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September 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

YMCA seeks to engage community through annual campaign kickoff

Today’s event will take place at the Richard G. Snyder campus

To further their commitment to serving the community, staff of the Richard G. Snyder YMCA campus in Kittanning will play host to their annual Campaign Kickoff for their volunteers today.  The kickoff event will take place at 6:30 p.m. More...


Girl Scouts build ‘little free library’

Facility is located at Crooked Creek Lake park in Manor Township

Going beyond any goal of obtaining a badge, or accepting any specific awards, one local Girl Scouts of America troop recently focused their organization’s mission of helping to aid the community on a project that will benefit many local childre More...


Pennsylvania State Police issued the following report on recent, alleged incidents:  More...

Rains from monster Hurricane Irma begin hitting Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Heavy rain and historic, 185-mph winds lashed the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico’s northeast coast Wednesday as Hurricane Irma roared through Caribbean islands on its way to a possible devastating hit on Flori More...


West Shamokin soccer is building a program from the ground up

The West Shamokin Wolves’ varsity soccer team are a program on the rise and the attitude surrounding the team is one of excitement and anticipation.  More...

Avila delivers in 9th, Cubs top Pirates despite Cole’s gem

PITTSBURGH (AP) — On a tough night for hitters in both lineups, Alex Avila didn’t need to hit the ball hard to get the Cubs on the board. More...

Wolves dominate Saltsburg on the links

The West Shamokin golf team had its best day of the early golf season with a dominant 234-297 victory over Saltsburg on Wednesday.  The Wolves posted their lowest combined score of the season against the Trojans.  More...


Manor Township supervisor speaks to ‘Ivan-like’ projected levels of rainfall locally in line with three current hurricanes

Manor Township Supervisor Donald Palmer on Wednesday said Armstrong County should expect heavy rainfall in the near future. More...

Sheetz to give back Hurricane Harvey’s many victims

Gas/convenience store chain to match donations received by customers

Starting today and running through Sept. 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...

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...

Findley Russell Neale

Girard, Ohio

Findley Russell Neale, 85, of Girard, Ohio, died Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, at home.  He was born on Feb. More...

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Do Just One Thing

When you turn on your oven to make a roast or a lasagna, it takes a significant amount of energy (gas or electric) to transform a large, cold box into a heating machine. More...

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