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  1. Obituary: Catherine "Cathy" Milton / Trailblazing journalist who had long television career at WTAERead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    During an afternoon spent horseback riding with her sister many years ago, broadcast journalist Catherine M. "Cathy" Milton was bucked off the animal's back. "She was really banged up," said her younger sister Dolores Powell of Blackridge.

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  2. Teachers strike averted in Greensburg Salem School District; schools openRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Contract negotiations between the district and Greensburg Salem Education Association went late into the night Tuesday and this morning the district announced that a tentative agreement had been reached between the teachers and the Westmoreland County district. Last week, superintendent Eileen Amato wrote in an email, "I am very optimistic that both sides will work to reach an agreement."

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  3. Greensburg Salem teachers may strike next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    Students in the Greensburg Salem School District may stay home Wednesday if the district and teachers union fail to reach a contract agreement next week. The Greensburg Salem Education Association said it plans to strike if a final attempt at compromise fails at a meeting with district leadership Tuesday.

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  4. Art venues offer unique gifts for the holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    Shoppers looking for unique gifts for the holidays can find plenty to choose from at local art venues, many of which expand hours and the number and variety of items available at this time of year. Four are listed below in order of their openings; the markets continue until the end of the year.

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  5. Fishing report 10-14-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Lake Erie : Boaters caught nice steelhead in 1- to 2-foot waves off Walnut Creek and Trout Run, and good fishing was reported in the first trench. Walleye were taken in 60 feet of water; yellow perch were at 40-60 feet.

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  6. Lawmakers take aim at drug price increases; consumer alert on Oakland ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    Sparked by widespread outrage over price increases for Mylan's EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, three U.S. lawmakers Thursday introduced a bill that would require drug makers to provide justification for price hikes of more than 10 percent for certain drug products. The bill's sponsors - senators Tammy Baldwin and John McCain, and Rep. Jan Schakowsky - said the bill would not prohibit any price increases, but was aimed at bringing transparency to the market for prescription drugs.

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  7. White Oak personal care home operator buys ex-hospital site in Westmoreland CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    A long-time White Oak personal care home operator has purchased the former Jeannette District Memorial Hospital site in Westmoreland County. Craig Anlouf, president and CEO of the 115-bed for-profit Palms Communities at O'Neil Inc., completed the purchase Wednesday from Excela Health for $820,000.

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  8. Seton Hill initiative aims to better prep students for workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    Seton Hill University has received a grant of $500,000 from the Richard King Mellon Foundation to launch an initiative aimed at better preparing students to fill highly skilled jobs of the future in southwestern Pennsylvania. The grant will provide funds for three years to Seton Hill's new Office for Academic Innovation and Planning, which will work with faculty, regional businesses, nonprofits and community leaders to identify jobs and skills that will be in demand as current and future students enter the workforce, said Mary Finger, president of the university in Greensburg, Westmoreland County.

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  9. Goose control program returns to county parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Controlled goose hunts will be held at Westmoreland County parks Sept. 2-25. On specified dates and specific times, some parks may be closed to other activities.

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  10. Westmoreland County native retires as rear admiralRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    And although Cindy "C.J." Jaynes retired this month as a rear admiral, the Westmoreland County native plans eventually to get a new job in the field she specialized in: aeronautical engineering. Born in Greensburg and raised in Vandergrift, she became the 79th woman in the 241-year history of the Navy to achieve the rank of rear admiral as well as the first female flag officer in the field of aerospace maintenance.

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  11. As utilities quietly turn to herbicides, a challenge arisesRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    Sarah Bernardi's property spans 16 acres of Westmoreland County, bordering a creek cloaked by green trees and shrubbery. Also bordering her property is a high-voltage transmission line carrying electricity from power plants to local utilities.

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  12. Nonprofits can look forward to a Day of Giving redoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    In response to the editorial "Day of Digital Failure: Nonprofits Take a Hit With Day of Giving Glitch" : In all fairness, The Pittsburgh Foundation is a leader and champion of and for nonprofits. No one was more disappointed for the platform glitch than the folks at TPF, Community Foundation of Westmoreland County and Butler County.

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  13. Obituary: Irene M. Ciuffoletti / Pennsylvania's oldest womanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    Pennsylvania's oldest woman, believed to be the fifth-most-senior person in the United States, passed away today. Irene M. Ciuffoletti was 113, and died of old age at St. Anne Home in Greensburg.

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  14. New candle conveys the sense and scents of old Hills storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    You can no longer visit a Hills Department Store for the discount clothing, toys and housewares, but you can still smell it - maybe in your mind, but also literally now, in your home. An Irwin candle-maker and a comedian-actor of local yinzer video fame have had the good scents to partner on the Pittsburgh Dad's Hills Snack Bar candle.

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  15. A 6-year-old is at the center of a contentious adoption caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Catherine Gana arrived at CYF offices Downtown in 2014 with chocolates to share and hopes of finally meeting in person the niece she wanted to adopt. Instead, "They told me, 'You're too late,'" she said.

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  16. More than a million dollars in local scholarships go untappedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    Carol A. Brown grew up the daughter of a barber in Fairchance, near Uniontown. Her family scrimped and saved for her to go to college, where she majored in education and went on to a long career as an elementary school teacher and guidance counselor.

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  17. Primary 2013/Westmoreland County: Coroner's race pits incumbent...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2013 | Post-gazette.com

    Coroner Ken Bacha, 52, a Democrat from Greensburg who has held the position for 12 years, is being challenged by Christopher O'Leath, 36, of New Kensington, the Republican nominee. Both acknowledge that Mr. O'Leath was fired from his deputy coroner position in 2010, but the two disagree on why.

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  18. More than a million dollars in local scholarship funds goes unawardedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    Carol A. Brown grew up the daughter of a barber in Fairchance, near Uniontown. Her family scrimped and saved for her to go to college, where she majored in education and went on to a long career as an elementary school teacher and guidance counselor.

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  19. Primary 2013/Westmoreland County: Coroner's race pits incumbent...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2013 | Post-gazette.com

    Coroner Ken Bacha, 52, a Democrat from Greensburg who has held the position for 12 years, is being challenged by Christopher O'Leath, 36, of New Kensington, the Republican nominee. Both acknowledge that Mr. O'Leath was fired from his deputy coroner position in 2010, but the two disagree on why.

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  20. 2Do this week, March 27-April 2: Cultural events around PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    JazzLive presents jazz keyboardist Ken Howard at the Backstage Bar at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Downtown, at 5 p.m. Free and open to the public, this music series showcases some of the region's finest jazz musicians each Tuesday. Information: trust-arts.org or 412-456-6666.

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