Saturday, April 20, 2013
Here's how you can get involved in the community.
In honor of Earth Day, various organizations are sponsoring events and activities in the community. Here's how you can get involved: Cranberry Battery Giant of Pittsburgh, as part of their 'grand opening' on St. Francis Way in Cranberry, will make a donation to the Kids Castle Playground for every battery received. Cranberry Township and Hi-Tech Recyclers are partners in this free event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20. Harmony Bring the whole family on Saturday, April 20 and enjoy a day of music, fun, food, activities and speakers. The musical lineup begins at 2 p.m. with Rick Bruening at The Harmony Inn Porch; 4 p.m. Square Hillbillies at The Bottlebrush Gallery and 7 p.m. The Tiger Maple String Band at The Center of Harmony. …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Here's a list of some quick-and-easy ways to deal with items that should not be sent to landfills or recycled at the curb.
Although April 22 is officially Earth Day, it's not too early for residents of Cranberry and surrounding townships to begin to look at ways to be more environmentally friendly. One way is by recycling items at an event this weekend. The other is to make the effort to recycle items that are not collected in curbside recycling or are banned from landfills. The Pennsylvania Resource Council and partners will hold a Hard to Recycle collection from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills, off Route 28 in Frazer Township. For the first time, the event will accept hard, white, molded Polystyrene packing material for free, thanks to a partnership with NOVA Chemicals and Appliance Warehouse. Fees apply to some items…
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Blogger Josh Meeder shares there will be music, fun, food, activities and speakers at the event.
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Friends of North Park and the North Area Environmental Council seek volunteer helpers to remove litter from the lake and throughout the park.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Cindi Lash
Sunday, February 17
Friends of North Park and the North Area Environmental Council are seeking volunteers and making plans for two spring cleanup events—one in April, another in May—in North Park. The first event is set for Saturday, April 20, during Earth Day weekend. Organizers say they plan to gather at 9 a.m. to remove litter from various locations around North Park. Participants should meet at the cabin on Ingomar Road, near the intersection of Babcock Boulevard and Wildwood Road. A Lake & Land Clean-up also is planned for Saturday, May. 4 and will involve working both on the lake in water craft and along the lake's shoreline on foot. Participants should meet at noon at the North Park Rose Barn on Pearce Mill Road, across from the North Park Boathouse. …
Monday, April 23, 2012
Bottles and Barrels and Rustic Acres Winery will open inside the center in June. Plus, learn more about Just Pam Custom Horse Show Apparel and Consignments.
Blue spruce trees “liners” courtesy of grocer McGinnis Sisters and wildflower seed packets from Core 3 marketing consultants were among the giveaways as The Center of Harmony celebrated Earth Day on Sunday. The event featured vendors—including silverware recycled into art by MK Kreations of Kittanning and vegan pastries from Pittsburgh’s Vegan Goddess—and eco-conscious activities for children. There also was a "Reduce, Reuse and Recycle" yard sale and a cookout. Keeping in mind the cool spring weather, Mike Omstead handed out samples of homemade warm, mulled wine—and more is on the way. Along with fiancée Heather Simmons, Omstead, of Zelienople, is opening Bottles and Barrels and Rustic Acres Winery inside The Center of Harmony. The venue …
Thursday, April 19, 2012
The facility in historic Harmony will hold a series of eco-friendly activities on Sunday.
Earth Day is Sunday and The Center of Harmony plans to celebrate the event with a series of eco-friendly activities. “We have all kinds of things going on that day,” said Dana Lowers, who cofounded the center in the heart of historic Harmony with partner Josh Meeder. Featuring a community center, space for wellness seminars and retail shops—including the Wunderbar Coffee House, jewelry by Pearlette and Darn Yarn Needles and Thread—The Center of Harmony, located on Mercer Street, opened in a one-time opera house in January. Starting at 10 a.m. Sunday, the center will host local vendors at a free event that includes eco-conscious activities for children. There also will be a "Reduce, Reuse and Recycle" yard sale. “It’s basically a community …
Monday, April 16, 2012
Patch gives you a rundown of what's going on around the community.
What’s going on in your child’s school? Find out in person when Seneca Valley school officials meet at 8 p.m. Monday at the Intermediate High School in Jackson Township with their workshop meeting. The board is expected to review its student wellness policy as well as a new allergy policy. The Seneca Valley Senior High School will host a college and career school fair from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the high school gymnasium. About 85 school representatives from state universities, private colleges, community colleges, technical, beauty, nursing, art, culinary and business schools and the military will be in attendance at the event. Additional resources include learning center representatives and test preparation information. Seneca …
Monday, April 18, 2011
A roundup of the region's top stories for Monday, April 18.
Here are today's top stories from the Patch sites in your region: Spaghetti Dinner For Cpl. Dan Hahn a Success Whiz Kids: Video Makers Moon Rings in Earth Day Early Landing a Job on Summer Break