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June 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Pollution control project funded in Armstrong County

The Armstrong Conservation District (ACD) recently received a $2,000 grant, which officials hope to use to conduct a workshop for the public that will focus on enhancing wildlife habitats while reducing sediment pollution in streams. More...

East Franklin Township approves new roadwork equipment during specially scheduled meeting

The East Franklin Township Board of Supervisors on Monday approved the purchase of a new skid loader and utility trailer. More...

News

Clarion University president plans departure

CLARION, Pa. (AP) — Clarion University’s president says she’s stepping down at the end of the next academic year.  Karen Whitney has been president of the state-owned school for eight years. More...

JAIL REPORT

The following individuals were committed to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Robert Ernest Griffith, 26, of Dayton Road, Dayton. He was held for court;  * Richard Ernest Pyle, 25, of Sgros Road, Rural Valley, on a parole violation.   More...

POLICE REPORT

Pennsylvania State Police issued the following report on recent incidents:  More...

Sports

Wolfe finishes off junior career with TKO

Worthington’s Billy Wolfe collects 40th career win in dominant fashion

The last 12 months have been a whirlwind for Worthington native and Armstrong Junior-Senior High School student Billy Wolfe. More...

Hard Work Pays Off

The first day of the Hard Work Pays Off basketball camp began on Monday as young athletes took to the Armstrong Junior-Senior High School gymnasium. More...

Predators even Stanley Cup Final, beat Penguins 4-1

NASHVILLE, Tenn. More...

Kittanning garbage services fee hike debate wages forth

Council voices need for new waste collection truck, mayor promises to veto ordinance

Kittanning Borough Council plans to vote in July on an ordinance to raise the municipality’s garbage services fee by $2 – despite Mayor Kirk Atwood stating at Monday’s monthly meeting he will veto any such rate hike.  More...

West Kittanning mulls projects to upgrade community, repair machinery

West Kittanning Borough Council spent much of its monthly meeting Monday discussing payments to make improvements to the community, as well as replacing broken machinery.  One motion that was passed during the meeting was the purchase of a new b More...

Construction begins on Edmon Road bridge in Kiski Township

Construction began Monday on the Edmon Road (Route 2047) Bridge, which spans Roaring Run in Kiskiminetas Township of Armstrong County.  Detours are currently in place, as the construction is slated to continue into mid-August.  Jeff Rossi, More...

Obituaries

Georgia Louise (Marks) Hermanson

FORMERLY OF ALLEGHENY TOWNSHIP

Georgia Louise (Marks) Hermanson, 85, formerly of Allegheny Township, passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2017. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, 170 Main St., Leechburg (724-842-1051). More...

James T. ‘Turney’ Richardson

KITTANNING

James T. ‘Turney’ Richardson, 70, of Kittanning went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, June 5, 2017, at his residence.  He was born July 16, 1946, in Kittanning, the son of James H. and Mary (Croyle) Richardson.  More...

Robert J. Westwood

KITTANNING

Robert J. Westwood, 45, of Kittanning, died Friday, June 2, 2017.  Born Aug. 8, 1971, in Kittanning, he was a son of William Westwood of Kittanning, and the late J. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 7-9 Night: 1-5  Pick 3 Day: 6-3-0 Night: 0-9-9  Pick 4 Day: 8-1-9-7 Night: 9-4-2-1  Pick 5 Day: 5-3-0-3-4 Night: 5-5-4-9-2  Treasure Hunt: 11-14-15-19-25   More...

Do Just One Thing

With the hot summer months finally here, there’s one thing you should never leave in your car: your smartphone. More...

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