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August 23, 2017 RSS feed / News

ARC Manor looks to Buffalo for possible treatment methods

Facility interested in opiate intervention court, getting offenders into treatment faster

ARC Manor is looking to Buffalo, N.Y., for possible methods to help drug offenders immediately get into treatment and avoid potential jail time.  Buffalo is where the nation’s first opiate intervention court has been formed, run by Buffalo More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following report on recent incidents:  * Burrell Township Fire Department and Manor Police Department responded to wires/pole down at 8:03 p.m. Aug. 21 at 1509 Rearick Road in Burrell Township;  More...

British science fiction writer Brian Aldiss dies at 92

LONDON (AP) — Brian Aldiss, one of the most prolific and influential science fiction writers of the 20th century, has died aged 92.  Literary agency Curtis Brown said Aldiss died early Saturday at his home in Oxford, England.  More...

Why Afghanistan matters: The US cannot let this battered land fall to terrorists

Editorial

There are places in the world so potentially volatile that the U.S. cannot leave them to the ebb and flow of geopolitics. The Korean Peninsula and the Middle East come immediately to mind. More...

Measuring, and mismeasuring, the Trump conundrum

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Perhaps the most astonishing thing about Donald Trump’s victory last November was that, according to exit polls, 60 percent of the voters had an unfavorable impression of Trump on the day he was elected president of the United States. More...

BIBLE DIGEST

“And his feet shall stand in that day on the mount of Olives, which is before Jerusalem on the east, and the mount of Olives shall split in the middle thereof toward the east and toward the west, and there shall be a very great valley; and half More...

Officials say Trump’s Afghan plan involves 3,900 more troops

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s plan to end America’s longest war and eliminate Afghanistan’s rising extremist threat involves sending up to 3,900 additional U.S. troops, senior officials said Tuesday. More...

US says some remains of sailors found on USS John McCain

SINGAPORE (AP) — Navy divers searching a flooded compartment of the USS John S. McCain found remains of some of the 10 sailors missing in a collision between the warship and an oil tanker, the U.S. More...

Suspect says imam planned to blow himself up in Barcelona

MADRID (AP) — An extremist cell in northeastern Spain was preparing bombs for an imam who planned to blow himself up at a Barcelona monument, a key suspect in the attacks that killed 15 people in northeastern Spain told a judge Tuesday, accordi More...

POLICE REPORT

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

JAIL REPORT

The following were committed Tuesday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Stacy Dawn Baczynski, 39, of Park Avenue, Natrona Heights, on charges of resisting arrest/other law enforcement and driving after imbibing. No bond was listed;  More...

House GOP must get ‘act together’ on budget, governor says

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News to Use

Meetings:   • The Armstrong-Kiski Chapter of the Women’s Business Network will meet at 9 a.m. Aug. 24 at King’s Family Restaurant, 315 Hyde Park Road, Leechburg. For information, call Aleesha Kelly at 724-994-7055.  More...

Trump’s path to boosting infrastructure full of potholes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s road to getting legislation through Congress this year to restore the nation’s crumbling infrastructure appears increasingly precarious.  More...

Italian boy credited with helping save brother after quake

MILAN (AP) — An Italian family of five was “reborn” after all three children buried in the rubble of their home by a 4.0-magnitude quake were pulled to safety Tuesday in a painstaking 16-hour rescue operation on the popular Mediterr More...

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