The 18 Hole Youghiogheny Country Club Women's Golf Association hosted its invitational. Chairlady Lynn McHolme chose the theme, "Bloom Where You are Planted." Earning 1 point for bogie, 2 points for par, 3 points for birdie and 4 points for eagle, winners with a team score of 131 are, above, from left, Pat Bruni, Sandy Payne, Kim Kartsonas and Susie Perrin. Top right, golfers who each won skill prices are, from left, Georganne Siesky, Bernice Francia, Perrin and Bruni. At right, winning two skill prizes each, are members Vickie McDevitt, left, and Joanne Nemmer.
December 7, 2023
Elizabeth Twp. Seniors to gather
The Elizabeth Township Seniors will meet December 12 at 11 a.m. at Rock Run Inn. Sandin Home Health Services may be there to offer free blood pressure screenings. President George Oeler will conduct the meeting and welcome all guests. The Pledge of Allegiance will be recited and "God Bless America" sung. Debbie Gilbert will offer the table blessing. Lunch will be a buffet of roast beef, stuffed chicken breast, au gratin potatoes, green beans, salad, rolls, cupcakes, and beverages. Bring your ticket; no tickets will not be sold at the door. Kevin Soleski will provide the entertainment for the party. Small prizes will be awarded.
Library plans various December activities
Carnegie Library of McKeesport and its branches in White Oak and Duquesne will host a variety of activities including:
* Grandma's Kitchen - Christmas Cookies with Barb Knezovich - December 8 at 2 p.m.
* Christmas Concert with the Mon Yough Chorale - December 9 at 2 p.m.
* Family Christmas Party at McKeesport - December 12 at 5 p.m.
* Family Christmas Party at Duquesne - December 15 at 5 p.m.
* Family Trivia Game - December 16 at 1 p.m.
* Kids Gift Shopping Spree - December 20 at noon
* School's Out Kids Movie Marathon Day - December 28 at 10 a.m.
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November 2, 2016
Ukrainian church to host pyrohy sale
St. John's Ukrainian Church, 1907 Eden Park Blvd. in McKeesport, will have a pyrohy sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 3 and 4. Items ready-to-eat will be potato and cheese pyrohy, homemade haluski, and homemade wedding soup. Also available are frozen potato and cheese pyrohy, and potato and sauerkraut pyrohy, and potato and bacon pyrohy. For more information, call 412-678-2206.
Flea market, bake sale planned
A flea market and bake sale is planned from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 5 at Elizabeth Baptist Church, 735 Bunola River Road in Elizabeth. Outside space rental is $10; tables are not provided. Call 412-384-6464 to reserve a space. Homemade food will be available for eat-in or takeout.
Stuffed cabbage, bake sale scheduled
St. Mary's Russian Orthodox Church, 330 Shaw Ave. in McKeesport, will have a stuffed cabbage and bake sale. Orders for stuffed cabbage ($1.75 each), homemade bread ($4 for plain bread, $4.50 for raisin bread), cheregie, cookies, and nut, apricot and poppyseed rolls ($10.50 per roll) must be made by Nov. 6. ; call 412-678-6393, 412-672-3444 or 412-672-0736 to place an order.
Orders can be picked up Nov. 10.
September 26, 2023
Bingo to benefit Foster Cats
Foster Cat bingo fundraiser is Oct. 15 at Salvatore's Restaurant, 5001 Curry Road in Baldwin. Doors open at noon, luncheon is at 1 p.m. and bingo is from 2-4 p.m. Cost is $45 and includes bingo and a hot buffet luncheon. Deadline is Oct. 10; no tickets will be sold at the door and there are no refunds. Attendees must be at least 18. The event includes 10 games (six cards per game) with regular games and specials. There also will be a 50/50 raffle, Chinese auction and bake sale.
Liberty church to host vendor/craft show
The third annual Liberty Presbyterian Church vendor/craft show is Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Liberty Borough Fire Hall, 900 Haslage St. in Liberty Borough. There will be more than 20 vendors/crafters, hot food, snacks, baked goods and beverages; cash only for food purchases.
Above, money awards went to three teams in the Youghiogheny Country Club Ladies Ryder Cup tournament. Penny Natale, left, and Vickie McDevitt, right, claimed victory over Lori Duncan and Angie Piesik, and Linda Byers and Valerie Wilson with scores of 67, 71, and 73, respectively. The three six-hole team event consisted of better ball, alternate shot and scramble. Last year's winners were Lynn McHome and Betty Lee Hancsak.
September 14, 2023
Elizabeth Twp. Seniors to gather
Elizabeth Township Seniors will meet September 19 at 11 a.m. at Rock Run Inn. Sandin Home Health Services will offer free blood pressure screenings until noon. Bring your name tag and don't enter before 10:45 a.m. President George Oeler will welcome attendees and lead the meeting. Debbie Gilbert will offer the table blessing. Lunch is $15 and will be macaroni with chicken pieces and marinara sauce and alfredo sauce, salad, rolls, beverages and cookie.
Speaker will be Jamie Montgomery, administrative assistant at the Elizabeth Twp. Municipal Office. Tour Director Debbie Gilbert will discuss upcoming trips and Financial Secretary Barb Mantsch will collect 2024 dues of $15 through November; dues must be paid to remain a member. There will be Share the Wealth and a basket auction. Those bringing items include Marilyn Wagner, Deb Caldwell, Carol Butler, Linda Bennett, Elaine Cray and Betty Lucot; items should be there by 11 a.m. Bingo will be played after the meeting.
