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Class Reunion Planned

LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Organizers are planning the 40th reunion for the Scranton Technical High School Class of 1973, slated for Saturday, Oct. 5. For more information call 780-0183 or email, or

Notice Correction

OLD FORGE — The Old Forge Retired Citizens Luncheon will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7, at Arcaro and Genell’s on Main Street in Old Forge, with a meeting to follow. The time was incorrectly listed at 2 p.m. in last week’s issue of the Triboro Banner.

Chicken Dinner

TAYLOR — The First Congregational Church of Taylor, Church and Pond streets, will hold its annual chicken dinner from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10, Takeout will be available. The cost is $8.50 adults; $4 children. The meal consists of a half chicken, homemade potato salad, baked beans, roll, dessert and beverage. Call 562-0881 or 587-0563 for tickets or more information. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Baby Sitting Classes

LACKAWANNA COUNTY — The American Red Cross is offering a 20 percent discount on babysitting courses now through the end of July. With a course under their belts, teens and young adults can inch closer to financial independence from mom and dad.

The Babysitter’s Basics online course, Babysitter’s Training classroom course and the classroom course with Pediatric First Aid/CPR are all eligible for the discount using coupon code INDY200913 (case sensitive) when registering online at or by calling (800)733-2767.

All registrations made through July 31 are eligible for the discount regardless of when the course takes place.

The courses provide students ages 11 years or older with a range of training and skills so they can jumpstart their babysitting career and show potential employers they are Red Cross certified. In each course, participants will learn how to care for infants and children up to 10 years old, to keep children and themselves safe and to handle a variety of emergencies. Potential sitters also learn how to manage a babysitting business.