2012-03-08 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


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.

Homemade soup/chili/bake sale on Saturday, March 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eat in or take out. Held at the Wilmot Township Building. Proceeds benefit American Cancer Society. Event hosted by Relay for Life Team Postal Priority Hope.

Benefit for Joanne Salsman, recovering from brain surgery. It will be held at the Black Walnut American Legion Post 510 bingo hall on March 18 from noon until ? Barbecue chicken, refreshments, music, bake sale, auction by Burke’s. $5 donation at door (does not include food), children under 10, free. Anyone wishing to donate items for auction or baskets can drop off day of benefit after 11 a.m. at Legion or any day after 11 a.m. at Trail Inn in Meshoppen.

Blood Drive

Blood Drives: 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 26, Wyalusing American Legion, 1 to 6 p.m.

Book Signings

Book signing by local author and dog trainer, Joe Buttito at the Bradford County Library on Saturday, March 31 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. To support the Bradford County Humane Society. Dog demonstrations and BCHS dogs available.


Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall on Sunday, March 25,, 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.

Card Showers

A Card Shower for Alverta Bennett Carter’s 93rd birthday, which is on Sunday, March 11, 2012. She is residing at Golden Living Center, Virginia Drive, Tunkhannock, PA 18657. She would be greatly cheered by receiving recognition on her special day.


Factoryville United Methodist Church service, led by Christian rock group, “Messengers,” a contemporary Christian rock band will be held on March 11 at 9 a.m.


4-H Rabbit Forum on March 10 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Penn State Extension Office Conference Room on 200 Main St., Towanda. Well-known New York rabbit breeder, Bonnie Burdick will conduct the forum. For more information, contact Thomas Maloney at 570-265- 2896.


Round and Square Dance will be held at the Wysox Fire Hall, Saturday, March 17, 7 until 11 p.m. Music by Sara. Benefit Wysox Fire Company.


Stag Ham and Bean Dinner at Laceyville’s Goodwill Fire Co. on March 22 from 6 p.m. until ? Benefit Goodwill Fire Co. R5- 8c/S6-7c

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 at the South Auburn Grange on March 10, starting at 4 p.m. Adults, $8; 12 and under, $3; preschool, free. S9- 2c/R9-2c

Free Sunday Soup Supper at the Factoryville United Methodist Church on March 11 at 5 p.m.

Wysox Fire Company Spaghetti Supper, Thursday, March 8, 4 to 7 p.m. at the fire hall on Lake Road, Wysox. Spaghetti supper complete with salad, drink and homemade 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.

The Northeast Bradford Honor Society is putting on a free community dinner at the Rome Presbyterian Hall on Saturday, March 17 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Annual Pork and Sauerkraut Dinner - Saturday, March 10, 4 to 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Route 6 West of Tunkhannock. Takeouts, 3:30 to 4:30. Adults: $8.50; children under 12, $4; preschool, free. Basket raffle. Everyone welcome. Cookbooks for sale.

American Legion Birthday Dinner will be held on March 17 at the Wyalusing American Legion Post 534. Social hour is 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Reservations a must by March 12. Call 570-746-1772.

Ham Dinner, Sunday, March 11, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at LeRaysville Social Hall. Benefit: LeRaysville Pike Volunteer Fire Dept.

Annual St. Patrick’s Dinner. Corned beef, ham, cabbage, glazed carrots, Harvard beets, applesauce. Also homemade pies for dessert, March 17, 4 p.m. to ? at Mehoopany Methodist Church. Take-outs available, call 570-833-2264.

Free Homemade Soup Supper. March 14 at the Hollenback United Methodist Church from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Everyone welcome. The supper benefits Andrew Pickett’s senior project. R10p

Wysox Sewing Society hold their monthly dinner noon on Tuesday, March 13 in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church. Roast Beef will be featured on the menu with mashed potatoes, gravy, cole slaw, assorted vegetables, gelatin salads and a delicious variety of homemade pies. Everyone is welcome. Take-outs available. Reservations are available but not necessary. Please call 570-265-6119 and leave a message for reservations. R10c

Easter Events

Homemade Easter Candy - Skinners Eddy U.M. Church Red Bird Mission project. Chocolate covered Easter eggs, $3.50 per package of six. Flavors: cherry, chocolate, chocolate nut, coconut, peanut butter, maple walnut or sampler package (one of each flavor). To order, call Pat Eberlin, 570-869- 1588. Orders must be placed by March 23. Available for pick up on Wednesday, April 4 at the church from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or at the UMW Bake Sale in Laceyville on Friday, March 23 from 9 a.m. to noon. Other arrangements may be made by calling Pat Eberlin at 869-1588.


George Lee and the Jericho Singers will be performing at the Wyalusing Senior Center (Park Place) on Saturday, March 17 at 1 p.m. Free to the public. Come and hear good Southern Gospel music.

St. Patrick’s Day Ham Party, Saturday, March 17, 7 to 11 p.m., Windham Twp. Vol. Fire Station, Rt. 187 near Rt. 1049 (LeRaysville Rd.) Intersection. Games of chance, raffles, door prizes, 50/50 drawings. Win hams, turkeys and more. Snack foods and drink included. Tickets available from any Dept. 19 member or at the door for $10 donation. (18 years to play/21 years to drink.)

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.

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.

Women with cancer are invited to an upcoming Look Good, Feel Better program. Head into spring by attending one of the following sessions: March 12, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Guthrie Cancer Center at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre or March 13, 1 to 3 p.m. at Memorial Hospital, Towanda. For information, visit at the following: www.lookgoodfeelbetter.org or call 1-800-227-2345.

