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Pre-Halloween Parade Spaghetti Dinner in Finleyville First Presbyterian Church of Finleyville is hosting their 1st Annual Spaghetti Dinner before the fireman’s Halloween parade. The dinner will be held on Monday, October 29 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Dinner costs only $5 and will include a spaghetti dinner, salad, garlic bread and dessert. Takeout is also available. There is plenty of parking in the church parking lot, and it’s a great place to finish dressing up for the parade. The Finleyville Fireman’s Halloween Parade starts at the church. There will also be chances to win a lovely gift basket! First Presbyterian Church of Finleyville is located at 3595 Washington Avenue, Finleyville, PA. For questions or additional information, call 724-348-5689.

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‘Giving For Gage’ Benefit Concert for Area Two Year Old Set for November 2 A benefit concert ‘Giving For Gage’ to help two year old Gage Benjamin Peters will be held on November 2 from 7:00 p.m. – 12:00 midnight, at the Elks Lodge #494, 301 Fallowfield Ave, Charerloi, PA. On August 7, 2018 Gage was diagnosed with a malignant tumor on his brain. The very next day, on August 8, Gage underwent brain surgery in hopes of removing the tumor. Eight hours and three blood transfusions later the nightmare had become a reality that Gage in fact had brain cancer. Doctors were unable to remove the entire malignant brain tumor. ‘Giving for Gage’ will be live entertainment by the 1980s “DLR” Van Halen tribute band ‘Meanstreet’. There will be food, a 50/50 raffle, Chinese auction and other entertainment. Advance tickets are just $10, or $15 at door. Must be 18 years or older. To purchase a ticket or leave a donation please call 724-483-4727. All proceeds will benefit Gage Benjamin Peters and his family.

Pitch In at South Park's ‘Great Fall Cleanup’ South Park’s ‘Great Fall Cleanup will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Registration will take place at 9:00 AM in the Township Administration Office located at 2675 Brownsville Road. All are welcome and encouraged to come out and lend a hand! South Park's World Famous Hot Dogs will be served after the clean-up at about 11:00 a.m. Want to Adopt a Road? Contact Dave Buchewicz, 412-833-8025 or email to buchewicz.d@comcast.net


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PLACES to GO THINGS to SEE STUFF to DO OCTOBER 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

WEEKLY TUESDAY NIGHT BINGO - St. Francis of Assisi Church Finley Hall. 7:15 p.m. “Early Bird” games, 7:30 p.m. regular bingo . $6.00 for 20 regular games and 5 specials. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

OCTOBER 3

FISH FRY – 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Drexel Hall Reception Center, 208 Abromaitis Street, Bentleyville. Fundraiser for Saint Katharine Drexel Catholic Parish, Bentleyville. For more info 724-209-1370 WOMEN’S CLUB OF JEFFERSON HILLS 7:30 p.m., Jefferson Hills Municipal Building. Presentation by Women for a Healthy Environment. The topic will be “How different personal and cleaning products affect our bodies.” Membership is open to all residents of Jefferson Hills, as well as the surrounding communities. For further information call 412-3843318 or 412-655-4224. Guests are welcome to all meetings. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month.

AUTUMN CAR CRUISE – 4-8:00 p.m., Schramms Market, 1002 Blank Rd. Jeannett. $5 registration per vehicle. Dash Plaques & goodie bags to first 100 vehicles. DJ Matt Krause Special triva prizes. Chinese Auction Door Prizes 50/50 drawing. Food, fall displays, corn mazes, hay rides pick your own pumpkins. Benefits Transverse Myelitis Association. For more information call 724-744-7320.

OCTOBER 4

FALL CARNIVAL – 6-9:00 p.m., upper parking lot TJ stadium entrance. Thomas Jefferson High School Student Council is hosting it’s first-ever Fall Carnival. Open to all community and will take place the night before homecoming game. Food, games, face painting, and lots of entertainment. Proceeds benefit high school activity clubs. Admission is free. For more information, contact hkarcher@wjhsd.net. SLEEP MATTERS – 1-2:00 p.m., UPMC Center for Integrative Medicine located at Shadyside Place, 580 South Aiken Ave. Free event, hosted by The Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services and the University of Pittsburgh. Call 1-866-430-8742 to register or visit aging.upmc.com

OCTOBER 4-8

FALL BOOK SALE – Oct 4, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Oct 5 & 6, 10 a.m. – 4p.m.; Oct 7 noon-4 p.m.; Oct 8 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Whitehall Community Room, 100 Borough Park Drive, 15236. Held by Friends of the Whitehall Public Library. Oct 7 & 8 are Bag Days - $5.00/bag, we provide bags. Cash, Checks and Credit Cards accepted Restocked Daily. Questions? Call 412-8826622 or www.whitehallpubliclibrary.org

OCTOBER 4-20

AGATHA CHRISTIE’S “THE STRANGER” – South Park Theatre, Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2:00pm. Enid rejects her fiancé for newcomer Gerald and moves to a remote country cottage with him. But is the grass really greener on the other side? Perhaps Gerald is not who we think he is...or perhaps he is exactly who we think he is. Based on “Philomel Cottage.” An Agatha Christie psychological thriller at its best! Tickets are $15 and can be reserved by calling 412-831-8552.

OCTOBER 5

RUN FOR SHELTER 5K – 9:00 a.m., North Strabane Community Park. Family fun event.

Come run walk with pets and children. Street vendors and raffle baskets. T-shirts with each ticket purchase. $25 per runner. For more information contact volunteer@washingtonpashelter.org or 724.222.PETS ext 111. Proceeds Washington Area Humane Society.

OCTOBER 5-6

FLEA MARKET & FOOD - 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, 6th Street & Mon Ave, Monongahela, PA. Flea market. Food for sale, hot dogs, kielbasa, sauerckart, haluski, baked goods. Any questions, call Joyce Hann 412-877-7201

OCTOBER 6, 13, 20, 27

MON CITY BINGO GROUP – 1-4:00 p.m., every Saturday. Monongahela Fire Hall.

OCTOBER 6

FLEA MARKET – 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, parish Gym, located on Rt. 51, Pleasant Hills. Include raffles, a bake sale, and refreshments. Free parking and admission. For information: 412-884-5259.


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“FALL FLEATIQUE ON THE MON” – 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Chess Park, and through-out Monongahela & New Eagle. Crafter and antique dealers will be featured in Chess Park, while flea market vendors and information booths will be located on Third Street. Food Vendors are need at both locations. Largest street sale in Southwestern Pennsylvania! Running along a three-mile stretch of Main Street, also Route 88, 837 and 136, in Monongahela and New Eagle, businesses, churches, and homeowners participate with yard sales, bazaars, rummage sales and garage sales. Free parking and admission. Sponsored by the Monongahela Area Chamber of Commerce. Call the Chamber at 724.258.5919 for more information.

TREASURES FOR SALE, COFFEE/ DONUTS, TACOS/ITALIAN ICE – 8:00 a.m.-2 p.m. First United Methodist Church of Monongahela. A room full of treasures for sale! Coffee & Donuts in the morning with Tacos and Italian Ice for Lunch! Bake Sale! Call 724-258-7054 for more information. INDOOR FLEA MARKET – 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Nativity of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church, Monongahela, PA. New and Used Merchandise! We are located one block off Fourth Street at the corner of Alexander & High Streets. Follow our signs from Fourth Street. Parking available in our lot. FALL FESTIVAL OF BANDS - Doors open at 5:00 p.m., Opening Ceremonies beginning at 6:00 p.m., TJHS Stadium. Hosted by The Thomas Jefferson High School Marching Band. Admission is $8.00 and children under 5 are free. There will be lots of food and baked goods, auction baskets, novelty items and of course, performances from several local high school marching bands as well as the California University of Pennsylvania and Westminster Marching Bands. With 14 bands scheduled to perform, this year’s festival will be one of the biggest, so don’t miss this great evening of fun, food and entertainment. BOOK AND FURNITURE SALE – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., St. Emma Monastery, 1001 Harvey Avenue, Greensburg, PA 15601. For more info, visit: www.stemma.org MT. VERNON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH BBQ – 12-6:00 p.m., 2200 Greenock-Buena Vista Road, Elizabeth Twp. Music, Games and Vendors. Boomer Kelly’s Famous Ribs and Chicken along with amazing sides and desserts. GHOULING PIANOS AND MONSTER CASH GIVEAWAY – 6:00 p.m., Elizabeth VFC Bingo Hall- 101 South First Avenue. Featuring nationally known musicians: Karl Bailey and Drew Tepe from Sing Sing Dueling

Piano Bar in the Waterfront. This All Request Rock & Roll Dueling Piano Show will have you “rising from the dead” and dancing in the aisles! Cash door prizes every 30 minutes! Chinese auction, costume contest, and MUCH MORE! This BYOB event is for all guests 21 and over! Pizza, snacks, water and soft drinks will be available for purchase. All proceeds will benefit Mon River Arts. For tickets or information, please call 412-405-8425 or visit https://monriverarts.ticketleap.com/ghoulingpianos/ and like Mon River Arts on Facebook and Instagram for updates!

FRIENDS OF FAMILY HOSPICE TREASURES - Saturday, October 6 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. & Sunday, October 7 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 50 Moffett St., Mt. Lebanon. Great bargains! Huge inventory of high-end goods. Furniture, all kinds of household & entertaining items, jewelry, holiday decor, collectors’ items (as Emmett Kelly clowns, SnowBabies figurines; Tiffany & other lamps, artwork, sports equipment and much more. All proceeds benefit Family Hospice patients & families. Food truck on site. famhospsale@gmail.com MONTOUR TRAIL WORK PARTY – 9:00 a.m., Due to bridge construction at our usual meeting place volunteers will meet at the Brownsville Extension parking area (trail MP 37.5) at 9:00 AM. This month’s project will be trail shoulder trimming. South Hills Friends of the Montour Trail. www.montourtrail.org. Questions may be directed to info@montourtrail.org. ANNUAL ‘ROCKTOBERFEST’ CAR, TRUCK, AND BIKE CRUISE / SHOW - Registration begins at 10am and trophies will be awarded around 4pm. This event is held RAIN or SHINE! Enjoy homemade pierogi, cabbage rolls and apple pie. Plenty of gift baskets, 50/50 and a lottery tree raffle. Registration is $5.00 per vehicle, dash plaques will be given out however there is limited numbers and are given on a first come first serve basis. Please note vehicle must be present and proof of ownership to qualify for trophies. The event takes place at Vine Street Park at the corner of 5th and Vine in West Newton Pa. For more information please call 724-872-0100. All funds raised help fund DWNI projects.

OCTOBER 6 & 12

LIVE BANDS: VELVEETA & NO BAD JUJU – Sat, Oct 6, 6:00 p.m. Velveeta, Sat, Oct 12, 7:00 p.m. No Bad JuJu, Greenhouse Winery, Main Winery, 1048 Pinewood Road, Irwin PA. For more info: greenhousewinery.com, 724-4465000.

OCTOBER 6 & 7

35TH ANNUAL HICKORY ‘APPLE FESTIVAL’ - 106 Main Street Hickory PA 15340.

Come for lots of Apple Goodies—apple pie, apple crisp, apple dumplings, candy apples, apple butter, apple cider. Lots of other food items including fresh bread baked in an outdoor brick oven, fire roasted chicken & kettle cooked bean soup. We have live entertainment on 2 stages, lots of homemade crafters plus you can Pan for Minerals and visit with That Guy With the Birds. Free Admission, Free Parking, Free shuttle buses. www.hickoryapplefest.com. 724356-FEST (3378).

OCTOBER 7

2ND ANNUAL ERIC HUSSEY MEMORIAL 5K RUN/WALK “RUN FOR HUSS” Registration: 9:30 a.m., Yough Trail Below Boston Bridge Elizabeth. Age group and overall M&F awards, Food, Music by DJ Cole, Raffles, prizes. Long sleeve shirts to pre-register by Oct. 1 first come first serve. Refreshments, awards, prizes 5k trophy and medals. $25 before Oct 1st. $30 after..Family discounted prices Family of 3 $60 Family of 4 $75. go to runsignup.com Or send check and info. to Eric Hussey Memorial Fund P.O. Box 37 West Newton Pa 15089 or Contact Cindy Balko 412-443-2376. Proceeds the Eric Hussey memorial Fund. www.erichusseymemorialfund.com

OCTOBER 9 & 23

CLOTHES 4-U – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., The First United Methodist Church, 200 State Street, Belle Vernon will be open to the public. The clothing is free; patrons may give a free-will offering if they desire. Bags will be given to patrons when they come in to browse around. If there is a need at any other time, please call the office to make an appointment. Anyone wishing to drop off clothing in good condition for this ministry or who might be in need of some assistance with clothing is asked to call the church office at 724-929-4696 to make arrangements. We always look forward to working with you.

OCTOBER 9

ROSTRAVER TOWNSHIP HISTORICAL SOCIETY – 6:30 p.m., Old Fells Methodist Church 800 Fells Road, Rostraver Twp., PA. The meeting will feature James Stump, a local business owner, who will present a program on the history of the Presidents who visited Rostraver Township and stayed in the home of George Sweeney. Mr Stump will display some of the pictures and artifacts related to those Presidents visits. All members and nonmembers are encouraged to attend. SOUTH HILLS FRIENDS OF THE MONTOUR TRAIL - 6:30 p.m., South Park Township Library located at 2675 Brownsville Road, South Park, PA. The South Hills Friends are responsible for maintenance of the Montour Trail between Library and Clairton. Individuals interested in the Montour Trail are encouraged

to attend. Additional information concerning the trail, including South Hills Friends contact information, may be obtained at www.montourtrail.org. Questions may be directed to info@montourtrail.org. SOUTH HILLS COIN CLUB – 8:00 p.m., Bethel Presbyterian Church. All members and the general public are invited. This months program to be announced. A 50.50 will be offered and childrens prizes to be awarded. Applications are now being accepted for membership. For more information call 724-984-6611. MON VALLEY WORKFORCE FORUM - Mon Valley Career and Technology Center, 5 Guttman Blvd. in Charleroi. Focues on ‘Trade Careers.’ Registration will be at 8:30AM and the event will take place from 9:00AM - 12 noon. A full lunch will be provided and there is no cost for this event. The focus is to initiate connections while learning about education/employment opportunities, and resources in the manufacturing and building trades. For more information or to make a reservation please call 724-483-3507.

OCTOBER 10

PEACE BEGINS AT HOME DINNER - cash bar at 6:00 p.m. dinner served at 7:00 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn – Pittsburgh/ Southpointe. Hosted by Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA. Ticket and Silent Auctions. $60.00 per person and must be received by October 1, 2018. Program ads and sponsorship opportunities available. For more information, contact 724-223-5481. PIZZA ON THE PATIO – 6:00 p.m., Greenhouse Winery, Main Winery, 1048 Pinewood Road, Irwin, PA. Free pizza served 67:00 p.m., Lovebettie playing from 6-9:00 p.m. Over 21 event. For more info, greenhousewinery.com, 724-466-5000

OCTOBER 11-13

BOOK SALE – Thursday evening 6-8:00 p.m., Friday 10a.m. – 7p.m., Saturday 10a.m. – 3 p.m. The Friends of South Park Township Library Annual Fall Book Sale, held in the South Park Township Community Center. Saturday is the ever-popular “$5.00-A-Bag-Day.” All proceeds benefit the South Park Township Library. Please visit Friends web site at www.southparklibrary.org/spfriends.htm.

OCTOBER 11

REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEETING- 7:30 p.m., Bethel Park Municipal Building, Council Chambers. Open to all registered Republicans and Republican candidates. Check out our newly re-designed website: www.bpgop.com


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SENIOR LUNCHEON – 11:00 a.m., Mingo Creek Presbyterian Church, Social Hall. Free meal and fellowship. All are welcome!! CHARLEROI LODGE #615 FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS – 7:30 p.m., Masonic Hall corner of 7th and McCain in Charleroi, Pa. Program for this meeting to be announced. All members are encouraged to attend. For more information call 724-984-6611. DINNER FOR A DOLLAR - 5:00-7:00 p.m., Community of Christ, 3472 South Park Road, Bethel Park PA 15102. (We are located between Drake Road and Sunset Dr.) Enjoy a spaghetti dinner, and help your budget too. We will be serving delicious spaghetti, mouth-watering bread and rolls, fresh garden salad, and luscious desserts. We accept donations of $1. per person or $3 per family. This is humbly accepted, but not required. No reservations needed. No take out will be available. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer, call Debbie @ 412833-6357. All future dinners are held the second Thursday of each month except July and December. We are now accepting used eyeglasses and cases to help those in need.

OCTOBER 12

DANCING FOR A CAUSE – doors open 6:00 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, Southpointe, Canonsburg, PA. Food served from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., competition begins at 7:30 p.m. Stars will be out when local celebrities, hometown heroes and concerned citizens gather to raise funds to help fight child abuse. A night of food, entertainment and dancing with all proceeds going to Watchful Shepherd USA. Individual tickets are

$100 each, tickets at door are $125. Purchase online www.watchful.org. If you have any questions, please call 724-941-3339

HARVEST DANCE – 6-10:00 p.m., Mon Valley YMCA, Monongahela. Reservations not required but you can call and register now at 724.483.8077. www.monvalleyymca.org. Singles or couples (no partner required). Only $10 members and $12 non-members. Includes FREE SNACKS/FREE HOUR DANCE LESSON plus how to line-dance to “The Monster Mash” with Brian Lee, Pro Dance Instructor/DJ and main sponsor of the dance. He will be playing the best Oldies and music thru the decades to Swing/Jitterbug, Hustle, Latin dance (Salsa, Cha-Cha, Rhumba), Waltz, Line Dance, and more along with any special requests. You can bring a snack to share. Private dance lessons available, call Brian Lee 724-3510219 (www.BallroomConnectionPgh.com) FALL FESTIVAL – 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center and the outdoor Central Plaza at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Held by Auxiliary of Mon-Vale Health Resources, Inc. Featuring a variety of delicious foods including Philly cheese steak wraps, grilled chicken salad with apples and walnuts, cream of potato soup and apple dumplings. In addition, wood-fired pizza by the Wooden Peel will be sold. Also for sale at the festival will be jewelry, baked goods by Christina’s Cakes, popcorn and candy apples by Ekernally Yours Popcorn and Sweet Treats and a variety of mums and other fall decorations by Joseph’s Nursery & Garden Center. For more information, contact the Hospital’s Gift Shop at 724-258-1167.

FRIDAY NIGHT PRAISE – 7:00 p.m., First United Methodist Church located at 430 West Main Street in Monongahela. Call 724-2587054 for more information. All are welcome.

OCTOBER 12, 13, 20

21ST ANNUAL HISTORIC MONONGAHELA GHOST WALK - Call 724-258-6432 for reservations. Cost $10.00. Updated this year. 21 years and still a hit!

OCTOBER 12-15

USED BOOK SALE – Scott Twp. Library, Friday, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm, Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (with FLASH sales), Sunday, October 14, 10:00 am –3:00 pm (Brown Bag Day $5.00/bag & FLASH sales), Scott Park Community Room (above the pool). Thursday, 10/11 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm (FoL Members Only Night) Become a member of the Scott Township Public Library’s Friends of the Library. Cost of Membership: Seniors $7 Individual $10 - Family $20

OCTOBER 13

SPAGHETTI DINNER – 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Drive thru 12:00-7:00 p.m., Bethel Park Community Center. Food provided by PASTA TOO, BETHEL BAKERY and ARMSTRONG’S. Full meal tickets, including dessert, are $10 for adults, $5 for children, 4-10 years. Tickets can be purchased by calling 412855-4633 or at the door. $1000 raffle and silent auction. Businesses can order deliveries for their employees (10 minimum) to be delivered between noon and 1:30 PM. Call 412-608-2672 to order business deliveries. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Bethel Park Spaghetti dinner to

provide financial help to charities from here to Africa. DORMONT NEIGHBORHOOD YARD SALE -9AM -2PM-The blocks between Miles Ave to Broadway Ave and Edgehill Ave to LaSalle Ave. Easy walking in the neighborhood of Dormont to visit multiple yard sales! fb.me/DNYSEdgehillLaSalle GARDENING THROUGH THE SEASONS: WRAPPING UP THE GARDEN - 10– 11:30 a.m., Gardening class at the Mon Valley YMCA, 101 Taylor Rd., Monongahela, PA 15063. Web site at monvalleyymca.com. This final session will address fall leaves, what to cut back, seed saving and planting, bulbs, and general cleanup of garden beds and garden tools. $7 per session. Discount for YMCA members. Contact Jodi Lignelli to register at (724) 483-8077. 15TH ANNUAL MVH LOIS ORANGE DUCOEUR BREAST CANCER WALK – 10:00 a.m., Charleroi Market House, 423 McKean Avenue, Charleroi. Join friends and neighbors as they walk to support the prevention, early detection and treatment of breast cancer in our community at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. the day of the event or register early at bit.ly/mvhbcw18. Preregistration is not required. A $10 minimum donation is suggested for anyone over the age of 6. The first 300 walkers raising or donating a minimum of $25 will receive a commemorative bag. The first 400 participants receive a goody bag and a pink power towel. Registration brochures can be found at www.monvalleyhospital.com/fund_development/events.htm. For more information, call 724-258-1855.


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OCTOBER 14

ROSTRAVER CENTRAL FIRE DEPT. 8TH ANNUAL SUPER CRUISE ’18 – 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Rostraver Ice Gardens, 101 Gallitin Road/Route 51 North, Rostraver Township, PA 15012. Open to ALL cars, trucks, and motorcycles - domestics, imports, clubs, groups & years are welcome! THIS YEAR FEATURES: Dash plaques to the first 300 registered cars, top 50 awards, door prizes, Chinese auction, hot foods, cold drinks, clean restrooms, paved parking, tents permitted, 50/50, entertainment by DJ “Stan the Man.” For more info 724-379-5036. Follow us on Facebook! BINGO - Doors open 12:00 p.m., Early Birds 1:00 p.m., Monongahela Fire Dept Social Hall. Doors open 12PM Early Birds 1PM. $20 admission. For more info call 724-258-6871. CCAC SOUTH CAMPUS COMMUNITY 5K – Race check-in and bib pick-up will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. The race will begin at 10:00 a.m. across from the campus bus stop and will end under the bridge to B Building. Parking will be available in G lot. Cost to register through Sept. 28 is $20; cost to register through Oct. 7 is $25. CCAC students will

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receive a $5 discount. There will be no same day registration. To register, go to http://getmeregistered.com/CCACSouthXCampus5k PUPPYUP CANCER FOUNDATION WALK – 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 pm., Monessen City Park Walking Track. Cancer affects all of God’s creatures including our beloved four-legged, furry family members. Preregistration is $20 and walk-up registration is $25 on the day of the event. DJ, Food&Drinks, Basket Auction, 50/50 raffle, Airbrush Portrait Raffle, Dog Contest, Photo Booth, Cool Zone and a Pet Blessing conducted by Fr Mike Crookston of the Epiphany of Our Lord Church. Preregister and obtain additional information at the foundations website: https://puppyupwalk.org/monessen/. PUMPKIN PATCH IN THE PARK – 12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m., Field 1, Brentwood Park. Sponsored by Brentwood Borough. Featuring complimentary Treat Bags for children 12 & under while supplies last. Pumpkin Decorating Contest, Face Painting, Balloonist, Coloring Pages, Ghosty Pop Making, Refreshments. Corn Stalks, Hay Bales, Fall Decorations and Flowers will also available for purchase. Pumpkins $5 and $10 each. Are you PUMPED UP, out of your GOURD and ready to SQUASH the competition? Enter the PUMPKIN DECORATING CONTEST! CANDIDATE MEET AND GREET –6:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m., Hackett Slovenian Club located at 118 Brawdy St., Venetia, PA. Hosted by Union Township Democratic Committee. The event is open to residents of Union, Nottingham, and Somerset Townships. Featured candidates include Bibiana Boerio for US Congress 14th District, James Craig PA Senate 46th District, and Rob Rhoderick for PA House 39th District. Food and refreshments will be served.

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A NEW BEGINNING – 6:00 p.m., Mantle House, 2801 Douglas Run Road, (Victory) Elizabeth Township, PA 15037. Fellowship with snacks and beverages 6-7:00 p.m., message for living, Rev. R. Paul Walter, 7-8:30 p.m. If Life experiences leave you discouraged, uncertain, dissatisfied, or fearful join us for Spiritual Enlightenment through Scripture, Music and Fellowship. Child services available. For more info 724-872-5043 or 412-600-8426

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SOUTH PARK WOMEN’S CLUB – 7:00 p.m., South Park Township Community Center Bldg. Guest speaker will be Mr. Andy Amrheim from Evey Hardware. Mr Amrheim will be there to bring ladies up to date on latest products to use in the various areas of home. Interested in joining the club, see membership people that night. No longer restricted to just South Park ladies. THE PLEASANT HILLS GARDEN CLUB (PHGC) - 12:30 p.m., Pleasant Hills Borough Building. “Green Infrastructure - What Is It and How Does It Work?” by Lisa Brown, Director of Environmental Initiative, EDS. Non-members are welcome. For more information visit www.plsthillsgardnclub.com

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ROSTRAVER SPORTSMEN ASSOCIATION – 7:30 p.m., 539 Cedar Creek Rd., Belle Vernon. All members are encouraged to attend. Applications are now being accepted for membership. For more information call 724-8254395. MEDICARE CHANGES WILL AFFECT YOUR LIFE – 12:00 p.m., Arrowood at Southwestern, 512 Lewis Run Road. Presented by Bruce Campbell, Health Insurance Broker. A delicious light lunch will be served. RSVP by Wednesday, Oct 3, 412-469-3330

OCTOBER 16

SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA REGISTERED NURSES CLUB - 9:30 a.m., Hamilton Presbyterian Church, 4500 Hamilton Road in Bethel Park, Pa. Speaker is Martine Marion MPT, COMT. Topic is “Neck and Back Pain.” All registered nurses are welcome. Contact Carol (412) 287-1195 for more information.

