LEESBURG – Leesburg ECO Presbyterian Church is expecting hundreds of people for its fifth annual Touch A Truck and All Things That Go! event.

GROVE CITY — Residents will have an opportunity next week to provide input on a proposed ordinance regulating a zoning ordinance that would cover several issues, including pet ownership in the borough.

STONEBORO – Stoneboro will be marking the first day of summer with a weekend full of fun for the whole family.

Grove City School Board Monday adopted a 2019-20 budget that calls for keeping property taxes unchanged. 

A local group that advocates for environmental protection is keeping a close eye on developments surrounding a landfill proposal in Liberty and Pine townships.

MERCER — Mercer County election officials conducted a casting of lots Friday to break four ties from the May 21 primary election.

NEW WILMINGTON – Before Todd Ulicny bought The Tavern on The Square in New Wilmington, the former owner had an agreement with The Fractured Grape, a winery standing about 30 feet away.

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP – If Springfield Township officials build a park, will people come?

NEW WILMINGTON – A new Amish parking lot in the 100 block of Neshannock Avenue is being created in New Wilmington.

OIL CITY – A PennDOT administrator for Mercer County has been named highway maintenance manager for Venango County.

MERCER — With no sheriff candidates in last week’s primary, Democrats in Mercer County attempted to put Thomas Johnston on the general election ballot with a write-in campaign.

HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Anderson Insurance Group, with five offices serving western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio, has qualified for Mutual Benefit Group’s Inner Circle award for the first time. The agency is one of just 11 among 225 to earn the honor based on 2018 business results.

U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Malika V. Fields graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

A new eatery will be taking over the former Kings Family Restaurant in Springfield Township.

GROVE CITY – The Grove City Rotary Club is adding to its playground project at Grove City Memorial Park.

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP – Five-year-old Alonah Clark got a kick out of feeding Levi the giraffe at Keystone Safari animal park in Liberty Township.

SANDY LAKE – The Alpha Omega Center has expanded its service area to Sandy Lake, offering pregnancy and parenting resources to local families at no cost.

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP – It’s been over two years since talks began between Springfield Township and Buhl Community Water Co. about the municipality’s water needs for development.

GROVE CITY – Grove City council members are considering the addition of stop signs on an alley where motorists are “zipping through” too quickly.

Several local Memorial Day weekend events have been scheduled in Butler and Mercer counties:

GROVE CITY – Grove City Area High School students will have an additional learning curve in the fall – new class scheduling.

Like his fellow Grove City College alumni, Brandon Conaway looks forward to the next chapter in his life, but he also cherishes the memories and friends he made over the past four years.

SLIPPERY ROCK – The Slippery Rock Farmers Market opens for the season this weekend.

GROVE CITY – When Kate Faunce got her first hearing aid, she was amazed by the sounds around her, like high heels click-clacking on a tile floor.

GROVE CITY – Grove City Area School Board approved a preliminary 2019-20 budget Monday, with a property tax increase of roughly 1.5 percent.

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP – Development continues in Springfield Township as two businesses plan upgrades and another works on a new building project.

Generations ago, there were song lyrics about visiting family, “Over the river and through the woods”. Mike Kerr experienced a much longer journey to visit his daughter and son-in-law. He traveled 20-plus hours in the air to arrive in Adelaide, South Australia.

PINE TOWNSHIP – The Grove City area community has been rallying around Brynn Adams as she deals with a rare neurological disorder, and her family is very grateful.

GROVE CITY — Perkins Restaurant and Bakery’s location on West Main Street reopened Friday after being closed by order of state inspectors. 

UPDATE: The restaurant reopened over the weekend. It was inspected again on Friday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.

Obituaries

Shirley M., 91, formerly of Pardoe. Visitation: 11 a.m. until the time of service Thursday (6-20-19) at CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME Inc., 306 Bessemer Ave., Grove City. Funeral: Noon Thursday, in the funeral home. Burial: Crestview Memorial Park.