First Posted: 4/14/2013
ST. PETER’S LUTHERAN
CHURCH SPRING RAFFLE
St. Peter’s Lutheran Church will hold its Spring Raffle Bazaar on April 21 at 2 p.m. at the church, 100 Rock/Center Street, Hughestown. Tickets donation is $2 includes coffee, tea and dessert.
The Wilkes-Barre Scranton Celiac Support Group meeting will be held on April 21 from 2-4 p.m. at Geisinger Hospital, 1000 E. Mtn. Drive Wilkes-Barre . Guest speaker is Jennifer Powers RD, LDN, CDE. For more information call Rosemarie Butera, chairperson at 954-7669
PNC FIELD TODAY
Fans who haven’t gotten to see the New PNC Field can check it out and see a game for free today, April 21.
The Wyoming Area Warriors are playing the Coughlin Crusaders in a Wyoming Valley Conference game after the Railrdiers Syracuse game which is scheduled for 1:05 p.m..
The Wyoming Area game first pitch should be about 4:15 p.m. Wyoming Area is the home team.
CLASS OF ‘83
Pittston Area Class of 1983 will hold a 30th anniversary reunion planning meeting at 7 p.m. on April 24 at tony’s Pizza. For more information, call Jim Homschek at 237-2732.
AT FRANCES SLOCUM
A Keystone Active Zone Family Hike is Wednesday April 24 at Frances Slocum State Park at 6:00 p.m. No baby strollers as this is a walk along a Deer Trail in the woods. Bring the whole family to get outdoors for the kick off the Keystone Active Zone program. Meet in the parking lot below the butterfly garden. If you have questions, please call 570-696-9105.
EXETER HIGH SCHOOL
50 PLUS REUNION
Graduates of Exeter High School that have been out of school for 50 years or longer are invited to the next meeting of the EHS Reunion Planning Committee. Representatives of all classes graduating 5o years or more are invited to attend the next meeting on the afternoon of Thursday, April 25 from 2–4:00 p.m. at the Avenue Diner.
Community Reading Day sponsored by the Pittston Chamber of Commerce will be held from 9:15 to 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 25 at local elementary schools.
To volunteer for the 17th Annual Community Reading Day and spend an hour of your day reading to area school classrooms, contact the Greater Pittston Chamber no later than April 12. Participants will be provided with a book prior to the event.
West Side Career and Technology Center SkillsUSA Spring Craft Fair
Kingston, Pa, 11 April 2013 – The West Side Career and Technology Center SkillsUSA student organization will be holding a Spring Craft Fair at the school to raise funds for community service projects and to assist students in local, state, and national competitions. The following information is provided:
An indoor craft/vendor fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 27 at the West Side Career and Technology Center 75 Evans St., Pringle.
There will also be food, face painting, Chinese auction and plenty of parking.
The event will benefit West Side CTC SkillsUSA Club. SkillsUSA is a student organization that provides students with professional development, service opportunities, and an opportunity to compete in their area of studies at local, state and national levels.Vendor spaces still available.
For more information, contact Frank Vandermark at 881-1882.
CUB SCOUT PACK 303
The Cub Scout Pack 303, Pittston is holding Bingo fund riaser on April 27 at 4:30 p.m. at the Italian American Club, Oak Street, Pittston. Admission Fee : $20 Kids 12 and under $12 includes All you can eat food & drink plus 3 bingo cards. Extra cards and special games will be available for purchase while supplies last For Tickets Contact Kim Gustinucci 570-603-9759 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, Grand prize give away a flat screen 50 in. TV.
TAKE BACK EVENT
The National Drug Take Back event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27 at the Duryea Borough Building, 315 Main St. Bring all expired or unused prescriptions with the names removed to the collection site for proper disposal. For more information call the Duryea Police Department at 457-1721.
POST 585 DINNER
The Brennan Regan American Legon Post 585 in Duryea will hold a ziti dinner on Saturday, April 27. Takeouts are from 3 to 5 p.m. and dinner will be served from 5 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults and $3.50 for children and will be available at the door.
The Polish Falcons, Nest 128, Duryea will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the nest.
The Falcons will Host a Fabulous Fifties Night from 8 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, May 11. DJ Omar will play all your favorite songs from the 50s. Open to the public.
