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December 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Ford City Citizens Bank branch to close mid-January

By the middle of January, customers of the Citizens Bank branch in Ford City will need to find another location for their banking needs.  The branch will be closing then. More...

News

Lions/Leo Clubs name Students of the Month

The Worthington Lions Club and the Armstrong River Hawks Leo Club have announced the Armstrong Junior Senior High School students of the month of November as Olivia Pawk and Elizabeth Shafer. More...

RAID opens a new chapter

APOLLO – RAID (Residents Against Illicit Drugs), a local nonprofit organization, was formed during the summer of 2015. More...

House passes stopgap measure as senators raise objections

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Thursday cleared bills to keep the government running through April and authorize hundreds of water projects, but a Senate fight over benefits for retired coal miners threatened to lead to a government shutdown this wee More...

Arts and Entertainment

ON THIS DATE

Note: yesterday’s column mistakenly listed today’s information. Today’s column is for December 8. We apologize for the error.  In 1941, the United States declared war on Japan and officially entered World War II.   More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 1-5 Night: 7-8 Pick 3 Day: 3-9-2 Night: 0-3-5 Pick More...

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Armstrong School Board takes shape

Close renamed president; Choncek vice president

The Armstrong School Board wasted little time during last night’s reorganizational meeting in naming its leadership for the current term.  Solicitor Lee V. More...

Apollo Borough passes budget

The Apollo Borough held their second to last meeting of the year Thursday evening where they approved their 2017 budget, and passed their annual tax ordinance.  Apollo Borough’s budget for 2017 is $645,025,00.  The annual tax ordinan More...

Obituaries

Robert A. ‘Bob’ Johnson Sr.

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Robert A. ‘Bob’ Johnson Sr., 93, of Derry passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, at Excela Health, Latrobe.  He was born on Feb. 4, 1923, in St. Marys to Carl Hugo and Florence (Hazelton) Johnson.  More...

Sports

West Shamokin fall athletes honored on All-Heritage Conference teams

The Heritage Conference released it’s fall all-conference teams on Thursday, and a total of seven West Shamokin athletes were named to the respective teams.  More...

Belmont Complex center of junior hockey world

There will be a plethora of hockey talent invading the area this weekend. More...

Crosby paces Penguins to 5-1 win over Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Sidney Crosby got his 18th goal and added an assist to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Florida Panthers 5-1 on Thursday night. Conor Sheary, Tom Kuhnhackl, Matt Cullen and Carl Hagelin also scored for Pittsburgh. More...

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