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Watershed farm to host holiday miniature village and train display

As an extension of Ligonier’s Townwide Open House on Sunday, Dec. 3, the Loyalhanna Watershed Association invites the public to stop by the Nimick Family Education Center at the Watershed Farm for some holiday cheer.  More...

General News

Arkansas woman who used county cash for dog tuxedo sentenced

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas County employee who fraudulently spent more than $366,000 using a county credit card to buy personal items, including a tuxedo for her dog, has been sentenced to 20 years of probation.  More...

Police: Hunter fatally shoots woman walking dogs in NY field

SHERMAN, N.Y. More...

Caregiver accused of trying to suffocate 88-year-old patient

SHERMAN, N.Y. More...

Editorial

Westsylvania

We need to appreciate the Alleghenies

The email was from a friend, a professor of marketing at a local institution of higher education. More...

Bulletin Board

Let’s start off with this day brightener from Mike Skapura, captain, Latrobe Volunteer Fire Department Hose Co. 3 and 4:  “Hello, Louise! I hope you are doing well. More...

Political Cartoon

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Lifestyles

Campus Corner

St. Vincent College criminology students attend ASC Conference in Philadelphia

Three students in the master of science in criminology program at St. Vincent College presented research from their graduate studies at the American Society of Criminology (ASC) Conference in Philadelphia on Nov. 16. More...

Phipps Conservatory’s Winter Flower Show, Light Garden underway

Opening Friday, Nov. 24, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens has transformed with the arrival of Winter Flower Show and Light Garden: “Holiday Magic!”  More...

Penn State Extension offering new ‘Food for Profit’ online course

UNIVERSITY PARK — Individuals who want to learn about how to run a small food business now have the opportunity to take an online course offered by Penn State Extension.  More...

Letters to Santa being accepted

Hey kids, does Santa know if you’ve been naughty or nice?  Well, don’t take a chance that he will have the wrong information about you this Christmas season. Write a letter to Santa and submit it to the Bulletin!  More...

Taking to the skies and flying high

Contrails in the early morning sky from jet planes crisscrossed above the local countryside as a flock of geese took flight Tuesday. More...

Local & State News

Circle That Date

MONDAY. NOV. 27   6:30 p.m., Latrobe City Council, agenda prep, City Hall  TUESDAY, NOV. More...

Judge blocks Pennsylvania’s demand for $200M from insurer

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s cash-strapped state government has lost round one in its effort to shut down a state-created medical malpractice insurer of last resort if it does not hand over $200 million in reserves by Dec. More...

Authorities: Suspect killed girlfriend, her mom and himself

OSCEOLA MILLS, Pa. More...

World News

12 dead in hotel fire in Georgia’s Black Sea resort

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The Georgian Interior Ministry says 12 people have died in a fire in a hotel in the Black Sea resort city of Batumi. More...

Man charged with killing Texas trooper who had stopped him

DALLAS (AP) - The suspect in the shooting death of a state trooper during a Thanksgiving Day traffic stop in East Texas was charged Friday with capital murder of a law enforcement officer.  More...

California mother, daughter killed in collision with bear

SAN ANDREAS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a woman and her 19-month-old daughter were killed when the car she was driving struck a black bear in Northern California on Thanksgiving evening. California Highway Patrol Sgt. More...

Sports

LV Rams seek to celebrate again in the state playoffs

Rams look to advance to state semifinals again

The Ligonier Valley football team will attempt to punch its ticket to the state semifinals for a second straight year.  First, the Rams have to get past District 2 champion Dunmore for a second straight year.  Ligonier Valley, the District More...

Freshman Pickett leads Pitt to upset against No. 2 Miami

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Miami spent the better part of 13 months putting together the nation’s longest winning streak behind a series of comebacks that returned the swagger to “The U” in all of its “Turnover Chain” glory More...

GL’s Kovatch, Tatone continue academic, softball careers

Greater Latrobe standouts Karley Kovatch (left) and Rebecca Tatone (right) will continue their softball careers at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Gannon University, respectively. More...

Entertainment

Movie review: As moving as it is colorful, ‘Coco’ a joy for all

At first, Disney-Pixar's latest, "Coco ," sounds a lot like the 2014 Fox film "The Book of Life."  More...

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

At first, Disney-Pixar's latest, "Coco ," sounds a lot like the 2014 Fox film "The Book of Life."  More...

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