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October 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Construction to begin on Freeport Road bridge

Replacement project involves Route 3017 span in East Franklin

An Armstrong County bridge is scheduled for replacement as part of public private partnership.  Construction for the Freeport Road (Route 3017) bridge, spanning Benjamin Franklin Highway (Route 422) in East Franklin, is scheduled to begin as par More...

Apollo-Ridge School District students take initiative to educate themselves regarding local government

While Monday’s committee meeting of Apollo-Ridge School District’s board of education was lightly attended by its members, due to a prior meeting, the board approved next week’s legislative meeting agenda while also spending extensi More...

News

Trump raises possibility of withdrawing drug czar nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday raised the possibility of withdrawing his nomination of Republican Rep. More...

Trump says predecessors didn’t honor fallen; response heated

WASHINGTON (AP) — For U.S. presidents, meeting the families of military personnel killed in war is about as wrenching as the presidency gets. More...

Lions Club names Students of the Month

The Ford City Lions Club has announced its Armstrong High School and Lenape Elementary School student of the month for September.  Senior Nolan Turco and sixth-grader Kyla Fitzgerald received the honors.  Both students were chosen based on More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 0-0 Night: 1-4  Pick 3 Day: 6-9-8 Night: 6-0-3  Pick 4 Day: 7-1-7-4 Night: 3-6-4-1  Pick 5 Day: 2-5-3-3-2 Night: 3-7-2-9-5  Treasure Hunt: 01-03-18-23-28   More...

Do Just One Thing

Dried spices have a very long shelf life, but they can go rancid or lose their flavor. Generally, whole spices can last around four years and ground ones about two or three years. More...

ARC Manor complies with new state data collection program

State implemented program after two-year lull, fulfilling federal requirement

As per a federal requirement, the state of Pennsylvania has established a new system for data collection of residents in treatment facilities such as ARC Manor addiction recovery center, with which the Kittanning Borough based facility is complying. More...

California man arrested for aggravated assault after passenger injured in DUI crash

Corey James Mczeil II told police he smoked marijuana prior to flight to Pittsburgh

A California man faces a felony charge of aggravated assault by a vehicle while driving under the influence after a vehicle accident early Sunday morning in Bethel Township left his passenger seriously injured.  More...

Tennessee man accused of assault in Armstrong County

Benji Moonstone Burgess will face a preliminary hearing Oct. 24

Benji Moonstone Burgess, 45, of Erwin, Tenn., is charged with allegedly assaulting a person to the point of internal bleeding during an alleged incident on Oct. 6.  He will face a preliminary hearing at 1 p.m. Oct. More...

Agency on Aging plans inaugural caregiver’s summit

Nov. 14 event to be held at Belmont Complex

The Armstrong County Area Agency on Aging (ACAAA) will play host to its inaugural caregiver’s summit from 1-4 p.m. Nov. More...

Obituaries

M. Claire Leard

South Buffalo Township

M. Claire Leard, 96, of South Buffalo Township, passed into the arms of her loving Lord and Savior on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at her residence.  Born May 25, 1921, in Kittanning, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence B. More...

Roy H. ‘June’ Miller, Jr.

Marienville

Roy H. “June” Miller, Jr., 91, of Marienville, formerly of Ford City, died Saturday, Oct. More...

George ‘Dootch’ Emminger, III

Kittanning

George ‘Dootch’ Emminger, III, of Kittanning, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Mantini Funeral Home, Inc., 701 Sixth Ave., Ford City.   More...

Sports

Bowser and Virostek upended in tennis Section 1 semis

No. 1-seeded doubles team can’t get past Latrobe, but qualify for the upcoming WPIALs, will play for third place in section today

Though they were seeded No. More...

Steelers WR Bryant downplays reported trade request

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Yes, Martavis Bryant wants a trade.  To the Golden State Warriors.  Otherwise, the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver insists he’s just fine even after multiple reports that he asked the team to ship him elsewh More...

LEADERTIMES Athlete of the Week

Clint Thurston

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