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June 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Kittanning Public Library conducts ‘Mindfulness Group’

Members hope to make hearers more aware of their lives

The Kittanning Public Library hosts a ‘Mindfulness Group’ from 5:45-6:45 p.m. the second Tuesday and fourth Wednesday of each month at 280 N. Jefferson St. in Kittanning Borough.   More...

News

Department: Hiring up in 9 US states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Employers added a significant number of jobs in nine states last month, and unemployment rates in four states fell to record lows.  The Labor Department said Friday that the states with the largest percentage gains in job More...

Strike up the band

Dayton Elementary music teacher Patti Sands recently directs the grade 4 “Beginners Band” during the school’s end-of-the-year concert/”Night of the Arts” at the school. More...

SENIOR CENTER NEWS

The Armstrong County Area Agency on Aging senior center schedule for next week is as follows:  More...

Sports

Bringing the Heat

Kittanning Little League featured an important match up in the 11/12 year-old division between team Sioux and team Hopi. More...

Three decades on, Ford City remembers baseball state title

Though the memory of Ford City High School and the accomplishments that surrounded it are now cataloged in the past, the enthusiasm surrounding such achievements will never waver.  More...

Cameron Champ not playing like an amateur at US Open

ERIN, Wis. (AP) — Cameron Champ is one of the longest hitters at the U.S. Open. He keeps to himself while he plays. There is a quiet confidence about him as he makes his way around Erin Hills.  Nothing amateur about his game. More...

Relay for Life team wins American Cancer Society award

Klingensmith’s Caring Hearts members detail victorious efforts

Klingensmith’s Caring Hearts, the Relay for Life team from Klingensmith’s Drug Store in Kittanning, recently won the Corporate Excellence Award from the American Cancer Society (ACS).  The recognition came during the 20th annual Ford More...

‘Playground Experience’ draws the tots

The inaugural “Playground Experience” event took place Friday at Boulder Park in Ford City, where children participating kids play fishing, one of the many old-school games offered during More...

Obituaries

Aldora H. (Beers) Clever

KITTANNING

Aldora Harriet (Beers) Clever, 94, of Kittanning died Thursday, June 15, 2017, at the Armstrong County Health Center. She was the eldest of 15 children born to Nettie (Slagle) Beers and Raymond Earl Beers of Worthington, Pa. More...

Harold J. Churchill

FORD CITY

Harold J. Churchill, 94, of Ford City died Saturday, June 10, 2017, at ACMH Hospital. He was born June 26, 1922, in St. John’s, Newfoundland, to Eldred Sr. and Clara (Barnes) Churchill. More...

Betty L. (Rupert) Klingensmith

GARRETTS RUN

Betty Louise (Rupert) Klingensmith , 91, of Garretts Run died Friday, June 16, 2017, at ACMH Hospital.  She was born July 31, 1925, in Garretts Run to Norman and Bessie (Jones) Rupert.  Betty retired from PPG Industries after 32 years of s More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 0-0 Night: 6-4  Pick 3 Day: 8-1-8 Night: 3-2-6  Pick 4 Day: 4-3-9-3 Night: 5-9-5-3  Pick 5 Day: 6-8-3-7-6 Night: 9-7-8-9-0  Treasure Hunt: 09-22-23-26-27   More...

Do Just One Thing

When it comes to taking care of cats at home, kitty litter is a necessity. But you should avoid the ubiquitous clay-based kitty litter, since unsustainable strip mining techniques are used to source and harvest the clay. More...

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