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  • 18 Oct 2019

    Manor Township Releases Details of 2020 Budget

    Manor Township supervisors held a special meeting on October 15 to decide line items that will affect the 2020 budget. Supervisor Chair Don Palmer, Vice-Chair Bob Southworth, and Supervisor Tag Hecker started by authorizing a general obligation ...

  • 18 Oct 2019

    Much Activity in Ford City

    An arborist cuts up a large tree trunk in Ford City Park yesterday. (submitted) Roofers work on the building at the corner of 5th Avenue and Ford Street. (submitted)

  • 18 Oct 2019

    TESH: Sleepless Nights? John May Have the Answer!

    Almost everyone has a restless night now and then. But if it’s happening to you on a regular basis – you need to get to the root of the problem. So here’s a sleep quiz, courtesy of sleep specialist Dr. Lisa Shives. Ask yourself: ** Do you toss ...

  • 18 Oct 2019

    New Senate Bill Would Legalize Recreational Pot in PA

    by Andrea Sears HARRISBURG, Pa. – Two state senators have introduced a bill that some are calling a model for recreational marijuana legalization. Senate Bill 350, introduced this week by Sen. Sharif Street, D-Philadelphia, and Sen. Daylin ...

  • 18 Oct 2019

    Historical Headlines – October 18

    10/18/1969 – Two men were killed and two others injured in a violent car crash early today on Butler Road, Route 422, near Worthington. Victims were Fred Zorb, Jr., 23, of Butler, and driver Frederick J. Van Dyke, 22, of Freeport. Hospitalized ...

  • 17 Oct 2019

    Red Cross Offers Assistance in Armstrong County

    It has been a number of years since the American Red Cross has had an office in middle Armstrong County.  In fact, there were many that thought when they closed down their local office, they stopped servicing Armstrong County. However, the Red ...

  • 17 Oct 2019

    Manor Hires New Full-Time Police Officer

    Manor Township Supervisors has hired a full-time officer to replace an officer who had resigned at the end of last month. Karissa Grossman was introduced to residents that gathered in the municipal building last night for the public work session ...

  • 17 Oct 2019

    AUTO: Get Ready for Winter Weather!

    Dear Motor Medics, I just moved from Florida with my 2004 Chevy Trailblazer which has never seen temps below 40 degrees. I lived here in the 80s and remember how hard it was to keep my car going. What should I do to help my vehicle? Morgan in ...

  • 17 Oct 2019

    Historical Headlines – October 17

    10/17/1969 – Armstrong County consistently over the past six years has been below the state average in percentage of assessed valuation of taxable property. The market values certified each year by the state tax board are used as the base for ...

  • 16 Oct 2019

    Kittanning Borough Votes to Finance Dump Truck

    Kittanning Borough Council voted in November 2018 to purchase a new dump truck. Nearly one year later, financing was finally approved at a special council meeting last night. Kittanning will take delivery of a new 2019 GMC Sierra 35 dump truck ...

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