October 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Suspended state trooper dies of apparent suicide

A suspended Pennsylvania state trooper set to stand trial later this month for allegedly exposing himself to a woman at an annex building of the Greensburg barracks has died in an apparent suicide.  More...

‘Reimagine OurWestmoreland’ event Nov. 2 at LWAfarm

Community members are invited to share their thoughts, dreams, and hopes for the future of Westmoreland County at a meeting called “Reimagining Our Westmoreland” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Nov. More...

General News

Princeton’s 17th president, William Bowen, dies at 83

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University says the Ivy League school’s 17th president has died. William Bowen was 83.  More...

Drew Sharp, 56, longtime sports columnist, dies

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Free Press says sports columnist Drew Sharp has died. He was 56.  The newspaper says Sharp died at his home Friday in Bloomfield Hills, a Detroit suburb. The cause was hypertensive cardiovascular disease.  More...

NY high school football team loses equipment in fire

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York high school football team preparing for its first playoff game as a combined unit has lost all of its equipment in a fire.  Schenectady Police Sgt. More...

Editorial

Wanderings with Walter Brasch

Lies and voter rigging

Donald Trump, losing to Hillary Clinton in every major national poll, long ago brilliantly figured out how to continue to rally his base. Instead of dealing with issues, he attacks Clinton, the mass media, and calls the election rigged.  More...

Bulletin Board

Senior Computer Associates still has “a few seats” in the November Wednesday Basic and Monday Advanced computer classes and also is taking registrations for an IPad class in November. More...

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor:   The Latrobe Area Historical Society is grateful to the Latrobe Bulletin for their outstanding coverage of our Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting which took place on Tuesday.  More...

Lifestyles

Campus Corner

WCCC grad named coach of ACF Culinary Youth Team   Westmoreland County Community College alumnus Shawn Culp, Culinary Arts Class of 1999, has been named coach of the American Culinary Federation Culinary Youth Team that is competing in an intern More...

SVC center to host lecture on women’s rights Oct. 26

St. Vincent College Center for Political and Economic Thought of the Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government will present a lecture by Jayme Lemke of George Mason University at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, in the Fred M. More...

KitchenWise

Some like it hot! Cheesecake, that is. Trust us and try it!

EDITOR’S NOTE: KitchenWise columnist Sara Moulton is on a book tour and is taking a break from writing her column for the remainder of 2016. In her absence, the AP is moving a weekly Kitchenwise-Best Of from Sara’s archived recipes. More...

Filmmaker shares story of mother’s mental illness and suicide

Kathy Leichter made a documentary about her mother taking her own life, but “Here One Day” is not just a film about suicide.  “If it were, that would be fine,” she said. More...

Diocesan Heritage Center opens exhibit honoring St. John Paul II

A new exhibit opened Saturday at the Diocesan Heritage Center in Unity Township with a collection of artifacts that Bishop Edward Malesic called “an honor to have in the Diocese of Greensburg.”  More...

Local & State News

Circle That Date

MONDAY, OCT. 24  6:30 p.m., Latrobe City Council, work session, City Hall  TUESDAY, OCT. More...

Pa. professors agree to contract, end strike

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The union representing striking professors at 14 Pennsylvania state universities reached a tentative contract agreement Friday and immediately ended a walkout that was in its third day.  Both sides thanked Gov. More...

Storms lash state, cause flooding, gas spill

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. More...

World News

Evacuations from Aleppo fail to materialize

BEIRUT (AP) - A cease-fire to allow wounded civilians and rebels to leave besieged parts of Aleppo has been extended into the weekend by Russia, but hoped-for medical evacuations didn’t materialize by Friday evening because of a lack of securit More...

Photos show European Mars probe crashed

BERLIN (AP) - Europe’s experimental Mars probe hit the right spot - but at the wrong speed - and may have ended up in a fiery ball of rocket fuel when it struck the surface, scientists said Friday. More...

Clinton camp preparing for possibility Trump won’t concede

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. More...

Sports

Rain, Purchase Line can’t slow down unbeaten Rams

Persistent rain Friday night at Weller Field didn’t do much to stymie the unbeaten Ligonier Valley Rams’ passing attack.  Neither did visiting Purchase Line.  Senior quarterback Collin Smith threw for 206 yards and five touchdow More...

Owning the Interstate: Trojans clinch first conference title since ’83 with 38-0 shutout of Waynesburg Central

The Interstate Conference belongs to the Derry Area football team.  The Trojans took care of business, clinching sole possession of the WPIAL Class AAA Interstate Conference — the third conference championship in school history — wit More...

Ex-Va. football player says he was hazed

RICHMOND, Va. More...

Entertainment

FUEL THE DAY

Boost every moment with versatile peanut butter

FAMILY FEATURES Whether you’re a fitness junkie, busy parent, sleep-deprived student or diehard sweet tooth, peanut butter is an ingredient that sticks for all of life’s moments. More...

Movie review: ‘Jack Reacher’ sequel not as good as 2012 original

It's not the acting or the action that makes "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back" inferior to the original 2012 hit. It's the story.  The first film, "Jack Reacher," established the title character as a brilliant, brutal loner dedicated to justice. More...

Movie review: ‘The Joneses’is another studio comedy misfire

The modern studio comedy increasingly feels limp, suffocated by the financial imperatives of high-concept plots and desperately in search of signs of life. Greg Mottola's "Keeping Up With the Joneses" is, like many before it, fine enough. More...

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