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June 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Senior Games conclude with awards banquet

The Armstrong County Senior Games concluded on Thursday with the annual banquet and the presentation of awards at the Kittanning Senior Center by Janet Talerico, the executive director of the Area Ag More...

Volunteer appreciation

Kittanning’s Jane Chemelli, a volunteer at Orphans of the Storm (OOTS) animal shelter, gets some love from Bolt, a German shepherd mix, while walking the canine at the Rayburn Township facility More...

News

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * East Franklin Township Fire Department, Applewold Fire Department, Kittanning Ambulance, and Pennsylvania State Police responded to a vehicle accident with injuries at 11:34 a More...

POLICE REPORT

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

JAIL REPORT

The following individuals were committed Wednesday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Justin Dane Johnson, of Staleys Court Road, Kittanning, on a charge of violation of probation/parole. More...

Sports

Belmont Swimmers come up big with win over Sebco

The Belmont swim team improved its record to 2-1 on the season with a narrow 400- 398 victory over Sebco swim team out of Freeport/Saxonburg.  The meet ended up being a family affair of sorts as two pairs of siblings had standout performances in More...

Paying it Forward

Yesterday, 24 West Shamokin Wolves basketball players stained the Shannock Valley Recreation Park big stage along with staining the remainder of the concession stand. More...

Fight Night comes to Armstrong Junior-Senior High School

On Saturday, some of the best boxing talent in the region will descend upon the gymnasium at Armstrong Junior-Senior High School for a night of pugilism that is sure to be a hard-hitting affair. More...

Local representatives, business leaders consider transit improvements

Armstrong County part of 10-county coalition aiming to pinpoint needs

For 18 months, representatives from 10 counties in the southwestern Pennsylvania region have been trying to answer one question – how can the region improve transportation?  That includes Armstrong County, and on Wednesday, ACMH Hospital More...

Leechburg VFC to offer new programs to students

New scholarship and tuition reimbursement plan among the offerings

The Leechburg Volunteer Fire Co. (LVFC) is offering new programs for students to help them with their posthigh school education. These include a tuition reimbursement plan and a scholarship-based junior program. More...

Apollo Memorial Library offers STEM backpacks

Members have opportunity to offer hands-on learning for youth, families

The Apollo Memorial Library is now offering the opportunity to check out STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) backpacks in line with the current push for academic and youth growth.  More...

ARIN IU 28 adopts proposed budgets, approves board of elected officials

The board of directors of ARIN Intermediate Unit (IU) 28 held their monthly meeting this week, during which elected officials made professional appointments, personnel items were discussed, and budgets were revised and proposed. More...

ACMH Hospital Auxiliary provides car seats to Elderton Borough Police Department for families in need

The ACMH Auxiliary on Thursday donated four car seats to the Elderton Borough Police Department as part of an ongoing community safety initiative.  This spring, Officer Josh Krizmanich of the Elderton Borough Police Department was performing a r More...

Obituaries

Raymond E. Bell

MESA, ARIZ.

Mr. Raymond E. Bell born Feb. More...

Gladys R. “Sis” Piechowicz

KITTANNING

Gladys R. “Sis” Piechowicz, 91, of Kittanning passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at her home.  She was born May 27, 1926, in McKeesport, the daughter of Ralph and Helen (Adams) Bales.  More...

Joseph R. Griffith

KITTANNING

Joseph R. Griffith, 64, of Kittanning died Monday, June 12, 2017, at UPMC St. Margaret in Fox Chapel.  He was born Aug. 12, 1952, in Parkersburg. W. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 8-4 Night: 8-8  Pick 3 Day: 8-9-1 Night: 2-2-7  Pick 4 Day: 0-8-3-7 Night: 7-4-0-7  Pick 5 Day: 0-2-9-8-2 Night: 2-3-6-3-1  Treasure Hunt: 03-09-11-13-28   More...

Do Just One Thing

An old wives’ tale suggests pouring a capful of ammonia into the trash bag before putting it on the curb. The theory is that if an animal rips the bag open, he’ll get a strong whiff of ammonia and run away. More...

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