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August 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Freeport Theatre captures the Spirit of St. Mary’s

St. Mary Mother of God’s Catholic Church in Freeport is celebrating its 190th year through a historical play “The Spirit of St. More...

Flowers disappearing from gardens in Ford City

A thief is on the loose in Ford City, a thief with a very specific target; perennial flowers. More...

News

Feds want to ban swimming with Hawaii dolphins

HONOLULU (AP) — Federal regulators are proposing to ban swimming with dolphins in Hawaii, a move that could imperil one of the Aloha State’s most popular tourist activities and the industry that has sprung up around it. More...

McGinty gets endorsement from Pennsylvania gun safety group

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A prominent Pennsylvania group that advocates for tougher gun restrictions endorsed Democrat Katie Mc- Ginty for U.S. More...

Prosecutor says he doesn’t believe Sandusky accuser’s claim

BELLEFONTE, Pa. More...

Sports

Nova, Polanco help Pirates break losing streak

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ivan Nova has developed a pre-game ritual since coming to the Pittsburgh Pirates from the New York Yankees in a trade on Aug. 1. More...

Armstrong River Hawks 9U travel baseball team tryouts

The Armstrong River Hawks Travel 9U Baseball Team will be holding tryouts on Sunday, Aug. 28 at 5 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 3 at 10 a.m. for 9U travel baseball team. Any interested candidates must be at least age 9 and under as of April 30, 2017. More...

Rangers put OF Hamilton on unconditional release waivers

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Texas Rangers placed Josh Hamilton on unconditional release waivers Tuesday, though they hope his surgically rebuilt left knee is healthy enough to allow him to try for a spot with the team next season. More...

Future of vacant schools subject of meetings

A pair of town hall meetings are scheduled for this evening to discuss the future of the Ford City High School and Kittanning Junior High School buildings. The first meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at the Latin American Club in Ford City. More...

Kittanning woman waives hearing

A Kittanning woman, arrested in early July on felony theft charges, waived her right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday in the Ford City courtroom of District Justice J. Gary DeComo. More...

County weighs options for Belmont Complex pool

The Belmont Complex is looking at potentially over $2 million in upgrades and repairs, and the future of the pool is in question. More...

Obituaries

Janet Louise (Roofner) Garner

EAST KITTANNING

Janet Louise (Roofner) Garner, 80, passed away at her home in East Kittanning on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, after a two-year battle with lung cancer. More...

Cindi Lyn LeMay

REYNOLDSVILLE

Cindi Lyn LeMay, age 55, of Reynoldsville, passed away on Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, at her home, due to natural causes. Born on Nov. 22, 1960, in Kittanning, she was a daughter of the late Arthur Floyd Adams and Patricia Pauline Smithson Adams. More...

Bernice M. Porter

DAYTON

Bernice M. Porter, 92, of Dayton passed away on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at Country Care Manor. She was born on July 7, 1924, to Jesse and Bessie (Barger) Shay in Rimer Hill. She was a member of the Dayton First Church of God. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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In 1814, British forces invaded Washington, D.C., and set fire to the White House. In 1949, President Harry Truman formally announced that the North Atlantic Treaty was in effect. More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 5-3 Night: 9-2 Pick 3 Day: 8-4-4 Night: 1-0-0 Pick More...

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