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Bus schedules and stops are changing

More than 70 Port Authority bus routes -- six serving West commuters -- will see changes starting Sunday due to regular quarterly schedule adjustments and the agency's goal of consolidating bus stops.

Schedules for these buses will be adjusted as part of the authority's regular seasonal changes: Route 28X Airport Flyer; 36 Banksville; 38 Green Tree; 41 Bower Hill; G2 West Busway-All Stops; G3 Moon Flyer.

Port Authority also will begin the first of several phases of bus stop consolidations. Systemwide, nearly 430 stops will be eliminated at locations that are infrequently used. These are the West routes and the number of stops being eliminated:

• Route 20 Kennedy, 18 stops; Route 21 Coraopolis, 26 stops; Route 22 McCoy, 19 stops; Route 24 West Park, 23 stops; Route 26 Chartiers, 7 stops; Route 27 Fairywood, 10 stops; Route 28X Airport Flyer, 2 stops; Route 29 Robinson, 29 stops; Route 31 Bridgeville, 19 stops; Route 38 Green Tree, 8 stops; Route G2 West Busway, 2 stops; Route G3 Moon Flyer, 2 stops; Route G31 Bridgeville Flyer, 12 stops.

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Information: 412-442-2000; TTY 412-231-7007;


Brodhead Cultural Center program

The Allegheny Brass Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to open the 37th summer season of free concerts at the Brodhead Cultural Center at Penn State Beaver.

Shows are free and will be held in the J.P. Giusti Amphitheater, but the Center Theatre Players' musical has a $15 admission fee and will be held in the auditorium of the Beaver campus Student Union Building.

In the event of inclement weather, shows will be moved into the auditorium of the Beaver campus Student Union Building. The remaining summer schedule will be the Jazz Conspiracy Swingtet, June 25; Metropolitan Italian Symphonic Band, July 9; Pittsburgh Banjo Club, July 16; Monaca Cornet Band, July 30; Beaver County Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Aug. 6; North Star Kids, Aug. 13; Bobcats Swingin' Big Band, Aug. 20; The Joe Grkman Band, Aug. 27.

Penn State Creamery Ice Cream will be sold for 90 minutes prior to shows on June 25, July 16, Aug. 6 and Aug. 27.

"The Drowsy Chaperone," a musical comedy, will be presented July 25, 26, 27 by the Center Theatre Players. Tickets are $15. Call 724-773-3610.

The Penn State Beaver Varsity Club will sell concessions before and during all shows. Proceeds benefit Beaver campus student-athletes.

The Beaver Valley Area Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association will sell Penn State Creamery ice cream prior to four shows, as indicated. Proceeds benefit the Alumni Chapter scholarship for campus students.

For information or tickets: 724-773-3610,



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