Mt. Pleasant Senior Center delivers meals to homebound
Are you aware that meals are delivered to the home bound? For more information, call the Mt. Pleasant Senior Center at 724-547-4593. Also, the center is located at 424 Washington St., Mt. Pleasant and is open from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays. A nutritional lunch is served daily. Guest speakers are available on health and there are also health screenings, computer lessons, line dancing and exercise to name a few activities available. If you are a senior citizen, make it one of your New Year's resolution to stop by the center.
• Thanks goes out to Kristen Tunney for time spent as theater manager for the Geyer Performing Art Center. Scottdale. She intends to pursue graduate school. She will be missed.
• A $1,000 scholarship is offered to high school seniors who major in music at an accredited college or university who reside in Fayette or Westmoreland counties by the Friday Evening Music Club of Greensburg. Feb. 7 is the last date to submit a recorded audition. For more information, visit www.fridayeveningmusicclub.org, click on the scholarship tab or email email@example.com or call Edward Kuhn Jr. at 724-834-5001. Good luck.
• The Scottdale Firemen will sell hoagies this weekend — look for the fire truck. Please support local firefighters.
• The Scottdale Cemetery Association will meet at 4 p.m. Friday in the community room of the Scottdale Bank & Trust, Scottdale. At this meeting there will be an election held for directors.
• Paradise United Methodist Church, Route 982, Bullskin Township will serve a lasagna dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Menu will consist of lasagna, salad, dessert and beverage. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 4 to 12 and children age 3 and younger eat for free.
• There is a new business in town located at 103 Market St., Scottdale Family Health. It is open and accepting new patients. This was Dr. Albert Saloom's former office. It offers family health care, well child visits, sick visits, physicals, women's health exams, knee, shoulder, hip, back and neck pain treatment, trigger point injections, in house blood draws and lab work. Its hours are 9 a.m. to 1 and 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays by appointment. Jonathan Luker is a family nurse practitioner and is National Board Certified. The phone number is 724-220-5422 or 724-797-0014. Email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Super Bowl XLVIII will feature the AFC champion Broncos and the NFC champion Seahawks at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.
• The Scottdale Senior Citizens Club will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Scottdale Firemen's Social Hall, 405 Porter Ave. For more information, call Pat Etling at 724-628-8509. The fellowship is great and so is the lunch.
• You have one more day to recycle your Christmas tree at Green Ridge Reclamation Landfill, 234 Landfill Road, Scottdale, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. All trees must be stripped of decorations. For more information, call 724-836-4129.
• The Friends of the Library will meet at 6 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Scottdale Public Library, Spring Street. New members are always welcome; call 724-887-6140 for more information.
• A Valentine's Day dinner will be offered from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Calvin United Presbyterian Church, 311 Mulberry St., Scottdale. On the menu will be beef, ham, parslied potatoes, green beans, roll, cherry crisp with ice cream and beverage. Take-out will be available. Cost is $10 per person and $8 for children ages 3 to 10. For tickets or reservations, call 724-887-9880.
• Chinese New Year will be celebrated starting Friday. In China, it is also known as the Spring Festival, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name. Happy New Year is wished to all our Chinese friends.
• This month, a reorganization meeting was held and Scottdale Borough Council voted unanimously to elect Bud Santimyer as council president. Jim Pallygus will serve as council vice president, with Jack Davis serving as council chairman pro tem. Incumbent Mayor Chuck King was sworn into office, along with council members Davis, Bob Close, Pallygus, Santimyer and Troy Soberdash. Angelo Pallone was retained as borough secretary / manager / assistant treasurer. Other officials appointed included: Amy Washington, treasurer; Gerald Yanity, solicitor; James Kelley, zoning hearing board solicitor; Charles Kantorik, auditor; Pallone, right-to-know officer; and Widmer Engineering, engineering firm. Building Inspection Underwriters was named zoning officer, code enforcement officer and building official/inspector. Santimyer appointed heads of committees. Joan Brown is head of the protection committee; Pallygus, public service; and Donald Stansak, general government. Gary Phillips will serve as the vacancy board chairman and Brown and Soberdash will be representatives to the Westmoreland County Boroughs Association. Pallygus and Close will serve as council representatives to the parks commission and former councilman Andy Pinskey will remain as the representative to the Central Westmoreland Council of Government. Council meetings were set for the second Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m.
Readers, members of the council put in extra time for committee meetings and more. They are one of the few councils which receives no pay for all the work they put forth.
Thank you Scottdale governing body for all the work you do. Have a good week.
Patricia Walker is a Scottdale resident.
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