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August 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Apollo Memorial Library celebrates summer reading program

Public is invited to attend Thursday’s grand finale event

The Apollo Memorial Library on Thursday will be rewarding the facility’s summer reading participants with an event to conclude the program that is also open to the public.  The Summer Reading Finale will take place at 11:30 a.m., at the Ap More...


Pennsylvania’s county leaders to gather for 131st annual conference

Armstrong County Commissioners Pat Fabian, Jason Renshaw to attend

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The following individuals were committed Tuesday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Kyle Lee Anthony, 20, of Hawthorne Avenue, Kittanning, on charges of criminal use of a communication facility, manufacture/deliver/ possession with intent to manuf More...

‘Every creature ...’ -- Challenging the notion of ‘the post-Christian era’

I recently read a quote on social media.  The general gist of the quote was that now we are in the post-Christian era, we will need to do more explaining of the Bible.  My first thought was that if Christians had not nearly ceased from proc More...


Finding his passion

In just one year on the water, Macaleb Miller has gone from novice to champion

As the 2017 Tri Star Riverbration nears and power boat racers from across the nation descend on the waters of the Allegheny River in Kittanning Borough for a series of racing events over the three-day extravaganza, 12 year-old Macaleb Miller and his More...

PSU coach Franklin has one eye on present, other on future

CHICAGO (AP) — Restoring Penn State’s reputation and returning its star near the top of the college football galaxy once again should have earned James Franklin some long-term job security. More...

Taillon pounded by Reds as Bucs drop opener of home stand, 9-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Billy Hamilton hit a three-run homer and tripled, Eugenio Suarez and rookie Jesse Winker also went deep, and the Cincinnati Reds overwhelmed the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-1 on Tuesday night.  More...

Police name suspect in Manor Township robbery

Christopher Leroy Anthony reported missing July 14, remains on the run

Pennsylvania State Police have identified a suspect in a robbery that occurred at 9:45 p.m. July 26 outside the Bylow Beer Distributor on Byron Street in Manor Township.  More...

Kittanning woman wanted for hiding suspected drug dealer in apartment

Samantha Gray had Krista Lee Crawford in residence, despite warning

A warrant is out for the arrest of a Kittanning woman who allegedly harbored a suspected drug dealer in her apartment.  Authorities found Krista Lee Crawford, 33, of Arnold, in the apartment of Samantha Leigh Gray, 28, when she was arrested on More...

Pennsylvania Honey Princess is folk festival bound

The 2017 Pennsylvania Honey Princess will make an appearance Aug. 5-6 at the 46th annual Fort Armstrong Folk Festival at Kittanning Riverfront Park in the borough. More...


Bruce C. Junker


Bruce C. Junker, 85, of Chicora passed away Sunday, July 30, 2017, in Good Samaritan Hospice in Concordia Home, Cabot following a lingering illness.  He was born in Pittsburgh, Feb. 5, 1932, the son of Carl and Mary Meussner Junker.  More...

Benjamin Harrison Beale

South Buffalo Township

Benjamin Harrison Beale, 95, of South Buffalo Township passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, peacefully, at Concordia Lutheran Ministries in Cabot.  Ben was born on the family farm in South Buffalo Township on April 28, 1922. More...

Nyle E. Orr

Reynoldsville, formerly of Elderton

Nyle E. Orr, 68, of Reynoldsville, formerly of Elderton, passed away Monday, July 31, 2017, at Margaret Manor Personal Care Home.  He was born March 21, 1949, in Kittanning, the son of Nyle V. and Margaret (Hartman) Orr.  More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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Do Just One Thing

The next time you make a big batch of pasta, consider saving the pasta water. The water you used to cook up a box of linguini is full of protein and natural starches that can be used to thicken sauces, gravy, stews and soups. More...

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