Two Valley High School graduates will be inducted into the Alle-Kiski Valley Sports Hall of Fame and a current student-athlete will be recognized on Sat. May 20, 7 p.m., at the New Kensington Quality Inn.
= Ernie Yates (1969) Wrestled for the Vikings and went on to Bloomsburg University, coached wrestling at Berwick High School where his teams won 311 dual matches.
= B.J. Flenory (2001) Played basketball and football for the Vikings and played football at the University of New Hampshire, now living in the Dallas area where he founded Next Level Athletics, a firm specializing in nationwide football camps.
= Chase Balla (2017) The 2016 Valley News Dispatch Defensive football Player of the Year, he will be recognized along with 12 other area student-athletes for their accomplishments.
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We now have FIVE Little Free Libraries in New Kensington!
Locations: 300 Block of Argonne Drive
**Big purple one –Freeport Street, near Sheetz, in front of the Restore**
REAR of 1043 Martin Ave
300 Block of Fourth Avenue
319 Tenth Street..at the Community Clothes Closet
Please come check them out! These are a FREE book SWAP. Come and take a book to read, the share with your neighbors, then bring some back when you can!
We accept book donations, especially childrens books. If you have a few, leave them at any of these libraries. If you have a lot, let us know, and we can make arrangements.
This is a community effort, so feel free to tidy up any books if you see they need attention. If we all work together, these libraries can provide lots of books to share!
Lion’s Club Broom Sale. Brooms are available at the ReStore at Habitat for Humanity, the Seniors Citizens Center, and First National Bank. Proceeds are used to provide scholarships to high school students and to help the needy of the community.
click Homecoming WWII to view book published by the American Legion in 1947 listing all the soldiers that served from Arnold, New Kensington and Lower Burrell Twp .
“Project Seed” is a pilot program to feed children over the weekends during the school year. The Alle- Kiski Valley Senior Citizens have partnered with project coordinators, Joanne Cecchi and Ruth Carson warehousing the food and assembling the packs to be taken home. A child can be fed for $108 a year. We currently have 175 students in critical need.
If there are any other groups or organizations that would like to donate, their help would greatly be appreciated.Donations are being accepted at the Alle-Kiski Valley Senior Citizens for this project.SEED C/O Alle-Kiski Senior Citizens Center, Inc. 1035 3rd Ave
New Kensington, PA 15068