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Horton takes a stand The wacky world of Dr. Seuss invades the Phoenix

By Josh McAuliffe

sPeciAl To The TRiBoRo BANNeR The wild and whimsical world of Dr. Seuss is coming to Duryea, thanks to Phoenix Performing Arts Centre. This weekend, Phoenix Kids will premiere its latest production, “Seussical the Musical TYA,” the smash Broadway musical based on the works of the beloved children’s book author. The show will run the next two weekends, April 13-15 and April 20-22, at the theater, 409 Main St., Duryea. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7 p.m. and Sunday matinees start at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 general admission and can be purchased at the door or in advance by calling 570-457-3589. Ticketholders will have the chance to experience Phoenix’s newly revamped digs. As part of Leadership Wilkes-Barre’s Phoenix Rising renovation project, the theater now has a new stage, increased seating with higher platforms for better viewing and new carpeting and furniture in the lobby. The renovations couldn’t come at a better time, given Phoenix is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Because of that milestone, the theater is revisiting some of its most popular productions, among them “Seussical.” “All the shows this year are revivals. We chose the best of the best and brought

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them back,” said Phoenix artistic/managing director Lee LaChette, the show’s director. “This is a fun one. And who doesn’t love Dr. Seuss?” “Seussical” weaves some of Dr. Seuss’ most popular works into a narrative that revolves largely around the antics of the elephant Horton, who one day hears voices coming from a speck of dust. Of course, anyone familiar with the book “Horton Hears a Who!” knows those voices are coming from the microscopic planet inhabited by the Whos. Though mocked by other animals in the Jungle of Nool for his odd beliefs, Horton persists and sets about trying to prove himself right by embarking on an adventure that takes him everywhere from the jungle to McElligott’s Pool. Plenty of other beloved Dr. Seuss characters show up along the way, including the Cat in the Hat, the Grinch, Gertrude McFuzz, Mayzie LaBird and Jojo. Popular songs from “Seussical” include “Oh, the Thinks You Can Think,” “It’s Possible (In McElligott’s Pool)” and “Alone in the Universe.” Jackie Legg serves as the show’s musical director. What makes the Phoenix production unique is that the kid cast members are using puppets as the lead characters. “We did it the first time that way, and it was so cool. And the kids have so much fun with the puppets,” LaChette said. “The kids still do all the dancing. They’re dressed in solid black, from neck to toe. So, that way, the puppets pop.” The cast includes 36 kids between the ages of 4 and 13, with the exception being

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Jacob Hull (left) and Sarina Rowe.

1-year-old Talia Menendez, who plays the Baby Elephant Bird. Key cast members include Brock Marion as Horton, Jacob Hull as the Cat in the Hat, Sarina Rowe as JoJo, Abbey Cookus-Gnoinski as Gertrude and Rhiannon Legg as Mayzie. “We have a lot of new kids for this production,” LaChette said. “We bought the puppets right at the very beginning, so they come to every rehearsal with them. Some of them have given their puppets names. … They’re having so much fun

with it.” If you go What: Phoenix Kids presents “Seussical the Musical TYA” Where: Phoenix Performing Arts Centre, 409 Main St., Duryea When: April 13-15 and April 20-22, with Friday and Saturday shows at 7 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets: Tickets are $10 general admission and can be purchased at the door or in advance by calling 570-457-3589.


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The Taylor Community Library, 710 S. Main St., will hold a medication takeback event on Saturday, April 21, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring unused or expired medication for proper disposal. Among the items that will be accepted are prescription medicaThere will be all-day kindergarten tions, over-the-counter medications, pain registration on Tuesday, April 24, at Old relief, antacids, cold medications, laxaForge School District. Call 570-457-6721 tives, eye drops, dietary supplements, for more information.

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Mucciolo Family Wines in Old Forge was the small business spotlighted at a recent Lackawanna County Commissioners meeting. Natalie and Dale Leatherman offer nearly 20 types of wines and cider wines for tasting and purchase. What began as a hobby has evolved into a full-blown operation. The business is located in the former Old Forge General Store on South Main Street (once owned by Natalie’s maternal grandparents). The winery is open every Thursday, Friday and Sunday. From left: commissioner Jerry Notarianni, commissioner Laureen A. Cummings, Natalie Mucciolo Leatherman and commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley.

