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A PAir of PArties

Two festifive fundraisers will be held this weekend By Josh McAuliffe

of the Sons of Italy and the Felittese Association volunteer their services to sPeciAl To The TRiBoRo BANNeR the event. Dinners are $10 and come with half a Summer continues barreling full speed ahead with two fundraising events barbecue chicken, plus pasta salad, corn on the cob and a roll. While many people slated to take place in the Triboro area buy their tickets in advance, walk-ins are this weekend. also welcomed. On Sunday, Aug. 12, Prince of Peace Once there, people can take their Parish in Old Forge will hold its annual chicken barbecue and basket raffle from meals in a take-out container or eat outside under a tent. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot of Besides the delicious eats, attendArcaro and Genell, 443 S. Main St. ees will also have the chance to win a in Old Forge. number of enticing raffle items, among Meanwhile, also on Sunday, Greenthem a bike, a Shop-Vac, wine baskets, wood Hose Co. No. 1 in conjunction with Moosic borough, will hold a dedica- a cupcake basket, seasonal wreaths and gift cards for all the restaurants along tion/housing for the new fire departMain Street in Old Forge. ment rescue truck as well as a Commu“All told, we have about 15 raffle nity Day celebration. items,” Riviello said. Prince of Peace chicken barbecue A lot of hard work goes into the This marks the sixth year for this chicken barbecue’s preparations, but in event, which is among the parish’s the end it’s worth it, said Riviello, noting biggest fundraisers, according to the event usually raises between $5,000 event chair and parish music director and $6,000 for the parish. Francis Riviello. “You work hard, but we laugh a lot Initially, he said, the chicken barbecue and have a good time. It’s enjoyable,” he took place at the parish grounds, then said. “Hopefully everyone in the town moved to Arcaro and Genell when the will come out and support us.” restaurant took over its preparations. Moosic Rescue Truck Dedication/ It’s proven to be a great venue for the Housing and Community Day event, he said. The event will kick off with an old“They do it outside in an open pit. fashioned fireman’s parade beginning They’ve been very generous to the at 1 p.m. The parade will line up on the church,” said Riviello, noting members 3500 and 3600 blocks of Winfield Avenue, proceed north on Pittston Avenue, turn left on Fassold Street and left again onto Birney Avenue before ending at the Fire Station. TS_CNG/TRIBORO/PAGES [T01] | 08/08/18


The committee at Prince of Peace Parish includes, from left, seated: Maria Fabbo, Claudia Esposito, Jocelyn DeVergilius, Jayne Komensky, Mary Ann Lacomy, Sharon Jenks and Mary Ann Frable. Standing: Andrea Kuckla, Mary Ellen Stacchiotti, Michalene Scubelek, Joann Scalise, Patti Nee, Ken Jenks, Paula Laibinis, Phil Scalise and Joe Laibinis.

The Greenwood Hose Co. No. 1’s new 2019 KME rescue truck.

Following the parade, there will be a short dedication and housing ceremony for the fire department’s new 2019 KME rescue truck. After that, attendees will be able to enjoy food from Arcaro and Genell, cold beverages, games, rescue demonstrations, displays, tours of all equipment, kid activities and a bake sale. In addition, Moosic Borough will display the Police Department’s new fleet of vehicles, as well as all of the new and

updated Department of Public Works equipment. And there will be fire apparatuses from other nearby communities, including Avoca, Duryea, Taylor and Hughestown. There also will be landings and tours of Geisinger Life Flight 3, a DJ, free blood pressure screenings and CPR education by paramedics from Pennsylvania Ambulance, and fire department membership and recruitment information.

