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February 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Two of WPIAL’s best battle in Class 2A playoffs

Leechburg’s Mikayla Lovelace scores over Chartiers-Houston’s Alexa Williamson in the fourth quarter of the second-round playoff game between the Blue Devils and Bucs at West Allegheny Hig More...

News

TACT to deploy 2 new buses by the end of August

Town & County Transit (TACT) General Manager Patti Lynn Baker said two new longer, more accessible buses will be deployed into its fleet by the end of August.  That information was given Wednesday during the TACT board of directors regular m More...

Kittanning man heading to trial for allegedly hitting a local officer

Paul Smith waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday at Judge Owen’s office

A Kittanning Borough man will face trial at the Armstrong County Courthouse for charges including aggravated assault and resisting arrest.  Paul Smith, 29, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday at the office of Kittanning Borough M More...

New congressional map spurs more would-be candidates

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A new court-ordered map of congressional districts in Pennsylvania is spurring more would-be candidates to consider whether — and where — to run.  More...

Sports

Buccaneers edge out Blue Devils in WPIAL quarterfinals

Williamson leads the way for Chartiers-Houston with 24 points in 52-45 victory over Leechburg

In a rematch of their WPIAL Class 2A quarterfinal match up from a year ago, Chartiers-Houston again ended Leechbug’s playoff dreams by outlasting a furious fourth quarter comeback by the Blue Devils to advance to the semifinal round with a 52- More...

Rays deal Dickerson to Pirates for Hudson and minor leaguer

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have traded All- Star designated hitter Corey Dickerson to Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for relief pitcher Daniel Hudson, minor league infielder Tristan Gray and cash.  More...

West Shamokin hopes for same result with a different look

This time last year, but a round later in the District VI playoffs, the West Shamokin Wolves and the Everett Warriors played in one of the more quality post season basketball games seen in the area.  Fast forward to 2018, and the two teams are m More...

Estranged wife of suspended without pay Leechburg police chief appears on TV program

Danielle Reinke Diebold details how she is overcoming her grief involving charges against Michael Diebold

Danielle Reinke Diebold knew, on Jan. More...

Armstrong High School students research life sustainability on the moon

NASA program to choose top project, grant students the opportunity to provide results to entity’s officials

Last September, Armstrong Junior-Senior High school was chosen as one of only 10 schools, throughout the nation, to participate in a competition headed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).  More...

East Franklin Township supervisors hear concerns regarding flooding

Massive rainfall has caused high buildups of rain and mud

Fred Kennedy, who lives on South Street in East Franklin Township, said he has been dealing with an ongoing problem at his house throughout the last few years, he said.  He said every time it rains, water runs down his road, as well as other nei More...

Obituaries

Gerald D. ‘Jerry’ Wadding

Gerald D. “Jerry” Wadding, 82, of Findlay, Ohio, died at 6:23 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.  He was born in a small coal mining town, McWilliams, on March 12, 1935, to the late Don E. and D. More...

Richard ‘Dick’ Slagle

fo rmerly of Ford City

Richard “Dick” Slagle, 87, formerly of Ford City, butcher/ meat cutter and U.S. Navy Veteran, passed away Tuesday, Feb. More...

Dorothy E. Bowser

Greenville, fo rmerly of Wheatland

Dorothy E. Bowser, 97, of Greenville, formerly of Wheatland, died at 2:55 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at UPMC Horizon Farrell.  She was born Feb. More...

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Do Just One Thing

Ever toss some lemons, limes or sliced strawberries into a water bottle or pitcher to infuse your drink with a hint of fruit flavor? It is a favorite way to get more H2O into your diet, but it also can be a health risk. More...

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