First Posted: 6/3/2013
The 1st Lt. Jeffrey DePrimo Golf Tournament originally scheduled for this weekend has been rescheduled to Aug. 17 with a 7 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. shot-gun start at Wilkes Barre Municipal Golf Club.
Go to www.deprimogolf.com for registration and details.
The golf committee apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause golfers.
WAHS CLASS OF ‘73
The Wyoming Area High School Class of 1973 is planning a 40th anniverary reunion for Labor Day weekend. Classmates interested in obtaining information may log onto waclassofseventythree on Facebook and enter their mailing address.
CONGRESS TO MEET
The Polish American Congress of Northeastern Pennsylvania will meet on Monday, June 10 at 6 p.m. in the community room of the Gateway Apartments, Edwardsville. Membership dues ARE now payable.
Plans for the scholarship program and the Christmas Wigilia dinner are on the agenda.
Bernard Dymond will preside.
The ILGWU retiree meeting will be held on Monday, June 10 at 1:30 p.m. at Savo’s Pizza. All ILGWU members are welcome.
ST JOHN’S CLASS OF 1973
St John’s Class of 1973 is having a reunion meeting on Monday, June 10 at 6:30 p.m. at Coopers in Pittston. plans for a 40th reunion celebrationwill be discussed. Monday June 10th is a significant day to meet since it is the 40th anniversary of graduation day.
The annual Friends of the Pittston Memorial Library Dinner will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, at the Gramercy Restaurant in Pittston. Newly elected officers will be installed. Eva Mae Falcone is chairperson. Reservations are open to the public and may be made by calling Falcone or the Pittston Memorial Library at 654-9565.
President John Ryan has announced the NARFE Dinner will be held on Wednesday, June 12 at 12 p.m. at the VFW Post 4909, 401 Main Street, Dupont, Pa. Price is $ 13. Contact any of the following members to make your reservation. John Ryan, 654-3722 ; Sal Alaimo, 655-8195 or Liz Tighe, 655-5153.
JENKINS TWP. CLASS OF ‘51
The Jenkins Township Class of ‘51 Lunch Bunch will meet on Thursday, June 13 at Vince’s Pizzeria on S Main Street Pittston at noon. All classsmates are welcome.
COMMITTEE TO MEET
The Pittston Tomato Festival Committee will hold a meeting on Thursday, June 13, at 7 p.m. at the Tomato Bar and Bistro (in the upstairs room) Spring St. Pittston. Final plans for the 30th Pittston Tomato Festival will be discussed. The dates for the festival are Thursday August 15 through Sunday, August 18. For more information, call 655-1424 or visit the website at www.pittstontonatofestival.com
BOARD TO PROVIDE
FREE FAIR TICKETS
The Pittston Twp. Recreation Board will provide all children between two and 14 years of age one free advanced admission ticket, including unlimited free rides. Tickets are valid any day of the Fair. Residents of Pittston Township can pick up tickets from Friday until June 14 at the Pittston Township Municipal Building between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday thru Friday.
KNIGHTS TO HOST FLAG
DAY CEREMONY AND FUNDRAISER
The Knights of Columbus are hosting Flag Day ceremony on Friday, June 14 with the co-operation of Dupont V.F.W. Honor Guard, Pittston City Fire Co., Knights of Columbus Color Corps and Choir. The march will start at 6 p.m. from the Knights home and proceed to the Fire House.
On the same night, the Knights of Columbus is sponsoring a fundraiser for The Veterans of the Vietnam War and The Veterans Coalition. A $5 donation at the door will go to help this wonderful organization in their many projects. Danny Argo and Friends will bring his old time rock and roll to entertain us from 8-11 p.m. Food and Drink specials will be made available. This event is open to the public.
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.
The June Dinner Meeting of the Italian American Association of Luzerne County will be held on Thursday, June 20 at Genetti’s Hotel and Convention Center. This is the annual Scholarship Dinner and all are urged to attend to honor the deserving graduates.
Arrival time is 6 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30. Price is $25 per person. Music for dancing by Danny Argo & Friends with dancing to 10:15. Reservation deadline is Friday, June 14.
For reservations and membership information, please call Judy Deice at 654-7600 or Louise Castellani 654-6454. President, James Deice will preside.
CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE
The Wyoming Valley Civil War Roundtable will meet on Thursday, June 20 at 7p.m. in the lower level of the Daddow-Isaacs American Legion, 730 Memorial Highway, Dallas. Please make note that this meeting has been changed to the third Thursday. The speaker for the evening will be Taylor Polites, from Rhode Island, who will present his program “First Occupation of Huntsville Alabama in 1862”. All meetings are open to the public — A three dollar donation for non-members. Any questions you might have, call John at 570 675-8936.
EYE BANK BARBEQUE DINNER
The Upper Valley Eye Bank will be holding a “take out only” 1/2 chicken barbeque dinner for $9 or 1/2 rack of ribs dinner for $13 on Friday, June 28 in the parlors of Holy Resurrection Cathedral, 591 N. Main St. Wilkes-Barre from 3 to 6 p.m.To Each dinner comes with baked potato, vegetable, cole slaw, roll, butter, dessert and drink. To reserve your dinner call Marina 709-0907
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.
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 anniversary class reunion on Nov. 29. The committee is 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 anniveresary class reunion will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. on Friday Oct. 11 at Colarusso’s LaPalazzo, Birney Avenue, Moosic.
All classmates are asked if anyone knows of any change of address of any classmate since the 40th anniversary reunion to notify Michael Hopkins at457-0413.