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August 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

One of a kind: 83-year-old to take part in Riverbration races

Ohioan John Deck III comes out of retirement for annual event

At 83 years old, John Deck III is in a class of his own.  Today he will come out of retirement and take to the Allegheny River as part of the 3rd annual Kittanning Boat Races/Riverbration.  His son, David Deck, could not tell you of any oth More...

News

Senior Center News

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

State police searching for retail theft suspect

Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Troop A - Indiana is asking the public to help in identifying a man who is suspected in committing a retail theft July 17, at the Sheetz at State Route 119 in Center T More...

POLICE REPORT S

Pennsylvania State Police issued the following reports on recent incidents:  More...

Sports

Why Kevin Newman should be playing every day for the Pirates

With the 19th overall pick in the 2015 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft, the Pittsburgh Pirates selected middle infielder Kevin Newman out of the University of Arizona. More...

Chipping for Show

The Kittanning Lions Club recently held a golf chipping contest during the Armstrong County Folk Festival. More...

Penn State alum Malik Golden happy to be back in 2nd camp with Steelers

For Malik Golden, last fall and early winter was unlike any he can remember in his life.  “It was the longest I have ever been away from football,” the safety said from Pittsburgh Steelers training camp. More...

Tiffany Nichole Hilliard pleads guilty to two charges, including abuse of a corpse

Defendant was connected to the March 2017 murder of Gregory W. Bosko

During a recent court hearing, Tiffany Nichole Hilliard, 31, pleaded guilty to two of her 14 charges, abuse of a corpse and hindering apprehension/ prosecution by concealing/ destroying evidence.  She did so before Butler County Court of Common More...

New Ford City police chief ‘loves’ working for the borough

Paul Hughes said he will do everything he can to make the department the most professional in the county

When Paul Hughes drove into Ford City for the first time, for a job interview, he said he fell in love with the borough immediately.  He said the friendly people, the playgrounds, parks, the close in proximity houses, and cobblestone streets rem More...

West Hills Primary School concludes summer reading program

Volunteers, students alike deem initiative an educational success

The West Hills Primary School summer reading program concluded this past week amidst educational activities and awards congratulating students on their reading progress throughout this summer.  More...

Obituaries

Joseph A. Nickleach

FORD CITY

Joseph A. Nickleach, 78, of Ford City, passed away peacefully at his home on Aug. More...

Richard Michael Fetcenko, Sr.

NEWTON FALLS, OHIO

Richard Michael Fetcenko, Sr., 80, passed away peacefully into eternal rest on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, at the Country Club Rehabilitation Campus in Newton Falls, Ohio after a long illness.  He was born on Feb. More...

Barbara Ann Ruth

KITTANNING

Barbara Ann Ruth, 84, of Kittanning, passed away Thursday Aug. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 6-4 Night: 9-8  Pick 3 Day: 0-3-3 Night: 7-1-4  Pick 4 Day: 2-2-2-6 Night: 3-9-1-3  Pick 5 Day: 6-9-5-5-0 Night: 4-4-8-6-7  Treasure Hunt: 01-02-03-06-24   More...

Do Just One Thing

If you’re looking for another reason to quit smoking (beyond your health and wallet), here’s one: It’s a detriment to wildlife. It’s estimated that nearly 25 percent of all roadside trash is cigarette butts. More...

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