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W.N. Library Accepting Book, Jewelry Donations

August 30, 2022 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Announcements, West Newton News

West Newton Public Library is accepting donations of gently used books and old jewelry for upcoming sales.

A spokesperson said that following the recent successful used book sale, the library needs to replenish its book sale room. The library is seeking newer adult fiction hardcover, paperback, biographies, non-fiction, children’s books, DVDs and audio tapes.

The library is not currently accepting used cookbooks, Bibles, encyclopedias or textbooks for resale.

 
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W. Newton Library Holds Tea Party Sept. 25

August 27, 2022 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: West Newton News

West Newton Public Library’s annual “You, Me and A Cup of Tea” fundraiser will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Le Grande Ballroom, South Second Street, West Newton.

Tickets are $20 and are on sale now at Gary’s Chuckwagon Restaurant and at the library, 124 N. Water St.

Participants also can mail a check to West Newton Public Library, P.O. Box 221, West Newton, PA 15089. Please enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Tickets are a limited supply. Call (724) 633-0798 for more information.

 


West Newton Posts Upcoming Events

June 02, 2022 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Announcements, West Newton News

West Newton Borough has posted upcoming events for June and beyond:

Vacation Bible School Scheduled

First Church of God, 157 N. Second St., will hold Vacation Bible School entitled “Food Truck Party” from June 12 to 16. Ages 3 through adult. Please register to attend by telephoning (724) 872-7467. All are welcome to attend Sunday morning worship at 10:30 a.m., including junior church for youth. The worship service is live streamed on Facebook each week.

 
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W. Newton Library Hosts Summer Program

May 24, 2022 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: West Newton News

West Newton Public Library will hold its summer reading program from 10 to 11 a.m. June 15, 22 and 29 at the Lions Field Pavilion, 511 Pittsburgh St., a spokesperson said.

Each day there will be a snack, guest reader and a craft, rain or shine. The event is being coordinated by Lori Luppold. Parents or guardians must accompany smaller children.

Participants must register at WNPL by calling (724) 633-0798 or emailing westnewton@wlnonline.org.

 
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W. Newton Church Schedules May Events

April 13, 2022 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Announcements, West Newton News

An election day luncheon and a strawberry festival are planned in May by the First Church of God, 157 North Second St., West Newton.

The luncheon will be held the day of the primary election, May 17, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu includes a sandwich (chicken salad, ham barbecue or hot dog with sauerkraut), soup (chili, broccoli and cheese or chicken noodle), a side of potato or macaroni salad, and pie or cake. Call (724) 872-7467.

The strawberry festival will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. May 26 at the Sewickley Grange hall on Route 136. The menu includes hot dogs with sauerkraut, sloppy joes, pulled pork, baked beans, macaroni and potato salad, and strawberry desserts. For take out on the day of the event, call (724) 875-7738.

 


Fish Fry Scheduled in West Newton

February 28, 2022 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: West Newton News

West Newton Lions, 511 Pittsburgh St., will be holding an Ash Wednesday Fish Fry fundraiser for take-out only, a spokesperson said.

Hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 2. All sales are cash only. The menu includes deep-fried, breaded Alaskan cod dinner with two sides for $13, or a fish sandwich for $9. Sides include macaroni and cheese, haluski, potato soup or cole slaw. Homemade pierogis with slaw will be sold for $13.

For orders or more information, call (724) 972-3779 or (724) 872-8853. Parking will be available at the rear of the building.

 


W. Newton Library Slates Upcoming Events

February 28, 2022 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: West Newton News

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The West Newton Library will hold its fifth annual basket auction fundraiser from 12 noon to 4 p.m. March 13 at the Turkeytown Volunteer Fire Dept. Hall, 90 Supervisors Drive, South Huntingdon Twp., a spokesperson said.

Doors open at 11 a.m. Tickets are $15 and include a light lunch and 25 general gift basket tickets. Tickets may be purchased at the library, 124 N. Water St.; at Gary’s Chuck Wagon Restaurant, South Second Street; or online at ticketleap.com. 

There will be games of chance, a Presidents Gift Basket Tier, 50/50 drawing, and additional activities. The fundraiser benefits the fully volunteer-run library.

 
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W.N. Library Seeking Book Donations for Sale

December 05, 2021 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Announcements, West Newton News

West Newton Public Library, 124 North Water St., is seeking donations of used, newer hardcover and paperback books for its fill-a-bag sale.

Manager Robin Matty said all books are checked to make sure the library does not need them for its shelves first.

At this time, the library is not seeking cookbooks, children’s books or non-fiction books. Used books are sold for $5 per bag. Hours are 12 noon to 5 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, 12 noon to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. For more information, call (724) 633-0798.

 


W.N. Church Slates Cookie Walk Dec. 11

November 10, 2021 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Announcements, West Newton News

West Newton First Church of God, 157 North Second St., will hold its third-annual Christmas cookie walk from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 11, a spokesperson said. Participants will receive a plastic glove and a box, and will be able to fill the box with the favorite cookies. At the end of the walk, they will pay $8 per pound.

Peanut butter balls also will be sold for $6 per dozen. For more information, call (724) 872-7467.

 


Light-Up Night in West Newton is Nov. 27

November 02, 2021 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Announcements, West Newton News

Downtown West Newton Inc. will hold its annual “Miracle on Main Street” light-up night on Nov. 27.

Aaron Nelson, chair of DWNI, said this year’s theme is “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” The event begins at 3 p.m. and ends at 8:30 p.m., with a parade on Main Street to beginning at 5:15 p.m.

The community Christmas tree will be lighted directly following the parade.

 
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