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Keeping brains engaged
Week-long sessions hope to spur summer learning BY CHRISTOPHER CORNELL ADVANTAGE EDITOR
“I have created a program to help young students combat the ‘summer slide’ pheWith school approaching, it might be time nomenonm” she said. for kids to warm up that brain a bit. One Weckel founded the program and designed the curriculum. Other high school way to accomplish that is coming up next week at the Carbondale Public Library, 5 N. and college students have volunteered to work the program with her, including AJ Main St. It’s called Summer Enrichment Camp, Papp, Madison Cost, Abby Bowen, Will and it will be held Monday through Friday, Mchale, Shayla Salvatori and Bryan SekelAug. 12-16, for kids in grades three to six. sky. There will be two sessions each day. In “Stephanie Spaid from the Carbondale STEM Camp (10 a.m. to noon Monday library has been so helpful,” Weckel added. through Wednesday, 12:30-2 p.m. Thursday “This program would be impossible without and 1-2:30 p.m. Friday), campers will her mentorship.” embark on a make-believe space mission, Weckel’s program is an outgrowth of a exploring the hidden galaxies of science, free tutoring program she set up at the technology, engineering and mathematics. library. “The students I work with are overcoming In order to get back to planet Earth, they reading anxiety, test-taking phobias and must conduct experiments. In Foreign Language and Culture Camp attention deficit hyperactive disorder,” she (12:30-2:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday said. “Others are learning how to engage and 2:30- 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday), themselves in their teacher’s lessons, how to campers will journey on a make-believe ask for help, how to catch up when they’ve tour around the world. They will be intromissed classes and how to motivate themduced to the basics of Spanish, French and selves.” Weckel believes these kids can learn and German. They might even travel back in excel, “but we can’t do that if the students time to learn about the ancient Greeks and don’t want to listen. If they don’t believe Romans. On day one, they receive mock they are smart, they will have no desire to passports that they can fill up with stamps learn. My programs transform these selfeach day. The Summer Enrichment Camp is destructive thinking patterns into ‘I can!’ offered free of charge. attitudes.” It is the brain child of Kyla Weckel, a high More than improving grades, Weckel school student who lives in Carbondale. said, the students are gaining confidence in their intellectual ability. “Changing the way these students think about themselves turns them into engaged and excited learners,” she said. “After realizing their potential, their achievements will TS_CNG/ADVANTAGE/PAGES [A01] | 08/08/19
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Summer enrichmnent camp will be offered free at the Carbondale Public Library. continue to grow.” Beginning this fall, Weckel will open more locations for tutoring. “Because the space is free and the system is so kind to us, I am planning on keeping all locations in the Lackawanna Public Library System,” she noted. According to Weckel, the camp classroom setting is very leisurely. The goal is to enrich young minds with subjects and concepts that they have not yet had the chance to study. “I believe that by stimulating their natu-
ral curiosities, they will gain an intellectual vitality about them and become lifelong learners,” she said. “Dr. Joseph Marzzacco of the Carbondale City Council is sponsoring the camp financially, but, we are still looking for more sponsors, as well.” Students enrolled in both sessions should bring a lunch. Students will have a 30-minute break Monday through Thursday, but no refreshments or snacks will be provided. For registration and inquiries, call 570561-3736 or email email@example.com.
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Blessed Sacrament Parish will hold its 14th annual family festival Friday through Sunday, Aug. 16-18, at 215 Rebecca St. in Throop. There will be games for children (a special Play Wiffle event kicks off festival week on Saturday, Aug. 10, at 10 a.m.), traditional picnic and ethnic foods, pig-in-theblanket dinner beginning at noon, breakfast on Sunday, Aug. 18, after the 9:30 a.m. Mass, bingo afterwards with doors opening at 12:30 p.m. For tickets or information call 570-489-1963.
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Neighborhood Watch meeting The next Dickson City Neighborhood Watch meeting will be on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 7 p.m. at the borough building. State Rep. Bridget M Kosierowski will be the guest speaker, followed by a question-andanswer session. This is not limited only to Dickson City residents, all are welcome.
Bus trip Christ Episcopal Church in Forest City will sponsor a bus trip to the Bloomsburg Fair on Thursday, Sept. 26. Bus leaves Forest City at 10 a.m., arrives at the Bloomsburg Fair approximately noon and leaves the fair promptly at 6 p.m. arriving back in Forest City at 8 p.m. Cost is $40, which includes bus ride, driver’s tip, entrance to the fair, parking and water on the bus. The trip is rain or shine and benefits Christ Episcopal Church’s community projects. Your moneywill be refunded only if your seat can be filled. No refunds after Sept. 3, for any reason. For reservations, call 570499-4908 or email email@example.com.
Hose Co. Meeting The monthly meeting of Throop Hose Co#1, 512 Center St. will be held on Aug. 11, at 11 a.m.
Free lunch The Blakely Primative Methodist Church, 313 First St. will host a free lunch on Saturday, Aug. 10, from noon to 1 p.m.
