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January 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Academic achievements recognized through Armstrong Quiz Bowl team

Amidst sports, music, and other extracurricular activities, a group of students at Armstrong High School have taken their love of learning to the next level as they participate on the school’s Quiz Bowl team and excel in their competitions.&nbs More...

News

IUP Eberly College of Business named in Princeton Review

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Pope takes over Knights of Malta after condom dispute

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Wednesday seized control of the Knights of Malta, and action that amounts to one sovereign country annexing another, if on a very small scale.  Here’s what led to the takeover and what it means for More...

Senior manager at cybersecurity firm arrested in Moscow

MOSCOW (AP) — A manager in charge of investigating hacking attacks at Russia’s biggest cybersecurity firm has been arrested, the company said Wednesday.  More...

Sports

Wolves strike Comets with 60-49 thumping

To say that the West Shamokin girl’s basketball team has had a successful season thus far is an understatement. More...

Feeling the Sting

Hawks claw their way to victory behind McCanna’s 28 points

Armstrong and Freeport renewed their rivalry on Wednesday night and the build up did not disappoint. Both teams used multiple runs, but the River Hawks proved to be too much for the Yellowjackets, beating their Route 28 neighbor, 60-48.  More...

Bucs out battle Blue Devils, 66-40

The Leechburg Blue Devils girl’s basketball team came into the season with high expectations. The team came into the winter off of the school’s first WPIAL playoff appearance in 11 years. More...

Leechburg mourns loss of music teacher

“I don’t how we’re going to do it, but we’re going to move on, and move on together.”  This was the message superintendent Tiffany Nix delivered at the Leechburg school board meeting last evening – after she c More...

Local woman reflects on firsthand Women’s March experience

While hundreds of thousands of people protested in Washington, D.C. last Saturday for the Women’s March, their rally cries were echoed throughout hundreds of cities throughout the world also participating in protest.  More...

Obituaries

William L. Reesman

KITTANNING

William L. Reesman, 76, of Kittanning passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, at ACMH Hospital.  He was born on Aug. 26, 1940, in Kittanning, the son of W. Lester and Rosanna (Webster) Reesman.  More...

Paul E. Bowser

KITTANNING

Paul E. Bowser, 88, of Kittanning died on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, at ACMH Hospital.  He was born on June 25, 1928, on his family’s farm in North Buffalo Township, the son of Clarence and Margaret (Bouch) Bowser.  More...

Anna M. Kutchenreiter

FORD CITY

Anna M. Kutchenreiter, 96, of Ford City died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 at her residence.  Born May 27, 1920 in Ford City, she was a daughter of the late Walter M. More...

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In 1802, Congress passed a bill that established the position of Librarian of Congress.  In 1837, Michigan was admitted as the 26th U.S. state. In 1950, the Indian Constitution went into effect, marking the birth of the Republic of India.   More...

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