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Monk on a Mission . . . Thailand Buddhist Monk Treks Through Armstrong County

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Monk on a Mission . . . Thailand Buddhist Monk Treks Through Armstrong County

A Buddhist monk from Thailand may be the first representative of his religious order to walk across the United States. Pra Sutham Nateetong, arriving in Kittanning yesterday morning, said his message was simple: he walks for world peace. Nateetong, 57, started his 3,000 mile journey in California on March 1 and is hoping to arrive…

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State Route 1025 is Closed in Mahoning Township

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State Route 1025 is Closed in Mahoning Township

State Route 1025 is closed in New Bethlehem, Mahoning Township, between Seminole Road and Sand Hole Road. The closure was necessary due to the removal of railroad overpass abutments. This section of 1025 is set to re-open on June 27, 2019, weather permitting. To detour, motorists can take SR 28 to SR 1016 and then…

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