OCTOBER 17

SOUTH PARK DEMOCRATIC MEETING – 8:00 p.m., Township Community Center. Come and meet Congressman Mike Doyle, County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, State House Candidate Bill Kortz, 38th District, State House Candidate Rob Rhoderick, 39 District. For more info www.southparkdems.org. or email Dave at buchewicz.d@comcast.net

OCTOBER 18

THE RETIRED MEN’S LUNCHEON GROUP – 12:00 p.m., Pleasant Hills Presbyterian Church. Bob Cahalan, will discuss Pittsburgh’s history, geography and sports with an audio and visual presentation. Cost is $8. Non-denominational. Reserve lunch by calling 412-655-2000.

OCTOBER 19

FALL HARVEST OLDIES DANCE – 7-11:00 p.m., Home Economics Building South Park. Hosted by Friends of South Park. Cost is $15.00 per person. BYOB (even beer). This will not be a catered event lbut we will provide all mixers, sodas, coffee, ice, some snacks and desserts and of course the oldies! Bring some appetizers for your table to show off your culinary delights! For more information: sadams6528@verizon.net, (412) 897-2403. Or pay pal www.southparkfriends.org LIFESPAN, INC. ‘CASHTOBERFEST’ FUNDRAISER – 6-11:00 p.m., Salvatore’s 5001 Curry Road, Pittsburgh. $25.00 per ticket – 2 numbers on each ticket. 10:00 pm drawing worth $2,000. Cash winners need not be present. Contact any LifeSpan office or call 412464-1300 for tickets

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MURDER MYSTERY DINNER – 7:00 p.m., doors open 6:30 p.m., Rippel’s on the Creek, 807 Dry Run Road, Monongahela. “The Captain’s Last Descent.” Riverboat Captain David Longwell has been found dead! Was it an accident... or was he murdered??? Call 724-2582377 for more reservations. Cost is $35.00 per person. Cash Bar. Hosted by Monongahela Area Historical Society

OCTOBER 19 & 20

HOMEMADE SOUP, SANDWICH AND BAKE SALE - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. New Beginnings Church of God of Prophecy,New Eagle. Includes Chicken Noodle; Chili; Ham & Bean; Potato and Vegetable Beef. Quart $6; Pint $3; Bowl $1.50. Eat In or Take Out. To place an order call 724-310-3533.

OCTOBER 19 & 20

GHOSTS OF WASHINGTON HAUNTED HISTORY WALKING TOURS – 6-9:00 p.m., Bradford House Museum, Washington. Narrators in 18th century attire will lead small groups around the Main and Maiden Streets vicinity while telling historic tales of the macabre and mysterious. Tours will leave from the garden of the museum every 20-30 minutes and last about 45 minutes. Free parking is available on the street or in nearby city lots. Cost is $10 per person and may be purchased at the event or in advance at www.bradfordhouse.org. Hot beverages, snacks, and souvenirs will be available. To book a group of 10 or more for a tour, please call 724-222-3604.

OCTOBER 20 & 27

‘HOBGOBLIN HIKES’ - Haunted walks, sponsored by Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation. Twin Lakes Park on Saturday, October 20, and Cedar Creek Park on Saturday, October 27. Recommended for ages eight and over, the Hobgoblin Hikes run continuously from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The hikes are halfmile guided outdoor walks through the haunted woods of the park. Visitors can expect to be led through tunnels and cemeteries, and past more than 100 zombies, ghosts and monsters. No two Hobgoblin Hikes are exactly the same and each park has unique haunted scenes. Parents are encouraged to attend with their children. Monetary donations are greatly appreciated! Food and drink will be available for sale at the end of the trail. For more info, please call Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation at (724) 830-3950 or visit our website at www.co.westmoreland.pa.us/parks.

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FALL FESTIVAL / PIG ROAST – 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., St. David’s Episcopal Church, 905 E. McMurray Road, Venetia, PA 15367. In addi-

tion to pork sandwiches there will be roast beef, homemade fries, coleslaw and fall desserts. Ticket cost are $10.00 for Adults, Seniors $8.00, Children $5.00 or Dessert only $5.00. Tickets may be purchased at the door. All proceeds benefit missions. In addition to the food their will be music, caramel apple dipping, crafts for children and a bounce house. For more information call 724-941-6210. www.peterscreekchurch.org. LADIES FALL CONFERENCE - Calvary Bible Church, located at 990 4th St. Ext., North Charleroi, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Registration, along with donuts and beverages, will begin at 9:00 a.m. Welcome and praise is at 9:30 a.m., followed by the first teaching session at 10:00 a.m. Guest speaker for the conference is Kristi Walker, who has served as a missionary in Berlin, Germany for the last 14 years. The cost is $15, which also includes a hot catered lunch. To preregister by October 8th, contact 724-483-6108. After October 8th, you will be directed to the conference coordinator. Walkins are also welcome.

FIRST ANNUAL PARENT/CHILD ‘BOOFEST’ – Al’s Café from 11:30 -1:30 PM Sponsored by the Bethel Park Chamber of Commerce. Parents and children can all wear a costume and join in the fun. Have lunch, decorate pumpkins, parade, prizes and meet a “Mystery Guest”. The cost for the event is $10. children (under 2 years $2.50) $15. adults and a 20% discount for family of 4 or more. Reservations must be made October 17, 2018. Sign up through Paypal at www.bpchamber.org, or 412-595-8361. SPAGHETTI & MEATBALL DINNER - 3-6:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church located at 430 West Main Street in Monongahela. Includes bread, salad bar, dessert, and beverage. Adults: $10 each – Children under 10: $6 each. PORK CHOP & STUFFING DINNER – 3:30 – 6:30 p.m., Elizabeth Wesleyan Church, 205 Church St, Elizabeth, PA. Includes mash potatoes, salad, dessert and drink. Adults $9, children under 12 $4. For more info 412-384-8868, FALL VENDOR / CRAFT SHOW / BAKE SALE & CHINESE AUCTION – 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Rehoboth Presbyterian Church, 442 Rehoboth Rd., Belle Vernon. There will be many vendors and crafters, plus breakfast and lunch food available. For more info or questions contact Jannine at 724-929-4922 or Colleen at 724-326-4170. FLEA MARKET, SOUP AND HOT DOG SALE – 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Elrama United Methodist Church, Rammage Ave, Elrama, PA 15038. Held by Elrama United Methodist Ladies Society – homemade soup, eat-in or take out available. For take-out orders, call Janet 412-714-8288.

ADDICTION AWARENESS LUNCH & LEARN – 12:00 p.m. lunch, 12:30 p.m. workshop. Port Vue UMC, presented by Nichole Mazza-Fredley M.Div and Port Vue Police Dept. Please sign up in the welcome center or call Norma at 412-860-6768 and let her know you will be here for lunch. HARVEST FESTIVAL - 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Hamilton Presbyterian Church, across from Cool Springs at 4500 Hamilton Road Saturday. This is a family-friendly day of stage and strolling entertainment, food and craft vendors, children’s games, a petting zoo and more. Plan to visit for fun and/or lunch and show. 25TH ANNUAL CRAFT SHOW – Sponsored by the South Park Women’s Club. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Home Economics Building at the South Park Fairgrounds. The show will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and admission is free. Since this will be their 25th year, the Club plans on having special giveaways during the show. Raffle, a Chinese Auction, refreshments and goodies from their bake sale to enjoy while at the show or to take home. All proceeds from the craft show will benefit the South Park Women’s Club on-going community activities and scholarship funds.

SOUTH PARK’S ‘GREAT FALL CLEANUP’ – 9:00 a.m., Township Administration Office, 2675 Brownsville Road. South Park’s World Famous Hot Dogs will be served at about 11:00 a.m., after the clean-up. Want to Adopt a Road? Contact Dave Buchewicz, 412-833-8025 or email to buchewicz.d@comcast.net CRAFT SHOW—10 a.m.-3 p.m., Clarion Inn , 827 Finley Rd. Belle Vernon , pa. Lots of Crafters from the area. Restaurant , 50/50, Chinese auction, start your holiday shopping. Benefits a needy family in our area. ‘ZOMBIE’ 5K RUN - Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the run/walk starts at 9 a.m. in Monessen City Park on Grand Boulevard. Sponsored by the Monessen/Rostraver Rotary Club. Participants can register as a runner/walker or as a ZOMBIE. As a Zombie you will be hidden throughout the race to surprise the runners/walkers in passing. Make-up will be included in this registration. Zombies are limited to the first 25 people. All other participants can get minimal zombie makeup work done from students at Douglas Education Center at a cost between $5-10 (cash only) Registration is $30 per person. Registration also will be accepted the day of the event. Students and children under age 14 can preregister at a discounted rate of $18 with a valid student ID at Valley 1st Community FCU in Monessen. Register online at runsignup.com/Race/PA/ Monessen/ MonessenRostraverRotary Club Zombie5k. For those without access to a computer, regis-

tration forms are available at Valley 1st Community FCU in Monessen. For more information, contact Kristen Joseph, president, Monessen/Rostraver Rotary at 724-880-9419. NOTTINGHAM TOWNSHIP HALLOWEEN TRAIL – 1-3:00 p.m., 909 Sugar Run Road, Eighty-Four, PA 15330. Free, candy, hayride, games. www.nottinghamtwp.com

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“MAD HATTER” TEA – 12:00 p.m., Le Grande Ballroom, West Newton. Tickets $15, can be purchased at Gary’s Chuckwagon. High Tea luncheon, baskets, Chinese auction. Space is limited so be sure and get your tickets early. Proceeds West Newton Library. CASH BASH – 1-4:00 p.m., Home Economics Building in South Park. South Park Theatre’s Annual CASH BASH. $35 ticket includes food, pop, beer, and wine, and a chance to win each of the $100-$1200 cash prizes that will be given away every 15 minutes! Featuring entertainment by “The Ukuholicks” and celebrating a fantastic season of plays and musicals. Tickets can be ordered by calling 412-831-8552. 10TH ANNUAL POOCH PARADE – Registration begins at 9 a.m., parade begins at 10 a.m., South Park, PA. Benefits Myasthenia Gravis Association. This family-friendly event features a one mile fun walk on a paved trail beginning at the Dog Park at South Park. All registered participants will receive morning refreshments, courtesy of Dunkin’ Donuts and United Dairy, a goody bag, an official t-shirt, and a bandana for their dog. Proceeds benefit the free patient support services at the Myasthenia Gravis Association of Western Pennsylvania (MGA). Visit mgawpa.org to download a registration form or call 412-5661545 for more information. MON VALLEY COIN CLUB - 2:00 p.m., 303 Chamber Plaza in Charleroi, PA. All members and the general public are invited. Program for this meeting to be announced. Applications are now being accepted for membership. A 50/50 will be offered. Prizes will be awarded for children. For more information call 724-984-6611

OCTOBER 22

JEFFERSON HILLS DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE - 7-9 p.m., large meeting room next to the library at the Jefferson Hills Borough Building. Plans for our November 14, 2018, event titled: “Thinking About Running for Local Office?” will be finalized. All are welcome to attend! For information on our activities or events, visit www.jeffersonhillsdemocrats.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram under @JHDemocrats.


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MULTICULTURAL POTLUCK DINNER – 6:30 p.m., Baldwin High School Cafeteria. Please bring a covered dish representing your culture for a community potluck. We’ll provide beverages, paper products and utensils, as well as lots of fun family activities. Register online at one of your local public libraries: www.whitehallpubliclibrary.org, Whitehall Public Library, 412882-6622; or baldwinborolibrary.org, Baldwin Borough Public Library, 412-885-2255.This program is proudly sponsored by our community libraries and school district, and is partially underwritten from a grant from the Jefferson Regional Foundation.

STILL WITH US – 7:00 p.m., Historic Pump House, 880 E. Waterfront Dr., Munhall, PA 15210. Admission is free. Presented by The Battle of Homestead Foundation. Local troubadours Sue Powers (5-string banjo) and Jeff Berman (dulcimer, percussion), mainstays of the popular long-time roots/folk group Devilish Merry and the fusion folk/world ensemble APPALASIA, will present a unique concert of old-time and current home-grown music with a social edge. For more information: mail@battleofhomestead.org, battleofhomestead.org. Twitter: @HomesteadFdn. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/homestead1892/.

OCTOBER 24

PLEASANT HILLS DEMOCRATS – 7:00 p.m., community room of the Pleasant Hills Municipal Building. Open to the public.

HAUNTED TALES ALONG THE MON – 7:00 p.m., Community Rooms of the Jefferson Hills Municipal Center. What could be more fun on an October evening than listening to tales of ghostly apparitions and haunted houses? The West Jefferson Hills Historical Society invites its members and members of the community to enjoy an evening of spooky storytelling. Susan Bowers, president of the Monongahela Historical Society and author of Haunted Tales along the Mon, will entertain attendees with ghostly tales from the Monongahela area which she and her historical society have uncovered and retold in their Monongahela Ghost Tours over the past 20 years. TRUNK ‘N’ TREAT FALL FESTIVAL– 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Crossroads Ministries, 81 Walter Long Road, Finleyville, one mile south of Trax Farms, overlooking Route 88. Church members will be decorating the trunks of their cars (with a variety of fun themes) and passing out treats. All children are welcome to attend this event, but they must be accompanied by an adult. Please see our website – registration is needed for this free event. www.crsmin.com HALLOWEEN PARADE – Sponsored by Monongahela Area Chamber of Commerce– Line up – 6:00 p.m. in Chess Park. Parade begins promptly at 6:30 p.m. All vehicles in the parade must have a Halloween theme, or be pulling a float. Strict limitations will be enforced along the parade route including: no dirt bikes, motorcycles or quads. All children who walk in the parade in COSTUME will receive a treat bag with items donated by local businesses. Preliminary judging will take place. Cash prizes will be awarded. Absolutely no political banners or literature permitted. For more information, 724-258-5919

OCTOBER 25

MONONGAHELA AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL BANQUET – 6:00 p.m., Lombardi Conference Center at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Banquet speaker will be Mr. Angelo Ripepi. Cost is $25. Checks must be received by the Reservations Deadline, Thursday, October 11. Mail to Monongahela Area Historical Society, 320 West Main St., Monongahela, PA 15063. More information: 724-258-6432. MUSIC OF LIFE AND WORK IN WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA: SONGS AND RHYTHMS

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DISNEY’S ALADDIN, JR - Thursday and Friday: 7:30 p.m., Saturday 2:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., Sunday 2:00 p.m., Grand Theatre, 207 S 2nd Ave, Elizabeth, PA 15037. The Broadway junior version of this timeless Disney tale will take you on the magic carpet ride of your dreams into a whole new world of excitement, singing, and comedy. For tickets or information, please call 412-405-8425 or https://monriverarts.ticketleap.com and like Mon River Arts on Facebook and Instagram for updates!

OCTOBER 26

LEGISLATIVE LUNCH - South Hills Country Club at 12:00 noon. Sponsored by the Bethel Park Chamber of Commerce. Come, meet and gather information about news and legislation affecting all levels from local, state and federal officials. Join the Chamber us for an informative session. For more information, go to www.bpchamber.org or call 412-595-8361. ‘RISE UP AND PRAISE’ CONCERT - First Baptist Church of Monongahela. A concert featuring their praise band River Rising along with the Journey By Grace praise team. The concert begins at 7:00PM and is free to the public. Light refreshments will follow event. The church is located at 601 W. Main Street, Monongahela, PA. For more information please call 724-258-7750 or email at www.firstbaptistmon.org MVH BLOOD DRIVE - 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., ECC. Monongahela Valley Hospital, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, is sponsoring a blood drive to benefit local patients. Free parking is available. For more information or to register, call 724-258-1282 or visit redcrosslife.org.

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SPAGHETTI DINNER – 3-6:00 p.m., The James Chapel Cemetery Association, 303 Stone Church Road, Finleyville. Tickets are $9.00 for adults and $4.00 for children ages 3-10. For more information, please call 724-348-7454 or 412-337-4564. OLDIES DANCE – 7-11:00 p.m., White Oak American Legion Post 701, 2813 Capital St in White Oak, PA. Admission is still only $5 per

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person. All proceeds benefit veterans programs. Music from the 50s and early 60s by Candy and Mike, For more information call 724-984-6611.

adults) and best decorated car. Attendance and Registration for this event is free to the public!

SOUP AND SANDWICH SALE - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Floreffe V.F.C., 1540 State Street, Jefferson Hills, PA 15025. Meal includes: Bowl of HOMEMADE soup, a delicious sandwich and a drink. Eat in or take out. Containers of HOMEMADE soup will also be sold for takeout at the door. Hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary members of the Floreffe V.F.C. For more info please call 412-979-5365

SPAGHETI DINNER – 12-5:00 p.m., Social Hall, Holy Family Parish, 225 N. Second St West Newton. Adults are $8 and children 4 - 12 are $4. Dinner includes spaghetti, meatballs, salad bar, bread sticks, beverage and dessert. There will also be a Chinese Auction of many beautiful baskets.

THE 1948 DONORA SMOG DISASTER 1:00 p.m., the Donora Historical Society’s Brian Charlton will present the “The 1948 Donora Smog Disaster” at the Smog Museum. This presentation has been given numerous times in Donora and around the Pittsburgh area, and was also filmed by CSPAN at the Heinz History Center. At the conclusion of the presentation, attendees will have a firm understanding of the impact of the smog tragedy over the Halloween weekend of 1948. FALL FUN CRAFT-VENDOR SHOW - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Holy Family Church, 225 N 2nd Street, West Newton. Open Kitchen Will Be Available. For Information: girlscoutlady068@gmail.com or 724-331-1601.Leave message. DONORA SMOG RUN/WALK – 8 a.m. registration, 10:00 a.m. 5K Run/walk, MIDA Property, 506 Galiffa Drive, Donora, PA. Registration at The Valley Skating Center. Entry fee $20 until Oct 10, $25 after. Hosted by The Donora Smog Commemorative Committee. Proceeds benefit the Donora Smog Commemoration Committee programs. For more information call: 724-825-3562. STEVEOPALOOZA 2018 – 5-11:00 p.m., Blaine Hill Social Club, 402 Oxford Ave., Elizabeth PA 15037. Fun night of food with a DJ, live band, dancing, 50/50, Chinese auctions, and other fun games and surprises! Halloween themed fundraiser, but costumes are optional. A prize will be given away for the best costume! Tickets are $20 presale, and $25 at the door and include dinner, desserts, pop, water and coffee. Benefits Steve Lucas, 42, diagnosed with terminal stage 4 metastatic Bile Duct Cancer. The prognosis is not good, and we are asking fellow neighbors to come have fun and show your support to help alleviate some of the burdens this family is facing. To get tickets please check out our events page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/18663222870104/ TRICK OR TREAT ROSTRAVER TOWNSHIP - 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., Please watch out for little ones on the roads. TRUNK OR TREAT – 5-7:00 p.m., Monessen City Park. Hosted by The Monessen Amphitheater Committee. Residents and Organizations wishing to have a car at the event should email onessenamphitheater@gmail.com to register in advance. Registering in advance is highly recommended, but not required. Prizes will be awarded for best costumes (children and

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ROSTRAVER TOWNSHIP’S TRUNK OR TREAT – 5-7:00 p.m., John DiVirgilio Sports Complex, Recreation Drive, Rostraver Township, PA 15012. A prize will be awarded for the best decorated trunk. TRUNK-OR-TREAT – 6-7:30 p.m., Mingo Creek Presbyterian Church. Church members will be decorating their trunks and passing out treats. There will be games and voting for your favorite trunk. Children from the community are invited to come and join the fun with your Mingo neighbors, and don’t forget to dress up! The church is located at 561 Mingo Church Rd, Finleyville, near the intersection of Rt. 88. The event will be held, rain or shine. 37TH ANNUAL CARPATHO-RUSYN CELEBRATION – 12:00 – 6:00 p.m., St. John The Baptist, Byzantine Catholic Church, 201 E. Main St. Uniontown, PA. Ethnic foods, baked goods, crafts, dancers, folk displays, raffles, music demonstrations, speakers, children’s activities, family fun. Featuring Slavjane Folk Ensemble 2:00 PM, and Musical Entertainment 12:30 and 4:00 PM SPEAKER 1:00 pm SPEAKER and/or VIDEO 4:00 PM (subject to change). For more info: 724-438-6027 (M-F 9AM-3PM Leave message) FREE ADMISSION Handicapped Accessible

OCTOBER 29

SPAGHETTI DINNER BEFORE THE PARADE– 5:00 - 6:30pm, First Presbyterian Church of Finleyville, Rt. 88, Finleyville. $5.00. The Fireman’s Parade is at 7pm and we welcome you to come with your children to enjoy dinner and get ready for the parade! THE PSYCHOLOGY OF FEAR: WHAT ARE YOU AFRAID OF? - presentation held at the Monongahela Area Library from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. How do you react when you are scared? How do film makers and authors use our fundamental fears against us? Join Guest Speaker Daniel McClure Neff PhD, LBS and discover these answers and more! For questions or additional info, call 724-258-5409, or visit them online at www.washlibs.org/monongahela/

OCTOBER 31

UNION TOWNSHIP TRICK OR TREAT – 68:00 p.m. Please take caution when driving thru the community during these times.

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Monessen Police Department Receives Funds to Purchase Body Cameras The First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association Branch 88 of Monessen recently sponsored a Poker Run with the Monessen Police Department. The branch provided funds to purchase two body cameras and the matching funds check from the home office purchased an additional camera.

Pictured L to R are: Patrolman Chris Grey- organizer of Poker Run, Dorothy Urbanowicz- Branch 88 President presenting checks and Lt. Brian Vitale- Branch 88 member

South Park Women’s Club Celebrates 25th Annual Craft Show The South Park Women’s Club will be hosting their 25th Annual Craft Show on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The event will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Home Economics Building at South Park Fairgrounds. The show is open to the public and admission is FREE. To celebrate their 25th year anniversary, the Women’s Club plans to have special giveaways at the show. The show will have over 50 skilled crafters, offering unique, handmade, specialty gift items that promise a little something for everyone! There will also be a raffle, Chinese Auction, lunch, refreshments and a bake sale. All proceeds from show benefit South Park Women’s Club on-going community activities and scholarship funds. Plenty of free parking is available. There are a few openings left for this year’s show. If you are interested in participating and getting a table, please call Kathy at 412-833-1266 or email spwc.craftshow@gmail.com.

“Eat Pasta, Make a Difference” Rotary Club of Bethel Park Holding Annual Spaghetti Dinner The Rotary Club of Bethel Park is holding their annual Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, October 13 at the Bethel Park Community Center, located at 5151 Park Ave. Food will be provided by Pasta Too, Bethel Bakery and Armstrong’s. Drive through/takeout will be available from 12:00 noon to 7:00 pm, and eat-in dining is available from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm. A raffle with a prize of $1,000 and a silent auction with many great prizes will also be available. Full meal tickets, including dessert, are $10 for adults, $5 for children, 410 years. Tickets can be purchased at the door, or in advance by calling 412855-4633. Businesses can order deliveries for their employees (10 minimum) to be delivered between 12 noon and 1:30 PM. Call 412-608-2672 to order business deliveries. Proceeds from this event provide financial help to charities from here to Africa. So come out and eat some pasta and help make a difference. For questions or more information call 412-855-4633.

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37th Annual Carpatho-Rusyn Celebration, October 28 The 37th Annual Carpatho-Rusyn Celebration will take place on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church Social Hall, 201 East Main Street in Uniontown, PA. The event will be held from 12:00 noon – 6:00 PM. The day will feature the heritage of the Carpatho-Rusyns who come from the very heart of Europe, along the northern and southern slopes of the Carpathian Mountains. Their homeland, known as “Carpathian-Rus”, is situated at the crossroads where the borders of Slovakia, Ukraine, and Poland meet. The event will highlight various aspects of Carpatho-Rusyn culture. Mouth-watering foods such as pirohi, holubki, halushki, kolbasi and sauerkraut, nalesniki (potato pancakes), soup, and more. There will also be a variety of baked goods including kolachi (apricot, nut, poppyseed, and cottage cheese rolls), pagach, breads,cookies, candy, and much, much more. The Carpatho-Rusyn Celebration will be a blending of spiritual and cultural traditions of the Rusyn people. A Divine Liturgy Saturday, October 27 @ 5:30 p.m. will include a blessing for the event and festival workers. There will be a Divine Liturgy on Sunday, October 28 at 9:00 a.m. There will be on-going entertainment which includes music, folk dancing and singing, demonstrations, videos, displays and presentations. A folk musical group will perform folk, cardas, polka music at 12:30 and 4:00 p.m. Slavjane Folk Ensemble dancers and musicians from Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic Church, McKees Rocks, PA, will perform at 2:00 p.m. with their lively and energetic songs and dances. Information on various topics such as Carpatho-Rusyn family customs-both secular and religious, genealogy and tracing cultural roots, and recent trips to the Carpathian homeland will be available. Members of the Carpatho-Rusyn Society will also be on hand to answer questions about genealogy as well as having a Rusyn Marketplace with books, CD’s,DVD’S, and folk art items available. There will be a fun filled children’s activities room where children can experience the Rusyn culture through storytelling, and making folk craft projects such as decorated eggs, bookmarks, decorating cookies, coloring sheets, and more. This year’s activities will focus on folk arts, especially egg art. There will also be demonstrations of pysanky(egg decorating), folk embroidery, bobbin lace making, and woodburning, which are traditional folk crafts of the Carpatho-Rusyns as well as iconography. Tables of crafts for sale will include contemporary crafts as well as traditional Carpatho-Rusyn folk crafts. The contemporary crafts include secular and religious items, fall decorations, Christmas items, and much more. There is no admission charge. Handicapped accessible. For information call 724-438-6027 MF 9AM-3PM (leave message).

