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June 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Coalition talks current drug trends

The Armstrong-Indiana Drug Free Communities Coalition (AIDFCC) met Thursday for its June meeting at the Belmont Complex in West Kittanning.  The meeting’s focus centered on informing the public, as well as local EMS and law enforcement age More...

Youths to learn about bike safety the fun way

Kittanning Elks Lodge No. 203/Richard G. Snyder YMCA to teach children plethora of recreational lessons

The 3rd annual Bicycle Rodeo/Giveaway & YMCA Safety Day will take place from 1-4:30 p.m. June 10 at the Richard G. Synder YMCA campus at 1150 N. Water St. More...

News

JAIL REPORT

The following individuals were committed Thursday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Nikki Michelle Bennett Kidder, 30, of Peach Hill Road, Cowansville, on a violation of probation/parole; no bond listed;  More...

CORRECTION

In the Wednesday, June 7 edition of the Leader Times, the story titled “Summer food program to begin June 12” stated the Armstrong Community Action Agency would not be serving lunch on June 14 or July 14. More...

Preacher’s Point -- What is the meaning of a word?

Words have meaning. More...

Arts and Entertainment

SUDOKU

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 3-6 Night: 4-3  Pick 3 Day: 2-0-1 Night: 4-2-2  Pick 4 Day: 8-2-9-0 Night: 2-6-1-9  Pick 5 Day: 3-8-4-6-5 Night: 2-4-3-6-4  Treasure Hunt: 03-07-11-20-27   More...

Do Just One Thing

Here’s another reason to unplug your microwave when you’re not using it: You could start a fire if your microwave accidentally turns on when it’s empty. A microwave uses a magnetron to create electromagnetic waves. More...

Prison board reforms work program policies, reinstates programs

Offerings were suspended following inmate’s escape, subsequent murder of Tammy Long

Since Robert Edward Crissman Jr. escaped from the Armstrong County Jail and murdered Tammy Long in 2015, the jail had suspended its work programs. More...

Armstrong School District mulls razing of schools

The Armstrong School District (ASD) Board of Education is currently taking bids for the potential demolition of the former Ford City High School (FCHS) and Kittanning Middle School.  A prior meeting, non-sanctioned with ASD, was held Tuesday eve More...

ACAAA Farmers Market program grows into its own

There was a time when officials of the Armstrong County Area Agency on Aging (ACAAA) struggled to attract registrants for its annual Armstrong County Farmers Market Nutrition Program.  Gone are those days.  More...

Apollo-Ridge High School Class of 2017 revisited

The 2017 graduating class of Apollo-Ridge High School recently celebrated their graduation at Owen’s Field in Apollo. More...

Sports

Revenge of the Renegades

Young Township avenges early season loss to Marion Center with 6-2 victory

The term strength in numbers is something that the Young Township Renegades senior legion team doesn’t much believe in. More...

Leader Times Sports Round Table

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Penguins crush Predators 6-0 to take 3-2 lead in Cup Finals

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The night started with a catfish throw.  It ended with haymaker after haymaker — both literal and proverbial — from the ever resilient Pittsburgh Penguins.  More...

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