2016 Pasta Engineering Contest

PASTA ENGINEERING COMPETITION AT MARCH 7

LATROBE, PA – An engineering competition for area high school students, co-sponsored by Carbone’s Restaurant of Crabtree and the Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing at Saint Vincent College, will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, March 7 in the Fred M. Rogers Center.

The public is welcome to watch as miniature bridges made out of uncooked pasta are loaded with increasing weights until they collapse.

The Saint Vincent College Engineering Club is assisting with arrangements for this year’s competition according to club president Ande Greco.

Forty-one teams representing nine Westmoreland County high schools will participate in this year’s contest including Derry Area, Franklin Regional, Greensburg Central Catholic, Greensburg Salem, Hempfield Area, Jeannette, Norwin, Penn Trafford and Yough.

Judges for the competition will be Matt Burns of Gibson-Thomas Engineering, Melanie Berry of Michael Baker International and Dr. John Smetanka of Saint Vincent College.

The competition is designed to increase high school students’ awareness about the role engineering plays in their lives and the career opportunities in the field and to provide an opportunity for students to collaborate on the design and construction.

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For Information:
Don Orlando, Director, Public Relations
Saint Vincent College, 300 Fraser Purchase Road, Latrobe, PA 15650-2690
Phone 724 805-2010, FAX 724 805-2019, pr@stvincent.edu,www.stvincent.edu

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Fireworks and Parking Tonight

Fireworks and parking reminder for tonight.

Carbone's will be closing at 8:00pm on Saturday, July 18, 2015 so that our staff and patrons can enjoy the Saint Bartholomew Church of Crabtree's Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Festival fireworks that begin at 10:30pm.

Due to the number of festival patrons that will be coming to see the fireworks, Carbone's Restaurant the the Crabtree Volunteer Fire Department have developed a system to ensure that the restaurant patrons have ample parking while they enjoy their meal. 

When you enter our parking lots the firemen will collect $5 from each car. Once inside the restaurant, you will be given a $5 parking voucher that you must hand to a fireman to receive your money back. This process ensures that our patrons will have free parking. 

Of course, you may decide to donate your your $5. The donations will benefit the Crabtree Volunteer Fire Department to support their hard work ensuring the safety of the residents of Crabtree and the surrounding local communities.
 — at Carbone's Restaurant.

Fireworks and Parking Reminder for TONIGHT

Fireworks and parking reminder for tonight.

Carbone's will be closing at 8:00pm on Saturday, July 19, 2014 so that our staff and patrons can enjoy the Saint Bartholomew Church of Crabtree's Our Lady Of Mount Caramel Festival fireworks that begin at 10:30pm.

Due to the number of festival patrons that will be coming to see the fireworks, Carbone's Restaurant the the Crabtree Volunteer Fire Department have developed a system to ensure that the restaurant patrons have ample parking while they enjoy their meal. 

When you enter our parking lots the firemen will collect $5 from each car. Once inside the restaurant, you will be given a $5 parking voucher that you must hand to a fireman to receive your money back. This process ensures that our patrons will have free parking. 

Of course, you may decide to donate your your $5. The donations will benefit the Crabtree Volunteer Fire Department to support their hard work ensuring the safety of the residents of Crabtree and the surrounding local communities.
 — at Carbone's Restaurant.

75 Years and Counting!!!

Our 75th Anniversary Celebration is fast approaching!  
Join us November 11th through November 14th for a different event every day.  
More details to follow, but here is a sneak pee
k:  
spaghetti specials; pizza specials; 75 cent salads
and free birthday cupcakes!  

Also, browse our 75th Anniversary commemorative merchandise!   Carbone's logo pint glasses and pasta servers and tee shirts designed by local artist (and cousin) Raphael Pantalone!

Great homemade Italian food. Carbone's has been attracting hungry diners from all over Western Pennsylvania for more than 75 years. Generations of guests have been enjoying homemade recipes created by founders Nat and Mary Carbone since they first opened their cozy restaurant in 1938 in the first floor of the Crabtree community building. The original building may be gone, but not the delicious homemade food that has made Carbone's famous: spaghetti sauce; lasagna; gnocchi; ravioli; pizza; italian salad dressing; onion rings; beef braciole; eggplants; chicken and veal parmigianas; Caruso sauce; pepperoni sauce and many more. Did you know that Carbone's has a large banquet room that is just perfect for your special celebration? Choose from Full Service, Buffet or Family Style menus. Carbone's is available for breakfast meetings, luncheons, and business meetings upon request. Contact Natalie for more information.

