April 4, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

LV Chamber kicks off summer tourism season with annual breakfast

The Ligonier Valley Chamber of Commerce will kick off the upcoming summer travel season with its 2019 Annual Tourism Breakfast beginning at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, at the Loyalhanna Watershed Farm barn in Ligonier Township.  More...

Valley Youth Network to hold auction Saturday

The Valley Youth Network (VYN) will hold an auction at The Barn at Ligonier starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 6. Doors open at 9 a.m.  Food and drinks will be available for purchase. More...

General News

Student’s death leads to bill requiring Uber, Lyft signs

COLUMBIA, S.C. More...

Meow hear this: Study says cats react to sound of their name

NEW YORK (AP) — Hey Kitty! Yes, you. A new study suggests household cats can respond to the sound of their own names.  No surprise to you or most cat owners, right? More...

People living with incurable cancers urge more research

ATLANTA (AP) — Tom Smith hesitated to buy light bulbs guaranteed for up to 10 years, thinking they’d outlast him. More...

Editorial

Off The Wall

‘PMM’

Recently, I became burdened by arm and wrist pain, none of which I ever experienced before. I could possibly diagnose myself and state that I have something I’ve read about or heard through the grapevine. More...

Tired of robocalls, scams? Let’s do unto them

GUEST EDITORIALS

Does anyone answer the phone anymore? Even with caller ID? Even with the alleged firewall of a “Do Not Call” registration? Even with blockers offered by service providers or third parties?  More...

New HUD ruling is positive

Owners of some federally subsidized housing across the United States are undoubtedly deeply upset about a new rule put in place by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development.  More...

Lifestyles

Rebooted

‘Home Is Where the Heart Is’

Although I was born in Queens, New York, I am the product of Pennsylvania. I grew up in State College and have lived here off and on my entire life. My very cells belong to these mountains and valleys, this landscape.  More...

IUP April 8 program to feature Holocaust survivors, scholars

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Holocaust Remembrance Committee, chaired by Dr. More...

Accepted to Delaware Valley University

Bailey Reffo of Derry has been accepted for admission at Delaware Valley University, the Doylestown campus reported Wednesday.  Founded in 1896, DelVal is located in Bucks and Montgomery counties.  * * *  More...

LTMA board chairman questions proposed water system projects

The Ligonier Township Municipal Authority’s proposed water system projects came under fire from board chairman Glen Kalp during Wednesday’s voting meeting. More...

Federal lawsuit could wreck PennDOT budget, mass transit funding

HARRISBURG — The results of a pending federal lawsuit could rip a $450 million hole in PennDOT’s operating budget and generate legislative chaos over alternative funding for mass transit systems, mainly in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.&nbs More...

Police charge two area suspects in Derry Township copper thefts

Pennsylvanika State police have filed charges against two area men accused of stealing nearly half a ton of copper and brass from a vacant Derry Township industrial plant last summer.  More...

Camerata ending season, preparing to perform in Italy

The St. Vincent Camerata ends its season with two performances this weekend, then the members will be preparing for a trip to Italy in May.  More...

Judge rules UPMC Highmark agreement can’t be extended

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Astate judge in Pennsylvania has ruled that a state-brokered consent decree between health care rivals UPMC and Highmark cannot be extended beyond the end of June. More...

Local & State News

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...

LVHS musical performances start tonight

Getting ready for the Ligonier Valley High School production of the musical “Into the Woods” are Annie Page as Little Red Riding Hood, Simon Brown as the prince, Morgan Glista as Cinderella and Garrett Crusan as the narrator. More...

Judge imposes first jail terms in Penn State University frat death case

A judge has sentenced three former Penn State fraternity members to jail in the 2017 death of a pledge, the first defendants ordered to serve time behind bars in a case that rewrote Pennsylvania’s anti-hazing law.  More...

World News

House Judiciary panel approves subpoenas for Mueller report

WASHINGTON (AP) - The House Judiciary Committee approved subpoenas Wednesday for special counsel Robert Mueller’s full Russia report as Democrats pressure the Justice Department to release the document without redactions. More...

Report: Crew of doomed Ethiopia jet followed procedures

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - The crew of the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed shortly after takeoff last month performed all of the procedures recommended by Boeing when the plane started to nose dive but could not save it, according to a prelimin More...

Mosque massacre suspect to face 89 charges in court Friday

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - The man accused of carrying out the Christchurch mosque attacks will face 50 murder charges and 39 attempted murder charges when he makes his second court appearance, New Zealand police said Thursday.  More...

Sports

GL boys’ volleyball team expected to be strong in section, WPIAL

The Greater Latrobe boys’ volleyball team has a storied history of excellence throughout Drew Vosefski’s 19-year tenure as coach of the Wildcats.  This year, Vosefski wants to be considered among the elite.  The Wildcats return More...

Sheeder leads Rams to big conference win vs. Saltsburg

It was a one-run game through three innings. Then, Sam Sheeder and the Ligonier Valley baseball team went back to what it has been doing to all of its opponents throughout the early stages of the season. More...

’Cats drop non-section baseball game to Seneca Valley

The Greater Latrobe baseball team fell behind early and couldn’t recover during a 13-3 road exhibition loss against Seneca Valley on Wednesday. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Charges pending in suspected DUI crash in Brush Valley Twp.   More...

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