May 18, 2013
Jenkins Township will dedicate its new fire truck at 1 p.m. today, May 19 at 1 p.m. at the Jenkins Township Fire Department.
Light refreshments will be served.
Get a haircut today and help raise money for Blue Chip Farms Animal Refuge from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Today, Sunday, May 19 at the Sports Page at Twin Stacks Center, 1100 Memorial Highway, Dallas.
There will be refreshments and a raffle.
Call 675-2466 for an appointment.
The Wyoming Firemen’s Relief Association will meet at 1:30 p.m. today, May 19, at Wyoming Hose Company No. 2 on Third Street.
SONS OF LEGION
The Son’s of the American Legion, Squadron 585, Duryea, will meet at 3 p.m. today, May 19 at the Post Home. Plans will be finalized for the chicken barbeque.
ELM ST. SPORTSMEN
Elm St. Sportsmen’s Club will meet tonight, Sunday, May 19, at 7 p.m. at the Polish American Citizens Club, Dupont. John Lizak will preside
The Friends of the Pittston Memorial Library will meet Monday, May 20, at 6:30 p.m in the adult reading room in the Pittston Memorial Library on Broad Street. A report on the Spring Fling jontly sponsored by the Pittston Kiwanis Club and the Friends will be given by Judy Greenwald a member of the Kiwanis Club.
To be discussed are plans for the Annual Friends Dinner Meeting held yearly in June. Eva Mae Falcone, will serve as chairperson. A date for a “Clearance Book Sale” to be held in June will be set. Prices of the books will be greatly reduced. Janet Delaney is chairperson.
Friends of the Pittston Library welcome new members.
The Friends raise funds to support the children and adult programs provided in the library. For more information call Maria Capolarella Montante at 655-2398.
CEREMONY AT MICELI
The American Legion Post 477 will hold a Veterans Memorial Ceremony at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 25 at The Sam Miceli Veterans Memorial Park on Kennedy Boulevard, Pittston (by the concrete bridge).
Veterans are encouraged to attend and the public is invited.
Old Forge Borough’s annual Memorial Day parade, sponsored by the American Legion Post 513 and VFW Post 4954 will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 27. The starting point is the corner of Main and Miles streets (across from Rite-Aid) . Participants should arrive by 9:30 a.m.
The Villa Capri Cruisers will provide an “Honor Ride” in the parade for any veteran that cannot march.
The parade will travel down Main Street to Moosic Road, where a ceremony will follow at the Old Forge Cemetery.
Avoca VFW and American Legion will conduct Memorial Day services on Monday, May 27 according to the following schedule:
9 a.m. St Mary’s Cemetery,
9:30 a.m. Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery,
10 a.m. Langcliff Cemetery
11 a.m. Main St. Veteran’s Memorial.
ST. FRANCES CABRINI
MASS AND FLEA MARKET
St. Frances Cabrini Church, 585 Mt. Olivet Road, Carverton, will celebrate a Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 27. This mass is in honor and memory of all the deceased loved ones who are laid to rest at the Mount Olivet Cemetery. Father Vincent Dang will be the celebrant for this special mass.
Following the mass, the parish Social Committee will sponsor its annual flea market and bake sale from 11 a.m.to 2 p.m on the church grounds, rain or shine. This year’s flea market will include a variety of household items, pictures, dishware, knickknacks, toys, DVDs, games, and books.
Picnic foods for purchase include clam chowder, haluski, pork barbeque, wimpies, hotdogs with sauerkraut or chili, and a variety of beverages.
A special “early bird” flea market will held Sunday, May 26 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. No early birds for flea market.
SUPER TO SPEAK
Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services and its Advisory Board will sponsor its 22nd Annual Developmental Services Awareness Month Breakfast at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 31 at the Shadowbrook Resort, Tunkhannock.
Michael Garzella, superintendent, Pittston Area School District, will speak on the district’s recent partnering with the developmental disabilities system on anti-bullying. Cost is $10 per person. For more information, call 825-9441 or 1-800-816-1880 or e-mail: email@example.com
MEMORIAL PET WALK
Tracey’s Hope Hospice Care Program and Rescue for Domestic Animals, Inc. will hold its Fifth Annual Memorial Pet Walk and Celebration of Life Event on Saturday, June 1, at Scranton’s McDade Park. Registration is at 10 a.m. Cost to walk is $25 and each participant will receive a T-Shirt.
