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A pair of Valley View students made gifts for hospital patients |PaGe 4

Santa arriveS on Schedule

Lakeland students collected warm socks for veterans |PaGe 5

A local dance club will hold its annual Christmas party |PaGe 8

furbished their train stations — which most of the time stand empty and unused — for this and a handful of other events each year. • The first stop is the Carbondale station (10:30 a.m.), Mill Street and Trinity Place. After Santa arrives, a horse-drawn a Small Town.” But most people just call carriage escorts it The Santa Train. This will be the 21st ADVAntAGe eDitor year the train has made that special run, guests from the train station to Carbondelighting thousands of kids of all ages. There isn’t a lot of traffic on the old dale’s City Hall for a A special train (sorry, no riders), with railroad right-of-way north of Scranton holiday party. Santa himself standing on the front of that leads right through the heart of • At the Archbald the train (and at some stops he’s joined the Mid- and Up-valley. But on Saturday station (11:35 a.m.), by some other inhabitants of the North morning, you may hear a train blast or Pike and Cherry two as a rare passage up the line is made, Pole) will chug into five valley towns on streets, while the ValSaturday, Dec. 2. At each station, Kris headed toward the North Pole (or thereley View High School Kringle wades into the crowds that have abouts), to pick up a special passenger. Kids await the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus. gathered, shakes hands, poses for photos Band plays seasonal In the afternoon, it will head back and generally kicks off the holiday season. favorites, Santa and down that same route, and this time it Mrs. Claus settle in to hear the requests youngsters, while parents munch on the Each community adds its own special will make five stops in our area. of a long line of youngsters. The celebra- refreshments and enjoy live music. touches. Every stop has live entertainOfficially, it’s known as “Christmas in All activities are free. The project is tion also includes food and refreshment, food and lots of holiday cheer. a gift from the Lackawanna Heritage Volunteers from each town along Santa’s ments, such as hot dogs, hot chocolate Valley National and State Heritage Area and cookies. route work diligently to make their celin partnership with Steamtown National • At the Jessup station (12:20 p.m.), ebration a special one. Historic Site. But a number of other orChurch and Delaware streets, the train Many of the towns have built or reganizations help make it happen, includwill arrive in the midst of the Jessup ing the Delaware Lackawanna Railroad, 21st Century Association’s 20th annual “Christmas Happening.” Children will be Pennsylvania Northeast Regional Railbusily making arts and crafts, assisted by road Authority, the City of Carbondale, the Carbondale Business Association, Valley View High School students, there will be live music, and of course Santa and Archbald Borough, Jessup Borough, Jessup 21st Century Association, Olyphant Mrs. Claus will hold court in the special Borough, Dickson City Borough, AnthraNorth Pole gazebo. cite Heritage Museum, the Lackawanna • At the Olyphant station (1 p.m.), County Council on Arts and Culture, Lackawanna and North Valley avenues, New Patients Welcome Propst Transportation, Community Bank Santa will greet the crowd and then lead and Peoples Security Bank and Trust. Most Insurances Accepted them in a souped-up sleigh to a special For more information, call 570-793119 South Main Street, Archbald PA 18403 holiday party. 3692 or email You • At the Dickson City station (1:45 p.m.), Boulevard Ave. and Morgan Street, can also follow the Santa Train on Lacka570-876-6722 | Anthony A.DeCarli lll,D.M.D. wanna Heritage Valley’s Facebook page. Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit with

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The Forest City Area Historical Society will be participating in the “Christmas is a Small Town” event on Saturday, Dec. 2, in Forest City. The museum will open at noon. There will be local craft vendors and homemade food beginning at 2 p.m. A scavenger hunt will be held with prizes awarded. At 3 p.m. a 45-minute one-man show of “A Christmas Carol” will be presented. After the Tree Lighting at 5:15 p.m. on Main Street, everyone is invited back to the Historical Society for a concert. Food and vendors will still be available.

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The Lackawanna County Library Bookmobile will be at the Mayfield Borough Municipal Building, 739 Penn Ave., Monday, Dec. 4, 1:15-1:45 p.m. Residents can check out books, CDs, audio books, videos and other items and return them when the bookmobile returns in four weeks. Call 570-876-4391 for more information.

Legion meeting

Mayfield American Legion Post No. 610 will meet Monday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. Tom Arthur will preside.

