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Having fun in Unity

These kids — Ella and her twin brothers Anthony and Alex Plundo — got it right. More...

General News

In dash to November, campaigns pin hopes on turnout efforts

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Over pizza and cupcakes, Jose Nunez implored a crowd of University of Iowa students to pull out their smartphones and start sharing with online friends their personal reasons for backing Hillary Clinton for president.  More...

IUP student killed in two-vehicle accident

A student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania lost his life in a two-vehicle crash early Saturday in Indiana Borough, Indiana County. More...

Hearing set for mother, brother of long-missing twins

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A preliminary hearing is set for the mother and brother of Pennsylvania twins whom welfare caseworkers haven’t been able to locate for more than 10 years.  Monday’s hearing will focus on charges against 47-yea More...

Sports

Nice ring to it

In Pittsburgh for the renewal of the Pitt-Penn State game and a celebration of Pitt’s 1976 national championship team, Tony Dorsett shows off his rings. More...

SVC now 2-0 after win over Thiel

St. Vincent College won for the second straight week to start the football season, holding on for a 32-30 victory over Thiel on the road Saturdayp in a non-conference game that was delayed for more than an hour by lightning. More...

Trojans prove they can win without star running back Balega

The Derry Area football team proved it could win without star running back Tyler Balega.  The Trojans overcame a halftime deficit and the loss of their standout tailback to break out offensively — before and after an hour-long weather dela More...

Lifestyles

Mountain Playhouse to open season Sept. 20 with ‘Deathtrap’ thriller

Mountain Playhouse’s commitment to comedy in the 2016 season takes a darker turn with the comedic thriller Deathtrap, by Ira Levin and directed by Guy Stroman. “Deathtrap” runs Sept. 20 – Oct. 2 and is the first of two fall shows. More...

Science Center going back to school for 21+ Night

Carnegie Science Center’s next 21 + night will have guests heading back to class, and leaving the kids at home! 21 + Back to Schoolhappens Friday, Sept. 16, from 6 – 10 pm.  More...

Campus Corner

WCCC releases president’s list   Westmoreland County Community College Friday released its president's list for the summer 2016 semester.  The following area students are among those who attained the minimum 4.0 QPA required for presi More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Export woman victim of loan scam   State police at Kiski Valley report between July 13 and Aug. More...

White House campaign casts shadow over Sept. 11 anniversary

NEWYORK (AP) — The U.S. marked the 15th anniversary of 9/11 with the solemn roll call of the dead Sunday but couldn’t keep the presidential campaign from intruding on what is traditionally a politics-free moment of remembrance.  More...

Flax Scutching this Saturday, Sunday

The 109th annual Flax Scutching Festival in Stahlstown will take place on Saturday, Sept. 17, and Sunday, Sept. 18.  In a Bulletin Page 1 article on Saturday, Sept. 10, the dates were correct but the wrong days were listed.   More...

Hospaws volunteers gather for picnic, touching reunion

Valerie Hoegel of Hempfield Township saw it happen too many times.  “Pets would be dropped off at the shelter when people just needed short term care if they were ill or had to go to the hospital,” she said. More...

Local & State News

Commemorations mark 9/11 across America

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on commemorations marking the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks (all times local): 8:45 p.m. U.S. More...

40 who died in Pennsylvania in 9/11 attack remembered

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The 40 passengers and crew members of a plane that crashed in western Pennsylvania after it was hijacked during the Sept. 11 attacks 15 years ago have been honored with a reading of names and tolling of bells.  More...

Emanu-El Israel to show film Sept. 17 in Greensburg

Congregation Emanu-El Israel is set to begin its fourth year of the Festival of the Jewish Arts. The first program for this year is the film “Leon the Pig Farmer,” by the minds who helped create “Monty Python.”  More...

World News

Russia-US-brokered Syria cease-fire to start at sunset

BEIRUT (AP) - A cease-fire brokered by the United States and Russia is set to begin at sunset on Monday in Syria amid mixed messages of commitment from various rebel factions but with verbal backing by President Bashar Assad’s government. More...

Seoul says N-Korea capable of next nuclear test anytime

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea is capable of detonating another nuclear device at its main atomic test site any time it chooses, Seoul officials said Monday, as the United States reportedly planned to send two nuclear-capable supersonic bomber More...

Big Food’s biggest trend? Crusading against Big Food

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Gathered for a free music festival, a crowd waits to see one of the headline attractions - an exhibit about fastfood ingredients. More...

Health

Doctors: Pneumonia serious but Hillary Clinton should bounce back

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton’s diagnosis of pneumonia is a serious concern, but something from which she soon should recover, several doctors and medical experts said Sunday. More...

Surge in ER visits for injuries, concussions from soccer

CHICAGO (AP) — Soccer injuries are sending soaring numbers of U.S. kids to emergency rooms, a trend driven in part by young players with concussions seeking urgent medical care, a study has found.  More...

More cases of superbug precursor reported, but no spread

NEW YORK (AP) — A fourth U.S. More...

Entertainment

Adult audiences drive ‘Sully’s’ big $35.5M landing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adult audiences turned out in droves to take the plunge with “Sully,” director Clint Eastwood’s dramatization of the Miracle on the Hudson. More...

Fey, Poehler share creative arts Emmy gold as ‘SNL’ hosts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are sharing Emmy gold as “Saturday Night Live” hosts. They were honored jointly in the best guest actress in a comedy series category at Saturday’s creative arts Emmy ceremony. More...

New Miss America has advice for Trump, Clinton: ‘Compromise’

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Savvy Shields had only been Miss America for less than an hour, but she already had a clear vision of what she hopes America will look like at the end of her term next year. More...

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