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Defender of 4th Estate

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Feb 27, 2009
 

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Back to the question wrote:
If we are paying for Latrobe Bulletin to report the news in Latrobe, why arent they investigating this? Or did I miss it in the paper????
Well, would you rather have a hastily-put-together report without all the facts, or would you rather have something published, albeit a day late or two, that might ACTUALLY CONTAIN THE FACTS? Trust me, the staff at the Bulletin know what they're doing, and just another hastily-published report would just add more inacuracies and fodder to the hatemills of boads like this.
As for reporting news in Latrobe, I dare you to tell me you get more Latrobe news in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Blairsville Dispatch, the Ligonier Echo, or anywhere else.
Read all about it

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Mar 1, 2009
 

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Defender of 4th Estate wrote:
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Well, would you rather have a hastily-put-together report without all the facts, or would you rather have something published, albeit a day late or two, that might ACTUALLY CONTAIN THE FACTS? Trust me, the staff at the Bulletin know what they're doing, and just another hastily-published report would just add more inacuracies and fodder to the hatemills of boads like this.
As for reporting news in Latrobe, I dare you to tell me you get more Latrobe news in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Blairsville Dispatch, the Ligonier Echo, or anywhere else.
No we do not get any more Latrobe news elsewere, We just get allot more Derry & Ligonier news then Latrobes in its own Bulletin.
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#63
Mar 6, 2009
 
fitty cents? c'mon
HGT

Latrobe, PA

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Mar 16, 2009
 

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I would bet two years from now it won't be here any more.
Mr Maccaroni

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#65
Mar 17, 2009
 
When I,m Mayor I will save the paper, So they can take my picture.
Gary

Schnecksville, PA

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#66
Jul 1, 2009
 
RoseMary wrote:
I'd like to know why The Latrobe Bulletin has NOT reported that City Brewing is near declaring bankruptcy, employees at the plant were asked to take pay cuts and they froze the 401K payments at the plant. Employees are being forced to work 12 hour shifts only a handful of them are now working. I know this to be true as I know many of the current workers. yet when The Latrobe Bulletin reports on City Brewing it's always how well they are doing. When the real truth is they are not doing well at all.
It's time The Latrobe Bulletin speaks the truth about City Brewing instead of telling untruths.
Do you mean that our Gov. Stupid hasn't stopped by with an over sized cardboard check to bail them out?
He gave $2.8 million to The Boston Brewery in our area a few months ago.
Lost Customer

Latrobe, PA

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#67
Jul 1, 2009
 
Buy the Trib and get some real news not news copied from other papers days later.
the bulletin is sexy

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#68
Nov 30, 2009
 
You all are pathetic for complaining about the cost of the paper....50 cents is chump change. the bulletin WILL be around for many years.
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#69
Jan 27, 2010
 
I cannot believe our NEW Miss Mayor wanted to put
Mr. Macaroni back on the Municipal Authority.
Do these people ever GO AWAY so that this town can
move on! I am sorry I voted for her.
Ladybug

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#70
Jan 27, 2010
 
There are way more important things to think about
in this town than the cost of a newspaper.
Empty stores, drugs, slum landlords that allow these drug dealers to operate. I have to wonder
if these landlords pay the taxes on these
dillapadated buildings "Stricklers". These are
the problems we need to address, finding ways to
bring new businesses into this dying town.
Finding ways to deal with a counsel that does
nothing constructive.
DA MANN

Mars, PA

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#71
Jan 28, 2010
 
Lost Customer wrote:
Buy the Trib and get some real news not news copied from other papers days later.
Funny you should say the Trib. My bird gets the news from the trib, at the bottom of its cage!
Charlie

Ford City, PA

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#72
Jan 28, 2010
 
Best $ 110.00 a year you can spend.

I Love the Latrobe Bulletin !
Dorlous

Ford City, PA

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#73
Jan 28, 2010
 
Charlie wrote:
Best $ 110.00 a year you can spend.
I Love the Latrobe Bulletin !
I feel sorry for you.

Since: Jan 10

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#74
Feb 28, 2010
 
Enough is RIGHT wrote:
Finally someone speaks the truth!!! I worked there as a part timer 15 years ago and made nearly $16.00/hr. If the work lasted over 8 hours I got time and a half. Almost $24.00/hr.! When my machine went down and I tried to do some cleaning up around it, I got yelled at by the supervisor!!??? He told me that I was taking another man's job. I told him I was just keeping busy and he told me to go home and wash my car, then come back and punch in at shifts end. I couldn't believe it. All the other jobs I had were time and a half over 40/hrs. and keeping busy was the right thing to do. I even knew guys who went to the gym and bragged about Rolling Rock paying them to work out. I ask you all, if you were paying someone hourly to cut your grass or build your house would you like it if they were screwing off on your time? I wouldn't want that workforce either. Can any of you guess why everything is made in China? There is very little work ethic left in America. I went back to school, got a 4 year degree and an entry level job for a lot less than these people were paid, and I work twice as hard. I have been able to climb the latter. Now I got guys filing grievences on me because I pick up a tool to fix a machine to get it running again. If the company can't make a profit, then there are no jobs. You people wouldn't want a slacker working for you, but you want to work (or should I say be employed by them.)
This is quite interesting. June of 2008, almost 2 years ago now. A man, long time resident of Latrobe, speaks up, speaks the truth and NO ONE comments, congratulate or even criticizes him. But all these other people do nothing but complain and whine about this and that, things none of them can do anything about nor really know the truth about any of these situations. If you pay attention these are the comments that people can NOT get away from. But people speak the truth, make sense, and really have something interesting to say and no one can comment back.
So this "Topix" is really a place for gossipers? Instead of a place people can discuss what really matters?
gamme Male

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#75
Mar 1, 2010
 
Joe M wrote:
i am the union president there and before sliding my pear ass into the brewery i was delivering pizzas for gino's.wonder if they're still hiring drivers?? GINO I'M COMING HOME!!!!
Joe Mulheren you are an idiot anyway.
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#76
Mar 13, 2010
 
BUlletin at winter sports recognition night at GLSD High school....funny how the photographer wanted NOTHING to do with some of the coaches and teams, but trampled us down to speak to others.
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#77
Mar 11, 2011
 
YumaYuma wrote:
Chestnut Ridge is already donationg money to groups in Latrobe according to the trib, what has City Brewing given? I can answer that NOTHING they have only taken taxpayer money.
Maybe Chestnut Ridge should have held on to that money??? Looks like City Brewing is still there and doing an AMAZING business now!

Since: Feb 11

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#78
Mar 11, 2011
 
Paper Reader wrote:
BUlletin at winter sports recognition night at GLSD High school....funny how the photographer wanted NOTHING to do with some of the coaches and teams, but trampled us down to speak to others.
Who would the others be? I mean who else was in attendance other than teams, coaches and parents?
Paper Reader

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Mar 12, 2011
 
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Who would the others be? I mean who else was in attendance other than teams, coaches and parents?
The OTHER TEAMS and COACHES. I guess some teams and coaches are more important than others.

Since: Feb 11

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Mar 12, 2011
 
Paper Reader wrote:
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The OTHER TEAMS and COACHES. I guess some teams and coaches are more important than others.
Ok, so what team are you with and what teams did the bulletin seek out?

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