Little League signups begin Saturday


First Posted: 1/27/2013

Wyoming/West Wyoming Little League registrations will be held 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 2 and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb.7 at the Stites Street Fire Hall. The registration fee for tee ball through major baseball and softball is $70 per player or $95 per family.

The fee for junior/senior baseball is $100 per player with no family rate. Fundraisers will be distributed at registration. All players must provide proof of residency and new players must provide a copy of his or her birth certificate.

Any child who will be 4 years old prior to May 1 is eligible to play tee ball this coming season.

PTO meeting

The next 10th Street PTO meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7 in the school cafe.

West Wy. Hose Co #1

West Wyoming Hose Co #1will hold a Super Bowl Pizza sale from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday Feb 3 featuring unbaked, baked and chicken wing pizza. For pre-orders, call 954-4531. The hose company will host a ziti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children for eat-in or take-out. Tickets are available at door or from any member

Scholarship Program

Wyoming Area High School announces the addition of seven new scholarships to its website this year. In the past four years, 23 new scholarships have been added to the already generous list. Through the generosity of families memorializing their loved ones, businesses, civic groups and individuals these new scholarships are available.

Seniors and their parents are urged to visit the scholarship website by logging onto on wyomingarea.org and clicking on Guidance Department Scholarships to view all the scholarships available. Other important information regarding how to apply, to view the application which may be used for all the scholarships found on this web site, requirements for each scholarship and other important information is contained on this website.

The deadline for handing in completed applications to Mrs. Rabel in the guidance office is Wednesday, Feb. 13. The Scholarship Celebration will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 23 in the high school cafeteria. Invitations will be issued in late April/e

St. Monica’s notes

Magic 93’s Frankie Warren is Master of Ceremonies for a Night at the Races benefiting St. Monica’s Parish, 363 W. Eighth St. West Wyoming. The race will be held on Friday, Feb. 8. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. and post time is 7 p.m. Admission is $10 and seating is limited to 175 people. Tickets may be purchased before and after all weekend masses. There will be complimentary food, beverages with admission ticket. Purchase a horse for $10 and give it a winning name.

For more information, contact Tom Tomsak at 237-2188. You don’t have to be present to win any of the prizes. Receive a $50 cash prize if your horse wins the race. There will also be a Chinese auction of gift baskets, etc. Donations for raffle baskets will be appreciated. Contact Donna at 333-5353 or Mary at 696-3359. Baskets may be donated with a theme of your choice.

The food collection for the Greater Pittston Food Pantry is an ongoing gift to them in our communities. The pantry is located on William Street in Pittston and is a program of the Care and Concern Ministry. Please continue to bring non-perishable items to church and place in the containers at both entrances. The recipients are most grateful for your generosity.

St. Barbara’s Mardi Gras

St. Barbara’s Parish is having a Mardi Gras Celebration from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the parish center. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. A dinner buffet catered by Marianacci’s restaurant will be served. Dinner also includes coffee, soda and homemade desserts.

This is a B.Y.O.B. event; no one under 21 years of age will be admitted. DJ Mike Arcarese will provide the music. Cost is $25 per person. Tables can be reserved for groups of 8 or 10. Call Loretta at 654-0936 or Barbara at 654-8670 to reserve a table. Tickets are sold after all weekend Masses at both churches or at St. Barbara’s rectory. Deadline to purchase tickets is Monday, Feb. 4.

WA senior parents

The Wyoming Area High School Class of 2013 Night at the Races is Saturday, Feb. 16 at St. Barbara’s Center. Parent volunteers are needed. Information on selling horses, gift basket donations and food donations was sent home this week with each senior. For more information, call Mary at 885-2472 or Gina at 332-7817. Next Meeting will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28 in Room 164 at the high school.

Library news

The Wyoming Free Library will have story time from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesdays, Jan. 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19 and 26. The programs are for ages 3 to 5 year-olds. The program entitled, For Me, For You, For Later, is part of the Grow Up Great initiative sponsored by PNC Bank and Sesame Workshop. The five-session program will teach preschoolers and their parents financial concepts such as making choices, needs and wants, learning to wait, value and spending, sharing and saving money. Each session will offer a story, craft and snack. Space is limited, so call the Wyoming Free Library at 693-1364 to register.

The Wyoming Free Library is starting a LEGO Club for children ages ages 6 to 12 (siblings welcome). The club will meet from 11 a.m. to noon on the first Saturday of every month beginning March 2. Snacks will be provided and there will be local celebrity brick builders each Saturday. There will be occasional contests and prizes will be given out to the winners. LEGO building bricks will be provided but children can bring their own.

A trip to the LEGO store and other attractions in New York City on the Martz Trailways Shoppers Special bus is planned for Saturday, May 11. Each person will be responsible for their own ticket and at least one adult must accompany each child. Tickets for the trip should be purchased well in advance at the Martz Bus Station in Wilkes-Barre.

Call the library at 693-1364 to register for the LEGO Club.

The Wyoming Free library is looking for donations of LEGO building blocks, used or new. Donations can be dropped off at the library at 358 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming PA 18644

The Wyoming Free Library winter pre-school story time will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursdays. .

Sanitation stickers

Garbage stickers for 2013 are now on sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Wyoming Municipal Building. Full-year stickers are $200 and $190 for seniors. Stickers may be purchased through two payments, each for half a year. Garbage stickers may also be purchased through the mail by sending a self-addressed/stamped envelope to Wyoming Borough, 277 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, PA 18644. The sticker fee includes garbage pickup, curb-side recycling collection and seasonal yard waste removal. A monthly bulk item pickup is also offered at $5 per item (limited to one per month.)

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