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December 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Manor Township board of supervisors passes 2018 budget

Spending plan does not call for a real estate tax hike

In a 2-1 ruling, Manor Township’s board of supervisors voted Wednesday to pass and adopt the municipality’s 2018 budget during its bimonthly meeting.  Township secretary/treasurer Jill Davis said the budget calls for six mills of tax More...

Leechburg Area swears in new board members

Neill Brady elected new president and Anthony Shea elected new vice president

During Wednesday’s reorganization meeting of Leechburg Area School District’s board of education, four new board members were officially sworn in along with one reelected member.  The four new members, each elected to a 4-year term, More...

News

Apollo Borough Council to vote upon 2018 preliminary budget today

Next year’s spending plan tentatively balanced at $590,750

Apollo Borough Council is tentatively scheduled to approve their preliminary budget for 2018 during tonight’s scheduled meeting to be held at 7 p.m. at the borough municipal building located along First Street in the municipality.  More...

Waterline installed for new county office building

A construction crew with Pennsylvania American Water on Wednesday dug up a section of the sidewalk on South Grant Avenue in Kittanning Borough in order to install a new water line. More...

Let’s hear it for the birthday boy

In my son’s household, like in many families, birthdays are special; sometimes a celebration lasting several days.  Each child will receive a birthday meal.  The meal is whatever the child wants.  It could be something mom makes More...

Sports

The NFL: A league of constant hypocrisy

Policing players by a nonexistent rule book and play-it-by eartactics has football fans and figures in disarray

When breaking a rule or even a law, more often than not, the punishment of said violation is usually something that can be anticipated.  Not in the National Football League.  More...

Troy Vincent: NFL to look at video reviews for targeting

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL will look into adding targeting as a specific category for video review.  Troy Vincent, the league’s football operations chief, says it is on the agenda to discuss with the competition committee and the player More...

Ding-A-Lings Scholar Athlete

Parents - John & Tina Fox of Templeton  Sports - Volleyball and Softball  Activities - Leo club, Student Council, Class Vice President, Prom Committee, News reported for Indiana Gazette. More...

Operation Christmas Child donations continue past collection week

Samaritan’s Purse allows for building of shoeboxes online through mid-December

Though collection week for Operation Christmas Child has come and gone, those who missed the window still have an opportunity to donate a gift-filled shoebox to a child in need.  More...

St. Nicholas visits Ford City

Lucy Smith poses Wednesday with St. Nicholas at Divine Redeemer School’s annual St. Nicholas event with her grandmother Pam McMillian (left) and aunt Jennifer Smith. More...

River Hawk rev up

The Armstrong River Hawks’ mascot gets the crowd fired up during introductions at Wednesday evening’s Blue and Orange Night at Armstrong Junior-Senior High School. More...

Obituaries

Dolly Catherine (Miller) Kacprowski

Kittanning

Dolly Catherine (Miller) Kacprowski, 81, of Kittanning, died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at home.  She was born on Oct. More...

Ethel M. Lasher

Adrian

Ethel M. Lasher, 90, of Adrian, died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at Premier Armstrong Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility.  She was born Feb. More...

Randall L. McElravy

South Bend, Ind.

Randall L. McElravy, 75, of South Bend, Ind., passed away at 10:46 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in Elkhart General Hospital.  Randall was born on Nov. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 3-7 Night: 5-4  Pick 3 Day: 0-1-7 Night: 0-0-2  Pick 4 Day: 9-9-4-5 Night: 3-8-7-0  Pick 5 Day: 5-4-3-2-5 Night: 5-8-4-3-1  Treasure Hunt: 01-03-04-05-07   More...

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