Whitney concludes presidency by kicking off sesquicentennial year

By | 2017-09-13T09:08:00+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Local Papers|

By jwalzak@thecourierexpress.com (Josh Walzak) CLARION – On Founders Day — and her last day as president before becoming interim chancellor of the State System of Higher Education — Dr. Karen Whitney launched Clarion University's year-long sesquicentennial celebration by sharing its proud 150-year past and… Read More: Leader-Vindicator

Christmas lighting may come a little later for Sligo

By | 2017-09-13T09:00:00+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Local Papers|

By By RON WILSHIRE L-V Correspondent SLIGO – Dates for hanging Christmas lights and decorations on the streets of Sligo could be a little later this year because of the new flags honoring veterans in town. Read More: Leader-Vindicator

Long-time Clarion Co. Human Services director Rupert to retire

By | 2017-09-13T07:00:00+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Local Papers|

By By EVANNE GAREIS L-V Staff Writer CLARION – Following a career spanning nearly three decades, Clarion County is preparing for the retirement of a familiar face in the Human Services department early next year. Read More: Leader-Vindicator

Peanut Butter Festival this weekend in NB

By | 2017-09-13T07:00:00+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Local Papers|

By By JOSH WALZAK L-V Editor NEW BETHLEHEM – New Bethlehem's Peanut Butter Festival returns this weekend, with a lineup featuring a number of past favorite events as well as several new attractions for the three days of festivities. Read More: Leader-Vindicator

Custodial needs top RV board discussion

By | 2017-09-13T07:00:00+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Local Papers|

By By EVANNE GAREIS L-V Staff Writer NEW BETHLEHEM – A possible shortage in the high school's custodial and maintenance department topped the discussion of the Redbank Valley School Board's work session prior to its regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 5. Read More: Leader-Vindicator

Funding awarded for Oak Ridge project

By | 2017-09-13T07:00:00+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Local Papers|

By By JOSH WALZAK L-V Editor FORD CITY – Funding for an ongoing sewerage project in Oak Ridge was among the topics discussed at an evening meeting of the Armstrong County Board of Commissioners last Thursday at Lenape Vo-Tech near Ford City. Read More: Leader-Vindicator

Fair’s livestock auction brings in $111,000

By | 2017-08-02T08:16:00+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Local Papers|

By By EVANNE GAREIS L-V Staff Writer ALCOLA – Although the number of animals was down by more than a dozen, causing sales to decrease by more than $15,000, a large group of local business owners, state and county officials and community members still flocked to the… Read More: Leader-Vindicator

Area barn featured on ‘Barnyard Builders’ TV show

By | 2017-08-02T07:00:00+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Local Papers|

By By RON WILSHIRE L-V Correspondent PORTER TWP. – The Delp Barn near the Leatherwood Church on Delp Road in Porter Township was built in 1836 as part of a family farm started by German immigrants — but it is now going to have a continued… Read More: Leader-Vindicator