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August 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Local business installs ‘Blessing Box’ to welcome donors, aid the needy

Bradigan’s Inc. marketing manager Sharon Bradigan, others aim to curb hunger

Take what you need -- give what you can. That is the creed behind the recent installation of a “Blessing Box” at Bradigan’s Inc., which is located at 503 S. Water St. More...

News

JAIL REPORT

The following were committed Tuesday and Wednesday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Joseph Douglas Oswalt, 24, of East Jefferson Street, Butler, on a theft by unlawful taking of movable property charge. No bond was listed;  More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Sugarcreek Township Fire Department, Sugarcreek Ambulance, and Petrolia Fire Department responded to an automatic fire alarm at 1:49 p.m. Aug. More...

POLICE REPORT

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

Sports

Hill loses no-hit try on HR in 10th, Pirates top Dodgers 1-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dodgers lefty Rich Hill lost his perfect game on an error in the ninth inning, then lost his no-hitter on a leadoff home run in the 10th by Josh Harrison that sent the Pittsburgh Pirates over Los Angeles 1-0 Wednesday night. More...

High School Golf Results

WPIAL - Section 8  Rittswood Golf Club  Armstrong  Nick Benvenuti - 25  Noah Oliver - 38  Jace Rearic - 39  Adam Cippel - 39  Jake Gross - 44  Team Total: 195  Kiski Area   More...

Who’s the best puncher? Mayweather says it could surprise

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. says it was the first punch of the fight. His promoter thinks it came during the second round. One shot to the head, and suddenly Manny Pacquiao decided his night might better be spent fighting on the outside. More...

Business owners question municipal authority over ‘grease trap’ ordinance

Restaurateurs criticize proposal, officials attempt to ease concerns

While only about 10 of the 38 businesses the Kittanning Borough Municipal Authority invited to a special meeting Wednesday evening were represented – they were vocal in their concerns about the proposed resolution they were gathered to discuss. More...

Leechburg Area aims to improve PSSA scores

Focus on improving attendance, student motivation

Leechburg Area School District’s board of education on Wednesday heard from David Leech Elementary Principal David Keibler and Leechburg Middle/Senior High School Principal Doug Rogers, who discussed the borough’s Pennsylvania System of School Assess More...

Grant provides funding for Apollo-Ridge School District kindergarten students

Elementary school Principal Courtney Anderson said $7,000 financed recently held, four-day summer camp

As Apollo-Ridge School District students headed back to school this week, the transition for kindergarten students was made rather effortless thanks to A-R elementary educators and the Margaret Patton Foundation grant which was made possible through More...

Obituaries

Norma Lee Dunn

Kittanning

Norma Lee Dunn, 89, of Kittanning passed away Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, at Good Samaritan Hospice in Cabot.  She was born July 1, 1928, in Kittanning, the daughter of James A. and Olive W. (Fenn) Shearer.  More...

Virginia D. Mohney

Creekside

Virginia D. Mohney, 86, of Creekside passed away Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, at ACMH Hospital.  She was born Oct. 22, 1930, in Plumcreek Township, the daughter of Robert Miles and Phyllis E. (Kimmel) Bark.  More...

James Waldo Hufhand

Sebring, Fla., formerly of Manorville

James Waldo Hufhand, 91, of Sebring, Fla., formerly of Manorville, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017.  Born in Manorville on Jan. 6, 1926, to Samuel and Genevieve Hufhand. He was the oldest of five children.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 9-2 Night: 1-7  Pick 3 Day: 8-1-7 Night: 7-4-9  Pick 4 Day: 2-9-9-4 Night: 1-7-9-6  Pick 5 Day: 0-6-5-2-0 Night: 1-8-8-6-6  Treasure Hunt: 06-07-10-11-24   More...

Do Just One Thing

Over a billion birds die every year when they hit manmade structures like windows, walls and doors, and it’s our buildings that have become one of their biggest threats, often endangering the survival of certain species. More...

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