The stroller, April 11, 2021: Occasions within the Alle-Kiski Valley

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The transit food distribution is scheduled for Tuesday at Pittsburgh Mills

The Allegheny Valley Association of Churches and the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank are hosting a drive-through food distribution for the needy in the back lot near Dick Sporting Goods at the Galleria in Pittsburgh Mills, Frazer, Tuesday from 4pm to 6pm. The line-up begins at 5 p.m.

Reservations are required to ensure there is enough groceries available. To make a reservation, visit or call 412-460-3663 ext 655 until 5:00 p.m. Monday. Have the license plate number of the car you are in at the event, name, email address, zip code, date of birth and current weekly income ready. Bring your confirmation page or email for your reservation to the event.

People must stay in their vehicle except to use the outside toilets provided. After driving into the distribution area, recipients should park their car and unlock the trunk or back seat for the groceries to be loaded.

Volunteers are needed to support the distribution. For more information, call 724-226-0606.

Volunteers needed Saturday to clean up

The Kiski Watershed Association will be cleaning up parks on River Road on Saturday from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Volunteers are welcome and should meet at 9:30 am at 2687 River Road. Wear old clothes and shoes that can get dirty. Orange vests, gloves and garbage bags are provided. This is street cleaning and may not be suitable for children.


Allegheny Valley School District

Tuesday: The Allegheny Valley School Board will hold the agenda at 7 p.m. at the Acmetonia Elementary School Forum, 300 Pearl Ave., Cheswick. Details:


April, 30th: The Apollo Memorial Library is selling tickets to an April Showers of Cash raffle. The winner will receive $ 500. The winning number is based on the number 7 p.m. Pa. Lottery Pick 3. Cost: $ 2. Tickets: Visit the library at 9 N. Pennsylvania Ave.

May 1st and 2nd: Reservations against acceptance by artisans and vendors for the Apollo May Daze have been set for 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Details and applications:


17th April: The Calvary Lutheran Church serves a roast beef dinner from 4pm to 6pm at the church, 1721 Victoria Ave. Cost: $ 10. Reservations required for groups of four or more. Assignments: 724-335-0101

Burrell School District

Tuesday: The Burrell School Board will hold the agenda at 7:00 p.m. online at Access information:

Deer Lakes School District

Tuesday: The Deer Lakes School Board will hold the agenda online at 7:00 p.m. Access information:

East Vandergrift

Today: There is a general sale from noon to 1pm in the basement of the Church of Our Lady Queen of Peace, 420 McKinley Ave. Face masks and social distancing required.

Free port

April 24th: The Freeport Area Library accepts donations of usable household items, new and used books, CDs, DVDs, puzzles, games, and toys for a flea market sale. Opening times: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday and Friday from 12 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Details: 724-295-3616 or

Monday, Wednesday and Saturday: The Department of Clothing for Thrift Stores at Freeport United Methodist Church, 211 Fourth St., is open Mondays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesdays from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cash only. Donations must be washed and free of animal hair. Details: 724-295-3095


Monday: Gilpin Supervisors will hold a Conditional Use Hearing at 6pm, followed by the regular online session on Youtube. Public comments will be made at 724-845-0981 during the allotted time during the meeting.


April 19th: The Allegheny Valley Community Library will be offering a virtual program entitled “Reducing Clutter to Live a Simpler Life” online at at 6:30 am. Sandra Kutchman, a professional organizer at Discover Organizing Inc., will be the speaker. Registration required. Registration:

Highlands School District

Monday: The Highlands School Board will hold the agenda meeting at 7:00 p.m. online at Access information:

Indiana Parish

Tuesday: Indiana Township Supervisors will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at the Community House, 3710 Saxonburg Blvd., Dorseyville. Details: 412-767-5333

Kiski municipality

Monday: Kiski Township Regulators will hold the agenda at 6:00 p.m. at the chapel at 1222 Old State Road. Details: 724-478-2737


August 5th to 8th: The Fort Armstrong Folk Festival accepts space applications from providers. Hours of Operation: 5pm to 10pm, August 5th, 12pm to 10pm, August 6th and 7th and 12pm to 6pm, August 8th. Vendors in the artist market have to offer handmade goods. Grocery sellers can be nonprofit or nonprofit organizations. Applications: Information: Deadline: June 30th or until sold out


Monday: The board of directors of the Leechburg Public Library will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the library, 139 Market St. Access information: Email your full name and address to

Monday: The Leechburg Volunteer Fire Company is holding bingo at 7 p.m. in the fire station, 268 Canal St. The doors open at 5 p.m. The kitchen is open.

