Derry Presbyterian Church Secretary Paula Shean has announced that Derry Presbyterian Church, located at the corner of 108 Presby Way and North Chestnut Street in Derry (724-694-5710), will be hosting a takeout-only Chili Dinner at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 17.
Derry First United Methodist Church Administrative Assistant Teri Sauers announced that the church will be hosting a takeout-only Swiss steak dinner from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 10.
The Derry Township Ag Fair is hosting Bunnyfest 2021 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 20 and 27, at the Ag Fair grounds located on Route 982 outside of New Derry. The event is open to all children ages 2 to 12.
Now that the Lenten season has officially begun, it is time to enjoy all the local establishments that will be holding fish fry specials on Fridays during Lent. If you have a favorite location that you enjoy, or is having great bargains, drop me a note. I’d love to share them. I always like …
It’s almost that time of year again, as Lent is set to begin Wednesday, Feb. 17, and run through March 31. I know a lot of people enjoy traveling around the area to different establishments to try out their Lent specials. I hope everyone has a happy Lenten season!
For many, including me, 2020 has been a painful and stressful year. It has been a year polluted with a lot of frustrating and trying times. A year that most people will be glad to see disappear.
The Derry Borough K-9 Unit is sponsoring a Coloring Contest for children ages 12 and under. You may participate in the even by visiting the Facebook page and printing the page, or by messaging your email address. Coloring pages were handed out at a drive-thru event at Mossback Park on Dec. 9.
I would like to start this week’s column with a letter from former Bulletin Editorial Director Steve Kittey, who writes in with a memorial tribute to Joe Mucci, who passed away Monday, Nov. 30:
I would to start this week’s column with a huge shoutout to the Chestnut Ridge Post 444 Veterans of Foreign Wars for a very nice and well organized dedication service for the Memorial Flag held last weekend in the field below the Veterans Memorial Bridge. There was a nice turnout and a lot o…
Recently, the world lost one of its best and most renowned actors, Sean Connery. In an interview, he was once asked about his first big break. Connery replied, “My first big break came when I was 5 years old. It’s taken me more than 70 years to realize that. You see, at 5, I first learned to…
The Derry Area School District Foundation is pleased and excited to bring a wonderful and unique opportunity to the children of Derry Area School District. Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is here!
I would like to start this week with a sincere apology for my absence in last week’s Derry Diary column. The past few weeks have been really rough for me, as I spent nearly three weeks sick with the flu. To make matters worse, during that time, I found out that not only I, but our whole comm…
The Derry Area Trojans will take the football field for the first time this season at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, for the team’s home opener against North Catholic. It will also mark the first game for new head coach Vince Skillings.
One question that has been looming around the community lately is whether or not the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) will move forward with fall sports this season.
Derry’s Great Garage Sale turned out to be a great success last weekend, as nearly a hundred sellers participated in the annual event. On top of that, you couldn’t have asked for better weather.
Congratulations to the Cooperstown Vets on becoming the 2020 Latrobe-Derry Area Teener League Regular Season and Playoff Champions! The Vets finished the regular season with a 14-4 record and earned the top seed in the postseason tournament. After defeating Bardine’s in the best-of-three gam…
Congratulations to Derry Borough Police Chief Randy Glick and K-9 Officer Smoke for receiving their North American Police Work Dog Association (NAPWDA) certificate in the mail. As of June 18, Chief Glick and Smoke were officially certified in narcotics.
This week I would like to start off with a huge congratulations to Derry Borough Police K-9 Officer Smoke and Chief Randy Glick for passing their certifications with flying colors. K-9 Smoke is now NAPWDA Certified and ready to take on his responsibilities as the new K-9 officer in Derry.