Westmoreland County Newswire

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  1. DEP wants 'significant' Sunoco fine for drilling mud spillsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    The state Department of Environmental Protection is negotiating a "significant" fine with Sunoco Pipeline for thousands of gallons of drilling clay that a subcontractor spilled into several western Pennsylvania creeks. A spokesman for Philadelphia-based Sunoco isn't commenting on comments DEP spokesman John Poister made to the Observer-Reporter .

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  2. Man accused of shooting at mother, just missing childRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WPXI

    Police in Westmoreland County accused a man of firing two shots at his mother and narrowly missing a child, according to Channel 11's news exchange partners at TribLIVE. Mark Crouse, 35, of Manor, is charged with aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of children, among other charges after the incident on Longview Drive Saturday.

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  3. Woman pushes cart of stolen items through Walmart, rides it outside like a kidRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Surveillance video shows a woman walking through the aisles with a list of items, crossing each one off along the way, then riding through the parking lot on her shopping cart full of stolen goods in Westmoreland County. ASHLEY HARDAWAY WITH THE STORY TONIGHT AS POLICE ARE WORKING TO TRACK DOWN THE EXPECT.

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  4. State police asking public for help to ID Walmart thiefRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WPXI

    Pennsylvania State Police are turning to the public for help in identifying a women who stole from a Westmoreland County Walmart in February. Investigators said possible leads in the case have dried up, forcing them to turn to the public for new information.

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  5. Area produced some of the statea s largest fish in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | O-R Online

    ... that came in at just over 39 pounds and was caught a little over a week after Killen's in Twin Lakes in Westmoreland County. Daun Nicholson of Normalville, Fayette County, caught the state's largest flathead catfish in the Monongahela River last ...

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  6. Bids opened for services to seniorsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Times News

    Nutrition Inc., of Irwin, Westmoreland County offered a total bid of $503,496. That includes $158,760 for 42,000 congregate meals at 78 cents each, and $334,736 for 91,200 home delivered meals at $3.78 each.

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  7. Yough mom charged with having sex with son's teen friend after high school football gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    A Westmoreland County woman is suspected of having sex with a 15-year-old boy at an underage drinking party at her home after a Yough High School football game and telling him to keep their encounter between them, according to a criminal complaint. Sherry Lee picked up the boy and two of his friends after the Cougars game at about 10 p.m. Sept.

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  8. Search: Find out the school districts that are the most overachieving statewideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Business Journal

    Windber Area School District in Somerset County, North East School District in Erie County and Southmoreland School District in Westmoreland and Fayette counties, topped the Pittsburgh Business Times' statewide Overachiever Rank for exceeding expectations on state standardized test scores.

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  9. Latrobe pharmacy begins offering heroin antidote without prescriptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | WPXI

    ... a nasal version and a dose that can can be delivered through the automatic unit. Schopp said the Westmoreland County Drug Task Force has been instrumental in helping her equip the pharmacy with Naloxone, and since The Medicine Shoppe has a standing ...

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  10. Adults witness two men lure two boys in Derry neighborhood on two separate occasionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Derry police are searching for two men in a white pickup truck who have driven slowly through a neighborhood twice in four days. Friday around 4 p.m., two boys, ages 7 and 11, were collecting donations for Relay For Life in Derry Borough, Westmoreland County.

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  11. Firefighters, EMS respond to deadly rollover accident in Bell TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    A car crashed and flipped over, leaving one person dead Wednesday afternoon in Bell Township, according to Westmoreland County emergency dispatchers. The victim has not yet been identified.

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  12. PA: Prospect Project Forces Pedestrians to Detour by BusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Mass Transit

    ... restoration project on the Prospect viaduct is being headed by Swank Construction Co. of New Kensington, Westmoreland County. Work will include new strip seal joints, replacing the bridge barriers, placing an epoxy overlay on the concrete deck, and ...

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  13. Teen accused in stabbing faces judge in Westmoreland CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WPXI

    A teen accused of stabbing a man outside his Westmoreland County home faced a judge Tuesday during a preliminary hearing in which the judge ruled "reluctantly" to hold the case for trial. The incident occurred when Kalich showed up at a house in Youngwood shared by Keim and his father.

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  14. Exclusive: Excela Health buys 40-acre tract for new medical complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Business Journal

    Excela Health has closed on a 40-acre tract of land in Westmoreland County, where the hospital system envisions building an orthopedics and sports medicine center. Excela purchased the Hempfield Township tract off Route 30 for $3.7 million, the sum the hospital system received in a state grant.

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  15. Exclusive: Excela Health buys 60-acre tract for new medical complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Business Journal

    Excela Health has closed on a 40-acre tract of land in Westmoreland County, where the hospital system envisions building an orthopedics and sports medicine center. Excela purchased the Hempfield Township tract off Route 30 for $3.7 million, the sum the hospital system received in a state grant.

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  16. SEC Files Offering Fraud ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | JD Supra

    ... raised in the offering would be used to drill, test and complete horizontal and vertical gas wells in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. The documents also authorized the payment of offering and organizational costs and discussed a fee for Mieka ...

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  17. Youngwood residents decry potential crematoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Business Journal

    Plans to build a crematory in the Westmoreland County town of Youngwood are causing some controversy among people who live near the site.

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  18. Deputy: New way for families to obtain NarcanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Erie Times News

    ... for citizens to obtain naloxone. In the meantime, Klenk is alerting families that a pharmacy in Westmoreland County, the Medicine Shoppe in Latrobe, has obtained a standing prescription from a physician there. Families in need may call the Medicine ...

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  19. Pa. EMS and fire companies receive grant moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | EMS1

    The annual rite of applying for funding through Pennsylvania's Fire Company and Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program has paid off for area departments. The nonprofits, 21 in Westmoreland County, one in Indiana County and five in Armstrong County, are sharing $329,000 in grants.

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  20. Neighbors react to pop-up Mount Pleasant gentlemen's clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Residents in one Westmoreland County community have questions about noise-- crime and traffic. All because of the business that just opened next door.

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