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Blakely’s Papa Bear Club will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. at the ShopaDavey Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6082, 123 Electric St. in Peckville. The annual Christmas party will be held. Bring a new unwrapped toy for the U.S. Marines’ Toys for Tots.

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The Blakely-Peckville Lions Club will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at 7:30 p.m. at the William Hopkins American Legion Post No. 570, 400 Second St. in Blakely. Ticket returns for the district lottery fundraiser can be made at this time. Projects for the spring will also be discussed. New Please see BRIEFS, Page 3

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Trinity Episcopal Church, 58 River St. in Carbondale, will sell gift boxes of homemade Christmas cookies for $10. Pickup on Sunday, Dec. 3, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. or Sunday, Dec. 10 or 17, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 570-282- 3620 to order.

Members of American Legion Post No. 665, will meet on Dec. 3, at the post home at 901 Main St. in Dickson City. The Association Board of Directors will meet at 12:30 p.m. The Home Associa-


tion will meet at 1:30 p.m. All members are encouraged to attend. The general post meeting will be 2:30 p.m. American Legion post 665 meeting. There were four candidates nominated for three board of directors positions. Of those nominated, only two nominees meet the qualifications by the home association bylaws: John Washinko and Adam Rutkowski. There will be no election. Contact the post commander for more information.

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Saber Healthcare Group will sponsor an American Red Cross blood drive on Friday, Dec. 1, 1–6 p.m. at the Joe Terry Civic Center, Route 438 in Montdale. The drive will be in memory of Leah Loomis, a Lakeland High School senior who died in September. There will also be a basket raffle with all the proceeds being donated to the American Red Cross. For further information or to schedule an appointment, call 570-202-0748.



The Eynon-Archbald Lions Club recently held a trivia night at the Eynon VFW hall. The winning team was Ides of March. From left, seated: Denise Daiute, Kelly Sweeney, Mary Alice Raider, Ernie Lemoncelli and Mary Fazio. Second row: Mary Ann O’Shea, Paula Turpak, Karen Rapoch, Allen Dryzal, Pam Savitski and Fran Stepkovitch. Third row: Jerome Casey, Erin Owen, Kevin O’Shea, Steve Daiute, Roger Getts, Bill Raider and Tom Sweeney.

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provided for any senior citizen. You can make reservations for the breakfast as well For the 35th year, a Toys for Tots drive is as get details about transportation by calling in progress at the Mayfield Municipal Build570-282-5656 ext. 2151. Tickets for the ing, 739 Penn Ave., with a collection box also breakfast are available at the main office of at Tuzze’s Pharmacy, 509 Poplar St. both the elementary and high schools or Sons of the American Legion Squadron Cub Scout Pack No. 21 of Dickson City No. 665 will meet on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 1 will sponsor a craft and vendor fair on Satur- at the door. Holiday entertainment will be p.m. at American Legion Post No. 665, 901 day, Dec. 9, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 625 Dundaff provided by students and there will be a visit from Santa. The Mayfield Lions Club sells brooms Main St. in Dickson City. Dues for 2018 will St. in Dickson City. Admission is $2. at the Mayfield Municipal Building, 739 be collected. Penn Ave. (570-876-4391) and at a new District 11 Sons of the American Legion location, Tuzze’s Pharmacy, 509 Poplar St. will meet on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 3 p.m. at Whitmore Hose Co. will meet Tuesday, The Gina Tomassoni School of Dance William Hopkins American Legion Post No. Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m. Dave Utter will preside. (570-876-0740). The club also collects used (GTSD) holiday craft fair and bake sale will eyeglasses at the same locations. Call for 570, 400 Second St. in Blakely. be held on Saturday, Dec. 9, 10 a.m. to 3 more information. p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 10, 1-4 p.m. (rain/ Mayfield Hose Co. will meet Tuesday, snow or shine) at the studio, 280 Main St. in BLAKELY The Crystal Band of Scranton will perEynon. Admission is $2; $1 for students and Dec. 12, at 8 p.m. Tom Holland will preside. form a Christmas concert on Sunday, Dec. children; and GTSD dancers will be admitted 10, at 7 p.m. at Berean Baptist Church, 3 for free. For more information, call 570-362T-shirts, Sweatshirts, Lincoln Ave. in Carbondale and Monday, 4091. The Browndale Fire Co. will hold a & Hoodies available at Dec 11, at 7 p.m. at Viewmont Mall in Dickholiday cheer giveaway raffle on Tuesday, Mr. Kenneth’s son City. Admission is free. Dec. 19. Tickets are $5 or 3 for $10. Prizes Full Service The Carbondale Area School District will include a wheelbarrow of spirits and a 32Unisex Salon & Wigs inch TV. Tickets may be purchased from any host a holiday breakfast on Sunday, Dec. R448 Main St. Rescue & Restore Church, 125 Lackamember or by calling the fire station at 57010, 8-11 a.m. at the high school cafeteria. Peckville wanna Ave. in Olyphant, now offers food 785-5300 and leave a message, or by visiting Tickets are $6; $3 for students; $2 for kids 570-489-8722 distribution on the second Monday of each younger than 5; senior citizens will be or the company’s Facebook page. Keep the Blakely Bear month (next distribution Dec. 11) 10 a.m. to admitted for free, but should sign up at a Proceeds benefit Browndale Fire Co. Spirit Alive!! 1 p.m. The church also has a clothing distri- nursing home or high-rise center in the bution on the second Friday of each month community. Transportation will also be members are always welcome. Call 570498-0446 for more information.

