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Yep, they are the real ‘rocket men’

Gerry Perham and his son Will Perham, 12, of Upper St. Clair, had several successful launches before Bulletin photographer Mike Pedicone arrived at Keystone State Park last Saturday afternoon. More...

General News

Washington Monument closed after elevator breaks down again

WASHINGTON (AP) — The elevator for the Washington Monument has broken down again, and the National Park Service says the monument will be closed at least through Saturday.  More...

Canadian faces new child pornography-related charges

MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) — A man accused of luring over 2,000 young boys worldwide into removing their clothing and performing sexual acts in online videos faces new charges, Canadian police said Thursday.  More...

Dead cat voting? Flier leads to some confusion in Florida

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A Florida election official is working to help confused voters after one person reported that a registration flier had been sent home for her dead cat. More...

Editorial

Commentary

Keeping the Peace Between Adult Children in Estate Planning

When you die, will your children fight over your money? More...

Bulletin Booard

Judging from a handful of phone calls received at the Bulletin and comments heard on the streets of Latrobe, public opinion is against the Latrobe- GLSD Parks and Recreation relocating the dek hockey arena to the Fourth Ward playground site at the co More...

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Lifestyles

Congressman Pitt-Greensburg’s April 30 commencement speaker

The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg this week announced that U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy will be the speaker at the 2016 Commencement. The Hempfield Township campus’ commencement ceremony will be held 11 a.m. More...

Happy Birthday

BRAYDEN PATRICK GUNDAKER

Brayden Patrick Gundaker is 5 years old.  He was born Feb. More...

10 fresh ideas to add flavor to a basic roasted chicken

Spatchcocking isn’t just a fun word to teach your kids to say on the playground. It’s also a great way to get dinner on the table fast.  More...

Bishop Edward Malesic to celebrate St. Benedict’s Day Mass at SVC April 5

The Most Rev. Edward C. Malesic, Bishop of Greensburg, will serve as homilist and principal celebrant for the Solemnity of the Passing of Our Holy Father Benedict, Abbot, at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in St. More...

Happy Birthday

Joseph Ziegler, formerly of Derry, is 105 years old today.  Born April 2, 1911, he is the oldest member of St. More...

Local & State News

Circle That Date

MONDAY, APRIL 4  7 p.m., Derry Borough Council, work session, Derry Station  TUESDAY, APRIL 5  7 p.m., Unity Township Planning Commission, municipal building  7 p.m., Derry Township Supervisors, municipal building  WEDNESDAY, More...

Latrobe standoff ends in tragedy

A standoff with police in the late morning hours Thursday that caused streets to be closed and several businesses to go on lockdown ended in tragedy, according to police.  More...

Alleged kidnapper: Lost own child, wanted to hold baby again

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia woman charged with kidnapping a newborn from a shopping mall told police she had given birth in February to a child who died within hours, and that she just wanted to hold a baby again.  More...

World News

18 go blind after cataract surgery in Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) — Eighteen Brazilians were left blind after surgeons apparently used unsterilized instruments during a cataract treatment campaign in an industrial suburb of Sao Paulo, officials said Thursday.  More...

$15 minimum-wage movement sets sights on more states

NEWYORK (AP) - California and New York - where almost 1 in 5 Americans live - are on their way to raising their minimum wage to $15 an hour, and the activists who spearheaded those efforts are now setting their sights on other similarly liberal, Demo More...

Secret Tut chamber? Egypt calls experts to examine evidence

VALLEY OF THE KINGS, Egypt (AP) - Egypt on Friday invited archaeologists and experts from around the world to examine new data from new, extensive radar scanning conducted on King Tutankhamun’s tomb to explore a theory that secret chambers coul More...

Sports

Expectations remain high for young DA boys’ volleyball team

The song remains the same for the Derry Area boys’ volleyball team.  The Trojans graduated five from a team that reached the PIAA Class AA volleyball playoffs six of the previous seven years, but that doesn’t mean expectations won&rs More...

Derry Area track teams emphasize quality over quantity

Mark Curcio is a believer in quality over quantity.  Of course, as the Derry Area head track and field coach, the quantity thing is always a questionable issue. More...

Berwick’s Curry, winningest high school football coach in Pa. history, dies at 71

BERWICK, Pa. More...

Entertainment

WWE’s WrestleMania looks to upstage Final 4 in Texas

WWE bills WrestleMania as its Super Bowl.  WrestleMania is always the biggest, baddest fight night of the year — and on Sunday, maybe of all time.  Forget the Final Four. More...

Fox’s Kelly: O’Reilly, CNN should have done more for me

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel’s Megyn Kelly is taking notes on who she feels hasn’t supported her in her feud with Donald Trump, and colleague Bill O’Reilly and CNN are both on her list.  More...

SWAP MEET FOR SEAFOOD

FAMILY FEATURES N ow more than ever, food choices matter. People want healthy, environmentally friendly foods without sacrificing flavor. More...

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