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August 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

A summertime, soccer field trim

Bill Brink, a floating supervisor for the Progressive Workshop of Armstrong County, rides a lawn mower Wednesday while cutting the grass of one of the soccer fields located at the Richard G. More...

News

JAIL REPORT

The following individuals were recently committed to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Jeremiah Audley Anderson, 41, of Spruce Hollow Road, Vandergrift, on a bench warrant for failure to appear. No bond was listed;  More...

POLICE REPORT

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

CORRECTION

The street fair scheduled to occur from 1-11 p.m. Sept. 2-3 at the Ford City Borough parking lot is not part of the Armstrong County Labor Day Extravaganza Aug. 31-Sept. More...

Sports

Nowhere to Hide

Yellowjackets hope for extended playoff run as they anticipate being a target in the WPIAL

After winning back-to-back WPIAL 2A titles in 2015 and 2016, the 2017 Freeport Yellowjackets volleyball squad might just be better than the teams to hoist trophies over the previous two seasons. More...

Verlander dominates Pirates in lopsided Tigers’ 10-0 win

DETROIT (AP) — Justin Verlander allowed one hit over eight innings and the Detroit Tigers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-0 on Wednesday night. More...

William Byron lands top-tier ride at Hendrick Motorsports next season

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — A racing fan who grew up in North Carolina, William Byron remembers peering into windows at Hendrick Motorsports. More...

Natural gas line leak is detected in Allegheny River

Boater notices odor, bubbling water south of Rosston island

For several years, residents and recreational boaters of the Manor Township village of Rosston have been pinching their noses at the pungent scent of methane, which has long tainted the air around the nearby island on the Allegheny River. More...

Leechburg to welcome new residents and businesses

Summer social represents, ‘one last event,’ for the season

The Leechburg Area Welcome Center will host a summer social from the 12:30- 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Leechburg Area Pool at 167 Park Road in the borough.   More...

New teacher’s grant to be created by Leechburg Area superintendent Tiffany Nix

Money will be earmarked for instructor use to apply for new materials or trips

During Wednesday’s meeting of Leechburg Area School District’s board of education, the final amount of money that will be donated to the district on behalf of the late Ms. 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...

Harold Hendershot

Kittanning

Harold Hendershot, 88, of Kittanning died on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, in his daughter’s residence under hospice care.  He was born Dec. More...

David Neal Boyer

Rural Valley, (Plumcreek Township)

David Neal Boyer, 74, of Rural Valley, (Plumcreek Township), passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at UPMC Montefiore Hospital in Pittsburgh.  He was born on Dec. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 9-9 Night: 8-5  Pick 3 Day: 3-4-0 Night: 6-4-6  Pick 4 Day: 6-2-3-1 Night: 5-9-8-2  Pick 5 Day: 6-3-0-9-4 Night: 2-6-9-9-5  Treasure Hunt: 02-05-12-20-28   More...

Do Just One Thing

Are you curious if your tap water is safe to drink? The Environmental Working Group has launched the EWG Tap Water Database, so now it’s easy to find out if there are contaminants in your city’s drinking water. More...

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