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Teen arrested in Hempfield Sonic armed robbery

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:51:52 EST

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State police in Greensburg arrested a teen Friday and continued looking for two other people in connection with the robbery of the night deposit bag ...(image)

Mt. Pleasant paving project receives low bid of $7.4M

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:36:48 EST

PennDOT officials have received an apparent low bid of about $7.4 million for a project that will update pavement, intersections and traffic signals on a ...(image)

Greensburg man charged with selling heroin that killed woman

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:30:49 EST

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A Greensburg man remains in the Westmoreland County Jail on $50,000 bond on charges he sold the fatal dose of heroin that killed a 22-year-old ...(image)

Loyalhanna Dam’s 75th anniversary to be highlighted by tours, activities

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:02 EST

(image) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Saturday, June 24, 2017, will mark the 75th anniversary of the completion of the Loyalhanna Dam, a major Western Pennsylvania flood control project along the border of Indiana and Westmoreland counties. The photo from the 1940s show the dam under construction. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtLK66qo5SsB$DgV0xJSAurWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will offer visitors a trip back to the 1940s at Loyalhanna Dam when it celebrates the 75th anniversary of ...(image)

Taxpayers to save $120K next year with Westmoreland’s switch to T-Mobile

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:02 EST

A new cellphone provider for Westmoreland County government employees is expected to save taxpayers about $120,000 next year, officials said Thursday. Commissioners approved a deal ...(image)

Latrobe sewage costs to increase this year

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:01 EST

The basic monthly user rate for Latrobe Municipal Authority sewage customers is set to increase by 45 cents later this year. The authority board this ...(image)

Jeannette teen loses eye in shooting

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:45:53 EST

A 16-year-old Jeannette youth was charged as an adult Thursday in the shooting of a 13-year-old with a BB gun, causing the boy to lose ...(image)

Blue Angels prep for the Westmoreland County Airshow

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:27:52 EST

(image) Blue Angels Cmdr. Ryan Bernacchi, 43, participates in a media meet and greet Thursday, June 22, 2017, at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in Unity before this weekend's air show." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvLfDR_xvloAaH37a1ilhmsWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A squadron of 60 personnel will be on hand this weekend to get the U.S. Navy Blue Angels’ six jets and pilots off the ground ...(image)

Siemens’ move to RIDC Westmoreland won’t create new jobs, company says

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:36:51 EST

(image) Sony once operated a television manufacturing plant at RIDC Westmoreland business park off Route 119 in East Huntingdon where Siemens plans to consolidate two existing operations. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYv10CgMQdFi_ksa1w_crmXzWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Siemens plans to consolidate existing facilities in Monroeville and New Kensington that handle utility and power services to RIDC Westmoreland in East Huntingdon, the company ...(image)

Mt. Pleasant names basketball courts in teen’s memory

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:03:58 EST

(image) Family and friends of J.R. Gustafson release balloons in his memory Wednesday, June 21, 2017, during the dedication of the basketball courts next to the Mt. Pleasant borough building. Gustafson was killed last year by a friend in an accidental shooting." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtjmcFPtsXWg6hvPdZoHRu$WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
On what would have been his 15th birthday, the basketball courts next to the Mt. Pleasant borough building were dedicated in memory of J.R. Gustafson, ...(image)

Murrysville, county move forward on trailhead project

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:24:49 EST

(image) In the file photo above, golden shovels break ground during a celebration to kick off the constrcution of the Murrsyville section of the Westmoreland Heritage Trail at Roberts Parcel near Airgas Supply in Murrysville this March. Murrysville council gave the go-ahead on June 22 to begin construction of a trailhead on the property." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvldnYmCPygL6hH7N2WqQkBWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
The amount of annual funding towns receive from gas drilling impact fees might be on a downward trend, but with $160,000 saved up, Murrysville is ...(image)

With members absent, Murrysville Council doesn’t update dog leash law

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 22:06:53 EST

(image) Murrysville Council has been debating updates to the municipal park regulations, including a leash law for pets. Above, in this file photo, dogs play at the Brooks Dog Park in Murrysville Community Park." src = "$kuVns$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtjqEtFPPzp7LUQ9jqHF6lOWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
The absence of two councilmen means dog leash laws in Murrysville will remain as-is for the time being: there are none. Council was unable to ...(image)

Developer sues North Huntingdon over rejected cell tower proposal

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:54:48 EST

The developer of a proposed cell tower in North Huntingdon has sued township commissioners in Westmoreland County court, claiming the board’s rejection of its site ...(image)

1 hurt in Rostraver crash involving garbage truck

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:15:46 EST

One person was injured in a crash involving a garbage truck Thursday morning in Rostraver, authorities said. The two-vehicle crash between a pickup truck and ...(image)

Design error delays bridge replacement in Unity

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 06:18:49 EST

Project planners have delayed work on a bridge on Route 982 in Unity that was slated for replacement and a traffic restriction last month. The ...(image)