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Seward woman pleads guilty, gets probation

A Seward woman who spent time in jail for killing her husband was sentenced Wednesday to probation for making threats against a Westmoreland County judge. More...

Alleged drug dealer to stand trial for overdose death

An alleged drug dealer will stand trial for selling a fatal batch of heroin to a Derry woman, which resulted in her overdose death last December.  More...

General News

Former dean sues WCCC for age discrimination

The former dean of computer technology and business has sued Westmoreland County Community College in federal court, claiming he was the victim of age discrimination at the college where he worked for more than 14 years before being dismissed in Augu More...

Siemens moving into former Sony plant

The former Sony plant in East Huntingdon Township will have a new tenant, Regional Industrial Development Corporation Westmoreland announced on Wednesday.  More...

Parents suing Hempfield Area for injuries to special-needs student

The parents of a special-needs student are suing Hempfield Area School District in federal court, claiming staff members at Harrold Middle School injured their son last year by pinning him to the floor.  The student has a pervasive developmental More...

Editorial

Gotta wonder

Off The Wall

I've been a people-watcher ever since there were people to watch. In any case, I noticed something the other day that caught me off guard. As a matter of fact, I wondered why I never noticed it before.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Voting systems need vote of confidence

In his effort to muddy the waters surrounding the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, President Donald Trump is not only obstructing justice, he is — more seriously — endangering the nation’s ins More...

Lifestyles

PICPA: New Alexandria resident wins Outstanding Senior Award for accounting

Breana Jane Liberoni of New Alexandria received an Outstanding Senior Award from the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and St. Vincent College. More...

Crawford/Clark vows read at Jamaica beach

The beach at Riu Palace Tropical Bay Resort, Negril, Jamaica, was the setting for the June 12, 2017, wedding of Tammy Crawford and Ryan Clark, both of Latrobe.  Their parents are Carol and Terry Crawford and Carol and Nelson Clark, all of Latrob More...

Waynesburg University announces dean’s list

Eight students from the Bulletin coverage area have been named to the dean’s list at Waynesburg University for the spring 2017 term, the Waynesburg campus reported this week:.  Gabrielle M. More...

GL board hears first update on new LES construction

Greater Latrobe school board members received their first update on the new Latrobe Elementary School construction project.  George Dickerson of Foreman Group and Hank Tkacik of North Huntingdon-based Axis Architecture briefed the board during T More...

4th of July run, walk set June 30

As part of this year’s Latrobe 4th of July Celebration, the annual 5-Mile Run and 2-Mile Walk, sponsored by Miller Lite, will be held on Friday, June 30.  More...

Renovated Holy Family sanctuary ready for unveiling

Parishioners of Latrobe’s Holy Family Catholic Church are in for an eyeful when the sanctuary hosts Mass at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 25, for the first time since the start of its major renovation project began last fall.  More...

Local & State News

Gov. Wolf takes dim view of GOP’s budget-balancing strategies

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic Gov. More...

First History Happy Hour of the summer at Fort Ligonier

Fort Ligonier invites the community and visitors to kick off the weekend with the first History Happy Hour of the summer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. More...

Free summer concert series starting at Twin Lakes, Cedar Creek parks

The Westmoreland County Bureau of Parks and Recreation will host two free summer concert series at Twin Lakes and Cedar Creek Parks. These concerts feature local musicians and bands and offer free admission and parking. More...

World News

US interrogates detainees in Yemen prisons rife with torture

MUKALLA, Yemen (AP) - Hundreds of men swept up in the hunt for al-Qaida militants have disappeared into a secret network of prisons in southern Yemen where abuse is routine and torture extreme - including the “grill,” in which the victim More...

Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore in southwest Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Gulf Coast states were in for a third day of rough weather as Tropical Storm Cindy sloshed ashore early Thursday in southwestern Louisiana. More...

US airport stabbing investigated as terror; Canadian charged

FLINT, Mich. More...

Sports

Bushy Run rallies past Unity Twp. Legion

Unity Township struck first, but host Bushy Run answered with a response that eventually won the game, securing a 5-2 victory during an American Legion District 31 game Wednesday.  More...

Latrobe Legion downs Yough, 8-3, for second straight District 31 victory

A big inning led to another breakout game for the Latrobe Legion baseball team, which downed visiting Yough, 8-3, during an American Legion District 31 game Wednesday at Legion-Keener Field.  More...

SVC swim teams receive Scholar All-America honors by CSCAA

Both St. Vincent College swimming teams have been honored with Scholar All-American recognition by the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America.  More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Police investigating aggravated assault in Bell Township  State police at Kiski Valley report troopers are investigating after an Apollo man allegedly pointed a rifle at a Pittsburgh man during an argument along Route 286 in Bell Township betwee More...

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