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Greensburg bishop issues statement about Florida school shooting

Bishop Edward C. More...

Ideas to redraw maps beat deadline in gerrymandering case

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General News

Man who apparently tried to rescue dog from hole dies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man who apparently tried to rescue a dog that fell into a hole in a Philadelphia park has died. More...

‘Unseen’ museum exhibit to depict glow-in-dark creatures

NEW YORK (AP) — Feel as though you’re in the dark when it comes to the underwater world? New York’s American Museum of Natural History is working on just the solution: a floor-to-ceiling installation depicting creatures that glow. More...

Trump to tackle mental health, school safety — but not guns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring the nation united and grieving with “one heavy heart,” President Donald Trump is promising to tackle school safety and “the difficult issue of mental health” in response to the deadly shooting More...

Sports

Wildcats matched up with Butler Area again in WPIAL playoffs, only this time in first round

When Greater Latrobe went up against Butler Area in the quarterfinals of last year's district boys’ basketball playoffs, the Wildcats may have been caught a little off-guard — if you will — with the defense the Golden Tornadoes used against them. More...

GL drops final dual match, preps for individual mat tourneys

Last season, the Greater Latrobe wrestling team didn’t win a single WPIAL Section 1-AAA match, and only won three dual meets overall, something head coach Mike Ciotti said was a disappointment.  More...

Aston-Reese lifts Pens past Kings, 3-1, for 10th home win in row

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Penguins’ rookie forward Zach Aston-Reese didn’t know he scored the eventual game-winning goal until he was on the bench. More...

Lifestyles

Masonic District 30 deputy grand master appointed

Right Worshipful Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania S. Eugene Herritt has appointed Joshua S. Freeman of Pittsburgh the district deputy grand master for Masonic District 30.  More...

Campus Corner

Waynesburg University announces fall dean’s list   Seven students from Latrobe Bulletin’s coverage area have been named to the dean’s list at Waynesburg University for the fall 2017 term, the Waynesburg campus reported Wednesda More...

Events of Area Interest

Alzheimer’s Support Group meeting Feb. 20   Brookdale Latrobe, Unity Township, hosts an Alzheimer’s Support Group meeting the third Tuesday of every month at Brookdale (previously Green Meadows), 500 Brouwers Drive.  More...

Lloyd Avenue bridge gas line closure revised, to be one lane

Latrobe City Manager Wayne Jones on Thursday said that Peoples Gas has revised its plans for work on a gas line on the Lloyd Avenue bridge, located on Route 981 in Latrobe. More...

No verdict yet: Jury in Shetler trial deliberates for nine hours

A jury in the capital murder trial of Ray Shetler Jr., who is accused of shooting and killing St. Clair Township Police Officer Lloyd Reed, deliberated for approximately nine hours Thursday, but broke for the night shortly after 9 p.m. More...

Latrobe-GLSD brochure, registration site to be available soon

Latrobe-GLSD Parks & Recreation currently plans to mail the brochure for spring and summer recreational programs out for delivery sometime next week — and those who visit the website at www.latroberecreation.org are expected to have access More...

FR schools closed after potential threat

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Officials have closed a western Pennsylvania school district that is no stranger to violence after learning of a potential threat.  More...

Local & State News

Trump postpones rally in wake of Florida school shooting

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday postponed a campaign rally scheduled for next week in the Pittsburgh area, the early political hotspot of 2018’s congressional elections.  More...

Police: ‘Survivor’ champ bit cop after revival with Narcan

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — A winner of the reality TV show “Survivor” bit a police officer after she was found unconscious in the driver’s seat of her running parked car and revived with the opioid overdose antidote drug Narcan, police said. More...

Legal medical marijuana sales begin at Pa. facility

The first legal medical marijuana sales under a 2-year-old state law began Thursday at a dispensary in western Pennsylvania, with the first purchase by a woman who lobbied for passage of the law.  A line of about a dozen people greeted employees More...

World News

In aftermath of shooting, a community mourns and wonders why

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) - Nikolas Cruz jumped out of the Uber car and walked toward building 12 of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, carrying a black duffel bag and a black backpack. More...

Did FBI miss a warning before Florida high school shooting?

(AP) — The massacre at a Florida high school is again raising concerns about whether the FBI missed signs that might have stopped a mass shooting. More...

Senate rejects immigration bills; young immigrants in limbo

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has left hundreds of thousands of “Dreamer” immigrants in limbo, rejecting rival plans that would have spared them from deportation and strengthened the nation’s border security. More...

Education

Notebooking goes high-tech at Latrobe Elementary School

Owen Washburn shares his finished picture, part of a 21st-century notebooking project, an innovative way of integrating science and technology into any curriculum.  More...

LVHS announces December Students of Month

Ligonier Valley High School recently announced its Students of the Month for December.  Junior John Caldwell was recognized as the academic Student of the Month; senior Emily Naugle, vocational; senior Caitlyn Carns, citizenship; senior Wade Ras More...

DAMS STAR Students of Month

Derry Area Middle School Principal Lisa Dubich (back row, center) congratulates the Star Students of the Month for January, including Roman Fridley (grade 6), Seryna Goldner (grade 6), (back row) Colby Delgross (grade 7), Robert Mooney (grade 8), Eli More...

Entertainment

2 firms paid $50 million by Trump inaugural committee

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s inauguration committee paid two private companies more than $50 million for event planning while donating $5 million to charitable causes after the January 2017 event in Washington, according to More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Teen missing from Adelphoi facility located safely   State police at Greensburg report Ryan Craig Strada, 17, who had been reported missing after leaving an Adelphoi Village facility at 1119 Village Way in Unity Township, was located safely Wedn More...

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