Concert in the partk The Mayfield Lions Club will hold its annual concert in the park, featuring Johnny Stevens and Double Shot, on Sunday, Aug. 11, 6-8 p.m. at the Mayfield Memorial Park on Lackawanna Avenue. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Complimentary hot dogs and sodas will be distributed. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held at St. John’s Center.
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Archbald High School class of 1969 will hold a reunion meeting Wednesday, Aug. 14, at Joseph’s Restaurant 1546 Main St. in Peckville at 6:30 p.m. Reservation deadline Monday, Sept. 9. The reunion is Saturday, Sept. 28, featuring a buffet dinner, casual attire and a cash bar. For more information call 570-575-0651 email annie813@comcast. net or visit roxygoers email@example.com.
Gathering to celebrate the region’s newest recreational asset, from left: Owen Worozbyt, Lackawanna Heritage Valley trail and environmental programs manager; Paul Macknosky, regional director of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development; Mayor Chris Glinton of Forest City; Anthony Rymar, senior manager of major projects and environmental engineering for UGI Utilities; Joseph J. Corcoran, executive director of Lackawanna Heritage Valley; Lynn Conrad, executive director of the Rail-Trail Council of NEPA; state Sen. Lisa Baker; Kirk Newsom, board president of the Rail-Trail Council; state Rep. Bridget M. Kosierowski; Scott Linde, president of Linde Corp.; MaryAnn Warren, Susquehanna County commissioner; Andy Strauss, principal of Strauss and Associates; Lorne Possinger, recreation and conservation manager of the PA DCNR; Dominic Keating, chairman of the LHVA board of directors; and Thomas McLane, principal landscape architect at McLane Associates.
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Lackawanna Heritage Valley and the Rail-Trail Council of NEPA organized a ribbon-cutting ceremony and car tour to celebrate a newly restored trail section, now open to residents and visitors of the region. The redeveloped section completes a connection between the 70-mile Lackawanna River Heritage Trail system stretching across northeastern Pennsylvania. Sections of the D&H Rail-Trail and the connecting Lackawanna River Heritage Trail from Carbondale to Union Dale were closed to the public for two years, as a new natural gas pipeline was installed within the corridor. Following the installation of the pipeline, UGI and a team of contractors and consultants restored the trail with extensive drainage improvements, resurfacing and enhancing the aesthetics and amenities available to local trail enthusiasts and visitors using the trail. Following the ceremony, the gates along the trail swung open, allowing guests to embark on a car tour of our region’s newest recreational asset. “After a significant investment of time and resources, our region’s newest recreational hotspot is open,” said Owen Worozbyt, trail and environmental programs manager for Lackawanna Heritage Valley. “The teamwork and dedication from all of those involved with this project will add value to our communities and help reconnect families to our thriving and scenic watershed for years to come.” For more information and to register, visit LHVA.org.
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Olyphant throws a patriotic party Olyphant’s Block Party for the “Battle of the Bands” and fundraiser for the “Freedom Fighter” statue was held recently. The wing-eating contest featured Olyphant councilman Mike Abda, Olyphant police officer Tim Cramer, local artist and
musician Jay Luke and councilman Jerry Tully. The winner was decided by how many wings each individual ate, and then by donation in their name to win. The winner was given the title of “King of Olyphant” for one year.
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Mayfield Borough is in the process of installing banners to honor its military veterans. In the photo is Hometown Heroes Banner Committee member Ron Ryczak, finishing up an installation while resident Susan Gallick is nearby. The banner is in memory of her father, Joseph Yaworske. The banner committee thanked Alan Kopa, Paul Natishak, Tom Joyce and members of the Mayfield Lion’s Club for volunteering their time to install the banners.
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The American Legion Post No. 221 of Carbondale held its installation of officers for 2020. Below are newly installed members of the Legion. From left: Samuel Griffins, District 13 sergeant-at-arms; Steve Lavelle, District 13 adjutant; Lewis Williamson; James Williamson; Dominick Nati; commander Joe Dick Sr.; Frank Lapka; Doug Congdon; Dennis Surace; Richard Dombrosky and Nicole Wells.
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At St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Olyphant, V. Rev. Vladimir Fetcho, rector of St. Nicholas and chaplain of the Eureka Hose Co. blesses Eureka’s fire engine at a vehicle blessing service.
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Featured performers from the area came together for the first “Features Forward March” on July 31 at the NEPA Youth Shelter in Scranton. They brought donations from the shelter’s wish list and spent the afternoon cleaning and organizing the facility. From left: Nina Sampogne, who is Miss Comet at Abington Heights High School; Natalie Buchinski, who is Miss Spartan at Mid Valley High School; Mariana Leo, who is Miss Buck at Dunmore High School; and Amanda Merrick-Tompkins, who is Miss Viking at Riverside High School. The girls will represent their high schools as the featured performers for the 2019/2020 school year.
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From left: Anthony DeVoe, Eric Hartshorn, Chief DeVoe and Stan Yanoskii.
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Above, from left: Olyphant Neighborhood Watch member Joyce Krukovitz and Olyphant councilman Dave Krukovitz assisted in the kitchen. Below, more action in the kitchen.
