Borough issues snow emergency reminder


First Posted: 1/13/2013

The Exeter Borough Police Department reminds residents that in the event that a snow emergency is declared all residents have 30 minutes to remove their vehicles on both sides of Wyoming Avenue. In the event that all vehicle are not removed, they will be cited along with being towed at the owner’s expense as per ordinance. All residents shall be aware that, once a significant amount of snow is forecasted, this procedure will be placed in effect.

The Exeter Borough Police Department reminds businesses and residents that all sidewalks are to be cleared within 24 hours after the completion of a snowstorm. Failure to comply will result in the issuance of a citation, punishable by a fine at the district magistrate

Recycling, refuse reminder

Exeter residents may pick up a 2013 recycling calendar at the following businesses along Wyoming Avenue: Turkey Hill, Uni Mart, Sabatini’s Pizza, Modern Market and Donut Connection. The calendar can also be picked up any time in the white mailbox to the right of the front door at the Exeter Borough Building, 1101 Wyoming Ave.

Recycling must be placed curbside for pick up on Mondays.

All refuse is to be placed in garbage bags and put in a garbage can and placed curbside by 6 a.m. on Wednesdays. Loose garbage in garbage cans will not be taken.

The Exeter Borough 2013 refuse stickers are now on sale at the borough building, 1101 Wyoming Ave. The price is $150 and $110 for senior citizens pay until Feb. 28.

From March 1 to March 31, the price will be $180 and $130 for senior citizens. Starting in April, the stickers will be in the penalty phase and will cost $250 for everyone. For more information, call Lynda at 654-3001 ext 2. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday thru Friday. The office will be open until 7 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Payment can also be made by mail. Send a self-addressed stamped envelope with a check or money order to Refuse, 1101 Wyoming Ave, Exeter. Pa 18643. Make checks or money orders payable to Exeter Borough.

Lauren’s Foundation

Now that the season is over, Joe Erzar, a senior member of the Wyoming Area football team, has begun accepting payments for his pledge drive for the Lauren’s First & Goal Foundation, which supports pediatric brain tumor research. All money received will go directly to the foundation.

The Warrior football team scored 460 points this past season. Please multiply your pledge amount by 460 and mail your check to: LF&G PLEDGE DRIVE, c/o 31 W. Brady St., West Wyoming PA 18644. One-time donations are still being accepted. If you forgot your pledge amount or need to have your pledge picked up, call 693-3163 after 5 p.m. or e-mail jerzar@verizon.net.

St Barbara’s Parish

Social Concerns Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 15 in the Parish Center. The primary topic for discussion will be the five-week course presented by Sister Jane O’Donnell, RSM, during the Lenten Season. It is entitled Listening from the Heart.

The January Wedding Anniversary Mass will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21. All couples celebrating their wedding anniversary in the month of January are invited to come and receive a special blessing.

St. Barbara’s Parish is having a Mardi Gras celebration from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the church hall. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Cost of the dinner buffet is $25 per person. Food will be catered by Maranacci’s restaurant and DJ Mike Arcarese will provide the music. Participants must be 21 years of age or older. B.Y.O.B. (coffee & soda included with dinner).

Tickets are on sale at the rectory, after each Mass or call Loretta Semenza at 654-0936 or Barbara Russo at 654-8670. Deadline for reservations is Monday, Feb. 4.

Beginning Friday, Feb. 1, Masses for the months of April, May and June will be scheduled. Mass intentions are scheduled on a first-come/first-served basis. Also, Mass intentions may be changed based on the availability of a priest .

Thank you everyone for your generous donations to the giving tree this holiday season. Gifts ranged from MP3 players, jackets, hats, gloves, socks, games to sweaters, jewelry, watches, purses, CDs, makeup and everything thing else you can imagine. The Care and Concern Committee at St. John Evangelist Parish is extremely grateful for the help and support with this project.

The financial year of 2012 is closing. If you still have church envelopes for 2012, please use them by Jan. 20. After that date, all envelopes for 2012 will be posted as a donation for 2013

Please do your best to have your children at religious education class no later than 9 a.m. Second grade will spend part of class in the church to prepare to receive Reconciliation and First Holy Communion.

Second-grade parents – This is a busy year for your children. They will receive the Sacraments of Reconciliation and First Holy Communion this year. They have been busily preparing in class and at home. First Reconciliation will be at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16 in St. Anthony’s Church.

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