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ness and support for the critical services and programs provided by the Children’s St. Mary’s Polish National Advocacy Center of NEPA for children Catholic Church, 200 Stephenson St. and teens who have been subjected to in Duryea, will hold a yard sale on Satsexual and/or physical abuse. Clubs and urday, Aug. 25, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For $10 Keys benefit will include a nine-hole golf you can rent an 8-foot-by-2-foot table tournament, followed by a dueling piano space. You must bring your own table. show. There will be food and beverages all Clubs and Keys will take place at day, as well as a bake sale. Vendors and Glenmaura National Golf Club in Moosic crafters welcome. To reserve a space on Saturday, Aug. 11. Golf registra570-457-2291. tion starts at 2 p.m. and the nine-hole tournament starts at 3 p.m. (with a shot gun start), followed by a complimentary Laura Solomon of Dupont is complet- cocktail hour which includes appetizers. The Killer Dueling Pianos will perform ing summer research at Wilkes University. Kenneth Klemow, biology professor, at 7:45 p.m. Participants may register at the event or online. The cost to golf is is working with students as they add $100. Tickets to the dueling piano show specimens to the Rosenthal Herbarium at Wilkes University. The herbarium is a are $100 per person. Tickets for the golf collection of dried plants. Solomon work and dueling piano show combo are $150 per person. For more information about will increase the number of specimens by about 15-20 percent. She will also be Clubs and Keys, call 570-969-7313, or visit working with Klemow to improve the herbarium’s database and bring it online. Solomon is a biology major.

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Wooden Churches Talk

The Eastern PA Chapter of the Carpatho-Rusyn Society will present a program on the wooden churches of the Rusyns on Saturday, Aug. 18, at 11 a.m. at St. George’s Orthodox Church, 743 S. Keyser Ave. in Taylor. It will be hosted by St. George’s ACRY (American Carpatho Russian Youth organization). The keynote speaker, Dr. Michele Parvensky, will present a discussion on her years of discovery and travels photographing and researching the European wooden churches of the Rusyns. The program is free and all are welcome. Light refreshments will be served prior to the program at 10:30 a.m. Call 570-862-4914 or email Visit for more information.

Class Reunion

The Riverside High School Class of 1968 is planning its 50-year class reunion for Saturday, Sept. 1, 6-10 p.m. Ryan Paulish, a member of the Colgate University class of 2018, has earned at St. George’s Center, 743 S. Keyser Ave. in Taylor. Call 570-881-2213 for more the spring dean’s award for academic informaton. excellence. Paulish is a graduate of Old

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The 26th anniversary Hook O’Malley 5K Run/ Walk will be held on Sunday, Aug. 19, at McDade Park at 10 a.m. Registration will be held 8:15-9:45 a.m. and will cost $20 until Thursday, Aug. 16. Day of Race registration will be $25. For more information, please call 570-346-1828 or 570-341-7787. All donations benefit the American Cancer Society. From left: Emily O’Malley, Vincent O’Malley, Patrick O’Malley, James Barrett, Patrick O’Malley, II, Matthew O’Malley and Jim Moran.

CONT RiBUT ORs LORI KISHEL, JOSH MCAULIFFE The Triboro Banner welcomes all photos and submissions. There is no charge for publication, but all photos and submissions run on a “space available” basis. The editor reserves the right to edit or reject any or all submissions. Deadline for submissions is the Friday prior to publication at 5 P.M. The Triboro Banner does not currently accept letters to the editor. Opinions of independent columnists of The Triboro Banner do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.




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Events at the Taylor Public Library, 710 S. Main St: • Thursday, Aug. 9, 5 p.m. Junior Battle of the Books Competition Libraries in Lackawanna County form teams made up of 3-5 students to compete against teams from other libraries. Students entering grades 4-6 in the 2018-2019 school year are eligible to participate in the Junior Battle of the Books. Participants will read the five selected books and prepare to answer questions made from each book with their library team. The quiz style competition will be held at Marywood University. Books are provided to each team member to read and practice before the competition. • Friday, Aug. 10, 1-3 p.m. Teen Movie

The movie “Rampage” starring Dwayne Johnson will be shown. Ages 12 and up. • Friday, Aug. 10 SummerQuest Reading Program Ends Hand in your completed SummerQuest Challenge Sheets to receive your raffle tickets and other rewards. You can hand in your sheets until Monday, Aug. 20. • Aug. 13 12:30 p.m. Monday Movie Matinee “Only the Brave” PG-13 133 minutes • Tuesday, Aug. 14, 1 p.m. Purl Girls Book Club This book club meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m. to discuss cozy, and sometimes not so cozy, mysteries. We will also share any knitting projects that we are

