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March 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

When all the world goes green

ABOVE: Children attending Grow ‘n Learn Child Care and Learning Center in Ford City, showed some of the children, ages 3-4, celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with arts and crafts.   More...

News

JAIL REPORT

The following individual was committed Thursday to the Armstrong County Jail:  • Kristopher William Kirkwood, 32, of Sunny Acres Lane, Kittanning, on a probation violation.   More...

POLICE REPORT

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

WEATHER

FRIDAY: Partly cloudy in the morning. Increasing clouds with periods of showers later in the day. Some mixed winter precipitation possible. High 42F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

SUDOKU

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 4-4 Night: 6-7  Pick 3 Day: 9-1-9 Night: 0-3-2  Pick 4 Day: 9-3-0-7 Night: 4-5-7-7  Pick 5 Day: 1-6-9-5-6 Night: 9-5-9-2-8  Treasure Hunt: 10-15-17-27-29   More...

Do Just One Thing

Have a broken desktop computer that looks like a relic from the past? You can help support the good works of Goodwill and get rid of the computer at the same time. More...

Commissioners decry controller’s health center meeting

Myra Miller says she was responding to employee requests for feedback

Armstrong County’s board of commissioners on Thursday publicly called into question the judgment and motives of county Controller Myra Miller based on a recent meeting, which reportedly took place between Miller and employees of the Armstrong C More...

Ford City planning commission eyes overhaul of zoning, comprehensive plan

Priorities include improving borough’s ‘brand’

What kind of town does Ford City want to be? This was the central question the borough’s planning commission asked the public Thursday during a meeting held to discuss the future of Ford City’s zoning ordinance and a new comprehensive plan. More...

Apollo Memorial Library to host video game tournament

Event to take place March 24 at borough site

The Apollo Memorial Library is trying out a new way to attract teenagers to their library.  The library will be hosting a video game tournament 5-7 p.m. March 24 at the Apollo Memorial Library, located at 219 N. Pennsylvania Ave. More...

YMCA Y-Plus program seeks students

West Shamokin students urged to attend

Walking into the Richard G. Snyder YMCA Campus at 3 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Hayes C. Shankle

WEST KITTANNING

Hayes C. Shankle, 77, of West Kittanning died Thursday, March 16, 2017, at ACMH Hospital.  He was born Dec. More...

Kenneth Roy Elliott

GILPIN TOWNSHIP

Kenneth Roy Elliott, 94, of Gilpin Township died Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, Inc., 170 Main St., Leechburg. More...

Sports

West Shamokin drops Squirettes to advance to state quarterfinals

The West Shamokin Lady Wolves have found very different ways to win 25 games so far in the 2016-17 season. More...

Scherzer likely to miss Nationals’ opener

NL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer probably will miss the Washington Nationals’ opener against Miami on April 3 because of a stress fracture in his right ring finger.  More...

Blue Devils’ dream season ends with playoff loss to OLSH

Though a loss in the in the second round of the PIAA Class 2A playoffs to Our Lady of the Sacred Heart put an end to a historic season for the Leechburg girls basketball team, head coach Joel Ceraso and his players can certainly hold their heads high More...

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