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March 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Woman evades storm-swelled water in rollover accident

Bethel Township resident calls in timely emergency response

At 85, Ed McCutcheon is self-admittedly hard of hearing.  However, Wednesday afternoon’s “big thump,” as McCutcheon put it, startled the Bethel Township resident into possibly saving a life.  More...

News

County officials serve as readers

Local officials and Armstrong County Courthouse employees read books Wednesday to students at Divine Redeemer Catholic School in Ford City to help them celebrate “Read Across America” thi More...

‘Major injuries’ result from two-vehicle accident, state police say

A Dayton woman suffered what were classified as “major injuries” in a two-vehicle accident at 9:40 p.m. Feb. More...

JAIL REPORT

The following were committed Wednesday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Wayne William Wofford, 39, of Indiana Avenue, Avonmore, on charges of bench warrant issued by Detention and Removal Office.   More...

Sports

West shamokin endures changes to have successful 2016-17

The West Shamokin Wolves boys basketball program has endured several major changes over the past two seasons, but second-year head coach Judd McCullough has molded a solid core of players who have helped the team weather the adversity of transition.& More...

River Hawks battle through adversity to have another memorable season

The Armstrong River Hawks varsity program has been making strides since it’s first season four years ago. Since that time, fellow teams in the PIHL have taken notice of the kids who call the Belmont Complex home.  More...

Blackhawks beat Penguins 4-1

CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane had his second hat trick in three games, Scott Darling made 36 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory and 10th in 11 games. More...

Political committees plan meet-and-greet event

Happening to help voters prepare for May 16 primary

On March 9, the Armstrong County Republican Committee in conjunction with the Armstrong County Democratic Committee will play host to a meet-and-greet event for candidates planning to run in the May 16 primary election. More...

District to hold special meeting tonight

Energy savings contract for Shannock Valley to be discussed

The Armstrong School District’s board of education will conduct a special meeting tonight to discuss renovations and take action upon a guaranteed energy savings contract for Shannock Valley Elementary School.  The board was originally sla More...

Township signs letter of non-opposition to medical cannabis dispensary

Veteran-turned-entrepreneur sees cause for hope in move

Jake Voelker remains ever hopeful he and his medical cannabis business will get a chance to become a part of the Armstrong County community.  More...

Obituaries

Myrtle V. Hooks

TIDAL

Myrtle V. Hooks, 96, of Tidal, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, at Edgewood Heights in New Bethlehem.  She was born Aug. 10, 1920, in Tidal, the daughter of Enos and Nora (Helm) Delacour.  More...

Moss E. Flick

FORD CITY

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...

Evelyn M. Stitt

ADRIAN

Evelyn M. Stitt, 96, of Adrian died Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, at Sugarcreek Rest.  She was born Sept. 29, 1920, in Adrian to Lewis S. and Effie Mae (Adams) Toy.  Mrs. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 3-4 Night: 0-4  Pick 3 Day: 5-0-5 Night: 0-1-2  Pick 4 Day: 8-7-2-9 Night: 0-1-0-0  Pick 5 Day: 4-2-6-2-3 Night: 8-9-8-3-5  Treasure Hunt: 03-18-22-26-30   More...

Do Just One Thing

If you have some milk in the fridge that’s spoiled or its freshness is questionable, don’t pour it down the drain. More...

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