Note: Bulletin staff writer Nick Cammuso is filling in for Lifestyles editor Louise Fritz and wrote this week’s column.
The Tony Angelo No. 01188 Fraternal Order of Eagles, located at 213 Spring St., Latrobe, will continue its Lenten fish fry from 4 p.m. until sold out Friday, April 2.
Meals are $9 apiece and include a 12-ounce beer battered fish sandwich with french fries and homemade cole slaw. Sides of pierogi, macaroni and cheese and haluski are also available for $3 per serving.
Eat-in or takeout is available. Call 724-537-6815 to place your takeout order.
The ladies auxiliary will also have Sarris candy for sale to help fill your Easter baskets.
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Spokesperson Linda Butler of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Paul Lizza Post 3414 Auxiliary of Latrobe, said the post, located at 204 Spring St., and its auxiliary will hold takeout-only Lenten fish fries each Friday through Good Friday.
Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and includes a cod fish sandwich and french fries for $9, with delivery of five or more sandwiches within a three-mile radius.
Dinner will be available from 3 to 7 p.m. Dinner choices include a cod fish sandwich for $8 or $10 for a dinner; two crab cakes for $7 or $8 for a dinner, or five butterfly shrimp for $8 or $10 for a dinner. All dinners come with cole slaw and a choice of macaroni and cheese, pierogies or french fries.
To place an order or if you have any questions, call 724-537-6480 or 724-879-4208. All orders are takeout only.
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The Danny Quinn Cruise-In will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 3, at the parking lot of the former Kmart at Mountain Laurel Plaza, Route 30 East, Unity Township. There is no entry fee to participate in the event.
Event organizers said participants are encouraged to “shine up your rides and join us for an informal cars and coffee-style meet up. All types of vehicles are welcome; this is a low-key event for automobile enthusiasts in the area to get together and talk cars, hang out and have a great time. As with most of these events, please be respectful (no racing, burnouts, etc.).”
Sugar Shack Concessions will be selling pizza, pastries and baked goods.
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Tree of Life Assembly of God, 1005 Cedar St., Latrobe, will hold an Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza starting at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 4.
The event will feature egg hunting, snacks, prizes, games and more.
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An Easter sunrise service will be held at 6:30 a.m. Sunday, April 4, on the Diamond in Ligonier.
The Rev. Frank Hodges of Heritage United Methodist Church and Rev. Christine Doren of Stahlstown United Methodist Charge will lead the service. Live music will be performed by the CCW Praise Band from the Christian Church of Waterford.
Coffee and doughnuts will be available in the Heritage UMC Fellowship Hall following the service. Attendees are asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing.
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19 Oak Street in Latrobe, also known as St. Stephen’s AME Church, is taking food orders through Monday, April 5, to be picked up or delivered from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 10.
Home-baked breads will be available for $3 apiece, with Dutch apple, cranberry/orange and cheddar garlic flavors available. The sampler, featuring three quarters of each flavored bread of the day, is also available for $3.
A new item is the church’s meatloaf dinner, which includes a portion of homemade meatloaf, a container of homemade gravy, and sides of green beans and mashed potatoes. The meal is $6 and available for pre-order only.
Homemade soups are $2 per pint (16 ounces), with stuffed pepper, minestrone and french onion soups available. Regular chili and Dad’s smokehouse chili will also be sold.
Additionally, the church is offering a community spaghetti lunch. The meal is $1 and includes spaghetti and meatballs, salad and a roll. Pre-orders are not required for the lunch.
To place an order for the food items, call 724-797-8030 by April 5.
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Ligonier Township Fire Co. No. 1 Waterford is starting its bingo on Monday, April 5. Early birds begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by regular games.
For additional information, call 724-238-9335. Everyone is welcome.
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Sacred Heart & St. Cecilia Rosary Altar Society members will meet starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 8, in the Sacred Heart Education Center, Youngstown. Following the rosary, the society will hold its regular meeting.
The committee chairladies are Mary Ann Stahl and Betsy Sherbondy, and committee members are Anita Henry, Patty Pickard, Patty Spisak, Nancy Rabic, Melanie Stas, Sandy Stas and Theresa Stas.
“For entertainment, they will have a Chinese auction and light refreshments. Please come and bring a friend. Social distancing and masks are required. Have a joyous Easter Holyday!” rosary altar society publicity coordinator Connie Coup said.
