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April 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Leechburg Area school board votes to keep half-day Lenape enrollment

After months of discussion, the Leechburg Area School District’s board of education this week voted 5-1 to maintain half day enrollment for students attending Lenape Technical School.  The board voted on the issue at Wednesday evening&rsqu More...

News

Army Corps awards $350 million contract for Parks Township radioactive waste cleanup

The U.S. More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong County 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  • Emergency crews including Pennsylvania State Police at Kittanning and Kittanning Ambulance responded to a fire vehicle accident at 4:15 p.m. More...

JAIL REPORT

The following individuals were committed Thursday to the Armstrong County Jail:  • Craig Andrew Akins, 40, of Mary Street, Vandergrift, on a charge of simple assault. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pick 2 Day: 6-5 Night: 3-2  Pick 3 Day: 6-5-2 Night: 8-6-6  Pick 4 Day: 7-6-9-8 Night: 5-4-8-2  Pick 5 Day: 3-7-9-5-4 Night: 5-1-0-9-5  Treasure Hunt: 02-13-15-19-23   More...

Do Just One Thing

Even with warmer temperatures outside, there can still be some nights when freezing temperatures could affect potted plants and seedlings in your vegetable garden. To protect your plants at night, upcycle old bubble wrap into mini greenhouses.  More...

Armstrong students bring home awards from English festival

Sixty students in grades 9-12 from Armstrong Junior-Senior High School recently attended the Youngstown State University (YSU) English Festival this week in which their writing and reading skills were challenged and formally recognized through variou More...

Public officials help ‘Take Back Our Community’

Magisterial District Judge J. More...

East Franklin to apply for grant for Tarrtown park project

East Franklin is getting ready to apply for a grant so they can move forward with plans to construct a park in Tarrtown.  More...

Obituaries

Grace Julia (Giff) Edgington

WORTHINGTON

Grace Julia (Giff) Edgington, 92, of Worthington died Thursday, April 27, 2017, at home.  She was born March 31, 1925, in Worthington to the late James and Florence (Smith) Giff.  She was employed by Aluminum Ladder, Union Supply Store, and More...

Harold Doine Fleming

FORD CITY

Harold Doine Fleming, 87, of Ford City passed away peacefully Thursday, April 27, 2017, at his home. A complete obituary will be published in Saturday’s edition of the Leader Times. More...

Sports

Armstrong falls after Panther’s big 14-run sixth inning

Every inning matters, whether it be baseball or softball. In the case of the Armstrong softball team, one inning would be the defining factor in what would become an 18-1 loss for the Armstrong River Hawks softball team yesterday.  More...

River Hawks win in dramatic fashion, drop Fox Chapel in 11 innings, 3-2

Over the course of the first three-plus innings of yesterday’s home game against Fox Chapel, the Armstrong River Hawks looked all the part of the same team that mustered no runs on two hits the day before at North Hills. More...

27 years in the making

The Apollo-Ridge Vikings girls’ 1600 meter relay team of (from left to right) Paxton Fetterman, Breanna Murray, Morgan Huey and Maycee Anthony broke the school’s record of 4:18.9 set in 1 More...

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