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Men arrested after tire shop workers foil attempted theft

Employees at Beaver Tire Service in Derry Township nabbed a would-be thief and restrained him until police arrived Thursday, police said.  Two men brought a flat tire into the business along Route 22 east of New Alexandria, then tried to make of More...

Deputies catch fugitive with help of 4-year-old

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Ligonier Valley Chamber hosts 27th Scarecrow Contest

Fresh off its Fort Ligonier Days debut, the new Ligonier Diamond Park will waste no time letting the grass grow under its feet (literally, since new grass sod was put down barely two weeks ago). More...

General News

N. Carolina couple accused of shooting neighbors, killing 1

WAGRAM, N.C. (AP) — A couple in North Carolina is accused of shooting two of their neighbors, killing one of them.  More...

After men’s razors, Harry’s launches shaving brand for women

NEW YORK (AP) — Harry’s has carved out a niche selling men shaving razors direct to their doors, elbowing in on an industry long dominated by names like Gillette and Schick. More...

Reminder to candidates about election policy

Candidates running in this November’s general election are reminded that they may submit an announcement with a photo to the Bulletin at least two weeks before Nov. 5. Any announcements received after Oct. 21 will not be published.  More...

Editorial

Congress: Support antitrust safe harbor legislation for newspapers

Information provided by news publishers is essential to our democracy. And now more than ever, it’s important to remind our political leaders of the critical role we play in society. More...

Grammar Guy

It’s time we started caring less

I care approximately zero about owning a watch.  I can’t imagine (at this point where our phones rule our lives and do everything for us) ever needing to own a watch. More...

From My Perspective

HARRISBURG — It took just 23 seconds in an online video for Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner to severely damage his personal image and his campaign. It may have also hurt other statewide GOP candidates on the this year’s ballot. More...

Lifestyles

Seton Hill University Theatre to present ‘Company’ Oct. 19 to 27; reception Friday

The Seton Hill University Theatre and Dance Program will present “Company,” music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, Oct. 19 to 27 in the William Granger Ryan Theatre, SHU Performing Arts Center, 100 Harrison Ave., Greensburg. More...

St. Vincent junior earns statewide scholarship

Casey Markle, a Latrobe native and junior environmental science major at St. Vincent College, was awarded the 2018 David A. Long, Ph.D., Memorial Scholarship from the Water Works Operators’ Association of Pennsylvania on Sept. More...

Afternoon of Spiritual Reflection Oct. 21 at St. Joseph

St. Joseph Altar Rosary Society will hold an Afternoon of Spiritual Reflection 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, in St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 125 S. Ligonier St., Derry.  More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Police still seeking information on fatal 1988 hit-and-run   More...

Derry Borough moves forward with boiler purchase

Derry Borough Council has moved forward with the purchase of a new municipal building boiler.  Council approved a bid of $27,800 from Gregory & Martin Inc. at a special meeting held last Tuesday. More...

House vote kills proposal to shrink size of Legislature

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A proposal to shrink the number of lawmakers in the Pennsylvania Legislature was killed Monday by a procedural vote in the state House, a quick death for a proposal that has lingered for years. More...

Pa. voter education guide now available

The Pennsylvania Coalition for Civil Justice Reform (PCCJR) recently released its inaugural voter education guide for a legislative election cycle that includes scorings for members of the General Assembly and state governor’s race. More...

Derry Area to hold Pink Out Friday night

Derry Area High School students and the Derry community plan to wear pink during the 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, football game against Deer Lakes to honor those fighting cancer or who have fought the disease.  More...

Local & State News

Pennsylvania to delay high school graduation test again

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania is poised to delay the Keystone Exams as a graduation requirement again and provide alternative ways for students to achieve proficiency.  More...

Anti-hazing law in Penn St. student’s name goes to governor

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Stricter criminal penalties for hazing will soon become Pennsylvania law under legislation inspired by the death of a Penn State student that cleared its final hurdle Monday.  More...

Casey pulls TV ad from Scranton after Barletta’s objection

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey is pulling a TV ad from the home market of Republican challenger U.S. Rep. More...

World News

Trump suggests ‘rogue killers’ murdered journalist Khashoggi

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a comment that could give Saudi officials a route to climb down from outright denials, President Donald Trump suggested Monday that “rogue killers” could be responsible for the disappearance and presumed murder of jou More...

Mike Pompeo meets Saudi king over Khashoggi’s disappearance

ISTANBUL (AP) - U.S. More...

In Florida, families seeking the missing amid hurricane damage

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - Joanne Garone Behnke has replayed every possible scenario in her mind a hundred times.  More...

Sports

GL’s Pevarnik ties for second in PIAA regional, advances to state tourney

GCC’s Zambruno sisters also qualify in Class AA

Last year, Greater Latrobe’s Brady Pevarnik surprisingly failed to reach the PIAA Championships when he missed the cut by one stroke at the Western Regional at Tom’s Run Golf Course at Chestnut Golf Resort near Blairsville. More...

GL, DA girls drop section soccer games

The Greater Latrobe and Derry Area girls’ soccer teams each battled but suffered hard-luck section losses on Monday. The Lady Wildcats fell in wet and windy conditions to visiting Hempfield Area, 4-1, in WPIAL Section 2-AAAA action at Rossi Field. More...

Ferri’s hat trick lifts IceCats to OT victory

Cole Ferri’s unassisted goal with 1:55 left in overtime Monday lifted visiting Greater Latrobe to a 5-4 victory over Upper St. Clair in PIHL Class AA South/East Conference play at Ice Castle Arena in Castle Shannon.  More...

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