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Slifka seeking re-election as Derry Twp. supervisor

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Editorial

Westsylvania

Celebrate a month of Celtic saints

What would St. Patrick say about St. Patrick’s Day? More...

Bulletin Board

Rebecca Schultheis, president of Latrobe VFD Support Services, sent a flier:  A Rabies Clinic will be underway 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at Latrobe Hook and Ladder Co. More...

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Lifestyles

Campus Corner

Duquesne dean’s list   Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, has notified Carly Dawn Yelenic of Unity Township that she attained the fall 2016 academic semester dean’s list in recognition of her “strong academic performance” i More...

Latrobe BPW offers scholarships

Latrobe Business and Professional Women offer two $1,000 scholarships to area students continuing their education at an institution of higher learning. More...

Pitt-Greensburg Spring Written/Spoken Series to feature author Clare Beams

The Spring 2017 Pitt-Greensburg Written/Spoken Series will welcome author Clare Beams 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, in the Mary Lou Campana Chapel and Lecture Center on the 150 Finoli Drive campus.  More...

Extra effort . . .

With his bicycle equipped with brand new tires, Kevin Savage is out in all kinds of weather to get the Latrobe Bulletin to customers on his two paper routes. More...

Local dachshund makes first appearance in famed Westminster Dog Show

Monica Galley scratched off one more thing on her bucket list.  After 37 years of raising dachshunds, she finally got to take one into the ring on Monday at the Westminster Dog Show 2017 in New York City. More...

Local & State News

Circle That Date

TUESDAY, FEB. 21  10 a.m., Westmoreland County Commissioners, agenda prep, courthouse  7:30 p.m., Ligonier Township Zoning Hearing Board, municipal building  WEDNESDAY, FEB. More...

Teen who took selfie after fatally shooting friend convicted

GREENSBURG, Pa. More...

Jets cornerback Revis turns self in following fight claims

PITTSBURGH (AP) — New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has turned himself in to Pittsburgh police following charges alleging he was involved in a fight with two men last weekend.  Revis entered a Municipal Courts building Friday. More...

World News

Was it brother? Lover? Or crime gang? North Korea rumors abound

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - As Malaysian police continue their inquiry into the death of Kim Jong Nam, the outcast half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, there’s plenty of speculation surrounding what seems one of the stranger killings More...

Report: Islamic State group’s ‘business model’ near collapse

(AP) — The Islamic State group is hemorrhaging money with every piece of territory it loses, according to a new analysis that found that the group’s “business model” is on the path to failure.  More...

N. Korea: We’ll reject Malaysia autopsy of Kim half brother

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - North Korea said it will reject the results of an autopsy on its leader’s estranged half brother, the victim of an apparent assassination this week at an airport in Malaysia. More...

Sports

Trojans advance 10 wrestlers from section tournament to WPIAL Championships

Derry Area’s Wiencek, Jellison capture titles

CANONSBURG — It looked like just another big event at Canon-McMillan High School on Friday.  Six mats down in the main gym, three more in the auxiliary, similar to the setup for the Powerade Tournament or the WPIAL Championships.  More...

Rams still have work to be done as playoffs approach

The Ligonier Valley boys’ basketball team learned a valuable lesson in the Rams’ two most recent games against Saltsburg.  There is still work to be done.  More...

LV’s Smith runner-up in voting for Small School Mr. PA Football

Ligonier Valley High School football standout and West Virginia University recruit Collin Smith was runner-up to Clairton’s Lamont Wade in the statewide voting for Small School (1A-3A) Mr. More...

Entertainment

Movie review: ‘Fist Fight’an indulgence in pre-teen male fantasy

If you like Ice Cube surly and sneering, find penis drawings hilarious and believe real men solve problems by throwing punches, "Fist Fight " is for you.  More...

PROTEIN POWER

Give your favorite recipes an extra protein boost

A nything is possible when you have the energy to take on the day. Protein shakes have grown in popularity because they’re a convenient and healthy way to curb hunger and give your body sustained energy. More...

Movie review: Monsters intrude on a culture clash in ‘Great Wall’

"Tell the world what you have seen," a character exclaims in "The Great Wall," ''and what is coming!"  More...

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