2012-08-16 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


Benefit for Luke Mitchell’s family, Aug. 19, Belvedere Lanes, Nicholson. Chicken barbecue dinner starting at 11 a.m. Pre-sale tickets, ($6.50) for dinner can be found at local businesses in Nicholson. Wheel show starting at noon at Nicholson Ball Park. Anything with wheels can be entered. Preentry fee, $25. Contact Brian Palmer, 570-579-5546. There will be a bowlathon, basket raffles, bake sales and more. If you would like to donate, contact Allen, 570-942-6868 or Walter, 570-942-4607.

Blood Drive

Blood Drive: Aug. 20, Towanda Fire Co., 12 to 6 p.m.; Aug. 21, Ulster Sheshequin Fire Assoc., 1 to 6 p.m.; Aug. 23, VFW Sayre Post 1536, West Lockhart St., 1 to 6 p.m; Aug. 27, St. Basil’s Auditorium, Dushore, 1 to 6 p.m.


Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Aug. 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.

Bus Trip

The Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church would like to sponsor a bus trip to Washington, D.C. to visit the war memorials and the Smithsonian Institute. The tentative date is Oct. 17. The bus would leave Skinners Eddy Church at 6:30 a.m. and leave Washington at 5 p.m. The cost will be less than $100, which will include the bus trip and dinner. We must have 45 people in order to do this. Please call Bonnie Jayne at 570- 869-1938 if you are at all interested.


Martha Kress and Bucky Geter will provide the special music at the Standing Stone Vesper Church on Sunday, Aug. 19 at 7 p.m.


Hunters’ Safety Course at Silvara Tri-County Sports Club, Sept. 15 and Sept. 16, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. both days. Must be 11 years old to take test. Light lunch served both days. Register online at www.pgc.state.pa.us or call Carl Yurgatis, 570-869-1706. R33-4p/S34- 4p


Eleventh Annual Friends of Rep. Tina Pickett Barbecue at the farm of Diane and Tom Elliott, Rome Twp. on SR 1029 (six miles past Wysox Fire Hall) on Aug. 18 from 1 to 4 p.m., rain or shine. Cost: $25 each, $40 couple and $50 family. Food, friendship and entertainment by Wyalusing Swing Choir. Statewide candidates will be attending. Checks payable to Friends of Tina Pickett, RSVP and checks can be mailed to Diane Elliott, 6225 Lake Road, Towanda, PA 18848. Call Diane for directions at 570-265-5310. Paid for by Friends of Tina Pickett.

The WVHS Class of 1951 will meet for lunch on Friday, Aug. 17 at Bishop’s in Ulster.

The Mehoopany United Methodist Church will hold a chicken barbecue dinner on Saturday, Aug. 18. Cost: $8.50 per dinner. Menu, half chicken, slow-cooked baked beans, famous cole slaw, homemade cornbread. Presale tickets are available from church members or call 570-833-2859 to order tickets by phone. Dinners will be available for pickup at noon on Saturday, Aug. 18.


Movie night at the Wyalusing Methodist Church. “The Lorax” will be shown. If weather permits, it will be shown outside on the back wall. Bring your chairs and blankets. Refreshments will be provided at no cost. Showtime will begin at 8 p.m. on Aug. 17. If it does rain, it will be moved inside to the fellowship hall.

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 Aug. 22, Sayre Senior Center, 9 a.m.; Sayre Library, 10:45 a.m.; Bradford Co. Day Care, Sayre, 1 p.m.; Page Manor, 2 p.m. Aug. 27, Wysox Head Start, 8:45 a.m.; BLaST IU 17, 9 a.m.; Monroeton Library, 11:15 a.m.

Home Textile Tool Museum Events: Aug. 17, Great Wheel Spinning; Aug. 18, Historic Gardening; Aug. 25, Closing Day. For more information, contact Esther Welden, 570-278-1886.

The Standing Stone Planning Committee is having a meeting to present and discuss the township land use map to residents and landowners. The Bradford County Planning Commission will be present to assist in answering questions and concerns. This meeting will be held at the Standing Stone Township Building on Aug. 16 from 5 to 8 p.m.

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.

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 in Tunkhannock: Endless Serenity Al-Anon Family Group on Monday, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, 7 p.m., Saturday, noon. All meetings are held at the Tunkhannock UM Church Education Bldg., second floor.

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 Wyalusing Masonic Lodge No. 618 meets at 7:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the Lodge Hall, 158 Church St., Wyalusing. For more information, call 570-721- 0008.

Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery meeting will be held on Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Stoll Building in Wysox.

The August meeting of the Wyalusing Senior Citizens will be at the Spring Hill Community Hall on the 21st. The Schlappis will provide the entertainment. if you haven’t called June Salsgiver with your reservation, please do so immediately as the ladies would like a number. Also, send your $6 for the dinner to June.

Penny Socials

Penny Social sponsored Troop 4 Boy Scouts on Saturday, Aug. 18 at Stevensville Community Hall from 6 to 8 p.m. Refreshments available. R33p


Woodruff Reunion - will be held on Sunday, Aug. 26 at 1 p.m. at the Laceyville Fire Hall. Bring a dish to pass and unwrapped gift for the auction. All else furnished.

Fisk-Carr Family Reunion at Frank and Connie Carrs’ in Wilmot home on Aug. 18 at 11 a.m. Bring dish to pass. Beverage and meat furnished. Please try to attend.

The 107th Hitchcock/Lines reunion will be held on Saturday, Aug. 25 at Elk Lake School pavilion at 12:30 p.m. Bring a dish to pass and an item for White Elephant sale. Call Belva Very, 570-934-2391 for more information.

WVHS Class of 1982 will be holding their 30th class reunion on Sept. 22 at the Wyalusing Legion. We need paid reservations by Aug. 25. Please call Diane Crawford, 570-363-2407; Dianna Goodwin, 746-1465 or Tony Hepp, 746-3196. R33p

The Annual Chaffee Reunion will be held on Sun., Aug. 26 at the Warren Center Community Building. Dinner 1 p.m. Coffee, iced tea, soda and water will be furnished. Please bring dish to pass and own table service.


Bowlers needed at Starlite Lanes, Towanda. Leagues available: seniors, men’s, women’s, youth leagues. Leagues every night and some days. Season starts Aug. 22. Call Dale at 570-265-2245 and leave message.

Twin Tier Antique Tractor Pull on Saturday, Aug. 25 (weather permitting) at grounds in Rome. Weigh-in at 8:30 a.m. 2,500 pounds to 8,500 pounds. No charge to watch. For more information, call Bob, 570-746-1794.

Endless Mountains Gymnastics is now accepting registrations for their fall semester. EMG offers exciting gymnastics classes for girls and boys. EMG also offers fitness classes for adults. Call today to schedule your trial workout, 570-746-7778.

Vendors Wanted

Vendors Wanted for Camptown Races, Sat., Sept. 15. Free set-up. Please call Wendy Fissler, 570-746-3640 or e-mail at fisslerfamily2@epix.net.


The United Way of Bradford County will hold a workshop on Thursday, Aug. 23 at 8:30 a.m. at the Children’s House in Towanda. It’s for anyone who would like to learn the techniques for running successful campaigns at their place of employment. RSVP required. Breakfast and a free gift for all attendees. RSVP by Monday, Aug. 20 to 570-247-5569 or email them at the following: info@unitedwaybradfordcounty.org.

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