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April 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

West Kittanning moves forward with paving ordinance

Proposal meant to protect borough streets, councilman says

West Kittanning Borough Council on Monday took steps to move ahead with an ordinance that would establish new requirements for contractors working on streets and driveways in the municipality.  The ordinance will require contractors to keep stre More...

News

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

The Ford City Lions Club recently announced its students of the month for January.  The recipients were Armstrong High School senior Jonathon Kamis and Lenape Elementary School sixth-grader Emily Lucas.  Both students were chosen based on More...

Kittanning woman faces alleged arson charges

Preliminary hearing for Emmajean Joy Mowery is April 24

A Kittanning woman faces alleged arson charges stemming from an investigation into two separate house fires.  A preliminary hearing for Emmajean Joy Mowery, 56, is set for April 24 at the office of Magisterial District Judge J. More...

ANNIVERSARIES

Buchanan

Joseph Richard “Dick” and Mary Virginia Buchanan of Kittanning were surprised by family and friends with a luncheon at Rachel’s Roadside Restaurant in Butler in celebration of their 60th wedding anniversary. More...

Arts and Entertainment

SUDOKU

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 6-9 Night: 6-8  Pick 3 Day: 4-2-3 Night: 9-9-3  Pick 4 Day: 5-1-9-1 Night: 9-5-5-5  Pick 5 Day: 3-5-8-0-4 Night: 5-5-9-7-1  Treasure Hunt: 01-05-08-15-28   More...

Do Just One Thing

Many people like to feed wild waterfowl like ducks and geese as a fun way to interact and “help” them. More...

Probe into Bosko homicide is ongoing, trooper says

State police have two suspects pertaining to incident

A representative of Pennsylvania State Police at Butler said Monday the agency has identified two suspects, for whom identities were not released as of deadline, in connection with the reported murder of Kittanning’s Gregory W. More...

Community summit debuts athletic complex ideas to public

Tax hike not to be necessary for planned, $6 million project

The prospective Armstrong High School athletic complex was on the mind Monday.  More...

Money necessary to keep borough’s paving schedule on pace

County official Sally Conklin informs council of need for additional money

Armstrong County Department of Planning and Development Program Manager Sally Conklin on Monday requested that Kittanning Borough consider contributing more than $200,000 to ensure the Kittanning Revitalization Project remains on schedule. More...

Obituaries

Judith “Judy” Gail Highfield

BRICK CHURCH

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...

Freda C. Toy

KITTANNING

Freda C. Toy, 94, of Kittanning, passed away Monday, April 3, 2017, at Fair Winds Manor in Sarver.  She was born April 29, 1922, in Mayport, the daughter of Albert N. and Dora M. (Brocious) Shaffer.  More...

Thomas Allan Hornberger

CORONA, CALIF.

Thomas Allan Hornberger, 74, of Corona, Calif., died Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in Corona.  He was born June 9, 1942, in Kittanning to Wilmer and Esther Waugaman Hornberger of Cowansville.  More...

Sports

Mars narrowly escapes River Hawks, 3-1

Of all the sports that exist, baseball might be the one most associated with luck and bad breaks.  This seemed to be exemplified on Monday as the Armstrong River Hawks baseball team welcomed Mars for its opening section match up of the season.&n More...

Local Sports Roundup

BASEBALL  West Shamokin 13, Purchase Line 0  More...

From Fenway and afar

Fans of all ages celebrated opening day of Pittsburgh Pirates baseball by tailgating outside of Stanley’s Bar and Grille in Ford City. More...

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