June 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Latrobe-GLSD Parks & Rec needs replacement truck

The Latrobe-GLSD Parks & Recreation maintenance crew has hit a bit of a rough patch lately. The Latrobe-GLSD commission learned Thursday that one of the vehicles used by its maintenance crew, a small green pickup truck, is on its last leg.  More...

Attorneys seek trial in juvenile court for man accused in downtown shooting

The attorneys for a now 18-year-old Latrobe man charged in the fatal 2017 shooting of a 15- year-old Greater Latrobe freshman in a downtown apartment filed court documents Wednesday seeking to have the case moved to juvenile court. More...

Man hospitalized after Bolivar fire

A Wednesday night fire sent a Bolivar man to the hospital and destroyed his home, Bolivar Fire Chief John Speidel said. Dennis Bernabo suffered burns and smoke inhalation after discovering the blaze at his 768 Lincoln St. residence, Speidel said. More...

Derry Historical Society annual Ice Cream Social June 25

The Derry Area Historical Society will hold its annual Ice Cream Social beginning at 7 p.m. Monday, June 25, at the Fulton House in New Derry.  More...

General News

Deputy frees bear trapped inside car

CAMELIAN BAY, Calif. (AP) — A bear that managed to break into a car needed help from a sheriff’s deputy to get out.  The Placer County Sheriff’s Office in California says it happened near Lake Tahoe. More...

5 Michigan siblings to join military, including quadruplets

ADA, Mich. (AP) — Five Michigan siblings, including quadruplets, who just graduated high school are set to join the Armed Forces. More...

The Potting Shed

The many benefits of mulching vegetables

To mulch or not to mulch? The answer is “yes” to mulching when it comes to vegetables. If you have vegetable plants in your garden, mulching them will keep them healthy, and there are many materials for mulching. More...

Sports

Latrobe defeats Bushy Run in ‘wild’ fashion

It was a “wild” finish in Latrobe Legion’s 6-5 victory against Bushy Run in an American Legion District 31 game played Thursday at Greater Latrobe Senior High School’s athletic complex. More...

Penguins announce regular-season schedule

Open with homestand featuring Washington, Vegas

Pittsburgh Penguins’ fans will have the opportunity to see the 2018 Stanley Cup Final finalists in the opening week of the 2018- 19 regular season. More...

2018-19 Pittsburgh Penguins Schedule

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Lifestyles

Westmoreland Symphony’s ‘Summer Sparklers’ July 1

“Summer Sparklers,” a free annual outdoor concert, will be presented by the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, July 1, at St. Clair Park’s Robertshaw Amphitheater in downtown Greensburg.  More...

Campus Corner

SVC alumnus given Outstanding Leadership Award by Pittsburgh Bureau of Police

St. Vincent College graduate Jacob M. More...

IUP faculty member wins national award; recognition event today in New Orleans

Dr. Chauna Craig, a member of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania department of English, won a national award for her 2017 book of short fiction. More...

It’s official: Bridge is open

Latrobe Community Revitalization Program Executive Director Jarod Trunzo, Latrobe City Councilwoman Christine Weller, architect Steve Patricia, Latrobe Mayor Rosie Wolford, LCRP Board of Directors member Ed Kubicek, Rose Style Shoppe owner Ronda Goet More...

Commissioners hire firm to conduct sexual harassment training seminars

The Westmoreland County Commissioners on Thursday tabbed a Greensburg law firm to conduct sexual harassment training seminars for county employees. More...

PA Hero Walk in area

Al Pulice, founder and director of the PA Hero Walk, Thursday accepts a donation from Richard Rhoades, president of the Derry Fraternal Order of Eagles. The 10th annual PA Hero Walk is held from June 10 to June 23. More...

State payouts from shale gas fees

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania regulators have decided how they will disburse nearly $210 million that was raised last year from fees on Marcellus Shale gas wells. The state’s Public Utility Commission announced its plans Thursday. More...

Local & State News

Woman’s body found in creek after major Pennsylvania floods

BETHEL PARK, Pa. More...

Bibiana Boerio to take part in Greensburg rally tonight

A “Stop Separating Families” rally is scheduled for 7 p.m. today, June 22, at the Westmoreland County Courthouse, 2 N. More...

Flood photo clarification

One of the flood photos on Page 1 of the Bulletin Thursday included incorrect information. The photo identified as Boucher Lane actually was the pool at the Ligonier Beach, which was completely submerged in water as was much of the parking area. More...

World News

High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

WASHINGTON (AP) - States will be able to force more people to pay sales tax when they make online purchases under a Supreme Court decision Thursday that will leave shoppers with lighter wallets but is a big financial win for states.  More...

Confusion swirls on border after Trump reversal on families

McALLEN, Texas (AP) - Immigration enforcement on the U.S.-Mexico border was plunged deeper into chaos over President Donald Trump’s reversal of a policy separating immigrant children from parents, causing uncertainty for both migrant families a More...

Democrats seek info about Virginia facility after abuse claims

WASHINGTON (AP) - Virginia’s two Democratic senators asked the Trump administration Friday for answers about operations at a juvenile detention facility in the state where immigrant children said they were bound, beaten and isolated in solitary More...

Education

Thinkfest competition

Greater Latrobe Junior High School GOAL students recently participated in the annual Thinkfest competition. More...

Artist works with GL students

Visiting artist Barry Poglein worked with Erica Jordan’s art students creating 3-D forms from paper recently at Greater Latrobe Junior High School. In the photo, Connor Keddie assembles the legs of a fox. More...

WCGC science competition

Greater Latrobe seventh-graders Alec Rhoades, Zane Demangone and Dominic Greathouse were the third-place team at the Westmoreland County Gifted Coalition (WCGC) Science Study Competition held recently at the Greater Latrobe Center for Student Creativ More...

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