October 25th, 2012
The temporary bridge in Penfield was built through Joanie Georginoâ€™s side yard and very close to her front yard. One would think with all the truck traffic through there that it would be very noisy. Joanie said, â€śNo, just the opposite. Due to the good construction of the temporary road, it is quieter than the old road.â€ť
Trick or Treat Night in the Township is Wednesday, October 31 from 6 until 8 pm.Â Children are invited to a hayride to the park for treats, hot dogs and a drink.
St. Boniface School will hold a homemade soup sale.Â There will be spaetzel, vegetable beef, Italian wedding and mushroom barley.Â Please call the school at 885-8093 to place an order by Tuesday, October 30.Â Pickup will be after all Masses the weekend of November 3/4.Â There will also be a soup social after 5 p.m. Mass Saturday, November 3 with soup, salad, sandwich, dessert and drinks.
PITTSBURGH - Who doesnâ€™t like Halloween?Â From the colored leaves, to the crisp autumn air, hay rides, pumpkin patches and the fun and fantasy of wearing costumes, Halloween is a very popular time of year.Â Â
Rebecca J. Rhodes, 57, of 406 North Broad St., Ridgway, died on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at Life Care in Natrona Heights.
She was born Oct. 13, 1955, in Ridgway, the daughter of Max and Dorothy Amacher Dillon. On June 14, 1975 she married Lynn Rhodes, who survives.
Mrs. Rhodes was a lifelong Ridgway resident. She was a member of the Faith Church. She enjoyed camping, knitting, playing Farmville on the computer, Facebook and being with her grandchildren. Prior to her 2003 kidney transplant, she had been employed at Elk Haven Nursing Home, Community Nurses and was also a babysitter.
With the holidays rapidly approaching, many teenagers will be behind the wheel visiting family and friends â€¦ and often copying the driving behavior of their parents.Â But, is that a good thing?Â Not necessarily.
ST. MARYS - Beware, motorists!
Little ghosts and goblins may be on the move in your neighborhood, so take extra care while driving this Halloween. Â
According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, October 31st is the second highest pedestrian death day of the year behind July 4th.
"Trick-or-treating is a cherished tradition, but the excitement of the night can cause children to forget to be careful," said Hal Beimel II, an insurance agent based in St. Marys. "Drivers need to stay alert
and be aware that quiet streets might be busy with youngsters enjoying the holiday."
Ed McMahon, a leading authority in the world on sustainable tourism development, will keynote the Pennsylvania Wilds Fall Workshop next month and the public is encouraged to attend.
McMahon will give a presentation titled â€śConnecting Nature, Economy and Community Character,â€ť at a dinner on Thurs., Nov. 8 at the Red Fern in St. Marys. The presentation is being delivered as part of a two-day workshop of the same name and has been opened to the public to help educate residents, business owners and community leaders about the economic potential of sustainable tourism development.
An following article recently appeared in the Bennetts Valley Newspaper regarding the St. Marys Area School Board decision on the demolition of that portion of the Bennetts Valley Elementary School that once was the Bennetts Valley High School.
Â A public meeting is scheduled on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Bennetts Valley Elementary to give the local citizens of Bennetts Valley an opportunity to express their views on this decision.
Â Many of us feel that before this decision becomes final that other avenues should be explored to save this community landmark.