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| First Glimpse at Ford City High School Property Examined  The Kittanning Paper

At the Ford City Borough Council meeting Monday, a proposed idea for the former location of the Ford City Junior Senior High School was unveiled.



| Historical Headlines – January 11  The Kittanning Paper

1/11/1969 – Clifford Earl Vandervort, 77, of Mayport RD1 is being held today on an open charge of murder in the shooting yesterday of Loyal Jack Sadler, 72.



| Ford City Cannon Restoration Nearly Complete  The Kittanning Paper

The iconic cannon has made its way back into Ford City Memorial Park. The cannon, a German relic, given to the Ford City High School in the late 1940's, ...



| OBIT: Joseph Cippel, Sr. (Ford City)  The Kittanning Paper

CIPPEL – Joseph Andrew Cippel, Sr, 86, of Ford City passed away on October 18, 2018 at his residence. He was born July 19 1932, a son of Joseph John and ...



| OBIT: Joseph Nickleach (Ford City)  The Kittanning Paper

NICKLEACH – Joseph A. Nickleach, age 78, of Ford City passed away peacefully at his home on August 15, 2018, surrounded by his family, after a brave battle ...



| Ford City Resident Upset With Noise Coming From Old Ford City High School Football Field  The Kittanning Paper

There was an article published on July 10th in the Kittanning Paper with some factual errors. At the Ford City Borough meeting on the 9th there was resident in ...



Like so many former Western Pennsylvania company towns, Ford City is in dire need of a comeback  PGH City Paper

Photo courtesy of Jake Klingensmith; A view of Ford City taken in 1976. Don Mains has been trying to get someone to listen to his story for months. He called his ...



Music festival to benefit Mail Pouch ad restoration in Ford City  Tribune-Review

A national nonprofit group hopes to make it possible for visitors to Ford City to step back in time about a century. Mail Pouch Barnstormers, which documents the ...



Ford City High School first of 3 schools packing up for move  Tribune-Review

Ford City High School Principal Michael Cominos has been working in the building for eight years, but it's only since movers started clearing the now-closed ...



| (VIDEO) Thousands Attend Labor Day Weekend Parade  The Kittanning Paper

Ford City Borough Council Vice-President Tyson Klukan throws candy out of the Ford City fire truck to children who lined the streets during Sunday afternoon's ...



Ford City High School Class of 2014  Tribune-Review

Here's a look at the Ford City High School Class of 2014: Sarah Elizabeth Achatz, Colleen Adamsky, Jacob Anderson, Kelsey Armstrong, Maya Azad, Joshua ...



| State Rep Announces He Has Stage Four Cancer  The Kittanning Paper

Pennsylvania State Representative Jeff Pyle surprised the crowd that was present on August 2 at the opening of the Fort Armstrong Folk Festival.



| Vintage Glass Fundraiser Scheduled for Sunday in Ford City  The Kittanning Paper

FORD CITY – A holiday sale of crystal and vintage glass will benefit the creation of what hopefully will become an internationally-renowned Ford City Glass ...



| Ford City Cannon Moved to Borough Park  The Kittanning Paper

by Jonathan Weaver. For 65 years, the Ford City Junior-Senior High cannon guarded the entrance to the 7-12th grade school. During its last school year, ...



| Restoration Planned for Ford City Cannon  The Kittanning Paper

by Jonathan Weaver. A Ford City community landmark currently outside of the now-former Ford City Junior-Senior High School is moving back into the center of ...



Lila Lorene Tarr | Obituaries  Cody Enterprise

Lila Lorene Tarr of Cody went to be with her Lord and Savior Nov. 15, 2018, at the age of 88.



| ASD Bid Opening for Building Demolition Scheduled  The Kittanning Paper

ARMSTRONG – Two former schools are being considered for demolition later this month. In October 2016, State Senator Don White and State Representative ...



Kittanning, Ford City students enjoy last proms before unification  Tribune-Review

Prom season is in full swing but for two area high schools — Ford City and Kittanning — the music has stopped. At least until next year when the two schools will ...