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working on. Call the library for more information or to join. • Tuesday, Aug. 14 Library Night at the Railriders Take your stamped Reading RailRoad card to the E-Auto Box Office at PNC Field to receive your ticket to the game. • Tuesdays, Aug. 14 and 28, 6 p.m. Dark Shadows Club Spend two hours watching the gang on Widows Hill. • Wednesdays, Aug. 15, 22 and 29. 10 a.m.-noon WISE: Wellness Initiative for Senior Education. Are you 60 or older and looking for an opportunity to learn how to stay healthy and meet new people? This educational program offers six lessons that cover a wide range of topics. In this program you will meet new people and learn about the aging process and how to make healthy life style choices. Celebrate this exciting stage of life and all of the benefits that come with it. Discuss risk factors and behaviors you should avoid to stay healthy. Examine how alcohol, prescription medications and over-the-counter medications affect seniors differently and how you can avoid problems. Learn how to use simple tools to help you feel more empowered about your health and the healthcare you receive. Free refreshments and giveaways for participants in the program. • Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2-2:45 p.m. Secrets of Animal Camouflage Our friends from the Everhart Museum will discuss different ways animals disguise themselves and you will create an inspired work of art. Ages 5-9 Registration is required. • Aug. 15, 22 and 29, 6:30 p.m. Great American Read Book Discussion Join a discussion of some of the literature/contemporary titles from the Great American Read list of books. The group will discuss the following: “Another Country “ by James

Baldwin, “Memoirs of a Geisha” by Arthur Golden, “The Notebook” by Nicholas Sparks, “The Shack” by William Paul Young, and “Lovely Bones” by Alice Sebold, “The Joy Luck Club” by Amy Tan, “The Help” by Kathryn Stockett, “Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn, “Beloved” by Toni Morrison, “Fifty Shades of Grey” by E.L. James and “Americanah” by Ngozi Adichie. Registration is requested. • Aug. 20 11 a.m. Well-Read Readers This non-fiction book group meets on the third Monday of the month at 11 am. Call the library for more information or to join. • Aug. 20 1-2 p.m. Mindful Monday For those with dementia or earlyonset Alzheimer’s and their care givers/ family members etc. Mindful Mondays are an hour of fun and relaxation. Registration required. Call 570-822-9915 or email kshipsky@alz. org. for more information. • Aug. 21 2-3 p.m. Instrument Zoo Ron Geise, music teacher at Riverside High School, will bring a few brass and woodwind instruments to the library to show children how to play them. Children will be able to touch and play the instruments. Ages 7-12. Registration is required. • Tuesday, Aug. 21, 7-8 p.m. “Ghostly Tales by Firelight” Book Club New outdoor paranormal book club. Each sessions will highlight a fictional ghostly tale. Join us once a month for a good scare and put your own take on the subject of the paranormal. Mature subject matter. Registration is required and limited to 15 and older. The next selection is “Ghost Story” by Peter Straub. • Monday, Aug. 27, 5:30 p.m. Agora Cyber School For more information call 570-954-4454.

From Helen’s Kitchen BY Lori KisheL

BLACK BEAN SOUP 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small onion, chopped 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 (15-ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained 3 cups water 1/2 cup prepared salsa 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon lime juice 4 tablespoons sour cream (optional) In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and cook; stir until the onions begin to soften, 2 to 3 minutes. Add chili powder and cumin and cook, stirring, for 1 additional minute. Add beans, water, salsa, and salt. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the lime juice. Next, transfer half the soup to a blender and puree. Stir the puree back into the saucepan and stir. To serve, ladle soup into 4 soup bowls and top with sour cream. Yield: 4 servings

1 tablespoon orange juice 2 teaspoons sodium-reduced soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger 2 whole medium chicken breasts (about 1-1/2 pounds total), skinned, boned and halved lengthwise Place 1 chicken breast half between 2 pieces of clear plastic wrap. Pound slightly with the flat side of a meat mallet to 1/2-inch thickness. Repeat with remaining chicken. In a small mixing bowl stir together honey, orange peel, orange juice, soy sauce, pepper and ginger. Place chicken on the unheated rack of a broiler pan. Broil 4 to 5 inches from the heat about 8 minutes, or until chicken is tender, turning once. Brush frequently with honey mixture during broiling. Yield: 4 servings.

