2013-04-04 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


Chicken Barbecue, Laceyville Goodwill Fire Company on April 7, starting at 11 a.m. R9- 6c/S10-5c

Relay for Life Chicken Barbecue on April 6 at Penmart, Rt. 6, Wyalusing. $5/half. R11- 4p/S12-3p

Chicken Barbecue, sponsored by Wyalusing Masonic Lodge #618 at PenMart in Wyalusing on Saturday, April 13, 10 to ? $5 per half.


Benefit for Kevin Repsher on Saturday, April 13, starting at noon at the Black Walnut American Legion. There will be food, music, a Chinese auction, pie and cake auction, bake sale, 50/50, basket raffles and live auction. Proceeds will help with medical costs. To make a donation or have questions, call Dawn Repsher at 570-637-2550.

Spaghetti dinner benefit for Alice Bundle on Saturday, April 6 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Towanda American Legion. Food, Chinese auction and basket raffles. Proceeds will help with travel expenses and medical costs. To make a donation or have questions, call Donna Nye at 570-637- 2156.

Eat for Relay for Life at Mark’s Valley View Restaurant, April 14. Any hour of the day. Sponsored by Over The Hill Plus.


Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, April 28, 2013, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. All you can eat: pancakes, French toast, ham, sausage, eggs, home fries, sausage gravy and biscuits, coffee, orange juice, real maple syrup and sugar-free syrup. Adults, $7; children to 12 years, $3; preschool, free. Benefit: Herrick Twp. Vol. Fire Co. - Dept. 4.


The Second Sunday Vesper Service will be held on April 14 at 5 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, corner of Church and Chestnut Streets, Montrose. A simple supper will be served in the Parish House immediately following the service.

The Hollenback United Methodist Church will hold a spring music festival on April 21, starting at 2 p.m. Singing from children in the Wyalusing charge, guest singers Lynn Tryubala and Martha Kress and organists Faith Jaynes and Peter Bryan.

New Era United Methodist Church will host a Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, April 14 at 2 p.m. Animals must be on leash or caged. Animal treats will be available. Questions, call 570-363-2496.

A free concert will be held on April 19 at 7 p.m. at the Moxie Community Church. Les and Linda Green will be the entertainment. For more information, call 570-746-2228.


Hunter Trapper Education Class. New six-hour class. Register for class, then go to website and take the online study. You must complete the online Today’s Hunter & Trapper in PA course before attending the class. Held at Tri-County Sportsman’s club, Saturday, April 13, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Light lunch. For more information, call Pat Beebe, 570-746-3869 or Carl Yurgatis, 869-1706. If you do not have computer, call the game commission in Dallas for booklet at a cost of $2.50. R13- 3p/S14-2p

Log Cabin Quilt Class, April 19-21. Cost, $25. You do not have to attend Friday cutting class. Call to sign up and get materials’ list. 570-746-4922. To be held at Tuscarora Wayne Community Room at 20 Main St., Wyalusing. Class instructor, Val Hill.


PMEA District 8 Jazz Festival, April 4-6. Concert, Saturday, April 6 at 2 p.m. WVHS Auditorium. Tickets available at the door. Call for more information, 570-746-1218.

On Tuesday, April 30 at 7 p.m., the Binghamton High School “Juice Blenders” will present a Steel Drum Band Concert

in the newly-renovated Montrose Theatre, Public Avenue, Montrose. Admission free.


Annual Intergenerational Dance on May 9 from 11:30 to 2:30 at Wyalusing Valley High School in the old gym. Free admission. Door prizes and free lunch. Sponsored by Wyalusing FHA Club.

Round and Square Dance will be held at the Wysox Fire Hall, Saturday, April 20, 7 until 11 p.m. Music by Sara. Refreshments available. Benefit Wysox Fire Company.



The Hollenback United Methodist Church will hold a free soup supper on April 10. The event starts off with a Bible study at 4:30 and the supper at 5 p.m. All welcome.

All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti dinner, April 7, starting at noon at St. Mary’s Hall, Wyalusing (across from fire hall). Spaghetti and meatballs, tossed salad, garlic bread, dessert, beverage. Adults, $7.50; under 12, $3.50; under five, free.

Roast Beef Dinner - Sunday, April 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the LeRaysville Social Hall. Benefit: LeRaysville-Pike Vol. Fire Co.

Wild Game Dinner on Wednesday, April 17 at 11:30 a.m. at New Era U.M. Church. Free will offering. Donations accepted for Bradford County Humane Society.

Turkey Supper on Saturday, April 6, 4 to 6 p.m. at Rome Methodist Hall. Donations: Adults, $8; children under 12, $4; preschool, free. Benefit: Rome UMC.


The WVHS Class of 1951 luncheon on Friday, April 12 at noon at Mark’s Valley View Restaurant in Laceyville.

