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June 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page


Drivers urged not to mix prescription drugs and driving

Harrisburg, PA – Acting Secretary of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) Jennifer Smith and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. More...

SummerFESTT soaks in fun at Belmont

DJ Steve Heffner (kneeling left) chats with sunbathers during the 2017 SummerFESTT Children’s Fair Saturday at the Belmont Complex, East Franklin. More...

Senate GOP launches new effort to overhaul pension benefits

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania state Senate began advancing legislation Sunday night in the latest Republican effort to overhaul retirement benefits in Pennsylvania’s two big debt-saddled public pension systems.  More...


Area baseball squads have strong showing on the diamond

Armstrong junior legion stays undefeated, Vicini strikes out 10 for Worthington/Kittanning, Armstrong prospect team opens play with weekend double-header


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Odd 7th-inning stretches don’t stop Pirates, beat Mets 11-1

NEW YORK (AP) — David Freese and the Pittsburgh Pirates picked a fine time to pad their lead — in-between a bizarre pair of seventh-inning stretches.  Freese drove in three runs, including an RBI single after things went a little hay More...

Drugs Kill Dreams race is slated for Saturday

Local partnerships seek to raise awareness, promote healthy lifestyle

The Richard G. Snyder YMCA will be hosting a 5K/10K Drugs Kill Dreams race is slated for June 10 in partnership with Magisterial District Judge J. More...

Area entity donates $500 to church’s food pantry

Human Services Council delivers unprecedented offering

The Rev. Kevin Giddings serves all walks of life through the Mercy Request Program food pantry at Harvest Community Church in East Franklin Township, he said.  More...


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Loretta Y. Toy


Loretta Y. Toy, 82, of Dayton, formerly of Leechburg, entered into the presence of the Lord on June 1, 2017.  Loretta was born Sept. More...

Beverly Nadine (Bundy) Mecca


Beverly Nadine (Bundy) Mecca, 76, of Ford City, ascended into heaven on Friday, June 2, 2017, after a brief illness. Beverly was born in Shawmut, Pa. on June 11, 1940, the youngest child of Avis (Lovell) and Silas Bundy. More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 3-6 Night: 9-8  Pick 3 Day: 7-2-5 Night: 0-8-9  Pick 4 Day: 8-2-4-9 Night: 0-4-2-7  Pick 5 Day: 3-0-3-3-3 Night: 9-3-2-7-3  Treasure Hunt: 14-17-19-23-29   More...

Do Just One Thing

Growing rosebushes in your yard has its rewards when the plant matures and thrives. But in the early stages, it’s key to do whatever you can do to protect the bushes from disease. More...

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