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Findley Scholarship donation

The officers of the Greater Latrobe Wildcat Gridiron Gang, which includes secretary Lisa Springob, vice president Kelly Tryon, president Cyndi Simonovitch, treasurer Karin Yesho, Greater Latrobe Part More...

General News

Veteran publicist to the stars Paul Bloch, 78, dies

Paul Bloch, a veteran Hollywood publicist for Rogers & Cowan who counted John Travolta, Eddie Murphy and Tom Cruise among his clients in a career that spanned more than five decades, died Friday after a long illness. He was 78.  More...

Korea summit after all? Trump says ‘everybody plays games’

WASHINGTON (AP) - “Everybody plays games,” President Donald Trump declared Friday as he suggested the potentially historic North Korean summit he had suddenly called off might be getting back on track.  More...

Authorities: Suspected restaurant gunman had gun license

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The man suspected of shooting three people inside an Oklahoma City restaurant before being fatally shot by bystanders had no obvious connection to the victims or the restaurant, and was legally authorized to carry a firearm, auth More...

Editorial

Westsylvania

The value of preservation exceeds what’s preserved

Earlier in May, which you may recall is Preservation Month, this space profiled Fort Ligonier as an excellent example of historic preservation.  So what is historic preservation’s value? More...

Bulletin Board

My thanks to the following for returning my phone calls and emails regarding details for my annual wrap-up of Memorial Day observances, published on the front and jump pages of today’s Bulletin Weekend edition: More...

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Campus Corner

St. Vincent College names 628 students to spring dean’s list

Six hundred twenty-eight students were named to the dean’s list of St. Vincent College for the spring 2018 semester, according to Ms. Alice Kaylor, dean of studies. More...

Clemson graduate

Lauren Ann Tracy of Greensburg graduated cum laude from Clemson University with a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry, the Clemson, South Carolina, campus reported Friday.  Tracy is among nearly 3,700 students who received degrees at cere More...

Mount Aloysius dean’s list

Mount Aloysius College, Cresson, Friday released the dean’s list for spring semester 2018.  More...

Patriotic poppies

Leah Hill, 93, of Latrobe, spent Thursday handing out colorful red poppies and accepting donations in advance of Memorial Day at the Shop ‘n Save store on Lincoln Avenue. More...

At long last, Raymond Patrick receives honorary high school diploma

Raymond Patrick never had a chance to graduate from high school. When his three older brothers went off to serve in World War II, he quit school in the eighth grade so that he could run the family farm in Crabtree.  More...

No Bulletin on Monday

Because of the Memorial Day holiday, the Latrobe Bulletin will not publish on Monday, May 28, and the editorial, business and advertising offices at 1211 Ligonier St., Latrobe, will be closed.  More...

Local & State News

Circle That Date

TUESDAY, MAY 29   6:30 p.m., Latrobe City Council, agenda prep, City Hall  WEDNESDAY, MAY 30  10 a.m., Derry Township Supervisors, special meeting, municipal building (to certify request for state grant for the Bradenville playground)& More...

Route 30 accident

A three-vehicle accident involving a student driver vehicle occurred around 3 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Route 30 and Theatre Street, Unity Township. More...

Former state AG Kane loses appeal of criminal conviction

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

World News

Teacher who confronted Indiana school shooter lauded as hero

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) - An Indiana middle school student armed with two handguns opened fire inside his science classroom Friday, authorities said, wounding a classmate and a teacher whose swift intervention was credited with saving lives.  More...

Trump steering clear of messy House immigration fight

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has spent recent weeks publicly hammering Congress to crack down on “legal loopholes” he says allow criminals to enter the country illegally. More...

Alberto, 1st named tropical system, chugs toward Gulf

MIAMI (AP) - Astorm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend. More...

Sports

Area GL, DA, LV athletes move on to second day of PIAA track meet

No matter the competition or weather conditions, only two things matter on the first day of the PIAA Class AAA and AA Track and Field Championships — surviving and advancing.  A number of area athletes did just that Friday at Shippensburg More...

GL’s Mueseler enjoys standout effort at RMU

Maddy Mueseler, a Greater Latrobe graduate, enjoyed a standout performance for Robert Morris University at the Northeast Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Emmitsburg, Maryland.  More...

Musgrove uses arm, bat to beat Cards in Pirates debut

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joe Musgrove’s first game with the Pittsburgh Pirates couldn’t have gone much better.  On the mound. More...

Entertainment

In taking on ‘Solo,’ Ehrenreich faced an unenviable task

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thandie Newton jokes that there might be something off about Alden Ehrenreich — because how else could he take on the pressure-filled role of Han Solo with so much ease?  More...

‘Solo’ shows off young Chewie, from a veteran Wookiee actor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Solo: A Star Wars” story doesn’t just introduce audiences to a new actor playing Han Solo, it shows his sidekick Chewbacca in ways he hasn’t been seen in previous “Star Wars” films.  More...

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