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PANCAKE BREAKFAST : All you can eat, $10.00 first Saturday of every month, 7:00 - 11:00am at East Ararat Community Church, 210 Crosstown Hwy., Union Dale.

FREE BREAKFAST: Every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month, 8:00 - 11:00am at South Gibson United Methodist Church, 2839 State Route 2067, Uniondale. Follow at and on Facebook at Gibson Charge.

May 24-25

FILL THE CRUISER FOOD DRIVE: Join us at Scarfalloto's Market, 10:00am - 3:00pm Memorial Day weekend by donating non-perishable food items. Every contribution big or small, will go a long way. All donations benefit the Trehab Food Bank.

May 25

ROAST BEEF SUPPER: Take-out only Saturday, 4:30 to 6:00pm at Thompson Christian Church, 586 Main Street. Children 5 and under are free. To reserve a dinner please call Marge at 570-442-1208.

June 1

RUMMAGE/BAKE SALE: Saturday, 9:00am to 1:00pm in the basement of the First Baptist Church, 957 Main Street, New Milford. All monies raised will be used to support the Children's Ministry. Please call the office with questions or donation drop off times at 570-465-7448.

?RUMMAGE SALE: Saturday, 9:00am to 3:00pm at St. Marks Church, New Milford. Featuring plants, baked goods, fabrics and a variety of other treasures.

June 2

VENDORS NEEDED: For the Mt. View Garden Club's annual Plant Sale/Exchange & Marketplace on Sunday, 11:00am to 4:00pm at the Clifford Community Center. You can bring a pop-up tent to set up in the beautiful park or there are a limited number of indoor spaces. The vendor fee is $20, plus we ask for an item for our raffle. For more info, contact JoAnn at or 570-806-1591.

June 15

VENDORS WANTED: For the Thompson Town Fair on Saturday, June 15th. Contact Robin Barker for more information at 570-280-2076 or email:

PIZZA, WINGS & MORE SALE: Saturday, 12:00p to 6:00pm at the Thompson Hose Co. Preorder, call 570-442-1038. Day of, call 570-727-2431 after 12:00pm.

June 16

CASH BINGO: At the Thompson Hose Co. Doors and kitchen open Sunday, 12:00pm. Bingo starts at 1:00pm.

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FC OTAT Meeting

Submitted by Juliann Doyle, Marketing and Board Member

The Outdoor Town Action Team (OTAT) as a committee to assist the Borough of Forest City with various community projects will meet on Thursday, June 6, 2024, beginning at 6:00pm. Dr. Katie Zefran, Chair, will preside over the meeting. Topics to discuss include the progress of the building façade program, the second mural, Center Street Pocket Park, Trailhead to Main Street improvements, Trailhead Sculpture, marketing and more. Minutes of the meeting can be found on the Borough's website a week prior to the meeting.

The Outdoor Town Action Team conducts its meetings the first Thursday of each month at the Forest City Borough Building, second floor. We invite interested members of the community to attend. For further information or questions please contact Juliann Doyle, Board Member at 570-499-4908 or All are welcome!

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MV Garden Club Exchange/Sale Set

Submitted by JoAnn Hall

The Mountain View Garden Club has been holding the annual Plant Exchange/Sale & Marketplace since the formation of the club in 2005. Local artisans, food and music kick-off at 11:00am, June 2nd, at the Clifford Township Community Center, 119 Cemetery Street.

The plant area opens at 2:00pm, where you can purchase perennials grown in area gardens at very reasonable prices. You can also exchange two perennials from your own garden for two plants of like size/value. Many area gardens have been established with perennials purchased at this very popular sale. If exchanging plants, please have them potted a few weeks prior to the sale.

In addition to the marketplace and plants, you can find many treasures at the flea market held in conjunction with the sale, as well as take a chance on winning one of the great prizes in the annual raffle.

Come and enjoy our beautiful park, have a bite to eat, do a little wine tasting and check out the vendors  and plants while listing to music by Jim Carro.

For more information, contact JoAnn at or 570-806-1591.

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Public Meeting For NM Bridge Project

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites the public to a public meeting and online plans display for the Route 1018 (Old Route 11) over Norfolk Southern Railroad Project in New Milford Township, Susquehanna County. The in-person public meeting will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 69 Pratt Street, New Milford on May 22, 2024, at 6:30pm.

Route 1018 (Old Route 11) is a two-lane rural road that carries traffic over the Norfolk Southern Railroad. The bridge is considered a contributing element to the National Register of Historic Places eligible railroad it crosses.

The purpose of this project is to provide safe and efficient access over the active Norfolk Southern rail line. Additionally, it will address roadway deficiencies, provide a guide rail and improve the intersection with Route 11.

The project is currently in design and work is expected to occur during the 2026 and 2027 construction seasons. The existing bridge will remain open during the construction of the new bridge.

The digital version of the plans display is available until June 22, 2024. Online information, including detailed project information and comment form, can be found by visiting the following PennDOT District 4-0 website: Click on the Susquehanna County box, then choose the tile marked Route 1018 over Norfolk Southern Railroad Project.

The purpose of the public meeting and online plans display is to introduce the project, display the plans, and receive public input regarding questions or concerns with the project.

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Information about infrastructure in District 4, including completed work and significant projects, is available at Find PennDOT's planned and active construction projects at

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WMH Hospice Sets Memorial Service

Wayne Memorial's Hospice Department will host a spring memorial service on Sunday, June 2nd at 2:00pm at Grace Episcopal Church in Honesdale to remember hospice patients who have passed away this past year.

Hospice staff, volunteers, patient families and friends who have experienced the death of a loved one are invited to attend. The ceremony is open to the public.

The interfaith service will feature music, candle lighting and other tributes. Light refreshments will be served following the program. Wayne Memorial's Hospice Department supports grieving families for up to 13 months after the death of a loved one at no cost. For more information or for those needing special accommodations, please contact Judy Eisenhauer at 570-253-8431 or Joyce Malicky at 570-253-8737.

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