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October 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Redbank Valley Historical Society to host World War I-themed event

Happening to honor local soldiers who fought in the century-old conflict

On Nov. 2, the men of the Redbank Valley School District area who fought in World War I will be honored by the Redbank Valley Historical Society.  That’s when society members will play host to a program at 7 p.m. More...



The ARMCO title team of 1964

Members of the Worthington baseball county league squad -- the ARMCO title team of 1964 -- gather for a unique moment in time, including (first row, from left) Don “Sam” Wieland, Herman B More...

Fighting opioid crisis requires federal funds


President Donald Trump declared the opioid abuse crisis a national public health emergency on Thursday. Speaking from the White House, the president was joined by New Jersey Gov. More...

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Steelers lean on D, Smith-Schuster in 20-15 win over Lions

DETROIT (AP) — JuJu Smith-Schuster scored on a 97-yard touchdown pass from Ben Roethlisberger late in the third quarter and the Pittsburgh Steelers forced the Detroit Lions to turn the ball over on downs twice in a 20-15 win Sunday night.  More...

Wheeler scores 3 of Jets’ 5 goals in 1st to rout Pens 7-1

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — A blowout win over the twotime defending Stanley Cup champions was more important to Blake Wheeler than his own outstanding performance.  Wheeler scored three of Winnipeg’s five first-period goals and added More...

LEADERTIMES Athlete of the Week

Tyler Sweeney  West Shamokin Wolves Football   More...

Scott Andreassi seeks to bring experience to judicial process, maintain community bonds

The blueprint is in place — Scott Andreassi simply wants to carry it forward. More...

Chase McClister aims to incite positive change through hard work, uncompromising approach

There’s a drug dealer living right next door ... or down the street. More...

Local YMCA Parkinson’s exercise program to mark 1-year anniversary

‘Delay the Disease’ initiative was implemented at the Richard G. Snyder campus in Kittanning Borough on Oct. 31, 2016

For nearly a year now, the Richard G. More...


Thelma Louise (Iseman) Johnston


On Saturday, October 28, 2017, a beautiful spirit left this earth.  Thelma Louise (Iseman) Johnston, 83, departed this life to be joyfully reunited with her loved ones on the other side of the veil.  She was born July 12, 1934, in Manor Tow More...

Wesley R. Klingensmith


Wesley R. Klingensmith, 86, of Ford Cliff, died Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.  Born July 31, 1931, in Ford Cliff, he was a son of the late Albert and Nora E. More...

Edward A. Beers


Edward A. Beers, 72, of Kittanning, died Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 at the ACMH Hospital.  He was born on July 26, 1945, in Kittanning. He worked at Eljer Pottery, the coal mines, and drove the town bus for MCTA. More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 1-6 Night: 9-2  Pick 3 Day: 1-6-1 Night: 4-8-2  Pick 4 Day: 2-9-5-4 Night: 5-2-5-7  Pick 5 Day: 5-9-4-0-1 Night: 8-2-5-4-3  Treasure Hunt: 02-05-13-16-18   More...

Do Just One Thing

Yes, it sounds crazy, but it’s important to wash new clothing before you wear it for the first time. More...

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