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The Valley View Elementary and Intermediate Parent Teacher Association will host a holiday vendor fair on Sunday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Valley View High School. There will be a basket raffle and 50/50. Please email for more information. Special guest Santa will be there.




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Marissa Ziskowski of Archbald and other Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine master of biomedical sciences (MBS) students at the school’s Doylestown campus, recently volunteered to run the registration booth at the ninth annual YMCA Kids Triathlon in Doylestown. The race encouraged youth of all abilities to compete and included a kid-friendly course with running, swimming and biking.




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in person at the library, where the current month’s cookbook is available for viewing. For more information, call the library or visit or

toDDler time: Toddler Time at the Dickson City Civic Center will run on Tuesdays and line Dancing: The United Neighborhood Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Toddlers and their Center’s Mid Valley Active Older Adult Commucaregivers will join circle time, story, craft, snack, nity Center, 310 Church St., Jessup, is offering games, songs and more. Toddler Time is $5 per free line dancing lessons to Lackawanna County residents 55 and older every Friday, noon to 1:15 class for Dickson City residents and $7 per class p.m. All levels welcome. For more information, call for nonresidents. Advance registration is not necessary. Call 570-383-1813 for more information. 570-489-4415 or 570-335-0804. BlooD Drive: The Browndale Fire Station will be turned into a Community Red Cross Blood donation center 1-6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1. The Browndale Fire Station is located on Route 247, 620 Marion St. To make an appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit You may also walk in. HoSe co. BreakfaSt: Grattan Singer Hose Co. No. 1, 702 Homestead St. in Simpson, holds a breakfast fundraiser on the first Sunday of every month (next breakfast, Dec. 3) 8 a.m. to noon. Tickets are $8; $5 for kids younger than 12. Menu includes scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, home fries, pancakes and beverages. Bingo nigHt: Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Church, 624 Madison Avenue, Jermyn, holds BINGO on the first and third Wednesdays of each month (next BINGO night: Dec. 6). Doors open at 5 p.m., early bird games begin at 6 p.m., regular games begin at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. The evening includes homemade foods such as chili, pierogies, soups and desserts, along with specialty games , refreshments, door prizes awarded and a progressive jackpot starting at $1,025 with 50 pills (if not awarded, there will be a consolation prize of $500). Call 570-876- 1061 for more information. State iSSueS: A representative for state Rep.

Kevin Haggerty’s office will be available at the Throop Civic Center, 500 Sanderson St., on the first Wednesday of the month from 9-10 a.m. (Next visit is Dec. 6).

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cHurcH BruncH/fooD Pantry: At St. JamesSt. George Episcopal Church, 398 Washington Ave. in Jermyn: • A food pantry will be held on the last Wednesday of the month (next pantry: Dec. 27) from 11 a.m. to noon at the church. Call 570-8764896 for more information. • A free community brunch will be held on the last Saturday of the month (next meal: Dec. 30), 11.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. at the church. All are welcome. the board of directors for the Lackawanna County Conservation District will be held on the fourth Thursday of each month at 12:30 p.m. at the Joe Terry Civic Center in Scott Township. The next meeting is Dec. 28.

