The stroller, April 23, 2021: Occasions within the Alle-Kiski Valley

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Audition for the production of the musical ‘The Addams Family’ in July

The Armstrong Community Theater will audition the upcoming production of the musical “The Addams Family” from 10 am to 2 pm on May 8th at the Worthington Civic Center, Building B, 214 E. Main St., Worthington.

The show will take place on July 16, 17 and 18 at the Casino Theater in Vandergrift. For the audition, prepare a short section of the song to play and accompany on CD or a music player with an aux cable / headphone jack. A short dance is taught and auditioned with a small group of others, and you may be asked to read from the script. Face masks are required during foreplay.

Actors who are at least 16 years old by seniors are required. For details, send an email to

Drive-through grocery delivery on the Lernerville Speedway

The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank will host a drive-through food distribution for those in need on Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Lernerville Speedway, 313 N. Pike Road, Buffalo Township. Cars are not allowed to arrive before 11am

Reservations are required to ensure enough groceries are available and fill up quickly. To make a reservation, visit or call 412-460-3663 ext 655. Keep your license plate number of the car you are in at the event, name, E-mail address, zip code, date of birth and the current weekly income ready. Bring your confirmation page or email for your reservation to the event. No proof of eligibility is required and everyone is entitled to food.

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

Allegheny Valley Hospital offers scholarships to medical students

The medical staff at Allegheny Valley Hospital in Harrison is offering two $ 2,500 medical scholarships to students enrolled in an accredited medical or osteopathic school in the United States.

Applicants must be based in Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler, or Westmoreland counties and have not previously received an AVH Medical Scholarship Grant.

A letter must be submitted to apply for a scholarship exam explaining why he / she should receive the grant. In addition, applicants are required to provide a letter from their educational institution stating that they have a good reputation. There is no other application form than the letters.

Letters should be sent to Allegheny Valley Hospital, Medical Staff Office, Medical Scholarship Scholarship, 1301 Carlisle St., Natrona Heights, PA 15065, or faxed to 724-226-7464.

The application deadline is June 1st. For more information, call 724-226-7007.

Many Thanks

The Pyrohi Project of St. Vladimir Church I would like to thank their loyal customers and volunteers for helping make this year’s Pierogi sale a success. “We wish you a great summer, be safe and we hope to see you in the fall.”


Allegheny parish

Saturday: A spring craft exhibition for the benefit of the Markle Volunteer Fire Department will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Fire Department Hall, 470 Joyce St. The kitchen is open. Required masks and Covid-19 protocols are followed. No pets. Details: Joyce, 724-681-8467


8th of May: St. James Church is looking for food truck vendors to attend a vendors fair scheduled for 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the church at 109 Owens View Ave. Table motions are accepted. Cost: 15 USD; with electricity $ 20. Face masks and social distancing required. Details: 724-882-8776

Buffalo Township

Sunday: A takeaway spaghetti dinner is available from 2pm to 6pm at the White Star Club, 401 Shuster Drive. Menu: Spaghetti, Salad, and Rolls, $ 10; extra homemade meatballs, $ 3. Call ahead or order at the time of pickup. Members are welcome for dinner with limited seating. Face masks are required when entering the building. Assignments: 724-295-2656

Thursday: Zion United Methodist Church in the Buffalo Ward is holding a ward blood donation on April 29 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Church’s Family Life Center, 438 Bear Creek Road. Dates recommended. Blood donations are tested for Covid-19 antibodies. Bring and ID mask. Participating donors will take part in a random drawing to win one of four pairs of Lower Bowl tickets to the Pittsburgh Penguin hockey game on May 8th. Events: 412-209-7000 or visit and click the Schedule Now or New Donor buttons. Look for the group code C664

Free port

Saturday: The Freeport Eagles sell grilled grilled chicken outdoors from 11 a.m. until it sells out at Aerie, 101 Fifth St. Cost: $ 7.50, half chicken with coleslaw. Eat in or take it with you. Details: 724-295-9979

Saturday: 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


2.May: Chicken takeaway food is sold from 4:30 p.m. until food is used up at Gilpin Volunteer Fire Department, 113 Firehall Road. Menu: Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Corn, Coleslaw, Bun, and Dessert, $ 10. Pre-orders are strongly recommended. Assignments: 724-845-7200


Today: Natrona Heights Veterans of Foreign Wars will have bingo at 7pm on the Post Office at 894 Veterans Lane. The doors open at 6 p.m. and there are specials, a 50/50 raffle and a jackpot for the last game.

