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Former employees of an Olyphant plant plan reunion by Christopher Cornell
Douglas Long, chief organizer. The committee consists of production, clerical and ADVAntAGe eDitor customer service employees. The majority of the committee worked You or someone you know probably worked at Specialty Records, WEA Manufac- under Specialty Records Corp., WEA Manuturing, Cinram or Technicolor. The four com- facturing Inc. and Cinram, Long noted. panies occupied the same plant in Olyphant. “A few worked under Technicolor and will At the end of June, the doors will be locked, be some of the last employees to leave the building. So many of us were ‘jacks of all ending a 68-year run. A group of current and former employees don’t want to let that mile- trades’ [at the plant]. We all worked in positions from front to the back doors, includstone go by without commemorating it. ing weekends in Special Packaging to meet The Specialty Records Reunion Committee has been meeting and planning what is being called “The Last Song.” A cookout and dedication is planned for Saturday, June 23 at 1 p.m., at the Wargo Sports Complex in Olyphant, just down the road from the plant. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the United Way of Lackawanna County. It all began last year, when Beverly Chisdock started a Facebook page to honor Richard C. Marquardt, the man who in 1962 purchased a small record pressing plant with 53 employees and built the business into what was, at that time, the largest music manufacturing plant in the world, with more than 3,500 employees. Marquardt died in July of 2017. The Facebook page became the online meeting-place for former employees and has since grown to more than 1,400 members. On the page, “members post memories, pictures and recently the committee has been posting updates on the reunion,” said
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production deadlines.” Earlier this year, posts began to appear on the Facebook page from former and present employees who wanted to get together. So a small group started meeting in March to begin the preparations. Long added that “99 percent” of the response to the idea of a reunion has been positive. A number of items from the plant will be presented to the Lackawanna Historical Society at a ceremony at The Market Place at Steamtown in Scranton at 11 a.m. Members of the Marquardt family will be present. The group will then travel to the Wargo Sports Complex in Olyphant, passing the plant, which is on East Lackawanna Avenue, a few blocks away. “We will also have a memorabilia collection box at the event. Any items we receive will be presented to the Lackawanna Histori-
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cal Society,” Long said. Long stressed that the main purpose of the event is to express gratitude to Marquardt, who is remembered fondly by most of the group. “We are using this event to honor the life of the former owner, Richard C. Marquardt, a kind and caring man,” Long said. “Most if not all of the employees who worked under Richard agree he was a one-of-a kind employer. He cared so much about his employees, we were like a family. He never missed shaking the hands of every employee before a holiday, and prided himself on knowing your name.You don’t see that in today’s corporations.” The organizers are asking for your assistance to reach others who don’t use social media. For additional information, call 570983-9718 or 570-702-9457.
Planning committee members included, from left: Katie Marquardt, Karen Hicks, Mike Krisovich, Jill Kowalski, Joan Peregmon, Mary Ann Novak, Deb Lancaster Engle, Nancy Koslowski, Denise Caria, Teri Derenich-Molinaro, Karen Legersky, Pete Belek and Mike Guzzi. Also on the committee are Doug Long, Jill Kelley, Diana Nelson and Charlie Olfano. TS_CNG/ADVANTAGE/PAGES [A01] | 06/07/18
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Tompkinsville United Methodist Church, 1448 Heart Lake Road (Route 107), Scott Township, will host a multi-family yard sale and bake sale on Saturday, June 9, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. More than 10 vendors will be participating. Items include clothing, baby items, jewelry, kitchen items, puzzles and books.
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The Northeast Social Dance Club, (NESDC) will hold a dance on Saturday, June 9, 8-11 p.m. at the Falcon’s Nest, 403 Hudson St. in Mayfield. Deejay Jerry Dreater will play a variety of music including swing, waltz, cha-cha, west coast, line dance, etc. Admission is $5 and the public is invited. For more information call 570-766-9643.
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Whitmore Hose Co., 303 Depew Ave. in Mayfield, will hold a chicken barbecue on Sunday, June 10, noon until the food is sold out. Eat in or take out. Tickets are $10 and are available at the Mayfield Municipal Building (570-876-4391) or from any company member. For free home delivery in a three-mile radius, call 570-876-3776. The hose co. will meet Tuesday, June 12, at 7:30 p.m. Dave Utter will preside.
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St. John’s Orthodox Church in Dundaff, Lyon St., off Route 247, will hold a flea market on Saturday, June 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hundreds of items include antiques, collectibles and a vintage table, cookbooks, fiction and nonfiction books, housewares, jewelry, linens and more. Food will be served, featuring potato pancakes, halushki, and pagach until sold out. Takeouts also available. For advance orders contact 570-222-3293 or 570-5858940.