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Snapshots The Old Forge Lions Club recently held its annual chicken dinner.

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The Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) is a statewide organization of junior and senior high school students designed to stimulate and promote interest in science among its members through the development of research projects and investigations. Eleven Old Forge School District students participated this year. Hannah Lisowski, Cassandra Nocera, Ashley Bound and Amanda Katchmar all received first-place awards and will be attending the state-wide competition in May at Penn State’s main campus. Katchmar received a perfect score.

From left, front row: Ashley Katchmar, Ava Aulisio, Hannah Lisowski, Cassandra Nocera and Maricruz Saucedo. Second row: Nanette Rinaldi, Abygale Bergamino, Michael Mucciolo, Scarlett Spager, Ashley Bound, Amanda Katchmar, Iain Kerrigan and Arianne Addesa.

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Riverside fifth- and sixth-grade students competed recently at the NEIU 19 Regional STEM competition held at Johnson College. The students worked two days a week after school for six to eight weeks to design their projects and had two hours to build the project on site.

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Old Forge School teachers and staff raised $1,000 for C.A.S.U.A.L. Day. The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s 15th annual C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day helps raise awareness for colorectal cancer in northeastern Pennsylvania and teach individuals the importance of screening and early detection.

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Old Forge’s Mock Trial team competed recently in two trials. Gabby Margheriti won the award for best lawyer for plaintiff, and Mollie Boyd won best lawyer for defense. Katelyn Yurcavage won best witness at both trials. In preparation for the competition, students analyzed more than 70 pages of legal documents including depositions and exhibits. Lawyers prepared direct and cross examinations and wrote opening and closing statements. Mock Trial team members competed at the Nealon Federal Courthouse in Scranton. From left: Gabby Margheriti, Mollie Boyd, Scarlett Spager, Richard Eisele, Judge Joseph Saporito, Angelo Corradino, Katelyn Yurcavage, Julian Giglio and Patrick McCool.

Riverside West celebrated Read Across America Day. From left, front row: Charleigh Beverage, Devansh Raval, Robert Mahnke, Lucia Quintero, Celeste Conforti and Steevens Dumas. Back row: reading specialist Heidi Kelley, principal Scott Pentasuglio and reading specialist Annette Chilleri.

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Community Calendar Email your organization’s events to triborobanner@timesshamrock.com. Please have them in by noon on Friday to have them included in the following Thursday’s edition. Visit the thetriborobanner.com for the complete calendar listing.

