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Local Martial Arts Academy Wins at World Championship Competition Very few can say they have been ranked world-wide in any sport. But right here in McMurray, PA there are three individuals that competed and won at this year’s ATA Martial Arts World Championships held in Phoenix, Arizona. Ten-year-old Gianna Combs won the bronze medal for Combat Weapons. She is ranked third in the Three local individuals took home medals at the ATA Taekwondo World Championships world. Gabriel Yost, age 15, won World Champion in the Traditional Weapons category, and Cameron Stadtfeld, age 31, won World Champion in XMA Forms. These 3 champions competed against competitors locally, regionally, district-wide, nationally, and from around the globe. Each of these individuals has their own amazing journey to where they are now. Gianna Combs started at 5 years old and immediately realized Gianna Combs (at left) won the bronze medal for Combat Weapons. She is that she loved Taekwondo. Even at ranked third in the world. Gabriel Yost such a young age, she works out and (at right) won World Champion in the trains multiple times a day on her Cameron Stadtfeld, age 31, won World Traditional Weapons category. Champion in XMA Forms own, travels the globe for competitions and family vacations, and still manages to make time for friends and Instructor, School Owner, and World Champion. I think fun. Fun fact – her weapon of choice is the Korean Gum it is safe to say that his aspirations have grown over the Do sword. Gabriel Yost is not your average teenager. years and that he has surpassed his original dream. From being born in a foreign country and being adopted Each of these individuals embody the fact that if you put at a young age, to being a 2nd Degree Black Belt your mind to it, you can accomplish anything – like Instructor and World Champion. He exemplifies that you becoming a World Champion! can do anything regardless of how old you are. ATA McMurray Martial Arts Academy is located at 1007 Cameron Stadtfeld started martial arts as a 6 year old Waterdam Plaza, McMurray, PA 15317. Academy. To dreaming of becoming the blue Power Ranger. Fast for- learn more, call 724-942-9522. You may also visit their ward to today, he is now a 6th Degree Black Belt, Master website at www.ATAMcMurray.com

South Park Women’s Club Plans 27th Annual Craft Show The South Park Women’s Club (SPWC) will hold their annual Craft Show, on Saturday, October 9 from 10:00AM – 3:00PM at the Broughton Fire Hall, in South Park township. The club moved their venue from South Park County Park, to the firehall 2 years ago. Unfortunately, last years’ show had to be cancelled at the firehall due to Covid. Over 50+ crafters (no vendors) will be on hand to display their wares and goods. There are a few spaces left for a crafter. If interested, call Kathy at 412-833-1266 or n email with a photo of your craft(s) to SPWC.craftshow@gmail.com. In addition to all the crafters, the SPWC sponsor a raffle, Chinese Auction, lunch, refreshments and bake goods to enjoy while at the show or to take home. Need a gift for someone? It’s not too early to think “Christmas” either. Come to Broughton Fire Hall and start your shopping early. All proceeds benefit South Park Women’s Club ongoing community activities and three scholarship funds.


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Lions Club District 14-M Dedicates Funds to The Monongahela Valley Hospital Foundation for Diabetes Education, Treatment and Prevention Members of the MonongahelaDonora Area Lions Club, along with Lions Club District 14-M Governor and his wife, stand together after making a check presentation to the Monongahela Valley Hospital Foundation. Show from left to right: Michelle Clapsaddle and Catherine Waller of the Monongahela-Donora Area Lions Club; Mark Spitzer, executive director, Monongahela Valley Hospital Foundation; Lions Club District 14-M Governor Karl Jackson; R.C., Monongahela-Donora Area Lions Club member; and Alice Jackson, District Governor Jackson’s’ wife and Monongahela-Donora Lions Club member. Over 34 million Americans have diabetes and face its devastating and serious complications which include heart disease, stroke, amputation, end-stage kidney disease, blindness and death. The Lions Club International Foundation recog-

nized the overwhelming need to fight for diabetes relief and local clubs stepped up to support the cause. On Wednesday, July 28, Karl Jackson, Lions Club District 14-M Governor, his wife Alice who is a member of the Monongahela Donora Area Lions Club, along with other club members Michelle Clapsaddle, Catherine Waller and R.C., presented a check for $745.83 to Mark Spitzer, executive director, The Monongahela Valley Hospital Foundation. District Governor Jackson oversees 45 clubs with approximately 1,500 members in four counties: Fayette, Greene, Somerset and Washington. Each of the clubs participates in fundraising for multiple projects and causes. The district makes yearly donations to health care facilities within their four counties and this year District Governor Jackson made the decision to donate funds to MVH

to support diabetes education and prevention. The Lions Club has a history of supporting MVH through partnerships on fundraisers and volunteerism and continues to offer support to the health system and the efforts to educate our communities about diabetes and prevention. MVH is dedicated to diabetes pre-

vention and maintenance which is a prominent health concern in the mid-Mon Valley area. It is one of only two hospitals in Southwestern Pennsylvania and 85 among all hospitals in the United States to achieve Advanced Certification for Inpatient Diabetes Education by The Joint Commission.

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PLACES to GO THINGS to SEE STUFF to DO SEPTEMBER 5 - 6 LABOR UNITED CELEBRATION AT NORTHMORELAND PARK Labor Day weekend, Sunday, September 5 and Monday, September 6 11:00am to 7:00pm Sunday, and 10:00am to 6:00pm Monday. Great music, delicious food, carnival rides, a one-ring Circus, games and more! Free admission and free parking. Musical entertainment for all ages and fun rides. An “All Day Activity Pass” can be purchased for only four dollars, which offers unlimited use of amusement rides, petting zoo, kiddie train rides, a one-ring Circus, bounce houses, NERF obstacle course, and rock climbing. The Zerbini Family Circus is back again with high flying acrobatics, amazing animals, and spectacular stunts! Show times are

12:00 noon, 3:30 pm, and 5:00pm each day. Other attractions include bingo, arts and crafts marketplace featuring over 50 exhibitors, food and refreshments, and a giant flea market. For more information, call (724) 8303950 or visit www.co.westmoreland. pa.us/parks. Dogs and other pets are not permitted.

SEPTEMBER 11 PET WALK AND VENDOR SHOW - Mon Valley Paws Pet Walk and Vendor Show will be held on Saturday, September 11, at the Monessen City Park Walking Track, 10-2:00. Registration, day of the walk, is $25.00 and includes a gift bag, access to all vendors and food trucks, giveaways, pet bandana and treats, pet contests and other fun-filled activi-

ties. Benefits Guardian Angels, Animal Shelters and Senior Citizen Veterinarian Care. For more information visit the website https://monvalleypaws.com

and other local and regional officials, as well as the public, are welcome to attend.

9/11 REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY - Rain or shine – on Saturday, September 11, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. at Sunny Slope located in the Allegheny County Park. Patriotic songs and the distribution of American flags. The boy scouts will be collecting old, worn flags that will be retired at a later date during a formal ceremony. The parking lot of Windover Hills United Methodist Church can be used to accommodate any parking overflow, and the church will be used for the ceremony in the event of rain. Refreshments and beverages will be served immediately after the ceremony at Windover Hills United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.

ANNUAL FLOREFFE COMMUNITY YARD SALE - Saturday, Sept 11 and Sunday, September 12 from 8:00am -2:00pm located in Jefferson Hills off of rt. 837. Fall Mums! Sale proceeds benefit Jefferson Hills Fire Rescue- Floreffe VFC Station 2. Come treasure hunt for the day! Great finds for all!

9/11 MEMORIAL OBSERVATION - A 20th Anniversary memorial observation of the events of September 11, 2001 will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, September 11, 2021 in the parking lot of St. Francis Catholic Church, in Finleyville. Bring a chair. In case of inclement weather, the service will be held inside. Questions, contact Reverend Richard Roberts 724-348-5718.

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SEPTEMBER 14 SOUTH HILLS COIN CLUB - The monthly meeting of the South Hills Coin Club will be held Tuesday evening September 14, 2021 at 7:30 PM at the Bethel Park Municipal Building located at 5100 West Library Avenue in Bethel Park, Pa. All members and the general public are invited. This months program will be on Canadian Commemorative silver dollars. A 50/50 will be offered and children’s prizes to be awarded. Applications are now being accepted for membership. For more information call 724-984-6611.

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‘A DAY APART’ – Hosted by the Elizabeth – Mary & Martha Joy Fellowship, a non-denominational ministry, with speaker, Karen Graham. Reservation fee of $20 includes morning fellowship at 9:30, morning session at 10:00, lunch and afternoon session at 1:00 p.m. Open to the public, all ages, male & female. RSVP at 724-562-0402

SOUTH PARK TOWNSHIP COMMUNITY DAY – South Park Fairgrounds. Parade starting at 11:00 a.m. The event will feature many old favorites, including inflatables, face painting, and craft vendors. Axe throwing, food trucks, and much more! For further information, contact Devon Serena, at 412-831-7000, or recreation@southparktwp.com.

20TH ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11 The City of Monessen will commemorate the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 at 9:00am at the Monessen City Hall Courtyard. Local Police, Fire, EMS,

FABRIC FAIR – 33rd Annual – sponsored by the Salvation Army Greater Pittsburgh Women’s Auxiliary. 8:30AM – 2:00PM. Fabrics, notions, yarns, crafts. Cash, checks


September 2021 and credit cards accepted. Event will be held at the Pittsburgh Temple Worship & Service Center, 1060 McNeilly Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15226. Parking available at Keystone Oaks High School and Middle School. Free shuttle provided. Fabric donations will not be accepted the day of the event. Strollers/carts not permitted. For more info, call 412-446-1500, or Marilyn Duff at 412-835-3162

SEPTEMBER 19 SUMMER CHARITY EVENT MOJO’s Wallet, a PA non-profit animal aid charity that supports local rescues, shelters and wildlife rehabilitation centers will be holding a Summer Charity Event on Sunday September 19. The event will take place from 1:00PM to 6:00PM at Cedar Creek Park, Pavillion #1. Cedar Creek Park is located at 453 Evergreen Drive in Belle Vernon. Tickets for the event are just $20 and includes food and beverages. (beer for 21+ w/valid ID). BYOB is permitted. Guests will enjoy Entertainment by “HAWG WILD” & Special Guests! There will also be Auction baskets, a VISA gift card drawing, & more! Group Tables (8) can be reserved. For tickets, contact Tammy at 724-288-0118. Proceeds benefits MOJO’S WALLET. LIBRARY FUNDRAISER - The West Newton Library will hold their September fundraiser at Le grande, located at 105 S. Second St. in West Newton, PA on September 19 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. This will be their annual Tea, "Tea-riffic” event. Tickets are $20, and can be purchased at the library, and Gary's Chuck Wagon Restaurant during restaurant hours, and library hours. Only 85 tickets will be sold. Plan to come and enjoy wonderful food, gift basket auction and other games of chance. West For questions or additional info, call 724-633-0798.

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SEPTEMBER 24 - 25 FALL JEWELRY SALE - Belle Vernon Public Library. Presale on Friday, September 24 from 3 - 6 p.m. Admission on the opening day is $5 with one piece included. The open to the public sale will be the following day, Saturday, September 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The library is located at 505 Speer St in North Belle Vernon. For more info, call the library at 724929-6642.

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SEPTEMBER 25 PEACE FROM DV WALK Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA (DVSSP) will host the 6th Annual Peace From DV Walk on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, at Church of the Covenant in Washington. The event begins at 11:00 a.m. and the walk will begin at noon. The goal of this family-friendly event is to raise critical funds to help survivors of domestic violence and their children and to prevent violence from happening in our communities. Registration is $25 and all participants will receive a t-shirt and goody bag. Participants will also have a chance to win gift baskets and prizes donated by local businesses. The family-friendly event will also feature a children’s area with games and activities. More information is available via the walk website at peacefromdv.org/peacefromdvwalk. Every dollar raised will help survivors of domestic violence and their children in Washington, Greene, and Fayette counties.

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PLACES to GO THINGS to SEE STUFF to DO SEPTEMBER 25 NOTTINGHAM TOWNSHIP BONFIRE - Nottingham Township will be holding a community bonfire on Saturday, September 25, from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. The event will take place at the Nottingham Township Complex located in Eighty-Four, PA. Enjoy live music, bonfire, free food, refreshments, charity raffle. For questions, call 724-348-5622

afternoon of programs and activities for all ages. Smokin’ Ghosts BBQ food truck will be on site along with Kona Ice beginning at 12:00 noon until 3:00PM. Stop by for lunch. Quiz yourself along an outdoor Trivia Trail. Stop by Brennan Plaza for a round of free mini-golf. Children’s Library will be open for special activities. Book bingo at 2:00 (registration required). For more information or questions, call 412-882-6622.

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LOVE YOUR LIBRARY’ DAY The Whitehall Public Library wants to say thank you for all of the library love shown by the community by celebrating with food trucks and so much more! The Love Your Library Celebration Day will be a fun-filled

FAIR AND FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL - St. Paul of the Cross Ministry will hold a Fair and Food Truck Festival on Sunday, September 26 from 11:00AM – 2:00PM at St. Anne’s Church Grounds in Castle Shannon. Raffles, face painting, and

balloon art for the kids. Food trucks on site including Hibachi Lou’s, Pittsburgh Hummus, Rescue Dogs, Sunny’s Shaved Ice and Homemade Perogies, Cotton Candy City and more. For more information contact Joan Kilgore at 412-531-5964 or email jkilgore@stpaulofthecross.com. MONESSEN FOUNDERS DAY EVENT - 1 – 4pm, 4th Street and 6th Street on Donner Avenue in Monessen. Local businesses and organizations setting up booths along Donner Avenue, as well as food trucks, music, and activities. FUNDRAISING EVENT - A fundraising event for ‘Celene's Angels’, a non-profit charity will be held on Sunday, September 26, 2021 at the VFW Post #1409, located at

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ANNUAL CLASSIC CAR SHOW - St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church will hold its 15th Annual Classic Car Show on Sunday, September 26, 2021 in the parking lot of the church Uniontown, PA. Registration will start at 12 noon and end at 2 p.m., after which the car show will continue until 4 p.m. RAIN or SHINE. There is a registration fee of $10 and the first 150 cars will receive dash plaques and gifts. Over 25 trophies including one large trophy-Father Ron’s Favorite, will be awarded. Arnie Amber, Oldies DJ, 50/50 drawing contest, Byzantine Auction, and delicious food . Golf cart shuttle. Contact information:724438-6027 (leave message)

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PRESENTATION - HEROIC WOMEN OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION - Peters Creek Historical Society will welcome Deborah Morinello, former teacher and president of the Jefferson Hills Historical Society as the guest speaker, on September 27, at 7:30pm. Morinello will talk about heroic women of the American Revolution, as in the figure of Molly Pitcher, the legendary American patriot, who carried pitchers of water to soldiers during the Battle of Monmouth. This presentation will take place at Wrights United Methodist Church, located at 788 Venetia Road, in Venetia.


