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Sunday Ligonier Scout Fest offers fun for all ages

The Ligonier Scout Fest will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. More...

Patterson-Moore Home receives historical plaque

The Patterson-Moore Home in New Alexandria is living history.  The large brick house, located on 115 W. Main St. within the borough, has undergone few modifications in the 130-some years since it was first built.  More...

General News

Woman’s lawsuit over mistaken sperm donation dismissed

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge dismissed a white Ohio woman’s lawsuit accusing an Illinois sperm bank of mistakenly providing sperm from a black donor, resulting in a mixed race child the mother said she was not culturally prepared to raise.  More...

Philly DA will keep prosecutors named in pornography scandal

PHILADELPHIA(AP) — Philadelphia’s district attorney says three staff prosecutors will get sensitivity training but keep their jobs following disclosures that they sent or received pornographic emails with colleagues while working for the More...

Appeals court OKs life sentence for killing by 14-year-old

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Editorial

Witnessing the evolution of the newspaper industry

Four years ago, most of us wouldn’t have predicted award-winning TV series would debut via online streaming on websites such as Netflix and Hulu and would never be aired on cable or network television.  Just four years ago, it seemed unlik More...

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Lifestyles

Latrobe Lions Club Car Cruise workers say thanks

As part of the Great American Banana Split Celebration last weekend, the Latrobe Lions Club Car Cruise was sponsored by Sarah Crispin-Thomas (right), State Farm agent. More...

For Labor Day Weekend

Turn summer’s fruit bounty into easy, refreshing ice slush

One of our favorite ways to beat the heat at the end of summer is to turn some of the season’s abundant produce into beautiful, delicious frozen fruit slushies.  More...

It’s Picnic Perfect

A little quinoa here and there can improve almost any dish

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Healthy Plate helps home cooks discover the healthier side of everyday ingredients.  BY MELISSA D’ARABIAN  Associated Press  More...

Ligonier officials mull study examining police consolidation

The Ligonier Township and Ligonier Borough police departments have no immediate plans of merging. But if they did, it might make sense for two forces that have seen incidents of working together increase recently.  More...

Area 4-year-old boy, transplant recipient, loses battle for life

A Derry Township boy who underwent a highly publicized intestinal transplant in July has died.  Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh spokeswoman Andrea Kunicky confirmed in an email to the Bulletin that Angelo Giorno, 4, died early Friday mor More...

No paper on Labor Day

The Bulletin will not be published and the business office will not be opened on Monday, Sept. 7, in observance of the Labor Day holiday.  Publication will resume on Tuesday and the business office will be open from 8 a.m. More...

Local & State News

Circle That Date

TUESDAY, SEPT. 8  9 a.m., Westmoreland County Airport Authority, airport office 10 a.m., Westmoreland County Commissioners, agenda prep, courthouse  7 p.m., Ligonier Township Supervisors, municipal building  WEDNESDAY, SEPT. More...

Secretary to plead guilty to helping businessman evade taxes

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The personal secretary for one of Pennsylvania’s richest men will plead guilty to helping him evade more than $4 million in federal income taxes by using business funds to pay for his 18-bedroom mansion and other persona More...

Pennsylvania cheerleading team needs votes

The FCA Diamonds, a cheerleading team based in Sarver, Pa., recently was selected as one of three teams from across the nation eligible to move onto The Majors, one of the most prestigious cheerleading competitions in the U.S., to be held Jan. More...

World News

Austria says it and Germany will take refugees from Hungary; migrants board buses after march

BICSKE, Hungary (AP) — After misery, delivery. More...

House Benghazi panel interviews former top aide to Clinton; public spat erupts on panel

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior member of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s inner circle testified Friday before a House panel investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Libya as a nasty spat erupted between a Republican staffer and a Democratic lawmaker who insists More...

Just what gay activists hoped to avoid: Clerk Kim Davis, the new face of Christian persecution

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — As a defiant Kentucky clerk sat in jail Friday, choosing indefinite imprisonment over licensing gay marriages, her lawyers approached the microphones outside and compared her to Dr. More...

Sports

GL hangs around, but Norwin pulls away in season-opening setback forWildcats

The Greater Latrobe football team hung around for a little more than a half against Norwin during the WPIAL Quad-A East Conference season opener for both teams Friday at Latrobe’s Memorial Stadium.  But the Knights were able to pull away, More...

Washington’s skill too much for Trojans

For nearly two quarters, the Derry Area football team was able to stop Washington’s talented ground game.  Then, out of nowhere, the host Trojans had trouble stopping much of anything.  More...

High school football scores

Aliquippa 59, Mohawk 13  Altoona 19, Butler 17  Ambridge 17, Baldwin 14  Apollo-Ridge 29, Keystone Oaks 27  Armstrong 14, Hollidaysburg 0  Avonworth 35, Chartiers-Houston 7  Beaver Area 35, Brownsville 14  Bedford 3 More...

Entertainment

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Disney unveils StarWars toys amid marketing blitz

NEW YORK (AP) — The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing “Force” behind the launch of hundreds of toys and other items related to the film.  More...

Movie Review: ‘Transporter’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If nothing else, this reboot of the Transporter franchise should do wonders for Audi sales, not to mention car safety. More...

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