AVENUE OF THE HANGING JACK-O-LANTERNS 2021 Thank you to everyone who came out and helped carve the jack-o-lanterns. We had 40 pumpkins this year, and I was really worried about whether we’d have enough carvers. However, 47 people turned out, including about 16 parents or group leaders and about four carvers who also helped to … Continue reading Weekly Pointers From Whiskey Point – 29 October. 2021
Saturday May 15th is the date for the Monongahela Main Street Program’s “World of Chocolate Tour,” a great reason to come to Downtown Monongahela and circulate! Almost 30 downtown shops are participating in some way. What Can I expect? Well, some shops will hand out cookies, some will have in-store drawings for special chocolate items, … Continue reading It’s Coming – The World Of Chocolate Tour!
We rarely seem to mention our funding sources in our newsletter, so I thought I'd put a special note up front this time. The EQT Foundation provided the Monongahela Main Street Program with funding to put on many new programs in 2020. Since some of the activities we had proposed to use the money for … Continue reading Weekly Pointers From Whiskey Point – 16 April 2021
We have gyros until about 6 p.m., Dierkens Pharmacy parking lot, Main Street at Park Avenue. An Amazing Time For Our City's Downtown District It is a wonderful time to sit down and write a newsletter for our little city’s Main Street business district. It is warm out, almost 90 degrees (I just took a … Continue reading Weekly Pointers From Whiskey Point – 9 April 2021
Is your stomach growling or grumbling? Don’t ignore it. It’s a serious symptom, and it needs to be addressed immediately. It’s a condition called Monongahela-hunger-itis. Don’t call a doctor yet, though. Call your favorite restaurant and get yourself some takeout on order or get yourself downtown to order or dine in person. Piles and piles … Continue reading Weekly Pointers From Whiskey Point – 22 January 2021
This video is something I’ve been meaning to post since we took our hanging jack-o-lanterns down along West Main Street in Monongahela a little over a week ago. The 60+ pumpkins from this year’s "Avenue of the Hanging Jack-O-Lanterns" project are now being served for dinner! Brandon Swiech, of Rabbit Hollow Farm in Carroll Township, … Continue reading They’re Eating Our Pumpkins!
First Things First Many of you may have seen the signs in various places around town saying that the Meals-on-Wheel Program badly needs a couple more “runners,” i.e., delivery people. If you are able to help in delivering meals to older people in our community, please contact Alice Grimes or Lexi Pepper at the Monongahela … Continue reading Weekly Pointers From Whiskey Point – 27 July 2018
The featured story this month is the sale of the largest traditional retail space on Monongahela's West Main Street to the Monongahela Area Chamber of Commerce, a building known...