Lent has arrived, and that means fish fries everywhere
Fish fries are scheduled throughout the Valley today, Ash Wednesday, and Fridays during Lent, including:
New Life Baptist Church, 319 N. Second St., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ash Wednesday and Fridays through Good Friday. Menu: dinner, $7, includes fish (chicken wings may be substituted), fries, coleslaw, or potato salad and bread; sandwich, $6. Al a carte: fries, coleslaw and potato salad.
Citizens Volunteer Fire Company No. 1, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Ash Wednesday and Fridays through March 30. Platters: $8, includes fish, coleslaw, fries (cheese fries 50 cents extra) or substitute haluski, macaroni and cheese or pierogi for the fries; sandwich, $6. A la carte: pierogi, fries, haluski, coleslaw, macaroni and cheese. Pierogi: half dozen, $4; dozen, $7. Condiments available upon request. Free delivery in Alle-Kiski Valley for orders of at least $6. Takeouts only. Pickup in truck room at Public Safety Building, 601 Drey St. Orders: 724-335-8130.
Bell Township Volunteer Fire Department, 201 Main St., Salina, 4 to 6:30 p.m. Ash Wednesday, Fridays during Lent, and Good Friday. Dinner: $7, includes choice of hand-breaded fish, shrimp or chicken planks, with fries or pierogi, coleslaw and dessert. eat in or take out. Orders: 724-697-4873.
Holy Family Church, 787 Freeport Road, Creighton, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Ash Wednesday and Fridays through March 30. Dinners: baked or fried fish dinner and sandwiches, veggie cod bake, pierogi, haluski, potato dumplings, crepes, macaroni and cheese, meatless stuffed cabbage, Polish croquettes with red borscht, portabella bruschetta, potato pancakes, shrimp and rice, soup of the day, pagach (new item) and baked goods. Takeouts available. For large orders, call the day before. Orders: 724-224-8342. Free lunch time delivery for $20 minimum order.
Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 1 to 6:30 p.m. Ash Wednesday, and 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Fridays through March 30. Menu: sandwiches, $7, fried or baked fillet on hoagie bun; dinners, $8, includes fried or baked fillet, fries or pierogi, cole slaw, roll, punch or coffee.
Fawn No. 1 Fire Department, Recreation Hall, Route 908, noon to 6 p.m. Fridays through Good Friday. Cost: $8, includes sandwich, fries and coleslaw. Orders or details: 724-224-4613.
Ford Cliff Volunteer Fire Company, 609 Neale Ave., 4 to 6:30 p.m. Fridays through Good Friday. All-you-can-eat fish and chicken buffet. Cost: adult, $9; child, $4.50. Takeouts available. Delivery to shut-ins. Details: 724-763-1591.
Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament School, 800 Montana Ave., Natrona Heights, school cafeteria, 4 to 7 p.m. Ash Wednesday and Fridays through Good Friday. Cafeteria and drive through available.
Highlands Hornets Bushman Field, Burtner and Karns roads, Natrona Heights, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Ash Wednesday and Fridays through Good Friday. Menu: 8-ounce breaded cod fish sandwich or dinner; baked unbreaded dinner; shrimp in the basket or shrimp dinner. Sides are coleslaw, haluski, macaroni and cheese, fresh cut fries, mushrooms, onion rings, deviled crabs, and new this year, fried clam strips and chicken tenders. Delivery available to business and highrise only. Orders: 724-224-7117.
Polish National Alliance, 14 Linden St., Natrona, 3 to 6:30 p.m. Fridays through March 30 and noon to 6 p.m. Good Friday. Dinner: fish, fries, coleslaw, roll and dessert, $7; fish sandwich, $5. A la carte: fries, coleslaw, cabbage and noodles and deviled crabs. Eat in or take out. Orders: 724-224-4471, after 3 p.m. Public welcome.
Rural Ridge Fire Company, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays through Good Friday. Eat in or take out. Delivery available. Details: 724-265-4077.
Kiski Township Volunteer Fire Department: Route 56 East, 3 to 6 p.m. Ash Wednesday and Fridays through April 6. Takeouts available until 7 p.m. Menu: fish dinner, $7.50; chicken dinner, $6.50/ Dinners include fries or pierogi, applesauce or coleslaw, and dessert. Delivery charge of $1. Takeouts or delivery: 724-478-4210.
