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| Historical Headlines – September 11  The Kittanning Paper

09/11/2001 – America was under three separate attacks this morning as planes destroyed the twin towers in New York City, damaged the Pentagon, and were ...



| 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.



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 ...



| Mid-County Parade and Ceremonies Highlight the Memorial Day Weekend  The Kittanning Paper

Both Kittanning and Ford City had special events highlighting the 2019 Memorial Day Weekend. On Sunday night, the Ford City Lions Club sponsored a ...



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 ...



| Historical Headlines – June 17  The Kittanning Paper

06/17/1969 – After a season without a band, Kittanning area firemen may be represented this summer by both a concert band and a marching band. 06/17/1969 ...



| 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 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, ...



VOTER'S GUIDE 2019: Contested races in the Crawford County primary election  Meadville Tribune

LOCAL RACES. This guide only includes candidates in contested races. The candidates were invited to participate by email and given one week to reply.



| (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 ...



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 ...



| 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 ...



| Jeff Pyle Tapped to Chair Liquor Control Committee  The Kittanning Paper

Local State Representative Jeff Pyle (R-Armstrong/Butler/Indiana) was appointed to chair the Liquor Control committee in Harrisburg when Speaker of the ...



It's official: Jason Schaeffer is Leechburg's new police chief  Tarentum Valley News Dispatch

A police chief is only as good as the community that stands behind him. That's what Leechburg's new highest ranking officer says. “People that are willing to ...



Penn State TE Nick Bowers tabbed for leadership role in 2019  Milton Daily Standard

UNIVERSITY PARK — Nick Bowers, a fifth-year senior tight end from Kittanning, was the first player Penn State head coach James Franklin mentioned by name ...



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 ...



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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



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 ...



Kittanning man part of wrestling show benefitting Ford City Summerfest  Tribune-Review

Rick Marshall is a brooding and merciless professional wrestler from Jerkwater, Pa., who will stand 6-feet 4-inches and weigh in at a solid 270 pounds when he ...



| 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 ...



| 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.



| 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 ...



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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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.



| 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 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 ...



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, ...



| 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 ...



Native of Ford City area ordained into priesthood  Tribune-Review

Eric Dinga felt the calling to the priesthood as a child growing up in the Ford City area. Saturday morning, Dinga and two others will be ordained by Bishop ...



| 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 ...



Ford City family's war collection being featured at Pittsburgh museum  Tribune-Review

A Ford City family's collection of items from World War II will soon be featured at the Heinz History Center's newest exhibit, “We Can Do It! WWII.” Before he died ...



| Ford City Seniors Win Teen Driving Competition  The Kittanning Paper

By Jonathan Weaver. The best student drivers from nearly a dozen high schools in Armstrong and Indiana County competed in the “Teen Safe Driving ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



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 ...



| 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 ...



Armstrong duo taking new business to Dayton Fair  Tribune-Review

Chasing the American dream is no pie in the sky for two lifelong friends and graduates of Ford City High School. Since June, Plummer Toy, 51, of Manor and ...



| Planning Commission Reviews Economic Strategy in Ford City  The Kittanning Paper

by David Croyle. Members of the Ford City Planning Commission met with council members on the Economic Development Committee last night to review plans ...



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 ...



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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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.



| 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 ...



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 ...



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

Last year was a season of firsts for the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps. The corps, based in Canton, Ohio, won the Drum Corps International World ...



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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



Priest from Manorsville comes home to celebrate 1st Mass  Tribune-Review

FORD CITY — An area native son has just received the title of father in the Catholic Church. The Rev. Tyler J. Bandura, 26, of Manorville celebrated Mass for the ...



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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



| Concert Band Holds Annual Christmas Concert  The Kittanning Paper

The Armstrong Concert Band held its annual Christmas concert at the West Kittanning Fire Hall yesterday afternoon. Approximately 50 musicians provided ...



| Area Youth Experience Their First Hunting Harvest  The Kittanning Paper

by David Croyle. Five area youths were successful at bagging their first buck during the first day of deer season. Michelle and Jody Bevington are proud of the ...



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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