Legislative Lunch at the South Hills Country Club October 26 The Bethel Park Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Legislative Lunch on October 26, 2018 at the South Hills Country Club at 12:00 noon. Come, meet and gather information about news and legislation affecting all levels from local, state and federal officials. In these difficult and changing times, it is often confusing to know who to contact, who has the information and what, if all, I can do about it. Join the Chamber us for an informative session. For more information, go to www.bpchamber.org or call 412-595-8361.


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‘Puppyup Foundation’ Plans October Walk in Monessen CANCER affects all of God’s creatures including our beloved four-legged, furry family members. In light of this, there is going to be a Puppyup Cancer Foundation walk held in Monessen, on Sunday October 14. The walk is being held at the Monessen City Park Walking Track from 10:30 AM until 3:3 0PM. Pre-registration is $20 and walk-up registration is $25 on the day of the event. You can preregister and obtain additional information at the foundation website: https://puppyupwalk.org/monessen/. There will be numerous vendors on hand with their wares that include our canine wants and needs as well as other generalized products. There are also many other events planned for the day including: DJ, Food & Drinks, Basket Auction, 50/50 raffle, Airbrush Portrait Raffle, Dog Contest, Photo Booth, Cool Zone and a Pet Blessing conducted by Father Mike Crookston of the Epiphany of Our Lord Church. The Puppyup Foundation distributes collected funds, in the form of grants, to cancer research programs nationwide. A few of which are the University of Pennsylvania, Ohio State University, Princeton, Harvard and Purdue University. Please visit the website to register, donate, volunteer, become a sponsor or a vendor.

Hoagie Sale Will Raise Funds for Mission Trip Mingo Creek Presbyterian Church is having an ‘Italian Hoagie Sale’ to benefit its Mission Team trip to Haiti in January. The Italian hoagies are 16” and cost is $10. Hoagies must be pre-ordered. Orders will be accepted from October 14 through November 4 by calling Krisha at 412-296-0529 or LuAnn at 724-3486283 (please leave a message). Hoagies can be picked up at the church on Nov 15 from 4:30-6:00 pm.

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Vietnam War Memorial 'Wall That Heals' Visits McKeesport

The ‘Wall That Heals’ was located at Renziehausen Park in McKeesport, PA

Flags and flowers were left for loved ones whose names are on the Wall.

By Alice Harris The Vietnam War 'Wall That Heals' and its Mobile Education Center stood in Jimmy Long Field at Renziehausen Park in McKeesport, August 9-12, 2018. At 5:00 pm on August 8, more than 200 motorcycle riders, police, and emergency vehicles met and escorted the Wall to its Visitors came day and night place with many of the community voland stood in the rain to unteering to erect it. see the Wall and pay their respects. Due largely to the efforts of Walt Yager, a long time local advocate for Vietnam veterans, McKeesport was one of 38 communities selected from 109 applicants for the Wall to visit this year. Approximately 120 volunteers from a community are needed to run the traveling wall. The host fee to bring the Wall to a community is about $8,000. Funded by the Vietnam Memorial Fund, the wall is a three-fourths replica of the actual Vietnam War Memorial in A ‘Wall that Heals’ Visitors Center was also Washington, DC. The wall lists 58,318 on site offering additional information. names of those who died, beginning with the first death in Vietnam in 1959. From Western Pennsylvania 882 residents were killed in Vietnam, 420 from Allegheny County, and 24 from McKeesport alone. Admission to visit the Wall was free and open around the clock. Photographs and pencil rubbings were permitted, as well. To learn more about the traveling wall, please visit http://www.travelingwall.us/

Finleyville Food Pantry Holding Toy Drive

Mon-Donora Lions Planning a ‘Party of Parties’ on November 10

The Finleyville Food Pantry is asking for donations of toys for area children for Christmas. Toy donations are needed for both boys and girls between the ages of infant to 17. Toys are needed no later than December 8, 2018 so that they can be available at Christmas. Toy donations will be received at the Finleyville Food Pantry located at 3595 Washington Ave., Finleyville. For questions or additional information, please call Pat Trumpie at 412-616-7573.

The Monongahela Donora Area Lions Club will hold a ‘Party of Parties’ on Saturday, November 10, 2018, from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Hoot Owl Athletic Association, 129 4th Avenue in New Eagle. A variety of vendors will be present for this pre-Christmas shopping opportunity. Refreshments will be available for purchase. If you are a vendor who might be interested in participating in this event, call 724-292-9050 for additional information.


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VENDORS AND CRAFTERS NEEDED FOR HOLIDAY SHOW IN BETHEL PARK Christ United Methodist Church in Bethel Park (across from Village Square) is seeking vendors and crafters for their “Holiday Vendor/Craft Show” event being held on Saturday, December 1, 2018. The show will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Sell items on the spot, meet future party hostesses, or take catalogue orders – this potential for future business cannot be missed! Proceeds from this event benefit Prime Time Adult Care, a non-profit, state-licensed organization specializing in the medical supervision and physical and mental stimulation of the frail elderly, those with functional impairments, and those with Alzheimer’s disease. For more information or if you’d like to be a vendor at this show, please call Mary Ann Weber, Director, at (412) 835-6661.

Costume Jewelry Sale to Benefit Our Military A “Gently Used Costume Jewelry Sale” will be held on Friday, November 9, and Saturday, November 10 at the South Park Community Center, located at 2675 Brownsville Road in South Park. (across from Gils Restaurant and behind the South Park Library). Plenty of free parking and handicapped accessible. Friday’s event will be held from 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM and Saturday’s event is from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. This event provides support to our deployed troops and returning displaced veterans. There will be an unbelievable array of jewelry for sale (over 35,000 pieces). Costs are $1.00, $2.00, $3.00, $4.00 and $5.00 per piece. Nothing is more than $5.00 and much of the jewelry is new with price tags still attached! We have hundreds of pins, many of them vintage, bracelets, hundreds of rings, necklaces, some with matching earrings, holiday items, watches, key chains, ankle bracelets, magnetic jewelry, earrings galore and much more! Local radio station Y108 will broadcast from our event for several hours each day, and we will also have an “American Auction” with prize baskets you will not believe! Operation Troop Appreciation (http://www.operationtroopappreciation.org ) has been serving our military for 15 years. We are 100% volunteers and proudly help our Deployed Military and returning Displaced Veterans. This project has been a great asset in paying for our many programs. Please mark your calendar and invite a friend for a wonderful experience. A great big thank you for the many generous people who donated their jewelry for our event.

‘BooFest’ in Bethel Park A Fun Event For Parents and Children Join the Bethel Park Chamber of Commerce for ‘BooFest’ at Al’s Café on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 11:30 -1:30 PM. Parents and children can all wear a costume and join in the fun. Have lunch, decorate pumpkins, parade, prizes and meet a “Mystery Guest”. The cost for the event is $10 for children (under 2 years $2.50) and $15 adults. A 20% discount is offered for family of 4 or more. Reservations must be made October 17, 2018. You can sign up through Paypal at www.bpchamber.org, or by calling 412-595-8361.

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MARC Hosts Annual Town Hall Area Residents Share Their Questions and Concerns with Candidates The Monongahela Area Revitalization Corporation (MARC) hosted the 12th Annual Town Hall Meeting on Monday night September 17th at the Monongahela VFD’s Social Hall in Monongahela. One hundred forty four residents from Washington, Greene, Beaver, Allegheny, and Butler counties filled the Pictured (from L to R): James Craig, Bud Cook, George hall. Featured candidates Eckert, Camera Bartolotta, and Steve Toprani were incumbents Senator Camera Bartolotta, RCarroll and Rep. Bud Cook R-West Pike Twp., and their respective challengers James Craig D-North Strabane Twp. and Steve Toprani D-Monongahela. The 2 ½ hour affair was patterned after the New England Town Hall in which the audience asked their questions directly to the panel. George Eckert, MARC President, moderated the night which began with the Pledge of Allegiance, introduction and brief overview by the candidates followed by the Q and A session. Each panelist was given two minutes to offer their answer to the crowd. Topics of the questions included: the legalization of marijuana, governmental “Red Tape” when municipalities deal with the DEP, minimum wage increases, school property taxes, impact fees from the gas companies, the stocking of streams, and the retooling of the Mitchell Power Station in Union Township. The members of MARC wish to thank EQT for their continued support of the Town Hall Meetings and to the Monongahela VFD for the use of their Social Hall.

NEWS FROM THE ROSTRAVER WOMAN’S CLUB The Rostraver Woman’s Club met on September 12, 2018 at Fells United Methodist Church. New club President, Beata Herald conducted her first official meeting. Beata brings a new vision to the club filled with lots of fun outside our regular meetings. Some members planned to participate in the Fourth Annual Belle Vernon Middle School 5k Color Run on September 29, 2018. Members also donated food to the local food bank. We collected over 50 items and monetary donations. Denise Tovlin was welcomed as a new member to the Rostraver Woman’s Club. She comes with many new ideas and knowledge. The Annual Quilt Auction had to be cancelled due to the recent fire at Gilmore Auction. The quilt was destroyed in the fire. Therefore, if anyone would like to donate a quilt for this year’s auction it would be greatly appreciated. The Quilt Auction helps raise funds for community events such as the Belle Vernon Area Senior Girls Tea that is held every year. Follow the Rostraver Woman’s Club on Facebook and if you would like to join this dynamic group of women call Beata at 724-379-8284.


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‘Murder Mystery Dinner’ at Thomas Presbyterian Church Thomas Presbyterian Church, located at 1068 Linden Road in Eighty Four, PA, will hold a ‘Murder Mystery Dinner’ on Saturday November 10. Doors open at 5:15, with dinner served at 6:00 PM. The show performed will be “It’s Murder CB.” Charlie, Lucy, Linus, Marcie, and Patty are reuniting for one last holiday together. But when Lucy decides to dig deeper into Charlie’s psyche, the Christmas tree might not be the only thing that ends up dead. The Murder Mystery will be performed by Mystery’s Most Wanted, who has been performing murder mysteries in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and have been featured on WQED’S PITTSBURGH 360. Make plans to join us for good food and an evening of fun. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the church office Monday thru Friday from 8:00 AM until 12:00 noon or by contacting 724-941-8910.

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Washington and Greene Counties Celebrate 48 Annual Covered Bridge Festival

Crowds arrived early at the Ebenezer Bridge to get the best selections at the many craft booths set up along Mingo Creek.

Over 100 booths gave shoppers a vast array of handmade items to purchase.

By Alice Harris After a week of heavy rains and flooding, it was uncertain whether the 48th Covered Bridge Festival would go on as scheduled. Three of the bridges cancelled due to poor conditions, but those that stayed open enjoyed good weather that brought large crowds to shop, eat, enjoy live entertainment, and take part in the festival activities. In the high heat of afternoon, many Ten covered bridge sites participate in enjoyed the cool waters of Mingo Creek the festival. The bridges In Washington as well as festival activities. County are the Brownlee Bridge at McGuffey Community Park; McClurg Bridge at Hanover Township Park; Ebenezer and Henry Bridges in Mingo Creek County Park; Hughes Bridge in Amwell Township; Pine Creek Bridge at Meadowcroft Rockshelter; Krepps Bridge in Mt. Pleasant Township; and the Wile-Sprowls Bridge at East Finley Township Park. The bridges in Greene County where festivities take place are the Carmichaels Bridge in Carmichaels; and the White Bridge at Girard's Fort.

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4th Annual ‘Day of Hope’ Event Held in Charleroi

‘Day of Hope’ organizers, Pastor Gregg Anders with wife Joyce, of CityReach Church in Charleroi.

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Monongahela Halloween Parade Set For October 24 The Monongahela Area Chamber of Commerce and local business owners will host the 2018 annual Halloween Parade on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. Line up will begin at 6:00 p.m. in Chess Park, and the parade begins promptly at 6:30 p.m. Preliminary judging will take place, and cash prizes will be awarded. All children who walk in the parade in COSTUME will receive a treat bag with items donated by local businesses. All vehicles in the parade must have a Halloween theme, or be pulling a float. No dirt bikes, motorcycles or quads. Monetary donations for the parade are now being accepted and may be mailed to the Monongahela Chamber office, 211 West Main, Monongahela. FMI – 724.2585919. **ABSOLUTELY NO POLITICAL BANNERS OR LITERATURE.

Balloon artist Sharon Leadbitter places her art-work on Dottie Atkins, age 10.

By Jill Runfola The 4th Annual ‘Day of Hope’ took place at Charleroi Trustees Park on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Sponsored by the CityReach Church in Charleroi, the event is an outreach ministry that offers free services to the community. The church Jenna Smith, age 13, worked hard all year long John Atkins-Taylor, with her brother Jimmy to raise funds for the event age 7 displays his balloon Richardson, age 7, enjoy and plan the activities. art-work. a game of Jenga. Since 2015, the free services they have been able to provide include: more than 400 hair cuts, over 400 dental check ups, over 500 health screenings, and 350 flu shots. Additionally, 3,300 people have enjoyed lunches, 1,200 families received groceries, and 10,000 items of clothing have been distributed. “Where else, can you go and spend an entire day and not spend a dime?” said Pastor Gregg Anders of CityReach Church. “That is what we want the Day of Hope to be about. A time where families, couples, and even single people can come and enjoy a pleasant day where everyone is friendly.” Pastor Anders thanked the local businesses and supporters who donate to this cause. “We have had some great sponsors over the last several years,” he said. “We have been fortunate to get donations from businesses as well as discounts to help.”

Innovations in Medicine Wednesday, Oct. 10

Monday, Oct. 15

Celiac Disease

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Arshad Bachelani, M.D. General Surgeon

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CLAIRTON “FREE” FLU SHOT SCHEDULE Once again the Clairton Community PartnerSHIP will be offering FREE Flu shots, along with South East Regional EMS, at the following Sites. Monday, October 1, 2018, 11am-1pm, Clairton Municipal Building, 551 Ravensburg Blvd., Clairton Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 1pm-3pm, St. Clare of Assisi Parish, 460 Reed Street, Clairton Saturday, October 6, 2018, 2pm-4pm, Pine Run Methodist Church, 901 N 6th Street, Clairton Monday, October 8, 2018, 10am-12pm, Clairton Public Library, 616 Miller Ave., Clairton Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 6pm-8pm, Clairton Municipal Building, 551 Ravensburg Blvd., Clairton Thursday, October 11, 2018, 10am-12pm, Clairton Life Span, 530 Miller Ave., Clairton Monday, October 15, 2018, 5pm-7pm, VFW Post 803, 911 N State Street, Clairton Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 12pm-2pm, Wilson Civic Center, 433 North State Street, Clairton Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 4pm-6pm, Clairton Municipal Building, 551 Ravensburg Blvd,, Clairton Thursday, October 25, 2018, 6pm-8pm, Clairton Municipal Building, 551 Ravensburg Blvd., Clairton All sites are open to all area residents, regardless of what city or county a person resides. The Flu Shots are FREE, no cost or insurance needed. This program is in cooperation with the Mon River Fleet and McKeesport Hospital Foundation.


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District X of the Garden Club Federation Holds Annual Meeting

Chris Leskosky (Center) stands with the new District Officers for 2018-2020.

Pictured (L to R): Vina McLeod Rudolph, Chris Leskosky, and Kay Bair

Presidents of the Garden Clubs that compose District X were in attendance.

The Historic Summit Inn in Farmington was the setting for the 18th Annual Meeting for District X of the Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania. State board members, District X board members and the presidents of the 10 clubs that compose District X were recognized. Visiting Non-Federated Clubs attending were Connellsville Garden Club and Hopwood Garden Club. There were 104 members in attendance. District X awards were presented by Awards Chairman Michael Sarriano, President of The Garden Club of Munhall. Mary Jane Martucci of Valley Garden Club gave red tulip bulbs to new members and their sponsors. The ‘Butterfly Award’ was given to Cecilia Satler of Giant Oaks Garden Club. Director, Vina McLeod Rudolph, presented Certificates of Appreciation to Alice Harris, Autumn Harris, Sandra Grilli, Norman Miller and Michael Sarraino. Town & Country Garden Club was congratulated for receiving the Governor’s Trophy at the 2018 GCFP Convention in Washington, PA. New district officers for 2018-2020 were installed by GCFP President, Chris Leskosky: Kay Bair, District Director; Mary Jane Martucci, Assistant Director, Linda Coleman, Secretary; and Sandra Grilli, Treasurer.

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10th Annual ‘Pooch Parade’ in South Park Benefits Myasthenia Gravis Association The Myasthenia Gravis Association of Western PA (MGA) invites all dog lovers to enjoy a fun day together at South Park on Sunday, October 21 2018 for the 10th Annual MGA Pooch Parade. This family-friendly event features a one mile fun walk on a paved trail beginning at the Dog Park at South Park. All registered participants will receive morning refreshments, courtesy of Dunkin’ Donuts and United Dairy, a goody bag, an official t-shirt, and a bandana for their dog. Registration begins at 9:00 am and the “Pooch Parade” begins at 10:00 am. Walkers without dogs and even virtual walkers are also welcome to participate. MGA encourages people to form a team and walk in honor or in memory of a loved one with MG. The event features a costume contest with prizes for best dog and best dog/owner combo costumes, as well as prizes for top individual and team fundraisers. There will be free Halloween candy and face painting for the kids, and fabulous raffles of gift baskets and silent auctions. A variety of vendors will be on hand to provide information and products of interest to dog lovers, including the “Ask-the-Vet” booth hosted by the Bethel Park Animal Clinic. Once again this year – MGA is partnering with South Hills Interfaith Movement (SHIM) and asking Pooch Parade participants to bring a donation of pet food for the SHIM Food Pantry. Proceeds from the Pooch Parade will benefit the free patient support services at the Myasthenia Gravis Association of Western Pennsylvania (MGA), a private, non-profit that provides treatment and free support services to those with myasthenia gravis – a chronic autoimmune muscle weakness disorder. MG can strike anyone of any age and there is no known cause or cure. So bring your “best friend”, canine or human, and enjoy a morning of fun while supporting people with myasthenia gravis. Visit mgawpa.org to download a registration form or call 412-566-1545 for more information.


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Townships sons and veterans, John Vugrinovich and Art Patton paying respect during national anthem.

New Honor Roll dedicated September 8, 2018 in Union Township

A dedication ceremony of the new Honor Roll for Veterans of Union Township and Finleyville was held at the Veterans Memorial Park, Brownsville Road in Finleyville on September 8, 2018. Veteran Bill ‘Elky’ Castor who was a driving force to build the new memorial remembers standing in the rain at a veteran’s memorial service in Finleyville. It was that rain that planted and watered Jim and Marge Christman, were some of the many veterans present. the seed for Castor to push for a new memorial for local veterans. So it was fitting that the rain returned on this day that the memorial was dedicated, much as it did the day the idea came to Castor. The rainy dedication day did not hamper attendance however. Approximately 60 veterans, plus their families and area residents, were present along with many local dignitaries. Union Township Supervisors were joined by Washington County commissioners, Harlan Shober and Larry Maggi, along with Senator Camera Bartolotta and PA State Rep. Rick Saccone, who was the master of ceremonies. The national anthem and military hymns were lead by Samantha Middlemiss. Veterans were asked to stand during their branches’ anthem. Pennsylvania is ranked 4th in the number of veterans serving our country and there are over 400 names on the Union Township and Finleyville Honor Roll. Supervisor Rick Lawson emphasized that if any veterans have been overlooked, to please call the township office. Bill and Cleta Castor wanted to extend their thanks to Rick and Debbie Lawson, and Heather and Kevin Daerr – who set-up, decorated and did clean-up for the event. (PHOTOS AND INFO COURTEOUS OF KARL KELLEY.)

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Women Helping Women Craft and Vendor Show Set For November 3 Mark your calendars! The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and Bower Hill Community Church annual ‘Women Helping Women’ Craft and Vendor Show will be held Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 70 Moffett Street in Mount Lebanon, PA. Our Craft and Vendor Show will have something for everyone. See what's new for the holidays in Fashion, Accessories, Jewelry, Skin Care, Cosmetics, Home Decor, and Sweet Treats, along with the 50/50 Raffle, Chance Auction, and of course, Great Food! There is free admission and parking, and handicapped parking is also available. Women Helping Women was started six years ago by a group of women at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. We ask women crafters and vendors to come together to sell their products under one roof. WHW mission statement is "to use our gifts through God's grace, to help empower our sisters to use theirs." We have outgrown our original site, and have now moved into Bower Hill Community Church's Hall where we will have many more Crafters and Vendors to visit. Money collected from the Craft/Vendor Show help support, both financially and materially, mission projects around the Pittsburgh area. This year the money collected will support Southwestern Pennsylvania Family Promise, a ministry to aid families less fortunate in our area. For more information contact: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church at 412276-2446 or good_shepherd_lutheran@verizon.net

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MON VALLEY YMCA COMMUNITY PROGRAMS AND CLASSES FOR OCTOBER The Mon Valley YMCA, located at 101 Taylor Run Road, Route 88 in Monongahela, (Off Route 88 between Monongahela & Charleroi, PA 43 exit 39) is offering a variety of programs and classes to the community during the month of October. For more information or to register, please call 724-4838077. Gardening through the seasons – ‘Wrapping up the Garden’ Penn State Certified Master Gardeners/Washington county, Hazel Murray and Peggy Brown DATE: October 13 TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. COST: Members $5 Non-member $7 Acrylic Paint Class – ‘Create a Cheeseboard’, Beginners Class Tracing grape design and learning paint strokes with acrylic paint. DATE: Thursdays, October 4, 11, 18, 25 (4 classes) TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. COST: Member $40 Nonmember $55 Medicare Open Enrollment Education Workshop – FREE Wed, October 17 at 10:00 a.m. Wed, October 3 at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Flu Shots Wed, October 10 and Mon, October 22 from 9:00 am – 12:00 noon. Bring health insurance card

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Attend a Masonic Open House on October 27 The 31st District of Free and Accepted Masons invites you to attend their open house on Saturday, October 27th, between the hours of 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm. Are you curious about what it looks like in there? Wondering what they do? Wondering who they are? There are 9 Masonic Lodges in our area that will all be open to the public to tour, meet the members, and ask questions about the organization. Lodges and Locations are as follows: • Blyth Lodge #593: 701 Mt. Pleasant Road, West Newton, PA 15089 • Brownsville Lodge #60: 135 High St, Brownsville, PA 15417 • Charleroi Lodge #615: 7th and McKean Ave, Charleroi, PA 15022 • Fayette Lodge #228: Pittsburgh & Peter Street Uniontown, PA 15401 • Henry M. Phillips Lodge #337: 100 2nd St, Monongahela, PA 15063 • Laurel Lodge #651: Pittsburgh & Peter Street Uniontown, PA 15401 • Mon Valley Lodge #461: Third & Liberty Streets California, PA 15419 • Stephen Bayard Lodge#526: 207 Plum Street, Elizabeth, PA 15037 • Tri-County Lodge #252: 760 Thompson Avenue Donora, PA 15033 For more information about your local lodge or Masonry in general, please visit the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania Website at: www.pagrandlodge.org/

‘Steveopalooza 2018’ To Help Raise Funds for Local Family Location For Event Moved to Blaine Hill Banquet Hall Mark your calendars, and be sure to attend “Steveopalooza 2018” on Saturday, October 27 from 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM at the Blaine Hill Banquet Hall, located at 402 Oxford Avenue in Elizabeth, Pa. Enjoy a fun filled night with music, food, laughter and support Steve Lucas and his family. Steve was diagnosed with stage 4 inoperable bile duct cancer, is only 42, and has two kids ages 11, and 16. Proceeds from the event will help this local family cover medical expenses and other needs. Please consider attending this fun filled event for a great cause. A GoFundMe page has also been set up, and donations can be made by visiting the following website: www.gofundme.com/h9nh3o. Tickets can be purchased by calling Deanne at 412-491-6390. Tickets will also be sold at the door.


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Charleroi Little Great Race Forges Ahead Despite Bad Weather

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Runners line up for the Charleroi Little Great Race on 9/8.

Pictured (from L-R): Deidra West and Aubrey Martin, both 11 years old with Marnie Martin. Deidra took 5th place and Aubrey took 4th place in the event.

L-R Walkers are: Nathan Koslosky, Logan Koslosky, and Lauren Heath.

Tammy Slusser took 2nd place in the female runner’s category.

By Jill Runfola

Great Race was named after the Pittsburgh Great Race of 1986, and the first one in Charleroi was held on Sept. 24, 1987. Winners of this year’s race were as follows: Top Male Runner: Emery Strotman Top Female Runner: Erika Suhy, Top Male Walker: Gene Belczyk Top Female Walker: Sarah Donley This year’s Adam Boyd Scholarship went to Victoria Anders, a Charleroi High School graduate, who attends Messiah College. The $1,000 award was accepted by her father Greg Anders. Vitale also noted that Ian Anderson will be given $1,000 of the proceeds. Anderson is a Charleroi police officer and a family man with children who was diagnosed with esophageal cancer. Donations will also be made to the Mon Valley YMCA.

