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Senior Menu

Spring Musical At Susky High
Citizen Of the Year!
Happy First Birthday!
Spring Band, Choral Concerts At Elk Lake



April 26

SPAGHETTI DINNER, Wednesday, April 26, 5 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. All are welcome.

OVERVIEW OF SERVICES available through the Area Agency on Aging program with Carol Giles, Wednesday, April 26, 2:00 p.m. at the Northern Wayne Community Library. Call 798–2444 for info. All are welcome.

Endless Mountains Theatre Company will be holding open auditions on April 26, at 6:30pm and April 29, at 9:30am in Blue Ridge High School for the musical The Sound of Music (to be staged in June) and the comedy Peril on the High Seas (tentatively scheduled for August). More info call 570-278-7828.

ANNUAL MEETING AND STEWARDSHIP AWARDS,April 26,   Countryside Conservancy, 7 pm at Evans Hall, Keystone College. Free and open to the public. Coffee bar and desserts.  Call 945-6995 for information.

April 27

PIZZA NIGHT, Thursday, April 27, 5 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. All are welcome.

WIMPIES LUNCHEON, April 27, noon - ? at the Starrucca Baptist social rooms. All are welcome.

ROAST BEEF DINNER, April 27 4:30 P.M. - ? at the Springville UM Church. All are welcome, take-outs available.

RAIL-TRAIL COUNCIL monthly meeting, Thursday, April 27 at The Elegante Restaurant, Forest City. Dinner available at 6 p.m., meeting to follow at 7 p.m. Call 785–7245 for info. All are welcome.

April 28

CHICKEN ALFREDO or Fish Dinner, Friday, April 28, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. All are welcome.

FUN IN THE SPRINGTIME program for preschoolers, Friday, April 28, 10 a.m. at the Northern Wayne Community Library. Free. Registration required, call 798–2444.

ROUND & SQUARE DANCE, Friday, April 28, 7 – 11 p.m. at Montrose High School cafeteria. Door prizes. Refreshments available. Proceeds benefit the Fairdale Grange. All are welcome.

SPAGHETTI & MEATBALL DINNER, Friday, April 28, 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. at the Lawsville Grange Hall. All you can eat! Takeouts available. All are welcome.

April 28-30

SOUTHERN TIER ORCHID SOCIETY Spring Show at the Oakdale Mall in Johnson City. Admission to the show is free, open during mall hours.

April 29

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT with the Morgan String Bluegrass Band, Saturday, April 29, 7 – 11 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. All are welcome.

SPRING BIRDS & BUDS program, Saturday, April 29, 10 a.m. at Salt Springs State Park. Walk in the park and learn how to identify birds and early wildflowers. All are welcome.

LYON STREET CEMETERY Association annual meeting, Saturday, April 29, 7 p.m. at the home of Thelma Frederici. For info call secretary Susan Harvatine, 679–2386.

BUFFETT DINNER, April 29, 4:30 to ?, at the Gibson United Methodist Church. Take-outs available.

CHICKEN BBQ, April 29, Noon – 3:00 p.m. at the Kingsley United Methodist Church. TAKE-OUT ONLY.

CHICKEN BBQ, April 29, 10:00 a.m. - ? at the Shops Plaza, Susquehanna by Canawacta Lodge 360.

ROAST BEEF SUPPER, April 29, 5:00 p.m. - ? at the Thompson United Methodist Church. All are welcome.

PANCAKE SUPPER, Saturday, April 29, 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Susquehanna Valley Grange, South Windsor. All you can eat! All are welcome.

April 29 & 30

HOUSE & GARDEN Show, Saturday, April 29, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, April 30, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Waverly Community House. Tickets available at the door. For info call 586–8191.

“I LOVE YOU, You’re Perfect, Now Change” will be presented by the Endless Mts. Theater Co., Saturday, April 29 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 30 at 3 p.m. at the Blue Ridge High School auditorium. All are welcome.

