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Westmoreland bus upgrades on hold as ridership remains low during pandemicby Rich Cholodofsky on January 24, 2021 at 1:00 pm
A planned upgrade of the Westmoreland County Transit Authority bus fleet is on hold as ridership on the agency’s fixed-route bus system continues to lag amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Westmoreland County vaccine plan remains shot in the dark for nowby Rich Cholodofsky on January 24, 2021 at 5:01 am
As neighboring counties take steps to coordinate local covid vaccinations, Westmoreland commissioners say they are awaiting further direction from the state before crafting a distribution plan.
Greater Latrobe School District starts vaccinating staff, sees ‘light at the end of the tunnel’by Jacob Tierney on January 23, 2021 at 8:03 pm
The Greater Latrobe School District staff members who lined up Saturday to get covid vaccines said the shots gave them a glimmer of hope that the pandemic could be nearing its end.
Ligonier businesses welcome 30th annual Ice Festby Jacob Tierney on January 23, 2021 at 6:41 pm
The 30th annual Ligonier Ice Fest was a happy occasion for business owners who have seen many of the borough’s other signature events canceled or curtailed due to the coronavirus, but this weekend’s rare live event attracted people to see dozens of ice sculptures, ride a horse-drawn carriage and pop into the many small shops around the Diamond.
Westmoreland County records 140 additional covid cases, 5 new deathsby Tribune-Review on January 23, 2021 at 5:25 pm
Five more people in Westmoreland County died from covid-19, according to the latest information from the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
Ligonier Valley Historical Society’s first online auction features Valentine’s Day themeby Jeff Himler on January 23, 2021 at 3:00 pm
Staff at the Ligonier Valley Historical Society are hoping bidders will love the organization’s “Spread the Love” online auction.
Officials anticipate work on new Route 30 GetGo store in Unityby Jeff Himler on January 23, 2021 at 3:00 pm
Work could begin soon on a new, expanded GetGo convenience store in Unity, according to local officials.
Latrobe-GLSD Parks and Recreation delays Comedy Night, Daddy-Daughter Danceby Jeff Himler on January 23, 2021 at 2:18 am
Latrobe-GLSD Parks and Recreation has pushed back dates for its annual Comedy Night and Daddy-Daughter Dance amid the ongoing covid-19 pandemic.
Westmoreland symphony’s next livestream to feature Cleveland cellistby Patrick Varine on January 23, 2021 at 1:54 am
There is certainly no love lost between Pittsburgh and Cleveland’s football teams. But unless he tries a dirty tackle on the conductor, no one is likely to boo cellist Mark Kosower, even if he does hail from the Browns’ hometown.
Volunteers to provide free tax prep for older, disabled residents in Westmorelandby Jeff Himler on January 23, 2021 at 1:01 am
Older residents and those who have a lower income or disability can turn to a program organized by Westmoreland County Community College if they need help preparing a simple income tax return.