LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — The remains of an Air Force pilot from Pennsylvania whose plane crashed off Croatia during World War II are coming home and will be interred alongside those of his son, a Vietnam War veteran, at Arlington National Cemetery.
The remains of Army Air Forces 1st Lt. Eugene ...
Pennsylvania college renames hall after allegations reported
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — A West Pennsylvania college has renamed its student activity center after receiving credible allegations of sexual abuse against the hall’s previous clerical namesake.
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It’s a beautiful day in Mister Rogers’ neighborhood! But if you want to visit, you’ll have to head to Pennsylvania.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the classic PBS children’s television show “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” hosted by the late Fred Rogers. A new documentary “Won’t You ...
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Luke Miney of Latrobe is organizing another party at the scenic Beam Rocks overlook in Somerset County along the Westmoreland border.
Miney’s gatherings atop Laurel Mountain aren’t traditional parties people associate with Beam Rocks. Instead, the affairs can be ...
High school roundup for April 25, 2018: Fox Chapel baseball snaps losing skid
Jonathan Simon made sure Fox Chapel’s losing streak stopped.
Simon pitched a complete game, striking out seven, to help Fox Chapel beat Armstrong, 5-1, in a Section 1-5A baseball game Wednesday.
Simon also doubled for the Foxes (5-5, 4-3), who snapped a four-game losing streak. Mitch ...
Business owners can get some tips about guarding their enterprises against cyber threats Tuesday at Westmoreland County Community College’s Latrobe campus.
Set for 9 to 10:30 a.m., the program is part of a Chamber University series coordinated by the Greater Latrobe-Laurel Valley Community ...
The weather won again last week, so schedules continue to be a mess. Slowly, though, sections are getting back on track as they continue to loathe the weather-permitting asterisks.
Some key games to watch include Norwin (4-2, 3-1) at new No. 1 Hempfield (10-2, ...
Franklin Regional baseball was down a couple starters, got outhit, had a trio of errors in one inning, and had to use its ace pitcher in relief when its five-run lead began to leak oil late.
Despite all of those factors working against them, the Panthers still managed to ...
Greater Latrobe Senior High School senior Marianna Schrack and Vincentian Academy senior Thomas Ik-Hyun Kim each received a $5,000 scholarship Wednesday during Trib Total Media’s annual Outstanding Young Citizen Awards banquet at the Quality Inn in New Kensington.
The awards, presented by ...
From crime scene investigators to cabaret performers, students will have opportunities to explore careers in the sciences, the arts and service industries through new courses next fall at Greater Latrobe School District.
The school board Tuesday approved six new courses — including ...
A Derry Area High School graduate will return to Westmoreland County to join the administrative staff at neighboring Greater Latrobe School District.
Latrobe school directors Tuesday hired New Derry native Eugene Joe as the school’s student support services coordinator, effective July 1. A ...
Section 2-6A baseball is expected to produce a tight race that lasts late into the season, so every matchup is important. One of those includes Plum (5-3, 1-2) at Penn-Trafford (4-3, 2-1), weather permitting. The teams split their two-game series last season.
The Western Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association released its Week 5 boys volleyball polls for Class AAA and AA on Monday morning based on a vote of the 40 WPIAL head coaches.
There are no changes to the top two in AAA where No. 1 North Allegheny and No. 2 Penn-Trafford maintained ...
Westmoreland athletes of the week: Yough’s Jarett Bach, Latrobe’s Sarah Blair
Claim to fame: Bach allowed one hit and struck out 13 batters in 52⁄3 innings to lead Yough (1-1, 1-1) to a 2-0 victory over Deer Lakes in Section 1-4A on April 6.
“It was a team performance. They made some ...
J.T. Schimizzi has never been to Alaska, and he can’t wait to move there next fall. Blake Rossi feels the same way about his upcoming move to Texas.
What has the pair excited about leaving Latrobe is a dream opportunity to play in the North American Hockey League, one of the elite junior ...
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Latrobe City Council on Monday voted 5-2 in support of Sheetz’s plan to sell beer and wine at its store at Ligonier Street and Route 982.
The Altoona-based convenience store chain’s request to transfer a restaurant liquor license from a former Pizza Hunt franchisee in neighboring Unity now ...
Highlights of the week ahead in Westmoreland high school sports:
With the season stuck in park for almost two weeks, many local teams are beginning to get outside again as fields become playable — OK, passable.
• Section 2-6A is expected to be a tight ...
