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February 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Apollo-Ridge Education Foundation receives $7K donation

Bank’s offering to fund initiatives

The First Commonwealth Bank recently presented the Apollo-Ridge Education Foundation with a $7,000 check through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. More...

News

Jerry Sandusky’s son Jeffrey arrested on child sex charges

One of Jerry Sandusky’s sons was charged Monday with sex crimes involving two girls, more than five years after the former Penn State assistant coach was himself first arrested on child molestation charges.  Jeffrey S. More...

Kittanning Borough to conduct surveys for potential street project

In line with an initiative of the Armstrong County Department of Planning and Development, Kittanning Borough has tapped Councilman Andy Peters to go door-to-door to conduct income surveys with East High Street residents. More...

Kittanning Municipal Authority to investigate resident’s billing concerns

Board approves Sheetz underground monitoring system

Sean Westlake spoke Monday before Kittanning Municipal Authority’s board of directors to voice his concerns about residential sewage and trash removal bills.  Westlake recently purchased a North McKean Street residence and was still receiv More...

Arts and Entertainment

ON THIS DATE

In 1779, British explorer James Cook was killed on the island of Hawaii. In 1859, Oregon was admitted as the 33rd U.S. state In 1912, Arizona was admitted as the 48th U.S. state. More...

Did You Know?

The most popular theory about the origin of Valentine’s Day is that Roman Emperor Claudius II didn’t want his countrymen to marry during wartime. Bishop Valentine went against his wishes and performed secret weddings. More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 9-7 Night: 0-5 Pick 3 Day: 9-1-2 Night: 1-6-2 Pick 4 Day: 1-4-4-5 Night: 1-8-2-2 Pick 5 Day: 4-3-6-1-9 Night: 7-8-9-4-3 Treasure Hunt: 01-05-12-19-28 More...

ASD plans future meetings for school renovations, athletic complex

Armstrong School District’s board of education on Monday quickly held its final regular meeting for the month of February, during which members voted to adopt a handful of resolutions and to pay bills. More...

High winds wield damaging local blows

Ken and Georgiana Toy were spending Sunday evening quietly in their Rayburn Township home when the howling winds outside drew them to the door. More...

Ford City Borough Council votes to follow records retention guidelines

Ford City Borough Council voted Monday to follow state guidelines for keeping public records.  In 2008, the state’s Retention and Disposition Schedule was approved by the commonwealth’s   Local Government Records Committee.  More...

Obituaries

Harry John Brink

KITTANNING

Harry John Brink, 64, of Kittanning died Monday, Feb. More...

Sports

Going Out in Style

River Hawks close out season with hard-fought loss to Fox Chapel

It is inevitable. Every team, no matter what he sport is, are bound to have highs and lows throughout its season. This is especially true for the Armstrong River Hawks girl’s basketball team. More...

District-6 Basketball seedings released

After a successful regular season in their first season in the Heritage Conference, West Shamokin will be sending both the boys and girls basketball teams to the District-6 playoffs that are set to begin on Feb. 20.  More...

Golden Tornadoes pull past River Hawks

There is no such thing as a meaningless game in any sport, but after the Armstrong River Hawks boys basketball team walked off the court at Butler following a 10-point road loss, head coach Greg Hutcherson was thankful that his team’s regular season More...

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