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February 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Students raise funds with a lion’s heart

Submitted West Hills Primary School students recently held an assembly in celebration of reaching their fundraising goal for the American Heart Association. More...

News

Ford City seeks to upgrade vehicle fleet

Ford City Borough Council on Monday voted to accept bids to purchase a new truck for the municipality.  They will be looking for a 2015 Ford F-350 Utility Body Truck that will be able to serve multiple purposes.  More...

ARC Manor is excited to announce new partnerships

Pacts with local YMCA, ACMH Hospital will streamline services

The board of directors of ARC Manor on Monday held its monthly meeting, where members explained some of the Kittanning facility’s new collaborations and ideas.  First on the agenda was a partnership with the Richard G. More...

New parking regulations take effect on Jefferson Street

The last of the new traffic control signals along Market Street were recently activated and the traffic pattern on Jefferson Street was officially changed to twoway, effective Feb. More...

Sports

Laying the foundation, Armstrong girls basketball makes steady progress in 2016-17

Though the Armstrong River Hawks girls basketball team ultimately fell short of its main preseason goal of making the WPIAL playoffs, head coach Kirk Lorigan could not have been more proud of his team and how they handled the obstacles that they cont More...

Wolves eye a trip to District-6 Championship game

With one victory standing between the West Shamokin Wolves and a trip to the District 6 3A title game, the lady Wolves have had three days to practice since their quarterfinal victory over Penn Cambria to prepare for the next step in their journey.&n More...

The Pirates’ forgotten man: Nick Kingham

When Jameson Taillon finally made it to the major leagues in 2016, expectations were kept in check considering the injuries that had pestered the second-overall pick in the 2010 draft. More...

‘Hawk THON’ to raise money for sick children

PSU-inspired dance event is March 24-25

While the Armstrong High School student council is excitedly preparing for a “Hawk THON” dance marathon, they are doing so for the benefit of four local children with serious medical conditions. More...

Richard G. Snyder YMCA lays out strategic plan

Three-year plan focuses on how to address community needs

Leaders at the Richard G. Snyder YMCA in Kittanning on Monday laid out a vision for how it will address community needs over the course of the next three years. More...

School board urges public to contact local legislators over property tax elimination

Apollo-Ridge School District’s board of education on Monday outlined deep-rooted concerns members have regarding the potentially negative impact property tax elimination would have on the district.  More...

Obituaries

Veronica Ann ‘Ronnie’ Spangler

SOMERSET, MASS.

Veronica Ann ‘Ronnie’ Spangler, beloved wife of Joseph L. Spangler and loving mother of Dawn Ruble (Mark), Tracy Perun (Blane), Eric Spangler (Yolanda) and Julie Lewis (Wes), passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017.  More...

Jane Avon (Miller) Oresick

FORD CITY

Jane Avon (Miller) Oresick of Ford City, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. She has now joined her late husband, Joseph Oresick, and daughter, Linda Dundore in heaven.  Born Oct. More...

Karen (Presko) Cobbett Corbin

GIBSONIA, FORMERLY OF CADOGAN

Karen (Presko) Cobbett Corbin, 65, of Gibsonia, formerly of Cadogan, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in her home.  Born Aug. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Do Just One Thing

In the warmer months, it’s not uncommon to see volunteer groups collecting litter from the sides of roads or at parks as part of a beautification project. But winter is the perfect time to collect one type of debris: plastic bags. More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 9-1 Night: 7-2  Pick 3 Day: 3-5-2 Night: 9-0-4  Pick 4 Day: 5-8-9-2 Night: 7-0-9-2  Pick 5 Day: 1-5-7-0-9 Night: 0-5-2-6-6  Treasure Hunt: 04-06-11-16-23   More...

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