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Lenten Food Sale

Kingsbury Masonic Lodge, 410 Delaware Ave. in Olyphant, will hold a Lenten food sale on Friday April 5, 4-6:30 p.m. Pierogies will be three for $2; six for $3.50; 12 For $7. Haluski will be $ 3 per pint; $6 per quart. Manhattan clam chowder will be $4 per pint; $7 per quart. For more information, call 570-906-5360.

Weight-loss surgery seminar

Weight Loss Surgery 101, a free seminar for the public, will be held on Wednesday, April 10, at 6 p.m. at the Greater Carbondale Area Chamber of Commerce, 27 N. Main St. in Carbondale. Bariatric surgeon Lisa Medvetz, M.D. of Honesdale Surgical Associates will be the presenter. All are welcome, but an RSVP is appreciated by calling 570-253-8390 or emailing

Meatless meal

SS. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church will sponsor a meatless meal for Lent — a baked haddock fish dinner (baked haddock, potato, coleslaw, roll and dessert) — on Friday, April 12, at the Regal Room, 216 Lackawanna Ave., in Olyphant, 5-7 p.m. Eat in or take out. Tickets are $13. Coffee and tea will be served. Call 570-383-9487 for reservations. The deadline for pre-sold tickets is Monday, April 8. A limited amount of dinners will be available the door at $15. Tickets will be available to purchase after each Divine Liturgy, Saturdays and Sundays.

Church bake sale

The Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic Church, 313 First Ave. in Jessup, will hold an Easter bake sale on Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. located in the Holy Ghost School Hall next to the church. Featuring all homemade baked goods including paska bread, kolachi and assorted cookies.

Meat spin

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 5544, 205 Dolph St. in Jessup, will hold its Easter meat spin for ham, turkey, kielbasi spare ribs and slab bacon on Sunday, April 14, starting at 2 p.m. at the post home. Chances for baskets and 50/50 will also be held. Free buffet will be served.

KOC breakfast

The Knights of Columbus Jessup/Peckville chapter will sponsor an all-you-can-eat breakfast on Palm Sunday, April 14, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Holy Ghost Hall in Jessup, featuring eggs, sausage and pancakes. Tickets are $9; $4 for kids 6-12 and kids younger than 6 will eat free.

Garden club special meeting

A spotted lanternfly informational meeting will be held by the Mountain View Garden Club on Tuesday. April 16, at 7 p.m. at the Clifford Fire Hall. Lackawanna and Susquehanna County Master Gardeners are sponsoring the meeting regarding the threat of this invasive, non-native species. Refreshments and social time begins at 6:45 p.m.

Sandwich sale

The Nadine Cenci Marchegiani Foundation’s seventh annual porketta sandwich sale will be held Saturday, April 20, at the Jessup Hose Co. No. 2, 333 Hill St., Jessup. Pickup time is 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Advanced orders are recommended. Call 570-499-1794. Tickets are $3.50 per sandwich.

Reunion meeting

Graduates of Mid Valley High School class of 1970 will hold a meeting to plan its 50th anniversary class reunion on Thursday, April 25, 6:30 p.m. at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 5544, 205 Dolph St. in Jessup. Any questions, call 570-780-3095 or e-mail


Actors Circle will present “Pygmalion,” by George Bernard Shaw on Thursdays through Sundays, April 25-28 and May 2-5, at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road in Scranton. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Tickets are $12; $10 for seniors and $8 for students (for the Thursday, April 25 preview show, tickets will be $8; $6 for students). For reservations call: 570-342-9707, or email to

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Basket bonanza

LaSalle Academy will hold its annual Basket Bonanza fundraiser on Friday, April 26, at Fiorelli Catering, 1501 Main St. in Peckville. The theme for this year is “Rock and Roll.” Hundreds of baskets will be raffled. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. for preview, and dinner will be at 6 p.m. Tickets are $30; $20 for children 14 and younger. Menu is a chicken Parmesan dinner, dessert and beverages. There will also be a cash bar. Call 570-489-2010 or visit our LaSalle Academy page on Facebook. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

Hose Co. dinner

The Excelsior Hose Co. No. 1 annual rigatoni dinner will be held on Sunday, April 27, at Raymond Henry American Legion Post No. 327, 101 Willow St. in Olyphant, 4-8 p.m. Tickets are available from any member or by calling the station 570-307-5085. Tickets will also be available at the door the day of the dinner. Dinner includes rigatoni, homemade sauce, home made meatballs (or complimentary venison), salad, roll and a dessert. Donation is $10.

Dean’s list

Wyoming Seminary has announced the area students named to the upper school dean’s list for the second term. Among them is Tyler Kotowski of Scott Township (high honors).

Lions collecting health items

The Eynon-Archbald Lions Club is collecting slightly-used walkers, wheelchairs, canes, portable toilets and shower chairs . They are available free to anyone who may need them. Call 570-498-9398 to make arrangements for pick up.

The club is also collecting used eyeglasses and hearing aids. The drop off sites are at the corner of Betty and Main streets in Eynon and the lobby of the NBT Bank on Kennedy Street in Archbald. Look for the Lions logo. The eyeglasses donated are recycled, inventoried and distributed to optical missions around the world.