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October 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Local man arrested after injuring two in alleged drunk driving incident

Thomas Bowser attempted to flee scene after causing accident, according to police

East Franklin Township Police recently arrested a Kittanning man after he drunkenly crashed into another vehicle, injuring the driver and a passenger, and attempted to flee the scene. More...

Thousands of books slated for sale at discounted prices

Kittanning Public Library to play host to annual book sale this week

The Kittanning Public Library is currently housing thousands of books in which they are preparing to sell at discounted prices this week. More...


Sagamore man charged with alleged armed robbery

Joseph Donald McCutcheon III will undergo a preliminary hearing today

Joseph Donald McCutcheon III, 36, of Sagamore, is charged with an alleged armed robbery of a Subway restaurant in Apollo Borough, in addition to other charges, will undergo a preliminary hearing at 9 a.m. More...

School van involved in 2-vehicle accident

East Franklin Township Police Department, the township’s fire department, Applewold Fire Department and Sugarcreek Ambulance responded to a two-vehicle accident at 2 p.m. Oct. More...


Proceeds from a Muscular Dystrophy Walk-A-Thon held annually since 2011 by members of East Brady United Methodist Church in honor of local resident Danny “Dan-O-Mite” Markel have been exclusively devoted to the Pittsburgh chapter of the M More...

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How to differentiate between probiotics and prebiotics

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Historic Las Vegas mass shooting strikes sad chords locally

Armstrong County detective/active shooter response trainer, popular concert coordinator bemoan unprecedented tragedy

Throughout the summer months this year, the Arts on the Allegheny concert series attracted a total of nearly 10,000 music-loving spectators to performances by rock legend Eddie Money and local icons The Clarks. More...

Kittanning Borough must return $10K in grant money

Failure to complete Orchard Avenue project forces municipality to return funds, council reports

Kittanning Borough must return more than $10,000 in grant money received two years ago after failing to complete the project for which the funds were intended.  In 2015, the borough was awarded a $21,100 grant through the state’s dirt, gra More...

West Kittanning Police Department awarded $5,000 check

DA Scott Andreassi delivers money for purchase of equipment for new vehicle

Armstrong County District Attorney Scott Andreassi on Monday presented a check of $5,000 to Officer Robert Gahagan of the West Kittanning Police Department during the municipality’s monthly council meeting.  The money is to be used by the More...


Howard W. Hopwood


Howard W. Hopwood, 72, of Kittanning, died Sunday, Oct. More...

Robert J. Toy


Robert J. Toy, 47, of Sagamore, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at his residence.  He was born on Oct. More...


Through a quarter of the season, Steelers still need more from important positions and marquee players

Four games into the 2017 season, the Pittsburgh Steelers own a 3-1 record and sole possession of first place in the AFC North division. More...

Athlete of the Week

Nick Benvenuti

Armstrong River Hawks Golf Armstrong senior golfer Nick Bevenuti saw his strong season culminate at the Section 8 AAA Individual qualifier, in which the three-sport athlete won the individual title with a low round of 74. More...

Local Scores

Golf  District VI Championships  West Shamokin Wolves  Jack McCullough - 82 (advances to next round) Eric Spencer - 96 Nate Zik - 99 Luke Schrecengost - 100 Brice Miller - 107  Dual Match - Pheasant Ridge GC &n More...

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