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Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for Mon Valley Paws Mon Valley Paws has announced that tickets for a spaghetti dinner at Felicia's Restaurant can be purchased from any member of their organization, or at Torn Page in Monessen. The tickets can be used during the month of September on any day that Felicia's is open. Ticket includes spaghetti, meatball, salad, bread and beverage. $11.00 Take Outs also available. Felicia’s Restaurant is located at 450 Schoonmaker Ave, in Monessen, and can be reached at 724-684-7711. Funds raised will benefit Mon Valley Paws.

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Belle Vernon Library to Hold Jewelry Sale Belle Vernon Public Library board members and staff have been sorting through donations of jewelry from patrons and neighbors for their Fall Jewelry Sale. Pictured are Board members Nancy Komlos (left) and Sharon Zunic preparing for the event slated to open with a presale on Friday, September 24 from 3:00 PM – 6:00PM. Admission on the opening day is $5 with one piece included. The open to the public sale will be the following day, Saturday, September 25 from 9:00AM to 3:00PM. The library is located at 505 Speer St in North Belle Vernon. For more info, call the library at 724-929-6642.

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Monessen Completes New Playground

The City of Monessen has a new playground at its boat launch park, thanks to a grant from Kaboom! and donations from local businesses and organizations. The playground equipment was mostly assembled and installed by 20 volunteers on August 7, but the Monessen Public Works department installed the mulch and edging, finishing up the playground. Mayor Shorraw says he's grateful for the donors and volunteers and said the playground is complete, except for some minor landscaping. The City is now seeking donors to cover the cost of six benches to be installed near the playground area. A Playground sign will be installed in the coming weeks, and the City is hoping to have a ribbon-cutting, once that sign is installed.

Monessen Working to Honor Notable Residents After a successful dedication ceremony with MLB and Pirates Officials last month, commemorating Josh Gibson's 1938 record-breaking home run, the City of Monessen is working to commemorate the achievements of other notable Monessenites. In an ongoing beautification effort, Monessen Mayor Matt Shorraw says he is hoping to raise enough donations to cover three more historic markers to be placed in the City's Downtown. These markers would include, commemorating award-winning actress and producer, Frances McDormand, who graduated from Monessen High School in 1975; Rapper and Record Producer Coolio, who spent his childhood growing up in Monessen; and the 14 professional football players that hailed from Monessen, including Steve Belichick, Tony Benjamin, Doug Crusan, Eric Crabtree, Julius Dawkins, Leonard Frketich, Eugene Gladys, Sam Havrilak, Jo Jo Heath, Bill Malinchak, John Maskas, Armand Niccolai, George Nicksich, and John Popovich. In addition to collecting funds to honor these Monessenites, the City is also continuing to solicit funds to install benches, garbage cans, and bicycle racks throughout its parks and Downtown District. So far, the City has been able to install over 20 benches this year, because of generous donations. Anyone interested in donating may do so by contacting City Hall.


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Mon Valley Baseball Legend Speaks at McMurray Luncheon

Ron Necciai of Monongahela, pictured at far left, was the guest speaker at a recent ‘Good Guys Luncheon’ held at Atria's Restaurant & Tavern in McMurray, Pa. Necciai is the only pro baseball player ever to strike out 27 batters in a game, which he did on May 13, 1952 for the Pittsburgh Pirates Class D Appalachian League team. Also in attendance at luncheon were, left to right, Tom Stephan of Charleroi, guest host Jim O'Brien, Ken Codeluppi of Wall Firma in Monongahela, and Robert Rossi, former high school music director, of Monongahela. (PHOTO BY WILLIAM FLINN)

Western Square Dancing in the South Hills Area Learn to Square Dance and Have fun! Ever wanted to try Square Dancing? There are various groups across the area where you can learn, and have fun! No experience needed. These square dancing groups will teach you! Singles, Couples and Families Welcome! Meet New People, Have Fun and Light Exercise while learning. Please call 412-4403090 about Open Houses and Lessons. You can also contact any of these groups in the south hills area below at the number provided. Tuesdays at Friendly Squares – Peace Lutheran Church just off Rt 19 at Carol Drive, in McMurray. For info and to inquire about lessons call Sue and Mick at 412-531-0548. Tuesdays or Thursdays at Peanut Squares – Carnegie or Mt. Lebanon. If interested in lessons in the South Hills area please call Bob Hoppe 412-835-4303 or Ann Biercewicz 412-563-0559. Fridays at Happy-Go-Lucky Square Dance Club – West Mifflin. Please call to inquire about future lessons: Fran Reynolds 412882-9924 or Teacher - Brad Deibert 724-309-8270.

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St. John Byzantine Catholic Church Plans 15th Annual Classic Car Show St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church will hold its 15th Annual Classic Car Show on Sunday, September 26, 2021 in the parking lot of the church located at 185 E. Main Street, Uniontown, PA. Registration will start at 12 noon and end at 2 p.m., after which the car show will continue until 4 p.m. RAIN or SHINE. There is a registration fee of $10 and the first 150 cars will receive dash plaques and gifts. There will be over 25 trophies including one large trophy-Father Ron’s Favorite, will be awarded. Classes will includes 1900-1930, 1931-1950, 1951-1960, 1961-1965, 19661970, 1971-1976, 1977-1987, 1988-2005, Street Rod/Modified, Trucks 1959 and older and 1960-2005. No judging for 2006 and newer. Arnie Amber, Oldies DJ, 50/50 drawing contest, Byzantine Auction, and delicious food such sandwiches, soups, halushki, baked goods, and more will be featured. A golf cart shuttle will be available for on-site transportation. Contact information:724-438-6027 (leave message) Proceeds will benefit the St. John the Baptist Byzantine Church Maintenance Fund.


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West Newton Library Fundraiser – September 19 The West Newton Library will hold their September fundraiser at Le grande, located at 105 S. Second St. in West Newton, PA on September 19 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. This will be their annual Tea, "Tea-riffic” event. Ticket are $20, and can be purchased at the library, and Gary's Chuck Wagon Restaurant during restaurant hours, and library hours. Only 85 tickets will be sold. Plan to come and enjoy wonderful food, gift basket auction and other games of chance. West Newton Library is located at 124 N. Water Street in West Newton, PA. For questions or additional info, call 724-633-0798.

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South Park “Friends” Fall Book Sale Returns The Friends Fall Book Sale is coming back! Just in time to purchase your Winter reading. Book Sale dates are scheduled for October 7, 8 and 9 in the South Park Township Community Center, located at 2575 Brownsville Road, across from Bavarian Village. Times for the sale will be: Thursday, October 7 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM; Friday, October 8 from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM and Saturday, October 9 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Saturday will be the ever popular “$5 a bag day” . A large variety of books will be awaiting you on many topics: (hardback, paperback, fiction, non-fiction, children, adult, school, educational, coffee table and large print books), also, old records, albums, books on tape, audio music tapes, CD’s, DVD’s, video tapes, video games, Blue Ray, audio/video material, computer and electronic games and programs, games, puzzles, toys and stuffed animals. Please keep Friends in mind if you have donations for the sale. We appreciate all of your donations as this contributes to the success of each sale. Items can be brought to the South Park Library Lobby beginning Monday, September 20th until Tuesday, October 5th. Until this time we appreciate your storing all items in a clean, dry area to help ensure their good saleable condition. We are unable to accept small Reader’s Digests, National Geographics, jewelry or flea market/garage sale items. Computer books, programs, discs, business or tax publications, manuals and directories should be no older than 1 year. Encyclopedia sets, no matter what the age, are no longer accepted for sales. These items can be recycled from your home on recyclable days or dropped off at your local recyclable bins. All proceeds benefit the South Park Township Library. For further information on Friends please visit our web site at: www.southparklibrary.org/spfriends.htm.

Fantastic Auction Items and Raffles Highlight Fundraising Event for Breast Cancer Patients A fundraising event for ‘Celene's Angels’, a non-profit charity will be held on Sunday, September 26, 2021 at the VFW Post #1409, located at 793 E. Main Street Monongahela, PA 15063. Tickets are $25 each and includes lunch and five games of Bingo with prizes. The event will featuring at HUGE basket raffle, many special raffles including 2 Spirit round-trip airline tickets, Mario Lemieux signed hockey puck with certificate of authenticity, autographed Kevin Newman Pittsburgh Pirates Jersey, as well as designer handbags and MORE! The event is partnering with Germ Solutions USA, adding an extra layer of protection for our guests with the most powerful surface and air cleaning technology ever discovered that eliminates COVID-19. Additional sponsors for the event include: The Mario Lemieux Foundation, Spirit Airlines, Lionheart Tattoo, Pirates Charities Fellow, B&M Limousine Services, Inc., Mon Vale Health Resources, Inc., Nothing Bundt Cakes, Brush Run Veterinary Clinic, Hair Enhancements of Pittsburgh, C. Harper Automotive Group, South Hills Kia, Mingo Twist & Shake, Gabe Paulick Coldwell Banker Real Estate Agent, Pepsico, R&R Pools, DJ Jammin' Jodi and Hilda and Mike Macosko. Tickets available by calling 724-255-0627. NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR.


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Whitehall Library to Celebrate ‘Love Your Library’ Day September 25 The Whitehall Public Library wants to say thank you for all of the library love shown by the community by celebrating with food trucks and so much more! September marks the sixth annual ‘Love Your Library’ county-wide fundraising campaign where library donations given during the month go even further, thanks to a generous match pool from the Jack Buncher Foundation. “The past eighteen months have been so challenging for everyone and we at the library wanted to do something special, something fun and celebratory to thank our community of loyal patrons, and what better time than during Love Your Library Month.”, says Paula Kelly, Library Director. The Love Your Library Celebration Day will be a fun-filled afternoon of programs and activities for all ages. Smokin’ Ghosts BBQ food truck will be on site along with Kona Ice beginning at 12:00 noon until 3:00PM. Folks can stop by for lunch and stay for the fun. Also at noon, the library will honor local Whitehall writers as they commemorate the publication of their anthology, The Write Way: Works in Exploration. During this celebratory event, each author will read a brief excerpt from the collection and copies will be available for sale. Quiz yourself along an outdoor Trivia Trail full of interesting book, author and library fun facts. As you test your knowledge you can also stop by Brennan Plaza for a round of free mini-golf. The Children’s Library will be open for special activities and to top things off, there will be a book bingo in the community room at 2:00 (registration required). So save the date and remember to love your library. For more information or questions, call 412-882-6622.

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DOMICILIARY CARE PROVIDERS NEEDED Compensation Available to Open Up Your Home to Assist Others Do you want to work from home? Are you a responsible individual age 21 years or older who likes to care for others? If so, the Southwestern Area Agency on Aging is looking for you. We need individuals or families in your area to open up their homes to our consumers who are unable to live independently. Our consumers need care due to physical, intellectual, or age related impairments. The Area Agency on Aging is looking for Domiciliary Care providers in the counties of Fayette, Greene, and Washington. As a Domiciliary Care provider, you will received $1,014.20 a month for each consumer residing in your home. A Dom Care provider’s responsibilities would include: preparing meals, housekeeping, laundry, medication set up, scheduling, and providing transportation to medical appointments. Domiciliary Care homes can accommodate up to 3 consumers and must be certified by the Area Agency on Aging. If you are interested in becoming a certified Domiciliary Care provider or want to refer a consumer to our program contact: Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging Domiciliary Care Program at 1-800-411-5655 or 724-489-8083.


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SAVE THE DATE South Hills Elks Card Party October 23 The Pittsburgh South Hills Elks will be holding a ‘Card Party’ on October 23, 2021. Cost is $20 per person. Doors Open 11:30 A.M. and lunch will be served at 12:00 noon. There will also be a Chinese Auction. Money raised will be used for Elks charity projects. The Card Party will be held at the Elks located at 2789 South Park Road in Bethel Park. To purchase tickets call 412-831-0616.

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“Heroic Women of the American Revolution” Peters Creek Historical Society Welcomes Guest Speaker Peters Creek Historical Society will welcome Deborah Morinello, former teacher and president of the Jefferson Hills Historical Society as the guest speaker, on Monday, September 27, at 7:30pm. Ms. Morinello will talk about heroic women of the American Revolution, as in the figure of Molly Image of Molly Pitcher Pitcher, the legendary at the Battle of Monmouth, 28 June 1778. American patriot, who (COURTESY OF STMU RESEARCH SCHOLARS carried pitchers of water OF THE AMERICAN SCHOOL) to soldiers during the Battle of Monmouth. She was a native of Pennsylvania, married a barber named William Hays and became a camp follower when he enlisted in the Continental Army. After her husband collapsed, Molly took over the operation of his canon. This enjoyable and informative presentation will take place at Wrights United Methodist Church, located at 788 Venetia Road, in Venetia. Tours of the Enoch Wright House are scheduled for Wednesday, Sept 1 from, 6pm-8pm and Sunday, Sept 12 and 26, from 1pm-3pm. Check out the PCHS society website; www.peterscreekhistoricalsociety.org for updates and information on the society, the Enoch Wright House and Log Cabin. The society welcomes the public and their support of historic preservation.

St. Paul of the Cross Ministry to Hold Fair and Food Truck Festival in Castle Shannon St. Paul of the Cross Ministry will hold a Fair and Food Truck Festival on Sunday, September 26 from 11:00AM – 2:00PM at St. Anne’s Church Grounds, located at 400 Hoodridge Drive in Castle Shannon. Bring the whole family out for a fun filled afternoon! There will be raffles, face painting, and balloon art for the kids. Consider purchasing lunch from the wonderful selection of food trucks that will be on site including Hibachi Lou’s, Pittsburgh Hummus, Rescue Dogs, Sunny’s Shaved Ice and Homemade Perogies, Cotton Candy City and more. We invite you to learn more about the many vibrant ministries and organizations of St. Paul of the Cross Parish, as well as our community involvement. For more information contact Joan Kilgore, Coordinator of Social Ministry at 412-531-5964 or email jkilgore@stpaulofthecross.com.


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NEWS FROM THE DONORA HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND SMOG MUSEUM Fall Cement City Home and Walking Tour Date Set The Donora Historical Society will be holding Cement City Home and Walking Tours on Saturday, October 16 and Sunday, October 17 at 1:00 p.m. Choose the date that best suits you and your party. The tours start at the museum located at 595 McKean Avenue with a photo, artifact and blueprint presentation on Donora’s National Historic District – Thomas Edison’s Cement City created 104 years ago in 1917. The photos are from our Bruce Dreisbach glass plate negative collection and were taken during all phases of construction in 1916 and 1917, over a century ago. The presenter is Smog Museum curator and Cement City resident Brian Charlton, who authored an article in the fall 2013 edition of the Western Pennsylvania History magazine published by the Heinz History Center titled "Cement City: Thomas Edison's Experiment with Worker's Housing In Donora." A walking and home tour follows in the Historic District to point out various architectural and social details. The tour concludes by touring the interiors of two homes with rooms restored to the period. The cost of the tour is $15/person and space is limited. Please call or email to RSVP and your flexibility to attend either Sunday or Saturday. If you have any questions about Cement City or one of our Home and Walking Tours, please consult our website and click the “Cement City” tab, or contact the Historical Society. Additional tours will be scheduled again in 2022 if you can’t make this October’s tours. It’s encouraged to call or email ASAP to get your name added to a waiting list to get contacted when dates have been scheduled. If you would like to schedule a private tour for your group, please call or email the historical society and we can discuss a date that works for both parties.

