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New owner highlights plans for old Davidson building

NEW BETHLEHEM – While unable to discuss specific plans for the future, area businessman Glenn Shick indicated earlier this week that… Read more

Rimersburg combats waterline leaks

RIMERSBURG – “Where did the water go?” That was one of the main questions asked at last Tuesday night’s meeting of Rimersburg Boroug… Read more

Armstrong Trail, Brookville named to Top 10 list

KITTANNING – When it comes to the Top 10 Places to Visit in the Pittsburgh region this year, the local area has it covered with seve… Read more

Armstrong clarifies casino issue, honors longtime tourism official

KITTANNING – Armstrong County Commissioners started off the new year last week by clearing up a debate as to whether or not the coun… Read more

Petrolia water customers seek clarification on rate increase

EAST BRADY – A Dec. 27 letter from the Petroleum Valley Regional Water Authority (PVRWA) urging its customers to question East Brady… Read more

Sports

PGC roundup: New record buck in PA

HARRISBURG — History was made once again this year, last week at the Pennsylvania Game Commission headquarters, when a trophy whitet… Read more

Basketball standings

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Sports in brief

SRU women drop two games Read more

Opinion

The winters of our discontent

By the time this week’s column goes to press, the worst of the early 2018 weather apocalypse will be behind us. I hope. There is sti… Read more

Some jobs just aren’t that attractive

Many unemployed people welcome the prospect of a job, and more even look for a second or part-time job. There was a time when any jo… Read more

Marijuana and guns: Outdated federal law must be changed

The federal government needs to immediately change federal law to bring it into line with state laws that allow people to obtain mar… Read more

Business

Markets Right Now: Banks, retailers lead stock gains

The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): Read more

Russian government considers boost to social spending

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin's economic adviser says the government is considering a possible boost in social spending. Read more

General Motors sees sustained profits through 2018

FILE - This Jan. 25, 2010, file photo, shows a General Motors Co. logo at a news conference in Detroit. GM said Tuesday, Jan. 16, 20… Read more

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Humidity: 92%
Cloud Coverage: 100%
Wind: SSW at 5 mph
Chance of Snow: 0%
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Times of sun and clouds Wed
20% 14° 
Partly cloudy Thu
10% 26° 17°
Mix of sun and clouds Fri
20% 32° 27°
More clouds than sun Sat
20% 40° 34°
Showers possible Sun
50% 41° 37°
Mainly cloudy and rainy Mon
70% 42° 26°