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September 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Centenarian long displayed a crafty kitchen touch

Son recalls Ruby (Harkleroad) Hilliard’s skill with a skillet ahead of her milestone birthday

If there was one thing former Yatesboro resident Ruby (Harkleroad) Hilliard strived to provide her six children as they grew up -- it was a nice, home-cooked dinner.  “You better cook,” said a laughing Hilliard, who today celebrates More...

News

Final Cadet Cruise is Sept. 20

Many vehicles, old and new, were recently showcased during the fourth 2017 Cadet Cruise at Cadet Restaurant, an event organized by the Kit-Han-Ne Car Club in Kittanning. More...

JAIL REPORT

The following individual was recently committed to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Andrew Bailey, 42, no address listed, no charges listed, no bond listed;   * Joel Allan Tucci, 39, of Persian Avenue, Leechburg, on a bench warrant for failure More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Kittanning Ambulance and Worthington West Franklin Township Fire Department responded to a vehicle accident with injuries at 7:22 p.m. Aug. More...

Sports

River Hawks’ defense stands strong in 28-21 win over Moon

Not one is ever going to confuse Nate “Bones” Baillie for Zane Dudek or Dawson Porter in the backfield, but the standout offensive/ defensive lineman proved to be a valuable running back for the Armstrong River Hawks in the team’s 28-21 win over Moon More...

Vikings beat Deer Lakes, 34-21

The Apollo-Ridge defense (above) was led by Kyle Fitzroy (14, below) and played a solid game on Friday night as they held off visiting Deer Lakes by a 34-21 final score. More...

West Shamokin falls at home to Penns Manor, 16-12

The West Shamokin Wolves lost their first Heritage Conference game to the Penns Manor Comets, 16-12.  The Wolves (1-1, 1-1) lost in large part to questionable calls by the officiating and costly mistakes late in the game.  “We were ou More...

Ford City plays host to pediatric cancer benefit

Event is used to spread awareness and donate to those who have the disease

Amy Aguirre said her 7-year-old son, Gabriel, is currently in remission from pediatric cancer.  She said her son wanted to organize an event in order to help give back and offer support to other children in his situation.  This led to a ped More...

Man charged with smuggling contraband into county jail

Terry Houston will face unanswered charges from 2010 in addition to felony drug charges

Nearly seven years ago, then 27-year-old Terry Houston of New Kensington was charged with a summary offense of disorderly conduct for getting into a fight, and a misdemeanor for providing police with a false name afterwards.  More...

WK Grace Brethren Church to commemorate 9/11 responders with annual ‘Run to Remember’

Sept. 10 event to be held in memory of those killed during the terrorist attacks

In commemoration and in memorium of the upcoming, 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. More...

Obituaries

Inez B. Yeaney

Pickerington, Ohio, formerly of Kittanning

Inez B. Yeaney, 95, of Pickerington, Ohio, formerly of Kittanning, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017.  She was born March 2, 1922, in Chickasaw, the daughter of Elia and Pauline (Parisi) Filippi.  More...

Reba Rae (Westlake) Tarr

Slate Lick

Reba Rae (Westlake) Tarr, 25, of Slate Lick passed away Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in UPMC Shadyside after a hard fought and courageous battle with kidney disease and cancer.  She was born on Nov. More...

James Ralph Myers

Ladson, S.C.,

James Ralph Myers, 82, of Ladson, S.C. passed away on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Ladson, S.C.  Jim was born in Kittanning on Feb. More...

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Do Just One Thing

For your picnics or cookouts, keep this in mind: plastic plates and silverware (labeled with #6 underneath as the resin identification code) are recyclable, and many curbside recycling programs accept them along with other types of plastic (however, More...

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