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March 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Bridge replacement project to be completed in stages

Facts quell concerns of local entrepreneur

As proprietor of Jack’s Tracks Train Shop in North Buffalo, Jack Bennett arrived at a recent meeting of Armstrong County’s board of commissioners under the impression that a potentially serious threat to his business’ traffic was in More...

Grace Christian School to open the door to Narnia

Students to stage production March 24-25

Students at Grace Christian School will be opening the door to Narnia this month as they prepare to perform the play adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ classic novel of “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.”  More...

News

Glimpse into the past

Ford City’s Bill Oleksak recently submitted this photograph, wondering that, “one can only imagine what the conversations were like between the many immigrants that worked in the factorie More...

Renowned domestic violence expert to speak

On Wednesday, Helping Abuse Victims In Need (HAVIN Inc.) and the Armstrong County Violence Against Women (VAWA) Task Force will present renowned Nashville Metropolitan Police Department Lt. More...

JAIL REPORT

The following individuals were committed Monday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Lesley Ann Finger, 34, of North Grant Avenue, Kittanning, on disorderly conduct a hazardous physical offense, manufacturing, delivering and possession with intent t More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 4-4 Night: 0-3  Pick 3 Day: 8-1-1 Night: 9-5-4  Pick 4 Day: 0-0-5-4 Night: 5-1-2-1  Pick 5 Day: 3-5-7-3-0 Night: 7-4-3-8-0  Treasure Hunt: 11-13-14-15-17v   More...

Do Just One Thing

Laundry detergent can be expensive, and using too much soap can break down the fibers in your clothes. So try this all-natural hack instead: Add a little baking soda to your washing machine. More...

West Kittanning mayor resigns citing ‘personal reasons’

Borough resident Clyde Kline named to post on temporary basis

With little warning, James Sobiski has resigned as West Kittanning’s mayor.  Borough council accepted Sobiski’s resignation at Monday’s meeting, and appointed Clyde Kline as temporary mayor to carry out the rest of his term. More...

Unwanted drugs to be disposed of today

National Guard to empty return boxes

The National Guard, along with many Armstrong County elected officials, will converge at 9 a.m. More...

Apollo Borough Council appoints new councilwoman

Ashley Stiffy, 30, is governmental body’s youngest-serving member

Apollo Borough recently appointed its newest council member -- Ashley Stiffy.  Borough Mayor Jeff Held officially sworn in Stiffy as a member during the governmental body’s Feb. More...

Obituaries

Ruth Marie Emminger Zellefrow

WEST KITTANNING

Ruth Marie Emminger Zellefrow went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at the age of 83.  She was born Dec. 24, 1933, in West Kittanning to Grace Younkins Emminger and Samuel William Emminger.  More...

Joseph A. Polka

BETHEL TOWNSHIP

Joseph A. Polka, 84, of Bethel Township passed away on Monday, March 6, 2017, at West Haven Manor, Washington Township. Born Feb. 1, 1933, in Alexandria, Virginia, he was a son of the late Andrew and Helen (Kanasko) Polka. More...

Sports

ARMSTRONG COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF '17

Jerry is a graduate of Kittanning High School and attended Westminster College. Jerry played basketball at Kittanning from 1944-48. He was team captain and was named to the section and county all-star teams. More...

Tobacco Road intersects Flatbush Avenue as ACC comes to NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Tobacco Road intersects with Flatbush Avenue this week when the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament comes to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. More...

Austin Meadows to see more spring playing time

TAMPA, Fla. — When Austin Meadows walks into the LECOM Park clubhouse each morning, he’s carrying a gallon jug of water. He’ll take it down over the course of the day. More...

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