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Ellwood students recognized for chorus success  Ellwood City Ledger

BEAVER — The following four students from Lincoln High School successfully participated in District 5 Chorus at Beaver High School Feb. 6-8:Annie Macom, ...



Emails fuel developing battle between Latrobe school, athletic director  Tribune-Review

Greater Latrobe school director Michael O'Barto has opposed fellow school board members on key issues including the budget and a related tax hike. Now he's ...



Woodland Hills hosts MLK basketball tournament  Tribune-Review

It's a big weekend for high school basketball as 37 teams and some of the best players from across the region face off during a three-day tournament at ...



Latrobe's boys soccer team continues to grow  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

Despite having just five returning starters, Latrobe's boys soccer team believes it can make progress this fall. The Wildcats welcome back seniors Marshal ...



5 candidates seek 4 seats on Greater Latrobe School Board  Tribune-Review

Steven LoCascio and Mike O'Barto are vying with incumbents Dr. Rhonda A. Laughlin, Heidi Kozar and William A. Palmer Jr. for four seats on the Greater ...



Fred Rogers' lasting legacy, continuing ties to his Latrobe home  Tribune-Review

A slender, soft-spoken, color-blind vegetarian from Latrobe changed the world. Fred Rogers didn't try to cure cancer or harness the power of the sun. But nearly ...



Judge gives teen house arrest, probation in Latrobe high school sex assault  Tribune-Review

A Ligonier Township teen will serve a year on house arrest and seven years of probation after pleading guilty to the statutory sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl ...



Latrobe students help their peers through Link Crew concept  Tribune-Review

Sammee Pugner-Piper, who starts her senior year at Greater Latrobe Senior High this month, recalled the anxieties she felt as an arriving sophomore. 'I was the ...



Butler's 3rd-quarter surge guides Latrobe past rival Hempfield  Tribune-Review

Just like the first time it played Latrobe this season, Hempfield got the fast start it wanted. But once again, Latrobe finished. And once again, the Butler did it.



Latrobe ice cream shop helps woman in battle with brain tumor  Tribune-Review

Meah Ezykowsky is locked in a battle with Tina, the name she gave a brain tumor that robbed her memory and eyesight. How she came up with that nickname, ...



Defensive web gems lift Hempfield past Warwick in PIAA 1st round  Tribune-Review

A productive offense can sometimes lead to crisp defense when teams are able to play with leads in the softball postseason. It's a confidence thing.



3 incumbents, 5 challengers seek Latrobe school board seats  Tribune-Review

Eight candidates, cross-filed on the Democratic and Republican tickets, are running for four open seats on the Greater Latrobe School Board. May 16 ballots will ...



Latrobe high school sex assault details revealed by police, attorney  Tribune-Review

Two sides in a sexual assault case offer differing accounts about what transpired between defendant and victim at Greater Latrobe High School. Nicholas Scott ...



4th woman in family set to graduate as valedictorian from Greater Latrobe  Tribune-Review

When Stephanie Kubus graduates Tuesday as the valedictorian at Greater Latrobe Senior High School, she will follow in the footsteps of three women in her ...



Greater Latrobe High School student killed in Westmoreland Co. crash  WPXI Pittsburgh

The medical examiner has identified the Greater Latrobe High School student who died in a crash in Westmoreland County Wednesday night.



Football Recruiting Pirates edged out Pitt, WVU for coveted lineman  Bonesville

The Pittsburgh, PA, metro isn't an area East Carolina has tapped into often when it comes to football recruiting. But a family connection to ECU's coaching staff ...



Latrobe teenager ordered to stand trial in high school student's shooting death  WTAE Pittsburgh

Police from multiple departments responded to the scene on Main Street in Latrobe on Tuesday evening.



Greater Latrobe grad dies in wreck on winding road  Tribune-Review

A recent Greater Latrobe High School graduate died Sunday from head and neck injuries suffered when the car in which he was riding crashed along a winding ...



Greater Latrobe Senior High School art collection has a story all its own  Tribune-Review

When Barbara Jones, chief curator at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art in Greensburg, goes looking for a painting by an artist from this region to fill a ...



