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Ligonier contest features spooktacular scarecrows

With Halloween just around the corner, the Ligonier Valley Chamber of Commerce’s 25th annual Scarecrow Contest is underway.  More...

General News

Policy prescriptions: Trump and Clinton on economic growth

WASHINGTON (AP) — Few Americans feel satisfied with the state of the U.S. economy, making it a central focus in the presidential election between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump. More...

Obamacare hit by double-digit premium hikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Premiums will go up sharply next year under President Barack Obama’s health care law, and many consumers will be down to just one insurer, the administration confirmed Monday. More...

Centuries-old gravestones found, returned to cemetery

NEWPORT, R.I. More...

Editorial

We’re building what bicyclists love

WESTSYLVANIA

Sunshine splashed on the subtly changing leaves as the warm breeze, rich with the scents of autumn, pushed against me gently. At this time of year that breeze could bite, but summer's touch lingered still along the rail-trail.  More...

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: Welcome to the 21st century. Well, unless you live in the City of Latrobe. In the world as we know it, consumer competition, choice and rights are expected. More...

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Lifestyles

Young Artists Competition cutoff Jan. 16

The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra announced the Tribune-Review Young Artists Competition for 2017 co-sponsored by Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra Academy of Music and Seton Hill University. More...

SVC Boyer School welcomes 5 STEP Scholars

Dr. Stephen Jodis (right), dean of the St. Vincent College Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing, recently welcomed five freshmen as Scholars of the St. More...

UPJ Pasquerilla Performing Arts’ 25th-anniversary concert Nov. 3

This season marks Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center’s 25th year presenting world-class, professional entertainment to the region. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Woman arrested after crash in Derry Township   More...

Halloween trick or treat, parade schedule

The Bulletin has compiled a schedule of local Halloween events: • Bolivar — Sunday, Oct. 30: Parade 2- 4 p.m. Trick-or-Treating 4-6 p.m. • Blairsville — Saturday, Oct. 29: Trickor Treating 2-4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31: Halloween Parade 7 p.m. More...

Police seeking suspect in alleged assault of pregnant woman

State police at Greensburg are searching for a man accused of assaulting a pregnant woman at a New Stanton hotel over the weekend.  Police said Jesse Lloyd Spade, 32, allegedly punched the woman, who is seven months pregnant, inside a room at th More...

Local & State News

State loan awarded for development efforts at former Sony plant

The Regional Industrial Development Corp. has been awarded an $8-million loan to continue renovations of the former Sony plant in East Huntington Township.  On Monday, Gov. More...

Sen. Toomey’s neighbors’ homes hit with anti-GOP graffiti

ZIONSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — State police are investigating anti-Republican graffiti spray-painted on eastern Pennsylvania homes next to the residence of U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey. More...

Restaurant firing workers, cleaning after ‘unsanitary’ video

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia fast-food restaurant says workers will be fired after a Facebook video shows them joking about having sex and spitting in customers’ food, among other unsanitary acts.  But one former Checkers emplo More...

World News

4 killed on river rapids ride at Australian theme park

SYDNEY (AP) - Four people were killed on Tuesday in an accident at a popular theme park on Australia’s east coast, officials said. More...

Cleveland’s Ontario Street center of sports world Tuesday

CLEVELAND (AP) - Always up for a party, Cleveland’s about to rock like never before. More...

Militants attack Pakistan police academy, killing 59

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) - Militants wearing suicide vests stormed a Pakistani police academy in the southwestern city of Quetta overnight, killing at least 59 people, mostly police cadets and recruits, and waging a ferocious gun-battle with troops that More...

Sports

Lady Trojans shine on WPIAL soccer playoff stage in defeat

MURRYSVILLE — All Derry Area head girls’ soccer coach Mark Curcio ever wanted was for his Lady Trojans to experience the big stage and bright lights of the WPIAL Class AA playoffs. The Lady Trojans did just that, and nearly pulled an upset. More...

GL’s Pevarnik, GCC’s Olivia Zambruno in position for state golf titles

Greater Latrobe’s Brady Pevarnik and Olivia Zambruno of Greensburg Central Catholic are in prime position for a state golf championship. More...

IceCats can’t complete comeback, fall to Plum

The Greater Latrobe hockey team rallied from an early two-goal hole, but the Ice- Cats couldn’t tie it when they fell behind again. It resulted in a 4-2 defeat against Plum during a PIHL Class AA Eastern Conference game Monday at Kirk S. More...

Entertainment

Obama mixes talk of ‘mean tweets,’ politics on Jimmy Kimmel

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama entertained Jimmy Kimmel’s audience with some of the mean tweets sent his way, beginning with one sent by Donald Trump in August when he said “President Obama will go down as perhaps the worst president in th More...

If I only had $85K: Fundraiser for ‘Oz’ Scarecrow costume

WASHINGTON (AP) — Now that the Smithsonian has reached its crowd-funding goal to preserve the ruby slippers from “The Wizard of Oz,” the museum is asking for more money to conserve another relic from the beloved movie. More...

Screaming fans prompt Justin Bieber to walk off stage

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It seems even Justin Bieber finds his screaming fans irritating.  The pop star walked off the stage during his show in Manchester, England, on Sunday after some fans ignored his request to stop screaming as he wa More...

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