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Firemen plan hoagie sale this weekend

Everson Volunteer Fire Department will sell hoagies on Pittsburgh Street in Scottdale Friday and Saturday.

A community yard sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Regional Family YMCA in Mt. Pleasant. For more information, call Joyce Prutz at 724-547-9622.

The Scottdale Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Kapr Family Center on Pittsburgh Street.

Berkheimer representatives will be at the Scottdale Borough Building from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 23.

Scottdale sends congratulation wishes to Ashley Allen on becoming the 2008 Southmoreland High School Homecoming Queen.

Everson Borough Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the borough building on Brown Street. The public is always welcome to attend.

Sunday is designated as National Catholic Daughters Day.

The Chief Tanacharison Chapter, Daughters of the American Colonists will meet at 11:45 a.m. Saturday at Miss Martha's Tea Room in Scottdale. Speaker will be Dr. Toni L'Hommedieu of Smithfield. Her topic will be "The Impact of Immigration on Southwestern Pennsylvania."

Westmoreland County Disability Task Force, in observance of Disability Employment Awareness Month, will meet from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Monday in Commissioner's Hall, Westmoreland County Community College, 145 Pavilion Lane, Youngwood. There will be employers, information, resources, referrals, service providers and guest speaker. Refreshments will be provided; admission is free. For more information, call 724-887-5774, 724-420-5291 or 724-467-2139.

Geyer Performing Arts Center in Scottdale will present "Arsenic and Old Lace," a comedy by Joseph Kesselring, at 8:15 p.m. tonight, Friday and Saturday and 3:15 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $6 tonight only. Tickets for the remaining days are $8. For more information, visit at www.geyerpac.com or call 724-887-0887.

Tyrone Presbyterian Church, located just off of the Dawson/Scottdale Road, Route 819, will hold a fundraising event Nov. 22 -- a bus trip to New York City. Cost is $75 per person. Spaces will be allotted on a first-come, first-served basis. Payment is due no later than Friday. Payments can be sent to Laura Kloock at 310 Chaintown Road, Dawson, PA 15428. The bus is scheduled to leave the church at 1 a.m. Nov. 22, will stop at the Cracker Barrel for breakfast and then continue to the "Big Apple," where individuals will get the chance to shop until they drop from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Bus will return to the church at approximately 2 a.m. Nov. 23. For more information, call 724-529-0277.

A big thank you to everyone who helped to make the Oct. 4 Scottdale Public Library dedication such a success. The architect was James F. Gayton III and the contractor was Masscon Inc. The library's board of trustees are President Judith Ermine, Vice President Clyde Stoner, Treasurer Tom Ermine, Secretary Dr. David Bigley, Mimi Finnerty, Don Graft, Carol Hunker, library director Patricia Miller and assistant director Rhona Allison.

My church, the Beulah Baptist Church in Smithfield celebrated its 84th homecoming and 107th church anniversary Oct. 5. The theme was "Love is a Choice." Morning worship had the Rev. Vincent Winfrey Jr. as the speaker and the afternoon service had the Rev. Vincent Winfrey, pastor of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church in Uniontown, as speaker. The fellowship was wonderful and the dinner was great.

Have a fantastic fall week.

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