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LV Chamber hosts 14th Gingerbread House Contest

The sweet smells of the holidays are on the rise in Ligonier. More...

Westmoreland Heritage names Latrobe native new coordinator

Tourism partners Westmoreland Heritage and Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau (LHVB) has selected Jessica Petrovich as the new Westmoreland Heritage coordinator.  More...

Several area projects part of $50 million state grant funding

Several Westmoreland County projects are among 280 included in a statewide investment of $50 million to spur recreation and community revitalization efforts across Pennsylvania.  Gov. More...

General News

Concert pianist, Marian Anderson protege Blanche Burton-Lyles dies at 85

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Blanche Burton-Lyles, a concert pianist who was mentored by pioneering opera singer Marian Anderson, has died. More...

Each ballot matters: One vote decided a Kentucky House race

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A 76-year-old Kentucky woman said she voted absentee on election day because she uses a walker and recently had surgery to remove a cancerous tumor. More...

Wisconsin governor: Students giving Nazi salute are ‘idiots’

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says high school students who appear to be giving a Nazi salute in a photo are “a bunch of idiots.”  More...

Editorial

Westsylvania

It's time to follow the shepherds

When the angels had returned to heaven, the shepherds said to each other, “Let's go to Bethlehem! Let's see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has told us about.” They hurried to the village and found Mary and Joseph. More...

Bulletin Board

Rolling Rock Detachment 738 of the Marine Corps League will hold Toys for Tots sign-ups 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday, Nov. 17 and 18, as well as Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 24 and 25, in the social hall of Thomas B. More...

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Lifestyles

Area Church News

GLMA: ‘Festival of Praise’ Sunday   The Greater Latrobe Ministerial Association announced moe details about “A Festival of Praise” slated for 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, in Latrobe United Methodist Church, 440 Main St.  More...

Campus Corner

Palmer College of Chiropractic dean’s list

Colton Westerbeck of Latrobe has been named to the summer 2018 dean’s list at Palmer College of Chiropractic's main campus, Davenport, Iowa, it was announced Thursday.  To be eligible for the Palmer dean’s list, a student must achiev More...

Adams, Caldwell Memorial libraries list December programs

Adams Memorial Library adult events coordinator Laura Starzynski this week announced these Deceember programs, four at Adams and one at Caldwell Memorial Library:  NOVA SCREENING: SCHOOL OF THE FUTURE  Monday, Dec. 10, from 6-8 p.m.  More...

Breaking News - 1:57 PM

Trojans, Rams fall short of football championship

The Derry Area and Ligonier Valley football teams lost in respective WPIAL Class 3A and District 6 Class AA championship games on Saturday.Top-seeded Aliquippa overwhelmed No. More...

Trojans, Rams both play for district championships today

The Derry Area and Ligonier Valley football teams each will play for a district championship today.  More...

New addition to collection

The GLSD Art Conservation Trust has announced the 2018 addition to Greater Latrobe Senior High School’s Special Art Collection, “Curiosity” by Natalie Nakles, of Greater Latrobe&rsq More...

Main entrance to new LES

This will be the main entrance to the new Latrobe Elementary School when it opens its doors to Greater Latrobe School District students on Dec. 4. More...

Local & State News

Circle That Date

MONDAY, NOV. 19   7 p.m., Derry Borough Council, Derry Station  TUESDAY, NOV. 20  5:30 p.m., Latrobe Municipal Authority, authority office  7 p.m., Ligonier Borough Planning Commission, Town Hall  WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21  More...

Early obit deadline Nov. 21-22 edition

Deadline for submitting obituaries is normally 8:45 a.m. Monday through Friday for that day’s paper and 9:15 p.m. Friday for the Saturday morning Bulletin Weekend edition.  More...

Lottery Results

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — These Pennsylvania lotteries were drawn Friday:  FRIDAY NIGHT  Pick 2 0-3, Wild: 7 (zero, three; Wild: seven)  Pick 3 4-3-0, Wild: 7 (four, three, zero; Wild: seven)  More...

World News

Number of missing hard to peg in deadly California wildfire

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Authorities have released a list of more than 600 people who are unaccounted for after a deadly Northern California wildfire - but that doesn’t mean they are all actually missing.  More...

Migrants won’t see armed US soldiers on border

SAN DIEGO (AP) - As thousands of migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on the doorstep of the United States, what they won’t find are armed American soldiers standing guard.  More...

Judge: John Hinckley can move out of his mother’s house

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan can move out of his mother’s house in Virginia and live on his own, a federal judge ruled Friday.  U.S. District Court Judge Paul L. More...

Sports

GL’s Pevarnik commits

Greater Latrobe golf standout Brady Pevarnik (seated) is joined by his mother Bobbi Jo, Greater Latrobe golf coach Scott Reaugh and his father Jim Pevarnik as he signs his letter of intent to play go More...

Trojans, Rams to play for district football championships today

Championship Saturday is here.  Derry Area and Ligonier Valley’s football teams are playing for district hardware when the programs take part in WPIAL and District 6 championship games today.  More...

NFL awarding more than $35 million to brain injury studies

NEWYORK (AP) — The NFL is awarding more than $35 million in funding to five organizations conducting research into diagnosis and treatment of brain injuries.  More...

Entertainment

Movie review: Latest ‘Fantastic Beasts’ is a mixed bag of wonders

Like the bottomless trunk totted by “magizoolologist” Newt Scamander, “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” is a mixed bag of wonders.  More...

John Lennon’s killer says he feels more shame every year

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The man who killed John Lennon told a parole board he feels “more and more shame” every year for gunning down the former Beatle outside his Manhattan apartment in 1980.  More...

Light Bites for Healthier Holidays

For those who are always on the go leading up to the holidays, the season can feel more like madness than merrymaking. More...

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