The 32nd Annual Charleroi Little Great Race was held on Saturday, September 8, 2018. Runners and walkers lined up at 1 Chamber Plaza in Charleroi for the start of the 5K. Each registrant received a free tote bag and tshirt. Food was available at the Charleroi Trustees Park and included: bananas, donuts, cookies, juice, pizza, and sandwiches. Funds raised from the event are used for local charitable causes and for worthy recipients in need. “I’ve been doing this for 25 years,” said Race Chairman Vic Vitale. “It’s enjoyable, and it brings the community together.” The race, organized by the Little Great Race Committee since 1992, had a total of 380 participants despite the terribly rainy weather. The Charleroi Little

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Calling all runners and ‘zombies’. The Monessen/Rostraver Rotary Club is sponsoring the 2nd Annual ‘Zombie 5K Run/Walk Race’ on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the run/walk starts at 9:00 a.m. in Monessen City Park on Grand Boulevard in Monessen. Everyone who pre-registers before Sept. 29 will receive a Zombie 5K T-shirt. Participants can register as a runner/walker or as a ZOMBIE. As a Zombie you will be hidden throughout the race to ‘surprise’ the runners/walkers in passing. Make-up will be included in this registration. Zombies are limited to the first 25 people. All other participants can get minimal zombie makeup work done from the talented students at Douglas Education Center at a cost between $5-10 (cash only) Registration is $30 per person. Registration also will be accepted the day of the event, but onsite registrations will not receive a T-shirt. Students and children under age 14 can preregister at a discounted rate of $18 with a valid student ID at Valley 1st Community FCU in Monessen. Students and children must be registered by Sept. 29 to guarantee a T-shirt. Register online at: runsignup.com/Race/PA/Monessen/MonessenRostraverRotaryClubZombie5k. For those without access to a computer, registration forms are available at Valley 1st Community FCU in Monessen.For more information, contact Kristen Joseph, president, Monessen/Rostraver Rotary at 724-880-9419.

SOUTH PARK WOMEN’S CLUB OCTOBER MEETING Discover The Latest Products and Tools For The Home The South Park Women's Club will hold their meeting on Monday, October 15 at 7 PM in the South Park Township Community Center Bldg. It is located across from Bavarian Village shopping area on Brownsville Rd. in South Park Township. Plenty of FREE parking. Guest speaker will be Mr. Andy Amrheim from Evey Hardware. Mr Amrheim will be there to bring ladies up to date on latest products to use in the various areas of home. Products change from time to time, as they improve. New items come on market almost every day. Which might be the best to use for a particular situation? Come this evening to hear what he has to say. He'll be glad to answer any questions you may have for him regarding products for the home. Also on tap that night are some goodies provided by the hospitality crew. Bring a lady friend, neighbor, family member with you. Maybe they'll be interested in joining our club. All women living around the South Park Township area are welcomed to join.

Apple Dumplings Sale in Jefferson Hills Jefferson United Methodist Church is holding an ‘Apple Dumplings Sale’ during October. Price is $3 per dumpling, and all orders must be placed no later than Monday, October 15, 2018. Pre-ordering is required, and orders are for pick-up only (no deliveries). To phone-in your order of homemade Apple Dumplings, please call 412 653-3222, and choose option 3. Pick-up date and time is Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. Jefferson United Methodist Church is located at 310 Gill Hall Road in Jefferson Hills, PA 15025.


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NEWS FROM THE DONORA HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND SMOG MUSEUM 1948 Smog - 70th Anniversary Events As we approach the upcoming 70th Anniversary of Donora’s infamous 1948 Smog, the Donora Historical Society has two events on the schedule for October. Tuesday, October 23 at 6:30 p.m., WQED Producer and Monongahela-native David Solomon will present his mini-documentary “Our Water, Land & Air,” portions of which tell the story about the 1948 Smog. A “Question and Answer” discussion will follow with Solomon and a panel of survivors and local experts. This event will take place in the downstairs Community Room at the Donora Public Library located at 510 Meldon Avenue. Saturday, October 27 at 1:00 p.m., the Donora Historical Society’s Brian Charlton will present the “The 1948 Donora Smog Disaster” at the Smog Museum. This presentation has been given numerous times in Donora and around the Pittsburgh area, and was also filmed by CSPAN at the Heinz History Center. At the conclusion of the presentation, attendees will have a firm understanding of the impact of the smog tragedy over the Halloween weekend of 1948.

The event will consist of a presentation using numerous photos, newspaper articles and film footage, most of which came from the archives of the Donora Historical Society, as well as the Coach Jimmy Russell collection donated by his daughter in 2013, dovetailed with stories told by Smog Museum archivist and curator Brian Charlton, who will take you all the way back in time to 1904 when Donora was known as the Orange and Black, wore leather helmets and played by the Mon River on Gilmore Field, when organized football wasn’t so organized. Hear stories about Coach Russell and players Jake Kovalcik, Arnold “Pope” Galiffa, “Deacon” Dan Towler, Lou “Bimbo” Cecconi, Bob Rosborough, Bill Urbanik, Larry Crawford, Malcolm Lomax and many others, that made Donora the “Home of Champions,” as well as Donora’s football ties to the likes of Knute Rockne and Vince Lombardi. Because of the volume of historical information, this event will be presented in two parts. “Donora Football Dragons – 1904 to 1945 – Part One” is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. Saturday evening, October 20 at the Croatian Club (Cro Club) in Donora located at 329 Castner Avenue with food and drinks available for purchase from the Cro Club. Former coaches, players, cheerleaders, band members and fans from any era are encouraged to attend.

Christmas Fundraiser Donora Football Dragons – 1904 To 1968 – (Part One) Due to the enthusiasm generated from our ongoing game film project and last year’s successful “Game Film Event” at the Donora Cro Club, we will host another football event titled “Donora Football Dragons – 1904 to 1968” to present a comprehensive history of Donora Dragons football from the opening kickoff in 1904 to the final whistle in 1968. Part One includes the years 1904 to 1945. Part Two will include the remaining years from 1946 to 1968 and will be held on a date that has yet to be determined.

CCAC South Campus To Host Its First Community 5K On Sunday, October 14 The Community College of Allegheny County’s South Campus will host its first-ever 5K race on Sunday, Oct. 14, at 10:00 a.m. The event is open to the college and the wider community. Proceeds from the race will benefit CCAC South Campus student clubs and organizations. Trophies will be awarded to the overall top male and female winners, and medals will be awarded to the top three males and the top three females in each age group. Runners will be competing in seven age groups: 12–14, 15–19, 20–29, 30–39, 40–49, 50–59, and 60+. Cost to register through Oct. 7 is $25. CCAC students will receive a $5 discount. There will be no same day registration. Race check-in and bib pick-up will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. The race will begin at 10:00 a.m. across from the campus bus stop and will end under the bridge to B Building. Parking will be available in G lot. The campus will be closed to traffic between 9:45 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. The South Campus Student Government Association is sponsoring the race, and many students involved in clubs and organizations at the campus will serve as volunteers on race day. CCAC South Campus is located at 1750 Clairton Road (Route 885), West Mifflin, PA 15122. For more information or to register, go to http://getmeregistered.com/CCACSouthXCampus5k

The Donora Historical Society is now taking orders for Christmas wreaths, candy canes and crosses that are made of frasier fir, come with a waterproof red velvet bow and are dipped in an anti-transparent to preserve needle retention. The Wreaths measure two feet in diameter and sell for $15. The candy canes and crosses are very full and sturdy and sell for $17. Call 724-379-5693 or 724-3796999 to place your order by October 31. If delivery is not arranged, pickup will be at the Donora Historical Society and Smog Museum during Thanksgiving week – November 21, 23 and 24. Note: the prices above could be subject to a slight increase.

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 724-823-0364 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.”

The Psychology Of Fear: What Are You Afraid Of? Guest Speaker to Discuss at Monongahela Area Library ‘The Psychology of Fear: What are you afraid of?’ will be the topic of a presentation held at the Monongahela Area Library on October 29, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. How do you react when you are scared? How do film makers and authors use our fundamental fears against us? Join Guest Speaker Daniel McClure Neff PhD, LBS and discover these answers and more! Or will you stay home hiding under your blanket trembling at the scratching coming from outside your window? The Monongahela Area Library is located at 813 W Main Street in Monongahela. For questions or additional info, call 724-258-5409, or visit them online at www.washlibs.org/monongahela/


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West Mifflin Community and Veterans Help Remember 9/11

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 914 Intrepid West Mifflin All-American Post Commander Jake Bradich pays tribute to the fallen of 9/11.

Under darkened skies that threatened but withheld their late Summer rains, West Mifflin Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 914 Intrepid, community first responders and local civic leaders held a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Mitchell Paige Memorial Park on September 11 at 6:30 PM. Organized by VFW Post 914 member retired Senior Chief Petty Officer David G. Jackel, the event paid tribute to the more than 3,000 Americans who were killed 17 years ago during the al Qaeda terrorist attacks. Serving as keynote speakers during the event were Chief Petty Officers Stephanie Dora, Jason Phillips and Nicholas Zubey from the United States Navy Recruiting Command in Pittsburgh. The three sailors recounted how the events of 9/11 each influenced their decision to join the military, and how that tragedy still impacts their service today. Also participating as part of the ceremony were an honor guard from the West Mifflin Air Force Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps, as well as AFJROTC instructors Senior Master Sergeant Otis DiCerbo and Major Scott Harbula. Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of Pennsylvania Chaplain of the Year, Gene Staudt, gave the invocation and sang ‘Amazing Grace’. Other participants and attendees included West Mifflin Mayor Chris Kelly, members of West Mifflin Borough Council and the

Navy Chief Petty Officers Stephanie Dora, Jason Phillips and Nicholas Zubeystand at parade rest in front of an honor detachment from the West Mifflin Area High School Air Force JROTC representing all branches of military service.

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SOUTH HILLS FRIENDS OF THE MONTOUR TRAIL NEWS Montour Trail Volunteers Move 600 Tons of Stone to Protect Stream Bank Volunteers using a rented excavator to place stone to protect the stream bank near the Ravensburg Bridge (MP45.8) from erosion. The stream bank protection required more than 600 tons of stone. On September 14 a paving contractor began work to replace 750 feet of damaged asphalt trail surface between Large and Clairton.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO DELIVER MEALS IN DONORA AND CARROLL TWP. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 914 Intrepid members prepare to render a rifle salute during the 9/11 community remembrance ceremony at Mitchell Paige Memorial Park. Pictured from left to right are Post Adjutant Ken Curcio, Post Member Craig V. Stumpf, Post Service Officer Mike Mauer and Post Surgeon Bernie Zurawski.

West Mifflin Recreation Committee, firefighters from the Homeville #1 VFC Station 293, the Duquesne Annex VFC Station 294, the West Mifflin #3 VFC Station 295, the Skyview VFC Station 296, officers from the West Mifflin Police Department, and personnel from the Baldwin EMS Station 510. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by local Scouts from Troop 1111. Refreshments were provided by West Mifflin Borough Council. For more information about VFW Post 914 and its activities, contact Commander Jake Bradich at: 412-4649838.

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Do you have a few hours a week to spare for a worthwhile cause? The Donora Senior Center is in desperate need of volunteers for their home delivered meals program for the Donora and Carroll township areas. (This program is also referred to “meals on wheels.”)There are three(3) routes that will only take a little over an hour of your time to complete. You can volunteer once a week, once every other week, or once a month. Mileage reimbursement is available for volunteers that drive. Drivers and runners are needed Mondays through Fridays. Please call the Donora Senior Center at 724-379-6446 or contact us at donorasr@sphs.org.

WESTERN PA MUSHROOM CLUB PLANS WALKS FOR OCTOBER The Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club announces the following mushroom walks and meeting for October 2018 MUSHROOM WALK: Saturday, October 13, 10:00 a.m. Pleasant Valley Park, Murrysville, Westmoreland County. Meet WPMC Past President Richard Jacob and Pia van de Venne, President of Friends of Murrysville Parks, at the parking lot. Free. MONTHLY MEETING: Tuesday, October 16, 7:00 p.m. Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve, 614 Dorseyville Road. Photo Contest Results and Election of Officers. The meeting is free and includes a mushroom display table staffed by expert identifiers. MUSHROOM WALK: Saturday, October 27, 10:00 a.m. Pine Ridge Park, Indiana County. Take Pine Ridge Road to the northern Park Entrance. Meet WPMC Mycologist John Plischke III in the largest parking lot, at the end of the road, near the last pavilion and restrooms. Free. For more information, email cs4wpmc@gmail.com or visit www.wpamushroomclub.org


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Best Friends Collaborate to Publish Children’s Book The True Story Behind “I Love You Like…” This is a story about friendship, a father’s love, and a children’s book — and how together, they’ve transcended a Stage IV cancer diagnosis. They say opposites attract, and this friendship proves that theory. Scott Sutton grew up in a small town in central Pennsylvania. Alec Traub is from Los Angeles. On paper, the duo couldn't be more different, but when they got to know each other they realized that this Best friends, and co-authors Scott Sutton would be a life-long friendship. (left) and Alec Traub, (right). After spending two years together as co-workers traveling to all parts of the United States, Scott and Alec are now once again geographically separated, each on their respective coasts. Still, they manage to keep in touch, no matter the time or distance. And in fact, Scott even chose to name his son Alec! In 2016, at age 34, Scott learned he had Stage IV neuroendocrine cancer — a rare and life-changing disease that began in his lung and rapidly spread with tumors developing throughout his body. Alec (Traub) and his wife, Dana, flew to Pennsylvania for a visit, where the idea for the children’s book was The children’s book “I Love You Like…..” sparked! is available on Amazon.com Dana and Scott’s wife, Anne, often call their husbands “childish”… for many reasons, but mostly for their long-standing game of creatively telling one another how much they have been missed. In closing emails or texts, each would try to outdo the other with a funny “I miss you like …” quip. One led to another — and became part of their every exchange. They never suspected at the time that their jokes would one day become a father’s legacy. Now, two years later, and as Scott continues to battle cancer, he and Alec have published a children’s book titled “I Love You Like…”, dedicated to Scott’s threeyear-old son. Illustrated by Glenn Zimmerman of Garfield Studio, Paws, Inc., the book follows the story of a young grasshopper who repeatedly interrupts his workbound dad with the important question of “How much do you love me?” This is their first children’s book, and they hope it brings as much joy to readers as it has brought to their families. Scott, now 36, is a resident of Allison Park, Pa., where he lives with his wife, Anne, and son, Alec (Sutton). He also has family in Mt. Lebanon and Bethel Park. He continues to undergo difficult treatments for his stage IV cancer. His friend and former work colleague Alec (Traub), 38, is a real estate agent in Beverly Hills, Calif., where he lives with his wife, Dana, and their 11-year-old Havanese puppy, Caleb. Their book is now available on Amazon, and Scott plans on using his portion of the proceeds from sales toward his son’s future college education. Visit www.grassandhopping.com to learn more.

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MONONGAHELA AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY (MAHS) OCTOBER 2018 EVENTS October brings the return of our annual Ghost Walks and a plentiful lineup of frequent fall events. The MAHS monthly meeting returns to Thursday this month because of a reservation for that date's dinner meeting, at Mon Valley Hospital. The annual banquet speaker for Thursday October 25, 2018 of the Monongahela Area Historical Society will be Mr. Angelo Ripepi of Monongahela, PA. The banquet will be held at the Lombardi Conference Center at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Payment of $25must be received by the Reservations Deadline, Thursday, October 11. Mail to Monongahela Area Historical Society, 320 West Main St., Monongahela, PA 15063

Ghost Walks The 21st Annual Ghost Walks return October 12,13, and 20. Ghost Walks start at 7:30 PM in Chess Park. Cost is $10, and reservations are required. Includes haunted tales along the Mon Call 724-258-6432 for reservations. (Not recommended for children under age 10).

Angelo Ripepi to Speak at Annual Banquet The Monthly Meeting and Annual Banquet Meeting of the MAHS will be held Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 6:00 PM at the Lombardi Conference Center at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Cost to attend the banquet is $25. Checks must be received by the reservation deadline, of Thursday, October 11. Mail to: Monongahela Area Historical Society, 320 West Main St., Monongahela, PA 15063. More information: 724-258-6432. The annual banquet speaker will be Mr. Angelo Ripepi of Monongahela. Ripepi is known for his keen ability to remember facts and details; his sense of humor and his mastery as a story teller. Mr. Ripepi will share stories about growing up in Gallatin, PA. Ripepi was a classroom teacher at Monongahela High School for ten years and was a guidance counselor at Elizabeth Forward High School for 29 years.

‘Murder Mystery Dinner’ A Murder Mystery Dinner, "The Captain's Last Descent," will be held on Friday, October 19, at 7:00 PM at Rippel's on the Creek, 807 Dry Run Road, Monongahela, PA 15063. Dinner, begins at 6:30 PM. Riverboat Captain David Longwell has been found dead! Was it an accident... or was he murdered? Call 724-258-2377 for more reservations. Cost is $35 per person. Cash Bar.

Self-Guided Walking Tour of Monongahela Historic District Enjoy a Self-Guided Walking Tour of Monongahela Historic District. Available at your leisure. Stop by the museum and pick up a brochure from the box on the outside of the front door and do our self guided walking tour. There are 22 historic locations to visit along the way. Smartphone technology incorporated into the tour includes video and narration for each location. All you need is your smartphone.

Contact Us Kathleen DeSantis, Corresponding Secretary, desantisk@aol.com 724-258-2998 Website: http://www.monongahelahistoricalsociety.com/ Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/pages/Monongahela-AreaHistorical-Society/306661842754201 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLh6dlMaM1I


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‘Hobgoblin Hikes’ at Twin Lakes Park and Cedar Creek Park

PETERS TOWNSHIP RECREATION CENTER OCTOBER PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

The annual ‘Hobgoblin Hikes’ are just around the corner! The only free events of their kind in our area, these haunted walks are sponsored by Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation and will only be cancelled due to dangerous and severe weather. The Hobgoblin Hikes alternate between four regional parks every year. In 2018, Hobgoblin Hikes will be offered only at the following locations: • Twin Lakes Park on Saturday, October 20, • Cedar Creek Park on Saturday, October 27. Recommended for ages eight and over, the Hobgoblin Hikes run continuously from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The hikes are half-mile guided outdoor walks through the haunted woods of the park. Visitors can expect to be led through tunnels and cemeteries, and past more than 100 zombies, ghosts and monsters. No two Hobgoblin Hikes are exactly the same and each park has unique haunted scenes. The Hobgoblin Hikes are a safe family alternative to conventional trick-or-treating. Monetary donations are greatly appreciated! Food and drink will be available for sale at the end of the trail.

The Peters Township Recreation Center, located at 700 Meredith Drive, Venetia, PA 15367 is offering a variety of programs and events during the month of October. For additional information or questions, please call 724-942-5000.

Volunteers Are Needed Volunteers ages 15 and over are needed to serve as trail guides or work at scare stations. There will be a volunteer meeting the week before each hike. Limited costumes and props will be available for loan if you wish. Please call (724) 830-3959 if you wish to volunteer your talents – group participation is highly encouraged! Twin Lakes Park is located just east of Greensburg and is accessible via Donohoe Road via Route 30. Cedar Creek Park is located ¼mile north of I-70 on State Route 51 in Rostraver Township. For more info, call (724) 830-3950 or visit our website at www.co.westmoreland.pa.us/parks.

Where Are Your From? Peters Creek Historical Society Program Will Focuson Genealogy and Building Your Family Tree Family history can be so much fun, intriguing and akin to building a puzzle! Do you know where your roots began? Are you curious to know more but don't know how or where to get started? Would you like to build a family tree for posterity sake? If the answer is yes, an introduction into the fascinating journey of genealogy will be presented on Monday, October 22nd at the meeting of the Peters Creek Historical Society. Meeting will be at 7:30 pm at Wrights United Methodist Church, located at 788 Venetia Road in Venetia. The program will be presented by Ruthann Seraly and Donna and Len Marraccini, members of the society, who will share personal experience in their quest to record family history. You will learn where to begin, how to record the information you find, the sources to search and how to navigate computer programs available at two local libraries. Handouts will be available and refreshments served afterwards. For more information go to www.peterscreekhistoricalsociety.org.

FRIDAY NIGHT FLICKS (OUTDOOR MOVIES IN PETERSWOOD PARK) (LAST one of the Year!) Friday, October 12 - Spooky Movie Night featuring the film ‘Hocus Pocus’ (PG) FREE! Come to the Amphitheater in Peterswood Park and enjoy movies at sunset! A ‘Witch Costume Contest’ will be held before the movie! PICKLEBALL (4 WEEKS – OCTOBER ONLY) (AGES 18 AND OVER) Minimum 4 – Maximum 16 Come enjoy the fastest growing sport in the country. From beginner to advance all levels are welcome! Two nets will be available for set up. Day: Monday, Tuesday, Friday Time: 12:00 Noon to 3:00 p.m. Fee: $27 Member / $41 Non-Member Drop in Fee: $7 Member / $11 Non-Member HAUNTED TRAIL XIX – CHILLER THRILLER Become immersed in scenes from your favorite horror movies and see if you are one of the survivors…can you make it out unscathed? Dates: Friday, Oct. 5 and Saturday, Oct. 6 Time: 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Fee: $5 per person Location: Peterswood Park (next to the Recreation Center) HAUNTED TRAIL FOR KIDS! (AGES 8 AND UNDER) We welcome our brave little ghouls and goblins to arrive early and take a walk on our kid-friendly haunted trail. Prior to our big event this evening, kids and parents (a must) are invited to walk the trail, meet our spooky actors, and check out our scenes! The trail may be muddy; please wear appropriate footwear. Strollers are not recommended. Location: Peterswood Park (next to the Recreation Center) Date: Saturday, October 6 Time: 6:00 to 6:30 p.m. Fee: $5 per person SENIOR LUNCHEONS Bring a friend to join in on the food, fun, and entertainment! Luncheons are held from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month. This is a free event, but we ask that you bring a covered dish or dessert to share. October 10, 2018: “Be Red Cross Ready” Provided by American Red Cross Location: Peters Township Community Recreation Center TRICK OR TREAT TRAIL (AGES 10 AND UNDER) Come dressed in costume and trick or treat along the paved trail. *Pre-registration is required. Day: Saturday, October 20 Time: 1 p.m. (line up begins at 12:45 p.m.) Fee: FREE Location: Peters Township Community Recreation Center (near baseball field)


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GREATER MONESSEN HISTORICAL SOCIETY OCTOBER NEWS Annual Fundraising Dinner The annual GMHS fundraising dinner will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018, at Jozwiak Hall in the St. Vincent DePaul Society building on Grand Blvd. The theme will be the “The Armistice, the Great War and New Nations”. Guests are encouraged to dress in costume from the time period of the World War I, which saw the creation of the new nations of Poland, the First CzechoSlovak Republic and the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. Tickets are available at the Heritage Museum for a donation of $30. The menu will feature Eastern European foods. Happy hour begins at 5:00 PM with dinner served at 6:15.

Heritage Museum Exhibit “Monessen 120” is the name of the autumn exhibit at the Monessen Heritage Museum that salutes the one hundred and twentieth anniversary of the founding of the town in September of 1898. It features select displays highlighting interesting items and photographs from the past 120 years. A special section will pay tribute to the one hundred and tenth anniversary of the birth of Monessen Mayor, Hugo Parente. Also, displays will be added in the fall featuring Lou and Jim Manderino, who rose to the highest ranks of Pennsylvania state government.

Membership Drive The annual Membership and Fund Drive will begin in October. Watch for the renewal letters in the mail. Individual memberships are $15 a calendar year with family memberships being $20. Business memberships are $50. Memberships make a great gift and include four issues of the “Valley Historian” newsletter.

African American History The Historical Society is researching the history of Monessen’s African American community. If anyone has photographs, memorabilia, and items related to Monessen’s African American community, please consider loaning or donating them to the Heritage Museum.

Historic Reenactors Needed The Historical Society is looking for individuals interested in becoming historic reenactors. Inquire at the Heritage Museum or speak to any board member.

‘Trunk or Treat’ Event The Historical Society will participate at the Fifth Monessen Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at historic Monessen City Park.

Contact Us! The Greater Monessen Historical Society has a Twitter account. Follow us at @MonessenHistory. We are also on Facebook and have over 3,000 followers worldwide! We can be found on Facebook under “Greater Monessen Historical Society”. See our latest events, news and photos of previous events. Google us and find our webpage filled with all the necessary information to visit, donate, join or learn about us! The museum is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 AM until 3 PM. The address is 505 Donner Avenue, Monessen, PA, 15062. The phone number is 724-684-8460.

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Festival of American Arts & Crafts Hosting Events in Two South Hills Locations The Festival of American Arts & Crafts will be hosting two Arts & Crafts shows in two different locations during November this year. Show hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the following dates and locations: Sunday, November 4, 2018 31st Annual Craft Show Park Inn by Radisson, Uniontown PA Sunday, November 25, 2018 1st Annual Craft Show Print Scape Arena at Southpointe, Canonsburg (formerly Iceoplex) A wonderful collection of handcrafted, traditional, folk and contemporary crafts will be offered by 80 – 100 artists and crafters from the tri-state area. Free door prizes will be awarded each hour. Admission is $3. (Children 12 and under are free). If interested in participating or if you have any questions, please call 724880-0881.

