Attention Adventure Seekers: Nature, Laughs, and Thrills – Get Ready for Bikes & Hikes
Dominick Domasky and David Fedor, the dynamic duo, are your fearless guides through the stunning landscapes of Western Pennsylvania, and they're taking you on a rollercoaster of emotions, history, and laughter.
Boston Woman Dies in Shark Attack While Paddle Boarding in Bahamas
• A woman from Boston was killed by a shark while paddle boarding in the Bahamas. • The incident occurred about three-quarters of a mile away from the shore at a resort. • A lifeguard attempted to rescue the woman and administered CPR, but she suffered serious injuries and was declared dead.
Today the gas price is close to $3.49 in Norvelt as of 2023-12-05. Find the available 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 Tuesday is $3.229, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
Westmoreland farmer takes home Pennsylvania Farm Bureau's Barnraiser Award
Westmoreland County dairy farmer Rick Ebert was presented with the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau’s highest honor — the Barnraiser Award. The award was given to former bureau president, Ebert, 63, of Derry Township, during the the group’s 73rd annual meeting at the Hershey Lodge. It recognizes his years of service advocating for Pennsylvania agriculture at the county, state and national level.
Penn State students talk mental health before finals
As finals week approaches at Penn State, some students said the end of the semester – and college life in general – is taking a toll on their mental health. Last week, the University Park Undergraduate Association, Penn State’s student government, hosted events for “Mental Health and Wellness Week.”
College coordinators Marion, Gasparato earn postseason honors
A pair of coaches with local ties are taking home awards after impressive seasons with their respective teams. Brennan Marion, a Greensburg Salem alum and the offensive coordinator at UNLV, and Troy defensive coordinator Greg Gasparato, who has family in Jeannette, were selected as Light on College Sports assistant coaches of the year, Marion for offense and Gasparato for defense.
First Alert Meteorologist Ray Petelin judges ugly sweater contest
BRADENVILLE, PA. (KDKA) - Things got ugly in Bradenville, Westmoreland County, on Saturday night. Well, at least the sweaters did!Their ugly sweater party raises money for Shop with a Cop with the Pennsylvania State Police in Westmoreland County.First Alert Meteorologist Ray Petelin was one of the judges.They hoped to raise $30,000 at the event.
Water authority: Upgrades to affect part of Delmont
System upgrades by the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County will affect water service in several areas of Delmont on Tuesday, authority officials said. Between six and eight hours of work will take place Dec. 5 affecting Greensburg Street, Manor Road, Abbe Place, West Pine Street, Stotler Road, Crest Drive, Suncrest Drive, Fairview Street and School Street.
Delay in state subsidy release puts local libraries, district network in budget bind
When Melinda Tanner calls vendors who supply support services for the Westmoreland Library Network, they know she’s going to ask for an extension of a bill payment deadline. “The word spreads,” said Tanner, district consultant librarian for the network, which is holding payments while waiting for a little more than $354,000 in overdue state funding.
2 Westmoreland teens competing this week in rodeo's Junior World Finals in Las Vegas
Two Westmoreland County teens will be competing in the Junior World Finals this month in hopes that their homegrown rodeo skills will land them a top prize. Aubrie Loughner, 18, is set to compete in barrel racing and breakaway roping while Jack Brentzel, 14, qualified to participate in the bull riding competition. Both are excited but nervous for their first time at the championship — being held in Las Vegas.
Outside the box
Meryn Zangaro will leave a more unique mark on Greater Latrobe and beyond. As a senior, Meryn wanted to challenge herself and live outside the box. She surely does that–at Eastern Westmoreland Career Technical Center, on the track field, and on the wrestling mats. Meryn began going to EWCTC...
Man wounded in arm in South Huntingdon hunting incident
A man was taken by ambulance to Forbes Hospital in Monroeville on Friday after being wounded in an apparent hunting incident in South Huntingdon. Emergency crews were dispatched shortly before 5:30 p.m. to the 400 block of State Hill Road, east of Smithton, to assist a 60-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the arm.
High school scores, summaries and schedules for Dec. 4, 2023
Greensburg Central Catholic 82, Ligonier Valley 37. Lincoln Park at Beaver, 7:30 p.m. Ambridge at New Brighton, 7 p.m. Aquinas Academy at Propel Andrew Street, 7 p.m. Avella at West Greene, 7 p.m. Avonworth at Shady Side Academy, 7:30 p.m. Baldwin at Thomas Jefferson, 7:30 p.m. Belle Vernon at Steel...
Man accused of squatting in New Kensington home, assaulting manager ordered to stand trial
A homeless man accused of breaking into a New Kensington apartment and then punching the property manager who ordered him to leave has been ordered to stand trial. Bryant Nathaniel Thomas Houston, 38, was charged Nov. 17 with a felony count of burglary along with simple assault and detained in the Westmoreland County jail in lieu of a $5,000 cash bond.
Get Crafty and Embrace the Winter Spirit at the Winter Crafting Event
Get ready to embrace the holiday spirit with a unique blend of creativity and fun at the Winter Crafting event. This isn't just any crafting event - it's an evening designed to help you tap into your inner artist, create stunning winter-themed mason jar decor, and learn ways to boost your happiness during the winter season.
Going nuts | Students, experts talk Penn State squirrels
Over the years, Penn State has faced many changes. One constant, however, is the squirrel population. In State College and University Park, visitors, students and faculty experience the over-habituation of the eastern gray squirrel population. For Penn State employee Alex Fleck, she said she would guess she sees about 20...
Jeannette experiences The Sparkle of Christmas
The Sparkle of Christmas parade and event in Jeannette brought holiday cheer, and Santa, to town Saturday. There was a large interest this year in participating in the parade, which strode down Clay Avenue, according to organizers. The parade was led by grand marshal Jackie Oskin, who organizers said ran a preschool center for many years.
Union workers rally at Westmoreland Manor, cite wage, staffing issues in county contract talks
Members of a union representing more than 500 Westmoreland County employees picketed Friday in front of the county-owned nursing home, saying county officials aren’t proposing a fair contract as the workers’ four-year labor agreement is set to expire at the end of the month. Representatives of Service Employees...
Scam via text message bilks Hempfield man of $1,800
A Hempfield man was scammed out of $1,800 after, state police said, he was contacted by a person who claimed to be the pastor at a local church. The two communicated by text message Nov. 14 and the scammer requested money to help church members who are confined to their homes battling cancer, troopers said.
Pennsylvania State Police arrest man after high-speed chase in Unity Township
A man is behind bars after state police say he led officers on a high-speed chase in Unity Township.