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March 31, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Kittanning Borough Council member seeks mayoral position

Republican Angelo Turco points to community contributions

As a current Kittanning Borough Council member, Angelo Turco, a registered Republican, is currently seeking the nomination for borough mayor in the May 16 municipal primary election.  Turco was born and raised in Kittanning less than a block awa More...


Apollo-Ridge showcases education foundation-funded programs

Tour guides supportive ‘friends’ through fruits of success

The Apollo-Ridge Education Foundation (AREF) on Wednesday conducted a tour of foundation-funded programs within the district’s schools to “friends of the foundation” that have contributed to the success of the initiatives.  More...

Motorists reminded of planned detour for bridge replacement project

Work on Redbank Township span to commence next week

PennDOT District 10 officials wish to remind motorists that a detour is planned for State Route 1021, Eddyville Road, next week for a bridge replacement project in Redbank Township, Armstrong County.  Beginning April 3, Route 1021 (Eddyville Roa More...


The following were committed Wednesday and Thursday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Amy Sue Akins, 39, of Kittanning, for simple assault and disorderly conduct engaged in fighting;  * Norwin McKee Akins, 42, of Vandergrift, for for simple More...


River Hawks blank visiting Lincoln, 10-0

A day after being walked off on the road by the Little Indians of Indiana High School by a score of 4-3, the Armstrong River Hawks baseball team weathered a soggy, blustery home field to ten-run the visiting Lincoln Wolverines (Ellwood City) by a sco More...

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Bulldogs softball kicks off season with win; Wolves volleyball tops Central

Redbank hits and pitches way to victory  The Redbank Valley varsity girls softball team kicked off their season with an allaround strong victory, defeating AC Valley 5-3 on Thursday.  The Lady Bulldogs were paced by the efforts of Kara Hick More...

River Hawks Playschool graduation ceremony is held

Event’s second installment honors star pupils

Armstrong County Junior Senior High School on Thursday played host to the second installment of “Playschool Graduation.”  More...

Apollo Borough discusses roadwork

Council ponders PennDOT traffic study

Apollo Borough Council on Monday held its March meeting where members extensively discussed the status of construction updates and plans with borough engineer Rich Craft of Olsen Associates.  The majority of the discussion revolved around the pr More...

East Franklin completes county survey addressing blight

Township Zoning Officer Greg McKelvey plans to address issue

East Franklin Township completed a survey concerning blighted properties at the request of Armstrong County.  More...

Leechburg resident faces alleged child pornography charges

Preliminary hearing for Timothy Alan Norris, 37, is April 5

A Leechburg man faces alleged child pornography charges stemming from an undercover investigation by Pennsylvania State Police.  A preliminary hearing for Timothy Alan Norris, 37, is set for April 5 at the office of Magisterial District Judge Ja More...


Joseph Kanish


Joseph Kanish, 85, of Mc- Grann died Tuesday, March 28, 2017, in his residence.  Born Feb. 19, 1932, in Furnace Run, he was a son of the late George and Anna (Larko) Kanish.  He was a veteran of the U.S. More...

Linda L. Claypool


Linda L. Claypool, 70, of Allegheny Township died on Thursday, March 30, 2017, at home with her husband and son by her side, after several lingering illnesses.  She was the daughter of the late Lorraine and Verna (Berger) Purvis.  More...

Sarah ‘Sally’ Brauers


Sarah ‘Sally’ Brauers, 82, of Kittanning died Tuesday, March 28, 2017, in Good Samaritan Hospice.  She was born Jan. 23, 1935, in Kittanning to Pete Savona and Annais Michaux Savona.  Mrs. More...

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Many beverages like milk, soy milk, wine and even water come packaged in paperboard containers called Tetra Paks. These paper containers are made of several layers of paperboard, aluminum and other recyclables, and they used to be hard to recycle. More...

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