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SVC to host 32nd annual event for persons with special needs March 20

St. Vincent College (SVC) students will host a special event, Sports Friendship Day, on Sunday, March 20, for persons with special needs, intellectual disabilities or physical limitations.  Sports Friendship Day, sponsored by St. More...

Children’s trinkets displayed at Flight 93 memorial

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Stuffed animals, toys and drawings left by children after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks will be on display at the Flight 93 National Memorial’s Learning Center next month. More...

General News

Lawsuit filed over cruise ship battered by storm in Atlantic

MIAMI (AP) — Apassenger from a cruise ship that was battered by a major storm in the Atlantic Ocean filed a proposed class-action lawsuit against Royal Caribbean in Miami federal court, his lawyer said Thursday.  More...

MetLife, known for life insurance, may part with its agents

NEW YORK (AP) — MetLife is in talks to part ways with the life insurance agents who long defined one of the world’s biggest life insurance companies.  More...

Police arrest man who taunted them online, taunt him back

OREM, Utah (AP) — After arresting a wanted man whose Facebook page included a post taunting a Utah police department, police taunted him right back. More...

Sports

GL wrestlers ‘anxious’ to get back on mats

Section tourney at Kiski Area

It’s time for the Greater Latrobe wrestling team to get back to some regularly scheduled, high-pressure action.  “The guys are anxious to wrestle,” said head coach Tad Harbert. “That Connellsville match (Feb. More...

Bearcats survive scare from Westminster in semifinals of PAC basketball playoffs

Seek fourth straight conference title vs. Thomas More (Ky.)

It has been said books should not be judged by their covers.  In some cases, the same sort of logic might well be applied to basketball teams and their records.  More...

SVC women to meet No. 1-ranked Thomas More (Ky.) in PAC semis

The St. Vincent College women’s basketball team will meet NCAA Division III No. More...

Lifestyles

Events of Area Interest

Fort Days parade float entries accepted   More...

St. Vincent Camerata readies for March 18, 20 concerts

St. Vincent Camerata, under the direction of the Rev. Stephen Concordia, OSB, will present a concert 8 p.m. Friday, March 18, in St. Vincent Archabbey Basilica, Unity Township.  More...

4-H leader with 24 years of service lauded

On Feb. 5, Pam Turner (center) was honored as the Salute to Excellence Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer by Amy Frye, legislative aide to state Rep. More...

Perry changed from DAHS principal to director of special services

Derry Area School Board members, during a special meeting on Thursday, voted to change the status of Dr. More...

Three to face seconddegree murder charges in Latrobe shooting

BYAMY FAUTH Bulletin Staff Writer

Three friends who police say tried to rob an alleged drug dealer but instead shot their 20-year-old friend in January will face murder and related charges in county court.  More...

Spring Bridal Guide

Have you said “yes” and are ready to start planning for that big day? If so, you will want to check out a special supplement in today’s Bulletin, the 2016 Spring Bridal Guide, offering all kinds of tips for the bride and groom. More...

Drug hearings rescheduled for three area men

Three area men arrested earlier this month as part of an ongoing narcotics investigation had their preliminary hearings rescheduled.  Tyler Klapchar, 21, and Kyle Ruffin, 22, both of Derry, and Ron Iscrupe, 35, of Saltsburg, were to face Distric More...

Local & State News

In court fight, Democrats pressure Republicans at home

WASHINGTON (AP) — Searching for a way to put a new justice on the nation’s highest court, President Barack Obama is hoping that all politics really is local — even Supreme Court politics.  More...

$1M pro-Toomey election-year TV ad funded by secret donors

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A conservative advocacy organization that keeps its donors secret says it’s spending $1 million on a TV ad touting U.S. Sen. More...

No talk of ouster, legal issues during Kane’s budget hearing

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Attorney General Kathleen Kane says she’shopingfora5percentbudgetincreaseforherofficeaftershe appeared before a panel of state senators, including many who had sought unsuccessfully to remove her from office.  More...

World News

Debate another chance for Rubio, Cruz to try to slow Trump

HOUSTON (AP) - Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz head into Thursday’s Republican debate eager to seize one last chance to slow Donald Trump’s momentum before next week’s Super Tuesday megaround of voting. More...

County sheriff: Multiple deaths, injuries in Kansas attacks

HESSTON, Kan. (AP) - Acounty sheriff said Thursday it is possible “as many” as three to four people are dead, including a suspect, and up to 20 people may be injured after a series of shootings in south-central Kansas.  More...

AP-GfK Poll: Doubts on Sanders’ ‘Medicare for all’ plan

WASHINGTON (AP) - At first, many Americans like the idea of “Medicare for all,” a cradle-to-grave government-run health system that’s a rallying cry for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.  But bring up the trade- More...

Education

Ligonier Valley High School announces December Students of Month

Ligonier Valley High School recently announced its Students of the Month for December. More...

LVMS Students of the Month

Ligonier Valley Middle School recently announced its Students of the Month for February. More...

ML Chamber Student of Month

The Mountain Laurel Chamber of Commerce recently recognized Dusty Plume (third from left), a sixth-grade student at Champion Christian School, for being the recipient of the December 2015 Student of More...

Entertainment

UCLA: Movies make more when half the cast is white

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Movies make more money when exactly half their casts are nonwhite, according to an annual analysis released Thursday that shows an increasing demand for diversity in film. More...

Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood to perform at ACM Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. More...

Philadelphia museum acquires over 50 works of American art

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Museum of Art has received a major bequest of over 50 works of American art, including the museum’s first painting by Edward Hopper.  More...

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