November 24, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Letters to Santa

Hey kids, does Santa know if you have been naughty or nice?  Well, don’t take a chance that he will have the wrong information about you this Christmas season.  Don’t wait until it is too late! More...

Pa. House votes to delay graduation exams for two more years

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

General News

Hearing on Hribal’s adult status continues

GREENSBURG, Pa. More...

Toys for Tots donations accepted at Bulletin office

The Latrobe Bulletin is again participating in the Toys for Tots campaign sponsored by the U.S. Marine Corps League.  Bring new, unwrapped toys before Dec. 14 to the business office, which is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. More...

Obama recognizes 17 with nation’s highest civilian award

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will recognize 17 people on Tuesday with the nation’s highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.  Entertainers receiving the award are Barbra Streisand, Steven Spielberg, Steph More...

Editorial

3 justices-elect assess high court’s tarnished public image

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The past few years have been a difficult and sometimes humiliating period for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, as one headline grabbing scandal after another has scuffed its image and thinned its ranks. More...

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: We Christians believe this is the one day set aside to remember and honor the birth of Jesus Christ. The exact date isn’t important. What is important is that we believe by faith in Jesus Christ. More...

Political Cartoon

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Lifestyles

Harvest Roast

It’s time to give a veggie main dish its due at Thanksgiving

This year we decided to reverse engineer the vegetarian Thanksgiving.  More...

St. Vincent announces Edelstein chair in Catholic-Jewish dialogue

An endowed chair for Catholic-Jewish dialogue in the name of Rabbi Jason Edelstein at St. Vincent College was announced by Brother Norman W. Hipps, OSB, president, at the annual Founders’ Day Honors Convocation on Thursday, Nov. 19, in St. More...

For Thanksgiving

A moist and buttery, seeded dinner roll with a sweet side

The turkey, the stuffing, the gravy, the mashed potatoes, the sweet potatoes, the bacon-Brussels sprouts medley, the corn, the salad, the cranberry sauce... A bountiful table, for sure. More...

Westmoreland County overdose deaths reach a new high

A grim statistic has once again set a new record in Westmoreland County. Every year since 2008, the number of overdose deaths have increased. On Monday, Nov. More...

Senate rejects measure to kill school property tax

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Annual Christmas parade, Light Up Night this Friday

This holiday season will be a little bit brighter in the City of Latrobe.  The City of Latrobe’s First Annual Neighborhood Christmas will be held on Friday, Nov. More...

Local & State News

Woman killed after pulling in front of commercial truck

A Washington Township woman died when she pulled out of a bank parking lot and into the path of a commercial truck. Marietta Walker, 87, of Blue Jay Lane in Apollo, was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:36 p.m. Friday, Nov. More...

Greensburg Road Bridge completed north of Murrysville

Another Westmoreland County bridge rehabilitation project was recently completed with the reopening of the Greensburg Road (Route 366) bridge over Pucketa Creek, located north of Murrysville.  More...

Paris tourism slumps in wake of attacks

PARIS (AP) — The attacks in Paris are having a major impact on tourism, initial figures show, pushing the French prime minister to meet industry officials to come up with a plan to limit the damage and keep visitors coming to the City of Light. More...

World News

Russia confirms its jet shot down near Turkish border

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey shot down a Russian warplane Tuesday, claiming it had violated Turkish airspace and ignored repeated warnings. Russia denied that the plane crossed the Syrian border into Turkish skies. More...

Paris attacks: Suspect questioned; Brussels in lockdown

(AP) — French authorities questioned a top suspect linked to attackers who terrorized Paris, while Belgium’s capital remained locked down Tuesday under threat of a possible Paris-style attack.  More...

Hollande to press Obama on Russia cooperation in IS fight

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will stand in solidarity with French President Francois Hollande at the White House on Tuesday, 11 days after the Islamic State group launched a series of deadly attacks in Paris. More...

Sports

PIAA releases enrollment numbers, sets classifications

The PIAA released enrollment figures for schools throughout the state in addition to classification structure. Now, every school in the state knows which classification its teams will play in next season.  More...

Narduzzi sets aggressive tone for Pitt

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The scoreboard said Pittsburgh was up 18. More...

Early deadline for holiday edition

Because the Latrobe Bulletin will be publishing its Thanksgiving holiday edition (Nov. 25-26) tonight, the deadline for submitting results and writeups from sports events held today will be moved up one-half hour to 9 p.m.  More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

DUI in Derry Township   More...

Plea deal in works for mom charged with drowning boys

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A plea agreement is in the works for a woman awaiting trial on charges she drowned her two young sons in a bathtub last year, her attorney and a prosecutor said Monday. More...

PennDOT driver license, photo centers closed for Thanksgiving

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced that its driver license and photo centers will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26 through Friday, Nov. 27, for the Thanksgiving holiday.  More...

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