Forbes: Actors and Artists to present 'The Wedding Singer' at Geyer
For some fun and entertainment, head over to the Geyer Performing Arts Center to see a production of the comedy musical “The Wedding Singer” to be presented by the Actors and Artists of Fayette County at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday with a special 2:30 p.m. matinee on Sunday. Tickets are $12 and there is a special dinner and theater package available in conjunction with Miss Martha's Tearoom for $25. For information or to make reservations, call 724-887-0887 or visit www.geyerpac.com.
It's always wonderful to see a local business continuing in a successful manner and I'd like to congratulate the Mowrys of Saloom's Department Store on the 80th anniversary of the store.
Herbalicious, the gluten-free store, is celebrating its anniversary this month and for the entire month of July you can stop in and check on their weekly specials. Congratulations to the store for its continued success and ever growing business.
The Bullskin Township Volunteer Fire Department will hold a discount food sale starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at its fire station. The event will feature meats, cheeses and other food items at great discounted prices — all sales are cash only. There is a great selection to pick from and now is the perfect time to stock up for the upcoming holidays. Partial proceeds from the sales will go to the fire department.
The summer arts and crafts program is now in full swing and youths can enjoy the program weekdays from 10 a.m. to noon at Frick Park.
The Hurst High School Alumni Association covering graduates from the classes of 1908 to 1963 will hold its biennial reunion on Aug. 24 at Roosevelt Hall, Norvelt. If you attended the school during the mentioned years you are entitled to attend. The event will begin at 2 p.m. with a social hour and dinner to follow at 4 p.m. Interested classmates who have not received an information letter may call 724-863-5390. Reservations are requested by Aug. 5.
The DAR House genealogical library is now open and anyone wishing to stop in to do some research is welcome. The library will now be open from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays now through October.
If you are thinking of taking part in the Mt. Pleasant's Farmers Market now is the time to register. Check out the Business District Authority's website for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org. The market will operate through Oct. 23. You can register and pay $5 a week or $50 for the entire season. If you make it, bake it or grow it you can offer it at the farmers market.
The new glass exhibit is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays and from noon to 4 p.m. Sundays and is free to visit. The exhibit is located in the In-Town Shops along Main Street. The exhibit features some wonderful glassware from Bryce Brothers, L.E. Smith Glass and Lenox Crystal so stop in and see the glass and enjoy the wonderful history.
If you are a resident of the Mt. Pleasant Township, your monthly recycling date will be the first Thursday of a full week of each month. If you do not have a container from your recycling company, use any container you have, but please mark it as recyclable.
We are doing a great job recycling here in the borough so let's keep it up! Items that can be recycled include glass, plastics, cans, newspapers, phone books, magazines, junk mail, cardboard that has been folded, bundled and tied and not taped. But guess what, now you can recycle the lids of your pizza boxes too! If you have more items then you have recycling containers, you can feel free to use any container that you have for items. Simply mark on the container that it is a recycle container. The next recycling dates are July 22 and 23.
To submit an item for this column, email email@example.com
Marilyn Forbes is a Mt. Pleasant resident.
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.
- Police claim woman stabbed husband at their Jeannette business
- Previously convicted of embezzlement, Mt. Pleasant postal worker accused of mail theft
- ‘Pink Out’ game to memorialize St. Vincent College basketball player’s late mother
- Court in the Classroom program provides insight for Norwin High School students
- Unity lawyer to vie for Westmoreland County judgeship
- Westmoreland County Park Police: Man tried to enter courthouse with gun
- Unity considers $26K software upgrade
- Inquest: Police bullet killed man in 2013 standoff in Latrobe
- Woman, animals escape Unity duplex fire
- Latrobe police to form DUI task force
- Westmoreland leaders form workforce forum to help young people qualify for careers