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November 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Elderton Elementary reflects on initiatives funded by grants

School received nearly $24,000 in grant money during 2016-17

The tenacity and dedication of Elderton Elementary School staff and teachers, along with the support of the Armstrong School District (ASD) Foundation, has paved the way for the school to receive nearly $24,000 worth of grant money for roughly six ne More...

Apollo-Ridge School District board votes to maintain tax index to remain at 3.6 percent

Elected body accepts $18,000 check from education foundation to help further opportunities for students

The Apollo-Ridge School District’s board of education on Tuesday held its legislative meeting, during which members accepted an $18,000 check from the Apollo-Ridge Education Foundation (AREF), recognized student achievement, and adopted a resol More...



Cove School Classes circa 1936

Tom Hollobaugh, 88, of New Bethlehem, provided this photograph of the Cove Schoolhouse grades one through eight classes circa 1936. More...

Bridge work carries forth in township

  Crews perform maintenance work Tuesday while operating a crane in the vicinity of a bridge spanning State Route 422 along the highway’s eastbound lanes in East Franklin Township. A.J. Panian Leader Times More...


The following individuals were recently committed to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Randy Travis Sell, 27, of Keystone Trailer Park Road, Shelocta, on charges of theft by unlawful taking-movable property, and disorderly conduct. More...


A passion for pumping iron

For Kyle Oresick, the desire to chisel his body into a perfectly symmetrical physical specimen came about naturally. Well, as naturally as it could have for the would-be bodybuilder. More...

Penguins goalie Matt Murray placed on injured reserve


Steelers No. 3 in latest AP Pro32 poll; Eagles, Pats No. 1

NEW YORK (AP) — Carson Wentz has turned into one of the NFL’s most dangerous quarterbacks. Jay Ajayi and LeGarrette Blount form a potent duo at running back, and Philadelphia’s stout defense features a tough front line.  More...

State police divulge details in fatal Bradys Bend Township accident

Vehicle crash led to the death of township resident Steven M.K. Bellas

Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) on Tuesday distributed multiple public information release reports divulging details regarding the Nov. 22 accident in Bradys Bend Township that resulted in the Thanksgiving Day death of Steven M.K. More...

Freeport Borough to celebrate a ‘Small Town Christmas’

Association’s annual holiday event slated to take place Dec. 2 at former school

Freeport Borough will soon be continuing its yearly tradition of welcoming the community to town as its leaders and residents ring in the holiday season with a parade, food, music and other seasonal festivities.  More...


Esther (Gaydos) Emery


Esther (Gaydos) Emery, 84, of Kittanning, left us to go to the Lord on Sunday, Nov. More...

Veda Fay (Heilman) Kunkle


Veda Fay (Heilman) Kunkle, 42, of Kittanning, died on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, at her residence. She was born on Sept. 28, 1975, in Kittanning, to Roy and Sherry (Cousins) Heilman. More...

Ruby Emogene Walls


Ruby Emogene Walls, 99, of Kittanning, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, at ACMH Hospital in East Franklin Township. Friends and family will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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Do Just One Thing

There is so much organic food in the marketplace now that finding your favorite food items on sale or at warehouse clubs is easy to do. But how can you stock up on a sale without buying too much? More...

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