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Refuse collection in Mayfield

Due to the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 2, refuse and recyclables in Mayfield Borough will be collected on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Items are not to be placed at the curb for collection until Monday evening.

Installing flags in Mayfield

Mayfield Lions Club members will meet at 6 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 2, at club headquarters to install flags along the main streets of the borough.

Rib-eating contest

On Monday, Sept. 2, Dickson City’s Texas Roadhouse, 1255 Commerce Boulevard, will host a rib-eating contest between local firefighters, police officers, veterans and EMS workers at 1 p.m. A live concert featuring Dani-Elle will also be presented in the parking lot.

Cub Scout registration

Cub Scout Pack No. 322, chartered to the Dickson City Ambulance Association will hold an information and registration on Wednesday, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m. at the ambulance building on Eagle Lane. Boys in grades one through five are eligible to join.

‘The Haunting of Hill House’

Actors Circle will present the first show of its 38th season, a thriller titled “The Haunting of Hill House.” The production will be presented at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road in Scranton, on Thursdays through Sundays, Sept. 5-8 and 12-15. Shows on Thursdays through Saturdays are at 8 p.m.; Sunday shows are at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12, $10 for seniors, $8 for students. (Prices for the preview on Thursday, Sept. 5 are $8, $6 for students.) Call 570-342-9707 or email to For more information visit the Actors Circle website, or its Facebook page. In the play, a group of “psychically receptive” people are brought together in Victorian mansion known supernatural phenomena.


William Walker Hose Co. will host a “Touch a Truck” event on Saturday, Sept. 7, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the company grounds, 803 Penn Ave. in Mayfield. Vehicles on display will include fire/EMS, police, buses, garbage trucks, construction vehicles and more. The event will also include games and other family activities. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Admission is $5 for ages 6 and older; free for children younger than 6.

Craft and yard sale

On Saturday, Sept. 7, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wozniak-Pavloski Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7963, 284 Main St. in Eynon will hold a craft and yard sale. Call 570-876-0189 to reserve a table.

Church bake sale

Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Parish, 624 Madison Ave., Jermyn, will hold its annual bake sale before and after all weekend Masses on Saturday, Sept. 7, and Sunday, Sept. 8. Saturday Mass is at 4: p.m. and Sunday Masses are at 8 and 10:30 a.m. A variety of home-baked goods will be available to purchase.

Papa Bears outing

The Blakely Papa Bears club will hold its annual outing on Sunday, Sept. 8, 1-5:30 p.m. at the Montdale Country Club, 1452 Country Club Road in Scott Township.

Welsh cookies

First United Presbyterian Church of Lackawanna Valley, 1557 Main St. in Peckville, is baking Welsh cookies. To order, call 570-489-7866 by Sunday, Sept. 8. Cookies are $6/dozen. Pickup will be on Saturday, Sept. 14, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 15, from 9:30-10 a.m. and 11-11:30 a.m.

WRC fundraiser

The Social Concerns Committee of Blessed Sacrament and Holy Cross Parishes will hold a buffet dinner fundraiser for the The Women’s Resource Center on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2-4 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Parish, 215 Rebecca St. in Throop. Admission is $20 or a comparable gift from the wish list.There will be a buffet offered consisting of salad, roll, pasta, meatballs, broccoli, bacon, salad, fresh fruit tray, dessert and beverages. There will also be a basket raffle and a 50/50. RSVP by Friday, Aug 30, by calling 570-489-5125. The wish list includes: gift cards for grocery stores, gas cards, COLTS bus passes, phone cards, gift cards for car repair, retail gift cards, new car seats, children’s pajamas, new women’s socks, new women’s underwear, women’s pajamas, hair care products for women of color, ,journals/notebooks, pocket calendars, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, tampons, pads, hairbrushes/combs, new hair dryers, new towels, new washcloths, new bed sheets and pillowcases, cookware, pots and pans, utensils and silverware, plates, cups, bowls, backpacks for boys and girls, school supplies, flash drives, new small household appliances, laundry detergent, laundry baskets, dry and/or canned pet food (smaller bags) and cat litter.

The Women’s Resource Center provides comprehensive services for female and male victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking in Lackawanna and Susquehanna counties, including a crisis hotline, crisis counseling, emergency shelter, safe housing, legal services, support services, community education and advocacy.

Change in recycling

As of Monday, Sept. 9, the Lackawanna County Recycling Center will no longer accept combined loads of mixed newspaper and cardboard. They must be separated.

Lions meeting

The Blakely-Peckville Lions Club will meet on Tuesday Sept. 10, at 7:30 p.m. at the Blakely Borough Building. Programs for the fall and winter will be discussed. Anyone interested in becoming a member is welcome to attend. President William Tarby will preside.

Knights of Columbus

Pope John Paul II Knights of Columbus Council No. 13864 will meet at St. Mary’s School on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. Tickets for the football fundraiser will be available for pick up. Other important topics will be discussed. Grand Knight Michael May will preside.

Church rummage sale

St. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church will hold its ninth annual fundraiser rummage sale Friday through Sunday, Sept. 20-22, at the school gym, 133 River St. in Olyphant, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event will feature raffle baskets, Ukrainian and American homemade food and refreshment. Items the community has donated for this event include furniture, household goods, tools, books for adults and children, games, Christmas items, Easter items, Valentine’s Day items, gardening supplies, jewelry, handbags, luggage and more. Call 570-291-4451, visit or email

Vino Excursion

Citizens for a Healthy Jessup will hold its third annual Vino Excursion on Saturday Sept. 21. The bus departs at 2 p.m. from Case Quattro Winery, 1542 Main St. in Peckville, and Includes stops at five local wineries for wine tasting, buffet dinner and entertainment. Cost is $50 per person for the wine trip and the after party; $10 for the after party only (starts at 8 p.m.). Funds raised will benefit Citizens for a Healthy Jessup. For reservations call 570-382-3855 or 570-489-3929.