Today is September 20, 2018
New Kensington, PA 15068

Nearby communities: Arnold / Barking / Lower Burrell / New Kensingtn / Parnassus

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Friday, September 21st, 2018

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - The United States’ National POW/MIA Recognition Day is annually the third Friday of September each year. Many Americans take the time to remember those who were prisoners of war (POW) and those who are missing in action (MIA), as well as their families.

Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

  • | 10:00am - 4:00pm | Local Events
    - In memory of our Harmony Twp. fellow firefighter Frank Sopko of 43 years, the Harmony Twp. Ladies Auxiliary, Wright Automotive & Two Ambridge High School student are putting a car cruise together this September 22nd ,2018 “HOT ROD HEAVEN”. We would like to invite you to join us from 10:00am to 4:00pm which will include several actives. Start your morning with Oram’s cinnamon rolls and coffee that will be available for purchase. If you have that special car you would like to bring out to show the first 100 cars will receive dash plaques. We will also have crafters, food vendors and a special appearance from Spiderman for the kids. There will be buckets full of car products that will be raffled off, 50/50, Chinese action, and live entertainment featuring “THE ELDORADO BAND” from noon to 4:00pm. Come out and spend the day with your local Community. We look forward to seeing you there. Stay tunes for any event updates on our facebook page HARMONY TWP. HOT ROD HEAVEN CAR CRUISE.
    3800 OHIO RIVER BLVD' BADEN PA 15005
    MARY WEISEND 724.544.0086
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - In the Northern Hemisphere, autumn begins today with the autumnal equinox, at 9:54 PM EDT. Note that in the Southern Hemisphere today is the beginning of spring. Everywhere on Earth (except near the poles) the sun rises due east and sets due west and daylight length is nearly identical - about 12 hours and 8 minutes.
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    - A day set aside to honor and reflect upon the contributions and accomplishments of the millions of women in the work force and the millions of women business owners in the U.S.
  • - One of the most important presidential proclamations of American history is that of Sept. 22, 1862 in which Abraham Lincoln, by executive proclamation, freed the slaves in the rebelling states.
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - Presidential proclamation 4682, of Sept 11, 1979, covers all succeeding years. Annually, the fourth Saturday in September.

Monday, September 24th, 2018

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - The full moon nearest the autumnal equinox, extending the hours of light into the evening helping the farmer with the long day's work.

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - The nation’s largest annual health promotion event for women of all ages. This unique national program — with participation by local organizations throughout the U.S. — focuses attention on the importance of regular physical activity and health awareness for women. Organized by the Health InformationResource Center. For more information visit click for details

Friday, September 28th, 2018

  • | 5:30pm - 9:00pm | Charity, Fundraiser, fashion, wine, fun, pittsburgh, silent auction, white wine, red wine
    - Join us on September 28, 2018 from 5:30pm - 9pm at Rivers Casino Grand Ballroom for the popular annual fundraising event, Wine Women & Shoes. This year the event returns with Pittsburgh Emergency Medicine Foundation as the benefactor.

    Event attendees will enjoy high-style at the SerenDipity Boutique and Pure Barre runway fashion show by Dana Sellitti; shop the Marketplace featuring a special collection of apparel and accessories reflective of the latest trends; and participate in a live auction with items ranging from travel packages to wine, to unique experiences. Partygoers will also have the occasion to sample wines from Napa Valley, compliments of Wine Women & Shoes. The Key to the Closet Raffle offering will provide attendees a chance to win a shopping experience worth $5,000, which includes a $2500 shopping spree at Nordstrom and $2500 worth of luxury items. The event also includes a full course dinner and swag bags for guests.

