Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The event featuring new and gently-worn formal gowns attracts high school students from across the region.
Frugal fashionistas, take note! The popular 2nd Life Prom Dress Sale is happening this weekend at Cranberry Community United Presbyterian Church on Rochester Road in Cranberry Township. Now in its fifth year, the annual community outreach event provides a selection of more than 1,000 new and gently worn formal dresses. Dresses will be displayed on racks by size and all will be sold for just $20 each. Shoes, wraps/shawls, jewelry and purses/clutches will also be on sale at affordable prices. The event takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16 at the church. Admission to the sale is free. Multiple dressing rooms will be available on site with attendants to help as needed. Seamstresses also will be on-hand to provide free …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
One of the three $1 million winning Powerball tickets in Pennsylvania was sold near Saxonburg.
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- Mike Jones
Thursday, November 29, 2012
One of the three $1 million winning Powerball tickets in Pennsylvania was sold in Butler County, the Pennsylvania Lottery confirmed Thursday afternoon. The winning ticket, which matched the first five numbers, but missed the Powerball number, was sold at the Planet Mart convenience store near Saxonburg, according to the lottery. The other two $1 million winning Powerball tickets in Pennsylvania were sold in Altoona and Montgomery County. Lottery officials said they would not know the identities of the winners until they come forward and claim their prize by calling them at 717-702-8146. They each have one year to claim their winnings. Two grand prize Powerball winners, which will split Wednesday night’s record $587.5 million jackpot, were …
Sunday, October 9, 2011
Nearly 100 people attend Saturday's protest at the farm in Evans City.
When drilling in the Marcellus Shale began at the Marburger Dairy Farm in Evans City during the summer, Vince Watson said he had a daily dose of noise and light – and sometimes vibrations – from the drilling. “The house in front of me is taking on a lot of shuddering and shaking,” he said. Watson, whose home on Glenwood Drive neighbors the Marburger Dairy Farm property, was one of about half a dozen speakers at a picnic-style gathering following a Saturday protest of drilling at the farm. Carrying signs, and sometimes chanting, close to 100 people attended the rally near the farm along Mars-Evans City Road. Advocacy group Marcellus Outreach Butler organized the event, which was dubbed October Outrage. Member Kim Eichenlaub said the group …
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Day Tripper recommends you pack up family and head to Butler for this big weekend event.
The little, mighty Jeep is known around the world for being a pint-sized workhorse. General Dwight D. Eisenhower reportedly said that the Jeep was the tool that turned World War II in America's favor. But did you know the Jeep was invented right in our own backyards in Butler? This weekend marks the 70th anniversary of the invention of the Jeep. In honor of this amazing, funny-looking car, The Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau will play host to the first Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival Aug. 12–14. For the inaugural event, the bureau has pulled out all the stops. There are so many reasons to attend the festival that I don’t even know where to begin. Up first is what could be a record-making Jeep parade at 6 p.m. Friday. “We hope to …