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September 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

West Hills Intermediate students raise money for hurricane victims

Students participated in a walk-a-thon and generated more than $1,300 for those in need

As hurricanes Harvey, Irma and, most recently, Maria have devastated communities in areas including Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, respectively, people have sought ways to benefit the victims of those storms.  Students at West Hills Intermediat More...


Ford City road improvement is ongoing

Work along section of Third Avenue nears completion

A Multimodal Transportation Fund project involving milling, paving and the installation of ADA ramps along Third Avenue (between 12th and 14th streets) in Ford City is underway, allowing for better access to the entrance of an existing industrial par More...

Credit/debit card data stolen from gas stations

Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Kittanning is investigating an incident involving the theft or credit card/debit card information that took place in Sept. More...


The following were committed Tuesday-Friday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Rhonda Lee Claypoole, 25, of Butler Road, Worthington, on an out of county bench warrant. More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 3-3 Night: 0-8  Pick 3 Day: 4-2-9 Night: 2-4-8  Pick 4 Day: 7-7-7-3 Night: 5-6-8-4  Pick 5 Day: 1-2-5-3-6 Night: 0-1-0-4-2  Treasure Hunt: 01-05-12-13-14   More...

Do Just One Thing

Preventing cold air from entering the house in the winter is essential to keep your home warm and to cut back on heating costs. One summertime staple -- a pool flotation noodle -- can be used to help block out drafts. More...

Kittanning man accused of alleged rape and assault is arrested

Jeremy Carr will face a preliminary hearing Oct. 3 for alleged incident

Jeremy Carr, 27, of Kittanning, who is charged with allegedly raping and assaulting another Kittanning individual, has been arrested and placed in the Armstrong County Jail.  Armstrong County District Attorney Scott Andreassi said this week that More...

Apollo Area Historical Society to delve into canal history

Oct. 1 event to be penultimate installment of ‘Apollo Potpourri’ series at museum

The Apollo Area Historical Society (AAHS) on Sunday will play host to its penultimate installment of its “Apollo Potpourri” series, which will feature a presentation showcasing information on the Pennsylvania Canal between Pittsburgh and Conemaugh Da More...

Protestant Reformation’s 500th anniversary to be marked

Ron Shafer, a retired IUP professor, to conduct Monday night series throughout October

Ron Shafer once stood before the purported tomb of Old Testament pariah Job in the Dhofar region of the Middle Eastern country of Oman. More...


Kathryn A. Swartz


Kathryn A. Swartz, 69, of Kittanning, passed away Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at her home.  She was born May 9, 1948, in Kittanning, the daughter of Wilbur M. and Mary Ellen (Stebick) Bowers.  More...

Helen (Barnett) Miller


Helen (Barnett) Miller, 87, of Dayton, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, at Margaret Manor Personal Care Home.  Helen was born June 24, 1930, in West Mahoning Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania. More...

Helen Warcholak

Ford City

Helen Warcholak, 93, of Ford City, died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, at her residence.  She was born Nov. More...


Armstrong dominates Plum for much needed win on Homecoming Night, 27-14

If ever there were an evening for the Armstrong River Hawks to end their three-game losing streak, it was Friday night against the visiting Plum Mustangs. More...

West Shamokin falls to powerhouse Ligonier Valley, 42-0

The skill and talent that the Ligonier Valley Rams brought to West Shamokin didn’t come as a surprise on Friday night. More...

Apollo-Ridge falls to Seton LaSalle, 35-21

A failure to stop the run and an inability to protect senior starting quarterback Kyle Fitzroy cost the Apollo Ridge Vikings a 35-21 loss to the Seton LaSalle Rebels on Friday night. More...

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