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April 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Freeport house fire leaves family displaced

Family pet perishes in blaze

A Freeport family was celebrating a son’s 16th birthday downstairs earlier this week when they heard a popping sound from upstairs. When they went to investigate they opened a door and were consumed by smoke. More...



Lions/Leo Clubs name Students of the Month  The Worthington Lions Club and the Armstrong River Hawks Leo Club have announced the Armstrong Junior Senior High School students of the month of February as Skylar Olenchak and Wyatt Rodgers.  More...

Guitarist J. Geils, who sang ‘Centerfold,’ dies at age 71

GROTON, Mass. (AP) — Musician J. Geils, founder of The J. More...

Thriller ‘Trivisa’ wins big at Hong Kong Film Awards

HONG KONG (AP) — Crime thriller “Trivisa” was the big winner at the Hong Kong Film Awards, taking home five awards including the prize for best film.  The movie, which takes place on the eve of the Hong Kong’s 1997 handov More...

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Do Just One Thing

If you’re about to do a major home renovation project that involves demolition, you don’t need to send all of the construction waste to the landfill.  More...


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Ford City school is evacuated

The Ford City Police Department and Ford City Fire Department responded to an electrical panel that started smoking in the Divine Redeemer School’s cafeteria around noon Tuesday. More...

Drug Free Communities Coalition changes venue

Organization schedules medical marijuana speaker

The Armstrong County Drug Free Communities Coalition will host their April meeting this week featuring top of the hour speaker Molly Hepner who will be discussing medical marijuana.  The meeting will take place from 10 a.m. More...

Pedestrian struck in Applewold

Kittanning Borough Police are investigating a vehicle pedestrian accident, which occurred at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday when a bicyclist collided with a black Ford Expedition in Applewold, according to Armstrong County 911. 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. 1, 1970, in Kittanning to Robert Klingensmith and Esther Schall Klingensmith Cravener. More...


Wolves outlast Bulldogs in pitchers’ duel

West Shamokin scores five runs in the sixth inning to pull past Redbank Valley, 5-1

The West Shamokin Wolves and Redbank Valley Bulldogs have had very similar starts to their respective softball seasons. More...

Armstrong’s Kunst to continue playing career at Penn State-New Kensington

For Armstrong point guard Mike Kunst, his basketball career has truly come full circle. More...

Local Sports Roundup

BASEBALL Armstrong 14, Karns City 5 More...

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