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September 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Leechburg Area High School cheerleaders to perform at Freedom Fest

Event is addition to the inaugural LVFC fundraiser

The Leechburg Area High School cheerleading squad will perform at 5 p.m. Sept. 9 at the inaugural Leechburg Volunteer Fire Company (LVFC) Freedom Fest in the borough. More...

YMCA holds campaign kickoff event

Jack Clevesy, executive director of the Richard G. More...


Orphans of the Storm has new logo

Local, no-kill animal shelter’s emblem reflects its history, mission

Orphans of the Storm has unveiled its new logo, one that reflects both the shelter’s history and mission.  The updated and creative design -- devised by Stacy Moorhead-Infantozzi of Hookstown, formerly of Kittanning -- will help move the s More...

AP Exclusive: Most Florida flood zone property not insured

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — As Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida, an Associated Press analysis shows a steep drop in flood insurance across the state, including the areas most endangered by what could be a devastating storm surge.  More...

Senate passes $15B disaster aid measure, debt limit increase

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly backed a $15.3 billion aid package for victims of Harvey, nearly doubling President Donald Trump’s emergency request, and adding a deal between Trump and Democrats to increase Americ More...


Armstrong girls tennis takes four out of five games to drop Greensburg Salem

Top Performances (Armstrong)

Ashleigh Bowser, 6-1, 6-0 Lauren Virostek, 6-0, 6-2 Eva Crawford, 6-1, 6-3   More...

Almora, Happ lead Cubs to 8-2 rout of Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Albert Almora Jr. More...

Armstrong girls soccer opens home schedule

The Armstrong girls soccer team welcomed Shaler Area High School for its first home match up of the season. More...

ASD recognizes, welcomes school representatives

Students will report news at meetings

Armstrong School District’s board of education on Thursday welcomed, addressed and identified the recently appointed school board representative students for the 2017-18 academic year during its open caucus session meeting.  More...

Commissioners discuss opioids, economic development at town hall meeting

Board to conduct such meetings countywide throughout September

Armstrong County’s board of commissioners on Thursday evening played host to the first of four town hall style meetings at Lenape Technical School.  Attendance was light, but the questions posed to the commissioners ranged from the ongoing More...


William L. Harkleroad


William L. Harkleroad, 88, of Worthington died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at the Armstrong County Health Center.  He was born Feb. 19, 1929, in Rural Valley to the late William R. More...

Alma M. McDonald


Alma M. McDonald, 90, of Kittanning died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, at ACMH Hospital.  She was born June 23, 1927, in Lost Creek, W. More...

Jacob Luke Ramer


Jacob Luke Ramer, newborn, son of Kevin and Tera (Cravenor) Ramer of Kittanning, was born and died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at the Indiana Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Janette L. More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 9-6 Night: 6-1  Pick 3 Day: 3-1-2 Night: 3-9-1  Pick 4 Day: 5-0-5-4 Night: 6-2-5-6  Pick 5 Day: 3-4-3-2-3 Night: 7-2-3-7-3  Treasure Hunt: 04-07-11-20-30   More...

Do Just One Thing

If you like the convenience of freezing peak fruits and veggies to use down the road but don’t like the idea of using plastic bags, there is an eco-friendly alternative. More...

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