Freeport International Baseball Invitational sets 2018 schedule  Tribune-Review

The 24th annual Freeport International Baseball Invitational will take place from July 17-21. The event typically draws teams from around Western Pennsylvania ...



| Historical Headlines – April 2  The Kittanning Paper

4/2/1968 – A state-wide search in underway by State Police and Armstrong County Sheriff deputies for 3 inmates who escaped from the Armstrong County Jail ...



Ex-Ravens cheerleader from Ford City charged with sex with teen  Tribune-Review

A one-time Ford City High School homecoming queen and ex-Baltimore Ravens cheerleader was arraigned Wednesday on charges of having sex with a ...



West Shamokin: High school welcomes fresh faces to faculty  Indiana Gazette

This year at West Shamokin Junior/Senior High School our staff has welcomed a few familiar and also unfamiliar faces, some of whom have worked in the ...



| New Detective Hired in Manor  The Kittanning Paper

Manor Township supervisors last week approved the job description and hiring of a retiring State Police officer to serve as Detective on the force. Shane Lash ...



Drum and bugle corps attracting Pittsburgh area students  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

When six drum and bugle corps take the field for competition June 28 at Moon Area High School Stadium, the Pittsburgh area will be well represented. Several ...



Armstrong Junior-Senior High School athletic complex will not be ready for school's inaugural year  Tribune-Review

Armstrong School District officials are paring down plans for Armstrong Junior-Senior High School's athletic complex and will rely on plan B — using other district ...



| Parade, Food, & Music Brought Community to FC  The Kittanning Paper

No one quite knows how long it has been since a Labor Day parade was held in Ford City. However, if there is such a thing as a parade revival, it came into ...



Kittanning nonprofit offers $60K in scholarships  Tribune-Review

A Kittanning nonprofit is making post-secondary scholarship applications an easy and painless process for high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate ...



| FC Hall of Fame Plans This Year's Induction Dinner  The Kittanning Paper

by David Croyle. For the past 33 years, Ford City has honored 245 area individuals and groups for their accomplishments through induction into its Hall of Fame.



| It's “Lights Out” for FCHS After Tomorrow's Auction  The Kittanning Paper

by David Croyle. ASD Director of Facilities & Property Services Bill Henley said utilities to the former Ford City High School building will be cut off before winter ...



Ford City residents frustrated with borough's mounting problems  Tribune-Review

When Al Garay heard Ford City officials were thinking about disbanding the small Allegheny River borough's police department, he decided enough was ...



| Armstrong County Chorus Takes Ford City Stage  The Kittanning Paper

by Jonathan Weaver. More than 130 students filled the Ford City High School stage and auditorium with music November 14 during the 2013 Armstrong County ...



| OBIT: Blair Green (North Buffalo Township)  The Kittanning Paper

Blair Fulton Green, 85, of North Buffalo Township, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2015, in the Armstrong County Health Center in Kittanning. Born April 2 ...



Ford City prank may lead to felony charges  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Sunday, December 14, 2003. By Paula Reed Ward, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. FORD CITY, Pa. -- What started out as a drunken prank Thanksgiving morning ...



Alle-Kiski Valley high-school musicals: Riverview; Burrell; Plum; Deer Lakes; Ford City  Tribune-Review

Whether it's New York City or River City, the upcoming slate of high-school musicals aim to transport audiences to another time and place. Among destinations of ...



Pa. man wrongly arrested, given rough ride after filming cop  New York Daily News

PITTSBURGH - A Pennsylvania man was wrongly arrested, given a rough ride in a police car and jailed for hours after posting a Facebook video he recorded ...



| Council Still Undecided on Ford City High School's Future  The Kittanning Paper

by Jonathan Weaver. The clock is ticking on the future of the property of the Ford City Jr. – Sr. High School. In two school years, Armstrong School District will ...



| High School Stage Crew Prepares for 'Singin` in the Rain'  The Kittanning Paper

by Jonathan Weaver. While their classmates and friends stand in the spotlight April 7-9, these Ford City artists and craftsman will be behind the curtain and be ...



