October 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Schedule for local Halloween celebrations

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: Trick-or-Treating 2-4 p.m.; Monday, Oct. More...

Home heating assistance program opens Tuesday

HARRISBURG, Oct. 27 — State Rep. Joseph Petrarca, DWestmoreland/ Armstrong/Indiana, said the state's Low- Income Home Energy Assistance Program will begin accepting applications for the winter season Nov. 1.  More...

‘Haunted Roads’ book signing event today at Historic Hanna’s Town

Author Thomas White will give a talk about his newest book, “Haunted Roads of Southwestern Pennsylvania,” during a book talk and signing from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

General News

Kirk apologizes for mocking rival’s family military history

CHICAGO (AP) - Illinois Republican U.S. Sen. More...

Texas tow truck driver takes pricey sports car for a spin

PEARLAND, Texas (AP) — A tow truck driver found a $110,000 sports car just too tempting and decided to give it a spin after towing it from a Houston-area home. More...

Emails: UVa. sought to kill alumni magazine story

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. More...

Editorial

Wanderings with Walter Brasch

Legislators continue to support animal cruelty

The Pennsylvania legislature is expected to consider banning pigeon shoots during this session. It’s not the first time. More...

Bulletin Board

The Bulletin thanks Christ the Divine Teacher School students who visited Friday, Oct. More...

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:  I have heard many people state that they are not voting for either the Republican or the Democrat for president. If you are one of those, I ask you to rethink your decision.  More...

Lifestyles

Wedding Announcement

Joy U. Navarro, Joseph C. Kelsey

Joy Ulanday Navarro and Joseph Charles Kelsey were married on June 11, 2016, at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Raleigh, North Carolina.  The ceremony was followed by a reception at Brier Creek Country Club in Raleigh. More...

Give blood before holidays

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to help stock the shelves before the busy holiday season.  More...

Science Center’s next Late Night Laser Party Nov. 5

Carnegie Science Center is continuing a new series of all ages evening events with the next Late Night Laser Party on Saturday, Nov 5. This month’s party will feature music by electronica legends. More...

Horror movies change with the times

Producers spent just $22,000 to make “The Blair Witch Project” in 1999, and thanks to what Adam Raviart calls “an amazing marketing campaign,” the mock found footage movie grossed $240.5 million.  It was released in a dec More...

SVC students volunteer at shelter, St. Anne Home

Twenty-three St. Vincent College students who are enrolled in the Christian Spiritual Writing course participated in an experiential educational exercise in incarnational spirituality on Tuesday, Oct. 25.  More...

Derry Community Park awarded state grant for improvements

State Rep. More...

Local & State News

TV station finds votes by dead, but official sees no fraud

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia TV station reported that it found at least three instances in which votes appeared to have been cast in recent elections under the names of dead people, but the city’s Republican election commissioner said it didn’t More...

Circle That Date

MONDAY, OCT. 31  10 a.m., Westmoreland County Prison Board, courthouse  TUESDAY, NOV. More...

Wolf vetoes bill on inspector general, 3 other measures

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. More...

World News

FBI’s October surprise complicates race for Hillary Clinton

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Anew shock hit Hillary Clinton’s campaign Friday in the unpredictable and often unbelievable presidential race: The FBI is looking into whether there was classified information on a device belonging to the estranged husb More...

Supreme Court to rule in Virginia transgender case

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court will take up transgender rights for the first time in the case of a Virginia school board that wants to prevent a transgender teenager from using the boys’ bathroom at his high school.  More...

FBI investigating new emails for classified information

WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI is investigating whether there is classified information in new emails uncovered during the sexting investigation of disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner, the estranged husband of one of Hillary Clinton’s closes More...

Sports

Wildcats rout Connellsville to finally snap losing streak at 25 games

CONNELLSVILLE — Something had to give in Friday’s season finale between Greater Latrobe and host Connellsville.  The Falcons came into the game riding an eight-game losing streak, which was dwarfed by the Wildcats’ run of 25 st More...

Picture Perfect: Trojans complete unbeaten regular season, set single-season record for wins

CLAYSVILLE — Everything goes when you’re 10-0.  That was the drunken sailor-like refrain repeatedly bellowed on the field by an elated Derry Area football team following an emotional, history-making 52-22 bloodletting against McGuffe More...

Portage Area extends Bobcats’ losing streak

Once 6-0, Blairsville ended the regular season on a four-game losing streak.  Blairsville fell behind Portage Area, 20-0, in the first half, rallied within two points in the fourth quarter, but fell short, 30-21, in a Heritage Conference-WestPAC More...

Entertainment

Give Thanks FOR THE SLOW COOKER

Want to spend more time with loved ones this Thanksgiving? Ditch the perfectly timed oven schedule and put your slow cooker to work. More...

Movie review: Tom Hanks returns as Robert Langdon in ‘Inferno’

By a twist of fate, there are two infernos you can submerge yourself in this weekend. More...

Prison for hacker who stole celebrities’ nude photos, videos

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

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