June 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

General News

Photo info clarified

A photo accompanying a story about a dog, Hemi, that is recovering after being hit by a train, which appeared in the Thursday, June 15, edition of the Bulletin, misspelled the name of the individual who provided the photo. More...

Summer vacation? Lots of Americans say they can’t afford it

Forget frequent flier miles, last-minute getaways and even road trips. More...

Agencies slow methane rules opposed by oil, gas industry

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is delaying two Obama-era regulations aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production. More...

Sports

Wildcats atop the state in baseball!

Greater Latrobe’s Tyler Roble, Antonio Noble, Dan Stas, Ryan Augustine and Zach Kokoska pose with the PIAA Class 5A championship trophy after the Wildcats’ 7-0 victory against Whitehall f More...

Penguins’ bid for three-peat likely won’t include Marc-Andre Fleury

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury knew this day was coming, though the winningest goaltender in Pittsburgh Penguins history did his best to push the idea of his inevitable departure to the back of his mind. More...

Inside the Outdoors

Bass season here —

It’s been said many a time that trout season is just a time to get anglers anxious for a new year of fishing.  I can see where that trend of thinking originates. More...

Lifestyles

St. John Flea Market today, Saturday to benefit parish festival

Getting ready for the St. John Flea Market are Kathie Camarote, Mike Shapiola and John Kozusko. The indoor market will be open 4 to 8 p.m. today (June 16) and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday (June 17) in the newly air-conditioned parish hall, St. More...

Campus Corner

Mount Aloysius College lists graduates

During spring commencement exercises at Mount Aloysius College Athletic Convocation and Wellness Center, Cresson, 441 graduates completed degree requirements in their respective majors. More...

Loyola University Maryland graduate

Ashly Scalise of Greensburg received a BBA degree in business administration at Loyola University Maryland's 165th commencement exercises on Saturday, May 20, at Royal Farms Arena in downtown Baltimore, the Maryland campus reported Thursday.  More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Police investigating mischief at bridge construction site   State police at Indiana report between 4:30 p.m. June 6 and 5:30 a.m. More...

Latrobe family still struggles to rebuild home that was ‘skunked’ last fall

Owning your own home is supposed to be the American dream, but Scott Gray and his family have been living a nightmare since a night last October when a skunk apparently sneaked into the house through a doggie door, tussled with the Grays’ three dogs More...

Alleged dealer in fatal overdose charged in Indiana County OD

A man charged with delivering the drugs that resulted in a Derry Borough woman’s December overdose death has been charged with additional drug offenses related to his capture last month in an Indiana County hotel. More...

Local & State News

Lawsuit challenges Pennsylvania map of US House districts

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Pennsylvania gas drilling fee revenue falls for third year

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Jury awards $870,000 to man who had wrong testicle removed

HUNTINGDON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania jury has awarded $870,000 to a man who had the wrong testicle removed by his urologist. More...

World News

Russia claims it has killed IS leader al-Baghdadi

BEIRUT (AP) - Russia claimed Friday it killed the leader of the Islamic State group in an airstrike targeting a meeting of IS leaders just outside the group’s de facto capital in Syria.  More...

At impasse, Cosby jury goes back to work on verdict

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A new round of deliberations is raising the prospects that Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial will end with a verdict instead of a hung jury. More...

About 4,000 more US troops to go to Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon will send almost 4,000 additional American forces to Afghanistan, a Trump administration official said Thursday, hoping to break a stalemate in a war that has now passed to a third U.S. commander in chief. More...

Education

Greater Latrobe Choral Cats perform in Hershey

The Greater Latrobe Choral Cats recently traveled to Hershey Park to perform in the “Take the Stage” program. More...

Bernie Matthews Opportunity Foundation awards scholarship

After considering a large pool of applicants, the Bernie Matthews Opportunity Foundation recently announced that the recipient of the foundation’s inaugural scholarship in the amount of $4,000 over four years is Southmoreland High School senior More...

MVES receives donation

Sendell Motors visited Mountain View Elementary School (MVES) on May 2 to make a donation to fourth-grade teacher Tanya Bowley’s Outdoor Classroom program. Participating in the exchange were Sendell Motors staff Bill Mohler Jr.  More...

Entertainment

Absent Jay Z inducted to Songwriters Hall by Obama via video

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Z, whose wife Beyonce is expecting twins soon, was absent from the 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame, where he was inducted by a charismatic longtime fan: former U.S. President Barack Obama.  More...

CNN’s chief Zucker lays blame on Trump for threats

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN chief Jeff Zucker says the level of threats faced by his journalists is more serious than people realize and he lays the blame squarely at the feet of President Donald Trump and other politicians he says try to delegitimize More...

Bat-Signal lights up Los Angeles in tribute to Adam West

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles became Gotham City Thursday night as the Bat-Signal glowed at City Hall in honor of late Batman actor Adam West.  Hundreds of fans, some in costume, cheered as Mayor Eric Garcetti and Police Chief Charlie Bec More...

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