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August 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Take the smallest step’ — Ford City seeks input on ways to improve

Ideas for upgrades to zoning, community development dominate public session

At the end of his presentation on Monday, Jim Kumon was asked by a Ford City Borough resident to detail the municipality’s strengths.  Kumon, after a moment, said Ford City is in the midst of building up its economy. More...


Apollo-Ridge School District board of education conducts final meeting before start of school

Administration, staff prepare to welcome students Wednesday for 2018-19 academic year

The Apollo-Ridge School District (ARSD) board of education on Monday held its monthly committee meeting, which also served as the district’s final official meeting before the start of the 2018-19 ARSD academic year – which is Aug. More...

Kittanning Borough men charged with making terroristic threats against police

Both Michael Floccari and Sean McDonald are slated to undergo preliminary hearings

Two Kittanning Borough men are charged with making terroristic threats against Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) and the Ford City Borough Police Department, respectively.  Michael Floccari, 58, will tentatively face a preliminary hearing at 9 a. More...

Kittanning woman charged with drug possession

Laura Krizmanich to undergo a preliminary hearing tomorrow at Judge Owen’s office

A Kittanning Borough woman is facing a series of drug-related charges after drugs and pieces of drug paraphernalia were allegedly found in her residence.  Laura Krizmanich, 37, will tentatively face a preliminary hearing at 9 a.m. More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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Do Just One Time

When a recipe calls for an unusual flour made from almonds, rice or oats, running to the store or looking for another recipe aren’t your only options. You can make these flours in your own home. More...

Armstrong County Humane Society officer resigns

Penny Dewoehrel steps down in midst of court hearings

Penny Dewoehrel has resigned as Armstrong County’s Humane Society police officer, effective Aug. 15, according to a letter written on her behalf by her attorney, Dennis M. Moskal.  The letter, dated Aug. More...

Preliminary hearings for Croyle and Feeney continued until September

Each has a private attorney representing them in their criminal proceedings

The preliminary hearings for Kittanning Borough Council Vice President, the Rev. David John Croyle, and former Applewold Borough Council President Mark Alan Feeney have both been continued until September.  More...

CWM Environmental breaks ground on expansion project

CWM Environmental is underway with a project that will expand its footprint in the Armstrong County. Construction of a new building on South Park Drive in East Franklin Township has commenced. More...


Mary Jane Luke

Kittanning, Pa.

Mary Jane Luke, 91, of Kittanning, Pa., passed away Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, at Allegheny General Hospital.  She was born July 1, 1927, in Kittanning, to Thomas L. and L. More...

Joseph D. Balsone


Joseph D. Balsone, 83, of Ford City, died Aug. 20, 2018, at ACMH Hospital.  Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Mantini Funeral Home, 701 Sixth Ave., Ford City, PA 16226.  A prayer service will follow at 12:30 p.m. More...


Leechburg Borough man hopes his actions inspire others to persevere

Brendan Beck recently won six medals in the National Veterans Wheelchair Games

For Brendan Beck, it was not about winning.  The 44-year-old Leechburg man said his drive for competition and ability to perform was meant to inspire others in a similar situation.  Beck, who grew up in neighboring Vandergrift, competed i More...

20-year-old Wilson pitches Braves past Pirates 1-0 in debut

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryse Wilson worked five solid innings, becoming the third 20-year-old pitcher to start in his big league debut for Atlanta this season in the Braves’ 1-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night. More...

Deep, experienced group of Pitt running backs looks for big season

Nine months and 223 miles removed from Blacksburg, Va., Pitt senior running back Darrin Hall stepped into the huddle Thursday morning, the football on the 4 and a goalline drill upcoming.  He looked his 10 teammates in the eye and said only two More...

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