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October 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Local churches prepare for inaugural Oktoberfest

Event proceeds will benefit those affected by recent disasters nationwide

Local churches from Ford City and surrounding communities have come together to organize the inaugural Oktoberfest to be held from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 14, on 11th Street in Ford City.  More...

Man to be tried on alleged drug , child endangerment charges

Dayton’s Jesse Allen Nolder, 30, allegedly sold heroin with minors present

Jesse Allen Nolder, 30, of Dayton, on Tuesday waived his right to a preliminary hearing at the office of Rural Valley Magisterial District Judge Dan George in regard to alleged drug and child endangerment charges.  More...


Gilpin Township supervisors adopt stop sign intersection ordinance

Gilpin Township’s board of supervisors voted Monday to adopt a stop sign intersection ordinance during its regular monthly meeting.  The ordinance will officially list every single road in the township, and it will also list every intersec More...


The following individual was committed recently to Armstrong County Jail:  * Michael Charles Baker, 33, of Old Reesdale Road, Adrian, on a bench warrant for failure to comply. More...


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

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Do Just One Thing

Many of us run fresh fruits and vegetables through juicers at home to create delicious concoctions to sip and enjoy. But according to, making your own freshpressed or squeezed juices at home can also make you sick. More...

Sinkhole repair in Kittanning delayed, likely to begin soon

Emergency project pushed back as contractor encountered unexpected issues, borough municipal authority engineer reports

It was revealed Tuesday that emergency repairs planned to begin last week in order to fix a sinkhole in the 500 block of North Water Street in Kittanning Borough were delayed due to an unforeseen issue, and the contractor tasked with the job now has More...

Local library collects socks and gloves for homeless veterans

Items to be donated to Mechling-Shakley Veterans Center

Kittanning Public Library is currently seeking donations of new socks and gloves to give to veterans in need of warm clothing during the winter months.  The library donates books to the Mechling-Shakley Veterans Center in Cowansville a couple of More...

Hurricane relief donation is slated in East Franklin

Offerings from those who take part to benefit Hurricane Irma victims in Hernando County, Fla.

A donation to benefit the victims of Hurricane Irma in Hernando County, Fla., will take place Oct. More...


Rosalie J. Brown


Rosalie J. Brown, 68, of Worthington, passed away Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, at Butler Memorial Hospital.  She was born Oct. 25, 1948, in Kittanning, the daughter of Earnest and Betty M. I. (Richards) Cravener.  More...

James M. Davis


James M. Davis, 79, of Kittanning, died on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in ACMH Hospital.  He was born on Sept. 24, 1938, in Kittanning, to the late Quniter and Maud (Gillespie) Davis.  Mr. Davis served in the U.S. More...


LEADER TIMES Athlete of the Week

Tanner Stivason

Armstrong River Hawks Football   More...

Trump sticks to hockey in honoring Cup champion Penguins

WASHINGTON (AP) — After adding to the uproar over NFL players who protest during the national anthem, President Donald Trump mostly stuck to hockey in honoring the Stanley Cup-winning Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, calling them “true cha More...

Wolves celebrate senior night with 13-1 win over Saltsburg

The West Shamokin soccer team has seen its fair share of successes, but Tuesday marked an opportunity for the team to honor the program’s five seniors while adding yet another dominant victory to the ledger.  Saltsburg would not find the b More...

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