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Senior Menu

Lenten Organ Meditations
Susky Elementary Sets Registration
Stroke And Osteoporosis Screening In New Milford


February 21

BACKYARD TREE FRUIT PROGRAM, Thursday, February 21, 6:30 p.m. at the County Office Building, Montrose. For info or to register, call 278–1158.

MOCHA MOOSE CAFÉ, Thursday, February 21, 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the Susquehanna Community High School. Music, art, food.

February 22

FULL MOON HIKE, Friday, February 22, 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. at Salt Springs State Park. Hike to an incredible night vista in the glow of a full moon. Canceled if overcast.

SPAGHETTI DINNER, Friday, February 22, 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. at the Lawsville Grange. All you can eat!

PIZZA SALE, Friday, February 22. Orders taken 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. delivery available. Call ahead service required, call the Susquehanna Fire Dept. Auxiliary, 853–3197.

February 23

SPAGHETTI & MEATBALL SUPPER and bake sale, Saturday, February 23, beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Thompson United Methodist Church.

February 29

PIZZA SALE, Friday, February 29, 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Delivery available. Call ahead required, call the Susquehanna Fire Dept. Auxiliary, 853-3197.

March 1

CHRISTMAS TREE meeting and trade show, Saturday, March 1 at the Genetti Lodge, Hazleton, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For info or to register, call the Carbon County Extension, 325–2788.

POMONA GRANGE #7 meeting, Saturday, March 1, 10:00 a.m. at the Union Grange Hall, Lathrop Twp. Dinner will be served.

FAMILY STYLE BREAKFAST, Saturday, March 1, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Springville United Methodist Church.

COUNTRY STYLE pancake and sausage breakfast, Saturday, March 1, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at East Ararat United Methodist Church.

March 2

KITCHEN CUPBOARD REMEDIES program, Sunday, March 2, 2 p.m. at the Salt Springs State Park. Learn natural ways to deal with common maladies. Make a scented oil to take home (bring jar). Fee. Registration required, call 967–7275.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST, Sunday, March 2, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Hallstead-Great Bend Rod & Gun Club. All you can eat!

March 6

CHICKEN & BISCUIT DINNER, family style, Thursday, March 6, beginning at 5 p.m. at the VFW Post 6223, Great Bend. Takeouts available.

March 8

SPAGHETTI  DINNER, Saturday, March 8, 4 – 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, Great Bend. Takeouts available.

BINGO, Saturday, March 8 at American Legion Post 357, Hallstead. Doors open at 11 a.m., play 1 p.m.

COOKIE WALK Fundraiser, Saturday, March 8, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Literacy/Cares Family Resource Center, New Milford. Buy a container and fill it with the cookies of your choice. Entertainment.

March 9

HAM & CABBAGE DINNER, Sunday, March 9, 12 – 3 p.m. at St. Thomas Apostle Hall, Little Meadows.

March 13

SCIENCE FOR YOUNG THINKERS program, Thursday, March 13, 7 p.m. at the county office building Montrose. Eligible for CEU credits/Act 48 hours. Call the Cooperative Extension, 278–1158 for info or to register.

March 15

GOOD NEWS LUNCH, Saturday, March 15, noon at St. Mark’s Church, New Milford. Free.

March 17

HAM & CABBAGE DINNER, Monday, March 17, beginning at 4 p.m. at American Legion Post 357, Hallstead. Eat in or take out.

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Senior Center Menu March 3 – 7

Monday, March 3: hot roast beef sandwich with gravy, mashed potatoes, parsley buttered carrots, white bread, graham crackers, diced pears.

Tuesday, March 4: sweet and sour chicken, emperor’s blend vegetables, white rice, wheat bread, pineapple, grape juice.

Wednesday, March 5: lemon pepper cod, scalloped potatoes, Normandy blend vegetables, 12 grain bread, graham crackers, mandarin oranges.

Thursday, March 6: meat lasagna, garlic seasoned green beans, tossed salad, Italian bread, chocolate éclair or sugar free chocolate pudding.

Friday, March 7: macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, wheat bread, honeydew melon.

Senior Center Menu March 3 - 7

Monday, March 3: chicken cacciatore, tossed salad, brown rice, rye bread, pineapple.

Tuesday, March 4: beef stew, pickled beets, biscuit, graham crackers, fresh orange.

Wednesday, March 5: breaded cod, emperors blend vegetables, 12 grain bread, harvest flavor rice, chocolate pudding or sugar free chocolate pudding.

Thursday March 6: beef barbecue, potato salad, hamburg roll, granola bar, tropical fruit.

Friday, March 7: breaded veal patty, steamed broccoli and cauliflower, sweet potatoes, honey wheat bread, graham crackers, applesauce.

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Lenten Organ Meditations

Sarah Bertsch will preside at the console of the pipe organ at the First Presbyterian Church of Montrose for the first of two Lenten Organ Meditations on Wednesday, March 5 at 12:00 noon. Mrs. Bertsch will play a number of meditative selections appropriate for the season.

A soup and bread luncheon will be served in Westminster Hall after the organ meditation at approximately 12:30 p.m.

The church is located at 71 Church Street in Montrose. Pastor Chuck Link, invites everyone in the community to attend.

The second Lenten organ meditation featuring Martha Denkenberger will be held on Wednesday, March 12.

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Susky Elementary Sets Registration

Mr. Robert Keyes, Principal of the Susquehanna Community Elementary School, has scheduled the registration of Pre-Kindergarten/Kindergarten students for the 2008-2009 school year on March 4 and 5. Registration will be conducted in the LGI room and the nurse’s office from 9:00 a.m. to 3: 00 p.m. In the event of inclement weather on March 4 or 5, the make-up date will be March 6. The schedule is as follows.

Tuesday, March 4: Students whose last name begins with A, B – 9:00 a.m.; C, D – 10:30 a.m.; E, F, G, H, I – 11:30 a.m.; J, K, L – 1:00 p.m.; M – 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 5: Students whose last name begins with: N, O, P, Q, R – 9:00 a.m.; S – 10:30 a.m.; T, U, V – 11:30 a.m.; W, X, Y, Z – 1:00 p.m.

In order to be eligible for Kindergarten, a student must be 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2008. In order to be eligible for Pre-K, a student must be 4 years of age on or before September 1, 2008.

Birth certificate, Social Security card, immunization records, four year old pre-kindergarten consent forms, medical emergencies form, school entry health history forms, vision consent/registration form, and pupil transportation form should be presented at the time of registration.

During PreK/Kindergarten registration on March 4 and 5, vision, hearing and speech tests will be conducted. A School Readiness quiz will be administered for those students who did not attend Pre-K, and a brief parent interview will be conducted for incoming Pre-K students.

Parents who register after 2:00 p.m. are requested to park in the school parking lot, not in the bus lane on the front side of the school building.

If you have any questions or to receive a registration packet, call the school at 853-4921.

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Stroke And Osteoporosis Screening In New Milford

Residents living in and around the New Milford community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke. Life Line Screening Radiology will be at the New Milford United Methodist Church on March 10. The site is located at 15 Pratt Street in New Milford. Appointments will begin at 9:00 a.m.

Screenings are fast, painless and low cost. They involve the use of ultrasound technology, and scan for potential health problems related to: blocked arteries which can lead to a stroke, aortic aneurysms which can lead to a ruptured aorta, and hardening of the arteries in the legs, which are a strong predictor of heart disease. Also offered for men and women, is a bone density screening to assess their risk for osteoporosis.

For more information regarding the screenings or to schedule an appointment, call 1-877-237-1344 or visit web at Pre-registration is required.

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