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Archbald Borough Summer Youth Program will begin on Monday, June 18, at the Pike Street Park, for children ages 6 thru 12. Program hours are weekdays, 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. The program will end on Friday, Aug. 17. Parents can register their children at the park beginning at 9 a.m. during the week of June 18. Bring information regarding any medical conditions, allergies, etc. This program is for Archbald Borough residents only. Bring a birth certificate for proof of age and proof of residency.
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The Valley View Class of ’78 will hold its 40th anniversary reunion on Saturday, Sept. 1, at the Archbald AC Field. If you have not already received your invitation, please pass along your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 570-241-4992.
The “Josie Awards, “ in existence for the last four years, recognizes musical talent in multiple fields of music from songwriter of the year to band of the year to male /female artist of the year, and more. This year’s nominated artists include two acts from our area: • Dani-elle Kleha, from Jermyn has been nominated as female artist of the year (modern contemporary) and music video of the year (“Jokes On You”). • LeahBeth Evans of Peckville and Christian Gratz of Olyphant have been nominated for duo of the year (rock/southern rock) and song of the year (R&B/soul category) for “Be OK.”
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Registration for Blakely Borough’s Summer Youth Program will be on Wednesday through Friday, June 20-22, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Blakely Recreational Complex refreshment stand. The free program, intended for children ages 5 to 12 from the Blakely area, will run weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon beginning Monday, June 25, and continuing through Friday, Aug. 17, at the Recreational Complex on Keystone Avenue. There will be no program on Wednesday, July 4, or rainy days. Participants must have proof of health insurance, a birth certificate for proof of age, and proof of residency in Blakely or Peckville. Check our Facebook page at “Borough of Blakely Youth Summer Program.” No late registrations will be accepted after June 25.
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The Carmel Ardito School of Dance will present “Our Theme is Dance” featuring “Who Are You?” performed by the senior company members of the Peckville Studio. The show will be held on Sunday, June 10, at 7 p.m. at the Scranton Cultural Center. Tickets are available at the studio, from participating students or at the door beginning at 6 p.m. The show is composed of ballet, tap, jazz and lyrical selections performed by intermediate to advanced dancers. In foreground: Amanda Sherwood. Second row, from left: Katelyn Ainey, Serena Davis, Hailey Davis and Rhianna Turner.
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CHILLED CARROT SOUP WITH LIME 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 pounds washed carrots, peeled, and chopped 2 large leeks, chopped 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 3 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper 6 1/2 cups chicken stock 8 tablespoons sour cream 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 2 teaspoons grated lime peel In large heavy pot, bring the oil to mediumhigh heat. Next, add carrots and leeks. Begin to sauté the leeks until they begin to soften but not brown, approximately 5 minutes. Next, add the garlic and sauté for about 1 minute. Add cumin and crushed red pepper; sauté 30 seconds longer. Add 6 1/2 cups chicken broth. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered until vegetables are very tender, about 35 minutes. Working in batches, puree soup in blender until smooth. Transfer soup to large bowl. Cool. Whisk in 6 tablespoons sour cream.
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Sch ool newS a Master of Business Administration/Health Administration with a major in healthcare management; Maria A. Berg of Dickson City, who earned a Master of Science with a major in occupational therapy; Mary H. Brennan of Browndale, earned a Master of Science with a major in secondary education; Nathan J. Cardona of Dickson City, who earned a Master of Science with a major in occupational therapy; Michelle M. Higgins of Archbald, who earned a Master of Science with a major in educational administration; Kelsey E. Loftus of Archbald, who earned a Master of Science with a major in school counseling; Kerry A. Pernot of Eynon, who earned a Master of Science with a major in rehabilitation counseling; Lauren Marie Perry Victoria L. Siess of Olyphant, who earned a Master of Science with a major in human resources; Brianna M. Pollack of • Local residents were among Archbald (18403) earned a Master of nearly 600 master’s and doctoral Science with a major in school coundegree recipients at the University seling; Ashley N. Rempe of