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July 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Armstrong County officially sells health center

Care facility will retain most of its staff under new ownership

The transaction to officially sell the Armstrong County Health Center took place at the end of June, and four positions were cut in the process.  More...


Vandergrift police officer charged with assaulting teenager

William Moore faces misdemeanor assault charges for alleged May 21 incident

A Vandergrift police officer faces multiple assault charges following an alleged incident involving a 14-year-old boy.  William Moore, 49, of Gilpin, is accused of assaulting the victim, According to a criminal complaint filed by Clarence Schuma More...

Deficit-ridden PA warned of another hit to credit

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania was put on notice Thursday that it faces another credit downgrade and higher borrowing costs if it does not improve its deficit-ridden finances.  More...

Police Reports

Pennsylvania State Police issued the following reports or recent alleged incidents:  • Pennsylvania State Police responded to an incident of an overdose at 9:41 p.m. July 1 along South Harrison Street in North Buffalo Township. More...


Rain shortened contest ends in favor of Armstrong

Early hits and strong defense propels Armstrong Prospects in two inning affair

Mother Nature wasn’t keen on baseball on Thursday as the Armstrong Prospect team scored six runs through two innings when the game was called due to rain before the start of the third inning.  More...

On This Day In Sports History

July 7th, 1986

LOCALLY  BASKETBALL  Ford city continued its hot start in the Freeport summer Basketball League with a sixth straight win with a defeat of highlands, 35-29.  Bruce Baillie led Ford city with 11 points and Doug Goldinger pulled down 10 More...

Pool Sharks

The Belmont swim team celebrated their two seniors (left) Billy Kean and Becca Webb during a meet on Thursday against Zelienople. More...

Beverly Steffey incurs stiff sentence for theft/forgery conviction

Kittanning woman nearly brought one victimized, non-profit entity to its knees, DA states

A noted diagnosis of depression, claims of suicidal ideations, expressions of remorse for her actions and the claim of a nightly need for a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine were not enough to assist Beverly Steffey in escaping the l More...

Ford City Library to hold lunchtime speaker series

The first speaker is a local Kittanning Borough author

The Ford City Public Library will play host to the “Brown Bag Series” from noon to 1 p.m. More...


James S. Bure


James S. Bure, 64, of Ford Cliff passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at the Allegheny Health Network Hospice and Palliative Care Program at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh, surrounded by his family.  He was born Sept. More...

Richard E. Toy Sr.


Richard E. Toy Sr., 83, of Templeton died Thursday, July 6, 2017, at ACMH Hospital.  He was born June 23, 1934, in Mosgrove to the late Henry Toy and Lucille Lockhart.  More...

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Do Just One Thing

If your dog wears a nylon or fabric collar, why not supercharge it and give it some natural flea-fighting properties? More...

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