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September 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Apollo-Ridge seeks to further education by tapping technological means

District principals propose Microsoft ‘Teams’ for use by faculty members, students

Apollo-Ridge School District’s board of education on Monday listened to presentations by district principals who proposed their collaborative mission to immerse their staff and students in a new technological program that they hope will further More...

Butler man charged with indecent assault for alleged 2016 incidents

Frederick Bolten accused of committing assaults in Manor Township home

A Butler man has been charged with the indecent assault of two female minors, ages 11 and 12, which is alleged to have occurred last year in Manor Township.  More...

Volunteers have a busy National Public Lands Day

Volunteers celebrated National Public Lands Day at Crooked Creek Lake park this past Saturday, during which participants built a turtle basking platform, catfish spawning boxes and fishing line recyc More...

News

Non-profit to play host to wheelchair drive

Refurbished chairs to help those in developing countries, proceeds to benefit county residents

Reagan’s Journey is getting ready to start the organization’s fourth annual wheelchair drive to benefit those in developing countries -- the drive, however, will also monetarily help local families.  The Kittanning-based non-profit o More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Kittanning Township Fire Department, Rayburn Township Fire Department, Rural Valley Fire Co., and Elderton District Fire Co. responded to an automatic fire alarm at 12:14 p.m. More...

POLICE REPORT

Pennsylvania State Police issued the following report on recent, alleged incidents:  More...

Sports

LEADER TIMES ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Jacob Szul

West Shamokin Wolves Football   West Shamokin senior running back/free safety Jacob Szul is a dual threat on offense for the Wolves and on Friday night in the team’s 51-12 homecoming victory over visiting united, Szul did a little bit of e More...

Armstrong's Golf Qualifier

BOYS GOLF   Section 8 AAA  Individual qualifier  More...

Wolves stay perfect in conference with 4-0 victory

The West Shamokin soccer team is in rarefied air this fall and that’s just fine with them.  After seasons of struggles in the WPIAL, the Wolves are at home in the Heritage Conference and are as confident as ever. More...

ARC Manor $18K over budget, Clarion office posts bulk of losses

Executive director believes location can turn it around before closure is necessary

ARC Manor is more than $18,000 over budget for the year, with much of the losses stemming from the drug addiction treatment organization’s Clarion location, a trend which could lead to its closure.  For the month of August, the 7-year-old More...

Fall for Animals dance is planned for the community

Event proceeds will be devoted to 11 area animal charities

The Ford City Fall for Animals, a non-profit organization, will play host to a dance from 7-11 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4843 at 2125 Bailey Ave. More...

Smicksburg Antique Tractor & Tractor Show is a success

Glen Alabran drives his John Deere 3010 Sunday while leading approximately 50 other tractors during the start of the Smicksburg Antique Tractor & Tractor Show at Dayton Fair Grounds. More...

Obituaries

Barbara Ann ‘Barb’ Hetrick

Kittanning

Barbara Ann “Barb” Hetrick, 83, of Kittanning, Pa., passed away Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at Heritage Meadows Personal Care Home.  She was born Sept. More...

Elmer F. Steffy

Dayton

Elmer F. Steffy, 95, of Dayton died Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at Jefferson Manor in Brookville.  He was born Aug. 21, 1922, in Dayton to James C. More...

Ronald George ‘Butch’ Brumbaugh

Kittanning

Ronald George “Butch” Brumbaugh, 76, of Kittanning, completed his earthly journey on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at home surrounded by his family.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 6-4 Night: 2-3  Pick 3 Day: 9-7-4 Night: 2-0-3  Pick 4 Day: 3-0-5-1 Night: 2-5-2-5  Pick 5 Day: 1-1-1-5-4 Night: 8-0-9-5-0  Treasure Hunt: 02-12-21-26-29   More...

Do Just One Thing

When we think about saving energy in the kitchen, we often don’t think about the smaller things, such as coffee grinders, blenders, toasters, coffee makers and microwave ovens. More...

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