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June 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

East Franklin to take measures on heroin epidemic

Supervisors hear concerns from anonymous citizen

East Franklin Township’s board of supervisors on Thursday heard from a Fahlor Road man, who wished to be unidentified, who warned of frequent heroin use on the road.  During a recent period of time, he said, there have been constant drug d More...

Man injured in State Route 1033 crash

Two minors were involved, but not hurt in the accident

A front-end to rear-end crash occurred at approximately 11:44 a.m. More...

News

Business to reopen under new management

Following an abrupt closure this past winter, the Black Bull Saloon plans to reopen its doors Monday, with a rebranding and under new ownership.  Before that happens, the current management on Friday plans to address the circumstances surroundin More...

GLIMPSE OF THE PAST

Old photograph of Market Street in Kittanning

Raymond Tarr of North Buffalo purchased a 1929 KIT-HAN-NE Yearbook at an auction. He is sharing the old photograph of Market Street in Kittanning. More...

PA hospital treated 36 overdoses in 24 hours

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 5-4 Night: 0-9  Pick 3 Day: 1-9-0 Night: 1-0-0  Pick 4 Day: 2-1-8-7 Night: 7-7-2-8  Pick 5 Day: 8-5-8-0-3 Night: 6-8-2-5-8  Treasure Hunt: 01-07-16-24-30   More...

Do Just One Thing

Making use of ceiling fans can help keep the indoor air cooler and feel refreshing. Using a ceiling fan allows you to raise the programmable thermostat by 4 degrees with little to no noticeable difference in comfort. More...

Friendship Inn hotel is closed in Manor Township

A sale of its furniture will occur today

The Friendship Inn hotel, located at 13607 State Route 422 in Manor Township, has shut its doors.  According to Betsy George, the general manager of the hotel, the owners, John and Patty Gray, have decided to retire.  George said the buildi More...

Last-minute donation saves fireworks for Ford City Summerfest

Tradition will carry on with new attractions

Ryan Bloser grew up a resident of Ford City.  Throughout the years, he said, there has been one constant to which the borough can look forward.  “I’m 33 years old; for as long as I can remember, there have been fireworks,” More...

Apollo Borough accepts council member resignation, local officer promoted to chief of police

Apollo Borough Council on Thursday voted to accept the resignation of a council member, and promoted a local police officer to chief.  In addition, council member Cheryl Swank announced her retirement from the board during yesterday’s meet More...

Obituaries

Edward Joseph Brown

GLEN BURNIE, MD.

Edward Joseph Brown, 84, of Glen Burnie, Md., passed away on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at his residence.  Edward was born and raised by his late parents, Paul Edward and Ola (Shellhammer) Brown in Vandergrift.  More...

Grant Allen Daugherty

TARRTOWN

Grant Allen Daugherty, 85, of Tarrtown died on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in ACMH Hospital.  He was born on Aug. 9, 1931, in Ford City to the late Albert Monroe and Ruth L. (Sellers) Daugherty.  More...

Sports

Sylvan paddles past Belmont, 526-319

Although the outcome wasn’t what the Belmont swim team wanted, they kept things close early on but the effort wouldn’t be enough on Thurday at the Belmont Complex.  When the waves settled, the visiting Sylvan swim team out of Natrona More...

Armstrong eases past Walbeck Insurance

Even though the Armstrong junior legion team suffered a loss earlier in the month, you might question how that it is possible the team has even managed to lose with the number of dominat victories that the team has compiled through 18 games.  Ar More...

OPENING NIGHT SIGHTS

The Kittanning Little League nine and 10 year-old All-Stars opened the season at home on Thursday at Montebell Field in West Kittanning. More...

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