June 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Latrobe native, former Bulletin carrier honored in Florida

He got his start delivering news to the people of the Greater Latrobe area, and now he is the news. William T. Dymond Jr., a 56-year-old attorney and business leader in Orlando, Florida, was recently honored with the James B. More...

Name of bicyclist struck by vehicle in Derry Twp. released

State police at Greensburg have identified the man injured when a vehicle struck his bicycle along Pittsburgh Street in Derry Township Tuesday evening.  According to police, Richard Sweeney, 53, of Latrobe suffered suspected serious injuries whe More...

General News

Wisconsin mill that exploded had been reprimanded on safety

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin corn mill that exploded late Wednesday night was reprimanded by federal safety inspectors six years ago for not taking precautions against dust explosions, which are a major hazard in handling grain, records show. More...

New Jersey Powerball winners use jackpot to help others

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey family has put their winnings from a $430 million Powerball lottery to help others in their hometown.  More...

Police carry drug kits to save K-9s from opioid overdoses

BOSTON (AP) — Police dogs simply follow their noses to sniff out narcotics. More...

Sports

Latrobe Vipers take tourney

The Latrobe Vipers East 14U girls’ softball team won the recent Cardinal Classic USSSA Tournament. More...

Opponents set for GL baseball, Lady ’Cats, Rams softball teams in state competition

The matchups are set for the Greater Latrobe baseball team along with the Lady Wildcats and Lady Rams’ softball teams. More...

Guentzel climbing record book for Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The fresh-faced, 22-year-old rookie who leads the NHL in playoff goals — a hot streak that has him in the middle of the Conn Smythe Trophy conversation given to the postseason MVP — was once too embarrassed to shoot the puck. More...

Lifestyles

Christina Bielic, Neil Pickard wed

Christina Bielic of Rector and Neil Pickard of Latrobe pledged vows of marriage Oct. 29, 2016, in Holy Trinity Church, Ligonier, and are at home in Pittsburgh following a honeymoon in St. More...

Campus Corner

Area students selected for IUP Sutton Scholarship

Two area students are among three from Westmoreland County who have been selected for the Sutton Scholars academic achievement scholarship program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  “Sutton Scholars are an elite group,” Dr. More...

American Legion Post 0407 lauds 70-year member

During the Blairsville Military Service Group dinner May 18, World War II veteran Donald J “Doc” Richards (center) was honored for his 70 years of continuous membership in the American Legion. Thomas L. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Woman found dead in Salem Township home   State police at Kiski Valley report troopers are investigating the death of a 77-year-old woman who was found dead in a home on Larchwood Drive in Salem Township at 3:33 p.m. on Tuesday, May 30. More...

Antiques on the Diamond celebrates 30th season Saturday

Ligonier’s Antiques on the Diamond opens for a 30th season on Saturday, June 3.  Dozens of dealers will display their antiques and collectibles on the Ligonier Diamond and on East and West Main streets.  More...

St. Vincent College’s McCarl Gallery to host talk by fiber artist June 10

The Foster and Muriel McCarl Coverlet Gallery at St. Vincent College will present a talk by fiber artist Rebecca Harrison at 9:30 a.m. June 10 at the Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve on the SVC campus. More...

Details of Arnold Palmer’s will revealed

Arnold Palmer’s legacy of giving will live on.  The will of the Latrobe golf legend became public this week, and it offers a glimpse of how his vast fortune will be distributed, which includes numerous community donations.  The will w More...

Local & State News

Boy Scout Troop 352 to hold car wash June 3 in Unity Twp.

Boy Scout Troop 352, sponsored by Hillside United Methodist Church, will hold a car wash from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Ex-Penn State University officials face sentencing in Sandusky scandal

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Wrong number text leads to free Stanley Cup tickets

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A text message sent to the wrong number led to a couple scoring free tickets to see the Pittsburgh Penguins play Game 2 in the Stanley Cup Final.  KDKA-TV reports Amy Santora received a text offering four tickets to Wedne More...

World News

For President Trump, decisions accompanied by drama

WASHINGTON (AP) - With President Donald Trump, decisions are often served with a side of drama.  More...

EU, China back climate pact after Trump pullout

BRUSSELS (AP) - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and top officials from the European Union were set Friday to reaffirm their commitment to a landmark climate change agreement, a day after President Donald Trump said he was pulling the United States out of More...

Defense Sec’y Mattis seeks continuity in policy toward Asia

SINGAPORE (AP) - The Trump administration is aiming for continuity in Asia policy, sticking broadly with the approach its predecessors have taken by emphasizing diplomacy and cooperation with allies, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday.  More...

Education

April Student of Month

EWCTC’s April Student of the Month, Aron Whatule, accepts a certificate from Gerald Hughes, chairperson of the EWCTC Joint Operating Committee (JOC). Whatule, a Greater Latrobe senior, is a student in culinary arts. More...

May Student of Month

EWCTC’s May Student of the Month, Ethan Wendler, accepts a certificate from Gerald Hughes, chairperson of the EWCTC Joint Operating Committee (JOC). More...

LVMS Students of Month

Michelle Birkos of First National Bank presents Ligonier Valley Middle School May Students of the Month Paden McIntosh (grade 8), Megan Glista (grade 6) and Olivia Johnston (grade 7) with Visa gift c More...

Entertainment

Unflappable Ananya Vinay wins National Spelling Bee

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Ananya Vinay never looked all that impressed by any of the words she was given in the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. More...

Chris Cornell’s widow still awaiting details about his death

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Cornell’s widow says she’s grateful for the support her family has received in the wake of the Soundgarden frontman’s death last month, but she still doesn’t know what caused him to hang himself. More...

Kathy Griffin and lawyer to discuss Trump photo fallout

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kathy Griffin and her attorney have scheduled a news conference for Friday morning to discuss the fallout from the comedian posing with a likeness of President Donald Trump’s severed head.  More...

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