Christmas party will be at Rock Run Inn at the Dec. 12 meeting. Cost is $30 and tickets will be sold at the October and November meetings. Dinner will be roast sirloin of beef and stuffed chicken breast, green beans with mushrooms, fingerling potatoes, salad, beverages, and cupcakes.
St. Sava church to host 'A Taste of Serbia'
St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church of McKeesport-Duquesne will host its fourth annual “A Taste of Serbia" Sept. 29 from 3-7 p.m. and Sept. 30 from noon to 7 p.m. in the parish social hall and courtyard, 901 Hartman St. in McKeesport. Dining is available in the church hall or outside under the courtyard tent; event is rain or shine. Walk-up orders, take-out orders and pre-orders are available. Spirits and soft drinks will be sold at the kafana bar. Orkestar Pobeda will perform Sept. 30 from 3-7 p.m. Group members are former Tamburitzans and include J.T. Kordisich, Andy Bronkaj, Ben Wagner, Dushan Rocknage and Nikola Vranesevich. Protopresbyter Stevan Rocknage, pastor, will give tours of the sanctuary and share the history of Serbian Orthodoxy, traditions and customs.
Menu items include hand-breaded 12-ounce haddock filet sandwich, available Friday only, and boneless slow-roasted sliced lamb sandwich, both days. Other entrees include cevaps (hand-rolled skinless meat sausage); burek (savory meat and cheese pie in phyllo dough); sarma (Serbian-style stuffed cabbage); grah i kupas (sauerkraut and red kidney bean sou); halushki (sauteed cabbage and onions with egg noodles); and hot sausage sandwich.
Sides include Serbian potato salad or Serbian coleslaw, both made with a signature oil and vinegar dressing; and Serbian-style green beans with garlic and tomatoes. A variety of pastries are available including apple strudel, palacinke (cheese-filled crepes), gibanica (sweet cheese strudel), pineapple pita (moist cake layered with pineapple and topped with ground nuts), and nutrolls and apricot rolls. Sweet treats will be sold at a separate bakery table.
Pre-orders may be placed until Sept. 25 by calling 412-287-6249; orders must be paid by credit card. For a complete menu with prices and to online orders, go to www.stsavapa.org. Cash or credit cards accepted on site during both days of the event.
There is no admission fee. Free parking is available in the church lot and along the street.
YCC Women's golfers capture victories at various league events
November 9, 2023
Elizabeth Twp. Seniors to meet
Elizabeth Township Seniors will meet November 14 at 11 a.m. at Rock Run Inn. Sandin Home Health Services will offer free blood pressure screenings until noon. President George Oeler will give the welcome and conduct the meeting. Debbie Gilbert will offer the table blessing. Lunch is $15 and will be a Thanksgiving meal of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, rolls, beverages and dessert.
Tour director Debbie Gilbert will discuss upcoming trips. Financial Secretary Barb Mantsch will collect dues of $15 for 2024; dues must be paid to remain as a member. There will be Share the Wealth and a basket auction. Those bringing items include Mary Ellen Cartia, Bonnie Morningstar and Janet Adams; items should be there by 11 a.m.
Tickets for the December 12 Christmas party are $30 and will be available at the meeting; no tickets will not be sold at the door. The buffet meal will include roast beef and stuffed chicken breast, green beans with mushrooms, potatoes, salad, rolls, beverages and dessert.
Bingo will be played after the meeting.
Sandy Payne and Penny Natale assisted Chairlady Diane Riley to organize its Gala Day golf outing with the theme, "Off to see the Wizard," above. The team of good witches were flattened by the bad witches in match play 57 to 51. After lunch, the nominating committee elected for 2024 was: Chairlady Dottie Bitonti-Wissen, Vickie McDevitt and Lynn McHolme.
Lori Duncan won the two-day championship tournament of the Ladies' Championship at Youghiogheny Country Club with a gross score of 176. Left photo, Lynn McHolme, left, and Maureen Fiore went into a sudden death playoff for low net with McHolme winning by one stroke on hole number 2.
With a net 69, Diane Riley, above, won Star of the Year for the YCC Ladies Golf Association. Each week during the season, the golfer with a low net score is Star of the Day and are eligible to play in the annual tournament. Last year's winner was Maureen Fiore.
YCC 18 Hole Women's Golf Invitational Winners
October 9, 2023
Elizabeth Twp. Seniors to meet
Elizabeth Township Seniors will meet Oct. 10 at 11 a.m. at Rock Run Inn. Sandin Home Health Services will offer free blood pressure screenings until noon. President George Oeler will give the welcome and conduct the meeting. Debbie Gilbert will offer the table blessing. Lunch is $15 and is an Octoberfest-type meal of hot dogs, kielbasa, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, beverages, rolls, and cookies. Tour director Debbie Gilbert will discuss trips. Financial Secretary Barb Mantsch will collect dues of $15 for 2024. Dues will be collected at meetings through November and must be paid to remain as a member. There will be a Share the Wealth and a basket auction. Those bringing items include Mary Ellen Cartia, Deb Caldwell, Gloria Lakatosh, Cathy Bazylak, Barb Mantsch and Ed Ference; items should be there by 11 a.m. A collection of new socks will be taken for the homeless. Bingo will be played after the meeting.
The Christmas party will be at Rock Run Inn Dec. 12. Cost is $30; tickets will be sold at the October and November meetings. A buffet will include roast beef, stuffed chicken breast, green beans with mushrooms, fingerling potatoes, salad, rolls, beverages and cupcakes.