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October 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Shannock, Dayton elementary schools welcome mobile science lab

Students enrolled at both Dayton Elementary and Shannock Valley Elementary schools are once again getting the opportunity for to partake in hands-on agricultural and science-based learning via the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau’s Mobile Agriculture E More...

News

PSP responds to alleged strangulation

Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) responded to an alleged strangulation/simple assault incident at 12:45 a.m. Oct. 16 at 1253 Shingle Hollow Road in Harmony, Butler County.  More...

JAIL REPORT

The following were committed recently to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Joshua Free, 27, of Pine Circle, Leechburg, on a contempt of court charge. No bond was listed;  More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Ford City Hose Co. No. 1 responded to a work detail at its station at 10:39 a.m. Oct. 17, at 1000 4th Ave. in Ford City Borough;  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 4-8 Night: 0-5  Pick 3 Day: 4-2-4 Night: 5-1-8  Pick 4 Day: 8-6-0-7 Night: 3-1-0-4  Pick 5 Day: 3-6-5-6-6 Night: 7-5-3-4-7  Treasure Hunt: 01-04-07-12-19   More...

Do Just One Thing

Many of us have plastic or aluminum blinds covering our windows; they are convenient, but they also can collect a significant amount of dust, dirt, pollen and other allergens that can contribute to an unhealthy indoor air environment. More...

Leechburg man charged with allegedly robbing borough coffeehouse

Richard Samuel Thomas will face a preliminary hearing Nov. 8

Richard Samuel Thomas, 36, of Leechburg, is accused of robbing the CoCo Coffeehouse during the early morning hours of Sept. 21, at 163 Market St. in the borough after allegedly using drugs.  More...

National Fire Prevention Month is marked locally

Staff from ACMH Hospital, including Jason Orton, the facility’s prehospital coordinator for its emergency department, on Wednesday joins 4-year-old Travis Brochetti, the son of Doug and April B More...

Leechburg Borough approves plan to construct Riverview Acres

Three-phased project to create 10 luxury condos and 22 luxury patio homes in municipality

Leechburg Borough Council this week approved a plan to create a secluded villa community in the borough during its public work session.  The pending, 8-acre community will be called Riverview Acres Estates, and it will offer 10 luxury condominiu More...

Obituaries

Robert Phillips

FORD CITY

Robert ‘Bob’ and ‘Boomer’ Phillips, 74, of Ford City, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, at West Penn Hospital.  He was born Aug. More...

Genevieve Ridenour

Manorville

Genevieve Ridenour, 92, of Manorville, died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, at her residence. Funeral arrangements   Genevieve Ridenour, 92, of Manorville, died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, at her residence. More...

Sports

River Hawks on verge of section title after win over Oakland Catholic

The Armstrong River Hawks girls volleyball team has been on a roll since losing its lone match of the season to Oakland Catholic on its home court nearly a month ago.  More...

Student/Athlete Q&A

Apollo-Ridge’s Kyle Fitzroy

Kyle Fitzroy has had a stellar season under center thus far for the Apollo-Ridge Vikings, both with his arm and legs. More...

Goodell: NFL not changing its national anthem policy

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL is not changing its national anthem policy to require players to stand during the national anthem.  Commissioner Roger Goodell and several owners said Wednesday at the league’s fall meetings that altering the More...

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