library addS new audiobookS: The Taylor

Community Library now offers additional audiobooks via RBdigital (formerly known as OneClickDigital), an online service for downloading audiobooks. While a small selection of titles were previously available through the service, the library was able to purchase a more robust subscription Paint nite: Taylor Community Library, that now includes bestsellers, Recorded Books 710 Thursday, April 12, at 6:30 p.m. Joanne exclusives, classics and selections for children and from Cup of Paint will show you how to create young adults. James Patterson, Janet Evanovich, your own work of art. $25 per person includes John Grisham and Heather Graham are just a few all supplies needed. Registration is required. of the popular authors available from RBdigital Call 570-562-1234. With this service, patrons enjoy free access to audiobooks at home, in the library or on the go. Meeting Change notiCe: The R & L Civic Many titles are multi-access, so multiple users Club in Taylor will meet on Friday, April 13 at can check out titles at the same time, eliminat8 p.m. at St. George’s Hall, Taylor. ing holds. RBdigital is compatible with all popular listening devices and mobile apps are available for SonS of italy fundraiSer: The Old iOS, Android and Kindle Fire devices. RBdigital also Forge Sons of Italy Gloria Lodge No. 815 will hold its annual takeout/drive-through- features an easy-to-use interface, fast downloads, and automatic software updates. Live toll-free techonly scholarship fundraiser penne pasta nical support is available at (877) 77AUDIO. For dinner on Sunday, April 15, 11 a.m to additional information regarding this program, see 3 p.m., at the Felittese Chapel grounds a library staff member or go to LCLShome.org. on Third Street. Dinners are $10, which includes penne pasta, meatballs, salad, roll Seeking VolunteerS: The American Cancer and cake. Society has a specific need for Road to Recovery Preorders are available for $6/quart of sauce, volunteer coordinators. The volunteers would $6/pint of meatballs and $3 each for cannolis. assist in scheduling rides for patients in upper Call 570-498-0178 for tickets and pre-orders. The Luzerne County, Wilkes-Barre and surrounding proceeds benefit Sons of Italy Scholarship. cities. The volunteers don’t need to live in Luzerne County, but it is helpful. This is a good volunteer fundraiSing dinner: The members opportunity for a retiree, an administrative proof Riverside High School National Honor Society are selling tickets for a takeout pasta fessional or someone who works part time and has dinner at Colarusso’s LaPalazzo on Tuesday, good computer skills. Volunteer coordinators are essential to orgaApril 17, 4-7 p.m. The menu includes penne pasta with a meatball, salad, cake and a din- nize and schedule volunteer drivers, who will provide transportation assistance to cancer patients ner roll for $10. to and from appointments. The requirements are: good communication and listening skills, strong PoliSh language ClaSSeS: Polish language organizational and time management, workclasses are held at the Taylor Library on Thursing knowledge of Microsoft and computer skills days at 4-5:30 p.m. Call 570-562-2007 for more (the organization uses a web-based database to information. coordinate rides). talk to the Mayor: The Old Forge mayor, Bob The coordinator must have internet access, Legg, will have public hours Monday and Thursdays email and a phone. A short orientation and trainfrom 3-4:15 p.m. at the borough building, 310 S. ing session will be provided. Volunteers need to fill Main St. Residents can walk-in or call 570-457out some paperwork and have a clear background 8852 to schedule an appointment. check. The hours are flexible and a volunteer coordinator may spend about five hours per week Clothing droPbox: Moosic Alliance Church, calling drivers and responding to ride requests. 608 Rocky Glen Road, in cooperation with St. Paul If you are interested in this volunteer opportuTextile, is sponsoring a clothing drop-off shed as nity or being a volunteer Road to Recovery driver, a fundraiser to send youth to camp. The youth at call 570-562-9749 or email Jennifer.washney@ Moosic Alliance Church will receive $40 for every cancer.org. 1,000 pounds of clothing donated.

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one-bin reCyCling: Moosic Borough has a

combined-stream, “one-bin” format for recyclable paper fiber. The system allows each household to combine or commingle newspaper, office paper, magazines, phone books and heavy and light cardboard in one recycling bin. Glass bottles and jars without tops, aluminum and steel cans, beverage and food containers, plastic bottles, jars, tubs, plastic tops and lids will continue to be included in a separate “one-bin” format for containers. These items should be free of any food waste and debris.

aid for VeteranS: Temporary emergency funding to support either Pennsylvania veterans or nonprofit groups that serve veterans, is available through the Lackawanna County Veterans Affairs Office. An application for aid needs to be filled out and submitted along with a brief narrative and support documentation. Office staff are able to provide assistance in completing the application. They review the paperwork and generally provide an answer in two or three business days. The average grants are about $1,000, depending on need. The staff may also be able to suggest other forms of assistance and benefits that may be available. For more information, call 570-963-6778.

be placed in separate open containers, weighing no more than 35 pounds. Brush and tree limbs cannot be mixed with grass and leaves. They can be bundled together or placed in separate open containers.

taylor reCyCling: Taylor Borough will pick up recycling in the following manner: • The Department of Public Works will collect commingled recyclables, which consists of plastic bottles, jars, tubs and tops, glass bottles and jars and aluminum and steel (tin) cans; and • The Department of Public Works will collect paper only, including items such as newspapers, catalogs, office/computer paper, phone books, envelopes and unwanted mail, magazines, cardboard (shipping boxes), cereal boxes, cracker boxes and paper towel rolls. Visit taylorborough.com for more information.

