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Photo show celebrates Ligonier’s Diamond Park

BY DEBORAH BREHUN  For The Bulletin  “Celebrating Ligonier’s Diamond Park,” the 16th annual historic photography show at the Ligonier Valley Library, opened March 14 and will continue through May 30 in the Ligonier Valley More...

General News

2nd helping: American brings back free meals on some flights

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines said Tuesday that it plans to offer free meals to everyone in economy on two crosscountry routes starting May 1.  The decision by the world’s biggest airline comes a month after Delta Air Lines announc More...

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS

Toshiba mulls selling Westinghouse, delays earnings report   More...

Michigan students recite pi, sling pie, as teachers ‘pied’

HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) — Students at a Detroitarea school celebrated pi by throwing a pie in the face of their favorite teacher.  Tuesday is March 14, or 3.14, which is the first three digits of pi. More...

World News

Trump earned $153m and paid $36.5m in taxes in 2005

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump earned $153 million and paid $36.5 million in income taxes in 2005, paying a roughly 25 percent effective tax rate thanks to a tax he has since sought to eliminate, according to highly sought-after newly-discl More...

Ryan’s gambit: Second health care bill to woo the reluctant

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans are working on a companion to their bill replacing “Obamacare,” a legislative second act that would ease cross-state sale of health insurance and limit jury awards for pain and suffering in malpractice More...

‘Road kill’ litters governor’s alternative Facebook headline

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — An alternative headline on Maryland Gov. More...

Health

Coping with cancer-related fatigue

Fatigue is one of the most common and frustrating side effects of cancer treatments. While fatigue is often a result of the cancer itself, cancer treatments can also increase feelings of fatigue. More...

Ouch: Taking the sting out of medical expenses

Medical expenses are a burden whenever they hit, but a recent study found they’re most common around this time of year.  More...

FDA OKs new Novartis drug for type of advanced breast cancer

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. More...

Entertainment

‘Weekend Update’ segment gets summer prime-time run

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Saturday Night Live” gets the summer off, but “Weekend Update” will keep the political satire coming in prime time.  NBC said Tuesday that four episodes of “Saturday Night Live: Weekend Upd More...

Daniel Kaluuya responds to Samuel Jackson’s ‘Get Out’ casting critique

NEWYORK (AP) — Daniel Kaluuya, star of the horror hit “Get Out,” has responded to Samuel L. Jackson’s suggestion that a black American actor ought to have played his part. More...

‘SpongeBob’ creator says he has Lou Gehrig’s disease

(AP) — The creator of Nickelodeon’s “SpongeBob SquarePants” says he has been diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease.  Stephen Hillenburg tells Variety he’ll continue to work on the show and his other passions for More...

Ligonier Twp. ready for next phase of regional police study

Ligonier Township’s manager believes that although a regional police force with Ligonier Borough may cost more initially, the investment is well worth it for better coverage of the community.  More...

WCAA board members learn latest on drone use

Westmoreland County Airport Authority board members on Tuesday were updated on Federal Aviation Administration unmanned aerial vehicle/drone usage regulations and how they affect airspace at Unity Township’s Arnold Palmer Regional Airport.  More...

Commissioners to vote on pending projects

When the Westmoreland County Commissioners meet on Thursday, they will be voting on projects at several countyrun facilities, including an emergency resolution to provide a rental boiler unit at the county prison while the boiler is being repaired.&n More...

Ukrainian egg demo this weekend

Pysanky artist Ginette Nalevanko Simpson of New Alexandria will be introducing three new egg designs this weekend at her annual demonstration and show at Rizzo’s Malabar Inn, 126 Rizzo Road, Crabtree.  More...

Local & State News

VYN Community Coffee House set Friday

Valley Youth Network (VYN)’s March Community Coffee House will be held at 7 p.m. St. Patrick’s Day, Friday, March 17, at The Barn, 20 Springer Road, Ligonier.  Admission is $5 at the door. More...

Pasta Engineering Competition at SVC

First-place winners Jacoby Jobkar, Nathan Osikowicz and Danielle Brunetta of Greensburg- Salem accept their trophy and medals at the Pasta Engineering Competition Monday in the Fred M. More...

Residents encouraged to inspect DOTreport

Pennsylvanians can view state ratings related to transportation safety, mobility, system preservation and accountability via the Department of Transportation’s Transportation Performance Report.  More...

Sports

Underdog IceCats defeat Quaker Valley, return to PIHL Class AA Penguins Cup title game

Will face top-seeded rival Plum next Tuesday at Lemieux Sports Complex

PITTSBURGH — The Greater Latrobe hockey team is back where it belongs — in the PIHL Class AA Penguins Cup championship.  More...

Standout Trojans ready to close out decorated careers in PIAA Class AAA Swimming Championships

This is it for the high school career of three standout Derry Area swimmers.  Zach Baum, Allison Brownlee and Danielle Jellison have served as an integral part to one of the most successful time periods in program history.  Now, they’ More...

Kansas State uses balance to top Wake Forest in NCAA First Four

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — After finally making it into the NCAA Tournament with its offensive balance, Kansas State showcased its array of scorers in the First Four.  Kamau Stokes scored 19 of his 22 points in the second half of a wide-open game More...

Lifestyles

St. Vincent College Concert Series season finale April 8; tix on sale

The final performance of the St. Vincent College Concert Series 45th season will feature mezzo-soprano Chrystal E. Williams 7 p.m. Saturday, April 8, in the Robert S. More...

Eve nts o f Area Interest

Spaghetti Dinner March 25   More...

Computer classes open at YWCA

YWCA Westmoreland County’s Technology Center, 424 N. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Salem Township home burglarized, heating oil stolen   More...

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