Friends of South Park Township Library Holding Annual Fall Book Sale The Friends of South Park Township Library are holding their Annual Fall Book Sale in the South Park Township Community Center, October 11 – 13, 2018. Times for the sale are as follows: • Thursday October 11 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM • Friday, October 12 from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM • Saturday, October 13, the ever-popular ‘$5.00-A-Bag-Day’ from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Your donations are always deeply appreciated and once again Friends ask Members, Library patrons, Township residents and our surrounding neighbors for help in collecting books and miscellaneous items to once again achieve another successful event. All items can be brought to the South Park library. Items greatly appreciated include all books (hardback, paperback, fiction, non-fiction, children, adult, school, educational, coffee table), old records, albums, books on tape, audio music tapes, CD’s, DVD’s, video tapes, video games, Blue Ray, any audio/video material, computer and electronic games and programs, games, puzzles, toys and stuffed animals. Games, puzzles and toys should contain all parts and pieces and placed in taped up boxes. We do not 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. Please visit Friends web site at www.southparklibrary.org/spfriends.htm.

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Business & Merchant News Mon Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce Hosts Ribbon Cuttings for Two Local Businesses

MONONGAHELA AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BUSINESS OF THE MONTH: Fit Optimized Solutions

EDWARD JONES The Mon Valley Regional Chamber was part of a ribbon cutting at Edward Jones on September 6, 2018. Visit Chad Novotney at Edward Jones for all your financial needs. Located at 526 Fallowfield Ave in Charleroi, Chad opened his doors two years ago and has been with Edward Jones for five years. With such a friendly, comfortable and knowledgeable firm you will be glad you did.

MEADOW PARK The Mon Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce was honored to be a part of a beautiful afternoon celebrating the grand opening/ribbon cutting for the Meadow Park located on the corner of Fifth Street and Meadow Avenue in Charleroi. Greater Charleroi Community Development Corporation is a wonderful group of hardworking individuals that has transformed essentially what was a parking lot into a tranquil memorial green space. With many hours of dedication from the members of the GCCDC group, help from the community and donations from companies such as EQT made this vision a possibility. Pictured above (L to R): Deborah Buck, Armand Ferrara, Roberta Doerfler, Jody Cheplic, Adele Hopkins, Justin Williams, Mayor Ed Bryner, Ellen Rossi(EQT Foundation Manager), Judy Rager, Alix Garlitz, Nancy Baker, Patsy Brinker, Sylvia Whiten, Robert Whiten and Barbara Pepper

FIT Optimized Solutions is an innovative and value-driven organization providing quality energy solutions, building systems controls and HVAC services to facilities in Western PA, Eastern Ohio and the Northern West Virginia area. Their main office is located in the Winder area and they have a satellite office in the Monongahela area. FIT Optimized Solutions is owned and operated by David Galilei and Randy Hyde. FIT Optimized Solutions has set the standard in experience, innovation, value and integrity in installing controls, maintaining mechanical systems, reducing energy consumption and integrating buildingsystems since the company’s inception. They understand the local environment and unique challenges in large hospitals, universities, K-12 schools, commercial office buildings, correctional facilities and industrial installations. Their technical knowledge and depth of experience is unparalleled in our market area.

BETHEL PARK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NEWS BP Chamber Launches its ‘Shop Local’ Program in October The Bethel Park Chamber is launching its Holiday Shop Local Program in October. Anyone interested in sponsoring a holiday tree, advertising their products/services, participating in “Dining in the Park” or children’s “Festival of Fun” contact he Chamber for more information at 412-595-8361 or go to the Chamber website www.bpchamber.org for more information.

Machinists Wanted If you are interested in a Machinist job in our area, contact the Bethel Park Chamber at 412-595-8361 or go to the Chamber website at www.bpchamber.org. There are a number of jobs going to be open soon in this trade. We also have training available for anyone who would be interested in becoming a machinist. The program is 18 months with potential apprenticeships or internships available throughout training. Benefits are also included in many positions.


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Tech Met Inc. Holds Ribbon Cutting For New Facility in Donora

By Alice Harris Tech Met, Inc. held a ribbon cutting ceremony on September 20, 2018 to celebrate their new expansion facility located at 79 East 8th Street in Donora. Guest speakers at the event included Jeff Kotula, President of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce; James McDonnough II, Mayor of Donora; Camera Bartolotta, Senate District 46 PA; Bud Cook, 49th Legislative District PA; and Mike Vidra, President of Tech Met, Inc. All spoke positively about the new business growth in Washington County. A tour of the facility and a reception followed the ceremony. Tech Met is a 100% employee owned facility that was incorporated in 1988 in Glassport, PA by Gary Reed and purchased after he retired in 2013 by the Tech Met Employee Stock Ownership Trust. Tech Met provides chemical, electrochemical, photochemical machining, and surface preparation services for a variety of aerospace, defense, medical, and industrial customers. They expect to bring many new high tech manufacturing jobs to Donora and Washington County in the coming years.

Monongahela Valley Hospital Announces LPN to RN program As part of its commitment to the residents of the mid–Monongahela Valley, Monongahela Valley Hospital (MVH) has announced it will now hire licensed practical nurses (LPN) who are enrolled in or are intending to enroll into a registered nurse (RN) program. Successful applicants to this program must be nurses with active nursing licenses and no pending or current disciplinary actions. LPN candidates can participate in the tuition reimbursement program, which will assist in paying for their classes for an approved LPN to RN program. The tuition reimbursement program pays 100 percent of tuition for up to 9 credits per school year (Sept. 1 to Aug. 31). Nurses hired into the program agree to take sufficient classes to complete their RN degree within 24 months of their hire date and also agree to work for MVH as an RN for a period of 24 months after they receive their RN license, or after the last tuition reimbursement payment made by MVH, whichever is longer.

Mon Valley Workforce Forum Will Focus On Trades Careers Through a collaborative community effort to promote strong business and education connections we are inviting you to attend the ‘Mon Valley Workforce Forum’ - Trades Careers. This event will be held October 9, 2018 at the Mon Valley Career and Technology Center, 5 Guttman Blvd. in Charleroi. Registration will be at 8:30AM and the event will take place from 9:00AM - 12 noon. A full lunch will be provided and there is no cost for this event. The focus is to initiate connections while learning about education/employment opportunities, and resources in the manufacturing and building trades. Attendees will hear about apprenticeship opportunities, career pathways, the needs of our education community, and the skill sets needed by our local employers. Information tables will be set-up. This is a collaborative event sponsored by the following: Mon Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce, Pennsylvania Career Link-Mon Valley, Southwest Training Services, Inc., Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board, Mon Valley Alliance, Mon Valley Initiative, NAACP #2274 Mon Valley. For more information or to make a reservation please call the Mon Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce at 724-483-3507.

MVRCC MEMBER SPOTLIGHT:

Snapshot 47 The Mon Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce member spotlight for the month of September is Snapshot 47. A full service photography studio which is known throughout the Mon Valley as the father daughter team of Wayne E. Ray and Jennifer L. Codeluppi. Wayne started snapping scenery photos as a hobby and took first place in many local photography contests. He has also been a very active firefighter for Fallowfield Township VFC for over 38 years. The business name Snapshot 47 was born out of Wayne’s nickname, “Snapshot”, Pictured outside of Snapshot 47 Studio are (L to R): combined with the Joyce Ray, Jennifer L. Codeluppi and Wayne E. Ray Washington County number for Fallowfield Township VFC, which is 47. Wayne thought it to be very fitting. Jennifer learning the trade from her father, decided to follow in his footsteps. She and Wayne opened a full service photography studio located at 515 McKean Ave, Charleroi, PA. Specializing in high school senior portraits and sports photography, they can make any event a memorable experience. To find out more information about Snapshot 47 or to book an appointment find them on Facebook, or online at www.snapshot47.com or call 724-483-4747.


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Mon Valley Regional Chamber Recognizes 2018 Awardees The Mon Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce held their 2018 Award Dinner on September 13, 2018 at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Pictured above (from L to R) are this year’s honorees. Armand Ferrara-MVRCC President; Milton Kubik and Robert Rossi of Charleroi Lions Club – “Regional Service Award”; David Barbe Jr, Owner of Four Points BBQ and Brewing – “Outstanding Business Development”; Lori Spina, CEO of the Practice of K. Gosai, MD and AJ Gandhi, MD – “Shining Star Award” and Leanna Spada Executive Director of the MVRCC.

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Cook Applauds $2.5 Million Grant to Rebuild Furnace at Pyrex Glassware Manufacturing Facility in Charleroi Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) recently announced that a $2.5 million grant from the Redevelopment Capital Assistance Program (RCAP) has been awarded to Corelle Brands LLC, formerly known as World Kitchen LLC, to modernize its world-renown Pyrex brand glassware manufacturing facility located in Charleroi, Washington County. “This grant and this modernization project are specifically aimed at jumpstarting economic growth and job creation throughout the Mon Valley,” Cook said. “I am even more pleased to see that the Commonwealth is working together with local elected officials to ensure that this world-class facility remains in the 49th Legislative District for years to come. I hopeful that the completion of this project will empower more local workers to obtain family-sustaining jobs with quality benefits.” According to Corelle’s grant application, the $2.5 million will be used to replace the existing glass tank in operation at the facility which has reached the end of its useful life and must be rebuilt. The scope of this project entails the draining of the existing melting furnace and removing of the existing refractory brick lining. For the latest district event information and state government updates, visit RepBudCook.com and Facebook.com/RepBudCook.


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A Recipe For Success! ‘Pizza Station’ Merges Great Food With Community Involvement in New Eagle By Charlotte Hopkins Mouths were watering this past April 23, 2018 when the ‘Pizza Station’ opened their doors in New Eagle borough. The community’s newest restaurant is located at 187 Chess Street in New Eagle. Pizza Station owner Jim Coulter, who was born and raised in New Eagle is not new to the pizza business. His first pizzeria was called ‘Etown Pizza’ and was located in Elizabeth Borough. However, this past April Jim and his wife, Caralee, took steps to bring the pizza shop back to his hometown of New Eagle. It is the small town support in New Eagle that brought him back. “New Eagle is its own little town where everybody helps everybody,” said Coulter. He went on to say that his customers are more than just people he does business with, they become his friends. Even New Eagle's Mayor, Chaz Fine, has shown his support to the Coulters and stops in regularly to see how things are going and if they need anything. “We’ve never had that type of support or encouragement before,” expressed Coulter. The Pizza Station has an extensive menu beyond pizza. Hungry locals can order gyros, chicken wings, salads, calzones, french fries, burgers, and 22 different types of hoagies. “You can order several times a week and not order the same thing,” said Coulter. On the Pizza Station's Facebook page, customers will find daily specials, and they can leave comments and ask questions for the owners. They also have contests and promotions that customers can enter such as their weekly Steelers game promotion. Jim and Caralee feel strongly about giving back to the community. In just their short time in business, the Pizza Station helped raise over $1,800 for the Ryner Lang fundraiser which was donated to Children's Hospital. They also sponsor the Electric Cheer Dance team; contributed to Celene’s Angels Breast Cancer Benefit, and donated 25 bags filled with school supplies for area children. Recently they helped with the David Yerkey fundraiser which raised money to take David and his family to Florida

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for a last chance cancer treatment. They have even received a certificate of appreciation from the New Eagle Community Action Group for their continuous support of the community. “I feel great being able to give back,” said Coulter. “It's important to have a family business that can be helpful for the community. I don't need to be rich. I just need to be happy.” The Pizza Station is open seven days a week. Their hours are Monday-Thursday from 10:30 AM – 10:00 PM. Friday and Saturday, they are open from 10:30 AM – 11:00 PM. On Sunday they are open 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM. They offer delivery to New Eagle, Monongahela, parts of Finleyville, Carroll Township and Elrama. They can be reached by calling 724-310-3191.

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YOUR HEALTH Baldwin EMS Offering Free Flu Shots Free Flu Vaccines will be given by Baldwin EMS at the Pleasant Hills Municipal Building, Community Room, 1st Floor, 410 East Bruceton Road. The flu shots will be available on the following dates: Tuesday, October 16, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Lobby) Tuesday, October 30, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM You must be 18 years of age to receive the vaccine. To reserve your vaccine, call Baldwin EMS at 412-884-0666

MVH Offers Free Talk On Colon Cancer Arshad Bachelani, M.D., will host a free talk about colon cancer on Monday, Oct. 15, at 6:00 p.m., in the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center located on the Monongahela Valley Hospital campus. Dr. Bachelani will discuss the diagnosis and treatment of colon cancer. The session will include light refreshments and free parking. To register for the presentation, visit monvalleyhospital.com or call 724258-1333. The talk is part of Monongahela Valley Hospital’s Innovations in Medicine series that features physician guest speakers providing medical information to the community.

Dr. Arshad Bachelani

Mon Valley Community Welcomes G.I. Doctors Spartan Health Surgicenter and the Mon Valley community welcome Pittsburgh Gastroenterology Associates (PGA) to Monongahela. PGA is an eight-physician practice, offering state-of-the-art care, a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic options in digestive health and nutrition. All PGA physicians are board certified in gastroenterology. Among the members is, Nick Bellicini,D.O., Monongahela native. Dr. Bellicini and PGA are seeing patients Mondays and Thursdays at the Spartan Health Surgicenter. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 724-565-5164. About Spartan Health Surgicenter Located off Coyle Curtain Road in Monongahela, the Spartan Health Surgicenter is a state-of-the-art, freestanding outpatient surgery center that provides a comfortable and stress-free experience to patients and their families.

MVH Offers Free Talk On Celiac Disease Nicholas Bellicini, M.D., will host a free talk about celiac disease on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 6:00 p.m., in the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center on the Monongahela Valley Hospital campus. Dr. Bellicini will discuss the signs and symptoms of celiac disease as well as treatment options. The session will include light refreshments and free parking. To register for the presentation, visit monvalleyhospital.com or call 724-258-1333. The talk is part of Monongahela Valley Hospital’s Innovations in Medicine series that features physician guest speakers providing medical information to the community.

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MONONGAHELA VALLEY HOSPITAL OCTOBER EVENTS Monongahela Valley Hospital is sponsoring a variety of informative programs this month. Many of the events will be held in the hospital’s Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center (ECC). Wednesday, October 3 — “Is Weight Loss Surgery Right For You?” 6 p.m., ECC. This free information session is designed to give those individuals struggling with weight loss the facts to choose their best option. To learn if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery, join Hiram Gonzalez, M.D., as he discusses this topic in detail. To register, call 724-258-1333. Wednesday, October 3 — Innovations in Medicine: “Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetes” 6 p.m., ECC. This education program is designed to educate you about Diabetes. Faisal Javaid, M.D., will discuss the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes. To register, call 724-2581333.

Monday, October 8, and Monday, October 22 — Suicide Bereavement Support Group 1 – 2:30 p.m., ECC. This support group is a four-month program that meets the second and fourth Mondays of each month. To register, call 724678-3601. Tuesday, October 9 — Alzheimer’s Support Group 6 - 8 p.m., ECC. This free support group meets once a month. It is designed to help the families, friends and caregivers of those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. Reservations are requested by calling 724-258-1333. Wednesday, October 10 — Advanced Carbohydrate Counting 6 - 8 p.m., ECC. This program is a diabetes self-management class designed to educate you on how to count carbohydrate content in food to improve blood sugar control. To register, call 724-258-1483.

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Wednesday, October 10 — Innovations in Medicine: “Celiac Disease” 6 p.m., ECC. This education program is designed to educate you about Celiac Disease. Nick Bellicini, M.D., will discuss symptoms and treatments for celiac disease. To register, call 724258-1333. Friday, October 12 — Fall/Apple Festival 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. MVH Outdoor Central Plaza and ECC. This annual event offers a variety of delicious foods including hot Italian combo sandwich with chips, baked potato bar, apple spring mix salad, and apple cobbler in the comfort of the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center. Sponsored by the Auxiliary of Mon-Vale Health Resources, Inc. For more information, call 724-258-1167. Saturday, October 13 — 15th Annual MVH Lois Orange Ducoeur Breast Cancer Walk 10 a.m., Charleroi Market House, 423 McKean Avenue, Charleroi. Join friends and neighbors as they walk to support the prevention, early detection and treatment of breast cancer in our community at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Registration begins at 9 a.m. or register early at bit.ly/mvhbcw18. Pre-registration is not required. A $10 minimum donation is suggested for anyone over the age of 6. The first 300 walkers raising or donating a minimum of $25 will receive a commemorative bag. The first 400 participants receive a goody bag and a pink power towel. Registration brochures can be found at www.monvalleyhospital.com/fund_de velopment/events.htm. For more information, call 724-258-1855. Monday, October 15 — Innovations in Medicine: “Colon Cancer” 6 p.m., ECC. This education program is designed to educate you about Colon Cancer. Arshad Bachelani, M.D., will discuss symptoms and treatments for Colon Cancer. To register, call 724-258-1333. Wednesday, October 17 – Breast Cancer Luncheon, Education and Screening 12:30 - 3 p.m., ECC. Learn how

early detection and diagnosis can protect you and those you love from breast cancer. Physicians will present the program and offer informational displays. Participants may also receive a free breast exam. Registration is required by calling 724-258-1333. Thursday, October 18 — Ostomy Support Group 2 – 3 p.m., ECC. This support group is free and open to all persons with ostomies and their families and friends. The group meets the third Thursday of each month. For more information, call 724-258-1773. Wednesday, October 24 — 29th Annual Medical Staff Symposium 7:30 a.m., ECC. This annual event, featuring renowned speakers from across the country, is designed for physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals to learn about the latest advancements in cancer management. Cost is $25 for non-MVH physicians and nurses. For more information call, 724-258-1145. Friday, October 26 — MVH Blood Drive 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., ECC. Monongahela Valley Hospital, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, is sponsoring a blood drive to benefit local patients.To register, call 724-2581282 or visit redcrosslife.org. Tuesday, October 30 — American Heart Association Family and Friends CPR/AED 8 – 10 a.m., ECC. This course is designed for the layperson that has little or no medical training, and is taught by a certified instructor. This course is for people who do not need a certification card for a job. Content includes an orientation to CPR for adult, child, infants, choking and use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Cost of this course is $35 to cover the cost of the book, which includes a class participation card. Tuesday, October 30 — American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED 4 – 8 p.m., ECC. Adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR/AED) classes are offered by Monongahela Valley Hospital. The fee for the class is $50 to cover the class and required materials. To register, call 724-2581333.


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School News...School News Back To School at MCRS!

2018 Thomas Jefferson High School Homecoming Court Announced

Madonna Catholic Regional School, located at 731 Chess Street in Monongahela kicked off the new school year with lots of fun activities. Students in grades 4 and 5 enjoyed doing a few ice breaker exercises to start the new year.

Mrs. Miller greets the students on the first day of school.

The 2018 Thomas Jefferson High School Homecoming Court will be recognized at the Homecoming Football Game on Friday, October 5 at 7:30PM at TJHS Stadium. TJ will host Central Valley High School and the 2018 Homecoming Queen will be crowned at halftime. Pictured above sitting (L to R): Angelina Gambino, Tori O’Brien, Sydney Moran, Remy Zandier, Mia Como. Standing (L to R): Adara Getsy, Mariah Ackman, Tori Weisbrod, Jenna Clark and Haleigh Karcher

These smiles show the kids are happy to be back to school.

Thomas Jefferson High School Marching Band Will Host ‘Fall Festival of Bands’

MCRS students were permitted to dress down in gym or spirit wear the first two weeks of school to help beat the heat!

The Thomas Jefferson High School Marching Band will host their Annual ‘Fall Festival of Bands’ on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at the TJHS Stadium. Doors open at 5:00PM with Opening Ceremonies beginning at 6:00PM. Admission is $8 and children under 5 are free. There will be lots of food and baked goods, auction baskets, novelty items and performances from several local high school marching bands as well as the California University of Pennsylvania and Westminster Marching Bands. With 14 bands scheduled to perform, this year’s festival will be one of the biggest, so don’t miss this great evening of fun, food and entertainment.


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Local Worship Gospel Alliance Church in Rostraver October Events Gospel Alliance Church, 1011 Fells Church Road, Rostraver Township, PA, plans the following events for the month of October. For more information, call 724823-0453 or visit www.gospelalliancechurch.org. GriefShare - GriefShare is held every Sunday, 6:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. This current October cycle runs October 7, 14,21,28. Join at any time. Have Questions? Want to register so we can get you a workbook? Call Crystal Buchmann at (207)615-2030 or email her at cj765@cairn.edu. Visit GriefShareâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s website at: www.griefshare.org In Due Time â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Infertility Group Infertility takes many shapes, including failure to conceive, adoption loss, miscarriage, infant loss, longing for grandchildren, just to name a few. If you are one of these women, please join us. Meetings are Saturday mornings, 9:00 10:00 a.m., at Gospel Alliance Church. (Alternating Saturdays, beginning October 13, through January 19, 2019.) For further information contact Megan Zysk at 724797-6515 or megzysk@gmail.com Mops & Momsnext Fall is here and most moms are in need of

a little â&#x20AC;&#x153;meâ&#x20AC;? time. If this sounds like you (or if you know a mom who could use some time to unwind), join us. Moms with children ages birth through high school meet the first and third Friday mornings from 911:00 a.m. in the cafĂŠ at Gospel Alliance Church. Enjoy a time of fellowship, discussion, crafts and quality time. Free childcare is provided for children 6 weeks and older. For more info visit us on Facebook: facebook.com/gacmoms Sunday Worship & Weekly Family Night - Please visit our website for times and details about Sunday morning worship and Wednesday family night, a night with programming for all ages. www.gospelalliancechurch.org.

First United Methodist Church of Monongahela October Activities The First United Methodist Church of Monongahela, located at 430 West Main Street in Monongahela, invites the community to join them for their October activities. Friday Night Praise Friday, October 12 at 7:00 PM Growth Group Each Sunday, we have Growth Groups

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(Sunday school) for all ages at 9:00 AM and Worship at 10:15 AM. Growth Group Christian Studies will continue to meet on Sunday evenings at 6:00 PM. Growth Group - Simple Church meets on Wednesdays (Oct 3,10,17,24,31) at 10:00am and 7pm. United Methodist Women The United Methodist Women meet at 6:30 PM on the second Thursday (October 11th) with a prayer blanket making night at 6:30 PM on the fourth Tuesday (October 23rd). Ministry Opportunities Join our Card Ministry team which meets monthly on Tuesday at 6:30 PM (October 2nd), help with Sewing Projects for Missions, or get involved in the Community Food Bank ministry (October 18th). For more information, call 724-2587054.

October Events at South Hills Assembly of God Church in Bethel Park South Hills Assembly of God Church, 2725 Bethel Church Road, Bethel Park plans the following events for October. For more information call 412-835-8900 or

visit www.southhillsag.org. Connect Groups Grow, connect, learn, laugh and pray. Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a group that meets most evenings of the week. Sign up online. Life Recovery, A confidential Christian recovery group for any addiction, open meeting, 7:00 pm Wednesdays. Family Rescue, support and healing for family members and loved ones negatively impacted by addiction, also meets at 7:00 pm then separates into their own small group. Grief Share, Led by Pastor Pat Sutton, meets Thursdays from 6:30-8:30 pm through December 13, or Fridays from 10:00 am â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 12:00 noon through December 14. Grief Share is a safe, caring place to come and share your loss with people who understand and want to offer comfort and encouragement during a very difficult time in your life. You will learn what is really normal when you are grieving, how to take the time you need to grieve your loss, and that there is hope for the future in this Bible based support group. Class consists of DVD teaching, followed by time for discussion and sharing. Start anytime; return

for any of the classes you missed. Registration is $15 and includes workbook. Let us help you through this difficult time.


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Pastor Stephanie Moder to Speak at Elizabeth Mary & Martha Joy Fellowship The Elizabeth chapter of The Mary and Martha Joy Fellowship of Come Together in Jesus Name will hold its monthly meeting of praise and worship at New Hope Assembly of Stephanie Moder God located at 900 Peairs Rd., Elizabeth, PA 15037 on Monday evening, October 15 at 7:00 p.m. Guest speaker will be Pastor Stephanie Moder ministering. There is no charge; a free-will offering will be taken. Pastor Stephanie serves beside her husband, Pastor Mark, as the associate pastor at Berean Fellowship Church located in the South Hills area of Pittsburgh which she and her husband founded in 1986. She is an ordained minister through Faith Christian Fellowship International (FCF) of Tulsa, OK for which she serves as the organization’s East Region Representative. She oversees the women’s, youth and children’s ministries. She also teaches at Berean, local Christian groups and churches. A gifted writer, each year she oversees an outstanding VBS program and a powerful Christmas outreach for the surrounding communities. “Cosmic Zenith Heroes” is her first published VBS curriculum. It is available nationwide and with more material to follow. Come, be refreshed and revived as you are washed with the cleansing, refreshing water of The Living Word. All are welcome to attend. For further information call Virgie Vidil at 412-384-4882 or Justine DeBellis at 412-384-3299.