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Derry First United Methodist Church, 311 North Ligonier St., Derry Borough, will host a takeout-only Swiss steak dinner on Saturday, April 10. Pickup time is from 4:30 to 6 p.m.
The meal will include a Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, applesauce, rolls and cake. The cost of the meal is $12.
The church will be be taking pre-orders starting at 9 a.m. through Saturday, April 3. To place an order, call the church office at 724-694-8333 from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Saturday.
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The Twin Maples Hunt Club will be performing their semi-annual road cleanup starting at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 11. The club will clean from the Derry Borough line to the boundary with St. Clair Township.
Bill Glasser said in an email that “this is not an Earth Day project — we have been doing this for over 25 years with the help of our club members. We will meet at the Twin Maples Club house at 10:30 a.m. Please help keep Chestnut Ridge beautiful.”
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The Church of God, 4017 1st Ave., Youngstown, will hold its next roast beef dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 11, at the church.
The meal will be takeout only using a drive-through service. There will be no seating inside.
The menu will include roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, green beans, coleslaw and vanilla or chocolate cake. The meal will be available in an adult portion for $9 or a child’s portion for $6.
The church will not be taking any phone orders.
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Latrobe Presbyterian Church, 428 Main St., Latrobe, is hosting an American Red Cross blood drive from 1 to 7 p.m. April 12 in the lower level fellowship hall. If you have been vaccinated for COVID-19, please be prepared to disclose which vaccine you received to the Red Cross employees.
Appointments are preferred; walk-ins may have a longer wait. To make an appointment, visit redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code “Latrobe” or call (1-800-RED-CROSS).
All blood donations are currently being tested for COVID-19 antibodies. Donations collected may now help current coronavirus patients battling the virus. Masks are required.
As a special thank you, when donors race to give between April 1-30, they’ll automatically be entered for a chance to win a $1,000 e-gift card to a merchant of their choice. There will be five winners total.
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Derry Presbyterian Church, located at the corner of 108 Presby Way and North Chestnut Street, Derry Borough, will host a takeout-only chili dinner starting at 2 p.m. April 17.
The menu will include chili, cornbread and dessert. The cost is $7 per meal. Pickup for the takeout-only meal will be at the entrance of Fellowship Hall near garage and kitchen entrance.
“We appreciate your support!” church secretary Paula Shean said.
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Latrobe United Presbyterian Church, 340 Spring St., Latrobe, will hold a drive-through Salisbury steak dinner from 3 to 6 p.m. April 17.
The meal will include Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, fruit cocktail and dessert. Cost is $12.
To place an order, contact the church office at 724-539-8881 from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday by April 13.
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The Women’s Business Network (WBN), an award-winning business association that supports the success and growth of women in business, will hold meetings in April.
The organization said all professional women are welcome to attend as a guest at the meetings for no charge. A number of meetings are currently being held virtually; check with the local chapter representative for more details.
The organization’s Laurel Highlands chapter meets from 8 to 9:45 a.m. April 15. For more details, contact chapter representative Rita Graham at 724-963-5683.
The Ligonier chapter meets from 9 to 10:30 a.m. April 15. For more details, contact chapter representative Tara Hassler at 814-691-3346.
The Greensburg chapter meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month. Next month’s meetings will be held April 8 and 22. For more information, contact chapter representative Tina McHugh at 724-787-5419.
The all-virtual chapter holds regular meetings via Zoom at 7:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month. Next month’s meetings will be held April 7 and 21. Guests are welcome to attend at no cost. For more information, contact chapter representative Jennifer Pasquale at 412-908-1663.
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The St. Vincent de Paul store in Latrobe, located at 1215 Jefferson St., is scheduled to reopen at 10 a.m. Monday, April 5.
The store’s new hours will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Donations will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on days the store is open.
All CDC and store requirements that were in place when the store closed in November should be followed, including:
• Shoppers must wear a mask and sanitize their hands when entering the store;
• The store will have a “one way in” and “one way out” entry and exit;
• Only 15 people will be admitted into the store at a time. No children under 12 years old are permitted;
• Shoppers must maintain 6 feet of social distancing;
• No one is permitted to sit on furniture;
• Public restrooms, changing rooms and water fountains will not be available for shoppers.
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