Manufacturing remains vital in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, experts say  Tribune-Review

Inside a nondescript building along Business Route 66 north of Greensburg, the region's rich manufacturing tradition continues in a small, family-owned ...



Latrobe teen showing off stolen gun to rap music beat to stand trial for 15-year-old's death  Tribune-Review

A Latrobe teenager was showing off a stolen handgun to friends, listening to rap music, when he pulled the trigger and killed a 15-year-old, a Westmoreland ...



Latrobe HS senior accused of sexually assaulting 14-year-old in auditorium  WPXI Pittsburgh

A Greater Latrobe High School senior is accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old fellow student between seats in the school's auditorium, police said.



Top students to speak at Derry Area, Ligonier Valley, Greater Latrobe school commencements  Tribune-Review

Another school year is coming to a end, and another group of seniors eagerly awaits the formal finale of their high school careers. Derry Area High School will ...



WCNS changes radio format from talk to adult contemporary music  Tribune-Review

Latrobe-based AM radio station WCNS announced it is changing its programming format from talk to adult contemporary music. The move comes as Laurel ...



Latrobe graduate makes a cause of concussion awareness  Tribune-Review

Jayden Moffa is one of the lucky ones. On Friday night, she sang the national anthem as she and her classmates at Greater Latrobe Senior High School ...



Athletic director revered by students, peers  Tribune-Review

Gary Garrison's office was almost never empty. 'It was a haven for the students, graduates of the school, coaches and pretty much anyone else. People loved ...



Mother, state police pursue answers 11 years after woman's murder in Derry Township  Tribune-Review

Easter was Samantha Joann Lang's favorite time of year, Carol Polo recalled Monday as she spoke of her daughter, who was brutally murdered 11 years ago ...



MICHAEL PAUL PATERCHAK  The Intelligencer

Michael Paul Paterchak, 54, of Darlington, formerly of Whitney, died Friday, December 28, 2018, at Heritage Valley Hospital, Beaver. He was born January 24, ...



USS Cole patrols Mediterranean with Unity man on deck  Tribune-Review

Jonathan Okonak was an accomplished swimmer at Greater Latrobe High School and then at St. Vincent College, so maybe it was appropriate that he joined the ...



ECU football announces 2019 early signees  WNCT

GREENVILLE, N.C. – First-year ECU Head Football Coach Mike Houston announced Wednesday that 18 student-athletes have signed a national letter-of-intent ...



Freshmen playing key roles in postseason for Westmoreland County softball teams  Tribune-Review

Hempfield freshman Emma Hoffner peered through the fence near the backstop at Seton Hill last week and held up a posterboard. A day after celebrating.



Three ECU signees named all-state by USA Today  247Sports

USA Today has released its all-state teams for all 50 states across America following the conclusion of the high school football season. Three East Carolina ...



Palko - Bonnet  Observer-Reporter

Lisa and Michael Bonnet of Eighty Four announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah, to Joel Palko, son of Nancy and Robert Palko of Latrobe.



Murraysville teen crowned Westmoreland County Fair Queen | Mon Valley News  Uniontown Herald Standard

Morgan Patrick, a Franklin Regional High School student from Murraysville, was crowned as the Westmoreland County Fair Queen.



Hempfield attorney to run for judge in Westmoreland County  Uniontown Herald Standard

A Hempfield Township attorney has announced his candidacy for judge in the Westmoreland County Court of Common Pleas.



Unity man loved being in the great outdoors with family  Tribune-Review

The outdoors called to Nick Morrison, whether he was spending time on his family's farm in Unity, aiming an arrow at wild game or helping neighbors with a ...



'Big man with big heart' was excited to serve his hometown  Tribune-Review

Family, friends and colleagues all described Trooper Michael P. Stewart the same way: 'A big man with a big heart,' and someone who always wanted to help ...



Class 6A: Hempfield crushes Latrobe, 13-2, in WPIAL softball championship  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Highlighted by a six-run fourth inning, Hempfield powered past Latrobe for its third consecutive WPIAL title.