Dickson of Scranton’s graduate commencement. Students earning master’s and City, who earned a Master of Science with a major in clinical mental doctoral degrees included: health counseling; and Zachary W. Angela J. Parry of Peckville, who earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy; Watters of Olyphant, who earned a Master of Science with a major in Mary Ann V. Smith of Throop, who earned a Master of Arts with a major school counseling. • Northampton Community Colin theology; Tyler E. Gilroy of Scott lege recently celebrated not only Township, who earned a Master of the achievement of its students, but Accountancy; Brian P. Martines of also the 50th anniversary of spring Carbondale, who earned a Master commencement ceremonies at the of Accountancy; Seth A. Cardona of college. Among the graduating class Dickson City, who earned a Maswere Nathan McAndrew of Carbonter of Business Administration dale, who earned an Associate in Apwith a major in accounting; Matplied Science in funeral services eduthew A. Clum of Scott Township, cation and Lasana Speaks of Dickson who earned a Master of Business City, who earned an Associate in Arts Administration; Michael A. Emmi degree in liberal arts/psychology. of Archbald, who earned a Master • James Gonsauls, of Peckville of Business Administration with (18452) graduated with a Bachelor of a major in accounting; Xuan Gao Science - Management Degree from of Peckville, who earned a Master Saint Francis University of Business Administration with a • Victoria L. Siess graduated on the major in finance; Lindsay R. Kapidean’s list from King’s College with a nus of Eynon, who earned a Master degree in neuroscience. She will study of Business Administration with a nursing at Misercordia University. major in accounting and operations She is a 2014 honors graduate from management; Jennifer L. Simpson Mid-Valley High School. She is the of Olyphant, who earned a Master daughter of Joseph Siess and Judy of Business Administration with Naylor. She is the granddaughter of a major in accounting; Marissa A. Adam and Janice Ambrogi. Vinansky of Olyphant, who earned
More photos from The Valley Advantage’s recent Readers’ Choice dinner at The Regal Room in Olyphant.
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all saints OrthOdOx, 211 Willow Ave., Olyphant. Great Vespers Saturday 4 p.m. Divine Liturgy Sunday 9:30 a.m. Parish rectory 570-489-0942. Church Hall 570-489-5591. Leave message at either number as there is currently no assigned pastor. Blakely Baptist, 201 Main St. in Blakely. Sunday Service
10 a.m. Sunday school 11:15 a.m. Prayer and study Thursdays 7 p.m. Rev. William Duke is pastor. 570-489-7423
Blakely primitive methOdist, 313 First St., Blakely. Sun-
finch hill Baptist, 404 Route 106, Greenfield Township. Sunday School 9:45 a.m.; Sunday service 11 a.m. Pastor Joseph LaCava 570-282-7062. first presByterian, 325 Third Ave., Jessup. Sunday ser-
vice 10 a.m. 570-489-8893.
firstpresByterianOfcarBOndale, 76 Salem Ave., Carbondale. Sunday service 10:30 a.m. 570-282-4611. first united methOdist Of carBOndale, 20 N. Church
day school 9 a.m. Traditional Sunday service 10 a.m.; children’s church is available at the 10 a.m. service. Rev. Dale Murrell is pastor. 570-489-3033. Blakely P.M. Church on Facebook. Free lunch will be served at the church on the second Saturday of the month. Families are invited.
St., Carbondale. Sunday services 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday school at 9 a.m. Rev. Donald Perry is pastor. 570-282-5740. Pastor’s phone: 570-766-9558. Email: email@example.com.
Blessed sacrament parish, (Roman Catholic) 215 Rebecca St., Throop. Saturday Mass at 5:30 p.m.; Sunday Mass at 9:30a.m.MonsignorMichaelJ.Delaneyispastor.570-489-1963.
Sunday service 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:45 a.m. Linda Eckersley is pastor. 570-876-0392.
Bradley memOrial united methOdist, 106 Lincoln St.,
Dickson City. Sunday service 9 a.m. David A. Repenning is pastor. firstname.lastname@example.org; 570-489-5875.
christ episcOpal, 700 Delaware St., Forest City. Holy Eu-
charist celebrated Sundays at 9 a.m. Sunday school for children ages 5-12 at 9 a.m. christchurchforestcity.com 570-785-3425.
christ the king parish, (Roman Catholic). Saturday Mass: 7:15 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas, 411 Church St., Archbald. Sunday Mass: 7 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon at St. Thomas; 8:30 a.m. at St. Mary of Czestochowa, 417 Main St., Eynon. Weekday Masses: 7:15 a.m. and noon Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at St. Thomas. Eucharistic Adoration Thursdays 7:15 and noon at St. Mary. Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. at St, Mary. Confessions: daily before Mass, Saturdays 3:30 p.m. at St. Thomas, Thursdays 6:30-8:30 p.m. at St. Mary. Rev. Christopher Sahd is pastor. 570-876-1701. cliffOrd Baptist church, 519 Church St., Clifford. Sun-
day service 10 a.m. 570-222-4701. Bonnie Resseguie (570-2223809) is pastor.
