Author Archives: Carl

About Carl

Born and raised in western PA but an hour away from the Allegheny River. Started the Kittanning website in 1997 with the 'online' Kittanning Walking Tour becoming a popular attraction. Currently part-owner of Local4All Advertising which provides placemats to about 70 local restaurants plus multiple channels of local advertising via the Internet.

New Business Plan: Help Kittanning

To my former neighbors and co-volunteers in Kittanning, I am finally at a point where I can try to help Kittanning more through my website and a completely new business, Carl’s Idea Hatchery and Business Incubator. I have many … Continue reading

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Laura Franklin looking for two friends

From Carl: Laura, sorry for my/our online glitch. I’m copying your post and sincerely hope you have success getting in touch with your friends. From Laura: I couldn’t find a place to start a new thread… I left Kittanning in … Continue reading

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Mike’s Computer Repair

Mike DiLauro is one of our loyal placemat advertising customers in the Kittanning area. Jane and I think of Mike a lot, not just for our own computers but for helping others with their computer needs, too. You may have … Continue reading

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2021 is a year with lots of potential…

The past few years have gone by so fast some of us older adults lost track of time. For those with young grandchildren, you might wonder how they grew so TALL so FAST. For those with new businesses, you might … Continue reading

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Help wanted – graphic design

Are you artistically inclined?  Show off yourself and Kittanning at the same time by creating a header image for this blog.  Size: 920 x 154.  Formats: jpg, gif, png Email them to me ( and make sure to include your full … Continue reading

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Walking Tour Link fixed

Jill, take a bow.  You were the first to alert me to the broken link to the Walking Tour.  It’s fixed, enjoy! For anyone looking for an easy way to get there, click on the Picture-Purrfect link above.  Enjoy!

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Welcome (back) to Kittanning!

Welcome to  The links below will lead you to two of the site favorites but, unfortunately, not the Message Board. We do have some of the messages archived and will bring them back as our workload allows. Online Walking … Continue reading