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Dana Marcinko, Robert Demangone join GLPIEF board

Greater Latrobe Partners in Education Foundation (GLPIEF) recently announced that Dana Marcinko and Robert F. More...

General News

Five sold heroin that killed 3 in western Pa.

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Five men sold heroin that caused the overdose deaths of two men and one woman in western Pennsylvania earlier this year, federal authorities said Friday.  More...

Lifestyle changes may guard aging brain against memory loss

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest Alzheimer’s research has a clear theme: Change your lifestyle to protect your brain.  It will take several years for scientists to prove whether some experimental drugs could at least delay Alzheimer&rsqu More...

Los Angeles cops kill gunman on busy shopping street

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aman with a gun was fatally shot by Los Angeles police on Friday in a busy shopping district in the San Fernando Valley, authorities said.  The shooting occurred after police responded to a call of a man with a gun on Ve More...

Editorial

Wanderings with Walter Brasch

‘NCIS’ Again Skunked—Except by the People

Once again, as expected, the people who give out Emmy nominations skunked NCIS.  No nominations for acting. None for writing. Not one for directing or producing. More...

Bulletin Board

Greensburg Garden Center, a nonprofit educational organization, will present its fifth annual Monarch Butterfly Release 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, at Greensburg Garden and Civic Center, 951 Old Salem Road. Doors will open at 11 a.m.  More...

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Lifestyles

Campus Corner

Calvin Louis Gruss, MD, a 2015 graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, is doing his residency in anesthesiology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee.  More...

Events of Area Interest

Grown-Up Story Time Aug. 31 Kara Baird, adult programming coordinator at Adams Memorial Library, announced an update on one of the August programs reported in Thursday’s edition of the Bulletin. More...

The Healthy Plate

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Healthy Plate helps home cooks discover the healthier side of everyday ingredients.   More...

Ready for Steelers

Aaron Ramella of the Pittsburgh Steelers gives the grass a close shave, mowing the field and making final preparations before the team arrives to St. More...

The coming of the fawns . . .

Mom needs a much-needed rest, but keeps a sharp eye on her twins feeding close by. More...

2 charged for alleged Latrobe burglary

Two Derry residents face charges for allegedly committing a burglary and then using the stolen items to exchange for drugs.  More...

Mobile office allows VA to extend reach

With approximately 34,000 veterans residing in Westmoreland County and just four full-time employees in the county’s Veterans Affairs department, servicing all of the veterans has been a difficult task.  A new mobile office should help mak More...

Local & State News

Circle That Date

MONDAY, JULY 27 6:30 p.m., Latrobe City Council, agenda prep, City Hall TUESDAY, JULY 28 6 p.m., Unity Township Zoning Hearing Board, municipal building WEDNESDAY, JULY 29 4 p.m., Ligonier Township Municipal Authority, work s More...

Penn State Extension pond, lake workshop Aug. 24

The Penn State Extension Water Resources team will be offering a pond and lake workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24, at the Donohoe Center building, 214 Donohoe Road, Hempfield Township.  More...

Pittsburgh church festival canceled after teens run amok

PITTSBURGH (AP) — APittsburgh church festival that’s been a tradition for nearly five decades has been canceled after groups of teens ran amok and began fighting.  Deacon James Grab of St. More...

World News

Texas jail death focuses attention on inmate suicide, 2nd-leading cause of death behind bars

DALLAS (AP) — When Sandra Bland died in a small Texas jail last week, she became just the latest name on a long list of inmates whose deaths were determined to be suicides. More...

Donald Trump’s whirlwind tour exposes deep divisions among Hispanics in border city

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — There was an audible gasp from the gathered crowd as Donald Trump’s 757 lifted off the tarmac.  More...

Obama returns to Kenya for first time as president, reunites with father’s family

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Fulfilling the hopes of millions of Kenyans, Barack Obama returned to his father’s homeland Friday for the first time as U.S. president, a long sought visit by a country that considers him a local son.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Letter to Editor

To the Editor:  Why would anyone what to build a new school over keeping the older one. More...

Letters to the editor policy

The Latrobe Bulletin welcomes letters to the editor and encourages readers to express their opinions.  More...

Sports

Steelers’ camp started quietly at SVC in 1966

While the opening of the 50th annual Pittsburgh Steelers’summer training camp at St. More...

2015 Steelers' Training Camp

PITTSBURGH STEELERS’ 2015 TRAINING CAMP JULY 26 — AUGUST 22 ST. VINCENT COLLEGE, LATROBE —————   More...

Steelers’ night practice set at Memorial stadium

Latrobe’s version of “Friday Night Lights,” otherwise known as the Pittsburgh Steelers’ training camp annual evening benefit practice, will take place next Friday (July 31) at Memorial Stadium from 7-9 p.m.  Gates open at More...

Entertainment

Movie Review: Disappointing ‘Pixels’ falls apart before it begins

The most believable element in "Pixels" is that alien videogame creatures could attack our planet.  More...

Angelina Jolie to direct war drama for Netflix

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angelina Jolie is teaming up with Netflix to direct an adaptation of “First they Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers.”  The online streaming service announced the news Thursday.  More...

Movie Review: A pugilist parable in ‘Southpaw’

If you've ever wondered what might have happened to Job if had a strong left hook, "Southpaw" may be the film for you.  More...

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