STUFFED PEPPERS (Meatless) 6 medium green peppers 1/2 pound Velveeta cheese spread, remove 1/2 cup 1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped PARMESAN FISH FILLETS broccoli, thawed and drained 4 fresh or frozen fish fillets 1 cup ripe tomato, chopped (1 pound total) 3/4 cup cooked rice 1 beaten egg white 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 tablespoons water Dash salt 1/2 cup finely crushed sodium-re1 cup bread cubes duced wheat wafers 1/2 stick butter, melted 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese Remove tops and seeds from green peppers; drop peppers into boiling wa2 tablespoons finely snipped parsley ter and cook 5 minutes; drain well. In nonstick spray coating large bowl mix Velveeta cheese spread, Thaw fish, if frozen; pat dry with broccoli, tomato, rice, onion and salt; paper towels. In a small mixing bowl stir together egg white with water. In mix well. Stuff peppers with this mixanother mixing bowl, stir together the ture; place in lightly buttered casserole crushed wafers, Parmesan cheese and dish. Gently mix together bread cubes and melted margarine and place on top snipped parsley. Dip fish into eggof stuffed peppers. Bake at 350º for white mixture, then into cracker mix35 to 40 minutes. Top with remaining ture to coat. Spray a large skillet with 1/2 cup Velveeta cheese spread and nonstick coating. Preheat a skillet on medium-high heat. Cook crumb-coated bake just until cheese is melted. Yield: fish in the hot skillet for 6 to 8 minutes 6 servings or until fish flakes easily with a fork, FREEZER ZUCCHINI PICKLES turning once. Yield: 4 servings. 2 medium carrots, cut into julienne strips HONEY-GINGER CHICKEN 6 medium zucchini (2 pounds), cut 3 tablespoons honey into julienne strips 1 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel 2 small onions, sliced and separated

into rings 6 cloves garlic, sliced 4 cups white vinegar 3 cups sugar 2 cups water 1/2 teaspoon celery salt 1/2 teaspoon salt In medium saucepan, cook carrots in small amount of boiling water for 5 minutes; drain. Loosely pack carrots, zucchini and onions into six 1-pint freezer containers. Add one of the sliced garlic cloves to each container. In the same saucepan combine vinegar, sugar, water, celery salt and salt; bring to boiling; boil for 1 minute. Pour hot vinegar mixture over vegetables in each container to cover. Cool and seal. Gently tip containers back and forth to coat ingredients. Label and freeze. Freeze for up to one year. Thaw to serve. Yield: 6 pints. BARBECUED PORTABELLO MUSHROOM STEAKS (Requested by one of our readers.) 4 large portabello mushroom caps (11/2 pounds) barbecue sauce (recipe below) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper Wipe mushroom caps with paper towel. Brush each cap with 1 tablespoon barbecue sauce (recipe below); sprinkle with salt and pepper. Arrange mushrooms; cap side down on grill; tent with aluminum foil. Grill 5 minutes over medium-low coals. Remove foil; brush each mushroom with 1 tablespoon sauce. Turn mushrooms and brush with another tablespoon sauce. Grill 5 minutes more, until tender, when pierced with a fork. Serve with remaining barbecue sauce, heated if desired. Yield: 4 servings To prepare barbecue sauce: (Tastes terrific on practically everything you grill: steaks, ribs, poultry, even vegetables. Recipe can be doubled easily, then refrigerated up to 1 week or frozen up to 1 month). 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup chopped onions 1 cup chopped red pepper

1/2 cup tomato puree 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup pineapple juice 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 2 teaspoons chopped garlic 1 teaspoon chopped jalapeno chile 1/2 teaspoon salt Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onions and pepper; cook 5 to 7 minutes or until tender. Add remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook 10 minutes. Uncover; simmer 25 minutes more until vegetables soften. Puree in blender. Yield: about 1-3/4 cups. LOW-FAT CHOCOLATE BROWNIES nonstick cooking spray 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/3 cup unsifted all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/3 cup safflower oil 1/2 cup lightly packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 4 large egg whites 2 teaspoons vanilla Grease an 8-inch square pan with cooking spray. Preheat oven to 350º. Combine cocoa, flour and baking powder in mixing bowl; mix well. In medium bowl, combine oil, light brown and granulated sugars; with wooden spoon, mix well. In small bowl, lightly beat egg whites. Add egg whites and vanilla to batter; mix well. Add cocoa and flour mixture; mix well. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake 20 to 22 minutes or until edges just begin to brown and pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely before cutting into squares. Yield: 16 servings. 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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The Old Forge Hometown Hero committee reports that more than 200 banners have been sponsored and are in the final process of being printed and hung on main thoroughfares. Sponsors of the program include: Arcaro and Genell’s Restaurant, Burger King, Cafe Rinaldi, DeFazio Amusement Co., George and Debbie Dunbar, Kearney Funeral Home, Mariotti Building Products, McDonald’s Restaurant, Mischello Trucking, People’s Security Bank, Sons of Italy, Thomas and Margaret Torbik, Ferri and Gillette Funeral Services. The committee will hold a hometown celebration on Wednesday, Aug. 29, at 5:30 p.m. at Arcaro and