Smog Museum Now Open – Post Virus The Donora Historical Society and Smog Museum has resumed normal Saturday hours from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. starting September 4. Visits can also be scheduled by appointment on other days and times by contacting us by email or phone and leaving a message.

Additional Info If you have additional questions about the subjects mentioned above, the historical society, museum, presentations or possibly volunteering, feel free to stop by on Saturdays or by special appointment (with at least a week’s notice), email us at DonoraHistoricalSociety@gmail.com, call us at 724823-0364 and leave a message, visit us on the web at www.DonoraHistoricalSociety.org, or follow us and Like Us on Facebook at “Donora Historical Society and Smog Museum.”

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Summer Charity Event in Cedar Creek Park Set for Sept. 19 Popular Band ‘Hawg Wild’ to perform MOJO’s Wallet, a PA non-profit animal aid charity that supports local rescues, shelters and wildlife rehabilitation centers will be holding a Summer Charity Event on Sunday September 19. The event will take place from 1:00PM to 6:00PM at Cedar Creek Park, Pavillion #1. Cedar Creek Park is located at 453 Evergreen Drive in Belle Vernon. Tickets for the event are just $20 and includes food and beverages. (beer for 21+ w/valid ID). BYOB is permitted. Guests will enjoy Entertainment by “HAWG WILD” & Special Guests! There will also be Auction baskets, a VISA gift card drawing, & more! Door prize is a SHARK PET VACUUM. Group Tables (8) can be reserved. For tickets and additional information, contact Tammy at 724-288-0118. Proceeds benefits MOJO’S WALLET.

Finleyville Food Pantry in Need of Refrigerator Truck Also in Need of Volunteers Who Wish to Help the Community The Finleyville Food Pantry is in the need of a small refrigerator truck to pick up meat. If anyone knows of a small refrigerator truck that could be donated to the Food Pantry or sold at low price, please contact us. If you want to make a donation toward this effort, please send a contribution to: Finleyville Food Pantry, 3595 Washington Ave. Finleyville, PA 15332 The Finleyville Food Pantry wants to thank all the people supporting us. We could not do this without you. We accept food donations and monetary donations on Wednesdays from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Additional volunteers are needed on Wed. and Fridays. If interested call Pat at 412-616-7573.

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Dr. Diana Hricova Joins Local Family Practice To Provide Care in Her Hometown When most new doctors come to the Mon Valley, they need some time to become acclimated to where the essentials such as gas stations, grocery stores and restaurants are located. That is not the case for Diana Hricova, D.O., who is joining Dr. Henry Holets’ family practice in August. Dr. Hricova knows where to find the Sheetz and McDonalds in Monongahela because she actually worked at those Main Street locations when she was a teenager. In addition, when she rounds at Monongahela Valley Hospital, it will be very familiar Dr. Diana Hricova because as a student at Ringgold High School, she participated in the Auxiliary of Mon-Vale Health Resources, Inc.’s Volunteen program. “While working at those jobs and volunteering, I enjoyed the interaction with the people. During my high school biology classes and later when I was studying physiology and anatomy at St. Vincent College, I realized that a career as a physician would be a natural fit for me,” explained Dr. Hricova. “This is an exciting opportunity because I wanted to come back to this area.” Dr. Hricova’s family moved to Monongahela when she was 11 years old. She graduated from Ringgold High School in 2009 and then earned a Bachelor of Science Degree at St. Vincent College. Dr. Hricova’s desire to stay in Pennsylvania led her to medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. She then completed a residency in family practice at Penn Highlands Dubois. Dr. Hricova sees her role as an extension of patients’ families. “When I did rotations in medical school, I thoroughly enjoyed caring for everyone — from infants to seniors,” she said. “I hope to instill in my patients the importance of preventative care.” Dr. Hricova welcomes the opportunity to provide care to the Mon Valley community. She is on staff at Monongahela Valley Hospital where she will round on her patients. Dr. Hricova began seeing patients on Monday, Aug. 2. Her office is located at 1290 Chess Street, Second Floor, in Monongahela. To schedule an appointment call 724-258-7500.

Nottingham Township Bonfire Sept. 25 Nottingham Township will be holding a community bonfire on Saturday, September 25, from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. The event will take place at the Nottingham Township Complex located at 909 Sugar Run Rd. in EightyFour, PA. Enjoy live music, bonfire, free food, refreshments, charity raffle. Bring a chair or blanket. For questions or more info, call 724-348-5622


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South Hills Community Gathers to Observe Twenty Year Anniversary of 9/11 September 11, 2021 will mark the 20 year anniversary of the terrorist attacks on our country. Various organizations and groups will be paying their respects to the victims and fallen heroes from that tragic day. Please take time to honor all of the victims by attending one of these services.

South Park Township and Windover Hills UMC Remembrance Ceremony The South Park Township Board of Supervisors, in conjunction with Windover Hills United Methodist Church, will hold a September 11th Remembrance Ceremony – rain or shine – on Saturday, September 11, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. The informal gathering will take place at Sunny Slope located in the Allegheny County Park. We are grateful to again hold an inperson remembrance service. It is extremely important to remember that we are Americans and we gather on this occasion to reflect not only on tragic events of September 11th, but to also recognize the sacrifices made by military personnel, both active and veterans, as well as those who are the first to respond to any emergency in South Park Township: the South Park Township Police Department, Broughton Volunteer Fire Department, Library Volunteer Fire Company, and Tri-Community South Emergency Medical Service. Members of the Allegheny County Police Department and the Sheriff’s Department will also be in attendance. Other participants include the boy scouts, girl scouts, local performers, the Patriot Guard Riders, and a bagpipe player. South Park Township invites everyone to attend the memorial ceremony that will include patriotic songs and the distribution of American flags. The boy scouts will be collecting old, worn flags that will be retired at a later date during a formal ceremony. The parking lot of

Windover Hills United Methodist Church can be used to accommodate any parking overflow, and the church will be used for the ceremony in the event of rain. Refreshments and beverages will be served immediately after the ceremony at Windover Hills United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.

The Finleyville Interfaith Council of Churches A 20th Anniversary memorial observation of the events of September 11, 2001 will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, September 11, 2021 in the parking lot of St. Francis Catholic Church, in Finleyville. Please bring a chair and join in this time of remembrance. In case of inclement weather, the service will be held inside. Questions, please contact Reverend Richard Roberts 724-3485718.

Elizabeth – Mary & Martha Joy Fellowship Elizabeth – Mary & Martha Joy Fellowship, a non-denominational ministry, will be hosting ‘A Day Apart,’ on Sept. 11, with speaker, Karen Graham. Reservation fee of $20 includes morning fellowship at 9:30, morning session at 10:00, a catered lunch and afternoon session at 1:00 p.m. Open to the public, all ages, male & female. Please leave message at 724-562-0402 to RSVP by September 1.

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Monessen To Commemorate 20th Anniversary of 9/11 The City of Monessen will commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the September 11th attacks on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 9am at the Monessen City Hall Courtyard. Mayor Matthew Shorraw is planning the event for the City. Local Police, Fire, EMS, and other local and regional officials, as well as the public, are welcome to attend. Shorraw says he hopes “the event is a way to build community, provide healing and peace, and bring everyone together – especially because of the tumultuous times we are seeing at home and abroad, right now.”


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Local People News South Park Novelist Caldwell Takes A Sharp Turn In His Writing South Park resident and novelist, Jim Caldwell, had taken a ninety degree turn with his genre in his latest novel, ‘Rest In Peace’, out this past July in paperback and available on Amazon. “I experimented, departed from my romance, human relationships, Hallmark type story to a full-fledged murder mystery,” Caldwell says. “A close friend who read my last novel, Two Paths, was intrigued with the two characters I had created: the Erie County medical examiner, Saul Heath, and the post graduate intern, Andy Fleisher. He suggested that I do a follow up book with these two.” Rest In Peace is the story of Andy joining the investigative unit after receiving his Masters in Criminalistics. He solves his first major murder case under the watchful tutelage of the well-known, veteran investigator. The interaction between the pair is endearing, instructive and often funny. The back cover summary of the fiction is short and stark: “The three partied together; they schemed together. When their plot destroyed him, how could the words, written on his grave, be justified without retribution.” For anyone interested in a copy of the book, there are several ways to obtain a copy. It is available on Amazon under the title (https://tiny.one/Buy-now); directly linked through the author’s website, jrcaldwellnovels.com or one may asked for it by name at the South Park library where there are several of his nine books. Lastly, should your timing be right, Jim has placed a free copy in the mini-library box on the Montour trail behind Coen convenience store on Brownsville road.

Baldwin Resident Could Win Dream Motorcycle By Matthew Peaslee Baldwin resident Steve McNally had a chopper mini bike as a kid and now he could win a new one. McNally is in the finals of the ‘Dream Chopper’ contest where one lucky winner will be selected to build their own custom bike with legendary manufacturer of motorcycles, Paul Teutel Sr. He was the star of the reality television shows American Chopper and Orange County Choppers. Steve McNally of Baldwin could win the ‘Dream Chopper” contest and build his McNally said he has been riding own custom motorcycle with reality recreationally since he was 10 years TV star Paul “Senior” Teutel. old. He bought his first street bike at 16 and he still loves going out riding with his wife, Renee. “Everyone that knows my husband knows that he is a good guy and helps anyone who needs it,” Renee said. “He can win this and fulfill his dream.” A win for the McNally family would allow them to relive their favorite vacations over the years. They plan to visit many different areas of the country. “Anywhere I could take it, I’d go,” Steve said. “Everywhere I’ve been, I’d do it again. I’d love to make another trip to Sturgis. I loved it there – absolutely beautiful scenery.” The winner of the Dream Chopper contest will be announced in September.

South Park Women’s Club Awards Scholarship The South Park Women's Club recently awarded a $500 scholarship to Mrs. Dana Knapp. She is a resident of South Park Township and mother of 4 children. Mrs. Knapp is currently attending CCAC and will continue to attend there to major in nursing program. Funds for the (2) SPWC $500 Women's scholarships to CCAC (spring and fall sessions) and the $1,000 scholarship to a South Park High School Interact Senior are part of the fund-raising program the SPWC does each year. The Lion's Club raises $500 each year also to go with the SPWC’s $500 in order to give an Interact student a $1,000 scholarship. The student receives this award around graduation time. Congratulations to Mrs. Dana Knapp on her being the club's latest scholarship winner and the best to her in her nursing career from all the club members.


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Upper St. Clair Native Serves at Naval Air Station Jacksonville An Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, native is serving with the U.S. Navy’s cutting-edge maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft squadron in Jacksonville, Florida. Petty Officer 2nd Class Genna Shaneyfelt joined the Navy four years ago. Today, Shaneyfelt serves as an aviation electrician's mate. “Joining the military is something I wanted to do for a very long time,” said Shaneyfelt. "I was looking at the Air Force, but learned that there are more airplanes in the Navy, so here I am." Shaneyfelt serves with Patrol Squadron Sixteen, a high-tech maritime patrol and reconnaissance squadron tasked with monitoring the world’s oceans in the state-of-the-art P-8A “Poseidon.” Growing up in Upper St. Clair,

Shaneyfelt attended Upper St. Clair High School and graduated in 2013. Today, Shaneyfelt finds the values in Upper St. Clair similar to those needed to succeed in the military. “I learned responsibility,” said Shaneyfelt. "I was fortunate to grow up where I did and get the education I had. There was a big push toward self-discipline and focus on education. The Navy is also big on self-teaching and learning." These lessons have helped Shaneyfelt while serving in the Navy supporting the P-8 Poseidon mission. The P-8 Poseidon mission is to conduct maritime patrol and reconnaissance as well as long-range antisubmarine warfare, anti-surface warfare and intelligence gathering missions. They deploy around the globe to monitor the world’s oceans wher-

ever they are needed. Serving in the Navy means Shaneyfelt is part of a world that is taking on new importance in America’s focus on rebuilding military readiness, strengthening alliances and reforming business practices in support of the National Defense Strategy. “The Navy is the premiere maritime security,” said Shaneyfelt. "We're around the world providing whatever is needed, no matter where, no matter what." As Shaneyfelt and other sailors continue to train, they take pride in serving their country in the United States Navy. “I want to make a difference in the world, my country and my community,” added Shaneyfelt. "The Navy allows me to do this, while providing

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for my family. It's one of the most meaningful things I've ever done in my life. My time in the Navy has made me the person I am today."

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Monessen Implements Youth and Young Citizens Board By Lois Thomson "It's a new thing, we've never done anything like this before," said Monessen Mayor Matt Shorraw. "It" is the seven-member Monessen Youth and Young Citizens Board being established by the city. Shorraw said that responses to a youth survey issued by Pennsylvania biennially historically indicate there's a disconnect between the community and the young people, and "This could serve as a way to get the youth more engaged in the community." The Board will comprise two youth members, two educators, two young adults, and one at-large member. All must be residents of Monessen, except an educator, who may be familiar with the city and has devoted time to it either in their career or through volunteer work. The youth members must be a junior or senior at Monessen High School or a K-12 program. The at-large member should be a resident for at least one year, and have recently or currently

worked with youth. The Board's aim is to ensure that all Monessen young people have the opportunity to have basic needs met, such as to feel safe and be cared for, and to be able to build skills that allow them to contribute to society. Shorraw envisions the Board being a way for the youth to see how city government works and how boards function, with the adult members serving as mentors and guides. In turn, he hopes the students' peers will see them in leadership roles and want to learn more, with the youth on the board then also operating as mentors. The inaugural members are students David Noel and Zalendria Hardison; educators Teresa Seh and Marsha Adams; young adults Joe Brandsma and Julian Naphier; and atlarge resident Missy Barber. Shorraw admitted it took time to fill the positions "because with a board like this, it was so specific that you had to find people that fit those criteria." However, he added, "The first group of members will have the opportunity to forge their own way into the guide-

Monessen Mayor Matt Shorraw stands with members of the city's newly formed Youth and Young Citizens Board: Teresa Seh, Julian Naphier, David Noel, Missy Barber, Marsha Adams, and Joe Brandsma. Not pictured is Zalendria Hardison

lines of the ordinance, so that should be exciting for them." The ordinance was required to be read twice, and Shorraw said council approved it unanimously both times. "So I think they see a need to engage the youth. We've been trying to figure out how to get people to move

here; but we need to get the current people to stay, and that includes the youth. We want to try to engage them in their communities and keep them here." The Board has been sworn in, and meetings, which will be open to the public, will be advertised.

