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  • 26 Apr 2019

    Still No Police Contract in East Franklin Township

    The saga of a police contract for East Franklin Police Chief William Evans continues. Supervisor Barry Peters reported after the public meeting last night that there has been no movement in negotiations. “The supervisors, our attorney, ...

  • 26 Apr 2019

    Local Man Sings the Songs of Johnny Cash

      The “Man in Black” made his appearance before a capacity crowd at the Kittanning Senior Center on Queen Street yesterday. Dale Ruth, 79, describes himself as just “a good ole’ boy from Worthington” that enjoys doing the music of Johnny ...

  • 26 Apr 2019

    Historical Headlines – April 26

    04/26/1969 – Town councilmen will reconsider the question of a Ford City and Ford Cliff Borough merger when town fathers meet in the Ford City Borough Building. The councilmen tied in voting to allow the citizens of the town to decide the ...

  • 25 Apr 2019

    Senate Candidate Campaigns at Ford City Coffee Klatch

    Armstrong County worked with Don White’s office during his 18 years as senator of Pennsylvania’s 41st District. In the back room of the Senator’s office, a young man made sure the day-to-day operations were carried out to keep White’s office ...

  • 25 Apr 2019

    Ford City Residents Attend Town Meeting on Flood Insurance Issues

    Ed was going to buy a house in Ford City from John (the story is true; the names were changed to protect the innocent). However, when Ed found out that most of downtown Ford City was in a flood plain, his bank would require flood insurance. The ...

  • 25 Apr 2019

    Police Release Details of Last Friday’s Shooting

    Trooper Michael Graham of the Pennsylvania State Police released details concerning the shooting on South Jefferson Street in Kittanning last Friday. Shortly after 9AM, Kanisha Croyle, 26, from Kittanning arrived at the apartment complex above ...

  • 25 Apr 2019

    Historical Headlines – April 25

    04/25/1969 – Kittanning Suburban Joint Water Authority, with 260 customers signed up for water service in the expanding western fringes of Kittanning, envisioned start of construction on its municipal supply system by mid-summer according to ...

  • 24 Apr 2019

    Goodbye, Long John Silver’s and A&W Root Beer Restaurant!

    Middle Armstrong County said goodbye to another business in the Franklin Village Shopping Center. Long John Silver’s and the A&W Root Beer chains have closed their doors as of last Saturday. A regional company representative is at the ...

  • 24 Apr 2019

    New Director Has Vision for Tourist Bureau

    For all of her life, P.J. Wilhelm has had Armstrong County at heart. While she has had offers to move to other places, she has chosen to live just one mile from her parents near Rural Valley. Earlier this month, P.J. took the reins as Executive ...

  • 24 Apr 2019

    Ford City Residents Attend Town Meeting on Flood Insurance Issues

    Ed was going to buy a house in Ford City from John (the story is true; the names were changed to protect the innocent). However, when Ed found out that most of downtown Ford City was in a flood plain, his bank would require flood insurance. The ...

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