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November 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

West Kittanning Borough passes tentative 2018 budget

Council projects no plans for a tax hike

West Kittanning Borough Council passed its tentative 2018 budget during its monthly meeting on Monday.  According to borough secretary Carly Cowan, the tentative budget is balanced, and it will not require an increase in borough real estate taxe More...

News

911 CALLS

* Kiskiminetas Township Police Department and Kiskiminetas Township Fire Department No. 1 responded to the smell of gas outside a structure at 7:07 p.m. Nov. 3 at 1098 State Route 56 in Kiskiminetas Township;  More...

JAIL REPORT

The following individuals were recently committed to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Jacquelyn Christine Martin, 31, of Sherman Avenue, Vandergrift, on a violation of probation/parole charge. More...

Armstrong County Deed Transfers

Bethel Township  • No address provided, bought by Paul L. Wright, from Richard A. Peppler, Laura M. Peppler, Ronald L. Peppler, Tara Peppler, $80,000;  • No address provided, bought by Danielle Guthrie, Michael J. More...

Sports

Rested and healthy, Steelers look for another 2nd-half surge

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Darrius Heyward-Bey spent a rare fall weekend off traveling. More...

Pens appreciate now-Coyotes coach Tocchet’s role in Cup wins

When Rick Tocchet returns to Pittsburgh, he will see another Stanley Cup banner in the rafters and be celebrated for his part in earning it. More...

LEADER TIMES Athlete of the Week

Armstrong outside hitter Kenzie Lasher is arguably one of the best volleyball players in Armstrong County history, but when asked to reflect on her individual achievements, the 5-8 senior powerhouse continually shifted her answers back to her teammat More...

Local church leaders respond to ‘historic Texas tragedy’

Harvest Community Church conducted active shooter training weeks before incident

In the wake of the deadliest church shooting in American history, the Rev. Fred J. More...

AHS Life Skills students debut coffee shop, provide services for school

Facility to help pupils prepare for futures in the real world

Life Skills students at Armstrong Junior-Senior High School (AHS) are preparing for their futures outside of school, thanks to the help and organization of a newly implemented coffee shop at the school.  More...

DECISION ‘17: PA voters to decide on amendment to state’s constitution

Ballot initiative would pave the way for elimination on homestead property taxes

After some initial confusion about what he would be voting on, Kittanning Township resident Tom Brown found the proposed amendment to Pennsylvania’s constitution that will appear on the ballot today to be something he supports.  When voter More...

Obituaries

Walter H. Claypool

Jamestown, Ohio, formerly of Kittanning

Walter H. Claypool, 70, of Jamestown, Ohio, formerly of Kittanning, left this world on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, to be with our Lord. Walt was born on Jan. 4, 1947, to Pauline A. (Unger) Claypool and Walter D. Claypool. More...

Ernest Dale Smith

Kittanning

Ernest Dale Smith, 94, of Kittanning, passed away on Nov. 3, 2017, at the James E. Zandt VA Medical Center -- Altoona. He was born on Feb. 5, 1923, to Oscar Phillip and Olive (Wilson) Smith in Dayton, Pa. Ernest worked as an Entrepreneur. More...

Jewell Leroy ‘Boog’ Goodman

Kittanning

Jewell Leroy “Boog” Goodman, 87, of Kittanning, died on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at his residence. He was born on Jan. 22, 1930, in Cadogan, to the late James Jewell and Hatti (Smith) Goodman. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 6-9 Night: 0-8  Pick 3 Day: 3-1-2 Night: 6-3-5  Pick 4 Day: 2-0-4-5 Night: 5-0-4-7  Pick 5 Day: 7-5-1-6-8 Night: 9-4-0-2-3  Treasure Hunt: 09-12-16-25-30   More...

Do Just One Thing

If you think your water-damaged, completely broken, not functioning smartphone isn’t worth anything, think again. There is a market for broken phones, for one simple reason: the precious metals inside. More...

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