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September 21, 2021

PODCAST: The Jumbo Episode, featuring Fall FUN!

August 24, 2021

PODCAST: Murrysville History and Latrobe Fun

August 20, 2021

A Grand Prize Trip Throughout Westmoreland County

Good things come to those who wait. And wait. And endure a global pandemic. And wait some more. That’s what happened to the 2019 Grand Prize […]
April 19, 2021

Memories and Teamwork in the Norwin Historical Society: Volunteer Spotlight

It’s been dubbed “The Biggest Little Town in Pennsylvania.” Irwin, one of Westmoreland County’s western-most towns, North Irwin, and nearby North Huntingdon, together form the Norwin […]
April 12, 2021

There’s a Place for Everyone at the Westmoreland Historical Society: Volunteer Spotlight

There is no lack of volunteering options in Westmoreland County. But what if you want a one-stop shop? A place where no matter your interests, you […]
March 8, 2021

Friendship and Learning at the Compass Inn Museum: Volunteer Spotlight

The Compass Inn Museum and Ligonier Valley Historical Society are nestled in the foothills of the Laurel Ridge, tucked in the tiny community of Laughlintown. Every […]
February 17, 2021

Love for Community at Bushy Run Battlefield: Volunteer Spotlight

Westmoreland County boasts incredible historical sites, museums, and societies. One of those historic sites, Bushy Run Battlefield, is a local treasure that is supported almost exclusively […]
December 3, 2020

Taking Care of Downtown Latrobe: Volunteer Spotlight

If you’ve driven through Downtown Latrobe in recent years, you will undoubtedly see the excellent handiwork of the Latrobe Community Revitalization Program. Many buildings boast gorgeous […]
November 20, 2020

Shopping Locally in Westmoreland County this Holiday Season

This year now more than ever, Westmoreland County’s local historic and cultural sites need your support. Take a few minutes to look through your MANY options […]
November 12, 2020

The Show Must Go On: Stage Right’s Creativity in the face of Challenges

In 2020, students have lost out on sports, socialization, and creative outlets. Many seniors missed their chance at their varsity debut, the dances, their chance to […]
November 5, 2020

Nourishing Creativity with Greensburg Civic Theatre: Volunteer Spotlight

Community theatre is an essential part of any local art scene, and Westmoreland County boasts several talented theatre groups. In this month’s volunteer spotlight, we’re talking […]
October 28, 2020

From Latrobe Art Center to Lincoln Highway: Leadership Spotlight on Lauren Buches

Fall is a time of change and transition. Two of our local organizations, Latrobe Art Center and the Lincoln Highway Experience, are undergoing exciting shifts in […]
October 22, 2020

Holiday Highlights Preview: A Peek Into November and December in Westmoreland County

Cover Photo Courtesy of Photos by AW October is ending, but the holiday season merrily marches on. We were able to get a sneak peek of […]
October 15, 2020

Performing through a Pandemic

Cover photo courtesy of Brandon Bock Media. There’s no question that the entertainment world has been hit, and hit hard, by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, this […]
October 9, 2020

Rewarding Work with the Westmoreland Historical Society: Volunteer Spotlight

It’s when we have the school tours and I watch the buses pulling in, full of chattering, happy kids, that I realize I’m part of something […]
October 1, 2020

Fall Fun in Westmoreland County: Fort Ligonier’s 2020 Battle Commemoration Weekend

You already know that fall is the perfect time to visit the Laurel Highlands. In particular, October visits to the Ligonier Valley have become a yearly […]