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House fire on Braddock Drive

Area firefighters responded to a blaze at 115 Braddock Drive in Latrobe on Wednesday evening. More...

Derry Area Historical Society ice cream social June 27

The Derry Area Historical Society will hold its seventh annual Midsummer Night’s Ice Cream Social from 7 to 9 p.m. June 27 at the Historic Fulton House Inn in New Derry.  More...

General News

Big Wheels and Scooter Race winners listed

Placewinners during Tuesday’s Big Wheels and Scooter races along Memorial Drive in Latrobe included: GIRLS Ages 3 and under — first place, Eliana Krull; second place, Abby Raspotnik; third place, Maria Evans; Age More...

WTAE to air special on medical marijuana in Pa.

Children desperate for help, families scared of breaking the law.  More...

Lottery Results

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — These Pennsylvania lotteries were drawn Wednesday:  WEDNESDAY NIGHT Pick 2 4-8 (four, eight) Pick 3 2-3-6 (two, three, six) Pick 4 3-2-0-3 (three, two, zero, three)  More...

Editorial

Me, too?

Off The Wall

Eavesdropping is a two-way street. At least, that is what I have come to learn. Face it. We've all been guilty of it. But sometimes, it's not all bad, in my opinion.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:  I read the June 18-19 Bulletin and read my old-time friend and coach Oland “Dodo” Canterna passed away.  More...

Lifestyles

Campus Corner

Bloomsburg graduate   More...

Events of Area Interest

Strawberry Social Sunday  The public is invited to Old Salem Community Church, Route 982, on Sunday, June 26, for the 2:30 p.m. service and the Strawberry Shortcake and Ice Cream Social immediately following. The Rev. Ron Durika will officiate. More...

Six students to head SVC orientation in fall

Six students have been selected as volunteer leaders of the fall 2016 freshman and new student orientation program at St. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Church burglarized in Indiana County  State police at Indiana report between June 15-16, in Armstrong Township, Indiana County, someone broke into the Shelocta Presbyterian Community Church and stole $117.25 in cash from a locked office inside t More...

GLPIEF presents $385,000 in grants to GLSD

For the Greater Latrobe Partners in Education Foundation (GLPIEF), it’s not about making a donation, it’s about making a difference.  The GLPIEF president Jessica Urbanik attended Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Greater Latro More...

EWCTC hires Campbell as vocational administrator

The Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center (EWCTC) Joint Operating Committee (JOC) hired Christopher S. More...

Calling all GL marching band alumni . . .

All Greater Latrobe marching band alumni are invited to participate in the Latrobe 4th of July Parade on Monday, July 4. More...

Local & State News

LGBTanti-discrimination bill advances in state Senate

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Legislation to prohibit discrimination in employment and housing based on sexual orientation or gender identity cleared a first hurdle Wednesday in the Pennsylvania Senate.  More...

House backs bill to bring gambling to internet, but not bars

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Pollinator Open House to be offered at nature reserve June 24

Penn State Master Gardeners of Westmoreland County and Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve (WPNR), located at St. Vincent College (SVC) in Unity Township, are hosting a Pollinator Open House at WPNR from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

World News

British politicians make final appeals in EU vote campaign

LONDON (AP) - With Britain’s membership in the European Union on the line, campaigners from the prime minister on down blanketed the country Wednesday trying to convert the undecided on the final day before the crucial vote.  More...

Sports

Latrobe Legion ends two-game skid, pulls away from Yough

It was a one-run game going into the bottom of the fifth inning.  That’s when Latrobe Legion broke it open by scoring eight times in its last two at-bats to outlast visiting Yough, 16-12, in Wednesday’s District 31 baseball game at L More...

SJC knocks off Cooperstown in Teener

Two big innings — nine runs in the second and eight in the fourth — allowed St. More...

Blackhawks’ Kane wins Hart Trophy as NHL MVP; Pens’ Rutherford GM of Year

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After Patrick Kane added three more awards to his overflowing trophy case, he took a moment to appreciate his new place in American hockey history.  The Chicago Blackhawks’ NHL scoring champion won the Hart Trophy on More...

Entertainment

Rebellious Democrats disrupt House, stage protest over guns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rebellious Democrats shut down the House’s legislative work on Wednesday, staging a sit-in on the House floor and refusing to leave until they secured a vote on gun control measures before lawmakers’ weeklong break More...

Friend: Shooter had fixation on ‘Voice’singer

ORLANDO, Fla. More...

HBO cancels Jagger-Scorsese music drama series ‘Vinyl’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The TV drama “Vinyl” from Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger isn’t getting any more satisfaction from HBO.  The premium cable channel said Wednesday it won’t bring “Vinyl” back for season More...

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