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Library, 739 River St. in Peckville, has begun a cookbook club, which will meet on the first Wednesday of each month (next meeting Dec. 6) at 6 p.m. Registration is required and may be done

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parsley. Cover and slowly simmer another hour. Season to taste with salt and pepper; sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 6 servings.

Here are some ideas of what you can do with those turkey leftovers, or if you are just a turkey lover. Great recipes for throughout the holiday season, as well. Enjoy.

TURKEY-VEGETABLE SOUP Bones and trimmings from 1 turkey, broken in small pieces 3 chicken bouillon cubes 1 teaspoon salt 1 bay leaf 1/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning 1 cup finely diced carrots 1 cup finely diced celery 2 medium onions, chopped 1 (16-ounce) can tomatoes, about 1-3/4 cups 3 tablespoons barley or rice 1/2 cup chopped cooked turkey 1/4 cup chopped parsley Place turkey bones and trimmings in a large heavy soup pot; cover with water. Add bouillon cubes, salt, bay leaf and poultry seasoning; cover and simmer 1-1/2 hours. Strain. Return broth to saucepan and add remaining ingredients, except

TASTY TURKEY PIE 1/2 stick butter 5 tablespoons flour 2 cups turkey or chicken stock or 2 cups hot water and 6 chicken bouillon cubes 1 cup milk 2 cups cooked turkey, cut in strips 12 small white onions, cooked 1 cup diced cooked potatoes 1 (10-ounce) package frozen peas and carrots, cooked Salt and pepper biscuit dough (recipe follows) Melt butter in saucepan; add flour and stir until smooth. Gradually add stock and milk, stirring constantly. Continue to cook and stir until thickened. Add turkey, vegetables, salt and pepper. Turn into greased casserole. Cover with biscuit dough. Cut several slits in dough to permit steam to escape. Bake in 400º oven for


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25 minutes or until done. Yield: 6 servings. Biscuit dough: Measure 1-1/2 cups sifted flour; add 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder; add 1/2 teaspoon salt; sift together. Cut in 5 tablespoons shortening. Gradually add about 1/2 cup milk, stirring until soft dough is formed. Turn out on lightly floured board and knead 30 seconds. Roll out to fit top of casserole. HOT TURKEY SALAD 2 cups cooked turkey 2 cups celery, thinly sliced 1 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons grated onion 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup American cheese, shredded 1 cup crushed potato chips Combine all ingredients except cheese and chips; toss lightly. Spoon into an 8-by-8-inch casserole dish; sprinkle top with shredded cheese and crushed chips. Bake at 350º for 25 minutes. Yield: 5 to 6 servings. TURKEY-RICE DIVAN 2 (10-ounce) packages frozen broccoli spears 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded 2 cups cubed, cooked turkey Salt and pepper to taste 1 cup cooked rice 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 2 tablespoons flour 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 cup sour cream Cook broccoli according to package directions; drain. Arrange on a 11-1/2 x 7-1/2-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with half the Parmesan cheese. Top with turkey. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon on cooked rice. Prepare white sauce: Melt butter or margarine; blend in flour. Add milk; cook, stirring constantly, until mixture bubbles and thickens. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon juice. Gently fold in sour cream and pour over turkey in casserole. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and bake at 350º for 20 to 25 minutes until lightly browned. FLAVORFUL TURKEY CASSEROLE 1 (10-1/2-ounce) can cream of mushroom soup 1/2 cup milk 1 (8-ounce) package wide noodles, cooked and drained 1-1/2 cups diced cooked turkey