April 30

GET MOVIN’ HIKE, Sunday, April 30, 2 p.m. at Salt Springs State Park. Join a park guide on a moderately paced four-mile hike. Learn about the surrounding natural history during rest stops. All are welcome.

CHICKEN & BISCUIT DINNER, Sunday, April 30, 11:30 AM – 2:00 P.M. at the Snake Creek Fire Hall. All are welcome, take-outs available.

May 1

FAMILY AL-ANON meeting, Monday, May 1, 7:30 p.m. in the Father Jim Nash Parish Center, Montrose. Call 222-4240 or 289-4054 for info. All are welcome.

QUILT SHOW and classes, beginning Monday, May 1 through July 28 at the Blue Heron Gallery, Wyalusing. All are welcome.

May 2

WING NIGHT, Tuesday, May 2, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. All are welcome.

May 3

SENSE OF WONDER program, Wednesday, May 3, 10:30 a.m. at Salt Springs State Park. Hands-on fun and outdoor exploration especially for kids 2 1/2 to 5, with adult. Registration required, call 967–7275.

May 4

PIZZA NIGHT, Thursday, May 4, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. Eat in or take out. All are welcome.

May 5

ROAST BEEF/FISH dinner, Friday, May 5, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. All are welcome.

May 5 & 6

RUMMAGE & BAKE SALE, Lunch Café, Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 at St. Mark’s Church, New Milford. All are welcome.

RUMMAGE & BAKE SALE, Friday, May 5, 9-12 a.m. and 4-6 p.m. and Saturday, May 6 (bag sale), 9-11 a.m. at the Franklin Forks United Methodist Church. All are welcome.

May 6

WHAT’S GROWING Out There? Program Saturday, May 6, 1 p.m. at Salt Springs State Park. Botanist Bill Olson will lead a walk to discover and identify spring wildflowers. All are welcome.

CHICKEN BARBECUE, Saturday, May 6, 5 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. Live entertainment by the E Z Polka Band. All are welcome.

ADOPT A HIGHWAY cleanup, Saturday, May 6, 9 a.m. along Rte. 191 near Lake Ariel. Sponsored by the NE PA Audubon Society. For info call Marge, 253–9599. All are welcome.

May 3-6

RUMMAGE SALE, May 3,4, 5, 10 AM – 4 P.M. and Saturday, May 6 10 AM TO 12 NOON at the Susquehanna United Methodist Church, Main Street, Susquehanna.

Sunday, May 7

The re-dedication of the Civil War Monument, on the Green in Montrose, will take place Sunday, May 7 at 2 P.M.  The Ezra S. Griffin, Camp #8, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, will conduct the ceremony.

HYMN SING and Choir Concert, Sunday, May 7, 3 p.m. at Franklin Hill Presbyterian Church. Refreshments to follow. All are welcome.

May 8

FAMILY AL-ANON meeting, Monday, May 8, 7:30 in the Father Jim Nash Parish Center, Montrose. For info call 222–4240 or 289–4054. All are welcome.

May 9

WING NIGHT, Tuesday, May 9, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. All are welcome.

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Senior Menu

Senior Citizen Menu

Monday, April 24: Sliced roast turkey w/gravy, French style string beans, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, Dutch country bread, graham crackers & peanut butter.

Tuesday, April 25: Salisbury steak w/gravy, noodles, tossed green salad, seeded rye bread, fresh apple.

Wednesday, April 26: stuffed pepper w/sauce, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, dinner roll, graham cracker & peanut butter, butterscotch pudding or diet butterscotch pudding.

Thursday, April 27: Chicken marsala w/long grain rice, orange juice, baby carrots, pears.

Friday, April 28: Seasoned pork chops, succotash, mashed potatoes, pineapple juice, Dutch country w.w. bread, Quaker chewy granola bar.

Senior Menu May 1 – 5

Monday, May 1: barbecue chicken breast, home style baked beans, coleslaw, dinner roll, pineapple bits, granola bar.

Tuesday, May 2: beef stew, cranberry juice, biscuit, graham crackers and peanut butter, vanilla pudding/diet vanilla pudding.

