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July 17, 2017 RSS feed / News

Indiana County Technology Center HVAC/R adult students complete class project

The Indiana County Technology Center purchased a new Hampden H-GHT-4 Gas Fired Warm Air Heating Trainer back in 2009, but within two years, it was out of operation.  More...

POLICE REPORT

Pennsylvania State Police issued the following reports on recent incidents:  More...

George A. Romero, father of the zombie film, is dead at 77

NEW YORK (AP) — George Romero, whose classic “Night of the Living Dead” and other horror films turned zombie movies into social commentaries and who saw his flesh-devouring undead spawn countless imitators, remakes and homages, has died. He was 77. More...

Fields Medal winner Maryam Mirzakhani dies at 40

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Maryam Mirzakhani, a Stanford University professor who was the first and only woman to win the Fields Medal in mathematics, has died. She was 40.  Stanford University says Mirzakhani died Saturday. More...

Editorial

A deadly frozen slope

The American nation has never been so divided since perhaps the Civil War and while that discord lingers like a hideous migraine, most of us do agree however that our country’s morals are far from where they once were and need to be.  More...

Movie Bluffs

Commentary

I went to see one of the big summer movies yesterday. The papers say it was the highest-grossing film recently, and there’s already a sequel being planned. More...

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More hurdles as Senate again delays vote on GOP health bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate delayed a highly anticipated vote this coming week to repeal and replace the nation’s health care law after Sen. More...

Woman killed, 3 wounded as tensions rise with Venezuela vote

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans lined up across the country and in expatriate communities around the world Sunday to vote in a symbolic rejection of President Nicolas Maduro’s plan to rewrite the constitutio More...

Macron decries France’s Nazi past during Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu visit

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron denounced France’s collaboration in the Holocaust, lashing out Sunday at those who negate or minimize the country’s role in sending tens of thousands of Jews to their deaths.  More...

JAIL REPORT

The following individuals were committed recently to Armstrong County Jail:  * Bradley Keith Gresko, 53, of North 2nd Street, Apollo, on a bench warrant charge-failure to appear. No bond was listed;  More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Kiskiminetas Township Fire Department No. 1 and Kiski Police Department responded to wires/pole down at 8:04 a.m. July 14 at 229 Glorietta Hill Road in Kiski Township;  More...

YARD OF THE MONTH

The Ford City Garden Club has given the “July Yard of the Month” award to Judy Mitchell, who resides at 1410 Third Ave., Ford City. More...

BIRTHS

Elsewhere Births: July 12, 2017

A boy, Ewan James Minteer, to Jonathan Jr. and Laura (Frazer) Minteer of Worthington at Butler Health System.   Grandparents are Pam Frazer of Chicora and Bobby Frazer of Cresco, Iowa, and Jon and Sandy Minteer of Worthington. More...

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BIBLE DIGEST

“And he said to them, Take me up, and cast me forth into the sea; so shall the sea be calm to you: for I know that for my sake this great tempest is on you.” (Jonah 1:12 AKJV)  Jonah took responsibility for his sin. More...

News to Use

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Military cyber operations headed for revamp after long delay

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of delay, the Trump administration is finalizing plans to revamp the nation’s military command for defensive and offensive cyber operations in hopes of intensifying America’s ability to wage cyberwar a More...

Trump lawyer says nothing illegal in son’s Russia meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s attorney insisted Sunday there was nothing illegal in the meeting Trump’s eldest son had with a Russian lawyer during last year’s presidential campaign.  More...

Israel reopens Jerusalem holy site after deadly shooting

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of Muslim worshippers visited a Jerusalem holy site Sunday after Israel reopened the compound following a rare closure in response to a deadly shooting last week that raised concerns about wider unrest.  More...

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