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Ligonier Valley 2018 homecoming court

The 2018-19 Ligonier Valley High School (LVHS) homecoming court includes Sydney Damon, Nina Christopher, Isabelle Saloom, Morgan Glista, Abigail Frey, Greta Bergman, Rachel Caldwell, (back row) Seth Brown, Aaron Tutino, John Caldwell, Garrett Crusan, More...

Ligonier Township Municipal Authority discusses sewer fees

The Ligonier Township Municipal Authority (LTMA) board at its work session Wednesday discussed two fees associated with connections to the authority’s sewer system. More...

General News

3 Ohio dioceses to release abusive priest list

CLEVELAND (AP) — Three of Ohio’s six Roman Catholic dioceses now say they will release new lists of priests who have been removed from parishes because of sexual abuse and misconduct allegations, The Associated Press has learned. More...

Bank exec told shooting responders: Save my life for my kids

CINCINNATI (AP) — Believing she was dying after a gunman riddled her body with bullets, a bank executive said Wednesday she urged first responders to save her life for her two small children.  Whitney Austin, 37, survived 12 gunshots Sept. More...

Dog, dog, goose: Canines tapped to control bird population

OCEAN PINES, Md. (AP) — A Maryland town besieged by birds is calling on goose busters — more commonly known as border collies. More...

Editorial

Mouth it!

Off The Wall

Words are noises we make that people understand. That surely is a PeeVeeism to define our language patterns. Some of them are “old school” while others are “slang.”  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Making a statement?

Isn’t it rather disturbing to watch how some people insist on downgrading the way they look in many public venues? We’ve all seen the ugly appearance of those who are making “a statement” by sporting ripped and tattered jeans. More...

Lifestyles

CARP slated to dedicate Mount Pleasant art mural next month

The Community Arts Reintegration Project (CARP) for Westmoreland County will dedicate its completed mural at American Architectural Salvage, 23 W. Main St., Mount Pleasant, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6.  More...

Events of Area Interest

Post 3414 to hold monthly meeting Oct. 2 The monthly meeting of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Paul Lizza Post 3414 will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the post home, 204 Spring St., Latrobe. Any questions, call 724-537-6480. More...

Notre Dame Club set to hold lecture at SVC

The Notre Dame Club of Greensburg/Uniontown and St. Vincent College invite the public to attend the annual Hesburgh Lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the Fred Rogers Center on the SVC campus. More...

EWCTC approves agreement for bioretention pond on school property to combat flooding

The Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center (EWCTC) is doing its best to be a good neighbor.  The Joint Operating Committee (JOC), on Wednesday, approved a memorandum of understanding with the Derry Township Supervisors for a storm wat More...

Fire damages Derry Township home

An unattended candle sparked a blaze that displaced residents of a home at 1200 Wood St. More...

Task force to address issues with Sulphur Run Watershed

A number of local entities, including the Derry Township Municipal Authority (DTMA), plan to step up efforts to alleviate issues related to the Sulphur Run Watershed through a newly formed task force.  More...

LPGA executive to lead Arnold Palmer Enterprises

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The second-in-command at the LPGA Tour has been appointed the chief executive officer of Arnold Palmer Enterprises and president of charitable foundation “Arnie’s Army.” More...

Local & State News

House votes for tougher gun rules in domestic violence cases

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Man with terminal cancer holds yard sales for funeral costs

BROWNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been holding yard sales to pay for funeral expenses. More...

Pennsylvania’s high court hears argument from unnamed clergy

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawyers for nearly two dozen Pennsylvania clergy argued before the state Supreme Court on Wednesday that their clients’ names should continue to be withheld from a sweeping grand jury report on child sexual abuse in si More...

World News

Trump says he prefers to keep Rosenstein, may delay meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump said he would “certainly prefer not” to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and that he may delay a highly anticipated meeting with the Justice Department’s No. 2 official.  More...

High drama in Senate as Kavanaugh-Ford hearing nears

WASHINGTON (AP) - With high drama in the making, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh emphatically fended off new accusations of sexual misconduct ahead of a charged public Senate hearing that could determine whether Republicans can salvage his nomi More...

Will the Kavanaugh-Ford hearing be a where-were-you moment?

WASHINGTON (AP) - Could it be, years from now, that you will remember where you were and what you were doing when Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford came to Washington to relive their conflicting high school memories?  More...

Sports

Cubs clinch fourth straight playoff spot, top Pirates in 10 innings

CHICAGO (AP) — While acknowledging that making the postseason for the fourth straight year is a big deal, no one was in a partying mood inside the Chicago Cubs’clubhouse on Wednesday night.  The champagne will have to wait.  More...

Sports Briefs

Lady ’Cats fall to Connellsville   Connellsville defeated the visiting Greater Latrobe girls’soccer team, 5-0, during a WPIAL Section 3-AAAA road game played Wednesday.  The loss drops the Lady Wildcats to 1-5 in the section and More...

Mayfield brings brash ‘walk it, talk it’edge to Browns

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield dragged more than a Heisman Trophy with him into the NFL. There was other baggage, including a well-earned reputation as being cocky, fiery, brash and over-the-top.  He hasn’t changed much.  More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Woman wanted for Burrell Township retail theft   More...

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