 

Carbone's Restaurant

2582 State Route 119
PO Box C
Crabtree, PA 15624
+1 (724) 834-3430
http://www.carbonesrestaurant.com

Store Hours:
Mon-Thu: 4:30-8:30
Fri-Sat: 4:30-9:30
Available for luncheons and Sunday banquets.

The pasta is being delivered...come join us

Dear Educator,

Thank you for your commitment to participate in the 2013 Pasta Engineering Contest.
This engineering challenge is designed to increase high school students' awareness about design, fabrication and careers in engineering. The purpose is to have the students work together to determine the best strategy using the provided materials to design and construct the strongest bridge.
The competition and award presentation will take place on Monday, March 4th, 2013 at 6:00 pm. At Saint Vincent College's Events and Conference Center at the Fred Rogers Center. Students and their parents are invited to join us for the judging of the bridges. 
Teachers will be notified regarding the drop off procedures for the completed bridges. The bridges will be weighed upon delivery. 
Engineering professionals from Gibson-Thomas Engineering and Michael Baker Corporation along with a representative from Saint Vincent College will serve as judges.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Festival 101th Anniversary 2012 Festival Dates: July 19 • 20 • 21 • 22

 

 Our Lady of Mount Carmel Festival
          101th Anniversary 
2012 Festival Dates:
July 19 • 20 • 21 
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Thursday, July 19

 

Friday, July 20

 

 

 

Grounds Open          5:00 to 10:00 p.m.

 

 

Classic Car Cruise    5:00 p.m.

 

Grounds Open     5:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Art Show 

 

5K Race and 2 mile walk  7:00 p.m.

Music By: 
   7:00 - 9:30 p.m.  East Coast Turnaround

 

Art Show

Blessing of the Bikes       8:00 p.m.

 

Candlelight Procession   10:00 p.m.

 

 

Music By: 
         5:00 - 7:00 p.m.   Eric Barchiesi Combo
         7:00 - 10:00 p.m. Desperadoes

 

                    

 

 

 

 

Saturday, July 21

 

Sunday, July 22

 

 

 

Outdoor Polka Mass     4:00 p.m.

 

 

Grounds Open     5:00 to 10:30 p.m.

 

Mass and Procession     10:00 a.m.

Music By: 
    5:15 -  7:15 p.m.  Ray Jay and the Carousels
    7:30 - 10:30 pm.  Saddle up
    7:15 - Bombs  

 

Spagetti Dinner   Advanced Tickets Only

Crabtree Fireworks     10:30 p.m.
Please Note:  There will be no raindate for fireworks.

 

 

Another Successful (Pasta) Bridge Collapse!

We would like to thank Saint Vincent College, Derry Area, Greensburg Central Catholic, Greensburg Salem, Hempfield Area, Jeannette, Latrobe, Norwin, Penn Trafford, and Yough School Districts, the teachers, students, parents, and everyone who came and observed or Pasta Engineering Event last night. It was a huge success. The bridges were fantastic. This years winners were: 3rd place - Hempfield, 2nd place - Norwin, and 1st place - Greensburg Central Catholic.

Sixth Annual Pasta Engineering Contest

Carbone’s Restaurant of Crabtree,  in conjunction with Saint Vincent College, are hosting the:

 

Sixth Annual Pasta Engineering Contest 

 

Yes, that’s right…a competition to build a bridge using uncooked pasta noodles.  We want to remind you to SAVE THE DATE for your school to participate in the 2012 Pasta Engineering Contest.

 

This engineering challenge is designed to increase high school students’ awareness about engineering and careers in engineering.  The purpose is to have the students work together to build the strongest bridge using the materials provided.

 

To secure your registration, please return the enclosed pre-registration form.  For additional forms or more information contact Natalie Stefanick at Carbone’s Restaurant at 724-834-3430 or email  Natalie at carbonepasta@yahoo.com and you will be added to the materials distribution list.

 

We, along with our sponsors, will provide all of the materials necessary to compete in the contest.  You only have to contribute your time & guidance to the selected group of students from your school.  Thank you in advance for your interest in our Pasta Engineering Contest.

 

For the first time, the display of bridges and contest will be held at the new Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion at Saint Vincent College.

 

The date for the Pasta Engineering Contest is
Monday, March 5, 2012
at 6:00pm at Saint Vincent College’s Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion.

 

Save the Date Notice

Pre-Registration Form

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