Riverbration coming to Kittanning this weekend

By | 2017-08-17T07:00:00+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Local Papers|

By jwalzak@thecourierexpress.com (Josh Walzak) KITTANNING – The summertime fun continues in Armstrong County this weekend as the 2017 Riverbration event will be held Aug. 18-20 on the South Water Street side of Kittanning's Riverfront Park. Read More: Leader-Vindicator

Corsica woman charged with multiple counts of DUI

By | 2017-08-16T14:13:00+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Local Papers|

By egareis@thecourierexpress.com EAST BRADY and PINEY TWP. – A Corsica woman is facing multiple charges of driving under the influence of alcohol following two separate incidents in East Brady and Piney Township. Read More: Leader-Vindicator

Mayport man charged after leaving children in local bar

By | 2017-08-16T13:36:00+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Local Papers|

By egareis@thecourierexpress.com NEW BETHLEHEM – A 29-year-old Mayport man is facing charges after he allegedly dropped off and left two children at a bar along Broad Street in New Bethlehem on Aug. 4. Read More: Leader-Vindicator

County reviews C-L security agreement

By | 2017-08-16T10:23:00+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Local Papers|

By By RON WILSHIRE L-V Correspondent CLARION – With the first day of school on Aug. 30 at Clarion-Limestone High School, district superintendent Amy J. Glasl and school board president Jamie Mahle asked Clarion County Commissioners for some guidance at last week's meeting about the status… Read More: Leader-Vindicator

Dayton Fair in full swing this week

By | 2017-08-16T07:00:00+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Local Papers|

By By SUSAN L. KERR L-V Correspondent DAYTON – The 137th Dayton Fair got underway last Saturday, and by Monday evening everything was in full swing. Event organizers said that more than 300 exhibitors are on hand, along with upwards of 100 entertainers and innumerable judges, groundskeepers,… Read More: Leader-Vindicator

Redbank officials look to build ‘Bulldog Alliance’

By | 2017-08-16T07:00:00+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Local Papers|

By By JOSH WALZAK L-V Editor NEW BETHLEHEM – Redbank Valley School Board members are hoping that a series of new community-focused endeavors will help create a better relationship among the district, its employees and the residents of the area. Read More: Leader-Vindicator

FoodStock collection sites increased this year

By | 2017-08-16T07:00:00+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Local Papers|

By By RON WILSHIRE L-V Correspondent CLARION – It's going to be easier this year to find a collection location for the annual Foodstock sponsored by the Clarion Area Chamber of Business and Industry and Clarion County Community Bank, with many businesses offering to accept contributions… Read More: Leader-Vindicator

Task force makes recommendations for Armstrong blight

By | 2017-08-16T07:00:00+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Local Papers|

By By JOSH WALZAK L-V Editor KITTANNING – Armstrong County Commissioners are expected to accept a report presented earlier this month by the county's new Blight Task Force — a report that looks at ways municipalities and the county can tackle run down properties. Read More: Leader-Vindicator

Peanut Butter Festival nears, but future leadership in doubt

By | 2017-08-16T07:00:00+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Local Papers|

By By JOSH WALZAK L-V Editor NEW BETHLEHEM – New Bethlehem's annual Peanut Butter Festival is less than a month away, but organizers with the Redbank Valley Chamber of Commerce are already looking ahead to next year's event and beyond. Read More: Leader-Vindicator

Area firefighters take part in ‘flashover’ training

By | 2017-08-16T07:00:00+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Local Papers|

By By JOSH WALZAK L-V Editor NEW BETHLEHEM – This summer's weather hasn't been a hot scorcher, but local firefighters experienced more than their fair share of brutal heat on Saturday during a specialized training at Redbank Valley Municipal Park. Read More: Leader-Vindicator

Costs force Union to rethink building plan

By | 2017-08-16T07:00:00+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Local Papers|

By By RON WILSHIRE L-V Correspondent RIMERSBURG – As the Union School District prepares for the Aug. 30 opening of the 2017-18 school year, various personnel changes and contracts were approved at last week's school board meeting; but one thing remained the same at the Aug.… Read More: Leader-Vindicator

Mayport man charged after receiving meth in the mail

By | 2017-08-09T17:12:00+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Local Papers|

By egareis@thecourierexpress.com REDBANK TWP. – A 58-year-old Mayport man is facing drug charges after a package allegedly containing methamphetamine was sent to a Redbank Township (Clarion County) post office on Aug. 2. Read More: Leader-Vindicator