PHS CLASS OF ‘66
To recognize the 47th anniversary of the graduation of the Pittston High School Class of 1966, a pizza party has been planned for 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, April 27 at Arcaro & Genell’s Restaurant, Old Forge.
This is a “no stress,” “casual dress” and “informal” eventt.
The menu includes salad, assorted pizzas, homemade stromboli, pasta (with 3 sauces), as well as wine, beer and soda refreshments.
There will be a cash bar for those interested in cocktails. The cost for the event is $32/person or $64/couple, including tax and gratuities.
The Spark Gospel Singers will perform a benefit concert for 10-year-old Joseph Frushon, who was recently diagnosed with cancer, at 6 p.m. on April 28 at the First United Methodist Church, 400 Wyoming Ave. ,West Pittston. Frushon is a member of the Sunday School of the church. A free will offering to be taken to help the family with financial support.
CHURCH HOAGIE SALE
Orders must be placed by Sunday, April 28 for the Dymond Hollow United Mehtodist Church 6” hoagie sale. Types of hoagies include Italian, ham and cheese and turkey and cheese. Call Alice Green at 333-4275 or Shirley Pearn at 333-4529. Coat per haogie is $5. Pick up will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, May 3 at the church.
CLASS OF 1963
There will be a meeting of the Northeast Class of 1963 on Wed. May 1 at 7 p.m. in the VFW Hall, Stephenson St. Duryea to discuss plans for a 50th class reunion. All classmates are urged to attend. If you have any questions, contact Michael Hopkins (457-0413)
The Polish Falcons, Nest 128, Duryea will hold a pizza sale from 3 p.m. until sold out on Friday, May 3. Eat in or takeout.
Twelve-cut tray of red is $12, 8-cut tray of double crust white is $16. Toppings are available at an additional cost.
Pre-order by calling the nest at 457-5355.
PA CLASS OF ‘63
The Pittston Area Class of 1963 will meet at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 4 at Tony’s Pizzeria, Pittston. Plans for the 50
POST 585 MEETING
The Brennan Regan American Legon Post 585 will meet at 1 p.m. on May 5 at the post home. The anniversary class reunion will be finalized.
DURYEA SAL MEETING
The Son’s of the American Legion, Squadron 585, Duryea will meet at 3 p.m. on May 5 at the post.
A meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7 at the Duryea V.F.W. 1227 post home 492, Stephenson Street, Duryea to discuss the steps that need to be taken to form a new Ladies Auxiliary at the Duryea VFW.
Anyone interested in becoming a part of the Ladies Auxiliary is encouraged to attend. Eligibility includes wives, widows, mothers, foster and stepmothers, grandmothers, daughters, granddaughters, foster and stepdaughters, sisters, half sisters, foster and stepsisters of persons eligible for membership in the VFW. Women eligible for membership in the VFW are eligible for dual membership in the Ladies Auxiliary.
Dupont VFW Post 4909 wil meet Monday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the post home. The Memorial Day parade is on the agenda. Commander Gary Carwardine will preside. A Home Association Mmting will follow. Food and refreshments will be served after both meetings.
AGENCY ON AGING
The Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne and Wyoming Counties announces the 46th annual dinner dance will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 9 at Genetti’s Best Western, Market Street, Wilkes-Barre with doors opening at 12:30 p.m.
“Swing into Spring” is the theme for this year’s dance with entertainment provided King Henry and the Showmen. A dance contest is being arranged by Sandy Acornley and Jean Spindler of the Kingston Center. Prizes will be awarded for the winners of the following dance categories: tango, line and swing.
Judges for the contest are Miss Fabrege from Fabrege’s Cabaret, Hazleton and Jim Harris from Joan Harris Dance Studios. Contact Sandy Acornley at 287-1102 for details.
Over 60 door prizes will be drawn and a grand prize of show tickets and a restaurant dinner for two is being donated by Central Penn Gas. Ticket prices are 420 for individuals over the age of 60 and $23 for those under the age of 60. Tickets may be obtained at any of the 18 senior centers or by calling Rhonda Adams at 822-1158 ext. 3337.
The next Wyoming Borough Council meeting will be held on May 14 and will continue to be held the second Tuesday of each month thereafter. For more information, call 457-9946
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.
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.
West Side Central Catholic High School Class of 1971 will hold a 60th birthday partyfrom 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.