Hunter Mistakenly Shoots Fellow Hunter in Westmoreland County
In a shocking incident in South Huntington Township, Westmoreland County, a hunter mistakenly shoots another, mistaking them for a coyote. The injured hunter is now in stable condition. This adds to the growing number of shooting incidents involving hunters statewide.
State Police searching for two people accused of stealing from storage units
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- State Police are searching for two people accused of cutting the locks of self-storage units and stealing items from inside them in Westmoreland County.The break-ins happened at Larch's Self Storage on Willow Crossing in Hempfield Township between November 19 and November 20 and a Kia vehicle is believed to be involved.Police say the stolen items include paintball guns, an XBox controller, and jewelry. The estimated value of what was stolen is around $5,000, according to police.Anyone with information about the break-ins is asked to call State Police at the Greensburg barracks at 724-832-3288 and ask for Trooper Moffa.
5 things to do in Westmoreland County: Dec. 8-10
Chestnuts are roasting on the open fire, and Jack Frost is already starting to nip at noses. If that isn’t enough to get you in the holiday spirit, there are plenty of activities that will this weekend in Westmoreland County. Free improv workshop. Leaders of StoryZ, a nonprofit theater...
Trial continues for 3 people charged in 2022 New Kensington homicide
The trial for three people charged in connection to a July 2022 homicide in New Kensington continued Wednesday in Westmoreland County.
Pitt-Greensburg Students Call for Change Following Accident on Mount Pleasant Road
Pitt-Greensburg students are calling for change following the accident that took place on Nov. 14, 2023. Pitt-Greensburg’s Audrey Fruehauf, 18, of Rector, was struck by a vehicle while crossing Mount Pleasant Road to get to University Courts. She was life flighted to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital where she remains in critical condition.
Start Of Centerville Road Bridge Demolition Next Week
Start Of Centerville Road Bridge Demolition Next Week Will Delay Traffic On Route 30. (Lancaster, PA) -- More intense roadwork on the Centerville Road Bridge is coming next week. PennDOT says that the removal of the old bridge spanning Route 30 in East Hempfield Township will include nighttime lane restrictions and rolling stops. Officials say weather permitting, the work will be done from overnights from 8:00 p.m. to six in the morning beginning Monday, December 11th and lasting through Thursday, December 14th. Some daytime work will also happen Wednesday and drivers need to look out for flaggers who'll be on site. Officials say you should plan to take an alternative route if you can.
Laurels & lances: Rebuilding, increasing, concealing
Laurel: To rebuilding. On Dec. 4, 2021, St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Church in Arnold was gutted by a massive fire that seemed like the end of the 74-year-old house of worship. Two years later, a $2.2 million sanctuary is rising from those ashes. “We rebuild our church, but we are...
Hempfield Area makes it easier to search students with security policy update
Hempfield Area School District students and their belongings can be searched at the discretion of the superintendent under a revised policy the school board approved this week. The changes allow the district to search students and their belongings with metal or weapons detectors regardless of whether there has been a...
State police charge Latrobe woman with endangerment after tot tests positive for marijuana
A Latrobe woman was arrested Friday on child endangerment charges after state police said a 2-year-old boy ingested marijuana. Shelby L. Bosworth, 21, is free on $15,000 unsecured bail. Troopers said in a news release that Bosworth reported taking the child to Independence Health Latrobe Hospital on Nov. 1 when...
Josh Smith, Chance Yanoski lead Mechanicsburg past Hempfield in Carlisle Classic
CARLISLE – Mike Gaffey may have had more than enough intel on the adversary his Mechanicsburg side was about to encounter, but he decided to take one last look – a first-hand look – to be sure. Although Mechanicsburg’s second-year skipper was a bit uneasy after watching...
irwin, PA Residents: Your Future Dogs Best Friend Awaits!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of irwin..
The gas price fluctuate between $3.55 and $3.79 in Greensburg as of 2023-12-07. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.202, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
50th anniversary: Latrobe historical society searches for next generation
The Latrobe Area Historical Society has evolved and expanded throughout the past 50 years — but its continued service to the local community is reliant on the work of numerous dedicated volunteers. President Mary Lou Townsend said the society is seeking younger volunteers to spearhead future growth of the...
Yukon landfill could pay $275,000 to settle pollution claims
Residents living near a hazardous waste landfill in Yukon could share in a tentative $275,000 class-action lawsuit settlement that claims their homes have been impacted by polluted dust and odors from the site since 2014. Payments from the proposed settlement with MAX Environmental Technologies Inc. — to those living in...
Westmoreland happenings: Cookie walks, holiday concert, Christmas bingos, more
• Greensburg Church of the Brethren will host a night of fun and fellowship for individuals and groups with developmental disabilities from 5 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the church, 554 Stanton St. Dinner is included. Participants must be accompanied by a family member or caregiver. Donations will be accepted. Details: 724-834-2130 or gbgcob.org.
Greensburg Salem superintendent addresses incident involving elementary school child
Police are investigating an incident in a Greensburg Salem elementary classroom that was reported in October, Superintendent Ken Bissell told school board members Monday. Few details about what’s being investigated have been released. A letter Bissell sent to parents last week notified them of an incident that came to...
Meet Mr. Raymond
In a recent change for Derry, we welcome a new athletic director, Mr. Nick Raymond, stepping into the role vacated by Mr. Miller, who returned to Seton Hill this fall. Bringing a wealth of sports experience, Mr. Raymond was a three-sport athlete, coached football for 12 years at Homer Center, where he won two District 6 championships, and served as an athletic director at Forest Hills High School for two years before joining our community.
Massive holiday light display at Pittsburgh-area home honors man's love for dogs
By: KDKA-TV's Ashley FunyakGREENSBURG, Pa. (KDKA) -- A local woman is honoring her stepdad's love for dogs with a massive holiday light display at her home in Greensburg.Rachel Hill says her stepdad, Larry, loved animals his entire life. "He wasn't allowed a dog when he was younger, so when he got his own dog, they quickly became family," Hill says.Hill says her family started the tradition of setting up a Christmas lights display 29 years ago in Harrisburg, where her family is originally from. Following a procedure to have a stent put into his heart, the family put the decorating...
Create Your Own Cocoa Bombs at the Cocoa Bomb Workshop in Greensburg!
🎉🍫Get ready for a sweet adventure! The Cocoa Bomb Workshop is coming to town!. On Sat, Dec 09 from 1pm - 2pm, 12th Octave Studios located at 217 South Pennsylvania Avenue, Greensburg, PA 15601 will turn into a chocolate wonderland. This exciting event is sure to bring out the chocolatier in everyone, from ages 10 to 100. 🎈👨🍳👩🍳
Luminary Night gathers holiday cheer in downtown Greensburg
The streets of downtown Greensburg were transformed into a holiday wonderland Thursday evening, complete with elves, cookies, hot chocolate, horse-drawn carriages, a live Nativity , and a visit from Santa for the 54th annual Luminary Night. Hosted by the nonprofit Greensburg Business and Professional Association, the event gathers local organizations...