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September 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

West Kittanning Borough Council aims to rid municipality of skunks, other rodents

Utilization of traps from local pest management firm to occur throughout the community during month-long trial

West Kittanning Borough Council President Henry Mores said Tuesday the borough has begun to tackle the recent skunk and rodent problem in the borough.  More...


Students receive free backpacks to start year

Apollo-Ridge School District enrollees benefit from project

Starting a new school year can not only be nerve-racking for students, it can also prove to be very expensive for parents and guardians as they prepare children for each upcoming academic year.  More...

Wolf: Pennsylvanians will ‘get hurt’ if budget isn’t funded

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic Gov. More...


Armstrong 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Pennsylvania State Police, Sugarcreek Ambulance, and Sugarcreek Township Fire Department responded to a vehicle accident with injuries at 2:29 p.m. Sept. More...


Early Season Buzz

Freeport steals momentum early to down Apollo-Ridge in three sets

The Apollo-Ridge Vikings opened their home volleyball schedule Tuesday, welcoming perennial playoff contender Freeport. More...

Steelers go all-in to chase down Patriots

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger insists his lengthy flirtation with retirement last spring was very real. More...

Pirates come to terms with Huntington, Hurdle

There will be no changing of the guard at PNC Park. More...

Foundation remains in need of aid following concert washout

Hurricane Harvey’s aftermath douses out anti-bullying initiative

Northbound winds carried remnants of Hurricane Harvey’s rage into Western Pennsylvania this past Labor Day weekend.  Cooler temperatures and steady rains resulted, which doused any chance of attracting what David Rettig hoped would be a ca More...

Classes commence at Armstrong Junior-Senior High School

ABOVE: Armstrong High Junior-Senior School students head to their buses Tuesday afternoon following the completion of their first day of the Armstrong School District’s 2017-18 academic year. More...


Bernard A. ‘Bernie’ McCue

State College

Bernard A. “Bernie” Mc- Cue, 80, of State College, died Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, at his home.  Bernie was born in Armstrong County on March 6, 1937. He was the son of the late John D. and Cathern S. McCue.  More...

Donna H. Wyant

Naples, Fla., formerly of Kittanning

In 1951 a little third-grade girl, inspired by her teacher, pulled her red wagon through her neighborhood in Kittanning, Pa., collecting soft drink bottles as did thousands of elementary school children across the nation.  More...

Howard Clair Woodside


Howard Clair Woodside, 86, of Worthington passed away Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, at Kittanning Care Center.  He was born July 16, 1931, in Burrell Township, Armstrong County, the son of Glenn Rugh Woodside and Ethel Mary (Huston) Woodside.  More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 1-7 Night: 6-1  Pick 3 Day: 3-2-5 Night: 3-6-8  Pick 4 Day: 7-6-4-3 Night: 7-3-9-9  Pick 5 Day: 1-1-2-6-6 Night: 2-1-8-5-2  Treasure Hunt: 04-11-17-21-27   More...

Do Just One Thing

If you use your backyard as an extension of your home and a place for your family dog to play, be careful which landscaping plants you choose. What may seem like a pretty harmless-looking flower can actually be deadly to dogs. More...

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