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June 13, 2018 RSS feed / News

Kiski Township VFD conducts groundbreaking for new headquarters

LEFT: Kiskiminetas Township Volunteer Fire Dept. More...

Parks Township experiences water access issues

Armstrong County 911: Area residents set up with water buffalo

Residents of Parks Township were reportedly experiencing issues within their water system around 10 p.m. More...

POLICE REPORT

Pennsylvania State Police issued the following report on recent alleged incidents:  More...

Scandal-plagued ex-Louisiana official dead at 64

CHALMETTE, La. (AP) — David Peralta, who served one term as the president of Louisiana’s St. Bernard Parish, has died at age 64.  More...

911 Cals

Armstrong County 911 released the following report on recent incidents:  * Rayburn Township Fire Department, Kittanning Hose Co. No. 6, and Kittanning Ambulance responded to an automatic fire alarm at 4:22 p.m. More...

On North Korea, a president who tried something different

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Reaction to President Trump’s summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has broken down along the usual Trumpanti Trump divisions. More...

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Trump contradicts US military stance on Korea war games

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s abrupt announcement Tuesday that he will suspend U.S. More...

Navarro voices regret for harsh words about Canadian leader

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s trade adviser Peter Navarro expressed regret Tuesday for having said there is “a special place in hell” for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.  More...

House aims at campaign-season bills battling opioid abuse

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House dove Tuesday into a two-week vote-a-thon on dozens of bills aimed at opioid abuse, as lawmakers try to tackle a crisis that’s killing tens of thousands a year and to score a popular win they can tout for the mi More...

Puerto Rico issues new data on Hurricane Maria deaths

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Eight days after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, Efrain Perez felt a pain in his chest.  More...

Leechburg woman charged with aggravated assault against state police

Christie Cornman allegedly nearly caused Cpl. Randy Orlic to fall off bridge

A Leechburg woman is charged with aggravated assault against Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Cpl. Randy Orlic, after she allegedly hit him multiple times and allegedly nearly caused him to fall off a bridge.  More...

Library to host local beekeeper today

As part of its June Children’s Discovery Observation Learning Series, the Ford City Public Library, located at 1136 4th Ave. in the borough, will host Dan Lynch and Patty Goldman at 10:30 a.m. More...

GOP muscles judicial election change into redistricting bill

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

JAIL REPORT

The following individuals were recently committed to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Jonathan Cumberledge, 26, for a revocation of bail, and charges including criminal trespass for entering a structure, overnight accommodations without person&rsqu More...

The Supreme Court signs off on a voter purge

Editorial

The Supreme Court on Monday made it easier for states to remove perfectly eligible voters from the registration rolls.  The 5-4 decision is the latest in a series of lamentable rulings undermining the right to vote and disproportionately disadva More...

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BIBLE DIGEST

“For whoever exalts himself shall be abased; and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.”  (Luke 14:11 AKJV)  Humility is big in the eyes of God.   More...

News to Use

Meetings: * Ford City Class of ‘62 will hold its monthly luncheon on June 13 at 1 p.m. at Crooked Creek. Any questions, call Betty, at 724-763- 8996, or Judy, at 724-763-2398. More...

Lawmakers looking at what comes next after Trump-Kim summit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Confusion, skepticism and a bit of optimism ricocheted around Capitol Hill on Tuesday as lawmakers tried to figure out what comes next after President Donald Trump’s historic summit with Kim Jong Un over North Korea&rsqu More...

Energy regulators: No grid emergency to justify coal bailout

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators on Tuesday disputed the Trump administration’s claim that struggles facing the coal and nuclear industries threaten the reliability of the nation’s power grid.  More...

Mueller worries Russia could use court case to spy on probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team is worried that Russian intelligence services will use a criminal case in Washington to gather information about its investigation and U.S. intelligence-gathering methods.  More...

Northern light: Macedonia makes name change deal with Greece

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece and Macedonia reached an historic agreement Tuesday to end a bitter 27-year name dispute that had kept the smaller and younger country out of international institutions such as NATO, the two countries’ prime m More...

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