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October 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

A-R volleyball seniors are honored

Apollo-Ridge varsity volleyball team seniors Natalie Shaffer (left) and Marah Williams were honored during the squad’s Senior Night prior to the Vikings’ 0-3 home loss to the Derry Area T More...

AHS welcomes community to parental information session

BC3 offers information to students preparing for additional education

The Armstrong Junior-Senior High School on Thursday welcomed current students and parents to the high school during the “To Your Future and Beyond” parental information session.  More...


Boggs Township pair charged with cocaine possession

William and Cynda Kunselman to each undergo preliminary hearings Oct. 23 at Judge McCausland’s office

Police have charged two Boggs Township individuals with drug possession after an investigation authorized by a search warrant in their home turned up suspected cocaine.  William Kunselman, 62, and Cynda Kunselman, 57, are each slated to undergo More...

Lawmakers leave town, clergy child sex abuse bill undone


ARIN IU board approves personnel, business measures during monthly meeting

Members endorse employment of Michelle Murdick, Corey Horgan and Noah Bella

The ARIN Intermediate Unit (IU) 28 board of directors met this week to discuss and approve employment agreements, as well as a variety of agreements and contracts with local entities.  According to minutes provided from this week’s meeting More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 5-7 Night: 3-9  Pick 3 Day: 1-5-2 Night: 9-4-5  Pick 4 Day: 6-4-0-3 Night: 1-9-7-6  Pick 5 Day: 1-0-4-5-8 Night: 4-8-5-9-3  Treasure Hunt: 01-13-20-23-30   More...


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Despite breast cancer diagnosis at 82, Salina woman remains positive

Evelyn Elwood praises ACMH Hospital while initiating cancer treatment

Evelyn Elwood did not expect a breast cancer diagnosis – especially at the age of 82.  “I was just very scared when I heard the news,” Elwood said. “I couldn’t believe it.”  More...

County seeks more than $628K in 2018 CDBG funds

Money would go toward infrastructure, housing rehab projects

The Armstrong County Board of Commissioners approved an application for more than $628,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds in 2018.  If approved, the funding would go towards projects in five different municipalities.  The larges More...

St. Luke’s United Church of Christ Fall Festival to return Oct. 20

Community flea market and bake sale highlights the planned activities

St. Luke’s United Church of Christ Fall Festival will return for its third year Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 333 N. McKean St. More...


Joseph Andrew Cippel, Sr.


Joseph Andrew Cippel, Sr. , 86, of Ford City, passed away Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at his residence. He was born July 19, 1932, in Ford City, the son of Joseph John and Frances (Meixelberger) Cippel. More...

C. Richard Culp


C. Richard Culp, 97, of Ford City, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Kittanning Care Center.  Born Dec. 22, 1920, in Manor Township, he was a son of the late Charles and Jessie (Heilman) Culp.  A veteran of the U.S. More...


Vikings rally past Trojans in X-X victory on Senior Night

The scoreboard didn’t tell the tail on Thursday as the Apollo-Ridge Vikings fell to the Derry Trojans in straight sets. More...

Penguins end Maple Leafs’ 5-game winning streak

TORONTO (AP) — Matt Murray made 38 saves for his first shutout of the season and the Pittsburgh Penguins snapped the Toronto Maple Leafs’ winning streak at five games with a stifling 3-0 victory Thursday night.  More...

Pasekoff earns Black Belt

Christopher Pasekoff (left), age eight, was promoted to 1st Degree Black Belt on Oct. 17 by Master David Crawford (right), of Crawford’s ATA Black Belt Academy. More...

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