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May 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

ARIN IU 28 approves proposed 2017-18 budget

Board also revises 2016-17 spending plan

The board of directors of ARIN Intermediate Unit (IU) 28 held its monthly meeting this week during which members approved employment, contracts and general business items.  The board of directors also approved a revised 2016-17 budget and 2017-1 More...


Health care consultant seeks GOP nod in governor’s race



The Ford City Garden Club has given the “May Yard of the Month” award to Steve and Tammie Shiring, who reside at 1300 Fourth Ave. in Ford City. More...


The following were committed Wednesday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Jaclyn Marie Hendricks, 32, no listed address, for a bench warrant issued by D.R.O.;  * Michael Edward Toy, 22, of Orr Avenue, Kittanning, on a bench warrant - failure More...


Going Down Fighting

River Hawks fall in playoff debut to Chartiers Valley, 4-2

The Armstrong River Hawks experienced postseason baseball for the first time in the program’s history yesterday as they met Chartiers Valley at Fox Chapel High School in the first round of the WPIAL Class 5A playoffs.  More...

Freeport Softball falls to South Park for second straight season

Déjà vu is probably the best way to describe how the Freeport softball team is feeling after a 13-3 loss to South Park in the second-round of the WPIAL 3A playoffs on Wednesday.  A year after falling to the Lions in the very same round on the ve More...

Dudek, Lynch receive WPIAL honor

The Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athleteic League (WPIAL) recently named the 2016/2017 Scholar Athlete Winners. A total of 73 males and 74 females submitted applications for consideration. More...

Manor Township police presence expansion further probed

Figures released for contracts with Bethel Township, Rural Valley Borough

At a recent, special meeting, Manor Township’s board of supervisors approved a motion to vote on township Police Chief Eric Petrosky’s detailed plan to expand the presence of the township’s police department by contracting out servi More...

Divine Redeemer Catholic School says goodbye to principal

Nicalena Carlesi to retire end of June

Ford City’s Divine Redeemer Catholic School is saying goodbye to their beloved principal who has been involved with the school for 36 years.  Principal Nicalena Carlesi will be retiring at the end of this school year.  Carlesi started More...


Robert Lee Gaylor Sr.


Robert Lee Gaylor Sr., 69, of Kittanning died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, at Good Samaritan Hospice in Cabot.  He was born on May 16, 1947, in Hazelton, to the late Wilbur J. and Edith M. More...

Shirley I. Hartzell


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Richard Artemus ‘Richie’ Myers


Richard Artemus ‘Richie’ Myers, 34, of Burrell Township peacefully passed to his heavenly home, Monday, May 15, 2017.  He was born on May 25, 1982, to Richard Boyd Myers and Teresa Stiltner Myers at Magee Women’s Hospital of Pi More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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Do Just One Thing

When your bottle of dishwashing soap, shampoo or laundry detergent is empty (but there’s soapy residue on the inside), just screw on the plastic cap and throw it into the recycling bin. More...

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