Sheffield Area News In Brief

Hospitality Center

The menu for the week will be: Monday, chili or beef barley soup, corn bread and apple dessert. Thursday will bring ham and scalloped potatoes and cake. Friday’s buffet will feature stromboli with pudding for dessert, there is always a vast array of selections on this buffet.

The week will start with flu shots Monday from 9-noon; this is free with your Medicare card, or under 65 only $25. Tuesday will be the last Mystery Lunch of the year; next month the center will go bowling and have lunch at the Bowlaway Lanes where you do not even have to throw the ball, the ‘ramp’ will do all the work & you can just have fun with friends for the afternoon.

The center is looking forward to the Senior Expo again this year, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the TAWC Building in Warren. There is so much information for seniors and some gifts too. The Center will be there with its Thanksgiving Basket Raffle worth over $232 tickets are 3/$1.

Saturday, Oct. 26, the center will travel to the Sheffield Firehall, 9 a.m to 3 p.m., for the craft show and will also have the Thanksgiving Basket to be raffled off on Nov. 25, just in time for the big day. If you would like to support the Senior Center by baking something, please drop off before 9 a.m.

Upcoming events:

November 23, Saturday, there will be a trip to Cleveland’s IX Center for the popular “Christmas Connection” If you like to shop or just look around, this display of Christmas themed Holiday Home Decor, Wine Cellar, Santa Land, Train area and over 500 crafters will more than get you in the Holiday mood. We will pick up in Sheffield at 6am, Warren’s Shurfine at 6:30 a.m. and Youngsville at 7 a.m. Call now for your reservations, this trip fills quickly.

Blood screening

The Kane Community Hospital and Sheffield Rotary Multiphasic Blood Screening will be held on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 6-9:30 a.m. at the Sheffield Hospitality Center. Call (814) 837-5171 or 1-800-565-9200 and ask for extension 4790 for your reservations. Have your name, birthdate, and doctor’s name handy for registration. Deadline to register is Wednesday, Oct. 30. There are 30 tests for $35. Ask also about a Vitamin D, Hepatitis C, A1c, TSH, PSA and Occult blood testing for additional fees.

Rod and Gun Club

Third Annual Randy Wolfe Memorial Trap Shoot is being held on Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Sheffield Rod and Gun Club on Austin Hill Road, Sheffield. Sign up begins at 10 a.m. and runs until 2 p.m.. Twenty-five Wobble st 20 yard line and 25 Penelton Target Program, $25 for senior shooters and $15 JR/Sub JR Shooters. Prizes, food and a Chinese auction will be available. This event is being sponsored by the Sheffield Youth Trap Team. For more information contact Marie Kibbey at 727-7396 or Joe Leichtenberger at 968-3890. All proceeds from the event goes to help the Sheffield Youth Trap Team.

Grid Iron Club

The Wolverine Grid Iron Club is sponsoring a chicken barbecue, prepared by the Sheffield Rod and Gun Club on Sunday, Nov. 10, from noon until 5 p.m. at the Sheffield Lions Den. Meal includes half a barbecued chicken, baked potato, side dish and a roll for $8. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets are available at Peterson’s Hardware, Sheffield Rod and Gun Club, The Lee House and the Allegheny Pit Stop (See Marlene) or by calling any Gridiron Club Member: Craig/Pam Higby (968-4277); Mike/Marlene Kipp (730-5496; Donna McDonald (968-3702); Chris/Jena Albaugh (968-3737); Rich/Denise Pierson (968-3561); Lonny/Kris Heeter (968-5013); Robin Confer (968-3579); Marty/Paulette Grove (968-5498); Scott/April Barr (968-5062); Gerry/Tracy Knowles (723-0579). All proceeds will benefit the Sheffield Middle/Senior High football program.


The 2011 Homecoming Queen, Justine Barr crowned the 2013 Queen, Jordan Wilson. Jordan is the daughter of Mark and Melissa Wilson. She participates in varsity volleyball, cheerleading, varsity club, knitting club, home ec club, SADD, Student Council and history club. Jordan’s future plans are to attend college for dental hygiene. She was escorted at the game by her father, Mark Wilson and escorted to the dance by Tyler Fitzgerald.

Her court was as follows:

Anna Baldensperger: Anna is the daughter of Glenn and Roxanne Baldensperger. Her activities include volleyball, basketball, softball, SADD, yearbook, varsity club, history club, and art club. She is active as a horse boarder at Serenity Equine Center and enjoys hanging out with friends and being outdoors. Anna’s future plans include attending Pitt-Bradford or Alfred State for petroleum engineering. She would like to say thank you to all her friends and family for supporting her and being there always. Anna was escorted to the game by her father Glenn Baldensperger and to the dance by Zach Anderson.

