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November 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Park readies for oncoming winter season

While the Crooked Creek Lake Park in Manor Township is open year-round to the public, the site’s staff is preparing for winter by storing away and stacking up their summer picnic tables along a More...


Pumpkin Penny War at West Hills Primary school raises money for Salvation Army

Students and staff at West Hills Primary School recently participated in a “Pumpkin Penny War” in which monetary donations were accepted during the seasonal event – proceeds of whic More...


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


Armstrong County 911 released the following report on recent incidents:  * Manor Township Fire Co. responded to an undisclosed incident at 11:19 a.m. Nov. 7, at 2344 Lincoln Way in Manor Township;   More...


West Shamokin boys soccer bows out in PIAA Playoffs

The end of the road for the West Shamokin boys soccer team’s 2017 campaign came on Tuesday in the first round of the PIAA State Playoffs, but despite the team’s early exit in the state tournament, the season has been nothing short of memo More...

Pitt looks to keep momentum going against reeling Tar Heels

PITTSBURGH (AP) — It only took two months, but Pittsburgh seems to have settled on a quarterback. Maybe not coincidentally, a bit of momentum has followed.  More...

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Armstrong County President Judge James J. Panchik secures 2nd term on bench

Broad majority of voters approve court official’s request following decade of service

Following Tuesday’s municipal election, James J. More...

Bond issuance formally passed by Leechburg Area School District

Move will not lead to an increase in district taxes, board of education affirms

Leechburg Area School District (LASD) board of education on Wednesday passed a motion to formally approve the long-discussed bond issuance during its bimonthly meeting.  As previously reported in the Leader Times, the bond issuance was set up to More...

Kittanning woman charged with allegedly assaulting with police

Kaitlyn Elizabeth Ardelean-Clark allegedly spat in an officer’s face

Kaitlyn Elizabeth Ardelean Clark, 21, of Kittanning, is charged with alleged aggravated assault against a police officer by spitting in his face.  She is scheduled to undergo a preliminary hearing at 1 p.m. Nov. More...


Joseph L. ‘Joe’ Evankovich

Karns City, Perry Township

Joseph L. “Joe” Evankovich, 54, of Criswell Road, Karns City, Perry Township, passed away unexpectedly Monday evening, Nov. 6, 2017, at his home.  Joseph was born in Butler, on July 11, 1963. He was the son of the late John W., Sr. More...

Betty S. Lindberg

Clearwater, Fla

Betty S. Lindberg, 91, of Clearwater, Fla., died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at the Oaks of Clearwater, where she lived for the past year.  She was born March 19, 1926, in Kittanning, the daughter of Merrell Slagle and Margaret J. More...

Frances Virginia (Brumbaugh) Bowser


Frances Virginia (Brumbaugh) Bowser, 81, of Kittanning, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at home.  She was born on Oct. 28, 1936, in Kittanning, to the late Franklin and Frances Brumbaugh and was a lifelong resident of the area.  More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 1-0 Night: 1-4  Pick 3 Day: 2-1-2 Night: 6-8-4  Pick 4 Day: 0-2-2-7 Night: 8-7-3-6  Pick 5 Day: 9-7-7-6-7 Night: 4-1-0-2-6  Treasure Hunt: 03-10-19-26-27   More...

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One way to help combat hunger is to donate needed shelf-stable foods to your local food bank. While it’s nice to clear your cupboards, it’s even nicer to buy items they really need to help serve the community.  More...

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