First Posted: 5/28/2013
The Sons Of The American Legion, Squadron 585, Duryea, will hold a special meeting on Sunday, June 2 at 3 p.m. At the Post Home. Plans will be Finalized for the Chicken Barbeque. All barbeque and boat raffle tickets should be returned at this time. Nominations for Officers for 2013-2014 will take place.
DURYEA VFW LADIES
The Duryea VFW Ladies Auxiliary will hold a meeting on June 2 at 3 p.m. at the post home. Ladies interested in membership are asked to bring qualifying documents for themselves or their qualified sponsor. If you have any questions please call the Post home at 457.4434 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WA MARCHING BAND
There will be a meeting in the Wyoming Area Secondary Center band room on Wednesday, June 5, at 7 p.m. for all students interested in joining Marching Band for the 2013-2014 season. This includes children interested in Color Guard, as well. Parents are encouraged to attend with your children.
CITY BILL REMINDER
The Pittston City Treasurer’s Office reminds Pittston residents when paying taxes, trash, sewer maintenance or other fees, to mail or bring in the original bills and not to detach any part of the bill.
AVOCA V.F.W. AUXILIARY
The Ladies Auxiliary to V.F.W. Post 8335 will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 3 at the post home 915 Main Street. President June Fitzgerald will preside over the meeting.
Elaine Harrison and June Fitzgerald will be the hostesses. Plans will be finalized for a Bingo Party at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday June 19 for patients at the V.A. Medical Center, Wilkes Barre.
The Ladies are collecting the following unwrapped items to be given as prizes or gifts at the event. Sweat shirts, sweat pants, T shirts,(all sizes, especially XXL and XXXL) slippers, diabetic socks, blankets, throws, afghans, shaving cream,foot powder,deodorants, games, playing cards, puzzles and magazines.
Monetary gifts are also accepted for canteen books. Food, glass or sharp objects cannot be accepted.
Donations can be dropped off at the post home until 5 p.m. on June 19.
The ladies will leave the post home at 5:30 to go to the V.A. Medical Center.
Transportation is available to members who need it.
The Duryea Borough Sewer Authority meeting will be held on Monday, June 3 at 7 p.m. The public is invited.
DUPONT VFW MEETING
The V.F.W. Post #4909 Dupont will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 3 at the post home.
Commander Gary Cardwardine will preside.
The Home Association meeting will follow.
Food and refreshments will be served.
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Przybytek-Kundlas V.F.W. Post 4909 in Dupont will hold thier monthly business meeting on Tuesday, June 4 at the post home at 7 p.m. Auxiliary president Elaine Healey will preside. Refreshments will be served.
PITTSTON KIWANIS CLUB
Pittston Kiwanis Club will meet on Tuesday, June 4 at 6 p.m. at Fox Hill Country Club with president J.J. Anthony presiding. Plans will be finalized for the Kiwanis Golf Tournament to support the YMCA which will be held on Friday, June 21 at Emanon. Key Club and Builders Club reports will also be offered. For information call Ron at 814-7157.
HUGHESTOWN PARK COMMITTEE MEETING
The Hughestown Picnic in the Park Committee will meet Wednesday, June 5 at 7 p.m. in the borough building. Anyone wishing to help with festivities should attend. Baked good and salads are also needed. Call the borough building at 654-2061 and leave a message.
HUGHESTOWN LIONS CLUB WILL AWARD DALE KRIDLO SCHOLARSHIP
The Hughestown Lions Club will award the scholarship in Dale Kridlo’s name at their meeting on June 6 at 7 p.m. All members are urged to attend. The Lions Club, along with many local businesses have donated to this scholarship to honor a fallen Hughestown hero, Dale Kridlo. The scholarship will be awarded in Dale’s name to a Hughestown borough senior who has excelled in the class room throughout the year. Lion President Steve Golya, and the officers and members of the club would like to thank the many businesses that contributed. Anyone wishing to become a member of the Lions Club can contact Steve Golya @655-4552 or any member of the organization.
EASTERN STAR MEETING
Past Matrons and Patrons Association of Wyoming Valley will meet on June 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Happy Pizza, 40 Main St., Plymouth. Business meeting will follow dinner.
