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Apollo-Ridge crowns prom royals

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Fire crews respond to Progressive Workshop office

Kittanning Hose Company No. 4 and Kittanning Hose Company No. 6 responded to a fire alarm around 3 p.m. Monday afternoon at the Progressive Workshop, located on Oak Avenue, in Kittanning. More...

16 dead after tornadoes, floods ravage Midwest, South

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Several southern states braced for more severe weather Monday in the wake of storms, tornadoes and flooding that claimed 16 lives and left authorities in Arkansas searching for two children swept away by raging waters.  More...


The following individual was committed Monday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Michael James Lint, 34, of Main Street, Leechburg, on charges of a bench warrant - failure to appear.   More...


Wolfe lands punches and Armstrong County on the map

Local boxer continues to find success in the ring regionally, nationally and internationally

While many young people are joining baseball teams or trying out for the football team, Armstrong Junior-Senior High School junior Billy Wolfe is in the boxing ring or gym, a place where he has spent countless hours of his young life, perfecting his More...

Down the stretch they come

Playoff positioning dominates remaining high school softball schedules

Even though spring sports seem to have just started, the conclusion of the high school softball season is right around the corner.  For many local teams, the most significant stretch of their schedules takes place over the coming days for those More...

Freeport looks to stop losing skid for spot in postseason

Mother Nature didn’t do the Freeport baseball team any favors Monday afternoon when she rolled through Western Pa. More...

ARC Manor and YMCA to partner together for addiction support group

In order to combat the ever increasing drug epidemic that Armstrong County is facing, the Richard G. Snyder YMCA and ARC Manor are starting a family support group for those coping with addiction.  More...

West Kittanning postpones vote on paving ordinance until June

Proposal would establish new requirements for contractors

West Kittanning Borough Council on Monday tabled a vote on an ordinance that would establish new requirements for contractors working on streets and driveways in the municipality until next month’s meeting.  The ordinance -- which would r More...


Fred L. Bowser


Fred L. Bowser, 96, formerly of Bethel Township, died Sunday, April 30, 2017, in Fairwinds Manor.  Born May 10, 1920, in Fuller Station, he was a son of the late David C. and Nellie L. More...

Edith A. Beale


Edith A. Beale, 96, formerly of Freeport, passed away Sunday, April 30, 2017.  Edith was born Dec. More...

Robert E. Moore Jr.


Robert E. Moore Jr., 75, of Cochranton died Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at the Meadville Medical Center.  Born, Sept. 19, 1941, in Kittanning, he was the son of Robert E. Sr. and Carrie Slagle Moore. He married Sandy Marrapode on Sept. More...

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Do Just One Thing

While the price of used romance novels and biographies isn’t high, the resell value of college textbooks can be significant. If you have some textbooks at home, you may be sitting on a gold mine of educational tomes. More...

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