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June 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Ford City Public Library is all about the kids

Facility’s summer reading program meant to teach messages regarding myriad topics

The annual Ford City Public Library (FCPL) summer reading program is set to kick off at 10 a.m. More...


State issues third warning for youth detention center

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services has issued the third compliance warning to an embattled Pittsburgh detention center.  Shuman Juvenile Detention Center received its third provisional license Friday after fail More...


Armstrong County 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Kiski Township Fire Department No. 1, responded to wires/pole down at 4:56 p.m. June 11 along Shady Plain Road/Geiger Road in Kiski Township;  More...


Pennsylvania State Police issued the following reports on recent, alleged incidents:  More...


Worthington/Kittanning Stangs blank North Allegheny, 7-0

Ben Vicini had a stellar season for the West Shamokin Wolves baseball team and has continued his dominance on the mound for the Worthington/Kittanning Stangs Palomino team so far this summer.  More...

The local gem for golfers looking for a unique challenge

Pennsylvania is a state that bares the burden of winter for many months of the year, but that hasn’t prevented the state from building some of the more beautiful and historic courses that the entire country has to offer.  One of the many c More...

Rippers steal the Show

Rural Valley 12U baseball squad pulls off championship run in Pittsburgh

The Rural Valley Rippers won the championship of the Steel Town Showdown, in Pittsburgh over this past weekend. The Rippers started out Saturday with an 0-2 record, which landed them in the 6 seed in the Sunday’s single elimination round.  More...

Ford City Borough approves settlement of debt to EDA

Council President Carol Fenyes relays details of deal

Ford City Borough Council spent much of its meeting Monday talking about the nearly decade-long debt settlement it has been battling with the U.S. More...

District approves resolutions related to sale of former schools

County expresses interest in acquiring properties for future redevelopment

The Armstrong School District (ASD) Board of Education on Monday voted to authorize resolutions for the approval of the option of sale of the former Ford City Junior-Senior High School, and former Kittanning Junior High School at its June monthly mee More...


Thomas Franklin Beers


Thomas Franklin Beers, 95, of Templeton, Pa., passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017, at ACMH Hospital.  He was born May 21, 1922, in Grampian, Pa., the son of Thomas David and Kathleen (Maurey) Beers.  More...

John Patrick Casselman


John Patrick Casselman, 62, of NuMine passed away on Friday, June 9, 2017, at Beacon Ridge, Indiana.  He was born on April 28, 1955, to George and Myrtle (Haggerty) Casselman in Indiana.  John worked as a laborer for 85 Building Center and More...

Harold J. Churchill


Harold J. Churchill, 94, of Ford City died Saturday, June 10, 2017, at ACMH Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and have been entrusted to the Mantini Funeral Home, Inc., 701 Sixth Ave., Ford City.   More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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Do Just One Thing

The independent Environmental Working Group (EWG) has assembled a list of fruits that “pack the most nutrition for the lowest cost, are low in sugar and toxic pesticides and have plenty of vitamin C, fiber, folate and potassium.” When you More...

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