Jeannette’s Cunningham, Latrobe’s Graytok named Westmoreland Trib Players of the Year
Jeannette’s Tre Cunningham and Latrobe’s Laura Graytok have been named the Basketball Players of the Year for the Westmoreland Tribune-Review.
Boys Player of the Year
Jeannette, 6-4, Senior, guard/forward
Tre Cunningham sometimes gets razzed about having a ...
1. Pine-Richland, 5-0, 1
2. North Allegheny, 2-0, 3
3. Butler, 2-0, —
4. Norwin, 1-1, 4
5. Canon-McMillan, 4-2, 2
Out: Mt. Lebanon (1-4, 5)
1. Mars, 2-2, 1
2. West Allegheny, 1-0, 4
3. Hampton, 0-0, ...
Allderdice at Bethel Park, ppd.
Peters Township at Baldwin, ppd.
Mars at Armstrong, ppd.
North Hills at Hampton, ppd.
Latrobe’s Mira Rolin set to join new hockey program at Concordia-Ann Arbor
Latrobe senior Mira Rolin will be getting in on the ground floor as a member of the Concordia Ann Arbor women’s hockey team.
Rolin plans to commit soon to play for the Cardinals in their inaugural season in 2018-19.
“The opportunity to start with a new team and meet new players from ...
A Latrobe man’s troubled youth, when he was in and out of police custody and repeatedly battled drug addiction, make him a candidate to have his murder case prosecuted in juvenile court, a social worker testified on Monday.
The defense lawyer for Austin Krinock, 20, wants Westmoreland ...
Last year was for learning. This year is for results.
That’s the plan laid out for the Latrobe boys volleyball team.
The Wildcats finished fourth in the WPIAL Section 3-AAA standings at 8-6 and made the WPIAL tournament in 2017. However, they lost to Shaler, 3-0, in the first ...
Highlights of the week ahead in Westmoreland high school sports:
As weather conditions improve and fields begin to dry to playable standards, many teams are desperate to find early-season rhythm.
A few local games are on the schedule as teams begin to ...
Ripken Experience tournament (at Myrtle Beach)
South Park 15, Centerburg, Ohio 2
South Park 12, Elkhorn, Wisconsin 4
Seneca Valley at Mt. Lebanon, ...
Isaiah DiAndreth had flied out, reached on an error and walked when he came to the plate for a fourth time in the top of the seventh inning.
The Hempfield senior shortstop was anxious to get a hit and displayed the composure of a third-year starter as he waited for his pitch. The result — ...
Former Latrobe, Seton Hill grappler Ty Lydic to compete at international event
Ty Lydic is looking forward to a new experience this weekend.
The Latrobe native and Seton Hill graduate assistant in the admissions department will spend Easter in New York City with his family while he competes in the Bill Farrell Memorial International Open at the New York Athletic ...
A health care symposium in Latrobe on April 20 will focus on “unconscious bias” in the workplace.
Excela Health is hosting the symposium, titled “Unconscious Bias: Recruiting a Diverse Workforce and Creating a Culture of Acceptance,” at Excela Square at Latrobe, 100 Excela Health Drive, ...
Police: Woman faked pregnancy to hitch ambulance ride from Latrobe to Greensburg
For the second time this year, a woman is accused of faking a medical problem and using an ambulance for transportation into Greensburg, city police allege.
Patrolman Kerry Dieter filed complaints of theft of services and possession of drug paraphernalia against Leeann N. Armstrong, 25, of ...
Much of James Bolton Sr.’s life revolved around the fire department. His wife, Betty, has a good idea why.
“When Jim was about 6 years old, his dad was killed in an automobile accident,” she said. “Eventually his mother bought this little trailer that was heated by a space ...
Latrobe artist Adalberto Ortiz moves on from career in set design to passion for painting
As a young man growing up in New York City, Puerto Rican native Adalberto Ortiz considered designing buildings for a living.
But he realized projects on such a grand scale might take years to come to fruition.
He found more immediate fulfillment in a career as a set designer and, ...
The Sheetz convenience chain hopes to begin selling beer and wine at its Latrobe store, with the approval of the state Liquor Control Board and the support of city council.
Council will hold a public hearing at the beginning of its April 9 meeting to consider Sheetz’s proposal to transfer ...
The Barbie car might have needed snow tires to roll into a new baseball season at Latrobe, but it made its return for another run of accolades.
Latrobe coach Matt Basciano gives out the small toy-turned-attaboy-award — complete with Ken in the driver’s seat, a wild-haired Barbie riding ...
