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November 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Vandergrift man to stand trial for allegedly leaving dogs to die in a creek

Michael Alan Downes waived his right to a preliminary hearing at Magistrate Daniel George’s office

Michael Alan Downes, 51, of Vandergrift, will stand trial in the Armstrong County Court of Common Pleas in Kittanning Borough, in regards to an alleged incident Oct. More...

Manor Township man to stand trial for alleged aggravated assault

John Henry Toy Jr. waived his right to a preliminary hearing at Magistrate J. Gary DeComo’s office

A Manor Township man will face trial at the Armstrong County Court of Common Pleas, in Kittanning, for charges stemming from an alleged aggravated assault incident Oct. More...

News

8 killed by New York motorist in ‘cowardly act of terror’

NEW YORK (AP) — A man in a rented pickup truck drove onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center memorial and mowed down people Tuesday, killing at least eight and injuring several others in what the mayor called “a particularly More...

Ford City Halloween Parade winners announced

The 2017 Halloween Parade, led by the Armstrong Senior High Marching Band under the direction of Jason Venesky, was held on Oct. 26 with 300 marchers and four floats.  The parade is organized by the Ford City Activities Committee, Inc. More...

Traffic pattern change planned on Route 422

Stretch in Kittanning and Manor townships to be affected

Motorists are urged to be alert to a change in traffic patterns planned this week on Route 422 as part of the Wray Plan Road Project in Kittanning and Manor townships.  Work will begin Nov. 4, at 7 a.m. More...

Sports

Dodging Elimination

Los Angeles beats Houston 3-1 to force World Series to Game 7

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joc Pederson sliced a drive over the left-field wall, pounded his chest and danced around the bases, taking as many twists and turns as this World Series itself. More...

West Shamokin advances to D6 semis with defeat of Central Cambria

Just one night after opening the District VI playoffs with a home win over the Tyrone Eagles, the West Shamokin Wolves girls volleyball team advanced to the semifinal round after defeating the Central Cambria Red Devils in five tightly contested game More...

Deer Lakes runs into Freeport buzzsaw in WPIAL 2A match up

The Freeport varsity girls volleyball team is no stranger to postseason success and this year’s edition of the Yellowjackets may be one of the most dominant teams in recent years, even though the program is going for its third consecutive WPIAL More...

DECISION ‘17:

Manor Township’s Donald Palmer, Paul Rearick vie for 6-year supervisor term

Both say a stronger police force, greater economic growth are key for municipality   Manor Township Supervisors Donald “Don” Palmer and Paul Rearick are running for one available, six-year term on the board.  The winner will be More...

Temporary closure of Allegheny River to boat traffic is announced

Armstrong County-based commercial traffickers brace for impact

Allegheny River Development Corp. Executive Director Linda Hemmes on Tuesday termed it as being, “unfortunate, but important and necessary work.”  More...

Wins all around

Armstrong River Hawks volleyball outside hitter Loryn Bowser (above) and Freeport Area setter Madalyn Clark (right) on Tuesday each led their respective squads to postseason victories in the WPIAL pl More...

Obituaries

Dorothy I. Roberson

kittanning

Late Sunday evening, Oct. 29, 2017, long-time Pennsylvania resident Dorothy I. Roberson, age 102, was called to heaven where she will be forever with her mother, father, two sisters, three brothers and all others who have gone before her.  More...

Samuel Charles Kube

Templeton

Samuel Charles Kube, 60, of Templeton, died Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.  More...

Benjamin O. Wood

Elderton

Benjamin O. Wood, 73, of Elderton, died Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at his residence. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Mantini Funeral Home Inc., 701 Sixth Ave., Ford City.   More...

Arts and Entertainment

SUDOKU

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 3-1 Night: 2-8  Pick 3 Day: 5-2-6 Night: 9-7-8  Pick 4 Day: 4-2-7-8 Night: 0-9-1-1  Pick 5 Day: 7-9-3-8-9 Night: 6-3-9-4-1  Treasure Hunt: 04-06-13-19-28   More...

Do Just One Thing

There are so many different types of seafood in restaurants and at the supermarket that it can be hard to remember what’s sustainable, what’s safe and what’s something you should avoid.  More...

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