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October 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Kittanning Firemen’s Band doc to be screened on Saturday

Film will cover the seven-decade legacy of the musical marching unit

Dave Krajcik had no familiarity with Armstrong County, but a chance meeting with Tyler Woodside in the spring of last year quickly changed that.  Woodside is a percussionist with the Kittanning Firemen’s Band, and at that time Woodside was More...


Third suspect arrested in alleged Leechburg Borough drug bust

William Mazeres is slated to undergo a preliminary hearing Oct. 31 at Judge Andring’s office

A third Leechburg Borough resident, William Mazeres, 33, has been arrested and charged with various drug-related offenses, based on an alleged drug bust conducted Sept. 19 by various law enforcement agencies.  More...

Pennsylvania to delay high school graduation test again

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania is poised to delay the Keystone Exams as a graduation requirement again and provide alternative ways for students to achieve proficiency.  More...

Drug epidemic cited as CORE Community Youth Group seeks new members

The Rev. Kenny Seidler, fellow volunteers aim to get youth off the streets of Rural Valley, surrounding areas

The numbers don’t lie, though the Rev. More...

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Do Just One Thing

If you have backyard soccer or volleyball nets set up for a little recreational activity, always be sure to take them down after the last match. It’s very easy for wild animals -- birds, deer, possums, snakes, etc. More...

ARC Manor plans to offer medsassisted care

Method meant to reduce cravings in those suffering from addiction

ARC Manor is moving ahead with plans to expand the services it provides to its clients.  In a written statement, Executive Director Michael Watterson said they will provide medication-assisted treatment (MAT), “as a supplemental treatment More...

Ford City to hear presentation from residents of Buckeye State

Rossford, Ohio, aims to reestablish a connection with its ‘sister city’

Though Ford City and Rossford, Ohio are 250 miles apart — a four-hour drive — there is a special bond that is shared between the two “sister cities.”  That is due to the fact that many residents of Rossford either had or More...

Apollo-Ridge recognizes homecoming royalty during monthly meeting

School board looks ahead to various upcoming events

The Apollo-Ridge School District (ASDR) board of education on Monday held its monthly committee meeting, during which they discussed upcoming events, while paying tribute to the recent A-R homecoming festivities.  During the superintendent&rsquo More...


Aldo Falsetti


Aldo Falsetti of Ford City, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Ford City. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and entrusted to the Mantini Funeral Home Inc., 701 Sixth Ave., Ford City.   More...


West Shamokin takes down undefeated Karns City in OT, 4-3

When the 2018 high school soccer schedules were released prior to the season, certain games like the one played at West Shamokin High School on Monday deserved to be underscored.  The Karns City Gremlins took their undefeated, 16-0 record on th More...

Penguins D Schultz out 4 months with fractured left leg

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Justin Schultz will miss the next four months because of a fractured left leg.  Schultz injured the leg in the first period of a shootout loss to Montreal on Saturday after getting tangled u More...

Ford City Ducks Advance in Playoffs

The Ford City Ducks, of the Ford City Area Youth Football League, beat the Freeport Bees 32-0 at Forc City Football Field this past Saturday to advance in the playoffs. More...

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