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September 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

County commissioners hold Leechburg town hall meeting

Elected leaders discuss ways to increase development, attract new businesses

Armstrong County’s board of commissioners met Thursday with residents from the county’s southwestern portion for the second of four town hall meetings scheduled in September.  With each of the meetings occurring at a different county More...

News

State’s inspector general charges 73 with welfare fraud

One Armstrong County resident is among those cited

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) filed welfare fraud charges against 73 individuals -- including one Armstrong County resident -- between July 1 and July 31, 2017, according to a press release issued this week.  More...

JAIL REPORT

The following individual was committed Wednesday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Robert James Yakovich, 36, of Kittanning, on three bench warrant -- failure to appear charges. No bond was listed.   More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Elderton District Fire Co. and Plumville Indiana Citizens Ambulance responded to people burning old trees at 10:19 a.m. Sept. 13 on U.S. Route 422 in Plumcreek Township;  More...

Sports

River Hawks dominate Fox Chapel in solid home win, 3-0

In what has become a familiar sight during home Armstrong volleyball matches, members of the boisterous student section begin brandishing brooms at the midway point of the third game.  So confident were the students in their girls that they bega More...

Week 3: High School Football Previews

Wolves hope to end losing skid; River Hawks look to avenge last season’s playoff loss

Armstrong River Hawks (2- 1) (0-1) at Gateway Gators (3- 0) (2-0)  More...

Steelers’ Bell looking to bounce back from slow start

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Le’Veon Bell spent a portion of his lone day off this week learning the fine art of creating the perfect ice cream bar, a good-natured promotional stunt that poked a little fun at the Pro Bowl running back’s summer More...

Nationally known priest to speak at local parish

Registration deadline to see the Rev. Larry Richards is Sept. 24

On Sept. 30, local Catholic leaders will play host to the Rev. Larry Richards, a nationally known priest, speaker and author from the Diocese of Erie.  Father Richards will appear from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on that date for a Mass at St. More...

Crooked Creek Lake park to host Public Lands Day

Plans for future dog park are also disclosed

Crooked Creek Lake park officials are inviting the community to celebrate National Public Lands Day throughout their park by lending a hand to install new features and help maintain the parks trails this weekend.  More...

Prison board continues discussions on training, central booking center

High turnover rate necessitates additional spending on training, warden says

While the Armstrong County Jail is over its budget for staff training, Warden Phil Shaffer is exploring ways staff can get the training they need a lower cost.  More...

Obituaries

Lois P. Moore

Kittanning

Lois P. Moore, 88, of Kittanning passed away Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at Grey’s Colonial Acres.  She was born April 8, 1929, in Kittanning, the daughter of Clyde George and Goldie P. (Bowersox) Dailey.  More...

Beatrice Luella Haney

Coraopolis, formerly of Kittanning

Beatrice Luella Haney, 83, of Coraopolis, formerly of Kittanning and Valley Grove, W. Va., died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at Good Samaritan Hospice, Wexford.  Born Jan. More...

Marion D. ‘Mae’ Crissman

Ford City

Marion D. “Mae” Crissman, 96, of Ford City died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, in ACMH Hospital.  Born Aug. 7, 1921, in Bridgeburg, East Franklin Township, she was a daughter of the late Andrew C. and Blanche (Leasure) Ruffner.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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Do Just One Thing

There has been a huge resurgence of enthusiasm for vinyl records among music lovers and collectors, so your old box of records may actually be worth something. More...

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