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September 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

ASD addresses concerns from online petition

District officials voice support for both academic and music programs

While a petition has recently been circulating online regarding elementary students and time allocated towards music education within the Armstrong School District (ASD), district officials have expressed their commitment to adequately providing time More...

News

1 hospitalized after two-vehicle collision snarls Route 422

Nicholas Vercilla | Leader Times Worthington West Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Department, East Butler Volunteer Fire Department, Pennsylvania State Police, Kittanning Ambulance, and East Butler More...

JAIL REPORT

The following individual was recently committed to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Ashley Lynn Anderson, 25, of Williamson Highway, Slippery Rock, on a parole violation. No bond was listed.   More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Pennsylvania State Police, Kittanning Ambulance, Washington Township Fire Department, and Applewold Fire Department responded to a vehicle accident with entrapment at 10:35 a.m More...

Sports

Dobbs’ late TD run lifts Steelers over Panthers, 17-14

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rookie Joshua Dobbs threw for one touchdown and ran for the winning score and the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Carolina Panthers 17-14 in the preseason finale for both teams.  More...

River Hawks aim to take advantage of non-conference opponent Moon Area in Week One

Though the Armstrong River Hawks put up 41 points against visiting Karns City in the teams’ “Week Zero” match-up last Friday, count Armstrong head coach Frank Fabian as one of the unconvinced. More...

Wolves look for different result against Penns Manor in 2017

During week two of the 2016 Heritage Conference football season, the West Shamokin Wolves received their second loss of the campaign at the hands of the Penns Manor Comets. More...

Community recognizes International Overdose Awareness Day

ABOVE: Community members gathered for a vigil along with a lighting and release of sky lanterns Thursday evening in Vandergrift during a memorial service held in recognition of International Overdose More...

Ford City Renaissance Community Partnership Inc. kicks off Labor Day weekend events

Miss Southwestern Pennsylvania Anna Oberneder sings the National Anthem during the Ford City Renaissance Community Partnership Inc. More...

East Franklin Township receives gas well funds

Money to be used to offset costs of various payments

East Franklin Township’s board of supervisors on Thursday learned from secretary/ treasurer Debra Cornman that the municipality received $56,097.95 from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in unconventional gas well funds.  Cornman said the f More...

Obituaries

Beverly Mae Jamison

South Bend

Beverly Mae Jamison, 87, of South Bend passed away at home with her family by her side, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017.  She was born Jan. 20, 1930, in Plumcreek Township, the daughter of Homer and Ilone (Blystone) Leightley.  More...

Jeri Lynn (Picardi) Brink

Worthington

Jeri Lynn (Picardi) Brink, 55, of Worthington, died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at her eldest son’s home in Kittanning.  She was born on Dec. 13, 1961, in Kittanning to Dorothy E. (Goldin) Picardi and the late Peter J. Picardi.  More...

J. Keith Ruffaner

Worthington

J. Keith Ruffaner, 90, of Worthington died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at Fair Winds Manor.  He was born in North Buffalo Township on Oct. 25, 1926, to the late Richard A. and Anna B. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 2-5 Night: 0-8  Pick 3 Day: 2-7-1 Night: 9-8-5  Pick 4 Day: 7-7-1-9 Night: 7-8-5-9  Pick 5 Day: 6-6-2-7-7 Night: 4-2-2-1-7  Treasure Hunt: 02-12-15-23-25   More...

Do Just One Thing

Your desktop computer can be a serious energy hog. One way to save around $25 to $75 annually on energy costs (according to the Environmental Protection Agency) is to simply activate the power management function on your desktop. More...

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