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October 26th, 2012

SR 255 roadwork shutting down for the winter

October 26, 2012

ST. MARYS – Work to improve Route 255 in Fox Township and St. Marys is shutting down for the winter, and all lanes between Greenbriar Drive and Tractor Supply are now open.

October 25th

Komen Pittsburgh affiliate participating in Steelers' memorabilia auction

October 25, 2012

PITTSBURGH - In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Pittsburgh Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is participating in a charity auction featuring 46 items of Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Penguins memorabilia. After the auction ends Saturday, October 27, at 10 p.m., Total Sports Enterprise will donate all proceeds from the auction to the Komen Pittsburgh Affiliate.

Don't fall for phony IRS websites

October 25, 2012

The Internal Revenue Service is issuing a warning about a new tax scam that uses a website that mimics the IRS e-Services online registration page.
If you find a suspicious website that claims to be the IRS, send the site’s URL by email to phishing@irs.gov. Use the subject line, 'Suspicious website'.

Temporary bridge in Penfield set to open

October 25, 2012

The temporary bridge in Penfield was built through Joanie Georgino’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, “No, just the opposite. Due to the good construction of the temporary road, it is quieter than the old road.”

October 24th

Fox Township News

October 24, 2012

Trick or Treat Night in the Township is Wednesday, October 31 from 6 until 8 pm. 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.  There will be spaetzel, vegetable beef, Italian wedding and mushroom barley.  Please call the school at 885-8093 to place an order by Tuesday, October 30.  Pickup will be after all Masses the weekend of November 3/4. There will also be a soup social after 5 p.m. Mass Saturday, November 3 with soup, salad, sandwich, dessert and drinks.

Have a healthy and happy Halloween         

October 24, 2012

PITTSBURGH - Who doesn’t like Halloween?  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.  

October 23rd

Parents are number-one influence on teen driving behavior

October 23, 2012

With the holidays rapidly approaching, many teenagers will be behind the wheel visiting family and friends … and often copying the driving behavior of their parents.  But, is that a good thing?  Not necessarily.

Keep kids, other pedestrians safe on Halloween

October 23, 2012

ST. MARYS - Beware, motorists!
Little ghosts and goblins may be on the move in your neighborhood, so take extra care while driving this Halloween.  
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 to speak at Pennsylvania Wilds fall conference next month

October 23, 2012

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 “Connecting Nature, Economy and Community Character,” 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.

October 22nd

Mt. Zion Historical Society on proposed demolition of part of BV High School

October 22, 2012

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.
 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.
 Many of us feel that before this decision becomes final that other avenues should be explored to save this community landmark.

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