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July 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

An anniversary worth a parade

Rural Valley couple Dee and Bobby Wilhelm on Friday celebrated their 38th wedding anniversary by being part of the 28th annual Shannock Valley Community Festival Parade. More...

News

PWAC honors soon-to-retire official at open house

Sarah Steighner | Leader Times An open house was held Friday at the Oak Avenue location of the Progressive Workshop of Armstrong County (PWAC), in Kittanning in appreciation of the PWAC’s Vice More...

JAIL REPORT

The following were committed this week to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Gregory Ryan Ausk, 37, of Aspen Drive, Apollo, on charges of criminal use of a communication facility, possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent to manufa More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong County 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  More...

Arts and Entertainment

SUDOKU

Full Story

Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 6-2 Night: 5-8  Pick 3 Day: 1-7-6 Night: 1-5-3  Pick 4 Day: 9-8-1-1 Night: 2-3-3-3  Pick 5 Day: 5-1-3-7-4 Night: 2-4-9-5-2  Treasure Hunt: 01-15-21-28-30   More...

Do Just One Thing

Clean, used aluminum foil is fully recyclable, but before you crumple it and toss it in the recycling bin, give it a reuse at home. Fold the sheet of used foil in half, then half again, and one more time. More...

Task force of county commissioners prepares to assess effectiveness

Group devotes nearly a year to mental health, substance abuse issues

As part of a consortium with nine other county commissioners across the state, Armstrong County Commissioner Pat Fabian has helped create a list of recommendations for how counties can better handle issues involving citizens with mental health issues More...

2017 Fort Armstrong Championship Rodeo Queen is crowned

Ford City’s Jenna Oros, 17, earns this year’s prestigious title

This year, 17-year-old Jenna Oros, of Ford City, was awarded the prestigious title of Fort Armstrong Championship Rodeo Queen.  The annual rodeo took place July 7-8, at the Crooked Creek Horse Park, attracting Rodeo contestants and a stadium ful More...

Historic Civil War letters revealed, studied and presented

Apollo Historical Society to welcome speaker who authored book on topic

Carleton Young never thought that a wooden box of 250 letters hidden away in his parents attic would lead to such a long, and enthralling adventure – but it has.  More...

Obituaries

Robert Blain Vidanoff

FORD CITY

Robert Blain Vidanoff, 78, of Ford City died Thursday, July 20, 2017, at the Armstrong County Health Center.  He was born June 20, 1939, in Ford City to Benjamin and Nevina (Traicoff) Vidanoff.  Robert was referred to as the Greek with his More...

Margaret E. Milligan

KITTANNING

Margaret E. Milligan, 93, of Kittanning died Thursday, July 20, 2017, in the Kittanning Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete and have been entrusted to the Kennedy & Blodgett Funeral Home, 253 N. More...

Sports

The Thrill of the Chase

Judge Gary DeComo’s love affair with rabbit hunting and beagles is still going strong after 54 years

When a visitor takes a look inside the Ford City courtroom of Magisterial District Judge J. Gary DeComo one can see how important hunting and outdoor life is to the five-term justice. More...

Cardinals score 9 in 8th, cool off Cubs with 11-4 win

CHICAGO (AP) — For 11 straight batters in the eighth inning, the St. Louis Cardinals were unstoppable.  It was an emphatic response to a heartbreaking loss.  Paul DeJong hit a tiebreaking two-run double in St. More...

Spieth turns in a beauty on a nasty day two at British Open

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Jordan Spieth expected a rough time at the British Open before he even got to the golf course.  He spent Friday morning at his rented house in front of the television, watching players battle a relentless wind at More...

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