Leechburg Volunteer Fire Company 268 Canal St., 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Ash Wednesday and Fridays through Good Friday. Cost: dinner, $9.50 adult, $8.50 child; sandwich, $8; $7.50; chicken strips, $3.50; chicken strip dinner, $8. Adult fish and chicken dinner includes: entree and choice of two - macaroni and cheese, fries, coleslaw, applesauce or fruit cocktail; child dinner, entree and choice of macaroni and cheese, fries, applesauce or fruit cocktail. Al a carte: macaroni and cheese, fries, coleslaw, applesauce/fruit cocktail, cheese or tomato. Local deliveries. Takeout or delivery: 724-845-1684 or 724-845-1684.
Kinloch Volunteer Fire Department, 34 New York Ave., Lower Burrell. Ash Wednesday and Fridays through March 30. Menu: dinner, breaded cod sandwich dinner, fries, coleslaw, $7.50; fish sandwich, $6; fish and chips, $6; baked fish with fries and coleslaw, $7.50; shrimp basket with fries, $8; chicken strips with fries and coleslaw or crab cakes with fries, $6.50; tuna hoagie, $3, with fries, $5. Watch for weekly specials including: macaroni and cheese, cabbage and noodles, haluski. Dine in or take out. Delivery available. Allow one hour. Orders may be placed as early as 9 a.m. Orders: 724-339-7537.
Trinity United Christian Church, 3400 Garvers Ferry Road, 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays through March 30, and 3 to 6 p.m. Good Friday. Menu: Fried fish sandwiches, fried fish and baked fish dinners. Sides available: fries, coleslaw, macaroni and cheese and haluski. Dine in or take out. Delivery with a minimum order. Details: 724-230-0866.
Mount St. Peter: Marble Hall, 100 Freeport Road, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays through March 30. Menu: baked or fried fish dinner, steak fries and coleslaw, $8.75; fish sandwich, baked or fried, or fried shrimp basket with coleslaw, $7.50; linguine with white clam sauce, $8.50; pasta aglio e oglio (garlic and oil), $7. A la carte: side of linguini and white clam sauce or Pasta Aglio e Oglio, baked macaroni and cheese, pasta fagiole and New England clam chowder (individual or quart), steak fries, coleslaw, pop and coffee. Takeouts: 724-335-1458. Delivery available locally with a minimum order of five from noon to 1. Call-ins for lunch/dinner welcome. Allow 45 minutes for order before pick-up; one hour for delivery.
New Kensington Volunteer Fire Department No. 4, 1710 Seventh St., 3 to 7 p.m. Ash Wednesday and Fridays through March 30, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 6. Menu: fish dinner with roll, cole slaw and choice of fries or macaroni and cheese, $8.50; baked fish dinner with roll, coleslaw, choice of fries or macaroni and cheese, $8.75; regular fish only, $6.50, sandwich only, $7.25; baked fish only, $6.75, sandwich only, $7.50. Al a carte items: macaroni and cheese, fries, clam chowder, haluski, coleslaw, hoagie bun, dinner roll and pop. Local deliveries available. Orders: 724-335-4400.
Parks Township Volunteer Fire Department, Kepple Hill, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Ash Wednesday and Fridays through Good Friday. Menu: fish or chicken fillet sandwich with choice of homemade fresh cut fries or macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, dessert and drink, $8. Orders: 724-567-5317.
Upper Burrell Volunteer Fire Company No. 1, Fire Hall, 4370 Seventh St. Road, 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays through March 30. Menu: baked fish sandwich, $3. Al a carte side orders: macaroni and cheese, haluski and coleslaw. Delivery available in the township. Orders: 724-448-5691.
St. Victor Churchl, activity hall, 527 Bairdford Road, a community fish fry sponsored by St. Victor and Transfiguration Church, 3 to 7 p.m. Ash Wednesday and Fridays through Good Friday. Menu: deluxe fish sandwich, freshly breaded or baked cod, sandwiches or dinners, shrimp basket, clam strips and crab cakes, pierogi, haluski, breaded oysters, New England clam chowder, bake sale and more. Eat in or take out. Orders: 724-265-4017.
Cabot United Methodist Church, 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays through March 30. Menu: 21 piece shrimp combo, $9.50; adult or child fish sandwich combo or chicken tenders combo, $8.50-$5; fish sandwich, $4.75; chicken tender, $4.50. Combos also include coleslaw and dessert with choice of fresh cut fries, parsley potatoes or macaroni and cheese. Cheese and extra sides available at additional cost.
Worthington/West Franklin Volunteer Fire Department, 3:30 to 7 p.m. Fridays through Good Friday. Menu: large fish or chicken sandwich with fries and coleslaw. Cost: $9. Takeouts only. Drive through.