October 2, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Police investigating after missing man’s body found at Linn Run

State police are investigating after the body of a man reported missing was found in Linn Run State Park in Cook Township Monday afternoon.  Police had not released the man’s identity as of presstime. More...

Reminder to candidates about election policy, letters

Candidates running in this November’s election are reminded that they may submit an announcement with a photo to the Bulletin at least two weeks before Nov. 5. Any announcements received after Oct. 21 will not be published.  More...

General News

Joe Masteroff, 98, Tony Award-winning story writer for ‘Cabaret,’ ‘She Loves Me,’ dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Masteroff, the Tony Award-winning story writer of the brilliant, edgy musical “Cabaret” and the touching, romantic “She Loves Me,” has died. More...

Help Wanted: Overseers for Social Security and Medicare

WASHINGTON (AP) — Key posts overseeing the financial health of Social Security and Medicare have been vacant for more than three years, leaving the programs without independent accountability in the face of dire predictions about approaching insolven More...

USS Arizona Memorial closes after loading dock sinks

HONOLULU (AP) — The National Park Service says the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor will be closed for the rest of the week after the floating dock where visitors board vessels to the site became partially submerged.  More...

Editorial

Opioid deaths show need for bipartisan cooperation

Every day, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s office sends out emails with short bullet points of the cases that are being investigated.  Too many of them sound as similar as the chorus of a sad song.  More...

Grammar Guy

Scents you’ll never sense at Yankee Candle

Think about concrete for a second — even if you weren’t already thinking about it. Can you picture it? Can you feel its hardness? Do you see a driveway, sidewalk or building in your mind? Concrete is solid. More...

Congressional meddling with air travel could make skies much less friendly

COMMENTARY

Airline travelers often enjoy riding high in the sky, but that’s not where they want their ticket prices. More...

Lifestyles

Campus Corner

SVC’s English, modern language departments introduce independent publisher, Eulalia Books

St. Vincent College’s literary translation program, a conjunctive effort of the English and modern language departments, has established Eulalia Books, an independent publisher of international poetry in translation.  More...

Christian Adventure to begin Oct. 3 at HUMC

Christian Adventure, a free after-school program for all youth from kindergarten through fifth grade, will begin this Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Heritage United Methodist Church on the Diamond in Ligonier. The program will be held from 4:15 to 6 p.m. More...

No Walls Ministries’ to host ‘night’ Oct. 12

Pastor Charlie Brownawell announced a Free Movie and Pizza Night will take place 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. More...

Derry council holds off on awarding bid for boiler

Derry Borough Council on Monday tabled voting on a bid for a new municipal building boiler, wanting to hear from the borough’s fire department before making a final decision.  The borough received two boiler bids, one from Gregory & Ma More...

Wolf, Wagner battle at only formal debate before election

HERSHEY— It was a political showdown in “Chocolate Town” Monday as Democratic Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and his Republican challenger Scott Wagner clashed over the issues of Pennsylvania’s economic and social wellbeing. More...

Remembering when Ligonier youngster almost was a Mister Rogers film star  Free Access 

When our 12-year-old son returned home following his daily Latrobe Bulletin delivery route, he rather nonchalantly announced “somebody from ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’ is going to call you about doing a film in Ligonier.” More...

Derry area couple injured in Somerset County motorcycle crash

A man and woman were flown by medical helicopter to a Johnstown hospital after the motorcycle they were riding crashed in Somerset County this past weekend.  More...

Local & State News

Governor, GOP challenger face off at Trebek-hosted forum

HERSHEY, Pa. More...

Market marks end of another season

Veteran Latrobe Farmers’ Market vendors Bayne Holley and John Morgart join market manager Jim Mikula as the 2018 Latrobe Farmers’Market closed for the season last Tuesday, Sept. 23. The vendors thank the Latrobe community for their patronage. More...

Investigators back on scene of deadly Pennsylvania car blast

ALLENTOWN, Pa. More...

World News

Despite hurricane, at-risk Houston students made gains

HOUSTON (AP) - In the chaotic aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Principal Jonathan Trinh feared the worst for his Houston high school. More...

Desperation explodes to anger as Indonesia quake toll rises

PALU, Indonesia (AP) - Desperation exploded into anger four days after an earthquake and tsunami decimated parts of the central Indonesian island of Sulawesi, leaving hungry residents grabbing food from damaged stores on Tuesday and begging the presi More...

Seoul: North Korea estimated to have 20-60 nuclear weapons

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A top South Korean official told lawmakers that North Korea is estimated to have up to 60 nuclear weapons, in Seoul’s first public comment about the size of the North’s secrecy-clouded weapons arsenal.  More...

Sports

GL shut out in girls’ field hockey

Despite 26 saves by goalkeeper Sarah Seremet, the Greater Latrobe girls’ field hockey team lost to visiting WPIAL Division I opponent Norwin, 7-0, Monday night at Rossi Field.  GL’s junior varsity was also shut out, 1-0. More...

Lady Wildcats, Trojans, Vikings get tennis victories

The Greater Latrobe girls’ tennis team remains perfect, while Derry Area and Indiana Area both won again on Monday. More...

Pirates optimistic after taking ‘leap’ forward

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Neal Huntington raised eyebrows last winter when the Pittsburgh Pirates general manager said the club’s decision to trade franchise cornerstones Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole wouldn’t affect the team’s abi More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

DUI, drug possession charges pending against Tinsmills man   More...

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