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September 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

St. Mary parishioners hold annual picnic

Members of the St. Mary, Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Kittanning, recently came together to celebrate at their annual parish picnic at St. Mary Parish Hall in the borough. According to Rev. More...


Safety improvements spur planned traffic pattern change for Route 422 motorists this week

Work is part of the Wray Plan road project in Kittanning and Manor townships

A traffic pattern change is planned this week on Route 422 as part of the Wray Plan Road Project in Kittanning and Manor Townships.  Beginning at 7 a.m. Sept. More...

DEP issues a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day forecast

Outlook affects Armstrong County on Sept. 26

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for ozone on Tuesday, Sept. More...


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


Vikings net 5-2 win over River Hawks

Apollo-Ridge and Armstrong clashed in girls soccer on Monday and despite an early second-half surge by the River Hawks, the Vikings proved to be too much in a 5-2 victory.  More...

LEADER TIMES Athlete of the Week

Austin Romanchak  Freeport Yellowjackets Football   Freeport junior quarterback Austin Romanchak had the best game of his young career on Friday night at home against visiting Shady Side Academy when he rushed for the game-winning touchdown More...

West Shamokin breezes past Blairsville in three sets

In what can be described as a challenging and grueling season in a parity-driven Heritage Conference, the West Shamokin Wolves girls volleyball team is still working out some of the kinks, but will take all the wins they can get in the meantime.  More...

Mission to build the ‘Mass’es

The Rev. Larry Richards devotes life to fortifying bonds, growing the Catholic Church

On American soil and abroad, they are statistics the Rev. Larry Richards said drive him in his mission to grow and replenish the Catholic Church.  More...

Ford City Borough Council updates planned razing of former school

Demolition project set to commence on or around Oct. 4, according to ASD letter

Demolition of the structure, which previously housed the former Ford City Junior-Senior High School, is anticipated to begin on or around Oct. More...

Apollo-Ridge School District praises current school year efforts

Board of education looks ahead to planned, artistic endeavors

Apollo-Ridge School District’s board of education on Monday discussed progress made so far during the current school year.  District Superintendent Matthew Curci commented on the ongoing academic season during yesterday’s monthly boa More...


Betty G. (Steim) Caruso


Betty G. (Steim) Caruso, 94, of Kittanning, passed away comfortably and peacefully on Saturday, Sept. More...

Robert M. ‘Bob’ Schaeffer


Robert M. “Bob” Schaeffer, 80, of Kittanning, passed away Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at ACMH Hospital.  He was born June 22, 1937, in Wilkes Barre, the son of Miles L. and Margaret H. (Yaple) Schaeffer.  More...

Paul Wesley Shaner


Paul Wesley Shaner, 86, of Kittanning, died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at the ACMH Hospital. He was born on Oct. 13, 1930, in Kittanning to the late Robert Paul Shaner and Alberta Mae (Starr) Shaner-Craft. More...

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Do Just One Thing

One of the biggest polluters for lakes, rivers and oceans is plastic waste. The source of this waste is everything from plastic six-pack rings to personal care products. More...

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