Monessen Founders Day Event Being Planned for Sept. 26 Monessen has two anniversary dates, associated with its founding – both in September. The first, September 3 commemorates the day, in 1898 when Monessen was carved out of Rostraver Township and forged into a Borough. The second date, September 21 commemorates the day in 1921, when Monessen went from a Borough to a Third-Class City. This year is the 100th anniversary of the latter. The City’s new Human Relations Commission, consisting of Chairperson Courtney Moran, Co-Chair Darla Holmes, Secretary Julian Naphier, and Alan Duncan and Matthew Kowasic, along with Monessen Mayor Matt Shorraw and the Greater Monessen Historical Society are coordinating a Founder’s Day event this year. The event will be held between 4th Street and 6th Street on Donner

Avenue on Sunday, September 26 from 1:00PM – 4:00PM, and will be set up like a street fair. Local businesses are encouraged to participate, either by setting up tables or opening their doors for the event. Organizers hope to have local businesses and organizations setting up booths along Donner Avenue, as well as food trucks, music, and activities. Organizers hope this event will be an opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of Monessen and its people and showcase the wonderful community the Monessen is. A new City Flag, which was designed last year, will be on display. Leading up to the event, the City is hoping to secure donations to install benches and garbage cans along Donner Avenue to help beautify the area.

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YOUR HEALTH Cardiologist Will Hold Talk on How to Keep Your Heart Healthy Abdulrab Aziz, M.D., a cardiologist with Monongahela Valley Hospital, will host “How to Keep Your Heart Healthy” on Monday, Sept. 20, at 6 p.m., in the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center. The talk is part of MVH’s Innovations in Medicine, an educational series featuring physician guest speakers who provide medical information to the community, The session will include light refreshments and free parking. Seating will be limited and masks are required. The program will also be streamed online via Zoom. To register, visit the program registration page at monvalleyhospital.com or call 724-258-1333.

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MVH to Hold Prostate Screening and Education Program – New Date Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in American men, only behind lung cancer. About one man in eight will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. Prostate cancer can be a serious disease, but most men diagnosed with prostate cancer do not die from it. In fact, more than 3.1 million men in the United States who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point are still alive today. Monongahela Valley Hospital is offering a free prostate screening program Wednesday, Oct. 6, at 5 p.m. in the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center. Attendees will learn about the importance of early detection and have the option to receive an exam by MVH's medical staff along with a prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test. The program is intended for men ages 50-75 who do not already have a diagnosis of prostate problems. Appointments are limited and advance registration is required. Free parking will be provided. For more information or to register, call 724-258-1333 or visit monvalleyhospital.com

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School News...School News CCAC Offers Evening and Weekend Classes to Provide Greater Flexibility For Students The Community College of Allegheny County continues to expand its evening and weekend class offerings to give students the benefit of a flexible schedule that fits with their lifestyle. Ideal for individuals who have jobs or juggle busy family routines, the classes enable students to further their educational goals on their own time and in the ways that best suit their needs. Academic services such as tutoring, advising and class scheduling are available online as well as in person during day, evening and weekend office hours. Certificates can be completed in a few semesters and are available in a variety of program areas for individuals who want to upgrade their skills or pursue a new passion. For degreeseeking students, CCAC credits also transfer—in fact, CCAC students have transferred to more than 500 colleges and universities. Advisors are available to help transfer students develop a plan that ensures their entrance into a four-year college or university as a junior. Some of

CCAC’s most popular career and transfer programs are in the hightech and in-demand fields of AI, CIT, robotics, cybersecurity and process manufacturing. College and high school students are taking advantage of the flexible class offerings to complete General Education courses and other transfer courses at CCAC that will transfer to their four-year program and save them a significant amount of tuition. All students can access any of CCAC’s four campuses and four neighborhood centers to use the resources at those locations. CCAC’s evening and weekend classes begin Tuesday, September 7. For instructions on how to enroll, visit ccac.edu/admissions/index.php. For details about CCAC’s evening and weekend programs, visit ccac.edu/EveningWeekend. Financial aid is available for those who qualify. For more information, contact 412-237-CCAC (412-2372222), information@ccac.edu, or wildcatchat.ccac.edu.

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Cal U Welcomes Students Back to Campus Cal U kicked off a four-day Welcome Weekend on Thursday, Aug. 19, as first-year students moved back to campus. Upperclassmen moved into the residence halls on Saturday, Aug. 21. Events were held through Sunday, culminating at 8 p.m. with the President’s Convocation and candlelight ceremony. The fall semester at Cal U began on Monday, Aug. 23.

Kwadell McQueen (left), a freshman theater major from Richmond, Va., and his brother Khaliq move items into a Cal U residence hall Thursday.

Meghan Bittinger, an early childhood education major from Oakland, Md., moves in with the help of her parents, Bill and Nichole.

Dr. Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson, the interim president of Cal U, greets Blaze, Cal U’s mascot, on Thursday.

Lorenbello ‘L.B.’ Epps, a commercial music technology major from Coatesville, Pa., moves into Johnson Hall at Cal U.

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Rutledge Preschool at Cal U Holds Graduation It’s off to kindergarten for the Class of 2021 The Rutledge Institute for Early Childhood Education preschool, located on the campus of California University of Pennsylvania, recently celebrated the graduation of 10 children. It’s off to kindergarten for the Class of 2021 this fall. The institute, funded through a gift from Karen Teacher Hailey Moninger hands and Tom Rutledge, brings Gwendolyn Davis smiles as her Lincoln Blaney, facing camera, chats Elin Kutz her diploma as Rutledge Institute Rutledge Institute preschool class with a classmate during their Rutledge teachers from The Village, students graduate Aug. 13. lines up for graduation. Institute graduation ceremony. a nationally accredited childhood education center located in California, Pa., to campus to provide high-quality preschool education to eligible chilRutledge Scholars dren ages 3-5. Cal U is now accepting applications from high school seniors who wish to All children attending the Rutledge Institute preschool receive full scholar- become Rutledge Scholars in Fall 2022. The free-tuition scholarships give stuships. Beginning in Fall 2021, the number of children will double — from 20 dents majoring in Pre-K to Grade 4 Education at Cal U the opportunity to to 40 — and each will receive a hot lunch. For enrollment information, visit work with children at the preschool under the direction of Cal U faculty and www.thevillagecares.org/rutledge-institute, email sears@calu.edu or call 724- The Village teachers. For information on becoming a Rutledge Scholar, visit 938-5455. www.calu.edu/rutledge.

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Local Worship St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Monongahela Announces September Activities

Volunteers Assist South Hills Parish with Summer Projects

The Fall Bible Study series will begin on Friday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. The sixweek study will examine the teaching of God's word on "Success: What does it mean to be successful?" The series will include study on Success as Power, Success as Wealth, Success as Status, Success as Happiness, Success as Self-fulfillment, and Success as Service. All are welcome to join them for this study series. Sunday School classes for children in 1st grade through high school will begin on Sunday, Sept. 12. The parish's annual family picnic will be held at Tubby Hall Park in New Eagle on Sunday, September 19. The Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos will be celebrated on September 21 with a Vesperal Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom on Monday, Sept. 20 at 5:30 p.m. The Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross will be celebrated on Monday, September 27, a day of fasting and prayer. Great Vespers will be celebrated on Sunday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. and the Divine Liturgy on Monday, Sept. 27 at 8:30 a.m. By Matthew Peaslee

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A group of young adults from across the South Hills area had an important job this summer. This group of men helped the maintenance crew of Blessed Trinity Catholic Parish with manual labor, various construction projects and general upkeep of the parish grounds – which includes St. Albert the Great Church in Baldwin and St. Sylvester Church in Brentwood. St. Wendelin and St. Basil in Pittsburgh’s Carrick neighborhood are also part of Blessed Trinity Parish. The maintenance crew of the parish includes Jeff Jenney, Len Lis, Gene Werner and Phil Siar. When asked what was their

favorite part about helping out this summer, the volunteers offered the following answers: “The people I worked with,” Harrison Reinhart. “A sense of being part of the community,” Zach Romano. “Learning new skills and giving back to the community where I grew up,” CJ Ziegler. “Being a part of the church community,” Nate Ziegler. “Spending time with the boys,” Sam Reinhart. “Working with everyone and giving back,” Nick Pouch. “Being more involved with the community and helping the church grow,” Austin Bechtold. “Being a steward of the Lord,” Josh Ziegler.

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SPORTS NEWS FROM THE YOUGHIOGHENY COUNTRY CLUB WOMEN’S NINE HOLE GOLF LEAGUE The Youghiogheny Country Club Women’s Nine Hole Golf League continued their summer season with several golf competitions.

Chapman Event

Even Holes Best Score Winners of the best score of the Even Holes contest were Judi Murray and the Runner-up was Jean Joseph

Flower Day ‘Beach Themed’ Guest Day

Winners of the Chapman event was the team of Pat Sheleheda and Jean Joseph on August 12.

Winner of the Flower Day Odd Holes Event on August 19 was Pat Sheleheda and Runner-up was Judi Murray.

MMVASHOF Publishes New Book on Charleroi Baseball History The Mid Mon Valley Sports Hall of Fame production, ‘Charleroi, Pennsylvania Baseball History’, was presented to long-time Charleroi Junior American Legion manager Kevin Mollis. Pictured at right participating in the presentation were (left to right) researcher Tom Jenkins, consultant Rich Saccani, Kevin Mollis, and Steve Russell who compiled, edited and wrote the history. The hard copy book was sponsored by Lee Supply Company of Charleroi. For copies of the book or a digital copy send an email to: monvalleysportshalloffame@yahoo.com

‘Beach Themed’ Guest Day winners of the 4 person scramble were (L to R): Seated - Michelle Gordan and Pat Sheleheda. Standing Susanne Hobart and Judi Murray. Not pictured are Second Place: Janet Baum, Betty Lee Hancsak, Jean Joseph and Carole Friend. Third Place: Patricia Decima, Cora Guinto, Pat Lozano and Angie Piesik. The Closest to the Chair on #4 was Susanne Hobart. Closest to the pin on the 2nd shot on #5 was Judi Murray. Longest putt on Hole #9 was Jean Joseph.

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Home & Garden What To Ask When Hiring A Contractor Whether you’re looking at a new roof or siding, adding a deck, upgrading windows or insulation, you want to find a contractor who gets it right on the first try (and can meet today’s fast-turn demand).

What To Ask To help, here are three important questions to ask potential contractors so you can find the right resource in a challenging environment: 1.“Do I need to meet with you in person to get a quote?” Today, roofing, fencing and even siding companies can provide a preliminary quote without sending representatives to your house. Satellite measurements and a quick phone call are all you need to understand basic pricing and inventory availability for shingles, siding or lumber. Digital sales platforms help homeowners quickly compare contractors and reduce the time to get multiple estimates. 2.“How soon can you start?” How quickly a contractor can begin depends on pricing and availability of (Continued on following page.)

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Buyer

BETHEL PARK Robert Fisher III Anthony Caruso Southern Hollow Co. LLC Brian Homes Inc. Greenbriar Invest Co. LLC Brandon Maseth Estate of Janet Macurak Estate of Pater Hayko John Kovac Charles Barkey Robert Kanotz Enez Bajgoric Crystal Starkey Dustin Buys Houses LLC Shashi Timsina Scott Carpenter David Nalepa Cheryl Tacka Lee Metz Ryan Bane Thomas Jensen RMD LLC Thomas Valancius Lucas Young Joseph Dolinar III Russell Campbell Patrick Obrien Mark Blum John Osman Estate of James William Slade Chad Revak Housing & Urban Development Robert Milliken Jr. Kevin Baldini George Mesina Jr. Tischler LE Inc. A & J Holdings LLC

Jessica Fisher Lorraine and Saverio Caruso VUII LLC Bethel Library LLC Keith Knox Kristina ONeill Kelly Dennin and Daniel Reft Keith and Jody Maceil Toomey Hancock LLC Gregory and Sara Murtaugh RP2ALL LLC William Keene Jr. and Karen Keene Amber Tolentino Bradley Loiben and Brittany Garove Loiben James and Prem Narayan Adhikari Hans and Breanna Eichenlaub Kevin and Erika Halpin Jay and Joelle Lessler Sarah Rebecca Cabonor RP2ALL LLC Cassie Marie Lee and Genevieve Marie Wilson Judy Vieceli Adam and Kelly Filburn Samuel and Samuel Rodriguez Alqass Ishaq LLC Marissa Virgin David and Jacquelyn McCarthy Ryan and Valerie Franks Michael and Rebecca Ripchinski Brian and Amy Morrow Gregory Domonkos and Michele Hershberger Anthony L Ameel Kovacs Luann Munsky and Tori Giglio Michael Anthony Mondzelewski Anthony Michael and Kimberly Ann Cravotta Jack Martincic Segun Olumoyegun and Abimola Atoyegbe

Address 127 Cypress Drive 31 Donati Road 2873 Hemlock St. 5510-5560 Library Road 1529 Lucille Drive 2102 Pleasant St. 2517 Summit St. 5012 Belmont Ave. 1227 Braun Road 1020 Brookfield Drive 321 Broughton Road 122 Cambridge Road 5753 Clark Ave. 362 Fruitwood Drive 1518 Melia Drive 5957 Monongahela Ave. 6000 Murdock Ave. 2824 Oak St. 168 Old Village Lane 1152 Sarah St. 3335 Altherton Drive Bethel Crest Drive 6046 Boxer Drive 5690 Clark Ave. 101 Horning Road 102 Horning Road 6370 Irishtown Road McMurray Road 173 Old Village Ln 5003 Sherwood Road 202 Berrington Ct 1415 Berryman Ave. 5570 Florida Ave. 700 Fruitwood Drive 5025 Highland Ave. Industrial Blvd. 5999 Library Road

Price $159,900. $329,000. $82,000. $2,925,000. $250,000. $225,000. $301,000. $205,000. $38,900. $382,000. $205,000. $240,000. $185,400. $260,000. $180,000. $320,000. $263,000. $89,000. $164,900. $166,000. $265,000. $65,000. $344,900. $205,000. $250,000. $149,000. $342,500. $50,000. $173,000. $180,000. $190,000. $159,000. $210,000. $300,000. $39,000. $250,000. $290,000.


