New Fort native Hope Wallace was topped the 2016 Duquesne College homecoming queen.
A 2013 New Fort Excessive Faculty graduate, Wallace is the daughter of Angenette Wallace and Richard Roye.
Wallace mentioned she is simply the second African-American to be topped homecoming queen on the Pittsburgh college, the place she is a senior working to finish a double main in accounting and authorized research.
She is also a mentor for the Workplace of Multicultural Affairs, the president of the Black Pupil Union and is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa, an honor society based mostly on tutorial achievement and neighborhood management.
Artwork and music show
“Abstractions and Perceptions of the Divine in Nature” shall be on show on the New Fort Public Library from midday to 2 p.m. Oct. 15.
The gathering of portray and different art work by Amy Drago, who just lately moved right here from Sedona, Arizona, exhibits her love and keenness for nature and the religious reference to all beings.
Drago’s husband Ron Drago, knowledgeable musician, can even carry out in the course of the occasion, enjoying the music of James Taylor, the Beatles, Van Morrison and others.
For extra info, name (724) 658-6659 extension 107. The library is situated at 207 E. North St., New Fort.
Native actor Floyd Jackson has accomplished filming for a task within the Netflix sequence “Mindhunter.”
Primarily based on the ebook by the identical title, the sequence is written by Joe Pennhall and produced by David Fincher, and is about to be launched subsequent yr.
Jackson, who works at Infocision in New Fort and serves as a licensed minister at Victory Christian Church’s New Fort campus, performed the a part of a featured police officer within the present, serving to with crowd management and dealing alongside “actual cops and a SWAT staff.”
“Mindhunters” marks Jackson’s eleventh function in two years.
Parade entries wished
Preparations are underway for this yr’s Gentle Up Night time Parade, which kicks off at 7 p.m. Nov. 10 in downtown New Fort.
These wishing to take part within the parade ought to contact Lottie Medvit on the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce at (724) 654-5593 or firstname.lastname@example.org to order a spot within the parade line-up.
As in earlier years, the next guidelines are established to make the parade secure & fulfilling for everybody:
•No semi-trucks (until pulling a float)
•All autos should be embellished
•For public security, nothing could also be thrown from autos. Sweet should be handed out by walkers alongside the parade route
•Just one hearth truck and/or one rescue automobile per hearth or police division. Every division should be pre-registered. No extreme siren blowing; please restrict to brief bursts to guard guests’ listening to.
•No Santa Claus fits shall be allowed. The “official” Santa would be the final entry within the parade.
Alternatives are additionally out there for sponsors and volunteers. Organizers are additionally nonetheless searching for distributors and leisure, which can open up the occasion at 5 p.m. The deadline to enter is Oct. 28.
The Buddies of the New Fort Library will host its semi-annual indoor yard to learn the library.
The occasion, held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 21 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 22 within the Copernicus Room of the library, will function furnishings, electronics, glassware, toys, home goods, vacation decorations and extra.
The New Fort Public Library is situated at 207 E. North St.
Serving to veterans
A New Wilmington native served as a tour information in Level Park College Faculty of Enterprise’ second Veteran Joint Management Initiative occasion on Sept. 23.
Morgan Logan, a graduate of Wilmington Excessive Faculty and a M1 Armor Crewman within the Pennsylvania Military Nationwide Guard, determined to take part within the occasion on the suggestion of prison justice and intelligence research professor Dr. Sean Elliot Martin.
“He defined that the occasion was geared towards serving to veterans, and I used to be throughout that. I like serving to my brothers and sisters each time and wherever I can,” Logan mentioned.
The sphere train, which started in Level Park’s Village Park, challenged groups made up of lively obligation navy, veterans and civilians to navigate to historic landmarks together with the Fort Pitt Museum, The David L. Lawrence Conference Middle and the Smithfield Road Bridge for additional dialogue.
Logan, the son of Denell Nelson and Todd Logan, is pursuing a bachelor’s diploma in intelligence and nationwide safety at Level Park College in Downtown Pittsburgh.
A free costume swap shall be held at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at The Riverplex, 11 S. Mill St., New Fort.
Sponsored by Two Rivers Artisan Espresso Works, The Soiled Pickle and Pure Pleasure Studio, the occasion permits contributors to go residence with a “new to you” Halloween costume. The occasion additionally options free scorching cocoa, snacks, face portray and a photograph sales space.
Organizers urge contributors to convey a clear costume, in sizes for infants via 12-year-olds, between 6:30 and seven:15 p.m. The swap will start at 7:30 p.m. Any costumes not chosen after the 8 p.m. end time may be bought for $5 every.
Magisterial District Decide Melissa A. Amodie was once more licensed for service as a member of Pennsylvania’s Unified Judicial System after profitable completion of constant authorized training coursework.
Performed by the Minor Judiciary Training Board and the Administrative Workplace of Pennsylvania Courts, the academic program for Magisterial District Judges was held in Harrisburg. Persevering with training course work is required by statute of every of the greater than 500 Pennsylvania Magisterial District Judges, with roughly 50 Magisterial District Judges attending one in every of 13 such courses every tutorial yr.
The Knights of Columbus Council No. 512 of New Fort just lately gave a grant of $600 to John F. Ferguson, a first-year seminarian scholar at St. Paul’s Seminary and Duquesne College in Pittsburgh.
Ferguson attended Butler Catholic Elementary Faculty and graduated from St. Joseph’s Excessive Faculty in Natrona Heights in 2015. He studied psychology at Butler County Neighborhood Faculty.
Within the final 5 years, the New Fort council has given greater than $50,000 to native charities, together with the Alpha Omega Professional-Life Being pregnant Middle, St. Vitus Scholarship Fund, McGuire Residence and St. Anthony’s Faculty. They’ve additionally given cash to seminarians, Chalices for clergymen, Thanksgiving dinners, amongst others.
If any Catholic males are concerned about studying extra concerning the Knights of Columbus, or how they could be a part of, contact Ed Ross at (724) 654-4744 or Max Roseck at (724) 667-9260.