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April 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

County controller’s lawsuit against commissioners withdrawn

Controller Myra Miller reaches agreement with board members

A budgetary dispute turned lawsuit between the Armstrong County Board of Commissioners and County Controller Myra Miller has been resolved, according to a statement issued Friday from the commissioners’ office.  Miller filed a lawsuit agai More...

News

High school students take part in safe driving challenge

Eight high schools from Armstrong and Indiana Counties participated in a safe driving competition Friday morning.  The event was put on by the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Institute for Rural Health and Safety and hosted at Indiana Univers More...

SENTENCES

The following is a partial list of criminal cases handled by Armstrong County Judge James J. Panchik on April 4. Unless otherwise noted, court costs and supervision fees are to be paid by the defendant:  More...

DISTRICT COURT

The following preliminary hearings has been scheduled for the week of April 10:  More...

Sports

Arrows drop Team Wisconsin, two wins from national title

The Armstrong Arrows U16 team made the trip to Frisco, Texas with one thing on their mind: to bring home a national championship. More...

Freese, Cervelli power Pirates by Braves 5-4 in home opener

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The images were jarring. Snow flurries swirling at PNC Park and Andrew McCutchen jogging out to right field instead of center in Pittsburgh for the first time following an offseason position switch. More...

Does hope actually spring eternal?

Springtime in Pittsburgh can alternate between 70 degree temperatures and snow showers. The outlook on the Pirates’ upcoming season could be just as unpredictable, especially when one takes a good, hard look at the roster. More...

Strike on Syria is praised, but angers Russia

BEIRUT (AP) — World leaders rallied around the United States after it launched a missile strike early Friday on a Syrian air base in response to this week’s chemical attack, while Russia condemned the move as “aggression” and More...

First-ever AHS student-musician qualifies for state festival

Armstrong Junior-Senior High School sophomore Anthony Murray has broken quite a barrier through the skillful playing of his French horn.  Murray, 16, recently became the first student from the school to qualify for the All-State Pennsylvania Mus More...

Board votes to add to county treasurer’s staff

The Armstrong County Salary Board on Feb. 16 voted unanimously to create a temporary, full-time administrative assistant position to aid the department of county Treasurer Amanda Hiles.  More...

Obituaries

W. David Johnston, P.M. 33o

WEST KITTANNING

William David Johnston, P.M. 33rd Degree, 78, of West Kittanning passed away Thursday, April 6, 2017, at Allegheny General Hospital.  He was born Oct. 21, 1938, in Pittsburgh, the son of William and Helen (Wood) Johnston.  More...

Dorothy S. Bowser

KITTANNING

Dorothy S. Bowser, 90, of Kittanning died Thursday, April 6, 2017, at ACMH Hospital, after braving a short battle with cancer.  A lifelong resident of Armstrong County, she was born Jan. More...

Ronald J. ‘Red’ Myers

RICHLAND TOWNSHIP

Ronald J. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 4-6 Night: 5-7  Pick 3 Day: 8-4-8 Night: 2-1-5  Pick 4 Day: 3-2-6-6 Night: 9-5-5-1  Pick 5 Day: 9-2-7-8-7 Night: 4-2-9-1-5  Treasure Hunt: 01-18-27-28-30   More...

Do Just One Thing

For home cooks, onions are a staple in the kitchen. To keep onions fresh, grab some pantyhose that have a run in them, and upcycle them into a hanging onion storage net. More...

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