Little League registration dates listed


First Posted: 1/20/2013

The Wyoming/West Wyoming Little League will hold registration from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 2 and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb.7 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m at the Stites 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 turning four prior to May 1 is eligible to play tee ball this coming season.

Fireman’s Relief Association

The regular meeting of the Wyoming Fireman’s Relief Association will be held at 1:30 p.lm. on Sunday, Jan. 20. President Joseph Kopko will preside. Election of officers will take place.

Night at the Races

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 7 p.m. Admission if $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.

St. Monica’s notes

The Food Collection for the Greater Pittston Food Pantry is an ongoing gift to them in our communities. The pantry is located on William Sreet. in Pittston and is a program of the Care and Concern Ministry. Hunger doesn’t end with the holidays and winter is especially hard on those who rely on temporary assistance. 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.

Holy Redeemer test

Registration for incoming freshmen at Holy Redeemer will be held at 7 p.m. on Jan. 23 in the Auditorium. Appointments for class scheduling for new students for the 2013-2014 school year will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Feb. 4 to 7. Call Holy Redeemer High School Guidance Department at 829-2424 to schedule an appointment.

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 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 rectoryDeadline to purchase tickets is Monday, Feb. 4.

Wyoming/ West Wyoming Seniors

The Wyoming/ West Wyoming Seniors will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22 in St Monica’s meeting. Frank Perfinski will conduct the meeting. Servers are Betty OHara, Sam and Mickey DeSalvo. Birthdays for January are Marion Pocceschi, Ann Kosloski and Theresa Alexander.

Fifty-Fifty winners were Helen Ostrowski, Angie Mastruzzo and Charmaine Patenza. Bingo jackpot winner was Mary Matani. Eugene Stanczak, the newest member, was welcomed to the club. Dues will be collected. Members are reminded to bring in can goods and non-perishable items. After the short meeting there will be refreshments and Bingo will be played.

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

Library news

The Wyoming Free Library will have story time on Wednesdays, Jan. 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19 and 26. The programs are for ages 3-5 and run from 10 to 11 a.m.

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 winter pre-school story time will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursdays. Call 693-1364 to register.

Hose Co. fund drive

Wyoming Hose Company No. 1 recently began its 2013 fire drive. It is residents’ generosity that allows firefighters the safety equipment necessary to respond when needed. A second reminder will be sent to residents shortly. If corrections are needed on the form, mark the appropriate area and list the updated information.

Anyone who has not received a donation request is asked to call the station at 693-1371 and leave a message for John Marianacci, 2013 fund drive chairman.

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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