Thursday, February 28, 2013
Help Moon Township-area military members deployed in Afghanistan.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Jenna Staul
Thursday, February 28
Moon Area High School and Sewickley Academy students are collecting items to be sent to local military members deployed in Afghanistan. Moon student John Bal and Sewickley Academy student Jack Matten are soliciting donations for care packages, which will be shipped to Moon Township's 303rd Army Reserve Unit, based at McGarity Reserve Center off University Boulevard. The students hope to gather toiletries and basic comfort items for the unit. In addition, they seek to raise $1,000 to pay for shipping costs. Collection sites are located at: Suggested items for the care packages: For questions, call 412-859-1281 or email, 303rdCare@gmail.com
Friday, October 5, 2012
A local teenager volunteers time in Haiti.
A Robinson Township teen will attend a Haitian mission later this month. Nehemiah Norris, an 18-year-old senior at the Sewickley Academy, will travel to Haiti Oct. 3 through Oct. 10 with the Functional Literacy Ministry, a Pittsburgh-based organization founded in 1983 that works to provide basic education and meals to Haitian children. Norris is the son of Rev. Urie and Denise Norris.
Friday, September 23, 2011
Check our picks to explore this weekend and tell us about your plans.
Here are seven events to check out in the Moon area and surrounding communities to make it a weekend to remember. 1. Clothesline/Used Book Sale When/Where: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday at Means Alumni Gym, Sewickley Academy. Why Go: Need some new threads? The 58th Clothesline and Used Book Sale has everything from designer men's, women's and children's clothing to fashion accessories, sports equipment, books and furniture. Sunday is half-price day, and Monday is $25-bag day. Proceeds from the annual fundraiser benefit the school, teachers and students. Admission: Free, but be prepared to spend. 2. Friends of the Library Book Sale When/Where: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. …