Monday, September 30, 2019

Haunted Hayride, Graveyard and Voretex Tunnel Scheduled for Friday October 25 and Saturday October 26, 2019

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The Austin Pride Committee is pleased to present a Haunted Hayride on Friday, 10/25/19 & Saturday, 10/26/19.

Take a terrifying tractor ride through a section of the Austin Dam Memorial Park if you Dare!!!!

There will be ghosts and ghouls lurking around each turn, in every shadow, to show you their scariest scares!!!!

 Do you have what it takes to keep your eyes open for the entire ride???

Finish your trip with a dizzying stroll through the Vortex Tunnel if you can!!

Fun for all ages! Admittance is Free.

 Hayride costs are $4 for under 18 yrs. old or $6 for Adults.

 Donuts, Cider, Hot Chocolate & Soups available for purchase.

Please make sure to sign the Guest Registry for the Austin Dam located at the pavilion.

We can't wait to see you all there!!!
A very big thank you to the members of the Austin Dam Memorial Association, The Gordniers, The Sasalas, The Leightleys, and all the volunteers and supporters!

See The Austin Pride Committee Facebook page for more information.

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Sunday, June 2, 2019

The Duane Dow Memorial Fireworks Planned for July 6th in Austin

Fireworks flying in the night sky

The Austin Pride Committee will host the Annual Duane Dow Memorial Fireworks at the Austin Junior/Senior High School, 138 Costello Avenue, Austin, Pa., on Saturday, July 6, 2019.

A wide variety of concessions will be available.

Activities scheduled from 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM.

More information can be found on the Austin Pride Committee Facebook page.

Monday, May 27, 2019

Remembering Austin's Fallen Heros

On Saturday, September 29, 2018, as part of his Eagle Scout project. Noah Leightley, son of Jennifer and Curt Leightley, presented a Dedication Ceremony titled Austin's Fallen Heros, honoring the seven (7) individuals from Austin/Austin Area who gave their lives in service to our country

Furthermore, Noah raised the money needed to purchase the banners pictured below which line Main Street, Austin, Pennsylvania.

PVT. Perry Hooftallen, U.S. Army, KIA October 19, 1944, WWII

Capt. Edgar E. Nuschke, U.S. Air Force, KIA January 21, 1967, Vietnam War.

PFC Edward Ritsick, U. S. Army, KIA March 11, 1968, Vietnam War

PFC Robert I. Roberts, U. S. Army, KIA May 28, 1951, Korean War

PFC Howard W. Thompson, U. S. Army, KIA February 21, 1945, WW II

PFC Fred J. VanWhy, U.S. Army, KIA February 8, 1951 WW II - Korean War


Sunday, April 7, 2019

Miles Moate and Noah Leightley Promoted to the Rank of Eagle Scout

An  Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony was held on April 6, 2019, at the Austin Area High School, Austin, Pennsylvania, to promote Miles Moate and Noah Leightley to the rank of Eagle Scout.

Both Miles and Noah belong to Boy Scout Troop 524 in Austin and had completed the requirements for Eagle Scout this past Fall.

Eagle Scout is the highest rank that can be attained in Scouting.

Noah Leightley, Jennifer Leightley, Scoutmaster, and Miles Moate

Miles with his parents Bryan and Amanda

Noah with his parents Jennifer and Curt