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September 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Dimond Chiropractic Center celebrates 70 years of family practice

Three generations of experts have provided professional services to the area

In 1947, John Dimond graduated from the Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa.  At the time, Bartlett Joshua Palmer, the son of chiropractic founder Daniel David Palmer, who developed the practice past what his father had done, was t More...

News

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Leechburg Fire Co., Gilpin Township Fire Department, and Gilpin Police Department responded to wires/ pole down at 4:52 p.m. Sept. More...

American Legion Armstrong County officers installation is held

The American Legion Armstrong County officers installation was held on Sept. 21. More...

Wagner gets Bannon’s stamp of approval in governor’s race

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump hasn’t endorsed a candidate in Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial election next year, but Scott Wagner might have something close to it: Steve Bannon’s stamp of approval.  More...

Sports

River Hawks regain winning form with 3-0 win over Kiski Area

Armstrong continues push toward playoffs with home victory over Cavaliers; host Hempfield tonight

The Armstrong River Hawks volleyball team rebounded in a big way on Tuesday night as they shook off last week’s heartbreaking loss to section rival Oakland Catholic with a dominant performance against visiting Kiski Area.  More...

Wolves stay in Heritage Conference title picture with 3-0 win over Rams

On a night where the West Shamokin girls volleyball team needed a win to keep pace with the top programs in the Heritage Conference, including the visiting Ligonier Valley Rams, the Wolves did just that with a three-set sweep on Tuesday night at home More...

Shoot to Thrill

Armstrong’s Elijah Thompson (above) scores the River Hawks’ lone goal in the first of two games against the Mars Planets on Tuesday. More...

Local students pegged for NASA sponsored program

Armstrong Junior-Senior High School one of 10 approved nationwide

Armstrong High School (AHS) Astronomy students have been chosen by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as one of only 10 schools across the United States to participate in an upcoming competition. More...

Tourist bureau plans inaugural Fall Turkey Shoot

Oct. 1 event to target paper plates for prizes

Lynda Pozzuto looks back fondly on childhood evenings spent with her sisters and their late father, Richard Mihordin, while taking part in “turkey shoots” in her native Mercer County.  More...

Leechburg Borough Council hosts final 2018 budget meeting

Summit used to discuss expected income for the coming year

Members of Leechburg Borough Council and borough Mayor Wayne Dobos met Tuesday for the municipality’s fourth 2018 budget meeting.  The meeting’s purpose was to discuss any changes to proposed spending for the coming year and create a More...

Obituaries

Paul Wesley Shaner

Kittanning

Paul Wesley Shaner, 86, of Kittanning, died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at the ACMH Hospital.  He was born on Oct. 13, 1930, in Kittanning to the late Robert Paul Shaner and Alberta Mae (Starr) Shaner Craft. More...

Robert M. ‘Bob’ Schaeffer

Kittanning

Robert M. “Bob” Schaeffer, 80, of Kittanning, passed away Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at ACMH Hospital. He was born June 22, 1937, in Wilkes Barre, the son of Miles L. and Margaret H. (Yaple) Schaeffer. More...

James Edward Bruce, Jr.

Raleigh, N.C.

James Edward Bruce, Jr., 68, of Raleigh, N.C., passed away Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017.  He was born Jan. 28, 1949, in Kittanning, and was the son of the late James E. Bruce, Sr. and Valetta Wonderling Bruce.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 2-5 Night: 9-1  Pick 3 Day: 6-8-3 Night: 4-1-2  Pick 4 Day: 5-5-0-4 Night: 6-3-8-8  Pick 5 Day: 2-8-9-0-3 Night: 2-7-3-1-3  Treasure Hunt: 10-15-24-28-29   More...

Do Just One Thing

Before it gets too cold outside, take the time to do an annual cleanup of your dryer vent. Over time, lint can build up beyond the lint trap in your dryer’s hose and pipes that lead up to the external vent. More...

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