cliffOrd united methOdist church, 34 Main St., Clifford. Sunday service 11 a.m.; Sunday school is during worship. Eric Watkins is pastor. 570-222-3331. cOmmunity BiBle, 1352 Heart Lake Road in Scott Town-
ship. Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m. Music ministry practice, Sunday at 9:45 a.m. Women’s group: Thursdays at 11 a.m. Pastor Jay Best. 570-254-5467.
cOvenant refOrmed, 47 S. Church St., Carbondale. Sunday worship 9:30 and 11 a.m. Fellowship brunch at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Richar Miller is pastor. 570-282-6400. info@covenantrc. org covenantrc.org dicksOn city assemBly Of gOd, 1015 Commerce
Blvd., Park Center Plaza, Dickson City. Sunday services 10 a.m. Kidztown 10 a.m. Sunday. Digging Deeper Tuesdays 6-8 p.m. Thirsty? Youth (grades 7-12) 6-8:30 p.m. Rev. James Dinger is senior pastor. dcassembly.net. 570-489-8321.
dicksOn city primitive methOdist, 516 Jackson St.,
Dickson City. Sunday service at 11 a.m. Bible study Wednesday at 7 p.m., Virginia Goodrich teaching. 570-489-3452.
dicksOn city visitatiOn Of the Blessed virgin mary,
(Roman Catholic), 619 Dundaff St., Dickson City. Weekday Mass 7:30;SaturdayMass8 a.m.Saturdayvigil 4p.m.; SundayMass8 and 10:30 a.m. Monsignor Patrick J. Pratico is pastor. 570-489-2091.
faith Baptist, 545 Keystone Ave., Peckville. Sunday ser-
vice 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school 9:30 a.m.; inspiration service noon; Bible study and youth group Wednesdays 7 p.m. Choir practice Mondays 7 p.m.; Robert Vigil is pastor. 570-383-0330.
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peckville assemBly Of gOd, 3364 Scranton/Carbondale Highway, Blakely. Sunday worship services at 9 and 11 a.m. Worship and youth services 7 p.m. Wednesday. Nursery and “Kidz Street” available at all services. Rev. Terry Drost is lead pastor. 570-489-4961. peckvilleassembly.com.
first united methOdist, 520 Washington Ave., Jermyn.
peckville united methOdist, 732 Main St., Peckville. Sunday worship 11 a.m. Rev. David Repenning is pastor. peckvilleumc.org. 570-489-0713 or 570-383-1035.
first united presByterian Of lackawanna valley,
presByterian Of dunmOre, 137 Chestnut St., Dunmore. Sunday service 10:30 a.m.; coffee hour and fellowship following service; Sunday school 9:30 a.m. 570-343-6807. dunmorepresby.org.
1557 Main St., Peckville. Sunday school 9 a.m. Sunday service 10 a.m. Bell choir Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. Bible study Thursdays 7 p.m. Rev. Virginia Miner is pastor. firstup.org. 570-489-4682.
grace BiBle church, 130 University Drive, Dunmore.
Sunday service at 10 a.m. 570-342-5651. gracebiblepa.com.
hOly crOss parish, (Roman Catholic) Olyphant. Saturday vigil Mass 4 p.m.; Sunday Mass 8 a.m. and 11 a.m.; Confession: Saturday before the Vigil Mass at St. Patrick, 200 Delaware Ave. Monsignor Michael J. Delaney is pastor. 570-489-0752. hOly ghOst Byzantine cathOlic, 313 First Ave., Jessup.
Vespers Saturday at 2 p.m. Holy mystery of penance (confessions) Saturday 3-3:25 p.m. Divine Liturgy Saturday at 4 p.m. Divine Liturgy Sunday at 11 a.m. Holy day Divine Liturgy 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. 570-489-2353.
hOly trinity pOlish natiOnal cathOlic, 619 Center St., Throop. Sunday Mass in English 10 a.m. Very Rev. William Chromey is pastor. 570-489-0172. Jermyn primitive methOdist, 763 Jefferson Ave., Jermyn. Sunday worship 10 a.m.; Sunday school 11:15 a.m. Call for mid-week prayer and Bible study time. Rev. Allan Rupert is pastor. 570-876-4511. lenOxville united methOdist, 4842 Route 374 Lenoxville. Sunday service: 10 a.m. Eric Watkins is pastor. 570-222-3331. the lighthOuse wOrship center, (formerly The Gathering Christian Center), at First United Methodist of Carbondale, 20 N. Main St. in Carbondale. Worship service Sundays at noon. Children Sunday school during service. Bible studies on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Prayer service Fridays at 6 p.m. 570-497-9229. mOntdale united methOdist, 961 Lakeland Drive, Scott Township. Sunday school 10 a.m. Sunday worship 11 a.m. Linda Eckersley is pastor. 570-254-6319. Pastor: 570-563-2371, email email@example.com.
