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August 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

New veterans affairs director assumes post

Kathleen Rashlich heads department after more than a decade with county

Kathleen Rashlich began her career in county government over a decade ago, as a temporary, part time employee in the Armstrong County Courthouse.  Today, she is the head of the Armstrong County Department of Veterans Affairs.  Rashlich star More...

News

JAIL REPORT

The following were committed Aug. 18-21 to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Devon Arthur Dixon, 26, on a held for court charge. No address or bond were listed;  * Brandon Michael Simon, 32, on two bench warrant charges issued by the D.R.O. More...

POLICE REPORT

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

Pennsylvania must start freezing spending, top senator says

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic Gov. More...

Sports

Granderson’s grand slam, Puig’s game-winning homer lift Dodgers past Pirates, 6-5 in 12 innings

The recently acquired Curtis Granderson smashed a game-changing grand slam off Gerrit Cole, and the rejuvenated Yasiel Puig struck a go-ahead homer in extras. More...

Ringing in the fall sports season

The Armstrong Junior Senior High School football players and cheerleaders arrived in style Monday evening to a fall sports pep rally at Jud Field in Kittanning, following an event at David “Red More...

Penguins to pursue highly touted college prospect Will Butcher

As expected, the Penguins will make a pitch to try to land former University of Denver defenseman Will Butcher — the reigning Hobey Baker Award winner as college hockey’s top player — a source confirmed to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazett More...

Shooting of Ohio judge casts ripples locally

President Judge James J. Panchik speaks to security at county courthouse

It’s something that always strikes a chord of concern within Armstrong County Court of Common Pleas President Judge James J. More...

Kittanning Public Library receives $1,600 grant, updates youth books

Nearly 100 selections added to children’s reading section

The Kittanning Public Library recently received a grant from Oregon-based Pilcrow Foundation in the amount of $1,600, which has since provided the local library with nearly 100 new hardback books for their children’s reading section. More...

Leechburg Area School District offers Inventionland program

Staff to teach real-world experience to students

The Leechburg Area School District (LASD) will begin offering students enrolled at both David Leech Elementary and the Leechburg Area Junior-Senior High School based on Inventionland.  Inventionland is a program/ company in Pittsburgh that was c More...

Obituaries

Roy S. Smathers

North Buffalo Township

Roy S. Smathers, 93, of North Buffalo Township, left his earthly body and entered into God’s Kingdom on Monday, Aug. More...

Terri Susan ‘Aunt Z’ Harmon

kittanning

Terri Susan “Aunt Z” Harmon, 57, of Kittanning, died unexpectedly while visiting friends on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, in Beaufort, S.C.  She was born Nov. More...

Mary Ellen McCullough

Shelocta

Mary Ellen McCullough, 73, of Shelocta, Pa., passed away Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, at St. Andrew’s Village in Indiana.  She was born April 21, 1944, in Sagamore, Pa., the daughter of Joseph A. and Alverta O. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 4-9 Night: 5-0  Pick 3 Day: 8-1-8 Night: 3-5-5  Pick 4 Day: 5-3-2-9 Night: 7-7-3-4  Pick 5 Day: 4-5-2-2-3 Night: 9-1-2-0-2  Treasure Hunt: 05-09-10-15-21   More...

Do Just One Thing

You spend a lot of time and money grocery shopping every week, so why not take a few extra steps to make sure your purchases stay fresher for longer. When buying fruits and vegetables, never wash them before putting them in the refrigerator.  More...

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