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October 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Another ‘Drugs Kill Dreams’ moment

Ford City Magisterial District Judge J. Gary DeComo recently conducts a mock arraignment with Lenape Elementary sixth-grade students Alisha Bowser (background) and Ben Bartolovic. On Oct. More...

LASD superintendent responds to concerns from residents

Tiffany Nix assures borough residents taxes will not increase from a bond issuance

Leechburg Area School District (LASD) Superintendent Tiffany Nix responded to the questions and concerns that were raised during Wednesday’s monthly meeting of the district’s board of education.  As previously reported in the Leader More...


Local business raises $1,300 for Orphans of the Storm

Kimberly Suhan (left) and Bethann Galbraith hold a novelty check after Suhan donated $1,300 to the Orphans of the Storm animal shelter on behalf of Kimberly’s Floral and Design in Manor Townshi More...

It’s Boy Scouts vs. Girl Scouts as BSA moves to admit girls

NEW YORK (AP) — Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts pledge to be friendly and helpful. More...

Searchers look for bodies in California’s charred ruins

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Armstrong battles back, drops Fox Chapel on Senior Night, 3-2

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Stamkos gets first goal in 11 months, Lightning beat Penguins

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos’ 11-month wait for a goal is over.  Stamkos scored his first goal sincehaving right knee surgery last November and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 on Thursday night.  More...

Armstrong faces stern test as they travel to Penn-Trafford

River Hawks (4-3) staring down toughest challenge of the season on the road against undefeated Warriors

Dawson Porter (11) and Zac Aretz (20) will need to play the best games of their high school careers if the River Hawks are to upend the undefeated Penn-Trafford Warriors tonight on the road. More...

Kittanning man tries to avoid arrest via storm drain, ingests evidence

Frank Austin Cousins III wanted on felony warrants, subject of narcotics sales investigation

Frank Austin Cousins III thought he could evade authorities by traveling through Kittanning’s storm drain system, but he was ultimately apprehended on Wednesday.  Cousins, 25, of Kittanning, was the subject of an investigation into narcoti More...

Dayton man charged with allegedly smuggling heroin into district court

Michael Scott Hoyer was concealing drugs for delivery to step-son Jesse Allen Nolder, complaint alleges

Michael Scott Hoyer, 44, of Dayton, is charged with allegedly trying to smuggle heroin Oct. More...

Prison board moves ahead with central booking system

Implementation of facility heads to county’s board of commissioners for approval

The Armstrong County prison board is moving ahead with implementing a central booking system at the Armstrong County Jail. The board voted at its monthly meeting Thursday morning to recommend to the board of commissioners to approve the system. More...


Sallie Fair Davies


Sallie Fair Davies, 83, of Freedom Village in West Brandywine, Coatesville, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Known for her wry wit and humor, she will be missed by all her friends and family. More...

Dorothy B. Lorigan


Dorothy B. Lorigan, 86, of Kittanning, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at the Premier Armstrong Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility.  She was born Oct. 14, 1930, in Cowanshannock Township, to Robert and Margaret Louise (Hill) Stewart.  More...

Richard Leslie Drennen

Homer City

Richard Leslie Drennen, 56, of Homer City, unexpectedly died at his home, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017.  Born Aug. 5, 1961, in Madison, Wis., he was a son of Margaret M. (Yantos) Drennen, Kittanning and the late Richard N. More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 8-4 Night: 9-3  Pick 4 Day: 0-8-4-3 Night: 2-6-8-2  Pick 5 Day: 8-9-4-5-7 Night: 1-3-1-2-2  Treasure Hunt: 21-24-26-27-28  Cash 5: 11-26-29-40-43   More...

Do Just One Thing

We live in a high-tech digital world, so it’s important to stay healthy by keeping your tech products germ-free. Traditional spray cleaners do not work on these products, since they can cause damage to them.  More...

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