2012-02-02 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


Chicken Barbecue at Laceyville Fire Hall on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 11 a.m. Halves are $5, side salads available. Benefits Good Will Fire Company. R5- 3/S6-2c


A benefit will be held for Justin Owen, who is recovering from an accident when a faulty firework blew up in his face causing severe damage to his left eye in Jan. 2012. He will be making many trips to a Rochester hospital throughout his recovery process. A spaghetti dinner will be held on Feb. 26 at the Laceyville Fire Hall from noon to 8 p.m. There will also be a bake sale, basket raffle and Chinese Auction.

Stop in to Peoples State Bank, Rt. 6, Wyalusing, and make a donation to the Sean Allen Family Fire Fund. The family lost their home and belongings in a fire on Tuesday, Jan. 17.


Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. All you can eat: pancakes, ham, sausage, eggs, coffee, orange juice and real maple syrup. Adults, $7; children to 12 years, $3; preschool, free. Benefit: Herrick Twp. Vol. Fire Co. - Dept. 4.

Knights of Columbus Valentine’s Breakfast Buffet on Sunday, Feb. 12 from 8 to 11 a.m. at St. Basil’s Hall, Dushore. Scrambled eggs, pancakes, home fries, bacon, sausage links, chipped beef, toast, fruit cocktail, orange juice, coffee, tea, milk and water. Adults, $7; children, $3.50; under six eat free. Proceeds benefit local activities. Sponsored by K of C, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406.


The monthly Sunday Vesper Service will be held on Sunday, Feb. 12 at 5 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, corner of Church and Chestnut Streets, Montrose. A simple meal will be served in the Parish House following the ecumenical services. Everyone welcome.

Susquehanna Singers Rehearsals. Due to scheduling conflicts and availability, the Susquehanna Singers will not have a spring concert this year. However, with Jody Stroud at the keyboard and under the direction of Joel Spinney, the singers will kick off another busy fall season beginning in August of 2012. Jody and Joel are looking forward to lots of returning voices and welcome new ones, so please mark your calendars. Anyone having questions, please call Jody at 570-247- 2456.


Wyalusing Adult School begins this week. Classes needing additional enrollment are: Snap Bags, Wine 101, Wine 102, Wine and Cheese, Sewing, Grab & Go Bags, Writing, Feng Shui, Advanced Feng Shui, Sprouts, Research. Anyone interested is urged to get friends and relatives to join you and sign up. Call 570-746-1522 or 570-746-3815 for information or register on the website: www.wyalusingrams.com.


Round and Square Dance will be held at the Wysox Fire Hall, Saturday, Feb. 18, 7 until 11 p.m. Music by Sara. Benefit Wysox Fire Company.


Pancake Supper at the South Auburn Grange on Feb. 11, starting at 4 p.m. Adults, $8; 12 and under, $3; preschool, free. S5- 2c/R5-2c

Wysox Fire Company Spaghetti Supper, Thursday, Feb. 9, 4 to 7 p.m. at the fire hall on Lake Road, Wysox. Spaghetti supper complete with salad, drink and desserts. Take-outs available for $7 each. $7, adults; $6 for seniors (62 and older); $3.50 for 4 to 8; less than four, free.

New Era Community Dinner on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 11:30 a.m. Spaghetti dinner. Donation taken. Game day after lunch. New Era U.M. Church is off Wyalusing-New Albany Road. All welcome. For more information, call 570-363-2496.

Stag Ham and Bean Dinner at Laceyville’s Goodwill Fire Co. on March 22 from 6 p.m. until ? Benefit Goodwill Fire Co.

Annual “Tour of Italy” Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 11, 4 p.m. until ? at the Mehoopany United Methodist Church. Donations. Menu: Homemade Lasagna, Ziti, Chicken Parmesan, Fettuccini Alfredo, Linguine w/Clam Sauce, Spaghetti w/Red Sauce and Seafood Vodka Sauce on your choice of pasta, fresh salad. Homemade pies and desserts. Take-outs available. For more information, call the church at 570-833- 2264.

Free Homemade Soup Supper. Feb. 8 at the Hollenback United Methodist Church from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Everyone welcome. The supper benefits Andrew Pickett’s senior project.

The Relay for Life, Susquehanna County is hosting a luncheon to honor cancer survivors on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 11:30 a.m. at the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center in Elk Lake. Cancer survivors may bring one caregiver to the event. Persons interested should contact Bonnie Morgan at 570-278-3608 no later than Feb. 14 to reserve a seat. Should there no school or a delay on Feb. 28, the luncheon will be on Tuesday, March 6 at 11:30 a.m.

