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February 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Leechburg Area school board votes for full-day kindergarten

Session will carry same cost as half-day installment

Leechburg Area School District will offer full-day kindergarten beginning next school year as the result of a vote Wednesday by the district’s board of education.  The shift to full day will move sixth-grade students into the high school, More...

News

Man killed in work site trench collapse in Pennsylvania

WEST NEWTON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a trench collapse at a western Pennsylvania property has killed a man working at the site.  The Westmoreland County coroner’s office said 18-yearold Adam Skokut Jr. More...

Girl to be tried as adult in slaying after Facebook feud

SCRANTON, Pa. More...

PennDOT cracking down on ‘Graffiti Highway’ trespassing

CENTRALIA, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is cracking down on trespassers who continue to walk on a stretch of highway that’s been closed to vehicles because of an underground coal fire.  More...

Sports

Armstrong Arrows hockey team exemplifies family

It only takes one game to turn a rough season around, or in the case of the Armstrong Arrows Bantam 2 team, one tournament.  More...

Freeport falls to South Fayette in back-and-forth thriller

When the Freeport Yellowjackets and South Fayette Lions tipped-off on Wednesday in the WPIAL Class 4A playoffs, the game ended as something that more or less resembled a track meet. More...

Marte ready to take over in center field for Pirates

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Starling Marte, the guy displacing Andrew Mc- Cutchen in center field for the Pittsburgh Pirates this year, hasn’t played the position regularly since the minor leagues.  More...

Kittanning man is charged with alleged drug delivery resulting in death

Preliminary hearing for Zane Richard Clever is today

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 10:15 a.m. More...

TeamRAID seeks members for burgeoning effort

Drug abuse prevention initiative is aimed at expansion

Members of TeamRAID, as they liked to be called, are seeking to add to the ranks of the program’s Apollo and Parker chapters.  More...

Obituaries

James Glenn ‘Jim’ Fleming

ELDERTON

James Glenn ‘Jim’ Fleming, 79, of Elderton passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at St. Andrew’s Village.  He was born Aug. 10, 1937, in Indiana, the son of Glenn R. and Edna (Williams) Fleming.  More...

Marie C. Beck

DAYTON

Marie C. Beck, 90, of Dayton passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, at her residence.  She was born on Jan. More...

Hayden William Klingler Sr.

WEST KITTANNING

Hayden William Klingler Sr., age 72, of West Kittanning died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, at his residence.  He was born on Oct. More...

Arts and Entertainment

ON THIS DATE

In 1778, Baron von Steuben joined the U.S. encampment at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, to help train the Continental Army.  In 1942, a Japanese submarine fired artillery shells at coastal targets near Santa Barbara, California.   More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

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