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August 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Bird’s nest is a factor in case of fire-felled tractor

South Buffalo Township and Freeport VFD crews extinguish a tractor fire around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at 198 Ridgeview Road in South Buffalo Township. More...

News

Business groups punch back against energy tax legislation

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Business groups warned Tuesday that a state Senate passed proposal to increase energy taxes will hurt the industry’s competitive standing, trigger higher bills for consumers and frighten away investment.  More...

CLUB NEWS

Sarver woman elected to board of directors   Christine Stillwagon of Sarver was recently elected to the Board of Directors for Women’s Business Network, Inc. to serve a two-year term.  More...

Paving operations are ongoing this week in Kittanning

Nighttime paving operations began this week on various roads in Kittanning Borough.  Milling and paving operations between 6 p.m. More...

Sports

Kuhl, Pirates jump on Tigers early in 6-3 win

Pirates take second game of home-and-home series against Detroit

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit his 23rd home run of the season and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates downed the reeling Detroit Tigers 6-3 on Tuesday. More...

Home run king Bonds wishes he played 1 more year

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Barry Bonds so badly wanted to play one final season. More...

Right Around The Corner

With the start of the school year right around the corner, so is the start of fall interscholastic sports. More...

Widow reflects on late husband’s heart, humor and courage

Mandy (Walbert) Podvorec and family mourn the loss of Robert L. ‘Bob’ Podvorec

He had a sharp and playful sense of humor and, more importantly, an incredibly kind heart.  From the time a young, single Manor Township woman then named Mandy Walbert agreed to meet the late Robert L. More...

Coalition prepares for variety of anti-drug events

Organization to play host to August meeting in Armstrong County

The Armstrong Drug-Free Communities Coalition will play host to its monthly August meeting this Thursday in which their speaker will be representatives from Klingensmith’s Pharmacy.  The meeting will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. More...

Ford City Renaissance Group prepares for light-up night

The Ford City Renaissance Community Partnership, Inc., (FCRCP) will host a 5K race and a wine and chocolate tasting event to help raise funds for Ford City’s light-up night Nov. 25. More...

Obituaries

Robert Louis Podvorec

Ford City

Robert Louis Podvorec, 59, of Ford City went home to be with Jesus on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, at ACMH Hospital, following a courageous 10-year battle with cancer.  He was born Aug. More...

Nathan J. Lash

Kittanning

Nathan J. Lash, 38, of Kittanning died Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, at Allegheny General Hospital.  He was born Aug. More...

Mr. James Charney

West kittanning

Mr. James Charney, 82, of West Kittanning passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at his residence.  He was born on May 4, 1935, in Ford City, to the late John P. and Anna E. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 3-5 Night: 9-5  Pick 3 Day: 7-5-1 Night: 6-3-5  Pick 4 Day: 5-4-9-2 Night: 2-2-0-3  Pick 5 Day: 4-4-4-1-7 Night: 6-9-0-8-5  Treasure Hunt: 02-11-19-22-25   More...

Do Just One Thing

Here’s an interesting fact: Honey never expires. The reason why has to do with the water content -- with just 17 percent water content, it isn’t moist enough for bacteria or fungi to thrive. More...

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