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December 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Kittanning remains neutral regarding ‘minicasinos’ proposal

Council also approved 2018 budget, debated police officer’s employment

Kittanning Borough Council elected to take no action on a resolution that would prohibit mini-casinos from being established in the borough, leaving the door open for the construction of one. More...

Armstrong Junior High School to debut ‘Jingle Bell Jury’

Holiday season play production to be staged today

While still in the infancy of their school legacy, Armstrong Junior-High school (AHS) is seeking to make their mark throughout the performance of their upcoming winter play.  Seventh- and eighth-grade AHS students are seeking to do so with their More...

News

Facebook launches parent-controlled Messenger app for kids

NEW YORK (AP) — Face- book is coming for your kids.  The social media giant is launching a messaging app for children to chat with their parents and with friends approved by their parents.  More...

Borough police issue holiday safety tips

Kittanning Borough Police recently issued the following holiday safety tips:  * Be aware of your surroundings when you’re out shopping. Stay off cell phones while coming and going to your vehicle. More...

MARRIAGE LICENSES

The following filed for marriage licenses in the Armstrong County Courthouse:  Anthony Fusco and Nicole Wilson, both of San Diego, Calif.;  Derek Hubert and Kaitlyn Witucki, both of Freeport;  Dylan Christopher and Sarah Bonelli, both More...

Sports

Brown, Boswell lead Steelers to 23-20 win over Bengals

CINCINNATI (AP) — Chris Boswell kicked a field goal on the final play shortly after Antonio Brown caught a 6-yard touchdown pass — taking a hit to the head while landing in the end zone — and the Pittsburgh Steelers pulled off anoth More...

Trotman gives Wilkes-Barre defense a needed boost

WILKES-BARRE — As disappointing as the end of 2016 was for Zach Trotman, this year has had no shortage of excitement and memorable milestones.  More...

LEADER TIMES Athlete of the Week

Morgan Penn

Freeport Yellowjackets Hockey   More...

Freeport woman charged with aggravated assault against police

Ashley Kuhn allegedly spit at police during an incident involving a DUI

Ashley L. Kuhn, 31, of Freeport, is charged with aggravated assault against police during an incident during the early morning hours of Aug. 8, 2017. She is scheduled to undergo a preliminary hearing at 9 a.m. Dec. More...

West Kittanning Borough Council approves 2018 budget

Spending plan will not call for a real estate tax increase

West Kittanning Borough Council, in a 6-0 ruling, voted to adopt the borough’s 2018 budget, during its monthly meeting Monday. More...

Athlete of the week knows the net

Freeport Area Yellowjackets varsity hockey team goaltender Morgan Penn is this week’s Leader Times Athlete of the Week. A story and statistics appear on B1 of today’s edition. More...

Obituaries

Virgil Merle Lauffer

Parks Township

Virgil Merle Lauffer, 86, of Parks Township, passed away on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh.  He was born Sunday, Sept. 13, 1931, in North Apollo, the son of the late Roy C. More...

Kimberly S. Vantassel

Rimersburg

Kimberly S. Vantassel, 49, of Rimersburg, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer.  Born on Oct. 2, 1968, in Clarion, she was the daughter of John R. Rowe and Merilene Coston Dufford.  More...

Sally Ann Claypoole

Worthington

Sally Ann Claypoole, 77, of Worthington, died Sunday, Dec. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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ON THIS DATE

In 1933, the era of alcohol prohibition ended as Utah became the 36th state to ratify the 21st Amendment.  In 1955, Martin Luther King Jr., E.D. More...

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