October 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Derry woman sentenced for sexual assault of boy

A Derry woman was sentenced to probation and required to register as a convicted sex offender after pleading guilty Wednesday to having a sexual relationship with a boy who escaped from a juvenile detention facility in 2017.  Rebecca T. More...

General News

Fox News host headlines fundraiser for ‘tapped out’Wagner

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Students quiz Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidates

PHILADELPHIA(AP) — Pennsylvania students who wanted to know how the state’s gubernatorial candidates would address school safety and funding have gotten a chance to ask them.  More...

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS

DOJ approves $69B CVS Health-Aetna merger, with conditions   NEWYORK (AP) — The proposed $69 billion merger between CVS Health and Aetna is getting a greenlight from the Department of Justice, with some conditions.  More...

Editorial

Against it!

Off The Wall

A couple of months ago, I was talking to a gent about this and that. Somehow we found ourselves talking about morality and the legal aspects pertaining to each. More...

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Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:  October may be dominated by falling leaves and Halloween, but it’s also Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. Across the country, shelter dogs are looking for warm homes with owners who can provide loving care.  More...

Lifestyles

Latrobe BPW to mark National Business Women’s Week Oct. 18

National Business Women’s Week honors all working women. The third full week in October is observed as National Business Women’s Week by BPW/USA and by many cooperating groups and news media.  More...

Seton Hill to present Oct. 16 lecture by CEO and founder of KMA Design

Seton Hill University’s Wukich Center for Entrepreneurial Opportunities will present a free public lecture by Barbara Martin, CEO and founder of KMA Design with offices in Carnegie, Philadelphia, and Tampa, Florida, on Tuesday, Oct. 16.  More...

IUP Archaeology Open House Oct. 20 free, open to community

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Department Anthropology Department will hold its annual Archaeology Open House from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Man, woman accused in Donegal Township altercation   More...

Traveling Vietnam Wall makes its way through Murrysville

Colton Oakes’ grandfather served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Cook during the war in Vietnam, but he seldom talked about his military experience. Of if he did, he focused on lighter things, not the combat that he saw. More...

Postal Service proposes 5-cent increase to first-class stamp

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. More...

Ligonier postal collection boxes to be removed or locked during Fort Ligonier Days

The Western Pennsylvania District of the United States Postal Service will implement a temporary public safety measure by removing or locking collection boxes along West Main Street and South Walnut Street in Ligonier during the Fort Ligonier Days ce More...

Local & State News

Treasure hunters challenge FBI over dig for Civil War gold

DENTS RUN, Pa. (AP) — Surrounded by dozens of stonefaced FBI agents on a frigid winter’s day, Dennis and Kem Parada stared down at the empty hole and knew something wasn’t right.  More...

Nicks, Def Leppard among first-time rock hall nominees

NEW YORK (AP) — Stevie Nicks, who’s already in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Fleetwood Mac, has been nominated for inclusion as a solo artist next year, along with other first-time nominees Def Leppard, Todd Rundgren, Devo More...

Melania Trump says she might be ‘the most bullied person’

NEW YORK (AP) — First lady Melania Trump says she thinks she’s “the most bullied person” in the world, based on what “people are saying” about her.  More...

World News

Global markets tumble ahead of US data; tech stocks fall

SINGAPORE (AP) - European markets sank in early trading Thursday ahead of U.S. inflation data that may lift bond yields and possibly push interest rates higher. More...

Michael charges into Southeast after slamming north Florida

PANAMACITY, Fla. More...

Trump prays for hurricane victims, criticizes Democrats

ERIE, Pa. (AP) - As Hurricane Michael pounded Florida, President Donald Trump took shelter at a campaign event in Pennsylvania, where he sought to boost Republicans before the midterms.  More...

Sports

’Cats travel to Plum in first of final two conference games to determine playoff fate

One win and all, Greater Latrobe is right where it — maybe not wants, but — needs to be heading into the final two conference games of the season.  With there now being three conferences in WPIAL Class 5A, five teams — and not More...

Lady ’Cats top P-R, reach quarterfinals of tennis playoffs

The Greater Latrobe girls’ tennis team is moving on. The Lady Wildcats managed a 3-2 victory against visiting Pine-Richland during Wednesday’s opening round of the WPIAL Class AAA Girls Team Tennis Championships. More...

First-place Trojans set for Yough, star running back Dustin Shoaf

The Derry Area football team is once again tied for the top spot in the WPIAL Class AAA Big East Conference, but don’t tell head coach Tim Sweeney. Sweeney isn’t eyeing the race for the conference crown just yet. More...

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