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Date: June 28, 2016

  • Commissioner's attempt to oust prison warden falls short
  • Latrobe taps into city's rich history with new banners
  • Trial of man accused of killing police officer set for October
  • Unity Legion defeats BR, snaps three-game skid
  • Ellis caps rally as Dodgers top Pirates to avoid sweep



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Commissioner's attempt to oust prison warden falls short
By Amy Fauth
Bulletin Staff Writer


The warden of the Westmoreland County Prison still has his job, but he won’t for long if one county commissioner has her way.

After two lengthy executive sessions with the county’s prison board on Monday, commissioner Gina Cerilli called for warden John Walton to be terminated, but her motion did not receive a second from any other member of the board.

(For more details, see today's Bulletin)


Latrobe taps into city's rich history with new banners
By Chris Ulicne
Assistant Editor

The City of Latrobe will be showing its age this summer — but that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

A local committee recently put together multiple designs for 6-foot banners that will be displayed downtown starting this summer, each celebrating an aspect of the city’s cultural heritage, such as its role as a hub of railroad and industry, as well as some of its most noteworthy claims to fame: It was home to the first airmail pickup, the first all-pro football team, golf legend Arnold Palmer and beloved children’s television personality Fred Rogers.

(For more details, see today's Bulletin)


Trial of man accused of killing police officer set for October
By Amy Fauth
Bulletin Staff Writer

The trial of a Ligonier man accused of killing a police officer in a wrong-way, head-on vehicle collision last year has been scheduled for October.

Clair Fink III is facing a murder trial in the death of Ligonier Township Police Lt. Eric Eslary, who was on duty with his K-9 partner, Blek, when Fink’s vehicle struck his cruiser head-on on Route 30, killing him and injuring Blek.

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