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April 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

New York Life office set to open in Ford City

Tyler Ruby and Erick Mohrbacher hope to bring their financial skills to help members of the community

Growing up in New Bethlehem, Tyler Ruby said he is, “very comfortable,” with the people of Armstrong County, and he loves interacting with them.  Therefore, he is excited to officially work and interact with members of the community More...

Ford City V.F.W. Post 4843 crowns its 2018 Loyalty Day Queen

Kittanning’s Summer Hawkins was recently crowned Ford City Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4843 Loyalty Day Queen at the auxiliary meeting on April 18.  Hawkins will represent the post at the District Loyalty Day banquet to be held in Indian More...

News

Jury in Bill Cosby case to begin deliberating on Wednesday

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Waffle House gunman’s troubles began years before attack

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Travis Reinking’s erratic behavior began years before police say he showed up without pants at a Waffle House restaurant and killed four people with an assault-style rifle.  More...

Copperfield testifies on illusion where man says he was hurt

LAS VEGAS (AP) — David Copperfield insisted Tuesday he knew of no one being injured during 20 years of performing a signature vanishing act at the center of a lawsuit by a British tourist who claims he was seriously hurt in a fall during a Las More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 4-6 Night: 7-8  Pick 3 Day: 2-9-8 Night: 3-6-0  Pick 4 Day: 8-5-2-8 Night: 2-2-7-5  Pick 5 Day: 9-3-7-8-6 Night: 9-4-6-3-1  Treasure Hunt: 07-20-23-26-28   More...

Do Just One thing

Before your next journey abroad, be sure to check out the website packforapurpose.org.  More...

TEACHING SAFE TRAVEL

Volunteer educates student drivers about what truck drivers can see

The parking lot of the Armstrong Junior-Senior High School is becoming a familiar location to Todd Placek.  Placek, a driver and manager with the Sewickley-based VP Trucking, was in the parking lot with his tri-axle truck on Tuesday to talk to s More...

Armstrong native awarded 2018 Best Business Woman of Pittsburgh

West Shamokin alumna recognized for professional excellence

Armstrong native and 2007 West Shamokin Junior-Senior High School graduate Shana Roudebush was recently awarded the 2018 Best Business Woman of Pittsburgh award by the Women’s Small Business Association (WSBA).  More...

ARIN IU appoints eight individuals to board of directors

IU approves personnel, business matters for April

The board of directors of ARIN Intermediate Unit (IU) 28 recently held its monthly meeting following the entity’s annual convention of school directors, during which eight individuals were appointed as members of the ARIN board of directors. More...

Obituaries

John L. ‘Jack’ Heigley

Kittanning

John L. “Jack” Heigley, 94, of Kittanning, Pa., was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 22, 2018.  He was born June 19, 1923, in West Kittanning, Pa., to Fred Yost Heigley and Harriet Blanche (Hawk) Heigley.  More...

Patricia Rearick

Burrell Township

Patricia Rearick, 74, of Burrell Township, died on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Curran-Shaffer Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., Apollo, 724-478-1244.   More...

Sports

River Hawks even section record with crisp, 3-1 win over Plum

What a difference a year makes.  Less than 12 months after the Armstrong River Hawks boys’ varsity volleyball game finished the 2017 season with a dismal 1-11 record, the 2018 edition of the team is playing .500 ball late into the season a More...

Apollo-Ridge guidance counselor runs Boston Marathon

Whether labeled as a healthy initiative, athletic feat, or enduring pastime, runners from around the world recently headed to Massachusetts by the thousands to participate in the oldest annual marathon in existence.  Amongst them was local runne More...

A tale of 2 bats, and Babe Ruth’s 60th home run in 1927

NEW YORK (AP) -- As part of its collection of Babe Ruth items, the Baseball Hall of Fame says it has the bat the slugger used to hit his then-record 60th home run in 1927.  A private collector also claims to own the bat, and he’s selling i More...

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