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Bishop Persico leads prayers for church vocations Tuesday

Erie Diocese Shield

The public is invited to St. Michael Church, 811 Chestnut St., Emlenton on Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m., to spend an hour in prayerful adoration before the Eucharist, asking that more people respond to the call to serve as priests, deacons and sisters. Father Bill Barron, pastor of St. Michael Parish, will participate in the evening, which is being held as part of National Vocations Awareness Week, Nov. 2-9.

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IUP Distinguished Alumni Presenting Program OCT. 23 On Ebola Outbreak and Vaccine Development

Dr. John Gilly

INDIANA, Pa. -- Dr. John Gilly, director of Vaccine Clinical Materials program at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Frederick, MD., will present a program titled “Responding to the Ebola Outbreak - Development of a New Ebolavirus Vaccine” at Indiana University of Pennsylvania at 2 p.m. Oct. 23 in 247 Johnson Hall on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus.

This program is free and open to the community.

Travel Advisory - Daytime Paving Operations on Route 38 Project in Venango and Clarion Counties


Daytime one-lane alternating traffic controlled by flaggers is in place to perform milling, paving, and widening operations on Route 38 from Emlenton Borough to Route 208, East of Emlenton. Minor delays are possible. Drivers need to remain alert and slow down while driving through work zones. Remember to drive responsibility for your safety and the safety of the workers.

Work is weather dependent and will finish in the Spring 2015.

Work on this $2,783,038 resurfacing project is being constructed by Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc.

PennDOT Presentation to Spotlight Emlenton Hill Improvement Project

Emlenton Hill - Rt. 208/38 under construction

Oil City – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation invites the public to a presentation on the Emlenton Hill Improvement Project in Venango County at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Crawford Center Auditorium in Emlenton.

PennDOT officials will be on hand to explain the history, planning and construction of the two-year-long project on Route 38 in Emlenton Borough and Scrubgrass Township. The project started in March 2013 and is now nearing completion.

Farmers National Bank Donates $15,000 to Emlenton VFD

Trevor Hile, Bruce Campbell, Barry Louise and William Marsh

Emlenton, Pennsylvania, October 6, 2014 – The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton recently donated $15,000 to the Emlenton Volunteer Fire Department. This donation will help support the costs incurred while expanding the current fire station located at 410 Main Street in Emlenton.

Foxburg Turkey Trot 5K Walk / Run

Turkey Trot

Mark your calendars now!

Foxburg Turkey Trot 5K Walk / Run

There will be a Turkey Trot 5K walk / Run on Saturday, November 22, 2014 to benefit the A-C Valley School District, the Boys & Girls Club A.A. and the Foxburg Free Library.

There is an on-line registration form at:
and look for the event on November 22 – Foxburg Turkey Trot.

The Music That Makes Us Dance

The Music That Makes Us Dance

Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts presents . . .

The Music That Makes Us Dance

Thursday, September 25, 2014 7:00 PM
Allegheny-Clarion Valley H.S. Auditorium
Foxburg, PA
Tickets: Adults $15; Parents with Students $5 per person; Children under 6 free

Salem & St. Paul’s Lutheran Parish Pumpkinfest 2014


Saturday, October 18, 2014

Come on out and enjoy children’s carnival games, take n’ carry crafts, pumpkin chunkin, pony rides, hay rides, pumpkin carving, corn hole tournament, Chinese auction, concessions & baked goods on Saturday, October 18th from 11 am to 6 pm at the Salem Community Center just off Rt. 208 in Lamartine, PA.

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