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July 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

GLIMPSE OF THE PAST

THE WICKBORO VOLUNTEER FIRE CO. IN KITTANNING -- CIRCA 1907

Lenore Schall of Kittanning submitted this postcard of the Wickboro Volunteer Fire Co. No. 2 from circa 1907. Leister Photography of Kittanning took the original photograph. More...

News

Vietnam memorial wall replica coming to Pennsylvania

PENNDEL, Pa. (AP) — The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall is coming to Pennsylvania.  The large-scale replica of the Washington D.C. More...

JAIL REPORT

The following individuals were committed Sunday and Monday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * David Francis Blake, 48, no address given, on a bench warrant charge-failure to comply. More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Elderton District Fire Company and Pennsylvania State Police responded to a vehicle accident with injuries at 9:17 a.m. July 9 at 11638 U.S. More...

Sports

On a mission

Stangs seek strong showing at East Zone Palomino tournament

The Worthington/Kittanning Stangs tore through the Quad County North Palomino league this summer to the tune of a 14-3 overall record and racked up a league title and first round bye in the East Zone Palomino Tournament at Bob Cene Park in Struthers, More...

All rise as Judge smashes his way to Home Run Derby title

MIAMI (AP) — Aaron Judge dominated the All-Star Home Run Derby in the same manner he has smashed his way through his rookie season.  The larger-than-life New York Yankees slugger beat Minnesota’s Miguel Sano 11-10 with two minutes to More...

Armstrong closes out Punxsy in playoff series

Armstrong junior legion moves on to next round of playoffs

Facing a game where they could eliminate their opponent, Armstrong took an unorthodox route when facing Punxsutawney in game 2 of its playoff series on Monday.  Though Armstrong head coach Ed Morris was forced to use players where he normally wo More...

Municipal Authority of Kittanning Borough plans ‘grease trap’ ordinance

Public meeting planned for August to discuss potential new regulations with businesses

The Kittanning Borough Municipal Authority is planning an ordinance that would require local businesses, which serve food, to limit the amount of fats, oils and grease that enters the municipality’s sewer system.  To that end, the authorit More...

Council also OK’s new signs signaling ADA-compliance

Ford City Borough Coun- cil on Monday approved a motion to support and participate in the Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s Towns & Trails Program.  More...

Drug coalition warns against acrylfentanyl, praises Narcan

Educating public about ongoing epidemic is agency’s paramount mission

In line with countywide organizations’ efforts to tackle the current drug-epidemic, the Armstrong-Indiana Drug Free Communities Coalition recently released information to further educate the public on the dangers of narcotics, along with praise More...

Obituaries

Kenneth M. Dougherty

Kenneth M. Dougherty passed away July 8, 2017, at Good Samaritan Hospice, in Cabot, Pa., after a two-and-ahalf year battle with pancreatic cancer.  Ken was born in Natrona Heights, Pa., on Nov. More...

Frederick ‘Skin’ Montgomery

SLIGO

Frederick “Skin” Montgomery, 92, of Sligo passed away on Sunday, July 9, 2017, at Laurel Brook Landing in Brookville.  He was born on Sept. More...

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