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May 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Leechburg resident to stand trial on alleged child pornography charges

A Leechburg man will stand trial on alleged child pornography charges stemming from an undercover investigation by Pennsylvania State Police, according to officials at the office of Magisterial District Judge James Andring. More...


PSSA Post Party is held

Shannock Valley Elementary School third-grade teacher Senta Zelenski recently organized a PSSA Post Party for all students in grades 3-6. More...


The following individuals were committed this weekend to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Samuel Lee Bennett, 49, of Pittsburgh, on charges of tampering with/fabricating physical evidence, intent to possess controlled substance, manufacture/deliver More...


Pennsylvania State Police released the following reports on recent, alleged incidents:  More...


Late-season match ups for area baseball, softball teams crucial to postseason success

The calendar has flipped to May and that means that the baseball and softball seasons will soon be winding to a close. More...

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Freeport knocks off Deer Lakes

Standing on second base, Freeport junior Sean Furlong had no intentions of stopping at third when junior Matt Charlton singled deep down the right field line. He was going to stretch bases no matter what.  More...

Volunteers sought for Armstrong Day of Giving

NexTier Bank and Richard G. Snyder YMCA to again sponsor event scheduled to take place May 11

Gretchen Nowikowski is well acquainted with the benefits non-profit organizations can bring into the lives of people young and old, she said.  A teller at NexTier Bank in Kittanning, Nowikowski recently spoke fondly of the efforts of staff at Va More...

Wolves of royalty

West Shamokin High School recently crowned its 2017 Prom Queen Cassandra Wolfe, daughter of Paul & Stacey Wolfe of Kittanning, and its Prom King Bret Lundgren, son of Greg & Mary Ann Lundgren More...


John Edward Gaff Jr.


John Edward Gaff Jr., 48, of Shelocta passed away on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at his residence.  He was born on Feb. 5, 1969, to John Sr. and June (Miller) Gaff in Huntingdon.  John was a member of the Shelocta Sportsmen’s Club. More...

Kathleen Betty Rosenberger


Kathleen Betty Rosenberger, 69, passed away on May 6, 2017, at Sugar Creek Rest Home with her family by her side.  Kathy was born April 28, 1948, in Kittanning to Clyde (Emerson) & Betty Louise Rosenberger who have both preceded her in death More...

Nadine Green


Nadine Green, 89, formerly of Ford City, passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at Meadville Medical Center.  She was born July 21, 1927, in Beardsfolk, W. Va. to Floyd and Rose Judy Morris.  More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 5-6 Night: 8-5  Pick 3 Day: 0-1-0 Night: 5-3-4  Pick 4 Day: 0-5-8-4 Night: 4-9-9-2  Pick 5 Day: 2-0-4-0-4 Night: 2-4-1-3-9  Treasure Hunt: 01-02-04-12-16   More...

Do Just One Thing

Do you want to prevent soap scum and hard water deposits from marking up your glass shower doors? There are chemical sprays that can create a silicone like surface on them, which makes water bead and helps the doors dry more quickly. More...

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