PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Technical College (www.ptcollege.edu) has launched PTCYOUSoon, a scholarship competition with a total of $50,000 available to students who enroll at PTC. The competition is open to all class of 2018 high school students.

  • By Terri Schlichenmeyer

By Terri Schlichenmeyer

PINE TOWNSHIP – February is American Heart Month, and at Grove City Medical Center, it’s Blood Pressure Power Ball Week.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – A total of 12,594 students enrolled during the 2017 fall semester at The University of Alabama were named to the dean’s list with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the president’s list with an academic record of 4.0.

The weekly Lakeview Area Ministerium Lenten Luncheons begin today, from noon until 1 p.m. at Lakeview United Methodist Church with Beth Creekpaum and Janet Pratt speakers.

The Lakeview Area Helping Hands Center, the food pantry at 51 Lake St, Stoneboro, requests the following: peanut butter, jelly, bottled 100 percent fruit juice, spaghetti sauce, canned mixed fruit/oranges/pears, tuna, mustard, ketchup, regular and light pancake syrup, barbecue sauce, cereal,…

Public Teas served by student re-enactors will be hosted at the historic Tarbell House, 324 E. Main Street in Titusville, on select Friday afternoons from February through May. Specific dates are Feb. 9, March 9, April 13, and May 11. Titusville High School students portray actual Titusville…

MERCER – The Mercer High School Speech Team returned to tournament competition this past Saturday after being “snowed out” at the North Allegheny High School Invitational on Jan. 13, in Wexford by winning a share of third place honors at the Pine-Richland Invitational held in Gibsonia on Jan…

Don Henley, Grove City Medical Center's vice president of human resources, weighs in with Debbie Iliff, weight loss contest officiant, as the hospital kicks off “Retire the Pounds.” GCMC’s annual weight loss contest kicks off, and the 2018 competition, “Retire the Pounds,” will honor Henley,…

MERCER – Bethel Life of Greenville, host of the Night to Shine Prom Event, is happy to announce that Twice Blessed Thrift Shop, 533 Greenville Road, Mercer, has offered to, once again, serve the ladies attending Night to Shine with a “Say Yes to the Dress Event.” 

  • By BOBBIE JO COMES Allied News Correspondent

We are now three days into 2018. Did you make a resolution? Was it to lose weight, save more money, travel more or possibly get a new job? 

  • By MARY JANE EGGER Special to Allied News

The Helping Hands pantry, 51 Lake St., Stoneboro, requests the following for January: Canned meat, mayo/Miracle Whip, peanut butter, jelly, oatmeal, spaghetti and sauce, facial tissue, shaving cream, disposable razors, bar soap, deodorant, dish soap, household cleaners, bar soap. Info: 724-376-3231

GC residents can dispose of Christmas trees

  • By BOBBIE JO COMES Allied News Correspondent

Two boys and two girls were announced as winners of the free raffle for the Harrisville bikes that was held Friday in front of the First National Bank in Harrisville.

The Mercer County Career Center hosted their fourth annual Toys for Tots Drive this year, which was a tremendous success. The drive was organized by students from the school’s National Technical Honor Society and co-advisors, Nancy Brooks and Andrea Hoovler. This year’s collection window was…

Letters to Santa this year include requests from a local brother and sister, Austin and Autumn, including a bike and an electric scooter. She notes they are “getting along ..... better” and hopes Santa is having a great year “like I did.” Her correspondence features a Kitty Claus wishing a “…

  • By Carol Ann Gregg Allied News Correspondent

As part of what has become an annual tradition, Pam Deniker helps her son’s Mercer Elementary School class create something in gingerbread.

A fundraiser was held Dec. 17 for Mike Heffern, of Stoneboro, at the Stoneboro Fire Hall. The community came together to make this a successful event, raising money to help cover costs for Mike, who is recovering from surgery due to cancer. The afternoon included live music, homemade soup, l…