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Kennametal to sell several non-core businesses

Kennametal Inc. More...

Lower Burrell bicyclist struck and killed by tractor trailer

Aman on a bicycle was struck and killed by a tractor trailer truck on Thursday.  According to a report from the Westmoreland County office of the coroner, Mark S. More...

General News

Ex-trooper waives hearing on charges he had sex with teen

MOUNT PLEASANT, Pa. More...

Gunman sought after man fatally shot in store parking lot

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Police have been searching for a gunman after another man was fatally shot in a convenience store parking lot in western Pennsylvania.  The shooting happened about 1 a.m. More...

Pennsylvania woman set to plead in child-sex trafficking

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania woman is set to plead guilty to her role in sex trafficking four girls from Ohio found in a man’s vehicle in February, along with what state police said were 8,000 individual dose bags of heroin.&n More...

Sports

Bearcats look to end three-game skid at home vs. Geneva

It has been some stretch for the St. Vincent College football team the past few weeks.  Three weeks ago, the Bearcats entered the fourth quarter at Chuck Noll Field tied at 28 with nationally ranked Thomas More (Ky.) before falling, 42-28.  More...

Area runners set for state cross-country meet

Joe Bundy, Derry Area’s head coach, talks about how hard it is for someone to qualify for the state cross-country meet as a sophomore, yet one of his runners — Brian Harr — did it last year as a freshman.  More...

Talbots edge IceCats, Johns falls short of four straight hat tricks

It was almost four consecutive hat tricks for Greater Latrobe forward Brendan Johns.  He fell one goal short — same as his IceCats, as Greater Latrobe nearly pulled off a third-period rally, but visiting Hampton scored late, escaping with More...

Lifestyles

Christine Ondriezek weds Cullen Maclay

Christine Anne Ondriezek of Latrobe (Derry Township) and Cullen James Maclay of New Holland pledged vows of marriage Oct. 3, 2015, in St. Vincent Basilica, Unity Township.  Following a honeymoon on Caribbean island of St. More...

WCCC corrects name spelling

Event co-chair Marcy Sloneker’s name was misspelled in the photo identification supplied by Westmoreland County Community College and published in the Wednesday, Nov. 4, edition of the Bulletin.  More...

ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED

Navarro / Kelsey

Roger and Jo Ann Kelsey, Lawson Heights, Unity Township, announce the engagement of their son, Lt. Col. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Woman’s lawn furniture damaged  A 30-year-old woman reported to state police at Greensburg that damage was done to lawn furniture at her Murtha Way (Derry Township) residence sometime between 2 and 5:20 p.m. Oct. 25. More...

Derry Area School Board unveils findings of realignment committees

Business manager Koluder reappointed

Though nothing has been decided regarding the move of fifth-grade students to Derry Area Middle School, school board members on Thursday got a clearer picture of what a potential project may entail.  More...

Facelift for ‘blighted corner’ in downtown Latrobe to start today

The empty corner at the intersection of Main and Ligonier streets in downtown Latrobe — all that remains after an April 2013 arson fire destroyed a building at the site, which was later razed — will be getting a whole new look in the comi More...

New Alexandria photographer opens show at gallery

Sometimes Carolyn Hazlett Anderson gets up at 6 a.m. to check the sky, and if it looks like it’s going to be a colorful sunrise, she grabs her camera, gets into her vehicle and looks for the perfect place to take a picture. More...

Local & State News

US Steel decides against new HQ in Penguins site

PITTSBURGH (AP) — United States Steel Corp. has pulled out of a deal to build its new world headquarters as part of an ongoing $440 million redevelopment of the former Civic Arena site by the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins.  More...

Report: Hospital mistakenly gave patients strong painkiller

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — Ahospital injected patients with an addictive narcotic painkiller that was seven times more powerful than had been prescribed by doctors, according to a report released by the state.  More...

Law closes loophole allowing harassment in labor disputes

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Newly signed legislation spurred by federal racketeering and arson charges against Philadelphia Ironworkers removes exceptions that allowed stalking and harassment during union disputes.  More...

World News

IS bomb on Russia plane could herald new phase in fight against group

BEIRUT (AP) — At this stage, there is no hard evidence. But reports from the U.S. More...

Low polling sends Christie and Huckabee to undercard debate

NEWARK, N.J. More...

Police failure to simply test a rape kit keys New Orleans woman’s 18-year wait for justice

NEWORLEANS (AP) — Marie picked up the phone and dialed the number the detective gave her 10 days before, on the night she was raped at knifepoint outside a friend’s house in New Orleans. More...

Education

LVMS Students of the Month

Ligonier Valley Middle School recently announced its Students of the Month for November. Scholarship, character, community service and other special achievements are considered in the selection process.  More...

Derry Lions Club honors local Students of the Month

Derry Lions Club recently honored Kennedy Kuhn of Derry, Megan Palmer of Ligonier and Dan Bisi of Latrobe (Derry Township) as its Students of the Month.  More...

Story Time for 2-year-olds

Derry Area School District (DASD) held its inaugural 2-year-old Story Time event on Tuesday, Oct. 20. More...

Entertainment

Tech news: Light field VR camera, automatic Windows upgrades

(AP) — Recording live-action scenes for virtual-reality devices has been limited by the fact that cameras are stuck in one position and headset wearers can’t lean their heads over to get a different view.  More...

NBC’s Roker embarking on 50-state marathon

NEWYORK (AP) — Al Roker is testing his endurance again — and this time he’s picking up some frequent flier miles.  More...

Khloe Kardashian’s FYI talk show to debut Jan. 20

NEWYORK (AP) — Khloe Kardashian’s new talk show has a premiere date. The FYI channel says “Kocktails With Khloe” will start Jan. 20.  More...

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