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Ward middle-income student grant bill signed into law

Senate Bill 329, known as the Ready to Succeed Scholarship (RTSS) Program, sponsored by Sen. Kim Ward (R-39), has been signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf. More...

Youngstown water main break fixed

A water main break in Youngstown that was reported Thursday night was fixed early this morning, restoring service to customers affected by the incident.  The Youngstown Volunteer Fire Department said the break, located at the intersection of Rou More...

General News

In rural Georgia, a junkyard of classic cars

WHITE, Ga. (AP) — Nestled in a north Georgia forest, over 4,000 classic cars decorate 32 acres that have been turned into a junkyard museum. More...

Daugaard urges watchfulness, care on roads for Sturgis rally

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. More...

Man dies of smoke in kitchen fire in Pa. apartment

KITTANNING, Pa. More...

Sports

Latrobe Legion to play another unbeaten team to open region tourney

Faces Cambria champ Claysburg

Four days after playing Murrysville in the District 31 championship game, Latrobe Legion will face another undefeated team in Saturday’s first round of the Region 7 Tournament.  More...

Tossing the ball around

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Surging Pirates look to carry momentum into second half of MLB season

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jordy Mercer and Pedro Alvarez were on the way to their lockers to savor another improbable comeback late Sunday night when the Pittsburgh Pirates teammates stopped in unison in front of one of the half-dozen large-screen tele More...

Entertainment

TLC cancels ‘19 Kids and Counting,’ plans education push

NEW YORK (AP) — After weeks in limbo stemming from revelations of sexual misconduct by one of its stars, the TLC reality show “19 Kids and Counting” is officially dead.  More...

‘Game of Thrones’ earns a leading 24 Emmy Award nominations

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Vehicle strikes utility pole in Mount Pleasant Township   More...

Fink charged in crash that killed Ligonier Twp. Lt. Eslary

Clair Eugene Fink III, the driver of the vehicle that collided into the patrol vehicle of Ligonier Township Lt. Eric Eslary, causing fatal injuries, has been charged more than two months later.  More...

Twin Lakes expansion

This aerial photo shows two of the new facilities that were dedicated at Twin Lakes Park last weekend, including the dek hockey rink and amphitheater. Another photo on Page 10. More...

Ice Cream Blast celebrating 20 years

Are you up for some Lion's Roario ice cream this weekend? How about a taste of Peanut Heaven or a sample of Buzz's Best-Ever Honeycomb Crunch?  More...

Plenty to do at annual Derry Township Ag Fair

Baylee Korns, 5, Somerset, leads the calf that she will show at the annual Derry Township Ag Fair taking place this week at the grounds off Route 982 north of New Derry. The fair wraps up Saturday. More...

Local & State News

Pennsylvania House lawmaker floats ‘middle-of-the-road’ budget proposal

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Additional motions approved by LV School Board

The following items were approved by the Ligonier Valley School Board at Monday’s meeting, in addition to the motions published in the July 14 edition of The Bulletin:  • Hiring of Kimberlee Long as a nurse assistant beginning on Aug. More...

Sex fugitive, wife jailed in alleged kidnapping ruse, hiding

NEW CASTLE, Pa. More...

World News

Little is known about man authorities say fatally shot 4 Marines

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The man who authorities say killed four Marines in an attack on a military recruiting center and another U.S. More...

Village where Malaysian plane fell marks anniversary of crash’s 298 dead

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Residents of the Ukrainian village where a Malaysian airliner was shot down with 298 people aboard a year ago joined a procession to the crash site on Friday, while Australia’s prime minister remembered the “ More...

Doctor: 3-4-month recovery for ex-President Bush’s injury

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Officials say it could take three to four months for a fractured neck bone suffered by former President George H.W. Bush to heal. The 91-year-old Bush took a tumble at his summer home in Kennebunkport on Wednesday. More...

Lifestyles

WMAA, WSO: Opening Night Greensburg Oct. 24; tickets on sale

Two opening nights — one evening!  In celebration of the arts in the Greensburg community, Westmoreland Museum of American Art (WMAA) has partnered with the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra (WSO) for Opening Night Greensburg on Saturday, Oc More...

Derry Twp. couple celebrating 50th

Bill and Ann Ankeny of Derry Township are observing their golden wedding anniversary today.  Mr. More...

Campus Corner

Two area students graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology in the spring 2014- 15 semester, the Rochester, New York, campus reported Thursday:  • Colin Shepherd of Greensburg (15601) received a bachelor of fine arts degree in film a More...

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