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March 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

April Fool’s Dance is Saturday

Canines and felines to benefit from rowdy rug-cutters

A good many animal lovers appear ready to act -- check that -- “dance” the fool. An April Fool’s dance with DJ Steve Heffner will be held from 7-11 p.m. April 1 at the Ford City Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4843, 2125 Bailey Ave., Pattonville. More...

News

Officials: 1 dead, 1 critical, 2 also hurt in shootings

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — One person was killed and three others injured, one critically, in a pair of unrelated shootings near the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus in which two suspects were arrested, authorities said.  More...

Hawk Thon exceeds $14K in proceeds

The second installment of Armstrong High School Student Council’s Hawk Thon was a smashing success, as the 12-hour dance marathon fundraiser generated $14,579 in proceeds to benefit four, local More...

JAIL REPORT

The following individuals were committed this weekend to Armstrong County Jail: More...

Sports

Local standouts shine at 21st Cager Classic

Though basketball season has been over for nearly every team in the area for quite some time, West Shamokin’s Andrea Orlosky put a nice cap on a season that ended last Tuesday when the Lady Wolves lost in the PIAA semifinals against Bishop Cane More...

Flyers score 4 goals in third period, beat Penguins 6-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jakub Voracek and Dale Weise sparked Philadelphia’s four-goal third period and the Flyers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-2 on Sunday night.  More...

Steelers favor a quicker pace of play in the NFL

Steelers president Art Rooney II said Friday the NFL is concerned about the pace of regular-season games and owners have to adapt to the times and today’s viewing habits to make their product less “choppy.”  More...

Decision 2017: County DA Scott Andreassi brings wealth of insight, experience

Armstrong County District Attorney Scott Andreassi has cross-filed for both Republican and Democratic nominations for the county’s Court Common Pleas Judge position in the May 16 municipal primary election. More...

Decision 2017: Chase McClister: First and foremost an attorney -- secondly a prosecutor

Armstrong County Assistant District Attorney Chase McClister is seeking the nominations of both the Republican and Democratic parties for the position of county Court of Common Pleas Judge in the May 16 municipal primary election. More...

Loud and clear

Apollo Borough resident Rebecca Hubert tells her story regarding the heroin/opioid epidemic to impact attendees of Saturday’s Heroin Education Awareness and Revival (HEAR) rally at Apollo Plaza More...

Obituaries

Marie Culp

FORD CITY

Marie Culp, 90, of Ford City, died Friday, March 24, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born January 29, 1927, in North Buffalo Township to the late Robert M. and Beulah (Livengood) Grafton. More...

Timothy J. “Jet” Johnson

FORD CLIFF

Timothy J. More...

Kenneth Eugene Prugh, Jr.

DAYTON

Kenneth Eugene Prugh, Jr., 53, of Dayton, passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017, at the Good Samaritan Hospice - Cabot.  He was born on October 27, 1963, to Kenneth Prugh, Sr., and Patricia Ann Shearer in Kittanning, Pa.  Kenneth last worke More...

Arts and Entertainment

SUDOKU

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 0-8 Night: 1-8  Pick 3 Day: 7-0-2 Night: 5-8-3  Pick 4 Day: 2-8-9-1 Night: 0-7-5-9  Pick 5 Day: 0-7-8-3-8 Night: 1-1-9-5-0  Treasure Hunt: 11-14-21-24-26   More...

Do Just One Thing

Ever open a bag of microwave popcorn before zapping it? More...

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