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Pasta dinner on the menu this weekend

| Thursday, Oct. 21, 2004

Enjoy a pasta dinner at St. John the Baptist School social hall from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. If you don't have time to sit down and fellowship with others, take out is available. Prices are reasonable. For more information, call 724-887-7013.

Congratulations to Tess Sasko and Thomas J. Nelson on being appointed as members on the parks commission. Good luck on your new venture and the residents of Scottdale thank you for giving your time to the community. The sentiment is echoed to Darcy Pallone, who is interested in being reappointed to the library board.

If someone in the community would like to volunteer their time to the zoning hearing board, please submit a letter to the borough manager, Barry Whoric at 10 Mount Pleasant Road, Scottdale (724-887-8220). I am thanking you in advance.

Leaf pick up has already started in the borough of Scottdale. Please bag them and place the bags on the front curb of your property. The street crew employees will pick the bags up at their convenience. The drop off locations for newspapers, magazines, catalogs and phone books is the recycling building on Crescent Street, which has 24-hour access. Some farmers use newspaper for animal bedding. Please call PA CleanWays at 724-836-4129 to find out.

The Everson Civic Association will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the VFW, Graff Street. Attend the meeting and become a part of the group which is interested in the Everson beautification and Christmas lighting project.

The Everson Borough Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the borough building, it was rescheduled from last Monday due to a lack of quorum.

Southmoreland Scotties will host East Allegheny Football Team at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Alverton Stadium. Please support your home team!

Happy birthday wishes go to my friend, Patrick McShane, who will celebrate his 91st birthday on Tuesday. Scottdale wishes you a very happy birthday.

Do you have any extra empty coffee cans• The Scottdale Public Library can make use of them. There is a need for containers for the February fund-raiser "Lincolns for the Library." For library hours of operation, call 724-887-6140. Pennies have a way of becoming dollars in due time.

Don't feel guilty because you are not cooking on Friday. Stop by the First Assembly of God Church, Elm and Jennings avenues, and enjoy a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Please attend this fund-raiser.

Ghosts and goblins will all be out on Tuesday for the Halloween parade, which begins at 7:30 p.m. Line up is at 6:30 p.m. at Loucks Park. This event is sponsored by the Scottdale Volunteer Firemen.

Thanks from Scottdale goes out to Ardis Smith, who gave her time as a councilwoman for the Fourth Ward. Council accepted, with regret, her resignation from the position. Anyone interested in being appointed to the position, call Barry Whoric at 724-887-8220.

If you would like to send a message to a board member of the Scottdale Area Chamber of Commerce, call 724-887-3611 between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and leave a message.

P.A.L. (Pet Adoption League) will sponsor a picture-taking session of your pets from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 31. Call Bobbie Kramer and make an appointment at 724-887-7278.

Scottdale is very proud of a great game played by the Southmoreland in winning the game against Brownsville.

Congratulations to Kelsey Love on being named 2004-05 homecoming queen for Southmoreland High School. My understanding is the individual is chosen by their peers, who cast votes. All the young ladies on the homecoming court are to be commended.

It is so nice when you are appreciated on your job, in school, church or whatever group you belong to. Readers, show your appreciation to someone this week.

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