Katie Feidler: Katie is the daughter of the late Dave Feidler and Kim Feidler. Her activities include volleyball, home ec club, varsity club, knitting club and SADD. She also enjoys hanging out with friends. Katie’s future plans are major in dental hygiene somewhere away from here. Katie was escorted to the game by her uncle, Mark Rapier and will be escorted to the dance by Jimmy Hahn.

MacKenzie James: MacKenzie is the daughter of Roger and Michelle James. She is active student council, senior class, SADD, knitting club, Mock Trial, History club, Sheffield archery club and softball. She plans to attend college at Great Lakes Institute in Erie and become a diagnostic medical sonograph technician. MacKenzie was escorted to the game by her father, Roger James and to the dance by Doug Grubbs.

Shannon Schultz: Shannon is the daughter of Kimberly and Robert Schultz. Shannon’s activities include Student Council, SADD, Home ec club, knitting club and varsity club. She also enjoys volleyball and hanging out with friends. Her future plans are to attend college or enter the military and major in the medical field. Shannon was escorted to the game by her father, Robert Schultz and to dance by Adam Higby.

The King, Noah Heeter, son of Lonny and Kris Heeter , was crowned at 9:30 at the Homecoming Dance. The candidates were Wesley Byers, son of Jack and Marcy Byers, Doug Grubbs III, son of Doug and Shawna Grubbs, Brandon Kipp, son of Michael and Marlene Kipp, and Ricky Prosen, son of Rick and Angie Prosen.

Student Council would like to sincerely thank The Conewango Valley Country Club for donating the golf carts for the ceremony. And a special thank you to Mark Maines and Stan Orinko for transporting the carts to and from the school.

Johnny Appleseed


Stop down to the festival for breakfast from 7AM 9:30 a.m. The Sheffield Rotary will serving up sausage, scrambled eggs, toast and homefries and hot coffee or tea and juice for $6, then get ready for the lumberjack competition to begin at 10 a.m. The lumberjacks and lumberjills will provide you with a day of competition that will keep you glued to your seats, however if you want to take a break, there will be a antique appraisal going on on the black top from 10-2p.m. and a Heavy and Light weight horse pull taking place at 11a.m.. Of course the crafters and food vendors will be open for your shopping and dining all day long as well. Musical entertainment on Saturday begins at 12p.m. with the Just Having Fun Polka Band from Kane, PA performing in the pavilion until 2p.m.. Over at the Sheffield Fire Hall you can enjoy a wine sampling event with The Allegheny Cellars Winery from Sheffield, The Starr Hill Winery from Curwensville, PA, The Winery of Wilcox and the Wapiti Ridge Wine Cellars of DuBois, PA. Rich Rawson will be playing all afternoon in the wine trail for your listening enjoyment. From 12-3p.m. you can drop off your pies to be judge for the Apple Baking Contest at the Memorial Park Concession Stand side door. They will be judged beginning at 3p.m.. The prize winning pie will be served to the public and also the baker will receive prizes all provided by the families of Bob McMillen and Buzz Paris. The Old Dawg Bluegrass band will be performing from 4p.m. 6p.m. in the pavilion. If you have purchased your “Lanterns to Heaven” you can watch them be lit and sent into the heavens at 7p.m. on the field. The cost is $10 and you purchase them at the festival booth until 6:30p.m. Saturday. After the lanterns have been lit, Starfire Corporation will set off a most amazing fireworks display. Come back on Sunday for another fun filled day at the Johnny Appleseed Festival. Breakfast will once again be served same times and the lumberjack competition will start again at 10 a.m.. An antique tractor pull will take place beginning at 11a.m. and the Band Brokenstraw will perform from1-3p.m. in the pavilion. Mark your calendars for next year’s festival The 9th Annual Johnny Appleseed Festival..October 10th, 11th and 12th, 2014.

Coming Events

Oct 11th 13th 8th Annual Johnny Appleseed Festival

Oct 12th Clarendon Coat Closet at Clarendon UMC 9a.m. 2 p.m.

Oct 14th Flu Shots at the Senior Center 9-12p.m.

Oct 19th SVFD Fall Auction doors open at 12p.m.

Oct 20th Sheffield Rod and Gun Club 3rd Annual Randy Wolfe Memorial Trap Shoot

Oct 26th SVFD Auxiliary Craft and Bake Sale

Nov 2nd – KCH/Sheffield Rotary Mulitiphasic Bloodscreening

Nov 29th Sheffield Sports Boosters Turkey Party/Cash-a-palooza doors open at 6:30 at Sheffield VFD

Nov 30th Cherry Grove VFD Fall Gun Raffle doors open at 6:30

Dec 14th SVFD Christmas Auction doors open at 12p.m.


Nov 1-8 Sheffield Senior Center trip to Hawai