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The second annual pasta dinner benefitting the Olyphant Police Department was held recently at the Eureka Volunteer Fire House Co. No. 4. This dinner, with support from the Olyphant Neighborhood Watch, featured a raffle and a 50/50. It was to help in donations to the Olyphant Police Department. Contributions can be mailed to Olyphant Police Department, 604 E. Park St. in Olyphant; attn Chief DeVoe.
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Black Diamonds Pipe Band perform as they march up North Church Street in Carbondale during a previous Pioneer Nights. The annual Pioneer Nights event will be held Wednesday through Saturday, Aug. 14-17, in downtown Carbondale. Hours Wednesday through Friday: select vendors will be open for lunch. Pioneer Nights will be open 5-11 p.m. Saturday: Event to open at 11 a.m. and close at midnight. Entertainment schedule • Wednesday, Aug. 14, 7 p.m.: The Wanabees. • Thursday, Aug. 15, 7 p.m.: Mace In Dickson; 9 p.m.: Red Dragon Karate Fire Show. • Friday, Aug. 16, 6 p.m.: Lynnette’s Twirlerettes; 7 p.m. Chris Mullineaux & Space Machine: 9:30 p.m.: fireworks • Saturday, Aug. 17, 6 p.m.: parade; 8 p.m.: Blue London Event schedule • Thursday, Aug. 15, 7:30 p.m.: full
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Community Calendar Pierogie sale: All Saints Orthodox Church, 211 Willow Ave. in Olyphant, sells frozen pierogies Fridays, 9:30-11:30 a.m., and Sundays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Price is $6.50 per dozen. Call 570-383-0785 or 570-489-5591 for more information. Farmers market: In Jermyn, a farmers market will be held on Fridays and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sundays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bridge Street and Washington Avenue, at the World War I Veterans Park. Rummage sales: First Presbyterian Church of Carbondale, 76 Salem Ave., will host rummage sales every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A sign will be in the church yard if the sale is open. Donations will be accepted only if the items are clean and in working order. No clothing will be accepted until further notice. Library snacks: The Carbondale Public Library, 5 N. Main St., will offer a morning (11-11:30 a.m.) and afternoon (3-3:30 p.m.) snack to all children 18 and younger. Summer swimming: The lakes at Lackawanna County’s parks are open daily through mid-August. They include Aylesworth Lake in Archbald and Merli-Sarnoski Lake in Carbondale. All of the locations are staffed with lifeguards. The swimming areas are open daily, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. For additional information, call 570-963-6764. Bus trip: A bus trip to Sand’s Casino and Musikfest in Bethlehem will he held Saturday, Aug. 10. Cost is $30 per person. The bus departs from the old Burlington Plaza in Eynon at 11:30 a.m. Attendees will receive $25 in slot play. and have extra time to enjoy the festival. This fundraiser benefits the Lion’s Club International Foundation. Bus leaves casino at 7:30 p.m. Call or text 570-4707838 for info and to reserve a seat. Legion dance party: The newly remodeled (no-smoking) Jessup American Legion will host a dance on Saturday, Aug. 10. Music will be provided by the Moonshiners from 8-11 p.m. in the banquet room. Cover charge is $5. Wine festival: Jessup Hose Co. No. 2, Station 25, is hosting its eighth annual summer wine festival on Saturday, Aug. 10, at the company’s carnival grounds on Hill Street, 2-7 p.m. Ten Pennsylvania wineries will have their products available for tasting and sale. In addition, more than 30 crafters, specialty item vendors and food vendors, offering
everything from cakes to pizza, will be in attendance. There will be live entertainment, a basket raffle and other attractions available all day. Tickets are $15 in advance and $25 at the gate on the day of the event. Advanced tickets are available from hose company members or at the fire station on Hill Street or by visiting Jessup Hose Company No. 2 on Facebook or emailing Jessupwinefestival@ gmail.com. Tickets can also be purchased online at LocalWineEvents.com. For additional information call or text 570-335-4469. Historic train ride: On Saturday, Aug. 10, learn about the early Gravity Railroad while enjoying a train ride through the Mid-Valley. The excursion departs at 10 a.m. (be at the Steamtown Historic Site in Scranton at 9:45 a.m.) and returns to Scranton at 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $24 for adults ages 16-61; $22 for seniors ages 62 and older; and $17 for children ages 6-15. Children 5 and younger require a free ticket. There will also be environmental and other programs presented by partners along the Lackawanna Heritage Trail. Upon arrival in Archbald, refreshments will be provided by the Archbald Historical Society. Hose Co. barbecue: Mayfield Hose Co. No. 1 will host its annual chicken barbecue on Sunday, Aug. 11, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the station, 900 Maple St. in Mayfield. Eat in or take out. Cost is $10 per dinner and includes a half chicken, baked potato, cole slaw, corn on the cob, roll and dessert. Tickets may be purchased from any hose company member, at the Mayfield Borough Building or by calling 570-766-2063. Pain reduction workshop: The Greater Carbondale Chamber of Commerce will host a free pain reduction workshop, focusing on foot and ankle pain on Tuesday, Aug. 13; There will be two sessions: 12:30 and 5:30 p.m. To register, call 570-208-2787. Reunion meeting: The Archbald High School class of 1969 will hold a reunion meeting on Wednesday Aug. 14, at Joseph’s Restaurant, 1546 Main St. in Peckville. The reservation deadline has been extended to Monday Sept. 9. The reunion is Saturday, Sept. 28 and will feature a buffet dinner, causal attire and cash bar. For more information, call 570575-0651 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please see Calendar, Page 15
