First Posted: 4/1/2013
Miranda Warunek, a senior at Pittston Area High School and a member of Our Lady of the Eucharist Parish is sponsoring a fundraiser for the Pediatric Health Clinic, housed in the former Seton Catholic High School building and sponsored by the Care and Concern Ministries of St. John the Evangelist Parish.
Featuring the Emerald Isle Step Dancers, the event will be held at 1:30 p.m. today, April 7 at the Pittston Area High School auditorium. Donation is $7.
The event is in honor of Our Lady of Eucharist parishioner Colleen Shea.
LADIES AUX. POST #8335
The Ladies Auxiliary to V.F.W. Post 8335 will meet Monday, April 8 in the post home, 915 Main St. Following the regular meeting, officers will be elected for the 2013-2014 term.
President June Fitzgerald will preside over the meeting. Mary Orluk and Mary Starinsky will be hostesses for the evening.
SPRING RUMMAGE SALE
The Confraternity of Catholic Women of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish of Holy Trinity Church, Hughest Street, Swoyersville will hold its annual Spring Rummage Sale from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 8, 9, 10 and 13 with additional hours from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, April 8.
Clothing, toys, books, magazines, jewelry, small appliances and household items and much more iwll be offered for sale.
The Duryea Borough Council April meeting and work session will be held on Tuesday, April 9 in the Duryea Borough building. The public work session will be at 6:30 p.m. and the monthly meeting will follow immediately.
WYOMING BULK PICK UP
A bulk item pickup in Wyoming is scheduled for Wednesday, April 10. Residents with a garbage sticker can place out one bulk item (such as a sofa, matress, etc.) or white good applicance (hot water heaters, appliances, refrigerator/freezer with doors and freon removed.)
Bulk items must have a pick-up sticker attached which are available for $5 at the Borough office, 277 Wyoming Avenue, Wyoming and are limited to one per household per month. Also, the Department of Public Works will be street sweeping throughout the borough the week of April 8.
The Dupont Volunteer Hose Company will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10. Fire company members thank all who attended the annual pancake breakfast held at the hose company. Those who purchased lottery tickets are reminded that the winners pertain only to the 7 p.m. drawing in April.
Greater Pittston NARFE Chapter 1723, President John Ryan has announced the meeting day has been changed from the second Thursday to the second Wednesday of every month. The next meeting will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10.
The West Pittston Women’s Club will hold its annual women’s clothing sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 13 at the West Pittston Methodist Church, corner of Wyoming and Montgomery Avenues. Nothing will be priced over $5. Many name brands, coats, jackets, jeans, tees, shoes and much more will be available for purchase.
The Exeter Lions will hold a Necrology Service, to honor deceased members of the Exeter Lions Club, on Sunday, April 14 at 9 a.m. at St. Cecilia’s Church (St. Barbara’s Parish) , Exeter. Family members and friends of deceased members are invited to gather with the Lions to memorialize those who have passed.
& FLEA MARKET
Wyoming United Methodist Church is holding a Spring Craft and Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 13 at 376, Wyoming Avenue. Lunch menu is available.
The Wyoming Area Drama Club will present “Seussical,” a musical based on the stories of Dr. Seuss from a book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, with lyrics by Lynn Ahrens at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13 and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 14 at the Wyoming Area High School, 20 Memorial St., Exeter. Early ticket sales will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 8 through Thursday April 11 at the Wyoming Area Secondary Center Lobby.”
Vendors are needed for a craft and flea market set for 9 a.m. to2 p.m. on April 13 at the Wyoming United Methodist Church. Call 693-1303.
CLUB TO MEET
The Polish American Citizens Club of Elm Street Dupont, will meet at noon on Sunday, April 14 at the club home. Refreshments will be served after the meeting.
SAL TO MEET
The Sons of the American Legion, Squadron 585, Duryea will have its monthly meeting at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 14 at the Post Home. Plans will be finalized for Chicken BBQ and Memorial Day Events.
JLW MOUNTAIN LAUREL
LIONS CLUB BREAKFAST
The JLW Mountain Laurel Lions Club is hosting an all you can eat breakfast buffet from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 14 at the West Wyoming Fire Dept. banquet room on Shoemaker Avenue.