Queen Of angels parish, (Roman Catholic) Jessup. Masses Saturdays at 4 p.m. and Sundays at 10:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. at St. Michael, 320 First Ave. Parish office is at 605 Church St., Jessup. Rev. Gerard M. McGlone is pastor. 570-489-2252. rescue & restOre church, 125 Lackawanna Ave., Olyphant. Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible study and Sunday service at 6 p.m.; child services/care is available. On the last Thursday of the month the church will offer a free community meal at 5:30 p.m. Rev. Jack Munley is pastor. sacred heart Of Jesus, (Roman Catholic) 1101 Willow St., Peckville. Saturday Mass at 4 p.m.; Reconcilation 3:15-3:45 p.m. (other times by appointment), Sundays 8 and 10 a.m. Weekday masses are at 12:10 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and at 7 a.m. Wednesday and Friday. Rev. Andrew Kurovsky is pastor. 570-383-3244. sacred hearts Of Jesus and mary, (Roman Catholic) 624 Madison Ave., Jermyn. Sacrament of Penance Saturdays, 3:15 p.m., weekdays at 8 a.m. Vigil Saturdays 4 p.m. Liturgy Sundays 8 and 10:30 a.m.; weekdays 8 a.m. CCD Sundays 9:15-10:20 a.m. 570-876-1061. ss. cyril and methOdius ukrainian cathOlic,
135 River St., Olyphant. Liturgy Saturday (English) 4 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m. (Slavonic responses sung by church choir) and 11:30 a.m. (English); weekday Liturgy (Monday through Saturday) 8 a.m.; holy days Liturgy 9 a.m.; confessions are heard Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Rev. Nestor Iwasiw is pastor. stcyrils.weconnect.com. 570-489-2271.
ss. James and geOrge episcOpal, 398 Washington Ave., Jermyn. All baptized Christians are welcome to celebrate the Holy Eucharist Sunday at 10 a.m. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Ron Fowler is senior warden. 570-876-4896.
mOunt Bethel Baptist, 1341 Layton Road, Justus. Sun-
ss. peter and paul greek cathOlic, 47 Rittenhouse St., Simpson. Sunday Liturgy 8 a.m. Rev. Myron Myronyuk is pastor. 570-342-7023.
nOrth valley Baptist, meeting in the Lackawanna
st. adalBert pOlish natiOnal cathOlic, 515 Mary St., Dickson City. Sunday Masses 9 a.m. Very Rev. William Chromey is pastor. 570-489-0172.
Our lady Of mt. carmel, (Roman Catholic), 15 Fallbrook
st. andrew’s ukrainian greek cathOlic, 300 Main St., Blakely. Sunday Divine Liturgy 10 a.m. (9:30 a.m. June-Sept.) Very Rev. Benjamin Worlinsky is pastor. 570-383-0530.
day worship service at 9:30 a.m. followed by Sunday school. Rev. Donald Hasselman is pastor. 570-587-5841. Heritage Valley Center, 1300 Old Plank Road, Mayfield. Sunday service 10:30 a.m.; children’s church and nursery provided. Rev. James R. Schmidt is pastor. 570-282-2413.
St., Carbondale. Masses Saturday 4:30 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. Confessions Saturday 4 p.m. weekday Mass Tuesday, Thursday at 8 a.m. Rev.James A. Price, C.P. is pastor. OLMC@echoes.net. OLMC.weconnect.com. 570-282-5172.
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parker hill cOmmunity, 933 Scranton-Carbondale Highway, Dickson City. Saturday worship at 6 p.m. Sunday worship at 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. Children’s ministries (birth to grade five at all services). Middle school (grades six to eight) and high school (grades nine to twelve) meet Wednesdays at 7 p.m. For more information visit parkerhill.org, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 570-341-8383.
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st. Basil the great OrthOdOx, 9 Lord Ave., Simpson. Saturday: Vespers 4 p.m. Sunday: Divine Liturgy 10:30 a.m. (Feast days: 9: a.m.). Rev. Jason Franchak is pastor. 570-282-4052.
