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August 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Local woman to stand trial for stealing vehicles, criminal trespass

Dannielle Hellams waived right to preliminary hearing, charges waived to court

A Ford City woman will stand trial for several felony charges stemming from an incident in which she allegedly stole two vehicles and broke into a home.  Dannielle Hellams, 37, waived her right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday morning at the o More...

News

24th annual Covenant Center Art Show winners announced

Exhibit opens today in conjunction with the folk festival

The 24th annual Covenant Center Art Show, sponsored by First United Methodist Church of Kittanning, will open Thursday at the Covenant Center along North Water Street, Kittanning.  The show is held in conjunction with the Fort Armstrong Folk Fes More...

POLICE REPORT

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

Madison J. Walker receives A. Ralph Taylor Scholarship from foundation

Madison J. Walker of Worthington has been selected to receive a $3,000 A. Ralph Taylor Scholarship from the Pennsylvania Masonic Youth Foundation.  More...

Sports

Same old song and dance...

Winker hits go-ahead home run off Benoit, Reds beat Pirates 5-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rookie Jesse Winker homered for the second straight game, hitting a tiebreaking drive in the seventh inning off newly acquired Pittsburgh reliever Joaquin Benoit that sent the Cincinnati Reds over the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on More...

Roethlisberger fully committed to Steelers this season

Ben Roethlisberger isn’t going away anytime soon – at least not this year.  The Pittsburgh Steelers’ two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback reiterated Wednesday at St. More...

What did you expect?

Inactive at the trade deadline and limping to the finish, the Pirates never bothered in 2017

As I write these words, the Pittsburgh Pirates are currently trailing the Reds 3-2 in the top of the eighth inning of the second game of a home stand that will ultimately determine the team’s fate for what will come to be known as a lost and utterly More...

Manor Township supervisors approve Sheetz liquor license transfer

Pending PLCB nod, the business would allow both take-out and in-house sales

In a 2-1 vote, Manor Township’s board of supervisors on Wednesday approved the transfer of a liquor license to the Sheetz convenience store/ gas station located at 410 Main St. More...

Ford City water treatment plant is nearly completed

$3.9M facility to provide the area clean drinking water for years to come

The new Ford City Borough water treatment plant is projected to open by Sept. 30, 2017, according to Peter C. More...

Obituaries

Margaret E. “Betty” McCafferty

Kittanning

Margaret E. “Betty” Mc- Cafferty, 95, of Kittanning, entered the Pearly Gates to be with her husband and son on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. She completed the “Circle of Life” just two days shy of her 96th birthday. More...

Geraldine M. Waugaman

Fro nt Roy al, Va., formerly of Kittanning

On July 31, 2017, Geraldine M. Waugaman, 90, of Front Royal, Va., formerly of Kittanning, passed into the arms of Jesus at the home of her son, Richard Waugaman, where she was under hospice care. She was born, Oct. More...

Thomas Franklin Huff

DAYTON

Thomas Franklin Huff, 87, of Dayton, was born Aug. 20, 1929, in Jeannette, Pa. to JJ and Marie (Melzner) Huff and passed away Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, at the home of his daughter, Shari (Dan) Fleming, in DuBois, Pa. Tom lived in Tarentum, Pa. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 8-8 Night: 5-6  Pick 3 Day: 6-5-1 Night: 0-1-6  Pick 4 Day: 2-9-2-5 Night: 9-5-5-4  Pick 5 Day: 6-8-2-3-5 Night: 7-2-1-6-6  Treasure Hunt: 04-08-13-24-26   More...

Do Just One Thing

Has your garden hose sprung a leak from a small tear or hole? There’s no need to replace the hose when you can simply repair it yourself -- and it’s a lot easier than you think. More...

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