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March 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Area students acquit themselves well in science competition

Armstrong School District’s Elizabeth Schawl wins award with wind tunnel project

Students from Armstrong and West Shamokin junior senior high schools recently participated in the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) competition, where many of them have now advanced to the state level.  More...


One last ‘read’ on a worthwhile week

Armstrong County President Judge James Panchik reads to West Hills Primary School students as part of the NEA Read Across America Week. More...


The following individuals were committed Saturday and Sunday to Armstrong County Jail:  * Anthony Joseph Fox, 29, of State Route 85, Kittanning. More...


Armstrong County 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Pennsylvania State Police, Kittanning Ambulance, Rayburn Township Fire Department and Rural Valley Fire company responded to a vehicle accident with injuries at 10631 St More...


District VI Champions

West Shamokin Lady Wolves defeat Tyrone to claim district title in 3A division

Well before the season began, West Shamokin head coach Frank Nagy and his team set goals as they entered their first season in the Heritage Conference of District 6. The first goal was to represent well in the inaugural season. More...

Guentzel, Sheary cap rally as Penguins edge Sabres

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jake Guentzel and Conor Sheary scored 50 seconds apart late in the third period to cap a furious rally by the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 4-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday.  More...

Keselowski steals Atlanta win after Harvick caught speeding

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Unopposed candidates eye May’s primary election

Incumbents seek to further their respective, county-based missions

This year, Armstrong County currently features four uncontested races in the May 16 primary election. The four incumbents seeking to extend their respective tenures in office include Armstrong County Coroner Brian K. More...

Centenarian cherishes life with forward-focused eyes

Gladys Leeman celebrates the good in today, fondly recalls the past

It was a party to remember, but then again, Gladys Leeman fondly recalls times when parties in day-to-day life happened with regularity.  Festive, music-filled hootenannies occurred often on the Upper Burrell Township farm that Leeman -- a nativ More...


William A. “Bill” Durschlag


William A. “Bill” Durschlag, 68, of Tidal, Pa., formerly of Butler, Pa., passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017, at his residence.  He was born on January 16, 1949, the son of William C. and Thelma (Thompson) Durschlag.  More...

Elder “Junior” Martin


Elder “Junior” Martin, 85, of Templeton, passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017, at VNA Inpatient Hospice, Butler, Pa.  More...

Jennifer Rose Varner


Jennifer Rose Varner, 36, of Conneaut, Ohio, formerly of Kittanning, died Saturday February 25, 2017, at her home. She was born on April 6, 1980 in Kittanning to Herman A. Walker and Josephine (Cravener) Moorhead. More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 5-0 Night: 7-6  Pick 3 Day: 9-7-3 Night: 7-2-7  Pick 4 Day: 6-5-7-5 Night: 5-7-9-8  Pick 5 Day: 9-9-8-1-5 Night: 0-5-1-9-1  Treasure Hunt: 09-12-21-24-26   More...

Do Just One Thing

It’s important to clean the inside of your reusable water bottles to remove grim, mildew and bacteria. But getting a brush through a narrow opening can make it very difficult to scrub clean. More...

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