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Mayor: Latrobe police still patrolling Legion-Keener Park

Latrobe Mayor Rosie Wolford on Wednesday told the Bulletin that Latrobe police “are continuing to patrol Legion- Keener Park and respond to complaints concerning Legion- Keener Park” despite Latrobe Police Chief James Bumar’s claim More...

Loyalhanna Watershed Farm receives Green Park Award

The Loyalhanna Watershed Farm this week was named the recipient of the 2017 Green Park Award for its commitment to water resource protection and habitat creation, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dun More...

General News

NC lawmakers, governor reach deal to end ‘bathroom bill’ standoff

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina Republican lawmakers and Democratic Gov. More...

Prosecutors: Foster father’s home a ‘horrific place’

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. More...

Nearly half of high school’s students get suspension notices

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Nearly half the students at a high school in Pennsylvania’s capital city have been given suspension notices for missing too much class time.  More...

Editorial

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Republicans and Democrats need to work together for a change and fix health care

President Donald Trump has expressed an interest, according to aides, in working with Democrats on a solution to health care. More...

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Lifestyles

Latrobe BPW recognizes two awardees during Spring Tea

Latrobe Business and Professional Women had a lot to celebrate at the club’s annual fundraiser, the Spring Tea.  More...

Campus Corner

Chatham DPT graduate   Dr. Meghan Kozusko Mays of Greater Latrobe Senior High School Class of 2010 graduated from Chatham University with her doctor of physical therapy degree on Dec. More...

International Unity Day April 1 free to public

The Office of International Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will hold International Unity Day noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 1, in the Hadley Union Building on campus. This event is free and open to the community.  More...

DTMA approves budget, opts to set rate changes later

Derry Township Municipal Authority (DTMA) customers will have higher sewage rates later starting later this year. What hasn’t been determined, however, is how much fees are going to climb. More...

LTMA plans remain undecided

The Ligonier Township Municipal Authority board submitted its business plan to the Ligonier Township supervisors a week ahead of the March 17 deadline.  But authority board member John Beaufort said as of Wednesday’s LTMA work session, the More...

Westmoreland County GOP endorses primary candidates

The Westmoreland County Republican Committee has endorsed candidates for two county offices for the upcoming primary this spring. More...

Derry to receive state funding for water system

Derry Borough has been awarded a state grant for water improvement projects, State Rep. More...

Local & State News

GLJHS to present ‘Peter Pan Jr.’

Getting ready for Greater Latrobe Junior High School’s presentation of the musical “Peter Pan Jr.” are Jaden Biiller (Hook), Annie Duda (Smee), Natalie Estock (Tiger Lily) and Tessa More...

Senate OKs money for Pennsylvania unemployment compensation centers

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Legislation heading to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives would free up $15 million to improve service in the state’s unemployment compensation centers.  More...

County parks to open April 15 for trout fishing

The first day of trout season gets underway at 6 p.m. April 15 at Twin Lakes, Mammoth, Northmoreland, Bridgeport Dam and Chestnut Ridge parks.  Each sites’ parking areas and gates will be closed until trout season begins. More...

World News

Senate hearing to focus on Russian disinformation tactics

WASHINGTON (AP) - Some tactics Russia used to meddle in last year’s presidential election would give shivers to anyone who believes in American democracy, the Senate intelligence committee’s top Democrat says. Sen. More...

Alook at latest ruling on Trump administration travel ban

HONOLULU (AP) - A federal judge in Hawaii who temporarily blocked President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban hours before it was set to take effect issued a longer-lasting order Wednesday. More...

Trump administration seeks delay in ruling on climate plan

WASHINGTON (AP) - Hours after President Donald Trump signed an executive order seeking to undo his predecessor’s efforts to curb climate change, his administration has asked a federal appeals court to postpone ruling on lawsuits over Obama-era More...

Sports

Wildcats’ offense delivers in rout of Hempfield Area

Through two games of the 2017 baseball season, Greater Latrobe’s pitching has led the way.  On Wednesday, it was the offense’s turn.  The Wildcats ripped a season best 15 hits and scored in each inning en route to a 13-5 win ove More...

Kozusko looks to continue GL’s strong tradition in girls’ softball

Program’s fourth head coach in six years

It’s hard to imagine that a girls’softball program that has won three WPIAL and four section championships while playing for a state title twice with five appearances in the PIAA playoffs over the past nine years is looking for some stabi More...

Lady Rams roll past Northern Cambria, 6-0

Ligonier Valley girls’ softball team continued its perfect start with a 6-0 home win over Northern Cambria on Wednesday in District 6 Heritage Conference action.  More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Police investigate Derry Township burglary  State police at Greensburg report between midnight and 7 a.m. Sunday, March 26, someone attempted to break into a home on Mary Street in Derry Township and entered a shed on the property. More...

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