HARRISBURG — A new report shows that the Catholic Church has spent more money lobbying against statute of limitations reform in Pennsylvania than any of seven other northeastern states since 2011.

SHARON – St. Joseph’s Church, Sharon, will sponsor a Spring High Tea from 1 to 3 p.m. May 19 in the church social hall. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.

Earl and Betty Kelly of Grove City are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with a gathering of friends and family.

GROVE CITY – The Project on Rural Ministry is looking for a few good pastors to be part of a collaborative effort to strengthen churches and communities in western Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia, eastern Ohio and southwestern New York.

MERCER – After being “snowed out” of its appearance at the Pine-Richland Invitational Tournament a week ago, the Mercer speech team hosted its 45th Annual Invitational Tournament Saturday at Mercer High School.

HERMITAGE – The Kennedy Catholic Family of Schools will be involved in a multitude of special activities as part of the 2019 Catholic Schools Week Celebration Jan. 27 through Feb. 2.

INKERMAN, Pa. (AP) – After arriving stateside following three years at sea during World War II, Haydn Evans left his Navy barracks in Washington state and didn’t come back for three days. He had some much-deserved partying to do.

NEW YORK (AP) – Oscar voters on Tuesday showered Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” and Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” with a leading 10 nominations for the 91st Academy Awards, while two dominant but contentious Hollywood forces – Netflix and Marvel – each scored their first best picture nomination.

NEW WILMINGTON – Westminster College’s Dr. Pete Smith, professor of chemistry, and Dr. Sherri Pataki, associate professor of psychology, will continue the 2019 Titan Talks series with “The Chemistry of Beer and of People” at 7 p.m. Feb. 7, at the Hop Asylum Brewery in New Wilmington.

Obituaries

Mrs. John William (Susan Marie), 85, Grove City. A service will be held for both Susan and John in the E. J. Fifthian Chapel of Tower Presbyterian Church, 248 S. Broad St., Grove City,at 11 a.m. Saturday (9-14-19). Arrangements entrusted to CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME Inc., 306 Bessemer Ave., Gr…

Wilmette J., 94, of Jackson Center. Calling hours: None. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.Black FuneralHomes.net. Service: None, per Wilmette's wishes. Burial: Private, Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to BLACK FUNERAL HOMES of Ston…

Wilmette J. Paddock, 94, of Jackson Center, passed away on Aug. 12, 2019, at Butler Memorial Hospital. Wilmette was born on May 2, 1925, in Coolspring Township to the late Michael J. and Minnie F. Stubbs King. She was a graduate of Fredonia-Delaware High School and went on to work at Westing…