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Cowansville local to participate in Women’s March

Amongst the more than 50 students from Clarion University who will be attending the Women’s March in Washington D.C. More...

Leechburg Elementary recognized as a Title I Distinguished School

Only the top five percent of Title I schools in the state are recognized with a distinguished school award, and this year, David Leech Elementary School hit the mark.  More...

News

Apollo Library to begin 2017 poetry series

Apollo Memorial Library will be kicking off the first installment of its three part 2017 Pittsburgh Poets Rock the Apollo series this month.  Poets Ed Ochester and Jennifer Jackson-Berry will be speaking at the Apollo Memorial Library, located a More...

For third-straight time, Earth sets hottest year record

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth sizzled to a thirdstraight record hot year in 2016, government scientists said Wednesday. They mostly blame man-made global warming with help from a natural El Nino, which has since disappeared.  More...

Paul McCartney files lawsuit against Sony/ATV over copyright

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul McCartney says he wants his music to get back to where it once belonged.  McCartney filed a lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan on Wednesday against Sony/ ATV over copyright ownership of the many hit songs he wrote w More...

Sports

West Shamokin dominates Saltsburg, improves to 13-2

The West Shamokin girl’s basketball team came in to their game against Saltsburg as the talk of the Heritage Conference. The Wolves held a 12-2 record overall and on top of the Northern Division. More...

Down but not out

Donovan Ashe (above) makes his way to the mat during Armstrong’s match against Kiski on Wednesday. The Cavaliers defeated the River Hawks, dropping Armstrong to 4-2 overall and 3-2 in section. More...

Steelers WR Antonio Brown apologizes for livestreaming

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Antonio Brown insists he didn’t mean to disrespect his coach or create a distraction when the All-Pro wide receiver livestreamed the raucous aftermath of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ playoff win over the Kansas City Ch More...

Water Trail plan unveiled

Group hoping to create map for water enthusiasts

The Middle Allegheny River Trail is still in the fairly early phases of planning, but don’t be concerned, it is a fairly elaborate plan.  More...

Manor Township Police Department to host child safety seminar

After a hiatus over the holidays, the Manor Township Police Department will continue their monthly seminars this Saturday – with a focus on child safety. More...

Salvation Army to host Snowman Breakfast

Kittanning Salvation Army is hosting a Snowman Breakfast on Saturday, Jan. 21 at 9:15 a.m. Reservations are required.  More...

Obituaries

Ronald W. Grafton

HADLEY (SANDY CREEK TOWNSHIP)

Ronald W. Grafton of Hadley (Sandy Creek Township) passed away early Tuesday evening, Jan. 17, 2017, at his residence following courageous battle with cancer. He was 77.  More...

Richard E. Starr

KITTANNING

Richard E. Starr, 95, of Kittanning died on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at the Armstrong County Health Center.  He was born on March 2, 1921, in Kittanning, the son of John A. and Emma F. (Walker) Starr.  More...

Earl W. ‘Woody’ Dilley

FORD CITY

Earl W. ‘Woody’ Dilley, 98, of Ford City, died of natural causes, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, at home with his family .  Woody was born on June 3, 1918, in Manor Township, and was the son of Joseph W. and Annie A. More...

Arts and Entertainment

ON THIS DATE

In 1915, two German zeppelins dropped bombs on the towns of Great Yarmouth and King’s Lynn in England.  In 1966, Indira Gandhi was elected as India’s first woman prime minister. More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 9-1 Night: 3-5  Pick 3 Day: 8-2-5 Night: 7-1-3  Pick 4 Day: 4-9-5-8 Night: 5-0-2-7  Pick 5 Day: 0-0-8-8-5 Night: 7-7-1-8-5  Treasure Hunt: 01-03-16-20-28   More...

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