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LMAOKs infrastructure forWimmerton pump station project

The Latrobe Municipal Authority (LMA) Board of Directors on Tuesday approved an easement agreement with Unity Township to begin putting in infrastructure for a pump station at the Wimmerton housing plan. More...

Dave Shafron a local legend for his firefighter collection

Cold weather doesn’t keep Dave Shafron from enjoying his longtime hobby of collecting firefighter memorabilia that’s stored in outbuildings on his property in Cook Township.  More...

General News

Nov. 22-23 edition had early deadline

Latrobe Bulletin’s deadline for submitting obituaries is normally 8:45 a.m. Monday through Friday for that day’s paper and 9:15 p.m. Friday for the Saturday morning edition.  More...

Shoppers say fake Fingerlings were sold through big sites

NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers rushing to find Fingerlings, the robotic monkeys that are a hot toy this holiday season, say they’ve been fooled into buying fakes through outside sellers on Amazon and Walmart.com.  More...

South Dakota university to offer 18-day courses

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A university in western South Dakota is introducing an unconventional schedule for students interested in completing a college course in 18 days. More...

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Rediscovering America: A quiz on Thanksgiving

On Nov. 23, Americans will celebrate their oldest tradition: The observance of Thanksgiving, which dates back to 1621. More...

Lifestyles

Area student working in SVC Internship Program

Christopher Paluzzi of Latrobe will be completing an internship this fall and spring at Able Media Co. in Latrobe under the supervision of Danny Kilmer.  Paluzzi, son of Beth Ann Ruffner and Ron Paluzzi, is a senior at St. More...

SVC lauds recipients of Leadership, Service Award

Forty-three St. Vincent College students were named as recipients of the 2017 Leadership and Service Award and were recognized at the annual St. Vincent Founders’ Day Honors Convocation on Thursday, Nov. 16.  More...

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Petrarca: SVC receives state grant for trail project

State Rep. Joseph Petrarca announced Tuesday, Nov. 21, that St. Vincent College (SVC) recently was awarded a $164,000 state grant to help fund the ongoing project to install a pedestrian and bicycle trail on its campus.  More...

Man arrested in cop killing; mom accused of helping him flee

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No paper on Thanksgiving

Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Bulletin will not publish a newspaper Thursday, Nov. 23. The business office closes at 4 p.m. today, Wednesday, Nov. 22, and will reopen at 8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 24. More...

Local & State News

AAA projects increase in travel in US

AAA projects 50.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, a 3.3-percent increase over last year. More...

A tasty treat

The chefs at French Express in the Latrobe 30 Shoppes plaza, Unity Township, Nicolas Grunewald and Christophe Fichet, stand next to the Dessert of the Decade award the restaurant received from Bethle More...

BBB tips for smart holiday shopping

As the holiday season kicks off, the Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to shop with care, whether in store or online. More...

World News

‘We don’t need a liberal:’ Trump discounts Moore accusations

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday discounted allegations of sexual assault against Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore and said voters should not support Moore’s “liberal” rival. More...

Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe’s president after 37 years

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe, who once vowed to rule for life, resigned on Tuesday, succumbing to a week of overwhelming pressure from the military that put him under house arrest, lawmakers from the ruling party a More...

FBI treating border agent’s death as assault, for now

DALLAS (AP) - An FBI official said Tuesday that the bureau is investigating the death of a border patrol agent and injuring of another as “potential assault,” but he wouldn’t rule out that they could have been injured in some other More...

Sports

GL fall sports award-winners

Michael Sherid receives the Myron “Pete” Digenis Memorial Award from head golf coach Scott Reaugh (left) during last Thursday’s Greater Latrobe Fall Sports Recognition Night.  More...

Smithley ties for top 20 spot in NASCAR Xfinity Series, loses tiebreaker

Garrett Smithley did all he could to reach his goal of finishing in the top 20 in NASCAR Xfinity Series points only to lose the 20th spot in a tiebreaker to Darrell Wallace Jr.  While Wallace only competed in 13 races, Wallace was with a well-fu More...

Oklahoma State outlasts Pitt in ‘Legends’

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeffrey Carroll scored 29 points to lead Oklahoma State to a 73-67 win over Pittsburgh in the consolation game of the Legends Classic on Monday in New York.  Thomas Dziagwa added 12 for Oklahoma State (4-1).  More...

Entertainment

In ‘Coco,’ Pixar journeys to Mexico and beyond the grave

NEW YORK (AP) — Pixar films have never been shy about death. The "Toy Story" films are, in part, about mortality. The poetic highlight of "Up" is a wordless sequence of a spouse's passing. The Earth, itself, was left for dead in "Wall-E."  More...

Forbes names Beyoncé music’s highest-earning woman

NEW YORK (AP) — Forbes has crowned Beyoncé as the highest paid woman in music.  Forbes magazine says the singer earned $105 million over a yearlong period stretching from June 2016 to June of this year. More...

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