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July 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Night of comedy slated to ‘crush breast cancer’

Public invited to evening at Super Shooters to support research for a cure

An evening of comedic acts will be held Thursday to not only entertain the public, but also to raise money for breast cancer.  The event, hosted and organized by local community member Zach Hudak, will begin at 8:30 p.m. More...


Leechburg Borough seeks Civil Service Commission members

Municipal officials want the positions filled to help with the hiring of police officers

Leechburg Borough Council and borough Mayor Wayne Dobos are currently seeking volunteers to fill two positions on the borough’s Civil Service Commission.  The announcement was made by Mayor Dobos and council President Tom Foster Tuesday du More...

Manor Township man to face trial for drug-related charges

Michael Gribble waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday at Judge DeComo’s office

A Manor Township man will face trial at the Armstrong County Court of Common Pleas for drug-related charges.  Michael Gribble, 37, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday at the office of Ford City Magisterial District Judge J. More...


Bethel Township  • No address provided, bought by Robert L. Sweitzer, from Vicki D. Cravener, $1;  • No address provided, bought by Robert L. Sweitzer, from Thomas G. More...


Armstrong Central opens FIBI with pair of wins

Armstrong Central Cougars down Kiski Valley, Iron Empire to open Freeport International Baseball Invitational

Armstrong Central 10, Kiski Valley 2  The opening game of the Freeport International Baseball Invitational at Armstrong Junior-Senior High School saw a familiar squad in the Armstrong Central Cougars down Kiski Valley 10-2 after a final three-in More...

Armstrong 10U Claims 3rd Title

Armstrong 10U won the 2018 Deer Lakes Freedom Classic Championship on Monday evening, beating Brad-Mar-Pine 12-3 in the Championship Game. More...

Making History: Armstrong 12u All-Stars capture District 26 title in league’s first year of existence

For as long as Pete Gawlinski has been coaching Little League baseball in the area, he had for years heard the talk about the possibility that Kittanning Little League and West Armstrong Athletics would one day combine their organizations to create a More...

Arts on the Allegheny to kick off 11th year with a country-and-western feel

Sammy Kershaw and The Hobbs Sisters are Saturday’s musical attractions

As the late John Hobbs once strummed his trusty Fender acoustic guitar, his tiny twin granddaughters — Hannah and Lauren — first fell in love with country-and-western music.  More...

Armstrong sweeps first day of FIBI

Armstrong Central’s Tanner Bordick slides into third base during the Cougar’s come from behind victory over the Iron Empire during opening day action of the Freeport International Baseball More...

Penn State Extension program welcomes, educates local children at local office

Local children participate Tuesday in the Kittanning-based Penn State Extension Office’s annual summer camp events. More...


MaryAnn Wright


MaryAnn Wright, 96, of Kittanning, Pa., passed away Monday, July 16, 2016, at her home surrounded by her family.  She was born June 21, 1922, in Painterstown, Ford Cliff, Pa., to Charles R. and Mary E. More...

Walter E. Mechling, Jr.


Walter E. Mechling, Jr., 72, of Kittanning, died Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at ACMH Hospital.  He was born June 19, 1946, in Kittanning to the late Walter E. Mechling Sr. and Dora J. More...

Bonnie L. Riggle

Kittanning, formerly of Chicora

Bonnie L. Riggle, 78, of Kittanning, formerly of Chicora, died Monday, July 16, 2018, at VNA Inpatient Hospice in Butler.  She was born August 12, 1939, in Fairview, Pa. More...

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Fresh ginger root is becoming a popular kitchen staple in many homes. If you find yourself with leftover root, there’s no need to toss it in the trash or compost; you can actually grow a new plant from it. More...

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