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August 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Apollo’s R.A.I.D. chapter to play host to candlelight vigil for those lost to overdoses

Aug. 31 event is coordinated with a goal of providing closure to surviving family and loved ones

The Apollo Chapter of Residents Against Illicit Drugs (RAID) will play host to a candlelight vigil at 8 p.m. Aug. 31 at 1164 Pleasantview Drive near the House of Hope Family Worship Center in Vandergrift.  More...

News

Woman hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle

An Kittanning woman was flown to Allegheny General Hospital after she was struck by a vehicle on South Water Street at approximately 4:40 p.m. Sunday. More...

Rescuers pluck hundreds from rising floodwaters in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — Tropical Storm Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into the nation’s fourth-largest city Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground and overwhelmed rescuers who could not keep up with More...

Armstrong River Hawks band performs at Kennywood

Armstrong River Hawks marching band, under the direction of Jason Venesky, recently performed during Kennywood’s Fall Fantasy Parade. More...

Sports

‘Cutch’ shakes off argument, helps Bucs to 5-2 win over Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andrew McCutchen was angry that plate umpire Jeff Kellogg wouldn’t let him call time to get ready to hit in the fourth inning. McCutchen didn’t need Kellogg’s help in the fifth. More...

Saddle Up

Cowboys and cowgirls from Armstrong County and all over the United States and Canada competed in the North Washington Rodeo in Petrolia, PA between August 15th-19th. More...

Mayweather dominates McGregor in late rounds to go 50-0

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. More...

The Clarks attract a big crowd

Thousands of attendees on Saturday packed the John P. Murtha Amphitheater at Kittanning Riverfront Park for a concert by iconic Pittsburgh band The Clarks. More...

Redbank Valley Historical Society to screen WWII film

Production features stories from some of the area’s veterans

The Redbank Valley Historical Society, located in New Bethlehem, helped create a new documentary highlighting the men and women from the Redbank Valley School District area who served in World War II.  The film will be shown publicly for the fir More...

Obituaries

Thomas L. Garris

KITTANNING

Thomas L. Garris, 70, of Kittanning, died Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital.  He was born Dec. 24, 1946 in Oil City to the late Wayne L. and Betty E. More...

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...

Nora ‘Eloise’ Morrison

RURAL VALLEY

Nora “Eloise” Morrison, 99, was born to W.C. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 6-3 Night: 7-3  Pick 3 Day: 6-0-1 Night: 9-6-6  Pick 4 Day: 3-4-3-5 Night: 9-4-4-3  Pick 5 Day: 4-8-8-0-9 Night: 3-0-3-4-0  Treasure Hunt: 01-11-16-20-30   More...

Do Just One Thing

It may seem harmless to take a small rock or pine cone out of a national park as a souvenir, but that sim ple act is both illegal and harmful to the environment. More...

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