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October 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Armstrong County 4-H welcomes new program assistant

Debbie Kasanicky to bring enthusiasm, experience to local programs

The Armstrong County 4-H Extension Office is currently welcoming a 4-H program assistant   — Debbie Kasanicky — a local woman whose family is deeply entrenched within the local agricultural business and 4-H volunteerism.  More...

Trail Bridge set to close soon for repair in Manor Township

No timetable set for when work will begin on span

The old Rosston Field Bridge, located next to the boat launch at Crooked Creek Horse Park in Manor Township, is set to be closed soon for repair.  That was revealed Wednesday by Manor Township Secretary/ Treasurer Jill Davis, during the township More...

News

Multi-vehicle collision occurs on State Route 28 northbound

Vehicle collides with PennDOT truck, two others damaged

A multi-vehicle collision occurred at 2:30 p.m. More...

Sinkhole rehabilitation begins on North Water Street

Road work to repair a sinkhole at the 500 block of North Water Street in Kittanning Borough began Wednesday morning. More...

Is there anything sacred anymore?

A few days ago, White House Chief of Staff and former General John Kelly gave a speech.  The speech mainly discussed the procedures taken when an American soldier dies in action, and how heart-wrenching it is for commanders, or anyone, to call o More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 9-7 Night: 6-4  Pick 3 Day: 4-7-7 Night: 5-5-2  Pick 4 Day: 8-3-4-5 Night: 1-3-8-9  Pick 5 Day: 3-4-6-3-1 Night: 2-6-5-7-5  Treasure Hunt: 04-08-19-21-30   More...

Do Just One Thing

Many communities now accept paperboard boxes from things like cereal for recycling. But they often refuse to take the same types of boxes if they have any food contamination on them (like frosting from a cake, or dried-on cheese from pizza). More...

Fire leaves local trucking company totally destroyed

Multiple crews battled ‘difficult and dangerous’ blaze at Stivason & Sons, Inc., into early Wednesday morning

Explosive materials and a lack of nearby water sources made battling Tuesday evening’s blaze at Stivason & Sons Trucking, Inc., a difficult – and dangerous – endeavor for fire crews, which worked until 2:30 a.m. More...

Bond issuance review awaits Leechburg Area School District

The board will vote on final approval of the $7.5 million item to abide by legal parameters

Leechburg Area School District’s board of education will hear from representatives from RBC Capitol Markets during its Nov. More...

Kittanning man to stand trial after fleeing authorities

Frank Cousins still faces preliminary hearing on several additional charges

Frank Austin Cousins III will stand trial for several charges related to an incident earlier in October when he attempted to evade authorities. More...

Obituaries

John N. Lux

Ford City

John N. Lux, 85, of Ford City, died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, at Our Family Home.  He was born Aug. 19, 1932, in McGrann, to Frank Sr. More...

Kyle John ‘Guido’ Shaeffer

Rural Valley

Kyle John “Guido” Shaeffer, 31, of Rural Valley, died Tuesday, Oct. More...

TerrySue Sweatt

Moon Township, formerly of Ford City

TerrySue Sweatt, 47, of Moon Township, formerly of Ford City, died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, at her residence.  She was born May 31, 1970, in Pittsburgh, to Terry E. More...

Sports

Wolves march past Richland in first round of D6 Playoffs

After a grueling regular season, the West Shamokin boys soccer team is in prime position to make a storied run through the District VI Playoffs. More...

Juju or Martavis? It seems that Steelers Nation has already spoken

The past week has been an eventful one for two wide receivers on the Steelers’ roster who are seemingly on divergent career paths. More...

BC3’s Bianco continues stellar season with all-conference nod

Brittney Bianco, a 2015 Freeport High School graduate and current sophomore setter at Butler County Community College was recently recognized by the Western Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference for the second straight season as an all-conference select More...

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