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October 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Local club marks National 4-H Week

Members of the Plumcreek Ag 4-H Club recently conducted a baked goods sale at Tractor Supply in East Franklin in commemoration of National 4-H Week, which began Oct. 1 and runs through Oct. More...

Local care facility administrator awarded 2017 Hero Award

Aaron Salyards of QLS Sugarcreek care facility recognized for dedication

Quality Life Services Sugarcreek Administrator Aaron Salyards, recently received the prestigious Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Administrator of the Year award through the Pennsylvania Health Care Association (PHCA).  Salyards has been the Admin More...

News

Oktoberfest dance fundraiser benefit is Oct. 7 at St. Mary/St. Gabriel Hall

Event proceeds to aid efforts of St. Francis House of Hope organization to care for needy

There are moments when Brigid Beatty has seen the people she is trying to help become willing servants themselves.  Such times represent particular points of inspiration and humility for Beatty, committee president of St. More...

Sentences

The following is a list of criminal cases handled by Armstrong County Judge James J. Panchik. Unless otherwise noted, court costs and supervision fees are to be paid by the defendant:  More...

Collapse of state budget talks leaves higher ed aid in limbo

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 9-5 Night: 3-7  Pick 3 Day: 2-6-1 Night: 1-0-5  Pick 4 Day: 9-1-3-8 Night: 1-9-5-2  Pick 5 Day: 3-9-1-9-9 Night: 0-3-8-8-4  Treasure Hunt: 05-16-19-27-28   More...

Do Just One Thing

Are you making multiple recipes and have only one oven? If you’re baking something and the two recipes have a temperature difference of only 25-50 degrees, there is absolutely no need to bake them separately. More...

County board opens bids for razing of planning and development building

Discussion of demolition tabled pending further review of bids by commissioners

Armstrong County’s board of commissioners on Thursday received bids for the demolition of the building, which houses the county’s department of planning and development.  Commissioner Pat Fabian, the board’s chairman, said he f More...

ASD scales back initial AHS athletic complex field house designs

District seeks to stay within original budget, retain next season’s start date

The future Armstrong High School (AHS) Athletic Complex currently has bleachers, turf and lighting installed.  However, a representative of Pittsburgh-based IKM, Inc. More...

New entertainment to highlight ‘Fall for Animals Festival’

Third annual event aims to generate funds for local animal charities

The third annual Fall for Animals Festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 7 and from noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Crooked Creek Horse Park at 467 Crooked Creek Dam Road in Manor Township.  More...

Obituaries

William L. Woodside Sr.

Mt. Holly Springs

William L. Woodside Sr., 87, of Mt. Holly Springs, passed away Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at his residence.  William was born Nov. 8, 1929, in McGrann, to the late Orville King and Mary Myrtle Klingensmith Woodside.  More...

Sports

Week 6: High School Football Previews

River Hawks look to win second straight; Vikings and Yellowjackets square off in county battle; Wolves look to make jump in standings

Staff Report Apollo-Ridge (4-2, 2-2) at Freeport (4-1, 3-0) More...

Blackhawks rout Penguins 10-1 behind big nights from Saad, Kane

CHICAGO (AP) — Brandon Saad scored three times in his return to Chicago and Ryan Hartman had a goal and four assists, helping the Blackhawks pound the Pittsburgh Penguins 10-1 on Thursday night. More...

Steelers’ Brown apologizes for “all the noise”

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Antonio Brown is nearly getting as much practice at saying “I’m sorry” as he is at catching touchdowns.  More...

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