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Bear relocated after roaming town, climbing Dailey Avenue tree

Latrobe police officers were involved in an unusual pursuit Monday night, requiring assistance from the Pennsylvania Game Commission to apprehend a 367-pound male suspect from a tree along Dailey Avenue in Derry Township.  Officer Robert Derk sa More...

Wolf to pursue Farm Show borrowing plan to plug deficit

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

General News

Alaska’s popular reindeer, Star, dies in owner’s arms

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A popular reindeer that could be seen walking the streets of downtown Anchorage has died at age 15. KTVA-TV reports that Star the reindeer died on Saturday. More...

Impersonator in chief Baldwin headlines Iowa Democrats event

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Impersonator in chief Alec Baldwin is scheduled to headline the Iowa Democratic Party’s annual fundraising banquet next month.  State Democratic Party officials Monday announced the actor, who received an Emmy More...

Parents could face fine, jail under city’s anti-bullying law

NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — Parents of children found bullying other minors could face jail time under a new law approved in a western New York community.  The law went into effect Oct. More...

Editorial

Older is better: Think of senior dogs this adopt-a-dog month

Along with pumpkin spice and everything nice, October is known as a month of change. With the leaves turning and the weather finally cooling down, people and pets alike are starting to snuggle up on the couch and enjoy fall. More...

About opioid addiction

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Opioid addiction has developed such a powerful grip on Americans that some scientists have blamed it for lowering our life expectancy.  More...

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Sports

Third-period goals help Hempfield Area past Greater Latrobe hockey team

A pair of third-period goals sunk the Greater Latrobe hockey team as Hempfield Area came away with a 5-3 victory during a PIHL Class AA game Monday at Kirk S. More...

GL’s Kemerer advances to finals of tennis section singles tourney

Greater Latrobe’s Addison Kemerer is moving onto the finals.  Kemerer, the Lady Wildcats’ top singles’ player, advanced to the finals of the WPIAL Section 1-AAA Singles Tournament following three victories Monday at Monroeville More...

’Cats, Trojans begin WPIAL team golf playoffs

Before the season started, head coaches Scott Reaugh of Greater Latrobe and Tracey Smeltzer of Derry Area had a pretty good feeling about their respective boys’ golf teams.  But for different reasons.  Greater Latrobe missed the WPIAL More...

Entertainment

Hollywood condemnation of Harvey Weinstein grows louder after firing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Hollywood establishment, slow to react to the initial sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein, began speaking out against him more forcefully Monday after the powerful studio boss was fired by his own company. More...

Hamill’s Skywalker highlights trailer for ‘The Last Jedi’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney’s Lucasfilm has released a new trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” the second installment in the sequel trilogy to the original films that hits theaters Dec. 15. More...

People start collecting items lost during Vegas shooting

LAS VEGAS (AP) — They came quietly, in a steady stream looking for purses, wallets and cellphones. One person searched for a treasured wedding bracelet.  More...

Latrobe man jailed after allegedly stabbing two female family members

A Latrobe man is in Westmoreland County Prison after allegedly stabbing his sister and stepdaughter as they attempted to protect his wife from him during an alcohol-fueled altercation Saturday morning. More...

Ligonier Borough Council enacts local services tax

Starting Jan. 1, people who work in Ligonier Borough will see a new local services tax tacked onto their paychecks.  More...

Fatal overdose investigation leads to five arrests

Greensburg police investigating a fatal overdose Saturday arrested five people, including a 15-year-old accused of selling the drugs that claimed the overdose victim’s life.  More...

LVSD board approves submitting comprehensive plan

The outline for the future of Ligonier Valley School District will be making its way to Harrisburg for state approval after the school board at its meeting Monday approved submitting the 2018-2021 Ligonier Valley School District Comprehensive Plan to More...

Local & State News

Pennsylvania prison lockdown extended through Wednesday

SOMERSET, Pa. More...

Ex-Penn State athletic director Tim Curley out of prison

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley has been released from jail and is now serving the house-arrest portion of his sentence in the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal. More...

Pittsburgh Christopher Columbus statue splashed with paint

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Christopher Columbus statue built with donations from Italian-Americans in Pittsburgh nearly 60 years ago has been defaced with red paint.  Someone vandalized the statue on Monday, the nation’s official Columbus D More...

World News

Deadly California wildfires force thousands to evacuate

SANTA ROSA, Calif. More...

Smoke, wildfires damage California’s famed wine country

NAPA, Calif. More...

Amid cooperation, some Trump allies urge Russia probe fight

WASHINGTON (AP) - Even as President Donald Trump’s advisers encourage him to accept the realities of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe, longtime friends and allies are pushing Trump to fight back, citing concerns that his lawyers are More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:  The Bulletin’s Go Pink Boots feature by Jill Gleeson presents travel narratives with a positive motivational message. But Ms. Gleeson’s column on Oct. More...

Letters to the editor policy

The Latrobe Bulletin welcomes letters to the editor and encourages readers to express their opinions.  More...

Lifestyles

Latrobe High School Class of 1948 observes 69th-anniversary reunion in Unity

The Latrobe High School graduating Class of 1948 celebrated its 69th-anniversary reunion on Saturday, Oct. 7, in DeNunzio’s Italian Chophouse at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport, Unity Township.  More...

New Alexandria choir eyes eighth-season schedule

New Alexandria Community Choir announced its eighth-season rehearsal/performance schedule.  Director Debra Resslar said all practices will be held at New Alexandria United Methodist Church, 106 Washington St., unless otherwise noted:  Oct. More...

Area artist’s ‘Night Visions’ exhibit underway; reception Thursday

Area artist Moira Richardson is exhibiting her art series “Night Visions” through Oct. 31 at the Greensburg Garden and Civic Center. More...

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