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February 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Event spreads message that ‘recovery is possible’

Armstrong-Indiana Drug Free Communities Coalition meets locally

A snowy morning didn’t deter the dozens of diverse representatives, from community members to local organizations, that on Thursday attended the second Armstrong-Indiana Drug Free Communities Coalition meeting at the Belmont Complex in West Kit More...

News

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...

POLICE REPORT

Pennsylvania State Police released the following report on a recent incident:  State Police at Kittanning responded to a reported incident of harassment at 3:23 p.m. on Feb. 7 on Clearfield Pike in Kittanning. More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong County 911 released details regarding the following, recent incidents:  * Kittanning Township and Burrell Township Fire Departments as well as Ford City Ambulance responded to an automatic fire alarm at 10:32 a.m. More...

Sports

The Nightcap

Armstrong MS1 claims division title

Thirteen games have come and gone and after posting an impressive 11-1- 1 mark, the Armstrong River Hawks Middle School 1 (MS1) team can now call themselves division champs.  The River Hawks welcomed Franklin Regional to the Belmont complex on T More...

Crosby gets 1,000th point as Pens drop Jets in OT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby ended his march to 1,000 career points in typically unselfish fashion. The Pittsburgh Penguins star wasted little time before starting his quest for the next thousand.  More...

NL Central teams and how they stack up

Chicago Cubs  Manager: Joe Maddon (third season).  2016: 103-58, first place, World Series champions.  Training Town: Mesa, Arizona.  Park: Sloan Park.  More...

CYFS leader works to fortify agency’s reach in waning days

Soon-to-retire agency administrator Dennis Demangone seeks advisory board volunteers

Dennis Demangone’s roughly 33-year tenure with Armstrong County Children, Youth and Family Services has entered the home stretch.  Effective Thursday, Demangone, 53, noted he has six weeks remaining as administrator of the public child wel More...

Two-way traffic to begin on Jefferson Street

Volunteers sought for upkeep of sidewalk planters

For the past several weeks, Clarion-based M&B Services LLC has been working on the revitalization of Kittanning Borough, including the installation of new traffic signals and related equipment.  On Feb. More...

Local participation planned in Alle-Kiski Busy Beaver Home Expo

County entities headed for 16th annual event this weekend

This year, organizers of the 16th Annual Alle-Kiski Busy Beaver Home Expo anticipate more than 30,000 people will attend the three-day event at Pittsburgh Mills Mall in Fraser Township, Allegheny County.  Several of the 100 vendors and crafters More...

Economics drive county salary board decision

Members vote to create temporary, full-time administrative assistant post

Citing the need to most adequately equip Armstrong County Treasurer Amanda Hiles with a much-needed helping hand in her department, the county’s salary board on Thursday voted unanimously to create a temporary, full-time administrative assistan More...

Obituaries

Paul Steven Bernot

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP

Paul Steven Bernot, 33, of Cranberry Township, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, following a courageous battle with colorectal cancer, which is caused by Lynch Syndrome.  Paul was born on Dec. More...

Dorothy J. Wimer

EAST BRADY

Dorothy J. Wimer, 94, of East Brady died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, at the VNA Hospice, Butler.  Born Feb. 9, 1923, in Bradys Bend, she was the daughter of Arthur W. and Rosetta L. (Kelly) Hillwig.  More...

Debra M. Ion

MCGRANN

Debra M. Ion, 61, of Mc- Grann died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, at her residence.  She was born on Sept. 8, 1955, in Kittanning to the late John and Genevieve (McKelvey) Bellas.  Mrs. Ion was a homemaker.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

ON THIS DATE

In 1801, the U.S. House of Representatives resolved an electoral tie by electing Thomas Jefferson president and his opponent, Aaron Burr, vice president.  In 1933, the Blaine Act initiated the repeal of Prohibition in the United States.   More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 8-7 Night: 5-3  Pick 3 Day: 5-1-6 Night: 2-7-2  Pick 4 Day: 1-4-6-1 Night: 2-4-5-9  Pick 5 Day: 8-9-0-2-6 Night: 1-2-0-8-6  Treasure Hunt: 19-20-25-27-30   More...

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