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May 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Ford City hopes to trash issue

For a good while, Ford City has had its focus on how it can resolve unwanted dumping at the borough’s recycling trailer. More...


Those reliant on oil and gas industry wait for a rebound

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — When two professionals in the oil and gas industry spoke April 19 to 100 people at South Franklin Township fire hall about the future of the Marcellus and Utica shales, the crowd was particularly attentive. More...

Hospital, family agree to $1.35M settlement

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has agreed to pay $1.35 million in a settlement to the family of a woman who died during a mold outbreak at the hospital, according to court records. More...

Crash, police chase lead to charges

A Kittanning woman waived her right to a preliminary hearing on theft charges Thursday, after she was accused of taking several items from Family Dollar and crashing a vehicle into a light post on Market Street before leading police on a highspeed ch More...

Arts and Entertainment


In 1937, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge opened to pedestrian traffic. In 1941, recent German victories in World War II prompted President Franklin D. Roosevelt to proclaim an “unlimited national emergency.” More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

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Emergency situation

Planned merger of Apollo fire departments heats up residents

The North Apollo Volunteer Fire Department and Apollo Hose Company No. 3 Volunteer Fire Department are continuing to move ahead with their merger, and have received the blessing of the Apollo Borough Council. More...

Meeting looks at road options

Madison Twp. access at issue

The bridges of Madison Township need some work. According to a number of residents and officials, so do the roads. More...


Mary Lou Hartman


Mary Lou Hartman, 88, of West Kittanning passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. She was born Oct. 19, 1927 in Butler to Joseph Edward and Agnes L. (Grieb) Gallagher. More...


Armstrong Central downs Marion Center in five

Leighton leads the way on mound for Armstrong Central in win over Marion Center

MARION CENTER – Josh Leighton pitched five innings, only giving up one hit and one run as Armstrong Central downed Marion Center 14-1 on Thursday. More...

Penguins advance to Stanley Cup Final

Rust shines in Game 7 win over the Lightning to send Penguins to Stanley Cup final

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Rust scored a pair of second-period goals and Matt Murray stopped 16 shots to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday night to sen More...

Steelers moving on without WR Martavis Bryant

PITTSBURGH (AP) — When Darrius Heyward-Bey heard about Martavis Bryant’s one-year suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, the elder statesmen among the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers sent his talented but erratic teammate a not More...

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