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All faiths welcome at Afternoon of Reflection planned Oct. 28

There are two advance requests for people who are planning to attend the annual Afternoon of Reflection on Oct. 28 at Our Lady of Grace Church in Hempfield Township.  One was to bring a pair of new sandals or flipflops. More...

Cabaret Theatre to honor the late local actress Anne Crusan

The late Anne Crusan of Latrobe was passionate about acting. More...

General News

Police: 11 baby bodies found in closed Detroit funeral home

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit police say the bodies of 11 babies have been found hidden in a ceiling of a funeral home that the state of Michigan closed six months ago.  Authorities say construction workers found the bodies Friday at the Cantrell More...

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS

Tech stock rally helps snap losing streak as rough week ends  More...

Finding answers for patients with rarest of rare diseases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The youngster’s mysterious symptoms stumped every expert his parents consulted: No diagnosis explained why he couldn’t sit up on his own, or why he’d frequently choke, or his neurologic and intestinal abnorma More...

Editorial

Westsylvania

Fall Foliage and Halloween mean train time

Our original travel ways were beautiful. But they weren’t easy.  For those forced to travel on foot or horseback, the Allegheny Mountains were brutal. More...

Bulletin Board

American Red Cross Greater Pennsylvania Region, based in Pittsburgh, continues to support the relief effort following Hurricane Florence last month while assisting those impacted this week by Hurricane Michael.  Among those who are currently dep More...

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Lifestyles

Woodlands group eyes dinner, program about golden eagles; cutoff Monday

Want to socialize with woodland owners over a dinner and hear a talk by someone who has actually hugged a golden eagle? You won’t want to miss Westmoreland Woodlands Improvement Association’s meeting on Thursday, Oct. More...

Campus Corner

James Madison welcomes Class of 2022

James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, welcomed the Class of 2022 to campus this fall, including two from Latrobe Bulletin’s coverage area:  Latrobe resident Jason Starr’s selected major is political science.  More...

‘Blind Spot of Masculinity’ Oct. 29 topic at St. Vincent

Don McPherson, former All-America quarterback at Syracuse University and a veteran of the National Football and Canadian Football leagues, will speak 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, in the Fred M. Rogers Center at St. Vincent College.  More...

A Holly Jolly Christmas in Latrobe set Dec. 1

Santa parade officially eliminated

This year’s A Holly Jolly Christmas in Latrobe is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. More...

Latrobe Reality Tour season begins Oct. 17

The first Latrobe Reality Tour of the 2018-19 season will be held starting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Latrobe Municipal Building, 901 Jefferson St., Latrobe.  More...

Film crew shoots ‘Kecksburg’movie in Mount Pleasant last Saturday

Locals take part as movie extras

For a few hours on Saturday, Oct. More...

County parks department enforcing leash law

The Westmoreland County Bureau of Parks and Recreation reminds patrons that pet owners must keep their animals on a 6-foot leash while visiting any Westmoreland County park, trail, or property under County Ordinance: Section VII-A.  Westmoreland More...

Local & State News

Circle That Date

MONDAY, OCT. 15   7 p.m., Derry Borough Council, Derry Station  TUESDAY, OCT. More...

Pennsylvania AG: Cardinal faces no penalties by resigning

NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania (AP) — Amid unfolding sex abuse scandals, Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl as archbishop of Washington. More...

Two-year window for child sex abuse suits divides negotiators

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

World News

What could soothe markets? Solid earnings, economic reports

WASHINGTON (AP) - After a harrowing week for financial markets, investors will look for solid corporate earnings reports and healthy economic news over the next few weeks to calm things down.  More...

Official: Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken town

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Search-and-rescue teams found at least one body in Mexico Beach, the ground-zero town nearly obliterated by Hurricane Michael, an official said Friday as the scale of the storm’s fury became ever clearer.  More...

‘It was life or death’: Face-to-face with Hurricane Michael’s fury

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Tom Garcia watched in terror as fingers of water pushed inland across the beach and began filling up his home. His wife handed him a drill and Garcia used screws to pin his front and back door shut. More...

Sports

Rams clinch Heritage three-peat; Tutino breaks state mark in rout of Colts

It was a night of milestones on Friday at Weller Field. Ligonier Valley’s football team sewed up another District 6 Heritage Conference title. Star receiver Aaron Tutino put his name in the state record books. More...

’Cats shut down Plum, run to big conference victory

GL’s Rock rushes for 159 yards

PLUM BORO — Greater Latrobe got its ground game rolling and blanked host Plum in the second half of Friday’s WPIAL Class 5A Big East Conference matchup, cruising to a 28-6 win to keep its playoff hopes alive.  The Wildcats (2-4, 2-6) More...

Flack’s eight TDs power Trojans past Yough

HERMINIE — The Derry Area football team had an answer for Yough’s Dustin Shoaf, one of the top running backs in Westmoreland County history.  His name? Justin Flack.  More...

Entertainment

Movie review: Chazelle’s ‘First Man’ is at once intimate and grand

Nearly a half-century has passed since the majestic moment when Neil Armstrong stepped carefully onto the lunar landscape, left foot first, taking that giant leap for mankind.  Whether you were alive then and glued to the TV, or relived it later More...

Movie review: ‘The Hate U Give’should be seen by everyone

“The Hate U Give “ begins with a scene at the family dinner table where a father is giving his young kids “the talk” — the one in which he explains to his 9-year-old daughter, Starr, and toddler son exactly what to do wh More...

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