- Grove City, Pennsylvania


January 27, 2012

New Allied columnist begins



Harrisville United Methodist Church


Ellie Upton, Rosemary Stalker, Melissa Harris, Evelyn Baum, Don Miller, Amy Harris, Samantha Dunkle, Missy Miano, Payton Peterson, Hannah Rojas, Bobbie Jo Stahlman, Connie Rider, John P. Stalker, Justin Leone, Carol Codispot, Richard Dunlap, Gwen Cihonski, Marla Critchlow, Melinda Harris, Tory Bray Vaughn, Shirl Van Dyke, Jim Fischer, Paul Stalker, Ed Weiss, Dottie Van Dyke.

Anniversaries: Carl and Evelyn Baum, Bruce and Connie Rider, Phil and Carol Codispot, Ron and Missy Miano, Jack and Connie Emmett.

West Unity Community Church

Birthdays: Gene Johnston, Courtney Johnston, Dan Buchanan, Denny Blom, Olivia Goncus, Raylene Gerareo, Maxine McCall, Jeff Knoblespease, Mike Shimo, Woody Miller, Cooper Williams, Dave Thiry, Jim Criss, Veda McGinnis.

Forrestville and St. John's United Methodist Churches

Birthdays: Jean Davis, Violet Miller, Josh Rock and Devon Rock, Ed Osburn, Ethel McCandless, Larry Stewart, Frank Fenush, TJ Grossman, Shirley Anderson, Kendall Grossman, Jonah Foster, Traci Foster, Luccas Ralston.

Bit of History:

Jan. 11 --

* Major League baseball (American League) adopted the designated-hitter rule, 1973

* Alabama seceded from the Union, 1861

Jan. 12 --

* The first public museum in the United States (South Carolina) established, 1773

* The Alamo, a Franciscan Mission, was built, 1722

Jan. 13 --

* The Beatles US album Yellow Submarine was released, 1969

* Air Florida jet crashed in Washington, D.C., 1982

Jan. 14 --

* Henry Ford introduced assembly line, 1914

* NBC's "Today" show premiered, 1952

Jan. 15

* Martin Luther King, Jr. was born, 1929

* First Super Bowl held, 1967

Thought for the week:

"Life is a bed made of roses. To get on it, you have to maneuver through the thorns."

Written in 2011 by Sheldon Mollineau --- Pennsylvania

To share news with Brenda Bole McCoy about happenings in the Harrisville, Forrestville, Barkeyville and Clintonville areas, call her at 724-967-4440 or email her at

Published Jan. 11, 2012, in Allied News. Pick up a copy at 201 A Erie St., Grove City.

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    CDR Raymond Batz, MC, USN, wing surgeon, Second Marine Aircraft Wing (2d MAW) and 1988 graduate of Grove City Area High School and 1992 graduate of Grove City College, was surprised to find two other GCHS graduates -- Lt. Col. Bill 'Kelvin' Sauerland and Lt. Ian Uber -- among the officers of 2d MAW on the same base near Havelock, N.C., often at the same meeting.

    March 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sonny Myers reopens auto shop

    After a devastating fire last year that took the livelihood out of Sonny Myers of Myers Auto Repair, he has reopened to do inspections and mechanical work.

    February 21, 2014

  • Learn to keep well water safe

    Registration is now open for free National Ground Water Association webinars to help household water well owners keep their water safe.
    The toll-free private well owner hotline at 855-420-9355. There are free online well owner lessons on about a variety of topics relating to water wells, including water quality.

    January 27, 2014

  • bw bobbiejocomes mug.jpg Polar plunge helps charities; bike winners announced

    Freezin’ for a Reason attracted hundreds of plungers and spectators at the Allegheny River as part of the 8th annual Parker Polar Bear Club Plunge on New Year’s Day.

    January 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • Double feature: Cash mob helps Guthrie Double feature: Cash mob helps Guthrie

    The Guthrie Theatre was cash mobbed on Saturday, Dec. 21, when 16 adults and 2 kids gathered at 10:30 a.m. at the Grove City Chamber of Commerce and then proceeded to the historic Broad Street theater

    January 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • com scrap-gchs reunion.jpg GC class celebrates 50th with teachers, plan scholarship/gift

    The Grove City High School class of 1963 celebrated their 50th anniversary of graduation with a weekend packed with activities for all classmates and their spouses to enjoy.

    December 3, 2013 1 Photo

  • Stop, Shop and Dine Olde Town, GJR accepting donations for Sculpture Signage Project

    Currently, six sculptures stand on Broad and South Center streets, designating parking for incoming visitors. Every year Olde Town collects donations from Olde Town businesses and the community.

    November 19, 2013 1 Photo

  • Fifty Years of Pipes and Drums Pipes and drums

    Commencing with the rich “skirling” of bagpipes, The Grove City Historical Society hosted the final seminar of the 2013 season, “Fifty Years of Pipes and Drums”

    November 9, 2013 1 Photo

  • Milestone birthday Dorothy Henderson celebrates 97th birthday

    Dorothy Mae McCandless Henderson, of Grove Manor, 435 N. Broad St., Grove City, who has lived in the borough since 1978, recently celebrated her 97th birthday.

    November 8, 2013 1 Photo

  • Down Syndrome Awareness Extra special

    Because National Down Syndrome Awareness Month is a celebration of special people, Polly Lindh put up a display at Beans on Broad to let others know that there are several in the community “rockin’ an extra chromosome.”

    November 8, 2013 1 Photo

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