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August 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

County commissioner conference leads to reflection, discussion of issues

Armstrong County Commissioner Pat Fabian ‘reevaluated’ leadership style, connection with constituents

Following the return of Armstrong County Commissioners Pat Fabian and Jason Renshaw from the recently held annual County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania   (CCAP) conference in Erie, Pat Fabian said he found himself reevaluating his lea More...

News

CLARIFICATION

In an article, which appeared in Wednesday’s edition of the Leader Times, it was reported that four out of 24 sixth class counties in Pennsylvania handle retirement through the county controller’s office. More...

Korea and the way Christians think

Within hours of North Korea making their threats again Guam and the United States, I started receiving phone calls asking if all that was going on was in the Bible; is Christ coming back; is the world coming to an end; and so on. More...

White House: Gov’t to make health law payments this month

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government will make this month’s payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law that President Donald Trump still wants to repeal and replace, a White House official said Wednesday.  More...

Sports

Pina’s homer leads Brewers to 7-6 comeback win over Pirates

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Manny Pina hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning to lift the Milwaukee Brewers to 7-6 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday. More...

Watt not shy in strong Pittsburgh spotlight as rookie

Latrobe, Pa. (AP) – Pittsburgh Steelers’ rookie first-round pick T.J. Watt will take all the preseason snaps he can get at right outside linebacker.  More...

Eye on the Target

Participants of the Snyder YMCA’s archery program had their bows in hand during Tuesday’s first practice session. More...

Valley Jam Music Festival III is slated for Aug. 19

Event to benefit Western PA chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

It’s a cause local musician Dan Horner has been seeking to serve for some time now.  Earlier this year, Horner, a Cowanshannock Township resident and guitarist for House Arrest and the Krissy Jo Williams Band, approached the volunteer comm More...

Parker police chief ‘surprised and shocked’ by recent recognition

Thomas Schwab received plaques for taking down high-profile meth dealer

When Parker City Police Department Chief Thomas Schwab attended the recent meeting of the municipality’s chapter of RAID (Residents Against Illicit Drugs), he said he did not expect to be thrust into the spotlight for something he simply consid More...

Obituaries

Janetta Ellen (Anderson) Atherton

Grove City

Janetta Ellen (Anderson) Atherton, 95, of Grove City, formerly of Templeton. On Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, Janetta Ellen (Anderson) Atherton, at the age of 95-years-old, passed to her heavenly mansion from her earthly cottage in Grove City. More...

William G. Hileman

Ford City

William G. Hileman, 81, of Ford City died Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.  Born Sept. 11, 1935, in Manor Township, he was a son of the late William J. and Alice (Piper) Hileman.  Mr. More...

Janet Marie (Holizna) Ceraso

Ford City

Janet Marie (Holizna) Ceraso, 84, of Ford City passed away Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, at Allegheny General Hospital.  Janet was born Feb. 2, 1933, in Ford City to Andrew and Pauline Holizna. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 3-2 Night: 0-3  Pick 3 Day: 0-5-0 Night: 1-5-7  Pick 4 Day: 1-8-9-0 Night: 6-3-9-0  Pick 5 Day: 6-6-0-2-5 Night: 4-6-1-0-2  Treasure Hunt: 05-11-14-17-25   More...

Do Just One Thing

If you have a memory foam pillow, yes, you can wash it. First, resist the urge to place your memory foam in the washing machine. It will tear into small pieces and the pillow will be ruined. More...

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