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Westmoreland Cleanways moves hazardous waste drop-off in Unity forward to Nov. 11

Updated less than a minute ago Westmoreland Cleanways is hosting a drop-off collection of hazardous household waste Nov. 11 at its recycling center in Unity. The event has been advanced a week from the previously announced date. Environmental Coordination Services and Recycling of Cochranton, Cra

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2017-09-23 02:33:56

Former teacher remembered through scholarship

The sister of a former New Castle Area School District teacher has established a trust fund and scholarship to honor his memory. The school board at a recent special meeting established a trust agreement with Margaret (Peggy) Downing to honor the memory of her brother, Paul F. Hawkins. The funds wil

NEW CASTLE NEWS - 2017-09-22 11:15:00

First lady set to embark on first solo trip outside US

WASHINGTON (AP) - Melania Trump is set to take her biggest step yet as first lady. She's leading the U.S. delegation to an international sporting event for wounded service members, her first solo trip outside of the U.S. to represent her adopted country without President Donald Trump at her side. Th

DERRICK - 2017-09-23 04:39:47

Next version of Trump travel ban could be more tailored

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is weighing the next iteration of his controversial travel ban, which could include new, more tailored restrictions on travelers from additional countries. The Department of Homeland Security has recommended the president impose the new, targeted restrictions

DERRICK - 2017-09-23 04:39:10

Howard University students protest Comey's address

Students at Howard University loudly protested former FBI Director James Comey Friday as he delivered a convocation address. As Comey, making a rare public appearance since leaving the FBI, began his speech welcoming new students at Howard University, protesters could be heard yelling from the back

WTAE.COM - 2017-09-22 20:10:00

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Extremely Racist Black ESPN Reporter Says ALL White Pe

DERRICK - 2017-09-22 17:14:27

Fall festivals, for the animals, Dave, etc.

Though it feels more like summer lately, today is the first official day of fall, and with the changing of the season comes a variety of area activities through October. Be sure to check out these pumpkin patches, corn mazes, haunted trails and more. TWOLICK VALLEY Nursery, at 3200 Airport Road, Whi

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-22 14:00:00

Rand Paul, Trump clash over health care bill

WASHINGTON - Sen. Rand Paul says despite President Donald Trump's attacks on him for opposing the new GOP health care bill, the measure is a "fake" and he won't support it. The Kentucky Republican says in an interview with The Associated Press that the White House "just wants a legislative victory,

TRIBDEM.COM - 2017-09-22 15:20:00

Showtime making series of Clinton-Patterson thriller

Showtime has won a bidding war to develop former President Bill Clinton and powerhouse author James Patterson's upcoming thriller, "The President is Missing," into a television series. The network announced the deal Friday, months away from the book's publication next June. In the collaboration with

WJAC TV - 2017-09-22 12:27:22

Opinion: Actions matter more than titles when fighting the opioids epidemic

EDITOR'S NOTE: Boris Epshteyn formerly served as a Senior Advisor to the Trump Campaign and served in the White House as Special Assistant to The President and Assistant Communications Director for Surrogate Operations. WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - Over 33,000 people died from an opioid o

WJAC TV - 2017-09-22 12:15:55

Woman steals from Macy's, bites security guard, police say

HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Police are looking for a woman who they say tried to steal clothes from Macy's in Hempfield Township. Pennsylvania State Police in Greensburg released a surveillance photo from Sept. 11. Westmoreland fugitive found under pile of clothes Phone scam costs Westmoreland woman m

WPXI - 2017-09-22 17:46:07

White supremacy flyers prompt student outrage at Penn State

Penn State officials have responded to a recruiting flyer from a white supremacist group that has been posted on a campus bulletin board this week. (WJAC) UNIVERSITY PARK - Penn State officials have responded to a recruiting flyer from a white supremacist group that has been posted on a campus bulle

WJAC TV - 2017-09-22 11:15:21

'Missing White Woman Syndrome' May Explain Why FBI Isn't Investigating Kenneka Jenkins

An online petition to pressure the FBI into investigating the recent, mysterious death of a Black teenager in suburban Chicago was nearing its goal of 25,000 signatures by Thursday morning. But the petition's chances of success were bleak at best for a number of reasons, including this week's announ

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-22 16:50:55

Why do some White people want to say the N-word so badly?

Aside from being a desperate piece of click bait, Piers Morgan's defense of White people using the word "nigga" is misguided at best and perhaps racist at worst. But his apparent ignorance when it comes to the word's historical perspective is more glaring than anything else in his inflammatory colum

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-22 16:21:17

First lady does some gardening in White House kitchen garden

WASHINGTON (AP) - First lady Melania Trump, gardener. The former model and Manhattanite traded her stilettos for sneakers Friday to plant, harvest and wash vegetables in the White House kitchen garden with help from local children. "I'm a big believer in healthy eating because it reflects on your mi

WJAC TV - 2017-09-22 14:41:06

Council approves contract to demolish old building

BLAIRSVILLE - Keeping accurate time just cost Blairsville Borough about $60,000 on a municipal contract. Bad timing, and a gamble on raising its bid, also cost a Michigan company its chance to win the borough's business. Sixty grand is the difference between the amounts of the low bids submitted Aug

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 13:57:00

Leopards shut out Albert Gallatin, 12-0

Belle Vernon led 5-0 at halftime Thursday night and then cruised in the second half for a 12-0 home victory in Section 3-AAA against Albert Gallatin. Hunter Martin scored a hat trick for the Leopards (3-1-1, 6-1-1). Jackson Guess, Markello Apodiakos, Chris McCullough and Nick Nagy all scored two goa

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2017-09-22 03:00:00

Geiger church welcomes Brother Jim Myer

Sept. 24 thru 26 will find the folks at Geiger Church of the Brethren gathering together for their annual revival and renewal service. This year's speaker will be Brother Jim Myer. His boisterous and witty personality proclaims that he is 77 years old and married to his wife Faye. They have four mar

DAILY AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-09-22 02:35:01

Trump campaign bodyguard linked to ex-con who's key in Russia probes

Another connection has emerged between Donald Trump and Felix Sater, the Russian emigre and ex-con who's become a key figure in widening investigations into ties between Trump associates and Russian figures. Trump plays down his relationship with Sater, despite growing evidence of links between the

CENTRE DAILY - 2017-09-21 12:00:00

Trump wants to eliminate the federal program that oversees long-term hurricane relief

The federal agency tasked with managing billions in long-term hurricane-relief money is on the Trump administration's chopping block. In May, President Donald Trump announced that he wanted to cut the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Community Block Grant Program, which administers ab

CENTRE DAILY - 2017-09-22 01:45:00