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January 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Vietnam veteran helps others with VA benefits

Vietnam veteran Ed Shuster served in the United States Air Force for two decades, from the June of 1956 to October 1976. Today, he is completely blind.  More...

News

Philadelphia bars employers from requesting salary history

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Despite a threat from cable giant Comcast to take legal action, Philadelphia has banned employers from asking potential hires to provide their salary history, a move supporters say is a step toward closing the wage gap betwe More...

Trump narrows down Supreme Court nominee list to 3

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has narrowed his choice to fill the Supreme Court vacancy to three judges and said he expects to make his decision in the coming days.  More...

When will soggy California drop water restrictions?

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Sports

Birds of Prey

River Hawks drop Greensburg Salem behind strong defensive effort

Right from the opening tip, the Armstrong River Hawks had their way on offense, and used a dominant zone defense to down Greensburg Salem, 49-28 on Tuesday in a 5A Section 3 match-up.  More...

Wolves thump Stingers on the road, 52-35

West Shamokin continued through the second half of their Heritage Conference schedule on Tuesday with a 52-35 victory over Marion Center. The Wolves and Stingers battled through a low scoring, half court game in the first half. More...

St. Louis makes Pens, Murray feel the blues in 3-0 victory

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Carter Hutton stopped 34 shots for his sixth career shutout to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 3-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night.  More...

Armstrong County Democrats seek to rebuild party, plan fundraiser

Friends of Tony DeLoreto along with the Armstrong County Democratic Committee will be hosting a Moving Forward fundraiser this week in attempt to rebuild the Democratic Party as well as continuing to keep local campaigns in motion.  More...

Conservation District announces new GeoTrail

The Armstrong Conservation District (ACD) has recently announced the new ACD Watersheds, Agriculture, Trails, Erosion, Roads (W.A.T.E.R.) GeoTrail.  According to the Armstrong Conservation District, this series of Geocaches were made possible th More...

Obituaries

Jeanette I. Andre

FORMERLY OF CHICORA

Jeannette I. Andre, 94, formerly of Chicora, died on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at Oakmont Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation.  She was born on June 12, 1922, in Worthington, daughter of Clarence and Nellie J. (Barr) Bouch. More...

Rev. Arthur D. ‘Art’ Shotts

BIRMINGHAM

Rev. Arthur D. ‘Art’ Shotts, 70, of Birmingham went home to be with the Lord on Monday afternoon, Jan. More...

Kennedy Sutton Ross

BELLINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS

Kennedy Sutton Ross, 2, of Bellingham, Massachusetts was granted her angel wings on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, following a recent diagnosis of a malignant brain tumor. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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DEAR ABBY

Wife wonders if counseling will help husband mature

DEAR ABBY: I’m having a hard time deciding if I should forgive my husband or tell him enough is enough. More...

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