grief SuPPort: VNA Hospice and Home Health, 301 Delaware Ave. in Olyphant, offers a variety of grief/bereavement support groups. • Bereavement support group. This more traditional group assists participants in learning to cope with the new challenges facing them as they grieve. Third Thursday of each month, 6-8 p.m.; and second Wednesday of each month, Pet notiCe: Old Forge residents are reminded 12:30-2 p.m. • Knitting and crocheting group. Beginners that the borough has an ordinance governing the and experienced join together with instruccurbing of pets and other animals and the respontors on hand, knitting/crocheting items for sibility for the removal of all animal waste. This ordinance applies to all borough parks. Any person preemies, which are donated to hospitals in Lackawanna and Luzerne counties. Bring violating any of the provisions of this ordinance your own knitting needles and crochet hooks. shall be subject to fines. Patterns and instruction provided. Mondays, flag diSPoSal: American Legion Post No. 306 1:30-3 p.m. • Fisherman knot rosary and sleeping bag reminds residents that a dropoff box for unserviceable, worn, torn, discolored or faded flags is on project. VNA provides the twine needed to produce these soft rosary that are then donated the front porch of the post home at 208 S. Main to skilled nursing facilities, personal care homes St. in Taylor. A ceremony is held annually at the and VA Hospital in Wilkes-Barre. They also Taylor Memorial Cemetery to properly dispose make sleeping bags for our homeless commuof the collected flags. For more information, call nity. Tuesdays 1-2:30 p.m. 570-562-9920. • Yoga for healing. Helps the whole being to Senior PaSSeS: The Old Forge School Board relax and heal. There is a $10 fee per class. Wear golden age policy passes, allowing borough comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or residents 65 and older free admission to districtblanket. Tuesdays, 6:15-7:30 p.m. Call 570sponsored athletic events, are available in the high 383-5180 with questions. school office, 300 Marion St., Old Forge. Sewer PayMent notiCe: Old Forge residents yard waSte notiCe: Moosic Borough can are reminded that the borough sewer bills are to no longer accept grass and leaves in any type of be paid at the Old Forge Branch of Penn Security plastic bag (biodegradable or not). Bank only. Other branches of Penn Security will This is a requirement by the Department of not accept these payments. Environmental Protection. Grass and leaves must


