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June 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Zoning hearing board exempts Salvation Army from regulations

Flood ordinance passed last year would have required raising floor elevation

In order to build American with Disabilities Act (ADA)-compliant ramps and bathrooms, officials of the Salvation Army’s Kittanning branch would also have to comply with the flood plain ordinance passed by the Kittanning Borough Council in 2016. More...

News

DA: ‘Active Shooter’ training now available

Armstrong County District Attorney Scott Andreassi announced Wednesday that his office is now offering “active shooter” safety training to interested groups or businesses in the county.  More...

Local golf scramble to be hosted this weekend

Proceeds to help fund the Armstrong County Labor Day Parade

The Ford City Renaissance Committee is hosting an inaugural golf scramble to raise money for their Armstrong County Labor Day Parade.  The four-man golf scramble will be taking place June 25 at the Lenape Heights Golf Resort, located at 950 Golf More...

Armstrong County Envirothon reveals results

The 12th Armstrong County Envirothon was held at the Crooked Creek Environmental Learning Center in Bethel.  Ten teams of high school students from Armstrong Junior-Senior High School, Apollo-Ridge High School, Leechburg High School, Lenape Tech More...

Sports

When the Going Gets Tough

Worthington/Kittanning Stangs walk-off North Hills after losing late lead

The Worthington/Kittanning Stangs have compiled plenty of wins over the last two summers and those wins are a big reason why the team is able to scratch out wins like the one against North Hills on Wednesday. More...

Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights’ expansion draft choices

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights finally have some players to put on the desert ice this fall.  Stanley Cup-winning goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, defensemen Marc Methot and Alexei Emelin, 30-goal scorer Jonathan Marchessault and forwa More...

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West Penn Power employees receive drug awareness training

County detectives educate officials on new wave of dangerous substances

Be it while checking electric meters around residences or monitoring gas lines cutting through the woods, Armstrong County’s law enforcement leaders believe those who work for any sort of public utilities company need to be acutely aware of the dange More...

Armstrong 4-H prepares for series of summer camps

As school activities have wound down with the beginning of summer, the Armstrong County 4-H clubs are just getting started with a series of events and camps for the area’s youth.  The series of camps are not exclusive to just 4-H members, More...

Leechburg man charged with allegedly vandalizing, damaging property

A Leechburg man will stand trial at Armstrong County Courthouse on charges he allegedly vandalized and damaged property.  Dillon Ray Springer, 18, of Ray Road in Leechburg, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday at the office of Mag More...

Obituaries

Harry E. Bonner

VERONA

Harry E. Bonner, 82, of Verona passed away Monday, June 19, 2017, at Longwood at Oakmont.  He was born Dec. 24, 1934, in Kittanning, the son of Charles A. “Alex” Bonner, Sr. and Margaret I. (George) Bonner.  More...

Robert E. Klingensmith

KITTANNING

Robert E. Klingensmith, 84, of Kittanning died Thursday, June 15, 2017, at UPMC Mercy in Pittsburgh.  He was born Jan. More...

Guy Joseph Spera, Jr.

RURAL VALLEY

Guy Joseph Spera, Jr., 89, of Rural Valley passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Beacon Ridge in Indiana.  He was born Jan. 20, 1928, in Rural Valley, the son of Guy J. Spera Sr. and Angelina (Pickle) Spera.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 3-2 Night: 4-6  Pick 3 Day: 4-7-2 Night: 1-4-9  Pick 4 Day: 5-2-1-2 Night: 0-0-4-2  Pick 5 Day: 2-3-8-0-9 Night: 6-8-4-4-8  Treasure Hunt: 01-04-05-13-21   More...

Do Just One Thing

According to the Sierra Club, the average office worker uses about 10,000 pieces of copy paper every year. Obviously, one of the easiest ways to cut down on paper waste is to determine if what you need to print or copy is necessary. More...

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