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July 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Drugs Kill Dreams, ARC Manor to educate elderly about addiction issues

ARC Manor will seek grant to help with program, which is set to begin in September

When discussing the issue of addiction and how to help those who suffer from it, Cindy Mc- Crea says the elderly are an often overlooked population. More...


Gabriella Grace “Gabby” Walker is named valedictorian at Louisiana school

Honoree is family of Kittanning residents

Gabriella Grace “Gabby” Walker recently graduated as valedictorian from Dunham Private School, located in Baton Rouge, La.  She is a National Merit Scholar, who has accepted a full academic scholarship to Baylor University in Waco, T More...


The following were committed Sunday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * David Francis Blake, 48, of Spiker Road, Cabot, on a receiving stolen property charge. More...


Armstrong 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Burrell Township Fire Department, Bethel Township Fire Department, Parks Township Fire Department and Parks Police Department responded to an automatic fire alarm at 4:24 p.m. More...


Back-to-Back Champs

Belmont swimmers claim AK Valley Lollipop Championship for second-straight year

The Pittsburgh Penguins weren’t the only team in the region to repeat as champions this summer as the Belmont Aquatics Club eightand under swim team won their second-consecutive AK Valley Lollipop Championship on Saturday.  More...

Polanco goes 4 for 4, Pirates top Brewers 4-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gregory Polanco doubled twice, drove in two runs and threw out a potential go-ahead run at the plate to lead the surging Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.  More...

Steelers, RB Le’Veon Bell fail to reach long-term deal

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers and star running back Le’Veon Bell failed to reach an agreement on a long-term contract, meaning Bell will play on a one-year tender this season.  More...

75¢ Freeport Theatre Festival brings the Roaring ‘20’s back to life

Director Maruska Steele hosts ‘Fallen Angels’ production throughout July

Director Maruska Steele, and co-owner of the Freeport Festival Theatre (FFT) is inviting the public to return to a simpler time with their newest production, “Fallen Angels,” which is currently taking place through the end of the month.&n More...

New and old events highlight Shannock Valley Community Festival

Chalk drawing contest and chili cook-off among new events

The 28th annual Shannock Valley Community Festival will take place July 20-22 at the Shannock Valley Community Park in Rural Valley. More...


George E. Burdette Jr.


George E. Burdette Jr., 59, of Sugarcreek Township passed away.  He was born March 7, 1958, in Fort Riley, Texas, to the late George E. (Jean) Burdette Sr. More...

Edward D. “Ed” Morris


Edward D. “Ed” Morris, 63, of Kittanning passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.  He was born Jan. 4, 1954, in Kittanning, the son of Edward K. “Ted” and Florence Elizabeth (Slagle) Morris.  More...

Cynthia E. (Heilman) Hartman


Cynthia E. (Heilman) Hartman, 45, of Saltsburg died Friday, July 14, 2017, at her home.  She was born Sept. 25, 1971, in Orange County, Calif., to William L. and Judith E. (Salsgiver) Heilman. More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 0-4 Night: 0-7  Pick 3 Day: 6-4-1 Night: 4-1-3  Pick 4 Day: 4-1-8-5 Night: 0-5-7-1  Pick 5 Day: 1-7-3-8-9 Night: 3-7-6-6-2  Treasure Hunt: 10-12-15-25-28   More...

Do Just One Thing

When the summer nights are too hot to get a comfortable sleep, there are ways to cool your bedroom without resorting to an air-conditioning unit. If you have an old-fashioned hot water bottle, fill it with ice-cold water. More...

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