Beginning today, Feb. 22, the Ligonier Valley Chamber of Commerce’s new office hours will be from 9:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, except for Thursday, Feb. 25, when the office will open at 8:30 a.m. for the sale of a limited number of “Soup’s On Walk” tickets.

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The Latrobe Area Hospital Aid Society (LAHAS) has resumed the sale of a new Luck ‘O the Irish raffle ticket.

The winner will receive a $500 gift card to Bardine’s Country Smokehouse and $1,000 in cash.

Only 500 tickets will be sold at a cost of $5 each with two numbers per ticket. The winning ticket will be awarded based on the first number drawn on the Pennsylvania Lottery Pick 3 number at 7 p.m. March 17.

Tickets may be purchased at Joe’s Store in Lawson Heights, the Newsstand at Latrobe 30 Shoppes in Unity Township and the Medicine Shoppe and Len’s Jewelers, both in downtown Latrobe.

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Holy Family Catholic Church will hold a free takeout dinner on Wednesday, Feb. 24.

The meal will include Ziti and meatballs, salad, dinner roll and cake.

Pickup begins at 5 p.m. and lasts until at least 175 meals have been served. Pickup will be along Ligonier Street in front of the church. The church asks “you to please line up on Ligonier Street only to not interfere with traffic flow.”

Donations to help with meal costs may be sent to the Holy Family parish office.

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Registration is now open for summer college at California University of Pennsylvania.

Students who attend any college or university, including the other universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education, have a choice of more than 200 courses at either the undergraduate or graduate level.

Most courses are offered online, with five-week, six-week, 10-week or 12-week sessions.

Summer college courses may be viewed at

Current Cal U students do not have to apply for summer college; they can register online through the university’s Vulcan Information Portal or email

Visiting students can apply at

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