10 pimiento-stuffed olives, sliced dash of salt paprika Preheat oven to 350º. Pour soup into saucepan; rinse can with milk; stir together over low heat for 5 minutes. Arrange half the cooked noodles in a lightly greased 2-1/2-quart casserole dish. Add half the turkey, dash of salt and half the sliced olives. Top with half the soup mixture. Repeat layers ending with soup. Sprinkle with paprika. Bake, covered, for 25 minutes, until thoroughly heated. Yield: 4 to 6 servings. MINCEMEAT TWISTS 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1-1/2 sticks butter or margarine 6 to 7 tablespoons cold water 2/3 cup prepared mincemeat 2 teaspoons finely shredded orange peel milk sugar Stir together flour, brown sugar, nutmeg and baking powder. Cut in butter or margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle water, one tablespoon at a time, over mixture until all is moistened, tossing gently with a fork. Form dough into a ball. Cover and refrigerate at least an hour until easy to handle. Combine mincemeat and orange peel in a small bowl; set aside. Divide dough into quarters. On a floured surface roll two of the quarters into 12-by-4inch rectangles. Spread each with half of the mincemeat mixture. Roll the remaining quarters into 12-by-4-inch rectangles and carefully place over the mincemeat. Trim uneven edges. Cut each rectangle into 12 4-by-1-inch strips. Twist each strip twice. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 350º for about 12 to15 minutes until lightly browned. Remove from oven. Brush with milk and sprinkle with sugar. Return to oven; bake 5 to 8 minutes more or until golden. Remove from pan; cool on wire racks. Yield: 2 dozen twists. Any comments, questions or favorite recipes? Feel free to send your thoughts to, and please write, “Helen’s Kitchen Request, ATTN: Lori” in the subject line to make sure I receive it. Thank you!

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At the Dickson City Civic Center, 935 Albert St. • Betsy’s Boot Camp: Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:15-7:15 p.m. and Saturdays, 9-10 a.m. Cost is $5 per class for Dickson City residents; $7 per class for non-residents. • Open gym: Various hours during the week. Free for Dickson City residents; $3 for non-residents. • Senior aerobics: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-10 a.m. Free for Dickson City residents. Call 570-383-1813 for information about any of these programs.

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The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Hospice is offering a “Yoga for Healing” program. The program, taught by a professional yoga instructor, is designed to help participants increase flexibility; enhance strength; and improve concentration, posture, breathing and balance. This class is for beginners and those with a moderate yoga skill level. Classes are held every Tuesday, 6:15-7:45 p.m., at VNA’s office, 301 Delaware Ave. in Olyphant. The cost is $10 per session. Call 570-383-5180 for more information.

Throop Civic Center

Throop Civic Center, 500 Sanderson St., hosts aerobics classes Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 9-10 a.m. Low-impact aerobics classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m. to noon. Call 570-383-7906 for more information.

area c hu r ch se rv ic es All Saints Orthodox, 211 Willow Ave., Olyphant. Great Vespers Saturday 4 p.m., confessions a half hour before services (one hour before during Great Lent and Advent). Divine Liturgy Sunday 9:30 a.m. Great Vespers Feast day eve 6:30 p.m. Feast day Divine Liturgy 9 a.m. Rev. Matthew Joyner is acting rector. 570-489-0942. Blakely Baptist, 201 Main St., 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. Sunday school 9 a.m. Traditional Sunday service 10 a.m.; Rev. Dale Murrell is pastor. 570-489-3033. Blakely P.M. Church on Facebook. Blessed Sacrament Parish, (Roman Catholic) 215 Rebecca St., Throop. Saturday Mass at 5:30 p.m.; Sunday Mass at 9:30 a.m. Monsignor Michael J. Delaney is pastor. 570-489-1963. Bradley Memorial United Methodist, 106 Lincoln St., Dickson City. Sunday service 9 a.m. David A. Repenning is pastor. ; 570489-5875. Christ Episcopal, 700 Delaware St., Forest City. Holy Eucharist celebrated Sundays at 9 a.m. Sunday school for children ages 5-12 at 9 a.m. 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. Sunday service 10 a.m. 570-222-4701. Bonnie Resseguie is pastor. Clifford United Methodist Church, 34 Main St., Clifford. Sunday service 11 a.m.; Sunday school is during worship. Eric Watkins is pastor. 570-2223331. Community Bible, Route 107, Heart Lake Road, Scott Township. Sunday service 10:30 a.m. (pre-service music 9:45 a.m.). Bible study Wednesdays 7:15 p.m. Women’s ministry Thursdays 11 a.m. Men’s ministry Saturdays (bi-weekly) 8 a.m. Rev. W. Jay Best is pastor. 570-254-6467; 570-282-4918. 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. 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 school: 9:45 a.m. Traditional service Sunday at 11 a.m. 570-489-3452. Faith Baptist, 545 Keystone Ave., Peckville. Sunday service 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. 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 service 10 a.m. 570-489-8893. First Presbyterian of Carbondale, 76 Salem Ave., Carbondale. Sunday service 10:30 a.m. 570-282-4611. First United Methodist of Carbondale, 20 N. Church 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: First United Methodist, 520 Washington Ave., Jermyn. Sunday service 9:30 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday school 10:45 a.m. Linda Eckersley is pastor. 570-8760392. First United Presbyterian of Lackawanna Valley, 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. 570-489-4682. Grace Bible Church, 130 University Drive, Dunmore. Sunday service at 10 a.m. 570-342-5651. 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. 570-4892353. 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. 570-2546319. Pastor: 570-563-2371, email Mount Bethel Baptist, 1341 Layton Road, Justus. Sunday worship service at 9:30 a.m. followed by Sunday school. Rev. Donald Hasselman is pastor. 570-587-5841. North Valley Baptist, meeting in the Lackawanna 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. Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, (Roman Catholic), 15 Fallbrook 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. CCD classes and RCIA meet September to May. Rev.James A. Price, C.P. is pastor. 570-282-5172.

