Westmoreland County Newswire

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  1. Business owner holds burglary suspect at gunpoint while police respondRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... his weapon and identified himself. After questioning, Siko was released and Baker was taken to the Westmoreland County Prison, where he remains in lieu of $10,000 unsecured bond. "I think his best option is to confess up to everything he's taken ...


  2. Daughter's earache lands Pa. couple in jail; father of baby...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    ... Chief Robert Smythe told the station. "These kids need to be protected." According to TribLive.com , a Westmoreland County woman allegedly arranged to have two parcels containing 4 pounds of marijuana delivered to her mobile home in New Derry, Pa. ...


  3. Pa. woman's alleged mail-order marijuana results in arrest, chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    Perhaps this postal package of pot should have been marked return to sender: A Westmoreland County woman allegedly arranged to have two parcels containing 4 pounds of marijuana delivered to her mobile home. She is under arrest, instead.


  4. Snow day in Westmoreland CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh



  5. Predicting the team tournament winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | O-R Online

    ... in the lineup, Franklin Regional wins the dual meet. Kemerer decisioned Verkleeren in the finals of the Westmoreland County Tournament two weeks ago so a nine-point swing in the Franklin Regional Duals would have made the Panthers a winner. That ...


  6. State police raid bars, issue citations across the regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Post-gazette.com

    ... Beaver County, and seized $1,865 in cash and six video gaming devices. Also Friday, liquor agents and Westmoreland County law enforcement agencies padlocked The S & H Restaurant in Monesson, Allegheny County, after declaring it a nuisance bar ...


  7. Martha Kunkle HenryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Recordpub.com

    ... Class of 1954. As a Registered Nurse, she was named the Nurse of Hope for the American Cancer Society in Westmoreland County, PA. She spent her most memorable years as a hospice nurse. Prior to moving to the Stow/Kent area, she was a member of the ...


  8. 600 UPS packages damaged in I-80 accident in Union CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | PennLive.com

    ... of I-80 where troopers said it was struck by the rig operated by Russell L. Booker, 56, of Scottdale in Westmoreland County. Following the impact, the UPS truck went into the other eastbound lane, the rear trailer partially went onto the berm, ...


  9. Monessen bar shut down after being declared 'nuisance'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WPXI

    A restaurant in Monessen was shut down Friday afternoon after the Westmoreland County district attorney got a court order to have it declared a "nuisance." The district attorney said there have been 18 criminal complaints, including a shooting, at the S & H Lounge since 2012.


  10. Horses a grazinga at Old MillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | O-R Online

    ... was an arrangement of metal flowers in Charleston, W.Va., followed by a project in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, on the site of the former Greengate Mall. Fetty said, “I appreciate people going the extra mile to enhance a project ...


  11. Washington woman faces child endangerment chargesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | O-R Online

    ... alone about 4 p.m. at 926 McKean Ave., court records state. Police said the mother, Tina Roberts, was in Westmoreland County jail at the time, and had placed the children in the care of Hoberek and a man, the affidavit indicates. Police said an ...


  12. Ridgway Elks hosting ball in FebruaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Daily Press

    ... from any developmental disabilities. The Elks Home Care Program started in 1963 with a single unit in Westmoreland County, but since then it has grown to cover the entire state with a staff of 24 registered nurses. Elk County is served by Karen ...


  13. Woman pleads guilty after emaciated dog found in trash canRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Examiner.com

    ... thin dog gained 32 pounds and a new family, too: She was adopted by a veterinary technician at Westmoreland County Humane Society. Her new owner, Megan Fritz, describes Fawna as a happy, healthy dog - a far cry from how she was found only three ...


  14. New principals take over in PetersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | O-R Online

    ... school district to become the coordinator of elementary education in Greensburg Salem School District in Westmoreland County. Both educators say it's important to have teachable moments with their students. They say when children are in elementary ...


  15. Coroner to hold inquest into 2013 armed robbery standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WPXI

    A coroner plans an inquest into the death of a western Pennsylvania man in an armed standoff at his western Pennsylvania home following a pharmacy robbery. Westmoreland County Coroner Ken Bacha says he's hoping the hearing will determine whether 46-year-old Scott Murphy shot himself or was killed by police gunfire on July 18, 2013.


  16. Woman remains hospitalized with broken ribs after home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | WPXI

    A woman remains hospitalized after a masked intruder tied her up and robbed her inside her Westmoreland County home last week. The 68-year-old woman's niece told Channel 11 that her aunt remains in the intensive care unit at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital unable to breathe on her own.


  17. Benefit dinner held for trooper struck by vehicle on Route 119Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | WPXI

    ... unity and an awesome guy in general," said Kalp. RELATED STORY: Trooper struck by car, seriously hurt in Westmoreland County


  18. What farmers really want you to take away from the Pa. Farm ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Evening Sun

    ... healthy." Perhaps an untraditional way to think of farming is in the job of a beekeeper. Kathy Deuel of Westmoreland County near Pittsburgh recently started beekeeping with her family. The Deuels also raises market goats, chickens and grows most of ...


  19. Firefighters battle flames at 3 vacant homes in MonessenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | WPXI

    Fires broke out at three vacant houses in Monessen, Westmoreland County, overnight Friday. Firefighters were first called to put out flames at a house on McMahon Avenue just before 11 p.m. A second fire was reported about two blocks away on Knox Avenue around 12 a.m. A third fire started shortly after 4 a.m., this time on Marguerite Avenue.


  20. Children found living among drugs, ammunition in Arnold houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Two Westmoreland County parents are in jail on drug-related charges after a Thursday morning raid that allegedly revealed their two children were living among drugs, ammunition and paraphernalia. LOCATED.