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Potential scam artist questioned in Ford City

The Ford City Police Department intercepted and subsequently released an individual who was going door-to-door, claiming to work for an energy company, illegally soliciting residents. More...

News

Adding a personal touch to tailoring

Sorrell’s Designs is the newest upcoming tailor in Kittanning

Very rarely do you see seamstress work being advertised or talked about. Halie Futscher is about to change all of that. More...

Trump steps into security bubble; will he bring his phone?

WASHINGTON (AP) — A few hours after President-elect Donald Trump was briefed by intelligence officials about Russian meddling in the election, an Associated Press reporter called his cellphone seeking an interview.  The call went to voicem More...

Uber pays $20 million to settle claims of driver deception

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber Technologies is paying $20 million to settle allegations that it duped people into driving for its ride-hailing service with false promises about how much they would earn and how much they would have to pay to finance More...

Sports

Davies, Blue Devils knock off Riverview, 54-34

Oakmont, Pa is known for its world class golf course that hosts the National Championship of the United States. Greats such as Ben Hogan and Jack Nickalus have come out of Oakmont victorious. More...

Bell & Blount’s friendship transcends abrupt exit

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The football player and friend in Le’Veon Bell understood why LeGarrette Blount walked off the job that cold night in Nashville more than two years ago, jogging to the locker room with the clock still running as Bell and More...

Respect abounds as Patriots host Steelers in AFC title game

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — There are few things that Bill Belichick respects more than history in the NFL.  And few teams elicit as much praise from the Patriots coach as the Pittsburgh Steelers.  More...

ARC Manor minus a board member

As of Jan. 19, the ARC Manor board meeting is minus a board member. More...

Commissioners receive grant to help fight blight

Sen. White works to get seed money to start program

The Armstrong County Commissioners will soon be helping municipalities fight blight.  Commissioners Pat Fabian, Jason Renshaw and George Skamai acknowledged a $100,000 grant Senator Don White helped secure through the Economic Development and Co More...

Chairman of Armstrong County Republicans attending inauguration

Yesterday, Michael Baker and his wife hopped in the car and headed to the nation’s capitol to witness an event many said neither would nor could ever happen. The inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States. More...

Obituaries

Cory Daniel Kennedy

KITTANNING

Cory Daniel Kennedy, 31, of Kittanning died on Wednesday, Jan. More...

Emma Jean Anderson

NEW BETHLEHEM

Emma Jean Anderson, age 80, of New Bethlehem died on Wednesday, Jan. More...

Richard E. Starr Sr.

KITTANNING

Richard E. Starr Sr., 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...

Arts and Entertainment

ON THIS DATE

In 1841, China ceded the island of Hong Kong to the British.  In 1885, LaMarcus Thompson patented the first roller coaster.  In 1920, the American Civil Liberties Union was founded.   More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 0-5 Night: 9-3  Pick 3 Day: 9-5-8 Night: 7-0-9  Pick 4 Day: 2-3-0-2 Night: 8-3-2-2  Pick 5 Day: 3-3-8-5-6 Night: 2-6-6-7-7  Treasure Hunt: 10-11-16-19-24   More...

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