Greater Latrobe fans cheer on the undefeated IceCats as they fended off a late rally by Penn-Trafford and secured a 6-4 win at Kirk S. Nevin Arena in Greensburg on Thursday night. With the triumph, Greater Latrobe remained improved to 12-0-0 to hold the top spot in the PIHL Class AA with 24 …
The former owner of a now-shuttered Latrobe day care center who is serving a 27-year prison sentence for knowingly allowing a convicted sex offender to have access to children at her business was denied an appeal in the case this week.
State and national leaders of the “It’s On Us” initiative joined Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera on Thursday to announce nearly $1 million in grants from the Wolf Administration to combat campus sexual assault at 36 colleges and universities.
The Richard King Mellon Foundation will make a sizable contribution toward Latrobe-GLSD Parks & Recreation’s plans for a new sports complex on Center Drive in Unity Township.
The Pennsylvania State Police this week announced that troopers confiscated $8,770,800 worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl and other illicit drugs in the fourth quarter of 2019.
A Westmoreland County judge rejected a request from former Derry Borough mayor Kevin Gross to dismiss aggravated assault charges stemming from an April incident in which he was accused of holding a 15-year-old boy at gunpoint and pointing the weapon at three girls at a borough playground.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A fight to block Gov. Tom Wolf from closing two state centers for the intellectually disabled produced a second large majority in Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled Legislature on Wednesday, even as Wolf vowed to continue a decades-old trend away from institutional care.
The Ligonier Valley Police Department was recently recognized as the recipient of the First-Time Participant category award by the National Night Out organization.
Strengthening Pennsylvania’s dairy industry, creating agritourism opportunities and expanding broadband access were among the issues representatives from statewide rural-based organizations shared with a House panel at a recent meeting.
The Ligonier Valley Joint Comprehensive Plan steering committee reorganized for 2020 during its meeting Wednesday and followed up its reorganization with updates on progress in each of the plan’s focus areas.
Two bills addressing criminal sentences passed the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on this week while another bill sparked a debate on sentencing violent criminals with multiple victims.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A divided Pennsylvania House voted Wednesday to ban the use of hand-held phones for all drivers to make calls, although police would not be allowed to stop motorists for that reason alone.
A Munhall man accused of firing gunshots at a woman outside a Ligonier Township home in November was arrested Tuesday when he was at the Allegheny County Courthouse in Pittsburgh for proceedings in another case.
Greater Latrobe junior Frankie Newill tries his best to make an inbounds pass difficult for a Hempfield Area player during Tuesday night’s WPIAL Class 6A Section 3 boys’ basketball game. The Wildcats lost, 68-66, to drop to 1-4 in the section. Article, more photos in Sports Section.
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday announced the initial report of Pennsylvania’s Suicide Prevention Task Force based on the statewide listening sessions held throughout the fall.
Arnold Palmer Regional Airport saw an increase in passenger totals for a third straight year in 2019, according to the Westmoreland County Airport Authority’s annual report.
A 14-year-old boy was killed when the pickup truck he was riding in was struck and rolled over in a two-vehicle crash in northern Indiana County on Monday.
State police at Indiana report troopers discovered a suspected dump site for materials used in a methamphetamine manufacturing operation in a wooded area in Indiana County.
The Greater Latrobe School Board on Tuesday accepted the resignation of one school board member and appointed a replacement on the same night.
Members of the Derry Area FFA accepted a check from Kara Zolocsik on behalf of Ag Choice Farm Credit during the chapter’s 16th annual open house Dec. 5. The open house started with an informational meeting for first-year members. The organization’s team of officers gave guidance to the paren…
The Unity Township Supervisors, at their annual reorganization meeting on Monday, reappointed John Mylant as chairman and Ed Poponick as vice chairman.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania House voted Tuesday to force public agencies to post agendas on their websites at least a day before the meetings when they are voted on.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The attorneys general of 15 states said this week that they oppose a Trump administration proposal to allow rail shipments of liquefied natural gas, arguing the trains will share tracks with passenger trains and travel through congested areas.
State police at Indiana report charges are pending against a 17-year-old Seward girl and an 18-year-old Armagh woman accused of allowing a toddler they were babysitting to use a vaping device as they recorded and posted video of the incident to social media.
On an unusual warm January day, brothers Nathan and Jacob Mickinac took to their front yard in Unity Township this past weekend to perform an impromptu concert. Among their repertoire was “Happy Birthday” and some songs they wrote themselves. Isn’t this the way it should be?
Pennsylvania lawmakers looking into changes in higher education funding are focused on how to balance increasing access to higher education with a changing marketplace.
Pennsylvania lawmakers and the state’s Attorney General’s office announced on Monday they’re teaming up to fight waste, fraud and abuse in the Medicaid system.
Ligonier Valley School District will be seeking a new business manager in the coming months after the district’s school board on Monday accepted the resignation of business manager Michelle Krebs for retirement purposes, effective June 30.
Firefighters from Bradenville, Derry, Youngstown, Pleasant Unity, Ligonier, Lloydsville and Latrobe were called to a home on Raymond Avenue in Derry Township for a stove fire around 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11.
The Pennsylvania State Police announced the number of firearms purchase denials, subsequent investigations, and arrests resulting from such investigations for the fourth quarter of 2019.
Holly Long of New Alexandria exhibited the first-ever Master Showmanship Competition at the 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg, and took home the title of Grand Champion Showman and the use of a stock trailer for one year. Janee Weyandt of Derry took third in the same division.
Allegheny County was once again among the five worst counties in the country for air quality over the Christmas holidays, and area residents are demanding action.
Family members of a Latrobe man who died as the result of a vehicle accident near Westmoreland Mall last week have started a pair of fundraisers to pay for funeral and medical expenses.
With a year under the regional Ligonier Valley Police Department’s belt, the Ligonier Valley Police Commission is looking ahead to big things in 2020.
Mary Miller of Indiana County took home the grand prize in the recent Pennsylvania Farm Show Greatest Whoopie Pie Contest. One of Pennsylvania’s most popular desserts, 32 entries of whoopie pies were judged by four individuals on taste and presentation.
Area homeowners and small business owners will have an opportunity to receive free information about rooftop solar and the Westmoreland County Solar Co-op during four events this winter.
Karen Frye’s talent for quilting and her love for her country have led her to a fulfilling hobby that has truly become a labor of love for the Blairsville resident.
Members of South Greensburg Volunteer Fire Department rescued a dog from a burning mobile home Thursday afternoon and gave him oxygen with a special mask that was donated to them by Westmoreland/Fayette/Allegheny County Animal Response Team (CART).
A 20-year-old Hempfield Township man was jailed Thursday after failing to post bond on charges he raped two girls, ages 11 and 13, in Unity Township after meeting them through a social media app.