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POW/MIA chair dedicated at courthouse

Thu, 25 May 2017 17:24:50 EST

(image) Matt Zamosky, director of the Westmoreland County Veterans Affairs Office, adjusts the velvet rope surrounding an empty chair, called the “You are Not Forgotten” chair, in the courthouse lobby on May 25, 2017. Photo credit: Rich Cholodofsky" src = "$X0T016YE5LbM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtyV5oX_g0eqzlGZCEy4BTYWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A permanent reminder of the service men and women who were prisoners of war or never returned home was dedicated Thursday at the Westmoreland County ...(image)

Teen ‘selfie’ killer deserves longer prison term, DA’s office says

Thu, 25 May 2017 17:06:52 EST

(image) Westmoreland County Sheriff's escort Maxwell Morton, 18, of Jeannette, the "Selfie" killer, out of holding, after his sentencing hearing, at the Westmoreland County Courthouse in Greensburg, on Monday, May 15, 2017. Common Pleas Court Judge Meagan Bilik-DeFazio sentenced Morton to serve 15 to 30 years in prison for the Feb. 4, 2015, shooting of 16-year-old Ryan Mangan." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtbwABSDYbrk5pKT8Pwa8tkWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A Westmoreland County prosecutor said Thursday that the 30-year prison sentence imposed on a Jeannette man convicted of killing a high school classmate in 2015 ...(image)

Westmoreland to save money under new lease for courthouse annex space

Thu, 25 May 2017 16:55:04 EST

(image) The Westmoreland County Courthouse is framed from the roof of the First Commonwealth Building in downtown Greensburg on March 27, 2015." src = "$8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtBRlp4lAWu6jrtr$9LGmcMWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Westmoreland County will rent office space in a privately owned building connected to the courthouse for another 20 years at a lower cost under an ...(image)

Memorial Day services planned for Westmoreland, Fayette

Thu, 25 May 2017 16:21:54 EST

(image) Yough High School seniors CJ McMillen (left) and Lou Waryanka help to set up the The West Newton Avenue of Flags in the West Newton Cemetery, on Friday, May 12, 2017. The Avenue of Flags consists of 353 flags that are placed annually in honor of local veterans. The West Newton VFW Post 7812, Moose No. 31 and Yough High School student council work together each year to raise the flags for Memorial Day." src = "$48$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvvlFoVDrgyGyaQZvdcQjpbWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Services to commemorate Memorial Day are planned in Westmoreland and Fayette counties. Sunday Derry Township: A worship service will begin at 1:30 p.m. at Old ...(image)

Police K-9 tracks suspect in Jeannette

Thu, 25 May 2017 16:09:58 EST

Jeannette’s Police K-9 Arees helped track a suspect who police said ran over a woman’s foot with his vehicle in Jeannette late Monday. Larry E. ...(image)

Go-kart builder who failed to deliver Scottdale order charged with theft

Thu, 25 May 2017 15:24:57 EST

An arrest warrant has been issued for a California man who investigators said was paid $4,900 by a Westmoreland County man to manufacture two custom ...(image)

Washington CYS director resigns after Greensburg foster mom charged

Thu, 25 May 2017 13:03:51 EST

(image) Joelle Barozzini speaks to phone operators for the Westmoreland County drug abuse helpline during a training session held at the Greensburg office building on Thursday, May 26, 2016." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsYdPmaNNfny95UUNRrpZgxWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
The former director of the Greene County Children and Youth Services, who Greensburg Police allege in 2012 scuttled a potential investigation into a foster mother ...(image)

PennDOT seeks public comment on East Huntingdon bridge replacement project

Thu, 25 May 2017 12:51:58 EST

Plans for replacing a bridge that carries Buttermore Road (Route 3073) over Buffalo Run in East Huntingdon will be displayed and discussed from 5:30 to ...(image)

Hempfield school director Joseph Lutz dies a week after winning Dem primary

Thu, 25 May 2017 11:30:52 EST

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Two-term Hempfield Area school board member Joseph Lutz died Tuesday, a week after winning the Democratic primary in a major step toward a third term. ...(image)

Bus carrying Hempfield students rear-ends car during field trip; no injuries reported

Thu, 25 May 2017 11:48:54 EST

A bus carrying students from the Hempfield Area School District got into a minor crash on the way to Hersheypark Thursday morning, officials said. The ...(image)

Pittsburgh region’s population decline continues, Census shows

Wed, 24 May 2017 17:36:52 EST

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Only a few municipalities, mostly along the Allegheny-Butler County line, are growing amid the Pittsburgh region’s overall population decline. But officials and experts cautioned against ...(image)

2 family members to kick off Flight 93 memorial speaker series

Wed, 24 May 2017 17:54:55 EST

(image) Cpl. Steve Jensen salutes after laying a wreath at the Wall of Names during a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the September 11 attacks at the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville on September 11, 2012. , 2012. Guy Wathen | Tribune-Review" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsdWUV29ygbuKhjcBEnUbzRWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
The passengers and crew of United Flight 93 will be honored Memorial Day weekend as Americans pause to remember those who died defending democracy. The ...(image)

Level of travel expected to be highest since ’05 for Memorial Day

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:00:01 EST

(image) Gib Miller, owner of Jeanette-based Gibson Hauling, fills up his gas tank at a Route 119 Sheetz station. Gibson said the gas price increases that often accompany major holidays cut into his company's bottom line. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYukOSCUdJ3vtAb5tSwI4m5uWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Experts expect more than 39 million Americans to flood the nation’s highways during Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial kickoff to road trip season. Mike Kyper, ...(image)

Wecht to move autopsy practice to Westmoreland County

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:15:53 EST

(image) Dr. Cyril Wecht is planning to move his private autopsy practice to Westmoreland County's forensic center in Hempfield." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYs$JNNfeevhLDeKldL49_rEWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Renowned pathologist Dr. Cyril Wecht will move his private autopsy practice to Westmoreland County’s forensic center in Hempfield next month under a plan the commissioners ...(image)

Deputies hunt down accused heroin dealer, find OD victim in hotel bathroom

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:39:50 EST

(image) Dylan C. Blair, 21, of Saltsburg, is charged with drug delivery resulting in death on May 24, 2017." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsgjA6hSIfye9ZHW6XtY5E0WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Westmoreland County sheriff’s deputies on a two-day search for a man accused of selling a Derry woman the heroin that killed her Dec. 26 found ...(image)

Mom accused of raping foster child surrenders for arraignment

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:03:52 EST

(image) Joelle Barozzini speaks to phone operators for the Westmoreland County drug abuse helpline during a training session held at the Greensburg office building on Thursday, May 26, 2016." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsYdPmaNNfny95UUNRrpZgxWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A Greensburg woman who city police allege raped a foster child “hundreds” of times during the five years he lived with her told a district ...(image)