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Latrobe left with warmth of the benevolence of hometown hero Palmer

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:45:01 EST

The glow just seemed to rub off, and pro golf legend Arnold Palmer shared it generously. An airport, a hospital, a cancer treatment center, a ...(image)

Man struck by train, killed on tracks near Latrobe

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:27:00 EST

A man was struck and killed by a freight train just before 5 p.m. Tuesday on railroad tracks near Latrobe, according to the Westmoreland County ...(image)

Mister Rogers’ work inspires St. Vincent’s early-childhood training being taught in China

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:57:02 EST

Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood has gone global. More than a decade after Fred Rogers’ death in 2003, researchers from the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning ...(image)

Historic cabin in Murrysville to be restored

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:57:01 EST

Murrysville officials will combine $15,000 in municipal funding with a private $55,000 gift to begin restoration work on the historic Staymates cabin on Round Top ...(image)

Lawyer gives alibi for Monessen man in case of drug dealer’s death

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:57:01 EST

The lawyer for a Monessen man charged with killing a drug dealer during a botched robbery said in a court document filed Monday that his ...(image)

Hempfield bicyclist’s case will go to trial

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:57:00 EST

A Westmoreland County judge rejected a defense request to dismiss one of eight cases involving a Hempfield man who is in jail awaiting trial on ...(image)

Latrobe council continues debate on burning ban

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:00:00 EST

Burning issues dominated Latrobe City Council’s agenda meeting Monday. Council has for several months debated amending the burning ban. Several residents have requested the ability ...(image)

Westmoreland County auction to include vehicles, radios, telephones

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:57:02 EST

Looking to buy a gift for that hard-to-shop-for friend or family member? Westmoreland County might just have that special item on the auction block — ...(image)

North Huntingdon woman skates past rheumatoid arthritis

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:09:01 EST

Cara Zanella of North Huntingdon has a drive to keep moving — competitive figure skating, exercising and working — to help her maintain her quality ...(image)

Ligonier native coordinates effort to provide free books for children

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:33:01 EST

Rebecca Bell remembers reading “The Poky Little Puppy” while nestled in her grandmother’s lap. That was more than 60 years ago. Now, the retired teacher ...(image)

Arnold Palmer, Latrobe legend who reshaped golf, dies at 87

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:35:04 EST

Arnold Palmer, a seven-time major champion who from a humble upbringing in Latrobe transformed professional golf with his charisma and daring style, died Sunday at ...(image)

Newsmaker: Edward Brajdic

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:00:01 EST

Noteworthy: Brajdic was named Optometrist of the Year by the Western Pennsylvania Optometric Society. He was chosen from among more than 250 of the society’s ...(image)

Funeral for North Belle Vernon fireman

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:57:00 EST

The North Belle Vernon Fire Department held a funeral for Charles E. Horan on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2016. Horan died Wednesday morning from injuries he ...(image)