st. Basil the great russian OrthOdOx, 33 Midland St., Simpson. Saturday: Vespers 6 p.m. Sunday: Matins 8 a.m.; Divine Liturgy 10 a.m. Sundays from June through September: Matins 8 a.m. Divine Liturgy 9:30 a.m. Very Rev. Mitred Archpriest David J. Hritcko is pastor. 570-282-2314. st. James episcOpal church, 2050 Rte. 247 in Dundaff, is open for the summer season. Sunday services at 11 a.m. Pastor is Rev. Peter Pearson. st. JOhn the Baptist russian OrthOdOx, Lyon Street in Dundaff. Divine Liturgy: 8:30 a.m. Rev. Jason Franchak. 570-280-5978. st. JOhn russian OrthOdOx, 700 Hill St., Mayfield. Saturday confessions 3:30 p.m.; Vespers 4 p.m.; Sunday Matins 8 a.m.; Divine Liturgy 9:30 a.m.; eve of feast days 6:30 p.m.; confessions heard before services. Feast day Liturgies 9:30 a.m.; they can be heard on WTRW-FM (94.3). Very Rev. Mitred Archpriest John D. Sorochka is pastor. 570-876-0730. St. John the Baptist Orthodox, off Route 247, Dundaff. Divine Liturgy Sunday 8:30 a.m. Rev. Jason Franchak. 570-280-5978. st. JOhn vianney parish, (Roman Catholic). Masses Saturday 5 p.m., Sunday 8 and 11 a.m. at Corpus Christi, 704 Montdale Road, Montdale. Mass Sunday 9:30 a.m. at St. Pius, Route 106, Royal. Confession Saturday, 4:15 at Corpus Christi; Sunday, 9:10 a.m. at St. Pius. Rev. Michael J. Kirwin is pastor. 570-254-9502. st. luke evangelical lutheran, Main and Bank Streets, Archbald. Sunday service 9:30 a.m.; Sunday school 10:30 a.m. 570-876-4612. st. mary’s greek OrthOdOx, 522 Main St., Dickson City. Sunday 9 a.m., Divine Liturgy. Rev. Alexei Kalyuzhnyi is pastor. 570-903-3612. st. michael’s OrthOdOx, 308 Walnut St., Jermyn. Saturday Great Vespers, 6:30 p.m.; Sunday Matins, 8 a.m.; Divine Liturgy, 9:30 a.m. Very Rev. John Kowalczyk is pastor. stmichaeljermyn.org. 570-876-1241. st. nichOlas OrthOdOx, 600 E. Lackawanna Ave., Olyphant. Saturday Vespers 4 p.m.; Sunday Divine Liturgy 9 a.m. Holy Days: Vespers 6 p.m.; Divine Liturgy 9 a.m. Very Rev. Vladimir Fetcho is pastor. 570-489-3891. st. rOse Of lima parish (rOman cathOlic), 6 N. Church St., Carbondale. Masses Saturday 4 p.m. at St. Rose; Sunday 7:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 5 p.m. at St. Rose; Sunday 9 a.m. at St. Michael, 46 Midland St., Simpson; Confessions Saturday 3:15 p.m. at St. Rose. Weekday Masses Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8 a.m. at St. Rose; 12:10 p.m. Wednesday at St. Michael. CCD classes and RCIA meet September to May. Rev. James A. Price, C.P. is pastor. email@example.com. strosecarbondale.weconnect. com. 570-282-2991. st. stephen evangelical lutheran, 25 Hillcrest Dr., Dickson City. Saturday service at 5 p.m. Sunday service at 9:30 a.m. Glen Triplett is pastor. 570-489-2462. thrOOp united methOdist, 136 Charles St., Throop. Sunday service 9:30 a.m. Rev. David Hinkley is pastor. 570-383-0505. tOmpkinsville united methOdist, 1448 Heart Lake Road, Scott Township. Sunday worship 9 a.m. Sunday school for adults and children 10:30 a.m. Beth Taylor is pastor. 570-760-8234. trinity episcOpal, 58 River St., Carbondale. Holy Eucharist celebrated Sundays 11 a.m.; Sunday school 11 a.m. Sunday school for children 5-12 11 a.m. All baptized Christians are welcome to share in the Eucharist Sundays at 11 a.m. 570-282-3620.
