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Write-in results listed for Armstrong County

KITTANNING – The write-in results from last month’s general election have been released in Armstrong County. The following is a list of the local races from northern municipalities in the county in which write-in candidates were the top vote-getters:. Bradys Bend. Township. • Auditor (6-year) — Desiree Stimac, 3 write-in...
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COVID-19 CASE UPDATE

The Pennsylvania Dept. of Health (PA DOH) website on Wednesday reported 84 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases in Armstrong County. That brings the total number of confirmed cases in the county at 8,691 since the pandemic began, with 1,798 probable cases, for a total of 10,489, as of yesterday’s production deadline. The PA DOH also noted, as of yesterday’s production deadline, […]
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‘A MAJOR PRIORITY’

Total of $145 million was distributed in 2021, including $710,000, mostly in $20,000 grants, to businesses in county Nearly 6,000 businesses, including 38 in Armstrong County, received support through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development’s COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Relief Program or CHIRP, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Monday. A total of $145 million was distributed in 2021, including $710,000, […]
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COVID-19 CASE UPDATE

State agency also reports 212 additional confirmed coronavirus cases, 43 more probable cases in county The Pennsylvania Dept. of Health (PA DOH) website since Thanksgiving Day reported three additional COVID-19-related deaths in Armstrong County. That brings the total number of COVID-19-related deaths in the county to 227, 55 of which have occurred at the 18 county based long-term care facilities, […]
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Pitzer partners with the P.P.E.N.

With the help of the network, official developing a sheriff’s auxiliary of who to reach out to and how to help in times of need Armstrong County Sheriffelect Frank Pitzer announced that there will be an emergency preparedness meeting held at 7 p.m. Dec. 1 at the West Kittanning Borough municipal building. Pitzer said the PA Preparedness Education Network (P.P.E.N.) […]
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Commissioners weigh in on remapping

The Indiana County Board of Commissioners wants Indiana and Armstrong counties kept together as state officials work out reapportionment of state and federal legislative districts. “Indiana County has a strong history of working together with not only its own county partners, but our contiguous County partners and more specifically over...
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ACHMGS, Inc., sets Christmas open house for Nov. 28

The Armstrong County Historical Museum and Genealogical Society, 300 N. McKean St., Kittanning, will be holding its Christmas open house with free admission from 1-4 p.m. Nov. 28. The McCain House will be decorated for Christmas and members of the 62nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Living History Family will be dressed in Civil War period attire. Light refreshments will be served. […]
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POLITICAL PRIORITIES

As state officials work out reapportionment guidelines, area elected officials make desires known The Indiana County Board of Commissioners wants Indiana and Armstrong counties kept together as state officials work out reapportionment of state and federal legislative districts. “Indiana County has a strong history of working together with not only its own county partners, but our contiguous County partners and […]
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County commissioners select company for Armsdale project

Armstrong County’s board of commissioners this week selected the company that will be responsible for completing the Armsdale sanitary sewage project. At the board’s Nov. 19 meeting, county Commissioners Don Myers, Jason Renshaw and Pat Fabian received three bids from the Armstrong Conservation District for the project. That meeting ended in a recess due to that agenda item being tabled. […]
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Apollo mayoral race and open council seats

The Armstrong County Dept. of Voter Registration and Elections has posted the final, official results of the Nov. 2 general election. The vote totals include ballots cast in-person, mail-in and write-in ballots. The write-in ballots were added into the Armstrong County database about a week ago. Official Apollo vote counts finalized With the addition of mail-in and write-in ballots confirmed […]
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COVID-19 CASE UPDATE

State agency also reports 40 additional confirmed coronavirus cases in county The Pennsylvania Dept. of Health (PA DOH) website on Tuesday reported one additional COVID-19-related death in Armstrong County. That brings the total number of COVID-19-related deaths in the county to 224, 55 of which have occurred at the 18 county based long-term care facilities, which submit data to the […]
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November 23, 2021

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The top two executives at Pennsylvania’s largest public pension system will leave their jobs under resolutions approved by the system’s board Thursday, amid two federal investigations into the agency and calls by board members for their resignations over lackluster investment returns. Their departures come after a protracted fight to get the $72 billion Public School Employees’ […]
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Senior centers plan December events, menu

KITTANNING – The following events and lunch menus have been announced for the various local Armstrong County Area Agency on Aging senior centers for December:. • Distant — Dec. 2, blood pressure screening and program, Veggie Day and bingo; Dec. 9, Cookie Day and bingo; Dec. 16, Fruit Day and bingo; Dec. 23, Christmas Party with bluegrass band Keep Off The Grass at 11 a.m.; Dec. 30, closed.
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Armstrong holds the line on taxes

KITTANNING – For the sixth consecutive year, property tax levels will not be going up for Armstrong County residents, as county officials gave preliminary approval last week to the $24.2 million budget for 2022. “The budget is minimal, conservative,” county chief administrator Aaron Poole said at last Thursday’s meeting of...
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Armstrong County commissioners review tentative general fund budget with no slated tax hike for 2022

Armstrong County’s board of commissioners on Friday reviewed the county’s preliminary 2022 general fund budget that was presented by county Chief Administrator Aaron Poole. “What you have in front of you is minimal and conservative,” Poole explained at yesterday’s public meeting to the board, which includes county Commissioners Don Myers, Jason Renshaw and Pat Fabian. “We’ve built (the budget) on […]
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COVID-19 CASE UPDATE

State agency also reports 65 additional confirmed coronavirus cases, 11 more probable cases, in county The Pennsylvania Dept. of Health (PA DOH) website on Friday reported two additional COVID-19-related deaths in Armstrong County. That brings the total number of COVID-19-related deaths in the county to 223, 55 of which have occurred at the 17 county based long-term care facilities, which […]
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County salary board votes to recreate several positions

At the Armstrong County salary board meeting on Friday, board members and county Commissioners Don Myers, Jason Renshaw and Pat Fabian voted to recreate several county positions. Fellow board member and county Controller Mya Miller was not in attendance. Commissioners passed the recommendation to recreate a full-time adult probation secretary I position, at $9.27-$12.09 per hour, effective Nov. 19. That […]
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