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August 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Exhibitors, contestants prepare for 137th annual Great Dayton Fair

Theme of this year’s installment -- to take place Aug. 14-20 -- is ‘Country Scenes … Blue Ribbon Dreams’

Entry submissions, fairground revitalization efforts, and project preparation are all signs that it is just about time for the 137th annual Great Dayton Fair.  This year’s theme is “Country Scenes … Blue Ribbon Dreams.” More...



Armstrong 911 released the following report on recent incidents:  * Rayburn Township Fire Department, Kittanning Hose Co. No. 6 and West Penn Power responded to a downed wire at 1:47 p.m. Aug. 6 at 123 Crytzer Road in Rayburn Township;  More...


Alpha Theta chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International Society news More...

Yard of the month

The Ford City Garden Club has given the “August Yard of the Month” award to Bill and Cathy Oleksak, who reside at 1007 Sixth Ave., Ford City. More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 6-9 Night: 0-1  Pick 3 Day: 8-4-8 Night: 6-2-8  Pick 4 Day: 4-6-0-2 Night: 5-8-6-7  Pick 5 Day: 0-0-2-9-4 Night: 8-0-7-7-6  Treasure Hunt: 03-08-15-20-25   More...

Do Just One Thing

Stain eraser pens seem to be magical: When you get a stain on your shirt, just uncap the pen and rub it away. In minutes, the stain disappears. But these pens are not recyclable, and they have very little cleaning solution inside. More...

Kittanning Mayor Kirk Atwood offers letter of resignation

Borough council plans to accept his request at its Sept. 11 meeting, search for short-term successor

Kittanning Borough Council failed to override the veto of a garbage service fee hike on Monday, a victory for Mayor Kirk Atwood.  It will be his final victory as mayor, as he offered council a letter of resignation after eight years on the job d More...

West Kittanning Borough Council appoints new member

Mickey Langham succeeds the late Edward D. ‘Ed’ Morris, who passed away in July

In an unanimous decision, the West Kittanning Borough Council on Monday appointed Mickey Langham to take on a vacant position on council until the end of 2018.  Langham, who volunteered for the role, served previously on borough council from 199 More...


Robert L. Podvorec

Ford City

Robert L. Podvorec, 59, of Ford City passed away Monday, Aug. More...


Armstrong boys look to build depth in fall league play

Though the high school basketball season is still four months away, Armstrong head coach Greg Hutcherson is looking forward to fall. More...

Williams out duels Zimmerman as Pirates drop Tigers, 3-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trevor Williams allowed one hit over seven dominant innings to out duel Detroit’s Jordan Zimmermann and lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-0 victory on Monday night. More...

Cancer behind him, Conner just another rookie with Steelers

LATROBE, Pa. More...

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