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Ford City to Assist 15 Local Families for Christmas

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Ford City to Assist 15 Local Families for Christmas

The Ford City Police Department is stepping up to make Christmas brighter for 15 local families in the borough. Mayor Jeff Cogley said the Christmas Adopt-A-Family initiative came from the Armstrong County Community Action Agency. “We got in contact with Community Action and we asked them if (they had identified) any families with kids in…

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Ford City Considers Vacant Building Fee

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Ford City Considers Vacant Building Fee

Ford City Borough discussed their participation in the Armstrong County Land Bank, which currently includes municipalities of Apollo, East Franklin Township, Ford City, and Kittanning. The Land Bank is one tool that uses adjusted property taxes to assist with rehabilitation or demolition of blighted properties. “One of the big problems in Borough is that we…

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