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Letters to Santa deadline extended

Hey kids, does Santa know if you’ve been naughty or nice? Well, don’t take a chance that he will have the wrong information about you this Christmas season. Write a letter to Santa and submit it to the Bulletin! More...

General News

Congress backs bill on customer rights for online review

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress on Monday cleared legislation to ensure that customers who want to post negative reviews on websites like Yelp or TripAdvisor can do so without legal repercussions. The Senate passed the measure by voice vote Monday night. More...

Jail guard charged with pepper spraying inmate’s genitals

SCRANTON, Pa. More...

Neil Young wants Obama to end ’violence’ at pipeline protest

BISMARCK, N.D. More...

Editorial

GUEST EDITORIAL

Art more vital than ever

The cast of the Broadway musical Hamilton made news last weekend after cast member Brandon Victor Dixon read a prepared speech expressing his concern over the incoming Republican administration following a performance attended by Vice Presidentelect More...

GUEST EDITORIALS

Rounding up immigrants shouldn’t be part of police’s job America once was the place that offered refuge to the tired, the poor, the huddled masses yearning to breathe free, as the plaque at the base of the Statue of Liberty proclaims. More...

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Lifestyles

Opportunity program director earns SVC award for bringing vision to reality

Dr. Nancy Rottler, director of the Opportunity/Act 101/Student Support Services (SSS-TRIO) Program at St. Vincent College and assistant professor of health sciences, was named the sixth annual winner of St. More...

Events of Area Interest

‘Seussical’ to open Thursday   Olde Main Theater, in cooperation with New Song Studio, will present the musical “Seussical” 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3.  There will be 2:30 p.m. More...

The American Table

Gifts for those who cook and those who just eat

Barbecue and Southern foods expert Elizabeth Karmel rounded up her favorite products of the year and suggests these gifts for those who cook — and those who just like to eat: ——— GIFTS THAT GIVE BACK More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Man cited for public drunkenness   Latrobe police report that on Nov. More...

Latrobe Parking Authority to disband next month

The Latrobe Parking Authority will be dissolved at a special meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 14, with the city’s administration set to absorb the authority’s duties as a cost-cutting measure. More...

Seward mom may plead guilty for letting 12-year-old drive

A Seward mother who allegedly allowed her 12-year-old son to drive a car to teach him “responsibility” last summer may accept a plea agreement when her case reaches the Court of Common Pleas early next year.  On Monday, Carrie M. More...

Blue Angels make pre-air show visit to Arnold Palmer airport

For Lt. Dave Steppe, a love of aviation began early when his parents took him to a U.S. Navy Blue Angels demonstration at the age of 3. And it’s never left the Birmingham, Alabama, native. More...

Local & State News

Green Party-backed voters seek a recount in Pa.

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Green Party-backed group on Monday filed papers asking a Pennsylvania court to order a statewide recount of the state’s Nov. More...

Recounts are rare and seldom lead to a different winner

Recounts in major statewide elections are extremely rare — and they seldom succeed in changing the result.  Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is seeking recounts in Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, states that went to Pres More...

Toys for Tots donations accepted at Bulletin office

The Latrobe Bulletin is again participating in the Toys for Tots campaign sponsored by the U.S. Marine Corps League. Bring new, unwrapped toys before Dec. 12 to the business office, which is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. More...

World News

2nd day of homage to Fidel Castro to end with mammoth rally

HAVANA (AP) - Schools and government offices will be closed Tuesday for a second day of homage to Fidel Castro, with the day ending in a rally on the wide plaza where the Cuban leader delivered fiery speeches to mammoth crowds in the years after he s More...

Ohio State attack: Terrorism eyed as police seek more info

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Investigators are looking into whether a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University that injured 11 people was an act of terror by a Somali-born student who had once criticized the media for its portrayal of Muslims. More...

Fitch warns of ‘populist surge’ on global growth

LONDON (AP) — Aleading credit ratings agency is warning that a surge in populism and anti-establishment sentiment is pushing the world into an era of economic nationalism to the detriment of long-term global growth.  More...

Sports

Offensive line key to Steelers’ success going forward

PITTSBURGH — Steelers’ running back Le’Veon Bell doesn’t feel his offensive line receives the credit it deserves.  More...

IceCats fight back, but fall in OT, 3-2, to Hempfield Area in PIHL play

Greater Latrobe’s hockey team rallied from a two-goal deficit to force overtime, but fell in the extra session, 3-2, to Hempfield Area in PIHL Class AA Eastern Conference action Monday night at Kirk S. Nevin Arena.  More...

LV football playoff tickets on sale

Game broadcast live on Internet

Tickets for Ligonier Valley’s PIAA Class AA semifinal round playoff game against Southern Columbia on Friday at Bald Eagle Area High School near Bellefonte are on sale in the high school office until noon Friday. More...

Entertainment

DirecTV wants to be next online substitute for cable

NEW YORK (AP) — There are already a few online services that aim to replace cable, but they haven’t attracted many users yet. AT&T’s DirecTV hopes to change that with a new service announced Monday. More...

‘Moonlight’ shines brightest at Gotham Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — At a Gotham Independent Film Awards overshadowed by the election of Donald Trump, Barry Jenkins’ coming-of-age drama “Moonlight” shined brightest.  More...

Many Broadway shows to offer kids’ tickets free on Feb. 28

NEW YORK (AP) — Great deals on Broadway are few and far between but in February — for one day only — kids get to go for free. The annual Kids’ Night on Broadway will be held Feb. More...

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