The Westmont Hilltop school board on Monday approved Nov. 16 as the date for the annual Thanks and Thanksgiving Luncheon at the high school.
Students, faculty, staff and administrators hold the event to thank the community for its support. Students will perform choral and instrumental works.
A Thanksgiving-style meal then will be served to senior citizens in attendance.
The board learned from its athletic director that Derek Goss, a former Westmont football player who has just returned from his second tour of duty with the Marines in the Middle East, will perform the honorary coin toss at Westmont’s home game against Penn Cambria on Oct. 27.
Altoona pair charged with drug violations
ALTOONA – An Altoona man and woman were charged Wednesday with a number of drug-law violations after authorities executed a search warrant at their residence and found about $2,000 worth of marijuana on the woman when the pair came home.
The search warrant yielded three ounces of marijuana, paraphernalia used to package drugs, information regarding customers and other items to promote the alleged crime.
Charged were John Henry Weigner, 26, and Rachael Yvonne Young, 27, both of the 100 block of East Second Avenue.
Domestic violence is topic of Indiana forum
Patrick Dougherty, Indiana County district attorney, will host a panel discussion on domestic violence at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Kovalchick Complex.
The panel for “Breaking the Silence on Domestic Violence” will include a common pleas judge, members of the medical profession, Indiana Borough and IUP police, the Haven Project, the Alice Paul House and Citizens Ambulance.
The event is free and open to the public.