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October 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Mechling-Shakley executive director attends national veterans care summit

Sean Taladay invited to event that discussed various advances in mental health care

On Sept. More...

News

Pennsylvania’s budget fight will come with its own price tag

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

The Challenge Program, Inc., kicks off at Karns City High School

To kick off the 2017-2018 program year, students from Karns City High School were recently introduced to The Challenge Program, Inc., during an orientation assembly at their school.  The assembly theme was Classroom Feud: Workplace Edition.  More...

Study finds victim race factor in imposing death sentences

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A new study of capital punishment in Pennsylvania found that death sentences are more common when the victim is white and less frequent when the victim is black.  More...

Sports

Run and Hide

Steelers run away in second half and use five Boswell field goals to down Cincinnati 29-14

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger threw for 224 yards and two touchdowns, Le’Veon Bell added 192 total yards and Pittsburgh’s defense dominated the Cincinnati Bengals in the second half of a 29- 14 victory on Sunday. More...

Baggin’ the Big One

Waylon Fink, age 8, of Dayton successfully shot an eight-point buck while hunting with his father on Oct. 18. Fink harvested the deer, who’s spread measured 19-inches, in Dayton. More...

Monday Morning Quarterback

HIGH SCHOOL Armstrong 57, Connellsville 22 More...

Katie Charlton pledges to fight opioid crisis in chief legislative role

As overdoses from opioids continue to plague Armstrong County as it does the rest of the country, Katie Charlton believes she is qualified to tackle the issue head on as the county’s next district attorney.  More...

Kittanning serves as setting for scenes of new novel

Borough native Ron Shafer, Ph.D., authors ‘The Rose and The Serpent’

The seedlings of inspiration for “The Rose and The Serpent,” the debut fiction novel of Kittanning Borough native Ron Shafer, Ph.D., were sewn in a journal entry the burgeoning author penned some 50 years ago. More...

Lenape Technical School students prepare to host annual craft fair

Fundraising event on Nov. 3-4 to benefit local special needs pupils’ upcoming field trip to Hershey

Lenape Technical School will soon be hosting their 11th annual craft show, which is organized by and will benefit the school’s Life Skills students in the special needs program. This year’s craft show will be taking place from 5-8 p.m. Nov. More...

Obituaries

Shirley H. (Higginson) Walker

KITTANNING

Shirley H. (Higginson) Walker, 85, of Kittanning died on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, at ACMH Hospital.  She was born on Oct. 25, 1931, in Kittanning, Pa to the late Thomas & Martha (John) Higginson.  Shirley was a member of St. More...

Margaret A. ‘Peggy’ Cook

SHELOCTA

Margaret A. “Peggy” Cook, of Shelocta, Pa., passed away Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family - one day shy of her 54th birthday.  She was born Oct. More...

Betty J. Boyer Milliron

FORMERLY OF KITTANNING

Betty J. Boyer Milliron, 94, formerly of Kittanning passed away Sunday Oct. 22, 2017.   Arrangements are incomplete and a full obituary will be published in Tuesday’s edition.   More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 4-8 Night: 4-0  Pick 3 Day: 0-5-8 Night: 2-9-6  Pick 4 Day: 1-0-4-0 Night: 0-2-9-2  Pick 5 Day: 1-9-3-7-8 Night: 2-7-4-5-8  Treasure Hunt: 05-06-07-11-29   More...

Do Just One Thing

Do you use microfiber towels to clean around the house? These soft little towels are made from millions of microscopic fibers that are tightly knit together to wipe up spills and grip onto dirt, germs and bacteria. More...

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