn Museum are now recruiting individuals 18 and older or families who are interested in volunteering to communicate to and inspire others about local history during the popular Halloween Hauntings i More...

General News

Teen pilot makes successful emergency landing

BEVERLY, Mass. More...

NY clergy sex abuse may be sweeping but legal cases few

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York attorney general’s new investigation into clergy sex abuse allegations in the Roman Catholic Church could be sweeping, delving into confidential church files in a state where hundreds of people have already made claims th More...

Catholic faithful demand change after sex abuse scandals

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The day after a grand jury report revealed that Roman Catholic clergy in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children over decades, Adrienne Alexander went to Mass at a Chicago church and waited for the priest to say someth More...

Sports

No. 13 Penn State drills Pitt

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The future of the rivalry between No. 13 Penn State and Pittsburgh is uncertain. There is no question about the present. The Nittany Lions have separated themselves from the Panthers. And the gap appears to be widening. Quickly. More...

Bearcats squander 27-point first-half lead, drop PAC opener to Geneva

St. Vincent College was unable to hold a 27-point, first-half lead, falling to host Geneva, 31-27, in last Saturday’s Presidents’ Athletic Conference football season opener in Beaver Falls. More...

GL soccer teams drop non-section games to MP, Hollidaysburg Area

The Greater Latrobe boys’ and girls’ soccer teams came out on the wrong end of exhibition losses during the weekend.  Playing in a constant, steady rain, the Greater Latrobe boys fell, 1-0, at home against Mount Pleasant, while the L More...

Lifestyles

SVC president welcomes three new international students

Brother Norman Hipps, OSB, president of St. More...

Penn State Fayette to offer Situational Awareness for First Responders course

LEMONT FURNACE — The outreach and continuing education department at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, will begin offering Situational Awareness for First Responders, a new course for first responders, on Saturday, Oct. 6. More...

Annual Newman Used Book Sale Sept. 21-23 to aid parish projects

The annual Newman Used Book Sale is held the third weekend in September each year — 4 to 9 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.  More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Police searching for missing Avonmore man   More...

Unity Township festivities

It’s not a festival without a bounce house. Zachary Skoloda, 7, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Skoloda of Derry Township, enjoyed it time after time. More...

Derry Borough celebrates opening of dog park

Derry Borough has a new place for dogs to roam — and for neighbors to come together. About 20 people and their four-legged friends Friday celebrated the official opening of the borough’s dog park with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. More...

Rain causing lots of problems in area

While Westmoreland County didn’t get the worst of this weekend’s wet weather, heavy rains brought down trees and flooded homes in numerous locations.  A flood warning was in effect for Westmoreland and Allegheny counties through 9 a. More...

Local & State News

States eye Pennsylvania’s clergy probe as court battle looms

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Wolf reports $414K in 2017 income, $1.3M in charitable gifts

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic Gov. More...

Hundreds of funloving Philadelphia bicyclists ride nude

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds of fun-loving bicyclists spent the afternoon gearing up for a ride around Philadelphia and then took off — their clothes.  More...

World News

Moonves becomes latest powerful exec felled in MeToo era

NEW YORK (AP) - The MeToo movement fighting sexual misconduct had already claimed one of Hollywood’s top movie moguls in Harvey Weinstein. More...

Intensifying Hurricane Florence could strike US Southeast

(AP) — Rapidly intensifying Hurricane Florence could strike a direct and dangerous blow anywhere from the Carolinas to the Mid-Atlantic region later this week.  More...

Israeli music scene jolted by international boycott movement

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel’s Meteor Festival was meant to bring together indie groups from around the world in what organizers billed as a Woodstock-like “cutting edge musical journey that surpasses borders and distorts time and space.&rdquo More...

Health

AP Exclusive: Stable costs may shift ‘Obamacare’ politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — After two years of double-digit premium hikes, millions of people covered under the Affordable Care Act will see only modest increases next year, according to an exclusive analysis that highlights the changing politics of health car More...

Doctors explore lifting barriers to living organ donation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Surgeons turned down Terra Goudge for the liver transplant that was her only shot at surviving a rare cancer. More...

It’s Ask Dr. Universe!

Dr. Universe: What is happening when we sleepwalk?  — Daniel, 11, Easton, CT   Dear Daniel,  More...

Entertainment

With ‘The Nun,’ Warner Bros.’ box office streak continues

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The horror movie “The Nun” has topped the domestic box office in its first weekend, scoring a best for the “Conjuring” franchise and another win for Warner Bros.  More...

John Legend, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice now EGOT winners

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC’s live version of “Jesus Christ Superstar” won an Emmy Award on Sunday and that meant star John Legend, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Tim Rice joined the elite squad of EGOT winners.  More...

New Miss America glad she didn’t have to don swimsuit to win

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. More...

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