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.


Sara J., 94, of Franklin. Calling hours: 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday (10-16-19) at the HUFF-GUTHRIE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION SERVICES Inc., 312 W. Park Street, Franklin Funeral: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Fox Street Church of God, 229 Fox St., Franklin. Interment : Hickory Grove Cemetery. Online condol…