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May 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

A note about National Police Week

The Pennsylvania State Police Troop D members take the opportunity of National Police Week, which ends today, to remember those Troopers who have gone before us as an example of service to their communities.  During this time Troopers are encour More...

News

Local women acting as mothers to children of addicts

WASHINGTON, Pa. More...

JAIL REPORT

The following individuals were committed Friday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Jacob Tyler Antoszyk, 24, of Maple Street, Kittanning, on a bench warrant for failure to appear;  More...

NuMine couple celebrates 50th anniversary

John and Bonnie Reefer of NuMine recently celebrated their 50th anniversary with family and friends at the Plumville fire hall. The party was given by their children Debbie (Mike) Lightcap of Plumville and Scott (Carrie) Reefer of Indiana.  More...

Sports

West Shamokin falls in first round of District 6 playoffs

The West Shamokin baseball team had a record-setting regular season in terms of wins and losses, but the Wolves’ playoff dreams came to a screeching halt in the first round of the District 6 tournament with a 7-0 loss at the hands of the Philip More...

Leechburg seniors look to add to legacy in playoffs

For the last 31 years, playoff softball has been a constant at Leechburg High School and the WPIAL record for most consecutive post season appearances seems in little jeopardy of ending anytime soon.  More...

Crosby, Penguins beat Senators 3-2 to tie series

Murray plays strong in first start of the playoffs in Game 4 victory in Ottawa

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist and the resurgent Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Friday night to even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2.  Crosby had only one point as the defending cham More...

Unofficial results: Andreassi and McClister to face off in November

County’s computation board counts absentee ballots, issues results to state

Onward to November it appears it shall be. More...

Report: Trump’s first foreign foray saddled with FBI probe news

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats last week his firing of “nut job” James Comey had eased the pressure on him, even as the FBI’s Trump-Russia investigation had moved into the White House, accordin More...

PSP Motorcycle Run set for Sunday at Lenape Tech

Fundraising initiative will begin at 11 a.m. at local site

Pennsylvania State Police Troop D’s Camp Cadet program is conducted each summer at no cost to the youth who participate – making fundraisers such as Sunday’s motorcycle run crucial in making sure it goes off without a hitch.  T More...

Obituaries

Ronald Leroy Haught III

COWANSVILLE

Ronald Leroy Haught III, 28, of Cowansville died Thursday, May 18, 2017, in the ACMH Hospital.  He was born on March 11, 1989, in Natrona Heights to Ronald Leroy Jr. and Betty J. More...

Valeria Spiek

FORD CITY

Valeria Spiek, 94, of Ford City died Friday, May 19, 2017, at Grey’s Colonial Acres.  She was born Oct. 5, 1922, in Homestead to Andrew and Mary Ann Wawrzyk Pasternak.  Mrs. More...

Clayton H. Smith

KITTANNING

Clayton H. Smith, 92, of Kittanning, died Friday, May 19, 2017 at Margaret Manor, Plumcreek Township. Arrangements by the Welch Funeral Home, Ford City are incomplete. A full obituary will be published in Monday’s edition of the Leader Times. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 1-8 Night: 2-3  Pick 3 Day: 3-7-2 Night: 4-2-8  Pick 4 Day: 8-7-0-1 Night: 3-5-9-7  Pick 5 Day: 0-3-3-5-6 Night: 7-3-7-1-3  Treasure Hunt: 03-04-16-28-29   More...

Do Just One Thing

Here’s another reason to avoid artificial sweeteners and diet drinks: They can pollute our waterways. More...

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