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LTMA officials discuss potential water system projects

The Ligonier Township Municipal Authority (LTMA) board at its meeting Wednesday continued to review options to help better manage water pressure throughout its water system. More...

Pa. Supreme Court adopts new rules for custody cases

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently announced the adoption of new rules regarding parenting coordination in an effort to assist families during high-conflict custody cases. More...

Armstrong County man killed Wednesday in Indiana County crash

An Armstrong County man was killed early Wednesday in a head-on crash on Route 422 in Armstrong Township, Indiana County.  According to information released by Indiana County Coroner Jerry Overman Jr., Douglas Chris Craig, 55, of South Bend Town More...

Father facing charges in death of infant son who suffocated

VANDERGRIFT, Pa. More...

General News

Baby sitter’s dog kills 6-month-old in North Carolina

SALISBURY, N.C. More...

Man speaking on cellphone fatally shot inside restaurant

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a man talking on a cellphone inside a Philadelphia restaurant was killed when someone fired several shots, including one that went through the phone and struck him in the face.  But it’s not yet kn More...

Busch Gardens building world’s fastest hybrid coaster

TAMPA, Fla. More...

Editorial

Off The Wall

Words

As I was showering a couple of months ago, a song came to me and I began to think about its words. More...

Wolf wage plan is too aggressive

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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s renewed proposal for an increase in the state minimum wage, which seemed dead on arrival at the time of his 2019-20 budget address on Feb. More...

Church must act to change culture of silence

Pope Francis pledged to bring “the wrath of God” down on child abusers and end cover-ups and embrace victims within the global Roman Catholic Church.  More...

Lifestyles

Ligonier Valley BPW welcomes state senator, 3 new members, LVHS honoree

Pennsylvania Sen. Kim Ward (R-39th) was guest speaker at the Business and Professional Women’s Club of Ligonier Valley Feb. 26 at Ramada Inn, Ligonier.  More...

St. Vincent McCarl Coverlet Gallery to host Textile Tuesdays starting March 12

St. Vincent College’s Foster and Muriel McCarl Coverlet Gallery will sponsor a series of upcoming workshops covering a variety of knitting techniques and applications.  More...

SVC gallery’s March 15 history dinner theater registration to close Monday

The Foster and Muriel McCarl Coverlet Gallery’s history dinner theater will continue at 6 p.m. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Statue stolen from Conemaugh Township porch   More...

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Harris resigns as SVC head basketball coach  Free Access 

Heading to Miami

Read the full story in Friday's Bulletin. More...

DA prepares for musical

Ready for their big debut in Derry Area’s upcoming musical, “Disney’s The Little Mermaid,” are Alex Tomack as Sebastian, Andrew Lang as Scuttle, Anna Oshie as Ariel, Christian Burdick as Prince Eric, Lucas Snyder as King Trito More...

LHVB offers new wellness tour of PA’s Laurel Highlands

The Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau (LHVB) will offer a new wellness tour, scheduled for May 19.  More...

Old Man Winter is dead

The ninth annual Farsang Hungarian Carnival celebration was held Feb. 10 and March 3, at the Darlington Inn in Ligonier Township. Farsang is sponsored and celebrated by Bethlen Communities and GBU Financial Life of Ligonier. More...

Local & State News

Saying goodbye to Old Man Winter

The crowd dances and sings around the burning dummy of Old Man Winter in the parking lot of the Darlington Inn at the Hungarian Carnival celebration known as Farsang, held to mark the end of winter. More...

Dinosaur tracks make fresh impression at Valley Forge park

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. More...

Driver Ryan Newman to pilot No. 6 Oscar Mayer Bacon Mustang

PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO & CONCORD, N.C. (AP BUSINESS WIRE) — If you were to ask Ryan Newman what his favorite food on race day is, he would tell you it’s Oscar Mayer Bacon. More...

World News

Sen. McSally, ex-Air Force pilot, says officer raped her

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen.  More...

Ahead of court ruling, Census Bureau seeks citizenship data

(AP) — As the U.S. More...

Cohen turns over documents on Moscow project to House panel

WASHINGTON (AP) - Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, turned over documents to the House intelligence committee on Wednesday that show edits to a false written statement he gave to the panel in 2017 about a Trump real estate More...

Sports

Jumping into action

Zoe Ferry (right), a sophomore at Ligonier Valley, practices her hurdles form during Wednesday’s practice. Because of the weather, teams have been forced to work out indoors. More...

DA’s Flack commits to play football at Mount Union

Derry Area standout running back Justin Flack made a decision on his future. Flack, on Wednesday night, announced on Twitter that he plans to continue his academic and athletic career at the University of Mount Union (Ohio). More...

Smithley scores another top 20 finish in NASCAR Xfinity series

Ligonier native Garrett Smithley was looking forward to the Boyd Gaming 300 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway last Saturday after finishing 17th at Atlanta the previous week.  During the Rinnai 250 at Atlanta, Smithley was able to stay on the lead More...

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