July 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

125th anniversary celebration

St. Rose Church 125th anniversary committee members Jim and Pat Prohaska, the Rev. Anthony Carbone, Nancy and Dr. George Gavin and the Rev. Rogelio Rodriguez, parochial vicar, stand with a statue of St. More...

Suspect’s tattoo reveals fake identity

GREENSBURG, Pa. More...

General News

Americans playfully ponder pro-Trump scholar’s ’shunning’

BOSTON (AP) — How have you been shunned? More...

Peach war gets juicy: Georgia, SC spar over which is better

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — It might be one of the sweetest battles on record, but the peach war is really starting to get juicy.  More...

Putin urges closer international cybersecurity cooperation

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Friday called for closer international cooperation in fending off cyberattacks.  Addressing a cybersecurity conference in Moscow, Putin said it’s important to develop common cybersecurity sta More...

Sports

Pitch and catch

The White Sox’s Jacob Elliott is able to get into the bag before Tigers’ third-baseman Christian Chambers cam apply the tag (above) during Thursday night’s Latrobe Little League semifinal playoff game.  More...

Stott helps Unity shut out Yough, move within half game of first place

One inning. Five runs. That’s all Unity Legion needed as the team scored five fifth-inning runs to defeat Yough, 5-0, in an American Legion District 31 game Tuesday. Justin Stott tossed a complete game shutout, with four strikeouts and a walk. More...

WPGA elects to replay second round of 36-hole Amateur at Fox Chapel

The West Penn Golf Association’s longest-running championship, the Amateur, had one of its most interesting beginnings this week and, seven weeks from now, will have a spectacular ending. More...

Lifestyles

Latrobe BPW awards scholarships to Greater Latrobe/Derry Area students

Latrobe Business and Professional Women this week announced the scholarship and achievement award recipients for 2018.  More...

Church news

Underground Church VBS July 13, 14   The Underground Church, 104 33rd St., Latrobe, will have “some cool Vacation Bible School fun” Friday, July 13, and Saturday, July 14.  Children ages 4 and up are invited to a “Polar Bl More...

Events of Area Interest

St. James fundraiser Saturday at Chick-fil-A   St. More...

Homeowner finds missing dog safe under porch  Free Access 

Vicky Augustine came home from work around 4 p.m. Thursday and realized, she said, that “nobody got the paper today.” So she walked down the driveway to retrieve the Bulletin that was delivered earlier to their house on 14th Street in Derry Township. More...

Clergy argue against quick release of child sex abuse report

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Woman killed in fiery Indiana gas station crash

An Indiana County woman working at a gas station at the intersection of routes 119 and 85 in the village of Home in Rayne Township was killed Thursday after a vehicle crashed through fuel pumps and into the building before bursting into flames.  More...

US newsrooms fall silent to honor 5 slain at Maryland paper

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Newsrooms usually abuzz with approaching deadlines fell oddly silent as journalists nationwide paused to honor five people shot dead a week before inside a Maryland newspaper.  More...

Local & State News

Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Fest underway

Patrons try to stay dry while they enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes on the first day of the 44th annual Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival Thursday at Twin Lakes Park in Hempfield and Unity townships. More...

Latrobe 4th of July Celebration Parade results

Here are the winners from Wednesday’s Latrobe 4th of July parade:   More...

Whiskey Rebellion landmarks are few

MONONGAHELA, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania historical sign in a Monongahela parking lot marks the location where U.S. statesman Albert Gallatin delivered an eloquent speech that brought an end to a revolt over a federal whiskey tax in 1794.  More...

World News

US tariffs take effect, China announces retaliation

BEIJING (AP) - The United States hiked tariffs on Chinese imports Friday and Beijing announced it was retaliating against American goods in a technology dispute between the world’s two biggest economies that President Donald Trump says he is pr More...

US Army quietly discharging immigrant recruits

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Some immigrant U.S. Army reservists and recruits who enlisted in the military with a promised path to citizenship are being abruptly discharged, the Associated Press has learned.  More...

Narrowing the list: 3 judges top Trump’s list

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump said Thursday he has narrowed down - to two or three - the list of contenders he’s considering to fill the vacancy for the Supreme Court seat held by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.  More...

Education

Ligonier Valley students place for third year at national engineering competition

For the third consecutive year, Ligonier Valley students excelled academically at the Tests of Engineering Aptitude in Mathematics and Science (TEAMS) competition.  Thirteen middle and high school students represented Ligonier at the national c More...

Pa. Boys State camp prepares young men to be future leaders

Young men from across Pennsylvania gathered at Shippensburg University June 17-23 to attend Keystone Boys State (KBS), a week-long civic leadership program organized by the American Legion Department of Pennsylvania. More...

DASD students work together to build house

21st CCLC students at Derry Area Middle and High schools worked together during the recent aft3r@dasd after-school learning program to construct a scale model of a house. More...

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