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June 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Bottoms up

A new wine-tasting event is slated for June 23

Downtown Kittanning Inc. (DKI) will introduce a new event -- “Walk on the Wine Side” -- in downtown Kittanning from 6-10 p.m. June 23. The cost to attend is $20. The event, according to DKI board of directors member Lynda J. More...


Manor Township approves police coverage contracts

Manor Township’s board of supervisors approved a motion on Wednesday that would institute Police Chief Eric Petrosky’s detailed plan to expand the presence of the township’s police department by contracting out services to both Beth More...

A moment to remember

The sun sets in Elderton Borough with the American flag flying proudly recently at dusk on Memorial Day. More...

Pastor reflects on leaving Amish life, founding megachurch

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Forty years sounds like a lifetime. It also can fly past in the blink of an eye.  Just ask the Rev. Sam Smucker. More...


Top Three Performances of the 2016-17 School Year

Armstrong’s Zane Dudek, West Shamokin’s Ben Vicini and Leechburg’s Mikayla Lovelace

The 2016-17 sports season presented many storylines and standout performances by one of the more notable crops of talent in recent history. More...

Penguins take 2-0 Stanley Cup lead with 4-1 win vs Predators

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins kept Pekka Rinne plenty busy this time.  Too busy for Rinne and the rest of the Nashville Predators to keep up with the surging defending Stanley Cup champions.  More...

Leaving the Nest

Armstrong senior football players Levi Butler (left) and Shawn Giddings are joined by River Hawks head coach Frank Fabian as they sign their letters of intent to continue their respective football ca More...

Local representatives respond to commissioners’ budgetary criticisms

State Reps. Jeff Pyle and Donna Oberlander defend House Bill 218

In recent weeks, the Armstrong County Board of Commissioners have made known their displeasure with cuts in the fiscal year 2018 budget passed by the State House of Representatives – and representatives serving the county have pushed back on th More...

New Bethlehem fire causes massive damage

Multiple people taken in by American Red Cross

A fire in New Bethlehem caused massive damage Tuesday to a house there, which functioned as an apartment building.  New Bethlehem Volunteer Fire Co. No. More...

Kittanning man to stand trial for assaulting police officer

James Dodson faces assault and resisting arrest charges

A Kittanning man will stand trial for allegedly assaulting a police officer during an encounter, which occurred on April 5.  James Dodson, 33, waived his right to a preliminary hearing at the office of Magisterial District Judge James H. More...


Paul Richard Eismann


Paul Richard Eismann, DVM, 73, of Butler passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at his home.  Born Nov. 3, 1943, in Buffalo, N.Y., he was the son of the late Edward Eismann and Virginia Cullinan Nuhn.  More...

Barbara Marie Kozicki


Barbara Marie Kozicki, 90, of Kittanning died Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at home.  She was born on Dec. More...

Evan Kelton Klukan


Evan Kelton Klukan, 28, of Ford City. February 8, 1989, was a great day. That is the day Evan let out his first cry, announcing to the world that he had arrived. Until his final breath, he never quit crying out. More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 5-1 Night: 4-3  Pick 3 Day: 8-1-2 Night: 7-5-0  Pick 4 Day: 6-5-3-1 Night: 7-5-4-3  Pick 5 Day: 0-2-9-4-1 Night: 0-9-5-5-6  Treasure Hunt: 01-12-13-16-20   More...

Do Just One Thing

Many people use something called “treated wood” when constructing things like backyard decks. More...

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