Police issue snow emergency parking reminder


First Posted: 1/20/2013

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

Night at the Races

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. The next meeting of the committee will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 21 in Room 164.

Exeter Lions Little League

The Exeter Lions Little League will hold signups for the 2013 season on the following dates: Saturday, Feb.2 – noon to 2:30 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 9 – noon to 2:30 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 23 – noon to 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 24 – noon to 2:30 p.m. All registrations will be held at the Scout Home on Lincoln Street behind the Exeter Borough Building. Each player needs a copy of his or her birth certificate and three proofs of current residency. Registration fees are as follows: Little League Baseball & Softball – $50 per player ($20 each additional player in family) plus $50 for lottery ticket fundraiser; Jr & Sr League Baseball – $100 per player plus $50 for lottery ticket fundraiser. For more information, email Jaime Hizynski at jaimehizynski@gmail.com

Mardi Gras Celebration

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 BYOB event and no one under 21 years of age will be admitted. DJ Mike Arcarese will provide 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.

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 31, the price will be $180 and $130 for senior citizens. Starting in April, stickers will be in the penalty phase and will cost $250 for everyone. For more information, call Lynda at 654-3001, ext 2 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. The borough office is 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.

Vera Bradley Bingo

The JFK Elementary School in the Wyoming Area School District is holding Vera Bradley Bingo Fundraiser at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10.(doors open at 1pm) in the Wyoming Area Secondary Center cafeteria, 20 Memorial St., Exeter. Tickets are $20. Tickets will be available at the door but seating is limited. To purchase tickets in advance, make check payable to JFK PTO and send to 50 Penn Ave., Exeter PA 18643, Attn.: Bingo. Include name, address, phone and e-mail address. For more information, call 362-1680.

St Barbara’s Parish notes

St. Barbara’s parish office will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 22. Fr. Phil and Fr. Ray will be available for emergencies.

The January Wedding Anniversary Mass will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 21. All couples celebrating their wedding anniversary in the month of January are invited to receive a special blessing. A Holy Hour of Prayer and Adoration for the healing and conversion of our nation will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22.The movie The Way starring Martin Sheen will be shown at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26 in the church hall.

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