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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 – May 21  The Kittanning Paper

05/21/1969 – The Armstrong County Taxpayers League got its message across, loud and clear, to voters, placing all four of its Armstrong School District ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



| Plaque to be Installed for FC Cannon  The Kittanning Paper

In weeks just before the Summerfest celebration, the iconic cannon in Ford City Memorial Park is getting additional attention. A plaque is being placed by 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 ...



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 ...



| 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 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, ...



| 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 ...



| (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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



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.



| Historical Headlines – May 31  The Kittanning Paper

05/31/1969 – An 18-year-old Templeton soldier was killed May 27 in Vietnam while on combat operations and upon encountering a hostile force. It was reported ...



| Historical Headlines – June 7  The Kittanning Paper

06/07/1969 – Lenape Elementary School located in the Hansotte plan in Manor Township was formally dedicated today in special ceremonies in the ...



| 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.



| 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 ...



| 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, ...



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 ...



| 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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



| 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 ...



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 ...



| 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 ...



| Funeral for Community Leader Held Today  The Kittanning Paper

The community will be attending a Mass of Christian Burial this morning at Christ, Prince of Peace Church, to honor one of its leaders. Lt. Col. Grace M. Charney ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



Roberto Clemente the inspiration behind brain health monitoring app  Tribune-Review

Gus Frerotte doesn't remember much from the 2005 game in Miami when, while playing quarterback for the Dolphins, Buffalo's London Fletcher hit him squarely ...



| 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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



| 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.



| 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 ...



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 ...



| 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 ...



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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



| Ford City Musical 'Singin` in the Rain' Debuts Tonight  The Kittanning Paper

by Jonathan Weaver. After practicing four nights per week for the past three months, Ford City High School actors and actresses will put their work to the test ...



| 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 ...



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 ...



| 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 ...



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 ...



| 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 ...



| 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 ...



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.



| 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 ...



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 ...



New venture by Lola, Clear Cut vets raising up to $250M  Pittsburgh Business Times

Energy execs start Muddy Creek, a private equity fund to finance at least two companies.



| 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 ...



| 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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