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February 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Military veteran-turned-entrepreneur hopes to bring medical cannabis to Manor

Jake Voelker seeks to open business at State Route 422 and Gladys Road

A military veteran-turned-entrepreneur pitched the Manor Township board of supervisors on the prospect of bringing a medical cannabis dispensary into the municipality at a meeting on Wednesday.  Jake Voelker, an Aspinwall resident, is the owner More...

News

Apollo swears in council member, praises police, sets cleanup date

Apollo Borough Council appointed a new member to the governmental body during Thursday’s monthly meeting.  Ashley Stiffy was officially sworn in by borough Mayor Jeff Held.  Stiffy is now officially the youngest council member for Apo More...

A glimpse into the past

Kittanning Borough resident Mary Jane Woodward submitted this photograph of 1940s-era NuMine, where she grew up. More...

SENTENCES

The following is a partial list of criminal cases handled by Armstrong County Judge Kenneth Valasek on Feb. 21. Unless otherwise noted, court costs and supervision fees are to be paid by the defendant:  More...

Arts and Entertainment

ON THIS DATE

In 1836, Colonel William Travis issued a call for help on behalf of the Texan troops defending the Alamo in San Antonio.  In 1868, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach President Andrew Johnson.   More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 9-2 Night: 5-9  Pick 3 Day: 4-3-2 Night: 4-8-4  Pick 4 Day: 8-8-6-5 Night: 0-2-3-1  Pick 5 Day: 8-8-8-7-7 Night: 2-9-8-8-8  Treasure Hunt: 02-04-16-18-23   More...

SUDOKU

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County encounters potential case with no precedent

Legal maneuvering delays preliminary hearing for Zane Richard Clever

It has the potential to be one of the first few cases of its kind tried in the state of Pennsylvania, and the first ever in Armstrong County, according to Scott Andreassi, the county’s district attorney.  More...

Lighting the way

Crews continued to install new traffic lights early Thursday afternoon at the corner of Market and Jefferson streets in Kittanning Borough. More...

Obituaries

Marie C. Beck

DAYTON

Marie C. Beck, 90, of Dayton passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, at her residence.  She was born on Jan. More...

Sports

Leechburg handled by Chartiers-Houston, 60-44

A remarkable season for the Leechburg girls basketball team came to an end last night as the Blue Devils fell to the Chartiers-Houston Buccaneers in the second round of the WPIAL Class AA playoffs, 60-44 at Northgate High School. More...

Blackhawk hammers Freeport, 67-44

After securing the program’s first playoff win since 2004, the Freeport girls basketball team had the misfortune of drawing perennial powerhouse Blackhawk in the second round of the WPIAL Class 4A playoffs.  More...

West Shamokin pummels Penn Cambria in quarterfinals of District-6 Playoffs

The West Shamokin Wolves’s stingy defense is why they will live to play another day.  Despite turnover issues, a slow start and missed free throws, the Wolves battled through adversity to beat the Penn Cambria Panthers, 40- 27 on Thursday More...

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