Voice of Westmoreland, a nonprofit organization that promotes racial, economic and educational equity in the county, is asking candidates seeking office this year answer a series of questions leading up the May 21 primary election. On Monday, questionnaires were sent...
A candlelit vigil was held in Westmoreland County on Sunday to stand in solidarity with the victims of the mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.
As Westmoreland Diversity Coalition co-founder Carlotta Paige read aloud the names of the 11 people killed in Saturday’s mass shooting in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood, Marie Howland of Latrobe held up a large placard bearing each name.
Jeannette’s Susan Pardus sat in her kitchen with a group of other activists one night last year and talked about the future. “That’s where we came up with the idea, and it just went from there,” she said.