The First United Methodist Church of West Pittston will hold a pizza sale Friday, June 7. Pizzas can be ordered baked or unbaked with or without onions. Cost per tray is $11. Toppings of sweet red peppers, pepperoni or sausage can be added for $2. ea. Broccoli or tomato and garlic pizzas are $14 per tray. Vegetable pizza for $13 Orders can be called to the church office at 655-1083 or walk in. Delivery is available for lunch orders.
BIG BAND SOCIETY
The Big Band Society of Northeastern Pa will hold a dinner dance on Friday, June 7 at Genetti’s Hotel and Convention Center Wilkes Barre. This event is open to the public. Cost for nonmembers is $30. The doors will open at 5:45 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Music is provided by King Henry and the Showmen. For reservations, call Glen at 586.5359 or Herman at 654.6454. Herman Castellani will preside.
MOOSIC UNITED METHODIST FLEA AND CRAFT SHOW
The Moosic United Methodist Church, 602 Main Street is hositng its annual flea market and craft show on Saturday, June 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There are bargains galore and a bake sale. Many local crafters and flea marketeers make this an annual stop. Vendors are wanted. A space is $15. Donations accepted. Tax deductible merchandise in good condition is welcome by the church to re-sale for its community projects fund. For information, to reserve a space, arrange for drop-off or pick up donated items, call 457-3217 or 457-6286. If no answer, leave a message.
DURYEA SON’S OF AMERICAN LEGION CHICKEN BARBEQUE
The Son’s of the American Legion, Squadron 585, Duryea will hold a Chicken Bbq on Saturday, June 8 from 3 to 8 p.m. Eat in or takeout. Menu includes 1/2 Chicken, baked potato, baked beans, coleslaw, dinner roll. Cost is $10.00. Delivery will be available in Duryea area. They are also selling their Boat raffle tickets which are $10 with your chance to win a New 12’ boat with trailer. Plus many other prizes.
Mountain Grange No. 567 is hosting a Blood Drive in conjunction with the American Red Cross on Saturday, June 8, at Kingston Township Municipal Building Lower Level from 9 a.m. to 2 p. m. Refreshments will be provided by the American Red Cross and Mountain Grange No. 567. Mountain Grange is pleased to be of service to the community.
ST JOHN’S CLASS OF 1973
St John’s Class of 1973 is having a reunion meeting on Monday, June 10 at 6:30 p.m. at Coopers in Pittston. plans for a 40th reunion celebrationwill be discussed. Monday June 10th is a significant day to meet since it is the 40th anniversary of graduation day.
WEST PITTSTON HS CLASS OF 1959
The West Pittston High School class of 1959 will hold a 55th class reunion planning meeting on June 13 at 1:30 p.m. at Agolino’s in West Pittston. For reservations contact Tina Menn 430-2049.
President John Ryan has announced the NARFE Dinner will be held on Wednesday, June 12 at 12 p.m. at the VFW Post 4909, 401 Main Street, Dupont, Pa. Price is $ 13. Contact any of the following members to make your reservation. John Ryan, 654-3722 ; Sal Alaimo, 655-8195 or Liz Tighe, 655-5153
FATHER’S DAY BREAKFAST
Exeter Hose Company #1 will hold a Father’s Day Breakfast on Sunday, June 16 from 7 a.m. to noon, at 1405 Susquehanna Avenue. Tickets are $8 per person. For more information call 602-00739
ITALIAN AMERICAN JUNE DINNER MEETING
The June, 2013 Dinner Meeting of the Italian American Association of Luzerne County will be held on Thursday, June 20 at Genetti’s Hotel and Convention Center. This is our Scholarship Dinner and all are urged to attend to honor our deserving graduates. Arrival time is 6 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30. Price is $25 per person. Music for dancing by Danny Argo & Friends with dancing to 10:15 p.m. Reservation deadline is Friday, June 14. For reservations and membership information, please call Judy Deice at 654-7600 or Louise Castellani 654-6454. President, James Deice will preside.
