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Thiel College dedicates Mister Rogers room

The late Fred Rogers’ influence on Thiel College in Mercer County was honored this week as Thiel College leaders, along with representatives of the McFeely-Rogers Foundation and about 15 preschoolers, celebrated the college’s relationship More...

General News

Storm threat heads to East Coast as South recovers

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AP: Political money in state-level campaigns exceeds $2 billion

The story of money in politics doesn’t stop with spending on races for Congress. More...

10th patient dies at pediatric facility in viral outbreak

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A 10th person died amid a viral outbreak at a pediatric care center while a different strain of the virus was found at another facility in the state, New Jersey health officials said Thursday.  More...

Sports

Dino’s Old-Timers champion again

For the first time in the 19-year history of the Latrobe-Derry Old-Timers Baseball League, one team — Dino’s Sports Lounge — has captured the playoff championship three years in a r More...

Bearcats host one-loss, nationally ranked W&J on Senior Day

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’Cats, Trojans, Rams in football playoff action

The Greater Latrobe, Derry Area and Ligonier Valley football teams will all be in playoff action today on the same night for the first time since 2009.  Greater Latrobe and Derry Area will compete in the WPIAL Class 5A and 3A playoffs, respectiv More...

Lifestyles

St. Vincent Basilica Parish Support Group Fall Craft Show Nov. 4

The St. More...

Pitt-Greensburg to celebrate Veterans Week Nov. 5-9

The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg will commemorate the service of US Military Veterans with a series of events during the week of Nov. 5-9.  More...

Campus Corner

Kevin Huber of Ligonier is a member of the Ashland University (Ohio) men’s club soccer team.  Huber, a sports management major, is the son of Brian and Kathleen Huber of Ligonier. More...

Derry Area foundation awards teacher grants

Thanks to various donations and fundraising projects, the Derry Area School District Foundation recently awarded teacher grants to several instructors for the 2018-19 school year. More...

Unity couple sentenced in connection with rape

A Unity Township man was sentenced Thursday to serve up to eight years in prison for the repeated rape of a young girl over the course of several years, and his girlfriend was sentenced to probation for failing to stop the assaults.  More...

Toys for Tots registration set for this month

Families who want to be included in the annual Toys for Tots Program this Christmas season must sign up between the times of 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Nov. 17 and 18 and Nov. More...

Local & State News

Lottery Results

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — These Pennsylvania lotteries were drawn Thursday:  THURSDAY NIGHT  Pick 2 4-5, Wild: 8 (four, five; Wild: eight)  Pick 3 0-9-0, Wild: 8 (zero, nine, zero; Wild: eight)  More...

Days after synagogue massacre, online hate is thriving

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Synagogue suspect pleads not guilty as funerals continue

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The anti-Semitic truck driver accused of gunning down 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal charges that could put him on death row, as funerals for the victims of the deadliest anti-Semiti More...

World News

Pipe bomb suspect in court for bail, removal hearing

MIAMI (AP) - The Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and critics of President Donald Trump is due in court for a bail hearing.  More...

Trump pledges asylum crackdown, tent cities; is it legal?

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump said Thursday he plans to sign an order next week that could lead to the large-scale detention of migrants crossing the southern border and bar anyone caught crossing illegally from claiming asylum — two More...

Democrats and Republicans rush to avert third party spoilers

PHOENIX (AP) - Two congresswomen running for U.S Senate in Arizona are crisscrossing the state, raising millions of dollars and trying to exploit every possible advantage to eke out a win in what both sides expect to be a photo-finish race.  More...

Education

GL, DA, LV receive $25K school safety grants; $12.4M distributed statewide

The School Safety and Security Committee established within the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) by Act 44 of 2018 recently approved $12.4 million in school safety grants to 496 school districts throughout the Commonwealth, inc More...

DA students receive awards

Seniors who were honored at Derry Area High School’s 46th Annual Academic Excellence Society Awards Ceremony on Oct. More...

Pa. voter education guide now available

The Pennsylvania Coalition for Civil Justice Reform (PCCJR) recently released its inaugural voter education guide for a legislative election cycle that includes scorings for members of the General Assembly and state governor’s race.  The g More...

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