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Miss Ligonier Pageant judges named

BY DEBORAH A. BREHUN  For The Bulletin  Fifteen students will participate in the Rotary Club of Ligonier’s 58th Annual Miss Ligonier Scholarship Pageant at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, in the Ligonier Valley High School auditorium.  More...

Motorcyclist injured in Derry Township crash

A motorcyclist was flown by medical helicopter to a Pittsburgh area hospital after a crash Wednesday afternoon along Route 217 in Derry Township near Dogwood Acres mobile home park. More...

General News

Uncertainty in shelters after Indonesia quake as deaths rise

PALU, Indonesia (AP) - People living in tents and shelters have little but uncertainty since the powerful earthquake and tsunami hit an Indonesian island, where deaths exceed 1,400 and efforts to retrieve scores more victims buried deep in mud and ru More...

Second woman sentenced in connection with Derry Township threesome with teen boy

A Derry Township woman was sentenced Tuesday to five years on probation after pleading guilty to statutory sexual assault in connection with a 2016 sexual encounter with a 15- year-old boy and another woman.  More...

Ex-Pennsylvania governor joins safe injection site effort

PHILADELPHIA(AP) — Former Pennsylvania Gov. More...

Editorial

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Political Cartoon

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Letters to the Editor

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Lifestyles

Latrobe United Presbyterian Church Fall Festival Saturday

Lucy Levay checks out some of the books and colorful quilts that will be available for sale at the Latrobe United Presbyterian Church Fall Festival scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at the 340 Spring St. church.  More...

Events of Area Interest

Fish Fry Friday to benefit veterans   The Veterans of Foreign Wars Paul Lizza Post 3414 and its Auxiliary will have a monthly Fish Fry this Friday, Oct. 5, at the post, 204 Spring St. in Latrobe. More...

Campus Corner

Slippery Rock Symphonic Wind Ensemble to perform Oct. 16   Slippery Rock University Symphonic Wind Ensemble Wednesday announced the 50-plus student-musician group will host its first performance of the season 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. More...

Artists collaborate on Little Free Library project in Latrobe

Latrobe Art Center (LAC) and The Medicine Shoppe have partnered up to add a bit of artistic flare to the pharmacy’s Little Free Library.  More...

Book sale at St. Emma Monastery on Saturday

Mother Mary Anne Noll says the same thing every time the Sisters of St. Benedict and their volunteers stage a book sale at St. More...

Elliott Group announces expansion plans in Jeannette

Elliott Group officially announced on Tuesday its plans to expand its operations in Jeannette with a test facility on the former Jeannette Glass property.  The company plans to relocate manufacturing and testing of cryogenic pumps and expanders More...

LTMA approves fee for sewer reconnections

The Ligonier Township Municipal Authority (LTMA) board on Wednesday approved implementing a new policy requiring customers who cancel sanitary sewage service at a property and wish to reconnect to pay a $100 fee to have the authority inspect the new More...

Local & State News

Cemetery case puts property rights issue before high court

SCOTT TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Rose Mary Knick makes no bones about it. More...

State acts to help overseas voters get around ballot barrier

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Officials who oversee voting in Pennsylvania on Wednesday promoted ways for people living overseas to obtain absentee ballots after some encountered computer barriers set up to prevent meddling with elections.  More...

Sports betting weeks away from opening in Pennsylvania

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World News

Senate gets FBI Kavanaugh report, with initial vote Friday

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate braced for a crucial initial vote Friday on Brett Kavanaugh’s tottering Supreme Court nomination after Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set his polarized chamber on a schedule to decide an election-season battle that More...

Who sees it? Senators, staff to have access to FBI report

WASHINGTON (AP) - All 100 senators, and a handful of Senate staff, will be able to read the FBI’s new report on sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. But it’s unclear if the public will see it. More...

Financially hard-up women get help in pursuing Me Too cases

NEW YORK (AP) - A dollar store cashier from Brooklyn. Five fire department paramedics in Chicago. An aspiring singer shunned by Nashville’s country music establishment. More...

Sports

GL’s Pevarnik finishes in tie for third in WPIAL golf

PITTSBURGH — Greater Latrobe senior Brady Pevarnik had more than 12 hours to think about what he needed to do in order to capture the WPIAL Class AAA individual golf title that had eluded him the past three years.  More...

Unable to capitalize on turnovers vs. McKeesport Area, Wildcats now face surging Penn-Trafford

Greater Latrobe and Jason Marucco knew that McKeesport Area was having trouble holding onto the football going into last week’s game.  And that trend continued as the Wildcats forced six more turnovers, including five fumbles.  That w More...

Lady Wildcats outduel Norwin in section volleyball slugfest

The Greater Latrobe girls’ volleyball team emerged victorious and stayed on top of the section following a 3-2 slugfest with Norwin during a WPIAL Section 3-AAAA home match Wednesday.  More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Area man accused of scamming elderly woman   More...

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