Angels Among Us, Relay for Life team, will be having a chicken and biscuit dinner on Sunday, Feb. 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Laceyville Fire Hall. Eat in or take-outs available.

The Keystone Theatre Hosts Soup-n-Bowl. Not a fan of the Big Game? Then head on down to Keystone Theatre in Towanda for their Soup-n-Bowl. Bring in a can of soup for TACO’s Food Pantry and your own bowl, and the staff will fill your bowl with popcorn for just 50 cents—no matter the size. Special is good for all shows at the theatre on Sunday, Feb. 5. R5p

Soup and salad supper and bake sale, Saturday, Feb. 18, 4 to 6:30 p.m. Take-out homemade soups of several kinds, tossed salad and homemade baked goods at Russell Hill U.M. Church, Rt. 6, west of Tunkhannock. Church is handicap accessible. Proceeds to benefit Meshoppen UM Church to assist with flood repairs. Call 570-836-3014 or 836-2982 for more information.


February’s performers at the Sullivan Terrace include Kathy Blair from LeRaysville on Feb. 5 and Yvonne Robinson from Wyalusing on Feb. 24 at 2:30 p.m. Sullivan Terrace is located at 135 N. German St. (Rt. 220), Dushore. Please call if you need directions, 570-928- 8997.

For Your Information

To report animal abuse in Bradford County call (570) 888- 4763. You may also report stray or running dogs to the Bradford County Dog Warden by calling (570) 265-8191.

Quilt Show rescheduled. Get ready, plan ahead and join in. The Endless Mountains Quilt Guild quilt show, canceled due to the flood in 2011, is rescheduled to take place on Sept. 22-23 in Athens. Quilters of all levels are invited to display their quilts. You do not need to be a guild member. There is no fee to enter. Young quilters are encouraged to enter as well. More details and registrations forms are found at www.emqg.org or by calling 570-744-2718.

North Rome Christian School will be hosting a Kindergarten Preview Day on Tuesday, Feb. 21 from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. The prospective Kindergarten students will have a “mini-day” experience, while parents will meet with the school administrator, Mrs. Lee Ann Carmichael, to learn more about the school and kindergarten readiness. Students are asked to register in advance. Families who would like to register, to request an information packet or to arrange a school visit by calling 570-247-2800 or email at nrcs@epix.net. Families interested in grades other than kindergarten may also attend the parent section or arrange a private meeting. Info about the school can be found at www.norcsk-12.com.

Meeting Notices

S.O.S. Al-Anon — Family Group will meet on Fridays at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Hopkins Street, Sayre.

Recovery House Meetings — AA Group of Towanda meets Mon.-Fri., noon; Mon., Thurs., Fri., Sat., 8 p.m., Sun., 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. NA meetings are held Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Speaker meeting every first Sunday, 8 p.m. All meetings at 205 Main St., Towanda (please use rear, lower entrance).

Compassionate Friends — of the Endless Mountains will hold their meetings on the second Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Endless Health Community Center, Montrose. TCF is open to all families who have lost a child from any cause at any age. There are no membership dues or fees of any kind. For more information, call 965-0901 (evenings) or 278-1658 or e-mail tcfendlmts@hotmail.com.

S.O.S. Al-Anon — Family Group will meet on Fridays at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Hopkins Street, Sayre.

Caregivers’ Support Group sponsored by the Law Office of Leslie Wizelman and the B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging meets at noon the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Library at Memorial Hospital Personal Care Home in Towanda. Caregivers and family members of long term care facility residents are welcome. For information, call Bob Bachisin at the Law Office of Leslie Wizelman at (570) 746- 3844.

Twelve Steps on the Way, a Christian recovery group, will meet at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church on Mondays at 7 p.m. Use door in the rear of the church.

Al-Anon meetings are held every Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the Holy Name of Mary Parish Center, S. Main St., Montrose.

Lupus Foundation of Pennsylvania — Monthly support group meeting; first Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Tunkhannock Public Library, W. Tioga Street. For more information, visit www.lupuspa.org or call 1-888-99LUPUS.

Diabetes Support Group - meeting the first Thursday of every month at the Guthrie Clinic office in Towanda beginning at 5:30 p.m. There is no charge and all diabetics and family members are welcome. For more information, call Dawn at Guthrie Clinic at 570- 265-6165 during regular business hours.

TOPS PA #1134 — Laceyville, meets each Tuesday evening at the Braintrim Baptist Church in Laceyville. Weigh-ins from 5:15 to 6 p.m., meeting from 6-7 p.m. For more information, call 965-2493 or 869-1834. Toll-free 1- 800-932-8677.

