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Butler County based 3MJC has mission to care for our beautiful local state parks - There is no doubt that our county’s three state parks bring enjoyment, recreation and beauty to the lives of local residents. We are fortunate to have Moraine State Park, McConnells Mill State Park and Jennings Environmental Education Center right in our backyards. Taking care of these natural wonders, however, requires some labor of love. This ... Read more...
Faith in Action provides rides at no cost to Beaver County residents who need transportation to medical appointments - Need a ride to a medical appointment in Beaver County? One option for getting there is Faith in Action of Beaver County. The interfaith ministry taps religious volunteers to provide rides for adults ages 60 and older who need to get to the doctor and to medical appointments. The ride service has been up and ... Read more...
Beaver County History Weekend marks 100th anniversary of the end of World War I - It’s time once more to take a journey through the history of our region. The Beaver County History Weekend celebration will take place on May 5 and 6 at historical societies and museums throughout the county. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Thirty-six Beaver County residents were killed ... Read more...
Center at the Mall’s Lunch and Learn series combines fun, helpful facts and food - “You’re never too old to learn.” That’s a comment from one of many Beaver County seniors who attend and enjoy the Lunch and Learn series at the Center at the Mall. For about the past two years, the center has been hosting the educational series, which incorporates socialization, learning and a delicious lunch. “When we ... Read more...
Tomato Alfredo Linguine Skillet - • 1 can (14 oz.) chicken broth • ½ c. water • 8 oz. dry linguine, uncooked • 1 jar (16 oz.) light Alfredo pasta sauce • ¼ c. chopped fresh basil • ¼ t. garlic powder • 1/8 t. ground black pepper • 1 can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano, ... Read more...
Caregiver support groups help those who are taking care of loved ones - If you are a caregiver and would like to have support from others who are going through a similar situation with caretaking a loved one, there are several places in Allegheny County where you can go to get this support and learn to take good care of yourself, as well. Plum Community Center Over at ... Read more...
A tribute to my friend Ron, a senior advocate and so much more - The last time I talked to my friend Ron Deutsch of Lawrenceville’s 9th Ward was on Super Bowl Sunday. For true sons of Pittsburgh like us, it wasn’t really the Super Bowl since the Steelers weren’t playing. Ron summed it up best: “I’ll be happy as long as the Patriots don’t get another ring.” Ron ... Read more...
Programs offered through District Attorney’s Office and local police help keep seniors safe in the event of a 911 emergency - As the publisher of Pittsburgh Senior News, I typically prefer to stay behind the scenes, doing my part to help older adults in our community. When I come across a program that may not be widely known and that I know will benefit my readers, I want to share it. Recently I discovered a program ... Read more...
Blessing Board provides those in need with furniture, household items and love - Westinghouse SURE recently recognized the Blessing Board and its companion organization, the Vintage Store, for its volunteer organization Spotlight Award. the Blessing Board is a faith-based nonprofit that provides basic furniture and household items for community members in need at no cost. SURE (an acronym for Service Uniting Retired Employees) is a nonprofit comprised of ... Read more...
Rare autographs of Pittsburgh Pirate Hall of Famer found in local attic - Baseball Hall of Fame baseball player and Pittsburgh Pirate All-Star/MVP Paul Waner was a fan favorite in the 1920 and 1930s. Waner was elected to the All-Star game in 1933, 1934, 1935 and 1937. Number 11 (which graced the uniform of Waner) has been retired by the Pittsburgh Pirates and his number hangs at PNC ... Read more...

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