UNION TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Residents who wish to reserve pavilions at Scotland Meadows Park can do so from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. March 4, supervisors announced. Cost will be $35. Nonresidents' reservations will be set the week of March 11.
Supervisors set meeting pay for Sally Byler, township secretary/treasurer, at $25 per meeting. They also waived the probationary period for newly hired Patrolman Mike McBride because he has extensive police experience.
They appointed Supervisor Kevin Guinaugh as representative to the Lawrence County Council of Governments, Barbara Brown as backup sewer enforcement officer and Byler as fair housing officer.
NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- The Women's Shelter/Rape Crisis Center of Lawrence County will being spring volunteer training classes at 6 p.m. Tuesday. This 12-week course meets from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. There also will be three Saturday sessions.
The training will cover the dynamics of sexual assault, domestic violence and the impact that other violent crimes have on the victim, family and friends. Anyone interested in volunteer work should call Barbara Klenotic at (724) 652-9036.
SHARON, Pa. -- St. John's Episcopal Church, 226 W. State St., will present the second of its Lenten Meditation-Recital series at noon Tuesday. Suzanne Lee will open the program with carillon music followed by a performance by harpist Kirk Kupensky. Kupensky provides harp therapy at St. Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown. A light lunch will be served in the parish house after the program.
Bart at Eastwood
NILES -- Bart Simpson, star of Fox Network's "The Simpsons," will be at Eastwood Mall Friday and Saturday during Kidfest. Bart will make half-hour appearances from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday and from 1 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday in the center court.
Kidsfest features information, demonstrations and hands-on activities. Youngsters also can sign up for the Fox Kids Club.
Burglary in Pa.
NORTH BEAVER, Pa. -- State police are investigating a break-in at a home on Mount Jackson Road Saturday morning that netted burglars $3,300 worth of goods. Reports show that a TV, stereo system, DVD player and shotgun were taken.
WARREN -- Dr. William L. Houser, director of the asthma center at Tod Children's Hospital, will discuss asthma risk factors, triggers, signs, symptoms, treatment and medications from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday in conference room B in Forum Health Trumbull Memorial Hospital. Call (330) 884-3415 for reservations.