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Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays Email: email@example.com or mayorjt@ icontech.com City council meeting: third Monday, 6 p.m., city hall Planning commission meeting: second Monday, 6 p.m., city hall
Address: 400 Church St. Archbald, PA 18403 Phone: 570-876-1800 Website: archbaldboroughpa.gov Fax: 570-876-5518 Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. weekdays Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Borough council work session: ﬁrst Wednesday, 7 p.m., municipal building Council meeting: second Wednesday, 7 p.m., municipal building Planning commission meeting: ﬁrst Thursday, 7 p.m., municipal building
Dickson City Borough Address: 901 Enterprise Drive Dickson City, PA 18519 Phone: 570-489-4758 Fax: 570-383-7302 Email: email@example.com Website: dicksoncityborough.org Ofﬁce hours: weekdays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Municipal meeting: second Tuesday, 7 p.m., municipal building Planning commission: last Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., municipal building
Blakely Borough Address: 1439 Main St. Peckville, PA 18452 Phone: 570-383-3340 Fax: 570-383-3353 Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: blakelyborough.com Borough council meetings: third Monday, 6 p.m., borough building Planning commission meeting: ﬁrst Monday, 6 p.m., borough building
Fell Twp. Address: 1 Veterans Road Simpson, PA 18407 Ofﬁce hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Phone: 570-282-0321 Email: email@example.com Municipal meeting: ﬁrst Monday, 7 p.m., township building Planning commission meeting: last Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., township building
Carbondale Twp. Address: P.O. Box 234, 103 School St. Childs, PA 18407 Phone: 570-282-5112 Ofﬁce Hours: weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Municipal meeting: ﬁrst Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Meredith Hose Co. Planning commission meeting: As needed, Whites Crossing Hose Co.
Greenfield Twp. Address: 424 Route 106 Greenﬁeld Twp., PA 18407 Ofﬁce Hours: By appointment only Phone: 570-282-7000 Fax: 570-282-7013 Email: supervisor@greenﬁeldtownship.org Municipal meeting: ﬁrst Tuesday, 8 p.m., municipal building Planning commission meeting: ﬁrst Tuesday, 7 p.m., municipal building
City of Carbondale Address: 1 N. Main St. Carbondale, PA 18407 Phone: 570-282-4633 Fax: 570-282-2131
Jermyn Borough Address: 440 Jefferson Ave. Jermyn, PA 18433 Ofﬁce Hours: weekdays, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Phone: 570-876-0610 Fax: 570-876-0204 Website: jermynpa.com Municipal meeting: ﬁrst and third Thursday, 7 p.m., municipal building Planning commission meeting: fourth Thursday, 7 p.m., municipal building
Jessup Borough Address: 395 Lane St. Jessup, PA 18434 Hours: weekdays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Phone: 570-489-0411 Fax: 570-489-6899 Website: Jessupborough.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Municipal meeting: ﬁrst Monday, 7 p.m., municipal building Planning commission: third Wednesday, 7 p.m., municipal building
Email: email@example.com Website: Olyphantborough.com Ofﬁce hours: weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Municipal meeting: ﬁrst Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., municipal building Planning commission: last Monday, 6:30 p.m., municipal building
Scott Twp. Address: 1038 Montdale Road Scott Twp., PA 18447 Ofﬁce Hours: weekdays, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Phone: 570-319-1296 Fax: 570-319-1321 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: scotttownship.org Municipal meeting: third Tuesday, 7 p.m. Planning commission meeting: ﬁrst Tuesday, 7 p.m.
Address: 436 Sanderson St. Throop, PA 18512 Phone: 570-489-8311 Fax: 570-383-7122 Email: Throopboro@comcast.net Website: throopboro.com Mayfield Borough Ofﬁce hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 Address: 739 Penn Ave. p.m. Mayﬁeld, PA 18433 Municipal meetings: second and last Monday. Ofﬁce Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Follows 6:30 p.m. work session. At the municipal Friday, 8 a.m. - noon building. Phone: 570-876-4391 Planning commission: ﬁrst Monday, 6:30 p.m., Fax: 570-876-4391 municipal building Email: mayﬁeldboro@echoes.net Municipal meeting: second Wednesday, 7 p.m., Vandling Borough municipal building Address: P.O. Box 74 Planning commission meeting: ﬁrst Wednes449 Hillside Street day, 7 p.m., municipal building Vandling, PA 18421
Address: 113 Willow Ave. Olyphant, PA 18447 Phone: 570-489-2135 Fax: 570-383-7818
Ofﬁce Hours: By appointment; Leave a message. Phone: 570-785-5070 Email: email@example.com Municipal meeting: third Monday, 7 p.m., municipal building, 449 Hillside St.
