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W.N. Library Plans Fundraiser Sept. 19

August 19, 2021 |

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

A view of the new children’s room at the library. (Submitted photo)


West Newton Public Library will hold a fundraiser from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Le Grande Balll Room, 105 South Second St., said Robin Matty, library manager.

Tickets to the annual “Tea-riffic” cost $20. Tickets can be purchased at the library or at Gary’s Chuck Wagon Restaurant 105 South Second St, during restaurant hours and library hours. The event will include refreshments, a gift basket auction and other games.

In other news, Matty is encouraging all residents of the West Newton area to visit the newly remodeled and rededicated children’s room at the library.

 
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W.N. Church Plans Peach Festival

August 16, 2021 |

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

West Newton First Church of God will hold a peach festival fundraiser 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 2, a spokesperson said.

The menu will include hot dogs, sauerkraut, sloppy joes, BBQ pulled pork, baked beans, potato or macaroni salad, cake, ice cream, beverages, and of course, peaches, including peach cobbler.

The event will be held at the Lions Field House, 507 Pittsburgh St. For more information, visit the church on Facebook.

 


WN Library Celebrates New Children’s Room

July 08, 2021 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: West Newton News

(Submitted photo)

West Newton Public Library held an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony of their new children’s room on June 30, after a year’s delay because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pictured cutting the ribbon are John Medsger, Barb Pritchard Rutter, Pete Pritchard and library board President Gary Johnson.

The renovation and design was dedicated in memory of former library board member Patty Medsger and her mother, Emma Jean Pritchard, for their contributions to the library. The event was attended by family and friends and concluded with light refreshments.

A spokesperson for the library board thanked everyone who donated funds in memory of Medsger and Pritchard. These funds along with a bequest from a longtime patron and a grant from the Trixie Puff Foundation were used to make the renovations to the library.

The library is located at 124 North Water St. and is open 12 to 5 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, 12 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. For more information, call (724) 633-0798.

 


WN Library to Dedicate Children’s Room

June 22, 2021 |

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

West Newton Library will hold a dedication and open house of its new children’s room from 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 30, a spokeswoman said. The room is being dedicated in memory of Patricia Medsger and Emma Jean Pritchard.

Visitors are asked to wear masks and practice social distancing. The library is located at 124 N. Water St.

The spokeswoman said the library specificaly needs used adult fiction hardcover book donations. The library is open from 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.

Books being donated for sale should not be placed in return book drop box. Outside of business hours, books can be dropped off in bags or boxes on the front porch.

 


W.N. Group Plans Memorial Day Weekend Concert

May 01, 2021 |

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

Community Revitalization of West Newton is sponsoring a Patriotic Concert at Vine Street Park from 6 to 8 p.m. May 30, a spokesperson said. The show will feature a 45-minute performance from Cathi Rhodes as Patsy Cline to honor all veterans, followed by other entertainers.

There will be food trucks for refreshments. Attendees should bring their own lawn chair or blanket. Organizers said they will be following COVID-19 guidelines and the audience will be asked to wear masks and practice social distancing.

Leaders of CROWN said they also are looking for local vendors and food trucks for an event to be held June 12 in conjunction with the West Newton Community Yard Sale. For more information, call Jennifer Bittner at (724) 344-4002.

 


W.N. Church Hosts Election Day Luncheon

April 30, 2021 |

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

West Newton First Church of God will be holding an Election Day luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 18, a spokesperson said. Lunches are available for take-out only.

The church is located 157 N. Second St. Call (724) 872-7467. The menu will be posted on Facebook.

The church’s annual Strawberry Festival will return from 4 to 7 p.m. May 27 at the Sewickley Grange on Greensburg Pike, with take out only. Details will be posted on Facebook.

 


W.N. Library Slates ‘Fill-a-Bag’ Book Sale

April 16, 2021 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: West Newton News

West Newton Library, 124 N. Water St., will hold a jewelry and “fill-a-bag” book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 24 in the parking lot, a spokesperson said.

All visitors will be asked to practicing social distancing and to wear masks. Library volunteers said that more than two years’ worth of donations of gently used books have been sanitized and quarantined, and will be on sale.

Parking will be available at the West Newton Senior Center or other nearby spaces. For more information, call (724) 633-0798.

 
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W.N. Lions Slate Ash Wednesday Fish Fry

February 15, 2021 |

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

The West Newton Lions Club, 511 Pittsburgh St., will hold an Ash Wednesday (Feb. 17) fish fry to raise money to support its programs.

The menu includes Alaskan pollock deep-fried fish sandwich platter, baked macaroni & cheese or haluski, and cole slaw for $12, or a fish sandwich only for $6.75.

 
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W.N. Center Offers April Fool’s Raffle

January 28, 2021 |

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

The West Newton Center for Active Adults is selling a special fundraising raffle ticket tied to the Pennsylvania Lottery’s April 1 evening three-digit drawing.

“I think we can safely say that 2020 made fools of all of us, but winter blew in and with the change in seasons came the change in calendars,” said Paul A Kurzdorfer III, center manager. “Now we sit in 2021 anxiously awaiting spring and those better days ahead.”

 
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W. Newton Library Hosts Book Sale

December 14, 2020 |

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

West Newton Library, 124 N. Water St., is holding a used book sale, a spokesperson said.

Visitors to the library can fill a bag for $5 during regular business hours, 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.

All books have been sanitized and held for three days prior to being placed on sale, the spokesperson said.

 
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