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July 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

WoodsWork wraps up week-plus of selfless toil

Teens coalesce for noble cause -- construction, rehabilitation of homes

When Morgan Shell, 17, was asked by her mother to join the WoodsWork Mission Team as a freshman in high school, she said she initially didn’t want to join.  She was afraid of being surrounded by people she didn’t know working on home More...

News

Ford City Library to teach community about herbs

The Ford City Public Library will play host to an event teaching kids in the community about the importance of medieval herbs at 6:30 p.m. More...

SENIOR CENTER NEWS

The Armstrong County Area Agency on Aging senior center schedule for next week is as follows:  Apollo: Wednesday, bingo, games, Wii, cards, exercise at 9:30 a.m.; Thursday, bingo, games, Wii, cards; Friday, exercise at 9:30 a.m., bingo, games, W More...

2016 property tax/rent rebates distributed July 3

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue announced more than 438,000 older homeowners, renters, and people with disabilities across Pennsylvania will be issued rebates totaling $207 million, starting July 3, through the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program More...

Sports

Hitting the Mark

Armstrong’s Olivia Emmonds caps off memorable season in national tournament

Over the course of the last four years, the Armstrong High School bowling team has seen a number of significant achievements, talented bowlers and certainly a lot of success.  More...

Championship Aspirations

The Allegheny River League Mustang Division (9-10 year-old) Championship Game took place at the Ford City VFW Field #1 on Monday. More...

Snyder Stingrays dominate home meet with overwhelming victory

The Snyder Stingrays concluded the second installment of the team’s annual Spirit Week with a dominant performance in the team’s only home swim meet of the summer as the girls team cruised to an easy victory over the Thelma Lovette YMCA G More...

Worthington-West Franklin VFD Carnival moments

ABOVE: An attendee of Friday’s installment of the 2017 Worthington West Franklin Volunteer Fire Department Carnival plays the ring toss. The carnival will conclude today. More...

Local business renovates site, rebrands

Black Bull Steakhouse & Saloon to forge family atmosphere

The Black Bull Steakhouse & Saloon, a business at the site of the former Black Bull Saloon, will be officially be reopening on Monday after a seasonal hiatus due to rebranding and new ownership.  More...

Swim team celebrates ‘Spirit Week’

To celebrate “Spirit Week” the Snyder Stingrays swim team took part in different themes throughout the week, including (front, from left) Amelia Bissel, Amelia Buzzard, Ella Campbell, Syd More...

Obituaries

Robert D. “Bob” Hankey

KITTANNING

Robert D. “Bob” Hankey, 84, of Kittanning, passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at Butler VNA Hospice.  He was born Aug. 8, 1932, in Rayburn Township, the son of Delbert R. and Mabel Glendora (Taylor) Hankey.  More...

Edward Joseph Brown

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...

Linda L. Guthrie

FORD CITY

Linda L. Guthrie, 64, of Ford City, died Friday, June 30, 2017, in her home. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Welch Funeral Home, 1032 Fourth Ave., Ford City and are incomplete at this time. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 5-4 Night: 3-4  Pick 3 Day: 9-4-4 Night: 6-2-2  Pick 4 Day: 4-5-1-3 Night: 7-3-9-1  Pick 5 Day: 2-8-8-0-7 Night: 8-9-2-3-6  Treasure Hunt: 01-06-16-20-22   More...

Do Just One Thing

One of the easiest ways to keep your home cooler in the hot months is to be smart about your lighting choices. More...

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