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June 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

School spotlights the arts

Dayton Elementary School student Shaun Stull recently earned the Spotlight Award during the “Night of the Arts” recently held there. More...


Leader details Ford City’s ‘new experience’

Steve Heffner conveys how borough will treasure playgrounds

Growing up, Steve Heffner and his friends loved spending their time at local playgrounds in Ford City.  For him, that is one of the things he treasured from his childhood.  “As a kid, the playground was our vacation,” Heffner sa More...


Armstrong County 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Rural Valley Fire Company responded to a landing zone at 9:53 a.m. June 12 at the Rural Valley ballfield;   More...


Pennsylvania State Police issued the following report on a recent, alleged incidents:  More...


Stangs score eight in the 6th to drop Mars, 12-2

Now that Worthington/Kittanning head coach Terry Steffy has a full roster at his disposal, it’s no surprise that the Stangs have put an early season loss behind them and have now won three straight Quad County North section games.  More...

On This Date in Sports History

June 15th, 1996

LOCALLY   Allan Stipp accepted the head coaching position for the Kittanning high School hockey program. Stipp coached in over 500 high school games prior to his stint with the Wildcats. More...

Under the Bright Lights

  The Kittanning 7 and 8 year-old softball team played at Indiana on Tuesday evening. The game was played under the lights, which is the lone night game on the team’s schedule. More...

Butler Health System partners with other medical care facilities

Independent, non-profits found Bridges Health Partners

LEADER TIMES It’s about working to provide the right care at the right place at the right time -- all at an affordable cost. More...

Leechburg Area hires new teachers

School board prepares for budget vote in two weeks

The Leechburg Area Board of Education met Wednesday and approved motions to hire two elementary teachers beginning in the 2017-18 school term. Michelle Grooms and Julie Julius were hired as elementary teachers for the David Leech Elementary School. More...

Library to host 10-week financial education series

Citizens Bank-sponsored workshops are free to public

The Kittanning Public Library will soon be hosting a 10-week series focusing on financial education workshop topics, starting this Friday.  Sponsored by Citizens Bank, each workshop and class is free to community members. More...


Joseph R. Griffith


Joseph R. Griffith, 64, of Kittanning died Monday, June 12, 2017, at UPMC St. Margaret in Fox Chapel. He was born Aug. 12, 1952, in Parkersburg. W. Va., to Kenneth Ray and Merle (Corns) Griffith. More...

Robert J. Houser


Robert J. Houser, 90, of Templeton died Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in ACMH Hospital. He was born Sept. 10, 1926, in Boggs Township to Robert and Gladys (Kuhns) Houser. Robert was an inspector with Eljer Plumbing and a dairy farmer. More...

Cecilia J. Sabo


Cecilia J. Sabo, 86, of Cadogan died Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Fair Winds Manor. Born April 30, 1931, in Butler Junction, she was a daughter of the late John B. and Catherine (Gerbash) Smith. She was Catholic by faith. More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 2-7 Night: 1-7  Pick 3 Day: 8-2-6 Night: 9-9-1  Pick 4 Day: 9-9-5-3 Night: 0-1-2-5  Pick 5 Day: 7-4-9-2-5 Night: 4-7-0-4-9  Treasure Hunt: 15-16-18-25-26   More...

Do Just One Thing

Many of us look for safer alternatives to bleach, especially when it comes to disinfecting countertops and surfaces in places like the bathroom. More...

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