The Leader Times articles are only available to current print and online subscribers.
Please click here to

February 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Lenape JOC board conducts February meeting

Teachers raise money for CureSearch

The Lenape Joint Operating Committee held their February meeting Thursday evening in which they discussed regular business matters, and highlighted the Technical School’s current efforts.  The JOC board approved their payment of bills incl More...


Jets cornerback Revis turns self in following fight claims

New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has turned himself in to Pittsburgh police following charges alleging he was involved in a fight with two men -- one them reportedly from Kittanning -- last weekend.  More...


The following is a partial list of criminal cases handled by Armstrong County Judge James J. Panchik on Jan. 31. Unless otherwise noted, court costs and supervision fees are to be paid by the defendant:  More...


The following were committed Friday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Chad Thomas Bennett, 32, of 7th Ave., Ford City, on a violation of probation/parole;  * Leroy Galen Bowser, 34, of Orr Ave., Kittanning, on a bench warrant for failure to More...


River Hawks finish fifth at WPIBL team competition

A day after the Armstrong boys’ bowling team won the WPIBL Championship, the girls’ team took to the lanes in an attempt to duplicate the previous day’s performance.  After entering the championships undefeated, the River Hawks More...

Jets’ Revis charged after fight in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) — New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis was charged with four first-degree felonies and one misdemeanor after allegedly being involved in a fight with two men last weekend.  More...


Freeport’s Sidney Shemanski (above) drives past a Shady Side defender during a regular season match-up earlier in the Season. More...

Could abuse-deterrent opioid drug products be covered by insurance?

Local agency reacts to legislative proposal

The reaction proved positive from an Armstrong County-based agency regarding potential Pennsylvania legislation that would enable provision of coverage requirements by health insurance plans and carriers for abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic drug prod More...

Local beekeeper helps kids get involved

Martin Wilhelm looks ahead as populations decline

As bee populations decline, the role of beekeepers becomes increasingly important, and local beekeepers are helping the younger generation get involved, according to Martin Wilhelm, a member of the Beekeepers of Armstrong, Butler, Clarion and Indiana More...

Lenape students bring home medals from district competition

Thirty-one local students place in top 3 in various trials

A few dozen students from Lenape Technical School recently brought back an array of medals from the District 10 Skills USA competition that took place recently.  More...


Joseph L. Caresani


Joseph L.  More...

M. Elvira Shrock


M. Elvira Shrock, 88, of Dayton passed away on Thursday, Feb. More...

Russell F. Smith


Russell F. Smith, 86, of Greensburg died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, in RNC of Greater Pittsburgh.  He was born Nov. More...

Arts and Entertainment

TV Schedule

Full Story


Sesame Street 9 a.m. on HBO In a new episode called “Dress Up,” Abby and Elmo decide to explore what it would be like to be someone other than themselves by putting on costumes and assuming a fun new identity.   More...


Bride wants wedding guests to check politics at the door

DEAR ABBY: My fiance and I are getting married in a year. We have some very close gay friends, and I have gay family members on my mom’s side. More...

Click here for digital edition
2017-02-18 digital edition