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  1. Interest in small game hunting dwindling locallyRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | The Progress

    ... rabbits in game lands. "For grouse, you pretty much have to go up on the mountain. When I was a kid in Westmoreland County, grouse were common, but they are rare in the flat lands now," Bergman said. He said dedicated trappers who enjoy trapping and ...

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  2. Man, woman arrested for burglarizing Derry Township homeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WPXI

    ... DERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Two people were arrested for burglarizing a home Thursday in Derry Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania State Police said. Adam Potter, 36, and Kathleen Potter, 33, both of New Florence, are charged with burglary, ...

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  3. Officials lifted a boil water advisory for part of Rostraver Township Sunday morning.Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | O-R Online

    ... enter a vacation stop, report a missed delivery, or submit a complaint. The Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County issued the warning Thursday as a precaution because of a leak in the water line. The warning applied to Concord Lane, Finley Road, ...

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  4. Rostraver Township boil water advisory lifted after completion of testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WPXI

    ... us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. WESTMORELAND COUNTY, Pa. - A boil water advisory that affected dozens of people in Rostraver Township was lifted Sunday, the Municipal Authority ...

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  5. Trump voters take inventory after his first month in officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stars and Stripes

    It's not that they found the president's first month in office to be chaos-free, but some of the most steadfast support for President Trump can be found among regulars at The Tin Lizzy off the Lincoln Highway in Youngstown, Pa. That could be surprising to anyone following the wall-to-wall news coverage of Trump and the outrage that his executive orders -- controversial and otherwise -- and actions have stirred since Jan. 20. But those at the Westmoreland County bar along Youngstown's Main Street -- and not far from the famed "Trump House" -- said that kind of controversy is what to expect from a president hell-bent on changing how Washington operates.

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  6. Students feel a stucka after WCCC announces closure Greene County Education CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | O-R Online

    WAYNESBURG – The impending closure of Westmoreland County Community College's Greene County Education Center has left some students in a lurch, although the Greene County commissioners are hopeful they'll be able to find other higher education options for county residents.

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  7. Loss of WCCC Greene Education Center a blow to the regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | O-R Online

    ... Greene County Commissioner Blair Zimmerman said. But those students were dealt a blow last month when Westmoreland County Community College, which has operated the satellite school since 1999, announced it was closing the center due to declining ...

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  8. Pennsylvania Teen Who Took Selfie After Fatally Shooting Friend Convicted Of Third-Degree MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NewsOne

    According to the New York Daily News , a jury in Westmoreland County came to the conclusion that Maxwell Morton didn't intentionally kill 16-year-old Ryan Mangan in 2015. Morton testified earlier Thursday that the teens were playing with a handgun in Mangan's Jeannette home when he pointed it at his friend and pulled the trigger, believing it was not loaded.

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  9. Surge in 'downstream' energy job openings provides hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | News Times

    ... to happen is for the midstream to catch up," said David Pistner , director of workforce development for Westmoreland County Community College 's Advanced Technology Center . "It's allowed the industry to put those gathering lines in because each ...

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  10. State police issue nearly 300 citationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | O-R Online

    The Observer-Reporter is excited to announce new digital offerings, including our new e-Edition apps, available for download in the iTunes & Google Play stores.

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  11. Repairs underway as boil water advisory remains in effect for Rostraver TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WPXI

    WESTMORELAND COUNTY, Pa. - Dozens of people in Rostraver Township are without running water while others are under a boil advisory.

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  12. Pa. teen who posted Snapchat selfie with dying friend convictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | New York Daily News

    A Pennsylvania teen accused of killing his friend and posing for a selfie with the dying victim was convicted on the lesser charge of third-degree murder. The jury in Westmoreland County rejected prosecutors' arguments that Maxwell Morton, 16 at the time, intentionally killed 16-year-old Ryan Mangan in February of 2015.

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  13. Charged: Maxwell Morton, Courtesy Westmoreland County PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | MyFoxPhilly

    ... then 16, showed little emotion or concern about the February 2015 shooting of 16-year-old Ryan Mangan. Westmoreland County Detective James Williams told jurors "when he described pulling the trigger, he had a little smirk on his face." Police ...

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  14. Monessen School Board proposes huge tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | O-R Online

    ... than 25,000 people when the steel mills were in full operation in the 1950s to 7,529 in July 2014. The Westmoreland County city also is dealing with financial problems and is dotted with hundreds of abandoned houses. The tentative budget earmarks ...

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  15. Education is the keyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | O-R Online

    ... two years. Over the last several years, many of our band and chorus students have participated in the Westmoreland County Music Educators Association band and chorus festivals, and our band will perform at Disney World this coming spring. Also, our ...

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  16. Westmoreland hearing about fracking shows 'democracy at work'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Fredericksburg.com

    Haywood Rich of Colonial Beach protests fracking in Westmoreland County. Residents protested in front of the old county courthouse on State Route 3 in Montross before a public hearing on Wednesday night.

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  17. Pa. teen had 'smirk' on face as recalled shooting friend, selfieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | New York Daily News

    Two officers said Tuesday that Maxwell Morton, 16 at the time, showed little emotion regarding the death of 16-year-old Ryan Mangan in Jeannette in February of 2015. Westmoreland County Detective James Williams said when Morton "described pulling the trigger, he had a little smirk on his face."

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  18. Trial starts for teen police say took selfie with corpseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Tribune-Chronicle

    ... then 16, showed little emotion or concern about the February 2015 shooting of 16-year-old Ryan Mangan. Westmoreland County Detective James Williams told jurors Police contend Morton took a photograph of himself with Mangan's body minutes after the ...

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  19. Officers from across Allegheny County get new training to respond to opioid crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | WPXI

    ... in waves. It's like a tsunami," said Carmen Capozzi. Capozzi's son, Sage, died of a heroin overdose in Westmoreland County in 2012. The man accused of supplying the drugs to her son went to trial, but was acquitted. Capozzi started a group called ...

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  20. Fire destroys home in Westmoreland County; no one injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | WPXI

    ... us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. WESTMORELAND COUNTY, Pa. - No one was hurt Tuesday in a house fire in East Huntington Township, Westmoreland County, but the home was declared a ...

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