Harveys Lake Borough Council has announced the Harveys Lake Homecoming Weekend begins on Friday, Aug. 2 with the Homecoming Dance from 7 to 11 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person. For more information, contact Pat at 762-2832 or Mike at 650-1844.
The following events will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3: Kids Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Second Annual Cancer Walk-A-Thon 9 mile Walk/Run at 9 a.m. with registration at 8 a.m., car and truck show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with registration from 10 a.m. to noon, Wave Runner Card Run for ages 12 to 18 starts at noon, Anything Floats Race Event at 2 p.m. with sign in and inspection from noon to 1:30 p.m. and the Boat Regatta line up at the Harveys Lake Beach Club at 6:30 p.m.
Sunday’s events include craft show and vendors from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with set up from 8 to 9:30 a.m., kayak race from 9 to 10 a.m., jetski freestyle competition at 11 a.m.,, Veterans Relay Benefit Motorcycle Run at 11:30 a.m. with registration from 10 to 11:30 a.m., chicken bar-b-que from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., fireman’s parade at 2 p.m., Little Miss and Mr. Harveys Lake (ages 4 to 6) at 12:30 p.m. and a Wing Eating Contest at 3:30 pm (it is necessary to pre-register and five names will be drawn for the contest).
Closing ceremonies will be conducted at 5 p.m. by Chairman Mayor Clarence Hogan.
There will also be a Homecoming Bass Challenge on Sunday, Aug. 18.
The 2013 Homecoming Committee members are Mayor Clarence Hogan, Marsha Hogan, Pat Adamschick, Maureen Devine, April Higgins, Lori Kucewicz, Fran Kopko, Margaret Kopko. Carrie McDonald, John McDonald, Heather Radel, Mike Rush, Dave Sebolka, Karen Sebolka and Charlotte Williams.
The Harveys Lake Fire Company’s dance will be held on July 27 at the Irem Country Club. Tickets are $25. For more information, call 639-1919.
In other matters, Mayor Hogan announced during his police report presentation that the department has issued six warning citations to cyclists traveling on Lakeside Drive who failed to obey traffic laws. There is a growing problem with motorcycles and bicycles not abiding by the rules of the road.
Hogan added there are copies of the bike laws available at the borough’s municipal building or citizens can contact the police chief for information on driving cycles in a lawful manner. Hogan further added that there is an increasing problem with golf carts and ATVs on the roadways as well, which the police department will investigate.
Councilwoman Michell’e Boice responded to a citizen’s question regarding the status of the LSA grant for renovating the borough’s police station. Boice explained that she spoke with a representative in Harrisburg who informed her the re-scheduled meeting (concerning the grant) will take place within the next two weeks.
The borough is still waiting for DEP approval for the Floating Wetland Islands project. The application calls for the installation of five floating wetland islands in various locations on the lake.
The next council meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 20.