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May 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

ASD board approves 2017-18 preliminary budget

The Armstrong School District (ASD) board of directors held their regularly monthly meeting last night in which they adopted the preliminary general fund budget for the 2017-18 school year, while also electing board members to the positions of secret More...

News

HBCUs question administration understanding of their purpose

WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House statement suggesting that construction funding for historically black colleges and universities might be unconstitutional reveals a fundamental misunderstanding that the schools favor blacks and other minorities over w More...

Defense chips away at total amount ‘Dance Moms’ star hid from court

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Defense attorneys for former “Dance Moms” reality star Abby Lee Miller spent the day Monday trying to chip away at about $775,000 in income federal prosecutors said she tried to hide from a bankruptcy judge.  More...

Health care fight shifts to Senate, where GOP wants a reboot

WASHINGTON (AP) — It took plenty of blood, sweat and tears for Republican leaders to finally push their health care bill through the House last week. More...

Arts and Entertainment

SUDOKU

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 5-7 Night: 9-1  Pick 3 Day: 8-1-1 Night: 2-5-3  Pick 4 Day: 2-6-5-2 Night: 4-3-9-2  Pick 5 Day: 2-4-7-1-0 Night: 3-5-5-1-5  Treasure Hunt: 14-18-24-29-30   More...

Do Just One Thing

For many people, vacationing means camping and enjoying the great outdoors. When camping, it’s important to leave the smallest footprint behind at campsites. More...

Charges filed against two suspects in Kittanning man’s death

Pennsylvania State Police have now filed charges against the two suspects associated with the investigation of the criminal homicide death of 55-year-old Kittanning man Gregory W. Bosko.  More...

Drug-free communities coalition meeting is May 11

The Armstrong County Drug-Free Communities Coalition will play host to its next meeting 10 a.m. to noon May 11. More...

Environmental issues highlight Ford City Borough Council meeting

The Ford City Borough Council on Monday discussed environmental concerns related to the cleaning and repair of the borough’s water lines and a pending lawsuit brought against PPG Industries, Inc., and the municipality over water pollution.  More...

Obituaries

James Luther Garland

KITTANNING

James Luther Garland, 56, of Kittanning died Friday, May 5, 2017, at Presbyterian Hospital.  He was born May 6, 1960, in Hershey to James Malone and Marjorie Ann Onnen Garland.  More...

Gerald A. Lerner

FORD CITY

Gerald A. Lerner, 75, of Ford City died Sunday, May 7, 2017, in ACMH Hospital.  He was born Aug. 5, 1941, in Ford City to Frank P. More...

Deloras Corinne (Neese) Harmon

DAYTON

Deloras Corinne (Neese) Harmon, 86, of Dayton died Sunday, May 7, 2017, at VNA Inpatient Hospice, Butler.  She was born Dec. 1, 1930, in Oak Ridge to George Neese and Thelma (Travis) Bish. She married John Jay Harmon on Sept. 25, 1948.  More...

Sports

Showing No Mercy

Lady Wolves down Blairsville, sweep season series

The hard-hitting West Shamokin softball team has had no shortage of runs during its current four-game win streak. More...

Local Sports Roundup

BASEBALL  Armstrong 11, Kiski Area 1   More...

District recognizes Wolves

Three awards & plaques were awarded and presented to the West Shamokin girls basketball team by ASD Superintendent Chris DeVivo on behalf of the entire administration during last evening’s More...

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