Donegal Township promotes slated summer programs
With summer rapidly approaching, Donegal Township supervisors spent their recent meeting discussing several warm-weather programs to be offered to area youths.
Supervisors spoke of several activities scheduled to take place throughout the summer months in conjunction with Mt. Pleasant Township's arts and crafts recreation program and its annual swim program, which will be held at the Mt. Pleasant Area Junior-Senior High School swimming pool. For beginner swimmers, there are learn-to-swim classes, with the first class to start June 9 and run weekdays through June 20. Second class begins June 23 and will run on weekdays through July 3.
“We need more participation for these programs,” said Tom Stull Jr., board chairman.
The programs encourage physical activity and help kids get out of the house, he added.
Children living in the township and in Donegal Borough are welcome to participate in the activities for free, said Trudy Harkcom, the township's secretary. Those interested in details regarding program registration, class time options and other information are asked to call 724-423-6812.
In addition, supervisors said the Acme Summer Arts & Crafts Program will be held June 9 through July 17 at the pavilion at Acme United Methodist Church. Sessions will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays within that time frame. Children participating are asked to bring a bag lunch.
Supervisor Dan Pribisco also asked area motorists to be mindful of road crews while driving through the township.
“Please extend your courtesy to crews working on the roads this year,” he said.
There are a number of road projects that will be going on this summer, Stull said.
“There is the one on Ridge Road, which we hope to be completed in a few weeks,” he added.
In other business, the board received 35-mph speed limit signs from Walsh Equipment Inc. of Prospect for installation along state Route 31 near state Route 381 in Jones Mills.
“That's for the Indian Creek Valley Hiking Trail, where the trail intersects Route 31,” Stull said.
Josh King is a contributing writer.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Association seeks aid to finance future upkeep
- Stahlstown resident shares a love of history for Chestnut Ridge
- Mt. Pleasant Borough fire department’s support system dampened
- Michael Vomish Memorial Golf Outing is Aug. 16 near Mt. Pleasant
- Mt. Pleasant church to welcome newly installed bishop
- Mt. Pleasant-area teen takes part in American Legion Auxiliary event
- Old Fashion Days & UFO Festival is July 24-26 in Mt. Pleasant Township