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Date: November 17, 2017

  • Latrobe-GLSD Parks & Recreation continues work on 2018 budget
  • Preliminary county budget doesn't include tax increase
  • SVC dedicates new engineering, biomedical science building
  • Rams, Bishop McCort to square off again for District 6-AA football championship



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Latrobe-GLSD Parks & Recreation continues work on 2018 budget
By Nick Cammuso
Bulletin Staff Writer

As the Latrobe-GLSD Parks & Recreation board prepares its final budget for next year, board members on Thursday said the organization will end up “in the black” in 2017.

Craig Shevchik, Latrobe-GLSD Parks & Recreation’s executive director, said in planning for the budget he looked at what has been done during his two years in a leadership role, and outlined yearly averages, including this year’s figures.

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Preliminary county budget doesn't include tax increase
By Amy Fauth
Bulletin Staff Writer

The Westmoreland County commissioners unveiled a preliminary budget Thursday, which does not include an increase in county property taxes.

A tax increase is off the table, according to Commissioner Gina Cerilli, but the preliminary budget does include a $7.8 million operating deficit for 2018, which all three commissioners are working to reduce through cutting expenses and using a portion of the county’s $16.8 million surplus. Taxes have remained stagnant at 20.55 mills since 2006.

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SVC dedicates new engineering, biomedical science building
By Nick Cammuso
Bulletin Staff Writer

St. Vincent College took a significant step toward providing current and future students with the finest in science education on Thursday with the formal opening and dedication of the James F. Will Engineering and Biomedical Sciences Hall.

The two-story, 11,260-square-foot building, completed at a cost of $5.8 million, is an extension of the Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion on campus. The new facility will offer state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories for human anatomy teaching in the biomedical sciences and a dedicated space for the SVC engineering program.

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