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November 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Kittanning woman charged with allegedly setting fire to parents’ home

The blaze led to the death of one cat, injured another

Rebbica Lynn McElroy, 32, of Kittanning, is charged with allegedly setting fire to her parents’ home Nov. 11, which led to the death of one cat, and serious bodily injury to another cat.  She will face a preliminary hearing at 1 p.m. Nov. More...


Work ongoing at site of ACHFH home

LEFT The Armstrong County Habitat for Humanity on Tuesday deployed a crew of 10 volunteers to continue work on a home for a Manor Township family. More...


The following individuals were committed Monday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Jenna Elizabeth Detore, 27, of Hancock Ave., Apollo, for a bench warrant - failure to comply. No bond was listed;  More...

Elderton man to stand trial for alleged indecent assault against minor family member

Timothy Holden Smeltzer waives his right to a preliminary hearing

Timothy Holden Smeltzer, 34, of Elderton, will stand trial at the Armstrong County Court of Common Pleas in Kittanning, for charges involving alleged indecent assault against a minor family member during an alleged incident Nov. More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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Do Just One Thing

As temperatures dip in the fall months, your warm and cozy home becomes a desirable place for rodents and insects. To prevent them from coming into your home, consider some nontoxic preventative measures. More...

Coroner: Parks Township pair died of gunshot wounds; DA: crime could have multiple suspects

Dawayne Klingensmith, 29, and Heather Swiklinski, 22, resided together in North Vandergrift with 17-month-old child who is currently safe and in care of family

A man and a woman from Parks Township died Monday as a result of gunshot wounds at their residence in the North Vandergrift section of the municipality, according to a release issued Tuesday by Armstrong County Coroner Brian K. Myers.  More...

Arts on the Allegheny to present gift for giving back to public

Free holiday concert featuring River City Brass Band to happen Dec. 9

As a means of saying thanks for all of the contributions received from the community throughout 2017, Arts on the Allegheny is planning one fi- nal, holiday-sized get-together to round out the concert series’ 10th annual season.   More...


Willard D. ‘Pickles’ Myers, Jr.


Willard D. “Pickles,” Myers, Jr., 70, of Adrian, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.  He was born Dec. 30, 1946, in Kittanning, to Willard Myers, Sr. More...

Charles ‘Chuck’ Sitch, Jr.


Charles “Chuck” Sitch, Jr., 82, of Evansville, Ind., passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at Solarbron Rehab Center. More...


Yellowjackets top Beaver to advance to PIAA 2A title game

Whether or not head coach Tom Phillips would admit it, the Freeport Yellowjackets were out for revenge.  More...

LEADER TIMES Athlete of the Week

Ally DeJidas

Freeport Yellowjackets Volleyball   Athlete Info  Grade  11  Position  Outside Hitter Jersey Number  7  Height  5’9”   More...

Wolves fall in state semis to Delone Catholic

2017 has been a banner year for the girls’ sports programs at West Shamokin High School. More...

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