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May 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

County’s board of commissioners forms blight task force

Group’s members to assemble report on how to fight sore sites

With more than 200 blighted properties in Armstrong County, the county’s board of commissioners took a step yesterday to address the issue.  More...

News

Trump enjoys health care victory, hails ties with Australia

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump turned his first trip home as president into a victory lap on Thursday, returning to the city that has largely opposed him while celebrating House passage of legislation undoing much his predecessor’s health l More...

Pennsylvania delegation splits on House GOP health care bill

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s 18-member U.S. House delegation split on GOP legislation that’s erasing much of former President Barack Obama’s health care law, while Democratic Gov. More...

JAIL REPORT

The following were Thursday committed to the Armstrong County Jail:  * David James Colvin, 25, of Lick Run Road, Weirton, West Virginia, on a bench warrant - failure to comply;  More...

Sports

River Hawks eliminated from postseason contention with loss

Senior Day is a special event for any team, but for the Armstrong River Hawks softball squad, yesterday’s 11-0 home loss to Plum was the final punctuation on an up-anddown season for a young team that has struggled all year to maintain consistency on More...

Local Sports Roundup

SOFTBALL  West Shamokin 18, United  0   More...

Votto, Adleman lead Cincinnati over Pirates 4-2

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds don’t play Pittsburgh again until August. More...

Armstrong County Jail inmate dies following alleged suicide attempt

Incident is being probed by PSP/ facility’s administration, staff

A Kittanning woman died Thursday evening after being hospitalized with injuries sustained after she reportedly attempted to commit suicide by hanging herself just after midnight yesterday at Armstrong County Jail, where she was being incarcerated. More...

Agency crowns spelling bee winner

Rural Valley’s Beverly Stewart (left in navy blue) reacts after winning the Armstrong County Area Agency on Aging Senior Spelling Bee held Thursday at the Kittanning Senior Center. More...

Armstrong School District reviews preliminary 2017-18 budget

Armstrong School District’s board of education met Monday where members discussed the district’s preliminary 2017-18 budget, which they intend to officially adopt at next Monday’s legislative meeting.  During the report of Sam More...

Obituaries

Samuel J. Hill

KITTANNING

Samuel J. Hill, 73, of Kittanning died Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital.  He was born in Kittanning on Sept. More...

Raymond P. Wolfe

KITTANNING

Raymond P. More...

Douglas T. Mechling

KITTANNING

Douglas T. “Skinny” Mechling, 62, of Kittanning died Thursday, May 4, 2017, at his residence.  He was born May 30, 1954, in Kittanning to the late Jack and Constance (Atwood) Mechling and he lived in the area all of his life.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 5-0 Night: 3-6  Pick 3 Day: 1-5-3 Night: 1-3-5  Pick 4 Day: 4-8-9-6 Night: 2-2-7-4  Pick 5 Day: 4-1-4-7-8 Night: 8-4-3-7-0  Treasure Hunt: 09-10-18-19-26   More...

Do Just One Thing

Plastic binders can be very difficult to recycle because most curbside recycling programs don’t accept this unusual grade of plastic. More...

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