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March 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

School district to present athletic complex designs

Public meeting is scheduled for April 3

Armstrong School District’s board of education met Monday to hear a presentation from an architect representing Pittsburgh based IKM Inc. regarding the Armstrong Junior-Senior High School athletic complex. More...

Leaders reflect on inaugural County Day of Prayer

Commissioner George Skamai compels board to push proclamation through

The applause rang out the moment the final words of the proclamation escaped the lips of the Rev. Douglas Dorula.  More...

News

JAIL REPORT

The following were committed Monday to Armstrong County Jail:  • Dewayne Curtis Bassett, 41, of North Fifth Street, Apollo, on a bench warrant issued by D.R.O;  More...

POLICE REPORT

Pennsylvania State Police recently released reports on the following incidents:  More...

WEATHER

Tuesday - Snow during the morning will transition to snow showers during the afternoon. High 31F. Winds N at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of snow 80%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.  More...

Sports

Lady Wolves use defensive fourth quarter to down Carleroi

The West Shamokin Lady Wolves have been a team of resiliency all season long and that was again the case on Saturday in the first round of the PIAA State Playoffs.  The Lady Wolves have experienced slow starts, only to storm back in the second h More...

ARMSTRONG COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF '17

Joe was a graduate of Apollo -Ridge High School and attended Westminster College. Joe was a three year letter winner in Football, Basketball and Baseball. As a member of the football team he was a running back, defensive back and kick returner. More...

Freeport’s stellar season ends with loss to Blackhawk

Days before the Freeport girls basketball team squared off against the Blackhawk Cougars for the second time this postseason, head coach Frank Soilis knew that his team faced a tough task against a program that had made eight straight PIAA playoff ap More...

Kittanning Borough Council addresses bus stop problems

Garbage fee of $2 to be established

Monday’s rescheduled Kittanning Borough Council meeting covered a wide range of issues concerning the borough’s residents.  More...

This here’s Chickentown

ABOVE: Kittanning area resident Ashland Johns takes a selfie with a chicken during the “Rent the Chicken, Hug A Chicken Day,” which was conducted by South Buffalo Township’s “H More...

Ford City Council votes to approve 2015 minutes

Body blames former elected officials for delay

Ford City Borough Council on Monday approved meeting minutes for a February 2015 meeting, pointing blame at previously elected council members no longer in office for the move’s lengthy delay.  Council Vice President Tyson Klukan called th More...

Obituaries

Jean V. Smith

CLEVELAND, OKLAHOMA, AND FORMERLY OF KITTANNING

Jean V. Smith, 87, of Cleveland, Oklahoma and formerly of Kittanning, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at her daughter’s home.  She was born April 2, 1929, in Apollo, to Charles and Nettie (Shoemaker) Stewart.  More...

Catherine D. (Slebodnik) Jordan

KITTANNING

Catherine D. (Slebodnik) Jordan, 93, of Kittanning died on Sunday, March 12, 2017, in The Good Samaritan Hospice Unit Cabot.  She was born on Oct. 29, 1923, in Johnstown, to the late Michael and Mary (Hrace) Slebodnik.  Mrs. More...

Bonnie I. Starr

KITTANNING

Bonnie I. Starr, 94, of Kittanning, Pa., died Saturday, March 11, 2017, at the Armstrong County Health Center.  She was born Jan. 9, 1923, in Kittanning, the daughter of William M. and Virginia (Earley) Leech.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 0-2 Night: 1-5  Pick 3 Day: 9-7-2 Night: 1-9-7  Pick 4 Day: 9-8-9-5 Night: 8-2-6-8  Pick 5 Day: 5-1-4-4-4 Night: 6-8-6-9-5  Treasure Hunt: 04-06-07-08-09   More...

DO JUST ONE THING

When washing your bedsheets, use less laundry detergent to get them cleaner. Most liquid detergents are super concentrated, meaning a little bit can go a long way. When you use too much detergent, it leaves a film on your sheets. More...

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