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August 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Ford City honors retiring S&T Bank manager

Aug. 29 is Rosie Lendyak Day in the borough

During Monday’s Ford City Borough Council meeting, council President Carol Fenyes issued a proclamation to make today -- Aug. 29, 2017 -- Rosie Lendyak Day in the borough. More...

News

Local Allegheny Mineral operation is recognized by national association

Business is cited for environmental excellence, community relations

Allegheny Mineral’s Worthington quarry was nationally recognized for Environmental Excellence and Community Relations by the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association.  “Our extraordinary success is attributed to the involvement an More...

Gov’t probe: Abuse in nursing homes unreported despite law

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police, says a government audit that faults Medicare for failing to enforce a federal law requiring immed More...

Stocks are mixed as storm affects insurers, energy companies

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks finished little changed on Monday as investors focused on the effects of Tropical Storm Harvey. Insurance companies and oil drillers stumbled while refineries rose along with gasoline prices.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 1-8 Night: 0-6  Pick 3 Day: 2-6-5 Night: 0-6-6  Pick 4 Day: 1-6-2-1 Night: 1-5-5-0  Pick 5 Day: 8-4-2-7-8 Night: 9-2-3-4-9  Treasure Hunt: 05-21-23-24-30   More...

Do Just One Thing

The World Wildlife Fund is urging consumers to avoid palm oil in products because it’s grown in tropical rainforests where clear-cutting of land for palm oil plantations has led to devastating losses of critical wildlife habitat. More...

Local Salvation Army awaits orders in wake of Hurricane Harvey

Directive stipulates scope, guidelines of disaster relief response

Salvation Army Lt. Luke Barney recalls the enormity of the recovery effort required following the damage wrought in 2005 by Hurricane Katrina. “That recovery effort lasted 10 years,” said Barney, who with his wife, Lt. More...

School year starts for Apollo-Ridge

Plans noted to engage community through initiatives

The Apollo-Ridge School District board of education on Monday approved general items, after which board members and staff provided updates on the beginning of the district’s 2017-18 academic year. More...

South Buffalo establishes ordinance offering tax credits to firefighters

Tax credits will be available to eligible volunteers in local department

Those who volunteer with local fire departments are just that – volunteers.  There is no compensation for the time they put into responding to fire calls in their communities.  More...

Sports

Building a Culture

Armstrong soccer looks to move forward in new era of the program

The difficulty of starting a new program is something that the Armstrong River Hawks soccer team felt heavily in 2016. More...

Finally healthy, Steelers rookies playing catch-up

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Juju Smith-Schuster felt a twinge in his left leg and limped off the Heinz Field turf, making a halting beeline for Pittsburgh Steelers trainer John Norwig. More...

A hard road for Johnson, and a tough win over Spieth

OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. (AP) — For a guy who can make golf look easy, Dustin Johnson can’t remember a victory more difficult.  He was five shots behind Jordan Spieth through five holes of the final round at The Northern Trust. More...

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