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The Wyoming Area Drama Club is sponsoring a book fair at Barnes and Noble at the Arena Hub Plaza on Saturday, Nov. 10. This is an all-day event.

When making a purchase at the checkout, mention the drama club and the club will receive a percentage of the net sales.

If you'd rather shop online, you can still help out by using the book fair:

ID code # 10881993.

The drama club members will be helping Barnes and Noble with their Elf on Shelf event that day at 2 p.m.

There will be a reading of the book along with an adoption ceremony for those taking the book home for the first time and lots of fun activities.

WA basketball parents

Wyoming Area boys basketball Parent's Association will tomorrow, November 5, in room 164 at 7 p.m.

Parents of players from grades 7 – 12 are urged to attend.

Meet the Warriors will be discussed.

WA senior parents

The next Wyoming Area Senior Parent meeting will be held on Monday, November 5 at 8 p.m. in room 164 next to Library in Secondary Center.

Details on Pasta Dinner and Craft Fair will be discussed.

The fundraiser will take place on Sunday, December 9 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Any interested vendors, contact Nancy at 570-417-4603 or 570-693-3568.

American Legion meeting

West Pittston Jeffrey DePrimo American Legion Post 542 will meet Tuesday, November 13 at 6 p.m. at the home of Ron Gitkos, 459 Roosevelt Street in Exeter.

The schedule will be finalized for members who will be selling poppies at Insalaco's Plaza Shopping Center on Saturday, November 10.

Contact Ron Faust 655-4088 or Ron Gitkos 654-2261 for additional information.

Rams news

The West Pittston Rams have begun selling their Year End Celebration Awards Ceremony tickets.

They are available at the stadium clubhouse on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 5 to 7 p.m. The event will be held at the Secondary Center High School Cafeteria on November 17 from 1 to 5 p.m.

Cost is $15 per adult, $10 per child (ages 4 to 14).

Menu available at ticket purchase times. Please make checks payable to West Pittston Rams.

All registered children are free but must obtain a ticket for admittance.

All tickets are pre-sale.

There will be no tickets sales at the door.

For basket raffle donations, contact Amy Switzer. For dessert table donations, contact Tiffany Clark or Donna Giambra.

The Rams are accepting applications for Board positions for 2013.

Please send them via email to President@westpittstonrams.com.

Board positions will be voted on at the December meeting.

Library programs

Adult programs

Downloading Free E-books From the Library - Nov. 26 at 6:30 p.m.

Scratching the Surface: Chapter 4: Building our Heritage (1900-1940), Nov. 7 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Beginner Yoga -Mondays - 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; Wednesdays, 9 a.m.; Fridays, 10:30 a.m.

Intermediate Yoga Wednesdays - 6:30 p.m.

West Pittston Library Book Club - First Tuesday of each month, 6:45 p.m.

Basic Computer Classes: Session 2, Nov. 29, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. $50.

Make Your Own Pasta – Held at the Assembly Room in the First United Methodist Church, 408 Wyoming Ave., Session 3, Nov. 7 from 6 to 9 p.m., $20.

Bon-Ton Community Day – Nov. 9, all day.

All tickets and passes are available at the library desk.

Finger Lakes Wine Tour, Nov. 10 from 7 to 9 p.m. Cost is $70.

The Friends of the Library will meet at 12:30 p.m. on Nov. 5 at the library.

New York City Holiday Bus Trip Fundraiser? - Dec. 8, all day, $25.

Proceeds benefit the West Pittston Library.

The Library will provide the bus and The City will provide the entertainment.

The Martz Bus will pick up at the Atlas Building on 4th St. and Pacific Ave in West Pittston at 6:30 a.m. and will pick up to return at 6:30 p.m. sharp on 8th Ave. between 50th and 51st Streets.

Sign up early to reserve your seat.

Save the Date - The Barnes & Noble Book Fair will be on Dec. 7, 8 and 9.

Children's programs

Introducing... Library Laboratory! (Lib Lab) - Gore and More; Session 3, Nov. 19 at 6 p.m., Sweet Treats.

Weekly Story Time- Fridays at 1 p.m.

PNC For Me, For You, For Later Story Time Series - Nov. 9.

Events require registration, except for the Jack-o-Lantern.

Stop by the circulation desk or call the library at 654-9847 to sign up.

If a cost is associated with the program, the fee will be required at the time of signup to reserve your spot.

For more information about upcoming library programs, visit the library's website at www.wplibrary.org.

Street Department

Residents are requested to rake leaves to the tree lawn and place in a pile or open containers.

West Pittston residents are reminded to not place leaves in plastic bags and do not rake unto the road.

Tax collector

George L. Miller, tax collector, announced the face value of taxes is in affect until December 3.

The Borough tax penalty period will be honored through December.

Office hours during rebate are from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.

It is the property owner's responsibility to forward their tax bills to their financial institution for payment.

If a receipt is requested, please include a self addressed stamped envelope with payment.

For appointments, call 655-3801 or 655-7782 ext. 232.

Birthday notes

Celebrating this week: Judey Hopkins, Nikole Dougherty, Kitty Bruce, Tyler Bonita, Nov. 7; Louis Palermo, Ed DeLucca, Leslie Shumlas, Nov. 8; Keri Gitkos, Rob Belza, Nov. 9; Patti Besz, Rosella Fedor, Sean Vitale, Denise Evans, Linnae Holmza, Nov. 10.

Thought for the Week

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.

Quote of the Week

Sometimes it's to your advantage for people to think you're crazy. – Thelonious Monk, American jazz pianist and composer.

Bumper sticker

Jewelry takes people's minds off your wrinkles.

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