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September 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Manor Township officials discuss 2018 budget

Spending plan to be further discussed during future meetings

The Manor Township Board of Supervisors held its first budget meeting Tuesday to discuss the upcoming 2018 spending plan for the municipality.  Board of supervisors President Paul Rearick, Vice Chairman Robert Southworth and Supervisor Donald P More...

ARIN IU 28 approves grants, employment, internships during monthly meeting

The board of directors of ARIN Intermediate Unit (IU) 28 this week held its monthly meeting, during which officials discussed and approved changes in employment staff, volunteer internship positions, agreements and grants.  Employment was condit More...

News

Rescuers wriggle into collapsed school after Mexico quake

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The three-story school structure had pancaked into a pile of concrete slabs. The bodies of 21 children and four adults had been pulled out.  More...

Yemen rebel leader renews defiance on takeover anniversary

CAIRO (AP) — The leader of Yemen’s Shiite rebels has lashed out with a defiant speech on the eve of the third anniversary of the day his forces stormed into the capital. More...

Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Maria barreled toward Puerto Rico on Tuesday night after wreaking widespread devastation on Dominica and leaving the small Caribbean island virtually incommunicado. As rains began to lash Puerto Rico, Gov.  More...

Sports

Stanton hits 56th homer, Marlins beat Mets 9-2 for sweep

MIAMI (AP) — Home runs before small crowds in the eighth inning of lopsided games between also-rans count, too, which is fortunate for Giancarlo Stanton. Now he needs only five more for 61. More...

Young girl hospitalized by 105 mph foul at Yankee Stadium

NEW YORK (AP) — A young girl at Yankee Stadium was injured by a 105 mph foul ball off the bat of Todd Frazier during Wednesday’s game against Minnesota, leading some players to call for protective netting to be extended.  More...

Frazier’s walk-off homer lifts Pirates by Brewers 6-4

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Milwaukee closer Corey Knebel shook off catcher Jett Bandy with two outs in the ninth, confident he could get an inside fastball past Pittsburgh’s Adam Frazier. More...

Former chief of United Way of Armstrong County headed to trial

Heather Marie Wolfe waives preliminary hearing for allegedly stealing $37K-plus from local agency, awaits an arraignment date

As Armstrong County recently concluded prosecution of a case concerning local non-profits being bilked, another one will soon begin.  More...

Harvest Community Church to play host to ‘Dare2Share’ event

Local place of worship partners with national program to engage Christian youth

The Harvest Community Church, Kittanning campus, will be one of the more than 70 host sites for the nationwide “Dare2Share” teen evangelism training conferences slated to take place this weekend.  More...

GLIMPSE OF THE PAST

SPEERS SCHOOL CIRCA 1948

Elsie (McKain) Bruner of Bethel Township submitted this photograph circa 1948 of the students at the Speers School, a one-room school house, in Logansport. More...

Obituaries

Frank J. ‘Lammie’ Szymanski Jr.

FORD CITY

Frank J. “Lammie” Szymanski Jr., 92, of Ford City, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at Allegheny General Hospital.  He was born Feb. 3, 1925, the son of the late Frank “Rastus” and Josephine (Szul) Szymanski.  More...

Veto T. DiPento

BRADYS BEND

Veto T. DiPento, 91, of Bradys Bend, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at his home.  Born March 13, 1926, in Bradys Bend, he was the son of Rocco and Mary A. (DeFamio) DiPento.  On Oct. More...

Annette Diane (Shaffer) Soloski

Kitanin g

Annette Diane (Shaffer) Soloski, 53, of Kittanning, died Tuesday, Sept. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Do Just One Thing

Transportation is now the No. 1 source of carbon pollution in the United States, with much of it coming from cars and gridlock traffic. To cut down on traffic waste, avoid driving during peak hours whenever possible. More...

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