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Ligonier welcomes visitors for Town-Wide Open House Dec. 3

The Ligonier Valley Chamber of Commerce will present Ligonier’s Christmas Town-Wide Open House from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3. More...

General News

Pair charged in assault, robbery of 92-year-old woman

QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Two people have been arrested in connection with the assault of a 92-year-old woman who was pushed down and robbed in Massachusetts.  More...

NRA, hunting group say grizzly bear hunts needed for safety

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The National Rifle Association and a sport hunting group want to ensure their members can hunt grizzly bears in the three-state region around Yellowstone National Park after the animals lost U.S. protections.  More...

LL Bean’s beloved duck boots expecting record holiday season

FREEPORT, Maine (AP) — L.L. Bean is in the midst of another record-breaking year of sales for its iconic “duck boot,” and the Maine-based retailer says there will be enough boots to meet the holiday crunch.  More...

Sports

Rams fight through injuries, fall short of comeback in PIAA quarterfinal-round playoff loss to Dunmore

HERSHEY — With its two stars hobbled and time ticking away, the Ligonier Valley football team could have easily folded in the second half of Saturday’s PIAA Class AA quarterfinal game at Hersheypark Stadium. More...

SVC women split weekend non-conference basketball games

The St. Vincent College women’s basketball team split a weekend non-conference home doubleheader, defeating LaRoche, 72-64, on Sunday following a loss to Juniata on Saturday. The Bearcats are now 2-2 on the season. More...

Wentz leads NFL-leading Eagles past Bears

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz tossed three touchdown passes and the NFL-leading Philadelphia Eagles beat the Chicago Bears 31-3 Sunday for their ninth straight win.  More...

Lifestyles

St. John the Evangelist Church’s Swiss Steak Dinner Dec. 3

Jackie Thomas and Charlotte Grejtak display some of the raffle baskets and gently used Christmas items to be offered at St. John the Evangelist Church’s Swiss Steak Dinner on Sunday, Dec. More...

Renowned paleontologist to talk at Café Sci Dec. 4

When thinking of fossil hunters, you might place them in the Badlands of Alberta or somewhere in China's Gobi Desert. But there was a time when dinosaurs roamed what is now Antarctica.  More...

‘Christmas in Wales’ at Nicholas Feast Dec. 1

Advance tickets required

One of the most-popular works of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas will inspire drama, choral music and the dinner menu during the fifth annual Nicholas Feast at The Grand Halle on Broad Street, starting at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1.  More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Police investigating storage unit burglaries   State police at Greensburg report between Nov. 16 and Nov. 19, someone broke into multiple storage units at 321 Euclid Lane in Derry Township and stole items before fleeing the scene. More...

Latrobe’s Dainty Pastry to get facelift

Next year, when the local families pick up their pumpkin pies, pumpkin rolls and holiday cookies at the Dainty Pastry Shoppe, they will see a noticeable difference in the front of the well-known Latrobe landmark. 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...

Local & State News

That’s amore: Italian bridal serenades alive in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Young couples in south Philadelphia are transforming something old into something new with their take on the Italian wedding serenade. More...

Washington Township man killed in excavating accident

A Washington Township man was found dead in a backhoe on his property Sunday after an apparent excavating accident, according to a report from the Westmoreland County Coroner’s Office.  More...

Derry Twp. water line repaired

Crews on Friday repaired a water main break near Route 982 in Derry Township.  The break took place before 10 a.m. More...

World News

Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle to wed next spring

LONDON (AP) - Actress, humanitarian campaigner, lifestyle blogger - and, next spring, a royal.  Palace officials announced Monday that Prince Harry, 33, is engaged to Meghan Markle, 36, confirming months of rumors that the couple was close to ty More...

FBI leaves US targets of Russian hackers in the dark

WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI failed to notify scores of U.S. More...

Men cleared of terrorism ties in high-profile border case

PHOENIX (AP) - The arrests of six Middle Eastern men caught entering the United States illegally from Mexico two years ago set off alarm in border states and in some right-wing blogs and other media outlets.  More...

Health

VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets

HEROLD, W.Va. More...

Recognize the signs of hypothermia

The arrival of cold weather provides opportunities to romp in the snow, ski the slopes or enjoy an afternoon ice skating on a frozen pond. More...

Tips for dining out while dieting

Dining out is big business. More...

Entertainment

Pixar’s ‘Coco’ feasts on Warner Bros.’ ‘Justice League’ at box office

NEW YORK (AP) — Pixar’s “Coco” sang its way to the fourth best Thanksgiving weekend ever with an estimated $71.2 million over the five-day weekend, a total that easily toppled Warner Bros.’ “Justice League.” More...

Miss Universe contestants speak on sexual harassment issue

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters didn’t shy away when asked to comment on sexual harassment just after being crowned.  More...

Trump supporters confuse LeVar Burton with LaVar Ball online

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump is feuding with LaVar Ball and LeVar Burton is taking the hit on Twitter.  More...

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