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, e-mail parkerhill@parkerhill. org or call 570-341-8383. 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. Peckville United Methodist, 732 Main St., Peckville. Sunday worship 11 a.m. Rev. David Repenning is pastor. 570-489-0713 or 570-3831035. 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. 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. Wednesdays and Sunday services at 6:30 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. 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. 570876-4896. SS. Peter and Paul Greek Catholic, 47 Rittenhouse St., Simpson. Sunday Liturgy 8 a.m. Rev. Myron Myronyuk is pastor. 570-342-7023. St. Adalbert Polish National Catholic, 515 Mary St., Dickson City. Sunday Masses 9 a.m. Very Rev. William Chromey is pastor. 570-489-0172. 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. 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.

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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 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. 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. 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. Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, (Roman Catholic), 619 Dundaff St., Dickson City. Weekday Mass 7:30; Saturday Mass 8 a.m. Saturday vigil 4 p.m.; Sunday Mass 8 and 10:30 a.m. Monsignor Patrick J. Pratico is pastor. 570-489-2091.



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FROM PAGE 13 201-233-252-686, Tim Bilski 275-245-699, Derek Benson 217, Pat McDonough 227-228-226-681, Tony Curtis 244-205643, Brian Cowley 207-208-614, Paul Magnotta 225-201-618, Joe Minor 236-215-213-664, Joe Calogar 225-238-206-669, Rob Tuttle 246-248-676, Eric Dixon 204-239-619, Brad Kellogg 235-202-630, Pat McDonald 201-226-201-628, Adm Grabowski 223-225-244-692, Ed Slick 2171-225-223-665, Trevor Payne 237-609, Jon McDOnough 209-215-259-683 and Tom Unovitch 213. Nov. 11 10:00 Bumper Mixed: Rock Stars and Pin Crushers won two points. Girls Strike, Alleycats, Lightning Strikes and Dolpins won one point. The individual female high series was bowled by Sophia Minor with a 182, while the individual female high game was 103 bowled by Emma Leopardi. The individual male high series was bowled by Wyatt Winovich with a 191. He also had the individual male high game with a 100. Other scores were: Madison Colazzo 57-70-127, Dannica Winovich 87-91-178, Kaleb Zawisky 68-89-157, Athan Dragwa 83-61-144, Aaron Dragwa 96-86-182, Emma Leopardi 70-173, Nolan McEathron 66-49-115, Matthew Danylak 64-65-129, Joey Danylak 68-76-144, Joseph Phillips 69-71-140, Noah Pittsman 88-77-165, Wyatt Winovich 91-100-191, Travuis Winovich 58-62-120, Sophia Minor 83-182 and Mercede Noldy 6565-130 Third- through Sixth-Grade Mixed: Curve Balls won three points. Pinguins won two points. Storm Strikers won one point. The individual female high series was bowled by Karlee Warring with a 314, while the individual female high game was 122 bowled by Erika Hollis. The individual male high series was bowled by Christopher Collins with a 395 while the individual male high game was 159 bowled by Justin Eldred. Other scores were: Nathan Gallup 111-100-383, Michael Danylak 113-101-389, Logan Van Leuvan 78-67-70-215, Connor Sansky 79-77-109-265, Anthony DiBlasi 142-102-119-363, Karlee Warring 120-103-91-314, Christopher Collins 141-148106-395, Justin Eldred 129-361, Maggie McGurrin 49-40-57146, Collin Hollis 87-90-94-271 and Erica Hollis 76-65-263. Seventh- through 12th-Grade Mixed: Split Happens and Odd Balls won four points. Flamin Pins won three points. One Pinb won one point. The individual female high series was bowled by Aniesa Dragwa with a 584. She