Ligonier Township

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TribLIVE
Children honor late Ligonier Township officer at Westmoreland FairLt. Eric Eslary always made a point of attending the Westmoreland Fair to watch
Children honor late Ligonier Township officer at Westmoreland Fair
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
Lt. Eric Eslary always made a point of attending the Westmoreland Fair to watch his three children show their prized animals. This year, Morgan Eslary, 17, said she hopes her dad is there in spirit. Lt. Eslary, a Ligonier Township police officer,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Water shutoff set Tuesday for Wilpen areaA water shutoff is scheduled for Tuesday in the Wilpen area of Ligonier Townshi
Water shutoff set Tuesday for Wilpen area
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
A water shutoff is scheduled for Tuesday in the Wilpen area of Ligonier Township to provide for the relocation of a water line. Ligonier Township Municipal Authority customers can expect low pressure or no water at all, manager Paul Knupp said. The... Read more
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TribLIVE
Widow of Ligonier Twp. officer hired as Westmoreland information officerThe widow of a Ligonier Township police officer killed in a wrong-way collision
Widow of Ligonier Twp. officer hired as Westmoreland information officer
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
The widow of a Ligonier Township police officer killed in a wrong-way collision in May has been hired as the new public information officer for the Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety. Mary Beth Eslary, the widow of late Lt. Eric Eslary,... Read more
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TribLIVE
‘Caretaker of the Loyalhanna’: Latrobe volunteer clears creekWading in the Loyalhanna Creek might seem like the perfect way to cool off on a
‘Caretaker of the Loyalhanna’: Latrobe volunteer clears creek
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
Wading in the Loyalhanna Creek might seem like the perfect way to cool off on a hot summer day, but for Tim Vechter, it was a mission to improve the planet. Last week, Vechter dug, pulled and dragged about 60 tires from a 300-yard stretch of creek... Read more
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TribLIVE
East Huntingdon detour planned as soon as MondayA detour and other changes will take effect as soon as work continues on the ne
East Huntingdon detour planned as soon as Monday
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
A detour and other changes will take effect as soon as work continues on the new Routes 119-819 interchange in East Huntingdon, PennDOT officials said. Eastbound and westbound Route 819 traffic will be shifted to new concrete pavement from Riley... Read more
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TribLIVE
More government intrusionI've been following the Foxley Farm debacle for a while now. I find it odd that
More government intrusion
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
I've been following the Foxley Farm debacle for a while now. I find it odd that Ligonier Township and some neighbors near the farm can dictate what someone can legally do with their property in the countryside. I'm truly amazed that Foxley Farm... Read more
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TribLIVE
Ligonier Twp. supervisors retire Blek, officer’s badge numberBeloved K-9 officer Blek has been relieved from active duty after about six yea
Ligonier Twp. supervisors retire Blek, officer’s badge number
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
Beloved K-9 officer Blek has been relieved from active duty after about six years of loyal service to Ligonier Township. The board of supervisors passed two resolutions Aug. 11 related to Blek and his fallen partner, Lt. Eric Eslary, formally... Read more
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TribLIVE
Ligonier Borough council approves Diamond design concept, resident surveyPlans to improve Ligonier Borough's crown jewel continue to develop. At its Au
Ligonier Borough council approves Diamond design concept, resident survey
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
Plans to improve Ligonier Borough's crown jewel continue to develop. At its Aug. 13 meeting, borough council approved a concept design for renovations to the Diamond area, which includes a higher curb around the inner Diamond and expanded... Read more
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TribLIVE
Ligonier OKs design concept for renovation of DiamondThe focal point of Ligonier Borough is inching closer to a makeover because cou
Ligonier OKs design concept for renovation of Diamond
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
The focal point of Ligonier Borough is inching closer to a makeover because council approved a concept design for renovations to the iconic Diamond area. Engineer Greg Elliott from the EADS Group presented to council a packet of eight concept... Read more
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TribLIVE
Foxley Farm violated order, judge rulesAfter three years of legal battles, Westmoreland County Judge Christopher Felic
Foxley Farm violated order, judge rules
TribLIVE / Posted 16 days ago