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Sanjeev Giri Hope Freger Krystle Kensky Clearvue Capital Corp. Cynthia Nicastro trustee Kelly Panarello FC Bethel LLC Slovenian S&L Assn. Canons Paul Holencik Bernice Weiss Carl Meixner II Gery Kaczmarski Samantha Hamill Michael Lukens William Donahue Daniel Clark

Bijay Pradhan Thomas Robert Songer James and Rose Semple Phelps Jacob Golias Jordan and Christine Gray Lucas Campbell and Lauren Bobby NVR Inc. Bryan Liposky Patrick and Sarah Murawski Enrico John and Megan Beth Gigliotti Vincent Russo III Blaine McClay and Amanda Mummert Daniel Baux and Nina Barbano Rose Lattanzio Roseann Furrick Dale T. Riether and Shannon N. Hodermarsky

2741 Milford Drive 1204 Timberidge Drive 4344 Willow Heath Drive 5843 Wilson Drive 13 Windsor Pl 809 Broughton Road 2432 Demare Drive 3025 Grandview Farms Pl 123 Highland Road 243 Lisa Drive 5182 Park Ave. 232 Rocky Ridge Road 5386 S Pennsylvania Ave. 3106 South Park Road 5452 Spruce St. 5680 Willow Terrace Drive

$250,000. $146,000. $205,000. $230,400. $170,000. $300,000. $98,000. $665,000. $251,000. $342,000. $178,000. $327,000. $257,000. $130,000. $100,000. $233,000.

JEFFERSON HILLS Maronda Homes Inc. Maronda Homes Inc. Aaron Archibald Jeffrey Kutzfara trustee Charles Boyd Maronda Homes Inc. John Newman Sean Weldon Estate of Cyril Buechel Maronda Homes LLC Kenneth Havrilla Estate of Larry Ott Sr

Russell Geary Jr. Brandon Paul and Melinda Ging Molly Thomas Erin and Mattew Benson John and Loretta Fisher Brandon Joseph and Megan Marie Baldini Sean Glynn and Kris Lynn Weldon Purna Lamsal et al. and Bishnu Mainali Judy Wolfe Justin Eric and Betsy Lynn Marburger E3 Real Estate LLC Eric Glitsch and Brittanie Toth

105 Chesapeake Drive 121 Chesapeake Drive 231 Coal Valley Road 144 Reed Drive 3053 Scheinbach Road 422 Spaniel Ln 411 Valleyview Drive 3317 Woodwind Drive 126 Chapelridge Drive 119 Chesapeake Drive Gill Hall Road 1129 Gill Hall Road

$378,853. $434,957. $89,900. $280,000. $234,000. $659,160. $670,000. $407,000. $174,000. $362,495. $15,000. $183,000.

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Why Now is The Ideal Time to Aerate And Seed Your Lawn (BPT) - "For many areas of the country, late summer into fall is the best time to give your lawn some extra TLC," says Brian Feldman, director of technical operations at TruGreen. "Performing aeration and seeding at this time provides more time for your lawn to establish a strong root system before the stresses of the hot summer months." Feldman offers the top five benefits of lawn aeration and seeding - and why you should have these essential services performed during the late summer to fall. 1. Aeration lets the soil breathe = If you have a lawn, chances are it experiences a lot of foot traffic during the sunny summer months. The aeration process helps relieve soil compaction due to lawn traffic, which allows the lawn to receive nutrition. 2. Aeration reduces dead grass spots - Aeration helps manage dead grass build-up by introducing thatchdecomposing microorganisms from the soil to the top layer. Leaving your lawn untreated can be detrimental as it can make it more susceptible to insect and disease problems. 3. Aeration improves overall lawn health - Aeration works to provide your grass greater access to air, water and nutrients by opening a pathway to the root system. This will help your lawn look greener and healthier. (Continued on following page.)

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JEFFERSON HILLS Rodney Necciai Envionmentally Sound Ent. LLC Samuel Frederick Jr. Estate of James Everett John Hutchison Maronda Homes LLC Maronda Homes LLC Estate of Edward Arnold Eric DiSciullo Banyan Capital Investments LLC Bryce Kampe Angeline Benedetti

Bryce and Rebecca Kampe NVR Inc. John and Christina Stevens Michael and Rachel Frederick Randall David and Esnart Waya Gombos Kumar Mainali and Januka Neopaney David Sebastian Jr. and Jessica Marie Sebastian Carol Nodaros Shane Small and Jennifer Ridge Mervyn and Linda Meister Kathleen Lopresti Ashley Weinheimer

105 Retriever Ln 156 Washington Drive 1305 State Route 885 1261 Second St. 1511 Cherrywood Drive 106 Chesapeake Drive 107 Chesapeake Drive 6418 Jefferson Pointe Cir 1544 Oneida Drive 1517 Route 51 6424 Willem Drive 142 Wray Large Road

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$410,000. $80,000. $244,000. $120,000. $460,000. $355,284. $379,584. $260,000. $165,000. $1,551,540. $215,000. $170,000.

MONESSEN Ryan Bell Robert Bristol Jr. Gloria Braddock HHM Trust

Mike Smida Jr. and Aggie Smida 520 First St. $2,560. SFR3-030 LLC 901 Grant St. $40,000. Delaware and Christina Ross 47 Jefferson Drive $149,900. Jesse James Baker 103 Pacific Blvd. $7,636 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $62,185) by sheriff's deed. Brianna Mudron Howard Swinford and Elizebeth Bruce 909 Somerset St. $103,000. Miguel Font Robert Cain 511 Forest St.$2,063 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $66,915) by sheriff's deed. Phyllis Wise Texas Geopetrochemical Inc. 230 Indiana Ave. $18,000. Estate of Patricia Bukowski James Arthur Boggs 1434 Jones St. $118,000. Angels Community Center 1715 5th Ave LLC 623 Summit Ave. $1,582 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $10,453) by sheriff's deed. James Kalvesmaki Talan Properties LLC 25 Washington Drive $200,777 by sheriff's deed. Joseph Caporossi trustee David Yuhasz 41 Court Ave. $135,000. Lori Friend ENE Group LLC 99 Pennsylvania Blvd. $53,000. Barbara Savasta Vitaliy and Vera Aleksandrovna Siguta 1204 Maple Ave. $34,500. Neassa Lynn Jessica Shields 735 S 14th St. $73,000. Bryan Latkanich Matthew Graw and Charlene Redmond 402 Second St. $1,500.

MONONGAHELA Robert Myers Estate of Sylvester Laskey John Petrovich Ryan Kenedy Marjorie Vegso Estate of Dolores DeAngelo Estate of Virginia Sara Fair Estate of Constance Marie Russell

Robert Fetty 440 Third St. $77,500. Timothy and Diana Kristobek 221 Fourth Ave. $60,000. Devie Rollison LLC 511 Fourth St. $81,300. Joshua Herman and Taylor Brown 701 Fourth St. $149,921. Jami Lynn Bevan 417 Hillman St. $82,021. Radames Garcia and Mary Campbell 508 1/2 Park Ave. $5,000. Angelica Mary Brough 503 Fourth St. $41,000. (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $68,913) by sheriff's deed. Grover Allamon 619 Decker St. $98,000.


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PETERS TOWNSHIP Rolling Lambert Building Co. Michael Chernay Keystone Property Buyers LLC Gene Rozzi Jr. Matthew Kicinski Mildred Rodriguez Helen Autry estate trustee Mark Allison 271 Art Land LLC David Kalina Jeffrey Lioon Estate of Phyllis McLaughlin Charles Cooper Michael Drake Todd Solomon Bartholomew Blystone Estate of William Patrizio 271 Art Land LLC 271 Art Land LLC Crossings Development LLC Theodore Taylor III Michael Bieda James Carmichael Anne Marie Davadick Parnevich Stambrosky Homes Inc. Dipesh Patel Michelle Gerhold James Carmichael Lawrence Stebelsky II

Linda Phillips Gregory James Ventures LLC Matthew James Moore and Electra Janis Michael and Tracy Riley Shane and Michele Rumbaugh Christopher and Kathryn Lazzaro Jonathan and Lindsey Hoover Gene and Tracy Rozzi NVR Inc. Matthew Peter and Jennifer Jereb Zachary Teeple and Allison Russell CS Washington Properties LLC Michael McElligott Sarah Joy Drake and Albert Van Heesch Matthew Deberry Anthony Vescovi and Abigail Marks Alonzo and Lori Tornabene NVR Inc. NVR Inc. Christopher and Christine Musuneggi Brandon and Tiffany Greiner Peter and Jessica Leehan John Joon Yung and Peggy Lin Lee Justin Girouard Matthew and Stephanie Provenzano Anne Johanson James Gerhold James and Aimee Nassif Brett and Megan Moorman

117 Anglers Way 947 Bebout Road 349 Bellwalt Drive 301 Buckingham Drive 209 Canterwood Drive 221 Doubletree Drive 112 E Highland Drive 101 Hardwood Drive 329 Juniper Way 149 Lelak Ln 114 Lexington Drive 2754 Locust Drive 142 Roscommon Pl 508 Scott Ln 108-152 Shoreline Drive 179 Friar Ln 613 Glen Drive 345 Juniper Way 350 Juniper Way 324 Maid Marion Ln 404 Rockledge Drive 108 Scenic Ridge Drive 265 Springdale Road 957 Venetia Road 104 Crimson Ln 106 E Highland Drive 221 Justabout Road 245 Springdale Road 107 Woodcrest Pl

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Price $463,500. $297,500. $415,000. $1,150,000. $750,000. $392,000. $315,000. $615,000. $137,500. $785,555. $518,500. $160,000. $210,000. $63,341. $1,500. $422,500. $365,000. $137,500. $137,500. $540,839. $675,000. $724,900. $1,325,000. $167,875. $923,000. $412,000. $50,000. $436,800. $531,000.

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(Continued from previous page.) 4. Grass becomes ready for a green spring - Aeration promotes root development and growth to help grasses overcome seasonal stresses such as summer drought. For coolseason grasses, seeding performed alongside aeration can improve the density of your lawn and enhance its color. Soil cultivation enhances the seed to topsoil contact necessary for germination and creates a moist, protected environment optimal for seedling growth and development. 5. Seeding helps fill in the gaps Seeding can dramatically improve your lawn's appearance by filling in bare spots and addressing thinning areas. Filling in any empty spaces also helps crowd out encroaching weeds. "As one of the more complicated lawn chores, it's optimal to consult a professional service for help with aeration and seeding for the best, most efficient results," says Feldman. "According to our recent survey, 90% of people who have outsourced lawn care tasks to a pro are satisfied with the results. By partnering with a pro(Continued on page 28.)


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Why Now is The Ideal Time to Aerate And Seed Your Lawn (Continued from page 27)

fessional service provider, homeowners don't have to worry about purchasing or renting tools, using heavy equipment or risking injury - all while ensuring the highest quality for your lawn. In fact, experts such as ours at TruGreen, can confidently select and use the highest quality seeds that aid in germination potential and provide improved disease and drought tolerance." As you prepare your lawn for the changing seasons, make sure you're including all the important steps in your lawn care regimen. Aeration and seeding can make or break your lawn, and now is the best time to perform this treatment for healthy, lush grass come spring.

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Recent Local Real Estate Transactions Seller PETERS TOWNSHIP Martik Properties LLP Martik Properties LLP Charles McConville Blane Parker Vincent James Doughty Marc Micucci Estate of Mark Albert McQuillen Daniel Sterling 271 Art Land LLC Christopher Norton Nicole Durham Sarah Elizabeth Thomas James Donatelli Robert Callen Rolling Lambert Building Co. Estate of Dorothy Marlene Ciaffoni Theodore Taylor III DNK Realty L.P. Adam Ference Mark Acree Kent Redding MBK Land Co. LLC Timothy Farabaugh Jon Epstein Gary Ogg Tony Grenci

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Price

Matthew and Patricia Doman 115 Anderson Sta $255,000. Matthew and Patricia Doman 115 Anderson Sta $255,000. Jacob Pisarcik and Kelly Sala 419 Bower Hill Road $300,000. August and Rebecca A Riemer Sander 113 Brandywine Drive $625,000. Norman Bedillion and Kimberly Wagner 130 Candlite Drive $275,000. Michael David Frio 150 Druid Drive $135,000. Joel York and Gretchen Eischen 404 Hays Road $596,965. Bradley and Lindsay Meucci 150 Jonathan Drive $500,000. NVR Inc. 326 Juniper Way $137,500. Justin and Jennifer Swank 259 King Richard Drive $525,000. Scott and Emily Gibbons 61 Lintel Drive $625,000. Graham and Lauren Zanardelli Foster 206 Rock Run Road $425,000. Jacqueline Zanardelli and Lindsey Masson 128 Rosscommon Pl $245,000. Central Penn Capital Management LLC 115 Sheffield Ln $220,500 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $291,564) by sheriff's deed. Thomas and Maureen Hammond 173 Shoreline Drive $459,900. Vinwell Partners LLC 131 Stonebrook Drive $22,000. Bailey Park Partners L.P. 130 Turkeyfoot Road $65,000. Team Rahal South Hills Inc. 2893-2897 Washington Road $4,500,000. Lawrence and Amy Stebelsky 208 Welbourn Drive $790,000. Yosia Handoko and Sherylyana Helen 148 Bittersweet Cir $815,000. Scott Campbell and Makayla Lewis 114 Creekside Ct $375,000. Michael Gallagher II and Brianna Gallagher 202 Ironwood Ct $864,884. Anthony and Jennifer Billanti 310 Prestonwood Ln $420,000. Gary Phillips 214 Quail Run Road $185,000. Rope Investments LLC 312 Quail Run Road1110 $158,100. Carol Rodgers 320 Villiage Green Drive $382,500.

