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April 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

$1 million plus grandstand approved

ASD devotes $23K to sports

By an 8-0 vote, Armstrong School District (ASD) board of education on Monday approved the purchase of a $1 million-plus grandstand system from Butler-based Stadium Solutions Inc. More...

News

Man who killed wife at California school called her ‘angel’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who killed his estranged wife and a special-needs student in her classroom Monday then killed himself had professed his love for her just last month on social media, including a post that called her “an angel.&rdq More...

POLICE REPORTS

Pennsylvania State Police at Kittanning released the following report on a recent, alleged incidents:  More...

911 CALLS

• Emergency crews including North Apollo, Kiski Township and Apollo Fire Departments, Kiski Police Department, and Oklahoma Ambulance responded to an automatic fire alarm at 11:39 a.m. on April 7 at 1831 State Route 56 in Kiski Township.  More...

Sports

River Hawks fall to Hampton, 9-2

The Armstrong baseball team struggled mightily in the field against the visiting Hampton Talbots yesterday at Armstrong Junior-Senior High School on the way to a 9-2 loss. More...

Kings of the Diamond

West Shamokin stays perfect in home-opening victory over United Lions

After last week’s rainy and cold weather, the West Shamokin Wolves were finally able to show off their new infield grass at Monday’s home opener against the United Lions.  The Wolves rode sophomore Jacob Allen’s strong performa More...

Local Sports Roundup

Apollo-Ridge 4, Riverview 0 The Apollo-Ridge girls softball team improved to 1-1 with a victory over Riverview on Monday. The Vikings were led by a strong performance from pitcher Mollie Charlton. More...

Adrian man faces alleged strangulation charges

Preliminary hearing for Lonny Ray Smith, 46, is April 12

An Adrian man will face charges of strangulation stemming from an incident that occurred April 6.  A preliminary hearing for Lonny Ray Smith, 46, is set for 9 a.m. More...

Donation boosts food bank’s purchasing power

West Penn Power, a First Energy Co., gives $800-plus to organization

For seventh consecutive March since 2011, local employees of West Penn Power, a First Energy Co., spent the 30-day month generating money for donation to the Armstrong County Community Action Agency Food Bank.  More...

Ford City planning commission advances comprehensive plan, zoning updates

Ford City Borough’s planning commission is taking the next steps in rebuilding the borough’s comprehensive plan and zoning ordinances.  More...

Obituaries

Ronald Wayne Hawkins

KITTANNING

Ronald Wayne Hawkins, 79, of Kittanning died Sunday, April 9, 2017, at Good Samaritan Hospice in Cabot.  He was born Feb. More...

Shawn W. Klingensmith

FORD CLIFF

Shawn W. Klingensmith, 46, of Ford Cliff died Sunday, April 9, 2017, at his residence.  He was born Oct. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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PENNSYLVANIA LOTTERY

Pick 2 Day: 6-5 Night: 9-8  Pick 3 Day: 4-1-7 Night: 7-7-6  Pick 4 Day: 2-8-7-8 Night: 6-5-6-6  Pick 5 Day: 9-8-3-1-4 Night: 5-0-8-4-1  WILD Day: 6 Night: 5   More...

Do Just One Thing

When it comes to choosing gas at the pump, you may be tempted to upgrade your fuel for your car. But the reality is, if your car is less than 10 years old, there is no need to choose premium over regular fuel. More...

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