Sch ool n ewS CAHS golf team
Thursday, Aug. 22. The orientation will last approximately 90 minutes. All bus students will board their bus at the following locations: • Richmondale Playground, 8:30 a.m. • Wilson Creek, 8:37 a.m. • Monkey Run Park, 8:40 a.m. • Main Street/Morse Avenue, 8:45 a.m. • First National Bank, Simpson, 8:48 a.m. • Coalbrook Playground, 43rd St., 8:55 a.m. Any students from the Crystal Lake area desiring transportation should contact Kim Michalek, transportation coordinator,
Any student attending Carbondale Area Jr.-Sr. High school in grades nine through 12 interested in joining the Carbondale Area golf team should report to the Panarama Golf Course on Monday, Aug. 12, at 7:30 a.m. All golfers must have had a sports physical before you report to the golf course that day.
CAHS Orientation Carbondale Area Junior-Senior High School’s orientation for all seventh-grade and transfer students entering school for the first time will be held 9-10:45 a.m. on
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of the facilities will follow the program.
Valley View orientation
On Tuesday, Aug. 20, Valley View High School will conduct an orientation program for all ninth-grade students and all new transfer students. The program will be held from 1-3 p.m. Topics to be discussed will include the ninth-through-12th-grade curriculum, programs, school rules and regulations, policies, transportation and athletic eligibility. Also, students will receive a copy of their schedules and locker information to become familiar with before the first day of school. A brief tour
• At Loyola University Maryland, members of its spring dean’s list included Cameron Bullet of Jermyn, Abigail Comparetta of Scott Township, Allison McGee of Peckville, Abigail Mills of Dickson City and Jessica Regan of Archbald. • Isabella Demyan of Scott Township was named to the dean’s list at Union College. • Robert Brady of Richmondale was named to the spring dean’s list at Widener University.
King of the lawn
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Blakely Borough’s third annual lawnmower race was held last weekend.
A man drives a lawnmower on Riverside Drive in Blakely during the third annual Hubshman 500 lawnmower race. PHOTOS BY CHRISTOPHER DOLAN / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER
Melinda Harhut of Blakely is dressed in a police officer’s costume as she drives a lawnmower on Riverside Drive in Blakely.
People drive lawnmowers on Riverside Drive in Blakely.
Gianni Marino, 12, of Blakely, is cheered on as he drives a lawn mower on Riverside Drive in Blakely.
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All Saints Orthodox, 211 Willow Ave., Olyphant. Saturday Great Vespers 4 p.m. Sunday Divine Liturgy 9:30 a.m. Feast Day Vespers 6:30 p.m. Feast Day Divine Liturgy 9:30 a.m. Church Hall 570-489-5591; Parish rectory 570-489-0942. Rev. Joshua Schooping is pastor. Blakely Baptist, 1748 Main St. in Blakely. Sunday Service 10 a.m. Dr. 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.; children’s church is available at the 10 a.m. service. Rev. Dale Murrell is pastor. 570489-3033. Blakely P.M. Church on Facebook. The church will have free lunch on the second Saturday of each month. 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. firstname.lastname@example.org; 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. christchurchforestcity.com 570-785-3425. Christ the King Parish, (Roman Catholic). Friday Masses: 7:15 a.m. and noon at St. Mary of Czestochowa, 417 Main St., Eynon. Saturday Masses: 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 12:15 p.m. at St. Thomas; 8:30 a.m. at St. Mary. Weekday Masses: noon Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at St. Thomas. Sacrament of Pennance: Saturdays 3:30-4:15 p.m. at St. Thomas; Mondays 6-7:15 p.m. at St. Mary. Confessions will only be heard before Mass on Fridays 6:45 and 11:30 a.m. at St. Mary (additionally on the first Saturday of the month) at 6:45 a.m. at St. Thomas. Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament at St. Mary, ending with Solemn Benediction: Fridays 7:45-11:20 a.m. and Mondays 6-7:15 p.m. Clifford Baptist Church, 519 Church St., Clifford. Sunday service 10 a.m. 570-222-4701. Bonnie Resseguie (570-222-3809) is pastor. Clifford United Methodist Church, 34 Main St., Clifford. Sunday service 11 a.m.; Sunday school is during worship. Pat Hanley is pastor. 570-222-3331. Community Bible, 1700 Heart Lake Road in Scott Township. Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m. Music ministry practice, Sunday at 9:45 a.m. Women’s group: Thursdays at 11 a.m. Pastor Jay Best. 570-2546467. facebook.com/cbcgreenfieldtwp.pa 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. email@example.com covenantrc.org Dickson City Assembly of God, 1015 Commerce Blvd., Park Center Plaza, Dickson City. Sunday services 10 a.m. Kidztown 10 a.m. Sunday. Digging Deeper Tuesdays 6-8 p.m. Thirsty? Youth (grades 7-12) 6-8:30 p.m. Rev. James Dinger is senior pastor. dcassembly.net. 570-489-8321. Dickson City Primitive Methodist, 516 Jackson St., Dickson City. Sunday service at 11 a.m. 570-489-3452. Faith Baptist, 545 Keystone Ave., Peckville. Sunday service 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school 9:30
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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 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. First United Methodist, 520 Washington Ave., Jermyn. Sunday service 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:45 a.m. Linda Eckersley is pastor. 570-876-0392. 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. firstup.org. 570-489-4682. Grace Bible Church, 130 University Drive, Dunmore. Sunday service at 10 a.m. 570-3425651. gracebiblepa.com. Holy Cross Parish, (Roman Catholic) Olyphant. Saturday vigil Mass 4 p.m.; Sunday Mass 8 a.m. and 11 a.m.; Confession: Saturday before the Vigil Mass at St. Patrick, 200 Delaware Ave. Monsignor Michael J. Delaney is pastor. 570-489-0752. Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic, 313 First Ave., Jessup. Holy mystery of penance (confessions) Saturday 3-3:25 p.m. Divine Liturgy Saturday, 4 p.m. Divine Liturgy Sunday, 9 a.m. 570-489-2353. holyghostjessup.weebly.com. 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. Pat Hanley 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 email@example.com. 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. Scott McGrady is pastor. 570-282-2413. Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, (Roman Catholic), 15 Fallbrook St., Carbondale. Masses Saturday 5:30 p.m.; Sunday 11:15 a.m. Confessions Saturday 5 p.m. Weekday Mass Tuesday, Thursday at 8 a.m. CCD classes and RCIA meet September-May. Rev. James A. Price is pastor. OLMC@echoes.net. OLMC. weconnect.com. 570-282-5172..