Latrobe race focuses on sports complex  Tribune-Review

The Greater Latrobe School Board's decision last year to spend about $9.5 million to construct a multi-purpose athletic complex with artificial turf fields, ...



Latrobe station names broadcast booth for late radio host Dow Carnahan  Tribune-Review

Ron and Anna Jean Carnahan of New Alexandria no longer can wake to the voice of their son, Dow, sharing news of the Latrobe community with local radio ...



Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra: 50 years of making beautiful music  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra has traveled a long way since it was founded in 1969 and presented its first season at Greensburg Salem High School.



Tireless volunteer put her family, friends first  Tribune-Review

Everyone was family to Kara Campbell. 'There was no inner circle of friends for Kara; everyone was in it,' said her younger brother, Matt Dixon. Kara L. Campbell ...



High school graduation ceremonies close chapter for Derry, Ligonier, Latrobe scholars  Tribune-Review

The countdown is nearly over. Commencement ceremonies will soon mark the closing of one chapter and the start of another for hundreds of area high school ...



Parents of trooper killed in collision near Ligonier sue for wrongful death  Tribune-Review

The parents of a Pennsylvania state trooper from Unity who died a year ago when his marked vehicle collided with a garbage truck on Route 711 in Ligonier ...



4th person charged in fatal Latrobe shooting  Tribune-Review

Westmoreland County detectives have charged a fourth person in the Jan. 20 shooting death of a Latrobe man in a drug-related robbery attempt involving former ...



4 vie for 3 seats on Latrobe City Council  Tribune-Review

Four candidates are vying for three seats on Latrobe City Council, each hoping for a four-year term to serve the city. Democrats Robert 'Stuffy' Forish, Thomas ...



Trio of friends charged with murder in botched Latrobe robbery  Tribune-Review

Daniel McNerny had no idea the masked man he was so desperately trying to wrestle the 9 mm handgun from Tuesday night in Latrobe was a friend and former ...



Judge orders 3 to stand trial for second-degree murder in Latrobe man's death  Tribune-Review

Two Latrobe teenagers charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of a 20-year-old during a bungled robbery plot delayed getting medical help ...



Western Pa. school planetariums open for public programs  Tribune-Review

The sky is no longer the limit for planetarium programs. In addition to the Buhl Planetarium at Carnegie Science Center on the North Shore, there are ...



Fay-West school official never gave up on students  Tribune-Review

Choosing a career can be difficult for some, but Ronald Vid was not one of those people. 'He was born to be an administrator,' said fellow principal John ...



State trooper Michael P. Stewart is laid to rest  Tribune-Review

State trooper Michael P. Stewart III was laid to rest today. Stewart, 26, of Unity died last week after getting into a wreck while on patrol in Ligonier Township.



Despite tough times, Latrobe volleyball advanced to postseason  Tribune-Review

Latrobe, sporting a full roster just in time for the postseason, was hoping to make an impressive showing in the WPIAL boys volleyball playoffs beginning ...



Photos: Erie native and Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner  GoErie.com

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner runs between Cleveland Browns linebacker Christian Kirksey, left, and defensive lineman Carl Nassib at First ...



Odd Pittsburgh: Famous Pittsburgher's Who Went 'Back To School' Around Here  NewsRadio 1020 KDKA

Take another trip into Pittsburgh's past with The Odd Mysterious and Fascinating History of Pittsburgh!



Derry history group seeks to place new grave markers for Revolutionary War soldiers  Tribune-Review

Now 240 years after they fought in the American Revolution against the British to gain the nation's independence, some of the country's first veterans buried in a ...



Newsmaker you should know / Unity teen honored for using tragedy to help others  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Meah Ezykowsky, whose father was killed by a drunken driver, has been named 2015-16 Pennsylvania SADD Student of the Year.



Mark your calendar: Steelers training camp starts July 25  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Steelers will spend three weeks at training camp at Saint Vincent College this summer, reporting to Latrobe on July 25. They will have only two days off ...



Services at issue in race for Latrobe mayor  Tribune-Review

Rosie Wolford is seeking a second term as Latrobe's mayor after serving 10 years on city council. Fellow Democrat Jack Murtha, who was elected to a second ...



