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April 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Investigation is ongoing into attempted homicide

Law enforcement officials hope to speak to shooting victim

Pennsylvania State Police -- Kittanning -- on Monday had yet to disclose the identity of an Atlanta man reportedly shot Saturday in the driveway of an East Franklin residence as of the paper’s production deadline.  However, Armstrong Count More...

Ford City Mayor casts tie-breaking vote in borough manager decision

Jeff Cogley approves extending Michael Greenlee’s tenure

With council locked at 3-3 Monday, it was up to Ford City Borough Mayor Jeff Cogley to cast the tie breaking vote to allow the municipality’s Police Chief Michael Greenlee to continue in his dual role as borough manager.  More...

News

Beekeeping clinic brings out a crowd

Dominic and Samantha Miller help Dan Lynch, president of the Beekeepers of Armstrong, Butler and Indiana County get the area behind Crooked Creek Environmental Learning Center ready for a recent hone More...

JAIL REPORT

The following individuals were committed yesterday to the Armstrong County Jail:  • Craig Robert Campbell, 24, Vot Lane, East Brady, on a probation violation;  • Jonathan Allen Casteel, 29, of Surrey Hill Drive, Uniontown, on a pr More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong County 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  • Emergency crews including Leechburg Police Department, Lower Kiski Ambulance, Leechburg Fire Company and Gilpin Township Fire Department responded to a rescue situa More...

Sports

Apollo-Ridge powers past Springdale in five innings , 15-2

The Apollo-Ridge girls softball team needed only five innings to knock off the Springdale Dynamos en route to their sixth-consecutive victory on Tuesday, 15-2.  More...

Cubs pound Pirates, 14-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Addison Russell set a career high with four hits, Jason Heyward homered for the third time in four games and drove in four runs as the Chicago Cubs jumped on the Pittsburgh Pirates early in a 14-3 victory on Monday night.  More...

Vikings overcome errors to drop Sto-Rox, 14-8

The Apollo-Ridge Vikings fought through some sloppy fielding and held off a pesky Sto- Rox team long enough to capture a 14-8 home victory yesterday afternoon at Apollo-Ridge High School. More...

Man to stand trial in unprecedented county case

Zane Richard Clever accused of drug delivery resulting in death

The Zane Richard Clever case, one previously characterized by law enforcement officials as being without precedent in Armstrong County, will go to trial based on action taken Monday following a preliminary hearing held at the office of Magisterial Di More...

Wildflower wisdom

Trail volunteer and walk leader Kay Owen (left) along with Abigail Besinger, Alaina Besinger and Travis Bowser, participated Sunday in the “Wondrous Wildflower Walk,” sponsored by the All More...

Open house for adult achievement center is April 26

The Progressive Workshop of Armstrong County will play host to an open house in order to debut its adult achievement center this week. The open house is slated to take place from 1-7 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Shirley Mae Kuhns Allison

KITTANNING

Shirley Mae Kuhns Allison of Kittanning passed away early Monday, April 24, 2017, at ACMH Hospital.  She was born June 2, 1932, in New Bethlehem to Bill and Esther (Slagle) Kuhns.  She was a graduate of Dayton Joint High School and Clarion More...

Michele Ann Berkoben

MONROEVILLE

Michele Ann Berkoben, 49, of Monroeville passed away on Sunday, April 23, 2017, at UPMC Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh.  Michele was born in Natrona Heights on Nov. 9, 1967, a daughter of Bonnie L. More...

Mary Ann Frye

SHELOCTA

Mary Ann Frye, 73, of Shelocta, Pa., passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.  She was born Feb. 25, 1944, in Indiana, Pa., the daughter of Nicolas Black and Mary (Smith) McHenry Black.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 3-8 Night: 1-6  Pick 3 Day: 0-5-7 Night: 2-7-1  Pick 4 Day: 5-3-7-2 Night: 9-5-1-5  Pick 5 Day: 8-0-8-7-2 Night: 6-4-5-4-1  Treasure Hunt: 04-07-09-10-27   More...

Do Just One Thing

There are an estimated three dead cellphones in the junk drawers of every American home today. It’s believed that over 500,000 phones are replaced every day in the United States, which means one thing: This technology should be recycled. More...

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