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9 a.m. Flex Appeal Strength Training Mills and Trevor Griffiths. 5:30 p.m. Total Body BOSU 11 and 12 year olds: Dominic Memo, Christian Sweeney, David Turlip, Pat6:15 p.m. Piloxing rick Kolcharno, Zach Smith, Zach Wednesdays Cwalinski,Quinn Rissinger, Drew Daiute, 9 a.m. GRIT Circuit 3 p.m. Yoga for Athletes Robbie Sebastianelli, Logan Ferguson, Eric 4:15 p.m. Flex Appeal Strength Training Newton, Logan Smith and Camryn Higgins. 5:30 p.m. Yoga 6:45 p.m. cardio kickboxing 7 p.m. Free live wellness webinar on At the Dickson City Civic Center, 935 Facebook Albert St. Thursdays • Betsy’s Boot Camp: Mondays and 6 a.m. Sunrise Yoga Wednesdays, 6:15-7:15 p.m. and Saturdays, 9 a.m. Total Body BOSU 9-10 a.m. Cost is $5 per class for Dickson 5:30 p.m. Piloxing Knockout City residents; $7 per class for non-resi6:15 p.m. Barre dents. Fridays • Open gym: Various hours during the 9 a.m. Yoga week. Free for Dickson City residents; $3 4:30 p.m. GRIT Circuit for non-residents. Saturdays • Senior aerobics: Tuesdays and Thurs9 a.m. Piloxing days, 9-10 a.m. Free for Dickson City 10 a.m. Yoga residents. Sundays Call 570-383-1813 for information 9 a.m. YogaFitlates about any of these programs. Events & Specials Dads & Grads June Special: $5 Drop-ins to celebrate Father’s Day & Quest Studio, 419 Church St. in Jessup,
is a specialty fitness studio and wellness center. Their variety of classes include This year’s Carbino Club Little League All Vinyasa yoga, PowerStrike kickboxing, Barre above, Piloxing, Zumba, YogaFitlates Stars are: and strength and interval training, along 9 and 10 yearolds: Christian Nanfeldt, with many workshops and events. For more Mark Santarelli, Cameron Bennett, Aiden Hunt, Nicolas Parise, Drew Steven’s, Caeden information, call 570-815-4655 or visit Krause, Elijah Keating, Troy William’s, Luke myqueststudio.com Mondays Borusiewicz, Luke Benke, Seth Torre and 9 a.m. Kickboxing Josh Siebecker. 4:15 p.m. Power Pilates 10 and 11-year-olds: Beyon McLean, 5:30 p.m. Yoga Stephen Yurkovic, Danny Murphy, Blake 6:45 p.m. Barre Lipson, Luke Steven’s. Gianni Marino, Brendan Marushock, Timmy Ulkoski, Kevin Tuesdays 6 a.m. Rise & Grind Circuit Essig, Jagger Roe, Robbie Wallace, Aiden
our local graduates Free nutrition workshops: Thursday, June 14, at 7 p.m.; Tuesday, June 19, at 10 a.m.; Tuesday, June 26, at 7 p.m. Free nutrition workshop; learn how to balance carbs, fats and proteins, how to personalize a balanced meal plan, how supplementation can best fill your nutritional gaps and receive a free recipe book. Free Yoga In The Park Summer Series The second annual free yoga in the park summer series. Quest will offer a slow flow yoga class every third Wednesday of the month, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Station Park Pavilion on Church St. in Jessup. Open to all levels. BYOM (bring your own mat). Classes will be held in the park on Wednesdays, June 20, July 18, Aug. 15, and Sept. 19. Free Summer Solstice Yoga Class In The Park Thursday, June 21, at 6 a.m. Celebrate the first day of Summer and the longest day of the year with sunrise yoga at Station Park Pavilion. It’s free to the public and open to all levels. BYOM (bring your own mat).
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Community Calendar Pierogie Sale: All Saints Orthodox
Church, 211 Willow Ave. in Olyphant, sells frozen pierogies Fridays, 9:30-11:30 a.m., and Sundays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Price is $6.50 per dozen. Call 570-383-0785 or 570-489-5591 for more information.
line Dancing: The United Neighborhood Center’s Mid Valley Active Older Adult Community Center, 310 Church St., Jessup, is offering free line dancing lessons to Lackawanna County residents 55 and older every Friday, noon to 1:15 p.m. All levels welcome. For more information, call 570-489-4415 or 570-335-0804.
Mazza Foundation. For more information on the Johnson College Diesel Truck Technology program, visit johnson.edu.
elecTronicS PickuP: Archbald Borough will have an electronics pickup on Monday and Tuesday, June 11-12. Place your electronics at your curb by 7 a.m. Items accepted are: TVs, phones, desk top computers, towers, laptops, computer equipment, copiers, DVD players, fax machines, gaming devices, power supplies, VCRs, microscopes, etc. Electronics must be intact, as originally purchased and contain cords. Cords must be securely taped to the item. Microwaves and other household appliance will not be accepted.