Wednesday, May 3: vegetable lasagna, mixed vegetables, orange juice, whole wheat bread, pears.

Thursday, May 4: spaghetti and meatballs, tossed salad, seeded rye bread, lemon meringue pie, diet vanilla pudding.

Friday, May 5: breaded cod filet, brown rice, peas and carrots, honey wheat bread, tartar sauce, mandarin oranges.

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Spring Musical At Susky High

“You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” (revised) will be performed by Susquehanna Community High School’s Theatre Troup on Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. There will also be a matinee on Saturday at 3 p.m. This is a show that is both perfectly safe for kids of any age and great fun for all.

Ticket prices are: adults, $7; senior citizens, students, and members of the Armed Forces (past and present), $5. Call 853-4921, ext. 2344 to reserve tickets, or stop by the high school office. Tickets are also available at the door.

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Chamber To Honor Citizen Of The Year

It is with pleasure that the Montrose Area Chamber of Commerce announces the 2006 Citizen of the Year, Mrs. Eleanor (Ellie) McKeage. One of the qualities of a Citizen of the Year is, someone who has contributed to the community, its benefit, and growth while working behind the scenes. Ellie McKeage is a perfect example of these criteria.

Eleanor McKeage

Ellie is the daughter of Paul and Gladys (Williams) Dewees. She graduated from Montrose High School, then located on Lake Avenue. Ellie’s work history includes secretarial positions at Beach Manufacturing Company, New York State Electric and Gas Corp. and Brewer-Titchean Corp. in the Beverage Cooler Division. In 1957, she married John McKeage who, with other family members, owned the Beach Manufacturing Co.

Ellie and John shared many interests, namely antiques, golf and greenhouse gardening. Ellie has one stepson, Jack McKeage, who with his family resides in Florida. Ellie is an enthusiastic golfer. She was a founding member of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Women’s Golf Association, which included 12 gold courses. Ellie’s golf achievements include twelve-time Lady’s Golf Champion of the Montrose Club and ten times Lady’s Golf Champion of the Irem Temple Country Club, in Dallas, PA. For 30 years a dear friend and excellent golfer, Carole Eartley, Dallas, PA and Ellie played as partners, entering many tournaments in Northeastern Pennsylvania, and won a number of them.

Ellie has been a dedicated member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Montrose and served on the Vestry and Altar Guild. In addition, Ellie has been affiliated with many local organizations; 26 years as Director including nine years as President of the Susquehanna County Historical Society and Free Library Association; six years as Director of the Endless Mountains Medical Care Foundation; 30 years as Director of the Susquehanna County Humane Society. But her dedication does not stop there, she has served as Director for The Montrose Country Club and Director of the Montrose Cemetery Association. In 2005, she was honored by the Montrose Rotary Club with the Paul Harris Fellow Award. Ellie has helped make Montrose and surrounding communities a better place for all with her dedication and hard work.

The Montrose Chamber of Commerce invites you to join at a dinner in Ellie’s honor on Thursday, May 18. The event will be held at the Montrose Bible Conference Dreyer Lodge Tea Room, 5 Locust Street, Montrose. Reception starts at 6 p.m., with dinner served at 6:30 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at Lee’s Furniture, 26 Church St., 278–3711; The Butler’s Pantry, 9 South Main St., 278–2191; or Craige’s Store, 50 Church St., 278–1116, Montrose, PA. Reservation deadline is May 4.

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Happy First Birthday!

Braeleigh Phillips will celebrate her first birthday on April 28, 2006.

Braeleigh is the daughter of Jamie Oakley and Brien Phillips of Susquehanna.

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Spring Band, Choral Concerts At Elk Lake

The Elk Lake School Music Department has scheduled the following Spring Band and Choral Concerts.

The Senior High concert will be held on Thursday, May 4, 7:30 p.m.

The Junior High concert will be on Thursday, May 11, 7:30 p.m.

Fifth and Sixth Grade concert will be on Thursday, May 18, 7:00 p.m.

All are welcome to attend.

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