Northeast Bradford Kindergarten Registration will be held on Tuesday, March 27 and Wednesday, March 28 at the Northeast Bradford Elementary School for children who will be age five on or before Sept. 1, 2012. Please call the school at 570-744-2521, ext. 2243 or 2242 as soon as possible to set up a registration appointment.

WVHS senior, Lacey Mosher is running for PA’s Favorite Homecoming Queen. Vote for her at www.americashomecomingqueen.com, scroll to the bottom of the page and select Vote for America’s “Favorite” Homecoming Queen. Cost: $1 per vote: unlimited voting—$10 equals 10 votes; $25 equals 25 votes.

Garage Sales

Garage Sale to benefit the Baker’s Dozen Plus team for the Relay for Life on Saturday, March 31, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Treasures for all. Basket raffle. Held rain or shine. One mile east of NEB School, towards (Rt. 467), LeRaysville. Look for Relay signs. Will be held at Nagy’s house.

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.

Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Assoc. meets on Thursday, March 15 at 7 p.m. at the Stoll Building in Wysox. All members are urged to attend as the subject of bleachers will be decided.

DAV Chapter 37 will meet Wednesday, March 14 at Bridge Street Hill VFW, Towanda, at 2:30 p.m. All veterans, 10 percent or more disability welcome.

The Wyalusing Area School District’s Title I program is happy to announce the date for the upcoming Title I Parent Night on Thursday, March 8 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Wyalusing Elementary School. Come and join in the fun with Silly Sally. She is an exciting storyteller, who will throw in a little magic to keep you laughing. Information about the Title I federal programs will be offered by Mr. Darrow.

The Monroe Borough Crime Watch will be meeting a at 7 p.m. in the Monroeton Public Library on March 13. These meetings are open to the public and new members are always welcomed and encouraged to attend. For more information, please contact Jenny Ennis at 570-265-7550.

The VFW Post #6824 and its auxiliary will meet at the post on Haigh’s Pond Road on March 14 at 7 p.m. Please remember to bring items for the Danville Medical Center Children’s Ward at this meeting, such as crayons, coloring books, puzzles and reading books. These items will be delivered at the March District VFW Auxiliary 14 meeting.

The Susquehanna Beekeepers’ Association meeting on Friday, March 9 at 7 p.m. at the Claverack Bldg., Montrose. For more information, contact James Wood at 570-934-1166.

The New Albany Widowed Persons Group will meet at the Shady Nook Restaurant on Monday, March 12 at 11:30 a.m. For information, call 570-363- 2454. R10p

The Herrickville Cemetery Association will be having a meeting on March 13 at 7 p.m. at the home of Jeff Aeppli, 293 Wolf Hill Rd., Wyalusing, 570- 746-1429.


VFW Post #6824 on 1468 Haigh’s Pond Road in Rome will be host to an informational meeting for the Area Agency on Aging on Wednesday, March 14 at 6 p.m. It will be held in the upstairs hall of the VFW. The meeting is open to the public. Any questions, contact Sheila Hakes, 570-247-7135, shakes151@frontiernet.net.

Rabies Clinics

Rabies Clinic - Monday, March 26 at Wilmot Fire Hall, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., $10. Animals must be caged or on a leash. Dr. Donn Laudermilch from Rome Vet Center will be there.


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.

Wyalusing Ball Association will hold 2012 sign-ups on the following dates: Thurs. and Fri., March 15, 16, 4 to 6 p.m. at the Wyalusing Elementary School. 4-6 T-Ball. Baseball/Softball (6-9 Rookie) (9-10 Minor) (11-12 Major) (13- 14-15 Teener Division). Any child in the Wyalusing School District may sign up. Any questions, contact Lanny God, 570- 746-1799, Tony and Amy Hepp, 746-3196, Bill Smith, 746-1847 or Tim Adams, 746-4085. All-Stars also available for baseball/softball. All practices and home games will be played at the WBA Milne Complex, Lime Hill. Tag Day will be held on Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7.

RTL Tryouts: All 11-12 year olds must try out. 9-10 year olds have the option if they so choose. If child was on major team last year, they must attend 50% of the tryout. Major softball: March 17, 1 to 3 p.m. at Wyalusing Boro Park. Rain date: March 19, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., same place. Minor teams. All 9- 10 year olds must attend. Any eight year old wishing to tryout must also attend. Minor softball: March 17, 4 to 6 p.m. at Wyalusing Boro Park. Rain date: March 19, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Same place. Major Baseball: March 24, 1 to 3 p.m. at Wyalusing Boro Park. Rain date: March 26, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., same place. Minor teams will also try out. 9-10 year olds must attend. Any eight year old must attend. Minor Baseball: March 24, 4 to 6 p.m. at Wyalusing Boro Park. Rain date: March 26, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., same place.

Wyalusing Youth Football and Cheerleading, Inc. (WYF&C, Inc.) board will meet on Monday, March 12 at 6 p.m. at the Wyalusing American Legion.

The Valley YHEC (Youth Hunter Education Challenge, Inc.) is signing up for the new season on March 24 and 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ages from 10 to 18 years. First timers will need a copy of hunter safety card and birth certificate. Any questions, call Nanette Lowery, 570- 882-9613 or 607-738-0328. Email at nanette@stny.rr.com. We have forms for ten year olds to take hunter safety course.

Twin Tracks Pulling Association, Inc., located in Monroeton, 2012 Garden Tractor and Antique Tractor Pulling Schedule. Garden Tractor weigh-in, 5 p.m., pull 6 p.m. May 11, June 8, July 6, Aug. 10, Sept. 7, Oct. 12. Antique Tractor weigh-in, 9 a.m., pull 10 a.m. May 12, June 9, July 7, Aug. 11, Sept. 8, Oct. 13. Information, call Randy Johnson, 570-265-4557 or Donnie Williams, 570-241-3067. Tractor pulling is fun.

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