Remodeling permit requirement reminder

June 27th, 2015 1:39 am

First Posted: 2/3/2013

The Dupont Borough zoning officer reminds residents that all types of remodeling projects require permits. Dupont is under the Luzerne County Zoning and building permits are issued through Penn Eastern Engineers, Wilkes-Barre. UCC inspections are required on plumbing, heating, insulation, additions, new home construction, garages, in ground pools, etc. All commercial buildings also require permits from Penn Eastern. Minor permits door replacement, window replacement; etc can be obtained at the borough office. Cost is $25. Fines will be imposed for noncompliance of UCC code inspections.

Softball/Teeball signups

Dupont Softball/Teeball signups will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9 and from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10 at the Dupont Municipal Office, 600 Chestnut St. There are no boundary or residency restrictions. Teeball for boys and girls ages 4 to 7 is $25 each player. Softball for girls only ages 7 to 17 is $50 per players with family discount available for softball only. There are no mandatory fundraisers.

Call Bob at 881-8744 for more information.

Little League signups

Avoca/Dupont Little League signups will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, February 4 to 6 at the upper Avoca Little League field clubhouse. Registration fee is $60 per player and $75 for a family of two or more. Teener baseball fee is $60 each player. A fundraising fee must also be pre-paid at time of registration. Registration is open for the following divisions: tee-ball (4-6 years old), coach pitch (7-8), minor softball (8-10), major softball (10-12), minor baseball (8-10), major baseball (10-12), junior teener baseball (13-14) and senior teener baseball (15-16). Players need three proofs of residency and new players need a copy of their birth certificate.

Happy birthday

Happy belated birthday to Marcia Tomaszewski, who celebrated her special day on Jan. 31.

Sanitary Authority

Lackawanna Valley Sanitary Authority 2013 Rate Schedule: Residential users per unit is $70; residential yearly rate per unit is $280; yearly rate paid by March 31 is $260; senior citizen discount is $63 per quarter and the senior citizen yearly rate $238 paid by March 31.

Senior citizens are reminded that proof of age, photo id or driver's license, is required with the first quarter bill. Submit either through the mail or at the office on Coxton Road in Duryea. Residents 62 years of age and older who own and reside in the home and accounts are paid in full to date, qualify for a 10 discount on their sewer bill.

Hose Co #1 breakfast

The Dupont Volunteer Hose Co #1 will serve its 48th annual breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon on Sunday, March at the Hose Company Home on Main Street. On the all-you-can-eat menu are pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee, tea and orange juice.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12 years of age. Purchase tickets from any volunteer or at door on the day of the event. As part of this annual fundraiser, there's a raffle and lottery tree and also match the daily number tickets.

The next regular meeting is at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at the company home.

Borough basket raffle

Dupont Borough is sponsoring a Valentine Theme Basket Raffle to raise funds for the Dupont Borough Children's Fund. All proceeds are used for the Children's Halloween and Christmas parties. The theme basket includes $50 in lottery tickets and is currently on display at the municipal office. Tickets are $1 each and are available at the municipal office. This week tickets are on sale at the Hub One where the Valentine Basket will be on display. Drawing will be held on Valentine's Day, Feb.14.

VFWAuxiliary meeting

The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 4909 will hold its monthly business meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at the post home. Elaine Healey President will preside. Hostesses are Rosemary Dwyer and Elaine Healey.


Here is Joey Jones'eco-tip of the week: Use shrink wrap on your windows to help insulate your house. This saves energy!

Polish club meeting

The Polish American Citizens Club of Elm Street Dupont, will hold its regular monthly meeting at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10 at the Club home. Refreshments will be served after the meeting.

Sacred Heart meetings

The Sacred Heart Women's Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5 in the church hall. The Holy Name Society will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6 in the church hall.

Post 4909 dinner-dance

The Dupont VFW Post 4909 Home Association will hold its annual Valentine's Day Dinner from 7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9. The dinner buffet will be served from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. and the bar will be open from 7:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Music will be provided from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. by Frank and Judy.

Door prizes will be awarded during the evening. Donation is $28 per person and tickets and reservations can be made by contacting Bob Lopata or the VFW at 654-9104 by Friday, Feb. 8.

Tax reminder

William Elko, tax collector, announces that the 2013 county and municipal taxes have been issued. If you have not received a tax bill, contact the tax office at 655-6241. Rebate period will be in effect for 60 days. Tax office hours are from 2 to 4 p.m. on Mondays and from 2 to 6 p.m. on Fridays during the rebate period and Mondays only after rebate period. For taxpayers with mortgages, forward tax bills to your bank or mortgage company.