The buffet will consist of scrambled eggs, sausage, ham, pancakes, potatoes, coffee, tea, juice and muffins. Proceeds from the event will be donated back to the community. Tickets are available $7 adults and $5 for children at the door or in advance.
For information, call Karen at 885-1650.
SENIOR SOCIAL CLUB
St. Joseph’s Senior Social Club will meet Thursday April 18 at 1 p.m. in Mt. Carmel’s Center on William St. in Pittston.
Servers for this meeting are, Felicia & Sam Bellanco and Pat & Mike Boncheck. A Tasters Party is planned in May with Marion Licata serving as chairperson.
Members are reminded to bring canned and non-perishable items for the food pantry.
New members are always welcome. For more information call Theresa 654-2967.
The April, Dinner Meeting of the Italian American Association of Luzerne County is Thursday April 18 at Genetti’s Hotel and Convention Center. Arrival time is 6 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30 p.m..
Price is $25 per person. Music for dancing by Danny Argo & Friends with dancing to 10:15 p.m.. Reservation deadline is Friday, April 12.
For reservations and membership information, call Judy Deice at 654-7600 or Louise Castellani at 654-6454. President James Deice will preside.
PASTA DINNER TO
BENEFIT JOE FRUSHON
A pasta dinner to benefit Joe Frushon, a 10-year-old recently diagnosed with osteosarcoma, will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on April 20 at the First United Methodist Church, West Pittston.
Tickets prices are $8 for adults and $5 for children age 12 and under. Takeout will be available from 3:30 p.m.
There will also be raffle baskets and a 50/50 drawing.
Monetary donations can be made payable to Kickin it for Joe and mailed to Cross Valley Credit Union, 640 Baltimore Dr., Wilkes Barre PA 18702.
For more information, call Mary Lyons at 457-2222
ROAST CHICKEN DINNER
A roast chicken dinner will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 at the United Methodist Church Pittston (corner Broad and Church streets). Takeouts begin at 4:30 p.m.
The menu includes a half roast chicken, family style mashed potaotes, gravy, green beans, pepper hash, cranberry sauce, dessert and beverage.
Cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children under 10 years of age.
For tickets, call 603-1915.
Community Reading Day sponsored by the Pittston Chamber of Commerce will be held from 9:15 to 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 25 at local elementary schools.
To volunteer for the 17th Annual Community Reading Day and spend an hour of your day reading to area school classrooms, contact the Greater Pittston Chamber no later than April 12. Participants will be provided with a book prior to the event.
PITTSTON HIGH CLASS
OF ‘66 PIZZA PARTY
This June will mark the 47th anniversary of the high school graduation of the Pittston High School Class of 1966. It was the final graduating class from Pittston High before the Pittston Area merger.
To recognize the occasion, a PHS Class of ‘66 Pizza Party has been planned for all graduates, their families and friends. The party is scheduled for Saturday, April 27, 7-11 p.m. at Arcaro & Genell’s Restaurant, Old Forge.
This is a “no stress”, “casual dress” and “informal” event, just like any other pizza night.
The menu includes salad, assorted pizza’s, homemade stromboli, pasta (with 3 sauces), as well as wine, beer and soda refreshments.
There will be a cash bar for those interested in cocktails. The cost for the event is $32/person or $64/couple including tax and gratuities.
Payment for the event will be needed by April 20 in order to provide Arcaro’s with an accurate count. Please make checks payable for the appropriate amount to Arcaro & Genell’s and mail to:
515 Susquehanna Ave
Old Forge, Pa 18518
The committee advertised in The Sunday Dispatch on February 3 & 17 for contact information to make this opportunity available to as many classmates as possible without getting into the traditional reunion process of mailings and/or phone calls. Anyone currently in touch with former classmates either pass this information on or have them provide their email address to firstname.lastname@example.org
West Side Central Catholic High School Class of 1971 will hold a 60th birthday partyfrom 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.
For more information, contact Kate Bustin Taroli atKBTaroli@gmail.com.