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San Cataldo Society

plans trip to NYC

The San Cataldo Society of Pittston is sponsoring its annual bus trip to the San Gennaro Festival in Little Italy, New York City, on Saturday, Sept. 22. Seats cost $40. For information, contact Grace Scarantino at 570-655-9377. Seats will go fast. There are no refunds or cancellations after Sept. 1.

Seton, Class of ’98,

plans 20th reunion

Seton Catholic High School, Class of 1998, will celebrate its 20th reunion Saturday, July 28. The event will be held at Ransom Lions Club Pavilion, 3150 Main St., Ransom, from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Adult beverages, soft drinks and an assortment of food from local restaurants will be served. All classmates, spouses and faculty are invited.

Tickets are $30 per person and children will be free. Advanced ticket purchase is appreciated. Contact Julio Caprari, 570-592-3966; Gene Philbin, 570-212-0960 or Mike McFarland, 570-417-9461.

WA, Class of ’68,

plans reunion

Wyoming Area High School, Class of 1968, will hold its reunion from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Wyoming Hose Company No. 2. Reservations are due by Friday, Aug. 24. For information, visit the Facebook page WAHS Class of 1968 or email Penny Sorosky Jurchak at or Frank Casarella at

Duryea H.S., Class of ’57,

plans reunion meeting

Duryea High School, Class of 1957, will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, at Colarusso’s, Avoca. Several options for a summer get-together will be discussed. All classmates are invited.

Pittston H.S., Class of 1960, plans reunion

Pittston High School, Class of 1960, will hold a reunion from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at Jenkins Fire Company.

St. Joseph Seniors

announce activities

St. Joseph’s Senior Social Club will have its annual picnic at the Checkerboard Inn in Trucksville on Thursday, July 19. Cost is $12 for paid members.

Thursday, Aug. 16, the club is going to Sands Casino. Cost is $19 and includes $20 slot play and $5 for food. Pickup is at Planet Fitness in Pittston.

U.M. Church of Pittston

sets theater trips

United Methodist Church of Pittston will sponsor a bus trip Saturday, Sept. 29, to American Music Theater, Lancaster, for the Fall Doo Wop Cavalcade. Price is $118, all inclusive. Bus will leave the Pittston Plaza at 10 a.m. for the 2 p.m. show. Also, Wednesday, July 25, Hunterdon Dinner Theater, New Jersey, “Nunsense,” $100, all inclusive, and Saturday, Nov. 3, American Music Theater, Lancaster, “The First Noel.” For reservations, call Cathy at 570-603-1915. Trips will fill fast.

Pittston trash bills due

Pittston City trash payment was due May 25. The new orange and white stickers must be used as of June 4.

Cost is $120 for 60 stickers. After the initial $120 fee is paid, residents may purchase extra stickers at a minimum of 12 for $24. Additional packs of 60 stickers are available for $120. A $20 late fee will be added after July 16. Bring or mail the bill when making payment. If mailing payment, include $5 for postage and handling, and make payable to Pittston City and mail to Tax Office, 35 Broad St., Pittston, PA 18640. Specify if the stickers are to be sent to an address other than the mailing address.

Pittston residents who do not receive a trash bill are responsible to notify the treasurer’s office at 570-654-1090. Landlords are reminded bills are sent to the homeowner. If a tenant is responsible for payment, landlords must give the bill to the tenant so they can bring or mail the bill when payment is made.

St. John Lutheran

Church lists activities

St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod, 7 Wood St., Pittston, announces the following activities:

Council will meet after service Sunday, July 15.

Planning meeting will be held after service July 22.

Shipped Wrecked, the church’s Vacation Bible School, will be held July 9-13.

Gift cards are available for a variety of locations and in a variety of denominations. See Mary Ann Denman or Alan Drummond after services.

The church has a surplus of sanctuary candles available for $4 each. Contact the church and leave a message if interested in purchasing them.

For information, visit Facebook, call 570-655-2505 or email

Pittston Library lists

summer hours

Pittston Library has begun its summer hours. They are noon to 7 p.m. Monday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and closed Wednesday and Sunday. Summer hours are in effect until after Labor Day.