SOUTH BETHLEHEM – Sam and Tootie Cressman of South Bethlehem celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, April 10, 2018.
NEW BETHLEHEM – Mark and Diana Neiswonger of New Bethlehem announce the engagement of their daughter, Shawn Katherine Neiswonger to Nathan Taylor Silvis, son of Rita Silvis of St. Petersburg and Randall Silvis of Mercer.
NEW BETHLEHEM – Hallie and Tyler Hollingsworth announce the birth of a daughter, Bryella Rose Hollingsworth, on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital in Kittanning.
RIMERSBURG – Terry and Melissa Deitz of Rimersburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Tabitha Deitz, to Tristin Camper, son of Kellie Dawson of Rimersburg and Justin Camper of New Wilmington.
NEW BETHLEHEM – Brittany DeLee Hopper of Templeton became the bride of Jordan Michael Bish of New Bethlehem at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, December 15, 2017, in New Bethlehem.
RIMERSBURG – Brandon and Megan Hepler of Rimersburg announce the birth of their first child, a son, Hudson Galen Hepler, at 4:50 p.m. on Sunday, December 10, 2017, at UPMC Northwest in Seneca.
NEW BETHLEHEM – Stephen and Carly Petruzzelli of New Bethlehem announce the birth of their first child, a son, Augustus Thomas “Gus” Petruzzelli, at 4:45 p.m. on Sunday, November 19, 2017, at UPMC Northwest in Seneca.
RIMERSBURG – Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Gauger of Rimersburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Gauger of Kissimmee, Fla., to Dylan Reinsel of Kissimmee, Fla., son of Deb Watterson of Curllsville and Dan Reinsel of Clarion.
SHIPPENVILLE – Jessica Elizabeth McClaine became the bride of Robert John Skiffington at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 15, 2017, at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Shippenville.
NEW BETHLEHEM – Karen and Jessie Sayers of New Bethlehem announce the birth of a son, Matthew Russell Sayers, at 4:46 p.m. on Thursday, September 28, 2017, at Clarion Hospital.
NEW BETHLEHEM – Tia M. George became the bride of Andrew S. Yori on Saturday, August 12, 2017, in an outside ceremony at the First Church of God in New Bethlehem with the Rev. Randy Hopper presiding.
SPRINGFIELD, VA. – Jerry and Morgan Heffner of Springfield, Va. announce the birth of their first child, a son, Sean Morgan Heffner, at 4:01 a.m. on Thursday, August 31, 2017, at INOVA Alexandria in Virginia.
PITTSBURGH – Brett Snyder and Christopher Pavlekovsky of Franklin Park announce the birth of a son, Jacob Morris, at 12.12 p.m. on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh.
KNOX – Leah D. Henry became the bride of Chad E. Smith at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 2, 2017, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Knox with the Rev. Karen Parsh officiating.
REDBANK VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1967 held its 50th reunion at the Park Inn in Clarion on Sept. 30. Those attending included (first row, from left): Kim Crissman, Jeff Wolfgang, Ed Huffman, Jim Dougherty, Glenn Neiswonger, Rex Courson and Chet Hopper; (second row): Elaine (Miller) Hartley…
COOKSBURG – The Sawmill Center for the Arts will hold one of its signature events next weekend as the Chainsaw Carvers’ Round-Up will take place Sept. 15-17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
RIMERSBURG – Community Action Inc. has announced that the Clarion County Area Agency on Aging’s Rimersburg Senior Social Center was selected to be the Senior Corps-RSVP Volunteer Station of the Month for September.
COOKSBURG – Clarion Community Theater group will return to the Verna Leith Sawmill Theatre in Cook Forest with a live production of “Arlene’s Beauty World” Aug. 31 to Sept. 2, and again Sept. 7-9.
VALIER – Kinsley and Guy Smith of Valier, formerly of New Bethlehem, announce the birth of a son, Adler Grey Smith, at 7:50 a.m. on Monday, July 31, 2017, at Penn Highlands DuBois.
COOKSBURG – The Footlighters of Elk County will make their debut at the Verna Leith Sawmill Theatre in Cook Forest on Aug. 17-19 with, “Leaving Iowa,” a show about the iconic family road trip. Shows begin at 8 p.m. each night.
TEMPLETON – The Redbank Valley High School Class of 1965 will hold a 70th birthday get-together at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9, at the John Craig residence between Widnoon and Tidal. The celebration will include an afternoon picnic and a campfire.
COOKSBURG – The Verna Leith Sawmill Theatre will host the Brookville Community Theater on Aug. 4-6 and again Aug. 10-12 for the classic children’s fairytale, “Peter Pan,” as it is performed live on stage.
COOKSBURG – The Verna Leith Sawmill Theatre will host the Knox Community Theater July 19-22, for a production of “The Drunkard,” a prohibition-era musical full of comedy and romance. Shows begin at 8 p.m. each night.
NEW BETHLEHEM – The New Bethlehem Presbyterian Church will host Carol Kappus and her celtic harp in concert at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18, at the church.
COOKSBURG – The Verna Leith Sawmill Theatre will host the Reitz Theater Players July 13-15 for a production of “Godspell,” the classic retelling of the Gospel of Matthew, set in modern-day New York City.
DISTANT – Distant Area Volunteer Fire Department will hold a new fundraising event titled “Fire Fest Festival” from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 5, at the Brick House Bed and Breakfast in Oak Ridge.
NEW BETHLEHEM – The Redbank Valley High School Class of 1957 will mark the 60th anniversary of its graduation from the relatively new school district which represented the jointure of nine former school districts clustered along the shores of the creek for which it takes its name.
NEW BETHLEHEM – New Bethlehem Chapter No. 230, Order of the Eastern Star, celebrated its 100th birthday with a banquet on March 25 at the Oakland Church of God in Distant.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Dr. and Mrs. William Reddinger of Virginia Beach, Va. announce the birth of a son, Simeon Eugene Reddinger, on Monday, May 8, at Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Va.