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Authority OKs change order for airport loading bridge project

The Westmoreland County Airport Authority on Tuesday approved a $90,000 change order for work related to the facility’s planned second loading bridge.  Engineer Nicholas Barber of GAI Consultants told authority board members that the extra More...

No injuries after plane has issues with landing gear at Palmer airport

No one was hurt on Tuesday afternoon after a small aircraft had issues with its landing gear at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport.  More...

General News

Agents seize $77 million of cocaine at Port New York/Newark

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Customs agents have seized the biggest shipment of cocaine recovered at the ports of New York and New Jersey in 25 years. U.S. More...

Woman picks matching numbers 30 times to win lottery game

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman parlayed a feeling to purchase 30 lottery tickets with the same numbers to win $150,000. More...

Lottery Results

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — These Pennsylvania lotteries were drawn Tuesday: TUESDAY NIGHT Pick 2 8-8, Wild: 3 (eight, eight; Wild: three) Pick 3 9-4-2, Wild: 3 (nine, four, two; Wild: three) More...

Sports

LV’s Paola signs with Seton Hill

Ligonier Valley’s Marrek Paola (seated, second from left) recently signed a letter of intent to continue his basketball career at NCAA Division II Seton Hill University in Greensburg. More...

Malkin picks up 1,000th career point as Penguins rally past Capitals, 5-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeni Malkin isn’t one for nerves. And yet they came anyway as the weeks crept by and the Pittsburgh Penguins star inched closer to 1,000 career points. More...

GL hockey team in PIHL Class AA playoff semifinals

State swimming begins today

The Greater Latrobe hockey team will meet once-beaten Pine-Richland during the semifinal round of the PIHL Class AA Penguins Cup playoffs today at Robert Morris University’s Island Sports Center Complex.  Faceoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.&nb More...

Lifestyles

Rebooted

‘Getting the Hang of It’

If there's a better place to hang glide than the Outer Banks, I don't know where it is. The barrier islands off the coast of North Carolina are flat-out gorgeous and offer some of the best seafood on earth. More...

SERVICE PERSONNEL FROM THE AREA

Joint Hometown News Service, Defense Media Activity, Fort Meade, Maryland, Monday reported:  U.S. Air Force Airman Justin M. Drog graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.  More...

SVC alumnus to speak in Manoli series; deadline today

The St. Vincent College School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, the Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing and the Charles G. and Anita L. More...

Infrastructure on Ligonier Township Supervisors’ agenda

Infrastructure is an ongoing problem in Ligonier Township and a recurring theme on its officials’ recent agenda. More...

Latrobe police arrest two during Main Street drug bust

Latrobe police arrested two people on multiple drug charges after seizing heroin and suspected drug paraphernalia during a search of a Latrobe apartment Saturday, according to court documents.  More...

Trial continues for third man charged in 2016 Latrobe shooting

The attorney for the third of three men charged with second-degree murder in the January 2016 shooting death of a Latrobe man during a botched robbery outside a Latrobe home contended his client never intended to be involved in a murder, and that his More...

New theft charge filed against Derry Twp. state constable

Another victim came forward accusing a Derry Township state constable of using the elected position to scam them out of money. More...

Local & State News

CME Engineering donates to Central Westmoreland Habitat For Humanity

CME Engineering LP recently donated $4,215 to Central Westmoreland Habitat For Humanity. The donations were raised through the CME Cares! More...

Pa. AG’s office investigating Mariner East pipeline projects blamed for pollution, sinkholes

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Black woman added to jury over protests by officer’s lawyer

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

World News

Ethiopia to send plane’s black box abroad, as grief grows

HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) - The black box from the Boeing jet that crashed and killed all 157 people on board will be sent overseas for analysis but no country has been chosen, an Ethiopian Airlines spokesman said Wednesday, as much of the world grounded More...

Cardinal Pell sent to prison for abusing 2 boys in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - The most senior Catholic convicted of child sex abuse was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison for molesting two choirboys in an Australian cathedral in a crime the judge said showed “staggering arrogance.&rdqu More...

Manafort returning to federal court for another sentencing

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort faces his second sentencing hearing in his many weeks, with a judge expected to tack on additional prison time beyond the roughly four-year punishment he has already received.  More...

Health

US communities reach out to homeless as liver disease surges

WORCESTER, Mass. More...

NIH cancer chief Dr. Ned Sharpless to serve as acting FDA commissioner

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the National Cancer Institute will temporarily take charge of the Food and Drug Administration next month after the departure of its current chief.  The appointment Tuesday of Dr. More...

Officers, K9 partners visit girl with inoperable brain tumor

HARTLAND, Wis. (AP) — A 7-year-old Wisconsin girl with a potentially fatal brain tumor got a boost of support from some furry law enforcement officers.  More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Police investigating wrestling ticket scam   State police at Kiski Valley report troopers are investigating after an Apollo man paid $140 online around 12:08 p.m. More...

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