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Grace Brethren Church to conduct Thanksgiving 4th annual VANquish Hunger Drive

Grocery bags will be collected from each borough household

Grace Brethren Church, located at 215 Arthur St. in West Kittanning Borough, will conduct its fourth annual VANquish Hunger Drive during the month of November.  Dr. More...


Apollo man accused of alleged aggravated assault against police

Justin Alan Greager is scheduled to undergo a preliminary hearing Nov. 21

An Apollo man is charged with aggravated assault against police, in regards to an alleged incident that occurred in Kiskiminetas Township.  Justin Alan Greager, 30, of Apollo, will undergo a preliminary hearing at noon Nov. More...

Apollo-Ridge Education Foundation raises $18K at annual Gala event

Proceeds will benefit district students in their educational pursuits

The Apollo-Ridge Education Foundation recently hosted its fourth annual Gala/ Silent Auction to benefit the school district’s students.  According to the foundation’s President, Cristine Kostiuk, this year’s fundraiser event ra More...

Waitress accused of stealing $70K from ex-Steeler’s eatery

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A waitress at a restaurant run by a retired Pittsburgh Steelers star is accused of stealing over $70,000 from the eatery.  WPXI-TV reports Kimberly Cook was arrested Thursday on a charge of theft by unlawful taking from H More...


For Love of the Game

Left in the lurch by Major League Baseball, Ed Hobaugh continues to cherish the memories created on the diamond

Make no mistake, Ed Hobaugh is not bitter.  The Kittanning native and former professional pitcher has every right to be upset over how he and over 500 other Major League Baseball retirees have been treated by the league, though Hobaugh chooses t More...

Big Buck Bounty

Levi Dewitt

West Shamokin High School freshman, Levi Dewitt harvested his first deer of the archery hunting season on November 8 while out on a hunt. Dewitt’s prized buck was a nine-point. More...

Steelers try to stay on task as schedule suddenly opens up

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Colts in Indianapolis. Then, the Titans at home on Thursday night. That’s it. That’s as much of his team’s schedule that Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has allowed himself to memorize.  More...

Decades apart can’t defeat trio of county-based veterans

Rural Valley native Carmen ‘Butch’ DeVivo reunites with fellow borough natives Bob ‘Coke’ Colo and Sceley ‘Mojoe’ Thompson at separate occasions

Back in 1960, after they graduated from Shannock Valley High School, a lifelong brotherhood was born between Carmen “Butch” De- Vivo, Bob “Coke” Colo and Sceley “Mojoe” Thompson, as they each enlisted in the U.S. More...

Another ‘Jeans For Troops Day’ moment

An assembly this week at Armstrong Junior-Senior High School celebrated the $800 raised by staff and administrators for Jeans For Troops Day. More...

ASD board offers update on athletic complex

Board of education members also detail demolition process for former schools

The Armstrong School District (ASD) board of education on Thursday held its open caucus meeting, during which its members approved items to be added to the agenda for next week’s meeting including the purchase of district wide computers.  More...


Martha ‘Muzzy’ Lefchik Ambrose

Ford City

Martha “Muzzy” Lefchik Ambrose, 96, formerly of Ford City, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in her home in Pocatello, Idaho.  More...

John F. Ewing

Galion, Ohio

John F. Ewing, 83, of Galion, Ohio, passed away Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at Signature HealthCARE of Galion.  Born July 12, 1934, in Boggsville, he was the son of the late Clyde R. and Neva D. (Frazier) Ewing. He married Twila D. More...

John W. Zimmerman


John W. Zimmerman, 65, of Adrian, Pa., passed away Thursday, November 9, 2017, at ACMH Hospital.  He was born Jan. More...

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Do Just One Thing

Have you heard about using a cup of water and a quarter to test if the food in your fridge is safe enough to eat? If you’re away from home for more than a day, it can be difficult to tell if the power went out and for how long. More...

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