Valley View School District will hold its annual “Coaches vs. Cancer” game on Thursday, Jan. 29, in the high school gymnasium, 1 Columbus Drive in Archbald, starting at 6:30 p.m.
In addition to the game, there will be basket raffles, T-shirt sales, memory card sales and a survivor celebration. T-shirts will be available for $10 and memory or honor cards will sell for $1 each. Raffle tickets can be purchased the day of the game and baskets will be displayed in the lobby on the day of the game.
St. Ubaldo Dinner
The St. Ubaldo Cultural Society will hold its “Fourth Friday” dinner Friday, Jan. 23, 5-9 p.m. at the Michael Steiner American Legion Post No. 411, 508 Church St. in Jessup. Fresh-baked red and white pizza by the tray ($10 per tray) and homemade risotto dinners ($10 each; includes a salad, roll and dessert) will be available. Takeouts are available by calling 570-766-1769 on the day of the event.
New Recycling Containers in D.C.: The Borough of Dickson City will distribute a new recycling container to each household in the borough. You can pick up yours Friday, Jan. 23, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, Jan. 24, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This will be done in the lobby area at the main entrance of the new borough building, 901 Enterprise St.
There will be another change to get them Friday, Feb. 20, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 21, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The University of Scranton will host its 16th annual Brain Bee for high school students in grades 9-12 Saturday, Feb. 7. The competition begins at 1:30 p.m. in the Loyola Science Center on the university’s campus.
The Brain Bee encourages high school students to study the brain and how it relates to intelligence, memory, emotions, sensations, movements, stress, aging, sleep and brain disorders. All questions for the competition will be drawn from “Brain Facts,” a book about the brain and nervous system published by the Society for Neuroscience.
• Registrations for Carbino Club Little League baseball and softball will be held Wednesday, Jan. 28, 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 7, 1-3 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 5544, 205 Dolph St. in Jessup, for the following divisions: T-ball (ages 4-6), coach pitch (ages 6-8), minor league (ages 9-10), major league (ages 10-12), 50/70 (ages 11-13), junior league (ages 12-14), senior league (ages 13-16) and big league (ages 15-18). Players are elgible to sign-up if they reside in Blakely, Eynon, Jessup, Peckville, Sturges, Winton or if the player attends the Valley View Elementary Center or La Salle Acedemy in Jessup. Call 570-650-4558 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
The officers of the Joseph C. Karolewicz Chapter of Blessed Sacrament Parish Holy Name Society in Throop for 2015, shown being installed by Monsignor Michael J. Delaney, are, from left: president Adam Nosak, first vice president Dominck Rocco Jr., recording secretary Robert Fuhr, sergeant-at-arms Vincent Lorent, secretary Mark Wallo and treasurer Jim Liesiefsky. Michael Rocco is second vice presid
Scoutmaster Rico Galassi recently shared his love of fishing lure making with the Boy Scouts of Troop 21. Each scout had the chance to make their own lure and take them home.
Galassi has been creating lures as a hobby for approximately 20 years.
From left front, around table: Tim Walsh, Dominick Allan, Josh Zarnowski, Matt Matassa, Ralph Morris, Bobby Kokinda, Matt Minner, assistant Sc