| Ford City 'Pink Out' Donations Given to Hospital Cancer Center  The Kittanning Paper

by Jonathan Weaver. During the conclusion of their regular season, the Ford City High School Varsity Girls Basketball Team raised nearly-$600 during their ...



| Kittanning Alumni Also Win Final Football Game  The Kittanning Paper

By Jonathan Weaver The final regular season Kittanning vs. Ford City high school football game might have ended in a lopsided score in late-October, but the ...



| West Hills Girls Basketball Wins Tournament  The Kittanning Paper

by Jonathan Weaver. A group of West Hills Intermediate athletes won a local tournament earlier this month. The 10-member girls team won the Lenape ...



| OBIT: Terry “T-Ball” “Bonehead” Mantini (Ford City)  The Kittanning Paper

Terry “T-Ball” “Bonehead” Mantini, 63, died on July 25, 2014 at his residence in Ford City, where he grew up. He was born on October 14, 1950 in Ford City to ...



| Kittanning, Ford City Halloween Parades Set for Oct. 30  The Kittanning Paper

After more than 70 years of leading the annual Kittanning Hose Company #1 Halloween parade, the Kittanning Junior and Senior High School bands will be ...



| Sabers Fired Up for Final Backyard Brawl  The Kittanning Paper

By Jonathan Weaver. Tonight, the Ford City Sabers and the Kittanning Wildcats football teams will battle under the lights for the final time. And last night ...



| West Kittanning Gas Station Robbed  The Kittanning Paper

by Jonathan Weaver. The recent rash of robberies continued last night in middle Armstrong County as State Police troopers responded to yet another hold-up at ...



| Ford City Students Dance for Charities  The Kittanning Paper

by Jonathan Weaver. Ford City parents won't have to worry about their students getting into trouble tonight – most of them will be at school. Not for disciplinary ...



| Orthopedic Surgeon Comes Back Home to ACMH  The Kittanning Paper

by Jonathan Weaver. A surgeon born in the Kittanning area moved back to Armstrong County recently and is anxious for his start in the ACMH Hospital ...



| River Hawks Marching Band Opens Camp  The Kittanning Paper

by Jonathan Weaver. Friday nights this fall won't just be about high school football for more than 80 Armstrong River Hawks. During halftime of each game will ...



Jeannette's Kitchen: Truckers, locals beat a path to little red barn for cooking like Mom's  The Times

Wayside eatery on Route 68 in Industry is known for *fresh*, made-from-scratch cooking, especially slow-roasted beef brisket, fall-off-the-bone ribs and pulled pork ...



| Armstrong County Top 10 Stories of 2014  The Kittanning Paper

by Jonathan Weaver. Throughout 2014, news came from every corner of Armstrong County, whether via elected and appointed school, county and municipality ...



| Police Lockdown Schools; Search for Drugs/Weapons  The Kittanning Paper

by Jonathan Weaver. Local and state police agencies conducted an illegal substance/weapon search at the four Armstrong School District high schools Tuesday ...



High-school musicals: Plum, Valley, Ford City, Deer Lakes  Tribune-Review

The high-school musical season begins to wrap up with offerings that are sure to delight. In a classic farce with heart, set in New York City during the 1950s, ...



| Wrestling Event Nears to Connect Ford City  The Kittanning Paper

by Jonathan Weaver. For the better part of 2014, A.J. Stump of Ford City has heard nonstop about wrestling. The Ford City Summerfest Event Coordinator has ...



Armstrong athletic complex costs exceed anticipated total for project  Tribune-Review

An athletic complex at the new Armstrong Junior-Senior High School will cost more than district officials anticipated. Armstrong School District officials are ...



| Firemen Called to Fairground Road in Fire Mishap  The Kittanning Paper

Ford Cliff fireman Nicholas Rupert works on extinguishing the fire that destroyed a 2001 Nissan Saturn at 271 Fairground Road in Manor Township yesterday ...



| School Board Considers Adding Classes  The Kittanning Paper

by Jonathan Weaver. The Armstrong School District school board directors listened to a proposal last week to add four classes to the district-wide curriculum.