Genell’s outdoor seating. All program sponsors, donors, banner sponsors and honored veterans and their families are invited. There will be a brief memorial service to remember the deceased veterans honored on the banners. Also, local dignitaries will be on hand to honor many of our brave veterans. The Vietnam veteran commemorative lapel pin will be given to “living United States veterans who served on active duty in the armed forces at any time from Nov. 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975, regardless of location. To order one, call 570-457-8882 by Wednesday, Aug. 15. Following the program, there will be pizza, refreshments and music.

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New audio books at the Taylor Community Library. “The Angel’s Share” by James Markert Now that Prohibition has ended, what the townspeople of Twisted Tree, Kentucky, need most is the revival of the Old Sam Bourbon distillery. William Mc Fee knows it’ll take a miracle to convince his father, Barley, to once more fill his house with barrels full of bourbon. When a drifter recently buried near the distillery begins to draw crowds, the McFees are dubious. Yet miracles seem to come to those who once interacted with the deceased and to those now praying at his grave. As people descend on the town to visit the “Potter’s Field Christ,” William seeks to find the connection between the tragic death of his younger brother and the mysterious drifter. As news spreads about the miracles at the potter’s field, the publicity threatens to bring the depth of Barley’s secret past to light and put the entire McFee family in jeopardy. “The House between Tides” by Sarah Maine Following the death of her last living relative, Hetty Deveraux leaves London and her strained relationship behind for Muirlan, her ancestral home in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides. She intends to renovate the ruinous house into a hotel, but the shocking discovery of human remains brings her ambitious restoration plans to stop before they even begin. Few physical clues are left to identify the body, but one thing is certain: this person did not die a natural death. Hetty discovers that Muirlan was once the refuge of her distant relative Theo Blake, the acclaimed painter and naturalist who brought his new bride, Beatrice, there in 1910. Yet ancient gossip and a handful of leads reveal that their marriage was far


from perfect; Beatrice eventually vanished from the island, never to return, and Theo withdrew from society, his paintings becoming increasingly dark and disturbing. What happened between them has remained a mystery, but as Hetty listens to the locals and studies the masterful paintings produced by Theo during his short-lived marriage, she uncovers secrets that still reverberate through the small island community and will lead her to the identity of the long-hidden body. “The Art of Tough” by Barbara Boxer Barbara Boxer has made her mark in a political career spanning more than three decades. Now, retiring from the Senate, she continues the work to which she’s dedicated 30 years in Congress. Her memoir, The Art of Tough, shares her provocative and touching recollections of service, and cements her commitment to the fight for women, families, quality, environmental protection, all in a peaceful world. Sometimes lauded, sometimes vilified, but always standing tough, Boxer has fought for what is right even when her personal convictions conflicted with her party or the majority rule. “Target: JFK” by Robert K. Wilcox He was born in Buenos Aires and educated in Geneva and Cuba. He was a daring WWII paratrooper who parachuted behind enemy lines on D-Day. He was a handsome, charming man who briefly worked as a Hollywood stuntman. He was also a spy who may have killed John F. Kennedy. Could he be the missing link in the assassination that has been a puzzle for more than 50 years? “To Capture What We Can Not Keep” by Beatrice Colin In February 1887, Caitriona Wallace and Émile Nouguier meet in a hot air balloon, floating high above Paris, France--a moment of pure possibility. Back on firm ground, their different social strata become clear. Cait is a widow who, because of her precarious financial situation, is forced to chaperone two wealthy Scottish charges. Émile is expected to take on the bourgeois stability of his family’s business and choose

