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September 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Apollo-Ridge Elementary welcomes local emergency responders

Students share lunch discussion with police officers, emergency service dispatchers and firefighters

Apollo-Ridge Elementary School on Friday renewed a now annual tradition that started within the past five years in which they invited local emergency first responders to join their students for lunch at the beginning of the school year.  More...


Leechburg Borough Council, advisers review status of municipality’s pension plan

Leechburg Borough Mayor Wayne Dobos and select members of the borough council met Friday with advisers to discuss the Leechburg pension plan.  The purpose of yesterday’s meeting was to discuss the plan moving forward for current and retire More...


The following individuals were committed from Wednesday through Friday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Joshua Robert Davis, 35, of 34 Smith Lane, Galeton, held for court. No bond was listed;  More...

Senior centers

The Armstrong County Area Agency on Aging senior center schedule for next week is as follows: More...


Gremlins rally for win

Karns City comes from behind in decisive victory over Redbank Valley, 42-28

The Redbank Valley Bulldogs overtook the Karns City Gremlins in the second half of their Friday night matchup, but the Gremlins fought back and chalked up their first win of the season.  More...

Purchase Line outlasts Wolves for second win of campaign

The West Shamokin Wolves might have played their best football game of the 2017 campaign on Friday against the Purchase Line Red Dragons. More...

Armstrong falls to McKeesport in first loss of the season, 21-7

The River Hawks had chances to unseat the McKeesport Tigers as the premier power in the WPIAL 5A Big East Conference during Friday night’s home match-up at David “Red” Ullom Field in Wick City, but bad luck and a set of unfortunate More...

Former United Way of Armstrong County executive director is arrested

Heather Marie Wolfe is charged in alleged theft of $37K-plus of agency’s money

It appears leaders of non-profit organizations within Armstrong County would be well advised to keep close watch over their own.  More...

Armstrong County Habitat for Humanity gains new coordinator/supervisor

Craig Glatfelter will look to help attract new volunteers for work on current projects

With the help of Ameri- Corps, Armstrong County Habitat for Humanity (AHFH) recently gained a construction crew leader and volunteer services coordinator.  Craig Glatfelter, a resident of York, Pa., began his work on Aug. More...

Emergency food and shelter funding allotted to local organizations

More than $11K in FEMA money to benefit entities’ efforts

In 2016, funding via the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) kept a good many local mouths fed and heads under roof in times of need. More...


Olive Constance ‘Connie’ (Hill) McCall

Ford City

Olive Constance “Connie” (Hill) McCall, 88, of Ford City died Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at the ACMM Hospital.  She was born on Sept. More...

Andrew Bradley Patterson


Andrew Bradley Patterson, 26, of Home, passed away on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at his residence.  He was born on Dec. 10, 1990, to Mark A. More...

Bernard S. ‘Bernie’ Kimmell

Allegheny Township

Bernard S. “Bernie” Kimmell, 62, of Allegheny Township passed away on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at home surrounded by his loving family.  Born Aug. 3, 1955, in Indiana, Pa., he was a son of the late Floyd M. and Betty M. More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 1-8 Night: 6-7  Pick 3 Day: 2-7-6 Night: 8-0-0  Pick 4 Day: 1-6-7-1 Night: 5-4-0-7  Pick 5 Day: 9-8-1-4-1 Night: 9-9-9-4-9  Treasure Hunt: 02-09-16-18-28   More...

Do Just One Thing

Do you want to help your local animal shelter beyond just writing a check? One way you can help is to be a transporter for animals. Many organizations that pull at-risk animals from kill shelters need volunteers to pick them up. More...

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