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May 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Trails means business

As summer approaches, and many individuals look for outdoor activities – the Armstrong County Towns and Trail Coalition is encouraging the public to seek out their endeavors for activity. More...

News

Women wield tools for good cause

More than 25 volunteers took part Saturday in Armstrong Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build event to commemorate Mother’s Day weekend at a residence on Summit Avenue in West Kittanning. More...

School-choice millions pump into Pennsylvania campaigns

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Wealthy school-choice advocates, wielding millions of dollars in campaign contributions, have sought to play a powerful role in Pennsylvania politics. More...

POLICE REPORT

Pennsylvania State Police released the following reports on recent incidents:  * A 34-year-old Kittanning man was taken into custody at 12:15 a m. on May 14 in Sugarcreek Township based on numerous warrants. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 0-0 Night: 0-5  Pick 3 Day: 1-6-6 Night: 1-3-1  Pick 4 Day: 8-8-4-7 Night: 9-8-1-7  Pick 5 Day: 7-7-0-1-2 Night: 5-4-6-7-4  Treasure Hunt: 12-13-14-15-18   More...

Do Just One Thing

It seems ridiculous to bag grass clippings and put them out for trash pickup. Grass clippings are nutrient dense and perfect to help feed and keep a lawn lush and healthy. More...

Statewide study: Social Security goes far in Armstrong

County ranked fourth for source of income’s impact

Social Security checks are important, and it is sometimes the only source of income for elderly citizens.  Those living in Armstrong County can expect those dollars to stretch further than most of the rest of the state, according to a recent stu More...

Community invited to paint the library

Volunteers needed to spruce up Ford City facility

It’s been seven years since Ford City Library had its last big makeover and library staff and trustees think a fresh face is overdue.  “The library is feeling its age,” said Anita Bowser, the facility’s director.  &l More...

Allegheny River afternoon

LockFest 2017 -- held at Allegheny River Lock and Dam 4 in Natrona, Allegheny County -- attracted Col. John Lloyd, U.S. More...

Obituaries

Richard P. ‘Swede’ Miller

Richard P. “Swede” Miller, 87, of Dayton passed away Friday, May 12, 2017, at Back to Basics Personal Care Home in Dayton, surrounded by his loving family.  He was born Sept. 9, 1929, in Templeton, the son of Ralph P. More...

Ira G. ‘Gil’ Stitt

FORD CITY

Ira G. “Gil” Stitt, 92, of Ford City died Friday, May 12, 2017, in his home, surrounded by his loving family.  Born Nov. 12, 1924, in Manorville, he was a son of the late Ira and Violet (Colton) Stitt.  A veteran of the U.S. More...

Sports

Area teams aim for postseason glory

BASEBALL Armstrong River Hawks (12-8 overall, 7-5 in section) More...

Leader Times Sports Round Table

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Osuna’s 10th-inning HR helps Pirates defeat Diamondbacks 6-4

PHOENIX (AP) — Jose Osuna was the last player cut from spring training for the Pittsburgh Pirates. More...

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