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March 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

County jail encounters commissary issues

Newly instated system may have hidden fees

Armstrong County Commissioner Pat Fabian said at Thursday’s county jail prison board meeting that families of inmates have contacted him and explained that the newly instated Keefe Commissary system was hurting the families and inmates more tha More...

News

911 CALLS

Armstrong County 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Kiski Township Fire Department and Kiski Police Department responded to wires or a pole down at 12:59 a.m. Wednesday at 786 State Route 56 in Kiski Township. More...

Fox News settles sexual assault complaint

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel’s parent company has reportedly fired an executive and paid more than $2.5 million to settle a sexual assault complaint made by a former network contributor.   More...

Armstrong School District looks ahead to athletic complex plans

Committee convenes to discuss ideas for facility

As the Armstrong School District (ASD) recently approved a $9.3 million guaranteed energy savings project for renovations to Shannock Valley Elementary School, they are now engaging in moving forward with plans to build an athletic complex at Armstro More...

Sports

Freeport relishes its second chance against Blackhawk, this time in first round of PIAA Class 4A playoffs

Rarely does a team get a second chance to make amends in the postseason, but thanks to the follow-the-leader format that the WPIAL employs during its postseason, the Freeport girls basketball team will attempt to take full advantage of that second ch More...

Lattanzio wins first ever Elks Lodge 203 chess competition

Ed Lattanzio (left) defeated Dave Sysyn (right) in two straight matches on Sunday, Mar. 5 to earn the title of champion of the very first Elks Lodge 203 chess competition. More...

Cleveland acquires quarterback Osweiler from Houston

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns found a franchise quarterback, just maybe not their own.  Cleveland acquired Brock Oswelier and a 2018 second-round pick on Thursday in a stunning trade with the Houston Texans, who were looking for a partner to More...

County candidates for office hold meet and greet

Event takes place at Lenape Heights Country Club

The Armstrong County Republican Committee, in conjunction with Armstrong County Democratic Committee, hosted a meet-and-greet with the candidates in preparation for the upcoming primary election.  More...

Bishop to attend local Lenten events Friday

The Most. Rev. Edward C. Malesic to lead the Stations of the Cross

Fish dinners were a custom he established while in service as pastor of Holy Infant Parish in York Haven, Pa.  The events were popular, but to their founder, the Most. Rev. Edward C. More...

Obituaries

Thomas Eugene Ainsworth

KITTANNING

Thomas Eugene Ainsworth, 70, of Kittanning died Tuesday, March 7, 2017, after a hard battle with cancer.  He was the sole proprietor of Ainsworth Auto Repair on Route 422 in Kittanning.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris; his pare More...

Kevin Shawn Bartley

KITTANNING

Kevin Shawn Bartley, 36, of Kittanning passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017.  He was born Aug. More...

Marsha Campbell

FORD CITY

Marsha Campbell, 72, of Ford City died Wednesday, March 8, 2017, of a lingering illness, at her home.  She was born Oct. 6, 1944, in Natrona Heights. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 5-0 Night: 3-3  Pick 3 Day: 1-4-6 Night: 4-3-1  Pick 4 Day: 4-3-1-8 Night: 1-5-0-2  Pick 5 Day: 7-8-1-0-9 Night: 9-4-1-6-3  Treasure Hunt: 09-13-21-25-27v   More...

Do Just One Thing

Many homeowners use outdoor lighting as a deterrent to keep wild animals like raccoons, skunks and possums away from their home. And, for a short period of time, the lighting does work. More...

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