‘Trunk N’ Treat’ at Crossroads Ministries in Finleyville The 2018 ‘Trunk N’ Treat’ at Crossroads Ministries will be held on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. and will run until approximately 8:30 p.m. ‘Trunk N’ Treat’ is a kid-friendly version of tailgating; and is a safe alternative to door-to-door trick or treating each year. People from the church decorate the trunks of their cars (with a variety of fun themes) and distribute candy, snacks, or prizes to the hundreds of children who attend. All children in our community are welcome to attend this event, but they must be accom-

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panied by an adult. Please see our website to register for this free event. Crossroads Ministries is located at 81 Walter Long Road, Finleyville, PA 15332, one mile south of Trax Farms, overlooking Route 88. For more information about Crossroads, please visit their website at www.crsmin.com or call 724-348-1620.

Calvary Bible Church To Host Ladies Fall Conference on October 20 Calvary Bible Church, located at 990 4th St. Ext., North Charleroi, will host their 18th annual Ladies Fall Conference on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Registration, along with donuts and beverages, will begin at 9:00 a.m. Welcome and praise is at 9:30 a.m., followed by the first teaching session at 10:00 a.m. The cost is $15, which also includes a hot catered lunch. These conferences have proven to be an uplifting time of blessings and challenges centered on the Word of God. Guest speaker for the conference is Kristi Walker, who has served as a missionary in Berlin, Germany for the last 14 years. She has a passion for missions and international youth ministry and shares Christ weekly with middle school and high school students from all over the globe. She recently wrote a book entitled Disappointment: A Subtle Path Away From Christ. Her topic for the conference is “Finding God’s Appointment in Disappointment.” For more information or to preregister by October 8th, please contact the Calvary Bible Church office at 724-483-6108. After October 8th, you will be directed to the conference coordinator. Walk-ins are also welcome.

‘Rise Up And Praise’ at First Baptist Church Monongahela On Friday, October 26, the First Baptist Church of Monongahela will present ‘Rise Up And Praise’, a concert featuring their praise band River Rising along with the Journey By Grace praise team. The concert begins at 7:00PM and is free to the public. Light refreshments will follow event. The church is located at 601 W. Main Street, Monongahela, PA. For more information please call 724-258-7750 or email at www.firstbaptistmon.org

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SPORTS RMS Football Players Inducted Into National Jr. Honor Society

Five Ringgold Middle School football players were inducted into the National Jr. Honor Society on Wednesday, September 26 at the middle school open house. Pictured(L-R): Maddox Sukel, Cameron Smith, Zach Cheplic, Lamar Russell, Buddy Mease

Belle Vernon Area Football Honors 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees

The 2018 Belle Vernon Area Football Hall of Fame inductees were honored at the James Weir Stadium on Friday, August 31. Pictured above are new inductees (from L to R): John DiVirgilio, Tom Gobbie, Matt Biddle, Steve Noble, Greg Steeber


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YOUGHIOGHENY COUNTRY CLUB WOMEN’S GOLF NEWS

Murray Wins Women’s Nine Hole Golf League “Star of the Year”

Two Day Championship Tournament The winners of the Nine Hole Two Person Chapman, were Judi Murray and Angie Zalakar.

Nine Hole League members in the photo who hosted the breakfast as well as the baskets are Judi Murray, Patti Decima, Ginger Spang, Rose Marie Zuro, Jean Joseph and Carole Friend.

Rally For A Cure Event Youghiogheny Country Club Women’s Nine Hole League held a ‘Rally for the Cure’ for the benefit of Susan G. Komen breast cancer research. Funds from the basket raffle and donations amounted to $559. Chairmen of the event were Jean Joseph and Carole Friend. The event coincided with the 18 hole Doe Day Event.

Youghiogheny Country Club Women’s Nine Hole Golf League ‘Star of the Year’ was won by Judi Murray who won after a tie with Pat Sheleheda, sudden death by score card on # 2 hole. The competition was with the Stars of the Day throughout the golf season.

McHolme Shines as Women’s 18 Hole ‘Star of the Year’ Youghiogheny Country Club Women’s Nine Hole Golf League winner of our Two Day 2018 Championship Tournament is Judi Murray.

Lynn Mcholme is the 2018 ‘Star of the Year’ for the 18 Hole Women’s Golf Association at Youghiogheny Country Club. Administrator Penny Natale organized the tournament for golfers who qualified throughout the season by posting individual low net scores and winning “Star of the Day.”

Hunter Safety Class at Rostraver Sportsmen’s Club The Rostraver Sportsmen's & Conservation Association is hosting a Hunter Safety Class on Saturday, October 13. The class is FREE to all who may need the class to hunt this year. Interested parties need to first register on the PA Game Commission website. Rostraver Sportsmen's & Conservation Association is located at 559 Cedar Creek Road, Belle Vernon, PA 15012. For more information, please contact the Club at 724-872-4399.

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Local People News Elite Baton Twirler Competes at Nationals Area native, Katie Seibert recently competed at the Baton Twirling Nationals at Notre Dame University. Katie who is the Feature Twirler for Alderson Broaddus University in West Virginia competed for the first time in the college division. She placed 1st runner up out of 41 participants in the College Miss Majorette of American Pageant. This means Katie is ranked 2nd in the country among the elite college baton twirlers. She has been in the top 10 for her entire baton twirling career and has nor reached the top 5. Katie received invitation to represent the United States at the Grand Prix competition next August. This prestigious event is being held in Limoges, Katie Seibert France August 9 - 11, 2019. Katie will be traveling as an official team member. She is extremely excited and honored to be selected for this opportunity. This past June at the North Atlantic Regional competition, Katie won the title of “2018 College Miss Majorette of the North Atlantic” which was held at Beaver Community College. She placed first in all three divisions – Modeling, Strut and Solo for this competition. She also won the Advance Regional Strut competition for 2018.

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ANNOUNCEMENT Herrlichs of South Park Proud Parents of Twins Proud parents Michael and Amy Herrlich of South Park are happy to announce the arrival of their twin son and daughter. They were born on September 17th at UPMC Magee Womens Hospital. Grady Dosse Herrlich weighed 6 lbs and was 19 1/2” long. His little sister, Oakley Maree Herrlich weighed 5 lbs. 6 ounces and 18” long. Three year old Adriana Herrlich is excited and ready for her new role as Big Sister!

Former Union Township Resident, Eagle Scout Hikes The Entire Appalachian Trail

Shane McCormick

Shane McCormick, son of Lynd and Lisa McCormick, successfully completed his solo thru-hike on the 2,191 mile long Appalachian Trail (AT) on August 21, 2018. The AT is known as the longest hiking-only trail in the world, and follows the Appalachian Mountains from Georgia to Maine, through 14 states. Shane began his adventure on March 6, 2018 at Amicalola Falls State Park in Georgia. Five months, two weeks, and one day later, he summited Mount Katahdin’s Baxter Peak, the northern terminus of the AT in Maine. Shane endured 6 weeks of below zero temperatures, blizzards and knee deep snow, as well as 90 degree temperatures, a forest fire, a black bear encounter, two straight weeks of rain and mud. What he took away from this adventure was far greater than he had anticipated. It was indeed, a life enriching experience. Shane is a 2007 graduate of Ringgold High School and had also earned the Boy Scouts of America rank of Eagle Scout in 2007. Much of his enthusiasm for the outdoors was attributed to the experiences he gained from Troop 1452. If you care to read of, and view the many photos of his experiences on this wild ride, visit: www.trailjournals.com/gonesquatchin

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Home & Garden Recent Local Real Estate Transactions Seller

Buyer

Address

Price

BALDWIN TOWNSHIP Enterprise Bank Ronald Labrosse Jr. Richard DiPippa Ralph Surman Robert Davey

Altamira Holdings Ltd. Steven Bishop and Anna Busch Marissa Ann Russo Barr Property Development Inc. Joseph and Darlene Pozza

517 McNeilly Road 813 Rolling Rock Road 400 Pearce Road 2301 Romine St. 762 Hill St.

$540,000. $198,900. $179,900. $68,000. $172,500.

103 Russie Ave. Beallsville Road 401 Hazel St.

$45,000. $20,000. $67,500.

BENTLEYVILLE Cheryl Selvoski Jeffrey Skorvan Prestige Real Estate & Development LLC Drew Barney Estate of Clay Wilbert Donley Aimee Fraka

BETHEL PARK Patricia Kline Joseph Finnegan 301 Berrington Court $197,000. Deborah Ann Morrison David and Myranda Fullerton 409 Chessbriar Drive $150,150. Richard Dowell John and Kristy Richards 958 Copsewood Drive $210,000. Robert Brekosky Chris and Julie Matthews 1124 Dana Drive $291,500. David Wohleber Robert and Renee Brekosky 1000 Grandview Farms Drive $482,000. Christine Kudrav Isha Gurung 6111 Great Dane Drive $242,500. Russell Rice Kenneth and Anna Benvenuti 55 Highland Road Unit 202 $145,000. Robert DeFalle Jeff Lane 3220 Industrial Blvd. $363,800. Noopur Davis Terence and Maria Keicher 1108 Lenox Drive $140,000. Michael Stemnock trustee Ryan and Michelle Steen 2321 Milford Drive $175,000. Estate of Catherine Ciaramella Cheryl Thomas 319 Allandale Drive $200,000. Estate of Lucille Colvin Andrew and Rebecca Marks 946 Copsewood Drive $235,000. Jeff Wolstoncroft Brian and Jessica Welsh 1106 Dana Drive $303,000. Colin Webster Melanie Hirt 6060 Great Dane Drive $292,000. Georgene Volk Victoria Lekse and William Arre Jr. 5998 Kings School Road $232,000. Estate of Joanne Sommer Gerard Wuenschel Jr. 113 Old Village Lane $135,000. Dana S Fogle Belles Kyle William and Danielle DePierro Thomas 1173 Sarah St. $189,900. Eileen Jeeannette G Allan Brenneman 1104 Berrington Court $144,000. Nancy Bundy Michael Raul Mendez 905 Berrington Court $155,000. Kurt Alyn Kaskie DLJ Mortgage Capital Inc. 2611 Broad St. $2,497 by sheriff’s deed. Investors Deal LLC Jeffrey and Cythia Volpatti Clifton Road $30,000. Estate of Joseph Robert Waylonis Wesley Leopold 3200 Forest Road $240,000. Dan Ryan Builders Mid Atlantic LLCChristina Palmieri and Joseph Serafin 1637 Holly Hill Drive $399,999. Thomas Lamb Matthew and Krysten King 617 Keith Road $320,000. Craig Muscato Matthew James Hirlehey and Megan Clancy 662 Manoah Drive $290,000. David Weidner trustee David and Alissa Garnetti 3945 Mimosa Drive $269,000. Alissa Garnetti Joseph and Marija Kobal 2540 N. Lightwood Ave. $220,000. Paul Stadelman Jr. Tyler Dillinger and Elizabeth Heiles 2577 N. Lightwood Ave. $241,500. Bradley Fox Derek and Elisabeth Darby 259 Oaklyn Road $186,000. Garrett Shanafelt Carl Meixner II and Danielle Meixner 5182 Park Ave. $100,000. Thomas Skelton Richard Martin Joyce 5038 Sherwood Road $152,000. Iona Wilson trustee et al. Nilu Enterprise Inc. 3405 South Park Road $410,000. Kevin Edward McCann Daryl Polydor and Shelly Kocsuta 2761 W. Munroe St. $206,000. Harvey Curtis Katie Olds 916 Clifton Road $99,900. Rick Lewandowski Bradley and Susan Gerlach 605 Glenrock Drive $227,600. Ryan Montgomery et al. Jody English 5905 Leprechaun Drive $245,000. George Svaranowic Kevin and Jodie McCann 5959 Leprechaun Drive $232,500. Estate of Joan Henning Jeffrey Hindmarch et al. and Courtney Hindmarch 5670 Library Road $107,500. Patrick Fleming Jr. Lauren Ann and Donald Thomas Moore 7020 Locust Road $230,000. Housing & Urban Development Yazen Diab Al Badayneh 650 Lois Drive $53,000 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $126,768) by sheriff’s deed. Jon Niederberger Matthew Schlassa 17 Old Ox Road $197,500. Sharon Contosta Daniel and Melissa O’Toole 5553 Saddlebrook Drive $344,000.

A Guide To Safely Removing Fallen Leaves

If at any time during leaf clean-up you feel sharp or dull, incessant pains, stop working. Listen to your body’s signals and start the task anew the next day or when you feel better.

Raking leaves is a chore many people immediately associate with autumn. Even though raking seems like a simple activity, it’s still possible to be injured while removing leaves from the yard. The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center advises that pain from outdoor leaf chores can range from strained back muscles to twisted knees. Blisters on the hands and sunburn are other potential side effects. Many people do not realize that raking is a thorough cardiovascular workout. Individuals at risk for cardiovascular disease or those who have recovered from surgery may not be well enough to rake leaves. Here’s how to make autumn leaf removal more of a breeze when the job is done safely. • Pay attention when using a leaf blower. Be cautious not to point an operational blower in the direction of people or pets, as debris can be blown about and cause injury. (Continued on page 44)


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• Stretch out before raking leaves. Warm up muscles beforehand so they are less likely to cramp. UPMC experts suggest taking a short walk prior to raking to stimulate circulation. • Use proper raking form. Much like snow shoveling, one should emphasize proper posture when raking, with legs slightly bent and weight distributed evenly. Hold the rake handle close to the body and keep one hand near the top of the rake for better leverage. • Use the proper gear. A leaf rake fans out like a triangle and comes in various widths. Choose a lightweight material that can be easily maneuvered. A metal rake is for stones and dirt and shouldn’t be used for leaves. To get between bushes, a smaller version of a leaf rake, called a shrub rake, should be used. • Wear protective gear. When raking or leaf blowing, protect your eyes against debris. You also may want to use a mask to prevent inhalation of leaf mold and other particulates. Gloves can protect hands from blisters. • Follow manufacturers’ directions. Read the instructions for powered leaf blowers, and never modify the device in an unauthorized way. • Use a tarp and lift wisely. Rake leaves onto a tarp that can be dragged to a garbage pail or to the curb for municipal pick up. For those who must lift bags of leaves, do so by bending at the knees, not from the waist. • Wear sunscreen. Protect skin from the sun. Even though temperatures are cooler in the fall, this does not mean the sun’s rays are any less harmful. Also, take breaks to rehydrate frequently. • Use a secure ladder. When removing leaves from gutters, be sure the ladder is sturdy and secure. Consider having a friend serve as a spotter, holding on to the ladder to offer greater security. Do not overextend to stretch for leaves.

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Recent Local Real Estate Transactions Seller

BETHEL PARK Mary Ann Weber et al.

Buyer

Address

Steven Dadowski

Price

194 Spartan Drive (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $149,369). Cheryl Scott Jessica Ovesney 2523 Sylvania Drive Jennifer L Woods Knopp Michael Sedota and Lindsey Gamble 709 Tralee Drive Dan Ryan Builders Mid Atlantic LLCRaja Shekhar Chava and Spandana Vadlamudi 5608 Willow Terrace Drive BRENTWOOD Jeffrey Kemmler Michael Paul and Sharen Reber Estate of Dorothy McAleese Jason Hsun Wells Fargo Bank NA Castlerock 2017 LLC Nicholas Poljak Jr. Beech Homes LLC Elaine Datig Dil and Bishnu Gurung James Vickless David and Nancy Bundy (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $96,470) by sheriff’s deed. Marc Speranza Raymond Immekus Joanna Maria McQuaide Beech Homes LLC US Bank NA trustee Fredy Saul Lopez Mauricio Gi’Orio Five LLC Cornerstone 3-18 L.P. William Landon Meera Chhetri Estate of Arline Howells William and Nancy Spero David Bundy Martin Vickless and Stephanie Fox (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $95,988). Martin Hinnebusch Brentwood Borough Kevin O’Brien Jonathan and Samantha Fay Kimberly B Currie Dunn Jacob Teper Thomas Wolfe Jennifer Torrance Chandra Chapagai Jason Hsun David Stoodt Amar Singh and Phul Maya Rai Charles Maiden James Veatch Jr. and Diana Veatch Richard Levis Joshua and Elizabeth Freyberger CARROLL TOWNSHIP Lisa Noga Harry Marchewka Frank Chiprich 1st Choice Home Improvemts LLC Estate of Ardith Downer Estate of Valeria Edith Ghilani Housing & Urban Development Helen Sitar Ronald Drischler Shannon Rhome CHARLEROI Elie Moises Smilovitz Kassin Wells Fargo Bank trustee Steve Yilit Jr. John Fayish William Elliott Philip Moser Todd and Courtney Saxon Donald Lee Smaracheck

Maple Creek Mining Inc. Country Club Property LLC Gary Reese and Karie Lee Deisher David Crews John Everly II Robert Luckowski Robert and Sharon Myers Maple Creek Mining Inc. Maple Creek Mining Inc. Davi Bassi

$1 $121,500. $179,900. $326,440.

2927 Brentwood Ave. 3101 Clermont Ave. 3833 Delco Road 3226 Beechdale St. 3615 Drebert Ave. 4 Graper St.

$95,000. $147,000. $30,100. $104,213. $112,000. $35,000

2718 Pyramid Ave. 3406 Shadewell Ave. 2926 Willett Road 3349 Bookman Ave. 3888 Edge Road 4020 Edge Road 4 Graper St.

$98,500. $102,700. $34,500. $158,300. $184,900. $115,000. $35,000

12 Hillman St. 4059 Meadowbrook Blvd. 32 W. Garden Road 2933 Brentwood Ave. 210 E. Garden Road 3891 Edge Road 3950 Edge Road 103 Heathmore St.

$129,000. $55,000. $110,000. $110,500. $67,500. $199,900. $163,000. $179,900.

1553 Fourth St. 1269 Country Club Road 22 Shelly Way Baird Ave. 15 Hoon St. 14 Prosperity St. 110 Prosser Drive 1552 Fourth St. 105 Highland Ave. 156 Terrace Drive

$255,000. $95,000. $187,900. $5,000. $4,500. $71,000. $60,100. $123,700. $200,000. $125,000.

Gary Piecknick Estate of David Russell

SHTAR Ltd. 201 Lookout Ave. Primetime Property LLC 317 Woodland Ave. Barry Rach Fifth St. Capri Realty LLC 937 Crest Ave. LSF10 Master Participitation Trust 101 Lincoln Ave. Shawn Wilson 220 Crest Ave. 712 Washington Ave. McKean Storage LLC 475 Charles St. (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $31,500). John and Sarah Yocolano 702 Crest Ave. Jeremy Christopher Siau 909 Oakland Ave.

DONORA Xiao Ting Huang Teeple Trust Bruce Smith KAT Capital LLC Virgil Fragelo Geraldine Book Jason Cowan Specialized Loan Servicing LLC Frank Coppi

Valentine Simo Barbara Hetrick Mr Cooper Tara Hoffman Eleazar Luciano Guido Fronzaglio and Heather Ashley Virginia Kimmel Desmigo Realty LLC Wilmington Trust Co. trustee

547 McKean Ave. 140 Teeple Ave. 75 Allen Ave. 55 Watkins Ave. 33 Manor Road 458 Eighth St. 24 Allen Plan 125 Bertha Ave. 405 Short St.

$15,000. $4,777. $6,000. $20,000. $1,018 by sheriff’s deed. $34,500. $20,875. $1 $79,000. $10,000. $31,290. $2,900. $1,188 by sheriff’s deed. $25,000. $113,500. $60,000. $2,500. $5,500. $1,088 by sheriff’s deed.


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Recent Local Real Estate Transactions Seller

Buyer

ELIZABETH BOROUGH Estate of Joseph Volpe

Address

Price

Alina Beryh

511 Fifth Ave. $6,500 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $115,368) by sheriff’s deed. Cama Sdira LLC FBO Joanna Hohman IRAKristen David 521 S. Third Ave. $37,000. Housing & Urban Development Stephen Niedzwiecki 711 Sixth Ave. $16,000. Floyd Sorg Jr. Whiteman Scherle LLC 117 S. Second St. $127,500.

FINLEYVILLE Melvin Hainsworth Estate of John Baumgarten

Finleyville Borough John and Keri Lesure

JEFFERSON HILLS Robert Hamrock

Cavallo Mineral Partners LLC

3757 First St. 3125 School Place Road

$9,100 by sheriff’s deed. $167,500.

Clairton Road (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $336,548). Dolores Laughlin Jorge Alexis Morales Sanchez 108 Vine St. Environmentally Sound Enterprises LLC NVR Inc. 216 Washington Drive MB2K Development Inc. Costa Industries LLC 3029 Chestnut Ridge Drive Environmentally Sound Enterprises LLC NVR Inc. 370 Greene Drive Jeffrey Davis Aaron and Nicole Weiss 1500 Majestic Drive Mark Moses Peter and Megan Kotula 1390 Marion Drive Janet Sharp et al. Cavallo Mineral Partners LLC Snowden Road (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $5,410). Estate of Walter Edward Zamko Anthony Lucas and Shianne Demko 1019 Second St. Om Prakash Sharma Andrew and Lauren Kufen 210 Andrew Drive Estate of Jack Smart Joseph Dolata III 500 Cochran Mill Road NVR Inc. Duane and Dawn Lewis 363 Greene Drive NVR Inc. Christopher and Melissa Ditmore 369 Greene Drive Melinda Hannah Frank Capozzi and Julie Marie Linnelli 1737 Jefferson Ridge Drive Tyler Thornton Reita and Christopher Derrick 1263 Loyal Drive Kathleen Badamo Beech Homes LLC 114 Neilson Drive Douglas Sable et al. Michelle and Michael Viola 234 Oak Entrance Drive Estate of Florence Alderson Douglas Smith 2505 Ridge Road Thomas Zoglmann Christopher and Angela Herdman 309 Tangelo Drive Zokaites Properties L.P. Richard Dumm and Rodney Kelley 3377 Woodwind Drive Kelsey Polizzano Kerin Anthony Damico 1341 Third St. NVR Inc. Jeffrey Walters and Brandon Coleman 384 Greene Drive Maronda Homes Inc. Jennifer Lynne and Craig Willaim Wetzel 337 Hunters Field Circle Nicholas Siroki Beech Homes LLC 6008 Walton Road

$95,000. $265,900. $11,000. $355,565. $390,465. $325,000. $159,000. $133,313. $283,950. $143,000. $220,000. $325,000. $122,000. $380,775. $375,490. $94,306.

MONESSEN Joshua Lindsey William Bosdash et al. and Karen Bosdash Mon Valley Community Services Inc.Alisha Raeanna Argyle Kenneth Guiffre Leisa Lyons Ty Reppert Shawn Weddle John Edward Crews 1st Choice Home Improvements LLC Albert Patrick Carson David Crews John Edwards Crews Albert Patrick and Sheryl D Sears Carson

$8,000. $19,900. $90,000. $89,900. $2,000. $7,500. $4,500.

232 Donner Ave. 401 McKee Ave. 18 Monessen Blvd. 67 Scenery Blvd. 635 14th St. 422 Sixth St. 36 Aliquippa Ave.

Affordable Apartment Living

$336,547 $170,000. $60,000. $79,900. $60,000. $560,000. $35,000. $1

Prevent Frozen Pipes While Traveling During winter, many people plan vacations to warmer climates so they can enjoy a relaxing respite from the snow and ice. While travelers are enjoying the sand and surf, their homes may be in danger from extreme weather conditions. According to the State Farm Insurance Company, frozen water pipes affect a quarter-million families each winter. Both copper and plastic pipes can freeze. State Farm notes that a single 1/8-inch crack in a pipe can result in up to 250 gallons of water leakage per day. Flood water can contribute to serious structural damage, mold and a host of other problems. Water expands as it freezes, so pipes can be put under strain if the pressure from expanding water has nowhere to go, offers the American Red Cross. Pipes that tend to freeze most frequently include those exposed to severe cold, such as outdoor hose bibs, swimming pool lines and water sprinkler systems. However, even pipes inside a home, such as those in unheated areas or those that run against exterior walls, can freeze. To avoid returning from a relaxing winter escape to find a home in need of repair thanks to frozen pipes, homeowners can take these steps. • Add insulation to attics, basements and crawl spaces to help maintain higher temperatures within the areas where some water pipes may run. • Pipes themselves can be insulated with special coverings or sleeves. Homeowners also can explore heat tape (Continued on page 47)


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Buyer

Address

Price

Christine Owings Michael Gaydos 513 Manown St. $3,500. Prakash Katwaroo J&R Real Estate Holdings LLC 1611 Maple Ave. $32,500. Kathleen Krivacek Shawley J&R Real Estate Holdings LLC 900 Maple Ave. $30,000. Martin Truchok James and Joanne Gubash 1328 Reeves Ave. $71,000. Robert Kelsesky Jr. Catherine Ruschak 1235 Rosecrest Ave. $54,000. John Edward Crews 1st Choice Home Improvements LLC 735 S. 14th St. $5,000. Albert Patrick Carson David Crews 1407 Walnut Ave. $5,000. John Edward Crews Albert Patrick and Sheryl D Sears Carson Walnut St. $8,200. George Patrick Edward Holmes 83 Pennsylvania Blvd. $1,262 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $80,978) by sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s deed. Jeffrey Reynolds US Bank NA 312 Third St. $4,913 by sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s deed. Barbara Ann Spotts Andrew Paul and Tina Hess 710 Lookout Ave. $62,500. Richard Alan Billy Benjamin and Karen Greenwood 14 McKee Ave. $30,000. Dolores Stankovich Bank New York Mellon 6 Monessen Blvd. $1,307 by sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s deed. Garley Kalp Christie Harr 674 676 Reed Ave. $15,000. Erik Jones JPMorgan Chase Bank NA 240 Shawnee Ave. $1,599 by sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s deed. MONONGAHELA Diana Urrea 1051 Country Club Road LLC 1051 Country Club Road $10 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $354,375). Mark Molesky Michael Tetteris Jr. and Angela Tetteris 902 Marne Ave. $25,000. Claudia Williams Joel Shusta 100 Wall St. $6,000. Timothy Fischer Mathew Turko 244 Sullivan St. $1 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $28,500). Cordelia June Soles Kurt Lewis 450 Carson St. $50,000. James Agostoni James Agostoni 1004 Howard St. $1 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $22,000). Estate of Barbara Beck David Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Brien 1850 Fourth St. $87,500. Estate of Jewell Phillips Justin Wujcik and Aubrey Larson 618 Lincoln St. $35,000.

