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September 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Girl Scouts offer ‘free, little library’ at park

Members of local Girl Scouts of America Troop 26760 recently organized, built and dedicated a “free little library” installed at Crooked Creek Lake park on Saturday morning. More...

News

POLICE REPORT

Pennsylvania State Police -- Troop D -- in Kittanning issued the following report on recent, alleged incidents:  * State Police responded to an overdose on Sept. More...

Memorial Books

The following memorial books have been added to the collections at the Worthington West Franklin Community Library for July: In memory of: • Morgan Smith: “Finding Gobi: A Little Dog With a Very Big Heart” by Dion Leonard donated by Sandy Shields; More...

911 calls

Armstrong 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Pennsylvania State Police, Kittanning Ambulance, Elderton District Fire Co., and Kittanning Township Fire Department, responded to a vehicle accident with injuries at 1:23 p.m More...

Sports

Rookies star as Pirates rout Cubs, 12-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jake Arrieta let the ball go and his right leg seized up in pain. And all of a sudden, Arrieta’s sizzling second half came to an abrupt halt.  Just, the Chicago Cubs ace hopes, a temporary one.  More...

LEADER TIMES Athlete of the Week

Nate Baillie  Armstrong Football   More...

Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell returns to work, signs franchise tender

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Le’Veon Bell insists it was just business. All of it. The eight-month sabbatical from the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Instagram posts highlighting his workouts while he was away. More...

‘Kindness rocks’ inspire, engage community

Initiative is inspired by burgeoning national trend

An attempt to spread positivity and encourage art has brought smiles to the community and has given local children a new activity in which to engage. More...

Locally-based mineral company to participate in ‘Tough Mudder’ event

Funds raised will benefit Kay’s Cottage facility at HAVIN

Employees of Allegheny Mineral Corporation in Kittanning will participate in an event called “Tough Mudder Pittsburgh” at 9 a.m. Sept. 10 at Cooper’s Lake Campground in Slippery Rock, Pa.  More...

Business owners revive monthly event in Vandergrift

‘First Thursday’ happenings offer deals, sales for the community

Thursday evenings in Vandergrift used to be a busy affair for the town, with much of the community going out to the downtown area. Irene Kepple can remember it well. She was 16 when she came to Vandergrift in the 1950s. More...

Obituaries

Kolby Rick Clouse

Butler

On Sept. 1, 2017, Kolby Rick Clouse, 18, peacefully left this world surrounded by family and friends at home after a lifelong battle with Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy. Born Nov. 3, 1998, he is the son of Eric and Cindy (Miller) Clouse. More...

Gerald R. Lenavitt

East Franklin Township

Gerald R. Lenavitt, 86, of East Franklin Township, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, at Allegheny General Hospital. Jerry was born in Toledo, Ohio, on Nov. 6, 1930. More...

Inez B. Yeaney

Pickerington, Ohio, formerly of Kittanning

Inez B. Yeaney, 95, of Pickerington, Ohio, formerly of Kittanning, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017.  She was born March 2, 1922, in Chickasaw, the daughter of Elia and Pauline (Parisi) Filippi.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 5-5 Night: 1-4  Pick 3 Day: 1-4-6 Night: 5-3-2  Pick 4 Day: 1-6-0-2 Night: 8-7-0-0  Pick 5 Day: 1-3-2-5-4 Night: 4-3-0-0-8  Treasure Hunt: 03-04-08-13-21   More...

Do Just One Thing

Are you undertaking a home renovation project? There’s no need to send all the “old” stuff to the landfill when Habitat for Humanity can reuse it. The group’s Habitat ReStores accept all sorts of construction materials.  More...

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