West Newton Center Hosts Bead Crafting Event Dec. 9

November 26, 2019 |

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

West Newton Center for Active Adults will host a free craft session at 12:30 p.m. Dec. 9 when attendees can learn how to make beads from paper. The event is being sponsored by the Rewind-Reuse Center and Workshop.

A spokesperson said the Rewind-Reuse Center and Workshop is dedicated to a green initiative reusing discarded materials and turning them into art rather than sending items to landfills.

Advanced registration is requested by calling (724) 872-4976. The West Newton Center is located at 103 East Main St.

 

West Newton Church Plans Christmas ‘Cookie Walk’

November 15, 2019 |

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

First Church of God, 157 N. Second St., West Newton, will hold a “cookie walk” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 14 at the church.

A spokesperson said more than 20 varieties of homemade cookies will be for sale on tables. Visitors will be invited to walk through the church hall with a box that they can fill with whichever cookies they want.

 
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West Newton Church to Host
Election Day Luncheon

October 16, 2019 |

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

First Church of God, 157 N. Second St., West Newton will host an Election Day luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., a spokesperson said.

Soup, sandwiches, salads, desserts and drinks will be available to eat in or take out.

The church is wheelchair and walker accessible.

For more information, call (724) 872-7467.

 

Pasta Dinner Will Raise Money for Wheelchair Van

October 10, 2019 |

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

A pasta dinner on Sunday will raise money for a West Newton man to purchase a new wheelchair van.

The event is being held from 12 noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 13 at the West Newton Lions Field House, 511 Pittsburgh St.

Participants will get ziti with homemade meat sauce, a tossed salad, bread and butter, soft drink and dessert for $10, or $5 for children under 10. Dinners will be available to eat in or take out.

 
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Missionaries to Speak at West Newton Church Oct. 26 & 27

October 07, 2019 |

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

Pastors Caleb and Christina Acosta will speak at the First Church of God, 157 N. Second St., West Newton, at 6 p.m. Oct. 26 and 10:30 a.m. Oct. 27, a spokesperson said.

The Acostas have a ministry to Spanish-speaking communities and have set up churches in many areas, and will talk about their work.

The church is currently raising money for its own mission trip to the Navajo Nation in New Mexico and Arizona in 2020.

 
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Author, Retired Colonel to Speak About Women Marines Oct. 10

October 02, 2019 |

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

The author of a new book about the history of women in the U.S. Marine Corps will speak in West Newton Oct. 10.

The West Newton Library is hosting the discussion by retired Col. Nancy P. Anderson at 6 p.m. at the Le Grand Ballroom, South Second Street.

Anderson is a graduate of the Naval War College, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and the Naval Postgraduate School.  She began her career in the Marine Corps in 1972 and made history in 1977 as the first woman platoon commander at the Marine Corps' Officer Candidates School at Quantico, Va.

 
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West Newton Lions Post Halloween Parade Details

September 26, 2019 |

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

The West Newton Lions Club will hold a community Halloween parade Oct. 26, a spokesperson said.

Marchers should line up at 12:30 p.m. at West Newton Elementary School, 1208 Vine St. The parade will then begin at 1 p.m. with a police escort down Vine Street to the park, where participants will receive treats from members of the Lions Club. 

In the event of rain, treats will be handed out in the gymnasium.

West Newton borough will then hold trick or treat following the parade until 5 p.m., the spokesperson said.

 
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