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5201 HAYDEN BLVD, BELLE VERNON

$155,000

233 GIESEY ROAD, LIGONIER

$105,000

453 MONMOUTH, CRANBERRY TWP

$279,000

21 SPRING DRIVE, MONESSEN

$151,000

214 N. FOURTH STREET, WEST NEWTON

451 LAKEWOOD DRIVE, GREENSBURG

$250,000

523 GALILEO DRIVE, ROSTRAVER TWP

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$254,900

180 WALNUT RIDGE ROAD, CHARLEROI

$124,900

22 SHELLY WAY, MONONGAHELA

$187,900

291 KING ROAD, MILL RUN

$315,000

77 MILL STREET, MILLSBORO 617 SPEERS AVENUE, CHARLEROI

$20,000 $114,900 $85,000

520 WEBSTER ROAD, ROSTRAVER TWP

$69,900

949 BROUGHTON ROAD, PITTSBURGH

$139,900

100 LONG AVENUE, BELLE VERNON

$176,500 $107,250

816 VERNON DRIVE, ROSTRAVER TWP

$260,000

1 RESERVOIR, CHARLEROI

319 ROLLING DRIVE, ROSTRAVER TWP

$178,625

417 LATTA AVENUE, ROSCOE

$93,400

215 STATE ROUTE 31, RUFFSDALE

$120,000

220 CREST AVENUE, CHARLEROI

$29,900

220 ROBERTS STREET, ROSTRAVER TWP

$215,000

202 SCOTT STREET, CHARLEROI

407 BELFREY DRIVE, ELIZABETH TWP

$145,000

547 FITZ HENRY ROAD, SMITHTON

308 N. 2ND STREET, WEST NEWTON

$115,000

126-130 SHADY AVENUE, BELLE VERNON

384 OLD HICKORY FLATS, SOMERSET Simon Real Estate Services

712 WASHINGTON AVENUE, CHARLEROI

$293,000

776 SANDSTONE WAY, ROSTRAVER TWP 113 WILLIAMS ROAD, FAYETTE CITY

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$20,200

$18,500

$29,600

1100 HILL STREET, BELLE VERNON

$119,000

420 COAL ALLEY, BELLE VERNON

$119,000

139 SIMILO DRIVE, ELIZABETH TWP 244 SULLIVAN STREET, MONONGAHELA

$97,000 $138,000 $95,000 $129,900 $28,500


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Recent Local Real Estate Transactions Seller

Buyer

PETERS TOWNSHIP James McNeese Justin Durkacs Majdi Kowarik Mark Nave Erik Duritza Bradley Bongiorni Joseph Walters John Kelly Jr. Rande Casaday David Blazek John Coccioletti Joshua Jones Gruber Family Trust for Real Estate William Shepardson Leslie Hinkle Thompson Michael Leon Heather Hins Patrick Bedner Robert Carroll Estate of Eileen Mortimer Christopher Dirksen Halliburton Real Estate Services Inc. Gayle Blonar Estate of Virginia Gaul Brian Dunn John Junker Robert Cocco Lloyd Hohl Diane Barnhart Paul Locke Betty Hamann et al. Stephen Valent Alan Bock Stephen Vaughn Michael Benya William Glaneman Thomas Carter Estate of JoLynne Sedmak Investors Mark Acquistions LLC Roger Graham Jr.

Address

Joshua and Jessica Williams 182 E. Highland Drive Lori Mulik 235 E. McMurray Road Jeffrey Openbrier II and Krista L Taylor Openbrier205 Fox Creek Road Dayra C Avila Lima and Miguel Castillo Lopez 116 Inverness Drive Tyler and Jennifer Hengen 138 Ivy Lane Michael and Dana Winowich 105 McIntosh Drive Julie Brinker and Jeffrey Jeglinski 155 Pleasantview Drive John Curley and Rosemary Cwik Curley 116 Robinhood Lane Robert and Alison Cocco 1005 Sheriffs Court Yuri Sobolev and Svetlana Sakharova 1012 Sheriffs Court HP Pennsylvania I LLC 112 Sunset Lane Nilesh and Dipti Patil 220 Turkeyfoot Road Terry and Barbara Divelbliss 223 Village Green Drive Keeneth and Zuzana Falta 326 Buffalo Ridge Road Richard Weaver and Jeanne Colleran Weaver 105 Driftwood Drive Frank Rocchio III and Natalie Rocchio 314 Fineview Drive Leslie Denton 112 Forest Drive John and Kelly Zinn 217 Hemlock Drive Adrian and Beth Ann Markocic 106 Janis Drive Leanne and Ashley Dengler 101 Victoria Lane Halliburton Real Estate Services Inc. 124 Will Scarlett Drive Joseph Paul Barker and Christine Marie Mussomeli 124 Will Scarlett Drive Noah Findley 120 Braun Drive Robert and Linda Dodson 111 Elm Grove Drive James and Leslie Armentrout 105 Fairview Circle Judd Emery and Amy Larson 235 King Richard Drive Tom Nevers Holdings LLC 260 King Richard Drive Richard Allen and Kate Travers Serdy 888 McClelland Road Jessica Petka and Dawn Otey 104 Thompsonville Road Donald Harshbarger and Sarah Leech 249 Thompsonville Road Clinton and Julie Gastgeb 434 Thompsonville Road Angela Dipaolo 206 Boxwood Court Patrick and Julianne Baer 110 Fairview Circle Naomi Mattarock 109 Fieldstone Court Ryan Clete and Stephanie Renee Stephan 106 Merlin Drive Abigail Kaufer and Bryan Shanahan 406 Pine Ridge Drive RJR 1 Properties LLC 343 Quail Run Road Chloe Grzyb 424 Thompsonville Road Sean and Rebecca Pieramici 504 Villa Drive Katherine Mary and Ian Robert Doherty 103 Warlington Circle

Price

$327,000. $100,000. $420,000. $430,000. $195,000. $455,000. $395,000. $338,000. $547,500. $795,000. $355,000. $470,000. $383,000. $553,500. $410,000. $305,000. $238,000. $274,000. $412,500. $310,000. $525,000. $525,000. $382,500. $150,000. $630,000. $445,000. $485,000. $80,000. $255,829. $365,000. $196,000. $225,000. $458,500. $280,000. $380,000. $339,900. $145,000. $125,600. $1,769,530. $436,000.

Prevent Frozen Pipes While Traveling (Continued from page 45)

or wrap pipes in heat cables controlled by their thermostats. • Disconnect outdoor hoses, and drain water from pipes leading to outdoor faucets. Turn off the indoor valve to shut off the water supply to the outdoors, but leave the outdoor bib in the ‘open’ position to allow water to drip and relieve pressure should some freezing occur. • The same technique can be applied indoors. A trickle of hot and cold water can keep pipes from freezing during extremely cold snaps of weather. • Set the thermostat to a consistent temperature, ensuring that the temperature indoors will not drop dramatically overnight. The temperature should be no less than 55 F. • Open cabinet doors to allow heat to reach under sinks and appliances. • Check around the house for drafty areas that can contribute to colder temperatures in garages, basements and crawl spaces. Consider relocating pipes that are exposed to the elements to provide increased protection. • Ask a neighbor to periodically check on the house to ensure that pipes are in good working order. Homeowners who know where the main water shut-off valve in their homes is located and who act quickly can prevent serious damage should a pipe burst. In such instances, leaks can be contained and extinguished as quickly as possible.


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Seller

Buyer

Address

ROSTRAVER Ryan McIntire Estate of Patricia Grove Lee Del Wilson Michael Peters Maryann Monroe Buddtown Assoc. Brinda Fink Anna Fazio et al. Kevin Crusan et al. Christine Finnegan Craig White et al. John Shoaf Estate of Francis Vescio Edwin Miller Deanna Rydbom Thomas Clark DDM Development Inc. Maronda Homes Inc. Maronda Homes Inc.

Ricky and Kristen Tyburski Peter Nelson and Michelle Bartus Woodrow Jones Jr. O’Casek Real Estate LLC Olivia Landis Michael and Susan Fine Bradley Miller and Briona McGuire Nancy Lee Morrison William and Kelly Clausi Gail Thomas Constantine Rentals LLC Kathleen Marie Slebodnik Vincent Byrne and Rosetta Cowell Federal National Mortgage Assn. Stanley and Kathleen Regula BASE Investment I LLC Richard and Diane Lapinski Jason and Carrie Ann Selvoski Hope and David Egnac

523 Galileo Drive 409 411 Grace Lane 1015 Hill St. 124 Price St. 520 Webster Road Budds Ferry Road 430 Collinsburg Road 1100 Hill St. 220 Roberts St. 319 Rolling Drive 126-128 Shady Ave. 790 Vernon Drive 409 Atwood Ave. 106 Clarence Ave. 112 Pleasant Valley Blvd. 4592 Route 51 778 Sandstone Way 259 Stump Drive 309 Stump Drive

SOUTH PARK Beth Kramer Estate of Robert Engott Jr. Karlie Nicole Bailey et al. Carol Pavlik Donald Savic Jareen Zupancic Michael Greer

Beth Ann Loris and Judith Wenslovas Liberty Home Buyers LLC Stephen Gronsky Robert and Stephenie Brazill Beechco LLC Lesley Gambone and Jordan Judd Joseph John Wetzel

3065 Sebolt Road 4122 Terrace Ave. 2912 Amy Drive 5931 Broad St. 1017 Broughton Road 949 Broughton Road 1543 Leona Ave.

of Pittsburgh

Price

$293,000. $98,000. $39,000. $84,000. $69,900. $120,000. $70,000. $119,000. $215,000. $178,625. $95,000. $229,000. $143,500. $1,391 by sheriff’s deed. $167,000. $850,000. $254,900. $282,014. $274,353. $187,000. $53,000. $75,250. $205,000. $138,250. $139,900. $210,000.


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Buyer

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SOUTH PARK Brett Lee Allen Theresa Lipovek trustee et al. US Bank NA trustee Kmonk Enterprises LLC

Todd and Judith Rangaus Michael and Michael Flannery Aamen Hassan Jason and Stephania Kubiak

1257 Barnstaple Drive 1612 Connor Road 3826A Grant St. 2489 Ridge Road

$300,000. $117,000. $9,500. $299,000.

SPEERS Richelle Wineland Laura Piecknick

Nancy Crock and Herschel Spencer Christopher Swan

617 Speers Ave. 262 Grandview Way

$85,000. $133,000.

UNION TOWNSHIP John Viscusi Kenneth Schuchert III and Susan Schuchert Myra S Dolence Revocable Living Trust Christian Kelly Caleb York Phillip and Morgan Palmer Donna Wietrzykowski Alyssa Remlinger and Glenn Patrick Eisel Tyler Steinhaus William and Katelyn Dugan Mark Weightman Jacob Sartori H. Edward Vero Carla and Martin Mader Ian Coxon Michael Horosewski James Berniak estate et al. William and Kellie Wagner Sophia Pappas et al. Sean Costa

3445 Fawn Valley Lane 3466 Ivy Hill Lane 5036 Norman Ave. 162 Patterson Road 102 Stonebrae Drive 140 Tuscany Estates Drive 65 Cardox Road 40 Norton Ave. 4462 Finleyville Elrama Road 201 Stonebridge Drive

$310,000. $75,000. $166,500. $174,900. $286,950. $299,000. $247,000. $220,000. $75,000. $240,000.

WEST ELIZABETH Austin Fellabaum

Michael and Kristen Putignano

508 Water St.

$25,500.

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Estate of Paul Kachulis Lynn Leming

4639 Clairton Blvd. (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $1,545,286). Durga Acharya and Hemanta Bastolo 577 Marylea Ave. Terry Sinemus 105 Shadowlawn Drive

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WHITEHALL Attilah Tann David Hartman 12 Hennig Drive $135,900. Stephen Christopher Cimorelli Brendan and Emily Taylor 5233 Sherwood Drive $175,000. Patricia Ryan trustee Devi and Pabitra Baral 5123 South Passage Drive $152,000. Decio Rapali Nickolas and Nicole Kicinski 1033 Augusta Way $400,000. David Smeal Leah Falcsik and Randy Rowser Jr. 5328 Baptist Road $174,000. Kevin Donelli K3 Realty LLC 1557-1559 Bevan Road $140,000. Estate of Donald Latterner Michael Sokolowski 4598 Doverdell Drive $129,225. Michelle N Malay Viola Enisa and Fadil Zuzic 1512 Dunluce Drive $111,250. Emily Stormer Kristi Flannery and Shawn Rose 4819 Frich Drive $134,000. Estate of John Bucher Jason and Julia Adamiak 5244 Orchard Hill Drive $152,000. Carolyn Singer Matthew and Donna Schwartz 125 Parliament Place $185,000. Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. trusteeKaitlyn Nicole Whaley and Steven Todd Marculaitis 4828 Roberta Drive $116,550. Jerry Harlow Tahir and Manzura Bakaev 1166 Varner Road $175,000. Margaret Heisler Jason and Jennifer Van Horn 2 W. Club Drive $280,000. Daniel Joseph Scott Klatzkin and Shaunna Stuck 4746 W. Lawnview Drive $250,000. Joseph Golon Jr. Olivia Jean Sawyer and Mark David Verstreate 4787 Baldwin Manor Road $290,000. Richard Paolicelli David and Lynn Kostanich 4015 Belmont Lane $235,000. Jason Van Horn Joseph Donald Murtha and Chelsea Cross 5214 Fieldcrest Drive $157,000. Estate of Margaret Lype Marlex Properties LLC 4940 Flamingo Drive $106,000 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $159,600) by sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s deed. Renee Ott Melanie Wilson 5212 Lantern Hill Drive $179,900. Jerry Kulousek MTGLQ Investors L.P. 5247 Meadowgreen Drive $2,272 by sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s deed. Jennifer L Ritter Wetzel et al. Narayan Prasad Regmi 1121 Oakridge Drive $196,000.

                                         

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Seniors for Safe Driving Program Seniors for Safe Driving presents highway safety education programs for Seniors 55 years of age and older. The programs are certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. The successful completion of the program makes senior drivers eligible for a 5% discount on their automobile insurance premiums, across the board, for a period of three years. Receiving this discount is mandated by Pennsylvania State Law. Mature driver improvement course helps drivers understand how aging affects abilities and provides insight about driving on today’s roadways. Upcoming Classes in our area: • October 3 & 4, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Redstone Highlands, North Huntingdon, PA 15642 • November 7, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Redstone Highlands, North Huntingdon, PA 15642 • November 8, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Recreation Department, Upper St. Clair, PA 15241 • November 28, 8:30 p.m. – 12:30 p.m., Carnegie Library McKeesport, McKeesport, PA 15132 To register for a class call: 1-800-559-4880 or 724-283-0245. To register online, visit www.seniorsforsafedriving.com


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‘Coffee and Canvas’ Classes at West Newton Center for Active Adults West Newton Center for Active Adults will hold ‘Coffee and Canvas’ classes in October and November. The classes will be held October 18 and November 15 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Cost is $20 which includes canvas and all supplies. Two artists, Terry and Darlene Crawford, will be on hand to help you. Please make reservations by calling 724-8724976. The center is located at 103 E Main Street, West Newton, PA.

CLAIRTON AREA AARP OCTOBER MEETING Clairton Area AARP #1612 will meet on Wednesday, October 24 at Wilson Presbyterian Church at 400 N. 4th Street, Clairton. Coffee and donuts will be served at 9:30 am followed by a brief business meeting. Entertainment will be an encore performance by ventriloquist, Cindy Speck. Lunch is offered for a small fee of $3 for members and $4 for nonmembers. Some upcoming tours include a trip to Jennerstown for dinner at the Green Gables restaurant followed by the play, “Smoke on the Mountain” and a trip to Ligonier for a Halloween tour and a visit to the Fort. Call Kathy at 412-854-0594 to request a copy of our current newsletter with information on all future events.

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OCTOBER SENIOR NEWS FROM THE VENETIA COMMUNITY CENTER The Venetia Community Center is located in the old Venetia grade school at 800 Venetia Road, in Venetia, PA and hosts senior lunches. Senior lunches are held at 12:00 noon, the second and fourth week of the month and are sponsored by the Washington County Aging Services and the Southwestern PA Area on Aging. These delicious lunches are prepared by the staff of the Canonsburg Senior Center and delivered by our faithful volunteers to the Center. Suggested donation is $2. A speaker or music is provided after the luncheon for your information and pleasure, and there may also be blood pressure screenings available. All seniors are welcome. Reservations are necessary, and can be made by calling Caroline Dagg at 412-833-7111 or Erma Grego at 412-217-6806 . October 11 Lunch: 12:00 p.m., Tina from the American Red Cross October 25 Lunch: 12:00 p.m., Zacharia and Brown, Elder Law Attorney Birthdays in October: Alice Collar, Margaret Echenrode, Sally Holdsworth, Rosemarie Leslie, Shirley Mitchell, Donna Munz, Shirley Olenak, Mary Ellen Telban, William Van Kirk, and Patricia Van Kirk Anniversaries in October: The Chabriers, Rosemarie and James Leslie

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Recent Local Death Notices ANCITANO, Genevieve M., 98, of North Versailles (formerly of Charleroi), died Sep 5. Arrangements by Carl J. Spallino Funeral Home in Charleroi. ANDREW, Doris A. (DEVLIN), 86, of West Mifflin, died September 4. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. CAUDILL, Timothy M., 47, of Monongahela, died August 26. Arrangements by Marshall Marra Funeral Home in Monongahela. CRUM, David A., 61, of Jefferson Hills, died August 28. Arrangements by Stephen Slater Funeral Home in Jefferson Hills. DAVIS, Karen, 70, of Brentwood, died Arrangements by September 8. Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. DEVATY, Eileen P. (FITZGERALD), 87, of Whitehall, died August 27. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. DOMINICK, Helen T. (SKINTO), 94, 26. August died Baldwin, of Arrangements by Griffith Funeral Home, Inc. in South Park Township. EGLER, William E. “Bill”, 83, of Anthem, AZ (formerly of Baldwin), died September 1. Arrangements by Griffith Funeral Home, Inc. in South Park Township. FEDEN, Thomas, 78, of Pleasant Hills, died August 31. Arrangements by Griffith Funeral Home, Inc. in South Park Township. FEY, John H., 94, of Bethel Park, died August 20. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. FICHTER, Henry R., 59, of South Park, died August 29. Arrangements by Paul L. Henney Memorial Chapel in Bethel Park. FISHER, Norine, 83, of Jefferson Hills, died August 17. Arrangements by Stephen Slater Funeral Home in Jefferson Hills. FULLER, Carol, 68, of Clairton, died August 11. Arrangements by Stephen Slater Funeral Home in Jefferson Hills. GEORGE, John J., 101, of Jefferson Hills, died August 16. Arrangements by Stephen Slater Funeral Home in

Jefferson Hills. GERGER, Cheryl, 73, of Bethel Park, died August 28. Arrangements by Paul L. Henney Memorial Chapel in Bethel Park. GRECO, Paige Lynn, 27, of Finleyville, died August 31. Arrangements by Marshall Marra Funeral Home in Monongahela. HALEY, JoAnne (FETTIS), 77, of Baldwin Borough, died August 25. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. HALLAS, Jeffrey Lee, 59, of McKeesport (formerly of Jefferson Hills), died August 24. Arrangements by Griffith Funeral Home, Inc. in South Park Township. HALT, Tammy (WILLIAMS), 56, of West Elizabeth, died August 31. Arrangements by Stephen Slater Funeral Home in Jefferson Hills. HAPPE, Patricia Ann (WHINERY), 83, of Baldwin Township, died August Arrangements by Jefferson 15. Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. HARRIS, Joyce Ann, 76, of Charleroi, died September 8. Arrangements by Carl J. Spallino Funeral Home in Charleroi. HARTMAN, Thomas R., 83, of 29. August died Stockdale, Arrangements by Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc. in Roscoe. HASKINS, Nancy Ann (MACHIN), 62, of Imperial (formerly of Baldwin), died September 9. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. HEATH, George Francis, 97, of 29. August died Brentwood, Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. HESTER, Virginia, 92, of Upper St. Clair, died August 15. Arrangements by Paul L. Henney Memorial Chapel in Bethel Park. HREHA, Robert M., 64, of Bentleyville, died September 10. Arrangements by Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc. in Roscoe.

KARL, Urban Francis, 88, of Pleasant Hills, died September 5. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. KENNEDY, Nicole “Nicky”, 33, of Bethel Park (formerly of Peters), died Arrangements by September 7. Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. LENHART, Pamela J. (WILLIAMS), 58, of Baldwin, died August 18. Arrangements by Griffith Funeral Home, Inc. in South Park Township. LING, Daniel James, 18, of Baldwin, died August 31. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. MANCINELLI, Spartico “Sparky”, 96, of Monongahela (Victory Hill), died August 18. Arrangements by Marshall Marra Funeral Home in Monongahela. MASCARA, Josephine “Josie”, 96, of West Mifflin, died August 21. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. McCLOSKEY, John J. “Jack” “Snaz”, 90, of Whitehall, died September 9. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. McFALL, William Dale, 90, of 26. August died Charleroi, Arrangements by Schrock-Hogan Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Charleroi. MILLS, Joan Norvell (METZGER), 86, of Deltona, FL (formerly of West Mifflin), died August 30. Arrangements by Griffith Funeral Home, Inc. in South Park Township. MITTENZWEY, William C. Jr., 51, of West Mifflin, died August 20. Arrangements by Stephen Slater Funeral Home in Jefferson Hills. OSUCHA, Theta “Ted”, 82, of Bethel Park, died August 29. Arrangements by Paul L. Henney Memorial Chapel in Bethel Park. PARSONS, Mary Ann (VALENTINO), 76, of Monongahela, died August 14. Arrangements by Marshall Marra Funeral Home in Monongahela. PAVUCHAK, Robert J., 79, of West Mifflin, died August 26. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills.

PORTERFIELD, James L., 74, of Roscoe, died August 16. Arrangements by Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc. in Roscoe. PRATI, Joe, 70, of Fallowfield, died September 5. Arrangements by Carl J. Spallino Funeral Home in Charleroi. PRICE, Ethel Mae (HAMMERLE), 81, of Whitehall, died August 11. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. PRIVETTE, Beverly Gail, 80, of 27. August died Charleroi, Schrock-Hogan Arrangements by Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Charleroi. RHONE, Frank, 77, of Monongahela, died August 21. Arrangements by Marshall Marra Funeral Home in Monongahela. ROBINSON, Albert E., 93, of 17. August died Gastonville, Home Funeral Arrangements by Kegel in Finleyville. RYAN, Charles C., 74, of South Park, died August 24. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. SVEDA, Thomas G., 82, of Charleroi, died September 8. Arrangements by Schrock-Hogan Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Charleroi. TISON, Raymond R., 66, of West 8. September died Mifflin, Memorial Arrangements by Jefferson Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. VOLK, Evelyn, M., 88, of Finleyville, died September 5. Arrangements by Kegel Funeral Home in Finleyville. WEIHRAUCH, Blair, 93, of Bethel Park, died on August 17. Arrangements by Paul L. Henney Memorial Chapel in Bethel Park. WERNERT, Laura, 87, of Bethel Park, died August 26. Arrangements by Paul L. Henney Memorial Chapel in Bethel Park. WHITFIELD, Lois (MiMi), 64, of Jefferson Hills, died September 10. Arrangements by Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills.


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A: Adjustable Beds can actually make you healthier. The medical benefits are not just for hospitals anymore, and adding a memory foam or natural latex mattress can make your sleep experience that much better. A flat bed causes your body to shift into cramped positions and cause improp"Pothole" er posture as you sleep. People with back or joint problems Highway Appliances are made worse by sleeping on a flat bed. Sleeping on your side causes problems with breathing and circulation. Adjustable beds allow you to sleep on your back and by inclining your upper body and lower body into a more comfortable position. Today, many people read in bed, work on their laptops and watch TV in bed. On a flat bed you must arrange many pillows to make yourself comfortable. The pillows move out of position and you end up with a back or neck ache. More studies are showing that Adjustable beds have therapeutic effects on the body. These premium sleep systems are designed for maximum comfort and individual adjustability. We are all different sizes and have different issues. Some of the possible health benefits an adjustable bed frame can provide are: • Alleviate Back Pain • Relief from Acid Reflex and Heartburn • Improve Breathing for Maximum Lung Expansion • Helps with Asthma and Snoring • Edema Pain Due to Fluid Retention • Reduce Insomnia • Help ease Digestion • Restless Leg Syndrome • Sciatica, Arthritis and More

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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 or rectum and is the second leading cause of cancer By Dr Nicholas Bellicini deaths in the U.S. According to the American Cancer Pittsburgh Society, approximately 140,000 new cases of CRC were Gastroenterology diagnosed last year and more than 50,000 died from the Associates 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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ENTERTAINMENT Live Music & Entertainment at Your Neighborhood Hot Spot!

