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Council to consider camera to monitor stop sign on Irving Avenue

Medical marijuana ordinance approval still pending

Latrobe City Council is investigating the possibility of adding a video camera system to monitor traffic on Irving Avenue in order to discourage motorists from ignoring the stop sign near Irving’s intersection with Virginia Street.  More...

Latrobe screening of ‘HPV Epidemic’ documentary set for April 27

The Latrobe premier of the film, “Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic,” will be held at 6:30 p.m. April 27 with a special screening at Latrobe 30 Cinemas, Unity Township. More...

General News

Mexico’s Catholic Church: Work on Trump wall is treason

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico said Sunday that Mexican companies expressing interest in working on a border wall in the United States are betraying their country.  More...

Abby Lee Miller quits ‘Dance Moms’ before fraud sentencing

(AP) — “Dance Moms” star Abby Lee Miller says she has quit the Lifetime reality series ahead of her scheduled May sentencing on federal bankruptcy fraud charges.  More...

Man pleads guilty to second-degree murder in home invasion

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty in a 2015 Dover-area home invasion that left two people dead. Twenty-four-year-old Matthew Harrington pleaded guilty Monday to seconddegree murder. He faces sentencing May 9. More...

Editorial

Giving up your favorite activities to pay for medical bills?

Commentary

(StatePoint) — After the work day is over and the long list of household chores is completed, there are important things young adults want to do with their free time. More...

Retire right — plan to do it twice

Commentary

There’s the retirement that looks like the commercials: biking, travel, enjoying the family. And then there’s the one where you can’t get up the stairs anymore. Most of us happily plan for the first, when our health is good and energy high. More...

Congress must move prudently on budget

GUEST EDITORIAL

The implications of the most recent transfer of presidential power have been even more murky than usual. Candidate Donald Trump made a lot of sweeping promises, many of them vague and some of them contradictory.  More...

Lifestyles

Campus Corner

SVC grad among top scorers on CPA exam

Rebekah R. Musho of Latrobe, a graduate of St.  More...

Pitt-Greensburg Theatre’s ‘Shakespeare in Hollywood’ to run Thursday-Sunday

The Pitt-Greensburg Theatre Company will present Ken Ludwig’s “Shakespeare in Hollywood” as its 2017 spring production. The show will run from Thursday, March 30, through Sunday, April 2, in Ferguson Theater. More...

Norvelt EMS readies yearly subscription drive

Within the next few weeks, residents of the Norvelt area will receive their yearly subscription letters from Norvelt EMS.  More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Vehicle damaged, items stolen   State police at Greensburg report someone broke out the passenger side window of a vehicle on Mountain View Drive in Unity Township, stole items from inside the vehicle and fled the scene in a dark-colored sedan a More...

Latrobe native caught in raging Kansas wildfire

(Editor’s Note: Friday’s Bulletin included a story about local residents delivering donated supplies to Ashland, Kansas, to help victims of a horrific three-state wildfire in the Midwest. More...

Route 981 bridge work to close one lane starting next week

Latrobe City Manager Wayne Jones said Monday that upcoming renovations to the bridge that carries Route 981 (Lloyd Avenue) over the Loyalhanna Creek will require the closure of the southbound lane on the bridge, but the northbound lane will remain op More...

Men charged after gun fired in fight recovered from lake

Two men have been charged in connection with a handgun allegedly used during an altercation in Salem Township after the gun was recovered last week from a lake in Derry Township.  More...

Local & State News

Rep. Charlie Dent sees focused bipartisan efforts to overhaul health care

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — U.S. Rep. More...

Juror: Penn State University ex-president’s email was key evidence

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Ajuror who voted to convict Penn State’s former president of child endangerment said that the defendant’s own words in a 2001 email amounted to some of the strongest evidence against him. More...

News Media Alliance launches campaign to support real news

The News Media Alliance this week announced the launch of a national campaign focused on combatting the increasing prevalence of fake news. More...

World News

White House eyeing $18 billion list of social program cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is following up its longshot roster of budget cuts with a wish list of $18 billion in reductions, including cuts to medical research, infrastructure and community development grants. More...

Trump takes aim at Obama’s efforts to curb global warming

WASHINGTON (AP) - Moving forward with a campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama’s sweeping plan to curb global warming, President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday that will suspend, rescind or flag for review m More...

Price tag of North Carolina’s LGBT law: $3.76B

RALEIGH, N.C. More...

Sports

With experienced team, Wildcats seek return to WPIAL boys’ tennis playoffs

Greater Latrobe went from winning back-to-back section titles (2014-15) to not even making the WPIAL playoffs in boys’ tennis last year.,  Then again, the fact that the Wildcats had a grand total of one starter — and no other letterm More...

Trojans fall to long-time nemesis Ambridge Area in volleyball

The Derry Area boys’ volleyball team took a 3-1 defeat against long-time arch nemesis and visiting Ambridge Area during an exhibition match Monday.  The Bridgers took the first two games 25-23 and 25-16 before Derry Area stayed alive with More...

Shawley pitches Wildcats to baseball victory against Trinity Area

Ryan Shawley took care of business for the Greater Latrobe baseball team in a 2- 0 victory against visiting Trinity Area during an exhibition game played Monday at Graham-Sobota Field.  Shawley was dominant in a complete-game effort, allowing ze More...

Entertainment

‘Spider-Man,’ ‘Blade Runner’ footage kicks off CinemaCon

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Iron Man just put Spider-Man in time out.  More...

Drake’s new CD ‘More Life’ breaks a new streaming record

NEW YORK (AP) — Drake, who was the most streamed act on Spotify last year, has started 2017 strong — his new album, “More Life,” has broken the U.S. record for the number of online streams from a single album in one week. More...

Will Smith, ‘Fresh Prince’ cast enjoy brief reunion

(AP) — Will Smith has reunited with his “Fresh Prince of Bel Air” cast mates. More...

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