Greater Pittston Sports Briefs: Avoca/Dupont Little League hosting fundraising bingo event Sunday, June 5

ADLL bingo June 5

AVOCA — The Avoca/Dupont Little League will hold a fundraising bingo event at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 5 at the Queen of the Apostles Church Hall. Doors will open at 12:30 p.m.

The price is $20 and includes 20 games, including specials. Seating is limited to the first 150 people. The theme is a mystery gift card bingo and each prize will be worth at least $50. Prizes will include gift cards to many local restaurants, stores and golf courses. The special game prizes are $100 cash, an overnight stay at the Marriott-Montage, an overnight stay for four at Kalahari, and four one-day hopper passes to Disney World in Florida.

There will also be a 50-50 drawing and basket raffles. Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. All proceeds will go toward improving the players’ experience. Tickets can be purchased at the league’s monthly meetings or by calling Gary Wardecki at 570-540-0649 or Lori Boggetti at 570-877- 4361.

Panthers registrations June 8

EXETER — The Wyoming/West Wyoming/Exeter Panthers will hold registration for 2016 football and cheer from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 8 from at Panthers field behind St. Cecilia’s Church in Exeter. Open to children ages 5 to 14 for football and ages 4 to 14 for cheer. Visit the website for additional information and printable forms.

WA girls bball camp in June

EXETER — The Wyoming Area Young Lady Warriors Basketball Camp is scheduled for Tuesday, June 7 through Thursday, June 9 at the Wyoming Area Secondary Center gymnasium. The camp is open to all girls currently in second through seventh grade, including those outside the Wyoming Area School District.

Cost is $50 per player, which includes a T-shirt. The camp is held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. For more information and to download a registration form visit

St. Joseph Marello golf tourney is June 12

WILKES-BARRE — The 22nd annual St. Joseph Marello Parish golf tournament is set for Sunday, June 12 at the Wilkes-Barre Municipal Golf Course with a tee time of 8 a.m. The fee is $80 per golfer which includes golf, cart, dinner after the tournament and a variety of prizes.

Registration forms are now available on line at and paper applications will be available in the church’s vestibule.

Avoca/Dupont LL meeting June 12

AVOCA — The Avoca/Dupont Little League will hold its monthly meeting at noon Sunday, June 12 at the Little League field immediately following the fundraising coin drop.

Those willing to volunteer for the coin drop should meet at the field at 8 a.m.

Kiwanis Club golf tourney June 17

PITTSTON — The Pittston Kiwanis Club will hold its annual golf tournament Friday, June 17 at Emanon Country Club. Tee time is set for 11:30 a.m. with registration starting at 10 a.m.

Proceeds from the tournament will go to the Greater Pittston YMCA children’s programs and Kiwanis-sponsored Key Club, Builders Club, and K-Kids. The format is captain and crew and cost is $75 per golfer. For more information contact Sal Bernardi at 570-820-8459.

RailRiders’ Community Night June 22

MOOSIC — The Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Greater Pittston Community Night on Wednesday, June 22 at the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders game. First pitch is 7:05 p.m.

The event supports the Care and Concern Free Health Care Clinic of St. John the Evangelist Parish. To reserve tickets stop by the Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce or contact Brandi Bartush at 570-655-1424 or email

PA tennis camp this July

HUGHESTOWN — The Pittston Area girls tennis team will host a camp for children in kindergarten through fourth grade from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, July 18 to Thursday, July 21 at the courts at the Martin Mattei Middle School.

Cost is $40 per player which includes practice, T-shirt, team match, healthy peanut-free snack and all equipment. All instructors are USTA certified 10 and under coaches. The camp is part of the Middle States Rally Stars. For more information contact Susan Connors at

Dance school hosting golf tournament

WILKES-BARRE — The David Blight School of Dance will host a golf tournament at 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 14 at Wilkes-Barre Golf Club.

Cost for the captain and crew event is $90 per person. There will be a dinner, drinks, raffles, auctions, games, mulligans and on course competitions. Participants are asked to register by July 1. Send payment with names of foursome to David Blight School of Dance, Attn. Dina Jaslar, 91 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.

For more information call 570-362-1981 or email

Miles for Michael run will be Aug. 20

PITTSTON — The 2016 Miles for Michael/Tomato Festival 5K Run and Fun Walk will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20.

Registration will be held at 8:30 a.m. at the Greater Pittston YMCA. Online registration at can be found at
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