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October 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Town & Country Transit set to demolish old granary building in Kittanning

Building will be replaced with additional local parking spaces

The Town & Country Transit (TACT) Board of Directors this week announced the old granary building, located next to TACT headquarters at 220 N. Grant Ave. More...

Ford City library to host ‘spooky stories’ event

Public welcomed to share tales in spirit of Halloween season

With Halloween fast approaching, Ford City Public Library officials are inviting community members to partake in their “Spooky Stories” event this weekend in which the Kittanning Paranormal Investigators will be speaking, and locals are e More...

News

T-shirt drive slated to battle deadly disease

Members of West Shamokin School District’s varsity cheerleading squad and their supporters recently model T-shirts, which are being sold by the group to benefit cancer research on Oct. More...

ACMH Hospital designated as trademarked Blue Distinction Center+ for Maternity Care

Kittanning – In an effort to help prospective parents find hospitals that deliver quality, affordable maternity care, Highmark BCBS announced that ACMH Hospital has again received the Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care designation, a More...

Breaking the gridlock on Obamacare

Editorial

For seven years, congressional Republicans and Democrats battling over Obamacare have agreed on only one thing: They couldn’t agree on anything. More...

Sports

River Hawks capture third straight Section 1 crown

Though an Armstrong win in Thursday night’s final regular season match against Kiski Area looked like a mere formality on paper, the River Hawks knew that they still needed to take care of business against the Cavaliers in order to clinch a sha More...

River Hawks look to regain winning ways against Connellsville

The Armstrong River Hawks have had the definition of an up-and-down season. More...

Chicago bows out in Game 5 against Dodgers

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs went 108 years between championships. More...

West Franklin woman found normalcy while battling breast cancer

Working at ACMH Hospital helped Joyce Wright through treatments

Even while going through chemotherapy, West Franklin’s Joyce Wright kept going to work.  Wright is the vice president of operational excellence and healthcare informatics at ACMH Hospital in East Franklin, where she has worked since 1986.& More...

County commissioners approve plan for central booking system

Salary board creates full-time position for initiative, elected officials hope to recoup cost

Armstrong County’s board of commissioners voted Thursday to approve the county prison board’s recent recommendation to implement a central booking system at the Armstrong County Jail.  The commissioners, all three of whom sit on the More...

West Shamokin government class plays host to local political debate

Candidates for county court of common please judge, district attorney face off

Students of the West Shamokin Junior-Senior High School (WSHS) Gifted Honors Government class on Thursday played host to the third annual installment of their political debate series.  More...

Obituaries

Raymond Lee Browell

CANONSBURG

Raymond Lee Browell, 59, of Canonsburg, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Oct. More...

Genevieve L. Ridenour

MANORVILLE

Genevieve L. Ridenour, 92, of Manorville, died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, at her residence.  She was born May 1, 1925, in Manorville, to James and Anna McKernan Englert.  She went to St. More...

Audrey S. Kline

LAKELAND, FLA.

Audrey S. Kline, 67, of Lakeland, Fla., formerly of Ford City, went to the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, after a long courageous battle with cancer. She died peacefully at home.  She was the daughter of the late Harold Eli and Dora S. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 7-8 Night: 4-6  Pick 3 Day: 1-7-2 Night: 7-5-6  Pick 4 Day: 6-0-4-3 Night: 3-9-7-8  Pick 5 Day: 3-3-1-8-5 Night: 4-4-6-1-3  Treasure Hunt: 03-04-10-18-26   More...

Do Just One Thing

Real leather bags, shoes and furniture can crack or deteriorate over time from weather and heat. Storebought leather conditioners can work, but they can also be expensive. More...

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