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July 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

New priest to begin service at Ford City, Cadogan parishes

The Rev. Jose Ricky F. Cortez to start as pastor on July 6

The Rev. Jose Ricky F. Cortez only came to America a short time ago, but is already preparing to move from his parishes in Mt. More...

News

Crews respond to fire at local residence

Kittanning Hose Hook and Ladder Company No. 1, Kittanning Hose Company No. 2, and Kittanning Hose Company No. 4 on Monday responded to a fire call at approximately 4 p.m. at 1121 Wilson Ave. More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong County 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Kiski Township Fire Department, Kiski Police Department, and Oklahoma Ambulance responded to company alarms at 12:05 p.m. More...

Drug Awareness Poster Contest winners named

The Kittanning Lions Club held a Drug Awareness Poster Contest for the fourth grade students at West Hills Intermediate School. More...

Sports

Stangs split with South Hills

Worthington/Kittanning drops first game, takes second in weekend doubleheader

Though the Worthington/ Kittanning Stangs’ home field was in a state following several heavy rainstorms over the weekend, the team and coaches got the playing surface into game shape in time for a weekend doubleheader against South Hills this p More...

Loss of personnel doesn’t change Penguins’ hopes of three-peat

There is no quantifying what the Penguins have lost since the Stanley Cup final. No easy stat.  Suffice to say, they are suddenly without some special players. More...

Federer, Djokovic benefit from Wimbledon retirements

LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic’s first-round match at Wimbledon lasted all of 40 minutes Tuesday. Roger Federer’s, which was next in the All England Club’s main stadium, went 43.  More...

Manor Township to hold public hearing today

Focus of gathering will be to discuss CDBG funding

Manor Township’s board of supervisors will conduct a public hearing at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the township’s municipal building at 306 Byron St. in McGrann.  More...

West Kittanning Borough warns residents about skunks

Homeowners advised to use garbage cans instead of just plastic bags

During the monthly West Kittanning Borough Council meeting Monday, Councilman Bob Bower said the borough is currently having a problem with skunks.  He said the creatures break open garbage bags at night before garbage day, spreading trash all o More...

Bursting in air ...

In commemoration of Independence Day, fireworks recently exploded in the sky above PPG Field along 2nd Avenue in Ford City courtesy of Glory on High Fireworks. More...

Obituaries

Nancy E. Harkleroad

ELDERTON

Nancy E. Harkleroad, 77, formerly of Elderton, passed away Monday, July 3, 2017, at the Southwest Veterans Center in Pittsburgh.  She was born Nov. 30, 1939, in Kittanning Township, the daughter of Norman and Olive (Wright) Miller.  More...

Linda L. Guthrie

FORD CITY

Linda L. Guthrie, 64, of Ford City, died Friday, June 30, 2017, in her home.  She was born Jan. 26, 1953, in Kittanning.  Linda was a member of the First Baptist Church of Ford City. She formerly worked at G.C. Murphy Co. More...

Jane Gidel Heilman

SAVANNAH, GA.

A lady of amazing grace, Janie girl has at long last earned her angel wings and has taken flight on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Savannah, Ga., at the tender age of 92.  Jane was born in Kittanning, Pa., on June 26, 1925, to Roy and Josephine Gi More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 5-3 Night: 8-8  Pick 3 Day: 0-7-2 Night: 0-4-6  Pick 4 Day: 4-9-5-6 Night: 6-2-4-2  Pick 5 Day: 5-6-1-3-0 Night: 1-2-3-1-4  Treasure Hunt: 05-10-11-20-29   More...

Do Just One Thing

One way to extend the life of your toothbrush and keep it sanitized is to use simple table salt. The ubiquitous mineral has hundreds of uses beyond flavoring food. More...

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