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a suitable wife. As the Eiffel Tower rises, a marvel of steel and air and light, the subject of extreme controversy and a symbol of the future, Cait and Émile must decide what their love is worth. “The Little Red Chair” by Edna O’Brien One night, in winter, a mysterious stranger arrives in the small Irish town of Cloonoila. Dr. Vladimir Dragan is a poet, a self-proclaimed holistic healer, and a welcome disruption to the monotony of village life. Before long, the beautiful Fidelma McBride falls under his spell and, defying the shackles of wedlock and convention, turns to him to cure her of her deepest pains. Then, one morning, the illusion is abruptly shattered. While on his way to pay tribute at Yeats’s grave, Dr. Vlad is arrested and revealed to be a notorious war criminal and mass murderer. The community is devastated by this revelation. Now Fidelma will be made to pay for her deviance and desire. In disgrace and utterly alone, she embarks on a journey that will bring both profound hardship and, ultimately, the prospect of redemption. “Road to Paradise” by Paullina Simons Shelby Sloane has big plans for the summer of 1981. She’ll drive cross country in her graduation present a classic yellow Mustang. In California, she hopes to find the mother who left her behind long ago, and then return east in time to start college. Her childhood friend Gina is desperate to reunite with her boyfriend in Bakersfield and has convinced Shelby to bring her along. With Gina on board, Shelby’s carefully mapped-out itinerary is quickly abandoned. Soon, so is their “no hitchhikers” rule when Shelby picks up a mysterious girl named Candy Cane, who sets them all on a new and dangerous course. Streetwise beyond her years and decked out with tattoos, piercings, and spiky hair, Candy is on the run from a past darker than anything the two suburban girls have ever known. Candy draws Shelby and Gina into her terrifying world, where life as they know it is turned upside down and there is no place left to hide. There is just no telling where a

journey will lead you. “Wolf Lake” by John Verdon Could a nightmare be used as a murder weapon? Gurney, a former NYPD star homicide detective is called upon to solve a baffling puzzle: Four people who live in different parts of the country and who seem to have little in common, report having had the same dream, a terrifying nightmare involving a bloody dagger with a carved wolf’s head on the handle. All four are subsequently found with their wrists cut, apparent suicides, and the weapon used in each case was a wolf’s head dagger. Police zero in quickly on Richard Hammond, a controversial psychologist who conducts hypnotherapy sessions at a spooky old Adirondack inn called Wolf Lake Lodge. It seems that each of the victims had gone there to meet with Hammond shortly before turning up dead. Troubled by odd holes in the official approach to the case, Gurney begins his own investigation, an action that puts him in the crosshairs of not only an icy murderer and the local police but the darkest corner of the federal government. Now Gurney’s enemies have set out to keep him from the truth at any cost, including an assault on the sanity of his beloved wife Madeleine. Now with his emotional resources strained to the breaking point, Gurney must throw himself into a deadly battle of wits with the most frightening opponent he has ever faced. “When the Music is Over” by Peter RobiWith Detective Inspector Annie Cabot is investigating a young woman’s death, while newly promoted Detective Superintendent Banks finds himself taking on the coldest of cases: a fifty-year-old assault allegedly perpetrated by beloved celebrity Danny Caxton. Now Caxton stands accused at the center of a media storm, and it’s Banks’ job to discover the shocking truth. As more women step forward with accounts of Caxton’s manipulation, Banks must piece together decades-old evidence, while the investigation leads him down the darkest of paths.

Snapshots Photos by Emma black

Nearby in Moosic, the Vans Warped Tour, in its ďŹ nal season, recently took place at the Pavilion at Montage Mountain. The rock music festival began in 1995 and is making its last cross-country trip.

From left, Kate Tombs, James Zimmer and Kali Chelsey Strano, left, and Bianca Perrone, Tobin, all of Corning, N.Y. both of Binghamton, N.Y.

Amanda Trojan of Wilkes-Barre, left, and Amber Kidd of Glen Lyon

Amber Erdman of Shamokin, left, and Ari Hajdu of Philadelphia

The crowd heads toward the Pavilion at Montage Mountain.

From left, McKayla Fahey, Cory Perkosky and Vanessa Salcedo-Faling, all of Binghamton, N.Y.

