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It’s not a game: The disastrous effects of Casinos soon to hit Westmoreland County

Ryan Young

September 11, 2018

Filed under Local News, News

A casino will soon replace Bon-Ton at Westmoreland Mall. Bon-Ton, a clothing apparel store recently shut down and vacated a two story space. While the date has yet to be made public for its construction, the plans are underway. "I've worked for nine years to expand gaming to allow ancillary casinos, so it's gratifying to see this finally coming to fruition,” state Senator Kim Ward said. “This project will bring a sizeable inc...

States Swimming & Diving

States Swimming & Diving

Molly Bobik, Staff

April 19, 2018

Filed under Brief News Updates, Features, Local News, Photography, School News, Sports, Student Features, Top Stories

Latrobe sent their top swimmer and diver Rylee Jackson (right) and Taylor Miller (left) to Bucknell University for States on Wednesday the 14th and Thursday the 15th of March. Rylee, a three time stat...

Bisignani Battles The Boys

Bisignani Battles The Boys

March 13, 2018

As the swimming and diving season comes to a close, one girl will surely stick in the judges head. Lauren Bisignani will be remembered for her stellar freshman year as she took on the roll of diving alon...

Flu Season

Bianca Pate, Assistant Editor in Chief, Online Editor, Copy Editor

March 13, 2018

Filed under Local News, National News, News

Are you coughing? Do you have chills? Are you just feeling overall "not well"? There is a chance you might have the flu. According to NBC News, "It's killed at least 37 children and thousands of adults, and this is either the worse season since 2015, or 2009, depending on how you measure it." Also, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, "In a typical year, the flu kills about 36,000 people in the...

Addy Vavick Takes on Women’s March

Molly May, Reporter

February 20, 2018

Filed under Local News, National News, School News, Student Features

     “I see every human as an equal, and the only way our country can ever truly be united is if the hate is driven out with love and tolerance,” said junior Addy Vavick.      On Sunday January 21,2018, people flooded the streets of Downtown Pittsburgh for the second annual Women’s March.  It was the one year anniversary of the women’s march that took place last year in Pittsburgh.      Junior Addy ...

Healthcare Fair

Healthcare Fair

February 16, 2018

     Are you considering entering the medical field? Do you have questions about entering the medical field that you wish you could ask people who have gone through the process of becoming a medical p...

The Drink that Makes You Think

Paige Lesko, Print Editor

January 29, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Local News, News

Throughout the winter season, many people rely on hot drinks to stay warm. On early mornings, a warm, strong, cup of coffee is a necessity for those commuting to work or to school. It’s not just the warm temperature that is so alluring about these drinks, it’s what inside of them. Coffee and Tea contain a stimulant called caffeine that can over time cause an addiction. One would never think something so accessible and com...

New LES Building Package

Maura Rodgers, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017

Filed under Features, Local News, Videos, WCAT-TV

A Day in the Life of A Senator: Senior Expo Edition

A Day in the Life of A Senator: Senior Expo Edition

November 19, 2017

Walking into the Senior Expo at Hempfield Area High School, I felt as if I was entering a college fair 40 years into my future. Senator Kim Ward hosted the annual Senior Expo on October 19. Six members...

BES Veteran’s Day Assembly

BES Veteran’s Day Assembly

November 16, 2017

Every year, Baggaley Elementary School honors and pays respect to veterans with the annual Veteran’s Day Assembly. This year was the eighteenth year since Ellen Piper, the school’s retired ba...

LES Building Project

LES Building Project

November 1, 2017

  The legacy of the longest standing school in the Greater Latrobe School District is coming to as the construction of an updated Latrobe Elementary School moves forward. Construction began last spr...

Youngstown Trick-Or-Treating

Youngstown Trick-Or-Treating

October 26, 2017

On Wednesday, October 25, the community of Youngstown’s kids marched from Sacred Heart Church, down Main Street, to the firehall. After reaching the firehall, they received a treat from the fireman. Trick...

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