From Helen’s Kitchen BY Lori KisheL

into 1-inch pieces 2 medium carrots, peeled and sliced 1 medium turnip, peeled and cut up 1 medium parsnip, peeled and sliced 1 small onion, cut into wedges 1 tablespoon butter 3 tablespoons dark brown sugar 1 teaspoon cornstarch SHRIMP-STUFFED CHICKEN 1/4 cup water LEGS 1/2 teaspoon shredded lemon peel 1 pound medium-size shrimp 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 green onion 1/2 teaspoon dried dillweed 1 tablespoon dry sherry Dash both salt and black pepper, 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger to taste Salt 1 slice white bread Cook potatoes and rutabaga, cov6 medium-size chicken legs ered, in large saucepan, in boiling water for 10 minutes. Add carrots, turnip, 2 tablespoons butter or margarine parsnip and onion to saucepan with po2 medium-size zucchini (about 12 tatoes and rutabaga; return to boiling. ounces each) Reduce heat and cook, covered, for 8 2 tablespoons salad oil To prepare stuffing: Shell and minutes or until tender. Drain vegetadevein shrimp; mince shrimp. Mince bles and return to pan. green onion. In a small bowl, combine To prepare glaze: Melt margarine shrimp, green onion, sherry, ginger and in small saucepan. Blend in brown 1/2 teaspoon salt. Into shrimp mixture, sugar and cornstarch. Stir in water, lemon peel and juice, dillweed, salt and tear bread into small pieces; mix well. pepper to taste. Cook and stir until Preheat oven to 375º. Push fingers between skin and meat of each chicken leg thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 2 to form a pocket; place some stuffing in minutes more. Pour glaze over drained each pocket. Rub legs with 1/2 teaspoon vegetables in pan. Slowly cook and gensalt and place, stuffing-side up, in large tly stir 3 to 4 minutes until vegetables roasting pan. Cut margarine into small are thoroughly heated. Yield: 6 sidepieces; dot chicken with margarine. dish servings. Bake chicken legs 40 to 45 minutes POTATO CASSEROLE until browned and juices run clear when LINGUINE WITH HAM 1/2 stick butter or margarine, melted chicken is pierced with tip of knife, 4 large baking potatoes basting chicken occasionally with pan 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced drippings. (To prevent chicken from 2 cups milk Salt and black pepper, to taste sticking to pan, move chicken slightly salt and pepper, to taste 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme after first 5 to 10 minutes of baking.) 1 (10-ounce) package frozen peas, About 15 minutes before chicken thawed 1-1/2 cups Swiss cheese, grated 1 cup chicken broth 1/4 pound cooked ham, cut into thin is done, slice zucchini diagonally into 1/2-inch thick pieces. In 12-inch skillet, strips Peel and thinly slice potatoes. over medium heat, in hot salad oil, ar1/2 cup Swiss cheese, shredded Combine potatoes, parsley, garlic, salt, range zucchini slices in one layer, if pos- pepper and thyme in a large bowl and Cook linguine according to package gently toss. In a greased 1-1/2-quart sible; sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt. directions. Drain well and set aside. casserole dish, place a layer of potatoes, Cook until slices are lightly browned Sauté onion in butter or margarine in a layer of Swiss cheese, continuing in and tender-crisp. To serve, arrange a large skillet until golden and tender. chicken legs and zucchini on warm plat- layers, but end with a layer of potatoes Add flour; stir until blended. Cook 1 and reserve some cheese. Add chicken ter. Yield: 6 servings. minute, stirring constantly. Gradually add milk, cook over medium heat, stirbroth; cover with aluminum foil. Bake LEMON-GLAZED VEGETABLES ring constantly, until mixture is slightly at 350º for 30 to 35 minutes; remove 2 medium red-skinned potatoes, thickened and bubbly. Stir in salt and foil and bake 30 minutes more. Sprinkle quartered pepper. Add peas; cook over medium with reserved cheese and bake, uncovered until potatoes are tender, about 1 medium rutabaga, peeled and cut heat a few minutes until tender. Add

HAM AND CHEESE CHOWDER 2 cups baking potatoes, peeled and cubed 1/2 cup water 1 medium onion, chopped 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3 cups milk 1 (16-1/2-ounce) can cream-style corn 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese 1-1/2 cups chopped cooked ham 1/4 teaspoon black pepper Combine potatoes and water in medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes until tender. Drain, reserving liquid. Set potatoes aside. Add water to reserved liquid to equal 1 cup. Cook onion in butter or margarine in large saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring constantly until tender. Reduce heat to low and add flour, stirring until blended. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually add reserved liquid and milk; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Add potatoes, corn and remaining ingredients. Cook until cheese melts; stirring constantly. Serve immediately. Yield: 8 cups chowder.

ham; cook until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat; add cheese, stirring until cheese melts. Place linguine and sauce in a large serving bowl; toss gently to combine. Serve at once. Yield: 6 servings.

10 minutes. Sprinkle with additional parsley, if desired. Yield: 8 servings. LIGHT AND EASY POTATO KUGEL 6 large baking potatoes, peeled 1 large onion 2 large eggs or 1/2 cup egg substitute whites from 2 large eggs 1/4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder black pepper Lightly oil 12 (6-ounce) custard cups or very large muffin cups with olive oil. With a medium-size hole of hand grater or shredding disc of food processor, grate peeled potatoes and onion. In a large bowl, beat eggs and egg whites with electric mixer until thick. Stir in potatoes, onion, flour, baking powder, garlic powder and pepper (a generous dash) until blended. Fill each custard cup with 1/2 packed cup potato mixture. Bake at 350º for 1 hour until kugels are brown and crisp. Yield: 6 servings (2 kugels) each. APPLE SQUARES 2 sticks butter, melted 2 cups sugar 2 eggs 6 medium cooking apples, peeled, cored, sliced thin 1 cup chopped walnuts 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking soda Combine melted butter, sugar and eggs; beat well. Stir in apples; add chopped walnuts. Sift flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda; blend with apple mixture, mixing well. Pour mixture into lightly greased 9-inch square pan and bake at 350º for 35 to 40 minutes. Any comments, questions or favorite recipes? Feel free to send your thoughts to helenskitchen@msn.com, 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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area C hu r Ch se rv iC es Send additions or corrections about your church (in Old Forge, Taylor, Moosic, Avoca, Dupont and Duryea) to triborobanner@timesshamrock.com.

