Westmoreland



Activities for all ages slated for Westmoreland Fair

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

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

1 week ago


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

School parents were told of the decision Thursday.

2 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 weeks ago


Bill Clinton speaks at Scaife memorial

The 42nd president said his changed relationship with Mr. Scaife could be a lesson in conflict resolution.

2 weeks ago


Rostraver police obtain warrant for robbery suspect

Township police believe Errin Shane Rose, 44, acted alone.

3 weeks ago


Father, son killed in Westmoreland County crash on Route 981

Two people were ejected from the vehicle when it crashed near Substation Road around 4:30 a.m., according to county emergency officials.

3 weeks ago


Youth minister accused of having sex with 15-year-old girl

Brian Keith Smith, has been charged with aggravated indecent assault of a minor younger than 16 and possession of child pornography.

3 weeks ago


New Westmoreland County land bank cleans up blighted lots

The county’‍s bank kicks off its mission with the demolition of two abandoned houses in West Newton.

1 month ago


Greensburg teen develops mobile safety app

Seton Hill University will make the app available to students, faculty and staff.

1 month ago



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