Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Where do you go for your Lenten Friday fish fix?
Believe it or not, there are only two Fridays left in Lent. So who, in your opinion, serves up the best Lenten Fish fry in the Cranberry area? Below is our list. If we missed one, feel free to add it to the comment section below: St. Ferdinand Catholic Church St. Kilian Parish Zelienople Memorial Skate Park Fish Fry St. Gregory Catholic Church St. Alphonsus North Side Sportsman's Association Which is your favorite? Take our poll, then tell us why in the comments box below. Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Check out some of today's other top stories here.
Friday, February 15, 2013
Hollen Barmer turned her love of fish fries into a map to chart the many places to find Friday fish for Lent.
Leave it to a non-Pittsburgh native to find a way to let all yinz know about where to find fish n'at for Lent. Hollen Barmer, a writer/editor for Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute, has found all the fish fries Pittsburgh has to offer—and a way to add those she might have missed. "I decided to make the first map in 2012 because I'd been enjoying going to fish fries for a few years and wanted to see all the options based on location," explained Barmer, who moved here from Memphis, TN 13 years ago to attend graduate school at CMU. "Even though I've lived in Pittsburgh for almost 13 years, I don't know all the neighborhoods. On top of that, I am terrible with directions. I thought other people might be able to use the…
Friday, March 9, 2012
It was a tough choice between St. Kilian and St. Gregory.
After a lot of voting—and some great comments—we’d like to congratulate St. Kilian Parish for being named the winner of this week’s Readers’ Choice poll. St. Kilian’s, which is located on Route 228 and Franklin Road in Cranberry, is the Readers’ Choice based on the number of votes and comments the church received for its annual fish fry. We’re also giving St. Gregory Catholic Church in Zelienople special recognition because of the numerous positive comments the church received for its popular fish fry. A total 600 people voted in the poll. Of that, St. Kilian’s received 318 votes. St. Ferdinand Catholic Church received 134 votes and St. Gregory followed close behind with 125 votes. The St. Kilian Fish Fry is offered from 4 to 8 p.m. every …
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
We've nominated four churches, a sportsmen's association and a fish fry to benefit a local skate park. What's your vote?
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
It's time to vote now for the best place to catch a fish fry in the Cranberry area! For this friendly and fun competition, we have suggested six local nominees: St. Ferdinand Catholic Church in Cranberry St. Kilian Parish in Cranberry Zelienople Memorial Skate Park Fish Fry St. Gregory Catholic Church in Zelienople St. Alphonsus in Wexford North Side Sportsmen's Association in Warrendale The rest is in your hands now. You have until 9 a.m. Friday to vote for your favorite fish fry spot. Voting is easy. Pick your favorite in the poll and feel free to leave a comment below. You can also find your favorite in Patch Places and write a review. If you believe we are missing a great place on the list, nominate them! We'll announce the winner soon…
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Here's the scoop on fish frys around the area.
Lent started Feb. 22, and many people will abstain from eating meat products on Fridays—or through the entire season, which ends April 7, the Saturday before Easter. To help those home cooks—and encourage a sense of community in the effort—local churches and other organizations are offering the traditional weekly fish frys. Below is a listing of where and when you can purchase dinners and sandwiches—whether you're celebrating Lent or just looking for a yummy meal. Remember: It's never too late to submit your group's fish fry information. Feel free to do so in the comments or shoot an email to Editor Jessica Sinichak at Jessica.Sinichak@patch.com. St. Ferdinand Catholic Church St. Kilian Parish Zelienople Memorial Skate Park Fish Fry St…
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Get out for a few good causes this weekend.
If the weather this week is any indication, spring definitely is on the way. Doesn’t it make you want to get out of the house and do something? Us, too. Here’s a look at what’s shaking around the area this weekend. 1. Blood Drive for Cpl. Dan Hahn When/Where: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today (Thursday) at the Cranberry Township Municipal Center on Rochester Road. Why Go: It’s for a good cause. Cranberry Township and the police department are holding this blood drive in honor of Cpl. Dan Hahn, the township police officer who was severely injured after a high-speed car chase last month. Hahn, who underwent blood transfusions, is recovering in a rehabilitation center, Price: Your time and blood donation. 2. Lenten Fish Fry When/Where: 4 to 8 p.m. …
Monday, March 14, 2011
A roundup of the region's top stories for Monday, March 14.
Here are today's top stories from the Patch sites in your region: Moon Fire Department Fish Fry Boasts Friendly Atmosphere Broadway Director and Choreographer Jeff Calhoun Returns to Roots Whiz Kid: Haley Loesch The Lowest Gas Prices Around
Thursday, March 10, 2011
It's easy being green with our St. Patrick's Day plans!
No need to rely on the luck of the Irish. Cranberry Patch has your weekend plans right here. Pittsburgh kicks off its annual St. Patrick’s Day celebrations on Saturday, but if green beer isn’t your thing, we also have fish fries and a historic hike. Grab your limited-edition Shamrock Shake and lets go! 1. Shamrockin’ Pittsburgh When/Where: Stage AE on Pittsburgh’s North Shore. Doors open at 11 a.m. Why Go: Party like an Irish rock star with Stage AE, the place to be after the parade in Pittsburgh. The event features Irish music, dancing, food, and a marketplace. Don’t forget to check out the Bell School of Irish Dance and the Michael Crawley Duo on the big stage! Price: $10 for Adults; $8 for those in the military, students or seniors; $…