First Posted: 1/27/2013
Congratulations to the following members of the Polish Falcons Nest 128 who were elected as officers for the 2013-2014 term: Mary Shock, president; Walter Popish, male vice president; Tricia Cherundolo, female vice president; Gilles Lemay, treasurer and financial secretary; Brandy Marie Phillips, recording secretary and Joseph Kozak, instructor.
Residents and organizations planning events in Duryea Borough are asked to register the date of the event with Mayor Keith Moss in order for it to be included on the borough's community calendar. To register, call 457-6120 ext. 4 and leave a message with details about the event.
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.
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. 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.
Duryea Cub Scout Pack 375 will have Pack Night at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28 in the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church Hall, 529 Stephenson St. 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. 17 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.
The Sons of the American Legion, Squadron 585, will have a pizza sale from 3 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Brennan Regan post home, 329 Main St.
Cost is $12 for a tray of red, $15 for a tray of tomato and garlic and $15 for a tray of broccoli. Extra toppings are available for the red pizza for a nominal fee. Pre-ordering is required. To place your order, call the post home at 457-4242 between 11 a.m. and midnight.
Members of the American Legion Auxiliary to Brennan Regan Post 585 will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the post home, 329 Main St.
Members are reminded to submit their 2013 dues. Any member that has not paid them or updated any necessary information should as soon as possible.
The auxiliary will have its annual dinner on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at Valenti's Restaurant, Exeter. Any member interested in attending may sign up at the post home by Feb. 12. This year the ladies are responsible for paying for their own meal and the auxiliary will provide the gratuity. Attendees will meet at the post home at 6:30 p.m. the day of the dinner. The reservation is for 7 p.m.
The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins hockey team will have a fundraiser for Tracey's Hope Hospice Care Program and Rescue for Domestic Animals, Inc., Duryea, on Saturday, Feb. 23 when the Penguins faceoff against the Connecticut Whales at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Twp. Game time is at 7 p.m. The first 5,000 fans will receive Penguins dog tags in honor of Military Appreciation Night.
Tickets, which are $21 each, include seating in the red zone and a Penguins hat. They can be purchased by calling Nicole at 466-7930 or e-mailing Miataniki@gmail.com. A portion of ticket purchases will be donated to Tracey's Hope.