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Burrell Township VFW to play host to weekend tractor ride, fall festival

Proceeds from event on Sept. 23-24 to benefit department’s need for new truck

The Burrell Township Fire Department is inviting the community to join its members for a tractor ride and fall festival this weekend in attempt to raise funds for a pump truck that the department is in need of.  It will be the 14th annual tracto More...

ASD approves resignations, retirements, transfers for 2017-18 school year

The Armstrong School District’s (ASD) board of education approved a series of personnel matters, including assignment/building transfers, retirements, resignations and employment for staff within the district during its recent regular monthly m More...

News

Trump slams Venezuela at UN; Maduro calls him ‘Hitler’

UNITED NATIONS (AP) President Donald Trump urged world leaders Tuesday to help restore "democracy and political freedoms" in Venezuela, singling out the South American country for some of his most blistering criticism in a speech to the United Nation More...

Congo leader opens peace conference in bloody Kasai region

DAKAR, SENEGAL —  Congo President Joseph Kabila declared Tuesday that "justice must be done" as he opened a peace conference in the bloody Kasai region where thousands of people have died in a year of fighting among government troops and militia More...

POLICE REPORT

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

Sports

River Hawks continue winning ways with solid road win over Hampton

The Armstrong River Hawks volleyball team is one of the premier programs in the area, but Tuesday night served as the first real test for this year’s edition of head coach Andrea Lasher’s squad.  More...

Santana homers, Brewers keep pace in NL Central with 1-0 win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chase Anderson had eight strikeouts in six innings, Domingo Santana homered and the Milwaukee Brewers shut out the Pittsburgh Pirates for the second straight day, 1-0 on Tuesday night. More...

Local Pickleballers shine

  Local pickleball players took part in a tournament in New Castle this past Sunday and brought home some serious hardware. More...

Leechburg Borough Council to temporarily suspend animal-related ordinance

The ultimate decision regarding potbellied pig to be determined at a later meeting

Leechburg Borough Council on Tuesday agreed to temporarily suspend enforcement of an ordinance regarding animals in the borough.  Destiney Griffith and her new husband, Cody Griffith, currently reside on Second Street in the borough with her dog More...

Ford City man faces charges in Wisconsin for attempted meeting with minor

Philip J. Padilla communicated with undercover officer posing as 15-year-old girl

A Ford City man has been held in the Oconto County Jail in Wisconsin since August as he awaits a preliminary hearing for charges, which allege he attempted to meet with who he believed to be a 15-year-old girl.  More...

City of Parker Council discusses CDBG funds

Funds for the year will be used for public facilities

During a recently held public meeting, the Parker City Council discussed how to use the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding it received for the 2017 year.  The city was allocated $269,615 for use, according to Carmen Johnson, assist More...

Muddy Miners raise $2K-plus for Kay’s Cottage

The Muddy Miners team, which was sponsored by Armstrong County-based Snyder Associated Cos., recently competed in the Tough Mudder event in Slippery Rock, during which the team raised $2,200 for Kay& More...

Obituaries

Ronald George ‘Butch’ Brumbaugh

Kittanning

Ronald George “Butch” Brumbaugh, 76, of Kittanning, completed his earthly journey on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at home surrounded by his family.  More...

Paul Andrew Mellish

East Brady

Paul Andrew Mellish, 102, of East Brady, died Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at Sugarcreek Rest.  He was born Oct. 16, 1914, in Sugarcreek Township to the late Joseph and Annie (Possage) Mellish.  More...

James E. McDowell

Adrian

James E. McDowell, 76, of Adrian,S died Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at Kittanning Care.  He was born Sept. 11, 1941, in Adrian to Henry and Jessie Oliver McDowell.  James was a retired truck driver for the U.S. Postal Service.  An U.S. More...

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If you hate standing in lines, here’s a fast and eco-friendly way to get your postal supplies sent right to your home. More...

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