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– Borrow-A-Bridesmaid – Book Tells Tale of Hired Bridesmaid

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Anne Wagener

When life hands you lemons, make lemonade—or, in Piper Brody’s case, make a Craigslist ad offering yourself up as a hired bridesmaid! So begins the hilarious, touching, coming-of-age novel, Borrow-A-Bridesmaid from debut author Anne Wagener.

ACV HS Class of 2015 Holds Graduation Ceremony

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Danielle Kaufman, ACV Valedictorian

The Allegheny-Clarion Valley Class of 2015, held their graduation on the high school campus in Foxburg on Thursday, June 4, 2015. Fifty-four students participated in graduation activities with parents, family, and friends in attendance. Danielle Marie Kaufman was the 2015 Valedictorian, with Sadie Elizabeth Allison Longo as the Salutatorian and Mr. Clay A. Snyder as the keynote speaker.

Drake Well Museum to Host Wildcatter Day at Pithole

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Wildcatter Day at Pithole

On Saturday, June 6, Drake Well Museum and the Friends of Drake Well, Inc. will host Wildcatter Day at Pithole, one of the many programs scheduled to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Pennsylvania’s legendary oil boomtown. The event will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Pithole Historic Site located at 14118 Pithole Road just off Route 227 near Plumer, PA. Admission is $5.00 for adults (18+ years), $3.00 for children (5-17 years) and free for children 4 years and younger.

Otto Schiberl Memorial Ride

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Scene from last year’s Memorial Ride.

To Benefit The Boys and Girls Club Along The Allegheny

Now in its 7th year, the annual Otto Schiberl Memorial Ride will kick off this weekend in Emlenton on Saturday, June 6th at Otto’s Tavern on River Avenue in Emlenton. The memorial ride is in memory of the late Otto Schiberl who founded Otto’s Tavern in 1968.

The Beer Can Caper

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The Beer Can Caper
By Dave Staab

Knox Borough Police Chief, Jason Bowen, assisted by Emlenton Police, made an arrest of a 47 year old man from the Emlenton area, for possession of stolen property on Wednesday, April 22, 2015.

While examining the crime scene, store owner, Terry Kahle, a local Knox retailer of heavy machinery and power equipment, noticed a beer can that he preserved and reported to the borough police. Local police put the can of “Miller High Life” into evidence.

Caitlyn Klingler Receives The "Gold Apple Award"

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Caitlyn Klingler

Congratulations to Caitlyn Klingler, Kindergarten teacher at Harnett Primary School in North Carolina! Caitlyn has been selected as a recipient of the Dunn Area Chamber of Commerce Golden Apple Award.
Ms. Klingler was surprised with a visit from Vice President of Education Meredith Bradham, Education Committee members Bo Jones and Susan Byerly, along with Principal Dr. Sylvia Wilkins with a balloon bouquet and Gift Certificates.
Her students shared the following about her.

Area Veterans Show Their Support for VA Outpatient Clinic in Foxburg

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Paul Lieberum

On Tuesday, April 7, 2015, the VA Outpatient Clinic and ACV Medical Center in Foxburg became the focal point of many area Veterans who are disappointed with the news that the VA Butler Healthcare wants to move the clinic elsewhere in the county.

Florence R. Crisman Passes Away at Age 99

Florence R. Crisman

Florence R. Crisman, age 99, of Knox, passed away Friday morning, April 10, 2015, at the Redstone Highlands in Greensburg.
Born January 13, 1916 in Blair County, she was the daughter of the late Samuel M. and Ora Crisman and graduated from Clearfield Area High School.
She worked as a substitute mail carrier during the summers of her early college years, received a B.S. Degree in Education from Indiana State College (IUP) in May of 1938 and began teaching business education at the White Memorial School in Knox in September 1938.

Red Brick Gallery Opens 2015 Season With “Dancing Off The Canvas” ACV Student Art Show

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Sampling of ACV student's art.

Foxburg, PA – The Red Brick Gallery in Foxburg, PA will open its 2015 exhibition season on April 11 with “Dancing Off the Canvas” - a multimedia exhibit featuring artworks created by local students from Allegheny-Clarion Valley High School. The art show will be on exhibition through Sunday, April 19 and is the first show to feature students' works. More than 85 A-C Valley School high school students in Anita Allen's art classes have created 100 works of art inspired by the dance which will be a part of the student art exhibit.

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