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July 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

North Apollo man faces charges for alleged assault of father, police officer

Patrick Sells reportedly slammed officer against wall while resisting arrest

A North Apollo Borough man faces aggravated assault charges after he attacked both his father and the police officer attempting to apprehend him. More...


Putneyville Road closure for work to commence

A closure is scheduled this week on Route 1025, Putneyville Road, in Armstrong County.  Route 1025 will close July 19, beginning at 7 a.m., between Township Road 613 and Hole Road. More...

Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Patricia No. 998 presented awards

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Patricia No. More...

Dayton Fair queen contestants sought

The Dayton Fair is looking for contestants for its Dayton Fair Queen.  All females at least 16 years of age but not older than 20 years of age by June 17, 2017.  Look into the chance to be “Royalty” and an Ambassador for the Gre More...


48th Annual Freeport International Baseball Invitational Begins

Opening night of FIBI features matchup of Armstrong County teams

Consider the Freeport International Baseball Invitational an “interleague series” of sorts. The annual event that is now in its 48th year has its usual blend of teams and players from all over the nation and globe. More...

Bucs drop Brewers in Marte’s return to club

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Francisco Cervelli and Josh Harrison homered during a sixth-inning rally and the streaking Pittsburgh Pirates welcomed outfielder Starling Marte back with a 4-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. More...

Allegheny River Kings

  The Allegheny River League Mustang Division (9-10 year-old) Championship Game was held recently in Ford City. West Armstrong defeated Ford City 12-5 in the finals. West Armstrong finished the season 15-3-1. More...

Animal Adventures 4-H day camp gets underway this week

Youth participate in hands-on livestock education

More than a dozen local youth gathered Tuesday morning outside in front of the Armsdale Building in Rayburn Township for a hands-on presentation conducted by livestock farmers as part of the 2017 4-H Summer Day Camp.  The four-day, “Animal More...

Manor Township Police to cover Crooked Creek Park

Police Chief Eric Petrosky offers details regarding the new contract

The Manor Township Police Department and the U.S. More...

Ministry prepares for second celebration of ‘New Apollo’

Event to take place July 29 at Owen’s Grove Park

Kingdom Come Ministries International is preparing for their second annual “New Apollo” event as they invite community members to not only join in their mission ideals, but to seek help, or to simply gather together in the heart of Apollo 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...

Lois ‘Jean’ Tost


Lois “Jean” Tost, 88, of Indiana, formerly of Plumville, died Saturday, July 15, 2017, at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana.  She was born in 1929 in NuMine to Joe and Mona “Goldie” Umbaugh Eckman. More...

Eric M. “Zip” “Zippo” Zimmerman


Eric M. “Zip” “Zippo” Zimmerman, 61, of Kittanning passed away Monday, July 17, 2017, at Good Samaritan Hospice in Cabot.  He was born May 22, 1956, in Kittanning, the son of Emmett and Wanda (Visnesky) Zimmerman.  More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 3-2 Night: 1-4  Pick 3 Day: 6-3-1 Night: 8-2-3  Pick 4 Day: 0-2-4-7 Night: 9-1-9-2  Pick 5 Day: 3-6-4-4-0 Night: 4-7-5-8-0  Treasure Hunt: 05-12-16-21-23   More...

Do Just One Thing

Some of the most desired and hard-to-get items for local food banks are fresh fruits. If you have fruit trees on your property with a bumper crop of produce, consider donating bushels to your local food bank. More...

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