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Wolf signs bill allowing wine to be sold in grocery stores

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A new law will soon give Pennsylvania consumers many more options about where to purchase their favorite varieties of wine.  Democratic Gov. More...

St. Emma Monastery flea market dates are June 16-18

In the Wednesday, June 8, edition of the Bulletin, the dates for St. Emma Monastery’s flea market were incorrectly reported as Thursday, June 9, Friday, June 10, and Saturday, June 11.  More...

Derry Twp. coaching great Mucci set to join WPIAL Hall

When people think of Joe Mucci, they most closely associate him with Jeannette and the spectacular high school football coaching career he had there.  But Mucci was born in Bradenville, went to school at Derry Township High School, attended St. More...

General News

Police: Robbery suspect chopped with cleaver at restaurant

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Police rescue kitten from the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Police have rescued and found a home for a kitten found stranded in the middle of a Louisiana bridge.  Causeway General Manager Carlton Dufrechou (DOO’-fruh-shoh) says a commuter called the bridge authority Tuesday More...

Some schools miss out on grant access after testing opt-outs

BUFFALO, N.Y. More...

Editorial

Eight is enough: Parade of spokespersons reveals the dysfunction in Kane’s office

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has been through eight spokespeople in her tenure. No. 8, Chuck Ardo, resigned earlier this week. He served a long stint as Gov. Ed Rendell’s press secretary.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Off The Wall

Did you ever give much thought to the fact of how hard it must be for foreigners to understand how to speak American? Yes, I stated American, because we certainly don't speak English. More...

Lifestyles

Ligonier Valley BPW inducts new members, eyes June 28

During the May meeting of the Business and Professional Women’s Club of Ligonier Valley, membership chair Betsy Sheppler and co-chair Maggie Hildebrand inducted members of the club who have joi More...

Dickinson graduates

Cynthia Louise Baur, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Baur of Greensburg, graduated magna cum laude from Dickinson College on May 22 with a BA (bachelor of arts degree) in anthropology, the Carlisle campus reported Tuesday.  More...

Church news

Derry VBS June 20-24   More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Derry Township man arrested for loitering, drug possession   More...

County commissioners approve rate increase for deed records

The Westmoreland County Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution Wednesday that will increase the county’s UPI (Uniform Parcel Identifier) fee from $15 to $20 for the Recorder of Deeds office.  More...

Latrobe man facing multiple rape and assault charges

A Latrobe man has been charged by state police with multiple counts of rape and sexual assault involving girls, ages 12 to 14, that he met in parks in Greensburg, Latrobe and Hempfield Township.  More...

New Alex to advertise for code officer

The borough of New Alexandria will be advertising for applications for its vacant code officer position.  Mayor Dorothea Bacher was not present at Wednesday night’s borough council meeting, but in her submitted mayor’s report she sta More...

DEP: No health risks from pipeline explosion

A study of the air quality following a natural gas pipeline explosion in April in Salem Township has revealed there should be no adverse health effects from substances blown into the air. More...

Local & State News

Teacher’s defense attorney denies accusation of intimidation

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A defense attorney is denying that a suspended western Pennsylvania teacher tried to intimidate a female student who accused another teacher of having sex with her.  More...

Court to hear dispute over changing judges’ retirement age

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Aunt, uncle, parents to trial in connection with boy’s death

RIDGWAY, Pa. (AP) — The aunt and uncle of a 5-year-old Pennsylvania boy found beaten to death in their squalid apartment have been ordered to stand trial.  More...

World News

America’s beauty hasn’t faded. Has its greatness?

(AP) — Americans agree on this much: They are disgusted with politics. They look toward Washington and see a broken federal government, a place where politicians seem more interested in self-preservation than We the People. More...

Clinton endorsement imminent; Obama to sit down with Sanders

WASHINGTON (AP) - On the verge of endorsing Hillary Clinton, President Barack Obama will pay tribute to Bernie Sanders’ historic candidacy for presidency with an Oval Office meeting aimed at unifying the Democratic Party for a general election More...

AP Interview: Clinton says Trump behaving like a demagogue

WASHINGTON (AP) - Hillary Clinton opened her general election campaign against Donald Trump on Wednesday by accusing him of behaving like a “demagogue,” likening his attacks on judges, the media, his opponents and their families to dark m More...

Sports

3 THINGS WE LEARNED FROM AXALTA 400 AT POCONO

1. Chase closing Chase Elliott keeps edging closer to a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase berth. The 20-year old rookie finished fourth at Pocono after leading a race high 51 laps around the 2.5-mile triangle. More...

3 THINGS TO WATCH

1. Junior retirement?   More...

SPEED FREAKS

A couple questions we had to ask — ourselves  How do you like Monday afternoon NASCAR? GODSPEAK: Hey, if the ratings go up, we may see more Monday afternoon races. KEN’S CALL: It seems to assault the senses. More...

Entertainment

Tim McGraw, Carrie Underwood win big at CMT Awards; Pharrell performs

Tim McGraw ended Carrie Underwood’s four-year-winning streak for the top prize at the 2016 CMT Music Awards with his music video for “Humble and Kind” — which features footage provided by Oprah Winfrey — while stars from More...

Simon Cowell to 12-year-old: ‘The next Taylor Swift’

NEWYORK (AP) — Simon Cowell made a bold prediction about a 12-year-old singer with a ukulele: “I think you’re the next Taylor Swift.”  More...

‘Raging Bull’ actress Theresa Saldana dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Theresa Saldana, the “Raging Bull” actress who survived a stalker’s brutal attack to become a crime victims’ advocate and reclaimed her entertainment career with “The Commish” and other TV More...

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