- Grove City, Pennsylvania


June 6, 2012





3D target archery shoot set for June 30

COOLSPRING TOWNSHIP -- Archers and 3D target enthusiasts who have been yearning for a way to tune their bow skills are invited to Munnell Run Farm Foundation and Mercer County Conservation District for the second annual 3D Archery Shoot,  from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 30.

The cost is $10 a person and $5 a child (12 and under). The day will consist of a variety of activities from a fun shoot with 25 real-life 3D targets to a Top Shot for those with a competitive thirst.

Great food will be available, as well as vendors to display archery items, and trick and treats to enhance your hunting success. Door prizes will be awarded throughout the day. Info: 724-662-2242.


MCCC to administer LPN test this month

MERCER – Mercer County Career Center will administer the pre-entrance for individuals interested in enrolling in the practical nursing class scheduled to begin in January. The pre-entrance exam is required before a student can make application to the program. Test dates are scheduled for June 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, and 28. Prior registration is necessary and individual s are registered on a first-come, first serve basis.

Individuals meeting the pre-entrance criteria are eligible to apply for the 1500 hour, state approved Practical Nursing class. The class is offered over a twelve month perior and students successfully completing the program are eligible to make application for practical nursing licensure in Pennsylvania.

Classroom instruction on clinical experiences are offered concurrently as students are provided learning opportunities in hospitals, nursing homes, and other health care facilities.

For additional details about the Practical Nursing Program or to register for the pre-entrance exam, contact Mercer County Career Center, 724-662-3000 ext. 1520.


Wildflower workshop set

MERCER – Munnell Run Farm holds a field workshop on identifying common wildflowers of Pennsylvania from 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 20 at Munnell Run Farm Pig Barn located at 753 Greenville Road.

The workshop gives participants hands on experience in using field guides to identify wildflowers.

This workshop will provide the participant the knowledge to start enjoying the abundant beauty and excitement of exploring the wildflower world.

The workshop will consist of two parts that include a short indoor introduction and an outdoor session to use the learned skills to identify wildflowers growing in the local area.

Techniques and tools required for identification will be provided.

A nominal fee of $5 for adults and children under 12 are free. All proceeds benefit future environmental education programs.

To pre-register for this unique experience, please call 724-662-2242. Space is limited so please call early to pre-register.

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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

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    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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