First Posted: 1/13/2013
The Duryea Little League will have sign-ups for all boys and girls divisions for the 2013 season from 6 to 8 p.m. on Jan. 21, 22, 23, 28, 29 and 30 at the Duryea Municipal Building, 315 Main St.
Cost is $55 per player and $75 per family. Cost for junior and senior league players is separate and is $75 per player.
The Germania Hose Company picnic committee is already thinking of summer. The Germania Hose Company’s annual summer picnic will take place July 16-20.
There are many reasons to celebrate and give thanks in the Nicheporchek family. Happy belated birthday to Walter who celebrated his 80th birthday on Dec. 28 and to his wife, Mary, who celebrated her 77th birthday on Jan. 9.
Their daughter-in-law, Cathy, will celebrate her special day on Jan. 15 and son, Michael, is recuperating from open heart surgery. The family enjoyed a beautiful celebration for Russian Christmas.
The Duryea Lions Club send thanks for donating bicycles for their children’s Christmas party to Cuz’s Bar and Grill, Exeter; Rehoski’s Market, Duryea; James and Marcia Steer, Lions, Duryea; Anthony and Kathy Alu, Lions, Duryea; Duryea Mayor Keith and Patti Moss; and Ron and Janie Ralston, Lions, Duryea.
The Lions would also like to thank the members of the Germania Scuba Team for their contribution and John Soy Jr. for helping in the kitchen at the event. A special thank you is extended to Agostini Bakery, Old Forge.
American Legion Brennan Regan Post 585 will meet at 1 p.m. today, Jan. 13 at the post home, 329 Main St.
The Rev. Andrew Sinnott and the parishioners of Nativity of Our Lord Parish hosted a reception honoring Judy Nowakowski, long-time organist of the parish, on Saturday, Jan. 12
The parish’s Confirmation students will attend a retreat at the Fatima Center, Dalton, today, Jan. 13.
The parish activities committee will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16, in Holy Rosary Church hall, 125 Stephenson St., to discuss upcoming fundraising events for the year, particularly the Lenten food sale, summer picnic and fall festival.
The fifth-grade parishioners will participate in the monthly youth Mass at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 20 in Holy Rosary Church. Rehearsal is at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17 in the church.
The Sons of the American Legion (S.A.L.s), Squadron 585, will have its meeting at 3 p.m. today, Jan. 13 at the Brennan Regan post home, 329 Main St.
The annual frog races will take place at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 14 in the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church hall, 529 Stephenson St., where the Tiger Cub Scouts from Den 6 will compete for the 2 Mt. District Races in April. Good luck to Andrew, Jacob, Bobby and Zackary. The Bear Cubs from Den 4 will also compete in the race for the first time.
Plans are being finalized for the Pack to participate in the local council’s Winter Fun Day on Saturday, Jan. 19 at Kirby Park, Wilkes-Barre.
The Scouts will host a Valentine Night on Monday, Jan. 21 when they will make cards for the residents of the Mountain View Care Center, Scranton.
The Scouts will have Pack Night at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28 in the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church hall. The guest speaker will be Luzerne County Judge Jennifer Rogers.
The annual Scouting for Food program will take place the weekend of Feb. 2 and 3 following the weekend Masses at Nativity of Our Lord Parish. In conjunction with this event, the Religious Medal Mass will take place at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3 at Holy Rosary Church, 125 Stephenson St.
The Pack will participate in a guided tour of the Newswatch 16 weather station with the station’s chief meteorologist, Tom Clark, on Thursday, Feb. 7. The Scouts will meet at 6:30 p.m. under the blue awning at the TV station and must wear their full dress uniform.
Derby Day will take place on Sunday, Feb. 10 in the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church hall. Registration is at 12:30 p.m. and the Pinewood and Regatta Races begin at 1 p.m.
Duryea Neighborhood Crime Watch will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15 in the Duryea Municipal Building, 315 Main St.
The Polish Falcons, Nest 128, will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19 at the club, 631 Main St.
The Duryea WildCats organizational meeting is January 16 at the Dupont Polish Club at 7 p.m.
The 2013 Duryea Borough garbage stickers are on sale now. The price of the stickers remains the same as last year. Stickers can be purchased from 7 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Duryea Municipal Building, 315 Main St. Stickers can also be purchased from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings at the municipal building. Prices of the garbage stickers are one bag, $80; two bags, $135; three bags, $175; and four bags, $215.
Residents are asked to remove their old garbage sticker when they place their new one in the window. Garbage stickers are due by Feb. 1. Garbage will not be collected from homes that do not have the 2013 garbage sticker displayed.