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July 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Military lifts ban on trans troops

Military ends one of final barriers on service

WASHINGTON (AP) — Transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military, the Pentagon announced Thursday, ending one of the last bans on service in the armed forces. More...

News

Alvin Toffler, author of ‘Future Shock,’ dead at 87

NEW YORK (AP) — Alvin Toffler, a guru of the post-industrial age whose million-selling “Future Shock” and other books anticipated the disruptions and transformations brought about by the rise of digital technology, has died. More...

State lifts restrictions on abuse victims

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Photo

The Elderton Class of 1961 held its 55-year class reunion with a banquet held at the Latin American Club on June 4. More...

Sports

Ford City Sweeps

FORD CITY – The Ford City 15U softball team clinched first place in the Alle-Kiski Softball league, beating Burrell1 9-7 on Thursday night. More...

Battling back for second half

Cole, Cervelli, others might be just what the doctor ordered for Pirates

SEATTLE (AP) — For the Pirates, Friday is a red-letter day. More...

Kittanning Allstars advance

The Kittanning Allstars won a decisive game on Thursday against the West Shamokin 11/12 Wolves in area Little League play. Kittanning advances to the championship game against New Bethlehem. More...

Exercise caution with fireworks

Firework company says ‘be mindful’ of veterans

All across the country people are preparing for Independence Day celebrations on Monday. There will be parades, festivals and cookouts, and they will all likely have one thing in common – Fireworks. More...

House to vote on new gun law

House will vote next week on GOP backed law

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Democrats applying election-year pressure to act on gun control, Republican Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday the House will vote next week on a GOP proposal aimed at keeping suspected terrorists from obtaining firearms. More...

Obituaries

Jack Alfred Lane

KITTANNING

Jack Alfred Lane, 87, of Kittanning died Sunday, June 26, 2016. He was born in Verona, and was a lifelong resident of the area. More...

Zachary J. Nulph

KITTANNING, FORMERLY OF WORTHINGTON

Zachary J. Nulph, 22, of Kittanning, formerly of Worthington, died Wednesday, June 29, 2016. He was born July 30, 1993 in Kittanning to Terry and Christine (Harkleroad) Nulph. He formerly played baseball in the Worthington Little League. More...

Donna Lee (Shankle) Hidinger

KITTANNING

Donna Lee (Shankle) Hidinger of Kittanning passed away peacefully at 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Donna was born on Oct. 29, 1938 in Indiana County. More...

Arts and Entertainment

ON THIS DATE

In 1863, the Battle of Gettysburg began. In 1908, SOS was adopted as the international distress signal. More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

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

HELP ME, HARLAN!

Parents want college-bound daughter to be more aware of dangers ahead

Dear Harlan, More...

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