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November 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Kittanning graduate receives IUP scholarship to aid in tuition

Maria Boltz awarded the Ella C. Bendix scholarship

A Kittanning Junior-Senior High School graduate was recently awarded a scholarship to help continue and fund her education as she pursues a degree in Child Development at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP).  Maria Boltz, 20, of Kittanning, More...

Mahoning Township to increase its millage rate for 2018

The result will be a $6.95 tax hike for each resident

In a 3-0 ruling, Mahoning Township’s board of supervisors this week agreed to increase the township’s millage rate from 3.5 to 4 mills.  More...

News

A decade later, gas drilling tax politics roil Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A decade after energy companies began realizing the explosive economic potential of the vast Marcellus Shale natural gas reservoir, the politics of taxing it still roils Pennsylvania, now the nation’s No. More...

JAIL REPORT

The following individuals were recently committed to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Jasmine Nicole Moore, 28, no listed address, for a violation of probation/parole. No bond was listed;  * Leonard S. More...

POLICE REPORT

Pennsylvania State Police issued the following report on a recent incident:  More...

Sports

Dudek named Ivy League’s top freshman after breakout season

Armstrong graduate also named first team running back after leading Yale to 9-1 record, Ivy League title

Yale freshman running back Zane Dudek was a unanimous selection for Ivy League Rookie of the Year after becoming the first freshman to lead the league in rushing. Dudek was also one of eight Bulldogs named to the Ivy League’s first team. More...

Boeser scores twice, leads Canucks past Penguins, 5-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Vancouver Cancuks rookie Brock Boeser is enjoying a fast start to his career, while embattled defenseman Derrick Pouliot is just happy to have a change of scenery. More...

Steelers DE Cam Heyward in midst of breakout season

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cam Heyward is not aware of the history he is chasing. The Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end doesn’t particularly care either.  More...

Ford City native named state’s school psychologist of the year

Dr. Jessica Dirsmith has focused career on behavioral health

Since graduating from Ford City High School in 1999, Dr. More...

Charges dropped against man accused of strangling father

Case against Richard Joshua Buzas dismissed in face of alleged victim’s request

Richard Joshua Buzas, 31, of Worthington Borough, will not face charges regarding an alleged Nov. 11 incident, in which he was accused of strangling his father. More...

Communities prepare to support local businesses on Saturday

Leechburg and Kittanning boroughs plan holiday weekend happenings

A pair of Armstrong County municipalities will spend Saturday spotlighting the small businesses lining their streets. Luminate Leechburg will play host to its annual lightup night event, “A Hometown Christmas,” beginning at 4:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Melvin Dwight Farster

Kittanning

Melvin Dwight Farster, 95, of Kittanning, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at ACMH Hospital. He was born on Nov. 9, 1922, in Echo, Pa., to the late Herbert Lee and Pansy Mae (Neal) Farster. More...

John F. ‘Jeff’ Dockum, III

Worthington

John F. “Jeff” Dockum, III, 60, of Worthington, formerly of Mt. Lebanon (Pittsburgh) died Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, having lost his two-year battle with cancer.  He was born Oct. 18, 1957, to John, Jr. More...

Margaret J. ‘Peggy’ (Bowers) Neal

Kittanning

Margaret J. “Peggy” (Bowers) Neal, 73, of Kittanning, died Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at ACMH Hospital. She was born June 3, 1944, in Punxsutawney, to the late Arthur and Martha (Potts) Bowers. Peggy was a retired factory worker. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 8-0 Night: 9-1  Pick 3 Day: 9-5-1 Night: 3-7-1  Pick 4 Day: 1-0-2-7 Night: 4-6-1-6  Pick 5 Day: 2-3-4-9-4 Night: 4-4-7-9-2  Treasure Hunt: 02-09-10-13-18   More...

Do Just One Thing

Did you know for nearly 15 percent of families living in poverty, buying a winter coat is usually out of budget? More...

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