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March 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Armstrong high school plans ‘Theme Party’ prom fundraiser

Tickets are for sale for March 18 event

As the Armstrong Junior-Senior High School junior class prepares to raise funds for its prom, its student members have started to plan a “Theme Party” inclusive to the public in attempt to generate supporting revenue. More...

News

Pence used a private email account to conduct state business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence used a private email account to conduct public business as Indiana’s governor, according to public records obtained by the Indianapolis Star.  More...

More ‘Read Across America’ moments

Michael McElhaney, a Rotarian with the Rotary Club of Kittanning and executive director of the Armstrong Habitat for Humanity, reads to the second-grade class of instructor Maggie Schreckengost at Sh More...

JAIL REPORT

The following were committed Thursday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Jesse Allen Nolder, 30, Main Street Ext, Dayton, on charges of criminal use of a communication facility, and criminal conspiracy engaging. Bond was set at $5,000.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 0-5 Night: 0-7  Pick 3 Day: 7-4-6 Night: 9-1-5  Pick 4 Day: 3-9-0-2 Night: 2-8-9-4  Pick 5 Day: 6-4-0-4-4 Night: 0-4-5-3-4  Treasure Hunt: 01-02-03-09-29   More...

Do Just One Thing

Eggs that have gone way past their expiration date in the fridge can be composted. But if you’re going to toss whole eggs into the compost bin, make sure to crack them open and stir them around with other organic matter. More...

Armstrong School District approves energy savings agreement

Reynold’s Energy Solutions to proceed with $9 million school renovation project

The Armstrong School Board approved the guaranteed energy savings agreement between the school district and Reynold’s Energy Services for work to Shannock Valley Elementary School, during Thursday’s special meeting.  The approved tot More...

Three times the reading pleasure

Siblings Josiah Bish, 7, (left) Lydia Bish, 9, and Micah Bish, 2, took time to enjoy the second installment of the Kittanning Salvation Army’s “Read Across America Day” held at Dunk More...

Windy weather gusts through cooling county

Lee Hendricks has his eye on Sunday.  That’s the day Hendricks, a meteorologist at National Weather Service -- Pittsburgh, has marked on his calendar to reapply the siding of his southern, Beaver County home.  It was knocked free by t 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...

Sports

Smith turns a new chapter in Leechburg boys basketball

The Leechburg boys basketball team returned to relevance in 2016-17 by battling through a difficult schedule and major changes within the program. More...

Briles says he didn’t cover up sexual assaults at Baylor

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Breaking months of public silence, former Baylor coach Art Briles said Thursday he could no longer “remain silent” and insisted he did not cover up sexual violence by his players or try to obstruct any investiga More...

Price’s return headlines spring training slate

Boston Red Sox lefthander David Price was scratched from his first spring training start and will consult with specialists after experiencing soreness in his left elbow and forearm. More...

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