Organizers call them “the best in the West.”
The top senior basketball players in Western Pennsylvania will once again gather for the annual Roundball Classic on April 20-21 at Geneva College in Beaver Falls.
There will be three games Friday night with a girls game at 6 p.m. and boys ...
1. Pine-Richland (18-5)
2. Canon-McMillan (14-6)
3. North Allegheny (17-8)
4. Norwin (14-4)
5. Mt. Lebanon (14-9)
1. Mars (14-8)
2. Moon (13-7)
3. Hampton (13-7)
4. West Allegheny (21-3)
5. Latrobe ...
The WPIAL softball season will officially begin Friday, and Hempfield (Class 6A), West Allegheny (5A), Belle Vernon (4A), Ellwood City (3A), Frazier (2A) and West Greene (A) will begin defense of their district titles. Hempfield, Mt. Pleasant (4A), South Park (3A) and West Greene (A) claimed ...
William Miller Sr. did not have the outward appearance of a “tough guy,” according to his daughter.
But when it came to his country, the former Green Beret, master paratrooper and Korean War veteran was a force to be reckoned with, earning medals and presidential citations during his ...
Miss the Ches-A-Rena? Relive your roller skating glory days at these rinks
The Ches-A-Rena will soon be a memory, and several other roller skating rinks have gone the way of the dinosaur, such as Romp N Roll in Shaler and Ardmore Roller Palace in Forest Hills.
But that doesn’t mean there aren’t still places to go roller skating in Western Pennsylvania. Most ...
Former Latrobe man arrested on warrant; brother surrenders on weapons charges
A few hours after Westmoreland County sheriff’s deputies apprehended a former Latrobe man wanted for more than a month on theft charges, his older brother, wanted for firing a handgun at an occupied home, decided it was time to surrender, too, authorities said.
Zachary T. Jording, 21, who ...
Westmoreland athletes of the week: Hempfield’s Gavin Mayo, Latrobe’s Rylee Jackson
Sport: Swimming and diving
Claim to fame: Mayo finished fourth in the 50-yard freestyle in 20.81 seconds at the PIAA Class AAA championships March 14 at Bucknell. Mayo also was part of Hempfield’s 200 freestyle relay team that ...
Joyce Kennedy was a kind and loving person who liked to work with children and selflessly helped others, her family said.
“She would do anything for anybody, and expected nothing in return,” said her husband, Thomas Kennedy.
Mrs. Kennedy helped people because she loved them and never ...
Long before the days of computerized property tax information, Suzie Frenchik began working for Westmoreland County in the addressograph office in the 1960s, when the lists of taxable properties were typed on metal plates for the tax collection books, said a longtime friend and ...
Tuesday is the deadline to sign up for the annual Senior Appreciation Luncheon, set for 12:45 to 2:15 p.m. April 11 in the Greater Latrobe Senior High School cafeteria.
The free meal for district residents over age 60 is sponsored by the school’s student council and includes the choice of ...
Latrobe Business and Professional Women is offering two $1,000 scholarships to area students who are continuing their education at an institution of higher learning.
To qualify, students must be a high school senior, must reside in the Latrobe/Derry area and must have been accepted to a ...
NCAA wrestling notebook: Seven former WPIAL standouts earn All-America honors, 3 win titles
CLEVELAND — Seven former WPIAL wrestlers earned NCAA Division I wresting championship All-American honors, and three won titles Saturday night at Quicken Loans Arena.
Iowa freshman Spencer Lee (Franklin Regional), Penn State junior Jason Nolf (Kittanning) and Penn State junior Vincenzo ...
It’s a new boys volleyball season, which means it’s a new cast of characters for Penn Hills. The Indians will look to take the next step by securing a playoff spot after missing out by one game a season ago.
The Indians (7-7) have two returning starters — senior outside hitter B.J. Smith ...
Patrons visiting the Dairy Queen on Route 981 in Unity will find treats for their eyes as well as their taste buds.
A display case, installed late last year, is filled with colorful items recalling the history of the popular frozen-treat franchise and of iconic Latrobe people and ...
Latrobe grads Pletcher, Zavatsky advance to second round at NCAA wrestling championships
CLEVELAND — For Latrobe graduates Luke Pletcher and Zack Zavatsky, nothing beats winning.
Wins don’t have to be pretty as long as you advance, and that’s what the two Wildcats did Thursday at the NCAA Division I wrestling championship at Quicken Loans Arena.
Pletcher (27-2) defeated ...