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Where are the SweetHearts?

Most popular Valentine’s Day candy not available in 2019

BY CLAIR ROBINS clair@candystore.com  SweetHearts have gone missing.  More...

General News

Tom Raum, retired Washington reporter for AP, dies at 74

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tom Raum, a versatile writer who covered three presidents, Congress and national politics, and translated knotty economic issues for readers during a 44-year career with The Associated Press, died Friday. More...

Marines, Navy Seabees rebuilding California tourist island’s runway

AVALON, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Marines and Navy Seabees are rebuilding the mountaintop runway on storied Santa Catalina Island, a tourist destination off the Southern California coast.  More...

Trump confidant Stone is arrested, says he’s falsely accused

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shouting “FBI, open the door,” authorities arrested Roger Stone, a confidant of President Donald Trump, before dawn Friday in a criminal case that revealed that senior members of the Trump campaign sought to benefi More...

Editorial

Westsylvania

Parsing Home: Defining a Literary Region

“Not that the pines were darker there,/  “nor mid-May dogwood brighter there,/  “nor swifts more swift in summer air;/  “it was my own country …”  More...

Bulletin Board

It’s official: Fact Book 2019 is finally finished!  The handy, dandy supplement was inserted in the Friday, Jan. 25, edition of the Bulletin. It was truly a team effort.  * * *  More...

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Campus Corner

Westmoreland County Community College releases fall president’s list

Westmoreland County Community College Thursday afternoon announced its president’s and dean’s lists.  The following students from the Latrobe Bulletin coverage area have been named to the WCCC president's list for attaining a minimum More...

A bean chili that’s as rich and savory as any meat chili

Black bean chili should be primarily about the beans — they should be creamy, tender and well-seasoned. More...

SVC professor to present St. Clair Lecture Feb. 5

St. Vincent College professor of history Dr. Susan Mitchell Sommers will present “Arthur St. Clair: Myth and History” at the 2019 Westmoreland County Historical Society St. Clair Lecture 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. More...

Greater Latrobe implements Safe2Say anonymous tip line

A new anonymous tip line, implemented this month, is open to anybody in the country and it has the opportunity to save lives.  Michael Porembka, Greater Latrobe’s director of teaching and learning, informed school board members of the Safe More...

It’s over for now: Trump’s shutdown on temporary hold

WASHINGTON (AP) — Submitting to mounting pressure and growing disruption, President Donald Trump agreed to a deal Friday to reopen the government for three weeks, backing down from his demand that Congress give him money for his border wall bef More...

Local & State News

Circle That Date

MONDAY, JAN. 28  10 a.m., Westmoreland County Prison Board, courthouse  6:30 p.m., Latrobe City Council, agenda prep, City Hall  WEDNESDAY. JAN. More...

Lottery Results

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — These Pennsylvania lotteries were drawn Friday:  FRIDAY NIGHT  Pick 2 6-2, Wild: 5 (six, two; Wild: five)  Pick 3 6-4-8, Wild: 5 (six, four, eight; Wild: five)  More...

Drug court participants net naloxone

Thanks to a donation through the Kaléo Cares program, Westmoreland County drug court participants will soon receive a carton of Evzio auto-injector naloxone kits to help recognize signs of an overdose, Westmoreland County Drug Overdose Task Force Dir More...

World News

AP Exclusive: Anti-Maduro coalition grew from secret talks

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - The coalition of Latin American governments that joined the U.S.  More...

Dam with mine waste collapses in Brazil; 7 dead, 200 missing

SAO PAULO (AP) - A dam that held back mining waste collapsed Friday in Brazil, inundating a nearby community in reddish brown sludge, killing at least seven people and leaving scores of others missing. More...

APNewsBreak: Undercover agents target cybersecurity watchdog

NEWYORK (AP) - The researchers who reported that Israeli software was used to spy on Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s inner circle before his gruesome death are being targeted in turn by international undercover operatives, The Asso More...

Sports

Butler hits 1,000 career points, helps ’Cats rout P-T

The Greater Latrobe boys’ basketball team used a dominant first half to race out to a comfortable 26-point halftime lead against Penn-Trafford.  Then, the Wildcats used the second half to welcome Bryce Butler to an elusive club.  More...

Trojans down MP, clinch playoff spot for first time in 11 years

For the first time in 11 years, the Derry Area boys’ basketball team is playoff-bound.  And for head coach Tom Esposito, he just couldn’t be any more proud of his players.  “I’m proud of our guys and I’m proud More...

GL’s Miller, Bisignani finish 2-3 in WCCA girls’ diving

Greater Latrobe took two of the top three places in girls while host Derry Area also had a total of two athletes place in Friday’s Westmoreland County Coaches Association Diving Championships.  Jordyn Miller and Lauren Bisignani finished s More...

Entertainment

Review: A goofy, sweet and modern spin on Arthurian legend

The Arthurian legend gets a modern and more youthful spin in ”The Kid Who Would Be King ,” a surprisingly delightful film full of action, heart, a crazy-haired Patrick Stewart (as “old” Merlin) and a few genuinely good gags, a More...

Film Review: ‘Serenity’ now? No thank you

The elevator pitch for Steven Knight’s “Serenity” would be: “’Key Largo’ meets ‘Westworld.’” And it’s every bit as ridiculous as that sounds.  More...

Try the Trendiest Flavors Tonight New seasonings make it easy

Exotic flavors common in the Middle Eastern region of the world like harissa, za’atar and shawarma are having a moment, appearing on restaurant menus and in popular make-at-home recipes.  Now is the perfect time to give these flavors a try More...

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