Mountain Calendar
Note: Calendar notices must have phone numbers
Remove Basketball Hoops

Residents are reminded to remove all basketball hoops from the roadways now that winter is here. Also a reminder that vehicles are not allowed to be parked on the streets during a snow event, and will be towed if they are in the way of the snow plows during removal.

Fairview Twp. Zoning Hours

John Doddo, Fairview Township zoning officer, announces he will have Tuesday evening hours by appointment only during the winter months, effective January, 2017. His regular day hours will remain the same, but anyone wishing to see the zoning officer on Tuesday evenings can call John at 570-233-6156.

Rice PTA Meeting

The Rice Elementary PTA will host their monthly meeting on Tuesday January 10th at 6 p. m. in the school’s library. All parents, grandparents, and guardians are encouraged to attend the meeting to learn about the upcoming events at the school. Babysitting will be available. Any questions please call Nicole Stofko at 570 954 1273.

Mt. Post S. A. L. Meetings

Mt. Post 781 S. A. L., 1550 Henry Drive in Mountaintop, announces all regular meetings are held at the Post Home the 2nd Tuesday starting at 6pm. Fore more information contact 570-474-2161 or following meetings are scheduled in 2017: Jan. 10, Feb. 14, Mar. 14, Apr 11, May 7—Sunday Chicken Dinner; May 9, June 13, July 11, Aug. 6— Sunday Car Show; Aug. 8, Sept. 12, Oct, 10, Nov. 14, and Dec. 12.

Fairview PTA Meeting

The Fairview Elementary PTA will be having it’s monthly meeting on Thursday, January 12 at 6 pm in the school’s library. All parents/grandparents/guardians of Fairview Elementary students are encouraged to attend the meeting to learn about upcoming events at the school. Babysitting will be available.

NFL Football Playoff Party

The Crestwood Baseball Booster Club NFL Football Playoff Party will be held at the Dorrance Inn on Saturday, January 14th, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm. Admission is only $20.00 per adult and includes food and beverages. All proceeds will benefit the Crestwood Baseball program.

Christmas Tree Recycling

Christmas trees can be recycled on January 14 from 10 to 2 at the COG Compost Site in the Crestwood Industrial Park.

Knights Free Throw Contest

The Mountaintop Area Knights of Columbus, Council #6440, will be hosting the annual Free Throw Championship on Sunday, January 15 from 2pm to 4pm. The event will be held at the Gymnasium at St. Jude’s Parish. The event is free and open to girls and boys ages 9-14. The cutoff date is January 1 and a proof of age is required. Any further questions please contact the Recorder, Stanley R. Gutkowski III, at 570-474-5785.

St. Martin’s Book Nook Opens

The Book Nook at St. Martin in the Fields will be open on Saturday, January 14th from 10 am to 2 pm and Wednesday, January 25th from 5-7pm. You will find many new additions to our stock.

Beekeepers Meeting

Luzerne County Beekeepers will meet on Thursday, January 19, 2017 7pm, at the Rice Township Municipal Building. Anyone who is interested in keeping honeybees or is already a beekeeper is welcome to attend. There will be a video presentation, Biology of the Honeybee, by Dr. Jamie Ellis, from University of Florida. Group discussion to follow. Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month. For more information contact, Harold Keiner 570-417-3262 or hkeiner@pa.

Dorrance Inn Happy Hour Fundraiser

Dorrance Inn Happy Hour Fundraiser will be held January 21 from 7 to 9 p. m. Cost is $20 per person includes food, beer, wine and fun. Basket raffles will also be featured. The event will benefit the Crestwood High School Senior Lock-In 2017. For more information call Kim at 570-430-5458 or Suzanne at 570-578-3986.