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Ligonier rabies clinic to benefit two K-9 units

Dr. Henry Croft of Loyalhanna Veterinary Clinic Inc. will hold a rabies clinic benefiting the Latrobe and Ligonier Township K-9 units from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Ligonier Agway, 603 W. Main St., Ligonier Borough.  More...

Annual Unity Celebration hosted by Westmoreland Diversity Coalition

The Westmoreland Diversity Coalition will host its annual Unity Celebration from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25 at Ferrante's Lakeview in Hempfield Township. The event is free to the public. More...

General News

Loretta Lynn returns after stroke to honor Jackson

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Alan Jackson, the late guitarist and singer Jerry Reed and songwriter Don Schlitz were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday. More...

Mine safety nomination follows history

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The retired coal company executive from West Virginia chosen by Republican President Trump to oversee U.S. More...

Dem AGs unite vs. concealed-carry gun law

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic attorneys general from 17 states are calling on Congress to abandon legislation backed by the National Rifle Association that would allow concealed-carry gun permits issued in one state to be valid in all states. More...

Sports

Chatham edges SVC in women’s soccer

A second-half goal helped visiting visiting Chatham top the St. Vincent College women’s soccer team, 1-0, in Presidents’ Athletic Conference play Saturday.  More...

Catching on

Steelers’ wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster is wide open over the middle and hauls in a pass from Ben Roethlisberger for a 31-yard touchdown catch and run during Sunday’s game against the More...

Stamkos, Kucherov lead Lightning past Penguins, 7-1

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov are making it look easy and the Tampa Bay Lightning are reaping the benefits. More...

Lifestyles

Petrunyak/Levengood

Joyce Petrunyak of Greensburg and Matthew Petrunyak of Clover, South Carolina, announce the engagement of their son Alexander James Petrunyak to Gena Lynn Levengood, daughter of Gene and Tracey Levengood of Pottstown.  More...

Rabbi Sara Perman to speak on ‘Ethical Wills’ Oct. 25 at SVC

A presentation by Rabbi Sara Perman, who recently retired from Greensburg’s Congregation Emanu-El, the Reform synagogue she served for 31 years, titled “Ethical Wills” will be the next presentation in the fall series on aging and sp More...

Sweet potato, Brussels sprouts hash gets bacon blast

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Healthy Plate helps home cooks discover the healthier side of everyday ingredients. A chill is finally in the air, which transforms what goes on our table. More...

Latrobe man arrested for selling heroin from hospital maternity ward

A Latrobe man is in jail on charges he sold heroin in the hospital maternity ward room at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital where people were visiting his newborn daughter.  More...

Derry Township ATV crash injures pair

Two people were injured in an ATV accident in Derry Township just before midnight Saturday, according to Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety dispatchers.  More...

State’s budget fight will come with its own price tag

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania state government’s projected $2.2 billion deficit, and a protracted fight over how to fix it, will come with its own special price tag. More...

Reminder to candidates about election policy

Candidates running in this November’s general election are reminded that they may submit information with a photo to the Bulletin before Oct. 25. Any information received after Oct. 25 will not be published. More...

Local & State News

PennDOT Announces Winners of “Paint the Plow” Contest

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced the winners of the District 12 “Paint the Plow” contests.  More...

Petrarca votes against bills that include tax, fee increases, heavy borrowing

State Rep. Joseph Petrarca, D-Westmoreland/Armstrong/Indiana, voted against last week’s revenue and administrative code bills that would raise state taxes and fees, and require repayment of huge borrowing. More...

PennDOT issues County maintenance update

Westmoreland County Acting Maintenance Manager, Thomas Boyle, announced the following tentative work plan for the week of October 23, 2017.  All maintenance activities are conducted on a weather-permitting basis.  Motorists should drive wit More...

World News

Bergdahl could get life in prison for endangering comrades

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will appear Monday before a military judge who will determine his punishment for endangering comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan. More...

Who killed Kim Jong Un’s half brother? Here’s what we know

KUALALUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Eight months after the audacious assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s estranged half brother, a Malaysian court is trying to unweave a complicated web of deception, political intrigue and cold-blooded More...

As far right rises, LGBTQ gun group hits firing line in NY

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - The former pacifist pumped a shotgun at the firing line. Lore McSpadden never touched a gun before the Trigger Warning Queer & Trans Gun Club started this past year. More...

Health

Millions die suffering amid global opioid gap, according to report

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 26 million people around the world die each year with serious suffering in part because of a huge gap in pain relief: The U.S. More...

Americans don’t get enough nutrients

Nearly nine in ten Americans don't get enough vitamins and minerals. Many nutritionists think this is a simple dietary challenge. Americans just need to eat more fresh produce, lean protein, and whole grains. More...

Excela Health among Nation’s Healthiest 100 Workplaces

Excela Health has been recognized for the fourth year in a row as a Healthiest 100 Workplace in America, an awards program presented by Healthiest Employer, LLC.  More...

Entertainment

A scary box office weekend for everyone but Tyler Perry

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was a spooky weekend at the box office for nearly everyone but Tyler Perry. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Vehicle shot on Route 22   State police at Kiski Valley report a man driving west on Route 22 near Jonnett Road in Derry Township heard a loud bang at 4:19 p.m. Sunday, Oct. More...

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