After three years of legal battles, Westmoreland County Judge Christopher Feliciani has ruled that a Ligonier Township couple violated terms of a 2013 order limiting the number of weddings they could hold on their property and directed them to pay... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
K-9 Blek enjoys retirement with Ben RoethlisbergerOn the very first day off the job, K-9 Officer Blek enjoyed some time with Pitt
K-9 Blek enjoys retirement with Ben Roethlisberger
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 17 days ago
On the very first day off the job, K-9 Officer Blek enjoyed some time with Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. On Tuesday, K-9 Officer Blek, whose handler was killed in the line of duty earlier this year, officially retired from the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Recycling program is suggested for Donegal TownshipDonegal Township's board of supervisors on Monday heard from a resident concern
Recycling program is suggested for Donegal Township
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
Donegal Township's board of supervisors on Monday heard from a resident concerned with the state of recycling in the municipality during its regular monthly meeting. The elected officials shared her concerns, but displayed greater dismay regarding... Read more
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TribLIVE
Municipal authority talks sewage projectThe Ligonier Township Municipal Authority is mulling over options for applying
Municipal authority talks sewage project
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
The Ligonier Township Municipal Authority is mulling over options for applying for funding for a future sewage extension project in the area of the Chevrolet garage to Sheetz along Route 711. At the board's Aug. 5 meeting, Barb McMillen of Gibson... Read more
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TribLIVE
Blek formally retired from Ligonier Township police forceThe Ligonier Township supervisors retired one police officer and honored anothe
Blek formally retired from Ligonier Township police force
TribLIVE / Posted 18 days ago
The Ligonier Township supervisors retired one police officer and honored another Tuesday night by passing two resolutions related to K-9 Officer Blek and his fallen partner, Lt. Eric Eslary. The board voted unanimously to formally retire Blek from... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Ligonier supervisors officially retire K-9 Blek from township...A K-9 officer, whose handler was killed in the line of duty earlier this year,
Ligonier supervisors officially retire K-9 Blek from township...
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 18 days ago
A K-9 officer, whose handler was killed in the line of duty earlier this year, was retired during a ceremony in Ligonier Township on Tuesday evening K-9 Officer Blek was part of the Ligonier Township police force for six years with Lt. Eric... Read more
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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
After crash that killed partner, Ligonier Township K-9 Blek to retireTuesday is the last day on the force for Blek, a Ligonier Township police K-9 t
After crash that killed partner, Ligonier Township K-9 Blek to retire
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh / Posted 19 days ago
Tuesday is the last day on the force for Blek, a Ligonier Township police K-9 that was injured in a crash that killed the dog's partner, Lt. Eric Eslary. Blek will be retired during a meeting at the township building that's set to begin at 7 p.m.... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Ticket to hanging an eerie relic in western PennsylvaniaSOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — A distant relative of the infamous Roddy brothers, hanged
Ticket to hanging an eerie relic in western Pennsylvania
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — A distant relative of the infamous Roddy brothers, hanged in Somerset County in 1898 for murder, said people should never forget crime victims. Dennis Roddy, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Johnstown, said his father spent much of... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Ticket to hanging an eerie relic in western PennsylvaniaSOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — A distant relative of the infamous Roddy brothers, hanged
Ticket to hanging an eerie relic in western Pennsylvania
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — A distant relative of the infamous Roddy brothers, hanged in Somerset County in 1898 for murder, said people should never forget crime victims. Dennis Roddy, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Johnstown, said his father spent much of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Children of Ligonier Township officer killed in crash file wrongful death suitThe children of a Ligonier Township police officer killed in a head-on collisio
Children of Ligonier Township officer killed in crash file wrongful death suit
TribLIVE / Posted 23 days ago
The children of a Ligonier Township police officer killed in a head-on collision in May filed a wrongful-death lawsuit this week. The suit lists Lt. Eric Eslary's three children, Morgan, 17; Lauren, 13; and Colin, 11; as plaintiffs under their... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Pa. officer’s widow files wrongful death suit in wrong-way crashGREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The widow of a western Pennsylvania police officer kille
