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Happy New Year to everyone! Did you make a New Year's resolution? I did but I'm not telling what it is; in case I don't do it then nobody will know.
Emmy Lou Holtz
Harrisville is a unique little town! To quote my friend, Bob Barnes, "There is no better place to live than Harrisville and the surrounding area."
Creativity launches repurposed rocket
Will it take off? No.
But, to these junior astronauts that really doesn't matter.
Nicholas 5, and Lucas, 3, are the flight crew for the N-L rocket on Marstellar Road, Fairview Township.
2nd-place glorified rice a family favorite
Lucinda "Cindy" Kennedy remembers learning to cook and bake with her grandmothers and mother like it was yesterday.
"This was my maternal grandmother's recipe," the Harrisville woman said as she described glorified rice, a creamy dish dotted with maraschino cherries and crushed pineapple.
Harrisville budget includes sewer rate increase but no new taxes
Harrisville borough council this month approved the proposed 2012 budgets and took action to advertise the availability of the budgets to be reviewed at the borough office. Secretary Linda Wegner read the proposed budget for the sanitary sewer system fund, highway fund, fire tax fund and general fund.
The general fund budget does not have any real estate tax increase and the sanitary sewer system fund budget has a proposed $1 per EDU per month increase for 2012.
Leave whimsical garden items for Old Man Winter
In the latest edition of Keystone Wild!Notes editor Jessica Sprajcar says, "Fall marks the prelude to a cold, white, winter, but it also signifies the ever changing, ever impressive nature of the environment."
I think gardeners are extremely in tune with the changing seasons, we have to be.
But the one settling in on us now might be the hardest to endure. What's a gardener to do to keep her outdoorsy self busy during winter?
Celebration concert Tuesday will include 'the Celeb'
The Celebration Ringers have practiced and polished their skills to prepare for their community handbell holiday concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Tower Presbyterian Church on Broad Street in Grove City.
Members hail from Slippery Rock, Grove City and Mercer, along with a Grove City College student from Ohio, and many are also members of church bell choirs.
"We just really love to ring!" said Donna "DJ" Wagner, a member of the Celebration Ringers as well as a GCC physics professor.
Returning military chaplains face special challenges
Among the thousands of troops in Iraq and Afghanistan coming home by the end of the year, about 450 are military chaplains, most serving in the U.S. Army. Their experience in the field is unique among soldiers, so when they return they may face unique emotional burdens.
Historical society rooms open
Saturday was an exciting day at the Grove City Area Historical Society when more than 100 people attended the open house and dedication of 13 rooms on the second floor.
Each room represents a segment of the community, such as Grove City College, churches, veterans, community organizations, industrial, schools, businesses, a typical hotel room, agriculture, Scouting, real estate and maps.
Women at Faith event experience 'God's medicine'
Aromatherapy dates back to Bible days.
"Some of us like to believe that true aromatherapy is God's medicine," said Diane Miller, an aromatherapist and founder of Miller's Lakeside Earth Oils in Transfer.
Miller was the keynote speaker at Faith Gospel Fellowship Church in Leesburg for the church's annual Women Encouraging Women event on Nov. 5.
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