AA Meeting — Wednesdays at 8 p.m. in the basement of the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. Open meeting, nonsmoking.

MOPS — Mothers of Preschoolers meet every first and third Wed. of the month from 9 to 11 a.m., September through May. Meetings are held at the First Presbyterian Church, 5 Court St., Towanda. All mothers of preschoolers are welcome. Child care is provided for children, ages infant through five years old. For more information, contact the church at 570-265-5575.

Towanda-Wysox Kiwanis Club meets every second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the Weigh Station Café at 7:30 a.m. in Towanda. They find ways to help the children in the community. Contact Eileen Sheets at 570-265-2350 for more information.

Addictions to Victory. Faithbased support for addictions. Program will be held the first and third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at New Generation Church, Milan, 570-888- 1967.

Bradford County Cancer Support Group meets the 4th Wednesday of every month at Memorial Hospital in Conference Room A, beginning at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 1-888-227-5445, Option 3.

Look Good, Feel Better is a free program that teaches beauty techniques to women in active treatment to help them combat the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. There will be an upcoming session for women in active cancer treatment just in time for Valentine’s Day. The date is Feb. 9, 1 to 3 p.m. at Robert Packer Hospital, Guthrie Cancer Center, Sayre. Patients must pre-register, call 800-227- 2345.

Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Assoc. meets on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Stoll Building in Wysox.

The Stevensville Birthday Club will be held on Feb. 2 at Frank & Mary’s Restaurant at noon. Birthdays are Betty Marshall and Marissa Hicks. Baker is Stella. New members always welcome.

Relay for Life of Susquehanna County planning meeting on Thursday, Feb. 16 at the Montrose Borough Building, Cherry St., Montrose. Committee/ subcommittee members meet 5:30 p.m.; public meeting, 6 p.m.

The Bradford/Sullivan AARP #4423 will hold their monthly meeting on Feb. 12 at the Wysox EMS Building on Rt. 187 S at 1:30 p.m. Executive meeting to be held at 1 p.m. Guest speaker will be Carol Dieffenbach from the Volunteer

Ombudsman Program through Area Agency on Aging.

The Post-Concussion support group for athletes and their families will hold its next meeting on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. Guthrie Sports Medicine, Athletic Trainer Steve Hicks is hosting the meeting, which will be held at 2 p.m. in the Guthrie Clinic Family Medicine Conference Room, located on the first floor of Guthrie’s Sayre campus. Julia Wolanski, a senior at Athens Area HS and her mom, Thola Wolannski, will be guest speakers for this meeting. For more information email Steven Hicks, MS, ATC at shicks1@stny.rr.com.

Bradford County Democratic Committee to meet at Weigh Station on Monday, Feb. 6. The Bradford County Democratic Committee invites all interested Democrats to attend the February montly general meeting at the Weigh Station in Towanda. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. Issues concerning the 2012 election year and the future of Bradford County will be discussed.


Seven ways to improve your public speaking will be presented at the Barrier Breakers Toastmasters’ Club meeting on Thursday, Feb. 23, 6:15 to 8 p.m. at the Waverly Free Library. The public is invited to attend. Light refreshments. For more information, contact Chris at 570-886-0060 or visit http:// 7290. toastmastersclubs.org/.

Rabies Clinics

Rabies Clinic - Goodwill Fire Company, Laceyville Fire Hall, Feb. 6, 5 to 6 p.m. $10 per animal. Animals must be on leash or in carrier. Hosted by Rome Vet Clinic. Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary.


Wyalusing Youth Football and Cheerleading, Inc. (WYF&C, Inc.) board will meet on Monday, Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. at the Wyalusing American Legion.

The RTL will hold sign-ups on Feb. 3, 10, 17 and March 2 at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School from 6 to 8 p.m. First-time players bring a copy of their birth certificate.


AARP members are traveling again in 2012. We hope you will be able to join us on some of the trips. The public is invited. May 21-24, Ocean City and Eastern Shore, MD, $349; June 18-21, Boston, Newport and Foxwoods Casino, $448; July 16-17, Horseshoe Curve, Altoona, with the United Flight 93 Memorial, $185; Sept. 30-Oct. 6, Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mts. Show trip, including the Titanic exhibit, $595; Nov. 7-16, Eastern Caribbean Cruise, Level 1D, $1,105; Level OF, $1,200; Level BC, $1,395. For information and reservations, Marguerite Shaner, 570-265-5960, mtshaner@epix.net or Ruth Ann Cleveland, 570-265-2581. R5- 4p/S6-4p

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