Free lunch: The Blakely Primitive MethodhiSTorical SocieTy MoveS: The Archist Church, 313 First St. in Blakely will host a bald Borough Historical Society has moved free lunch for the community on the second to new quarters in the municipal building Saturday of each month (next lunch, June 9) at 400 Church Street on the handicappednoon to 1 p.m. accessible second floor. Volunteers will be ‘The Man Who caMe To Dinner’: Actors available on Tuesdays and Fridays to assist with research or to give a tour of the rooms. Circle concludes its season with “The Man The next meeting will be on June 11. The Who Came to Dinner,” a comedy by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart through June 10 public is invited. at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence church ouTreach: St. James-George EpisRoad in Scranton. Friday and Saturday copal Church, 398 Washington Ave. in Jershows are at 8 p.m., the Sunday show is at myn, will hold its free community meal on the 2 p.m. Tickets are $12; $10 for seniors and $8 for students. Call 570-342-9707, or email last Saturday of the month (June 30), 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The church also has a food to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit Actors pantry which is open on the last Wednesday of Circle’s facebook page, or website. the month (June 27), 11 a.m. to noon. DieSel JaM: Johnson College and The Seeking claSSMaTeS: Plans are being Andrew Mazza Foundation will present the inaugural Mazza Diesel Jam at Johnson Col- made for the 50th anniversary Blakely High School class reunion to be held on Saturday, lege on Sunday, June 10. Diesel Jam will be Aug. 25. The planning committee is looking a celebration of the diesel truck community, for contact information on the following gradfeaturing a truck show, mobile dyno runs, vendors, food and live entertainment. It will uates of this class: Kathy Manchak Davis, Ken Wolfe, Michael Hughes, Roberta Zovlonsky, be an all-day (rain or shine) family friendly John McMahon, Andrea Ondek, Diane Yaworevent. All trucks are invited to participate. ski Gravine, Len Bobinchok, Ken Karkovack Early truck and mobile dyno registration can be completed through Johnson College’s and Terry Wilding Munley. Call 570-489-9391 with any information you can share. website at johnson.edu/DieselJam until Friday, June 1. The fee to register a truck is a $25 donation. Registration will be limited on the day of the event and will increase to $30; an additional fee is required to register for the mobile dyno. More information is available by calling 570-313-0369, emailing Andrewmazzafoundation@gmail.com or on Facebook at Johnson College or The Andrew
Tax rebaTe helP: Genevieve Lupini, Jessup Tax Collector, will be available to assist any qualifying senior citizen with their 2017 state property tax/rent rebate. Eligibility guidelines and assistance required can be obtained by contacting the Jessup tax office. Call 383-1217 for appointments.
Bowling Scores Valley Lanes May 30 Feel Good Motors Summer Classic: Team #9, Triple J’s, Kellogg’s Bucket Trucks, Dixon Seals It and Champions Lounge won nine points. One Time and J. Martin Excavation won seven points. Team #12 won ﬁve points. Philthy Phils won four points. Strike It Rich Pro Shop and Kellogg’s Auto Sales won two points, The individual male high series was bowled by Brad Kellogg with a 772 while the individual male high game was 300 bowled by Justin Rinker. Other scores were: Mark Oressey 236, Paul Magnotta 222215-223-660, Trevor Payne 245-277-737, Gene Kashuba, Jr. 259-261-704, Eric Dixon 247-651, Bill Steuhl 247-259-700, Phil Jones 213-214-213-640, Rob Tuttle 221-236-245-671, Jack Martin 233-245-660, Joe Suton 222-211-214-647, Adam Grabowski 216245-243-704, Scott Dixon 213, Wally Kulick 256-226-681, Brad Kellogg 269-269-234, Joe Minor, Jr. 257-232-263-752, Peter Davis, Jr. 279-255-731, Tony Marciano 255-226-216-697, Frank Caramanno 244-222-219-685, Joe Caloger 215-246-638, Gary Gilbert 223-227-611, Jason Beck 267-669, John Holevinski 218-224-643, Ed Slick 234-653, Brandon Rosengrant 233-213-235-681, Bobby Johnson 224-270-694, Joey Decker 222-612, Joh Dinning 279644, Jon McDonough 226-254-682 and John Daniels 223. Idle Hour Lanes May 23 Women Bowling with Wine: Laurie Munley 330, Leona Kishbaugh 310, Jen Ricci 304, Holly Spencer 297, Kendra Hooper 292, Stephanie Robinson 277, Amanda Stuart 269, Jenn Fagan 263, Christine Bergeski 256, June Capooci 255, Sandra Williams 252, Dana Chapman 246, Maureen Martin 245, Cheryl Collura 232, Anna Faramelli 228, Sue Stempien 228, Nancy Perri 226, Joann Granza 226, Rena Darrow 225, Tina Brier 222, Michelle Stiner 219, Jennifer Puckett 217, Shannon Calafut 213, Kelly Diamonds 213, Stef Frey 213, Debbie Mendicino 206 and Jess Ferretti 200.
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