June 27th, 2015 1:49 am

First Posted: 8/27/2013



The American Legion, Post 585 of Duryea recently held a Fundraiser for 8-year-old Amanda Marshall from Taylor who is a Junior member of the Ladies Axillary, who was in the need of a wheelchair. The American Legion held a raffle for a lift chair that was Donated by Golden Technologies of Old Forge. A Hoagie Sale was also held by the Ladies Axillary as well as donations made by the Sal’s and the Board of Directors.

The Legion would like to Thank everyone that purchased raffle tickets, bought hoagies or made monetary donations. A special thank you to Golden Technologies and Walter Popish for a Great job.



The Duryea Borough Street Department has scheduled an electronic recycling collection on Wednesday, Sept. 18. Residents are to place their electronic recyclables at the curb by 7 a.m. Any small items, such as pagers, telephones, modems, should be placed in a blue recycling container. Large items, such as televisions and computers, can just be placed at the curb without a container. Items that are acceptable are answering machines, CD players, all computer components, radios, scanners, tape players, word processors, VCR’s, camcorders, copiers, fax machines, microwaves, cell phones, telephones, pagers, remote controls, stereos, televisions, typewriters. Non-acceptable items are console televisions, air conditioners, air purifiers, batteries, blenders, curling irons, coffee pots, de-humidifiers, drills, electric can openers, fans, humidifiers, hair dryers, hot plates, irons, lamps, lawn mowers, razors, satellite dishes, space heaters, toaster ovens, toasters, window fans, sweepers. Please note that console televisions will no longer acceptable for the electronic recycling collection. For further information contact the street department at 655-1299.



The Duryea Borough Street Department will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2 for Labor Day. Garbage will be collected one day late. Yard waste will be collected on Friday as usual.


The Duryea Party in the Park was a hugh success. There was a huge crowd, great weather, fun, food and prizes. The boro thanks all who helped: Rec Board members and their spouses.

Donations by SBC and ABC licensing, Pheonix Preforming Arts, Aurants, Lyn’s grooming, American Legion, Sons of the American Legion, Avon-Wendy Radle, Bob and Maryann Cappelloni, Joe and Ellen Velehoski, Rose Zaino, DJ Mike McGlynn, Jerry Mecadon, Tomatoe Heads, Town Tavern, Rehoski’s market, Uni Mart, Audrey Yeager, Germania Hose Co., Carolynn Santee, Christa Mecadon, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Amieka and Danny Nichaporchek farms.

Next Rec Board meeting will be Monday, Sept. 9 at 6:30 p.m. in borough building.