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WCCC trustees rescind sale of Laurel Education Center

The Laurel Education Center is back on the market — for now.  Westmoreland County Community College’s Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted to rescind a previous sale agreement after the buyer planning to purchase the shuttered Latrob More...

GLJHS to present ‘Peter Pan Jr.’ starting March 31

Performances of the Greater Latrobe Junior High musical “Peter Pan Jr.” will be held March 31-April 2 in the Latrobe Elementary School auditorium.  Show times are 7 p.m. March 31 and April 1, and 2 p.m. April 2. More...

General News

Facebook rape stirs questions about witnessing crimes online

CHICAGO (AP) — The case of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while around 40 people watched on Facebook raises questions that have come up before in other attacks: What’s the obligation of bystanders who see a crime More...

Pennsylvania utility official rips pipeline protests, Maryland governor

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A member of Pennsylvania’s utility regulatory board says natural-gas pipeline opponents are engaging in a “jihad” and he criticized Maryland Gov. More...

Box office reaches new record, but international sales flat

NEW YORK (AP) — The Motion Picture Association of America said Wednesday that the worldwide box office reached a record $38.6 billion in 2016, though international revenues were essentially stagnant.  More...

Editorial

Little things

Off The Wall

I had to laugh. Recently, I contacted a company to inquire about publishing and promoting my latest book. The operator told me to write to a woman named Claudia. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Fighting poverty with education

Kids don’t choose to be poor. They’re born poor, which too often becomes a life sentence.  Helping kids climb out of poverty is a responsibility we all share, because we all reap the economic and social benefits. More...

Lifestyles

SVC students represent The Review at ACP Convention, place in top 10

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Accepted to Delaware Valley

Lauren King of Greensburg has been accepted for admission at Delaware Valley University, the Doylestown campus reported Wednesday.  DelVal, with more than 1,000 acres in Bucks and Montgomery counties, was founded in 1896.  * * *  More...

Events of Area Interest

WSO concert Saturday   More...

LMA approves budget, sets new rates, fees for rate payers

The Latrobe Municipal Authority (LMA) board on Tuesday approved 2018 water and wastewater budgets that include added fees for administration/operations and debt service. More...

Joint Operating Committee recommends EWCTC budget

The Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center’s (EWCTC) Joint Operating Committee (JOC) recommended its 2017- 18 budget for presentation to Greater Latrobe, Derry Area and Ligonier Valley — the three sending school districts &mdas More...

Earth Day Community Cleanups set April 22

It’s time for a little spring cleaning.  The Loyalhanna Watershed Association (LWA)’s 11th annual community cleanups will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 22, to coincide with Earth Day this year.  More...

St. Vincent speaker: ‘Mercy triumphs over judgment’

The Hon. Raymond J. Zadzilko of Ebensburg has never forgotten a scene from William Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice” that he had to memorize in the eighth grade.  More...

Local & State News

Wolf urges mixed Pennsylvania delegation to defeat GOP bill

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Reaction to Republican health care legislation speeding toward a vote was mixed Wednesday among Pennsylvania’s 18-member U.S. House delegation, as Gov. More...

Ex-Penn State official: ‘I should have done more’ in abuse case

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Police: Girl’s hair set on fire in group fight

PHILADELPHIA(AP) — Authorities in Philadelphia say two groups of teenage girls got into altercations that led to one of girl’s hair being set on fire.  Police say they broke up a fight between the rival cliques around 6:45 p.m. More...

World News

Major raids conducted after London attack; seven arrested

LONDON (AP) - British police conducted major raids and arrested seven people in connection with the attack outside Parliament that left four dead, including the man who mowed down pedestrians on a bridge and fatally stabbed an officer, a senior polic More...

GOP health bill on the brink hours from House showdown vote

WASHINGTON (AP) - The GOP’s long-promised legislation to repeal and replace “Obamacare” stood on the brink just hours before Republican leaders planned to put it on the House floor for a showdown vote.  More...

AP Exclusive: US probes banking of ex-Trump campaign chief

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Sports

Cancer free, confident, Pitt’s Conner eager to get to NFL

PITTSBURGH (AP) — James Conner long envisioned the day he would walk into the indoor practice facility the Pittsburgh Panthers share with the Pittsburgh Steelers and be welcomed by a sea of NFL scouts and coaches. More...

’Cats take their shot

Richard Kane of Greater Latrobe (left) moves forward to get to a low shot at No. 1 singles. No results were received prior to the deadline for today’s Bulletin. More...

Pirates’ McCutchen helps USA rout Puerto Rico to win WBC

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The eagle has landed on top.  The United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 to win its first World Baseball Classic in four tries on Wednesday night behind six hitless innings from Marcus Stroman.  The Americans planted More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Latrobe man cited for disorderly conduct  Latrobe police report Steven Ferraro, 44, of Latrobe was cited for disorderly conduct after police responded to a report of a man swinging a baseball bat and yelling at neighbors on Saturday, March 18, o More...

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