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June 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

District OK’s 2017-18 budget

Tax levies will affect residents

Leechburg Area School District’s board of education on Wednesday approved the final, general fund operating budget for the 2017-18 school year of $14,571,892. The board also approved tax levies that will affect the residents of the school district. More...

Local farmers markets in full bloom

Kittanning, Ford City sites offer bushels of fresh produce

As the summer growing season is upon Western Pennsylvania, local farmers and vendors have been congregating to sell their produce, plants, and products at various farmers market’s throughout the area.  A handful of vendors were stationed a More...

News

Two county-owned bridges slated for demolition

Armstrong County plans to remove two structurally-deficient bridges that are no longer in use.  The spans, which no longer provide access have been scheduled for demolition, according to a press release.  The bridges include the Cogley Brid More...

State police conducting DUI patrols over holiday weekend

Pennsylvania State Police at Kittanning released the following notice concerning patrols in Armstrong, Allegheny and Butler counties over the holiday weekend:  Troop D Kittanning will be conducting roving and stationary DUI patrols for the comin More...

POLICE REPORT

Pennsylvania State Police issued the following report on a recent incident:  * State police investigated a case of criminal mischief at 8:50 p.m. More...

Sports

Stangs pull out late win; Armstrong Junior Legion downs Fox Township

Worthington/Kittanning scores four in the seventh to stun Center Township

Both the Worthington/Kittanning Stangs and the Armstrong Junior Legion have been playing stellar baseball so far during the local summer season. On Wednesday, both teams once again proved that they could win in a variety of ways. More...

Pirates ponder options as trade deadline nears

PITTSBURGH (AP) — With fewer than five weeks left before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the Pirates have 35 wins and 41 losses. More...

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Woman charged with assault after alleged knife attack

Preliminary hearing for Parker City’s Melissa Louise Wright is July 5

A Parker City woman faces a felony assault charges following an alleged incident in which she attacked another woman with a kitchen knife.  The alleged incident occurred at Melissa Louise Wright’s North Ludlow Street residence, according t More...

Marina owner donates to animal shelter

Rosston Eddy Marina co-owner Bill Knopp (left) recently presented Henry Wojciechowski, Orphans of the Storm Animal Shelter treasurer, a donation of $2,390 collected during a recent fund raising event More...

Public meeting slated regarding proposed Sheetz liquor license

Manor Township store aims to sell beer and wine

Manor Township’s board of supervisors on Wednesday agreed to conduct a public hearing involving officials of the Sheetz business, located at 410 Main St. in the municipality, regarding a request to serve beer and wine at the site.  More...

Obituaries

Edward Glenn Foster

NEW BETHLEHEM (PUTNEYVILLE)

Edward Glenn Foster, 63, of New Bethlehem (Putneyville), died Tuesday morning, June 27, 2017, at the Butler Memorial Hospital.  Born on March 16, 1954, in Kittanning, he was the son of the late Edward Paul and Erlene (Gould) Foster. More...

Mildred Elizabeth (Beckett) Grafton

KITTANNING

Mildred Elizabeth (Beckett) Grafton, 94, of Kittanning went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in the ACMH Hospital.  She was born on July 10, 1922, in Boggsville to the late Clarence and Emma Estella (Steele) Beckett.  More...

Sally Elizabeth (Smith) Julius

WORTHINGTON

Sally Elizabeth (Smith) Julius, 74, of Worthington died Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at ACMH Hospital.  She was born June 27, 1943, in Kittanning to the late Joseph and Ethel (Mc- Cracken) Smith and was a lifelong resident of the community.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 7-6 Night: 5-5  Pick 3 Day: 9-8-0 Night: 0-1-6  Pick 4 Day: 1-9-1-7 Night: 6-3-5-1  Pick 5 Day: 9-8-4-6-2 Night: 0-2-9-9-9  Treasure Hunt: 02-22-28-29-30   More...

Do Just One Thing

Local animal shelters are always in need of financial donations and volunteers to help find forever homes for the many animals they bring in. If you can’t donate money or time, the next best thing is to donate things they need. More...

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