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412-653-2695 5024 Curry Rd, Pittsburgh 4 – Demun Jones 7-11pm 5 – The Clintones 9pm-1am 6 – Artistree 9pm-1am 11 – The Prince Project 9pm-1am 12 – The Cold Hard Cash Show 8:3011pm 13 – Steeltown 9pm-1am 15 – The Bad Christian Road Show ft. Emery 19 – Pittsburgh Plays Petty 8-11:30pm 20 – Jason Craig Band 9pm-1am 26 – Halloween Bash w/ Totally 80’s! 9:30pm-1am 27 – Bon Journey 9pm-1am Tuesdays – Bar Bingo 7-9pm Wednesdays - Dueling Pianos (featuring the acts of Sing Sing) 7-11pm Thursdays – All Request w/ DJ Andy 711pm

724-243-5114 827 Finley Rd, Belle Vernon 5 – Karaoke w/ DJ Carmen 6 – Tim Litvinn 19 – Jack Martin 26 – Alyssa Hanky 8-11pm 27 – Halloween Party w/ DJ Carmen. Costume contest 8pm Thursdays – Trivia 7:30 – 10:30pm Saturdays – Karaoke w/ DJ Carmen

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724-348-7984 3529 Washington Ave, Finleyville Fridays – Free Juke Box 8-close Saturdays – Free Juke Box 8-close THE LINDEN GROVE

412-835-9935 6495 2nd Ave, South Park Wednesdays – Pool League Sundays – Free Pool

412-882-8687 1100 Grove Road, Pittsburgh 3 – Midgets with Attitude (call for advanced tickets) 5 – Steeltown 12 – Tony Janflone Jr 19 – Artistree 17 – Men of Magic Mike 9-11pm (advance tickets) 26 – Halloween Party w/ Night Life. Costume contest

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412-942-0882 2883 W Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh 6 – The Flow Band 13 – Bill Ali Band 20 – The Bo Hogs 27 – Rock It Band Halloween Party Sundays – Billy the Kid’s Steel Town AllStars Sunday Service Jam w/ Special guest Wednesdays – Open Stage w/ Craig King Hosting

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724-228-1059 339 Amity Ridge Road, Amity 6 – Hillbilly Way 13 – The Clark’s 20 – Ruff Creek 27 - Jackson ROY’S BY THE TRACKS

724-348-7118 3710 Rt. 88, Finleyville 5 – TBA 12 – Tom Bielek & the Sharks 19 – Hard Karma 26 – The Bill Ali Band Sundays – Karaoke Wednesdays – Karaoke w/ Brett Saturdays – Karaoke VALLEY HOTEL

412-233-9800 1004 New England Hollow Rd. Intersection of 837/Coal Valley Rd, Jefferson Boro Fridays – Open Stage Night - all musicians welcome

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‘Creative Works’ Opens Cal U Theater Season California University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Music and Theatre presents 'An Evening of Creative Works' at 7:00 p.m. October 4 and 5, and at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. October 6. The student-directed event is open to the public and will be performed in the Gerald and Carolyn Blaney Theatre in Steele Hall. "This annual production is filled with a mix of genres and performance styles that provide a form of expression for our students," said Dr. Michele Pagen, professor and co-chair of the Department of Music and Theatre. "The door is open for exploration, and we hope people come out to see what's on the hearts and minds of our students." Subject matter may not be suitable for younger patrons. Ticket price is $12 for adults, seniors and children. Cal U students with valid CalCards pay 50 cents, plus a $5 deposit that is refunded at the show. For ticket information, or to charge tickets by phone, call the Steele Hall Box Office at 724-938-5943.

Gospel Hall Of Famer Forms New Group 'Legs' Lawrenzi Comes Out Of Retirement A local singer who has been singing gospel music for the past 45 years and who was named to the Gospel Hall of Fame is coming out of retirement. John 'Legs' Lawrenzi, who joined The Tribunes in April 1973 and who was part of the Steel City Quartet until they disbanded six months ago, announced that he and Chuck Johnson, a former member of the Tribunes, are forming a new group called ‘Steel City.’ Johnson is a vocalist, musician and comedian. Lawrenzi said they are looking for bookings at area churches and public places and will provide their audiences with good gospel music, standards and comedy. “We plan to be the gospel version of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis,” said Lawrenzi. A resident of Sutersville, ‘Legs’ a nickname that has been with him for many years, has been singing the songs of the '50s since his high school days. He began his career as a rock and roll singer in Phoenix, Arizona where he appeared with Wayne Newton, Duane Eddy and the Rebels, Marty Robbins and April Stevens. He was appearing on the Lew King Rangers Show on KPHO Television with Wayne Newton and his brother, Jerry, when Jackie Gleason discovered Newton while on a train heading to Las Vegas to launch his new television show. “He heard Wayne sing but he didn't hear me,” Legs said, smiling. “People said I had a better voice than Wayne Newton, but he was the one Gleason made famous.” Legs gave up a riotous career as a rock singer after he began going to church and got saved. He joined the Tribunes, stayed with them for eight years, and changed the name to the Steel City Quartet in 1981. The quartet became popular in the Tri-State area and have performed over 4,000 concerts while making 23 recordings. The group has had 54 people who joined and sang with the group over the years. He is the only original member left. He was inducted into the Pennsylvania Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame on the strength of his 'Fabulous Fifties Gospel' CD which features the music of the Planners with the lyrics rewritten to gospel. The Steel City Quartet did a concert with the Drifters in York, PA. some years ago and both he and the Drifters' lead singer Charlie Thomas sang 'Only You.' Legs received a standing ovation from the audience of over 1,000 people with his renditions of 'Only You' and 'Unchained Love.' The Steel City Quartet broke up in April because several members became ill. Anyone who wishes to talk to Legs about a booking can reach him by emailing legslawrenzi@aol.com or calling 724-872-5837. John 'Legs' Lawrenzi

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--------- AUTOMOTIVE ---------2007 CHEVY CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE - 29,600 miles. Excellent condition, fully loaded automatic, red/tan. Bose stereo/CD inspected til Aug 2019. Great deal, must go. $24,000 or OBO., Serious inquiries only, no txt. Call Randy 724-747-7042 _________________________________________ JEEP FOR SALE - 1989 Jeep Cherokee, 4-door, high miles, big tires, inspected. 412-233-9232 _________________________________________ 1977 DODGE MOTOR HOME – Runs good! Needs a little work. 87,000+ miles. Good for camping. 724-379-8369 _________________________________________ TIRES – 185 70 R13 8/32 tread. 2 available. $20 for both. 724-984-6611 _________________________________________ NASCAR PROGRAMS – Daytona, Charlotte, 1990’s, Bristol. $10 each. 412-833-6870 _________________________________________ CARBURATOR CORES – Rochester: Quadra-Jet, aluminum. Holley: Four-Square, aluminum. $10 each. 412833-6870 _________________________________________ BUCKET SEATS – New, 2 vinyl, gray base, 2 cloth charcoal base. $30 each, $50 for set, obo. Leave message 412833-6870 _________________________________________ MOTORCYCLE – 1979 Yamaha XS Eleven Special. Has 24,860 original miles. Very good condition, needs tune-up. No_________________________________________ reasonable offer refused. 724-938-8240. DUNE BUGGY - 2007 Thunder Motor Sport Joyner 650 Sand Spider. Excellent condition. Only 173 miles. Runs perfectly. Garage kept. Winch and Owner's manual included. Asking $4,500 or make an offer! (412) 999-4332 _________________________________________ FORD MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE – 1995, Blue turquoise, 6 cylinder, 121,000 miles, very clean – no rust. Garage kept. New tires, new shocks, newer top. Inspected. $3,200 OBO. 412-979-6144 _________________________________________ HUBCAPS – Four(4), 1963 Studebaker. $80. 724-9840238 _________________________________________ HEATER CONTROLS – for 1999 Berretta. $10. 724-9840238 _________________________________________ AUTO PARTS – Wire set for 2000 Ram, 5.9 gas engine. New rotor and cap. $40. Rack and pinion steering for 2001 – 2005 Dodge Dakota 4x4. Like new, 7,000 miles. $125 OBO. 724-984-0238 _________________________________________

2006 FORD DIESEL 4x4 – 64,000 miles, asking $25,000. Ready to Tow. 724-258-5444 _________________________________________ 2007 KEYSTONE LAREDO - 5th WHEEL, 1 slide, 28’, asking $10,000. 724-258-5444 _________________________________________ BEAUTIFUL DK35 TRACTOR with Loader. Well maintained and always garage kept. Used mostly to mow grass (rear mower already sold). $15,500. Call 724-379-8261 _________________________________________ ENGINE TRANSMISSION COMBO complete from air cleaner to oil pan from 1980s chrysler/dodge/plymouth k car. 64k miles.already out of car. $50 obo. 724-984-6611 _________________________________________ CHEVY GMC FRONT BUMPER – 96-99, new $120. reach by text or voicemail to 724-420-2333 _________________________________________ AUTO PARTS FOR SALE – 73-87 Chevy Truck Windshield New, $45. Ford Truck Mirrors New for _________________________________________ 1988 CHEVY CAPRICE CLASSIC – 4 door, burgundy, like new. $3,895. 412-885-4975. _________________________________________ 1961 CHEVY IMPALA - 29,000 original miles, 4 door sedan all original V-8, absolutely beautiful inside and out, needs nothing, ready for cruising. $18,500. 412-2256638 _________________________________________ 1991 PONTIAC FIREBIRD - 66,576 miles. T-Top. Bright red. $3,500 Firm. 724-942-3418 _________________________________________

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October 2018 ————————————————————————————————————————— MEDICATION AIDE- PT day & afternoon. FT afternoon. The Grand Residence at Upper St. Clair, senior living. Flexible schedule. Certification not required. Transport assist available in some areas. New Employee Bonus. info@thegrandresidence.com , 412-833-2500. EOE _________________________________________ HOUSEKEEPER- PT & FT 8-4p & 9-5p. The Grand Residence at Upper St. Clair, senior living. Flexible schedule. Transport assist available in some areas. New Employee Bonus. info@thegrandresidence.com 412-833-2500. EOE _________________________________________ ACTIVITIES ASSISTANT - PT position with a mix of hours between 9:30-7p M-F and 10-5:30 S & S. The Grand Residence at Upper St. Clair, senior living. info@thegrandresidence.com, 412-833-2500. EOE _________________________________________ DRIVER – PT & FT for senior living and its employees. The Grand Residence at Upper St. Clair. info@thegrandresidence.com, 412-833-2500. EOE _________________________________________ LABORER WANTED - For industrial/commercial demolition company in West Elizabeth. Also construction experience is a plus. Immediate/full time work. Pay based on experience. Must have transportation/current driver's license. Please call 412-384-2008, contact: Laurie EVER CONSIDER TEACHING A CLASS?!?! Now’s your chance to teach a non-credit class for the Mt. Lebanon Continuing Education program. We offer a competitive pay and are always looking for new and exciting classes to add to our program. Make your interest known to the program coordinators. Check us out at http://www.mtlsd.org/ page.cfm?p=567. Give us a call at 412.344.2020 or Shoot us an email: Ray Schrader Adult Education Coordinator rschrader@mtlsd.net or Larry Johnson Assistant Adult Education Coordinator ljohnson@mtlsd.net HELP WANTED! Christian Home Health Care is hiring home health aides for the Mon Valley. To apply, please call 412323-0203 X 6152 _________________________________________ HELP WANTED – Immediate full time work for carpenters, laborers, in roofing, siding, drywall. Drivers license a plus. Pay based on experience. Located in Finleyville. Call Jerry 724-797-0000. _________________________________________ ROOFERS NEEDED - Slagle Roofing & Construction, Inc. NEEDS... Experienced Roofers to join our team. FULL-TIME. Must have valid driver's license. STOP IN or CALL 724-2586901. 208 W. Main Street, Monongahela. _________________________________________ FULL TIME HAIR STYLIST - Venetia/Finleyville Area, Clientelle, Base and Commission. Call Darnelle at 724-3486220. Hair-O-Dynamics…Check out our website. _________________________________________

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MOTHER HUBBARD COLLECTIBLE DOLL with pinafore and rolling pin new in box $20 412-279-3288 _________________________________________ DOLL, MISS SUNDAY BY GORHAM, vintage plays "O what a_________________________________________ beautiful morning" new in box $20 412-279-3288 NEW KING SIZE MATTRESS BOX SPRING 4 months old asking $1,000 paid 1,900. 724-745-3963. _________________________________________ NEW BROWN RUG (Wall to Wall) $125 commercial grade 11_________________________________________ ½ X 10 1/ 2 (never used wrong size) 724-745-3963. MICROWAVE CABINET / cupboard( 47"tall 25"6 long) $50 724-745-3963 _________________________________________ 12 LONG PANELS OF SHEERS & VALENCES Lavender/plum paid $200.00 at pennies asking $ 145. 724-745-3963. _________________________________________ ORIENTAL WICKER CHAIR from Japan $70. 724-7453963. _________________________________________ POWER WHEELS Harley Davison motorcycle $120 724745-3963 _________________________________________ SHOWER CURTAIN - Purple & cream material $40. 724745-3963 _________________________________________ CUPBOARD/BOOK SHELF 4 shelves 57"tall 2ft wide $35 724-745-3963 _________________________________________ HARD HATS $15.00 724-745-3963 _________________________________________ COFFEE TABLE lightwood (2ft wide 16"tall 47"long))$15.00 724-745-3963 _________________________________________

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The MESSENGER is the premier community newspaper in the South Hills and Mon Valley area of Pittsburgh. We are a free, monthly publication seeking to expand our coverage, and grow existing territories. The MESSENGER is looking to add experienced Sales Representatives to our growing team of professionals. Candidates should possess: Strong sales and/or customer service skills, ability to offer clients advice on ad content and design, handle several projects at once, work on a deadline, familiarity with Mon Valley area, reliable transportation, flexible schedule, computer with internet access and a personable, friendly attitude. Preferred candidates will possess: Prior newspaper or media experience, good communication and presentation skills and be motivated, determined and persistent. Interested applicants should email us at dhaniford@messengerpaper.com with a resume and cover letter, or mail to P.O. Box 13363, Pittsburgh, PA 15243.


October 2018 ————————————————————————————————————————— BEAUTIFUL DK35 TRACTOR WITH LOADER. Well maintained and always garage kept. Used mostly to mow grass (rear mower already sold). $15,500. Call 724-379-8261 _________________________________________ FREE WOOD, South hills area, (White Hall) – Free hard wood trees, 5 trees. Front road access. Cut and take. Call Pat, 412-884-8690. _________________________________________ BUNK BEDS W/MATTRESSES, never used, heavy duty oak finish $350 724-747-9216 _________________________________________ PYREX 4QT YELLOW NESTING BOWL $18. 724-7470610 _________________________________________ SUNBEAM MIXER, 12 speed, good condition, $20 724531-0779 _________________________________________ LAMP - Southern Belle Pink Lady Lamp $35. 724-7470610 _________________________________________ CRYSTAL BOWL, sawtooth edge circa 1915-1920 $30. 724-747-0610 _________________________________________ MENS SPORTS COATS, name brand, 42 reg, 25. Mens slacks 36x30 assortment in good condition, $5. Mens shoes, 9 1/2 medium, namebrand. $20. 412-754-0382 _________________________________________ HUNTERS TREE STAND – Lock-on, climbing type, aluminum, safety harness and video included. Paid $350. Selling for bargain price of $50. 724-366-9524 _________________________________________ HARLEY DAVIDSON POOL TABLE/BAR LIGHT - works great $250, reach by text or voicemail to 724-420-2333 _________________________________________ POSTAL COMMEMORATIVE SOCIETY ALBUM – 32 panels containing 236 mint stamp and 19 mint mini sheets from 31 different countries. Must see! $30. 724-9298259 _________________________________________ POWER TOOLS – All in Excellent Condition. Milwaukee Screw Gun Corded + Case, $ 30. Porta Cable Screw Gun Corded Dry Wall #6640 $25. Milwaukee SawZall Corded Heavy Duty + Case 6520-21, $70. Milwaukee Hammer Drill Corded New 5392-1, $45. Skill 71/4" Circular Saw + Case, New $40. Dewalt 71/4" Circular Saw + Brake + Case, $70. Dewalt Hammer Drill SDS 025263 New, $75. Dewalt Screw Gun DW268 New, $45. Werner Ladder Stand Off New, $15. Single Leg Shock-Lanyard, $20. 50' Steel Line Retractable Big Block, $175. 412-952-0953 (after 4 pm). _________________________________________ U.S. FIRST DAY ISSUE COVERS – 1990-91, with gold replica cachets. Must see. (Orig. cost $450). Selling entire album for $75. 724-929-8259 _________________________________________ SOLID OAK WOOD TABLE - large vintage with attached extendable shelf. $115. 412-819-7623 _________________________________________ SOFA TABLE – Levin. Beautiful elaborately carved expensive large country French leopard top sofa table with bottom shelf. Like new. purchased one of a kind, was $600. sale $500. 412-819-7623 _________________________________________ VISETTI VINTAGE PORTABLE SEWING MACHINE - with bobbin rewind, zig zag, attachments and more $50. 412279-3288 _________________________________________ PITTSBURGH STEELER - heavy duty grilling spatula new in package $15. 412-279-3288 _________________________________________ 45 RPM RECORDS – 65 singles, 7 albums with 14 black and 8 red records. $7. Call 724-929-8259 _________________________________________ STAIR LIFT – Left hand, good condition. $250. 330-5027007, or 412-384-9223 _________________________________________ CHAIR LIFT – Tan, very good condition. $200. 330-5027007, or 412-384-9223 _________________________________________ MONESSEN HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK – 1929, “The Black & White”, very good condition. $20. Call 520-2715869. Located in Munhall. _________________________________________ WHEEL CHAIR - 26 inch $35. 412-831-0913 _________________________________________

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VINTAGE SEWING MACHINE – 1954 Morse Super Dial. Very good condition. No reasonable offer refused. 724938-8240. _________________________________________ SMOKER-GRILL - charcoal good cond. $20. 412-8310913 _________________________________________ KEROSENE HEATER- Plus 4 gallon kero. $25. 412-8310913 _________________________________________ PENN STATE – Framed picture of Beaver Stadium. 34” x 27” $20. 412-881-4328. _________________________________________ EXERCISE EQUIPMENT – Cardio Cruiser (Body by Jake). $75. 412-833-0107 _________________________________________ COSTUME JEWELRY – Old, collectible, gorgeous. Some designer pieces. Suitcase full. Serious inquiries only. Cash or_________________________________________ money orders only. $1,000. 724-785-4957 TROY BILT HORSE ROTOTILLER – 8 HP, Exc. Condition. Seldom used. $900 firm. Rostraver, PA. 724-970-8507. _________________________________________ CARRIER OIL FURNACE - plus air conditioner, A coil and condenser, plus two 250 gal. oil tanks 724-797-2251 _________________________________________ 4 CEMETERY PLOTS - prime location, Garden of Gethsemane, Mon Valley Memorial Park. $2200 for more info, call 724-239-4966 and leave a msg. Call will be returned. _________________________________________ GRANDFATHER CLOCK – Ridgeway, beautiful cherry wood, Westminster chimes, excellent condition. $575. 724-2582329 _________________________________________

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----------- ITEMS WANTED -------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 _________________________________________ BUYING OLD SPORTSCARD COLLECTIONS! - Seeking vintage era baseball, football and basketball cards. 1970's and earlier. Will also buy newer cards from 1980-2000's if in good shape. Call me FIRST before you throw away old boxes of cards. Paying CASH! 412-760-2291. _________________________________________ OLDER HOT WHEEL CARS, redlines. Please call 724-9849085 _________________________________________ BUYING VINTAGE SPORTS MEMORABILIA, cards, sutographs, programs, ticket stubs and non-sports cards. 724205-8620. _________________________________________ BUYING VINTAGE CLOTHES and accessories 1800’s to 1970’s. Call Gloria at 724-263-2239 or Bonnie at 412997-2943. _________________________________________ 2 DRAWER FILE CABINET – Dark wood or brown/black metal, in good condition with no dents. 412-835-9035 _________________________________________ BUYING OLD POSTCARDS – Of Homestead to Allenport and cities and towns in between. Call 520-271-5869. Located in Munhall, Pa. _________________________________________ WANTED ANTIQUES – Oriental Rugs, Paintings, Quilts, Crocks with Blue, Furniture, Lamps, old Christmas and sterling silver, anything OLD! Please call me. Jim Gillespie at 412-979-7050 or home 724-348-6203. _________________________________________ BUYING OLD FISHING TACKLE. Tackle Boxes , Reels, Lures, Minnow Buckets, Rods etc. Any Fishing Related stuff from New to Old. (the older the better!) Leave Message or Send Pictures, 412-414-8464. _________________________________________ WANTS TO PURCHASE MINERALS and other oil and gas interests. Send details to P.O. Box 13557 Denver, Co. 80201 _________________________________________

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Monthly Pizza Puzzler! 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.)

• Official Entry Form •

(Deadline for entries is October 15)

Find the answers to these three (3) questions somewhere within this edition of the South Hills-Mon Valley Messenger. What church will be hosting a Ladies Fall Conference in October? What is the name of the new pizza restaurant that recently opened in New Eagle? What medical practice recenly aligned itself with Spartan Health Surgicenter? 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

Congratulations to the winners of our September Pizza Puzzler contest!

Georgianne Saraco – Donora • Connie Malik – Rostraver


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------------ NOTICES -------MULTI FAMILY YARD SALE - Saturday, October 6 from 8 AM to 3 PM Redcliffe Drive Jefferson Hills, PA 15025. Miscellaneous Household items, Women’s Accessories, SABIKA Jewelry, Clothing, Shoes, Books, CD’s, Gift items and MORE! ___________________________________________ FAMILY YARD SALE – Perryopolis. Fri, Oct. 5 and Sat, Oct 6. 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Kitchenware, antique single bed, picture frames, rocking chair, peddle sewing machine, Coach purses, furniture, toys, fur coat, boys and mens clothing and more. 225 Perry Road, Perryopolis, PA (Jefferson Twp.) ___________________________________________ MOVING SALE - October 12 and 13. 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Household Items--some furniture. 5517 Wolfe Drive, Baldwin 15236 ___________________________________________ GARAGE SALE - 2nd Annual Hoodridge Hilands-Foster Area Garage Sale! Saturday October 6th from 8:00 AM-2:00 PM Rain or Shine! Half off what is left from 12:00 Noon - 2:00 PM. Look for red balloons & directional signs off Connor Road! ___________________________________________

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including Lyme. Fully trained on rabbit. Loud voice. 2 week trial. $750. 724-366-9524 ___________________________________________ HOMES NEEDED FOR RESCUE CATS & KITTENS spayed/neutered, all shots, litter trained. Fostered in homes, re-home fee $50. 724-258-8380 ___________________________________________ 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 bgoldooks, call Jessie @___________________________________________ 724-941-5737.

------------ REAL ESTATE -------MONESSEN – One floor, brick ranch house. Three bedrooms with open concept kitchen/dining room. New electrical service. Financial help available. $39,900 negotiable. 724-396-2234 ___________________________________________ 3 BEDROOM MOBILE HOME for rent. Just minutes off of Finleyville exit. Country setting. Available 1st of October. Text 412-721-5293. ___________________________________________ ELRAMA FOR RENT - 12 x 16 mobile home, in Elrama, 2 bedroom, level yard, porch, nice neighborhood, new thermopane windows. Many new upgrades. $475/month 724350-5757 or 724-350-2746 ___________________________________________ TWO CEMETERY PLOTS - at Garden of the Cross in Jefferson Cemetery. $5,000 includes vaults. Owner will pay transfer fees. (724)565-6122. ___________________________________________ 4 CEMETERY PLOTS, prime location, Garden of Gethsemane, Mon Valley Memorial Park. $2200 for more info, call 724-239-4966 and leave a msg. Call will be returned. ___________________________________________ 4 PRIME CEMETERY PLOTS - together in prime location, Chartiers cemetery, Carnegie, PA. Call Mr. Palombi, 412-2798519.Asking $900 per plot. ___________________________________________ FINLEYVILLE PROPERTY - ½ acre parcel lot in Finleyville, nice neighborhood, utilities, $39,900. 724-348-6688 ___________________________________________ CEMETERY PLOTS – Three (3) in Monongahela Cemetery. $475 each. 724-239-4874 ___________________________________________ BANK ORDERED LAND SALE! Oct 13th & 14th! 21 acres was 69,900 SALE $49,900; 42 acres - was 89,900, SALE $64,900; 35 acres - 5 acre POND - was 199,900, SALE $129,900; Gorgeous No. Catskills location less than 3 1/2 hrs NY City! Views, State Land, Low Taxes, 100% Builable! Special Bank terms Avail! Call 888-738-6994 NewYorkLandandLakes.com ___________________________________________

------------ SERVICES -------CAREGIVER AVAILABLE. 26yrs. Exp. W/ refs. Will provide care in your home or nursing home. 412-419-6192 ___________________________________________

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LAUNDRY - shopping, errand and ironing services offered. 412-419-6192 _________________________________________ MASSAGE - deep tissue or Swedish massage, by certified therapist in comfortable, private studio. Low rates for fall, all ages welcome. Just call Mark 412-352-0841. _________________________________________

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/

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South Hills Mon Valley Messenger October 2018  

South Hills Mon Valley Messenger October 2018

South Hills Mon Valley Messenger October 2018  

South Hills Mon Valley Messenger October 2018