    At the event, guests can enjoy a fashion, marketplace, dinner and plenty of wine. Tickets must be purchased in advance for he 21+ event.
    Rivers Casino Grand Ballroom
    777 Casino Dr. Pittsburgh PA 15212
    Eileen French 412.874.0272

Saturday, September 29th, 2018

  • | 11:00am - 3:00pm | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs, family, raffles, vendors, food, entertainment
    - Over the years we have welcomed thousands of friends and community members to our campus for a fun-filled afternoon of great food, entertainment, crafts, kids activities, tours, hayrides, giveaways, area vendors and so much more! As we celebrate our 140th Anniversary, this year’s event will be bigger and better than ever before!

    MHY’s Harvest Open House and Car Cruise has become a fall tradition in our community during which we love to celebrate our supporters and sponsors!
    There are plenty of opportunities for you to get involved in our harvest event.

    Please feel free to call 724-625-3141 or visit click for details for more information. We look forward to hearing from you and celebrating our partnership with our community and attendees.
    MHY Family Services Main Campus
    521 Route 228 Mars PA 16046
    Vanessa Strickland 724.625.3141
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    - Popular observance for coffee drinkers, celebrated by the coffee industry and coffee shops and houses (often with free cups of coffee.) Probably first observed in 2005 in the United States.

Monday, October 1st, 2018

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    - Established in 1985 to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same. For information visit click for details.
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    - Child Health Day in the United States raises people’s awareness of how they can protect and develop children’s health. This event is annually celebrated on the first Monday of October.
  • - October 1, 1932 in the fifth inning of game three of the 1932 World Series, with a count of two balls and two strikes, Babe Ruth pointed to the center field bleachers in Chicago's Wrigley Field and followed up by hitting a soaring home run high above the very spot to which he had just gestured. Did he really call his shot? Some Disagree, some eyewitnesses and Cubs pitcher Charlie Root believe he did not. Even Babe Ruth's Daughter said that he denied it, but Babe himself also claimed he did it.
  • - Go Blue! Kids and Adults wear a blue shirt this day to show solidarity against bullying and cyber-bullying. Annually, the first Monday in October. For further information visit:

    Stomp Out Bullying's website: click for details


    The National Home Security Alliance's guide on Internet Safety for Teens: click for details

  • - Traditionally, the Supreme Court's annual term begins on the first Monday in October and continues with seven two-week sessions of oral arguments. Between the sessions are six recesses during which the opinions are written by the justice. Ordinarily, all cases are decided by the following June or July.

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Friday, October 5th, 2018

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day dedicated to good works and good cheer throughout the world. The official theme is "Do an act of kindness. Help one person smile!"

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

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    - October 6-14. Balloon Fiesta Park, Albuquerque, NM. The largest hot-air balloon gathering in the world. Featuring more than 500 hot-air and gas balloons, specialty shaped balloons and more. Includes entries from more than 20 countries. For more information visit click for details

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

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    - A fast 26.2-mile course attracts everyone from elite athletes to novice marathon runners from all 50 states and more than 120 foreign countries. Annually, the Sunday of Columbus Day weekend. For more information check out the website at click for details

Monday, October 8th, 2018

  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - Observance of Columbus Day the second Monday in October. Commemorates the landfall of Columbus in the new world.
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 11:47 PM, EDT.
  • | NATL - Historical
    - 1871. Great fire of Chicago began, according to legend, when mrs. O'Leary's cow kicked over her lantern in her barn on DeKoven street. The fire leveled 3 1/2 square miles, destroying 17,450 buildings and leaving 98,500 people homeless and about 250 people dead. Financially, the loss was $200 million. On the same day, a fire destroyed entire town of Peshtigo, WI, killing more than 1,1 people.

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - National Stop Bullying Day, which is referred to by some as, “Unity Day” is observed annually on the second Wednesday in October. This annual day is designed to bring awareness of the need to stand up against and put and end to bullying by classroom actives and school assembly presentations. For further information check out, click for details & click for details.

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

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    - A project of the Human Rights Campaign since 1988. On October 11, thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and their supportive allies celebrate National Coming Out Day. This day encourages LGBT individuals to come out and be honest about themselves. For additionally information checkout click for details

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