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April 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Apollo-Ridge approves personnel matters, looks ahead to ‘Viking Wall of Fame’

Apollo-Ridge School District’s board of education held its April legislative meeting Monday evening in which they discussed upcoming events, approved personnel matters, and discussed the future of the “Viking Wall of Fame.”  Du More...

Kittanning Public Library members will be able to rent bikes

Kittanning is known for its Rails to Trails program as well as its beautiful parks.  However, staff of the Kittanning Public Library noticed the lack of a program in which people could rent bikes and enjoy the beautiful scenes that the borough h More...

News

More poster contest winners are announced

Fourth-graders at Armstrong County schools show off winning poster ideas for the Drugs Kill Dreams poster contest following an assembly was held recently at Lenape Elementary. More...

JAIL REPORT

The following individuals were committed Tuesday to the Armstrong County Jail:  • Tyler Thomas Jordan, 33, address unknown, on a bench warrant for failure to comply;  • Marisa Betty Jo Walker, 25, of State Route 1084, for contempt More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong County 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  More...

Sports

Berries quiet bats

Cranberry downs Lady Bulldogs in defensive showcase

The Redbank Valley girls softball team has one of the more potent offenses in the Keystone Shortway Athletic Conference (KSAC), putting up double digit scores on numerous occasions throughout the first half of the varsity softball schedule.  More...

Hendricks out-duels Cole, Chicago defeats Pirates 1-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kyle Hendricks rediscovered his 2016 form, limiting the Pittsburgh Pirates to four hits over six innings to outduel Gerrit Cole and lead the Chicago Cubs to a 1-0 win on Tuesday night. More...

Bulldogs shut out at home by Cranberry, 6-0

The Redbank Valley Bulldogs had been riding a high so far this season coming into the week, but after a 4-1 loss at Clarion Area on Monday, the Bulldogs once again struggled to mount an offensive attack as they were shut out at Herman C. More...

Kittanning man wanted for assaulting police officer

Suspect at large after alleged April 5 incident

A warrant is out for the arrest of a Kittanning man who fled arrest after assaulting a police officer.  According to a criminal complaint filed by East Franklin police officer Robert Gahagan, James Dodson, 33, allegedly elbowed a deputy from the More...

Shooting victim in attempted homicide speaks

County law enforcement continues probe for suspect

An Atlanta man reportedly shot Saturday in the driveway of an East Franklin residence was described as being, “alert and speaking with police,” Tuesday, according to Armstrong County District Attorney Scott Andreassi.  “(The) i More...

Divine Redeemer to premiere school’s first-ever musical production

Divine Redeemer Catholic School is preparing for their first-ever musical debut.  Twenty-nine students in kindergarten through grade 6 will perform the musical “101 Dalmatians” at 6:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Sister Mary Walter Hall

PITTSBURGH

Sister Mary (Mary Walter) Hall, CSJ, 80, of Pittsburgh died Friday, April 14, 2017, in the 61st year of her religious life as a Sister of St. Joseph.  The daughter of Walter and Irene Wassell Hall, Sister Mary entered the Congregation from St. More...

Norman L. “Butch” Lasher

KITTANNING

Norman L. “Butch” Lasher, 76, of Kittanning died on Monday, April 24, 2017, at ACMH Hospital.  He was born May 11, 1940, in Kittanning to the late Albert T. Sr. More...

Colonel William H. McChesney

WIDNOON

Colonel William H. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Do Just One Thing

Say you forgot to send a gift to a faraway relative, and you need to get one there ASAP. While the option of overnight shipping may seem like a solution, it’s an environmental disaster. More...

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