With cancer behind him, Conner just another rookie with the Steelers  Sharonherald

LATROBE, Pa. – The catharsis came inside a crowded restaurant on that raucous Friday night in late April when James Conner picked up the phone and ...



Penn-Trafford keeps expectations high despite young roster  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

For Penn-Trafford's young squad, it's been a summer of adjusting and learning. After last year's team went 11-2, nearly pulling off a comeback against Gateway ...



Official bios for each ECU 2019 signee  247Sports

It's a tremendous day for the future of ECU football. The national letters of intent from future Pirate football players have rolled in, and the first portion of the team's ...



Ligonier Valley set to battle Dunmore in PIAA quarterfinals  TribDem.com

On the day after Thanksgiving, it's a safe bet that the Ligonier Valley Rams got their fill of whatever was served at family gatherings following a spirited practice at ...



Tad Harbert takes over Kennard-Dale wrestling  GameTimePA

The Kennard-Dale Rams have a new head wrestling coach.



City council candidates in Latrobe know finances pose challenge for municipality  Tribune-Review

With the possibility of a tight budget looming for next year, Latrobe city council may have to make difficult financial decisions. Five candidates, including two ...



Family ties run deep for Westmoreland County teams in basketball playoffs  Tribune-Review

Lisa and Craig Mankins spent their Valentine's Day evening at a fancy hotel in Green Tree. But this date night was business over pleasure. The Mankins might ...



Week in pictures (April 16-22)  Tribune-Review

The week in pictures throughout the region captured by the Tribune-Review visuals staff. ...



'KIND' Derry Area teacher receives award for program that provides necessities for kids  Tribune-Review

All teachers know their students, no matter how intelligent or enthusiastic, cannot thrive if their stomachs are empty, if they don't have tennis shoes for gym class, ...



Loads of experienced players mean Valley could peak  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Don't tell Muzzy Colosimo that Valley will have an easy time making the playoffs after dropping from Class 3A to Class 2A this season. “I think the conference ...



Former Jeannette meter maid shows off her creative side  Tribune-Review

Kathie Termyna Wolfe started her life as a 'Jersey Girl,' but moved to Westmoreland County when she was 13 years old. Wolfe is a graduate of Greater Latrobe ...



Psychic to murder victim's family: 'You will get closure'  Tribune-Review

Carol Polo smiled and just as quickly burst into tears on Wednesday when two Butler County psychics asked whether her late daughter, Samantha Lang, ...



BotsIQ draws high school robot teams to battle at Cal U  Tribune-Review

It's rare that teachers encourage students to enter into violent competition. But that's the case when it comes to battling robots they've engineered for the 12th ...



Penn State, New Kensington gallery hosts high school art instructors  Tribune-Review

'Practicing What You Teach' is more than just a cute catch phrase for the January exhibit of area high school art instructors at Penn State, New Kensington.



Retirement opens supervisor field to 2 Republicans in Unity  Tribune-Review

The pending retirement of one of the three Unity supervisors has opened the race to two Republicans — one who promises not to work as roadmaster, and the ...



Newsmaker: William Aukerman  Tribune-Review

Noteworthy: Aukerman was appointed to a four-year term for the State Board of Chiropractic. He was recommended for the position by the Pennsylvania ...



Seth Howard takes the reins as defending WPIAL, PIAA champ Jeannette's full-time quarterback  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

After rotating with Robert Kennedy last year, Howard will lead the Jayhawks' offense solo as a senior.



2 Mt. Pleasant Area school directors face election challenges from 3 newcomers  Tribune-Review

Some new directors will be taking over on Mt. Pleasant Area School Board, but it's up to voters to determine how many. Three newcomers are challenging two ...



2016 List of High School Musicals in Western Pennsylvania  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The curtain is rising on another season of high school musicals. Here's the roundup of what's scheduled in Allegheny and surrounding counties, along with ...



Trib photographer earns top honors in regional contest  Tribune-Review

The National Press Photographers Association has named the Tribune-Review's Steph Chambers its photographer of the year for the Mid-Atlantic region for the ...



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