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May 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

West Shamokin hosts annual ‘Safety Drivers Day’

West Shamokin Junior-Senior High School (WSHS) recently held its 6th annual “Safety Driver’s Day” last week in which they promoted the importance of students not partaking in underage drinking, as well as driving safely.  More...

News

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to hold public meeting

Gathering to probe shallow land disposal area in Parks Township

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District will host a public meeting today at Parks Township to discuss the Parks Township Shallow Land Disposal Area (SLDA) clean-up project.  The meeting will take place at 6 p.m. More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Ford City Hose Company No. 1, and the Ford City Police Department responded to a rescue call at 1:36 p.m. on May 21 along First Avenue in Ford City Borough;  More...

JAIL REPORT

The following were committed Tuesday to the Armstrong County Jail:  More...

Sports

Blue Devils fall, 6-1

Leechburg’s WPIAL run ends with 6-1 loss to West Greene

Leechburg’s WPIAL playoff run came to an end yesterday after the Blue Devils sustained a 6-1 loss to West Greene at Peterswood Park in Peters Township. More...

Hoffman’s goal helps Senators beat Penguins to force Game 7

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night and force a decisive Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals.  More...

NFL cuts OT to 10 minutes and opens up end zone celebrations

CHICAGO (AP) — NFL owners cut the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 minutes during the regular season, but also gave players plenty of leeway to celebrate after a touchdown.  The two moves are expected to result in more tie games and m More...

ACAAA art exhibit marks 10th year in color

Event is today at South Water Street facility

Back in 2006, when offi- cials of the Armstrong County Area Agency on Aging first moved in to its current, South Water Street headquarters, the walls screamed for color and jolt of vivid life, according to Melissa Facemyer, the agency’s adminis More...

Scout’s Eagle Scout project helps hikers

When it came time to begin working on a project to become an Eagle Scout, Matthew Stanko was not satisfied with making it easy it on himself.  He thought back to backpacking along Baker Trail – a 132-mile stretch that traverses Armstrong, 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...

Robert Wright

FORD CITY

Robert L. “Big Dad” Wright, 84, of Ford City died Monday, May 22, 2017, at his residence.  He was born Dec. 8, 1932, in Leechburg, son of William Wright and Alverda (Steel) Wright.  He served in the U.S. More...

Frances Benson

YATESBORO

Frances M. Benson, 78, of Yatesboro passed away on Friday, May 19, 2017, at the Kittanning Care Center.  She was born on Aug. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 0-6 Night: 6-4  Pick 3 Day: 0-8-2 Night: 4-1-3  Pick 4 Day: 1-6-3-2 Night: 0-7-0-6  Pick 5 Day: 2-8-3-7-2 Night: 2-3-1-6-1  Treasure Hunt: 02-08-18-24-29   More...

Do Just One Thing

Over time, a plastic garden hose can crack and spring a leak, which would lead most of us to toss it and buy a new one at the store. But before you throw away that garden hose, consider doing an easy repair. More...

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