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St. Mary’s Polish National

Catholic Church, 200 Stephenson St.

in Duryea, will hold a yard sale on Saturday, Aug. 25, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For $10 you can rent an 8-foot-by-2-foot table space. You must bring your own table. There will be food and beverages all day, as well as a bake sale. Vendors and crafters welcome. To reserve a space 570-457-2291.

Summer Research

Laura Solomon of Dupont is completing summer research at Wilkes University. Kenneth Klemow, biology professor, is working with students as they add specimens to the Rosenthal Herbarium at Wilkes University. The herbarium is a collection of dried plants. Solomon work will increase the number of specimens by about 15-20 percent. She will also be working with Klemow to improve the herbarium’s database and bring it online. Solomon is a biology major.

Golf Fundraiser

Lauren Golden has organized Clubs and Keys, a benefit to help bring awareness and support for the critical services and programs provided by the Children’s Advocacy Center of NEPA for children and teens who have been subjected to sexual and/or physical abuse. Clubs and Keys benefit will include a nine-hole golf tournament, followed by a dueling piano show.

Clubs and Keys will take place at Glenmaura National Golf Club in Moosic on Saturday, Aug. 11. Golf registration starts at 2 p.m. and the nine-hole tournament starts at 3 p.m. (with a shot gun start), followed by a complimentary cocktail hour which includes appetizers. The Killer Dueling Pianos will perform at 7:45 p.m. Participants may register at the event or online. The cost to golf is $100. Tickets to the dueling piano show are $100 per person. Tickets for the golf and dueling piano show combo are $150 per person. For more information about Clubs and Keys, call 570-969-7313, or visit

Dean’s Award

Ryan Paulish, a member of the Colgate University class of 2018, has earned the spring dean’s award for academic excellence. Paulish is a graduate of Old Forge High School.

Wooden Churches Talk

The Eastern PA Chapter of the Carpatho-Rusyn Society will present a program on the wooden churches of the Rusyns on Saturday, Aug. 18, at 11 a.m. at St. George’s Orthodox Church, 743 S. Keyser Ave. in Taylor. It will be hosted by St. George’s ACRY (American Carpatho Russian Youth organization). The keynote speaker, Dr. Michele Parvensky, will present a discussion on her years of discovery and travels photographing and researching the European wooden churches of the Rusyns. The program is free and all are welcome. Light refreshments will be served prior to the program at 10:30 a.m. Call 570-862-4914 or email Visit for more information.

Class Reunion

The Riverside High School Class

of 1968 is planning its 50-year class reunion for Saturday, Sept. 1, 6-10 p.m. at St. George’s Center, 743 S. Keyser Ave. in Taylor. Call 570-881-2213 for more informaton.