NEW CASTLE —
Neshannock High School’s class of 1973 — along with the classes of 1972 and 1974 — will have a reunion Oct. 5
Festivities begin at 7 p.m. at The Crane Room.
The price is $30 per person in advance or $35 at the door. There will be a cash bar.
More information is available at www.payitsquare.com, Neshannock High School Class of 73 Reunion Facebook page or by emailing email@example.com.
New Castle High School’s class of 1988 will mark its 25th anniversary with a reunion Nov. 30.
The gathering is set for 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 30 at Gallo’s Italian Villa. The cost is $30 per person.
Reservations with payments can be sent to Sandi Daytner at 435 Fairgreen Ave., New Castle, Pa. 16105.
More information is available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Classmates also can visit the Facebook page Ne-Ca-Hi Class of 88 or contact a committee member.
Serving on the committee with Daytner are Lisa Ryan Sands, Luann Mastrangelo Cade and Beth Seery.
Members of Neshannock’s classes of 1988, 1989 and 1990 will have a joint reunion Nov. 29.
The gathering will be 7 to 10 p.m. at the New Englander Banquet Center. Features include food, a disc jockey and a photo booth.
More information is available by emaiing Tricia Conti-Seamans at NHS888990@yahoo.com.
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