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March 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Military recognition focus of free trip for veterans

World War II and Korean War enlistees to unite

As World War II and Korean War Era veterans age, their contributions to America are still felt, recognized and appreciated by the public.  One local group is continuing to demonstrate their respect for veterans by sponsoring a free bus trip to W More...


Work begins next week on a bridge replacement project

Span on Route 2036 in Parks is focus of work

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 10 announced today work is expected to begin next week on a project to replace a bridge on Route 2036, Upper Mateer Road, in Parks Township, Armstrong County, according to a press relea More...

Driver is dragged through intersection

An unidentified woman operating a vehicle through the Edgewood intersection Friday afternoon was dragged by her vehicle to the median, according to Manor Township Police Chief Eric Petrosky. More...

Lenape Technical School honor rolls

Lenape Technical School has announced its honor roll and high honor roll for the second trimester grading period:  Grade 11  High Honor Roll   More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 2-8 Night: 9-4  Pick 3 Day: 4-6-2 Night: 7-4-5  Pick 4 Day: 2-4-1-0 Night: 4-0-9-0  Pick 5 Day: 4-0-1-6-1 Night: 6-5-2-4-5  Treasure Hunt: 11-19-20-28-30   More...

Barbershop chorus reaffirms its ranks

The NBC Barbershop Chorus from New Bethlehem recently installed new officers for the 2017 year including Bill Pyne (President); John Kerr (1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President); Bill Young (Secretary, Assistant Director); Darrell Shirey (Treasurer) More...

Skills on display

Lenape Elementary student Ryley Wingard showed off her hula-hooping skills during Friday’s talent show to benefit the school’s parent-teacher organization. More...


Kenneth Roy ‘Ken’ Elliott


Kenneth Roy ‘Ken’ Elliott, 94, of Gilpin Township passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Allegheny Valley Hospital in Natrona Heights. A son of the late Everett W. Elliott and Florence M. (Wilson) Elliott, he was born Aug. 8, 1922, in Murrysville. More...

Marcia Lee Adams


Marcia Lee Adams, 59, of Ford City died Friday, March 17, 2017, in Forbes Regional Hospital, Monroeville. Arrangements are entrusted to the Welch Funeral Home, 1032 Fourth Ave., Ford City, and are incomplete at this time. More...


As the stage grows larger, Lady Wolves remain undaunted

At this point in the 2016-17 season, there are no throwaway games for the West Shamokin Lady Wolves basketball team. In fact, the circumstances surrounding each game only grow larger for head coach Frank Nagy and his squad.  More...

Throwing a St. Patty’s Party

Ford City native and retired National Football League quarterback Gus Frerotte served up the green beer as guest bartender during the St. Patrick’s Day Party held Friday at the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge No. More...

Bound to happen: 1 vs 16 match up inches closer to an upset

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — It’s going to happen. Maybe not Friday, when Kansas and North Carolina take their turn at trying to avoid history. But if not then, well, some year soon. A No. 1 seed is going to lose to a No. More...

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