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April 24, 2019 Cranberry Living

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Genealogy club hosts Ireland talk

CRANBERRY TWP — The Cranberry Genealogy Club will host a presentation on Northern Ireland.

Mary Jane Kuffner-Hirt will present “Crossing the Pond from Northern Ireland to America” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Cranberry Public Library.

Women’s group to meet Wednesday

MIDDLESEX TWP — The new Power of 100-plus Women group formed in southern Butler County will meet this week.

The group calls for women to donate $100 to a charity or nonprofit group they vote on to receive the funding.

The spring meeting will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Dr. Lorri’s Health Store, 1099 Pittsburgh Road, Valencia. The store is at the intersection of Route 8 and Browns Hill Road.

Women who cannot donate $100 can split the amount with a friend, if necessary.

More information is available by calling coordinator Jackie Hutz at 724-449-3315.

Drug Take-Back Day slated in Cranberry

CRANBERRY TWP — The township will participate in a nationwide Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

Unwanted drugs can be dropped off at the township municipal center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Township police will be on hand to collect the items.

The Cranberry take back event is in addition to the drop-off drug collection box in the police department lobby, which is available anytime during normal business hours.

No questions will be asked of anyone bringing items in for disposal and no identification is needed for either type of collection. All collected medicine will be turned over to the DEA for destruction.

All forms of medication — including tablets, capsules, pills, liquids and ointments — will be accepted. They can be deposited either loose or inside their original containers.

However, needles and syringes cannot be accepted due to the potential hazards posed by blood-borne pathogens. There is no charge for the drug disposal service.

Church workers host chicken dinner

ZELIENOPLE — The Willing Workers of St. Paul Lutheran Church will hold their annual smothered chicken dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. May 2.

The event will be held in Strobel Hall at the church, 215 N. Main St.

Dinner includes chicken, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans, dessert and beverage.

Takeout available by calling 724-452-8832.

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