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March 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Ford City plans water line replacement

Impending project to replace 3rd Avenue pipes

Ford City Borough officials plan to seek bids for a project to replace water lines in the borough. The lines are located along 3rd Avenue, from 12th Street to 14th Street. More...

Lenape approves personnel, praises success of nursing program participation

Kelly Kirsch to assume director of adult education post July 1

The Lenape Joint Operating Committee (JOC) held their March meeting on Thursday March 16 in which they passed various personnel and routine business resolutions.  More...

News

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH ARE NAMED

Local Lions Club spotlights star pupils   The Kittanning Lions Club selected Lenape Technical School seniors -- Sarah Cramer, Christian Cribbs, Hunter Symanski, Kelsey Minnich and Dylan Toy -- as its students of the month for January, February, More...

JAIL

The following were committed Tuesday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Mallorie Elizabeth Kane, 29, of State Route 422, Kittanning, for violation of probation/parole;  * April Lynn Puz, 33, of Rear North Grant Avenue, Kittanning, for violati More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong County 911 issued the following reports on recent incidents:  * Emergency crews including Kittanning Hose No. 6, Kittanning Hose No. 4, Kittanning Hose Hook and Ladder Co. No. More...

Sports

Spring has Sprung

With winter in the rear view mirror, baseball and softball games are beginning to take place at ball fields all over Armstrong County. See a full spring sports preview in today’s C section. More...

Hobbled Penguins hoping to get healthy by playoffs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ron Hainsey arrived in Pittsburgh from Carolina a month ago on the verge of reaching the playoffs for the first time in his 14-year career.  More...

Pirates hoping to put offseason drama behind them in 2017

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Considering the way the last six months have gone for the Pittsburgh Pirates, simply playing meaningful games should provide a measure of relief.  More...

Troupe takes battle against drugs ‘Off ‘Script’

Saltworks Theatre Co. production tours local schools

As the community gathers to rally against the persistent drug-epidemic, the Armstrong-Indiana Drug Free Communities Coalition (DFCC) has organized an initiative for the Saltworks Theatre Co. More...

Beaver Falls man faces alleged drug related charges

James Joseph Friend reportedly armed with loaded weapon, police say

An Beaver Falls man faces alleged drug-related charges stemming from a traffic stop at 7:14 p.m. March 26. A preliminary hearing for James Joseph Friend, 18, is set for 12:30 p.m. April 3 at the office of Magisterial District Judge J. More...

Park staff prepares for spring cleanup

As the spring weather warms up, the Crooked Creek State Park is preparing for summer activities including their annual park clean up day slated to be held on May 20. More...

Obituaries

Francis H. ‘Dutch’ Laube III

BUFFALO TOWNSHIP

Francis H. ‘Dutch’ Laube III, 67, of Buffalo Township passed away on Monday, March 27, 2017, peacefully, at Good Samaritan Hospice Unit at Concordia in Cabot.  Dutch was born in Pittsburgh on Sept. 3, 1949. More...

Mildred Elizabeth (Kiser) Griffiths

KAYLOR

Mildred Elizabeth (Kiser) Griffiths, 88, of Kaylor died Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at Good Samaritan Hospice in Cabot.  She was born Jan. More...

Richard N. Burns

NATRONA HEIGHTS

Richard N. Burns, 61, of Natrona Heights passed away at home Monday, March 27, 2017, after being ill the past three years.  He was born Feb. 15, 1956, in Kittanning, son of Paul and Margaret (Gamble) Lardin of Shelocta.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

SUDOKU

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 2-2 Night: 1-9  Pick 3 Day: 9-8-0 Night: 8-5-0  Pick 4 Day: 0-5-6-7 Night: 4-5-2-3  Pick 5 Day: 4-0-5-9-4 Night: 7-7-2-0-7  Treasure Hunt: 01-07-12-14-26   More...

Do Just One Thing

When it comes to putting glass bottles and jars in the recycling bin, we all know glass that once held spaghetti sauce or soda pop are perfectly fine to recycle. But what about chipped wine glasses or baking dishes? More...

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