Stephanie Ames, left, and Kali Nesci, both of New York City

From left, Tom Ritzko of Kutztown, Tim Seigfried of Schuylkill Haven, Amanda Moyer and Deanna Wessner, both of Hamburg

Erin Ryan and Josh Arndt, both of New Ringgold

From left, Scott Murray and Kayy Moscatelli, both of Wilkes-Barre; Jacqueline Jackson of Pittston; and Hailey Monahan of Scranton

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Sc hool new S Student ReSeaRcheRS This Misericordia University Department of Physical Therapy student-faculty research team, featuring several members from the area, recently made a scholarly presentation at the annual American Physical Therapy Association’s NEXT Conference and Exposition in Orlando, Florida. From left, seated: student researchers Kelsey Williams of Taylor, Shannon Morgano, Kristina Ruby of Duryea and Kara Pawloski. Standing is assistant professor Laurie Brogan.


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aRea CHu RCH Se Rv iCe S Send additions or corrections about your church (in Old Forge, Taylor, Moosic, Avoca, Dupont and Duryea) to

CHuRCH of god,

101 Center St. in Taylor. Worship Sundays 10 a.m., Sunday School 11 a.m. Doug Hoeffner is pastor. 570-457-3114. 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. or 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: 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. Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. The Rev. Roger E. Griffith is pastor. 570-457-7750.

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 Stephen-

son St. in Duryea. Mass schedule: Daily, 7 a.m.; Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 8 and 11 a.m.; and 7 p.m. Rev. John V. Polednak, VE, is pastor. 570-457-3502;

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.

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); 570-563-1170 (rectory). 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 Ste-

phenson St. in Duryea. Holy Mass Sunday 9 a.m.; daily Mass 8 a.m. Holy days 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Rev. Fr. Carmen G. Bolock is pastor.; 570457-2291.

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.; 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.

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: 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. 570457-1109.

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. 570-562-1331. Rev. Dr. David Barrett is pastor.

uniTy in CHRiST paRiSH, at Moosic United Method-

ist 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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the Sacred Heart Center for Education, 340 Montage Mountain Road in Moosic, will hold Camp Healing HeARTs on Monday through Friday, Aug. 13-17, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. It is a five-day experience to provide grief education to children ages 8-14 who have experienced the death of a loved one. Children will work with trained bereavement counselors and members of our community to help them progress towards acceptance of the loss and will use the arts as a means of self-expression. Community volunteers will work with the campers on artistic projects culminating in a memorial service designed and presented by the campers at the camp’s completion. This performance and exhibit will be held at the Scranton Cultural Center Friday, Aug. 17, at 3:30 p.m. Call 570-706-2400 for more information.

monday movie maTinee: Monday, Aug. 13 at 12:30 p.m. “Only The Brave,” based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of elite firefighters who risk everything to protect a town from a historic wildfire. at the Taylor Community Library, 710 S. Main St. Registration is required. Call 570-562-1234. Complimentary movie snack is provided.

Talk To THe mayoR: The Old Forge mayor, Bob Legg, will have public hours Monday and Thursdays from 3-4:15 p.m. at the borough building, 310 S. Main St. Residents can walk-in or call 570-457-8852 to schedule an appointment.

CloTHing dRopbox: Moosic Alliance Church, 608 Rocky Glen Road, in cooperation with St. Paul Textile, is sponsoring a clothing drop-off shed as a fundraiser to send youth to camp. The youth at Moosic Alliance Church will receive $40 for every 1,000 pounds of clothing donated.

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 Seeking legion membeRS: The Taylor documentation. Office staff are able to provide asAmerican Legion is searching for new regular sistance in completing the application. They review members. Without a regular infusion of young the paperwork and generally provide an answer in veterans, many of our Legions and VFWs have two or three business days. The average grants are had to close, as there weren’t enough regular members to support and manage their facilities. about $1,000, depending on need. The staff may also be able to suggest other forms of assistance The Legion is at 210 S. Main St. in Taylor. Call and benefits that may be available. For more infor570-562-9920. The Commander is Jacqueline Colburn, and the regular Legion meetings are on mation, call 570-963-6778. the second Monday of the month at 6 p.m. The peT noTiCe: Old Forge residents are reminded email is: that the borough has an ordinance governing the curbpoliSH language ClaSSeS: Polish lan- ing of pets and other animals and the responsibility for the removal of all animal waste. This ordinance applies guage classes are held at the Taylor Library on Thursdays at 4-5:30 p.m. Call 570-562-2007 for to all borough parks. Any person violating any of the provisions of this ordinance shall be subject to fines. more information.

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