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YMCA alerts members of new policy and issue update

Natatorium will be closed today, CEO Jack Clevesy said

Members of the Richard G. More...


ARIN IU 28 approves volunteer guidelines

ARIN Intermediate Unit (IU) 28 and Apollo-Ridge School District board of education member Rebecca Ross updated the public during this week’s Apollo-Ridge school board meeting, regarding agenda items, including new volunteer guidelines, from thi More...

Ex-doctor gets 6 - plus years for explicit pics of 15-year-old

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former physician who lost his medical license over a sex-for-pills case in 2002 has been sentenced to 6½ years in prison for trying to obtain explicit cellphone pictures of a 15-year-old girl.  More...

Wayne Township bridge slated to be replaced

‘Echo Bridge’ will be closed mid-March

PennDOT District 10 announced Monday that a $1.9 million project to replace the bridge on State Route 1037 in Wayne Township in Armstrong County is slated to begin in March.  A detour will be put in place in mid-March for the closure of the span More...


Wolves top Everett to earn trip to District-6 Championship game

Starting fast is something the West Shamokin Wolves have struggled with, but with the stakes as high as they have been all season, the lady Wolves rose to the occasion and came out fast against the Everett Warriors in the semifinals of the District 6 More...

Lenape River Hawks 4th grade girls finish off great season with a win over Apollo

A banner season for the Lenape Elementary River Hawks 4th grade girls basketball team came to an end last night following an 18-4 win over visiting Apollo-Ridge. More...

Stars rally in the 3rd to top Pens 3-2

DALLAS (AP) — Antoine Roussel capped Dallas’ three-goal third period and the Stars rallied for a 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night.  The loss dropped second-place Pittsburgh seven points behind Eastern Conference More...

District to present a ‘tale as old as time’

Three-night run to be staged March 9-11

While a cinematic adaptation of “Beauty and the Beast” is coming to theaters next month, students from Apollo-Ridge will be bringing the classic musical to their own stage.  The nearly 60-student cast will perform the musical during More...

Orphans of the Storm dedicated to spaying and neutering

Rayburn Township facility marks World Spay Day

For more than two decades, the last Tuesday of February has been recognized as World Spay Day in order to encourage people to have their animals spayed or neutered, in order to fight overpopulation and animals being euthanized.  More...


William James Finley Taylor


William James Finley Taylor, 66, of Homer City died Monday, Feb. 27, 2017.  He was the son of the late William George and Barbara (Stivanson) Taylor and was born June 20, 1950, in Kittanning.  More...

Moss E. Flick


Moss E. Flick, 91, of Ford City died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, in the Armstrong County Health Center.  She was born Jan. 16, 1926, in Manor Township, a daughter of the late Tomer H. and Grace L. (Klingensmith) Guthrie.  More...

Veronica Ann ‘Ronnie’ Spangler


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...

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Some of the toughest stuff to clean in the kitchen is all the baked-on grime inside your oven. Instead of reaching for chemical oven cleaner, try this all-natural alternative instead. More...

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