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  1. Fire burns bar, bowling alley to ground after theftRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    A suspicious fire burned a bowling alley and bar to the ground just hours after an unknown man entered the business and stole a cash register containing about $600. The robbery occurred about 10:45 p.m. Monday at the Greendale Tavern and Lanes on Route 85 in Valley Township, Armstrong County.

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  2. Bowling alley, tavern burn hours after robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    ... occurred about 10:45 p.m. Monday at the Greendale Tavern and Lanes along Route 85 in Valley Township, Armstrong County. The owner reported the robbery and stayed at the business until about 1 a.m. Tuesday. The business closed an hour later but by ...

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  3. Massive fire at Greendale Tavern and LanesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... occurred about 10:45 p.m. Monday at the Greendale Tavern and Lanes along Route 85 in Valley Township, Armstrong County. The owner reported the robbery and stayed at the business until about 1 a.m. Tuesday. The business closed an hour later but by ...

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  4. Armstrong County Memorial, Monongahela Valley and UPMC McKeesport accredited in heart careRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Business Journal

    ... opening the door for the hospitals to offer the care under new state Department of Health guidelines. Armstrong County Memorial, Monongahela Valley and UPMC McKeesport hospitals received the accreditation as part of a state Department of Health ...

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  5. Armstrong County man charged with abandoning his starving dog in the woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Examiner.com

    Robert F. Hauser, of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, faces animal cruelty and disorderly charges for abandoning his five-year-old Boxer mix in the woods of Mount Pleasant Township reported the Triblive.com . The starved dog was found by a hunter on a hiking trail lying on an old mattress late in October.

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  6. Alpha will cut 412 coal jobs in deal with Rosebud Mining Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Post-gazette.com

    ... the company provided the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. Rosebud, based in Kittanning, Armstrong County, has more than 30 mines in Pennsylvania and Ohio. Amfire, based in Latrobe, operates 14 surface and underground mines and coal ...

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  7. DEP awards $3 million for abandoned mine reclamation projects in Armstrong, Clearfield countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Post-gazette.com

    The Department of Environmental Protection has awarded contracts totaling $2.9 million for the Mudlick Abandoned Mine Reclamation Project in Redbank Township, Armstrong County and the Bethlehem School Abandoned Mine Reclamation Project in Boggs Township, Clearfield County. "These projects will eliminate many environmental hazards" said John Stefanko, deputy secretary for the Office of Active and Abandoned Mine Operations, in a statement.

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  8. DEP Awards Nearly $3 Million for Two Abandoned Mine Reclamation...Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | NorthcentralPa.com

    The Department of Environmental Protection today announced it has awarded contracts totaling $2,952,000 for the Mudlick Abandoned Mine Reclamation Project in Redbank Township, Armstrong County and ...

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  9. DEP Awards Nearly $3M for Abandoned Mine Reclamation Projects in Armstrong and Clearfield CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | GantDaily.com

    The Department of Environmental Protection has announced it has awarded contracts, totaling $2,952,000 for the Mudlick Abandoned Mine Reclamation Project in Redbank Township, Armstrong County and the Bethlehem School Abandoned Mine Reclamation Project in Boggs Township, Clearfield County. "These projects will eliminate many environmental hazards," DEP Deputy Secretary for the Office of Active and Abandoned Mine Operations John Stefanko said.

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  10. DEP awards mine reclamation projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Business Journal

    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has awarded a $1.4 million contract to a company to reclaim an abandoned Armstrong County surface mine.

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  11. Sources: Corman eyes Pileggi's postRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Philly.com

    ... to advance key legislation backed by conservative lawmakers. In early October, Sen. Donald White, of Armstrong County, wrote a two-page letter written to Pileggi and accused him of "hijacking" bills on liquor privatization and pensions. "You have ...

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  12. MDS Energy Development begins drilling its first horizontal wellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Business Journal

    ... already has drilled the vertical bores for the three wells on its Ambrose pad in East Franklin Township, Armstrong County. Now it is awaiting arrival of a horizontal rig to drill the laterals. The rig is to arrive next week, and the wells are ...

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  13. 'It's a miracle': 35,000 lb. excavator crushes car in Apollo; Driver unharmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | WPXI

    The Apollo police chief said, "It's a miracle anyone made it out alive," after an excavator crushed a car in Apollo, Armstrong County Monday. Investigators said the 35,000 pound piece of construction equipment was being hauled through the borough when it somehow fell off the flatbed truck it was on.

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  14. Crane topples onto car, trapping driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | Philly.com

    An emergency dispatcher says a car's driver was briefly trapped when a crane toppled onto his vehicle near a western Pennsylvania bridge. The Armstrong County 911 operator says the incident happened about 6:25 a.m. Monday in Apollo.

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  15. Second-Hand Grocery Store To Open In Pennsylvania County Where 1 In 8 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | ThinkProgress

    ... millions, the stores have found success in other parts of the country, and Marte's will bring the idea to Armstrong County. The Pittsburgh-area county has a median household income of about $43,000, which is about one fifth below both the state and ...

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  16. Pittsburgh region's unemployment down in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Business Journal

    ... & Industry. Within the region, Allegheny County had the lowest unemployment rate at 4.8 percent, while Armstrong County has the highest at 6.2 percent. Over the year, the unemployment rate in the seven-county Pittsburgh Metropolitan ...

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  17. Autistic high school football player scores team's final touchdown of seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... James E. Swartz Memorial Field in Freeport, Pennsylvania. Freeport is about 40 miles outside Pittsburgh in Armstrong County. "It's definitely one of the moments that will live in my mind forever," said Freeport quarterback Andrew Romanchack. "It was ...

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  18. a Poem that lets the food go downRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Post-gazette.com

    ... he said. "I lost weight because I couldn't eat." Mr. Longwell, 44, of Plum Creek, a township near Shelocta, Armstrong County, became reluctant to eat out with his family or anywhere in public. Eventually, the teacher at Lenape Technical School near ...

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  19. What a Moment! HS player with autism scores team's final TD of seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | WPXI

    ... played at James E. Swartz Memorial Field in Freeport. Freeport is about 40 miles outside of Pittsburgh in Armstrong County. "It's definitely one of the moments that will live in my mind forever," said Freeport quarterback Andrew Romanchack. "It was ...

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  20. Local high school football player with autism scores team's final TD of seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | WPXI

    ... s played at James E. Swartz Memorial Field in Freeport. Freeport is about 40 miles outside of Pittsburgh in Armstrong County.

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