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EBADC Announces Town Meeting

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East Brady

The East Brady Area Development Corporation is inviting area property owners, permanent and seasonal residents and business owners to participate in a town meeting to be held on September 24, 2014 at the Arnold Beabout Community Center on Robinson Street from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The purpose for the meeting is to introduce current EBADC board members, and request input from East Brady residents, and residents from its surrounding communities, regarding its reorganization and goals for the future.

1st Annual Falcon Alumni & Open House Night

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The AC Valley Falcons

Thursday, September 25, 2014 Allegheny-Clarion Valley Jr./Sr. High School 5-7 P.M. Main Lobby

New Restaurant Opens in East Brady - River's Bend Restaurant

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River's Bend Restaurant

The River’s Bend Restaurant and Bar recently opened its doors to the public on July 18th. They are located at 300 Water Street in East Brady, PA.

Sara McNany Celebrates 100 Years

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Sara McNany

Mrs. Sara McNany was born on September 2, 1914 in Scrubgrass Township, PA and celebrated her 100th birthday. Sara is the daughter of the late Arthur and Anna Milford of Six Points and one of seven children. Sara and her brother, Bill Milford are the remaining members of her immediate family.
Growing up, she attended the Byron Center Elementary school and then Emlenton High School, graduating in May 1934. Sara married the late Charles McNany on December 21, 1934 and they spent 70 wonderful years together.

Emlenton HIll Update

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Emlenton HIll

Emlenton: According to Mary Ann Horner, PennDOT spokesperson, the Emlenton Hill Project is
running on schedule. It is slated to re-open by mid-October of 2014. Paving will begin by the end of September. (Equipment is moving in now!)
At this time there are four of the six walls completed and two near completion.
Earlier in the year it was reported through another PennDOT spokesperson that the hill could re-open by early September, as long at the weather cooperated and there wasn’t a rainy spring and summer.

Thomas Hayden Sherwin

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Thomas Hayden Sherwin

Thomas Hayden Sherwin, 61, of Kittanning Pike, Chicora, a retired Pennsylvania State Police Trooper passed away at 11:55 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014 at the Chicora Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
Thomas was born in Butler on September 17, 1952. He was the son of the late Thomas L. and Jeanne Hayden Sherwin.

Otto’s Tavern Hosts Jeffy Miller Benefit

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Jeffy Miller Benefit

Otto’s Tavern Hosts Jeffy Miller Benefit
$3,477 Raised to Help with Funeral Expenses

The rain did not deter any of the the friends or family of Jeffy Miller for the Jeffy Miller Benefit sponsored by Otto's Tavern on July 19th. The benefit was well attended. The benefit was held to aid in paying for funeral costs and misc expenses for Jeffy, who was killed in motorcycle accident.
Friends and family feasted on a pigroast dinner, played beer pong and purchased auction and 50/50 tickets and had a balloon release. A total of $3,447.00 was raised during the benefit.

Emlenton United Methodist Church Welcomes New Pastor, Kent O’Neil

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Kent and Sarah O'Neil

Emlenton United Methodist Ministry welcomed its new pastor, Kent O’Neil, and his family on July 6, 2014. Pastor O’Neil preached a lively message entitled “. . . But on God’s Power” to a special combined gathering of Emlenton UMC, Big Bend UMC, and Old Zion UMC hosted by Emlenton UMC. Pastor O’Neil had previously served churches in Karachi, Pakistan and most recently nearby in Franklin before being appointed to serve Emlenton by the Western Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church during its Annual Conference in Grove City June 5th through 8th this year.

Progress Profile: H.B. Beels & Son - by Frank Agnello

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H.B. Beels and Son, Inc.

Mayor's spotlight, by Frank Agnello. Mayor of Knox: My spotlight this month is on another one of the great legacy businesses here in Knox called “H.B. Beels & Son, Inc.” This insurance agency has a long robust history (over 114 years) of filling a broad array of insurance needs, while delivering superior customer service not only to the Knox area residents & businesses; they are a well-known insurance provider to many all over N/W Pennsylvania.

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