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October 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Armstrong School District approves monthly personnel measures

Moves related to retirement, substitute educators and tutor employment are addressed

The Armstrong School District (ASD) board of education held its regular monthly meeting this past Monday, during which its members approved various personnel matters regarding retirement, substitute educators, and tutor employment.   More...

PSBA cites LASB officials

Leechburg Area School District  (LASD) school board member  Kathryn Vargo, (second from left), board President Terri  Smith, (middle) and board Vice  More...

News

JAIL REPORT

Committed Friday to the Armstrong County Jail: Benji Moonstone Burgess, 45, of 385 Farnor Farm Road, Brooker, Fla., for charges of simple assault, aggravated assault, and harassment/strike, shove, kick, etc. Bond was set at $25,000.   More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Pennsylvania State Police, and Burrell Township Fire Department responded to a vehicle accident with entrapment at 7:08 a.m. Oct. More...

POLICE REPORT

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

Sports

Wildcats pounce on Wolves early in 35-14 conference victory

Bigger, stronger and faster is how West Shamokin head coach Jon McCullough described the opposing Homer-Center Wildcats after the conclusion of a one-sided affair that saw the Wildcats ease past the Wolves, 35-14. More...

Thurston leads Redbank Valley to a commanding 52-7 win over St. Marys

A dominating defensive attack and an outstanding performance by senior running back/defensive lineman Clint Thurston led the Redbank Valley Bulldogs (3-0 section, 4-3 overall) to a 52-7 win over the St. More...

Penn-Trafford hammers Armstrong, 49-3 in 5A Big East match up

The Armstrong River Hawks knew that they would be facing an uphill battle on Friday night against the undefeated Penn-Trafford Warriors. More...

After-school program students adopt mile of Armstrong Trail YMCA partners with Allegheny Valley Land Trust

The after-school program at the Richard G. More...

‘Had I Only Known ...’ program spreads awareness across tri-county area

Initiative is designed to get word out regarding substance-abuse issues

In today’s world, parents and guardians are under a lot of pressure when it comes to keeping their children safe in the shadow of the ongoing opioid crisis, according to Carrie Bence, deputy director of the Armstrong-Indiana Clarion Drug & More...

Family’s P.O. box closed after nearly 100 years of continuous service

Box No. 124 at borough office had been a part of the Hawk clan since 1919

Throughout the years, sisters Mary Hawk Buchanan and Laura Kay Hawk remember receiving thousands of pieces of mail at their family’s post office box at the Kittanning Borough Post Office.  They also remember the legacy the box carries, as More...

Obituaries

Ellsworth C. Blystone Sr.

Karns City

Ellsworth C. Blystone Sr., 83, of Karns City, died early Thursday morning, Oct. 12, 2017, at the VNA Inpatient Hospice in Butler.  Ellsworth was born on Dierkens Lane, in Karns City, Dec. 27, 1933. More...

Richard W. Cousins

North Buffalo Township

Richard W. Cousins, 89, of North Buffalo Township, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, in his home.  Born Feb. 13, 1928, in North Buffalo Township, he was a son of the late Harvey H. More...

Margaret Rosina Evanick

Indiana

Margaret Rosina Evanick, 78, Indiana, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at St. Andrew’s Village.  The daughter of George Daniel and Ethel Louise (Wisilosky) Blatt, she was born Jan. 29, 1939, in Indiana, Pa.  More...

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