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April 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

2 vehicle crash injures 1, snarls Route 422 traffic

As of deadline, a Pennsylvania State Police investigation was ongoing as of deadline into two-vehicle collision Friday involving a semi tractor-trailer truck and car, which occurred along State Route More...


ARIN IU approves 2017-18 operating budget

The ARIN Intermediate Unit (IU) 28 held their April meeting this week in which they elected representatives to fill expiring terms while also adopting the 2017-18 general operating budget.  ARIN adopted the general operating budget for the 2017- More...

OSHA investigates Ford City man’s death

Dakota Marshall, 21, was electrocuted while on the job

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is conducting an investigation into the April 21 death of a Ford City man.  Dakota Marshall, 21, of Ford City passed away yesterday while working in the Shadyside section of Pittsburgh wit More...

United CEO won’t add chairman title

DALLAS (AP) — United Airlines said CEO Oscar Munoz, who came under withering criticism for the airline’s handling of a passenger dragging incident, will not automatically add the title of chairman in 2018 as planned.  More...



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Armstrong uses team effort to down Kiski Area, 3-0

The Armstrong River Hawks are a team of many dimensions. With a deep pitching staff, speed of the base paths and strong fielding, The River Hawks decided to show off all of those facets in their 3-0 victory over Kiski Area High School on Friday. More...

Judge orders evidence preserved in Hernandez death

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered key evidence in the prison suicide of Aaron Hernandez preserved, granting a request from the ex-NFL star’s fiancee so the family can investigate the circumstances of his death.  More...

Total county bill in sexual harassment lawsuit settlement: $500K-plus

Civil case involving plaintiff Marci Creel concludes

A nearly 2-year-old civil suit filed by an East Franklin woman against former and current Armstrong County administrative and emergency management officials alleging sexual harassment and discrimination has been settled. The price tag? More...

Medical cannabis conference kicks off in Pittsburgh

Physician Bryan Doner’s company hosts event

By the time the World Medical Cannabis Conference & Expo (WMCCExpo) opened its doors to the public at noon yesterday at the David L. More...

Dance marathon to benefit fellow student

Members of the Apollo Ridge School District’s student body are rallying around one of their own peers who is going through a challenging time.  The students and staff at Apollo-Ridge are planning a dance marathon to raise money for distric More...


Brad Younkins


Brad Younkins, 61, of Kittanning died Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at West Penn Hospital.  He was born March 2, 1956, in Kittanning, the son of William C. and Clara E. (Harter) Younkins.  More...

Betty J. (Anthony) Unger


Betty J. (Anthony) Unger, age 87, of Kittanning died on Thursday, April 20, 2017, in Meadowlake Manor in Sugarcreek Township.  She was born April 25, 1929, in Widnoon, to the late Byron and Flora (Greenawalt) Anthony.  More...

Robert Earle “Bo” Crytzer


Retired Master Sergeant Robert Earle “Bo” Crytzer of Statesville, North Carolina, formerly of Freeport and Kittanning, passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017, at Brookdale Peachtree Assisted Living Center in Statesville, just six days after More...

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Do Just One Thing

Aluminum is a material that can be recycled almost infinitely into new metal products. But aluminum isn’t just limited to beverage cans. Aluminum foil used for baking and covering dishes is 100 percent pure metal, which can be easily recycled. More...

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