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March 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

ARIN IU approves March resolutions

Next meeting to take place April 18

The Armstrong-Indiana (ARIN) Intermediate Unit (IU) 28 held its March meeting Wednesday at which members of the board of directors approved employment, volunteers, leave of absences and conducted new business matters.  More...

Esteemed ACMH Hospital surgeon joins ECAN board of directors

Dr. Blair Jobe considers appointment ‘an honor and a privilege’

The Baltimore-based Esophageal Cancer Action Network (ECAN) has appointed Dr. Blair Jobe, an esophageal surgeon at ACMH Hospital, to its board of directors.  More...

News

CLARIFICATION

Parker’s chapter of Residents Against Illicit Drugs (RAID) will play host to a free, Narcan training event to take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 6 at the Parker Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall at 204 S. More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong County 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Washington Township Fire Department, East Franklin Township Fire Department, and Applewold Fire Department responded to a brush fire at 2:55 p.m. More...

WEATHER

THURSDAY-Sunny skies. High around 45F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. THURSDAY NIGHT-Partly cloudy skies early will give way to cloudy skies and rain or freezing rain later during the night. Low 29F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. More...

Sports

Divine Redeemer plays their way to national tournament

The Divine Redeemer flag football team has had a memorable season, but there is one more memory to be made as the team prepares for a trip to the national flag football tournament in Philadelphia on May 21.  More...

NHL divisional playoff format is draws criticism

In a cruel twist of the NHL’s divisional playoff format, say goodbye to one of the three best teams in the league in the first round. “I don’t think it was designed for this,” Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen said. More...

Everything that’s right about sports

Every once in awhile, communities like the one in which we reside feel the impact of a local sports team that gains state-wide or national notoriety. More...

Apollo man faces charges for relations with juvenile

Jason Towle’s court date has yet to be scheduled

An Apollo man is facing numerous charges after family members of an alleged juvenile victim came forward with allegations that led to a Childline investigation regarding alleged sexual relations between the two.  More...

Man to stand trial on corruption of minors charge

Commodore’s Dathan Westover pleads not guilty to alleged incident

A Commodore man who allegedly inappropriately touched an 8-year-old girl is now set to stand trial.  During a preliminary hearing for Dathan Westover, 40, on Monday at the Kittanning office of Magisterial District Judge James H. More...

Leechburg Area adds track team for ‘18- ’19 school year

District saves, budgets $13,000 for upcoming move

Beginning next school year, the Leechburg Area School District will officially have a track and field team.  The board of school directors voted to form the team at Wednesday’s meeting, after previously having tabled the matter.  More...

Obituaries

James Edwin ‘Pumpkin’ Stivenson

BURRELL TOWNSHIP, FORD CITY

James Edwin ‘Pumpkin’ Stivenson, 84, of Burrell Township, Ford City, died with his daughter by his side at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, early Tuesday morning, March 21, 2017.  He was born July 30, 1932, in Leechburg.  More...

Guy K. Barker Sr.

KITTANNING

Guy K. Barker Sr., 93, of Kittanning passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Kittanning Care Center.  He was born May 8, 1923, in West Valley, Armstrong County, the son of Milton J. and Ella Nora (Waugaman) Barker.  More...

Alice Mae Ware

FORD CITY

Alice Mae Ware, 100, of Ford City, died Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service, which will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at Ford Memorial United Methodist Church, 1024 Fourth Ave., Ford City. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 2-1 Night: 6-0  Pick 3 Day: 2-2-3 Night: 8-4-5  Pick 4 Day: 2-4-1-1 Night: 8-0-7-6  Pick 5 Day: 0-9-2-7-5 Night: 6-2-3-3-3  Treasure Hunt: 08-15-20-22-24   More...

Do Just One Thing

When you’re peeling oranges, save the skins! Here’s an easy and bright-smelling DIY natural cleaner that uses just white vinegar and orange peels: Place orange peels inside a large glass jar, and fill it with white vinegar. More...

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