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August 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Volunteers seek to attract more business visitors to the county through local trail

Public meeting to be held Wednesday

While the local walking and biking trail is a staple in Armstrong County, some locals are trying to further advertise and promote the county through the trail itself.  More...

Ford City Borough Council approves permit fees

Money to be used for construction and demolition

Ford City Borough Council on Monday approved a resolution to establish a 10 percent fee on building and demolition permits in the borough.  The fee will be for permits that are granted by the Bureau of Veritas, the borough’s third-party in More...

News

Another ‘antiquing’ moment

Kit-Han-Ne Questers No. More...

Conneaut Lake Park having successful season

CONNEAUT LAKE, Pa. (AP) — Conneaut Lake Park Manager Matthew Briggs uses words like “wonderful” and “incredible” to describe the Crawford County park’s season so far this summer.  More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following report on a recent incident:  * Manor Township Fire Company responded to a vehicle leaking gas at 2:13 p.m. Aug. 14 along Hill Street/ State Route 422.   More...

Sports

Veteran Moats dominates preseason opener against Giants

Pittsburgh Steelers’ outside linebacker Arthur Moats didn’t feel sorry for offensive tackles from the New York Giants during the team’s first preseason game.  Not in the least.  The way Moats sees it, if he’s not pla More...

Bryant happy but humble as Steelers WR returns to practice

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Martavis Bryant slowly made his way down the hill that connects the locker room at Saint Vincent College with Chuck Noll Field, his familiar No. More...

How cheap the Pirates really are and why they missed on Walker

When I first heard that Pittsburgh native and former Pirates’ second baseman Neil Walker was traded to Milwaukee, my first reaction was disappointment. More...

ASD approves resolution for funding to demolish former district schools

ACIDC receives $1.5M from state as a maximum amount for projects

The Armstrong School District (ASD) board of education on Monday made further movement on the path to demolishing the former Ford City Junior-Senior High School and the former Kittanning Junior High School buildings.  More...

3 boys + 3 hogs = Dayton Fair fun

On the opening day of the 137th annual Great Dayton Fair on Monday, participants Clayton Overly (left) gathers with his hog Jim, along with Dalton Overly (center) with his hog Tim, and Adam Sproat wi More...

Emergency repairs planned for North Water Street sinkhole

Municipal authority OK’s expedited bid process

The Kittanning Borough Municipal Authority approved Senate Engineering to seek quotes for emergency repairs Monday for a sink hole in the 500 block of North Water   Street.  At Monday’s monthly meeting, Rick Barnett of Senate Engineer More...

Obituaries

Mary Alice Wiles

Ford City

Mary Alice Wiles, 84, of Ford City, died Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at her residence.  She was born on Nov. 25, 1932, in Bradys Bend, to Edward L. More...

Ida Mae (Bennett) Brandt

kittanning

Ida Mae (Bennett) Brandt, 69, of Kittanning, went to meet her creator, on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017.  She was born May 23, 1948, the daughter of the late Russell and Permilda (Bowser) Bennett.  More...

Harold L. ‘Harvey Duke’ Patterson

dayton

Harold L. “Harvey Duke” Patterson, 77, of Dayton passed away on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at the ACMH Hospital.  He was born on Jan. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 4-1 Night: 5-1  Pick 3 Day: 8-7-4 Night: 4-2-1  Pick 4 Day: 4-2-1-2 Night: 2-0-7-7  Pick 5 Day: 0-7-5-9-7 Night: 9-1-0-3-3  Treasure Hunt: 06-11-12-23-29   More...

Do Just One Thing

Forgoing chemical herbicides for your lawn is great for bees; the weeds that grow on lawns -- like clover and dandelions -- are very beneficial for them (and other pollinators like them, too). More...

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