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August 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Sexual assault reported in Worthington

A 26-year-old Worthington woman was sexually assaulted by an unknown white male on Aug. 24 1:30 a.m in an alleyway in Worthington Borough. More...

News

LaGuardia travelers fear turbulence en route to new airport

NEW YORK (AP) — There could be turbulence for travelers during the multi-billion dollar renovation of New York’s LaGuardia Airport. More...

EDUCATION NOTES

Graduates Pennsylvania State University held commencement ceremonies on May 6-8. The following local residents earned degrees: More...

Chelsea Clinton to remain on family foundation board

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chelsea Clinton would remain on the board of her family’s foundation even if her mother is elected president, a spokeswoman said Thursday. More...

Sports

McCutchen leads Pirates to win in extra innings

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit a home run and a pair of RBI singles, including the tiebreaker in the 10th inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates stopped a nine-game skid at Miller Park, beating the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 Thursday night. More...

Armstrong Vipers 15U travel baseball team schedules tryouts

The Armstrong Vipers Travel Baseball Team will be holding tryouts on Sunday, Aug. 28 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. for the 15U travel baseball team. Any interested candidates must be league age 15 and under as of May 1, 2017. More...

Lochte’s legal troubles mount in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte on Thursday with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. More...

East Franklin shifts money away from projects

Last month East Franklin Township approved grant funds for a pair of projects, but now has to adjust the money due to being uncertain if they can use it for the intended purposes. More...

Local Ministry helps out Apollo Borough

While self-interest sometimes takes a nonchalant front seat in many businesses and organizations, Apollo is instead displaying the power of collaborative cooperation as a local ministry, tree company, and the borough partners together for a symbolic More...

Dayton gears up for third annual tractor show

The Smicksburg Tractor and Machinery Club will be hosting their third annual Antique Tractor and Machinery show at the Dayton Fairgrounds on Sept. 17-18. More...

County considers options for Health Center

Many Pennsylvania counties are getting out of the skilled nursing business, and Armstrong County may be following suit. More...

Obituaries

Mary E. Winter

FORD CITY

Mary E. Winter, 94, of Ford City died on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, in Good Samaritan Hospice in Cabot. She was born on Feb. 10, 1922, in Bluefield, West Virginia to the late Rev. John and Sarah (Eller) Wimmer. More...

Linda Jean Scott

SHELOCTA

Linda Jean Scott, 70, of Shelocta, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, at Indiana Regional Medical Center. She was born on July 2, 1946, in Shelocta, the daughter of Edward S. and Edith (Wood) Ray. More...

Arts and Entertainment

ON THIS DATE

In 1768, British explorer James Cook set sail from England on his first expedition to the southern Pacific Ocean. In 1920, the 19th Amendment was formally adopted, granting women the right to vote. More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 0-5 Night: 4-0 Pick 3 Day: 1-5-6 Night: 7-8-9 Pick More...

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