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April 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Bowl-A-Thon to benefit local theater

The Armstrong County Community Theater is in need of bowlers and sponsors for its upcoming Bowl-A-Thon fundraiser.  The Bowl-A-Thon event will be held 1-3 p.m. Friday at Falcon Lanes, located at 437 Fifth Ave. More...

News

DA reviewing after student’s tooth knocked out by officer

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The district attorney was reviewing allegations that a police officer assigned to a suburban Pittsburgh school knocked out the tooth of a 14-year-old student accused of stealing another student’s cellphone.  More...

Piano students perform in piano monster concert

Four piano students from the Cramer Music Studio participated in the fourth annual piano monster concert held in Cogswell Hall at Indiana University of Pennsylvania on Feb. 25.  More...

Dems block Trump court pick as GOP readies ‘nuclear option’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats blocked President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee with a historic filibuster on the Senate floor Thursday, but their victory was short-lived.  Republicans prepared to strike back with a Senate rules c More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 1-8 Night: 5-1  Pick 3 Day: 7-1-2 Night: 6-6-8  Pick 4 Day: 9-7-7-1 Night: 4-1-9-3  Pick 5 Day: 1-2-9-7-7 Night: 9-7-3-7-1  Treasure Hunt: 02-06-24-27-30   More...

Do Just One Thing

Using tape to seal packages or wrap gifts usually means using an adhesive made with plastic. But with more companies innovating and working to make their products greener, you can now find tape that’s more sustainable. More...

Blaze displaces family of four

A fire at a Sugarcreek Township home on State Route 268 has left a family of four, including two children, displaced. More...

Entities to relocate from Armsdale building, elsewhere

Move to site near courthouse annex is pending

Janet Talerico thinks it will be a logical move, she said. More...

District school board approves new mathematics textbooks

Members laud efforts of trio of instructors to introduce new curriculum

During Thursday’s open caucus session of the Armstrong School District (ASD) board of education, the board approved the agenda for next Monday’s meeting while also listening to a trio of district instructors explain how they decided upon More...

Obituaries

Rosetta May DiGiacobbe

FREEPORT

Rosetta May DiGiacobbe, 77, of Freeport passed away on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, peacefully, at LifeCare Hospital at AVH, Natrona Heights.  Rosetta was born in Freeport on July 24, 1939. More...

Shirley Jean Miller

KITTANNING

Shirley Jean Miller, 69, of Kittanning died Thursday, April 6, 2017, in the Armstrong County Health Center.  She was born Aug. More...

Sports

From the Ground Up

Armstrong and Freeport communities unite to form framework for girls lacrosse program

When Freeport girls lacrosse head coach Bob Conklin volunteered to build a program from scratch, he knew that the challenges would range in scope from minuscule to monumental.  More...

Local Sports Roundup

HOCKEY   More...

Penguins top Devils, clinch playoff home-ice for first-round

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins clinched home-ice advantage for their first-round playoff series against the Columbus Blue Jackets, and it was the role players who carried them over the threshold.  More...

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