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Recent Local Real Estate Transactions Seller PLEASANT HILLS SW Real Estate Co. GP LLC Michael John Byrne Daniel Collins Estate of Edward Kraft Jr. Karl Wright Inglefield Land Co. LLC Steven John Denk Rex Hough Jr. trustee Hillcrest Assoc. LLC Carol Soska Michael Hribik Danelle Yerkey Tracy Birdseye trustee Clark Guess John Capezzuto Brett Balash Estate of Richard Buczkowski John Charles Macon Joshua Tilford 1301 Grandview 1 LLC Charles Sprague Dean Langholz Jaclyn Yeschenko Patricia Bartone Jessica Kalinowski Shirley Graves

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Southwestern Healthcare Realty LLC Evan Benton and Gina Bigante Ashley and Sean Brown Kimberly and Stephen Perrotti Robert Andrew and Lynda Mae Vernon Joseph Thomas Greer Jr. and Kathryn L. Greer Amanda McHugh Charles T. Bedekovich III and Joanne Julia Bed Daniel and Harmony Lynn Allred Achut and Bhawana Nepal Ryan and Jillian Saxe Denise Yerkey SFR3 000 LLC Dale and Taylor Kroll Shane and Crystal Eckels Spence Lynn Michael Kostante and Lindsay Hart Ryan Zaruba and Alexandra Stealey Nicholas Melvin Kevin and Kristy Hodges Cho Cho Nwe and Biak Thang Zachary Good Danielle Kline Steven Szymansky Sean Fish and Ian Dreikorn Marcucci Lisa Graves

512 N Lewis Run Road 116 National Drive 384 W Bruceton Road 176 Winifred Drive 421 Audrey Drive 142 Hubbs Ln 411 Nantucket Drive 423 Nantucket Drive 138 Revere Drive 404 Toura Drive 304 Dutch Ln 314 Farm Lane 243 Nantucket Drive 35 Ott Drive 453 Sequoia Drive 117 Temona Drive 366 Toura Drive 115 Lebanon Church Road 103 National Drive 132 National Drive 553 Torwood Ln 332 Millet Ln 11 National Drive 16 National Drive 27 Ott Drive 370 Temona Drive

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Estate of John DiVirgilio Kenneth Weaver Jr. Jeffrey Bialon

1st Choice Home Improvements LLC 720 Fellsburg Road $82,000 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $124,674) by sheriff's deed. Alf and Jody Moebius 2015 Lakeview Drive $242,500. Robert and Marilyn Curcio 315 Ohio St. $219,900. Seth and Julie Ann Ellison 1239 Rostraver Road $362,000. Richard and Betsy Aldridge 302 Dogwood Drive $410,000. Francis and Mary Barton 117 Jakes Ln $30,000. Jessica Smith 130-132 Main St. $52,000. Craig and Brooke Clark 460 Matty Drive $370,000. Samuel and Donna Marie Reed 132 Municipal Drive $71,000. Dhan Chhetri et al. and Kumari Ghimirey 164 Municipal Drive $82,000. John and Jacqueline Janos 776 Sandstone Way $279,900. Stewart Stanley and Harriet E Tobe Schley 534 Gardenia Drive $368,418. Maronda Homes LLC 575 Gardenia Drive $57,700. Brennen Bresselsmith and Connie Butkus 1161 State Route 136 $299,900. Stargazer Land Conservancy LLC Tyrol Blvd. $167,000. Howard Morgan Jr. 518 Webster Hollow Road $2,151 . state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $4,065) by sheriff's deed. Maronda Homes LLC 531-547 Gardenia Drive $115,400. Harold and Cory Lewis 662 Webster Hollow Road $10,000. Jeffrey Dull Jr. 209 Wood St. $69,900. Maronda Homes LLC 405 Gardenia Drive $57,700. Maronda Homes LLC 441 Gardenia Drive $115,400. Joanne Brenner 310 Mya Ct $1. (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $117,998). Matthew Consolatti 111 Painters Ln $162,000. Lindsey DeCurtis 1514 Rostraver Road $195,500. Chad and CarrieJo Ware 321 Wildwind Drive $6,000.

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$180,000. $134,900. $100,000. $89,900.

UNION TOWNSHIP White House Construction LLC Craig Groff Donna Senn Antis Estate of Cleta Irene Castor Gary Wall Estate of Victor Dosse Pamela Cernaloger

Cody Snyder and Jennifer Balla Travis Holibaugh First Choice Home Improvements LLC Michael Von and Deanna Michelle Damerow Morgan Wagner Scarmazzi Highland LLC Thomas Jura

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$274,900. $210,000. $65,000. $257,000. $165,000. $900,000. $245,000.

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GASTROENTEROLOGY Q: Why getting a colonoscopy could be the best way to find the answer and save your life in the process.

A: What is one of the greatest success stories in modern medicine, the death rate from colorectal cancer has decreased significantly in the last 30 years. There has been a 2% decline in the rate of colon cancer among Americans every year for the last 15 years. Colorectal cancer (CRC) develops in the colon By Dr Nicholas Bellicini or rectum and is the second leading cause of canPittsburgh cer deaths in the U.S. According to the American Gastroenterology Cancer Society, approximately 140,000 new cases Associates of CRC were diagnosed last year and more than 50,000 died from the disease. According to recent studies, both the incidence and mortality of CRC are declining due to improved screening efforts and early detection. However, numerous studies have shown that even greater reduction in CRC could be achieved if more people receive screening colonoscopies. Nearly all colon and rectal cancers start out as small polyps that can become larger and progress to dysplasia and cancer. Several different types of polyps can form in the colon, but the most common and important are adenomas. These are the polyps that most often transform into cancer. The goal of CRC screening exams is to detect and remove adenomas before they progress. Numerous tests are available for CRC screening, but the gold standard is the colonoscopy. For the procedure, the patient is comfortably and safely sedated, and a thin, flexible rubber scope with a tiny camera is inserted into the rectum and advanced gently around the colon. Colonoscopy detects most small polyps and almost all large polyps and cancers, which are then removed and analyzed. The typical exam lasts only 15-20 minutes. In 2018, the American Cancer Society changed the recommendation for both men and women at average screening risks to begin screening at age 45 instead of 50. If no polyps are found, the exam should be repeated every 10 years. Repeat exams may be considered sooner with people with increased risk factors, such as family history of colon cancer, African Americans, smokers, obesity, or people with inflammatory bowel disease. Age should not be a cut off per multiple societal recommendations. People who are in good health and with a life expectancy of more than 10 years should continue regular colorectal screening through the age of 75. Dr Nicholas Bellicini is a board certified Gastroenterologist in private practice serving patients in the Mon Valley, South Hills and city of Pittsburgh, including Spartan Surgical Center, South Hills Endoscopy Center, St Clair Hospital and UPMC Mercy.

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Recent Local Death Notices BAKA, Derrick A., 30, of Washington (formerly of Finleyville), died August 7. Arrangements by David J. Henney Funeral Home in South Park. BEVAN, Bruce A., 70, of Monongahela, died August 2. Arrangements by Marshall Marra Funeral Home in Monongahela. BINLEIN, Dolores, 93, of Jefferson Hills (formerly of Castle Shannon), died July 27. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. BRANDTNER, John J., 77, of Whitehall, died August 9. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. BRAUN, Charles H. “Chuck”, 73, of Pleasant Hills, died August 13. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. BRETHOLD, Henry A., 80, of South Park, died August 3. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. BRNA, Stephen M., 38, of Speers, died August 14. Arrangements by Carl J. Spallino Funeral Home in Charleroi. CARROLL, Elizabeth D., 91, of Bethel Park, died August 15. Arrangements by David J. Henney Funeral Home in South Park. CHAUSSINAND, Richard A., 89, of Monongahela, died August 4. Arrangements by Marshall Marra Funeral Home in Monongahela. DARR, Geneva (FOURNIER), 83, of Peters Township, died August 15. Arrangements by Griffith Funeral Home, Inc. in South Park Township. DAVIS, Clara F, 94, of Conneauville (formerly of West Mifflin), died August 3. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. DAWSON, Gary A. Jr., 31, of Hollywood, FL (formerly of Bethel Park), died August 14. Arrangements by David J. Henney Funeral Home in South Park. DeANGELO, Gerald L., 70, of New Eagle, died July 25. Arrangements by David J. Henney Funeral Home in South Park. DEVIGNE, Henri J., 69, of Charleroi, died July 22. Arrangements by Carl J. Spallino Funeral Home in Charleroi. DiTHOMAS, Angelo A., 87, of West Mifflin, died July 22. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills.

FIELDS, Dr. Kelly N., 40, of Gilberts, IL (formerly of Donora), died July 30. Arrangements by Marshall Marra Funeral Home in Monongahela. FRANCE, Kathleen, 77, of South Park, died August 6. Arrangements by Paul L. Henney Memorial Chapel in Bethel Park. GLEW, Lynn (STEVENS), 63, of Rostraver Township. Arrangements by Marshall Marra Funeral Home in Monongahela. HOFFMAN, Betty Jane, 84, of Finleyville, died July 30. Arrangements by Kegel Funeral Home in Finleyville. HOLEWA, Walter R., 78, of Bethel Park, died August 11. Arrangements by David J. Henney Funeral Home in South Park. HORGAN, Edward, 83, of Bethel Park, died August 13. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. KIMBERLING, Kathleen (EGAN), 88, of Brentwood, died August 15. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. KLINCHAN, Lek, 93, of Charleroi, died August 6. Arrangements by Carl J. Spallino Funeral Home in Charleroi. LEIGHTY, D. James, 87, of Jefferson Hills, died August 5. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. LOOS, Roberta “Bobbi” (DOERR), 61, of Monongahela, died July 19. Arrangements by Marshall Marra Funeral Home in Monongahela. LOPEZ, Marjorie Diane, 69, of Belle Vernon, died August 9. Arrangements by Carl J. Spallino Funeral Home in Charleroi. McGONIGLE, Grace M., 87, of South Park, died August 14. Arrangements by David J. Henney Funeral Home in South Park. MELANI, Louis “Lou”, 88, of Baldwin Boro, died August 1. Arrangements by Griffith Funeral Home, Inc. in South Park Township. MESINA, George Sr., 89, of Bethel Park, died July 19. Arrangements by Paul L. Henney Memorial Chapel in Bethel Park. MINICK, Mary A. “Mae”, 96, of South Park, died July 27. Arrangements by David J. Henney Funeral Home in South Park.

NEIDERMEYER, John “Jack” Anton Jr., 71, of Finleyville, died August 9. Arrangements by Stephen Slater Funeral Home in Jefferson Hills. PALMA, Karen L., 71, of Baldwin, died July 29. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. PELESKY, Josephine F., 95, of South Park, died July 23. Arrangements by David J. Henney Funeral Home in South Park. RAGO, John Anthony, 57, of Bethel Park, died August 5. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. RODGERS, Daniel E., 94, of Fallowfield Township, died August 14. Arrangements by Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc. in Roscoe. SADLIK, Jean Theresa (ZARYCKI), 88, of Loudoun, VA (formerly of Pleasant Hills), died July 29. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. SATINI, Weldon J., 96, of Baldwin Boro, died August 12. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. SAUNDERS, David, 64, formerly of Bethel Park, died July 19. Arrangements by Paul L. Henney Memorial Chapel in Bethel Park. SCHMELTZ, Wesley R. “Wes” Jr., 77, of Finleyville, died July 28. Arrangements by Kegel Funeral Home in Finleyville. SCOTT, Alvin Kenneth, 65, of Donora, died July 21. Arrangements by William Bautz Funeral Home in New Eagle. SHERRILL, Levetta “Vee”, 51, of Elrama, died July 30. Arrangements by Marshall Marra Funeral Home in Monongahela. SHOBE, Allen J. “Oop”, 56, of Jefferson Hills Boro, died August 6. Arrangements by Griffith Funeral Home, Inc. in South Park Township. SHUFF, Lillian Shirley (STEINBECK), 92, of Bethel Park, died July 18. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. SNYDER, Edith J., 89, of Ft. Pierce, FL (formerly of Charleroi), died August 22. Arrangements by Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc. in Roscoe.

STOTESBERY, Thomas Jr., 81, of Bethel Park, died August 10. Arrangements by Paul L. Henney Memorial Chapel in Bethel Park. TARBERT, Lois, 70, of Bethel Park, died August 15. Arrangements by Paul L. Henney Memorial Chapel in Bethel Park. THOMAS, Delmar D., 69, of Charleroi, died July 31. Arrangements by Carl J. Spallino Funeral Home in Charleroi. TIERNAN, Terry, 54, of Roscoe, died August 26. Arrangements by Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc. in Roscoe. TUCKER, Charles P. “Dr. Chuck” D.M.D., 61, of Belle Vernon (formerly of Rostraver Township), died July 27. Arrangements by Marshall Marra Funeral Home in Monongahela. VACCA, Patrick, 80, of Bethel Park, died August 13. Arrangements by Paul L. Henney Memorial Chapel in Bethel Park. VREDENBURGH, Norma Jean, 93, of Pleasant Hills, died July 29. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. VUKOVICH, John Lloyd Sr., 87, of South Park, died July 28. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. WILLIAMS, Alliecia F. (ROAS), 39, of Monongahela, died August 10. Arrangements by William Bautz Funeral Home in New Eagle. YANUZO, Nancy, 82, of Strabane Trails Village, died July 22. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. YEE, Sui Kam (LEUNG), 93, of Jefferson Hills, died August 6. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. ZWIESLER, Theodore Francis, 95, formerly of Pleasant Hills, died August 3. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills.


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CAREGIVING Q: Why should I consider becoming a professional caregiver?

A: Caregiving in home care as a career is often overlooked because a person may think they either don’t have the skills necessary to be a capable caregiver or there is no viable career path in caregiving. Nothing could be further from the truth! There are so many benefits a caregiving career can offer, here are some of the most Kimberly L. attractive: • Flexible work schedules, day, evenings, Pirilla-Scalise, overnights and weekends. Fulltime and PartExecutive Director time hours are always options as well. Superior Home Care • Besides the normal flexibility offered in home care, there is also day-to-day flexibility that most other jobs can’t offer. Snow day for your kids? Not a problem to shift your work day a little later. In home care, we have room to shift schedules when life demands it. • Competitive wages based on skill and experience. Wage scales vary by employer but at Superior, our wage scale runs from $10/hour for a person with no experience all the way up to $15/hour for a highly experienced person. • Besides a competitive wage, most home care employers do offer benefits. At Superior, our staff enjoy a full list of benefits: paid time off, paid training, health insurance, 401k and biweekly and quarterly performance bonuses, just to name of few. • Ability to work in the community where you live. Home care provides service to people living right in your community, you could be matched with a client who lives in your own community, where you are comfortable and familiar. Home care is perfect for stay at home mom’s with school age children as well as retired persons just looking for a rewarding part-time job. • No previous skill or experience needed! We can train you in all aspects of being a professional caregiver and our unique 90-day onboarding experience will assure you assimilate successfully in your new career. • Career growth potential is great with caregiving. We have our own internal career ladder to promote skill enhancement and growth on our team but opportunities beyond that abound. Caregiving is a springboard for careers in social work, nursing, physical and occupational therapy and even business ownership. Last but not the least is the greatest reason of all you should consider becoming a professional caregiver: the chance to do some of the most meaningful work imaginable on a team with other passionate caregivers. Caregivers intimately touch the lives of those they care for each day. Being able to bring hope, comfort and peace of mind to a person just by showing up and being yourself can be life changing.

