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West Shamokin High School to host Region II band performance Saturday

Apollo-Ridge co-hosts, as Jason Worzbyt is this year’s guest conductor

Students from 55 Pennsylvania school districts are gathering for rehearsal today at West Shamokin Junior-Senior High School (WSHS) in preparation for this weekend’s Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) Region II Band festival.  More...

ARIN IU 28 tentatively adopts 2018-19 proposed general operating budget

$3 million allotted for expenditures in upcoming year

The board of directors of ARIN Intermediate Unit (IU) 28 held their monthly meeting Wednesday evening in which the proposed 2018-19 general operating budget was adopted, and various personnel issues were discussed.  The board tentatively adopted More...

News

Pennsylvania congressional map battle lands in Supreme Court

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A request by Republican leaders in the Pennsylvania Legislature to stop a new congressional map from being implemented is now in the hands of the nation’s highest court. More...

CORRECTION

Rick Drumm is not the chair of the Armstrong County Democratic Party. The chair is Lou Vergari. Chuck Pascal is the Democratic State Committee member from Armstrong County. Drumm is not a county officer. More...

Rev. Billy Graham, known as ‘America’s Pastor,’ dies at 99

MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) — The Rev. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 9-4 Night: 6-3  Pick 3 Day: 9-0-1 Night: 2-3-0  Pick 4 Day: 3-5-9-7 Night: 6-6-0-5  Pick 5 Day: 5-7-3-7-0 Night: 5-4-7-3-9  Treasure Hunt: 02-06-08-24-29   More...

Do Just One Thing

With close to 500 locations, Batteries Plus retail stores are worth seeking out, even if it’s just for this reason: They recycle nearly every type of lightbulb. More...

School shooting prompts Manor Township to approve new police phone and number

Students and members of the community can text or call anonymously about potential dangers

Following the Feb. More...

Kittanning Municipal Authority seeks more than $490K in grant funding

Entity hopes to complete repairs, upgrades at water treatment plant

Any repairs or upgrades to a water treatment facility can be an expensive proposition, and it’s why the Kittanning Borough Municipal Authority has applied for more than $490,000 in grant funding.  “There’s a lot of pieces that More...

Rural Valley student wins Silver Key award for short film

Isabel Horgan used the film to convey the ideas of personal struggle and acceptance

Growing up, Isabel Horgan, 17, of Rural Valley Borough, was surrounded and inspired by art.  In addition to be raised by a family of talented artists, she said she was inspired by the nature surrounding her family’s farm in the municipalit More...

Obituaries

Woody Rollo Murtland

Kittanning

Woody Rollo Murtland, 86, of Kittanning, died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, at ACMH Hospital.  He was born Jan. More...

Sports

Freeport falls short to South Fayette 4A playoff clash

Beale, Brown combine for 28 points but Yellowjackets are unable to get past Lions in WPIAL first-round match up, 48-45

Ben Beale’s one-handed, desperation halfcourt heave fell short of the hoop as the final buzzer sounded at the end of regulation and the No. More...

Wolves hit shooting cold spell in loss to Richland, 70-32

For a second-straight season, Judd McCullough and the West Shamokin boys basketball team entered the District VI playoffs playing a quality brand of basketball. Unfortunately for the Wolves, their playoff journey ended as quickly as it began. More...

Blizzard Challenge Tourney Champs

The Armstrong Arrows Squirt 1 team recently won 2018 Blizzard Challenge Tournament in Niagara Falls. More...

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