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Senior Menu

Adult Evening Classes At Mt. View School
Book Contest Runs Through February
Conservation District Hosts Contractors’ Workshop
Court House Closing Notice
Holy Name Of Mary Sets Lent Schedule


February 14

CHICKEN & BISCUITS, Wednesday, February 14, 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.

February 15

PIZZA NIGHT, Thursday, February 15, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. Eat in or take out.

February 16

CHICKEN/FISH DINNER, Friday, February 16, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.

CONCERT, The Hall Family Orchestra, Friday, February 16, 7 p.m. at the United Methodist Community Church, Great Bend. For info call 879–4506.

February 16 – 18

STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Friday, February 16 and Saturday, February 17 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, February 18 at 2 p.m. at St. Martin of Tours Church, Jackson. For reservations call 756–3305.

February 17

FAMILY STYLE BREAKFAST, Saturday, February 17, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Springville United Methodist Church.

HORSE GRAZING conference, Saturday, February 17, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Broome County Cornell Cooperative Extension, Binghamton. Registration requested, call (607) 724-9268.

GOOD NEWS LUNCH, Saturday, February 17, noon at St. Mark’s Church, New Milford. Free.

February 18

GET MOVIN’ HIKE, Sunday, February 18, 2 p.m. at Salt Springs State Park. Join a park guide on a moderately paced 4-mile hike.

February 20

PANCAKE SUPPER, Tuesday, February 20, beginning at 5:00 p.m. at St. Mark’s Church, New Milford.

WING NIGHT, Tuesday, February 20, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.

February 21

ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICES, Wednesday, February 21, 10 a.m. at the Christ Episcopal Church, Susquehanna.

PYROHY & FISH DINNER, Wednesday, February 21, 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge.

February 22

PIZZA NIGHT, Thursday, February 22, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. Eat in or take out.

February 23

FISH FRY, Friday, February 23, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at American Legion Post 357, Hallstead. For info call 879–4277.

ROAST BEEF/FISH DINNER, Friday, February 23, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge. Music by Terry Rockwell.

February 24

SPAGHETTI DINNER, Saturday, February 24, beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Thompson United Methodist Church. Takeouts available.

PLANTING THE SEED TO READ exhibit opening, Saturday, February 24, 3 – 6 p.m. at the Butternut Gallery at the Montrose Library. Exhibit runs through March 26. Proceeds benefit the library’s 100th anniversary. For info call 278–4011.

February 25

BREAKFAST, Sunday, February 25, 8 – 11:30 a.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.

February 27

INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE training program, Tuesday, February 27, 8:30 a.m. at the Downtown Grounds, Montrose. For info call Deb Mathers at the NTRPDC, 265-9103.

WING NIGHT, Tuesday, February 27, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.

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Senior Center Menu

Senior Center Menu February 12 – 16

Monday, February 12: roast beef with gravy, mashed potatoes, baby carrots, cabbage salad, rye bread, graham crackers, diced pears.

Tuesday, February 13: vegetable lasagna, mixed vegetables. honey wheat bread, mandarin oranges.

Wednesday February 14: Italian sausage sandwich with onions and peppers, baked beans, cranberry juice, granola bar, vanilla pudding.

Thursday February 15: chicken parmigiana, spaghetti, salad, green beans, honey wheat bread, pumpkin pie.

Friday February 16: lemon pepper cod, cooked peas and carrots, whole wheat bread, cooked brown rice, graham crackers, peach halves.

Senior Center Menu February 19 - 23

Monday, February 19: seasoned pork chop, green beans, sweet potatoes, stuffing, rye bread, applesauce, grape juice.

Tuesday, February 20: cube steak with tomatoes and onions, succotash, egg noodles, whole wheat bread, tropical fruit.

Wednesday, February 21: breaded chicken patty with bun, potato salad, broccoli, fresh apple.

Thursday, February 22: spaghetti and meatballs, Italian green beans, honey wheat bread, mandarin oranges.

Friday, February 23: chicken marsala, white rice, mixed vegetables, cabbage salad, whole wheat bread, pears.

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Adult Evening Classes At Mt. View School

The Mountain View School District will once again be offering an adult education program during the spring of 2007. The classes will be offered on different nights throughout each week so that more people can participate in the programs.

Tuition will be charged for each class. However, if a resident of the district attends 80% of the classes, he or she will have the tuition refunded. The tuition will not be refunded to non-district people who are participating in the program. A resident of the district who attends less than 80% of the classes will not receive a refund.

All expenses for materials in the classes will be borne by the participant. Classes may not be held for fewer than nine participants in each course.

To register for one or more classes call Mrs. Joy Marcy at 434–2180 ext. 413 on any school day between the hours of 7:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Registration must take place before attending any class. Classes begin the week of February 18, and courses offered are Adult Recreation Volleyball, Adult Recreation Basketball, Painting From Photographs (watercolor), Basketry/Chair Caning, Digital Photography, and Personalized Fitness.

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Book Contest Runs Through February

All Susquehanna County students in grades K-12 are invited to enter the Susquehanna County Historical Society & Free Library Association's twelfth "Write and Illustrate Your Own Picture Book Contest." The final deadline is Saturday, February 24, so now is the time to get started if you haven't already! An entry form must be submitted with each manuscript. Rules and forms are available at the county libraries, or online at

The contest is one of the most popular library programs. First place entries from previous years can be checked out at the county libraries, and are a wonderful addition to the libraries' collections.

The winners of this year's contest will be announced on March 21. All contestants will receive a Certificate of Recognition and personal comments on their books.

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Conservation District Hosts Contractors’ Workshop
Submitted by Matthew Purdy, SCCD

The Susquehanna County Conservation District (SCCD) will host its annual Heavy Equipment Contractors’ Workshop from 7:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, March 20 at the Montrose Bible Conference, Dryer Hall. This year the District celebrates 60 years of service. Presentations at the workshop will focus on who we are, what we do, and how we work with other agencies. Topics will include responding to complaints, different types of permits, and regulation updates. There will also be a presentation on Stream Maintenance by Rob Parker of Bradford County Conservation District. Exhibitors and agency staff will be available to answer questions. Door prizes will be provided. There is a registration fee per person, which includes breakfast at 8:00 a.m. For more information or to register, contact Jen Morelli at 278-4600, ext. 281 by March 8.

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Court House Closing Notice

The Susquehanna County Commissioners announced the Courthouse will be closed on Monday, February 19, in observance of President’s Day. All court related offices will be available.

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Holy Name Of Mary Sets Lent Schedule

Holy Name of Mary Church, Montrose, announced the following services as the Lenten season approaches.

Wednesday, February 21, Ash Wednesday: Liturgy of the Word with the distribution of ashes at 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m., and Mass with the distribution of ashes at 7:00 p.m.

All Fridays during Lent: Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament with Benediction and Stations of the Cross at 7:00 p.m.

Friday, March 2: Monthly Eucharistic Adoration, after the 12:10 p.m. Mass, until Benediction at 7:00 p.m., followed by Mass with the men of the Sacred Heart in attendance.

Father Jerry Safko serves as Pastor of Holy Name of Mary Church.

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