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1 killed in ATV crash in Ligonier Twp.

One man was killed Thursday evening in an all-terrain vehicle crash in Ligonier Township, according to a Westmoreland County Public Safety dispatcher. More...

Rotary Club of Latrobe’s backpack program continues growth

Three years after being introduced, the Rotary Club of Latrobe’s “Food for Thought” Backpack Program continues to address weekend food deficiency for needy students at Latrobe Elementary School and Baggaley Elementary School.  More...

General News

1st Tennessee woman elected to full term in Congress dies

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Marilyn Lloyd, the first Tennessee woman elected to a full term in Congress, has died. More...

Daughter of legendary soul singer James Brown dies at 53

AUGUSTA, Ga. More...

Memory’s frailty may be playing role in Kavanaugh matter

NEW YORK (AP) — She says he sexually assaulted her; he denies it. Is somebody deliberately lying?  Not necessarily.  More...

Sports

Second-place ’Cats close first half of section soccer with shutout of Hempfield Area

So far, so good for the Greater Latrobe boys’ soccer team.  The Wildcats finished the first half of the section schedule in second place following a 4-0 victory against visiting Hempfield Area on Thursday at Rossi Field.  More...

GL’s Pevarnik captures section golf qualifier for third time

McCutcheon, Battaglia, Stein also advance to WPIAL semis

Greater Latrobe’s Brady Pevarnik is a champion again.  More...

Bearcats, Carnegie Mellon meet for first PAC win

It is a fairly widely accepted concept.  If a team wins the turnover battle, it will likely win the game.  That is one adage the St. More...

Ligonier Diamond to close to traffic starting today

The Ligonier Valley Chamber of Commerce announced that the Ligonier Diamond will be closed to vehicle traffic starting today, Friday, Sept. 21, through 6 a.m. Monday, Sept. More...

Latrobe-GLSD Parks & Rec seeking new ideas for pool

The Latrobe-GLSD Parks & Recreation Commission at its regular meeting Thursday raised the issue of dwindling attendance at the Rogers-McFeely Memorial Swimming Pool on Memorial Drive, hoping to come up with some new ways to entice young children More...

Lincoln Highway Classic/Vintage Motorcycle Ride-In Sept. 30

The Lincoln Highway Experience will hold a Classic/Vintage Motorcycle Ride-In from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at the Lincoln Highway Experience Museum grounds on Route 30 East, Unity Township.  Reservations are not required. More...

DBMA manager praises efforts after dam incident

Derry Borough Municipal Authority (DBMA) Manager Amy Forsha on Thursday thanked authority workers and emergency responders for their efforts last week after the Lower Ridge Dam in Derry Township had reached high water levels.  More...

Local & State News

Three hurt in court shooting leave hospital; gunman identified

MASONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The wife of a gunman killed after he opened fire at a Pennsylvania municipal building Wednesday said in a social media post that she was OK but did not say whether she had been injured in the shooting.  More...

Man charged with homicide in death of friend’s toddler son

YORK, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been charged with criminal homicide in the death of a friend’s toddler son.  Tyree Bowie was caring for 2-year-old Dante Mullinix while the boy’s mother was in the hospital on Sept. 6. More...

Analyst who fed NFL player tips pleads guilty to fraud

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The former investment bank analyst who fed confidential stock tips to NFL player Mychal Kendricks has pleaded guilty to securities fraud.  More...

World News

Kavanaugh’s accuser says she would testify under right terms

WASHINGTON (AP) - Christine Blasey Ford may testify against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after all, her attorney said, breathing new life into the prospect of a dramatic Senate showdown next week over Ford’s accusation that he assaulte More...

With parents detained, Uighur children in care of Chinese state

ISTANBUL (AP) - Every morning, Meripet wakes up to her nightmare: The Chinese government has turned four of her children into orphans, even though she and their father are alive. More...

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen boasts of aiding Mueller investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer says he is providing “critical information” as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. More...

Lifestyles

GL alumni playing in Division I schools’ marching bands

Greater Latrobe Partners in Education Foundation announced three 2018 Greater Latrobe Senior High School graduates have auditioned and are participating in prestigious collegiate marching bands at Di More...

Bagby Scholarship recipients explore family medicine

Two aspiring family medicine physicians enjoyed a unique experience during a family medicine scholarship program at Excela Health Latrobe Hospital Family Medicine Residency this year as recipients of the Andrew D. More...

Seton Hill Centennial Concert ‘Connecting...Generations’ Sept. 30

Seton Hill University will celebrate its musical history with a Centennial Concert — “Connecting the Generations” — on Sunday, Sept. More...

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