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September 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

News

BC3’s smallest site shows biggest spike in enrollment

FORD CITY - It’s nearly noon on the last day of summer, and Karen Zapp stands on tiptoes to glance through her open window at a quartet of Butler County Community College freshmen practicing for a cornhole tournament being thrown by upperclassm More...

JAIL REPORT

The following were committed to Armstrong County Jail on Tuesday: • Angela Marie Bizon, 40, of Old William Penn Highway, New Alexandria, on charges of harassment, resisting arrest, disarming a police officer and disorderly conduct. More...

Juniata College student spelling out her success

HUNTINGDON, Pa. (AP) — Nitya Chagti, a Juniata College student, doesn’t play typically friendly Scrabble games. More...

Sports

Yellowjackets play to physical 1-1 tie against Shady Side

The 5-0 Freeport soccer team welcomed Shady Side Academy to their newly minted field on Tuesday and played to a 1-1 tie, their first taste of anything but a victory on the season. More...

Palmer Never Lost Touch With The Common Fan

In the age of hundreds of television and internet channels and unfettered social media, personal branding is as routine as practice and physical workouts for modern professional athletes. More...

River Hawks blow past Cavaliers

After suffering back-to-back losses, the Armstrong River Hawks bounced back with authority Tuesday night with a 3-0 win over the Kiski Cavaliers. More...

Homemade bombs found in Vandergrift home

State Police discovered two homemade bombs in a Vandergrift home early Monday morning following the arrest of the homeowner. More...

75¢ VFW accepting pillow case donations for veterans

Ford City Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4843 is helping with a district-wide program in which they are seeking to collect 2,500 pillow case donations for VA hospitals and VA Nursing facilities. More...

Armstrong School District interviews financial advisors

The Armstrong School District held a special non-voting meeting last night in which they listened to presentations from three financial advisors regarding financing options for possible future District use. More...

Obituaries

William L. Csonka

West Leechburg

William L. Csonka, 91, of West Leechburg, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. A son of the late Joseph A. Csonka and Elizabeth (Dobos) Csonka, he was born in Georgetown, Armstrong County. More...

Richard G. Laube

Kittanning

Richard G. Laube, 90, of Kittanning, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on Sept. 20, 1926, in Pittsburgh, the son of Francis H. Laube, Sr. and Edith (Teeters) Laube. More...

Ronald Eugene Fulton

Kiski Township

Ronald Eugene Fulton, 66, of Kiski Township, passed away on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at AHN-Forbes Regional Hospital-Monroeville. Born on April 25, 1950, in Natrona Heights, he was a son of the late Eugene W. and Twila (Livengood) Fulton. More...

Arts and Entertainment

ON THIS DATE

In 1066, William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy, invaded England. In 1923, the first aerial circumnavigation of the world, conducted by a team of aviators from the U.S. Army Air Service, ended in Seattle, Washington, after 175 days. More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 2-0 Night: 9-7 Pick 3 Day: 4-1-7 Night: 5-4-7 Pick More...

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