KITTANNING – Armstrong County officials received an update last week on the upcoming election as county staff prepare for what one commissioner described as an election of “epic proportions.”

NEW BETHLEHEM – After first calling off the annual Big Buck Contest in the Redbank Valley area, New Bethlehem firefighters announced last Thursday that the event will be held after all.

RIMERSBURG – With the closure and sale of one school building moving to a conclusion, Union School District officials last week agreed to focus attention on the high school which is in need of a new roof.

HARRISBURG – As Pennsylvania and many other states are reporting a “fall surge” in the number of COVID-19 cases, local counties also have seen a steady increase in case numbers.

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