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January 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Kittanning woman assaults trooper

Kiley Cousins was at ACMH early Saturday morning for an unknown reason, but left in handcuffs.  At 2:45 a.m., troopers responded to the hospital when Kiley Sue Cousins, 18, of Kittanning, became unruly. More...

News

Ex-mayor pleads guilty in Wild West museum artifacts case

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Thousands in anti-Trump women’s march pack Salt Lake City, Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — About 6,000 women, men and children, many wearing pink hats, carrying signs and chanting “Women of Utah unite,” poured in to the Utah State Capitol as lawmakers started their 2017 session Monday afternoon.  More...

US fights Microsoft’s bid to tell users when feds take data

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department asked a judge Monday to throw out a lawsuit from Microsoft and keep a law that prohibits technology companies from telling customers when the government demands their electronic data.  More...

Sports

Whiplashed

Armstrong falls to Franklin Regional despite Lasher’s huge game

The Armstrong River Hawks girls basketball team has seen the highs and lows of a basketball season all in a week and a half’s time. On Jan. More...

The outcome you should have probably expected

The 36-17 drumming that the Pittsburgh Steelers received in the AFC Championship on Sunday at the hands of the New England Patriots was outcome few in this region anticipated.  More...

Freeport defeats Knights behind Schaffhauser, Beale

In a week where the Freeport Yellow jackets have just one section game scheduled, the team and head coach Mike Beale decided to fill their schedule with two tough non-section opponents. More...

Ford City council considers change to meeting format

Ford City council is considering a slight change to the format of their meetings – one that would aim to cut down on redundancy and allow for more substantive discussion.  The idea was brought forth by the new council solicitor, Alyssa Gol More...

ARIN IU 28 approves January resolutions

ARIN Intermediate Unit 28 held their first meeting of the year last Tuesday in which they discussed their usual terms of business including resignation, employment, change in employment status and other issues of business.  More...

Leechburg band director receives award

From a young age, Robert Reams knew he wanted a career in music, and has spent many years working to instill that passion into today’s students. Soon, he will be recognized for that dedication. More...

Obituaries

Paul E. Bowser

KITTANNING

Paul E. Bowser, 88, of Kittanning died on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, at ACMH Hospital. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Bauer Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 515 N. McKean St., Kittanning.   More...

Harold ‘Huck’ Johnston

KITTANNING

Harold ‘Huck’ Johnston, 81, of Kittanning (Plumcreek Township) died on Sunday, Jan. 23, 2017, at the Indiana Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Carson/ Boyer Funeral Home, Inc., 724 W. More...

John A. Wright

LEECHBURG

John A. Wright, 74, of Leechburg died on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, at his residence.  He was born on July 18, 1942, in Waterbury, Connecticut, a son of the late James E. and Jennie M. (Muski) Wright.  John was a former member of St. More...

Arts and Entertainment

ON THIS DATE

In 1848, gold was discovered at Sutter’s Mill, setting off the California Gold Rush.  In 1984, the first Apple Macintosh computer went on sale.  In 1995, the O.J. More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 4-6 Night: 5-7  Pick 3 Day: 3-5-9 Night: 9-4-1  Pick 4 Day: 1-9-4-7 Night: 0-6-3-8  Pick 5 Day: 2-3-8-0-4 Night: 4-5-9-9-2  Treasure Hunt: 02-06-13-20-25   More...

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