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Truck strikes Hempfield Township vehicle dealership overnight

A Hempfield Township car dealership was damaged but no one was injured when a pickup truck left Route 30 shortly before 3:30 a.m. More...

General News

13 dead including gunman in shooting at California bar

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. More...

Trump administration finalizes birth control opt-out policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after Republicans expanded their Senate majority, the Trump administration on Wednesday finalized a policy change that allows some employers with religious or moral objections to opt out of providing no-cost birth contro More...

Pringles sells Thanksgiving-flavored chips for limited time

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. More...

Editorial

Off The Wall

Love, not hate

When we hear of something in the news that’s happened miles away, we take note of it mentally. More...

GUEST EDITORIALS

Seek common ground, not division

We know what we Americans, together, are capable of.  We see the unity, selflessness and compassion after every natural disaster — volunteers texting donations to displaced strangers; laborers jumping in trucks to ferry supplies to those i More...

Big wins in the Keystone State help the Democrats

Pennsylvania has done its part to help Democrats retake control of the U.S. More...

Lifestyles

Engagement

Sillaman / Karra

Dr. and Mrs. James Sillaman of Derry announce the engagement of their son, Bryan James, to Miss Neri Karra of Istanbul, Turkey. Bryan and Neri live and work in Paris, France.  More...

Events of Area Interest

Blood drive Friday; pre-registration required   QuatriniRafferty, the injury and disability law firm, will host a blood drive from noon to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at its 816 Ligonier St. location in Latrobe. More...

WYSO program concert Nov. 18

Westmoreland Youth Symphony Orchestra will present its fall concert on Sunday, Nov. 18, in Seton Hill Performing Arts Center, 100 Harrison Ave. in Greensburg. The 7:30 p.m. More...

Derry Township Supervisors present balanced budget

The Derry Township Supervisors presented a balanced budget during Wednesday’s regular meeting.  More...

Stormwater runoff study continued by Derry Township

The Derry Township Supervisors appear to have the significant and ongoing issue of flooding and erosion throughout multiple areas of the township under control. More...

Derry Twp. man charged with stealing, cashing checks

A Derry Township man is in Westmoreland County Prison, accused of stealing checks meant as mortgage and bill payments from inside mailboxes and forging and cashing them himself. More...

GLSHS named county co-winner of PennDOT ‘Paint the Plow’ contest

Greater Latrobe Senior High School and Yough High School were recently chosen by contest judges as the Westmoreland County co-winners of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 12 “Paint the Plow” contest.  More...

Local & State News

Lottery Results

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — These Pennsylvania lotteries were drawn Wednesday:  WEDNESDAY NIGHT  Pick 2 5-2, Wild: 0 (five, two; Wild: zero)  Pick 3 5-8-1, Wild: 0 (five, eight, one; Wild: zero)  More...

Pittsburgh tower to light up in colors of US flag Thursday

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The roof of a historic Pittsburgh building will be lit up this week in the colors of the U.S. More...

Wrong-way crash on turnpike extension kills 1, injures 2

PARRYVILLE, Pa. More...

World News

In Honduras, most returnees from caravan hope to try again

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) - The Metropolitan Grand Central bus terminal in this city where the migrant caravan traveling through Mexico originated more than three weeks ago is a place of crossing destinies for Hondurans dreaming of seeking a bett More...

Cybersecurity officials start focusing on the 2020 elections

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal cybersecurity officials aren’t aware of any voting system compromises by Russia or other foreign agents during the midterm elections. More...

Pentagon quietly drops mentions of border mission’s name

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has quietly stopped calling the deployment of thousands of troops to the U.S.-Mexico border “Operation Faithful Patriot.” U.S. More...

Sports

Trojans ready for return to WPIAL semis, rematch with North Catholic

It’s a rematch for the ages. The Derry Area football team already defeated highly-regarded North Catholic in convincing fashion earlier this season, a decisive 27-0 shutout at Derry Stadium in September. More...

Four SVC women’s volleyball players named All-PAC

Four St. More...

Oshie leaves twice, scores winner to lift Caps over Pens

WASHINGTON (AP) — T.J. Oshie watched the clock in the training room hoping he’d get back on the ice. More...

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