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Parker Hill Community, 933 Scranton-Carbondale Highway, Dickson City. Saturday worship at 6 p.m. Sunday worship at 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. Children’s ministries (birth to grade five at all services). Middle school (grades six to eight) and high school (grades nine to twelve) meet Wednesdays at 7 p.m. For more information visit parkerhill.org, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 570-341-8383. Peckville Assembly of God, 3364 Scranton/ Carbondale Highway, Blakely. Sunday worship services at 9 and 11 a.m. Worship and youth services 7 p.m. Wednesday. Nursery and “Kidz Street” available at all services. Rev. Terry Drost is lead pastor. 570-489-4961. peckvilleassembly.com. Peckville United Methodist, 732 Main St., Peckville. Sunday worship 11 a.m. Rev. David Repenning is pastor. peckvilleumc.org. 570-4890713 or 570-383-1035. Presbyterian of Dunmore, 137 Chestnut St., Dunmore. Sunday service 10:30 a.m.; coffee hour and fellowship following service; Sunday school 9:30 a.m. 570-343-6807. dunmorepresby.org. Queen of Angels Parish, (Roman Catholic) Jessup. Masses Saturdays at 4 p.m. and Sundays at 10:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. at St. Michael, 320 First Ave. Parish office is at 605 Church St., Jessup. Rev. Gerard M. McGlone is pastor. 570-489-2252. Rescue & Restore Church, 125 Lackawanna Ave., Olyphant. Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible study and Sunday service at 6 p.m.; child services/care is available. Rev. Jack Munley is pastor. Sacred Heart of Jesus, (Roman Catholic) 1101 Willow St., Peckville. Saturday Mass at 4 p.m.; Reconcilation 3:15-3:45 p.m. (other times by appointment), Sundays 8 and 10 a.m. Weekday Masses are at 12:10 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and at 7 a.m. Wednesday and Friday. Rev. Andrew Kurovsky is pastor. 570-383-3244. Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, (Roman Catholic) 624 Madison Ave., Jermyn. Sacrament of Penance Saturdays, 3:15 p.m., weekdays at 8 a.m. Vigil Saturdays 4 p.m. Liturgy Sundays 8 and 10:30 a.m.; weekdays 8 a.m. CCD Sundays 9:15-10:20 a.m. 570-876-1061. Ss. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic, 135 River St., Olyphant. Liturgy Saturday (English) 4 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m. (Slavonic responses sung by church choir) and 11:30 a.m. (English); weekday Liturgy (Monday through Saturday) 8 a.m.; holy days Liturgy 9 a.m.; confessions are heard Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Rev. Nestor Iwasiw is pastor. Stcyrils.weconnect.com. 570-291-4451. Ss. James and George Episcopal, 398 Washington Ave., Jermyn. All baptized Christians are welcome to celebrate the Holy Eucharist Sunday at 10 a.m. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Ron Fowler is senior warden. 570-876-4896. 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. Basil the Great Orthodox, 9 Lord Ave., Simpson. Saturday: Vespers 4 p.m. Sunday: Divine Liturgy 10:30 a.m. (Feast days: 9: a.m.). Rev. Jason Franchak is pastor. 570-282-4052. St. Basil the Great Russian Orthodox, 33 Midland St., Simpson. Saturday: Vespers 6 p.m. Sunday: Matins 8 a.m.; Divine Liturgy 10 a.m. Sundays from June through September: Matins 8 a.m. Divine Liturgy 9:30 a.m. Very Rev. Mitred Archpriest David
J. Hritcko is pastor. 570-282-2314. St. James Episcopal Church, 2050 Rte. 247 in Dundaff, is open for the summer season. Sunday services at 11 a.m. Pastor is Rev. Peter Pearson. St. John the Baptist Russian Orthodox, 378 Lyon Street, off Route 247 in Dundaff. Divine Liturgy: 8:30 a.m. Rev. Jason Franchak. 570-280-5978. St. John Russian Orthodox, 700 Hill St., Mayfield. Saturday confessions 3:30 p.m.; Vespers 4 p.m.; Sunday Matins 8 a.m.; Divine Liturgy 9:30 a.m.; eve of feast days 6:30 p.m.; confessions heard before services. Feast day Liturgies 9:30 a.m.; they can be heard on WTRW-FM (94.3). Very Rev. Mitred Archpriest John D. Sorochka is pastor. 570-876-0730. St. John the Baptist Orthodox, off Route 247, Dundaff. Divine Liturgy Sunday 8:30 a.m. Rev. Jason Franchak. 570-280-5978. St. John Vianney Parish, (Roman Catholic). Masses Saturday 5 p.m., Sunday 8 and 11 a.m. at Corpus Christi, 704 Montdale Road, Montdale. Mass Sunday 9:30 a.m. at St. Pius, Route 106, Royal. Confession Saturday, 4:15 at Corpus Christi; Sunday, 9:10 a.m. at St. Pius. Rev. Michael J. Kirwin is pastor. 