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July 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Invitations put out to bid for former Ford City, Kittanning schools

ACIDC seeks abatement, removal of hazardous materials

The Armstrong County Industrial Development Council (ACIDC) is currently requesting to receive bids in regards to the former Ford City Junior Senior High School building, and the former Central Elementary/Kittanning Junior High School Building.  More...



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

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington dies in LA at 41

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, whose screeching vocals helped the rock-rap band become one of the most commercially successful acts in the 2000s, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday, the Los A More...

Alexander Foradori III is recipient of scholarship

Alexander Foradori III, a journalism and public relations major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, is a recipient of the Virginia Ann Deem Memorial Scholarship from the IUP Department of Journalism and Public Relations.  Foradori, son of Al More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 5-8 Night: 3-5  Pick 3 Day: 7-7-8 Night: 6-9-3  Pick 4 Day: 4-6-3-9 Night: 7-8-8-4  Pick 5 Day: 4-6-2-4-5 Night: 8-3-2-0-7  Treasure Hunt: 02-15-19-20-24   More...

Do Just One Thing

Wrinkle-resistant clothing sounds like a time-saving wonder fabric. When you launder something like a cotton dress shirt at home, it often comes out of the dryer wrinkled and needing to be pressed. More...

More than $570K in prior cuts are restored to Pennsylvania’s budget

County commissioners worked with State Sen. Don White to replenish funds

While discussions over how to fix a $2 billion shortfall in Pennsylvania’s budget remained deadlocked in Harrisburg, Armstrong County’s commissioners were able to work with State Sen. Don White to restore more than $570,000 in prior cuts. More...

Salary board pushes discussions on employee raises to 4th quarter

Members say it’s, ‘too early to make a decision,’ before voting to adjust meeting schedule

The Armstrong County Salary Board on Thursday chose to defer any decision regarding raises for the county’s at will employees until the final financial quarter of the year. More...

Armstrong Habitat for Humanity prepares for ‘Raise the Roof’ 5K race

Event is to take place during the Fort Armstrong Folk Festival

The 7th annual Raise the Roof 5K Race will be at 8 a.m. Aug. 5 at the Richard G. Synder YMCA campus at 1150 N. Water St. More...

Woman shot in Vandergrift remains in critical condition

She was allegedly shot by an ex-boyfriend during an argument

A Vandergrift woman is in critical condition after being shot three times in her abdomen around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night at her home along Grant Avenue.  Vandergrift Police Department Sgt. More...


James F. Austin


James F. Austin, 55, of Kittanning, formerly of Pittsburgh, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017, at his home.  James is predeceased by his parents, Richard and Marjorie Austin.  More...


Armstrong Colt splits two games with Mercyhurst

Day three of the FIBI presents tough tests for local squad

Armstrong Colt had a Jekyll and Hyde type Thursday in day three of the Freeport International Baseball Invitational. For a second straight day, Armstrong Colt played at Armstrong High School and had two very different results in their two contests. More...

Polanco homers, Pirates beat Brewers 4-2 for 4-game sweep

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates spent a good portion of the first half of the season trying — and failing — to find any sort of traction.  More...

KESS continues playoff run

The KESS 9-10 year-old little league team is still going strong in the sectional playoffs in Carmichael. More...

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