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November 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Elderton man accused of alleged indecent assault against minor family member

Timothy Holden Smeltzer to undergo a preliminary hearing today

Timothy Holden Smeltzer, 34, of Elderton, is charged with allegedly assaulting a minor family member during an alleged incident Nov. 5.  He is scheduled to undergo a preliminary hearing at 9 a.m. More...

Armstrong School District board of education bids farewell to former president Joseph Close

After 16 years, leader lauded following retirement from district service, as he reflects on the passage of his tenure at monthly meeting

The Armstrong School District (ASD) board of education on Monday held its regular monthly meeting, during which the board said farewell to now former ASD board President Joseph Close, who served the school district for 16 years.  More...

News

County retirement board tables decisions until December

Board needs to vote on interest rates, cost of living adjustments

The Armstrong County Retirement Board decided Monday to table two decisions to a yet-to-be scheduled meeting in December.  More...

Pennsylvania’s budget package is hit by $200 million lawsuit

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Club news

The Kit-Han-Ne Questers met at the home of Lori Sukala for its monthly meeting with 11 members in attendance on Nov. 9.  More...

Sports

Down The Stretch They Come

With wins in semifinal round, Freeport and West Shamokin would advance to all-Armstrong County PIAA 2A final

Freeport vs. More...

Muddin’ it up

Members of the Armstrong River Hawks junior varsity football team celebrated a 38-0 win over Kiski Area in the final game of the season by sliding through the mud on the home team’s sideline fo More...

Armstrong falls to Garnet Valley in PIAA quarters, but 2017 was a banner year for the River Hawks

Though the Armstrong girls’ volleyball team has been an extremely successful program since the school’s inception, 2017 was by far the best year for head coach Andrea Lasher’s squad since the consolidation of Ford City and Kittannin More...

Kittanning Borough Council does not foresee 2018 increase for residents

The council on Monday voted to adopt its preliminary budget at its monthly meeting.  The $3,037,654,68 spending plan contains a shortfall of more than $106,000, a difference that will be made up for in carried over funds, according to Council Vi More...

Ford City Borough Council passes tentative 2018 spending plan balanced at $3.3 million

Ford City Borough Council on Monday passed its tentative 2018 budget during its bimonthly public meeting.  “It is a balanced budget with no tax increase,” said borough Councilman Tyson Klukan, who serves as the board’s vice pre More...

OCC Collection Week commences

Armstrong-Butler County region aims to collect 14,555 shoe boxes filled with gifts

When a 9-year-old Russian boy living in an orphanage opened a shoe box with various gifts, among his favorites were a washcloth and a bar of soap. More...

Obituaries

Earl C. ‘Boone’ Bundy Jr.

Worthington

Earl C. “Boone” Bundy Jr., 89, of Worthington, was called home on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at his home.  He was born Aug. 11, 1928, in Craigsville, to Earl C. Bundy, Sr. More...

Richard J. Kunselman Sr.

Templeton

Richard J. Kunselman Sr., 90, of Templeton, died on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, in Sugarcreek Rest.  He was born on Feb. 22, 1927, in Kittanning, Pa. to the late Richard & Belle (Borland) Kunselman.  Mr. More...

Frederick Lee Arble

Yatesboro

Frederick Lee Arble, 68, of Yatesboro, died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at St. Andrew’s Village in Indiana.  He was born July 15, 1949, to the late George and Minnie (Hooks) Arble.  He was retired from Eljer Corp. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 6-1 Night: 5-4  Pick 3 Day: 5-0-8 Night: 8-6-6  Pick 4 Day: 0-5-3-0 Night: 3-0-7-6  Pick 5 Day: 7-8-1-1-4 Night: 0-2-2-7-5  Treasure Hunt: 02-16-23-26-28   More...

Do Just One Thing

When it comes to tissues, napkins and paper towels, what do you do with them after they’ve been used? More...

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