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  • 17 Jan 2019

    Kittanning Gas Prices Are Second Highest in Region

    In a recent report by the American Automobile Association (AAA), gas prices in Armstrong County were the second highest in western Pennsylvania. Warren, PA had the most expensive gasoline at the pump. Pump prices across the Mid-Atlantic and ...

  • 17 Jan 2019

    FC Zoning Hearing Board Considers Half-Way House

    Approximately 75 people showed up last night to hear plans to put a drug/alcohol half-way house in the former PPG office building at 500 Third Avenue in Ford City. The property went through foreclosure and is in the hands of Armstrong County ...

  • 17 Jan 2019

    McKelvey Announces Race for County Office

    Greg McKelvey, East Franklin Township Zoning Officer, and longtime community supporter has announced his candidacy as a Republican for Armstrong County Commissioner. Citing his desire to make both economic and quality of life improvements for ...

  • 17 Jan 2019

    Byron Street Property May Sell Soon to Manor Township

    Manor Township supervisors said they are getting close to the purchase of the house and property at 305 Byron Street, directly across from the Municipal Building. The discussion began last April with the owner. At their May 2018 meeting, ...

  • 17 Jan 2019

    Historical Headlines – January 17

    1/17/1969 – Firemen from Rayburn and Kittanning #6 fought a blaze and smoke that destroyed the Melford Norton Jr. home near Routes 422 and 66  intersection in Edgewood his morning. The fire had already taken its toll when firemen arrived and the ...

  • 16 Jan 2019

    Craigsville to Get Municipal Water by End of 2019

    Residents living in the village of Craigsville will soon have city water. The Worthington/West Franklin Joint Municipal Authority received 16 bids at Monday night’s meeting for construction of a water line that will extend service to the ...

  • 16 Jan 2019

    PETS: Orphans of the Storm Looking for Pet Parents

    LEROY is a very handsome guy. He is very people friendly and loves attention. Leroy likes to take walks with the volunteers. He is not good with male dogs or suitable for a home with cats. CHARLOTTE is 4-months old. She was rescued from the ...

  • 16 Jan 2019

    Historical Headlines – January 16

    1/16/1969 – Kittanning Borough has been reimbursed for 50% of the $16,666 purchase price of a new land development tract in Rayburn Township. Council agreed to purchase the 54 acres last July under the new Project 70 assistance fund. The program ...

  • 15 Jan 2019

    Ford City Promotes Police Officer to Full-Time Duty

    Ford City Council voted to promote one of its police officers to full-time status. Sergeant Robert Yough has been employed on Ford City’s police force on a part-time basis since being hired in April 2016. “It’s the same duties ...

  • 15 Jan 2019

    TESH: Cuddling Your Dog Calms You Down

    It’s a fact: Cuddling with a pet calms us down and lifts our mood by releasing the feel-good chemical oxytocin. But how do our dogs feel about being cuddled? According to research from the University of British Columbia, they aren’t crazy about ...

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