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Bishop suffers mild heart attack, to undergo procedure

The Most Rev. Edward C. Malesic, JCL, of the Diocese of Greensburg is slated to undergo a cardiac catheterization today, Nov. More...

Pennsylvania commits to new voting machines, election audits

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. More...

Derry Borough’s Christmas in the Park set for tonight

The Derry Volunteer Fire Department will host Christmas in the Park today, Nov. More...

General News

Shakespeare & Co. founding member Dennis Krausnick dies

LENOX, Mass. (AP) — Afounding member of the Massachusetts theater company Shakespeare & Co., who in the organization’s 40 years served as an actor, director, writer and teacher, has died. More...

Massive, extended data breach at Marriott’s Starwood hotels

BETHESDA, Md. More...

Coal miners urge Congress extension of black lung funding

LOUISVILLE, Ky. More...

Sports

Making all the right moves

Greater Latrobe’s Gabe Willochell, Matt Hess and Jack Pletcher work on their takedown moves (above) during wrestling practice. The Wildcats open the season Dec. 7-8 in the Hickory Tournament. More...

Harris reaches career victory milestone at SVC

When the St. Vincent College men’s basketball team earned a recent home victory on Nov. 19, the win marked the 300th in the career of head coach D.P. More...

Clemson’s dominant defensive line living up to hype

Faces Pitt’s running game in ACC championship

CLEMSON, S.C. More...

Lifestyles

Happy Anniversary!

Latrobe couple observing 50th

Joyce and Jack Showalter of Latrobe are celebrating their golden wedding anniversary today, Nov. 30, according to their children and grandchildren. More...

Campus Corner

Two Penn College teams place in 29th annual regional student competition in New York

Two teams of Pennsylvania College of Technology students finished strongly among the 22 institutions in the 29th annual Associated Schools of Construction Region 1 Student Competition held Nov. More...

Church news

Cookie Walk Saturday

St. Stephen Orthodox Church, off Mission Road in Unity Township, will hold its annual Cookie Walk 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 1, at the church.  The Very Rev. More...

Laurel Valley Golf Club needs stormwater ordinance modification for guesthouses

Laurel Valley Golf Club will have to secure a modification to Ligonier Township’s stormwater management ordinance before it can move forward with building new overnight lodgings for its members.  More...

PennDOT, turnpike to start using driverless trucks in work zones

HARRISBURG — Robo-trucks will be deployed by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission in highway work zones by mid- 2019.  More...

Letters to Santa being accepted

Hey kids, does Santa know if you’ve been naughty or nice?  Well, don’t take a chance that he will have the wrong information about you this Christmas season. More...

Horse and cat rescue sponsors Xmas fundraiser

Pleasure Acres Equine and Feline Rescue Center in Salem Township is sponsoring its annual Christmas Open House from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2.  More...

Wolf establishes panel to examine Pennsylvania’s redistricting process

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Democratic governor is setting up a commission to look for ways to improve the state’s redistricting process.  Gov. More...

One hurt after pickup truck overturns on Route 30

Traffic along Route 30 east of Laughlintown was briefly shut down Thursday after a pickup truck overturned.  According to a Westmoreland County 911 dispatcher, the accident was reported at 4:57 p.m. More...

Local & State News

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.  More...

Lottery Results

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — These Pennsylvania lotteries were drawn Thursday:  THURSDAY NIGHT  Pick 2 7-8, Wild: 1 (seven, eight; Wild: one)  Pick 3 4-1-9, Wild: 1 (four, one, nine; Wild: one)  More...

Wolf administration breaks ground on Ohiopyle Multimodal Gateway Project

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. More...

World News

FBI: Man confessed to 90 killings in effort to move prisons

DALLAS (AP) - A 78-year-old inmate who says he killed about 90 people as he moved around the country for nearly four decades offered his confessions as a bargaining chip to be moved from a California prison, authorities say.  More...

Trump to meet with several tech CEOs amid rising tensions

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will meet with top executives from Google, Microsoft, Oracle and Qualcomm next week during a White House roundtable that could touch upon some the sticking points in the increasingly prickly relationship More...

Fear that uproar over gene-edited babies could block science

WASHINGTON (AP) - Scientists working on the frontiers of medicine fear the uproar over the reported births of gene-edited babies in China could jeopardize promising research into how to alter heredity to fend off a variety of disorders.  More...

Education

Students explore a hot topic

Melissa Turnbull’s sixth-grade science classes at Latrobe Elementary School have been busy constructing and erupting volcanoes. Showing their volcano are Mia Myers, Gabby Greece and Elise Long. More...

Challenge Program at GLSHS

Students at Greater Latrobe Senior High School were recently introduced to The Challenge Program, Inc. during a kick-off assembly at their school. More...

Cox, Flack named Students of the Month

Derry Lions Club recently honored Cameron Cox and Justin Flack as its Students of the Month for September.  Both are seniors at Derry Area High School, and attend Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center (EWCTC).  More...

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