Greater Pittston Area high school classes plan reunions

PA Class of ‘79 reunion July 18

The Pittston Area Class of 1979 36th anniversary reunion will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 18 at the Hughestown Hose Company, 30 Center St. The affair and dress will be casual. The menu will be catered by the Peculiar Culinary Company and will include summer barbecue items. Beer, soda and water will be included. The event is also BYOB. A sound system will provide musical entertainment.

A pre-reunion event has been planned for 7:30 p.m. on Friday, July 17 at the Germania Hose Company Picnic, 430 Foote Ave. Flaxy Morgan will provide musical entertainment. Food and drinks will be available for purchase at the picnic.

Reservations will be $30 per person and payment can be sent to Virginia (DeSpirito) Hazzuri at her salon, Virginia and Company, 77 S. Main St., Pittston, PA 18640. Reservations can also be purchased online via

The next meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 25 at Vince’s Pizza Express, 74 S. Main St., Pittston.

For additional information, contact Susan (Scott) Socash at, Tish (Hoban) Kreidler at, or Carol (Hite) Benjamin at Alumni can also visit the Facebook page, Pittston Area High School Class of 1979.

PA Class of ‘65 reunion Aug. 21

The Pittston High School Class of 1965 is planning its 50th anniversary reunion for 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 21 at the Fox Hill Country Club in Exeter. Classmates interested in attending may contact Rosemary at or 570-905-4987 or Jack Nardone at or 570-655-4977.

West Pittston Class of ‘50 reunion

Save the date reminders have been mailed for the West Pittston High School Class of 1950 65th anniversary reunion to be held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 21-23.

Pittston Area Grand Reunion Sept. 12

The Pittston High School Class of 1960 will host Grand Reunion II for all the classes from the 1930s, 1940s, 1950s and 1960s from 6 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12 at Genetti’s in Wilkes-Barre. Cost to attend is $55 per person. Anyone who has not received an invitation may contact Ann Hrobak at 570-655-9822.

Northeast HS 1965 reunion Sept. 26

Northeast High School Class of 1965 will hold its 50th anniversary class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 26 at Colarusso’s La Palazzo, 4500 Birney Ave., Moosic. Invitations have been mailed; however the reunion committee is still in need of addresses for the following classmates: William (Billy) Graham, Cynthia Johnson, Walter J. Kolander, Joseph J. Kravitz, Patricia Moss Hughes, Marlene Oley Steele, Judith Ann Olshefski, James J. Reddington and Rose Mary (Rose) Sciandra Starzec.

Contact any of the following to request an invitation or offer information about the aforementioned class members: Marie Poplawski at 570-654-8962 or; Rita Hensley Pahl at 570-654-4860 or; Diane Milewski Skrzysowski at 570-654-6639 or

West Pittston HS Class of 1965 seeks info

The West Pittston High School class of 1965 will celebrate its 50th anniversary reunion on Saturday, Oct. 10 at the Fox Hill Country Club, Exeter. Anyone with information on the following classmates is asked to call Jack Smiles at 570-693-4415 or Ray Judge 570-655-8527: James Bellas, Ann Marie Boos, David Booth, Anne Burke, Tom Cotter, Antoinette DePasquale, Judy Jacobs, June Kukaitis, Marilyn Manganello, Tom Mikols, Patty Sickler, Jackie Strazdus, Ann Tischler, Richard Walsh, Barbara Weimer or Mark Yanchunas.

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