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April 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

HAVIN to offer two support groups throughout April

Standalone sessions are free, confidential and open to public

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month.  Throughout the month, HAVIN (Helping All Victims In Need) will hold two support groups at the agency’s offices in Kittanning.  The first -- a support group for More...

Renovations proposed for Ford City parks

Targeted plans to carry on through 2019, official says

Ford City has many plans in store to improve playgrounds, parks and parking in the borough between now and 2019.  “As a father of young kids, this is near and dear to my heart,” said Michael Greenlee, the borough manager who also ser More...



The following individuals were committed Saturday and Sunday to Armstrong County Jail:  * Matthew David Carlson, 28, of Apollo, on a bench warrant/failure to comply;  * Darrell Wayne Lewis, 34, of Jeannette, on charges of possession of cont More...


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Acclaimed Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko dies in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Acclaimed Russian poet Yevgeny A. Yevtushenko, whose work focused on war atrocities and denounced anti Semitism and tyrannical dictators, has died. He was 84. More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 2-2 Night: 3-1  Pick 3 Day: 4-0-3 Night: 9-1-1  Pick 4 Day: 6-9-0-1 Night: 4-6-1-0  Pick 5 Day: 5-6-1-3-4 Night: 6-9-4-2-4  Treasure Hunt: 04-09-13-19-22   More...

Do Just One Thing

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...

Rural Valley woman becomes centenarian

Sara (Topic) Christoff celebrates in style

For generations, she has been known as, “Gramma Bakeshop.”  “That name will go on forever,” said Sara (Topic) Christoff regarding the nickname bequeathed to her by her children, their spouses, grandchildren, great-grandch More...

No cream, no sugar: just black

Kittanning couple starts Ispirare Coffee

Armstrong County’s perhaps most well caffeinated household may belong to lifetime Kittanning residents Mike and Amber Rizzo -- the couple who used to review coffee but are now roasting their very own.  Ispirare Coffee will be roasting its More...


Judith Gail Highfield


Judith “Judy” Gail Highfield, 83, of Brick Church, Pa., passed away peacefully Friday, March 31, 2017, at home with her family by her side. More...


Arrows plan one final practice for community

Armstrong amateur team to hold open practice before trip to nationals

Duplicating a performance is one of the hardest tasks in sports. More...

Penguins hold on late behind Murray, edge Hurricanes 3-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Sullivan keeps insisting his team isn’t looking ahead. More...

James gives Steelers reason not to draft a TE

The Steelers knew they needed to find a starting tight end after Heath Miller retired following the 2015 season. They just didn’t figure that player would be Jesse James. More...

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