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East Franklin Fire Chief Defends Drone Purchase

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East Franklin Fire Chief Defends Drone Purchase

EAST FRANKLIN – If grant funding is obtained, middle Armstrong County’s next fire fighter or law enforcer may not be a person, but rather a machine. The Kittanning Paper reported previously that East Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Department is hoping to secure $19,000 in funding to purchase a high-tech drone that specializes in everything from…

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ARDC Hopes to Attract Business to Armstrong County

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ARDC Hopes to Attract Business to Armstrong County

Members of the Allegheny River Development Corporation (ARDC) are attending Day Two today of a three-day event in Pittsburgh. The conference known as the Ohio River Basin Inspection Tour has brought together over 200 participants to discuss current and future uses of all three rivers. ARDC President Linda Hemmes said last night that the conference…

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