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March 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Local resident to seek Kittanning Borough’s executive post

Republican Scott Kline announces mayoral bid

As a lifelong resident of Kittanning Borough, registered Republican Scott Kline said he felt inclined to run for the mayor of the municipality in the May 16 primary election.  Currently in commercial sales at Good Tire Service, Kline said, he is More...


JDRF benefit concert is March 25

Eddie & the Rollers to entertain at event

Apollo-based McCutcheon Enterprises, Inc. (MEI) will sponsor a benefit concert raising funds for JDRF, formerly known as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, an organization devoted to improving lives with a goal of curing type 1 diabetes. More...

Man accused of planning ‘war’ against troopers found guilty

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Dogs survive gas explosion that levels Pennsylvania house

PITTSBURGH (AP) — And they say cats have nine lives.  A gas explosion that leveled a home in the Pittsburgh suburbs on Thursday afternoon somehow spared two dogs that were inside at the time.  Officials say the homeowner was at work a More...


Target in Sight

Armstrong’s Emmonds aiming for strong showing at NationalTournament

In sports, experience has no substitute and at this point of what has been a truly remarkable season, Armstrong River Hawks sophomore bowler Olivia Emmonds is not relying upon past memories, but forging new ones with each passing tournament.  More...

List of priorities for Lyke are easier to see than it might appear

Proving she did her homework, new Pitt athletic director Heather Lyke made sure she made a terrific first impression Monday by mentioning three simple words that surely made Pitt fans everywhere smile.  More...

Continuing the excellence

The Armstrong River Hawks Middle School 1 (MS1) team continued the traditions that have been seen over recent years at the Belmont complex. More...

Heroin does not discriminate

Apollo rally set to raise drug awareness

Apollo Borough resident Rebecca Hubert is looking to raise awareness and help tackle the heroin/opioid epidemic in Armstrong County.  In order to complete her mission, Hubert created Heroin Education Awareness and Revival (HEAR).  More...

Books abounding

Alex Buck, 11, of Ford Cliff (left), Clara Taylor, 11, of Ford City, and Shawn Fetterman, 12, of Ford Cliff, have some fun while sorting books yesterday at the Ford City Public Library. More...

Lending Closet offers a hand to families in need

Non-profit oganization provides children assistive equipment

The Lending Closet, part of the Kittanning non-profit organization Reagan’s Journey, has recently been gaining acknowledgement and growing their donation base.  More...


Guy K. Barker Sr.


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...

C.W. ‘Charley’ Neal


C. W. ‘Charley’ Neal, 96, of Indiana, formerly of Plumcreek Township, died Thursday, March 23, 2017, at his home.  He was born in Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee, to Charlie Carl and Mattie (Turner) Neal.  More...

Larry Francis ‘Pete’ McGinnis


Larry Francis ‘Pete’ Mc- Ginnis, 64, of Kittanning died on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at his home.  He was born Jan. More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 7-1 Night: 8-5  Pick 3 Day: 5-7-4 Night: 5-2-1  Pick 4 Day: 2-9-5-1 Night: 5-0-8-1  Pick 5 Day: 7-3-7-5-8 Night: 5-7-5-5-0  Treasure Hunt: 06-13-15-17-28   More...

Do Just One Thing

With spring weather comes airborne allergens like pollen. If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you might want to consider lighting a beeswax candle. Unlike paraffin and soy candles, beeswax releases negative ions into the air when lit. More...

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