October 9, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Radio show hostess next Magnificat breakfast speaker

Lu Cortese was content to be a stay-at-home mom until, she said, she felt that God was calling her to do something about the challenges that Christians were facing in the California culture.  More...

St. Vincent College to host annual Blue Mass Oct. 21

Carlos Jativa will be the guest speaker at the annual Blue Mass at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 21 in St. Vincent Archabbey Basilica, Unity Township.  The Rev. Joseph Adams, OSB, director of public safety at St. More...

General News

In boon for farmers, Trump lifting restrictions on ethanol

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to allow year-round sales of gasoline with higher blends of ethanol, a boon for Iowa and other farm states that have pushed for greater sales of the corn-based fuel. More...

Miss America Organization strikes back at rebellious states

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. More...

Vacant warehouse to be demolished after intense fire

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A fire official says the vacant eastern Pennsylvania warehouse heavily damaged by fire will be demolished Tuesday.  More...

Editorial

From My Perspective

HARRISBURG — It’s been 50 years since Pennsylvania’s constitution was re-written to allow for two-term governors. It was, in fact, one of the most contentious issues debated during the Constitutional Convention of 1967-68, also known as “CON-CON.” More...

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:  My God is a loving God.  My God is perfect.  My God makes no mistakes.  If I criticize someone because they are different, they don’t live up to my standards or who I find disgraceful, I am criticizing my God More...

Grammar Guy

Power posturing for ladder-climbing bosses

Do you want to hit the fast-forward button on your career? Do you want to collect underlings like baseball cards? If so, I suggest adopting a few fundamental power postures.  More...

Lifestyles

LVL Fall Family Storytime Oct. 16, 18; sign-ups open

Bobbi McDowell, children’s clerk, and Kathy Giesey, library staff member, prepare for Fall Family Storytime at the Ligonier Valley Library. Families can choose to attend a morning or evening version of the program. More...

14 Penn Staters, including GL grad, honored with Alumni Fellow award

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State Alumni Association recognized 14 graduates on Oct. 3 with the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Alumni Association. More...

Carnegie Science Awards nominees being accepted

Nominations for the 2019 Carnegie Science Awards are being accepted through Friday, Nov. 30.  More...

Ligonier Borough Council adopts regional police charter

Ligonier Borough has adopted a charter agreement for a regional police force in the Ligonier Valley slated to launch in 2019. More...

David Wilcox resigns from Ligonier Valley School Board

The Ligonier Valley School Board has a vacancy after the board at its regular meeting Monday accepted the resignation of board member David Wilcox. Wilcox said his decision to resign after six years on the school board was a difficult one. More...

Pennsylvania Adjutant General to tour Unity Twp. farm Wednesday

Pennsylvania Adjutant General Anthony Carrelli is scheduled to visit Pleasant Lane Farm in Unity Township Wednesday, Oct. 10, as part of his tour of three veteran-owned agricultural businesses in the region. More...

Pa. voter registration deadline today

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The clock is winding down for Pennsylvanians who want to register to vote or update their voter information in time for the Nov. More...

Local & State News

Lottery Results

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — These Pennsylvania lotteries were drawn Monday: MONDAY NIGHT Pick 2 6-8, Wild: 3 (six, eight; Wild: three) Pick 3 5-4-6, Wild: 3 (five, four, six; Wild: three) More...

MPArea board tackles tough questions from parents, concerned citizens

Tower of Power band to receive $60,000 for new uniforms

The regular October meeting of the Mount Pleasant Area School Board Monday night was anything but regular, beginning with the need to move the meeting to the cafeteria after it was determined there was no room for the more than 30 people who spilled More...

Openings slated in homicide trial in woman’s Lake Erie death

ERIE, Pa. More...

World News

Report: UK poison suspect is doctor for Russian intelligence

LONDON (AP) - One of the two suspects in the poisoning of an ex-spy in England is a doctor who works for Russian military intelligence and traveled to Britain under an alias, investigative group Bellingcat reported Monday.  More...

Kavanaugh to hear first arguments as Supreme Court justice

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Supreme Court with a new conservative majority takes the bench as Brett Kavanaugh, narrowly confirmed after a bitter Senate battle, joins his new colleagues to hear his first arguments as a justice. More...

Not firing Rosenstein, Trump says; ‘very good relationship’

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump said Monday he has no plans to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, delivering a reprieve for the Justice Department official whose future has been the source of intense speculation for two weeks.  More...

Sports

Goals hard to come by for GL, LV girls

Both Greater Latrobe and Ligonier Valley’s girls’ soccer teams fought hard Monday, but each had its troubles finding the net. More...

GL notches another hockey shutout, wins home debut

Greater Latrobe’s flying start to the high school hockey season continued Monday night. The IceCats pounced on PIHL Class AA South/East Conference foe Franklin Regional for four first-period goals en route to a 5-0 victory at Greensburg’s Kirk S. More...

Weather halts GL, Kiski Area soccer match

Greater Latrobe and host Kiski Area played to a 1-1 deadlock in an exhibition boys’ soccer matchup Saturday before the contest was stopped in the second half because of lightning. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Woman accused of harassment in Derry Township fight   More...

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