Pi - Day Celebrated at Immaculate Conception Middle School

(from left to right) Ali Troese, Sal Amato, III, Wyatt Baker, Carlos Santiago, Jr., and Sara Grace Zacherl.

Immaculate Conception Middle School, in Clarion, celebrated National Pi Day on March 14, 2013 by integrating a number of Pi themed activities into their math curriculum.
Picture: Edible circle diagrams are being created, and enjoyed, by fifth & sixth graders (from left to right) Ali Troese, Sal Amato, III, Wyatt Baker, Carlos Santiago, Jr., and Sara Grace Zacherl.

Bauer-Hillis Funeral Homes Proud to announce New Funeral Intern

Courtney Shirey

Petrolia: The Bauer-Hillis Funeral Homes are proud to announce the addition of a Funeral Intern to its staff. Courtney Shirey, of Petrolia, started working for the funeral homes in February after completing her mortuary training at the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science (PIMS).

Emlenton Summer Festival Committee wants you involved!


We are looking for any group, organization, or individual who would like to be involved in any way with the Emlenton Summer Festival. We are now in the planning stages. We’re asking you to be involved in the creative process, organizing and running the many events involved with the festival. Would like to see something new, reorganized or bring back something from the past. We need to hear from you. Please come to a Summer Festival 2013 planning meeting on Tuesday April 2nd @ 7PM located in the Civic Club Building, 605 Main Street in Emlenton.

Charity Ball at Reminisce Banquet Hall Raises Money for Local Community

King & Queen, Mike and Karen Salusky as Lucas Salusky addresses those in attendance

On Saturday, March 9, 2013 Reminisce Banquet Hall in Emlenton was the setting for a one of a kind "Charity Ball" which benefitted local individuals and organizations in the local community.

What started out as an idea, became a reality with the gracious efforts and kindness of the Mike Salusky family of Emlenton, owners of Reminisce Banquet Hall. The idea of giving is not anything new to the Salusky family, this was just simply another venue in which to give to the cause.

Route 38 Emlenton Hill Rebuilding Improvement Project Officially Started Groundbreaking March 14th

L-R: Amy Whitehill, William Petit, Tim Russell, Barb Warden, Barry Louise, Peter Winkler, Rep. R. Lee james, Senator Scott Hutch

On Thursday morning March 14th in a brisk wind and still freezing temperatures over forty persons gathered at the base of the Emlenton Hill near the Emlenton Bridge, to take part in the official groundbreaking ceremony of the Emlenton Hill Improvement Project.

Joining in the ceremonial ground breaking were L-R: Amy Whitehill, William Petit, Tim Russell, Barb Warden, Barry Louise, Peter Winkler, Rep. R. Lee james, Senator Scott Hutchinson, and Keneth Wolf.

The City of Parker Announces Person of the Year

L-R: Parker Mayor, William McCall and Person of the Year, Bill Bartley


Bill Bartley has been chosen as the City of Parker’s Person of the Year for 2013.
(Pictured L-R: Parker Mayor, William McCall and Bill Bartley)
Bill is a member of the Parker City Volunteer Fire Company where he has held the positions of Lieutenant, Captain, 2nd Assistant Chief, and President. He currently holds the position of 2nd Assistant Chief. He also serves, at present, on the Halloween Parade, Pre-teen Dances, and Mothers Day Committees.

Progress Profile - Monica's Hand Carved Candles

A sample of some of the creative hand crafted items at MHCC


Monica's Hand Carved Candles is a beautiful shop that carries one of a kind gifts and decor that are custom made from your imagination. With customer service that is second to none and products that are truly dazzling, MHCC is a must stop for anyone craving something unique and personalized.

Progress Profile - Amazing Stitches

Amazing Stitches

Amazing Stitches, located on quiet Main Street in Emlenton, PA is more than just your standard embroidery shop. Much more! Amazing Stitches uses up to date technology to customize everything from baby blankets stitched with love, to corporate logos, or whole team uniforms bursting with school pride. Plus, the Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce has recently awarded them the Gold Shovel Award. The Imprinted Sportswear Show, the largest trade show in the decorated apparel industry, will feature the Amazing Stitches logo being stitched and blinged at their national trade show in March.

Beulah “Boots” McCormick

Beulah “Boots” McCormick

Chicora: Beulah "Boots" McCormick of Whispering Acres PCH Chicora, will celebrate her 103rd birthday on St Patrick's Day.
The former Beulah Plunkard was born March 17, 1910.
She married the late Ralph "Mike" McCormick.
She has four children Patricia (James) Fleeger, William McCormick and Donna McCue all of Chicora, and Shirley (Silvio) Andreassi of East Brady.
Another child, Helen (Thomas) Barnhart is deceased.

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