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September 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

One flag, many prayers

  Armstrong Junior-Senior High School students on Wednesday participated in the annual “See You at the Pole,” a trademarked event in commemoration of a Global Day of Prayer. More...

News

Township agrees to horse park lease through 2050

Manor Township’s board of supervisors on Wednesday formally voted to approve and endorse the lease for the Fort Armstrong Horsemen’s Association during its regular meeting.  Supervisor Paul Rearick, the board’s chairman, affirm More...

Is The End Near?

Is the end near?  Near is a relative term.  I tell people I grew up near Cleveland; the town was 20 miles away.  However, if the phone rang and someone asked for my wife, who at the time was 20 miles away, I would say, “She&rsquo More...

Trump mulls cargo waiver for Puerto Rico as criticism builds

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pressure to do more to help hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration was considering waiving a little-known federal law that prohibits foreign-flagged ships from shuttling g More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 8-7 Night: 3-0  Pick 3 Day: 9-2-2 Night: 8-5-0  Pick 4 Day: 5-7-1-8 Night: 8-9-2-3  Pick 5 Day: 3-3-2-6-1 Night: 7-7-7-8-5  Treasure Hunt: 11-15-16-17-30   More...

Do Just One Thing

One thing many campers do at campsites is light fires. One tip to help the forests you’re visiting when camping is to never bring firewood with you if you’re traveling more than 50 miles away. More...

Leechburg Area School District OK’s $7.5M bond issuance

Move will not lead to a tax hike for property owners, board says

Leechburg Area School District’s board of education voted Wednesday to pass a motion agreeing to pursue a bond issuance not to exceed $7.5 million dollars. More...

Assault charges against Kittanning man held for court

Stephen C. Bruner Jr. will head to trail for allegedly attempting to stab another man

After opting to defend himself at his preliminary hearing Wednesday, charges which allege that Stephen C. Bruner Jr., 27, of Kittanning, attempted to stab another man on Sept. More...

Brockwood Belgians of Dayton bring home a pair of national accomplishments

Local family farm places sixth in nation with draft horse hitch team, daughter also cited

The Dayton-based Brockwood Farm Belgian horses recently earned a pair of prestigious, national awards. More...

Obituaries

Richard L. Szymanski, Sr.

New Castle

Richard L. Szymanski, Sr., 73, of 91 Fields Drive, New Castle, passed away the morning of Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, with his family by his side.  More...

Sports

River Hawks get revenge on Spartans in wild three-game win

Armstrong avenges last year’s WPIAL playoff loss to Hempfield with thrilling 3-0 home victory

The volleyball match on Wednesday between Armstrong and Hempfield at Armstrong Junior-Senior High School featured a little bit of everything and some of the evening’s most memorable events unfolded off the court between the first and second gam More...

Pirates end 2017 home schedule on high note, down Orioles, 5-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell hit a two-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-3 on Wednesday to sweep a two-game interleague series.  Bell’s home run, his 25th of the season, came in the third inning off Bal More...

Hawks Nest Progress

The bleachers, lights, turf and uprights have all been placed on the football field at the Armstrong Athletic Complex at Armstrong Junior-Senior High School in Kittanning. More...

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