March 27, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Westmoreland Choral Society plans free concerts

The Westmoreland Choral Society will be performing two free concerts this weekend, thanks to several generous sponsorships. More...

Police investigating use of stolen credit card, fake ID for Derry Twp. trailer purchase

State police at Greensburg are seeking assistance in identifying three men accused of using a stolen credit card and false identification to purchase a trailer from a Derry Township business.  More...

Election policy reminder

Candidates running in the May 21 primary election are reminded that they have up until Wednesday, May 1, to submit an announcement with a photo to the Bulletin. Any announcements received after May 1 will not be published.  More...

General News

Fire knocks out power to 22K people in Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. More...

New York county bans unvaccinated minors in public as measles spreads

ALBANY, N.Y. More...

Pence calls for landing US astronauts on moon in 5 years

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday called for landing astronauts on the moon within five years, an accelerated pace that would aim to put Americans on the lunar south pole.  More...

Sports

’Cats secure sweep of Greensburg Salem in season-opening section track meet

The Greater Latrobe boys’ and girl’s track and field teams earned a season-opening home sweep against Greensburg Salem in WPIAL Section 1-AAA action Tuesday at Memorial Stadium.  The Greater Latrobe boys won 10 events en route to an More...

Tallman, Myers pitch perfect game in GL girls’ softball section victory

Jordan Tallman and the Greater Latrobe girls’ softball team did it again. Only the Lady Wildcats one-upped their season-opening effort. And this time, Tallman had help. More...

Caldwell, Beard help Rams shut out PMA, earn first win for Marabito

John Caldwell and John Beard had plenty of help during an impressive season-opening outing for the Ligonier Valley baseball team. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Man arrested for suspicion of DUI in Ligonier   State police at Greensburg report Daryn Hays, 24, was arrested for suspicion of DUI following a traffic stop on the 100 block of East Loyalhanna Street in Ligonier Borough at 11:11 a.m. More...

Derry Borough places fifth on ‘100 Safest Small Towns in America’ list

According to a recently released national study, Derry Borough is one of the safest small towns in America. More...

LT Supervisors hand off bridge inspections to PennDOT

Ligonier Township will be letting the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) handle coordinating its bridge inspections heading forward. More...

Unity Twp. farm to receive state funding for expansion

A family dairy farm in Unity Township will receive state funding to expand its operations as part of more than $8 million in grants and low-interest loans awarded to Pennsylvania farms this week. Gov. More...

Latrobe connection in off-Broadway Pittsburgh production of ‘Wiesenthal’

A critically acclaimed off-Broadway production, coming to Pittsburgh, will have a Latrobe connection. More...

Local & State News

After synagogue attack, Pittsburgh tries again to curb guns

Gun-control legislation introduced in wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre is moving through the City Council, but Second Amendment advocates are promising a swift legal challenge if the city’s latest effort to regulate firearms becomes law. More...

Democrats, Muslim lawmaker decry opening prayer as divisive

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

$2M settlement to victim who priest made confess after abuse

ERIE, Pa. More...

World News

Trump’s 2020 machine a far cry from fly-by-night 2016 effort

WASHINGTON (AP) - In 2016, President Donald Trump compared Hillary Clinton’s campaign to the lumbering federal bureaucracy. Now he’s building one of his own.  More...

Calm appears to hold in Gaza despite exchange of fire

JERUSALEM (AP) - An unofficial cease-fire appeared to be holding Wednesday between Israel and Gaza’s Hamas rulers despite limited exchanges of fire.  More...

UK lawmakers prepare to vote on alternatives to Brexit deal

LONDON (AP) - British lawmakers are preparing to vote on alternatives for leaving the European Union as they seek to end an impasse following the overwhelming defeat of the deal negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May.  More...

Health

Maker of OxyContin agrees to $270M settlement in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The maker of OxyContin and the company’s controlling family agreed Tuesday to pay a groundbreaking $270 million to Oklahoma to settle allegations they helped create the nation’s deadly opioid crisis with their aggressive marketin More...

US experts: Too soon to pull breast implants tied to cancer

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Government medical advisers said Monday it’s too soon to ban a type of breast implant that has recently been linked to a rare form of cancer, saying more information is needed to understand the problem. More...

Marijuana ER visits climb in Denver hospital study

Five years after Colorado first legalized marijuana, a new study shows pot’s bad effects are sending more people to the emergency room.  More...

Lifestyles

First woman to lead Catholic Charities USA to speak at SHU commencement

Sister Donna Markham, president and CEO of Catholic Charities USA, will be the featured speaker at Seton Hill University’s spring undergraduate commencement exercises 10:30 a.m. More...

Ligonier Valley Writers: Book signing, readings Saturday

The book signing for “Phantom Detectives at Risk” will be underway 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at Craftique Collections (770 E. Pittsburgh St. in Greensburg). More...

Apple Hill Playhouse eyes summer season, tryouts

This summer, a full line-up of community theater is set to take the stage at the Apple Hill Playhouse, Delmont. Featuring two musicals, three children’s shows and five plays, the season has something for everyone.  More...

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