15 Jan 2021

Blessings fall on Latrobe

As pastors, Majors Christopher and Jennifer Blessing have a great name. They often get asked if it’s real. It is. The Salvation Army officer couple, now in their 16th year

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07 Dec 2020

Lieutenants Kelly and Tylar Melfi: The Army and us

Lieutenants Kelly and Tylar Melfi are corps officers at The Salvation Army Corps Community Center in Pittsburgh (North Boroughs), Pa. Early in our relationship and years before we signed up

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02 Nov 2020

Turkey Trot goes virtual

Last July, Captains Andrew and Brianne Spooner arrived at the DuBois, Pa., Worship and Service Center just as the corps congregation was planning its inaugural Turkey Trot 5K race. Organizers

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15 Sep 2020

New beginnings

In June, The Salvation Army opened a new corps building in Bellevue, Pa., just outside Pittsburgh, but that’s only half the story. The North Boroughs Worship & Service Center is

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02 Sep 2020

Back to School Bash

Where there’s a will, there’s a way. The Pittsburgh, Pa., Temple’s 5th annual “Back to School Bash” went on this year despite COVID-19 putting a damper on the fun. In

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31 Aug 2020

Stuffing the Bus

COVID-19 has made the start of the 2020-21 school year a strange one. Some kids are returning to their familiar classrooms in person. Others will begin the year virtually. Either

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24 Jul 2020

Everyone needs a hero

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed many heroes, but superheroes of a traditional kind descended on Washington, Pa., recently to help the corps conduct a drive-thru fundraiser for back-to-school supplies. Robin

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16 Dec 2016

GNY Music & Creative Arts trip to PA & OH

Greater New York Music & Creative Arts Trip to Aliquippa Pennsylvania and Columbus Ohio We arrived at Star Lake Camp on Thursday evening ready for a long night of practice

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