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Homecoming queen to be crowned Friday

On Friday, Southmoreland Scotties will play football at home against Brownsville. A homecoming queen will be announced during halftime. The members of the homecoming court are as follows: Michelle Barron, daughter of Ken and Carol Barron; Jennifer Hodgkiss, daughter of Paul and Teresa Hodgkiss; Meghan Lemley, daughter of Bill and Barb Lemley; Rebecca Moxley, daughter of Scott and Lynn Moxley and Jim and Debbie Hepler; Amy Myers, daughter of Arthur and Vickie Myers; Shea Soberdash, daughter of Troy and Marion Soberdash; Rachelle Zelenka, daughter of Randy and Pam Zelenka; and Leah Zeman, daughter of Bud and Barbara Zeman. Congratulations on being chosen as member of the homecoming court. Scottdale is very proud of all of you.

It is reunion time for the Southmoreland Senior High Class of 1978. The 25th reunion will take place at Nino’s Restaurant. If you were overlooked when invitations were mailed, call Jennifer Crawford at 724-887-9357 or call Patty Pisula at 724-887-9230.

Christmas toy sign up will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Scottdale Salvation Army office, 109 Spring St., and also sign up for “Treasures for Children” program from residents of Southmoreland School district only. You must bring proof of income for eligibility. For more information, call 724-887-0816.

The First Baptist Church, Loucks Avenue and North Chestnut Street, will feature the Singing Pomeroys at a 10:45 a.m. gospel concert to be held Sunday at the church’s Rally Day. A covered dish meal will be served also. For more information, call 724-887-4453.

Best wishes for a happy birthday to “two lovely angels,” Mya Autumn and Tia Patricia Johnson, daughters of Gregory and Raina Johnson, who will celebrate their birthdays on Friday with a party at their Dawson home. Mya will be 4 years old and Tia will be 2 years old. Their mother was the chairwoman of last week’s baby contest at the Scottdale Fall Festival.

The Scottdale Community Pool, 106 Rear Spring St., has a new schedule of events. Call and get the current information for the swimming schedule at 724-887-0667.

The time of the regular runs of the Westmoreland Scenic Railroad train is 1 and 3 pm. Saturday and Sunday. The ticket office is located at 103 Pittsburgh St. The regular fares are $10 for adults and $7 for children, unless you are under 2 years of age in which case they ride free if they sit on an adult’s lap. Hop aboard at the Scottdale Station.

Remember to keep all bushes trimmed around all utility meters to make them easy to read and keep your dog tied so an incident does not happen while meter readers are performing their duties. They thank all residents for their cooperation in advance.

A belated congratulation to the following students who received football scholarships from the Southmoreland Football Parents Association: Brian Conners, Michael Frazier Jr., Douglas Geyer, Daniel Hagerman, Brent Mains, Adam McCune and Dreyer Shipley. May you continue your athletic ability at the various colleges you will attend. Scottdale is proud of you.

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Tennessee Titans at 1 p.m. Sunday at Heinz Field, North Side, Pittsburgh. Oh, if you don’t care to drive to the stadium, Westmoreland Transit offers a comfortable ride via their bus. It leaves Westmoreland Mall (near Denny’s) at 10 a.m. with the cost of $13 advance payment and $16, cash only, payment on the bus. Advance tickets for the bus are available at the transit center, 41 Bell Way, Greensburg, two blocks west of the courthouse. Call 1-800-221-9282 for more information. Hop aboard Steeler fans and good luck Steelers!

On Wednesday Life Line Screening (for stroke, aneurysm and osteoporosis) will be held at the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Vance and Painter streets, Everson. You must pre-register, so call 1-800-364-0457 to register.

The Scottdale Fall Festival Committee gave the 2003 academic scholarship to Cara Petonic, daughter of David and Dorean Petonic. Congratulations to you from all in Scottdale.

The Festival Committee wants to thank everyone who attended the three days of activities. The baby contest, Raina Johnson was chairwoman, started out at Lido Cafe, 314 Porter Ave., on Friday. The cafe graciously offered its facility when there were weather changes — no one wanted the children to become sick because of rain. There were 35 contestants entered. This is a community activity that is worked on 10 months out of 12 to make it successful and none of it could be done without the countless volunteers’ efforts. A personal thanks to Marjorie Rocheck for all her work of obtaining gifts from donors for the baby contest. Think about it, all residents who want an even bigger, better event for 2004, call the moderator Rick Thomas and tell him to sign you up as a volunteer. Again, much thanks to everyone.

Readers, have a great fall week.


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