570-254-9502. St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran, Main and Bank Streets, Archbald. Sunday service 9:30 a.m.; Sunday school 10:30 a.m. 570-876-4612. St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox, 522 Main St., Dickson City. Divine Liturgy Sunday’s at 9 a.m. Rev. Alexei Kalyuzhnyi is pastor. 570-903-3612. St. Michael’s Orthodox, 308 Walnut St., Jermyn. Saturday Great Vespers, 6:30 p.m.; Sunday Matins, 8 a.m.; Divine Liturgy, 9:30 a.m. Very Rev. John Kowalczyk is pastor. stmichaeljermyn.org. 570-876-1241. St. Nicholas Orthodox, 600 E. Lackawanna Ave., Olyphant. Saturday Vespers 4 p.m.; Sunday Divine Liturgy 9 a.m. Holy Days: Vespers 6 p.m.; Divine Liturgy 9 a.m. Very Rev. Vladimir Fetcho is pastor. 570-489-3891. St. Rose of Lima Parish (Roman Catholic), 6 N. Church St., Carbondale. Masses Saturday 4 p.m. at St. Rose; Sunday 7:30 a.m. 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, Simpson; CCD classes and RCIA meet September – May. Rev. James A. Price, C.P. is pastor. email@example.com. strosecarbondale.weconnect. com. 570-282-2991. St. Stephen Evangelical Lutheran, 25 Hillcrest Dr., Dickson City. Sunday service at 11:30 a.m. Rev. Peter Henftling is interim pastor. 570-489-2462. Throop United Methodist, 136 Charles St., Throop. Sunday service 9:30 a.m. Rev. Dave Hinkley 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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Envelope drive: The annual envelope drive by Eureka Hose Co. No. 4, 717 E. Grant St. in Olyphant, will be conducted during August. Residents, as well as commercial and industrial occupants, have been mailed donation material and return options. Proceeds will be used to defray cost of personal protective equipment, station and vehicle insurance and maintenance. Car cruises: The Coal Cracker Cruisers Car Club will hold monthly cruises 5-8 p.m. at the Advance Auto Parts store on Route 6 in Carbondale. There will be music and door prizes and a 50/50 and trophies will be awarded. Call 570-876-4034. The cruises will be held on the third Saturday (next cruise: Aug. 17) of each month through September. Veteran outreach: Veteran Outreach at state Rep. Kyle Mullins’ office will be held on the fourth Monday of the month, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the office, 520 Burke Bypass, Suite 1, in Olyphant (next outreach: Aug. 26). An American Legion department service officer will be available to assist veterans, as well as their spouses and dependents, with a variety of issues including VA compensation, pensions, death benefits, health care and other veteran issues. Appointments can be made by calling 570383-9795. Church outreach: At Rescue and Restore Church, 125 Lackawanna Ave. in Olyphant, the monthly food distribution will be held on the first Monday of the
month (next distribution Sept. 2), noon to 3 p.m. Clothing distribution is temporarily suspended. A free community meal will be held on the last Thursday of every month (next meal Aug. 29) at 5:30 p.m. Cookbook club: The Valley Community Library, 739 River St. in Peckville, has a cookbook club, which meets on the first Wednesday of each month (next meeting Sept. 4) at 6 p.m. Registration is required and may completed in person at the library, where the current month’s cookbook is available for viewing. For more information, call 570-489-1765 or visit the library’s Facebook page. Community lunch: The free community lunch will be served at the Red Door Cafe at the Peckville United Methodist Church, 732 Main St., noon to 1 p.m on the fourth Saturday of each month (next meal: Aug. 24). Bus trip: Christ Episcopal Church in Forest City will sponsor a bus trip to the Bloomsburg Fair on Thursday, Sept. 26. Bus leaves Forest City at 10 a.m., arriving at the Bloomsburg Fair approximately at noon and leaves the fair promptly at 6 p.m. arriving back in Forest City at 8 p.m. Cost is $40 and includes the bus ride, driver’s tip, entrance to the fair, parking and water on the bus. The trip is rain or shine and benefits Christ Episcopal Church’s community projects. Your money will be refunded only if your seat can be filled. For reservations, call 570-499-4908 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reunion planned: The Fell High School class of 1969 will hold its 50-year reunion on Saturday, Oct. 12. at the annual Harvest Hop at the Trinity Banquet Facility, 37 Prospect St. in Simpson. The price