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Date: December 19, 2014

  • Officials tussle over new LUPR name as Unity departs
  • LUPR budget to be presented next month
  • 2015 county budget holds line on taxes, includes notable cuts
  • Lady Wildcats use fast start to down AG, 52-15
  • Lady Trojans run away from Yough, 49-11



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Officials tussle over new LUPR name as Unity departs
By Chris Ulicne
Bulletin Staff Writer

Things got a little heated during the Latrobe-Unity Parks & Recreation (LUPR) Commission’s meeting Thursday night when officials set their sights on a new name for the organization.

In the end, the commission agreed to using “Latrobe-GLSD Parks & Recreation” as a new identity, but not before a dispute over two other name proposals.
 

(For more details, see today's Bulletin)


LUPR budget to be presented next month
By Chris Ulicne
Bulletin Staff Writer

The Latrobe-Unity Parks & Recreation (LUPR) Commission will not see a draft of next year’s budget until its January meeting because officials are still trying to figure out how to cover a financial gap created by Unity Township’s departure from the organization, according to commissioner Dan Hennessey.

Previously, Hennessey has explained that together with LUPR Executive Director Jeanne Ashley, he has been working to identify ways to cut expenses and boost revenues in order to cover the loss of Unity Township’s annual contributions, which recently totaled about $160,000.

(For more details, see today's Bulletin)

2015 county budget holds line on taxes, includes notable cuts
By Sean Meyers
Bulletin Staff Writer

Westmoreland County Commissioners formally approved the 2015 county budget on Thursday, which keeps the tax rate steady but includes cuts in funding for several notable entities.

Republican commissioners Charles Anderson and Tyler Courtney approved the $334 million plan, while minority commissioner Ted Kopas voted against the motion.

(For more details, see today's Bulletin)

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