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General News

John Glenn, astronaut and senator, to lie in state in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - John Glenn will lie in state in Ohio’s capitol building before a celebration of his life of military and government service and two history-making voyages into space.  The public viewing at the Ohio Statehouse and a m More...

‘Days of Our Lives’ bad guy Joseph Mascolo dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joseph Mascolo, who played bad guy Stefano DiMera on NBC’s daytime serial “Days of Our Lives,” has died. More...

Creating a day of serenity by celebrating holidays solo

NEW YORK (AP) — For most Americans, major holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas are an opportunity to gather with family and friends. More...

Editorial

Westsylvania

Interesting gifts found within the Alleghenies

You may have heard of Cozmo — an emotive, palm-sized robot that is supposed to be among the coolest gifts of the 2016 holiday season. It's a toy, a companion and an artificial intelligence do-it-yourself project all rolled into one.  More...

Bulletin Board

An interesting note arrived this week with a clipping of one of the photos Mike Pedicone took of the Latrobe Halloween parade.  The Monday, Oct. More...

Political Cartoon

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Lifestyles

Wedding Announcement

Stacy McGivern, Lt. Steven Roth

Stacy Rochele McGivern of Derry and Lt. Steven David Roth of San Juan, Puerto Rico, pledged vows of marriage Friday, Sept. More...

Wedding guidelines

Brides as well as brides-to-be planning to have accounts of their weddings in the Latrobe Bulletin are reminded they are published without charge. Forms are available in the editorial office, by calling 724-537-3351 Ext. 25 before 2 p.m. More...

Community Christmas Caroling Sunday at Bethany UMC

Savannah Repak, Dominic Durigon, (back row) the Rev. More...

Latest Arnold Palmer book is warm recollection of a great life

The title of the book says it all.  “A Life Well Played: My Stories”  It certainly wasn’t intended this way, but the recently released Arnold Palmer book was a wonderful gift left for his millions of fans around the world. More...

Derry Borough hosts Christmas in the Park

In the left photo, seniors Jessica Downs, Lydia Harvey and Caitlin Bridge, members of the Derry Area High School Ensemble, share in some holiday cheer around the Christmas tree during Derry Borough&r More...

Local & State News

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Authorities: Officer fatally shoots man in Forks Township

FORKS TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Police in Forks Township are investigating after a man was fatally shot by an officer.  Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli tells WFMZ-TV that police responded to a call around 4 p.m. More...

State police: Officer shoots suspect fleeing in police car

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer in central Pennsylvania has shot and wounded a man who stole a police vehicle and tried to run the officer down.  More...

World News

Shutdown threat eases as Dems signal retreat on miners’ aid

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate headed to a vote averting a government shutdown at midnight Friday as coal-state Democrats beat a tactical retreat and promised to continue their fight next year for months-long health care benefits for retired miners.&nb More...

Syrian forces squeeze Aleppo, bring new wave of evacuations

BEIRUT (AP) - Nearly two weeks into a crushing blitz, Syrian forces and their allies have taken control of nearly all of what was once an opposition stronghold in eastern Aleppo, touching off a new wave of evacuations Friday and raising concerns abou More...

Dylann Roof laughed during church slaying confession to FBI

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Dylann Roof wanted the world to know he hated black people and thought they were criminals. He thought about attacking drug dealers, but they might shoot back. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor:  Far more than events, it is people who give meaning to our lives.  For that reason, Lights of Love is an important Latrobe Area Hospital Aid Society tradition, because the project provides a way for individuals to honor and More...

Sports

Rams overcome issues to beat Greensburg Salem

Head coach Todd Hepner and his Ligonier Valley boys’ basketball team took care of their first short-term issue of the season Friday night.  In the opening game of the Chuck Smith Tipoff Tournament, the Rams hung on for a 64-61 victory over More...

Trojans snap lengthy losing skid with convincing win vs. Frazier

Derry Area boys’ basketball coach Damon Rause doesn’t give much thought to a lengthy 27-game losing streak that plagued his team for the last season and a half.  As far as Rause is concerned, that was behind the Trojans as they enter More...

Wildcats roll over Trinity Area in Canon-McMillan tourney opener

CANONSBURG — This was just the start Greater Latrobe was looking for to the start of the boys’ basketball season against a playoff team from a year ago.  More...

Entertainment

Johannah Deakin, mother of 1D’s Louis Tomlinson, dies at 43

LONDON (AP) — The mother of One Direction star Louis Tomlinson has died of leukemia at age 43.  The family says in a statement that Johannah Deakin died Wednesday morning at a hospital in Sheffield, northern England. More...

‘Today’show’s Savannah Guthrie gives birth to boy

NEW YORK (AP) — ‘Today’show co-host Savannah Guthrie has given birth to her second child, a boy. More...

Taylor Swift, Zayn Malik team up for surprise duet single

(AP) — Taylor Swift and Zayn Malik have dropped a surprise duet single from the “Fifty Shades Darker” soundtrack.  Swift and the former One Direction singer both shared clips of “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” on More...

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