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June 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Foundation says goodbye to beloved director, welcomes new leadership

Mindy Knappenberger hands reigns of organization over to Jodi Beers

The Community Foundation - Serving the Heart of Western Pennsylvania held an open house Friday as members said goodbye to their beloved, longtime executive director Mindy Knappenberger and welcomed her successor -- Jodi Beers.  The foundation we More...

News

Flooding ravages county

Shelocta was one of the harder hit areas of Armstrong County in the wake of Thursday’s rainstorms, as flooding in the municipality along the Indiana County border at times engulfed vehicles kep More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Freeport Ambulance, South Buffalo Township Fire Department, Freeport Fire Company, and Pennsylvania State Police responded to a vehicle fire at 4:42 p.m. More...

DEEDS

Apollo Borough  • No address provided, bought by Sharon C. Derusha, James T. Derusha, Betty Cirigliano, from Betty Cirigliano, $10;  Bethel Township  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 0-6 Night: 1-1  Pick 3 Day: 8-6-0 Night: 1-6-7  Pick 4 Day: 1-8-4-5 Night: 3-3-1-2  Pick 5 Day: 3-7-4-9-8 Night: 8-3-7-3-8  Treasure Hunt: 02-12-22-24-26   More...

Do just One Thing

It’s always a great idea to utilize reusable water bottles, and there are many choices when you’re shopping for one. Bottles with an integrated carbon filter are popular in the marketplace. More...

2017 Day of Giving breaks barriers of financial support

Recent event produced $250K-plus for 12 participating organizations

The numbers might not have been the largest, but the percentages don’t lie.  A modification in fundraising strategy for the 2017 Armstrong Day of Giving, sponsored recently by Nex- Tier Bank and Richard G. More...

WoodsWork gets to work with Habitat for Humanity

Volunteers from the WoodsWork Mission Team from the Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church in Severna Park, Md., work on a house build Friday at 124 Summit Ave. in West Kittanning Borough. More...

10th annual ‘Golf FORE Mission’ Classic is Aug. 20

The 10th annual “Golf FORE Mission” Golf Classic will take place at 1:30 p.m. Aug. More...

Obituaries

Edward C. “Buster” Roofner

KITTANNING

Edward C. “Buster” Roofner, 86, of Kittanning went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, June 23, 2017, at home.  He was born Feb.13, 1931, in Worthington to the late Frank W. and Mary Ellen (Brown) Roofner.  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...

Sports

The Week Ahead

Though the weather in Armstrong County has not cooperated lately, at least in terms of getting summer league baseball games played, three local teams will have a slew of scheduled games and will most likely being playing make-up games during the upco More...

How modern media outlets have an effect on Pittsburgh sports teams

The fervor of America’s sports fandom has long lined the pockets of athletes, coaches, general managers and the owners who sign all of their checks. Middling infielders and mediocre basketball players make millions of dollars a year. More...

LSU beats Oregon State 3-1 at CWS, ending 23-game win streak

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Alex Lange limited top-seeded Oregon State to two hits over 7 1/3 innings, and LSU ended the Beavers’ 23-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory on Friday to set up a winnertake all Bracket 1 final at the College World Series. More...

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