Service schedule

The Dupont Borough service schedule for the week of Feb. 3:

Monday, Feb. 4 - Refuse

Tuesday, Feb 5 - Yard waste

Wednesday, Feb. 6 – Recycling, mixed papers

Bowling results

Magic Circle

High Scratch Series Scores:

Men's Division: Ed Wasko, 687; Paul Chmiel, 678; Chris Renfer, 675; Kyle Wagner, 651; John Colarusso, 629; Rich Jr. Aston, 628; Drew Nicholson, 627; Russ Stevens, 625; Wally Zieminski, 620; Harry Nicholson, 607.

Women's Division: Lisa Heck, 409; MaryTheresa Pupa, 407; Courtney McKitish, 387; Ashley Fuller, 304.


High Scratch Series Scores: Dale Reese, 749; George Gulla, 720; Edward Collins, 710; Ed Rutledge, 709; Jerry Coggins, 667; Peter Chodnicki, 662; William Elko, 659; Ryan O'Malley, 635; Mike Gotcha, 621; Nicholas Berlinski, 599.

Pittston Twp VFW

High Scratch Series Scores: Wally Morre, 717; Jack Casper, 633; Joe Sr. Walsh, 617; John Blattner, 609; Rich Russian, 601; Jody Marranca, 598; Lou Constable, 551; Russ Stevens, 550; Frank Solano, 518; J. Spiccioli, 517.

Sunday Night Mixed

High Scratch Series Scores:

Men's Division: Vito Buzzetta, 622; Francis Pupa, 600; Joe Sr Wruble, 558; Joe Jr Wruble, 544; Russ Stevens, 539.

Women's Division: Marytherea Pupa, 511; MaryLou Fereck, 496; Debbie Stevens, 418; Marianne Argenio, 416; Gracelynn Williamson, 412

Boys Division: Zachary McKitish, 543.

Elko's Bantam/Prep Mixed

High Scratch Series Score:

Boys Division: Jacob Dobrowalski, 184; Gary Vest, 154; Jimmy Soroka, 145; Zachary Chilson, 140; Aiden Hindmarsh, 139; Alek Chilson, 137; Andrew Adonizio,125; Nicholas Cook, 121; Ryan Peck, 115; Bryan Bryk, 114.

Girls Division: Kacie Fisk, 132; Madison Mesaris, 131; Makenzie Kaminski, 114; Sophia Gronka, 89.

Elko's Mixed

High Scratch Series Scores:

Boys Division: Anthony Zimmerman, 5236; Michael Elko, 501; Evan Elko, 501; Paul Greco, 463; Joey Jones, 457; Justin Coyne, 400; Dominic Falzone, 400; Cody Beers, 388; Dylan Kelly, 384; Zachary garbarino, 356.

Girls Division: Samantha Piechota, 399; Gina Kirkpatrick, 356; Hannah Maruhnich, 337; Leah Hodick, 320; Piper Kane, 313; Kiena Vest, 308; Loren Gronka, 267; Janelle Dudek, 233; Halle Gronka, 227.

Elko's Junior/Senior Friday

High Scratch Series Scores:

Boy's Division: Zachary McKitish, 705; Peter Kulick, 667; Austin elko, 660; Conrad Chapple, 636; Stephen Yuhas, 617.

Girls' Division: Michelle Grossbauer, 487; Jordan Cegelka, 465; Katie Wynn, 451; Danielle Zydko, 391; Sara Likowich, 378.

Elko's Prep Boys

High Scratch Series Scores: Jeremy Lavelle, 401; Ozzie Dobrowalski, 391; Tyler Granahan, 377; Zachary Elko, 370; Martin Kuna, 366; Marc Piechota, 352; Anthony DePascale, 348; Tyler Cegelka, 328; Connor Morris, 325; Nicolas Aschenback, 282.

Warehouse Mixed League

High Scratch Series Scores:

Men's Division: John Borgia, 742; Matt Charney, 728; Ed Cologie, 709; Travis Doty, 707; Jim Golden, 703

Women's Division: Michelle Bukofski, 363..


High Scratch Series Scores: Pete Latona, 750; Mark Kulick, 749; Dave Kern, 698; Tom Spurlin, 689; Francis Puap, 684; Gary Jr, Magdon, 655; Al Jr. Magdon, 655; Al Jr. Cannarella, 647; Chris Kasa, 642; John Grohowski, 641; Joe Liscoski, 638.


High Scratch Series Scores: Allyn Jr. Ferretti, 809; Dale Reese, 702; Jerry Coggins, 695; John Kulick, 677; Mark Kulick, 665; Joe Burns, 648; Edward Collins, 633; Keith Weinschenk, 614; Chris Yonki, 591; Lisa Menichini, 574.