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September 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Year-long Apollo mural project recently completed, dedicated

Apollo-Ridge School District students and staff, along with Apollo Borough representatives, recently gathered to formally dedicate and recognize the new mural that has been resurrected in downtown Ap More...


Local Behavioral and Developmental Health Program play host to open house meant to highlight services

Public welcome to Sept. 28 tour of new location

With its newly opened location as of April, the Armstrong Indiana Behavioral and Developmental (BDHP) Health Program soon will play host to an open house to highlight their new location to the public, and thus further promote their community programs More...

Police conduct search along river following initial report of ‘bridge jumper’

Kittanning Borough Police Department on Monday night temporarily conducted a search along the Allegheny River in the municipality for what was initially reported by Armstrong 911 to be an individual More...

ARC Manor issues annual report for 2017-2018

Report details finances, number of clients served

The board of directors of ARC Manor on Monday issued the Kittanning Borough headquartered, addiction recovery center’s annual report for 2017 and 2018.  More...


Rearic and Smith add to local hockey lore

Armstrong Arrows standouts Jace Rearic and Greg Smith take the next step on their hockey journeys with move to National Collegiate Development Conference’s Boston Bandits

There’s no big secret — successful teams are comprised of talented players. More...

Around the Area

Wolves stay undefeated with shutout win, Freeport girls’ soccer drop EA Wildcats

Boys Soccer  West Shamokin 9,  More...

Local college football roundup

Dudek sets personal record in rushing yards in losing effort, Lakers’ Baillie recognized after victory over Bloomsburg

Several college football players -- all of whom are graduates of local high schools within the Leader Times’ coverage area -- suited up this past weekend for their respective universities in a full slate of college gridiron action.  More...

Kittanning Borough man charged after attempting to ingest 59 bags of heroin

Police say Don Martin Burrell, Jr., was found with drugs during traffic stop

A Kittanning Borough man was recently arrested by Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) following an August incident, in which he attempted to ingest 59 glassine bags of suspected heroin.  More...

Worthington Lions Club 5K to take place this weekend

Event used as a fundraiser for different club charities and outreach programs

The fifth annual Worthington Lions Club “Buffalo Creek Run/Walk and Kids Race” will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. More...


Joseph Dino Dentici


Joseph Dino Dentici, 93-and-a-half years-old, aka: “Big Babe, Grampa Babe, Uncle Babe,” of Kittanning, passed away Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, quietly at his home.  He was born Dec. More...

James C. ‘Jim’ Hankey

Ford City

James C. “Jim” Hankey, 75, of Ford City, Pa., passed away unexpectedly Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at his residence.  He was born May 4, 1943, in Ford City, the son of Chester P. More...

Louise M. Smith

East Brady

Louise M. Smith, 97, of East Brady, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, at the Chicora Medical Center.  Born Dec. 20, 1920, in Phillipston, Clarion County, she was the daughter of Russell L. and Nellie E. (Painter) Mortimer.  On Sept. More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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Do Just One Thing

An average household of four people uses about 12,000 gallons of water every year doing laundry. Cutting down on your washing machine’s water usage can help with water conservation and save you money. More...

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