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  • 19 Aug 2019

    Recreational Boats Locked Down on the Allegheny River

    Even as the last speed boat hummed during Riverbration races this weekend on the Allegheny River, the immediate future of recreational boating looks bleak. Army Corps of Engineers announced Friday that Locks 6, 7, 8, 9 would be closed ...

  • 19 Aug 2019

    Garden Club Receives Lions’ Donation

    The Ford City Lions Club has reached out to the Ford City Garden Club with a check for $2,000. The donation is toward a project at the Ford City clock tower. In the photo are: Eileen Bartisiewicz, Ford City Lion Brad Baillie, Dee Simmons, and ...

  • 19 Aug 2019

    Local Salvation Army Helps Kids Ready for School

    Local organizations joined forces with the Kittanning Salvation Army to supply 126 students with book backpacks and supplies for the school year. (photo courtesy of Salvation Army Facebook page)

  • 19 Aug 2019

    Historical Headlines – August 19

    08/19/1964 – W. Stuart Helm of Kittanning, speaker of the state House of Representatives, today announced the appointment of Armstrong County Rep. John B. McCue of Kittanning as a member of the Joint State Government Commission Task Force on ...

  • 19 Aug 2019

    Unemployment Rate At 3.9 %

    The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) released its employment situation report for July 2019. Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate rose slightly to 3.9% in July, up one-tenth of a percentage point from the record low that was ...

  • 16 Aug 2019

    Summer Storm Brings Rain, Wind, and Hail to the Area

    The storm didn’t last long yesterday, but its damage kept Armstrong County emergency workers responding to issues into the evening hours. The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning at 3:56 PM as the weather system ...

  • 16 Aug 2019

    5th Ave Home Wins August Award

    The Ford City Garden Club has given the “August Yard of the Month” award to Janice Almada and Jessica and Emma Thompson, who reside at 815 5th Avenue in Ford City. A plaque was placed in their yard for the month of August and they were given a ...

  • 16 Aug 2019

    Dayton Fair Thursday Harness Racing Highlights

    Race 1 winner was “Andovers Asset”, driven by Tony Schadel. The owners are Tony and Linda Schadel of Sacramento, PA. The purse was $7,950 in this Three-Year-Old Colts and Geldings A Group category.    Race 2 winner was ...

  • 16 Aug 2019

    Historical Headlines – August 16

    08/16/1969 – The Armstrong County Memorial Hospital welcomed to its staff Dr. Rogelio (Roger) Vega, a native of Manila, Philippine Islands. Dr. Vega has been working at the hospital for about a month as Dr. Samuel Black’s associate. He has lived ...

  • 15 Aug 2019

    Public Meeting to Decide Final Election Polling Places

    A public meeting will provide final comment concerning election house changes in various municipalities in Armstrong County. The meeting is scheduled for Friday, August 30 at 11:30 AM in Courtroom 1 at the Armstrong County Court House in ...

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