December 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Winter weather halts airport access road project

Winter weather will be putting a hold on work to complete the new access road to Arnold Palmer Regional Airport, with the relocation of an underground telecommunications line representing some of the last work on the project until spring.  More...

Bradenville fire department receives grant for ATV

Derry Township Volunteer Fire Department Co. No. 1 of Bradenville will be adding an off-road, all-terrain vehicle to its fleet through a $12,500 grant presented Tuesday by Sunoco Pipeline and its parent company, Energy Transfer Partners.  More...

General News

Mich. police open probe after child detained

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan police department has opened an internal investigation after officers held an 11-year-old girl at gunpoint, handcuffed her and put her in the back of a cruiser.  More...

IG to probe EPA chief’s purchase of privacy booth

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog will examine whether the head of the Environmental Protection Agency misused taxpayer money by purchasing a soundproof booth for making private phone calls from his office. More...

Air travel more predictable in October

WASHINGTON (AP) — Air travel was comparatively hasslefree in October compared with the previous month, when a pair of hurricanes wreaked havoc on airline schedules.  Hawaiian and Delta were tops for on-time arrivals, while Virgin America l More...

Sports

Fenton’s game-winning trey at buzzer caps wild double OT win for ’Cats

MONROEVILLE — Greater Latrobe standout junior guard Reed Fenton doesn’t remember much.  It all happened so fast.  Fenton raced the ball up the floor, pulled up at the top of the key, like he always does when the Wildcats practic More...

Rams’ duo keys win over Purchase Line

Bulletin Staff Writer  Of the many objectives on its season checklist, the Ligonier Valley boys’ basketball team wants to be perfect on its home floor.  More...

GL wrestling team hopes to improve on last season

Coming off a 3-8 record a year ago, an uncharacteristic mark for a Greater Latrobe wrestling team, the young Wildcats needed an immediate shot of confidence when they opened the season last weekend at the Hickory Tournament.  Mission accomplishe More...

Lifestyles

Director of Eden Hall Foundation main speaker at SVC commencement Saturday morning

Sylvia Hill Fields, executive director of the Eden Hall Foundation, will be the principal speaker and be honored with the conferral of an honorary doctor of humane letters degree at the 13th annual December commencement ceremony of St. More...

Ligonier Girl Scout troop publishes fundraising cookbook

Girl Scout Travel Troop 52764 this week announced the release of its cookbook, “Traveling Thru Your Kitchen.”  More...

St. Vincent College awarded $212,000 grant by Henry Luce Foundation for scholarships

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Ligonier Township Supervisors pass balanced budget for 2018

Ligonier Township’s board of supervisors has passed a $2.3-million balanced budget that holds property taxes steady for 2018.  The board voted 4-0 in favor of the final budget at its regular meeting Tuesday night. More...

GLMA hosting free Christmas Dinner

The Greater Latrobe Ministerial Association will again be hosting a free Community Christmas Day Dinner.  The dinner will be held at St. John the Evangelist Church, 306 St. More...

Hoffman Jr. donates painting to GLSD Art Conservation Trust

Barbara Nakles, chair of the Greater Latrobe School District Art Conservation Trust, recently accepted a painting titled “Ligonier Street Looking South” by William M. Hoffman Jr., for the trust’s Special Art Collection.  More...

Local & State News

DA seeks to remove school board member for old conviction

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania prosecutor is seeking to remove a newly elected school board member because of her 16-year-old misdemeanor theft conviction. More...

Sean Spicer book coming out next summer

NEW YORK (AP) — Sean Spicer, the former White House press secretary, has a book deal. But don’t expect him to criticize his former boss, President Donald Trump. More...

Once-homeless man publishes book along the way

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A once-homeless man has published a book about homeless shelters and his five-year experience with homelessness.  More...

World News

Analysis: Trump bets on Moore and suffers stinging defeat

WASHINGTON (AP) - Rarely has a sitting president rallied behind such a scandal-plagued candidate the way Donald Trump did with Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. And rarely has that bet failed so spectacularly. More...

As Mueller closed in, pressure mounted on Flynn and family

WASHINGTON (AP) - In the days before he pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, and as he braced for the public revelation that he’d morphed from government target to government cooperator, Michael Flynn was reveling in the pleasures of a new grand More...

Trump signs $700 billion military budget into law

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed into law a sweeping defense policy bill that authorizes a $700 billion budget for the military. More...

Health

Some glitches seen in deadline week for ‘Obamacare’ sign-ups

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer advocates reported some glitches Monday in the final days for “Obamacare” signups, although the Trump administration largely seemed to be keeping its promise of a smooth enrollment experience.  More...

Pain relievers worked as well as opioids in ER patients

CHICAGO (AP) — Emergency rooms are where many patients are first introduced to powerful opioid painkillers, but what if doctors offered over-the-counter pills instead? More...

Poor health and high expectations for Medicaid

WASHINGTON (AP) — People on Medicaid are more prone to smoke, struggle with depression and obesity, or rate their own health as fair or poor. But that’s not the whole story. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

New Florence woman injured in Marion Center crash   More...

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