Dance at Union Fire Co. No. 1A community Dance is being held at the Union Fire Co No, 1, 315 Market St, Oxford, Pa. on September 20, 2008 in the Banquet Hall. from 8 p.m. to midnight. The cost is $10 per person. The DJ is "Rockin Roy" BYOB, snacks and setups provided. For Ticket, Reservation, information call Betty at 610.932.8796.

OAHS Class Reunion-'77 and '78

The Oxford Area High School welcomes back graduates of the class of 1977 and class of 1978 for a reunion on Saturday, September 27 from 7-11 p.m. at the Oxford Redmen's Pavilion, located on Brick Street, Oxford. The cost is $20 per person; tickets can be purchased in advance. For more information contact Charles Delp, 610.960.1595; Steve Kryak, 610.998.0443; Gayle (Blackburn) Brantner, 610.932.3019; or Diane (Franklin) Abbondi, 610.593.5928.

Come join the fun-looking forward to seeing you!

Oxford Run 5K Run, Walk & Dash-September 27, 2008

The Oxford Run, a 5K Run, Walk & Dash is Back!! The Rain or Shine event is scheduled as the kick off to the downtown's OxfordFest. The Run will begin sharply at 9 a.m. on September 27. All pre-registered participants will receive a complimentary T shirt. Join in the fun! Serious runner, our new course is USA Track & Field certified and is primary flat and fast. If you are a casual runner or just thinking about running your first 5K, join us! Our DJ will set the tone for a great family event. We will also have a one mile walking track for those wishing a more relaxed view of the town. After the Run, kids 10 and under and invited to dash downtown in the 100 yard dash! Prizes will be awarded to the top winners in different age categories. Race brochures and registration forms can be downloaded at, picked up at various downtown Oxford businesses or mailed to you by calling the OMI office at 610.998.9494.

OxfordFest is a day long event celebrating the Borough's 175th anniversary.

Downtown will be buzzing with music, arts, food and the Apple Festival at Oxford Memorial Park beginning at 10 a.m. Start your day by participating in the Oxford Run and then stroll downtown to enjoy the day's festivities. A full schedule of activities can be found on the OMI Website at

Free Prostate Cancer Screening

Regular Prostate Cancer Check-Ups Increase Early Detection.

The Jennersville Regional Cancer Program will offer a free Prostate Cancer Screening, including a Digital Rectal Exam and PSA blood test to men who register in advance, on Thursday, September 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. Appointments are limited and can be arranged by calling 610.869.1396. For more information, visit or call 610.869.1000.

Blood Drive at Jennersville Regional Hospital

The American Red Cross will conduct a Blood Drive at Jennersville Regional Hospital on September 18, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Employee Memorial Learning Center located off the Main Entrance of the Hospital.

According to the Red Cross even in good times, the nation's blood supply is fragile and the need for blood continues to outpace the growth in blood donations. Blood is needed for more than just emergencies. Blood transfusions are a way of life for thousands of Americans including those who suffer from cancer or sickle cell disease, patients who have undergone a liver, kidney or heart transplant and mothers and newborns who have gone through a difficult delivery.

Healthy people over the age of 17 and weighing at least 110 pounds are usually eligible to donate blood every 56 days. A trained professional screens all potential donors since some medical conditions may temporarily defer an individual from donating blood.

Community members are encouraged to call the Hospital's Department of Human Resources for an appointment at 610.869.1354 or log on to Walk-ins also are welcome. Remember to bring proper identification or a Red Cross ID card and a list of any medications you may be taking.

Prior to donating, individuals are encouraged to increase their fluid intake and to eat normally. Following, donors should avoid strenuous exercise and drink four, eight ounces of non-alcoholic beverages.

Pennsylvania Dog Laws

Julian Prager discusses Pennsylvania Dog Laws on September 9, 2008 at 8 p.m. in the Aston Municipal Building in Aston, Pa. Julian is Legislative Chair, Pa. Federation of Dog Clubs (PFDC) and an ad hoc member of Gov. Rendell's Dog Law Advisory Board (DLAB).