There will be a pet blessing and festivities will last until 5:30 p.m. with food available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., face painting and vendors. psychic readings, a 50/50 and basket auction, entertainment by Phyllis Hopkin’s Electric Trio Band, demonstrations by the Scranton Police Departments K9 Unit, Alan Finn’s Designing Dogs and Canine Medical Massge by Dogstar Energy.
All proceeds will benefit Tracey’s Hope, a 501c3 non-profit organization helping animals and their owners throughout Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties. For more information, call 457-1625
The V.F.W. Post #4909 Dupont will meet at 7;30 p.m. on Monday, June 3 at the post home. Commander Gary Cardwardine will preside. The Home Association meeting will follow. Food and refreshments will be served.
Frances Slocum State Park 2013 DiscoverE Nature Camp Registration is Saturday, June 1 at 10 a.m. at Pavilion #1. First come, first served. There is a $25 non-refundable registration fee per child. Make checks payable to Commonwealth of PA. Questions? Call 696-9105.
BIG BAND SOCIETY
The Big Band Society of Northeastern Pa will hold a dinner dance on Friday, June 7 at Genetti’s Hotel and Convention Center Wilkes Barre. This event is open to the public. Cost for nonmembers is $30. The doors will open at 5:45 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Music is provided by King Henry and the Showmen. For reservations, call Glen at 586.5359 or Herman at 654.6454. Herman Castellani will preside.
BLOOD DRIVE Mountain Grange No. 567 is hosting a Blood Drive in conjunction with the American Red Cross on Saturday, June 8, at Kingston Township Municipal Building Lower Level from 9 a.m. to 2 p. m. Refreshments will be provided by the American Red Cross and Mountain Grange No. 567. Mountain Grange is pleased to be of service to the community.
West Side Central Catholic High School Class of 1971 will hold a 60th birthday party from 1 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1 at the Grove at Checkerboard Inn on Carverton Road, Trucksville. Formal invitations will be forthcoming when all addresses are finalized.
SIGHT AND SOUND TRIP
The United Methodist Women of the First United Methodist Church of West Pittston are planning a bus trip to Sight and Sound Theatre in Lancaster to see “Noah” in mid-June. For more information and to make reservations, call Doris Dushok at 654-2689 or Karen Weed at 654-4446.
United Methodist Church of Pittston’s Strawberry Shortcake Social will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on June 15 at the at the corner of Broad and Church Streets .
Tickets at $5 for adults and $3 for children includes cake, strawberries or peaches, ice cream and beverage. Lunch menu also available with hot dogs (with your choice of topping), wimpies, potato salad, baked beans and cole slaw.
For tickets or additional information, call 654-8775 or 655-0677. T
Dick White, of Pittston, announces the USS Independence CVA-62 24th reunion will be held Sept. 4-8 in Minneapolis / St. Paul, MN. For more information, contact USS Independence by mail at CVA-62, 65 Pioneer Ridge Road, Canton, North Carolina 28716, by phone at 828-648-7379 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WA CLASS OF 1993
Wyoming Area Class of 1993 will hold its 20th class reunion on Nov. 29. We are still looking for email addresses for classmates. If you are interested in attending and have not received an invitation via Facebook or email, please contact the reunion committee at email@example.com.
NORTHEAST HS 1963
50TH CLASS REUNION
The Northeast HS 1963 50th Class Reunion will be held on Friday Oct. 11, 2013 at Colarusso’s LaPalazzo, Birney Ave.,Moosic from 6;00-11:00 PM.
The reunion committee will meet on Wed. May 22 at 7:00 in the VFW Hall, Duryea for the purpose of mailing invitations to all classmates. All
classmates are asked to attend to help and if anyone knows of any change of address of any classmate since our 40th reunion, please notify
Michael Hopkins at 570-457-0413.