Around Town for Jan. 10, 2013
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Healthy Cooking Class
The Waverly Community House, 1115 N. Abington Road, will host a healthy cooking class featuring instructors Janet Dunn-Davenport and Joanna Bach biweekly on Thursdays, beginning on Jan. 10, from 6-8 p.m. To learn more about the classes or to register, contact Dunn-Davenport at 242-7232 or Bach at 445-0124.
The Chinchilla Junior Firefighters are sponsoring a recruitment day for young men and women of South Abington Township and the immediate area on Sunday, Jan. 13, from 1-4 p.m. at the Chinchilla Fire Station, Shady Lane Road. Anyone between the ages of 14 and 17 who is interested in fire fighting, emergency medical services or in developing a camaraderie and forging lifelong friendships is welcome to attend. Junior firefighters and members will be on hand to answer questions and provide tours of the fire station. If you are interested but unable to attend on this date, call 586-5726 to make arrangements for someone to meet with you.
An opening reception for a photography exhibit by Alyssa Amori will be held on Sunday, Jan. 13, from 3-5 p.m. at the Glenburn Township Municipal Building, 54 Waterford Road. Light refreshments will be served. More than 60 pieces of artwork will be available for sale.
Subject matter consists of Philadelphia Zoo animals, flowers and foliage, and local scenes of the Abingtons and surrounding areas. The show will conclude in March. Call 969-6029 or 575-4482 for more information.
Softball Meeting Notice
The Valley Petunia League will hold its first meeting of the 2013 season on Sunday, Jan. 13, at 7:30 p.m., at the American Legion post at 508 Church St., Jessup. All coaches and league representatives are encouraged to attend. Visit www.eteamz.com/valleypetunia for more information.
"Ski for Colin"
"Ski for Colin" will be held on Sunday, Jan. 13, at Elk Mountain Ski Resort, Union Dale, to promote suicide awareness and prevention. Vouchers are $25 for a half-day afternoon (12:30-4:30 p.m.) and evening (4:30-10 p.m.) lift tickets are available, with proceeds supporting Save A Life Lackawanna. Music and refreshments will be offered from 6-9 p.m. for both skiers and non-skiers. Vouchers must be purchased prior to Sunday, Jan. 13, by calling 679-1414 or by visiting Ski for Colin on Facebook.
Holiday Tree Collection
South Abington Township will collect holiday trees on Saturday, Jan. 19. Residents are asked to place unbagged trees at the curb the night before. Residents are also reminded that the collection hauler is allowed to stop collection on any given day due to inclement weather conditions. If that is the case, residents are asked to leave their items out for collection for the next few days, as the hauler will return the first clear day to finish their route. The weekly collection schedule for South Abington Township will remain the same except for the following holidays, where they will be delayed by one day: Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
The Lackawanna Trail High School Class of 2015 and high school learning support are holding their annual Super Bowl Stromboli sale through Monday, Jan. 21, with pickups on either Thursday, Jan. 31, or Friday, Feb. 1. Stromboli flavors include regular (ham and pepperoni with mozzarella and provolone cheeses), ham and cheddar or buffalo chicken. Cost is $13 each. For more information or to place an order, call Lackawanna Trial High School at 945-5181 or email Sandy Spott at email@example.com or Kelly Buck at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parking Permits Available
Clarks Summit Borough is now offering parking permits for $30 per month. The parking permit, once purchased, is to be displayed on the dashboard of the driver's side of the vehicle registered. It must be visible at all times. Purchased monthly, the permits are color-coded to correspond with each month. Permits may be purchased at the Borough Office, 304 S. State St, second floor, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Permits are valid from the 15th to the 15th of each month.