The Youngstown Whitney Volunteer Fire Department will hold its monthly undersale on Saturday, April 2, “beginning at approximately 9 a.m.,” according to YWVFD Firefighter Anthony A. Matuszky. “Our delicious subs made by Post Avenue Pizza always sell for $8 per sub. Firefighters will sell them at Mountain Laurel Plaza in the old Kmart lot and Wildcat Commons Plaza in the Lowe’s lot. Drop by to say hello to your local firefighters and help support them by purchasing one or more submarines.
“As always, thank you so much for all you do to help our local fire departments.”
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Emily Pasqualino, Founder of Latrobe Shop Hop Nights, announced that “On Wednesday, April 6, Downtown Latrobe welcomes shoppers of all ages to shop at a selection of Latrobe stores while searching for eggs containing prizes. and special savings.
“Starting at 4 p.m., participants can begin their egg hunt at participating merchants while shopping locally and supporting small businesses in Latrobe. Each Buyer is limited to collecting one Egg per Merchant Location, and each Egg will contain a special surprise including, but not limited to, small prizes, treats, and/or a special coupon for savings at a other participating merchant location. The evening will end at 7 p.m.
This year’s participating merchants include Latrobe Art Center, 512 Coffee & Ice Cream, Eclectic, Rose Style Shoppe, Mangata Massage & Holistic Practices, Green Goddess, Greater Latrobe-Laurel Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center, Terri’s Gourmet Sweet Treats and Ground Zero Pittsburgh.
Carmine’s Pizza & Pasta and Scotty G’s Pizzeria will also be open for dinner throughout the evening.
“Our Shop Hop Egg Hunt has always been one of our most fun and successful Shop Hop events,” said coordinator Pasqualino. “It establishes a real camaraderie between the participating companies. After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, we are more than egg-cited to bring the event back this year!”
For further details on Latrobe Shop Hop Nights: Spring Fling Egg Hunt, email the Coordinating Team at email@example.com or call the Latrobe Art Center at 724-537-7011.
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Just the fax:
Debbie Perino announced two spring fundraisers this week at Congruity Presbyterian Church, 136 Fenneltown Road, west of New Alexandria and east of Route 819.
• A sale of stuffing-breakfast-pastry will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, with a bag sale at 1 p.m. For details, call 724-668-7740.
• A take-out turkey dinner is scheduled for Saturday, May 7 at the church. Pickup times are 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tickets are “pre-sold only” and $12 per adult and $8 for a child.
Debbie added, “Tickets must be purchased in advance by April 30. Only 250 tickets are available.” Call Debbie at 724-396-5777 or the church at 724-668-7740.
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The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, North Main Street, Greensburg, will host April Community Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 3.
WMAA organizers said, “To celebrate longer, light-filled days and plants beginning to bud and bloom, April Community Day is all about color and light! Join us for family fun including an art activity inspired by stained glass for all ages, an art scavenger hunt inspired by color and light, button making and story time with the area library from Greensburg-Hempfield!”
Free entry. Registration is not required to attend, but “encouraged for planning purposes”. Go to
WMAA Health and Safety Update: “During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Westmoreland Museum of American Art has always followed CDC guidelines and made the health and safety of visitors and staff at the museum our top priority. Currently, the CDC is advising in counties with a low “COVID-19 community level,” that wearing masks is optional based on personal preference, informed by personal risk level. Therefore, in accordance with CDC guidelines, masking is now optional for museum visitors as well as program and event attendees.
“Additionally, for programs and events previously requiring proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test, this policy has now been removed. Those registered for these events are informed of this change and will have the possibility of being reimbursed if they wish.
The WMAA said this week: “General admission to the museum is free with advance online registration recommended. Museum hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Find information about registering for a tour at thewestmoreland.org/visit.
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I appreciated the personal note that brightens the day this week from Latrobe Center for Active Adults volunteer Barbara Davis, which she concluded with “and thank you to the Newsletter for printing articles from local organizations.
A colorful flyer arrived this week from Marge Patz:
Order of Eastern Star Latrobe Chapter 221 will hold its annual Basket Party on Sunday, April 24 at Huber Hall, 200 S. Alexandria St., Latrobe. Doors open at noon. Basket draws begin “promptly at 2 p.m..” Basket values start at $25. Possibilities of 50-50 and more items sold separately.
The $5 admission includes “a light lunch with 25 lucky basket tickets.”
The flyer also states, “Our chapter is in need of the following donations: lunch items, door prizes, baskets and volunteers to solicit businesses for basket item donations. Please contact Jodee or Cathi if you can help (or see our Facebook page for more details).
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St. Mark’s Episcopal Church is hosting a take-out-only chicken and cookie dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at its parish hall, 335 Locust St., in downtown Johnstown.
Louise Mead of the St. Mark’s Communications Committee said, “Meals must be ordered in advance. The price is $10 per dinner. Each meal includes chicken and cookies, mashed potatoes, strawberry and spinach salad, and cake. Proceeds from the take-out dinner benefit ECW and St. Mark’s Ministries.
To order take-out dinners, call 814-535-6797 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, 4480 Route 981 in Trauger, has tickets on sale this month for its take-out-only ethnic dinner scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 7.
Fundraising committee member Margaret Hulyk said: “Dinner includes halupki, haluski, pirohi, kolbasi and cake, with no substitutions. Drive and collect from the back of the social room. Tickets cost $15 must be purchased in advance. Call or text Marlene at 412-526-0285, Marge at 724-787-5631 or call the rectory at 724-423-3673.
“The last day to purchase tickets is April 30.”
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On May 14, the Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry, in partnership with Westmoreland County Parks, will host “Making the Most of Your Piece of Nature” at Mammoth Park in Mount Pleasant Township.
Forester Celine Colbert, Pennsylvania DCNR, Bureau of Forestry, Laughlintown, explained that this free workshop will offer information on “sustainably managing your land and increasing the environmental benefits it provides. Local experts will give presentations on birds, native plants, permaculture and more. Local nonprofit organizations and service providers will also be on hand to share resources available to help you. »
The workshop will run from 8:30 a.m. to noon with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. in Hall 9. Registration and the full agenda are available at https://mtm2022.eventbrite.com or call 724-238-1200 for further details.
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God’s First Church, North Second Street, West Newton, is holding a fundraiser for needed repairs to its storm-damaged roof.
The workers said: ‘We will be selling baked goods from Gingerbread House Bakery, South Second Street, West Newton. Orders must be placed no later than Friday, April 8. Please leave the phone number where you can be reached in case you need a reminder to pick up the order.
Pickup will be at the bakery from noon to 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 14. Call 724-872-7467 or 724-872-4905 and leave a message at either number. Payment is due for items at time of pickup.
The nut roll, pumpkin roll, and cinnamon roll are $10 each.
Pies are $12; choose from pumpkin, apple, dutch apple, cherry, dutch cherry, peach, sugar free apple, blueberry, lemon meringue, chocolate meringue or coconut cream.
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Some reminders :
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,” according to spokeswoman Della Murphy.
“It will be take-out only, using a drive-thru. There will be no seating inside. We will not take orders over the phone. »
Roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, green beans, coleslaw, and vanilla or chocolate cake are included in the adult portion for $9 and the child portion for $6.
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Students from Greater Latrobe Junior High School will perform “Shrek The Musical Jr.” 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, April 1 and 2 and 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 3, at the auditorium of Greater Latrobe Senior High School.
Tickets for the family musical – $7 per adult and $5 for a student or child – will be available at the door.
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St. Bartholomew’s Church is sponsoring a 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.
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