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  • 13 Dec 2017

    Local Man Honored by Tourist Bureau

    A Christmas celebration luncheon was given at the Belmont Complex in honor of a man who has led the Armstrong County Tourist Bureau for the past 13 years. Jack Bennett has served the Armstrong County Tourist Bureau on its Board since 2004. ...

  • 13 Dec 2017

    Ford City Says “Bah-Humbug” to Free Christmas Parking

    FORD CITY – Charles Dickens in his novel A Christmas Carol created the fictional character Ebinizer Scrooge who expressed his disgust of the Christmas season with his response: “Bah Humbug!” Ford City Mayor Jeff Cogley along with Borough ...

  • 13 Dec 2017

    ACMH Named Armstrong County Employer of the Year

    At its December 8, 2017 Board meeting, the Tri-County Workforce Investment Board, Inc. presented an Employer of the Year Award in Armstrong, Butler, and Indiana Counties for employers who have significantly contributed to the workforce ...

  • 12 Dec 2017

    Ford City Flip-Flops on Casino Decision

    Municipalities have been in a quandary since Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced the creation of ten “mini-casinos” in the Commonwealth. The state essentially gave municipalities less than 60 days to decide if they wanted to ...

  • 12 Dec 2017

    Police Plan for Holiday Enforcement

    The Pennsylvania State Police urges motorists to drive carefully and be courteous to all drivers and pedestrians when traveling during the holidays. During this time of the year, traffic and pedestrian activity may be greater than normal. ...

  • 12 Dec 2017

    ACMH Crews Work on New Gift Shop Area

    The ACMH Hospital snack bar and gift shop are off limits to the general public as crews finish remodeling. A full-length plastic tarp is over the entrance into that area of the building just inside the main entrance doors. The cafeteria remains ...

  • 12 Dec 2017

    “Frosty” is Ready for Some Snow!

    One Kittanning home anticipated snowy weather today and placed a 15-foot tall “Frosty” in their side yard on Vine Street. The inflatable ornament had to be secured with various ropes to make sure it didn’t succumb to the wind.

  • 12 Dec 2017

    Holiday Retail Theft on the Rise

    EAST FRANKLIN – Pennsylvania State Police have responded to multiple incidents at the Walmart in the Hilltop Plaza. On December 6, an unidentified 39-year-old woman from New Bethlehem was accused of stealing $113.84 worth of merchandise ...

  • 11 Dec 2017

    ACMH Host Santa Photo Session

    The second floor hallway at ACMH Hospital was filled with hundreds of children and their families who stood in line to be photographed with Santa Claus. ACMH Marketing Supervisor Tim Lehner explained the reason for the event. “ACMH ...

  • 11 Dec 2017

    (VIDEO) Kittanning Native Becomes Newest Police Officer

    Michael Bartosiewicz starts his first day today as a Kittanning Borough police officer. Bartosiewicz, now just 21 years old, grew up in Kittanning and searched several paths before finding the right fit for his lifelong vocation. “I went ...

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