Mr. Franklin D. Jaco Sr., 75  Titusville Herald

Mr. Franklin D. Jaco Sr., 75, of Pleasantville, passed away at 5:45 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at the Titusville Healthcare and Rehab Center.



| Armstrong Educational Trust Announces 2013 Scholarship Recipients  The Kittanning Paper

Presentations of the 2013 Ralph and Mary Lou McAllister Scholarship and the Helen and Fred Ortman Scholarship were made by Dr. Karl Harris, Armstrong ...



| Ford City Lions Announce Parade Winners  The Kittanning Paper

by David Croyle. The tradition continued last night with the Lion's Club sponsoring Ford City's Annual Halloween Parade. Lions Club spokesman Bill Oleksak ...



| Diverse Community Heritage Celebrated at Armstrong Junior/Senior High  The Kittanning Paper

by Jonathan Weaver. A former Ford City High School tradition made its way to Armstrong Junior/Senior High earlier this month. More than 120 Armstrong LEO ...



| High School Students Attend Leadership Training at Westminster  The Kittanning Paper

By Ryan McLaughlin. Four local high school students attended a week of training at Westminster College through the Rotary Youth Leadership Award June 8-13 ...



Greensburg woman has a lifetime of hosting foreign exchange students  Tribune-Review

Sometimes, they've called her 'mama Dar,' 'mumay,' and even 'schmum,' but no matter what, each of the 22 foreign exchange students who stayed with Darlene ...



| Ford City Stages an Amazing Fantasy Performance!  The Kittanning Paper

Santa and Mrs. Claus emerge from the “Enchanted Castle of Dreams” to thousands crowded at the center of Ford Street in Ford City on Saturday night. by David ...



| Kittanning Senior Dubbed 'Miss Armstrong County'  The Kittanning Paper

by Jonathan Weaver. A local student is enjoying the royal treatment after being named a queen for the first time. Cara Masters, 18, was crowned last month as ...



| Professional Guitarists Teach Introductory Students  The Kittanning Paper

by Jonathan Weaver. A few dozen beginning guitar students took a half-hour lesson and got to see and hear professionals in the classroom Thursday.



| Largest ACT Cast Assembles in “Princess Whatsername” Tonight  The Kittanning Paper

By Jonathan Weaver. More than 50 children and teenagers will sing and dance in the Armstrong Community Theater's children's production that begins tonight ...



World Champion Bluecoats drum corps to perform at Gateway  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Seven world-class drum and bugle corps will be in the June 27 competition.



| Two Female ASD Vocalists Chosen for All-State Chorus  The Kittanning Paper

By Jonathan Weaver. A pair of Armstrong School District vocalists is considered some of the best in the state and will voice their skill in the state capitol this ...



David A. Bernot | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

David A. Bernot, 67, of Mount Joy, passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in New Kensington, PA, he was the son of the ...



| Freeport Grad Makes Directorial Debut in ACT's “Aladdin”  The Kittanning Paper

by Jonathan Weaver. Hannah Younkins has plenty of experience backstage, but it's watching she has to get used to. Hannah – 18 – makes her directorial debut ...



| Students Ready to Succeed in New Computer Lab  The Kittanning Paper

by Jonathan Weaver. For the past six weeks, Armstrong Education Trust officials in West Hills have offered a new opportunity for adult students. When GED ...



Teen Charged As An Adult In Fatal Leechburg Shooting  CBS Local

LEECHBURG (KDKA) – A 17-year-old boy accused of shooting and killing another teenager in Armstrong County is being charged as an adult. The victim was ...



| YMCA Youth Soccer Concludes Fall Season  The Kittanning Paper

By Jonathan Weaver. Last weekend, hundreds of local children and pre-teens played their last soccer match of the season through the Richard G. Snyder YMCA ...



Tuned In: Five local nurses are 'Scrubbing In'  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Five Western Pennsylvania natives star in MTV's reality show about travel nurses at a Southern California hospital.



Goin' campin' first stops: Baldwin and Central Catholic  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Monday was the first day of "official" football practice in Pennsylvania. That means the return of "Goin' Campin'." What is that? Maybe it should be called "Goin' ...



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