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November 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Wolves volleyballers make District VI final

RIGHT: West Shamokin Wolves varsity volleyball team member Sophie Fusaro (32) sends a serve over the net during the second set of Thursday’s District VI semifinal victory over Cambria Heights a More...

Armstrong students plays host to River Hawk Revue

Event proceeds exceed $1,300 to benefit Orphans of the Storm

Armstrong Junior-Senior High School (AHS) students recently showcased their talents during the second installment of “River Hawk Revue” – an event originated in 2016 that doubled as a fundraising initiative for Rayburn Township base More...

News

Not fall quite yet?

Fall had not quite fallen on East Brady in recent days, as a scene capturing the Allegheny River from the vantage point of the Sgt. Carl F. Curran II Memorial Bridge would attest. More...

MEMORIAL BOOKS

The following memorial books have been added to the collections at the Ford City Public Library for September and October:  In memory of:  • Margaret Bringer, “The Other Side of Summer” by Emily Gale, given by Pam and Marli More...

Armstrong County officials address Leechburg Elementary students with anti-drug message

The Leechburg Elks, in conjunction with Armstrong County District Attorney Scott Andreassi, county Coroner Brian Myers, county Deputy Sheriff and K-9 Handler Theresa Gipson and Residents Against Illicit Drugs (R.A.I.D.) Chief Jeff Held, recently talk More...

Sports

Armstrong advances to WPIAL final with semifinal win

The Armstrong River Hawks are on the verge of history and after a convincing victory over Seneca Valley in the WPIAL 4A semifinals, head coach Andrea Lasher’s team can almost taste a much-anticipated WPIAL championship.  More...

West Shamokin advances to District VI final with 3-0 defeat of Cambria Heights

In what could be considered a grueling playoff schedule that has forced the West Shamokin girls volleyball team to play three games in the span of four nights payed off big on Thursday with a three-set victory over Cambria Heights. More...

Smith makes 43 saves, Giordano scores in OT, Flames top Pens

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Mark Giordano scored 2:19 into overtime, Mike Smith made 43 saves and the Calgary Flames beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Thursday night. More...

Commissioners unveil preliminary budget with $1.3 million deficit

With no changes before board’s scheduled Dec. 21 vote to adopt spending plan, county would see 1.3-mill increase

If Armstrong County’s preliminary 2018 budget does not change between now and its formal adoption, it would result in a 1.3-mill increase for the county. The county’s board of commissioners hopes that when members finalize the budget on Dec. More...

DECISION ‘17: Kittanning Borough tax collector race pits 9-year incumbent vs. 44-year borough resident

Erin Lasher and challenger Megan Swartz seek to keep municipality’s numbers in check

Two Kittanning Borough women are both vying for an available, four-year term as Kittanning Borough tax collector in the upcoming, Nov. More...

‘Two Short Gals’ shop prepares for holiday open house

Local business to welcome visitors in spirit of oncoming season

As the holiday season approaches, co-proprietors of the Kittanning Borough based, antique and gift shop named Two Short Gals will be welcoming patrons, community members, and visitors into the local business for their annual open house.  More...

Obituaries

Benjamin O. Wood

Elderton

Benjamin O. Wood, 73, of Elderton, went to heaven Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at home surrounded by family and “Jazie” and “Tikie” (dogs).  He was born Aug. More...

Alberta Mae (Davidson) Lemmon

Kittanning

Alberta Mae (Davidson) Lemmon, 82, of Kittanning, died on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at her residence.  She was born on Jan. 24, 1935, in NuMine, to the late Alex and Ella (Lamison) Davidson.  Alberta was a homemaker and a member of St. More...

Betty J. (Daugherty) Porter

Vandergrift, formerly of Kittanning

Betty J. (Daugherty) Porter, 82, of Vandergrift, formerly of Kittanning, died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, at Fair Winds Manor.  Born Jan. 30, 1935, in Wheeling, W. Va.., she was a daughter of the late George L. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 6-7 Night: 5-2  Pick 3 Day: 4-0-4 Night: 5-3-7  Pick 4 Day: 0-1-0-6 Night: 5-5-0-8  Pick 5 Day: 1-0-7-8-9 Night: 8-3-1-1-4  Treasure Hunt: 03-04-06-16-29   More...

Do Just One Thing

When it’s laundry day, there’s an assumption that if you get your clothes “extra clean,” they’ll stay cleaner, longer. More...

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