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August 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Science education doesn’t break for summer

Local students attend environmental summer camp

While local teenagers are still enjoying their summer away from school, some area high school students have continued to advance their education through an environmental summer camp. More...


Gas/water line work begins in Ford City

Workers began replacing gas lines in Ford City Borough on Thursday afternoon. The lines from 13th Street to 14th Street on Third Avenue are being replaced. More...

Robert Edwards Memorial Scholarship recipients are recognized

The Robert Edwards Memorial Scholarships were presented by William LaFisca, commander of Worthington Memorial Post No. 828, American Legion, at the summer picnic on July 11. More...


West Shamokin Junior-Senior High School has announced its distinguished honor roll and honor roll for the fourth grading period:  Distinguished Honor Roll  Grade 7  More...


Bucs finally find their winning ways

Kuhl pitches seven scoreless innings as Pirates salvage win in final game against Reds,6-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chad Kuhl allowed four hits in seven efficient innings, Starling Marte went 3 for 4 and scored three times and the Pittsburgh Pirates had little trouble with the Cincinnati Reds in a 6-0 victory on Thursday night.  More...

Young, experienced Steeler defense seeks additional physicality

The young Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense is ready to take the next step, and the defensive leaders feel there’s one way to reach the next level.  Physicality.  The Steelers have highlighted goals of increased physical play during More...

Training camp questions abound

How the Steelers might have already lost the AFC, or won it

Former Major League Baseball manager Jim Leyland once said of baseball, “You can’t win the division in April, but you can lose it.” The same could be said of the dysfunction that seems to be the start of the 2017 season for the Pitt More...

County blight task force presents commissioners with potential strategies

Ten-member consortium has studied how municipalities can repair properties

The Armstrong County Blight Task Force formed in May with an immediate goal in mind -- providing the county commissioners with a series of recommendations to combat blighted properties by the end of the summer.  More...

ACMH Hospital receives new rehabilitation tool

Device to enable patients to be able to transfer easily in and out of a vehicle

ACMH Hospital has received a brand-new rehabilitation tool -- a working model of a car designed for use in the East Franklin facility’s occupational therapy program.  On Thursday, the apparatus was officially unveiled to rehab representati More...

East Franklin Township has meeting on CDBG funds

Supervisors discuss potential and past projects

The East Franklin Township Board of Supervisors had a special meeting Thursday to discuss the allocation of this year’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds.  The board of supervisors met with Sally Conklin, who is a planning div More...


Joseph C. Recupero


Joseph C. Recupero, 83, of Kittanning passed away on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in ACMH Hospital surrounded by his family.  Joe was born Dec. 23, 1933, in Furnace Run to the late John and Tillie (Gumney) Recupero.  Mr. More...

Norma Jean Edinger


Norma Jean Edinger, 76, of Butler passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2017, at the Elmcroft of Saxonburg.  She was born Aug. 7, 1940, in Cadogan to the late Homer Oliver Edinger and the late Helen Ruth Jack Edinger.  More...

Thomas Franklin Huff


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...

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Do Just One Thing

If you’ve got a stash of old computers and technical accessories gathering dust at home or in your workplace, take them to Goodwill. More...

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