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January 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

North Apollo man charged with assaulting his family

Lonnie James Beatty II allegedly ran from police naked and covered in cooking oil

A North Apollo man is charged with allegedly assaulting his family during an alleged incident Jan. More...

Apollo Memorial Library to play host to discussion about climate change

Climate Reality leader Rachel Filippini to conduct Feb. 2 presentation

The Apollo Memorial Library is welcoming Climate Reality Leader Rachel Filippini to discuss climate change next month during her presentation “Climate Change: Impacts, Solutions, and What You Can Do to Help Drive Action.”  More...

News

Apollo-Ridge School District looks to the future

Principal advocates for provision of iPads for freshman students

The Apollo-Ridge School District board of education on Monday discussed the usage of iPads amongst district freshman.  A-R Middle School Principal Dan Consuegra has recently advocated for the usage of iPads for all freshman students in hopes of More...

Templeton man arrested for a DUI hit-and-run crash

A Templeton man was arrested Jan. 19, for an alleged DUI hit-and-run vehicle crash in South Buffalo Township.  More...

50 years after key Vietnam battles, Mattis seeks closer ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — A half-century after the Tet Offensive punctured American hopes of victory in Vietnam, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is visiting the former enemy in search of a different kind of win: incremental progress as partners in a part More...

Sports

Fusaro adds to Legacy

West Shamokin’s Olivia Fusaro becomes all-time leading scorer in school history

West Shamokin senior guard Olivia Fusaro added to her storied hoops legacy on Monday evening, becoming the all-time leading scorer in West Shamokin girls varsity basketball history. More...

River Hawks best Franklin Regional in crucial road win, 53-44

The Armstrong River Hawks came into this season with a goal and on Monday night Murraysville, they took a huge step toward accomplishing it. More...

Ligonier Valley pulls away from Wolves in furious second half, 72-42

The first half of the West Shamokin versus Ligonier Valley boys basketball game was one fought in the trenches. More...

Amphitheater alluvion

ABOVE: Increasingly mild temperatures on Monday continued to swell the Allegheny River in Kittanning Borough to the point that waters engulfed a significant portion of the John P. More...

Ford City gets $80K -plus from DCED

Money to be used to update the borough’s zoning ordinances, forge comprehensive plan

Ford City Borough Council President Carol Fenyes on Monday revealed the borough has been approved for an $83,506 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED).  During council’s workshop session yester More...

ARC Manor reviews progress of discharged clients

Organization aims to hit national benchmarks for those who avoid drug use, legal trouble

ARC Manor has attempted to track the success the addiction recovery center’s clients have once they leave their doors, and its officials recently found that they either exceed, or are coming up just short, of meeting national benchmarks. More...

Obituaries

Betty Jane Crissman

Kittanning

Betty Jane Crissman, 79, of Kittanning, Pa., went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at Kittanning Care Center.  She was born April 13, 1938, in Leechburg, Pa., the daughter of Charles J. More...

Grace Elaine (Pore) Carli

Kittanning

Grace Elaine (Pore) Carli of Kittanning, entered the kingdom of heaven as one of God’s most precious angels at the age of 84, on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, to join her parents, Robert and Grace Pore, relatives and friends in eternal life.  More...

Maida Patricia Crow

Kittanning, formerly of Templeton

Maida Patricia Crow, 91, of Kittanning, formerly of Templeton, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at Kittanning Care Center.  She was born March 17, 1926, in Rimer Hill, the daughter of David Aaron and Mary Elizabeth (Myers) Crow.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Do Just One Thing

What should you do with all the packaging that comes with online orders? Both plastic bubble wrap and plastic air pillows can easily be recycled. Find a plastic shopping bag recycling bin (most supermarkets have them), and deposit them there. More...

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