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August 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

ACD creates innovative educational display

Exhibit to be unveiled Aug. 17 at the Great Dayton Fair

The Armstrong Conservation District (ACD) is planning to debut its new innovative educational display at this year’s Great Dayton Fair, which mark its 137th annual installment Aug. 13-19.  More...

Beekeeper hopes to protect land for his hives

Dan Lynch worries loss of grass harmful to pollinators

A Kittanning beekeeper is hopeful his land will be safe and valuable for his honeybees and native pollinators in the wilderness.  Dan Lynch, president of the Beekeepers of Armstrong, Butler, Clarion and Indiana (ABCI), owns a private honeybee fa More...

News

Concordia Visiting Nurses hires new therapy manager

William ‘Bill’ Bellas hopes to continue legacy of quality care

Concordia Visiting Nurses, a nursing and therapy service provider, recently hired William “Bill” Bellas as therapy manager.  He began work on July 3.  Bellas, who lives in West Kittanning with his wife, Allison, and son, Finn, s More...

Four generations in one shot

An area family met recently for a four-generation photograph, including (from left) Beverly Long of Worthington; Tammy Johns of Worthington; Shannon Cornetti of Kittanning, who is holding her son, De More...

JAIL REPORT

The following individuals were committed Tuesday-Friday to the Armstrong County Jail:  More...

Sports

McCutchen: Pirates will ‘work with what we got’

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew Mc- Cutchen has watched the slow but steady exodus from the Pittsburgh Pirates clubhouse over the last two years as the pieces that helped the team to three straight playoff appearances moved on.  More...

Bringing home the hardware

Armstrong junior legion players Caleb Harriger and Tanner Bordick (pictured) were selected to be part of a 15U team from the West region that participated in the 37th annual Keystone State Games in Y More...

Continuity and chemistry key for Steelers offensive line

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Fort Armstrong marker gets lost, found again

Local historian helps state agency set the record straight

When Carolyn Schrecengost first contacted Karen Galle at the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) this past spring, she did so with a desire to get involved with replacing or repairing roads signs issued by the state agency in Armstro More...

Storm, high winds rip through county

ABOVE: Rain storms and gusting wind on Friday felled wires, utility poles and trees around 3:40 p.m. near the intersection of Troy Hill Road and Upper Troy Hill Road in Rayburn Township. More...

Obituaries

Joseph C. Recupero

kittanning

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...

Frederick L. Johns

Kittanning

Frederick L. Johns, 88, of Kittanning died on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in VNA Inpatient Hospice in Butler.  He was born on Dec. 12, 1928, in Manorville to the late Waldo and Eleanor (Mc- Camy) Johns.  More...

Nancy L. Brumbaugh

Elderton

Nancy L. Brumbaugh, 79, of Elderton passed away Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, at ACMH Hospital.  She was born June 18, 1938, in Spring Church, the daughter of James L. and Dorothy J. (Davidson) Bruner.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 1-7 Night: 6-4  Pick 3 Day: 2-7-9 Night: 4-9-3  Pick 4 Day: 5-6-3-2 Night: 6-6-1-1  Pick 5 Day: 7-1-5-6-5 Night: 3-5-5-4-7  Treasure Hunt: 03-07-22-25-30   More...

Do Just One Thing

Ever wonder if you can reuse cardboard egg cartons? There are myriad craft ideas online, but if you’re not crafty, you can still divert them from the trash. More...

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