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Rotary Club of Leechburg honors local educator

Borough resident Michelle Ferretti receives Paul Harris Fellow award

Michelle Ferretti of Leechburg received the Paul Harris Fellow award from The Rotary Club of Leechburg for improving the living conditions of young students and providing educational opportunities for the high school students she teaches.  More...


Police: 1 dead, 1 hurt in shooting after Georgia graduation

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Gunman opens fire in Texas high school, killing 10 people

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A 17-year-old armed with a shotgun and a pistol opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing 10 people, most of them students, authorities said. More...

Senior Centers

The Armstrong County Area Agency on Aging senior center schedule for next week is as follows:  More...


Finding the next level

Armstrong’s Kyle Oresick has turned a passion for weightlifting into a blossoming championship bodybuilding career

Over the past fourteen months, Armstrong High School junior weightlifter Kyle Oresick has not only transformed his body into a championship-caliber specimen, he has transformed his desire to make weightlifting a lifestyle and a career instead of just More...

Hosmer and Ross help Padres cool off Pirates, 3-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Eric Hosmer hit two doubles and scored the go-ahead run and Tyson Ross won for the first time in more than a month as the San Diego Padres cooled off the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Friday night. More...

Preakness looks like Justify’s race to lose after Derby win

BALTIMORE (AP) — Opposing trainers at the Preakness always want to see the Kentucky Derby winner up-close and then set their sights on trying to beat that horse.  This year, they can see Justify. More...

Physician serves up support for area ACS Relay for Life team

Philip A. Gelacek, M.D., takes pride and pleasure in providing culinary joy

For decades, Philip A. Gelacek, M.D., has achieved excellence in the care of his patients at his Ford City practice. More...

New Riverside Market owners welcome existing and prospective clientele

Justin and Mandy Hankey aim to provide trademark quality service, products at store

When Justin Hankey was 16, he worked under George Anthony at Riverside Market in Ford City for seven years.  Now, years later, in 2018, Hankey and his wife Mandy are co-owners of the place he said is the, “only job I ever liked.”&nbs More...

Leechburg Borough Council president creates paving list

Council to seek an estimate on how municipality can afford to conduct future road work

Leechburg Borough Council President Tom Foster this week detailed a paving list he made during the council’s recent monthly work session meeting.  Foster said the list includes the areas in the borough that have the most potholes, cracks, More...


Rosalind Hazel Waltenbaugh

Buffalo Township, Butler County

Rosalind Hazel Waltenbaugh, 87, of Buffalo Township, Butler County, passed peacefully from this earthly life into the presence of her blessed Savior on Thursday, May 17, 2018, surrounded by the comfort of her loving family.  More...

Janet B. VanDyke

South Buffalo Township

Janet B. VanDyke, 94, of South Buffalo Township, passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2018, while in the company of family in the Butler Memorial Hospital in Butler. Janet was born in Kittanning, Pa., on June 21, 1923. More...

Charles Edward ‘Sonny’ Shaeffer


Charles Edward “Sonny” Shaeffer, 78, of McGrann, passed away peacefully at home with family on Friday, May 11, 2018. There will be no public visitation. Professional Services Trusted to Thomas M. Smith Funeral Home & Crematory, Ltd. More...

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