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GLSD recognizes outgoing school board member Kozar

The Greater Latrobe School District recognized outgoing school board member Heidi Kozar for her service at its most recent meeting.  Kozar, who served the district for 12 years, did not run for re-election during the May primary.  More...

General News

Small Business Saturday set for Nov. 28

The sixth annual Small Business Saturday, which will be held Nov. 28, is a day where shoppers are urged to support their local economy and small business owners.  More...

Man accused of attacking parents over fast food

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities say a Mississippi man is accused in Louisiana of killing his father and stabbing his mother because they ordered fast food and didn’t get any for him.  Jefferson Parish spokesman John Fortunato says 32- More...

U.S. new-home sales rebound in October after September plummet

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new homes recovered in October after suffering a steep drop in September, returning to this year’s trend of an improving market for real estate developers and builders.  More...

Sports

Malkin scores in OT to lift Penguins over Blues, 4-3

PITTSBURGH — All is right with the Pittsburgh Penguins and Sidney Crosby.  Crosby broke out with two goals and Evgeni Malkin scored 1:03 into overtime to lift the Penguins over the St. More...

Turkey Trot winners

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Steelers wide receivers face challenge against Seahawks’ secondary

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have arguably the best wide receiver tandem in the NFL.  Antonio Brown’s 79 receptions and 1,141 receiving yards rank second in the league to only the Atlanta Falcons’ Julio Jones, who More...

Lifestyles

Thomas Anderson Unit 515 Christmas meeting Dec. 14

American Legion Auxiliary Thomas B. Anderson Unit 515’s Christmas meeting will be held 12:30 p.m. More...

Thoburn Excellence in Teaching Award presented at St. Vincent

Dr. Matthew A. Fisher, associate professor of chemistry in the Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing at St. More...

Carnegie Science Center announces holiday programs

Carnegie Science Center is offering an array of holiday programs this winter. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Marijuana found on New Alexandria man  Ian Christopher Rouse, 26, of New Alexandria, was stopped for speeding at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 26 on Route 22 at Hammett Lane in Burrell Township by state police at Indiana. More...

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.  More...

Toys for Tots donations accepted at Bulletin office in Latrobe

The Latrobe Bulletin is again participating in the Toys for Tots campaign sponsored by the U.S. Marine Corps League.  More...

And they’re off in Latrobe-GLSD’s annual Turkey Trot

Enjoying some beautiful fall weather on Thanksgiving, runners took off early Thursday morning for the 21st annual Latrobe-GLSD Parks & Recreation Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk. More...

Local & State News

Counties may sue state over 5-month budget standoff

Pennsylvania’s cash-strapped counties are saying enough is enough as the budget impasse in Harrisburg nears its sixth month. More...

$600,000 lifeline saves historic cruise ship from scrapyard

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A historic cruise ship that once carried princes and presidents has gotten a $600,000 lifeline that will save it from the scrap heap, for now.  The SS United States was weeks away from being sold to a recycler when its More...

Idaho court rejects Pa. man’s gun rights request

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Supreme Court has rejected a Pennsylvania man’s attempt to have his gun rights restored under Idaho law.  More...

World News

France honors attack victims in city subdued by mourning

(AP) — Intoning the names of 130 dead, a subdued France paid homage Friday to those killed two weeks ago in the attacks that gripped Paris in fear and mourning.  More...

After Paris attacks, increased resolve for UN climate talks

PARIS (AP) - Still gripped by shock and grief, Paris will play host to a long-awaited U.N. climate conference under tragic circumstances that none could have foreseen.  More...

Super Bowl of shopping starts

(AP) — The Super Bowl of shopping had an early start again this year, but the game isn’t over yet.  Early numbers aren’t out yet on how many shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving, but it’s expected that more than thre More...

Education

PHEAA: Student loan repayment due

The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) reminds federal student loan borrowers who graduated in May or June that the six month grace period on their student loan is soon ending and repayment will begin.  More...

FFA state officers visit Derry Area

Derry Township Supervisors Chairman Vince DeCario congratulates members of a Derry Area High School FFA (Future Farmers of America) Landscaping Team that was chosen as a winner in the 2015 Youth Awar More...

Ligonier Valley High School one of seven schools to hit maker campaign goals

Ligonier Valley High School was among seven schools in the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh Making in Schools project to meet or exceed their campaign goals on Nov. More...

Entertainment

Nat Geo Wild’s ‘Big Cat Week’ includes live African safaris

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As a chaser to the Thanksgiving feast and football, consider heading out on an African safari.  There’s strictly armchair travel involved for Nat Geo Wild’s live telecasts from Sabi Sands, a private game rese More...

Adele announces first tour in five years for new album ‘25’

LONDON (AP) — Adele has announced her first tour since 2011, with a string of European dates in support of her record-breaking new album, “25.” The British singer announced Thursday that she will play venues in Britain and Europe st More...

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ gets a PG-13 rating

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Motion Picture Association of America says “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” may not be entirely suitable for young kids.  The organization on Tuesday gave the J.J. More...

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