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Date: August 30, 2016

  • No mention of inmate hanging or premature release at board meeting
  • Fire attributed to electrical malfunction in Ligonier Borough
  • Derry man arrested for exposing himself to 10-year-old girl
  • Wildcats top GS for first section golf win; Rams continue to roll in conference
  • Animosity between Steelers, Bengals flavors division race



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No mention of inmate hanging or premature release at board meeting
By Amy Fauth
Bulletin Staff Writer

The monthly Westmoreland County Prison Board meeting, held on Monday at the courthouse, was marked not by what actions the board took, but by what actions it didnít.

For the first time in three months, Commissioner Gina Cerilli did not call for the firing of the warden, John R. Walton. At the past two board meetings Cerilli, who attended this meeting via telephone, moved to terminate the warden because of alleged mismanagement and misconduct at the prison. However, she has gotten little support from the board with no support at the first meeting and only Sheriff Jonathan Held seconding her motion last month. But at this meeting, she remained silent.

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Fire attributed to electrical malfunction in Ligonier Borough
By Nick Cammuso
Bulletin Staff Writer

An electrical malfunction was the cause of a Monday afternoon fire that damaged a downtown Ligonier building, authorities said.

The three-story building at 136 E. Main St. houses restaurant The Kitchen On Main, G Squared Gallery and the Nearly New Shop in the basement, along with several apartments above the restaurant. According to Trib Total Media, there were no injuries in the fire, which was called in at 12:59 p.m. Ligonier Police Chief John Berger told the newspaper that the fire started in the restaurantís first-floor bathroom. Five apartments above the restaurant and the other businesses were evacuated.

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Derry man arrested for exposing himself to 10-year-old girl
By Amy Fauth
Bulletin Staff Writer


Derry Borough police have filed charges against Derry man for open lewdness and unlawful contact with his 10-year-old neighbor after he allegedly exposed himself in front of her earlier this summer.

Lance C. Bowman, 30, is facing one felony count each of corruption of minors, unlawful contact with a minor (open lewdness), and unlawful contact with a minor (sexual offenses), and misdemeanor counts of indecent exposure and open lewdness.

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