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Latrobe-GLSD Parks & Rec approves 2019 budget

The Latrobe-GLSD Parks & Recreation Commission on Thursday approved an approximately $556,000 budget for next year.  “We went over the budget in a lot of detail in November. More...

General News

Idaho Catholic priest sentenced to 25 years for child porn

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest who possessed more than 2,500 images of what investigators called the most disturbing child pornography they had ever seen has been sentenced to 25 years in prison without parole.  More...

Congressional report: Distributors, DEA failed to abate US opioid crisis

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A congressional report on prescription pill dumping in West Virginia blames U.S. More...

Lawsuit: Miss America leaders illegally took over pageant

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. More...

Sports

GL’s Holler signs with East Carolina

Greater Latrobe’s Trent Holler (seated center) made it official on national signing day Wednesday when he inked his letter of intent to continue playing football and NCAA Division I East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C.  More...

Lady Trojans fall to EA, suffer first section defeat

The Derry Area girls’ basketball team posted its highest scoring output of the season, but the Lady Trojans suffered their first section loss of the season during a 54-48 setback at East Allegheny in WPIAL Section 3A play on Thursday.  More...

Shorthanded Lady Rams can’t keep up with Blairsville

No basketball coach believes there’s a good time to be missing three starters, but there are definitely worse times than others.  Ligonier Valley head coach Tim Gustin had to agree after the Lady Rams started three reserves in a 72- 20 los More...

Lifestyles

FOE Aerie 01188 donates $1,000 to Feeding the Spirit

In the spirit of the holiday season, Tony Angelo Aerie 01188 Fraternal Order of Eagles donated $1,000 to Feeding the Spirit. Caren Quicquaro, representative for Feeding the Spirit, accepts the donation from Aerie 01188 Trustee Chauncey Davis. More...

Engaged write-up guidelines

Engaged couples are reminded there is a $10 charge for having photographs published with engagement announcements in the Latrobe Bulletin.  Engagement write-ups without a photo are still published without charge.  A professional, 5-inchwid More...

Area Church News

Crossroads Christian Church to host Larry Ahlborn   Vocalist Larry Ahlborn of Youngwood will present his “Lovenotes” ministry 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. More...

Westmoreland County’s 2019 budget avoids tax hike for 14th straight year

Westmoreland County will hold the line on property tax rates again in 2019, but will likely need to borrow money to cover the costs of purchasing all new voting machines and implementing energy-saving improvements.  More...

Another $83K paid out to settle discrimination cases against sheriff’s department

The Westmoreland County Commissioners during Thursday’s meeting again approved settlements related to allegations of discrimination by the county sheriff’s office.  The commissioners voted to pay out $83,000 in county funds to two de More...

Commissioners adopt ‘Reimagining Our Westmoreland’ comprehensive plan

The Westmoreland County Commissioners on Thursday approved a comprehensive plan outlining a unified vision for the future of the county for years to come. More...

Local & State News

Alleged sexual abuse by priest won’t be prosecuted

Westmoreland County District Attorney John Peck announced Wednesday that his office would not pursue a criminal case against the Rev. Joseph Bonafed after it determined a credible prosecution couldn’t be supported.  More...

Lottery Results

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — These Pennsylvania lotteries were drawn Thursday:  THURSDAY NIGHT  Pick 2 7-4, Wild: 5 (seven, four; Wild: five)  Pick 3 8-0-4, Wild: 5 (eight, zero, four; Wild: five)  More...

Gov. Tom Wolf says he’s a realist on issue of recreational marijuana

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. More...

World News

China calls US arrogant and selfish after hacking indictment

BEIJING (AP) - China called the U.S. arrogant and selfish on Friday after two Chinese citizens were charged with stealing trade secrets and other sensitive information from American government agencies and corporations. More...

Pope to priestly sex abusers: Turn yourselves in

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis vowed Friday that the Catholic Church will “never again” cover up clergy sex abuse and demanded that priests who have raped and molested children turn themselves in.  More...

Japan prosecutors file new allegation against Nissan’s Ghosn

TOKYO (AP) - Japanese prosecutors added a new allegation of breach of trust against Nissan’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn on Friday, dashing his hopes for posting bail quickly.  More...

Education

GL Breakfast of Champions

Greater Latrobe Senior High School recently honored six students at the December Breakfast of Champions, including Noah Kershaw, who was honored by math teacher Emily Fedor, Nick Jording (social studies teacher Shawn Walker), Devin Watson (language a More...

EWCTC Students of Month

Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center (EWCTC)’s November Student of the Month, Luke Noel, accepts his certificate from Gerald Hughes, chairperson of the EWCTC Joint Operating Committee. More...

GLSHS sculptural mural

Back in the spring, Greater Latrobe Senior High School art teacher Lindsey Page’s sculpture class collaborated to create a large-scale sculptural mural focusing on the impact that people have on others through acts of kindness, empathy and comp More...

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