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EVENTS, PROGRAMS, HAPPENINGS, SEMINARS:
WING NIGHT, Tuesday, January 17, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. Eat in or take out. All are welcome.
WYALUSING CREEK WATERSHED Association meeting, Wednesday, January 18, 7:00 p.m. in the Ladies Auxiliary Fire Hall, Lawton. For info call Steve Barondeau, 278–4600, ext. 289.
CHICKEN & BISCUIT or haddock dinner, Friday, January 20, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. All are welcome.
SOUP & BAKE SALE, Friday, January 20, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at People’s National Bank, Hop Bottom. Hosted by the Hop Bottom United Methodist Church. All are welcome.
GOOD NEWS LUNCH, Saturday, January 21, noon at St. Mark’s Church, New Milford. Free. All are welcome.
BINGO, Saturday, January 21, 7 p.m. at the Blue Ridge Sportsmen’s Club, New Milford. All are welcome.
FAMILY STYLE BREAKFAST, Saturday, January 21, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Springville United Methodist Church. All are welcome.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST , Sunday, January 22, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Blue Ridge Sportsmen’s Club, New Milford. All are welcome.
GET MOVIN’ HIKE, Sunday, January 22, 2 – 4 p.m. at Salt Springs State Park. All are welcome to take this moderately paced, four-mile hike.
BREAKFAST BUFFET, Sunday, January 22, 8 – 11 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Hall, Nicholson. All you can eat! All are welcome.
PIZZA NIGHT, Thursday, January 19, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. Eat in or take out. All are welcome.
WING NIGHT, Tuesday, January 24, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. Eat in or take out. All are welcome.
NORTHERN SUSQUEHANNA WATERSHED Association meeting, Wednesday, January 25, 7:30 p.m. at the New Milford Township Building. For info call Steve Barondeau, 278–4600, ext. 289.
SPAGHETTI DINNER, Wednesday, January 25, 5 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. All are welcome.
PIZZA NIGHT, Thursday, January 26, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. All are welcome.
HAM/HADDOCK dinner, Friday, January 27, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. All are welcome.
SPAGHETTI & MEATBALL dinner, Friday, January 26 at the Lawsville Grange. Serving 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. All you can eat! Takeouts available. All are welcome.
ANNUAL MEETING of the Susquehanna County Historical Society & Free Library, Saturday, January 28, 2 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Montrose. All are welcome.
SPAGHETTI & MEATBALL supper and bake sale, Saturday, January 28, 4:30 p.m. at the Thompson United Methodist Church. All are welcome.
WING NIGHT, Tuesday, January 31, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. Eat in or take out. All are welcome.
Monday, January 16: roast beef with gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, cabbage salad, honey wheat bread, apricots, graham crackers.
Tuesday, January 16: baked white fish, mashed potatoes, orange juice, tossed salad, seeded rye bread, graham crackers, Boston cream pie/diabetic chocolate pudding.
Wednesday, January 18: char broiled beef patty, home-style beans, pickled beets, hamburg bun, tropical fruit, chocolate chip granola bar.
Thursday, January 19: stuffed cabbage roll, buttered noodles, apple juice, cooked California blend, wheat bread, butterscotch pudding/diet butterscotch pudding.
Friday, January 20: sweet and sour chicken, long grain brown rice, cooked broccoli, wheat bread, fresh orange.
January 23 – January 27
Monday, January 23: sliced ham, cooked peas, sweet potatoes, whole wheat bread, graham crackers and peanut butter, tropical fruit.
Tuesday, January 24: meat lasagna, tossed salad, seeded Italian bread, mandarin oranges.
Wednesday, January 25: Italian marinated chicken breast, Brussels sprouts, dinner roll, long grain brown rice, canned peaches.
Thursday, January 26: Swedish meatballs with noodles, baby carrots, coleslaw, honey wheat bread, graham cracker and peanut butter, fresh apple.
Friday, January 27: fish munchies, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, cranberry juice, seeded rye bread, graham cracker, tartar sauce, Boston cream pie or diet chocolate pudding.
The Child Identification Program (CHIP), a free service by the PA Crime Prevention Association and the Pennsylvania Freemasons, will be held for the Elk Lake Elementary students at the Elk Lake Elementary school on January 24-26. This service includes fingerprinting, a computer disk (showing the child’s picture and mannerisms) as well as a DNA kit. All material is given to the parents for their use and safekeeping. The only requirement is a permission form, which will be sent home for a signature by the parent or guardian, to be kept on file.
There is also a scheduled session open to the general public on February 11, starting at 9:00 a.m. at the Community Bank and Trust in Montrose. Again, this is a free service. Also, the only requirement is a permission form. The contact for this service is Fred B. Baker, II at (570) 965-2067.
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. service will be held at the First Universalist Church, Brooklyn on Sunday, January 22, at 3 p.m. This year the guest speaker will be The Rev. Andrew Newberry, minister at the Bethel AME Church in Scranton. He is the son of a minister and did his graduate work at Wilberforce University and received his Master of Divinity from AME Payne Theological Seminary in Ohio. Throughout his career, he has been a teacher of homiletics, director of several interfaith endeavors in Ohio, and served as delegate to the Board of Examiners for the AME Church. He is married to Attorney Michelle Newberry and they have two daughters.
The service will include a living tribute to Rosa Parks, music by some members of the AME Choir, and Brooklyn Choir with Maddie Murray, pianist.
This year at the service, interested people are invited to participate in an ongoing plan to establish a “Martin Luther King, Jr. Fund” that would recognize and promote the good ministry of Martin Luther King, Jr. which would benefit educational scholarships in Susquehanna and Wyoming counties through the resources of the Community Foundation Program.
Faith and community groups, along with the support of the National Council of Churches, USA encourages this year’s theme entitled, “Let Justice Roll Living Wage Days!” Information for this proposal will be available at the service.
The public is cordially invited to attend. For further information call Pastor Christianson, 289–4603.
The Endless Mountains Business Association will hold its first meeting of the year Tuesday, January 24, 7:30 a.m. at Maloney’s Restaurant in Hallstead – a light breakfast will be served.
Guest speaker at this meeting is Mr. Stephen Lawrenson, security officer for Peoples National Bank, who will speak on identify thief. Area businesses are invited to attend and if you are not already a member, membership applications will be available at this meeting.
The Endless Mountain’s Business Association, as a united group are setting forth to enhance the business climate in the Blue Ridge area by communication, education and action. The goal is to strengthen the economy of this area while maintaining the unique “hometown” image.
A group brochure has been printed featuring member businesses in Great Bend, Hallstead, New Milford and Gibson.
The slate of officers for the year 2006 is as follows: Eleanor Lempke – President; Michele Suchnick – Vice President; Lisa Kowalewski – Secretary; Linda Ketchur – Treasurer.
Parent-Child Book Club At Library
The next book for the Parent-Child book club is "From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler," the Newberry award-winner by E. L. Konigsburg. The meeting will be held on Saturday, February 18, at 10 a.m. There's no charge to participate in the club. Simply stop by the Montrose Library and sign up with the names of the adult and child who will be reading, and you'll be able to check out or sign up for a copy. Both child and parent should read " From the Mixed-Up Files" by the meeting date. Each can read on their own, or read to each other--whatever works!
"We all had a wonderful time at the first meeting," says Outreach Librarian Mary Beth Manns. Participants explore the book, its characters, and what it's "really about," following a technique developed by Lawrence and Nancy Goldstone in their book "Deconstructing Penguins." For more information about the book club and other library services and programs, call 278-1881 or visit www.susqcolibrary.org.
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