Smorgasbord at Retta UMC, starting at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 20. $10, adults; $5, ages 6- 15; under age 6, free. For information, please contact Marlene at 570-869-2547.


Earth Day

Recycle, Reuse. Earth Day 2013, Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Grovedale Winery, Wyalusing. Self-guided nature walk; recyclable drop-off. Northern Tier Solid Waste Authority will be on hand to accept clear, green, brown glass; tin; aluminum; plastics; magazines and papers in bags. Recycling electronic waste; hybrid car display; coloring contest by Blue Heron Gallery. The Wyalusing Museum and Carriage House as well as the winery tasting room will be open. Special events: 10:30 a.m. Demonstration: painting and staining w/beer. 11:30 Whipple Performing Arts, dancers at Red House; noon, demonstration, painting with milk; 12:30, Whipples performing again; 1:30, winners of coloring contest announced. Leo Club selling baked goods and beverages. Held rain or shine. Sponsored by Blue Heron Art Gallery and Grovedale Winery. For more information, call 570-746-4922 or 746-1400.

For Your Information

The Camptown Cemetery Association would like all lot owners of the cemetery to please remove all Christmas decorations from the cemetery by April 8.

Bookmobile Schedule April 5, Wysox C&N Bank, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; April 8, Colonial Apts., North Towanda, 9 a.m.; Towanda Memorial Hospital, 10:45 to 11 a.m.; New Albany Library, 11:30 a.m.; April 10, Stevensville PO, 10:30 a.m.; April 22, BLaST IU 17, 9 a.m.; Monroeton Library, 11 a.m.; April 24, Sayre Senior Center, 9 a.m.; Sayre Library, 10:45 a.m.; Bradford County Day Care, 1 p.m.; Page Manor, 2 p.m.

An AARP Safe-Driving Course will be held at the New Era U.M. Church on Monday, April 22 and Tuesday, April 23. Four hours each day from 3 to 7 p.m. For those that have not attended a class before, to register, call Carol, 570-928-7906 or Florence, 363-2496.

Garage Sales

Garage Sale: Second Annual Relay for Life on Friday, April 12, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday,

April 13, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. One mile east of Northeast Bradford School. It will be held at the Nagy home, 8101 Route 467, LeRaysville. Watch for signs. All sales go toward the relay team, The Baker’s Dozen Plus. New basket raffles, baked goods. Something for everyone. Held rain or shine.

Meeting Notices

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.

AA meeting, Friday evenings at 8 p.m. at the Standing Stone Vesper Church spiritual building, River Road, Standing Stone Township. Open meeting, nonsmoking.

AARP Meetings #4423 are held at the Wysox EMS Building the second Tuesday of every month with the exception of special meetings combined with a luncheon. Executive meeting is 1:15 p.m. and regular meeting at 1:45. The March 12 meeting will be held at the Fortune Buffet in Athens at noon for luncheon. On May 14, the club will hold their Spring Banquet at Bishop’s Restaurant in Ulster at noon. You don’t need to be a member as guests are always welcome. Any questions, contact Secretary Merna Colwell at 570-833-2567.

Grief Support Group: Jan.- Dec. 2013. A bereavement support group meets monthly, the last Tuesday of each month from 3 to 4:30 p.m. This group is open to those who have experienced loss and is facilitated by Trudy Ventello, LSW, a social worker with Memorial Hospital’s Hospice program. The meetings are located in the library in the lower level of Memorial Hospital in Towanda. Any questions, call 570-268-2233.

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

Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 will hold their meeting on Sunday, April 14 at 1 p.m. at the post home.

The annual meeting of the Retta Cemetery Association will be held at the Retta United Methodist Church with a covered dish dinner on April 6 at noon, followed by the meeting.

Beaver Meadows Cemetery Association will hold a meeting on Tuesday, April 9 at the Beaver Meadows Church at 7 p.m. All lot owners and potential lot owners are invited to attend.

Bradford/Sullivan Counties Intellectual Disabilities Program

will hold a Quality Improvement Council meeting on Tuesday, April 9 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Human Services large conference room. RSVP by April 8 to Diane Bahr at 570-265-1760 or 1- 800-588-1828.

The LEPC (Local Emergency Planning Committee) meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 19, at 9:00 a.m. has been rescheduled to Tuesday, April 23, at 9 a.m. at the Bradford County Emergency Operations Center.

The Susquehanna Beekeeper Association will meet at the Claverack Building in Montrose on April 12 at 7 p.m. Topic: Regulations explanation for apiary entries at Harford Fair. Further information, James at 570-934-1166.

The North Flat Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting on April 6 at 2 p.m. at the Jenningsville Township building. Anyone interested is welcome to attend.

Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery meeting will meet on Thursday evening, April 18 at 7 p.m. at the Stoll Building in Wysox.

