Scott Shalaway Lecture at ACV Elementary School

Dr. Scott Shalaway

A lecture by Dr. Scott Shalaway  will feature two nature topics on  Saturday, May 10th from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at the A-C Valley Elementary Auditorium. The lecture is part of the 6th Annual Foxburg Nature Festival. Tickets are $10 adults; $5 students;and  toddlers free.

Planting Autism Awareness


“Planting Autism Awareness” in the community is the goal for local autism support group, Our Puzzled Life. This group was started by Kimberly Brewer to help reach out to other families with children struggling with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The Brewer family has two boys with autism and understands the complications associated with getting the right services to help children. April is Autism Awareness Month and we want to make the community more aware that if you have a child with autism it isn’t the end of the world.

PennDOT Rte. 68 Work Begins


Indiana– Work began this week on the bridge replacement projects on Route 68 Bradys Bend Bridges #2 (over Hart Run), #3, #4 and #5 (over Sugar Creek), and #6 (over Whiskey Run) between the intersections of Route 4009, Kittanning Hollow Road, and Route 4003, Seybertown Road, in Bradys Bend Township, Armstrong County.
The first phase of the project is the replacement of bridges #3 and #5.  Traffic will be restricted to one lane by temporary traffic signals for each structure. These restrictions will be in place until October.

Principal's List & Honor Roll Listings for A-C Valley SD


Principal's List
Grade 5 – Makenna L. Armagost, Rachel E. Cullen, Andrea E. Meals, Amelia C. Sherman
Grade 6 – Bridget D. Brison, Chloe P. Dittman, Sylvia F. Downes, Hannah M. Farrington, Chelsey A. Hillwig, Karly G. King, Edward J. Stevanus, Cejae M. Wyman
Grade 7 – Samuel D. Anderson, Olivia G. Boocks, Abby L. Freeman, Susan L. Kandor, Cameron M. McNany

Chinese Auction at Foxburg Pizza

Steve Moores, owner of the Foxburg Pizza in Foxburg.

Steve Moores, owner of the Foxburg Pizza in Foxburg,  holds one of the many bird houses to be auctioned off during the upcoming Foxburg Nature Festival.
Art students from A-C Valley High School have painted the birdhouses that you can own if you are one of the lucky winners in the Chinese Auction. You can stop in anytime now to buy your tickets. The winning tickets will be drawn after the 5K race on May 11, 2014.
The prices for the Chinese Auction tickets are: $1 each; 6 for $5; 14 for $10; 22 for $15 or 30 for $20.

Keystone School District Principal's List and Honor Roll


Keystone High School
Principal’s List – 2014 – 3rd Quarter
7th Grade – Brody Coleman, Connor Exley, Isaac Rivers
8th Grade – Jessica Cotton, Macy Defelice, Lilly Ganoe, Taylor Geer, Danica Hurrelbrink, Jennifer McConnell, Autumn Rapp, Corey Rapp, Rachel Riley, Claire Warner, Nathaniel Wingard
9th Grade – Madison Beichner, Hannah Brickey, Jakeb Byerley, Emily Byers, Kara Daugherty, Matthew Gathers, Madison Harle, Lauren Kohlenburg, Danielle Larrow, Emily Slaugenhaupt

Barry Louise Awarded Council Member of the Year 2014

Barry Louise, Emlenton Borough Council President was awarded Outstanding Council Member of the Year.


The Pennsylvania Borough Councils Association has awarded Emlenton’s Borough Council President, Barry Louise as the "Outstanding Council Member of the Year 2014 in Western Pennsylvania.

Morgan Waldroup Achieves Highest Award in Girl Scouts

Chicora Elementary students that participated in Morgan Waldroup's reading program.

Morgan Waldroup, from Petroleum Valley Girl Scout Troop #21945 earned her Silver Award which is the highest award earned by Girl Scouts at the Cadette age level. Morgan is 14 years old, attends Karns City High School, and is the daughter of Brandy and Todd Waldroup of Fenelton. Morgan chose to earn her award by helping the Chicora Elementary PTO. Working with the Chicora Elementary PTO and seeing the need to expand the children’s fun reading programs for the age range of Kindergarten through 2nd grade, Morgan held a primary aged-based Dr.

The City of Parker Names Citizen of the Year for 2014

Congratulations Richard Amsler, from the City of Parker!

On Saturday, March 29th, the City of Parker declared that Richard Amsler is Parker’s Citizen of the Year for 2014.
Mr. Amsler was chosen because of his decades of service to the City. For the past 30 years, he has been a member of Parker’s Volunteer Fire Department, and many years have served as Fire Chief. Mr. Amsler has also served on the City of Parker’s Council as well as other City committees. Mr. Amsler is also a member of Butler County’s Team 300, a water rescue team.

Pennsylvania's Most Famed Bald Eagle Nest Has Three New Stars

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The first of three eaglets hatched Friday inside a Pittsburgh nest as the magical moment was captured by a camera and live streamed to viewers online. Then on Sunday, a second egg hatched, bringing the count at the nest to two adults, two eaglets and one egg. The third egg hatched on Wednesday, April 2, 2014

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