Church chicken wing sale Super Sunday

June 27th, 2015 1:42 am

First Posted: 1/27/2013

Holy Mother of Sorrows Church PTO is holding its annual Chicken Wing Super Bowl Party fundraiser on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 3 at the parish hall.

The menu features five flavors of wings: mild, hot, parmesan garlic, honey mustard and plain with a single order of 10 for $7; bucket of 36 for $23 and bucket of 75 for $44 with celery and blue cheese available at an additional charge.

Also featured are boneless wings available in the larger buckets. Place your order by calling Carol at 654-8991 or receive a form by emailing

Deadline is Saturday, Feb. 2. Chicken wings will be available for pick up only at the parish hall on Wyoming Avenue from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 3. Call the parish hall at 654-0345 for more information.

Hose Co. Breakfast

The Dupont Volunteer Hose Co #1 will hold its 48th annual breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon on Sunday, March 3 at the hose company hall on Main Street. On the all-you-can-eat menu are pancakes, eggs, sausage and coffee, tea and orange juice. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12 years of age. Tickets may be purchased from any volunteer or at the door on the day of the event. There will be a raffle and lottery tree at the breakfast and match the daily number tickets will be sold. The Dupont Volunteer Hose Company will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb.13 at the company home.


Dupont Softball/Teeball Signups will be held at the Dupont Municipal Office, 600 Chestnut St. from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan 31; from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays, Feb 2 and Feb. 9; and from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10, the final day for sign-ups. Cost of teeball for boys and girls ages 4 to 7 is $25 each with no mandatory fundraisers; softball for girls ages 7 to 17 is $50 each with family discounts for softball only and no mandatory fundraiser. For more information, contact Bob at 881-8744.

Valentine 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.13.

Refuse sticker deadline

Jan. 31 is the deadline for residents to purchase 2013 refuse stickers. Fees for refuse are residential, $105; seniors, $75; and commercial, $150. Dupont Municipal office will have extended hours for the month of January. The office will remain office until 6 p.m. on Thursdays and from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturdays.

Building permit reminder

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 for 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


Here is Joey Jones' eco-tip of the week: Now that the cold is here and you grew out of your winter jackets, give them to an organization who gives them to people who need them. You just did a good deed!

Community blood drive

The American Red Cross will hold a Community Blood Drive from 12:30 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at Dupont's VFW Post 4909. Walk-ins are always welcome.

Crime Watch meeting

The Dupont Neighbor Crime Watch January meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at the municipal building.

Sacred Heart notes

The choir will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31 in the choir loft. 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. The Holy Name Society will hold its annual 300 Club drawings starting Feb. 24. Five weekly cash prizes will be awarded. Tickets are $10 each and are available from any Holy Name member.

Hockey game fundraiser

Penguins Hockey Game Fundraiser for Tracy's Hope Animal Rescue will be held at 7 p.m. on Feb. 23 at Mohegan Sun Arena. Cost is $21 for Red Zone seating and includes a hat. It is Military Appreciation Night so Penguins dogs tags will be given away to the first 5,000 fans. For tickets .contact Nicole at 466-7930 or email

V.F.W. Post #4909 notes

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 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. and the bar will be open from 7:30 to 12:30 a.m. Music will be provided by Frank and Judy from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

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.

Deadline for reservations is set for Friday, Feb.8.

The Home Association will elect a vice president on Sunday, Jan 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the recreation room. All paid-up active members are eligible to vote. Candidates are incumbent Gerard Gurnari and Edward Zielinski Sr.

The Post #4909 next meeting is at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb 4 at the post home. Commander Gary Carwardine will preside. Home Association meeting will follow. Food and refreshments will be served.

Lions highway clean-up

Due to harsh weather, the Dupont Lions highway clean-up scheduled for Jan. 26 has been rescheduled for 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2. All volunteers will meet at the Dupont Municipal Building. The Dupont Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan 28 at the VFW Post Home.

Service schedule

Dupont Borough service schedule for the week of Jan. 27:

Monday, Jan 28 - Refuse

Tuesday-, Jan.29 - Yard waste

Wednesday, Jan. 30 – Recycling, comingled plastics and glass

Bowling results

Magic Circle

High Scratch Series Scores:

Men's Division: Paul Chmiel, 813; Kyle Wagner, 781; Don Whiting, 685; Rich Jr. Aston, 673; Matt Charney, 655; Wally Zieminski, 653; Joe Sr. Wruble, 622; Bill Pupa, 611; Russ Stevens, 610; Rich Jr. Aston, 595.

