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August 31, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Crooked Creek Lake reminds public of safety rules

Recently installed signs stress need for PFDs, penalties exist for noncompliance

While the public enjoys Crooked Creek Lake for summer activities such as boating and kayaking, park officials are seeking to remind the public of their safety measures set in place for the well-being of the community.  The park recently installe More...

News

JAIL REPORT

The following individuals were committed Wednesday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Donald Francis Bohen, 46, of 700 Ridge Ave., Ford City, for arrest prior to requisition. More...

POLICE REPORT

Pennsylvania State Police recently responded to the following, alleged incidents:  More...

A Nation Divided

“A house divided against itself cannot stand.” -- Abraham Lincoln  “Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand.” -- Jesus Christ  More...

Sports

River Hawks girls tennis pounds Kiski Area, 4-1

The Armstrong River Hawks girls tennis team plays in one of the most competitive sections in the WPIAL, but according to interim head coach Doug Flanders, those tough opponents have helped his team gain an insight into what will be needed for the squ More...

Boys Golf

Kittanning Country Club Par 36 Armstrong 190,Highlands 275 Armstrong: Jace Rearic - 36 Adam Cippel - 38 Jake Gross - 38 Nick Benvenuti - 39 Anthony Lobb- 39 Noah Oliver - 41 Highlands: More...

Boys Golf

Greensburg Country Club Front Nine, Par 35  Freeport 232, Jeannette 315   Freeport:  Morgan Penn - 39 David Gaspersic - 40 Vincent Luchetti - 50  Nathan Cobb - 51  John Zurisko - 52   Jeannette: Jake Mortimore - 56  More...

Local high school graduate ascends in legal career

Giving a voice to the victim -- it’s what has driven Erin Leigh Claypoole’s career as a prosecuting attorney, she said.  For years, Claypoole pursued convictions against accused offenders in domestic violence cases as the supervising More...

Manor Township agrees to send police chief to training event

Eric Petrosky to be taught how to better identify scams victimizing the elderly

During Wednesday’s meeting of the Manor Township Board of Supervisors, the board agreed to pay $420 to send Manor Township Police Department Chief Eric Petrosky to a police training seminar Oct 11-12.  The seminar, which will feature class More...

Obituaries

Beverly Mae Jamison

South Bend

Beverly Mae Jamison, 87, of South Bend passed away at home with her family by her side, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017.  She was born Jan. 20, 1930, in Plumcreek Township, the daughter of Homer and Ilone (Blystone) Leightley.  More...

Dennis Craig Howlett

Ford City

Dennis Craig Howlett, 70, of Ford City died Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, at ACMH Hospital.  Born Jan. 25, 1947, in Kittanning, he was a son of the late John Harrison and Mary Margaret (Wyant) Howlett.  Mr. More...

Vera Mae Orton

Ford city

Vera Mae Orton, 87, of Ford City died Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, at Allegheny General Hospital.  She was born Aug. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 7-5 Night: 0-3  Pick 3 Day: 5-2-7 Night: 6-2-6  Pick 4 Day: 1-2-4-8 Night: 8-5-7-1  Pick 5 Day: 9-8-8-0-1 Night: 5-6-4-9-8  Treasure Hunt: 02-04-12-14-27   More...

Do Just One Thing

If you ever buy used books from a library book sale or a garage sale, you might wonder how to disinfect them. More...

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