Monday: The Yarn Friends group at the Allegheny Valley Community Library will meet online from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. New members of all skill levels and ages are welcome. The group is working on blankets for Project Linus. Registration required. Registration and delivery list: or 724-226-3491

Kiski municipality

Saturday: The voluntary fire brigade of the Kiski community is holding a parking lot bingo at 5:00 pm in the parking lot of the fire station, 1037 Route 56. The parking lot opens at 4:00 pm. Cost: USD 15 per person, including consumables. There are only 125 places available. Reservations: Jason, 724-594-8336 or Megan, 724-575-2473

Lower Burrell

Sunday: A take-away spaghetti dinner is available from 1pm to 5pm at Moose, 499 Reimer St. Menu: spaghetti, salad and rolls, USD 8. Details: 724-335-4131

Tuesday and May 1st: West Pennsylvania Girl Scouts hold registration events at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Pavilion, 1601 Wildlife Lodge Road, Tuesday from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm and May 1 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Girls in preschool up to 11th grade are eligible. Face masks and social distancing required.

New Kensington

Saturday and Monday: The community closet at 1129 Kenneth Ave. is open from 11pm to 1pm

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: Friday 9 p.m. Pickup: 11am to 1pm and 4pm to 6pm on April 29th from Fat Cat’s Subs, 832 Fifth Ave., New Kensington. Pay only on pickup, cash, or checks. Assignments:


Saturday: The Riverside Women’s Association is holding a yard sale from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at 1244 Pennsylvania Ave. Credit cards are accepted. Masks and social distancing are encouraged. Rain date: May 1st. The proceeds go to community projects.


Today: The Holy Family Parish will host a food truck on Friday from 4pm to 7pm in the upper parking lot of St. John the Baptist Church, 444 St. John St. The truck presented will come from Pgh Eatz. Part of the proceeds will go to the community and the school.

Sunday: The Holiday Park Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a food truck rally at the Fire Station at 415 Old Abers Creek Road from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Outdoor seating will be available and there will be activities for children, instant win tickets and a 50/50 raffle. Social distancing required.


Today to Sunday: A Foot Truck Festival will take place today from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the carnival area of ​​the Saxonburg volunteer fire brigade. Funded by the fire brigade.

Southern buffalo

Saturday: Harvest Church will have a yard sale starting at 8am at church at 407 Freeport Road. Desks, chairs, filing cabinets, sofas and handicraft supplies are available.


Today: The free diaper bench at the Highlands Family Center is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Center 415 E. Fourth Ave. open. Distribution is limited to once per month per child. Details: 724-224-9006

Saturday: The closet at Central Presbyterian Church, 305 Allegheny St., is open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Details: 724-224-9220


Saturday: Bingo starts at 7pm at the Veterans of Foreign Wars, 141 Sumner Ave. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. The kitchen is open.

Washington Township

Until May 3rd: On the Pine Run in Kunkle Park there is a fishing area for children up to 10 years old for children up to 10 years old. Sponsored by the Washington-Bell Lions Club. Thanks to Black Leggs Trout Nursery for delivering the fish and Eagle Scout Jared Burk and other volunteers. Details: 724-727-3515

Western deer

Today and Saturday: There is a general sale on Friday from 4pm to 7pm and on Saturday from 8am to 11am at East Union Presbyterian Church, 292 East Union Road. Free admission. An early bird sale takes place on Friday from 12pm to 2pm for an entry fee of $ 5.

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