Food pantry open
St. Michael’s Orthodox Church’s food pantry, 512 Winter St. in Old Forge, will be open on Thursday, Aug. 1, 11 a.m. until noon. for residents in Old Forge, Taylor and Duryea. Anyone needing assistance should call 570-457-3703 or visit stmichaelof.org for requirement criteria.
Civic Club meeting
The R & L Civic Club, Taylor, will meet on Friday, Aug. 2. at 8 p.m. at St. George’s Hall in Taylor.
More than 4,900 students have received degrees following the University at Albany’s commencement.
Among them was Gina Pettinato, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in linguistics and graduated summa cum laude.
Student loan workshop
On Wednesday, Aug. 7, 6-7:30 p.m. there will be a free informational workshop on student loans for new student borrowers, parent borrowers and those with existing loans at Taylor Community Library, 710 S. Main St. in Taylor. Registration is required. Call 570-562-1234.
State Rep. Bridget M. Kosierowski will host her first Senior Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9, at Riverside Junior Senior High School, 310 Davis St. The free event will feature more than 30 vendors offering valuable information to help seniors continue living healthy and productive lives.
Kosierowski and her staff will also be available to answer questions and provide information on a variety of government-related initiatives and programs.
In addition to the government and exhibitor information, the Senior Fair will also feature several door prizes, catered food and refreshments. For more information, call 570-562-2350.
Starting a new business
On Wednesday, Aug. 14, 6-7:30 p.m. there will be a free informational workshop on starting a new business, from idea to opening day at Taylor Community Library, 710 S. Main St. in Taylor. Registration is required. Call 570-562-1234.