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DBMA approves water, sewer budgets

The Derry Borough Municipal Authority (DBMA) on Wednesday approved its final 2017 water and sewer budgets.  Next year’s budget will not include a rate increase for customers, manager Amy Forsha said.  Budget figures and other details More...

One flown to hospital after carbon dioxide leak at City Brewing Co.

One person was flown by medical helicopter to UPMC Presbyterian Wednesday night after a carbon dioxide leak at City Brewing Co. More...

Wednesday paper delayed by production issue

The Wednesday, Dec. 21, edition of the Latrobe Bulletin was delivered late because of a temporary production issue.  The Bulletin apologizes for the inconvenience.   More...

General News

Kentucky mall to ban woman for racist, vulgar tirade

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Louisville mall is banning a woman caught on video screaming racist and vulgar insults at another holiday shopper.  More...

Abuse charge filed after child left in frigid car overnight

THORNTON, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors filed a felony child abuse charge Wednesday against a Colorado woman accused of leaving her 2-year-old son alone in a car overnight during a snowstorm when the temperature reached minus 8 degrees. More...

Cop does speeding student a favor by tying necktie

MENOMONIE, Wis. More...

Editorial

Renewal

Off The Wall

We’ve probably had our fill of it already. Every company that’s got our name and address has sent us mail, giving us special deals for magazines galore. Some have even lowered the price and thrown in free knives, coats or duffle bags. More...

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Lifestyles

SVC awards 136 degrees at December commencement

One hundred thirty-six students were awarded bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees by President Brother Norman W. More...

Coastal Carolina graduate

Brock Matava of Seward graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of science in business administration degree in management during commencement exercises Dec. More...

SVC professor emeritus shared his love of math 50 years

A stellar teaching career spanning nearly 50 years was celebrated at the end of the fall semester with the retirement of professor of mathematics Dr. Michael W. Botsko who has been a member of the St. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Latrobe woman charged with drug offenses   More...

UTMA to investigate potential line insurance option for customers

The Unity Township Municipal Authority (UTMA) Board of Directors on Wednesday directed operations manager Douglas Pike to look into the possibility of offering optional insurance to customers that would cover the costs to repair or replace the sewer More...

LMA hoping to offer online bill payment option for customers

The Latrobe Municipal Authority (LMA) Board of Directors on Tuesday voted to seek proposals for new billing software, which potentially could include an option for customers to pay their bills online, according to authority manager Terri Hauser. More...

Trailer park reps voice concerns over costs of Keystone State Park plan

Representatives from several area trailer parks involved in plans to turn over two-and-a-half to three miles of Keystone State Park sewer lines to the Derry Township Municipal Authority (DTMA) expressed concerns over costs at Wednesday’s author More...

Salvation Army behind on area Red Kettle holiday campaign

For the Salvation Army, winter weather, the continued growth of online shopping and a decline of individuals carrying cash has hindered the organization in reaching western Pennsylvania campaign goals for its annual Red Kettle Christmas Campaign. More...

Local & State News

Bulletin offices closed Dec. 26, Jan. 2

Funeral directors are reminded the Latrobe Bulletin offices at 1211 Ligonier St., Latrobe, will be closed Monday, Dec. 26, in observance of the Christmas holiday and Monday, Jan. 2, also a legal holiday.  The offices will reopen at 8 a.m. More...

Wolf says he won’t seek major tax increase to balance budget

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

ACLU: City ends ‘retaliation’ suit against man who sued cops

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania city has dropped a lawsuit against a man who unsuccessfully sued the city’s police for allegedly using excessive force during his 2010 drunken-driving arrest, the American Civil Liberties Union said Wednesday. More...

World News

Europe scrambles to find Tunisian suspect in Berlin market attack

BERLIN (AP) - Authorities across Europe scrambled Thursday to track down a Tunisian man suspected of driving a truck into a Christmas market in Berlin, as one of his brothers urged him to surrender.  More...

Suspect in deadly Berlin attack is latest Tunisian jihadi

PARIS (AP) - The Tunisian now wanted throughout Europe has six aliases, three nationalities - and links to the same brand of Islamic extremism that has drawn at least 6,000 of his countrymen to jihadi networks. More...

Last group to be evacuated from Syria’s Aleppo within hours

BEIRUT (AP) - The evacuation of the last remaining civilians and fighters from a rebel-held enclave in eastern Aleppo will be completed in the coming hours, the Red Cross and state TV said Thursday, as more gunmen and civilians braved freezing temper More...

Sports

Lady Wildcats fall to hot-shooting Butler Area

The Greater Latrobe girls’ basketball team ran into a hot-shooting opponent for the second straight game.  Host Butler Area knocked down double-digit threepointers, the second straight game an opponent has done so against Greater Latrobe, More...

After loss to Norwin, GL winless in section heading into match vs. DA

Two WPIAL Class AAA Section -1B wrestling matches produced scores that weren’t necessarily reflective of the closeness of either match.  As a result, the Greater Latrobe wrestling team brings an 0-2 dual meet record in today’s rivalr More...

Undefeated Baldwin-Wallace tops SVC women

Baldwin-Wallace remained unbeaten as it topped the host St. More...

Entertainment

Lin-Manuel Miranda named AP Entertainer of the Year

NEW YORK (AP) — Winning a Pulitzer Prize and a clutch of Tony Awards in a single one year would be enough for anyone. Not Lin- Manuel Miranda. Not in 2016.  More...

Records show Alan Thicke died from rupture of major artery

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alan Thicke died after his aorta artery tore then ruptured last week, according to his death certificate released Wednesday.  The details emerged after the “Growing Pains” star died Dec. 13 at 69. More...

‘Voice’ singer Grimmie’s family sues venue over her killing

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The family of “The Voice” singer Christina Grimmie is suing the promotional company and the Orlando venue where she was fatally shot while signing autographs.  More...

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