Author Archives: carl

The calendar is back

Hi to all and I’m glad to share that the Kittanning calendar is back, although not in the same form as yesteryear.  In the past, I had a hand-crafted admin tool that would allow me to have anonymous postings and … Continue reading

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First snow 2018

For those of  you who remember the four seasons of the year in western PA, we have just passed a pivotal moment…  from waiting for the first snow of 2018 to “It’s here!” For those of you who are doing … Continue reading

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Approaching our second “Monthiversary” (updated)

11/12/18  Jane and I have now celebrated 14 ‘monthiversaries’ and we are still going strong.  She has semi-adopted a neighborhood cat (treats, cat-food, litter box, sleeping on the end of our bed, etc. ) named Ginger and all was well … Continue reading

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Local History Neglected

Thanks in part to new commissioner Jason Renshaw, I was able to have a sit-down with all three commissioners and talk about economic development ideas which would include tourism and storytelling.  I was amazed when none of the three could … Continue reading

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Crowd-FUNDING, one way we can empower local entrepreneurs

I posted in 2016 about crowd-sourcing and it either didn’t grab too many listeners or everyone went their own way and QUIETLY thought about it.  Here is something new and I’m absolutely certain we need it in Armstrong County and … Continue reading

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Crowd-sourcing

Help Wanted!  Please help me convince the Kittanning Borough Council that it makes ZERO sense to pay $10,000 to do what can be done with volunteers at zero cost to the taxpayers. The answer?  Crowd-sourcing.  The issue?  How to get … Continue reading

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Kittanning Panoramic Photo

This photo was taken in 1997 when I was brand-new in Kittanning.  I had a decent digital camera for its time, an Epson PC-10, now a relic up on a shelf somewhere.  Don Toy of Toy Bros Photography printed me … Continue reading

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Nostalgia

Every community website should have a nostalgia discussion area and Kittanning.com is no exception. Enjoy some of the best memories shared with Carl through email and the KDC discussion board from 1997-2011.  Feel free to add your own.

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The History of Kittanning is at KittanningOnline.com, a new website

Just in case you haven’t heard of it yet, several individuals have created KittanningOnline.com to celebrate the history of Kittanning and act as a community magnet site.  One of the new groups on the site is Market Street Nostalgia. Co-creators … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to All

Want to help rebuild the KDC website from the ground up or at least help improve it? Call Carl. Continue reading

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