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 Gateway High School boys coach Mitch Adams

Gateway basketball coach charged with making terroristic threats

Mitch Adams, who has been Gateway’s coach for nine seasons, was charged by Trafford police July 13 over an incident near his home.

1 week ago


 Clairton's Lamont Wade stretches to pull in a pass during a drill at preseason training camp.

Pigskin memories: High school football teaches players about more than the gridiron

One veteran sports writer shares his fond memories of the football of his youth.

1 week ago


Greensburg diocese granted injunction on contraception

The decision is likely to be appealed by the Department of Justice to the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

1 week ago


Woman, 26, killed in Donegal crash

State police said the vehicle the victim was riding in veered off the road and struck several trees.

2 weeks ago


Environmental group says drillers using diesel fuel for fracking without proper permits

The federal Energy Policy Act of 2005 required fracking operations using diesel to get special permits.

2 weeks ago


Westmoreland DA refiles homicide charge

District Judge Michael Mahady had dismissed charges against 57-year-old Gregory Randall, of Laurel Mountain, in the death of his girlfriend.

2 weeks ago


Activities for all ages slated for Westmoreland Fair

This year’s fair, scheduled for Friday through Aug. 23, will include contests, rides and exhibitions.

2 weeks ago


 Westmoreland Sheriff deputies escort Alex Hribal from the magistrate's office after his April 9 arraignment.

Franklin Regional stabbing suspect to stand trial Oct. 6

Alex Hribal is charged as an adult with 21 counts each of attempted homicide and aggravated assault.

2 weeks ago


Westmoreland DA plans to refile homicide charges

Gregory Randall had been accused of killing his girlfriend before a district judge dropped the charges Wednesday.

2 weeks ago


St. John the Baptist school to close K-5 program

School parents were told of the decision Thursday.

3 weeks ago


 Noah Cornuet.

Burrell High School player died from rare heart condition

Noah Cornuet, of Lower Burrell, died of an atrial myxoma, a tumor of connective tissue.

3 weeks ago


 Dawn and Harry McGinnis with their son Aidan, 5, of Midway, spend their last evening at the Linn Run State Park cabins Friday.

Pennsylvania parks: You don't have to rough it unless you want to

Overnight visitors to state parks have a variety of lodging options that range from basic cabins to bed-and-breakfasts.

3 weeks ago


 Noah Cornuet

Burrell High football player collapses, dies at first practice

Sophomore Noah Cornuet of Lower Burrell died Wednesday during the first of three days of heat acclimatization practices, authorities said.

3 weeks ago


 A building used to store food burned to the ground late Sunday at Living Treasures Animal Park in Laurel Highlands. Two other buildings were destroyed in the four-alarm fire. No people or animals were harmed.

Fire at Donegal animal park destroys 3 buildings

Three buildings were destroyed at Living Treasures Wild Animal Park but no animals were injured and the private zoo was open Monday.

4 weeks ago


 Firefighters battle a four-alarm fire at the Living Treasures Wild Animal Park in Donegal late Sunday night that heavily damaged three buildings. No injuries were reported and no animals were harmed, officials said.

Four-alarm fire damages buildings at animal park in Westmoreland County

No animals were harmed at the Living Treasures Wild Animal Park in Donegal, according to county emergency officials.

4 weeks ago



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