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February 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Potential property tax elimination worries school district

Board discusses ‘vast negative ramifications’ of proposed legislation

Apollo-Ridge School District’s board of education on Tuesday discussed how legislation, if passed, to eliminate property tax has the potential to hurt the district. More...


Search for help is unending at Orphans of the Storm

Volunteer orientation program is tonight at library

Throughout Chris O’Donnell’s two decades volunteering locally with animal shelters, she’s seen the number of euthanized cats and dogs decline. But work always remains to continue driving such numbers further down. More...


The following were committed Thursday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Shane Nathan Bower, 27, of Chaplin Avenue, Ford City, on driving after imbibing;  * John William Caylor, 36, of Main Street, Marlon Center, on bench warrant;  * Mat More...


Wednesday-Considerable cloudiness. Isolated showers in the morning. Unseasonably warm with highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.  Wednesday night-Mostly cloudy. Mild. Lows in the upper 40s. More...


Just Not Enough

Local squad falls to McKeesport Tigers, 46-42

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Inside the NHL’s plan for warm weather at Heinz Field for Penguins versus Flyers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dan Craig wakes up and checks his phone. National Hockey League vice presidents of facilities operations — they’re just like us. More...

Crosby’s power-play goal lifts Penguins past Canes 3-1

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored the go-ahead goal on a deflection in the second period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 on Tuesday night. More...

‘Shear the Beard’ fundraiser at Lenape raises money for cancer research

Students and staff generate more than $1,000 for cause

Lenape Technical School students and staff raised more than $1,000 for pediatric cancer research in the past two weeks.  They concluded the fundraising initiative with a “Shear the Beard” ceremony Tuesday morning.  While teacher More...

Parker’s RAID chapter holds kickoff event

Law enforcement officials converge on America’s smallest city

The smallest city in the United States has reached out to its residents and started a Residents Against Illicit Drugs (RAID) chapter. More...


Billie R. ‘Knappy’ Knappenberger


Billie R. ‘Knappy’ Knappenberger, 96, of Worthington, formerly of Slate Lick, died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at Meadow Lake Manor Personal Care Home.  He was born Nov. 11, 1920, in West Franklin Township to the late Joseph E. More...

Wilma M. McKelvey


Wilma M. McKelvey, 94, of Kittanning passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at Concordia of Franklin Park, where she resided for the last two years.  She was born June 3, 1922, in Kittanning, the daughter of Sumner N. and Dora B. More...

Russell B. Smith Jr.


Russell B. Smith Jr., 59, of Worthington died Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, died at home.  He was born Dec. 17, 1957, in Kittanning to Russell Sr. More...

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In 1819, Spain signed the Adams-Onis Treaty, ceding Florida to the United States and redefining the boundary between U.S. and Spanish territories from Louisiana to the Pacific Ocean. More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 4-9 Night: 2-9  Pick 3 Day: 7-9-2 Night: 2-5-2  Pick 4 Day: 6-7-2-7 Night: 2-4-7-8  Pick 5 Day: 6-4-9-7-7 Night: 0-8-4-7-8  Treasure Hunt: 14-17-18-23-25   More...


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