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District’s education foundation partners with IUP in an effort to beautify town with mosaics

‘Artist in Residence’ program to feature Laura Jean McLaughlin

In attempt to engage art students and further beautify the Apollo Borough, the Apollo-Ridge (A-R) Education Foundation has initiated a partnership with the Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) and the borough itself. More...

News

District Attorney: Online scam reported in Armstrong County, residents warned

Armstrong County District Attorney Scott Andreassi said an online scam has been reported in Armstrong County in a press release issued Friday by his office.  Andreassi said the victim responded to a pop-up warning on their computer.  They c More...

POLICE REPORT

Pennsylvania State Police issued the following report on recent incidents:  More...

SENIOR CENTER NEWS

The Armstrong County Area Agency on Aging senior center schedule for next week is as follows:  More...

Sports

Yellowjackets torch Vikings in section duel, 49-7

An injury ridden Apollo-Ridge football team could not stand up to the Freeport Yellowjackets, who dominated Friday evening’s contest in Sarver 49-7 and took one step closer to the playoffs by improving their record in the WPIAL AAA Allegheny Conferen More...

Wolves power past Trojans in second half for 44-21 victory

As the 2017 season has progressed, the West Shamokin Wolves have evolved in many ways, but remain a team with a strong identity. More...

Latrobe unable to finish Armstrong, as botched extra point sinks ’Cats in double OT

LATROBE — The Greater Latrobe football team just couldn’t put away Armstrong. Conversely, Armstrong repeatedly found new ways to stay alive when it looked like the Wildcats had Friday’s WPIAL Class 5A Big East Conference game won. More...

East Brady studio to host fundraisers for women battling breast cancer

Steele’s Brushes and Lushes looks to make a difference during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

These days, Steele’s Brushes and Lushes painting studio is not just trying to engage community members in art projects.  The East Brady business is also reaching out to start the planning process for fundraisers to financially benefit wome More...

Drumming up business on 10th anniversary

Michael Smail, owner of Smail’s Custom Drum Shop in downtown Kittanning, is celebrating the business’ 10th anniversary with a sale, which will conclude today. More...

‘Blessings in a Backpack’ initiative benefits students at West Hills Primary and Intermediate schools

Program allows for supply of free meals to enrollees in need for weekends during the school year

When Aaron Steffey, owner of First Impression Lawn Care, lost his niece, Kennedy Ross, to pediatric cancer in January 2017, he decided to search for a local child-based aid organization to which he could donate his time and money. More...

Obituaries

J. Marc Hillwig

East Brady

J. Marc Hillwig, 70, of East Brady, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at the VA Community Living Center, Butler.  Born Jan. 19, 1947, in East Brady, he was the son of Raymond H. “Nick” and Margie (Murphy) Hillwig.  More...

Lawrence F. ‘Whimp’ Walker

Kittanning

Lawrence F. “Whimp” Walker, 78, of Kittanning, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, in Mt. More...

Tamela L. Kotal

Ford CIty

Tamela L. Kotal, 57, of Ford City, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, while in the company of family, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 1-8 Night: 0-9  Pick 3 Day: 8-8-1 Night: 7-3-9  Pick 4 Day: 6-1-5-8 Night: 9-4-4-2  Pick 5 Day: 3-0-5-2-1 Night: 0-2-8-5-9  Treasure Hunt: 11-12-26-27-28   More...

Do Just One Thing

Tossing confetti into the air at special events like a wedding may seem festive, but it can be an environmental disaster. More...

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