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Rural Valley Hose Co. No. 1 prepares for future home

The Rural Valley Hose Co. No. More...

News

Community flocks to benefit family

Templeton resident Hope Johns peruses a portion of roughly 50 gift baskets made available for raffle at Sunday’s spaghetti dinner to benefit the family of the late Kirk Sweeney, which was held More...

Northeast encounters another winter blast of snow, winds

Another winter blast of snow and strong winds moved into the Northeast on Sunday to the delight of some and the consternation of others, just days after the biggest storm of the season dumped up to 19 inches of snow in the region.  More...

New Google Chromebooks cross laptops and tablets

NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung is releasing two new “premium” Google Chromebooks that offer hardware and software improvements not available on most standard models. More...

Sports

Richard G. Snyder YMCA begins registration for spring activities

As the final weeks of winter sports come to a conclusion, spring activities are right around the corner.  The Richard G. Snyder YMCA has begun sign-ups for five spring classes that have something to offer to every athlete.  More...

Former Syracuse, Celtics center Fab Melo dead at 26

SAO PAULO (AP) — Former Syracuse University and Boston Celtics center Fab Melo has died in his native Brazil, military police said Sunday. He was 26.  More...

Coming up Big

Eight year old Sisely Kostelansky (above) wrestles in the 55-pound weight class at the 2017 Keystone Finals on Saturday at Armstrong Junior-Senior High School. Kostelansky won the above match. More...

‘Drugs Kill Dreams’ message hits home

Partner parishes offer perspective on growing opioid epidemic

East Franklin’s Ryan Rooney bore a personal frame of reference regarding Father John Harrold’s message Sunday at St. Lawrence Church in Cadogan. More...

Local Drug Free Communities Coalition plans second meeting

The Armstrong-Indiana Drug Free Communities Coalition officials recently released their agenda for their second official meeting to be held in Armstrong County.  The meeting will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. More...

Obituaries

Bruce Stephen Batistig

OF BURRELL TOWNSHIP

Bruce Stephen Batistig, 67, of Burrell Township passed away on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at the VA Hospital, Oakland.  Born on June 16, 1949, in Indiana, Pa., he was a son of the late David G. and Margaret M. More...

Marcella J. Kijowski

OF FORD CITY

Marcella Jane Kijowski, 84, of Ford City, died Saturday, Feb. More...

Dale Ellsworth Forringer

OF KITTANNING

Dale Ellsworth Forringer, 82, of Kittanning passed away on Feb. More...

Arts and Entertainment

ON THIS DATE

In 1542, Catherine Howard, fifth wife of King Henry VIII, was executed on grounds of treason for committing adultery.  In 1945, Allied aircraft began bombing the German city of Dresden. More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 9-2 Night: 4-3  Pick 3 Day: 3-7-6 Night: 4-8-2  Pick 4 Day: 9-1-9-6 Night: 9-6-2-5  Pick 5 Day: 1-3-5-9-7 Night: 3-4-0-1-8  Treasure Hunt: 06-07-08-14-22   More...

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