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August 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Citizens debate fate of Kittanning Junior High School

Over 100 people attended a public meeting Wednesday night to discuss options for vacant school buildings in Kittanning. More...

News

PSP Kittanning seize 105 bags of suspected heroin

A Sunday afternoon traffic stop, in Allegheny County, by Pennsylvania State Police based in Kittanning netted 105 suspected baggies of heroin seized from the vehicle of a 24-year-old Dayton man. More...

Jury deliberates case of Russian man charged with hacking

SEATTLE (AP) — The son of a Russian lawmaker made millions by hacking into U.S. businesses to steal credit card information and selling that data to other criminals, a federal prosecutor told the jury during his closing argument on Wednesday. More...

JAIL REPORT

The following were committed to the Armstrong County Jail on Tuesday: Jodi Lynn Beckett, 39, of Sips Road, Freeport, on a charge of contempt of court. Bond was set at $11,636.06. More...

Food

Prima! Pronto

Less than 10 minutes stove time for classic Italian dinner

Even people who love to cook may find themselves shying away from the stove in mid- August. When temperatures soar, and humidity isn’t far behind, who wants to put up with the heat of the kitchen? More...

Homemade ice cream is easily customizable

If it were up to the kids, ice cream would be a freezer “staple.” My list of staples includes; lentils, quinoa, brown rice, black beans, cheese, nuts, tahini, coconut milk and the usual cast of characters that create whole meals. More...

Summer’s star ingredient shines bright

Fresh ripe tomatoes are the essence of Seriously Simple. More...

Anti-Drug Program targets local schools

Magisterial District Judge Gary DeComo is continuing to keep his “Drugs Kill Dreams” program going by spreading the message throughout local schools. More...

Lenape Tech implements visitor security measures

With student education and safety at the top of every school district’s list of priorities, Lenape Technical School recently implemented a new security measure for visitors. More...

Ride to benefit Pine Twp. Fire Dept.

Pine Twp. Fire Department is calling all ATVs, UTVs and dirt bikes for Saturday’s Ride on the Ridge. More...

Proposal presented for Ford City High School property

The fate of Ford City High School has been in question since it graduated its final class in 2015, and TREK Development has a potential answer; tear it down. More...

Obituaries

Terry A. Kalmeyer

MANORVILLE

Terry A. Kalmeyer, 67, of Manorville died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in the Armstrong County Health Center in Kittanning. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home, 2OO S. McKean St., Kittanning. More...

Mary E. Winter

FORD CITY

Mary E. Winter, 94, of Ford City died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, in Good Samaritan Hospice in Cabot. More...

Sports

Cole struggles again, Pirates fall to Astros

PITTSBURGH (AP) — After seeing rookie Jameson Taillon and newcomer Ivan Nova put together gems the previous two nights against the Houston Astros, the Pittsburgh Pirates hoped to get the same from Gerrit Cole. More...

Steelers Heyward ready to work on defensive line

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pittsburgh defensive end Cameron Heyward isn’t opposed to a rotation along the line. He’s also OK with playing as many snaps as necessary. More...

Penn State names McSorley starting QB for season opener

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Trace McSorley will start at quarterback for Penn State when the Nittany Lions open against Kent State on Sept. 3. More...

Arts and Entertainment

TV Schedule

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TV’s BEST BETS

The Big Bang Theory 8 p.m. on KDKA WTRF WTAJ Christine Baranski makes another appearance as Leonard’s mother in “The Line Substitution Solution.” Mom’s latest visit prompts Penny to try to get to know her better. More...

DEAR ABBY

Dad dating ex-wife causes daughter to feel betrayed

DEAR ABBY: I have a complicated family situation. My dad was married to a woman named “Cynthia” for 16 years until they divorced. He met and married my mother the next year. More...

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