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Historical Headlines – August 2

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Historical Headlines – August 2

A diplomat is a chap who, when asked what his favorite color is, replies “Plaid.” 8/2/1968 – West Kittanning Hill truck-crash victim Carl Crawford, 24, of Bloomsburg RD1, is scheduled to undergo surgery today at Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. Officials there still list Crawford in critical condition. 8/2/1967 – ┬áThe Armstrong County Redevelopment Authority yesterday opened…

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Group Wants Ford City Sign Restoration

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Group Wants Ford City Sign Restoration

A group of Ford City businesses and residents have formed a committee to restore a piece of the town’s history. Several years ago, after a building was demolished at the corner of 9th Street and Fourth Avenue, wrecking crews uncovered the remains of an old Mail Pouch tobacco advertisement that was painted on the side…

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