ChurCh of God, 101 Center St. in Taylor. Wor-

ship Sundays 10 a.m., Sunday School 11 a.m. Doug Hoeffner is pastor. 570-457-3114. Facebook.com/ chogtaylor.

divine MerCy Parish, 312 Davis St. in Scranton. Daily

Mass 12:10 p.m.; Saturdays at 5 p.m.; Sundays at 8 and 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Rev. Francis L. Pauselli is pastor. 570-344-1724.

first ConGreGational united ChurCh of Christ, 130 Union St. in Taylor. Sunday worship 10:30 a.m. Holy Communion served the first Sunday of the month. Pastor is Rev. Ginger L. Daubenhauser. 570-909-5434. First United Methodist oF taylor, 402 S. Main St. in

Taylor. Sunday service: 9:30 a.m. Christian education adult Bible study: Sunday at 10:45 a.m. Sundays. Pastor is Rev. Donald A. Roberts Sr. 570-562-3335.

First United Methodist oF old Forge, 143 Harrison St. in Old Forge. Sunday service: 11:15 a.m. Pastor is Rev. Susan Hardman-Zimmerman.

hoPe ChurCh Presbytrian, 4951 Birney Ave. in

Moosic. Sunday sSchool classes at 9:25 a.m.; Sunday worship 10:45 a.m. Rev. Stephen Wilson is pastor.

lanGCliffe Presbyterian ChurCh, 1001 Main St. in

Avoca. Sunday morning worship at 10 a.m. Pastor: Alex Becker. lpcavoca.church or facebook.com/langcliffeavoca. 570-457-4477.

MoosiC allianCe CoMMunity,

608 Rocky Glen Road in Moosic. Sunday school: 9:30 a.m. (nursery available upon request). Sunday service, children’s church and nursery: 10:45 a.m. 570-457-6020. Email: moosicalliance1@verizon.net. Pastor is Erik J. Ferguson.

MoosiC asseMbly of God, 477 Third St. in Moosic.

Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday evening service at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening service at 6:30 p.m. Pastor is David O’Brien.

MoosiC Presbyterian, 625 Main St. in Moosic. Sun-

day worship service at 10 a.m. The Rev. Roger E. Griffith is pastor. 570-457-7750. moosicpresby@verizon.net.

MoosiC united Methodist ChurCh,

609 Main St. in Moosic. Sunday worship is at 9 a.m. followed by fellowship time.

D’s Pantry, serving the four borough area, is open Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon. Pastor is Rev. Michael Shambora. 570 457 2499

nativity of our lord Parish, 127 Stephenson St. in Duryea. Mass schedule: Daily, 7 a.m.; Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 8 and 11 a.m.; and 7 p.m. During Lent, Stations of the Cross on Friday, 7 p.m. Rev. John V. Polednak, VE, is pastor. 570-457-3502; rectory@nativityduryea.org. PrinCe of PeaCe Parish,

Saturday Mass at 4 p.m. at St. Mary’s, Lawrence and Grace streets in Old Forge. Sunday Mass is celebrated at 8 and 10 a.m. at St. Mary and 11:15 a.m. at St. Lawrence, 620 Main St. in Old Forge. Parish office: 123 Grace Street in Old Forge. Pastor: Rev. August A. Ricciardi. 570-457-5900.

