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“He gave me life and I saved his life,” 24-year-old Mark Logoyda said of his father.Logoyda was a living liver donor for his father, also Mark Logoyda.“Now, we’re even,” joked his father.
Students who want to pursue a nursing career this fall semester can apply for one of three scholarships worth a total of $96,800 to attend either the University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg or Westmoreland County Community College.
The PA House is approving tougher penalties for people who don’t report suspicions about repeated child sexual abuse and it’s clarifying that nondisclosure agreements can’t prevent people from talking to police in child molestation investigations
Does an older friend or relative have a hard time hanging up on telemarketers or get excited about a “You’ve won a prize” voicemail? New research suggests seniors who aren’t on guard against scams also might be at risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease.
The process of applying for federal disability assistance will change this week in Pennsylvania — and for many applicants, it will become longer and more complicated.
The Murrysville Woman’s Club will offer two $3,000 scholarships for the 2019-20 school year to women 21 years or older who live in Westmoreland County.
The AG seeks to delay this summer’s insurance network breakup between rival health systems UPMC and Highmark, in hopes of ultimately enabling thousands of seniors, cancer patients & people with disabilities to maintain access to doctors.
William Gunther will be able to ride a bicycle alongside other kids in his Unity neighborhood and Sarah Carl will be able to tell her parents what she wants to eat when they plan meals in their Penn Borough home.
Several community members and organizations will be honored by Mental Health America of Southwestern Pennsylvania next month.
More than a year and a half after a state audit found child welfare workers were underpaid and ill-equipped to deal with an increasing tide of abuse complaints, a bill would give caseworkers access to more information about at-risk children.
About 600 people are expected to come to Twin Lakes Park in Hempfield next month to raise money for multiple sclerosis research.
State Rep. Eric Nelson has four daughters, and he’s pretty sure all of them placed bets on when he’d take a spill during Saturday’s “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event, hosted by the Blackburn Center in Greensburg.
A mini-walk preview of the anti-drug abuse Reality Tour, plus health screenings, food and drug awareness vendors, will be part of the Norwin School District’s free Health, Wellness & Nutrition Expo April 27 at the Norwin High School.
State lawmakers Tuesday moved to delay — and eventually kill, they hope — a planned funding change that could severely reduce subsidized rides to doctors offices and other medical appointments for the poor and elderly in Pennsylvania.
Debbie Miller hadn’t even seen herself yet in her new prom dress, but she knew she looked good.
The Unity woman added a string of pearls around her neck and a ring on her right hand
Heather Hunter of Hempfield wasn’t supposed to be at Excela Square at Norwin on Wednesday morning, talking about how a double lung transplant in September 2016 gave her a second chance at life.
A judge ruled Wednesday that Attorney General Josh Shapiro cannot delay the looming breakup of rivals UPMC and Highmark, starting the clock on an 88-day countdown until thousands will no longer have affordable access to most UPMC doctors and hospitals.
The Department of Health has scheduled 11 public meetings regarding the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the following locations.
The meetings are open to the public to obtain comments and recommendations for t...
CHARLEROI – People who need assistance in purchasing a house or finding a job have a new place to seek help in downtown Charleroi.
The first Wednesday in April is designated as National Walking Day. Sponsored since 2007 by the American Heart Association, the day is a reminder of the health benefits of taking a walk.
Join the 9th annual Men's March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence
Saturday, April 13, 9 am registration, 10 am walk
St. Clair Park, Greensburg, PA
More info at www.blackburncenter.org or call 724-837-9540, ext. 144
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Many in the Canon-McMillan School District first learned about Ewing sarcoma, a rare childhood bone cancer, when Luke Blanock of the village of Cecil was diagnosed on Dec. 5, 2014.
Catherine Markosky’s stable of nine therapy horses have important work to do.
The state Department of Aging maintains an online database to help consumers compare the cost of frequently used medications.
The cost of prescriptions for cash-paying customers can vary widely between pharmacies, as each pharmacy sets its own prices for c...
WHO? Expectant moms and moms with newborns to 3 months olds
WHAT? Free gifts, refreshments, games, resources
HOW? Registration required--call 724-834-1260 X4122 or email email@example.com
See flyer for more information.
See flyer for more information.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the federal government’s first line of defense against food insecurity in the United States, provides benefits to help individuals and families make ends meet.
Depending on income guidelines, ...
Starting April 1, Westmoreland County Transit Authority riders, will be able to catch the bus in New Stanton.
Franklin Regional officials invite all Delmont, Export and Murrysville residents age 65 and over to the annual Spring Senior Citizen Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. May 1.
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Caring for a family member or friend with a chronic condition can be physically, emotionally, and financially draining. The six-week Powerful Tools for Caregivers training will help you whether you're caring for a spouse, parent, or friend who lives at ho...
Maybe you remember “Just Say No,” the slogan of the war on drugs back in the 1980s and ’90s. Well now, Pennsylvania has “It’s Your Move.”
Federal disability recipients may want to watch what they post on social media.
Scammers pretending to be with government agencies are calling people and telling them that their Social Security number has been compromised and threatening to arrest them if they don’t make an immediate payment.
A new running club at Hempfield’s Stanwood Elementary School is empowering girls and teaching them their potential.
Delmont, PA – March 4, 2019 - The Westmoreland County Food Bank is again working to make sure that no children in Westmoreland County go hungry when school is closed this summer. Over 51,000 children in the county receive free or reduc...
A group of local leaders have formed a committee aimed at ensuring the majority of county residents participate in the 2020 census, including rural populations, college students, people facing poverty and children.
KDKA's Lynne Hays-Freeland interviews Westmoreland Director of Veterans Affairs on the recent suit by the PA Attorney General of an organization preying on veterans. Learn about reputable resource for claims assistance. Listen to the brief interview at ht...
New research shows that age-old concerns about the detrimental effects of screen time hold true.
The American Red Cross has an emergency need for new platelet donors.
The Red Cross says type A+ blood is ideal for platelet donation. Platelets help blood clot and are an essential part of a treatment plan for hospital patients, including individuals figh...
All year round, students at more than 100 colleges and universities nationwide raise money for Camp Kesem. Learn more at https://campkesem.org/
Application forms for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program are now available for eligible Pennsylvanians to begin claiming rebates on property taxes or rent paid in 2018, Revenue Secretary Dan Hassell announced this week. The deadline to apply for a rebat...
This Free 5.5-hour training will define the diagnostic terminology regarding FASD. The prevalence, signs, symptoms and impact of FASD will also be presented. Interventions will be explored regarding the overall difficulties when working with individuals t...
Westmoreland County has a veteran population of approximately 28,000, according to VA estimates. Westmoreland County and Westmoreland County Courts would like to remind those who have served, as well as friends, family and attorneys who represen...