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Jeannette Hospital sale talks continue
Excela Health has been trying to sell the building since it was closed in 2011. Representatives of JH Capital Group of Calabasas, Calif., met Wednesday with county and state elected officials and Excela Health administrators, but it was uncertain what progress was made.
Thu May 23, 2013
Family claims 8-year-old was left home alone after brother's arrest
The family of a Scottdale teen claims he was forced to leave his little sister alone when he was arrested for failing to mail in a traffic ticket.
Wed May 22, 2013
State Police Seek Suspect In Walmart Pharmacy Robbery In Latrobe
State police are asking for the public's help to identify a man who robbed a Walmart pharmacy in Westmoreland County.
Tue May 21, 2013
Changes planned for Day of Giving
The Pittsburgh Foundation plans to host its fifth annual Day of Giving on Oct. 3. Last year, the event raised $8.5 million for nonprofits in Allegheny and Westmoreland counties.
Mon May 20, 2013
4-vehicle crash closes I-70 west in Westmoreland Co.
Interstate 70 westbound in Westmoreland County is closed while emergency crews work to clear the scene of a four-vehicle accident.
Sat May 18, 2013
Belle Vernon Family Suing VFD Over Crash
A Belle Vernon family alleges in a lawsuit that a Rostraver Central Volunteer Fire Department truck did not have its siren activated and ignored a red light when it slammed into a sport utility vehicle on July 4. Members of the Timothy and Jennifer Kolodychak family are seeking unspecified damages against Rostraver Township, its volunteer fire ... (more)
Motorcyclist dies after crash in Latrobe
Charles D. Bancroft, 42, was pronounced dead at Excela Health Latrobe Hospital at 3:14 p.m.. An autopsy will be performed Saturday.
Wed May 15, 2013
Wednesday May 15 2013
KENNETH LEIGHTY'S ATTORNEY SAYS HE'S COOPERATING WITH AUTHORITIES AND HE IS PLANNING TO WAIVE HIS FORMAL ARRAIGNMENT AND PRELIMINARY HEARING ON murder CHARGES.
Tue May 14, 2013
Children returned from field trip suffering from bed bugs, parents say
Local parents are upset after they say their children returned from a Penn State field trip with bed bug bites all over their body.
State Police Seek Suspects In Grapeville Bar Break-In
State police are asking for help from the public in identifying the suspects in a recent break-in at a bar in Westmoreland County.
Sun May 12, 2013
Jeannette asks detectives to investigate $65,000 loss
The City of Jeannette Friday asked Westmoreland County detectives to investigate a Washington County contractor who accepted $65,000 in public money to build a recreation center and will not repay the money, said the city's attorney.
Sat May 11, 2013
Chambersburg Public Opinion
New rehab facility to be built in western Pa.
The first hospital to be built in western Pennsylvania's Westmoreland County in more than half a century will be located in Unity Township.
Fri May 10, 2013
Supreme Court adds third case to deliberation over mandatory retirement for PA judges
The state Supreme Court is taking a one-stop shop approach in addressing several lawsuits filed by Pennsylvania judges who are fighting a state law that requires them to retire at age 70.
9 may miss Westmoreland County prom over no chickenpox vaccine
Nine students in one Westmoreland County school district may miss their high school prom because they were found not to have the chickenpox vaccine.
Thu May 09, 2013
Authorities ID Turnpike Motorcycle Crash Victim
Authorities have released the name of the man killed in a motorcycle crash early this morning along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Westmoreland County.
Webinar to examine environmentally sustainable stormwater management
Penn State Extension will offer a Web-based seminar focusing on low-impact development, a stormwater-management strategy designed to mitigate the impacts of increased runoff and resulting pollution.
Former chef/owner of Le Pommier now food manager at The Ellis School
It's noon at the The Ellis School in Shadyside. We are in Alumnae Hall, handsomely designed with a vaulted ceiling and soft lighting.
Wed May 08, 2013
Gertrude - Trude' Ketterer
She was born in Westmoreland County, daughter of Jacob W. and Sallie Gilmer. She married Marcus A. Ketterer in St.
The Lebanon Daily News
W. Pa. bank heist suspect arrested within minutes
Police say witnesses who saw a western Pennsylvania bank robbery suspect duck into a backyard and change his clothes are the reason they nabbed the man - and all of the money - within 10 minutes of the heist.
New Jersey Herald
W. Pa. man gets death for killing mom, sis, aunt
A western Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to death for murdering his mother, sister and elderly aunt in his automotive glass shop where the victims sometimes also worked.