First Posted: 4/29/2013
EXETER HOSE NO. 1
MOTHER’S DAY BREAKFAST
Exeter Borough Hose Company no. 1 is running a Mother’s Day breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon today, May 12 at the hose company at 1405 Susquehanna Ave. Tickets will be sold at the door.
DUPONT AMVETS TO PLACE FLAGS
VFW Post #4909 & AMVETS Post #189 will assemble at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, May 13 at the Polish National Cemetery to place flags on veteran’s graves. Upon completion, at approximately 7 p.m., the Sacred Heart Cemetery will be serviced . A
MEET THE CANDIDATES
The Duryea Democratic organization is sponsoring a “Meet the Candidates Night” from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday, May 13 at the Duryea VFW for the eight candidates for district magistrate. Candidates for other offices are welcome.
PIITTSON HIGH SCHOOL
CLASS OF ‘57
Pittston High School Class of 1957 will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15.
DURYEA BOROUGH COUNCIL
The Duryea Borough Council May meeting and worksession is Tuesday, May 14 in the Duryea Borough building. The public worksession will be at 6:30 p.m. and the monthly meeting will follow immediately. The public is invited to attend.
BLOOMS & BUBBLES RED HATS
Blooms & Bubbles, the Greater Pittston Chapter of the Red Hats Society, will meet on Wednesday, May 15, at 12:30 p.m. at Leggio’s Restaurant on Route 315. Queen Barbara Insalaco will preside.
JENKINS TOWNSHIP SENIOR
The Jenkins Township Senior Citizens group will hold their annual Anniversary Dinner on Tuesday, May 14 at 6:00 pm at the Jenkins Township Hose Company. President Jean Mudlock will preside. Bingo will be played following dinner.
CATHOLIC CLASS OF ‘55
The Pittston Central Catholic High School class of 1955 will hold their monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14 at Valenti’s, WYoming Avenue, Exeter. For more information, call Ky Lazzari at 825-2648.
Friends of Jerry Mecadon will be hosting a free “Home Stretch” Rally on Wednesday, May 15, from 7-9 p.m. at the Duryea VFW, 492 Stephenson Street, Duryea. Food and Beverages to be provided.
The May Dinner Meeting of the Italian American Association of Luzerne County will be held on Wednesday May 15, at Genetti’s Hotel and Convention Center. Arrival time is 6 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30. Price is $25 per person. Music for dancing by Gary Dee with dancing to 10:15. Reservation deadline is Friday, May 10. For reservations and membership information, please call Judy Deice at 654-7600 or Louise Castellani 654-6454. President, James Deice will preside.
Avoca VFW will conduct its annual spaghetti dinner from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday May 18 at the post home, 915 Main St. Tickets may be obtained from any regular member or by calling 457-7673.
EVENT FOR BLUE CHIP FARMS
Get a haircut and help raise money for Blue Chip Farms Animal Refuge from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on 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.
FRIENDS OF PITTSTON LIBRARY
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 “Clearane 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.
MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES 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 b 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.
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 DINNER DANCE
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.
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.
For more information, contact Kate Bustin Taroli at KBTaroli@gmail.com.
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.
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.
WYOMING AREA 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.