Christmas Food Collection

Volunteers from St. Michael's collected food items on Sucay, Dec. 1.


The youth group of Saint Michael’s Parish spent their Sunday (Dec. 1) walking door-to-door in Emlenton. This expedition was undertaken voluntarily, and its goal was to collect food for the Friends in Service to Humanity (F.I.S.H.) food cupboard of Emlenton for the Christmas season. The collection was successful, and the youth group obtained several bags full of foodstuffs to donate to the cupboard.

Learning from Olympians

Olympic Gold Medalist Ken Chertow directs local wrestlers in drills at Keystone High School.

Keystone High School hosted Olympic gold medal wrestler Ken Chertow Tuesday evening in a clinic for wrestlers from both Keystone and Cranberry school districts. Chertow operates a wrestling gymnasium in State College and has instructed wrestlers from all over the country.

Blood Drive

How many opportunities do we get to give a special gift that costs NOTHING, but can mean EVERYTHING to a patient and their family? This gift can allow a patient to spend another winter season with loved ones, or might even bring an entire lifetime of wonderful memories. Won’t you consider giving such a gift by donating blood?
Give blood at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2217 Chicora Rd, Route 68N,  Chicora, PA on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 from Noon to 6 PM.
Make an appointment at with the sponsor code : chicorac

Christmas Down on the Farm


Open House and Craft Show at the home of Valerie Stowe - Pieper near Eau Claire. December 6th and 7th & December 13th and 14th. Call 724-791-2660. Go over to our website:

ARCA Presents Two Annual Christmas Traditions

Typical Costumes worn at the Madrigal Dinner

It has become a Foxburg Christmas Tradition, each December, Allegheny River-Stone Center for the Arts and the Madrigal Singers transform Lincoln Hall, Foxburg, into a great hall reminiscent of Medieval England. The king and queen arrive in grand flourish and invite all in attendance to share in a festive dinner. The madrigal choir, dressed in period costume, entertains with madrigal songs and traditional holiday carols. They serve each meal course, while a story unfolds set to music.

Winter Buffet at Nickleville Presbyterian Church


The Nickleville Presbyterian Church will host their final fundraiser for 2013 on Sat.. Dec. 7 for 4-6 pm at Weaver Hall in Nickleville.

Three Day Preliminary Bear Harvest Results


Despite nasty weather throughout much of the state, Pennsylvania bear hunters added to statewide harvest totals on Tuesday, the third day of the statewide bear season, the Pennsylvania Game Commission announced today.

Emlenton Area Businesses Welcome You To Light Up Night


Emlenton Area Businesses are preparing for Santa's arrival and lighting up the town on Friday, December 6th from 6pm-8pm with a "Passport to the Northpole" theme. A portion of Main Street will be blocked off to allow everyone to walk around and explore. Festivities begin at 6:00pm when everyone gathers on Main Street at the Christmas Tree in front of Lynn, King, & Schreffler for the lighting of the tree and ALL of Main Street. Santa will arrive on a big red truck at 6:15pm.

Remembrance Tree Ceremony To Be Held

Petrolia: The Christmas season can be hard for those who have lost a loved one. To help local residents honor the memory of their family members, the Bauer-Hillis Funeral Home in Petrolia will put up a Tree of Remembrance during the month of December.

Emlenton Borough Officials Hold Appreciation Ceremony

L-R: Timothy Russell, Nancy Marano, and Mark R. Kempic
The Emlenton Borough officials, lead by borough Manager, Nancy Marano, held an appreciation ceremony at the Crawford Center Auditorium November 14, 2013. The appreciation ceremony honored Columbia Gas of PA and Allegheny Contracting, LLC for an outstanding job in improving Emlenton Borough with new ramping and sidewalks that meet the standards for the Americans with Disabilities Act “ADA”.
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