also had the individual female high game with a 205. The individual male high series was bowled by Adam Blake with a 558. He also had the individual male high game with a 213. Other scores were: Angela Arendt 130-120-331, Michael Arendt 119-101-294, Shawne’e Arendt 110-100-292, Logan Fuga 173-190-131-494, Jaiden Rosar 171-113-142-426, Nicolina Broskoskie 153-187-175-515, Anisa Dragwa 198-181, Dale McConnell 123-127-126-376, Jenna Eldred 127-127-147-401, Taylor Warring 179-185-193-557, Charlote McCarren 166-155191-512, Jeremy Schermerhorn 135-168-136-439, Stephen Stolarik 102, Adam Blake 168-177, Samuel Styer 135-179-147-461, Emily Moser 81-81-110-272, Estelle Fuller 82-77-82-241 and Sharra Ott 66-62. Nov. 12 Upper Valley Sunday Night Mixed: Champion’s Lounge won five points. Bomba Taxidermy, H&S Specialty Printing and Feel Good Motors won four points. Sunday Splitters, Oprisko Kielbasa and Chip and Stone won one point. The high team series was bowled by Champion’s Lounge with a 2234. They also had the high team game with a 878. The individual female high series was bowled by Kathy McDonough with a 554. She also had the individual female high game with a 232. The individual male high series was bowled by Pat McDonough with a 712. He also had the individual male high game with a 266. 10 for 10 Bowling Club: Team #2 won three points. Girl Power and The Pinners won two points. Pinguins and Rocket Reapers won one point. The individual female high series was bowled by Brianna Gori with a 179. She also had the individual female high game with a 97. The individual male high series was bowled by Joshua Bivins with a 190. He also had the individual male high game with a 102. Other scores were: Maggie McGurrin 65-79-144, Erika Hollis 69-71-140, Collin Hollis 69-78-147, Ben Supeck 31-75-106, David Dragwa 61-56-117, Jeremy Nichols 58-54-112, Lliam Hepplewhite 77-81-158, Joshua Bivins 88, Aiden Maharaj 8478-162, Crystal Gori 89-63-152, Brianna Gori 82, Madison Frankowski 77-53-130 and Christian Bertholf 74-87-161.

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points. Pinguins won two points. Storm Strikers won one point. The individual female high series was bowled by Erika Hollis with a 342. She also had the individual female high game with a 140. The individual male high series was bowled by Christopher Collins with a 492. He also had the individual male high game with a 181. Other scores were: Nathan Gallup 113-91-160-364, Curtis Myers 43-52-52-147, Michael Danylak 91-102-90-283, Connor Sanskly 74-88-89-251, Anthony DiBlasi 148-95-117-360, Karlee Warring 82-101-91-274, Christopher Collins 144-167, Collin Boguski 68-92-77-237, Justin Eldred 137-105-104-346, Maggie McGurrin 39-61-72-172, Collin Hollis 75-79-88-242 and Erika Hollis 117-85. Seventh- through 12th-Grade Mixed: Split Happens won four points. Hambones won three points. One Pin and Odd Balls won two points. Pin Action won one point. The individual female high series was bowled by Aniesa Dragwa with a 601. She also had the individual female high game with a 254. The individual male high series was bowled by Adam Blake with a 540. He also had the individual male high game with a 224. Other scores were: Angela Arendt Michael Arendt 140320, Marley Kinderman 60, Shawne’e Straut 83-87, Logan Fuga 135-146-191-472, Jaiden Rosar 162-152-122-436, Nicoklina Broskoskie 204-172-180-556, Aniesa Dragwa 178-169, Dale McConnell 145-210-170-525, Jenna Eldred 117-124-329, Taylor Warring 141-177-108-426, Charlotte McCarren 125179-137-441, Jeremy Schermerhorn 113-124-112-349, Stephen Stolarik 78-73, Adam Blake 146-170, Samuel Styer 168-132171-471, Emily Moser 94-88-82-264, Estelle Fuller 109-93-273 and Sharra Ott 60-79

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