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November 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Ford City Founders Day recognized with wreath

Mayor helps mark occasion despite cancellation of event

It has been 130 years since the founding of Ford City, an occasion marked each year on Nov. 17, the birthday of the borough’s namesake — John B. More...

News

Worthington man accused of allegedly strangling his father

Richard Joshua Buzas will face a preliminary hearing Nov. 22 at Owen’s office

Richard Joshua Buzas, 31, of Worthington Borough, is charged with allegedly strangling his father during an alleged incident Nov. 11.  He has a preliminary hearing at 9 a.m. Nov. More...

Couple sues after police mistake hibiscus for marijuana

SARVER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple is suing their local police department and Nationwide Insurance Co. alleging that they were arrested when an insurance agent mistook their hibiscus plants for marijuana.  More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following report on recent incidents:  * West Penn Power, New Bethlehem Police Department, and Distant Area Fire Department responded to wires/pole down at 2:21 a.m. Nov. More...

Sports

Yellowjackets aim for state title against Delone Catholic

To play for a PIAA 2A title has long been a dream of Freeport head coach Tom Phillips, but the well-tenured volleyball coach of the Yellowjackets stressed repeatedly that he has never told his girls to play for him, only for each other.  More...

Roethlisberger, Steelers make statement in rout of Titans

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The end is creeping up on Ben Roethlisberger. There have been times this season when the 35-yearold Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback looks every bit his age, and plays like it, too.  Just not under the lights. More...

Dudek, Yale on the cusp of first outright Ivy League title in 37 years

It’s been just about one calendar year since Armstrong graduate Zane Dudek rewrote the WPIAL record books as a senior running back for the River Hawks. More...

‘A Picture Perfect Christmas’ commences in Kittanning

Garrett Whitmire, 5, of Rural Valley, poses Friday with Santa Claus during Kittanning Borough’s light-up night, “A Picture Perfect Christmas.” More...

ARIN IU 28 lays off 14 home visitors due to lack of program funding

Board of directors approve monthly business, personnel measures

The board of directors of ARIN Intermediate Unit (IU) 28 this week voted to approve layoffs of 14 Parent Child Home Program home visitors, “with appreciation for their service to the intermediate unit,” due to a, “loss of funding,&r More...

Belmont Complex marks moment on memory lane

Jon Spangler, the first coach of the Armstrong Arrows program, recently takes part in the puck drop before the Armstrong River Hawks faced the Franklin Regional Panthers as a part of the festivities More...

Obituaries

Timothy Randall Grafton

Worthington

Timothy Randall Grafton, 79, of Worthington, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at home.  He was born Nov. More...

Joanna V. Weber

Ford City

Joanna V. Weber, 85, of Ford City, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in the comfort of her home.  Born February 16, 1932, in Windfall, Ind., she was a daughter of the late Charles O. and Virginia (Brown) Stucker.  More...

Clarence “Roy” Wiggins

Kittanning

Clarence “Roy” Wiggins, 91, of Kittanning, passed away on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at Indian Haven.  He was born on Nov. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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Do Just One Thing

Reliable water sources for wildlife can suddenly become unavailable if you live in a climate with harsh, freezing temperatures. More...

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