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February 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Engineer explains future construction efforts in Apollo

Street widening effort to skirt school district’s Owens Field

Apollo Borough’s engineer Rich Craft of Olsen Craft Associates recently presented the Apollo-Ridge School District with information regarding some of the municipality’s future construction work that may impact some of the school’s p More...

News

Warm weather is welcomed locally

Many people took advantage of the sunny skies and temperatures that rose Friday into the high-70s at Crooked Creek Lake in Bethel. More...

SENIOR CENTERS

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

JAIL REPORT

The following were committed Friday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Richard Joseph Mautino, 41, of Andson Avenue, on charges of a bench warrant issued by D.R.O.  * Sarah Emily Westlake, 30, of North McKean Street, on a probation/parole vio More...

Arts and Entertainment

ON THIS DATE

In 1836, Samuel Colt received the patent for his revolving-cylinder pistol.  In 1901, J.P. Morgan incorporated the United States Steel Corporation.   More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 0-7 Night: 7-8  Pick 3 Day: 3-5-8 Night: 7-2-9  Pick 4 Day: 7-9-7-5 Night: 4-9-4-1  Pick 5 Day: 6-1-7-5-7 Night: 7-6-4-4-3  Treasure Hunt: 06-10-20-21-28   More...

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Robotics presentation furthers STEM initiatives

Divine Redeemer is site of event led by physics students

Elementary students at Ford City’s Divine Redeemer Catholic School on Friday were presented with a glimpse into the intricate world of robotics courtesy of physics students from Lenape Technical School.  More...

SIGNS OF SPRING

StudeCakers breaks out ‘The Cupcake Trailer’ mobile unit

On an unusually warm weather day for a Friday in February, Amanda Dingey took advantage by busting “The Cupcake Trailer” out of storage for some fresh air yesterday.  It was the first time Dingey, proprietor of StudeCakers Cupcakes, More...

Obituaries

Barbara June (Adams) Allshouse

KITTANNING

Barbara June (Adams) Allshouse, age 77, of Kittanning died on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, in her residence.  She was born on June 20, 1939, in Phillipston, to the late Melvin and Amelia (Freeman) Adams.  Barbara was a homemaker.  More...

Karen (Presko) Corbin

GIBSONIA, FORMERLY OF CADOGAN

Karen (Presko) Corbin of Gibsonia, formerly of Cadogan, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, at her home. Arrangements are entrusted to the Welch Funeral Home, 1032 Fourth Ave., Ford City, and are incomplete at this time. www.welchfh.com.   More...

Sports

Recapping a remarkable year for Armstrong boys basketball

The 2016-17 season was a banner year for the Armstrong River Hawks boys basketball team, thanks in no small part to a tenacious commitment to a team defense which finished third overall in the WPIAL and first in Section 5A and surrendered a paltry 46 More...

Flyers, Penguins hoping for a dash of winter at Heinz Field

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mother Nature appears ready to make a kick save on spring ahead of the Stadium Series game between the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night at Heinz Field.  More...

Bernie Custis, 1st pro black QB, dies at 88

Bernie Custis, pro football’s first black quarterback who blazed the trail for future CFL stars Warren Moon, Chuck Ealey and Damon Allen, has died. He was 88.  Custis made pro football history on Aug. More...

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