PARSE: The Pennsylvania Association of Retired State Employees will meet at noon on April 9 at the Towanda American Legion. A rep from the Vision/Dental Insurance will be the speaker. If you have questions and/or want to make a reservation, contact Bernice Landmesser, 570-265-8812 or John Benio, 570-278-2380.

Pro-Life Town Hall meeting at the American Legion in Towanda on April 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. A series of fast-paced presentations will be given.

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. Anyone taking care of a family member or loved one, be it at home or as a resident of a long term care facility welcome. For information, call Donna Benjamin at the Law Office of Leslie Wizelman, 570- 746-3844 or Carol Dieffenbach at Area Agency on Aging, 570-265- 6121. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, April 9.

Susquehanna Pomona Grange #7 will meet on April 6 at 10 a.m. at the Gibson Grange. All persons from Susquehanna and Wyoming counties having the 5th degree are welcome. For more information, call 570-833- 4618.

The Laddsburg Cemetery Association meeting will be held on April 7 at 2 p.m. at the home of Gary and Sue Miller in New Albany. Interested parties welcome. For information, call 570-363-2841.

The Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties Chapter is forming a Red Cross Youth Club in the Tunkhannock area. Youth from the Tunkhannock Area and Lackawanna Trail School Districts are being invited to participate. There is going to be a kickoff meeting on Thursday, April 11 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Wyoming County EMA Building at 3880 SR6 in Tunkhannock.

Penny Socials

Penny Social at North Orwell Community Hall, Route 187, on Friday, April 19. Doors open 5:30 p.m., drawings start 7 p.m. Basket raffles, door prizes, 50/50, refreshments available. For more information, call 570- 247-7484 or 247-7280. Benefit North Orwell Community Hall.

Public Meetings

A Public Meeting to address

and discuss the recent educational cuts at the Wyalusing Area School District will be held on Thursday, April 4 at 6 p.m. in the Wyalusing Fire Hall located on Second Street. The main purpose of this meeting is to explore options for preserving the current staffing of the music education department. However, a broader discussion on all recent proposed cuts to positions and programs is welcomed. All concerned citizens and parents of students in the Wyalusing Area School District are invited to attend and share ideas that may help the district to save money while maintaining a high-quality education that includes the arts. This meeting is part of a grassroots effort brought forth by concerned community members.

Recycling Notice

Free Electronics and Recycling Event by Cleaner and Greener on Saturday, April 20 from 10 to 2 at Grovedale Winery Grounds, Wyalusing. Some of the electronics accepted are: answering machines, cell phones, copiers, fax machines, keyboards, televisions, telephones, microwave and batteries. Hosted by Cleaner and Greener, 284 2nd St., Laceyville. Call 570-721-2317 or 896-1826 or visit www.cleanergreen er.org. for a more complete listing.


Wyalusing Class of 1953 will hold their 60th class reunion on Sept. 14 at the Towanda Rod and Gun Club. Anyone wishing to help with planning, call 570- 746-3604 or 746-9309.

The Wyalusing Area Class of 1958 reunion will be held on Aug. 10, 2013 from noon to ? as voted on at the last reunion. All those class members whom have had their address changed, please contact Janet DeRemer, 355 Singer Rd., Laceyville, PA 18623 or Gloria Durland, 207 Williams Road, Wyalusing, PA 18853.


The RTL will have work bees on the Laceyville ballfield on March 10 and 17 at 1 p.m. and on March 23 at 10 a.m. Any questions, call Phil Brewer at 570-869-1153.

Tunkhannock Tiger softball will host a hitting, pitching and fielding clinic on Sunday, April 14, 1 to 4 p.m. at the Tunkhannock Area High School softball field. Ages 8-15 years old. Cost: Donation of your choice. Proceeds benefit the Tunkhannock Area H.S. softball program. For pre-registration or questions, call 570-885-5808.

The WVHS Wrestling High School Booster Club will meet on Wednesday, April 10 at 6 p.m. in Coach Haley’s room at the high school. All parents and supporters of Wyalusing wrestling are encouraged to attend.

Twin Tier Antique Tractor Pull on Saturday, April 20 at Rome grounds. Weigh-in at 8:30 a.m. pull at 9:30 a.m. (weather permitting). Questions, call 570-637-1311 or 363-2496.

Lady Panthers Softball Tournament, April 6 at Northeast Bradford High School. Games at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Teams: Northeast Bradford, Mountain View, Tunkhannock and Wellsboro. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chili, soup and more.

Tunkhannock Junior Tigers Football and Cheerleading Sign-ups at the Tunkhannock Administration Building on Sunday, April 28, 1 to 4 p.m. and Wednesday, May 1, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Players need to bring birth certificates and be present. Registration forms online. Any questions, go to the website www.jrtigers.webs.com.

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