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September 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Ford City man accused of assaulting 4-year-old

Cavin Cody George faces felony charges related to alleged May incident

A Ford City man faces several felony charges stemming from incidents in which he allegedly assaulted a 4-yearold.  More...

News

House GOP regroups around no-new-tax package to plug deficit

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Up against an unprecedented cash crunch, Republicans who control Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives are preparing to vote on a no new taxes revenue package to help plug state government’s $2.2 billion budget gap. More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following report on recent incidents:  * Hawthorn Fire Rescue responded to wires/pole down at 8:56 a.m. Sept. 12 at 458 Sugar Valley Road in Redbank Township;  * Dayton Fire Co. More...

JAIL REPORT

The following individuals were committed Tuesday to the Armstrong County Jail:  More...

Sports

River Hawks fall to Franklin Regional in hard-fought match, 3-2

Though the Armstrong River Hawks girls tennis team held a 2-1 advantage in Wednesday’s home section match against Franklin Regional after singles play had concluded, head coach Doug Flanders’ team surrendered that lead during doubles play More...

Local Scores

BOYS GOLF  Armstrong 194, Mars 206  Armstrong:   More...

Thames homers, Anderson solid as Brewers beat Pirates 8-2

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Thames hit his team-high 30th homer , Chase Anderson pitched effectively on three days’ rest and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-2 on Wednesday night.  More...

West Shamokin homecoming court is named

King and queen to be announced during Friday’s football game

West Shamokin Junior-Senior High School (WSHS) recently elected 10 members of the senior class for its 2017 Homecoming Court.  The district’s homecoming king and queen will be crowned during halftime at this Friday’s football game ag More...

‘Healthcare Happy Hour’ is held at new local business

  Multiple people attended the Armstrong County Healthcare Consortium’s “Healthcare Happy Hour” held Wednesday at The Crafthouse & Gastropub in West Kittanning, including (left) Richard Muth, director of regional campuses More...

Leechburg Area board of education to consider implementation of out-of-district tuition

A full plan will be presented during a future meeting, according to district Superintendent Tiffany Nix

Leechburg Area School District Superintendent Tiffany Nix on Wednesday proposed a plan to allow tuition enrollment to out-of-district students to the district’s board of education during its meeting Wednesday. More...

Obituaries

Beatrice Luella Haney

Coraopolis, formerly of Kittanning

Beatrice Luella Haney, 83, of Coraopolis, formerly of Kittanning, died Wednesday, Sept. More...

Linda J. McNeal

Ford City

Linda J. McNeal, 66, of Ford City, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017.  She was the loving mother of Matthew E. (Michelle) Mc- Neal, of Apollo; and sister of Michael Valek.   There will be no visitation or service. More...

Marion D. Crissman

Ford City

Marion D. Crissman, 96, of Ford City died Wednesday, Sept. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 0-1 Night: 6-3  Pick 3 Day: 3-1-9 Night: 8-2-9  Pick 4 Day: 5-8-8-4 Night: 3-1-4-1  Pick 5 Day: 3-7-9-3-0 Night: 0-1-0-9-2  Treasure Hunt: 03-05-17-25-30   More...

Do Just One Thing

Do you take the free samples of toiletries from hotel rooms when you travel? You might have plastic shower caps stashed away in a drawer. More...

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