is $30 per person which includes a buffet dinner with musical entertainment supplied by a DJ. Beer and wine are included and mixers will be available for those wishing to BYOB. Doors will open at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. The organizers ask that class members pass this information on to any class member. Call 570-785-5059 or 570785-5606 for more information. Archbald curbside pickup: Archbald Borough DPW has begun picking up yard waste curbside in biodegradable bags and will continiue on your recycling day every other week. Grass clippings and leaves are accepted by the borough only if they are in biodegradable bags. Lawn and leaf bags can be purchased at home and garden stores or the borough office for $2 for five bags. No plastic bags are allowed for this service. Vegetation set out in plastic bags will not be picked up. There can be no commingling with any other materials; that is no brush or branches, no garbage animal waste, dirt, construction material or other recyclables. Branch chipping is done Mondays and Tuesdays only. Call 570-876-1800 to be put on the list for branch chipping. Ashes will be picked up Tuesdays dur-
ing the following weeks on your recycling day: July 22, Aug. 5 and 19, Sept. 2, 16 and 30, Oct. 14 and 28. Lunch at the Civic Center: The Throop Civic Center has been expanding the Senior Center and will be offering lunch on Mondays, to be served at noon. Reservations are needed by the Thursday prior. Contact the Throop Civic Center at 570-383-7906 for reservations and details. Classmates sought: Members of the Mid Valley Class of 1970 have formed a 50th anniversary class reunion committee and are seeking current address of classmates. Call 570-780-3095 or email drut4@ msn.com with any information you might have. Avoiding event conflicts: Mayfield borough officials are seeking the cooperation of all civic groups in Mayfield with scheduling of fundraising activities for 2019. Any civic group or organization planning an event is asked to call 570-876-4391 to set aside dates needed in order to avoid conflicts and insure maximum effect of the activity. Classmates sought: Members of the Archbald High School class of 1969 have formed a 50th anniversary class reunion committee and are seeking current addresses of classmates. Visit the Archbald High School Class of 1969 Facebook page or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or call 570-5750651 with any information.
Bowling Scores Idle Hour Lanes July 28 NASCAR 19: Pete Czulada 203-540 and Paul Carr 211-513. Have It All Youth/Adult, Youth: Gavin Mercado 333, Michael Bidwell 272, Ryan Repecki 253, Mary Melnikoff 203, Madison Kreidler 153 and Aiden Kreidler 143. Have It All Youth/Adult, Adults: Craig IKreidler 223-408, Michael Mercado 307, Jeanie Repecki 280, Lynzi Bidwell 256, Erin Wanick 189 and Christine Kreidler 182. July 29 Summer Scratch: Paul Beaudoin Jr 266-712, Chris Kovalchik 244-704, Mike Markis 246683, Stepheanie Sheridan 256-648, Paul Beaudoin Sr 212-574, James Durland 203568, Brian Cowley 528 and Becky Decker 521. July 30 Lane Sharks: Paul Delicati 454, Liam Feeney 419, Joseph Krott -377, Brett MOnelli 321, Mary Melnikoff 314, Shannon O’Malley 198 and Alex Lloyd 168. Alley Gators: Benjamin Cockerill 335, Savanna Sherman 331, Ayden Tempesta 288, Sean Pezak 282, Jesse Marks 271, Audrey
Maqrrow 252 and Odin Marrow 133. Guppies: Pyeton Giuliani 168, Tyler Ruddy 166, Brielle Esken 157, Lazarus Mulrine 138, Alexander Hapstak 130, McKenzie Beere 123, Maggie O’Malley 106 and Sagan Suda 97. Tadpoles: Natalie Kovalchik 87, Bryson Hospodor 77, Damie’n Taylor 70, Stephen Shigo 70, Alexander Seffrin 54 and Sarah Feeney 53. Funshine Mixed: David Kosch 246-671, James
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IN RE: ESTATE OF GERARD F. TOMAINO, A/K/A GERARD F. TOMAINO, SR., A/K/A GERARD TOMAINO, late of Archbald Borough, Pennsylvania, 06/04/2019. Letters in the above Estate having been granted, all person having claims or demands against the Estate of the Decedent shall make them known and present them, and all persons indebted to the said Decedent shall make payment thereof, without delay, to Debra Tomaino, Personal Representative, or to Joseph S. Toczydlowski, Jr., Esquire of the Toczydlowski Law Office, 392 North Main Street, Archbald, PA 18403. Joseph S. Toczydlowski, Jr., Attorney for the Estate Date: 8/1/19
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