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September 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Kittanning Borough Council accepts mayor’s resignation, appoints interim successor

Council chooses Michael Rizzo to carry out term of Kirk Atwood

Kirk Atwood is officially no longer the mayor of Kittanning Borough, as members of borough council on Monday voted to appoint a successor to carry out the remainder of his term.  At their monthly meeting yesterday evening, council members voted More...

News

Police: 9 dead, including suspect, at suburban Dallas home

PLANO, Texas (AP) — Nine people, including a suspect who was fatally shot by an officer, have died after a man opened fire during a gathering to watch football at a suburban Dallas home, police said Monday.  Plano police Chief Gregory W. More...

Vice President Mike Pence addresses Flight 93 families at Shanksville

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Monday addressed the family and friends of the victims of United Flight 93 and the hundreds of citizens attending the somber ritual in Pennsylvania.  More...

JAIL REPORT

The following were committed Sunday and Monday to the Armstrong County Jail: * Billie Jo Kline, 37, of State Route 1037, Yatesboro, on two bench warrant charges failure to comply, a charge of use/possession of drug paraphernalia, and a charge of poss More...

Sports

Local Scores

BOYS GOLF Armstrong 193 Adam Cippel 35 Nick Benvenuti 36 Anthony Lobb 38 Noah Oliver 42 Jace Rearic 42 Noah Cyphert 46  More...

Athlete of the Week

Kyle Fitzroy

Apollo-Ridge Vikings Football Though Kyle Fitzroy led the Vikings to a 34-7 rout against Leechburg with a solid performance in Week Zero, his performance against Beaver Falls this past Friday night was much more impressive. More...

Wolves make quick work of Homer-Center in three sets

After a successful first season in the Heritage Conference a year ago and significant turnover on the roster, few might expect the West Shamokin girls volleyball team to be the type of threat that they were last season. More...

Chase McClister resigns from post on county’s team of ADAs

Attorney cites a need to devote more time to private practice

Nineteen years -- that’s how long former Armstrong County Assistant District Attorney Chase McClister served in the part-time role in the office of county District Attorney Scott Andreassi.  In mid-June, McClister notified Andreassi of his More...

Ford City hires new public works supervisor

Kevin Nelson to help shift workload of borough manager Michael Greenlee

Ford City Borough Council on Monday voted to approve a motion to hire Kevin Nelson to the newly established position of public works supervisor during its regular meeting. More...

ASD board of education discusses, approves financial/personnel matters

Armstrong School District’s board of education on Monday discussed and approved financial and personnel matters during its regular monthly meeting.  More...

Obituaries

Nellie Pauline Mechling Cogley

Clarion

Nellie Pauline Mechling Cogley, 99, of Clarion, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, at McKinley Health Center, Laurelbrooke Landing in Brookville, where she resided since 2011.  More...

Ruth Zellefrow

kittanning

Ruth Zellefrow, 85, of Kittanning, Pa., passed away Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at ACMH Hospital.  She was born March 13, 1932, in Kittanning to Ira and Salome (Mechling) Miller.  More...

Larry W. Flick

Karns City

Larry W. Flick, 69, of Karns City, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Butler VAMC.  Born Sept. 1, 1948, in Kittanning, he was a son of the late Wesley H. and Moss (Guthrie) Flick.  A veteran of the Vietnam War, he served with the U.S. Navy. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 3-3 Night: 7-8  Pick 3 Day: 2-9-2 Night: 9-8-9  Pick 4 Day: 9-6-0-8 Night: 3-8-7-9  Pick 5 Day: 0-4-5-8-8 Night: 4-0-9-4-8  Treasure Hunt: 01-06-09-19-26   More...

Do Just One Thing

Incense sticks seem like a healthy choice to burn in your home; after all, these fragrant sticks are often used in places like yoga studios and spas. More...

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