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No paper on Thanksgiving

Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Bulletin will not publish a newspaper tomorrow, Nov. 22. The business office closes at 4 p.m. today and will reopen at 8 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 23. The Bulletin wishes all of its readers a happy Thanksgiving! More...

General News

Officials: 3.7M vehicles to use turnpike Thanksgiving holiday

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) is projecting that 3.7 million cars and trucks will travel the turnpike during the six-day Thanksgiving holiday period from Tuesday, Nov. 20, to Sunday, Nov. 25.  More...

Latrobe’s fire hydrants receive positive review

With one exception, the City of Latrobe’s fire hydrants are in good working order.  Latrobe Municipal Authority (LMA) Manager Terri Hauser said at Tuesday’s authority meeting that fire hydrant inspections were recently completed and More...

Small Business Saturday announced Nov. 24

Pennsylvania officials encourage residents to shop local as part of Small Business Saturday on Nov. More...

Editorial

Grammar Guy

Can something really ‘go missing?’

Here’s a brief record of things I have lost in the past month: Keys, a charging cable for my phone, chapstick, patience, earbuds, wallet, sanity, a travel mug and roughly three more charging cables.  Fortunately, I can find or replace most More...

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Lifestyles

GLMA ‘Festival of Praise’ held Sunday

These choristers from Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Unity Township, and St. More...

PASART names Kraus director of advancement

The Pennsylvania State Animal Response Team recently named Edward J. More...

Municipal engineer WCD board appointee

Emil A. Bove, president of Bove Engineering Co. More...

Fort Ligonier lecture featured early years, life of Martha Washington

Fort Ligonier has offered an educational program commemorating the anniversary of George Washington’s Friendly Fire Incident on Nov. More...

Many traditional holiday activities planned for Ligonier

Light Up Ligonier! on Friday, Nov. 23, will be just the first of the many traditional holiday activities planned for Ligonier. More...

Local & State News

Dry lake inches closer to comeback in Meadville

MEADVILLE, Pa. More...

Suit: Bank fired worker for comment over race

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh bank employee who said on social media that a man who drove through a crowd of protesters should have used a bus instead of a car is claiming in a federal lawsuit that she was fired because she’s white. More...

‘Operation Safe Holiday’ traffic enforcement underway

This week marks the start of the nationwide Click It or Ticket “Operation Safe Holiday” enforcement effort, which sees law enforcement nationwide adopt a zero-tolerance approach toward traffic law violations.  More...

World News

Trump says no penalty for Saudi prince for Khashoggi murder

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump declared Tuesday he would not further punish Saudi Arabia for the murder of U.S.-based columnist Jamal Khashoggi - making clear in an exclamation-filled statement that the benefits of good relations with the k More...

Trump provides written responses to Mueller questions

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has provided the special counsel’s office with written answers to questions about his knowledge of Russian interference in the 2016 election, his lawyers said Tuesday, marking the first time Trump has di More...

Caravan migrants weight options after court blocks Trump ban

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) - Migrants camped in Tijuana after traveling in a caravan to reach the U.S were weighing their options Tuesday after a U.S. court blocked President Donald Trump’s asylum ban for illegal border crossers.  More...

Sports

GL softball players sign letters of intent

Two Greater Latrobe girls’ softball players signed letters of intent on Monday to continue playing in college. Pitcher Kiley Myers (above, seated) will attend Marist College, an NCAA Division I school in New York. More...

GL’s Hunter in town to play at Robert Morris

Former Greater Latrobe hockey standout Dalton Hunter is coming home.  Hunter and the Mercyhurst hockey team will visit Robert Morris University on Friday (7:05 p.m.) at Robert Morris University’s Island Sports Center complex. More...

GL’s Butler off to hot start at Holy Cross

Former Greater Latrobe High School basketball standout Austin Butler is off to a hot start in his sophomore season for the Holy Cross men’s basketball team.  More...

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