EYE BANK BARBEQUE DINNER
The Upper Valley Eye Bank will be holding a “take out only” 1/2 chicken barbeque dinner for $9 or 1/2 rack of ribs dinner for $13 on Friday, June 29 in the parlors of Holy Resurrection Cathedral, 591 N. Main St. Wilkes-Barre from 3 to 6 p.m.To Each dinner comes with baked potato, vegetable, cole slaw, roll, butter, dessert and drink. To reserve your dinner call Marina 709-0907
WYOMING AREA KIWANIS MOVIE NIGHT
The Wyoming Area Kiwanis Clubs presents MOVIE NIGHT IN THE PARK the last Friday each summer month. June 28, July 26 and August 30 at 7 p.m. in Dailey park West Wyoming. Join the Wyoming Area Kiwanis Club for a fun family night out. Crafts and activities for the kids begin at 7 p.m., followed by a family movie at 8:15 p.m. Popcorn and drinks will be provided by the Kiwanis Club. Bring your blankets and chairs.
DURYEA VFW SUMMER PICNIC
The Duryea VFW Summer picnic will be held June 29 from 1 to 9 p.m. at the Post 1227 Home in Duryea. Tickets $25 in advance ( before 22 June). $30 after 22 June. The day will include lunch, dinner beverages, music and live entertainment by “Pair of Mike’s” in the evening. Any questions can be directed to the Post Home 457.4434 or by email at email@example.com
West Side Central Catholic High School Class of 1971 will hold a 60th birthday party from 1 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1 at the Grove at Checkerboard Inn on Carverton Road, Trucksville. Formal invitations will be forthcoming when all addresses are finalized.
SIGHT AND SOUND TRIP
The United Methodist Women of the First United Methodist Church of West Pittston are planning a bus trip to Sight and Sound Theatre in Lancaster to see “Noah” in mid-June. For more information and to make reservations, call Doris Dushok at 654-2689 or Karen Weed at 654-4446.
United Methodist Church of Pittston’s Strawberry Shortcake Social will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on June 15 at the at the corner of Broad and Church Streets .
Tickets at $5 for adults and $3 for children includes cake, strawberries or peaches, ice cream and beverage. Lunch menu also available with hot dogs (with your choice of topping), wimpies, potato salad, baked beans and cole slaw.
For tickets or additional information, call 654-8775 or 655-0677.
Dick White, of Pittston, announces the USS Independence CVA-62 24th reunion will be held Sept. 4-8 in Minneapolis / St. Paul, MN. For more information, contact USS Independence by mail at CVA-62, 65 Pioneer Ridge Road, Canton, North Carolina 28716, by phone at 828-648-7379 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WA CLASS OF 1993
Wyoming Area Class of 1993 will hold its 20th anniversary class reunion on Nov. 29. We are still looking for email addresses for classmates. If you are interested in attending and have not received an invitation via Facebook or email, please contact the reunion committee at email@example.com.
NORTHEAST HS 1963
50TH CLASS REUNION
The Northeast HS 1963 50th anniveresary class reunion will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. on Friday Oct. 11 at Colarusso’s LaPalazzo, Birney Avenue, Moosic.
All classmates are asked if anyone knows of any change of address of any classmate since the 40th anniversary reunion to notify Michael Hopkins at457-0413.
BOARD TO PROVIDE
The Pittston Twp. Recreation Board will provide all children between two and 14 years of age one free advanced admission ticket, including unlimited free rides. Tickets are valid any day of the Fair. Residents of Pittston Township can pick up tickets from Friday until June 14 at the Pittston Township Municipal Building between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday thru Friday.
STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL AND FLEA MARKET SCHEDULED
The Session and Daecons of the First United Presbyterian Church of West Pittston will be holding their annual Strawberry Festival and Mini-Flea Market on Saturday, June 15 at St. Cecilia’s located at 1700 Wyoming Avenue, Exeter. The flea market and festival will be open rain or shine from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The public is invited to come and do a little shopping, have some lunch and top it all off with some cake, strawberries and ice cream provided by the Deacons. Tickets for the strawberries and ice cream are available at the door.
PITTSTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY
DINNER TO BE HELD
The annual Friends of the Pittston Memorial Library Dinner will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, at the Gramercy Restaurant in Pittston. Newly elected officers will be installed. Eva Mae Falcone is chairperson. Reservations are open to the public and may be made by calling Falcone or the Pittston Memorial Library at 654-9565.