Women's Division: Lisa Heck, 479; MaryTheresa Pupa, 469; Courtney McKitish, 431; Ashley Fuller, 298.


High Scratch Series Scores: David Titton, 706; Billy Jr. Elko, 690; Mark Prebish, 689; Edward Collins, 671; Ed Rutledge, 648; Jerry Coggins, 647; Raymond Silveri, 647; Dale Reese, 624; Richard Arditi, 614; William Elko, 606.

Pittston Twp VFW

High Scratch Series Scores: Jack Casper, 715; Joe Sr. Walsh, 693; Wally Moore, 664; Joe Jr. Walsh, 650; Jody Marranca, 607; Jim Francioso, 602; Sam DePrimo, 596; Peter Chodnicki, 594; John Blattner, 586; Tom Judge, 581.

Sunday Night Mixed

High Scratch Series Scores:

Men's Division: Vito Buzzetta, 683; Ray Wasko, 567; Russ Stevens, 562; Joe Sr. Wruble, 545; Joe Umbra, 540.

Women's Division: Gracelynn Williamson, 468; Marythersa Pupa, 442; MaryLou Fereck, 439; Courtney McKitish, 403; Anne Wasko, 368.

Boys Division: Zachary McKitish, 477

Elko's Bantam/Prep Mixed

High Scratch Series Score:

Boys Division: Jacob Dobrowalski, 191; Jimmy Soroka, 160; Aiden Hindmarsh, 158; Robert Davidson, 152; Bryan Bryk, 147; Gary Vest, 140; Ryan Peck, 139; Ryan Kane, 136; Zachary Chilson, 130; Alek Chilson, 129.

Girls Division: Madison Mesaris, 127; Kacie Fisk, 105; Sophia Gronka, 36.

Elko's Mixed

High Scratch Series Scores:

Boys Division: Justin Coyne, 508; Anthony Zimmerman, 468; Michael Elko, 451; Evan Elko, 435; Joey Jones, 416; Paul Greco, 414; Charles Kulick,386; Dylan Kelly, 361; Evan Esposito, 355; Cody Beers, 347.

Girls Division: Hannah Maruhnich, 387; Samantha Piechota, 372; Leah Hodick, 336; Morgan Mesaris, 331; Gina Kirkpatrick, 305; Piper Kane, 296; Janelle Dudek, 258; Kiena Vest, 251; Halle Gronka, 215; Loren Gronka, 200.

Elko's Junior/Senior Friday

High Scratch Series Scores:

Boy's Division: Zachary McKitish, 686; Conrad Chapple, 643; Austin Elko, 612; Peter Kulick, 609; Stephen Yuhas, 574.

Girls' Division: Irene Magdon, 487; Erin Donnelly, 438; Danielle Zydko, 431; Katie Wynn, 428; Sara Lukowich, 389.

Elko's Prep Boys

High Scratch Series Scores: Zachary Elko, 412; Anthony DePascale, 405; Marc Piechota, 404; Jared Dickson, 373; Ozzie Dobrowalski, 339; Joey Wruble, 338; Martin Kuna, 329; Tyler Cegelka, 317; Connor Morris, 307; Jeremy Lavelle, 296.

Warehouse Mixed League

High Scratch Series Scores:

Men's Division: John Borgia, 780; Dale Reese, 772; Tom Clark, 759; Matt Charney, 7544; Bill Casterline, 746.

Women's Division: Michelle Bukofski, 284.


High Scratch Series Scores: Mark Kulick, 791; John Grohowski, 785; Jerry Coggins, 760; Dave Kern, 721; Gary Jr. Magdon, 711; Chris Kasa, 698; Al Jr. Cannarella, 667; Pete Latona, 664; Scott Kowalczyk, 645; Tom Spurlin, 643.

Dupont Bowlettes

High Scratch Series Scores: Ann Alfano, 528; Connie Berlinski, 525; MaryLou Fereck, 506; Donna Kasa, 501; MaryAnn Shugdinis, 496; Kim Kishel, 495; Helen Zapotoski, 470; Debbie Stevens, 467; Gracelynn Williamson, 429.