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Vote for Fallingwater to be named the 8th World Wonder!

June 4th, 2013

Exciting news for fans of Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater! urticaria treatment VirtualTourist.com has nominated Fallingwater to be recognized as the 8th Wonder of the World! Voting is open until September 30, so spread the word and vote for Fallingwater today! Click this link and search “Fallingwater” to vote. You may vote once a day! http://www.virtualtourist.com/8thwonder [...]

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Hidden Valley Resort to Open Slopes on November 30th for the 2012-2013 Winter Season!

November 28th, 2012

writing narrative essays Hidden Valley, PA – With several successful days of snowmaking and the help of lake effect snows, Hidden Valley Resort will open its slopes with limited skiing 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30 and 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Saturday Dec. 1 and Sunday Dec. 2.   On Friday, Continental, [...]

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Experience the Trail Part III – The Last Leg of the Ride: The SCA Trail Town Outreach Corps pedals the Great Allegheny Passage

October 15th, 2012

After much anticipation, the day to bike the final portion of the Great Allegheny Passage bike trail had arrived. We (Trail Town Outreach Corps) started our 46 mile journey in Rockwood, PA with the goal to bike to the GAP’s mile marker 0, in Cumberland, MD. Stamina, cooler temperatures, and a nice downhill grade near the Eastern Continental Divide gave us the extra boost of confidence we needed to conquer the rest of the trail.

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Experience the Trail Part II: The SCA Trail Town Outreach Corps pedals the Great Allegheny Passage

October 9th, 2012

The second leg of our GAP adventure was much less humid than the first, with a morning temperature of 65 F, increasing to 80 F in the afternoon. We rode from Connellsville to Rockwood along a well-shaded section of trail, with the occasional cool breeze. I very much liked the format of this ride. We covered 46 total miles; with 28 before lunch, and 18 afterward. The scenery too, was enjoyable, with abundant trees and wildflowers.

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Late Night Comedian Returns to The Palace with Uncensored Comedy Show

September 26th, 2012

Craig Ferguson, host of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS-TV, returns to The Palace Theatre on Wednesday, October 10 at 8 PM with a night of uncensored humor. The comedian, actor, director, screenwriter and author has hosted the late night show (which airs after The Late Show with David Lettermen) since 2005. [...]

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Alfred Hitchcock Meets Monty Python in the Upcoming Production at the Mountain Playhouse

September 7th, 2012

Alfred Hitchcock’s film The 39 Steps meets Monty Python in the upcoming production at the Mountain Playhouse. The suspense of the movie that brought Alfred Hitchcock his first international notoriety is fused verbatim with the absurd Monty Python-esque situation of four actors playing more than 150 roles.

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Experience the Trail Part I: The SCA Trail Town Outreach Corps pedals the Great Allegheny Passage

August 15th, 2012

Spoke-en Out Preparation, planning, and the ride from Pittsburgh to Connellsville went smoothly, hindered only by the mild heat and sore seats. We rode a substantial distance, 52 miles, but encountered fairly low elevation gain. We rode under a clear sky with high humidity but with temperatures only in the mid-eighties. Some of us were [...]

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1st ever LATROBE STEELERS FEST 2012! FRIDAY, AUGUST 3rd

July 25th, 2012

The Greater Latrobe School District and the City of Latrobe will welcome the Pittsburgh Steelers to the first annual Latrobe Steelers Fest at Latrobe Memorial Stadium.  Free from 11:00 AM through 4:00PM, there will be a free 24 foot ‘Venture Outdoors’ Climbing Wall, components of the Official ‘Steelers Experience’ for fans to test their kicking [...]

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WYNONNA AND NEW BAND STAGE PALACE THEATRE CONCERT

June 29th, 2012

Westmoreland Cultural Trust presents a summer concert with five-time Grammy winner Wynonna and The Big Noise on Wednesday, July 18 at 8 PM at The Palace Theatre in Greensburg. The Big Noise is Wynonna’s new band, and its drummer, Cactus Moser, is Wynonna’s new husband following their wedding on a Tennessee farm June 10! The [...]

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Ring of Fire Returns to the Mountain Playhouse

June 8th, 2012

Back By Popular Demand:Ring of Fire Returns to the Mountain Playhouse beach descriptive essay     Jennerstown, Pennsylvania – An ensemble cast of nine singer/musician/actors will bring Johnny Cash to life through more than 40 musical numbers in the return engagement of Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash at the Mountain Playhouse. The [...]

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