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Trojans make history as they push on to first-ever district championship game

It was a banner night for the Derry Area football team as the Trojans came back from 14 points down after three quarters for a 36-29 win over North Catholic in Friday’s semifinals of the WPIAL More...

General News

Federal judge Richard Conaboy, 93, dies in Pa.

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Senior U.S. District Judge Richard P. Conaboy has died at a Pennsylvania hospital. He was 93.  His son-in-law Larry Moran, Sr., says Conaboy passed away Friday morning at Scranton Regional Hospital. More...

Can wireless challenge cable for home internet service?

NEW YORK (AP) — Cellular companies such as Verizon are looking to challenge traditional cable companies with residential internet service that promises to be ultra-fast, affordable and wireless.  More...

Delaware politicians bury a hatchet in post-election ritual

GEORGETOWN, Del. More...

Editorial

Westsylvania

Where People Stand on Falling Back

Have you recovered from the changing of the clocks yet? Don’t laugh. Researchers maintain that it can take as much as three weeks for the bodies of some people to adjust to the loss or gain of an hour’s time.  More...

Bulletin Board

As the granddaughter, daughter, niece and cousin of veterans, I salute all who have served and are serving in our country’s armed forces.  More...

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Lifestyles

LV Library welcomes two new staff members

The Ligonier Valley Library has added two new staff members, Heather Oates, full-time children’s librarian, and Amy Moss, part-time desk clerk.  Oates began her position as children’s librarian on Monday, Oct. More...

Campus Corner

IUP Eberly College of Business recognized as 4th in the nation

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Eberly College of Business and Information Technology has been recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Business Schools ranking.  More...

SVS: ‘Ministry of Parenting’ Nov. 17 at St. Vincent campus

The Institute for Ministry Formation at St. More...

Breaking News - 11/11/2018 12:45 AM

Rams top Bellwood, punch ticket to third straight D6 title game

JOHNSTOWN — Second-seeded Ligonier Valley rolled past the No. More...

Bob Trow — Memories of a legend 20 years later

Years ago, our daughter Sarah came home from kindergarten puzzled over an incident in her class.  The teacher was talking about “Mister Rogers’Neighborhood” when Sarah told the class, “Bob Dog is my friend.”  More...

Local & State News

Circle That Date

MONDAY, NOV. 12   6:30 p.m., Latrobe City Council, City Hall  7 p.m., Ligonier Valley School Board, high school library (6 p.m. work session)  TUESDAY, NOV. More...

Loyalhanna Trail from Keystone State Park to New Alexandria receives state funding

A planned trail between Keystone State Park and New Alexandria Borough is receiving a major boost through the state’s Keystone Fund, the Gov. More...

Victims of synagogue shooting remembered in Pittsburgh park

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nearly two weeks after a gunman shot to death 11 people inside a Pittsburgh synagogue, their lives were remembered Friday with a moment of silence and rally for peace in a downtown park. More...

World News

Pipe bombs indictment carries potential life prison penalty

NEW YORK (AP) - The Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump was indicted Friday on charges carrying a potential mandatory penalty of life in prison.  The 30-count indictment against Cesar Sayoc wa More...

With loved ones missing after fire, pleas flood social media

CHICO, Calif. (AP) - People have scoured evacuation centers, called hospitals and posted desperate online pleas for help finding relatives they haven’t heard from since a fast-moving wildfire devastated a Northern California town.  More...

Florida finds itself again at center of election controversy

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Florida is once again at the center of election controversy, but this year there are no hanging chads or butterfly ballots, like in 2000. And no angry mobs in suits - at least not yet.  More...

Sports

Comeback complete: DA headed to district title game after dramatic 21-point rally against North Catholic

The Derry Area football team completed a program turnaround five years in the making with a comeback for the ages.  More...

Bowling Banter

Week of Oct. 29-Nov. 4   4-Aces: Stephanie Kanyan 504.  Latrobe Foundry: Gene Stofko 229-612, Brad McCracken 243-658, Brandon Perillo 244-225-627, Joe Stofko 608, Tim Cunningham 235, Rich Fetsick 257- 642.  More...

Ex-DA standouts Phillippi, Broadway reunited on Pitt’s wrestling team

It wasn’t a direct journey by any means, but Micky Phillippi seems to have found his happy place.  The three-time PIAA champion from Derry Area High School was a big-time recruit of the University of Virginia and made the Cavaliers his cho More...

Entertainment

Movie review: This new ‘Grinch’ film will only make you flinch

Every Who down in Whoville gets a new Grinch this season. Why, you may ask? The idea defies reason. Does the classic need help from a hot Cumberbatch? Or is this strange union a bizarre mismatch?  More...

Movie review: Claire Foy trades Elizabeth for Lisbeth

No, “The Girl in the Spider’s Web” isn’t a Spiderman spinoff about a young woman ensnarled by Peter Parker. More...

Savor Simplicity

Holiday recipes worth sharing

Most great holiday gatherings start with great food and end with quality time spent with loved ones. More...

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