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August 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Ford City Hose Co. No. 1 prepares for street fair

Event to take place Sept. 2-3 in the borough

The 7th annual Old Fashioned Street Fair will take place from 1-11 p.m. Sept. 2 and Sept. More...

News

McCutcheon Enterprises, Inc., entertains participants for annual symposium

Event distinguishes Apollo-based company in its 70th year

The Apollo based, family owned waste management company McCutcheon Enterprises, Inc. (MEI) this week hosted part of the 2017 National Association of Wastewater Technicians (NAWT) symposium.  More...

JAIL REPORT

The following were individuals were committed Thursday and Friday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Robert David Cravener, 43, of Wood Street, Natrona Heights, on a violation of probation/ parole charge. More...

Senior Centers

The Armstrong County Area Agency on Aging senior center schedule for next week is as follows:  More...

Sports

Battle in the Trenches

Wolves’ run game, defense proves too much for Blairsville in 13-12 victory

While the NFL has moved toward a pass-first style of offensive play, the West Shamokin Wolves like their football a bit more old school. More...

Fitzroy, Vikings jump on Blue Devils early in route to 34-7 win

A strong, dominating first half performance and early Leechburg mistakes led the Apollo-Ridge Vikings to an opening week 34-7 win over the Leechburg Blue Devils. More...

Porter shines in River Hawks’ 41-14 win over Karns City

It was Dawson Porter’s coming out party on Friday night and he gave the Gremlins fits nearly every time he touched the ball.  More...

County commissioners approve agreement with controller Myra Miller

Agreement, which addresses concerns raised at Aug. 17 meeting, is pending legal review

Armstrong County Controller Myra Miller had harsh words for the county commissioners at their Aug. More...

Local children recognized for reading 1,000 books

The Armstrong County Board of Commissioners awarded certificates of recognition to five local children who read 1,000 books at their personnel and financial meeting Thursday morning. More...

CFAC prepares to celebrate 20 years

The Community Foundation of Armstrong County is already starting to plan their 20th year anniversary for next year in which they are hoping to further promote the funds and scholarships that they give out annually.  More...

Obituaries

John A. Hetrick

Fort Myers, Fla.

John A. Hetrick, 92, of Fort Myers, Fla., died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, at Shell Point Retirement Community.  He was born April 3, 1925, in Mayport, Clarion County, to Samuel and Ella (Shafer) Hetrick.  More...

Elsie E. Kenly

Shelocta

Elsie E. Kenly, 85, of Shelocta, passed away Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, at Good Samaritan Hospice in Cabot.  She was born May 3, 1932, in Atwood, the daughter of Ralph and Elizabeth (Orr) Prugh.  More...

Mildred L. (Olinger) Moore

Kittanning

Mildred L. (Olinger) Moore, 86, of Kittanning died Thursday, Aug. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 2-7 Night: 2-0  Pick 3 Day: 3-7-5 Night: 2-4-7  Pick 4 Day: 3-6-0-1 Night: 7-7-2-9  Pick 5 Day: 1-9-2-2-4 Night: 1-5-5-8-7  Treasure Hunt: 05-16-22-23-30   More...

Do Just One Thing

It’s easy to make new plants from existing plants by taking cuttings and transplanting them into soil to grow. When you want to grow a new plant from a cutting, one simple ingredient from your kitchen pantry can help: cinnamon. More...

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