• The Mercer County Amateur Radio Club picnic begins at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Buhl Park Shelter 4.

Hamburgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, fruit salad and soft drinks will be provided. Guy Gibbs will do the serving.

The alternate plan is to join the at the MCARC meeting using Zoom meeting. Download the App for your platform. Practice using Zoom each Thursday prior to the Thursday Net.

A Thursday Net practice Zoom session is held at 8 p.m. every Thursday.


• FARRELL – Community Arts Experience Inc. is excited to introduce the Students Taking Ownership Mentoring Project, or STOMP, which is a county-wide prevention program, developed by Pastor B.J. Pleasant, co-founder and CEO of CA, Inc.

This mentoring project initiative has been designed to combat all forms of violence and positively impact youth grades five through 12, their families, and the Mercer County community.

CAE is an alternative learning and training organization headquartered in Farrell that is dedicated to the education, well-being and empowerment of underserved communities.

The STOMP initiative is developed to prevent violence before it begins. It addresses factors contributing to violent behavior patterns by deploying character and leadership development programs and arts-infused activities.

CAE invites the community to attend the family-friendly STOMP, kick-off event, “Stop the Violence Prayer and Praise Gathering.” This event will take place beginning at 6 p.m. Aug. 5, at One Kingdom Ministries, 927 Lee Ave., Farrell.

The STOMP initiative has the support of several community partners and the involvement of committed millennial champion leaders to ensure the success of our programming.

For more information about CAE and the services offered, visit