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  • 20 Nov 2019

    School Board Signs Five-Year Agreement with Superintendent DeVivo

    The Armstrong School District school board approved another five-year contract for their chief administrator. Christopher DeVivo has served the District for the past five years.  ASD School Board President Chris Choncek spoke highly of his ...

  • 20 Nov 2019

    Street Sweeping Finished in Kittanning

    Street sweeping has finished for the season in Kittanning. Police Chief Bruce Mathews reminded residents that parking spaces will be marked at times over the winter when snow removal is necessary.

  • 20 Nov 2019

    Ford City Workers Repair Water Line Break

    Residents living on the 1000 block of 7th Avenue were temporarily without water yesterday morning in Ford City. Director of Public Works Kevin Nelson said the fitting of a water distribution line was leaking underground. “We had to shut the ...

  • 20 Nov 2019

    ‘Tis the Season for Clogged Storm Sewers

    Leaves and storm sewers in rural communities of Armstrong County do not mix. In Kittanning Borough, Street Supervisor Jim Mechling said he has four workers that are scheduled for leaf cleanup. “I have one guy driving the truck, one guy running a ...

  • 20 Nov 2019

    Historical Headlines – November 20

    11/20/1969 – Phillip Tack, 25, of Worthington RD 1, has been hired by Armstrong County Commissioners as a caseworker for the county’s child welfare department.  He replaces George Kepple, who resigned September 15. 11/20/1969 – Strong winds that ...

  • 19 Nov 2019

    Senator Pittman Unveils RGGI, Carbon Tax Legislation

    Senator Joe Pittman (R-Armstrong/Butler/Indiana/Westmoreland) today (November 19) unveiled and discussed a bill he will be introducing in the Senate addressing Governor Wolf’s proposal to have Pennsylvania enter into the Regional Greenhouse Gas ...

  • 19 Nov 2019

    Joe Alese Toy Drive Begins Tomorrow

    The 29th Annual Joe Alese Toy Drive is in full swing to make Christmas a bit merrier for children in Armstrong County. Alese, a local entertainer, was a member of the Ford City Lions Club, according to member Brad Baillie. “This project was ...

  • 19 Nov 2019

    Kittanning Borough Passes Tentative Budget

    Kittanning Borough Council last night approved the tentative 2020 budget at a special meeting. Cyndee McDermott, who has been borough manager for less than a year, worked with other members of the Finance Committee to arrive at a budget that ...

  • 19 Nov 2019

    Kittanning Council Accepts Chiesa Resignation

    Kittanning Borough Council accepted the resignation of its Codes Enforcement Officer at last night’s special meeting. The resignation of Anthony Chiesa will be effective December 13, 2019. According to his letter of resignation, Chiesa has ...

  • 19 Nov 2019

    ASD School Board President Says Goodbye to His Fellow Directors

    Christopher Choncek, who has been a member on the Armstrong School District Board of Directors said farewell last night to a position he has held for the past twelve years. Choncek chose not to run again in this year’s election and used his last ...

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