Fire Co. Dinner
Taylor Fire Department No. 1, Ladder Co. No. 95, 614 Union St., will hold its semi-annual chicken barbecue on Saturday, May 12, noon to 5 p.m. Eat in or take out. The dinner includes homemade baked beans, homemade potato salad, a roll, dessert and beverage for $10. Tickets can be obtained by calling or texting 570-878-1466.
Wall of Honor
There are several spots on the Wall of Honor in front of the Old Forge Borough Building. The tiles are $35 and allow three lines, 42 characters total. Any interested veterans can present a check or money order payable to Old Forge Borough on Monday or Thursday, 3–4:15 p.m. in the mayor’s office. The deadline is May 17. Open spaces are limited and will be on a first-come-first-served basis.
Mitchell Rook of Old Forge was among 17 University of Scranton students inducted into Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the only existing international honor society in the computing and information disciplines. The University’s chapter of the honor society was established in 1985.
Food Pantry Open
St. Michael’s Orthodox Church Food Pantry, 512 Winter St. in Old Forge, will be open Thursday, May 3, 11 a.m. to noon. This food pantry serves Old Forge, Taylor and Duryea. Anyone needing assistance from the food pantry should call 570-457-3703 or visit the church website stmichaelof.org for requirement criteria.