Armstrong County Newswire

Armstrong County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Armstrong County, PA.

Results 1 - 20 of 97 in Armstrong County, PA

  1. The Pittsburgh job outlook for 2015: good bad or uglyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Examiner.com

    ... Unemployment rates by county are as follows: Fayette County has the highest unemployment rate at 8.0%, Armstrong County is 7.0%, Beaver County is 6.4%, Washington County is 5.8%, Westmoreland County is 5.6%, Lawrence County is 5.5%, Allegheny County ...

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  2. Competitors fill the A-Treat voidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Morning Call

    ... Gerasole is also boosting distribution in the Valley through his connection with Excellence in Beverage, an Armstrong County distributor. Excellence in Beverage owner Jim Boyer began an account with both of the Tanczos Beverages stores in the Lehigh ...

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  3. Pennsylvania unemployment ticks up; Cobbler World closed; DEP approves PPG cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Post-gazette.com

    ... Protection approved a plan for PPG Industries to clean up 77 acres of polluted property near Ford City, Armstrong County. PPG used the site from 1949 to 1970 as a dump for waste produced by its Ford City glass plant. The plan calls for PPG to build ...

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  4. BC3 hikes tuition/fees to $100 per creditRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Butler Eagle

    ... opening of the BC3 @ Armstrong office in Ford City, which is scheduled to open July 1. The former office in Armstrong County was closed in 2005.

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  5. United Ways in Allegheny, Westmoreland counties plan to mergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Business Journal

    The boards of United Way of Allegheny County and United Way of Westmoreland County have approved a merger that would create a nonprofit spanning three counties - Allegheny, Westmoreland, Fayette - plus southern Armstrong County.

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  6. United Way merger approved; Consol values CNX Ipo; Thread raise $3.5 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Post-gazette.com

    United Way organizations based in Allegheny and Westmoreland counties have agreed to merge. The boards of both agencies approved the merger and details are being finalized, according to a statement from the United Way of Allegheny County.

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  7. Taxes going up for Karns City schoolsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 15 | Butler Eagle

    ... tax rate for Butler County residents will be 87.1 mills, which is an increase of 2.44 mills. The rate for Armstrong County residents will be 42.29, an increase of .85 mill, and the rate for Clarion County residents will be 42.39 mills, an increase ...

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  8. Hero Walk finds driver in Manorville, Pa. veteranRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 13 | Stars and Stripes

    ... leads the 320-mile walk from Philadelphia to Lower Burrell. Walk volunteers, including, White, former Armstrong County commissioner Jim Scahill and the event's founder, Al Pulice, left from Lower Burrell VFW Post 92 Friday morning. "I figure, as ...

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  9. Ex-UPMC supervisor indicted in fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Post-gazette.com

    A former UPMC claims supervisor has been indicted on charges of generating false billing statements and receiving payments totaling $184,000. A federal grand jury named Francine Priestas, 47, of Rural Valley in Armstrong County, in an 11-count indictment charging her with wire fraud and health care fraud.

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  10. Erie-area colleges power local economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Erie Times News

    Tracy Barto said the bills for tuition, food and housing that enable her son Matt to attend Gannon University came as no surprise. What the Armstrong County woman didn't initially realize was just how much she and her husband would be contributing to the Erie economy each time they deposited money into their son's account or gave him cash for pizza, toothpaste, socks or golf supplies.

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  11. Suspect acknowledges killing sister's beau outside courtroomRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... Boggs hit the victim in the head with a hammer and later stabbed him in the chest, then dumped the body in Armstrong County. This story has been corrected to fix a quote in third paragraph to say "you should not hold knives" instead of "you should ...

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  12. Man dies, wife escapes house fire in rural Armstrong CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    The victim was reportedly trapped on the second floor of the house and his wife was unable to get him out. Grandchildren had been staying with the couple.

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  13. 1 person reported dead in western Pennsylvania house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Erie Times News

    ... was reported about 8:45 a.m. Friday. The fire is about 45 miles northeast of Pittsburgh, near Kittanning. Armstrong County emergency officials say the coroner has been called because one person has died, but the cause of the fire and the person's ...

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  14. Man dies in North Buffalo Township house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    A man was found dead Friday at a house on Bunker Hill Road in North Buffalo Township in a rural area of Armstrong County. THERE IN NORTH BUFFALO TOWNSHIP.

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  15. Armstrong Co. residents question muddy-colored water in homesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | WPXI

    Residents in the Elderton area of Armstrong County contacted Channel 11 News on Tuesday asking for help with a problem involving their water. Neighbors told Channel 11's Brittny McGraw the water coming out of the tap was a dark brown color with debris in it.

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  16. Top 5: Largest Armstrong County employersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Business Journal

    Who are the largest employers in Armstrong County? The Pittsburgh Business Times ranked them in the May 22-28 Weekly Edition by number of employees at Armstrong County locations.

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  17. 1 dead after car accident in Armstrong CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | WPXI

    The accident happened at about 7 p.m. Sunday near Rearick Road's intersection with Louden Road. At least one person was trapped inside a car. State police in Kittanning told Channel 11 they responded to the scene but could not offer any further details Sunday night.

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  18. MDS Energy raising $100M fund - and clues point to whyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Business Journal

    An Armstrong County oil and gas exploration company is raising one of the biggest energy funds yet in southwestern Pennsylvania - and it may be a very different kind of venture. Kittanning-based MDS Energy Partners LP has a goal of $100 million, according to the company's filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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  19. Photos: See who was at Corridors of Opportunity: Route 28Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Business Journal

    About 200 people attended the Corridors of Opportunity: Route 28 event Wednesday at Laube Hall in Freeport, Armstrong County.

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  20. Armstrong County official: 'People think we're far away and we're not'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Business Journal

    Transportation and perception are big challenges for Armstrong County, a panel of leaders at Corridors of Opportunity: Route 28 agreed.

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