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July 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Local baseball coach lends his knowledge

Ed Morris, head baseball coach of Armstrong High School and Armstrong Junior Legion, joins this week’s Leader Times Sports Roundtable to offer his views on various topics related to the Pittsbu More...

Drug-free communities coalition plans for monthly meetings, seeks speakers

The Armstrong-Indiana Drug Free Communities Coalition   (AIDFCC) will play host to its next meeting from 10 a.m. More...

News

PSP conducts recent DUI checkpoint

A DUI checkpoint was recently conducted by Pennsylvania State Police -- Troop D, Kittanning -- along State Route 28, northbound, near Exit 13.  According to state police, 163 motorists were processed, with six individuals being arrested for DUI, More...

JAIL REPORT

The following individuals were committed Tuesday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Jeffrey Todd Corle, 29, of Campbell Street, Kittanning on a bench warrant charge-failure to appear. More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Manor Township Fire Co., Ford City Hose Co. No. 1, Ford Cliff Fire Co., Manor Police Department, and Ford City Ambulance responded to an automatic fire alarm at 9:33 a.m. More...

Sports

Kittanning Little League to host Section 2 all-star tournament

To have witnessed or played in a baseball game under the lights at Montebell Field near the Belmont Complex is to have experienced a little bit of the atmosphere surrounding baseball games played at much higher levels.  More...

Little Wolves fall to Clymer in final

West Shamokin 6-8 year-old All-Stars fall in winner-take-all tournament final

After winning their first two match ups of a five-team, double elimination playoff, the West Shamokin 6-8 year-old All- Stars fell for a second straight day to the Clymer All-Stars in a District 7 to More...

Q&A with Armstrong Junior Legion’s Caleb Harriger

Over the course of the spring and summer, Armstrong sophomore Caleb Harriger has taken a major step forward on the baseball diamond, both on the mound and at the plate.  Over his last two appearances on the mound for the 20-2 Armstrong junior le More...

Kittanning Borough Council OK’s garbage fee hike, veto likely

Ordinance would raise fee from $32 to $34

Kittanning Borough Council voted 5-1 Tuesday to raise the municipality’s garbage service fee by $2, a decision that Mayor Kirk Atwood is likely to veto. More...

Bill to rename bridge for local veteran goes to governor

Late PFC Henry Lue Weaver, who lived in Plumville, to be honored

Reserved, quiet, laid back ... almost bashful in disposition.  Those are some characteristics Gary “Fuzz” Fulton used to describe late U.S. More...

Trial awaits man charged with alleged rape, sexual assault of minor family member

Additional alleged charges against Grant Nicholas Rupp dropped during preliminary hearing

A New Bethlehem man will stand trial on charges of the alleged rape and sexual assault of a minor in Madison Township.  On Tuesday, Grant Nicholas Rupp, 19, waived his right to a preliminary hearing at the office of Magisterial District Judge D More...

Obituaries

Carole L. Collar

TEMPLETON

Carole L. Collar, 60, of Templeton died Monday, July 10, 2017, at UPMC Passavant.  She was born Sept. More...

Marie D. Pelky

NEW BETHLEHEM

Marie D. Pelky, 92, of New Bethlehem passed away on Monday, July 10, 2017.  She was born on April 25, 1925, to Gertrude (McElroy) Kohlbrenner and August Kohlbrenner in Philadelphia, Pa.  More...

Patricia J. Liberto

CHICORA

Patricia J. Liberto, 84, a well-known lifelong Chicora resident, went to be with the Lord early Monday morning, July 10, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.  Patricia was born in Chicora on June 11, 1933. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 9-3 Night: 7-3  Pick 3 Day: 2-4-9 Night: 8-4-4  Pick 4 Day: 3-8-2-5 Night: 2-9-6-7  Pick 5 Day: 5-3-1-6-1 Night: 7-5-7-5-6  Treasure Hunt: 03-08-14-18-19   More...

Do Just One Thing

Installing a motion sensor is a quick investment that will pay for itself and help you save money in the long run. As much as we hope people will remember to turn off the lights when they leave a room, it’s often forgotten. More...

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