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Plaque dedication is planned

On Memorial Day, the Rural Valley American Legion Cosgrove Post No. More...

What about the United States?

Is the United States in the Bible?  More specifically – Is the United States in Biblical prophecy?  These are questions I hear often.  If not these, someone will pull out a particular passage and ask if something in it is a refer More...

GLIMPSE OF THE PAST

OLD POSTCARD DEPICTING RUINS OF THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN KITTANNING WHICH BURNED CIRCA MARCH 7, 1909

Ruby E. Walls of Kittanning submitted this postcard depicting the ruins of The First Presbyterian Church in Kittanning which burned circa March 7, 1909. More...

Beloved 96-year-old bagger at New England grocery chain dies

STRATHAM, N.H. (AP) — Arthur St. John, who at 96 was the oldest employee of a New England grocery chain and among its most beloved, has died.St. John died Monday at his home in Exeter, New Hampshire, the Brewitt Funeral Home said. More...

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Bake/yard sale on tap to benefit horse rescue   A bake and yard sale will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 27 at Rory Ridge Rescue, 501c3 horse rescue, 178 Anderson Road, Templeton. Proceeds will benefit Rory Ridge Rescue. More...

Appeals court deals blow to Trump administration travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban “speaks with vague words of national security, but in context drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination,” a federal appeals court said Thursday in More...

AP FACT CHECK: Did Trump really favor Macron in France?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told France’s new president that he was “my guy” in the recent election, a French official said Thursday. More...

Greek ex-prime minister hurt as letter bomb explodes in car

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos was injured after a letter bomb exploded inside his car in a central Athens on Thursday in an attack that also left two Bank of Greece employees wounded.  Authorities said a More...

SENTENCES

The following is a partial list of criminal cases handled by Armstrong County Judge Kenneth G. Valasek on May 23. Unless otherwise noted, court costs and supervision fees are to be paid by the defendant:  More...

POLICE REPORT

Pennsylvania State Police released the following reports on recent incidents:  More...

ACADEMIC AWARDS

The top academic awards were recently presented at Divine Redeemer School. More...

POETRY AWARDS

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas awarded the Divine Redeemer School fourth-grade students the 2017 National Education Contest poetry awards at the Prince of Peace Church on May 3. More...

Trump’s budget plan hits poor people hard

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It’s worse than even some of President Trump’s most vociferous critics could have imagined. More...

We’ve seen this Clinton movie before -- and it still stinks

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Back in 2000, I interviewed the late Rev. Jerry Falwell on camera in connection with a documentary film of Joe Conason’s and my book, “The Hunting of the President.” It took place at Liberty University, in Lynchburg, Virginia. More...

Probe: US bomb set off IS-planted devices in Mosul tragedy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States acknowledged Thursday that bombing an Iraqi building in March set off a series of Islamic-State planted explosives, resulting in more than 100 civilian deaths and underscoring the difficulty of rooting out th More...

Oversight chair seeks more FBI documents in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Oversight committee asked the FBI on Thursday to turn over more documents about former FBI Director James Comey’s interactions with the White House and Justice Department, including materials da More...

Trump scolds fellow NATO leaders: Spend more for military

BRUSSELS (AP) — Surrounded by stone-faced allies, President Donald Trump excoriated fellow NATO members Thursday for failing to meet the military alliance’s financial benchmarks, asserting that leaves it weaker than it should be and is &l More...

Trump handshake showdown: France’s Macron just won’t let go

BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. More...

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