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The Jenkins Township Senior Citizens' will hold their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 8, at 6:30 pm at the Jenkins Township Hose House.


Dues will be collected.


Refreshments will be served. Hostesses are Eileen Burns and Ann Marie Clark.


Following the meeting, bingo will be played. New members are always welcome.


Boy Scouts plan Board of Review

A meeting to determine the schedule for a Board of Review for the Ad Altare Dei and Pope Pius XII religious emblems will take place on Sunday, Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, 410 S. River St. Wilkes-Barre.


Representing the Diocese of Scranton at the meeting will be Mary Anne Malone, Diocesan Director for Word and Lifelong Faith Formation. Counselors for the religious emblems are invited to attend.


For more information call Ky Lazzari at 825-2648.


Pastie sale

The First United Methodist Church of West Pittston will hold a pastie sale on Thursday, Jan 17.


Pasties offered are meat with or without onion, vegetable with cheese, sausage and pepper. Orders can be made to 655-1083 Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or to Ann Alaimo at 654-3850 or Warren and Nancy Pollard at 654-4745. Orders must be in by Tuesday, Jan 15.


No orders will be taken on day of the sale. Cost of the pasties is $5.


Anthracite Labor Wars is topic

The Lackawanna Historical Society will host authors Dr. Robert Wolensky and William Bill Hastie on Wednesday, January 16 at 7 p.m. at the Catlin House to discuss their new book, Anthracite Labor Wars.


Dr. Wolensky is the author of several books and an adjunct professor of history and sociology at King's College.


Hastie is an anthracite historian and former mineworker for the Knox Coal Company.


Their program, Anthracite Labor Wars in the Wyoming-Lackawanna Coal Field, 1890-1935, will focus on labor struggles between the Pennsylvania Coal Company and their employees in the company's Lackawanna County collieries.


For more information about the program, contact the Lackawanna Historical Society at 570-344-3841 or email lackawannahistory@gmail.com.


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