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March 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

ARDC to kickoff fundraising event today

Organization embraces U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study

It’s important for people to know exactly how much it costs to operate the locks of the Upper Allegheny River, according to Linda Hemmes, president of the Allegheny River Development Corporation (ARDC).  More...



Centenarian is remembered for breaking barriers

The recent passing of a Ford City resident gives pause to the honorable life she led, along with her good-hearted nature that broke down discriminatory barriers.  Alice Ware, 100, of Ford City died Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in her home.  Sh More...


The following individuals were committed Friday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Joshua Michael Clark, 39, of Holland Street, Vandergrift, on charges of drivers license suspended;  More...


Pennsylvania State Police released the following reports on recent incidents:  * State police of Kittanning responded to a alleged DUI at 9:04 p.m. Feb. 18 along Dime Road in Parks Township. More...


Six River Hawks selected to All-Section honors

The Armstrong River Hawks boys and girls basketball teams each made dramatic improvements during the 2016-17 season in the programs’ second year of existence.  More...

West Shamokin turns focus towards PIAA Playoffs

After 26 games, a Heritage Conference Championship and a District VI title, the next stage of the season begins today as the West Shamokin Lady Wolves face the Charleroi Lady Cougars in the first round of the PIAA State Playoffs.  More...

House leaves in ambulance after taking liner off head

Toronto Blue Jays reliever T.J. More...

County’s area agency on aging revels in awarding of grant

Ten centers and 2 satellite facilities to benefit from $107,160 in funding

The Armstrong County Area Agency on Aging advisory board at its meeting this week took time to express excitement at its newly minted status as the recipient of the competitive Pennsylvania Department of Aging (PDA) 2016-17 Senior Community Center Gr More...

Providence College students hit the nail on the head

Habitat for Humanity’s Collegiate Challenge comes to county

As a junior majoring in theology at Providence College in Rhode Island, Tom Nee has seen his share of the northeastern United States while volunteering with the Collegiate Challenge for Habitat for Humanity International, he said.  More...

Drug free coalition identifies strengths, weaknesses

Entity’s next meeting is April 13 at Belmont Complex

The Armstrong-Indiana Drug Free Communities Coalition met Thursday to further discuss their anti-drug efforts as well as analyze their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats as a group.  Apollo Mayor Jeff Held began the meeting by giv More...


Alice Mae Ware


Alice Mae Ware, 100, of Ford City was born on Aug. 20, 1916, in Todd County, Kentucky, and passed peacefully at home on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.  The second eldest of four daughters of Wiley H. More...

Vivian Y. Matthews


Vivian Y. Matthews, age 78, of Beaver Dam, Wis., died on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Hillside Manor.  The memorial gathering for Vivian will be at Praise Assembly of God Church, 119 West Maple Ave. More...

Sonja Glee Connell


Sonja Glee Connell, 74, of Yatesboro passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Allegheny General Hospital.  She was born on Oct. More...

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