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April 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Two-vehicle accident on Route 422 hospitalizes one

One motorist was hospitalized Monday for suspected minor injuries following a two-vehicle accident in Manor Township. More...


Two Armstrong County men reach recent deals at Court of Common Pleas

Jesse Nolder and John Henry Toy Jr. pleaded guilty to a portion of the charges of which they were accused

Two Armstrong County men recently reached plea deals during their plea hearings at the county courthouse.  Jesse Nolder, 31, and John Henry Toy Jr., 38, each pleaded guilty to a portion of the charges of which they are accused.  The dates More...


A beautiful, historical spot in the local park in Kittanning — circa 1934

Raymond Tarr of North Buffalo, is sharing an old photograph of a beautiful, historical spot in the local park in Kittanning. This photograph is taken from a page from a 1934 KIT-HAN-NE Yearbook. More...


Armstrong County 911 released the following report on recent incidents:  * Kittanning Ambulance, Worthington West Franklin Fire Department, West Kittanning Fire Department, East Franklin Township Fire Department and Applewold Fire Department res More...


Carlynton’s Zack Oddi no-hits Apollo-Ridge in Cougars’ 3-0 win

If not for the change in venue, the average fan might have thought they were watching a game that was played weeks earlier.  On April 5, Carlynton edged out Apollo-Ridge in a 3-0 pitcher’s duel that saw both team’s offenses combine f More...

Steelers exercise Dupree’s fifth-year team option

Linebacker Bud Dupree has been a key part of the Steelers defense, and on Monday the team announced they have exercised the fifthyear option from his rookie contract.  “It’s good news,” said Dupree. More...

Crosby, Penguins keep 3rd straight championship in sight

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Sidney Crosby tormented the Flyers just as he has from the start of his NHL career. More...

Ford City Borough Council agrees to endorse nonbinding letter to county land bank

Elected governing body awaits more information before signing an intergovernmental pact

Ford City Borough Council, in a unanimous decision Monday, agreed to sign a non-binding letter of interest to be sent to Armstrong County officials for its land bank program, during its fourth Monday workshop meeting.  More...

Apollo-Ridge approves retirements for long-serving educators

Superintendent Matt Curci, Ph.D., recognizes student accolades

The Apollo-Ridge School District (ARSD) board of education convened Monday for its April legislative meeting, during which members approved retirement resignations, as well as the monthly district payments, and recognized various student accolades.&n More...


John L. Heigley


John L. Heigley, 94, of Kittanning, Pa., was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 22, 2018.  He was born June 19, 1923, in West Kittanning, Pa., to Fred Yost Heigley and Harriet Blanche (Hawk) Heigley.  More...

Catherine Eileen ‘Cathy’ Gress


Catherine Eileen “Cathy” Gress, 51, of Shelocta, died Monday, April 23, 2018, at the Indiana Regional Medical Center.  She was a Spina Bifida adult who faced many challenges, physically and mentally.  Over her lifetime, Cathy en More...

Catherine ‘Tina’ Krizmanich

Rural Valley

Catherine “Tina” Krizmanich, 77, of Rural Valley, passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2018, at her residence.  She was born on Jan. More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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Do Just One Thing

It’s believed that 130 million Americans receive at least one unwanted gift every year, eventually throwing it into the trash. These are perfectly good, perfectly new presents people simply never wanted. More...

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