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June 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Ohio River Sweep is June 17

Local organizers aim to cull 300 pounds of trash

The 2017 annual Ohio River Sweep will take place from 8 a.m. to noon June 17 at more than 100 locations along the shorelines of the river. More...



Lenape Technical School has announced its honor roll and high honor roll for the third trimester grading period:  Grade 11  High Honor Roll  More...

Perplexity of Nations

Down through history when nations went to war with one another there were strategic objectives in combat.  Things like taking a hill, stopping or slowing down supply lines by taking out a bridge, attacking the flank of the enemies line, and so More...

‘War on drugs’ is costing thousands of lives


While American foreign policy has for years fixated on the conflict in Syria and the Middle East, just across the border in Mexico and throughout Central America tens of thousands of people lost their lives last year because of the conflict between d More...


Bringing the Ping

Armstrong outlasts Chartiers Valley in slugfest

Hard hits weren’t hard to come by on Tuesday at Armstrong Junior-Senior High School as Armstrong took on Chartiers Valley in a Pittsburgh Prospect League game.  From the very beginning, even when an out was recorded, hard hit balls ruled t More...

On This Date in Sports History

June 14, 2002

LOCALLY  The Clarion County American Legion season started with a bang for New Bethlehem. In what seemed like a late start to the season, the team won their first contest in spectacular fashion against Cranberry, 3-1.  More...

Pirates go to H.S. ranks in first day of draft

The Pirates took Baz, a righthander from Concordia Lutheran High in Tomball, Texas, with the 12th overall pick Monday in the first round of the Major League Baseball amateur draft, adding a power righty with a deep mix of pitches to their system.&nbs More...

PennDOT utilizes recycled asphalt

Agency paves local, ‘low volume’ roads

Back roads can sometimes go neglected, not receiving the treatment roads with a higher volume of traffic often receive. More...

West Shamokin 2017 graduates rake in $1 million-plus in scholarships

Guidance counselor Francine Rucinski to retire

West Shamokin Junior-Senior High School (WSHS) held their annual awards ceremony recently, during which graduating seniors were awarded more than $1 million dollars in scholarship money.  The total amount awarded to the West Shamokin seniors was More...

Campbell and Sampson Streets targeted for repairs in Kittanning

A $250,000 grant will help cover the costs for paving

Since Howard Hopper got a new vehicle in 2014, he has had to get it realigned on multiple occasions due to the poor condition of Campbell Street, where he lives.  “I’ve lived here 70 some years, (and) they never did anything to the r More...


Carmen A. Matthews


Carmen A. Matthews, of Bethel Township, passed away on Monday, June 12, 2017, in Good Samaritan Hospice, of Cabot.  Carmen was a daughter of the late R.S. and Ruby (Hinderliter) Grantz. More...

Morgan Earl Smith


Morgan Earl Smith, 74, of Worthington died Monday, June 12, 2017, at ACMH Hospital.  He was born March 14, 1943, in Kittanning to Earl L. and Margaret Delena (Dailey) Smith.  Morgan retired from Eljer Corp. More...

Mary Ann Rice


Mary Ann Rice, 54, of Kittanning died on Monday, June 12, 2017, in ACMH Hospital.  She was born on Oct. 12, 1962, in Tarentum to the late Robert L. More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 5-5 Night: 6-7  Pick 3 Day: 2-7-1 Night: 2-5-4  Pick 4 Day: 5-3-0-8 Night: 6-0-9-2  Pick 5 Day: 5-9-7-3-4 Night: 7-7-2-2-7  Treasure Hunt: 13-21-22-24-26   More...

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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