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November 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Ford City library dedicates new section to former board member

Facility’s local interest center stands in memory of Christine ‘Chris’ Cramer

Throughout her life, Christine “Chris” Cramer was a part of many community groups and organizations in Ford City.  Cramer — who passed away in 2016 — was a member of the Ford City Public Library’s board of directors More...

News

Author and area native signs book including short story

Rural Valley Borough native and author Terri Kiral (seated, left) joins fellow scribe Linda Chambers in signing copies of “Beach Life,” a literary anthology that contains a fictional shor More...

House, Senate showdown over official Pennsylvania amphibian

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JAIL REPORT

The following individuals were committed Thursday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Darrell Wayne Lewis, 35, of Piper Lane, Ford City, held for court. More...

Sports

River Hawks outlast Franklin Regional, 4-3

It might not have been the prettiest of wins, but a win none the less.  The Armstrong River Hawks battled seven penalties that totaled 14 minutes, but hung on to beat the visiting Franklin Regional Panthers 4-3 on Thursday at the Belmont Sports More...

Wolves Reflect on 2017

(Top) The West Shamokin football team’s 2017 senior class display their jerseys following an awards ceremony in the auditorium at West Shamokin Junior-Senior High School. More...

Freeport downs Blackhawk in shootout, 4-3

Though the Freeport jumped out to an early 2-0 lead on Thursday night at the Belmont Complex against Blackhawk, Yellowjackets head coach Ryan Cooper wasn’t necessarily happy with how his team played during the first 17 minutes of what ultimatel More...

Gas utility and pipeline training announced by county board

Commissioners also OK resolutions, appoint conservation district officials

On Thursday, Michael Coonley announced a free training program to help displaced coal workers and others begin a new career path.  Coonley, the executive director of the Armstrong County department of economic development, made the announcement More...

Drug coalition details county overdose statistics

Pitt research assistant discusses the entity’s collaborations

The Armstrong-Indiana Drug Free Communities Coalition on Thursday welcomed Marco Pugliese who provided the group with informational resources in combating the drug epidemic, along with tips on how the coalition can strengthen their group and overarch More...

Apollo Borough Council not to vote to raise taxes for 2018

Elected governmental body commences plan to construct new borough building

Apollo Borough Council on Thursday announced the elected governmental body won’t be raising taxes for the 2018 year.  “Our finance committee and borough manager spent a lot of time revisiting the budget to rearrange things so we coul More...

Obituaries

Paul Leslie Nunamaker

Stratton, Neb.

Paul Leslie Nunamaker, 79, of Stratton, Neb., passed away Monday morning, Nov.13, 2017, at his home in Stratton.  He was born Dec. More...

Jeffrey Todd Buzzard

Kittanning

Jeffrey Todd Buzzard, 50, of Kittanning, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.  He was born Jan. More...

Charles ‘Chuck’ Sitch, Jr.

Evansville, Ind.

Charles “Chuck” Sitch, Jr., 82, of Evansville, Ind., passed away on Tuesday, Nov. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Do Just One Thing

If you have a backyard, you can do tiny things to help give wildlife a habitat and a source of food during the fall and winter months. More...

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