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EWCTC receives state funding for equipment

State funding awarded Wednesday by the Pennsylvania Department of Education will allow the Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center (EWCTC) to purchase needed equipment students will use for hands-on career training.  More...

Cool bloom!

Even the flowers are confused with the changing weather as evidenced by this rhododendron in bloom.   More...

Recent grant funding ‘final piece’ for Keystone Park trail

A planned trail between Keystone State Park and New Alexandria Borough recently got a major boost thanks to grant funding through the state’s Keystone Fund. More...

General News

Online sex ads rebound, months after shut down of Backpage

DALLAS (AP) — Smaller escort websites are vying for the lucrative online sex-for-hire market Backpage.com dominated before U.S. More...

It may be harder to find the perfect Christmas tree

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — People may need to trim back their Christmas tree expectations this year. A tight supply means some shoppers will be paying more and searching longer for that perfect Christmas tree this holiday season. More...

Man charged in deer carcasses dumped on Somalis’cars

ST. CLOUD, Minn. More...

Editorial

‘Is factor’

Off The Wall

One of my favorite PeeVeeisms goes like this: “Yesterday was, today is, and tomorrow shall be.” That says it all, if you ask me. One’s whole philosophy must be built around these words of wisdom, and I’ll tell you why.  More...

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Lifestyles

IUP alumnus from Ligonier named to Hall of Distinction

Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate John Ritter of Ligonier was recently inducted into the IUP College of Fine Arts Hall of Distinction, IUP reported this week.  More...

St. Vincent Summer Theatre Christmas revue Dec. 14-16

The St. Vincent Summer Theatre will host “Home for the Holidays,” a Christmas-style concert celebration Dec. 14-16 in the Robert S. Carey Student Center’s Performing Arts Center on the Unity Township campus.  More...

Events of Area Interest

VFW Post 3414 eyes Dec. 4, 9, 16 The monthly meeting of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Paul Lizza Post 3414 of Latrobe will be conducted 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, in the post home, 204 Spring St., Latrobe. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Possible burglary in Conemaugh Township home   More...

Ligonier Township MA water line repair mapping project to outline repairs

Anearly completed mapping project by the Ligonier Township Municipal Authority (LTMA) water system engineer will outline water line repairs and subsequent problem spots within the authority’s service area.  More...

Deck the halls . . .

Kenzie Baird, Bella Schueltz and Morgan Wing were part of the decorating committee who were busy decking the halls at Ligonier Valley High School this past Tuesday, Nov. 27. Photo by Ernie Sistek   More...

Church’s shoebox project benefits disabled veterans

Saturday, Dec. 1, is the first of three collection days for the annual Veterans Christmas Shoebox Project organized by volunteers at St. Stephen Orthodox Church in Latrobe. More...

Bulletin accepting Toys for Tots

The Latrobe Bulletin is again participating in the Toys for Tots campaign sponsored by the U.S. Marine Corps League.  Those who want to donate should bring new, unwrapped toys before Monday, Dec. More...

Local & State News

Younger school entry could set stage forADHD diagnosis

The youngest children in kindergarten are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in early grades, a study shows, an intriguing finding for parents on the fence about when to start their child in school. More...

Apple to tutor women in tech in bid to diversify industry

CUPERTINO, Calif. More...

Sprucing up NYC: Rockefeller Center lights Christmas tree

NEW YORK (AP) — A massive Norway spruce has been lit up in a tradition that ushers in Christmastime in New York City.  Mayor Bill de Blasio flipped the switch Wednesday night to light the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree following a telev More...

World News

Scientists: World still isn’t ready for gene-edited babies

HONG KONG (AP) - A group of leading scientists has declared that it’s still too soon to try making permanent changes to DNA that can be inherited by future generations, as a Chinese researcher claims to have done.  More...

Senators send rebuke to Saudis, Trump over Khashoggi killing

WASHINGTON (AP) - Defying President Donald Trump, senators sent a strong signal that they want to punish Saudi Arabia for its role in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. More...

Mormons support GOP, but Trump approval lags

WASHINGTON (AP) - About two-thirds of Mormon voters nationwide favored Republicans in the midterm elections, but President Donald Trump’s approval rating among members of the faith lagged behind, according to a nationwide survey of midterm vote More...

Sports

Trojans seek continued improvement under returning first-year coach

Trojans adopt a new offensive and defensive philosophy. More...

Bearcats pull out dramatic PAC road victory over W&J

Tom Komka scored a career-high 25 points, and Cletus Helton connected on a dramatic three-pointer to beat the regulation buzzer and forced overtime in St. More...

SVC women snap road losing streak vs. Washington & Jefferson

Paige Montrose matched a career high with 16 points, and Maria Morgan drained five of six three-point attempts to lead the St. More...

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