Queen of the aPostles Parish,

715 Hawthorne St., Avoca. Saturday Vigil: 4 p.m. Sunday Masses: 8 and 10:30 a.m. Daily Masses: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at 8 a.m, Wednesday at 7 p.m. Confession: Saturday 3:15-3:45 p.m.; anytime upon request. Eucharistic Adoration: Tuesday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. miraculous medal novena: Wednesday following the 7 p.m. Mass. First Friday healing Mass: First Friday of the month at 7 p.m. 570-457-3412. staff@queenoftheapostles.com. queenoftheapostles.weconnect.com. facebook.com/qapavocapa.

st. GeorGe’s orthodox,

745 S. Keyser Ave., Taylor. Weekday Divine Liturgy at 7:30 a.m. Moleben to the Mother of God Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Sunday Divine Liturgy at 9 a.m. with Sunday school following liturgy. 570-562-2090 (church); 570563-1170 (rectory). Fr.mal@comcast.net. StGeorgesTaylor.com. Very Rev. Protopresbyter Mark Leasure.

st. Mary’s byzantine CatholiC,

700 Oak St. in Taylor. Services: Sunday 11 a.m. Feast days 6:30 p.m. on the evening before the feast day. Rev. Eduard Shestak is pastor. 570-457-3042.

st. Mary’s Polish national CatholiC, 200 Stephen-

son St. in Duryea. Holy Mass Sunday 9:30 a.m.; daily Mass 8 a.m. Holy days 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Rev. Fr. Carmen G. Bolock is pastor. padre@saintmaryspncc.org; saintmaryspncc.org. 570-457-2291.

st. MiChael’s orthodox,

Church and Winter streets in Old Forge. Saturday Vespers 5 p.m. Sunday Divine Liturgy 9:30 a.m. (The Hours 9:10 a.m.) Matins service Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 7 a.m. 570-457-3703. peterehenry@yahoo.com; stmichaelof.org. Rev. Peter Henry is rector.

st. niCholas of Myra byzantine CatholiC,

140 Church St. in Old Forge. Services: Saturday at 5 p.m.; Sunday at 8:30 a.m. (feast days at 9 a.m.). Rev. Eduard Shestak is pastor. 570-457-3042.

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Notice is hereby given that Letters of Administration have been granted in the Estate of LUCILLE R. YANULAITIS, deceased, late of the Borough of Taylor, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, who died on January 26, 2018, Letters to Allan Vanuga, Administrator. All claims against the estate or indebted to the Estate should make a presentment or payment to Donald J. Frederickson, Jr., Esquire, attorney for the Estate, at Kobal & Frederickson, 435 Main Street, Moosic, PA 18507-1017.

Letters of Administration have been granted in the Estate of Robert H. Rieder, Deceased, to Florence Rieder, Administratrix, or Powell Law Attorneys, 527 Linden Street, Scranton, PA 18503. All persons having claims against the estate are requested to present them in writing and all persons indebted to the estate to make payment to it in care of the Attorney noted above.

st. Paul’s indePendent bible,

401 W. Grove St. in Taylor. Sunday service at 11 a.m.. Children’s Sunday school during the service. Pastor is Norm Demming. 570-562-2200.

st. stePhen’s russian orthodox,

St. Stephen’s Lane and Hickory Street in Old Forge. Divine Liturgy Sundays and Feast Days: 9:30 a.m. Vigil service: 5:30 p.m. on the night before Liturgies. 570-457-3384. Email: StStephensROChurch@ gmail.com. Pastor is Rev. German Ciuba.

stewart MeMorial united Methodist, 174 N. Main

St. in Old Forge. Sunday Service at 10:15 a.m. Sunday school at 11:15 a.m. Pastor is Rev. Michael Shambora. 570-457-1109. ALP007@aol.com.

taylor PriMitive Methodist,

153 S. Keyser Ave. in Taylor. Sunday service: 11 a.m. Pastor is James P. Whitman.

united baPtist of taylor,

125 Church St. in Taylor. Sunday worship service: 10 a.m. Sunday school: 11:15 a.m. Bible study: Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. 570-5621331. Rev. Dr. David Barrett is pastor.

unity in Christ Parish,

at Moosic United Methodist Church, 609 Main St. in Moosic. Sunday worship is at 9 a.m., followed by a fellowship time. D’s Food Pantry, serving the four–borough area, is open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays. Pastor is Rev. Michael Shambora. 570-457-2499.

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