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In spring, you can always bet there are bunnies about

Bulletin assistant editor Chris Ulicne was mowing the grass recently at his home in Latrobe when he stumbled upon some new neighbors. More...

General News

Obit: Colonel leaves behind wife, children, bad Beltway drivers

ANNANDALE, Va. (AP) — The obituary for a decorated U.S. Marine colonel who retired to northern Virginia says he’s survived by his wife, children and the notorious Beltway traffic he abhorred.  More...

Girls discover World War I practice bomb in Michigan lake

ARGENTINE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Two girls have found what authorities say is a World War I-era practice bomb while swimming in a lake in Michigan. More...

Saintly educator with a dark side: ‘Rev’ gets up to 26 years

BOSTON (AP) - Shaun Harrison was a Boston high school dean and anti-violence advocate known by students as “Rev” for his pastor-like demeanor. More...

Editorial

Westsylvania

A Major Event 40 Years in the Making

Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech; the first man on the moon; the fall of the Berlin Wall: Some events and dates burst into our awareness immediately and stay with us. More...

Bulletin Board

The Bulletin newsroom staff welcomes the efforts of intern Zachary D’Amico, a 2018-19 senior majoring in communication and English at St. Vincent College, where he has made the dean’s list six times.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Lifestyles

Campus Corner

Elizabethtown College dean’s list   Elizabethtown College, Lancaster County, Friday released the names of four area students whose “outstanding academic performances” have earned them the recognition of being included on the sp More...

Rediscovering America: A Quiz on D-Day and World War II

On June 6, 1944, Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy. More...

Happy Anniversary!

Couple with area ties to mark 62nd

On Sunday, June 3, William E. and Monica (Reyes) Patz of Decatur, Georgia, will celebrate their 62nd wedding anniversary.  More...

Fundraiser planned for missing Unity Township woman

Family and friends of a Unity Township woman missing since early April have planned a fundraiser to cover her expenses, such as rent, utilities and veterinary bills for her dog. More...

Cabaret Theatre granted tax exempt status for Latrobe building

The Westmoreland County Board of Assessment Appeals has granted a property/school tax exemption to the Cabaret Theatre’s building at 227 Main Street in Latrobe.  “This will take a huge financial burden off our shoulders,” John More...

EWCTC hosting robotics program June 27

The Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center (EWCTC) in Derry Township will host a Robotics Day event June 27, giving students an opportunity to build a robot car.  More...

Ligonier Country Market special features listed

The Ligonier Country Market (LCM) will be open from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Sept. More...

Local & State News

Circle That Date

MONDAY, JUNE 4   7 p.m., Derry Borough Council, work session, Derry Station  TUESDAY, JUNE 5  7 p.m., Derry Township Supervisors, municipal building  7 p.m., Unity Township Planning Commission, municipal building  WEDNESDA More...

Pennsylvania opens budget season with stable tax collections

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania state government is heading into the final month of its fiscal year with stable tax collections as Democratic Gov. More...

2 of 4 peacocks that escaped from zoo found safe

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two of the four peacocks that escaped from the Philadelphia Zoo this week and took a stroll on a nearby highway have been found safe, a day after another was found dead on that stretch of road.  More...

World News

Missouri governor quits in scandal, signs ‘revenge porn’ law

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Just hours before he left office Friday, Missouri Gov. More...

5 dead, nearly 200 sickened in romaine lettuce outbreak

NEW YORK (AP) - Four more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted lettuce, bringing the total to five.  More...

From distillers to farmers, trade war would cause casualties

WASHINGTON (AP) - If a trade war is coming, the cheesemakers of Wisconsin are standing in the line of fire. So are the farmers of the Great Plains and the distillers of Kentucky. More...

Sports

After heartbreaking loss in WPIAL title game, ’Cats refocus for start of state girls’ softball playoffs

Face Central Dauphin in PIAA Class 6A first-round matchup at Millersville University

How ironic is it that two teams facing each other in the opening round of the state girls’ softball playoffs had their district championship games basically decided by a suicide squeeze?  One favorable, the other not.  More...

Trojans seek to advance to state volleyball semis

The Derry Area boys’ volleyball team seeks to advance to the semifinals of the state playoffs.  The Trojans, runners-up in the WPIAL, meet District 10 champion Cambridge Springs on Saturday (4:30 p.m). More...

Rugby player looks to stick with Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Christian Scotland- Williamson looks the part. Standing on the practice field with the rest of the Pittsburgh Steelers, the rookie tight end blends in seamlessly. The 25-year-old is tall (6- foot-9), big (275 pounds) and athletic. More...

Entertainment

Movie review: ‘Adrift’ is a woman vs. nature tale for the MeToo era

Woman vs. nature. It certainly has a ring to it, especially when woman wins. But there are too few such stories in our popular culture, and certainly on our movie screens.  More...

President Trump blasts Samantha Bee’s ‘horrible language’ about Ivanka

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, who once bragged that his celebrity status gave him a pass to grab women’s crotches, asked Friday why comedian Samantha Bee wasn’t fired for using a vulgar, sexist term to describe his daugh More...

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