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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.



| 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 ...



| 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 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 ...



| (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 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 ...



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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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.



| FCHS 4th Avenue Entrance Demolished  The Kittanning Paper

The smell of mold was evident amid the dust and debris yesterday as workers demolished the entrance of the former Ford City High School. For more than 100 ...



| 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, ...



| Historical Headlines – December 27  The Kittanning Paper

12/27/1968 – The Mahoning Post Office will close permanently today according to Postmaster James H. Wales of Templeton. As of December 28, the area ...



Former publisher is candidate for Crawford commissioner - News  GoErie.com

MEADVILLE — Jeanne Moore-Yount is a candidate for a Democratic nomination for Crawford County commissioner. A sales and marketing executive, ...



| 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 ...



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.



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 ...



| Final Ford City High Prom King and Queen Crowned Friday  The Kittanning Paper

by Jonathan Weaver. Rain drops quickly dissipated Friday evening before Ford City High School couples preceded the last school prom with a 'Grand March' in ...



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 ...



Gus Frerotte reflects on hall of fame Alle-Kiski Valley career  Tribune-Review

In the early days of Gus Frerotte`s football career, before he starred at Ford City, broke records at Tulsa or played a decade-and-a-half in the NFL, he broke his ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



| 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.



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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



Midland Sports Hall of Fame to welcome eight new members  Ellwood City Ledger

MIDLAND -- On Sunday, the Midland Sports Hall of Fame will welcome seven all-time Midland High School greats and the first undefeated football team in ...



| OBIT: Olive R. Kunselman (West Kittanning)  The Kittanning Paper

Olive R. Kunselman, age 95, of West Kittanning, Armstrong Co., PA, died, Sunday, January 3, 2016, at Presbyterian Senior Care of Oakmont. She was born ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



| 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 ...



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' ...



| 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 ...



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