Topics to be discussed include: The current status of the proposed dog law revisions to the regulations, including changes made in the response to PFDC input of DLAB members;-Further changes needed to the dog law, our legislative efforts and our lobbying day; The upcoming changes to the regulations and the Ag Departments commitments to involve stakeholders in the process; Strategies for dealing with amendments to other laws; The next regulatory steps; What the club and individuals can do to help make rational laws; How to get it done.

The public is welcome.

Avondale Fall Festival

The 5th Annual Avondale Fall Festival will be held from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 18, 2007, on Pomeroy Avenue, one block behind the Avondale Post Office.

This year approximately 50 local craft and food vendors, businesses and churches will be present.

There will be pony rides, face painting, finger printing, juggling, caricatures, and songs and musical entertainment by Sam Lam and the White Clay Tributary Band all free to the public thanks to the generous support of local businesses.

Join your neighbors and friends for a day of fun at this home grown local community festival.

For more information, please call Faith Shore between the hours of 11 a.m.-8 p.m. at 610.268.3851.

Oxford Little League Fall Ball

It's not too late to sign up for Oxford Little League's Fall Ball Season. The season begins after Labor Day and will run into late October. Boys must be 9-years-old by April 30, 2009 and girls must be 9-years-old by December 31, 2008. Boys 9-12 and All Girls' Softball is $40 per child and Boys 13+ is $95 per child. Please call or email the Player Agent, Dominic Pirocchi at 610.932.8895 or email with any further questions. Flyers can be downloaded by visiting

Crafters Wanted

The Oxford United Methodist Church, located on the corner of Market and Addison Streets, Oxford, is hosting its 6th Annual Harvest Fair Saturday, October 11 and are looking for crafters. You are cordially invited to join more than 40 talented craftsmen at the Harvest Fair-an exciting and educational outdoors arts and crafts event, featuring traditional skills and handcrafted items with demonstrations throughout the day. There will be a benefit auction at 8 a.m. and the craft show will be from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. There will be live music on the 'Outdoor Stage', homemade food and children's activities. The 2008 Harvest Fair will also include a pie baking contest, a chili challenge, giant pumpkin contest and a horseshoe tournament. Prizes or trophies will be awarded. Please call the church office for more information at 610.932.9698, or visit

Look Good. Feel Better

The Latest Cancer Treatments Aren't Always Prescribed by Doctors

Jennersville Regional Hospital will present Look GoodFeel Better", an American Cancer Society program that teaches beauty techniques to women who are actively undergoing cancer treatment, on Wednesday, September 24 at 3 p.m. in the Hospital's Conference Room D. This free, one-session program helps attendees combat the appearance-related side effects of radiation and chemotherapy.

"The concept behind the program is that women most often feel better about themselves when they've overcome some of the physical obstacles they encounter during cancer treatment," explains Ellen Musser, RN, MS, Jennersville Regional Hospital Cancer Program. "By giving them some tips and skills to deal with these unwanted changes, they feel more confident during what has been a very difficult period in their life. I've seen women's self-esteem improve because they've learned several cosmetic techniques that help overcome some of the physical changes they're experiencing."

During the program each woman practices techniques using products donated by the cosmetics industry through partnerships the American Cancer Society has developed with the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CTFA) and the National Cosmetology Association. The one-session class is taught by a licensed cosmetologist who has been specially trained to assist those coping with cancer treatment.

For more information or to make a reservation, call the Jennersville Regional Hospital Cancer Program at 610.869.1396. Space is limited so interested women should call promptly. Jennersville Regional Hospital is located at 1015 West Baltimore Pike in West Grove. For directions or information on other programs offered at the Hospital visit

Oxford Village Market open

The Oxford Village Market officially is open. Vendors with carts full of fresh picked produce, herbs, bunches of lilacs, bedding plants, hanging baskets, homemade preserves, hand crafted soaps and artisan jewelry lined Locust Street as shoppers perused the Market in hopes of finding just what they were looking for. New to the Market this year is the addition of Jack's Jams and Jellies, Mimi's Attic Jewelry and Soaps, Shillinger Shrubs and Trees and an Information booth. There will be something new each week, so visit often. Visit the OMI website at for additional information on the Market. The Market runs every Tuesday 2 - 6 p.m. until October.

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