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MOTORHOME FOR SALE - 1988 Ultrastar by Champion, 454 motor, low miles- 45,000. Motor. Ran beautifully, hasn't been started for over 5 years, Weight is 14,800 lbs. $2,500. Located near Hundred WV. 724-447-2726. DUNE BUGGY - 2007 Thunder Motor Sport Joyner 650 Sand Spider. Excellent condition. Only 173 miles. Garage kept. Winch and Owner's manual included. Asking $4,500 or make an offer. Leave message at 412-999-4332 TIRES (SNOW) - (4) Michelin X-Ice XI3 Snow Tires, 225/50 R17. 13,367 miles - 7/8 32nds Thread. Excellent Snow Tires. $300. Text for pics. 412-535-3744 TOW HOOKS & MOUNTING BRACKETS Jeep Grand Cherokee 93-98 $ 20 724-941-8728 24 FOOT V-NOSE BOX TRAILER - 2019’ one owner, only 800 road miles, heavy duty axle, set of rimmed spare tires, GVWR 9990 pounds. $6,800 Text inquiries to 904-753-3286 OLD’S RALLEY WHEELS CENTERS – Two(2). $12. 412-425-0342 FORD EXPLORER – 2002-2003, new front and rear spring strut sets and front ball joint set. $250. 412-952-0914 2.25 TON JACK – And two jack stands. $50. 412405-8160. Lv. Message. FISHING BOAT – Alumicraft, 16 foot floor, internal gas tank. Mercury outboard, electric bow mount motor. Fishfinder, Live well, three marine batteries, trailer with spare tire. Many extras! $4,800. 724-366-9524 JEEP WRANGLER CENTER HUB COVERS - (3), Silver w/Jeep Logo for older Wranglers. $8. each. 412251-7291 SELL YOUR ANTIQUE OR CLASSIC CAR. Advertise with us. You choose where you want to advertise. 800450-6631 visit macnetonline.com for details.

--------- AUTOMOTIVE -WANTED--------CONVERTIBLE CARS - 1950’s/60’looking for a ‘Winter /Covid’ project. 724-986-3152 RED JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE – Old style. Lv message. 724-258-2596 CARS/TRUCKS WANTED!!! All Makes/Models 2002-2018! Any Condition. Running or Not. Top $$$ Paid! Free Towing! We're Nationwide! Call Now: 1-888-985-1806 [WANTED] CARS/TRUCKS WANTED!!! All Makes/Models 2002-2018! Any Condition. Running or Not. Competitive Offer! Free Towing! We’re Nationwide! Call Now: 1888-368-1016

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------------ EMPLOYMENT-------BRIGHT BEGINNINGS PRESCHOOL - at Elizabeth United Presbyterian Church is looking for an assistant. Hours are 9:30A-12 (part-time), Mon-Fri. Call 412-384-7360 or send your inquiry to brightbeginningselizabeth@gmail.com CARPENTERS & LABORERS - J&D Waterproofing and home improvements are hiring carpenters on the home improvement side and foreman/labor on waterproofing . Please call ASAP. 724-746-8870. We’ve been in business 82 years LABOR HELP WANTED – Full or part time work. Some carpentry, plumbing, electrical experience helpful. Need drivers license and must pass drug test. 724-350-5983

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September 2021 --------- EDUCATION / TRAINING ----------AIRLINES ARE HIRING – Get FAA approved hands on Aviation training. Financial aid for qualified students - Career placement assistance. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance 877818-0783. FREE ONLINE HISTORY CLASSES – Local historian and explorer, Lawrence Gallant will be teaching the ancient history and archaeology of southwestern PA online and also illustrated lectures when the virus abates. Possible employment after training or future museum position. Must be computer literate and develop writing skills. Conditions apply. For further information, send resume to: Ancient Americans, P.O. Box 139, South Park, PA 15129

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HEALTH / MEDICAL /FITNESS WOMEN'S ADULT INCONTINENCE - medical and diabetic supplies. One lot. Buyer takes all for $175 negotiable. Call Bob @ 540-718-9791 and leave message. Jefferson Hills area. ELECTRIC HOME HOSPITAL BED - Richmat 1, Easily adjusts six ways with the touch of a button. Includes gently-used Serta mattress. $300 or best offer. 724-348-4836. TRANSFER TUB BUNCH – for getting into the shower, Drive brand. New, still in the box. $30. 412-884-0886 WOMEN'S ADULT INCONTINENCE SUPPLIES. One lot. $150 neg. Bob @ 540-718-9791 lv msg. Jeff Hills area. SAVE ON YOUR NEXT PRESCRIPTION! World Health Link. Price Match Guarantee! Prescriptions Required. CIPA Certified. Over 1500 medications available. CALL Today For A Free Price Quote. 1-855-530-8993 Call Now!

--------- ITEMS FOR SALE----------WOOD SHOP EQUIPMENT - 10-inch table saw, band saw, variable speed drill press, 12-inch plainer, belt sander, scroll saw, dust collector, router with table. I purchased all items as new. Most of the items are Delta products, which is a good name in wood working. The items make a great “workshop” set of tools. Please call to see the items. 724-554-5149 or 724348-6705. Any reasonable offer will be considered. WELDING PANTS – 40”x30”. $10. 412-425-0342 WORK PANTS – 40” x 30” $5. 412-425-0342 WOOD CHIPPER – New. $350. 412-425-0342 MUFFLER – Truck or Van. $10. 412-425-0342 CARPET SCRUBBER – Hoover. Good Condition. $40. 412-751-5688 ELIZABETH TOWNSHIP BICENTENNIAL BOOK – “Between Two Rivers”, 1976, hardback. Very limited edition. Great history. $25. 520-271-5869

CLASSIFIEDS PITCAIRN CENTENNIAL BOOK – “Our First 100 Years”, 1994, hardback. People, government, churches, sports, organizations, schools. $25. 520-271-5869 BOOK ABOUT STEEL – “Steel Serves The Nation” – First 50 years of United States Steel, 1901 – 1951. $25. 520271-5869 MCKEESPORT HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK – “The Yough-A-Mon”, 1958. See McKeesport’s finest in 58. $25. 520-271-5869 MONONGAHELA DUSK – A work of historic fiction, with a setting in industrial McKeesport in the 1930’s and 1940’s. By John Hoerr. $25. 520-271-5869 TRANSMISSION JACK - Removes/ replaces automatic transmissions. 800 lbs capacity. Never used, still in original box. $300. 520-271-5869. Munhall METAL CAR RAMPS - used once, Absolutely like new. $25.00 pr 520-271-5869. Munhall SMALL FLOOR JACK - Used once, modified with 4 inch round saddle professionally welded on. $25. 520-2715869. Munhall BATTERY CHARGER AND STARTER - Like new, used once. 50 amps, portable. $25. 520-271-5869. Munhall ELECTRIC SOLDERING IRON - Not a soldering gun. Vintage new old stock. Original box. $10. 520-271-5869. Munhall. MICROSCOPE – Vintage, Parco Scientific Co., Electric light – 10WX, 3 brightness levels, dual eye piece. $50. Paul – 412-276-8516. 2.25 TON JACK – And two jack stands. $50. 412-4058160. Lv. Message. WOODEN FOLDING TABLES – Four(4) for $40. 412-405-8160. Lv. Message. PLASTIC CONTAINERS – Nine(9), at $5 each. 412-405-8160. Lv. Message. TEAPOT COLLECTION – Buy one for $2, or better price when you buy all. 724-745-6218 MON VALLEY MEMORIAL PARK – “Garden of the Cross” – 4 lots $1,000. (Valued at $1,095 each!). 412384-4374 LADIES MINK COAT – Autumn Haze color. Size M/L. 3/4 length sleeve. $500. 412-384-4374 ANTIQUE OAK CURVED CHINA CUPBOARD – 4 wooden shelves, curved glass. $400. 412384-4374 LIVINGROOM – End table and lamp. Beautiful. 412651-1794. CAR / TRUCK RAMPS – Excellent Condition, heavy duty blue steel. $40, OBO. 724-322-1253. MR. CHRISTMAS MUSICAL BELL SYMPHONIUM – 16 discs / 8 Christmas carols, 8 all time classics. Paid $300 – asking $50. 724-322-1253. MEN’S LEATHER JACKET - Vintage, Quality, heavy black leather. Size Large. $35. Text or Lv. Mssg. 412-334-9888. MEN’S BROWN SUIT – with sheen. Size 42/36, not worn / with tag. $40. Text or Lv. Mssg. 412-334-9888 PAINT SPRAY GUN – and air tank. $25. 412-884-0886

TUXEDO – Size 42/44. With shirt. $65. Text or Lv. Mssg. 412-334-9888. BEELINE TRAILER – 1960’s. $880. Text or Lv. Mssg. 412-401-8099. WORLD WAR II BOOKS – Non fiction war books. $6 each. 724-263-7145. AIR CONDITIONER – Danby, Portable. 1,200 BTU’s, remote, use one month. $375. 724-223-0478. 2005 HARLEY-DAVIDSON SERVICE MANUAL – Softail models. $25. 724-466-0628 STEELERS TICKETS – Steelers Vs. Raiders, Sunday, Sept. 19. 1:00PM. Lower level III, Row R, Seats 9 and 10. $450 each. Cash only. Great view at 45 yard line. No texts. 412-298-5960 PATIO FURNITURE – PVC pipe furniture, beige, 13 pieces. All need cushions. Orig. $1,400. Asking $250. Pick-up only. No texts. 412-298-5960. LIVINGROOM – End table and lamp. Beautiful. 412651-1794. STEELERS TICKETS – Steelers vs. Seattle, Sunday, October 17, 8:20PM. Lower level III, Row R, seats 9 and 10. $425 each. Cash only. Great view at 45 yard line. No texts. 412-298-5960. FUTON – Gorgeous! Paid $500. Asking $275. 412651-1794. FURNITURE – 90” Couch - $15. 55” loveseat - $10. Chair - $5. Old, but sturdy. Non-smoker. 412-884-0886. CIRCULAR HAND SAW – Electric, with carrying case. $15. 412-884-0886. ELECTRIC TABLE SAW – and extra blades. $40. 412-884-0886 DOLL STANDS – For 8” – 14” dolls. Box of 15 stands. $10. 412-884-0886. LONG LENGTH BLACK LEATHER COAT – Size Small. Worn once. Exc. Condition. Asking $25. 724684-7199 ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COOKERY – Women’s Day. 12 hard cover volumes from A-Z. (year 1966). Asking $50. 724-684-7199 CASINO SEVEN JACKPOT MACHINE – From Atlantic City. Purchased in 1980. In original box. Used for family entertainment. Good condition. Paid $100. Asking $50. 724-684-7199. SILVER PLATED FLATWARE – Service for 8, from Simeon & George Rogers Company, Oneida LTD successor. Set in original wooden box. Over 75 years old. Asking $50. 724684-7199. CHILD’S TEA SET – in original box. Older – but no date found. $5. 724-929-8259 BLING SHIRTS – New, Never worn. Sizes small to 3XL. Many different designs. $3 each. 724-929-8259. BARBIE DOLL SETS – Whole, 4-doll set or Barbies “Gone with the Wind” – still new in original boxes. $100. 724929-8259 COLLECTIBLE FRANKLIN MINT PLATES – Six(6), National Wildlife Federation, numbered, ‘Cat in the Wild’ - $20. 724-929-8259

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LARGE HARDBACK COOKBOOKS – 15 different titles. All like new. $5 for all. 724-929-8259 DAVEY ALLISON RACING – Phone, coffee cans with tribute, 2 t-shirts (size Med & Large), etc. $20. 724-929-8259. FIRST DAY ISSUE POSTAL COVERS – five(5) Architecture, in leather binder, stamp collector favorite. $5. 724-929-8259. DOG SHOCK COLLAR – Tritronics, model ‘Trashbreaker’, 4 mile range. Paid $1,000. Sell for $250. 724366-9524 JOHN DEERE SNOW PLOW – Fits old model 345 tractor. Discontinued. $300. 724-366-9524. DANBURY MINT – Whitetail Deer collection, four pieces. $900 value. Sell only $150. 724-366-9524. FISHING SPINNING REEL – Daiwa Model TZ1500ia, new in box. Original receipt. Expensive – paid $526.86. Need money – selling for only $250. 724-366-9524 FISHING OUTFIT – Cold weather bibs and coat, Cabela’s Guideware, Size X-Large. Never worn. Paid $800, will sell for only $300. 724-366-9524. NOMEX COVERALLS - Men's size 46 Regular. New in package, Blue, Fire resistant. $50. Pick up near South Park. 724-224-9485 VINTAGE NEWSPAPERS - Good condition. Years: 1963, 1968, 1974. Headlines: Kennedy Shot, Bobby Kennedy Slain and Nixon resigns. 14 copies in all. Make offer. Pick up near South Park. 724-224-9485 PFALTZGRAFF TEA ROSE ITEMS - Soap dispenser, Mug and Candy dish. All in excellent condition. Traditional and woven design. Only $15 for all. Pick up near South Park. 724-224-9485 WASTEBASKETS - Great for kitchen. (1) white handsfree; (1) Blue. Both 13 gallons. New. $10 each. Pick up near South Park. 724-224-9485 VERA BRADLEY LARGE TOTE BAG - Brand New. Very roomy. Pretty print. $50. Pick up near South Park. 724224-9485 AIR MATTRESS - Queen size. (like new). Weight it holds: 442 lbs. Color: blue. Inflates: 4 minutes. Asking: $50. Call: 724- 348-5017 AIR MATTRESS -- Twin size. (like new), color: blue, dimensions: 74 x 42 x 6; inflates: 2 minutes. Asking: $40. Call: 724-348-5017 PITTSBURGH PIRATE SIGNED BASEBALL - from the 1960 world series; Don Hoak, Dick Schoefield, Hal Smith and Elroy Face. $150. 412-279-3288 MAKERS MARK PLAYING CARDS - 2 brand new decks of both $5 the King, Queen and Jack are holding Makers mark and glasses; Unique playing cards. 412-279-3288 1959 ALL STAR BASEBALL PROGRAM in excellent condition $100. 412-279-3288 TORK 24 HOUR HEAVY DUTY TIMER - like new $20. 412-279-3288 LADIES CLARKS SHOES - brand new size 8 1/2 wide; pewter color slip on cost $74; sell $25. 412-279-3288 SMALL UPRIGHT FREEZER - used 1 year $175. 724-314-8930


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TIRES (SNOW) - (4) Michelin X-Ice XI3 Snow Tires; 225/50 R17; 13,367 miles - 7/8 32nds Thread. Excellent Snow Tires. $300. Text for pics. 412-535-3744 FREE PARTS & ACCESSORIES - for 1955 Fairlane Ford Victoria. 4 Barrel carburetor, wheel covers, car cover, etc. 724-938-8482 GRACO PACK AND PLAY - $20, Wood High Chair (white - excellent condition) $20; 100 Cup West Bend Coffee maker - new $60. 724-348-5103 GUN CABINET - Hand made walnut and glass, front holds 9 rifles, storage on bottom. Very good condition. $100. 74" x 36 1/2" x 17". 724-258-7946 ELENKER STAND UP WALKER - never used, adjustable height, brakes, seat, storage. Excellent condition, 100. 412-691-7082 NEW FULL SIZE MATTRESS - $50 724-314-8930 KITCHEN CHAIRS - Nice, Comfortable $25. each 724-941-7217 WERNER EXTENSION LADDER - 20', 300 Lb. Extra Heavy Duty, LIKE NEW, $90. 724-941-7217 LOVESEAT - Burgundy - 100% Italian leather. Must see to appreciate. Can text picture. Original price $600 - asking $350. Leave message at 412-653-3122 STEREO SPEAKERS - (2) - Full Sized. $50. for Both. 724-941-7217 SCOOTER FOR HANDICAPPED - Motorized, able to maneuver in tight places. $200. 724-941-7217 MAYTAG WASHER PEDESTAL – Maytag front loading washer pedestal. 27” W, 27” D, 13 ½” H, $80. 412884-2057 CUTLER HAMMER - BR260 60 amp circuit breaker $10. 724-941-1728

