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May 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Local library gets a much-needed makeover

ABOVE: Chaning Toy, 20, of Kittanning Township paints trim at the Ford City Public Library as part of a Career T.R.A.C.K. More...

News

US, Turkey spar over Erdogan visit violence, Kurdish support

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration faced growing calls Thursday for a forceful response to violence by Turkish presidential guards on American soil, who were briefly detained this week but then set free. More...

Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA

WASHINGTON (AP) — Making good on a campaign promise, the Trump administration formally told Congress Thursday that it intends to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico.  More...

Amid opioid epidemic, paramedics feel the weight of tragedy

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The call came in at dinnertime: an 11-year-old girl, not breathing.  Pittsburgh paramedics with Medic 8 supposed the girl was choking on her food as they raced to the address in Beechview.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 2-8 Night: 8-2  Pick 3 Day: 6-0-8 Night: 5-3-6  Pick 4 Day: 5-7-9-9 Night: 9-3-2-3  Pick 5 Day: 1-7-5-5-8 Night: 7-1-0-9-3  Treasure Hunt: 12-17-19-28-30   More...

Do Just One Thing

If your backyard garden has a bumper crop of fruits and vegetables this season, don’t let them go to waste. The nonprofit Ample Harvest can help you connect with a local food bank or pantry that will gladly take your perishable harvest. More...

Commissioners voice opposition to state budget cuts

The Pennsylvania budget for fiscal year 2018 has gone from the State House of Representatives to the State Senate, where it currently awaits a vote, and the Armstrong County Board of Commissioners on Thursday formally opposed planned cuts in the budg More...

ACDAC furthers its anti-alcohol abuse message

The Armstrong County Drug and Alcohol Commission recently partnered with a local school to further address their anti-drug message.  Students from Apollo-Ridge high school recently partnered with the commission to place anti-underage drinking st More...

Obituaries

LENO N. JUDICE

BROOKVILLE

Leno N. Judice, 88, currently a resident at LaurelBrook in Brookville; (a lifelong Broad Street Brockway resident) died on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at Penn Highlands Brookville.  Born on Sept. More...

PAUL EDSEL LEARD

COLUMBUS, OHIO

Paul Edsel Leard, 95, of Columbus, Ohio, died Sunday, May 7, 2017, at Madison House in London, Ohio.  He was born Feb. 23, 1922, in Furnace Run in Kittanning, to the late James and Gladys (Skinner) Leard.  More...

Sports

Blue Lightining

Leechburg handles California, 15-2; advances to semis

The 2017 edition of the Leechburg softball team has made a habit of dispatching its competition in lightning-quick fashion and yesterday at Hampton Community Park, the No. 3 Blue Devils put the No. More...

Frazier’s 4 RBIs, homers by Bell, Jaso lift Bucs over Nats

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adam Frazier is making the most of his chance as Pittsburgh’s new left fielder.  Frazier had a career-high four RBIs, Josh Bell and John Jaso homered, and Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Washington Nationals 10-4 on Thu More...

Little League is in swing

Bre Bowser (above) hits a single through the left side of the infield during a Kittanning Little League game on Thursday. Kittanning beat Homer-Center 20-8. More...

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