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November 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

LT staffer cited for community service

Leader Times staff reporter Sarah Steighner (center) on Wednesday was presented with the 4-H Community Volunteer Award during the Armstrong County 4-H Achievement Night held at the Kittanning Townshi More...

Kittanning Borough seeks grant for facade upgrades

Downtown Kittanning businesses might be eligible for state funding to improve building exteriors, according to a release issued Wednesday.  More...

News

Celebrating one year of ‘Delay the Disease’

Sarah Roudebush, healthy living coordinator at the Richard G. More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Hawthorn Fire Rescue responded to a downed wire at 11:17 a.m. Oct. 31 at the intersection of Salem Road and Shirey Road in Redbank Township;  More...

Sentences

The following is a list of criminal cases handled by Armstrong County Judge James J. Panchik. Unless otherwise noted, court costs and supervision fees are to be paid by the defendant:  More...

Sports

Astros win first World Series title in franchise history

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From laughingstock to lift off.  George Springer and the Houston Astros rocketed to the top of the baseball galaxy Wednesday night, winning the first World Series championship in franchise history by romping past the Los More...

Student/Athlete Q&A

Apollo-Ridge’s Megan Ost

Grade: 12th   Family members: I have two parents and three sisters.  Positions: I play power forward.  Uniform number: #32  Other Sports: I also play volleyball.   More...

Local high school teams look to continue playoff runs tonight

SOCCER  More...

Board: No tax increase projected for Manor Township

Tentative 2018 budget is available for review at municipal building

Manor Township’s board of supervisors, on Wednesday, voted to adopt the tentative 2018 township budget, which portends no real estate tax hike, during its bimonthly meeting.  “There is no tax increase in the budget,” said Super More...

Judge furthers fight against opioid epidemic

Progenitor of ‘Drugs Kill Dreams’ slogan is cited

Ford City Magisterial District Judge J. Gary DeComo recently visited Blairsville High School to present the Drugs Kill Dreams program to 600 students. More...

Former NFL center to speak at Grace Christian School banquet

Nov. 4 event to celebrate 20th anniversary of institution’s establishment

Grace Christian School will play host to a banquet at 6 p.m. Nov 4, at 10th Street Station in Ford City to celebrate the school’s 20th anniversary.  Doors open at 6 p.m. with the main program beginning at 6:45 p.m.  More...

DECISION ‘17:

Two-term incumbent, challenger face off for 1, 6-year term on Parks Township’s board of supervisors

Two candidates are vying for one available, six-year term on the Parks Township board of supervisors in the Nov. 7 municipal election, according to the Armstrong County Office of Elections and Voter Registration. More...

Obituaries

Samuel Charles Kube

Templeton

Samuel Charles Kube, 60, of Templeton, died Monday, Oct. More...

William Ray ‘Budweiser Bill’ Schall

Kittanning

William Ray “Budweiser Bill” Schall, 75, of Kittanning, passed away on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, at Good Samaritan Hospice of Concordia, Cabot.  He was born on Sept. 22, 1942, to Vernon and Audrey Schall. More...

Betty J. (Daugherty) Porter

Vandergrift, formerly of Kittanning

Betty J. (Daugherty) Porter, 82, of Vandergrift, formerly of Kittanning, died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, at Fair Winds Manor.  Born Jan. 30, 1935, in Wheeling, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late George L. More...

Arts and Entertainment

SUDOKU

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 2-7 Night: 0-0 Pick 3 Day: 6-6-1 Night: 8-9-3 Pick 4 Day: 2-5-4-1 Night: 8-9-5-4 Pick 5 Day: 7-3-0-1-3 Night: 1-0-6-7-2 Treasure Hunt: 01-05-06-17-29 More...

Do Just One Thing

Do the math: With millions of cars on the road and winter weather around the corner, countless wiper blades will be replaced and tossed into landfills. More...

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