April 1, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Vestige of the past, state House’s ‘lobbyist room’ vanishes

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — It happened without any warning: The “lobbyist room” at the back of Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives chamber was closed and is now off limits to lobbyists.  More...

General News

Officials say rapper Nipsey Hussle shot and killed at 33

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nipsey Hussle, the skilled and respected rapper who earned a Grammy nomination this year for his major-label debut and was heavily respected in South Los Angeles where he grew up, has died, authorities said. He was 33. More...

German train car arrives in New York for Auschwitz exhibit

NEWYORK (AP) — On a Sunday morning, a crane lowered a rusty remnant of the Holocaust onto tracks outside Manhattan’s Museum of Jewish Heritage — a vintage German train car like those used to transport men, women and children to Ausc More...

Queen-inspired rock musical to tour N. America

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A musical inspired by Queen’s music is preparing for a North America tour following the popularity of the Academy Award-winning movie, “Bohemian Rhapsody.”  More...

Sports

Lady Wildcats blast Canon-McMillan in non-section game to stay unbeaten

The Greater Latrobe girls’ softball team continues to roll through the early part of the season. Only this time, the Lady Wildcats did it against one of the top teams in Class 6A. More...

Fourth line strengthens Penguins’ playoff hopes in win against Hurricanes

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins’ fourth line made the biggest impact against the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday. More...

Bethel Park hands GL baseball team first defeat, 13-3

Bethel Park struck early and defeated the Greater Latrobe baseball team, 13-3, during an exhibition game last Friday night at Graham- Sobota Field. More...

Entertainment

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‘Dumbo’ struggles to soar at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney’s “Dumbo” isn’t exactly taking flight at the North American box office the way its other live-action remakes of animated classics have. More...

Reminder to candidates about election policy

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 Any announcements received after May 1 will not be published.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...

Homemade Easter eggs

Glenda Campbell and Shirl Dranzik of Bethany United Methodist Church, 2415 Laveen St., Latrobe, help continue an annual tradition by preparing the church’s homemade fondant Easter eggs. More...

‘Celebration of Life’ prom gown sale April 6-7

“The Celebration of Life” will be offering a prom gown sale Saturday, April 6, and Sunday, April 7, at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 101 N. Fourth St., Youngwood. More...

Local & State News

Pa. citizens talk proposed hunting changes

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gutted deer often hang from the porch of Karen Parsons’bed and-breakfast each fall, and those carcasses, she said, are good for business. More...

Veterans gather for day of bird hunting, bonding

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LAC fashion show set April 27 at LCC

The Latrobe Art Center will host The Art of Fashion: Pretty in Pink from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 27 at Latrobe Country Club, 346 Arnold Palmer Drive, Unity Township. More...

World News

Bait crisis could take the steam out of lobster this summer

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The boom times for the U.S. lobster industry are imperiled this year because of a shortage of a little fish that has been luring the crustaceans into traps for hundreds of years. More...

Cities around the world turn off lights to mark Earth Hour

NEW YORK (AP) - Cities around the world were marking Earth Hour on Saturday by turning off lights at 8:30 p.m. local time in a call for global action on climate change.  More...

Ukraine comedian leads presidential election; runoff likely

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Acomedian with no political experience was leading in Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday, an exit poll and minimal early results said, but far short of the absolute majority needed to win outright in the first round. More...

Health

Georgia joins effort to fund menstrual products in schools

ATLANTA(AP) — Every weekday at a middle school near Atlanta, a half-dozen or so students visit the school nurse to get sanitary pads. More...

Trump’s newest battle with ‘Obamacare’ now moving to the courts

WASHINGTON (AP) — After losing in Congress, President Donald Trump is counting on the courts to kill off “Obamacare.” But some cases are going against him, and time is not on his side as he tries to score a big win for his re-electi More...

Immune system therapy shows wider promise against cancer

ATLANTA(AP) — Atreatment that helps the immune system fight deadly blood cancers is showing early signs of promise against some solid tumors, giving hope that this approach might be extended to more common cancers in the future. More...

Lifestyles

SVC’s Fred Rogers Center announces collaboration with Harvard Graduate School of Education

The Fred M. Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at St. More...

Lavender: All-purpose fragrant herb boon to meats, omelets, salads, desserts

Lavender is a species with a Mediterranean ancestry, but it has been hybridized to such an extent than it can survive Toronto winters. This perennial evergreen shrub is a prized ornamental but its utility is endless.  More...

Church news

Sunrise service at Old Salem   Old Salem Community Church, 6500 Route 982 in Derry Township, will have an Easter sunrise service 6:30 a.m. Sunday, April 21.  There will be no 2:30 p.m. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Women injured in Loyalhanna Twp. crash   More...

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