Lower Burrell

Monday: The Lower Burrell Council will have its regular session at 7:00 p.m. online at Access information:

Tuesday: The Burrellton Garden Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Grace Community Presbyterian Church, 2751 Grant St. The program is “Drip Painting on Clay” by club member Nancy Shremshock. Masks required. Guests welcome. Details and guest registration: 724-335-3353

Tuesday: Veterans of Foreign Wars bingo at 7pm at the Post Office, 1601 Wildlife Lodge Road. The doors open at 5 p.m.

May 29th: The TryLife Center is accepting donations for the basket auction scheduled for the Craftsman and Seller Show at the Quality Inn, New Kensington. Baskets can be brought to the center at 1155 Wildlife Lodge Road. Call 724-339-9399 to agree on a delivery time or to arrange a pick-up.

New Kensington

Monday: The Pucketos Garden Club will meet at 11 a.m. at United Presbyterian Church, 601 Fifth Ave. Master gardener Tim Choltco will talk about caring for orchids. A light lunch is served. Guests welcome. Like us on Facebook. Masks and social distancing required. Details: Pat, 724-275-7207

April 18: The first Evangelical Lutheran Church is hosting a blood donation from the Vitalant Community from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Trinity Hall, 221 Ridge Ave. Appointments are recommended. Events: 412-209-7000 Visit the Donate Now button on and search using group code C5300045.

April 22nd: St. George Orthodox Church is taking orders for a sweet sale. Menu: Baklawa, $ 12 for each 10-piece wedge; sweet bread, $ 4 a loaf; and Sambosic, $ 2 each. Order deadline: Monday. Pickup: 3pm to 5pm April 22nd from the church office, 1150 Leishman Ave. Assignments: 724-337-3918

April 29th: Orders for a sale of Fat Cat’s Subs are being accepted to aid Allegheny Valley animal welfare officers. Varieties: Italian, turkey or ham and cheese. Cost: $ 9. Closing date for orders: 9 p.m., April 23. Pickup: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. April 29 from Fat Cat’s Subs, 832 Fifth Ave., New Kensington. Pay only on pickup, cash, or checks. Assignments:


Monday: The Oakmont Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public hearing at 767 Fifth St. Community House at 7:00 p.m. Details: 412-828-3232

Oklahoma Borough

Monday: The Oklahoma Council will meet online at 7:00 p.m. at Details: 724-567-5727 or


Monday: The Plum Council will have its regular session at 7:00 p.m. in the 4575 New Texas Road district building. Details: 412-795-6800

Plum School District

Tuesday: The Plum School Board will hold the agenda at 7:30 p.m. at the High School Library, 900 Elicker Road. Details: 412-795-0100

Riverview School District

Monday: The Riverview School Board will hold the agenda at 7:00 p.m. online at Access information:


Monday: The GFWC Saxonburg Woman’s Club meets at 7 p.m. in Abba’s House, 320 Main St. Masks optional.


Monday: The Mystery Lover’s Book Club at the Springdale Free Public Library will meet at 10am at the library at 331 School St. The selection will be “The Face of Deception” by Iris Johansen. New members welcome. Face masks required. Reservations: 724-274-9729

Thursday: The Veterans of Foreign Wars are hosting a blood donation at the Vitalant Community, 1151 Pittsburgh St., from 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Dates recommended. Events: 412-209-7000 Visit the Donate Now button on and search using group code C3750040.

Saturday: St. Mark Lutheran Church, 600 Pittsburgh St., is taking orders for a take-away spaghetti dinner scheduled for 2pm to 6pm at the church. Menu: Spaghetti, Salad, Bread, and Dessert, $ 8. Masks required upon collection. Pre-orders: 724-274-5313


Today and Tuesday: Alcoholics Anonymous meet at Central Presbyterian Church, 305 Allegheny St., 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Silent prayer opportunity is at 6:30 pm

Wednesday: Tarentum Elks have bingo at 7:00 pm at the Lodge, 219 E. Sixth Ave. The kitchen is open to the public on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Menu: Assignments: 724-226-1644 until 8.15 p.m.

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