November 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Salem Township couple suspected in string of vehicle break-ins

A Salem Township couple suspected in a string of vehicle break-ins throughout the region are in Westmoreland County Prison.  State police at Kiski Valley on Sunday arrested Frederick Allen Stormer, 36, and Catherene Reed, 31, both of Slickville, More...

Prosecutors issue new guidelines on probes of police shootings

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

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

Pittsburgh Tribune- Review ends 24-year print edition run

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review newspaper printed its last edition and has laid off 106 workers as it transitions into an online-only publication.  More...

20 co-workers to split Powerball jackpot of nearly $421M

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Lottery officials say 20 co-workers at a metal manufacturing plant will split a Powerball jackpot of nearly $421 million.  More...

Scorsese scores papal audience after screening of ‘Silence’

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese is getting Vatican-style red carpet treatment, meeting Wednesday with Pope Francis after screening his new film, “Silence,” in Rome.  More...

Sports

Pitt hands Maryland first loss

COLLEGE PARK, Md. More...

Area players help lead Westmoreland College

Two area players, Rachel Garris and Baylee Riggle, have helped the Westmoreland College women’s basketball team get off to a 4-4 start this season.  More...

Penn State, Wisconsin benefiting from different offensive styles

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — When James Franklin looks at the numbers, he can’t help but wonder how many times his offense will get the ball against Wisconsin.  The No. 6 Badgers (10-2, 7-2 Big Ten, No. More...

Lifestyles

Signature drink revealed for Festival of Lights party Friday

Glenda Dickson, co-chairman of the Ligonier Festival of Lights, accepts one of Ron McDowell’s featured Christmas drinks. More...

Grand opera to open Friday at IUP

Music Theater and Theater by-the-Grove at Indiana University of Pennsylvania have combined forces to present the comic musical tale of “Die Fledermaus (The Bat).”  Performances will be presented 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. More...

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s new male dancer to debut in ‘The Nutcracker’ Dec. 2-27

Artistic Director Terrence S. Orr has signed a new male dancer to the Corps de Ballet for the 2016-17 season. Alexander Castillo will make his main-stage debut Dec. More...

Grandmother’s pot brownies result in criminal charges

A California grandmother visiting family in the area over the Thanksgiving holiday is facing charges after state police discovered her desserts contained marijuana during a traffic stop in Donegal.  More...

‘Seussical’at Olde Main

Getting ready for the this week’s production of “Seussical the Musical” at Olde Main Theater, 350 Main St., Latrobe, are Lily Haverly as Jo Jo, Mickee Kershaw as Mr. More...

County choral society schedules three Christmas performances

The Westmoreland Choral Society this weekend kicks off its Christmas season with two performances, and a third is scheduled for Dec. 10.  More...

Toys for Tots donations accepted at Bulletin

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...

Local & State News

Details about election recount request in Pa.

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A hearing has been scheduled next week in a Green Party-backed request for a court-ordered recount of Pennsylvania’s Nov. More...

World News

Possible tornado kills 3 in Alabama as storms cross the South

ROSALIE, Ala. (AP) - A suspected tornado killed three people in Alabama as a line of severe storms moved across the South overnight, authorities said.  More...

Trump tapping Washington, Wall Street veterans for top jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) - President-elect Donald Trump is tapping conservatives with deep ties to Washington and Wall Street to fill out key Cabinet roles as he continues to deliberate over his secretary of state.  More...

Trump suggests ‘consequences’ for any flag-burners

WASHINGTON (AP) - President-elect Donald Trump said Tuesday that anyone who burns an American flag should face unspecified “consequences,” such as jail or a loss of citizenship. More...

Education

Run, hide, fight: Ohio State attack advice is a new mantra

As police responded to the attack at Ohio State University, school officials broadcast an ominous message to students with a set of instructions: “Run Hide Fight.” It’s a mantra that has become standard at colleges in the event of a More...

Health

Health nominee Price may find that changing HHS isn’t easy

WASHINGTON (AP) — As an orthopedic surgeon, Tom Price is used to calling the shots in the operating room. More...

Research shows care of opioid-exposed newborns not uniform across hospitals

Increasing prenatal opioid use has resulted in a rapidly growing population of opioid exposed newborns.  More...

Q&A: Alook at Texas’first homegrown case of Zika

DALLAS (AP) — Health officials are going door-to-door in the Texas neighborhood of a woman who is believed to be the first person to contract the Zika virus by getting bitten by a mosquito in that state.  More...

Entertainment

Hillary Clinton makes surprise appearance at UNICEF gala

NEWYORK (AP) — Katy Perry was the night’s big honoree, but Hillary Clinton got the biggest ovation as the former presidential candidate presented the pop star with an award from UNICEF at Tuesday’s Snowflake Ball.  More...

‘Moana’a Disney hit but portrayal irks some in the Pacific

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Disney’s animated movie “Moana” debuted to critical acclaim and box office success over the Thanksgiving weekend, but some people in the South Pacific dislike how it depicts their culture.  More...

Dolly Parton says she’s heartbroken by wildfires torching her hometown

ATLANTA (AP) — Country music icon Dolly Parton says she’s heartbroken about wildfires that tore through the Tennessee county where she grew up but spared the Dollywood theme park that bears her name.  In a statement released Tuesday More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Latrobe man arrested on suspicion of DUI  Latrobe police report at midnight Sunday, Nov. More...

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