Thursday, May 9, 2013
Do you know where to get decorations with the school colors? Specialty cakes? Signs for the yard?
Graduation season is quickly approaching and parents of high school seniors are already planning the special parties to celebrate. Local bakeries, party stores and other businesses offer school-color cakes, signs announcing the graduation, balloons and sometimes a novelty, such as a multi-serving sandwich baked into the shape of the school mascot. Even Eat'n Park has gotten in the act with SmileyCookie.com. The restaurant chain's smiling sugar cookie can be ordered online decked out in the Quaker Valley school colors. So, tell us in the comments box below where you have found specialty graduation food or party supplies for your QV Quaker. Or, if you have an idea to help make another parent's planning a bit easier, feel free to share your …
Monday, July 30, 2012
Take our poll and vote for the best bakery in the Sewickley Valley so we can find out which is the Readers' Choice 2012 winner.
Sunday, June 24, 2012
The 8-year-old boy disappeared from near his McKees Rocks home in 1991.
Willie Majewski was only 8 years old about 4 p.m. on Nov. 9, 1991 as he gathered his fishing gear and walked toward Chartiers Creek, which feeds into the nearby Ohio River. He wasn't reported missing for several hours after he disappeared. His mother was out playing bingo and didn't realize he hadn't come home. Willie's fishing gear was found later behind the Eat'n Park restaurant—along the banks of the creek, about 100 yards from a camp where homeless people stayed. His equipment had not been disturbed and there were no signs of a struggle at the scene. Witnesses reported seeing Majewski in the McKees Rocks Plaza. One person saw him talking to a scruffy man in a store. Another said an unkempt man pulled him into a burnt-orange Nova. The …
Monday, July 25, 2011
Restaurant chain is offering 99-cent kids meals through Friday.
Monday, July 25, 2011
Eat’n Park Restaurants are offering a 99-cent Kids Meals promotion, which ends Friday, July 29. The promotion caps off the 25th birthday celebration of Smiley, Eat’n Park’s well-known mascot. In addition to the 99-cent meals, children will receive a free birthday treat bag with stickers, temporary tattoos, a collectible Smiley wristband, and of course, a Smiley cookie. “Smiley loves kids – he feels like he’s one of them. So, of course, he wanted to celebrate his 25th birthday with kids,” Kevin O’Connell, senior vice president of marketing, said in a statement. “And our way of celebrating his milestone birthday is to make our Kids’ Meals even more affordable for families.” The birthday season for Smiley kicked off with a party at the …