KITTANNING – Armstrong County officials are reviewing the lone bid received last week for an HVAC renovations project at the county courthouse and annex.

CLARION – Clarion County Sheriff’s deputies are now collecting firearms and cell phones or any electronic device capable of audio or video recording upon entry to the Clarion County Courthouse as people pass through security review at the basement entrance.

NEW BETHLEHEM – A study on regionalizing law enforcement efforts in the area will move forward, New Bethlehem officials announced last week.

CLARION – Nineteen Girl Scout troops from Clarion, Redbank Valley, Keystone/A-C Valley, Bradford and St. Marys, along with four international students, represented close to 30 countries at Sunday’s World Thinking Day held at Gemmell Student Center at Clarion University.

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — A performance worthy of superlatives helped sink the Union Golden Damsels basketball team in last Thursday’s District 9 Class 1A playoff opener

SHARON — Here are the regional pairings for Redbank Valley at this weekend’s Northwest Regional Tournament in Sharon. The top four finishers qualify for the PIAA Championships in Hershey March 5-7.


HYDE — Not much has gone wrong for Redbank Valley Bulldogs senior Ethan Wiant this year so far on the wrestling mat.

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