CLASSIFIEDS BACTROKILL ANTIMICROBIAL SPRAY 32 oz spray bottle. Never used. $12. 724-941-1728 1971 BALTIMORE ORIOLES - World Series Press Pin Balfour in Original Box. $90. 724-941-1728 LEAD PROTECTIVE BAGS - Sima FilmShield. 6"x12" (2). Price is for both $10. 724-941-1728 VINTAGE ROTARY PHONE - Western Electric, 500, model STD RT. $25. 724-941-1728 CONVERTIBLE BOOT - for 2002 Sebring, never used, beige,$20. 412-952-6608 OIL CAN THUMB PUMP ANTIQUE - used on steam locomotives. $40. 724-941-8728 TOW HOOKS & MOUNTING BRACKETS Jeep Grand Cherokee 93-98. $20. 724-941-8728 B&D PORTABLE HAND GRINDER - #4278 4000RPM 120V 12amps. $75. 724-941-8728 RELOADING POWDER ACCURATE XMR4350, 1 pound. $30. 724-941-8728 FREON - R22 NOS US made, 30 pound cylinder sealed. $300. 724-941-8728 GARAGE SHELF - Metal, 5 Shelves. $10. 724-941-7217 CHINA CABINET - Glass Top Doors And Top Shelves Light up. Dark Wood $200.00 724-344-6619 12X12 CERAMIC TILE - beige, 13 sq ft $12. 412889-5035 GRACO STROLLER - Jogger Travel System Carrier Car seat with 2 click it car seat Bases $150. 724-344-6619 ROCKING CHAIR - Dark Wood $50. 724-344-6619 THOMAS THE TRAIN – Five large bags of Thomas / Sodor track, buildings, etc. $50. 412-551-0752 IRWIN FLIPPER TV SHOW – Rare, 1965, Ride-On Toy. $75 412-551-0752

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VINTAGE THERMOMETER – 1949 Diaper Dan, Little Black Sambo. $50. 412-551-0752 24" DOG CRATE - like new $20. 724-348-5103. WOLVERINE RED GLASS – Metal Washington machine toy. 1930’s. $75. 412-551-0752 MOBILITY SCOOTER – Go-Go Elite Traveler. $450. 724-462-0794 TREADMILL – Gold’s Gym, Like New! $75 or best offer. 724-938-8920 3-IN-1 SERVICE SET – OTC #7249. $30. 412425-0342 MITER SAW – Delta, New. $125. 412-425-0342 JEEP COMMANCHE TAILGATE - $100. 412835-4096 CAKE PEDESTAL – Milkglass. $85. 724-684-4407 SWIVEL BAR STOOLS – Two(2), wrought iron, antique bronze finish w/ sage green cushions. Monessen. $135. 843-685-6034 STEEL BELTED TIRES – Four(4), never used. GeoTrac, LT 225/75 R16. $100. 724-205-8620 BEER SIGN – 17.5” x 12”, Erlanger Classic 1893 Beer, Copyright 1981, JOS Schlitz Brewing Company. $10. 412884-0886 HEINEKEN MEMORABILIA COLLECTION - $300. 412-233-5184 MANFROTTO TRIPOD – Heavy Duty, model #3036 with Head #3047. Like new. $150. 724-684-5169 LACE – Rick Rack and bias tape trims, brand new, beautiful patterns and various colors, sold by the lot at only $1 per yard. 412-884-0886. COMPOUND BOWS (2) – Plus 7 arrows. Both, only $35. 724-929-8259

September 2021 COCA-COLA COLLECTION – Pitcher, 26 assorted glasses, 2 Coke polar bears, 2 tins, deck playing cards. All for only $10. 724-929-8259 40 PIECES MILK GLASS – Bud vase, cream & sugar, vases with lids, etc. All for only $10. 724-929-8259 OLD RED POST GAZETTE NEWSPAPER BOX - Free, can be used for free used books and exchange of books in your yard. 724-872-8726 1980 SUZUKI TS-185 - runs great, not a show bike, New tires lots of new parts. $1,000 firm. Near Hundred WV. 724447-2726, RIVAL SEAL A MEAL - like new $15. 724-348-5103. 13.5 HP RIDING MOWER - MTD yardman, won't start this year. Good tires and parts, $150. Located near Hundred WV724-447-2726. DUNE BUGGY - 2007 Thunder Motor Sport Joyner 650 Sand Spider. Excellent condition. Only 173 miles. Garage kept. Winch and Owner's manual included. Asking $4,500 or make an offer. Leave message at: (412) 999-4332 PRESTO PRESSURE CANNER - $20. 724348-5103. 1979 WORLD SERIES PIRATES/ORIOLES - stamped envelopes with dates of the games $25. 412-279-3288 TIRES (SNOW) - (4) Michelin X-Ice XI3 Snow Tires, 225/50 R17. 13,367 miles - 7/8 32nds Thread. Excellent Snow Tires. $300. Text for pics. 412-535-3744 TABLE BOOTH - 48 x 24, $75. 412-445-2701 BREAD MAKER - $30. 412-445-2701 CHILD'S MAPLE DESK - 3 Drawers on Each Side Best Quality Construction ! $100. 724-941-7217 TABLE - 42" ROUND - WOOD - WHITE, Dining or Game Table $20. 724-941-7217


September 2021 USAF - Uniforms $125. 412-445-2701 CHILDREN'S HANDKERCHIEF - Walt Disney Productions - circa 1960's. Measures 8"x8". Excellent condition. $12. 724-941-1728 HOME THEATER SPEAKERS - two BIC model V830, 3 way 8 inch woofers $150. 724-941-8728 ANTONIO BROWN - Steeler football nike shirt, size large. Asking $17. 724-348-5017 POOL LADDER - Can Be Mounted To Deck or A Frame Style $80.00 724-344-6619 CHAINSAW - Craftsman. $60. 412-445-2701 TABLE AND BOOTH - steel legs. $75. 412-445-2701 CERAMIC TILE - 1950’s circa Franklin bathroom, light pink, over 1000 pieces 4x4 includes 3 soap dishes and two towel holders, no chips, like new. Make offer. 412-558-0246 MON VALLEY MEMORIAL PARK – Donora, 4 lots, 1 vault, $500 each. 724-747-9030 or 843-215-8909. WORLDS LARGEST STAMP ALBUM – Illustrated, every country in the world. Includes United Nations, published 1974. Pristine condition, unused, (quite rare). Only $20. 724-929-8259 FRENCH POST CARDS – Very early, unused. Folder of 12, plus 50 singles in album. All in perfect condition. All for $20. 724-929-8259 WINDOW AIR CONDITIONERS – (2) Haier, $50 each. 412-405-8160. leave a message if you can. 24 FOOT V-NOSE BOX TRAILER - 2019’ one owner, only 800 road miles, heavy duty axle, set of rimmed spare tires, GVWR 9990 pounds. $6,800 Text inquiries to 904-753-3286 FOREIGN COINS – (41)- some 100 years old. Tahiti, England, Ireland, France, more. $30. 724-941-1728 45 RPM RECORDS - nearly 500 record in nice shape, mostly 60's and 70's. Motown, Carpenters, etc. $60 OBO.412653-0329 ELECTRIC HOME HOSPITAL BED - Richmat 1, Easily adjusts six ways with the touch of a button. Includes gently-used Serta mattress. $300 or best offer. 724-348-4836. AUDIO/VIDEO CABINET - 2 doors. Oak. Holds CDs/DVDs/Video Tapes. $46. Call 724-684-5531. ANTIQUE REEVES COAL BUCKET - Swinging Handle, Galvanized Metal Ribbed, also use for Fireplace Hearth Flower Display, Excellent Condition. $20. 724-941-7217 WHEELBARROW - For all your Lawn Projects. $25. 724-941-7217 ROUTER - Craftsman, includes Table, Case, Accessories, Stencil Sets, Excellent Condition. $100. 724-941-7217 CHISEL BITS FOR PNEUMATIC JACK HAMMER – (26 pcs.) various bits and sizes. $50, OBO. 724-322-1253 DOG SHOCK COLLAR – (Tritronics), model trash breaker (2 collars). $600 value – asking $250. 724-366-9524 WICKER ROCKER – Antique. Hand-made in Jerusalem. $150. 412-384-5837. Lv. Mssg. CAR WHEELS DOLLIES – Manual, move easy on rollers. $175. 724-941-9256

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CLASSIFIEDS JAW SAW – New, never used. $50. 724-941-9256 USED BRICK - $80 per thousand. Call Bob. 412-384-7247 GOLF SHOES – Men’s, vintage, brown with cleats, size 7.5, like new. $10. 412-884-0886 CAMPING GEAR – Primus propane stove, Coleman propane lantern, 3 sleeping bags and 3 canvas cots. $45 for all. 412-884-0886

4" DOG CRATE - like new $20. 724-348-5103. ADOPT A REAL FRIEND, will make you smile, satisfaction guaranteed! Washington Area Humane Society. 724222-7387 RABBITS FOR SALE - (California/New Zealand cross, also Rex rabbits), plus cute pet bunnies, $20. Located near Hundred, WV. 724-447-2726.

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FINLEYVILLE BREWING – Old Beer bottles and memorabilia items from Finleyville Brewing wanted. Will pay top dollar! Call 424-215-9385 U.S. STEEL LOGO ITEMS – Old memorabilia, collectibles and items with U.S. Steel logo wanted. Call 424-215-9385 WANTED ANTIQUES – Sterling silver, old Christmas decorations, old lamps, oriental rugs, paintings, crocks with blue decorations, gold jewelry. Jim Gillespie at 412-979-7050 or home 724-348-6203. BUYING SPORTS CARDS – Baseball Cards, Basketball Cards and Football Cards. Don’t throw out that old box of cards from your kid or ex-husband! Give me a call first. Paying Cash. 412-760-2291 OLD HOT WHEEL CARS - Redlines. Has the red ring on the tires. Made from 1968 to 1977. A few or your collection, I am willing to look at them. Can meet. Also have PayPal. 724-984-9085 OLD INSULATORS - buying porcelain or glass insulators used on utility poles or along RR tracks, also lightning rods. 724.782.0539 PURCHASING VINTAGE SPORTS CARDS - memorabilia, autographs, ticket stubs, items from Condors and Pipers ABA Basketball. 724-205-8620

LOT FOR SALE – Semi-Ocean Front, 100’ x 105’ in Currutuck, N.C. Four-wheel area, 2nd row. 412-885-4975 MON VALLEY MEMORIAL PARK – “Garden of the Cross” – 4 lots $1,000. (Valued at $1,095 each!). 412384-4374 SELLING A FARM OR HOUSE? Advertise it here and neighboring publications. We can help you. Contact MACnet MEDIA @ 800-450-6631 or visit our site at MACnetOnline.com SELLING YOUR OWN PROPERTY? Need to advertise it in your local paper and others like it? We have the placement services to help you. Contact MACnet MEDIA @ 800450-6631 or online at MACnetOnline.com PLOT FOR SALE - Sacred heart Cemetery $850 OBO. Please email sacredheartplot@gmail.com

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------------ PETS-------ANGELS FOR ANIMALS. Collecting Aluminum Cans for an on-going fundraiser. (Please no steel, no pie tins, and no aluminum foil.) Also selling Enjoy & Entertainment Books for $30 each. For pickup of cans or delivery of books, call Jessie @ 724941-5737. DOG SHOCK COLLAR – (Tritronics), model trash breaker (2 collars). $600 value – asking $250. 724-366-9524

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HOME MOVIE TRANSFERS PHOTO MONTAGE CREATIONS 8mm, Super 8mm, and16mm Projector movies, transferred digitally, frame by frame, for superior clarity. New equipment for 2016. No projector flicker - reasonable rates. VHS, VHS-C, mini-DV, and 8mm tapes transferred to DVD. Photos/slides scanned to montage DVD of special events. One of a kind gifts. 724-258-5336 dcheplic@ gmail.com. Website: www.dcheplicmovietransfersand montages.com. Facebook: www.facebook. com/ debcheplicmovietransfersandmontages/ READER ADVISORY: Reader Advisory: the National Trade Association we belong to has purchased the following classifieds. Determining the value of their service or product is advised by this publication. In order to avoid misunderstandings, some advertisers do not offer “employment” but rather supply the readers with manuals, directories and other materials designed to help their clients establish mail order selling and other businesses at home. Under NO circumstance should you send any money in advance or give the client your checking, license ID, or credit card numbers. Also beware of ads that claim to guarantee loans regardless of credit and note that if a credit repair company does business only over the phone it’s illegal to request any money before delivering its service. All funds are based in US dollars. 800 numbers may or may not reach Canada.

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NOTICES CRAFTERS, ARTISTS & VENDORS - Join us for Greenock Log House Days 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, 1215 Greenock Buena Vista Road, Elizabeth Township. Send $25 check payable to ETHS Log House and mail to Debbie Gilbert, 1109 Sommerset Street, McKeesport, Pa. 15135. Visit Greenock Log House on Facebook for details or call 412-807-8452. WORK WANTED - Will babysit two or three days a week for summer months, Monongahela area. Please call Lori at 724469-1631. Please leave a message. WILL DO LIGHT HOUSEWORK - for elderly persons. Monongahela area. Call Lori at 724-469-1631. Leave a message. SELL YOUR ANTIQUE OR CLASSIC CAR. Advertise with us. You choose where you want to advertise. 800450-6631 visit macnetonline.com for details.

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Win a FREE Large 1 Topping Pizza from Finleyville Vocelli Pizza*! Two (2) lucky winners every month! Just fill in the correct answers to the questions below, and write your name, address and telephone number on the entry form. Then mail in your entry form to the Messenger. Each month we will draw two (2) local winners from all correct entries. Winners will receive a gift certificate good for one (1) FREE Large 1 Topping pizza from Vocelli Pizza. Remember to look for a new Monthly Pizza Puzzler every month, and send in your entry form! (*Good only at Finleyville location. One entry per household per month. Employees of the The Messenger; Haniford Enterprises LLC, or Vocelli Pizza are not eligible.)

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Find the answers to these three (3) questions somewhere within this edition of the South Hills-Mon Valley Messenger. What is the name of the latest novel by South Park resident Jim Caldwell? What medical practice is Dr. Diana Hricova joining in the Mon Valley? How many local individuals took home medals at the ATA Martial Arts Championship? Name: Address: Phone Number: Entry forms should be submitted to: South Hills-Mon Valley Messenger, Attention: “Monthly Pizza Puzzler,” P.O. Box 13363, Pittsburgh, PA 15243

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