August 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Ligonier Diamond traffic to switch to new pattern

According to an email providing an update on the progress of the Diamond Park Renaissance Project in Ligonier, the traffic pattern that has been in place recently will switch either today, Aug. 23, or Friday, Aug. 24.  More...

Warriors Rock show Saturday at Seton Hill

It’s a long way musically from the Big Band sound to emerging rock, and a generation separates the men who were in World War II and those in Vietnam. More...

General News

State police conduct drug warrant roundup in Westmoreland County

The Pennsylvania State Police Troop A Vice-Narcotics Unit rounded up a dozen “mid-level drug dealers” Wednesday, with felony drug warrants issued for eight more.  More...

Relationship between Trump, Enquirer goes beyond headlines

NEW YORK (AP) — The plea deal reached by Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen has laid bare a relationship between the president and the publisher of the National Enquirer that goes well beyond the tabloid’s screaming headlines. More...

Autistic Michigan boy likely will be able to keep ducks

GEORGETOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 12-yearold western Michigan boy with autism likely will be able to keep his ducks, which are his emotional support animals.  More...

Editorial

Off The Wall

Worms

Even though I write a column about the great outdoors titled “Inside the Outdoors” that appears in the Latrobe Bulletin on Fridays, I will be writing about “invasive worms,” a very serious subject when referring to the many in More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Death by pandering

Defying environmental stewardship, public health, technology and economics, President Donald Trump once again has proposed sacrificing the public good to appeasing a slice of his political base.  More...

Lifestyles

VFW Auxiliary Pa. president to visit area post Sunday

Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary State President Charlotte Swogger Lopes will make her official visit to a meeting in District 27 on Sunday, Aug. 26. The 2 p.m. meeting will be held at Donegal VFW Post 6743, 110 Veterans Lane, Jones Mills.  More...

National University of Health Sciences graduate

In a commencement ceremony held on Friday, Aug. 17, Margaret Florendo of New Alexandria received the doctor of chiropractic degree from National University of Health Sciences, the Lombard, Illinois, campus reported Wednesday.  More...

JSO to open 90th season with Beatles Blast! Sept. 22

For 23 years, the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra performed opera for its annual fundraising gala performance. More...

WCCC-Latrobe exceeds registration goal

Janet Hoffer, coordinator of the Westmoreland County Community College-Latrobe campus, provided an update on the school at Wednesday’s WCCC Board of Trustees meeting.  As of Oct. More...

Driver pulled from tractor-trailer crash into Loyalhanna Creek could face charges

The driver of a tractor-trailer that left Route 30 in Ligonier Township and overturned into the Loyalhanna Creek, causing the highway to be shut down for more than nine hours, was fatigued at the time of the crash, according to police.   More...

County’s chief deputy charged in courthouse incident

The Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office’s second-in-command, already suspended from duty with pay during an investigation into allegations she assaulted the president of the union representing sheriff’s office staff, has been charg More...

Pastor removed from Fayette County parishes after sexual abuse allegations

A pastor was removed from several Fayette County parishes and placed on leave this week after the Diocese of Greensburg received “a credible allegation of sexual abuse of a minor” dating back nearly 20 years.  More...

Local & State News

School drops archbishop’s name amid sex abuse report fallout

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Casinos ask state court to shut down new iLottery program

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania casinos asked a court Wednesday to shut down the state’s new iLottery program, arguing the internet-based games simulate slot machines and casino style gambling in violation of state law.  More...

Lawyer: Suspect in anti-gay killing struggled with sexuality State police plan DUI checkpoint, patrols in Indiana County

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. More...

World News

More dirt on President Trump? Cohen’s lawyer suggests so

NEW YORK (AP) - What other dirt might Michael Cohen have on Donald Trump? More...

Democrats seek to keep focus on corruption, not impeachment

CHICAGO (AP) - Democrats aren’t ready to embrace the I-word.  More...

Trump lashes out at his former lawyer after guilty plea

WASHINGTON (AP) - Facing a growing threat to his presidency, President Donald Trump lashed out at his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen a day after the onetime “fixer” implicated Trump in a campaign cover-up to buy the silence of women More...

Sports

Rivalry beginning to take shape again as Wildcats, Trojans meet for third straight year

The rivalry is starting to take shape again.  After a four-year hiatus, Greater Latrobe and Derry Area are now three years into the renewal of a backyard rivalry that has stretched six decades.  More...

Rams’ season, conference opener with H-C matchup of respective defending District 6 Class AA, A champions

When Roger Beitel looks at Homer-Center, he sees not so much a team, but a football program. More...

Ohio State suspends Meyer three games, says he protected protege

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State suspended coach Urban Meyer for three games on Wednesday night for mishandling repeated professional and behavioral problems of an assistant coach, with investigators finding Meyer protected his protege for year More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Three injured in East Huntingdon Township chain-reaction crash   More...

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