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May 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Apollo-Ridge school board approves 2017-18 preliminary budget

Spending plan requires no real estate property tax hike

The Apollo-Ridge School District’s board of education met Monday for its monthly legislative meeting, at which members approved their 2017-18 proposed preliminary budget, which will not require a real estate property tax hike from district resi More...

News

Q&A: What to expect as Bill Cosby’s jury selection continues

Jury selection in Bill Cosby’s upcoming sex assault case got off to a quick start Monday with the selection of the first five jurors. Three are white men and the other two white women.   More...

DA criticizes state police for probe of shooting by troopers

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A district attorney in eastern Pennsylvania says his office, not state police, should investigate a fatal weekend shooting by troopers. More...

Section 8 Waiting List to open June 1

The Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong announces the opening of the Section 8 Waiting list for income eligible families.  More...

Sports

End of the Road

Philipsburg-Osceola no-hits Lady Wolves to advance in District VI playoffs

The game was over before it began. The West Shamokin Wolves were no-hit by the Phillipsburg-Osceola Mountainieers, 10-0 in a District VI playoff contest that wasn’t as close as the score indicated. More...

Armstrong junior legion continues winning ways with defeat of S.W. Jack

The hitters on the Armstrong junior legion post 325 team have been raking the baseball despite being only five games into the young season. For the fourth-consecutive game, the team recorded 10-plus runs to down the S.W. More...

Snyder YMCA rolls out new Lacrosse program

The Richard G. Snyder YMCA continues to provide diverse athletic opportunities for the local community and that trend has provided the area’s youth an opportunity to participate in unique activities.  More...

ACMH Hospital recognizes emergency responders

Picnic kicks off week of activity citing National EMS Week 2017

Emergency medical services (EMS) workers gathered Monday at ACMH Hospital for a picnic, with hamburgers and salad a’plenty – a feast that signified a show of appreciation from the facility.  Yesterday’s picnic was just the star More...

More military appreciation moments

ABOVE: The Rev. Dr. Larry Greenslit, U.S. Navy (Ret.) accepts a donation of $500 from the Union First Presbyterian Church of Cowansville following Military Appreciation Sunday this past Sunday. Lt. More...

Obituaries

Margaret Scheeren

INDIANA

Margaret “Marge” (Stacy) Scheeren, 87, died peacefully on Saturday, May 20, 2017, in hospice care in Indiana, Pennsylvania. The daughter of George and Marie (Bigley) Stacy, she was born on June 27, 1929, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  More...

Clayton H. Smith

KITTANNING

Clayton H. Smith, 93, of Kittanning died peacefully on Friday, May 19, 2017.  He was born March 29, 1924, in Manor Township, a son of the late Rex and Rhoda (King) Smith.  A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. More...

Davis M. McCoy

WINTER HAVEN

Davis M. McCoy, 82, a resident of Winter Haven, Fla., died on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, at the Florida Hospital in Tampa, Fla.  He was born on Oct. 11, 1934, in Templeton.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 3-4 Night: 9-1  Pick 3 Day: 1-7-3 Night: 6-6-6  Pick 4 Day: 1-6-3-8 Night: 6-2-0-1  Pick 5 Day: 6-4-1-4-3 Night: 3-4-4-9-3  Treasure Hunt: 02-03-21-26-30   More...

Do Just One Thing

When drips of grease get onto your clothes, getting the stains out can be a real challenge. Since water and grease don’t mix, it’s best to try to “lift” the oils out of the fibers of the clothing. More...

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