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February 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

County retirement board notes $1.9M bump in fund balance

Around this time last year, Armstrong County Controller Myra Miller began taking note of what she considered to be somewhat of a lag in the county retirement board’s investment portfolio.  That prompted Miller, who serves as the retirement More...

News

Woman fined in December theft of Nativity baby Jesus

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Vintage photos are sought for submission

The Leader Times is seeking submissions of local photographs that are at least 50 years in age as a means of showcasing various aspects of the history of Kittanning and surrounding areas.  More...

JAIL REPORT

The following were committed Thursday to the Armstrong County Jail:  George Edward Burdette, 58, of Brickyard Road, Cowansville, on driving while operating privilege suspended or revoked.  John Joseph Clows, 51, of State Route 156, Sheloct More...

Arts and Entertainment

ON THIS DATE

In 1898, the U.S. battleship Maine exploded and sank in Havana Harbor in Cuba, ultimately leading the United States to declare war on Spain.  In 1961, the U.S. figure skating team was killed in a plane crash in Belgium.   More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 2-2 Night: 8-9  Pick 3 Day: 0-3-5 Night: 2-9-3  Pick 4 Day: 9-4-4-2 Night: 7-5-1-0  Pick 5 Day: 1-3-4-8-3 Night: 8-2-9-6-1  Treasure Hunt: 03-06-08-15-24   More...

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Armstrong to host college fair, seeks to prepare students for future

While it’s hard to fathom that the 2016-17 academic year is half over for students, this realization carries an even heavier significance for seniors looking ahead to their college education.  More...

Vehicle collision injures 1

Pennsylvania State Police on Tuesday investigated a two-vehicle accident, which occurred around 12:30 p.m. along U.S. Route 422 at County Line Road near Elderton. More...

Gov. Tom Wolf announces Veteran Trust Fund Grants

County’s Office receives $3,000 to expand outreach

Fifteen Pennsylvania counties’ Veterans Affairs Offices -- including the one in Armstrong County -- will receive a total of $150,000 in grants, and 17 charitable or veteran service organizations will receive $500,000 in grants from the Pennsylv More...

Obituaries

Randy W. ‘Cuz’ Cousins

KITTANNING

Randy W. ‘Cuz’ Cousins, 57, of Kittanning died Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at ACMH Hospital.  He was born on April 16, 1959, in Kittanning to the late William Cousins and Doris M. More...

Sports

WPIAL Playoff Preview

With the WPIAL basketball regular season officially ending on Monday, all the focus for five local teams has turned to post season play. More...

No Tiger is no longer such a big problem for golf

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods skipped his hometown tournament for the first time in 2002 to recover from remnants of a virus. More...

Crosby gets point No. 999, Penguins top Canucks 4-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeni Malkin scored and picked up an assist in his return from a lower-body injury, Sidney Crosby got his 999th career point with an assist and the Pittsburgh Penguins rolled by the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 on Tuesday night. More...

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