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Gary Player remembers Palmer’s ‘dashing style, knowing smile’

Gary Player remembers the many traits of Arnold Palmer: A fiercely competitive golfer who had a “slashing, dashing” style and didn’t know when he was beaten. More...

Palmer: ‘King’ with a personal touch

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — William McGirt took his wife and infant son to Arnold Palmer’s office at Bay Hill, wanting nothing more than a photo. Palmer, as usual, gave him so much more. More...

General News

Palmer’s impact: Grand Slam, endorsements, TV, private jets

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth all chased the Grand Slam, golf’s holy grail of winning all four majors in one year.  Arnold Palmer is the one who created it.  More...

Pennsylvania school board to release teacher-sex report

PLUM, Pa. More...

Police investigating pupil hit near Pennsylvania school bus

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Police are continuing to investigate after an elementary student was hit by a car while crossing the street to board a school bus in central Pennsylvania.  More...

Editorial

GUEST EDITORIAL

AG investigation warranted

In an August editorial about a list of 15 priests accused of sexual abuse who had served in the Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg, we wondered whether that list represented “just the steeple of a massive cathedral of corruption and exploitation.&r More...

GUEST EDITORIAL

Time wasted amid crisis

Pennsylvania’s allegedly full-time state legislators have returned to the Capitol after a typically overly generous seven-week summer vacation, which they took despite an unfolding opioid epidemic that claims the lives of nearly 10 state reside More...

Political Cartoon

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Lifestyles

‘Celebration of Gifts and Blessings’ event scheduled for Oct. 1

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church member Barbara Artuso holds a completed personal care kit, which will be assembled and sent to Lutheran World Relief to assist people in need as part of the church’s “Celebration of Gifts and Blessings& More...

County tourism grant chat set for Oct. 4

The Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau (LHVB) will host a Tourism Grant Chat to review the adjusted timeline to the 2017 Westmoreland County Tourism Grant Program. The questionand answer session will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. More...

Labor awards night Oct. 1

The Greater Westmoreland County Labor Council will hold their 29th Annual Labor Recognition Night on Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Ramada Greensburg Hotel and Conference Center, Hempfield Township. More...

Entertainment

Analysis: In debate, Clinton was prepared, Trump was Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — She was at her best. More...

Parting shots: He hits her on stamina; she pounces in retort

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was the opening Hillary Clinton had been waiting for all night.  Late in Monday’s debate, when the candidates each had notched their points on trade, taxes, crime and more, the talk turned to Clinton’s stam More...

New film academy members talk OscarsSoWhite

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The newest members of the film academy say the (hash) OscarsSoWhite crisis inspired them to seek membership. More...

Grandson, agent touch on Palmer’s legacy

Public memorial set for Oct. 4 at SVC

Since he was a child, Sam Saunders has gotten a special feeling each time he’s visited western Pennsylvania.  It’s the same feeling that his grandfather, golf legend and Latrobe native Arnold Palmer, had felt his whole life.  More...

Bulletin columnist has fond memories of Arnold Palmer

This is an article I knew I was going to have to write, but hoped it wouldn’t be necessary for quite a while. The passing of Arnold Palmer early Sunday evening was something that was expected, given his declining health in the last two years. More...

Happy Birthday!

Mary Kathleen York Swartz was born on Sept. 27, 1916, in Sydney, Australia. Her family relocated to Belfast, Northern Ireland, in 1923. Mary met her husband of 46 years, Paul Swartz, in 1945 and relocated to Latrobe in April 1946. More...

Local & State News

Sen. Pat Toomey tries to use disagreements with Trump to advantage

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. More...

Sex offender selling Nazi flag is booted from county fair

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania fair vendor, who turned out to be a registered sex offender, was booted from the event after visitors complained that he was selling Nazi flags.  More...

Hospital sued over firing of employees who refused flu shots

ERIE, Pa. More...

World News

Clinton puts Trump on the defensive in combative debate

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. More...

Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene

HOUSTON (AP) - A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood before he was shot and killed by police, More...

Duterte: After tough talk, damage control prevails

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The new Philippine president uses an expletive to warn key ally Barack Obama not to lecture him on human rights and, in another impromptu speech, declares a dramatic policy change in policy such as removing U.S. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:  September is World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and, although it affects almost 5 million Americans according to the National Institute on Aging, the majority of us don't know how heartbreaking and debilitating the disease c More...

Sports

Palmer’s legacy overshadows start of Ryder Cup

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The flag at half-staff over Hazeltine National was enough to take the edge off the Ryder Cup. Arnold Palmer occupied everyone’s thoughts on Monday. “There’s a hole in the game that can’t be filled,” Phil Mickelson said. More...

For Golf Channel, Arnold Palmer coverage personal

AP Sports Writer  Arnold Palmer still had a parking spot outside his old office at Golf Channel, the network he co-founded more than two decades ago.  More...

Lady Wildcats stay winless in soccer; Ligonier Valley girls get OT victory

The Greater Latrobe girls’ soccer team took a one-goal defeat, while Ligonier Valley rallied to victory. More...

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