- Grove City, Pennsylvania


June 6, 2012


MERCER COUNTY AREA — Workshop for arts grant seekers set

SHARON – ArtsErie will hold a workshop for the 2012 Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts Project Stream grants at 5:30 p.m. Thursday (June 7) at the Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce, Founders Room, 41 Chestnut St., Sharon.

The program is open to Mercer County residents and organizations. The program provides opportunities for arts organizations, individual artists and community-based groups to apply for up to $3,000 in funding to support performances, exhibitions, and other arts projects that are presented to the public between Sept. 1 and Aug. 31, 2013.

Grant applications are due June 29. Workshops are designed to provide detailed information on the program, and to guide prospective candidates through the application process. To register, contact ArtsErie at or 814-452-3427. The workshop is free. PPA Project Stream guidelines and grant applications will be available online at


GC Arts Council camp registration is Thursday

GROVE CITY - The Grove City Arts Council art and theatre camp for local children and teens kicks off with a registration on Thursday (June 7).

The camp will take place at 9 a.m. June 25-June 29 at the Grove City Christian Academy. There will be a family reception June 29 at which the kids will display their artwork, plays, writing and cooking. Kids can choose between courses in pottery, culinary arts, creative writing and theatre.

Organizers will hold a registration fair from 3 to 6 p.m.  Thursday, June 7 at Beans on Broad coffeehouse in downtown Grove City. Interested parents are encouraged to stop by, meet the teachers, and register their children for classes.

For more info:, call 724-264-4068 or email


Park celebrates outdoors day

HERMITAGE – National Get Outdoors Day will be celebrated Saturday (June 9) beginning at 10 a.m. at shelter 4 in Buhl Farm Park, 715 Hazen Road.

Friends of Buhl Park 5k run/2 mile walk in memory of Dale Pokorney begins at 10 a.m. with registration from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at shelter 4. For a schedule of all activities held visit or facebook or call 724-981-5522.

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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

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    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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