Pa. officer’s widow files wrongful death suit in wrong-way crash
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 24 days ago
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The widow of a western Pennsylvania police officer killed in a wrong-way crash has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in the accident. Mary Beth Eslary has sued Clair Fink III, 32, of Ligonier, the driver charged with third-degree... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Officer's widow files wrongful death suit in wrong-way crashGREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) - The widow of a western Pennsylvania police officer has f
Officer's widow files wrongful death suit in wrong-way crash
New Jersey Herald / Posted 24 days ago
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) - The widow of a western Pennsylvania police officer has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in the wrong-way crash that killed him. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (http://bit.ly/1KSG09e ) says Mary Beth Eslary is suing the driver... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Officer's widow files wrongful death suit in wrong-way crashGREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) - The widow of a western Pennsylvania police officer has f
Officer's widow files wrongful death suit in wrong-way crash
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 24 days ago
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) - The widow of a western Pennsylvania police officer has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in the wrong-way crash that killed him. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (http://bit.ly/1KSG09e ) says Mary Beth Eslary is suing the driver... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Officer's widow files wrongful death suit in wrong-way crashGREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) - The widow of a western Pennsylvania police officer has f
Officer's widow files wrongful death suit in wrong-way crash
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 24 days ago
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) - The widow of a western Pennsylvania police officer has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in the wrong-way crash that killed him. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (http://bit.ly/1KSG09e ) says Mary Beth Eslary is suing the driver... Read more
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TribLIVE
Ligonier Township officer’s widow filing wrongful death suitAttorneys for the widow of a Ligonier Township police officer killed in a head-
Ligonier Township officer’s widow filing wrongful death suit
TribLIVE / Posted 24 days ago
Attorneys for the widow of a Ligonier Township police officer killed in a head-on collision in May have filed a wrongful-death lawsuit in Westmoreland County Common Pleas Court and are seeking a jury trial. Pittsburgh law firm Archinaco/Bracken LLC... Read more
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TribLIVE
K-9 Officer Blek chosen as Fort Ligonier Days parade grand marshalWhen Lt. Eric Eslary and his K-9 partner Blek made their way down Main Street i
K-9 Officer Blek chosen as Fort Ligonier Days parade grand marshal
TribLIVE / Posted 24 days ago
When Lt. Eric Eslary and his K-9 partner Blek made their way down Main Street in the Fort Ligonier Days parade, the crowd would erupt with applause in a show of support for the Ligonier Township officers. “(Eslary) was always at Fort Days helping... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
K-9 officer Blek to retire, be honored at Ligonier paradeLigonier Township K-9 officer Blek has been chosen to be the grand marshal of t
K-9 officer Blek to retire, be honored at Ligonier parade
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 26 days ago
Ligonier Township K-9 officer Blek has been chosen to be the grand marshal of the Fort Ligonier Days parade in October, according to Channel 11’s news exchange partners at TribLIVE. Blek and his partner, Lt. Eric Eslary, were fixtures at the parade... Read more
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TribLIVE
K-9 officer Blek chosen as grand marshal of Fort Ligonier Days paradeWhen Lt. Eric Eslary and his K-9 partner, Blek, made their way down Main Street
K-9 officer Blek chosen as grand marshal of Fort Ligonier Days parade
TribLIVE / Posted 26 days ago
When Lt. Eric Eslary and his K-9 partner, Blek, made their way down Main Street in the Fort Ligonier Days parade, the crowd would erupt with applause in a show of support for the Ligonier Township officers. “(Eslary) was always at Fort Days helping... Read more
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TribLIVE
Party in Ligonier Township celebrates Hungarian heritage of founders of Bethlen CommunitiesJuly 26 was the day to get your Hungarian on at the Bethlen Home in Ligonier To
Party in Ligonier Township celebrates Hungarian heritage of founders of Bethlen Communities
TribLIVE / Posted 27 days ago
July 26 was the day to get your Hungarian on at the Bethlen Home in Ligonier Township. About 300 people visited the hilltop facility overlooking the borough for the annual picnic celebrating the ethnic heritage of the founders of the Bethlen... Read more

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