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Tickets sell fast for West Shamokin’s ‘Mary Poppins’ musical

Students at West Shamokin Junior-Senior High School are off to an enthusiastic start as they prepare for their second-ever musical performance.  Tickets for the, “Mary Poppins,” musical production went on sale Monday.  As of Tu More...

News

Alleged 9/11 plotter blasts Obama in letter from Guantanamo

MIAMI (AP) — The man who says he was the mastermind of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack seeks to justify the plot as a “natural reaction” to U.S. More...

Snowstorm prompts emergency declarations and school closures

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Snow expected to move across Pennsylvania beginning overnight has prompted emergency declarations and school closures.  The National Weather Service has issued winter storm warnings for parts of central and eastern Pen More...

EDUCATION NOTES

Local students earn degrees  More...

Sports

Leechburg dominates Sto-Rox in important playoff tune-up game

Even though the WPIAL calendar says that their basketball playoffs don’t start for another week, the Leechburg boy’s basketball team has been playing playoff games for the last two weeks. More...

River Hawks fall to Golden Tornadoes

The Armstrong wrestling team competed in their second to last regular season match of the season on Wednesday as they welcomed Butler to Armstrong Junior/Senior High School. More...

Armstrong bowlers collect tenth win on senior night; remain undefeated

The feeling of defeat has yet to be something either the Armstrong boys’ or girls’ bowling teams have experienced so far this season. On Wednesday at King Lanes, The River Hawks avoided that feeling yet again defeat St. More...

Police investigating ‘personnel issue,’ says ASD superintendent

In January, allegations surfaced against a man regarding a potential, inappropriate relationship, which resulted in the individual being removed from Armstrong Junior-Senior High School where he was currently teaching that day.  Manor Township P More...

NexTier Bank makes sizable donation to ASD Foundation

The ever-expanding educational initiatives in the Armstrong School District (ASD) are showing no signs of slowing down, as the ASD Foundation continues to actively pursue grant money from local businesses in order to fulfill educators’ grant wi More...

Obituaries

Frederick Lewis Cunningham

KITTANNING

Frederick Lewis Cunningham, 73, of Kittanning died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, in Life Care in Natrona Heights.  He was born Dec. 29, 1943, in Kittanning to Arthur D. and Margaret P. More...

Victor P. Rossi

ALLEGHENY TOWNSHIP

Victor P. Rossi, 95, of Allegheny Township passed away on Tuesday, Jan. More...

Edward G. ‘Jerry’ Kunst

TAMPA, FL, FORMERLY OF FORD CITY

Edward G. ‘Jerry’ Kunst, 81, of Tampa, Fla., formerly of Ford City, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Tampa.  He was born Feb. 14, 1935, in Ford City to William and Mary Skukalek Kunst.  Mr. More...

Arts and Entertainment

ON THIS DATE

In 1825, the U.S. House of Representatives elected John Quincy Adams as president, a decision that became necessary after no candidate took the majority of the electoral votes in the election of 1824. More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 0-9 Night: 5-6  Pick 3 Day: 0-9-9 Night: 0-2-5  Pick 4 Day: 4-2-1-2 Night: 7-3-0-8  Pick 5 Day: 2-8-9-4-8 Night: 9-5-0-7-5  Treasure Hunt: 10-15-25-26-30   More...

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