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Date: August 29, 2014

  • DA may allow students to use personal electronic devices
  • DEP officials say drilling wastewater tainted Stahlstown water well
  • Latrobe crosswalks stained red
  • LV edges Blairsville, GCC girls fall to Southmoreland in golf
  • Latrobe native Ryan Flynn lands head baseball job at alma mater TAMIU



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DA may allow students to use personal electronic devices
By Nick Cammuso
Bulletin Staff Writer

Middle and high school students in Derry Area School District may soon be able to use their personal electronic devices for educational purposes.

School board members at Thursday’s special meeting discussed the possible revision and adoption of a policy that would allow students to access smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices while in the classroom.

(For more details, see today's Bulletin)


DEP officials say drilling wastewater tainted Stahlstown water well
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The state Department of Environmental Protection has officially determined that drinking water at a third residence is contaminated by WPX Appalachia LLC’s leaky Marcellus Shale gas drilling wastewater impoundment near Stahlstown, Westmoreland County.

Whether that gets any of the three families living along rural Route 711 south of Ligonier any closer to a permanent replacement water supply is another matter.

(For more details, see today's Bulletin)


Latrobe crosswalks stained red
By Nick Cammuso
Bulletin Staff Writer

Several City of Latrobe streets now have a dash of color.

Last week, public works employees began staining several crosswalks a reddish hue and the work is almost complete.

(For more details, see today's Bulletin)

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