2012-02-23 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


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. R3- 6p/S4-5p

Come out for a cup of soup and help support the Relay for Life team (Banking Happy) at First Liberty Bank and Trust at the Wyalusing office on Feb. 24, Laceyville office on Feb. 25.

Eat at Mark’s Valley View any time on March 11, tell the waitress you are eating for Relay and a percentage of your bill will go to Relay for Life to fight cancer. Sponsored by the Over the Hill team. R8-3p/S9-3p

Blood Drive

Blood Drives: March 1, St. Basil’s, 1 to 6 p.m.; Towanda Elks Club, March 6, 1 to 6 p.m.; March 8, Craftmaster, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; March 12, Emergency Operations Center, Tunkhannock, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; March 14: Black Walnut American Legion Post 510, Laceyville, 1 to 6 p.m.March 15, Athens Township Fire Hall, Athens, 1 to 6 p.m.; March 16, Claverack Rural Electric, Wysox, 1 to 6 p.m.; March 20, Lackawanna College, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; March 26, Wyalusing American Legion, 1 to 6 p.m.


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.


Fourth Annual “Afternoon of Inspiration,” will be held on March 4 at 3 p.m. at the Wyalusing United Methodist Church. This variety concert and silent auction is held each year to raise funds for the Volunteers In Mission (V.I.M.) team of Spring Hill United Methodist Church, part of the Wyalusing Charge. Plan to come, be inspired to give and be blessed. Any questions can be directed to Faith Jaynes at 570-746-3237.

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.

Commandment II will be performing contemporary Christian music on Tuesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. at The Calvary Chapel, Rt. 6, Browntown/Wyalusing. Open to the public. Love offering taken.


Coming Soon. The Craft Corner at Stevensville Community Hall, Thursday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Whether it is needlework, sketching, quilting, scrapbooking or knitting or any craft or hobby you would like to work on, come to the Craft Corner and spend a fun day with other crafters. Craft Club will meet once a month at the hall. Future dates will be posted on the club website and local papers. Wish to join in for lunch, bring a dish to pass for potluck or your own bag lunch. Further information, call Sue at 570-746-0222 or Eileen at 744- 1918.


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

Knights of Columbus Lenten Fish Dinner on Friday, Feb. 24, March 9 and March 23. from 4 to 7 p.m., St. Basil’s Hall, Dushore. Dinners include baked fish, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, cole slaw, applesauce, dinner roll, homemade dessert, coffee, tea, milk and water. Adults, $8; children, $3.50; under 6, free. Proceeds benefit local activites. Sponsored by K of C, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406.

Pancake Supper, 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 3. Pancakes with local syrup, eggs, potatoes, sausage. $6, adults; $3, under 12; preschool, free. New Era U.M. Church on Wyalusing-New Albany Road.

NEB Spaghetti Dinner, entertainment by NEB Jazz Band and Show Choir will be held on March 3 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Northeast Bradford High School. Donations taken at the door. Benefits: NEB Jazz Band and Show Choir.


Yvonne Robinson from Wyalusing will perform on Feb. 24 at 2:30 p.m. at Sullivan Terrace, located at 135 N. German St. (Rt. 220), Dushore. Please call if you need directions, 570- 928-8997.

Wyalusing Methodist Church will be having a Trivia Night on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be provided.

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.

Bookmobile Schedule Feb. 27, BLaST IU 17, 9 a.m.; Monroeton Library, 11:15 a.m.

Sugar on Snow, Saturday, March 10, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mt. Pisgah State Park. Free things to do: tap a maple tree, taste sugar on snow, discover how to geocache, crank homemade ice cream, watch sap boiled down, enjoy pancake breakfast, roast a hot dog or take a ride on a horse-drawn wagon. Call 570-297-2734 or email mtpisgahsp@state.pa.us.

Attention all Standing Stone Twp. residents and landowners: The Standing Stone Township Planning Commission has mailed out surveys to all township residents and landowners. These surveys are crucial to the revision of the township comprehensive plan. Every attempt has been made to build an upto date and complete address list. If you did not receive a survey by mail, please contact the township building at 570-265- 9460.

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.

The Positive Behavior Support (PBS) program is sponsoring an Anti-Bullying program, “I Am Unafraid” to all students at Wyalusing Valley Elementary School on March 6. Kindergarten to second grade will be from 9 to 9:45 and third to sixth will be from 10 to 10:45.

The Wyalusing Musical Society is hosting a tea for piano students of Diana Black and Marilyn Dibble on Tuesday, March 6 at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m. Members, please note time change.


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.

Wyalusing High School Wrestling Booster Club will hold a meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 29 at 6 p.m. in Coach Haley’s room at WVHS.

Seventh Annual Pool Tournament in memory of Aaron (Norm) Felter on Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Wyalusing Hotel. Signups at noon sharp. Tournament starts at 1 p.m. $10 entry fee. R7- 2p/S8p

Endless Mountains Gymnastics Spring I Semester will begin the week of Feb. 27. Gymnastic classes for girls and boys in a world-class facility. Schedule a trial class today. Call 570- 746-7778.

Cleanup day at the Laceyville ballpark, Saturday, March 10; 10 am. The public is invited to attend. Please bring shovels, rakes or other equipment you might have that can be used to clean the field with.


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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