Unity Township Clerk Sharon Sweeney announced this week that “The Easter Bunny is coming to Unity Township for a special drive-in event at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 9 at the Unity Township Municipal Building, 154 Beatty County Rd. Greet the Easter Bunny from your car and receive a holiday treat! Treats limited to the first 300 children 12 and under.
For further information, call 724-539-2546.
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The Freewill Hose Co. 3 & 4 firefighters of the Latrobe Volunteer Fire Department will be holding their monthly undersale this Saturday, March 26.
Mike Skapura, Deputy Chief of Hose Co. 3 & 4, said: “Our volunteer firefighters will be selling these subs starting at 8am in the Lincoln Road Shopping Center parking lot. We will sell until we are sold out.
“These delicious subs are $8 each. We hope our readers will stop by to say hello to our volunteer firefighters and maybe buy a sub or two for lunch! I hope to see all our friends there! Please note that we sell our subs on the fourth Saturday or every month.
“Thank you so much for all the publicity help you give us, Louise; we really appreciate it!”
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An update from Maggie Takrony, Communications Coordinator at Holy Family, Latrobe:
“On Wednesdays during Lent, we offer free meals at Holy Family Catholic Church, 1200 Ligonier Street, starting at 5 p.m. along Ligonier Street. 150 meals will be served. This is for PICK UP ONLY. Please line up along rue Ligonier only.
The menu for March 30 is a BBQ sandwich with pulled pork, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw and cake.
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Mark these two dates on your calendar:
The Church of God, 4017 First Ave. in Youngstown, will host its next roast beef dinner on Sunday, April 3 at the church “from 11 a.m. until we are full.”
It will be take-out only, using a drive-thru service. There will be no seating inside. The menu will include roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, green beans, coleslaw, and vanilla or chocolate cake. The meal will be available in an adult portion for $9 or in a child portion for $6.
Spokeswoman Della L. Murphy added, “We will not be taking orders over the phone! Please note that this will be the last dinner until September 11, when we will start again. Thank you for your help in getting our information across to the newspaper.
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Michelle Pfeifer, secretary of the Greater Latrobe Bowling Boosters, requested a mention in BB regarding the Spirit Day fundraiser for the Greater Latrobe High School bowling team scheduled for 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, March 25 at the Eastgate Chick-fil-A, Route 30, Hempfield Township.
She said: “The team will earn a percentage of the sales generated by your purchase. Don’t forget to tell your order taker that you are here to support us.
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Stacy Levay of Latrobe United Presbyterian Church announced this week that LUPC is hosting its annual craft and vendor show this Saturday, March 26 at 340 Spring St. Church.
The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature lunch, frozen soups and baked goods for sale as well as items from several artisans and vendors.
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Celebrate April Fool’s Day:
Nerian Taylor has announced that St. Bartholomew’s Church is sponsoring Super Bingo on Friday April 1 at Marian Hall, Crabtree.
Doors open at 5 p.m. and early birds start at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $35. Additional packs will be available. For more details, call 724-834-0709 or 724-834-9789.
This handwritten note arrived the other day from Bernadette Miller:
“August. The 18th is the date to remember for the reunion picnic of all former employees/retirees of LAH on the Slovak picnic ground, from 1 p.m.
“We ask everyone to bring a covered dish to share. People can go together to make a take-out dish. We are asking for a $5 donation to help cover expenses, such as rent for use of picnic grounds, plates, take-out containers, plastic dishes, napkins, etc.
“We will have a Chinese auction. We need 25-30 people to make baskets for the auction. If you are making a basket we will not ask you to bring a covered dish, only if you want to do both. We will be giving away 24 $25 gift cards. You must be present to win. We will also have a 50/50.
“We will have entertainment. We have inflatable buffets with plenty of ice for cold dishes.
“We have plenty of hand sanitizer and gloves for everyone. We hope to see many of our working family there. Please go to our AHL Alumni/Retiree website and sign in to let us know what you will be bringing.
Bernie and Weez.
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Twin Maples Hunt Club will conduct its semi-annual road cleaning on Sunday, April 10 starting at 11 a.m.
Twin Maples spokesman Bill Glasser said: “Those wishing to help should meet at the clubhouse at 10.30am. We will start at the Derry Borough line and continue to the Fairfield Township line at the top of the beautiful Chestnut Ridge.
“We are happy to see that the amount of waste has decreased over the years.”
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The Sage Army 10th Anniversary Celebration will be held from 3-7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30 at the Westmoreland County Community College Event Center, Student Achievement Building, 145 Pavilion Lane, Youngwood.
Food, refreshments, desserts, music and speakers (including State Senator Kim Ward) will be happening throughout the event. There will be commemorative videos and exhibits to view.
The main organizer added: “A huge selection of beautiful baskets will be raffled off. Come join us for this momentous occasion. Ten years, but we’ve just started.
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The Great Green Swap will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 at West Newton Vine Street Park.
Organizers said, “Do you have a houseplant, garden plant, or perennial you can start and share? If so, today is the day for you. For each plant you bring, you can take one. Contact us at 724-872-7119 if you have any questions or are considering participating.
Sign up at email@example.com.
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Some reminders :
Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary Tony Angelo Aerie 01188, located at 213 Spring St. in Latrobe, will be hosting their Bingo Charity Luncheon on Sunday, March 27.
Doors open at 11 a.m. with lunch served at noon and bingo from 12:45 p.m.
Auxiliary President Beth Howell said, “For $20 you get a 20-card deck with nine faces, one each of two quickies and one each of three specials that pay half the jackpot, and a special jackpot winner takes it all . Door prizes, raffle baskets and 50/50 are also available.
“With prom season fast approaching, we have chosen Angela’s Angels as the recipient of the special raffle. This is a non-profit organization that helps young girls get dresses, shoes, jewelery to be able to attend primary or school dances.
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St. John the Baptist Orthodox Catholic Church, 315 Wilpen Road, Ligonier Township, has announced that orders are being accepted through Tuesday, April 5 for its Ethnic Fundraiser: Halupki Sale (Stuffed Cabbage).
Half a dozen halupki cost $15. A dozen costs $25.
To pre-order, call Stevie at 724-238-2286 (mobile) or Barb at 724-238-5800 (landline). Leave name, phone number and quantity if you leave a message.
Payment is due at time of pickup; cash or check only, no credit cards, according to spokeswoman Christine Nichols.
Pickup date: April 10, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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Let’s all enjoy the first full weekend of spring and don’t worry about snow and rain in the National Weather Service forecast for the area!
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