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  • 24 Apr 2019

    Goodbye, Long John Silver’s and A&W Root Beer Restaurant!

    Middle Armstrong County said goodbye to another business in the Franklin Village Shopping Center. Long John Silver’s and the A&W Root Beer chains have closed their doors as of last Saturday. A regional company representative is at the ...

  • 24 Apr 2019

    New Director Has Vision for Tourist Bureau

    For all of her life, P.J. Wilhelm has had Armstrong County at heart. While she has had offers to move to other places, she has chosen to live just one mile from her parents near Rural Valley. Earlier this month, P.J. took the reins as Executive ...

  • 24 Apr 2019

    PETS: Buttercup is Looking to Be Adopted

    BUTTER CUP is 3-years-old. She came from living outside near a trailer court. She is very loving, likes to snuggle and fixes her blanket like a nest to sleep. She has not been around dogs and we are not sure about small children, but she is very ...

  • 24 Apr 2019

    Spotted Water Gecko Named Official State Amphibian

    Governor Tom Wolf today was joined by state officials and clean water advocates for the signing of Senate Bill 9, designating the “Eastern hellbender” as Pennsylvania’s state amphibian. Sponsored by Senator Gene Yaw, the bill was ...

  • 24 Apr 2019

    Historical Headlines – April 24

    04/24/1969 – Ford City PPG officials yesterday announced the promotion and transfer of George H. Crossett to assistant plant manager of PPG’s Work 7 at Cumberland, Md., effective May 1. 04/24/1969 – Charles A. Nath, 28, a former renewal ...

  • 24 Apr 2019

    Governor Orders Flags to Half-Mast in Honor of Military Dead

    United States and Commonwealth flags on all Commonwealth facilities, public buildings and grounds in Pennsylvania have been ordered to fly at half-mast in honor of Sgt. Benjamin S. Hines, of York, and Staff Sgt. Christopher Slutman, a New York ...

  • 23 Apr 2019

    Dinner Theater Planned for Murder Mystery This Weekend

    The Armstrong Community Theater currently has tickets on sale for the upcoming murder mystery dinner theater production of “Murder at Melody Ranch”. Melody Ranch is a popular vacation destination. The modern dude ranch offers extensive amenities ...

  • 23 Apr 2019

    Ford City May Need Additional Tax for Storm Sewer Maintenance

    The public was put on notice last night that Ford City Borough Council may have to consider adding a new tax to finance storm sewer upgrades. Council President Carol Fenyes painted a grim picture of work that must be done in the near future. ...

  • 23 Apr 2019

    Congressman Recognizes AHS Achievement

    U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) presents a Certificate of recognition to Armstrong Jr.-Sr. High economics teacher Mr. James Paul, right, and Principal James Rummel, left, for participation in the Congressional Stock ...

  • 23 Apr 2019

    TESH: Pet Intel You Need to Know!

    You may have heard that dogs can become agitated or frantic before earthquakes or storms. But does this mean they can predict them? According to PetPlace.com, although we may like to think our pets have some extrasensory perception – ...

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