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October 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Apollo Memorial Library receives $20K-plus in grant funding

Funds to be allocated toward library construction efforts

The Apollo Memorial Library recently received a grant in the amount of $23,100 – money that the facility’s leaders intend to use to complete essential, construction-based projects there.  The Armstrong County based library was inform More...


City of Parker votes to approve 2018 CDBG projects

The City of Parker City Council, this week, voted to approve the projects to be completed, with 2018 community development block grant (CDBG) funding, which totals $296,249.  More...

It lacks votes, but Wagner rides promise to end school taxes

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Scott Wagner, the Republican gubernatorial candidate in Pennsylvania, had a message for Victoria Clark when she told him that she is downsizing from her four-story home, partly because of the mortgage.  More...

Praying the Rosary for America

The 2018 Public Rosary Rally was conducted at noon Saturday in Ford City Borough, with one of the ceremonies having taken place at the St. More...


Antonio Brown’s late TD sends Steelers over Bengals in AFC North showdown, 28-21

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger saw the defensive alignment and knew immediately that the Pittsburgh Steelers had a chance for a winning touchdown. All he had to do was get the ball to Antonio Brown right away.  More...

Price, Red Sox bounce back, beat Astros 7-5, tie ALCS 1-1

BOSTON (AP) — David Price was good enough, the Red Sox bullpen was even better, and Jackie Bradley Jr. More...

LEADER TIMES Athlete of the Week

West Shamokin senior midfielder Liam Alese

A year ago, Liam Alese shattered the West Shamokin record books with a 46-goal regular season total that set the school record for most goals scored in a season.  More...


U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Grace M. Charney, Ret., served her country and community with honor

Woman eventually came home to lead multiple Ford City initiatives   Generosity of spirit.  It’s that phrase that best summarized everything about U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Grace M. More...

Kittanning Borough man charged with witness intimidation

Edward Wilson, Jr., allegedly threatened the alleged victim in his father’s criminal arraignment

A Kittanning Borough man is charged with a felony count of witness intimidation during an alleged incident last Wednesday.  Edward Wilson, Jr., 18, allegedly threatened the alleged victim in the criminal case of his father — Edward Wilson, More...


Lt. Col. Grace M. Charney


Lt. Col. Grace M. Charney, 68, of Ford City, entered into eternal life on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at the V.A. More...

The Rev. Walter L. ‘Bud’ Anthony

Seneca, Pa.

The Rev. Walter L. “Bud” Anthony, 88, of Seneca, Pa., went Home to be with the Lord on Sunday morning, Oct. 14, 2018, at his residence, surrounded by loving family.  He was born in Kittanning, on July 18, 1930, to the late Walter L. More...

Sarah Hannah Hurley


Sarah Hannah Hurley, 89, of Dayton, passed away on Oct. 13, 2018, at the ACMH Hospital.  She was born on Nov. 16, 1928, to Martin Kerr and Bessie (Lydick) Bittinger in Belknap.  More...

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Do Just One Thing

Many decorating blogs suggest using fishing line to hang up outdoor decorations since it can hold a lot of weight and is nearly invisible to the eye. More...

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