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Pittston LL opening 60th season on May 15

Pittston Little League will be holding Opening Day to kickoff it’s 60th year of Little League baseball in the city. On Sunday, May 15, players should report to the Little League field at 12:45 p.m. for a parade, followed by opening ceremonies.

There will be a basket raffle, bake sale, plus an expanded menu at the concession stand. The community is invited. Any questions, please email Pittstonlittleleague@gamil.com or call Ken at 883-1294 or Kim at 883-5640.

GP Legion meeting tonight

There will be a mandatory meeting for the Greater Pittston Senior Legion team tonight at 6 p.m. at the Atlas Sports Complex. For more info call Drew Whyte at 655-1919.

PA Baseball Boosters offering SWB tickets

The Pittston Area Baseball Booster Club is offering a ticket special for the SWB Yankees and Toledo Mud Hens baseball game at PNC Field on Friday, June 3.

Join the boosters for the game and get a game ticket, Wendy’s Value Meal voucher, a limited edition hat and a game day program for only $12. It’s a $35 value.

All the players in the Pittston Area program have order forms. Contact a player or call Joe Bone at 654-6734 or 650-2309.

Cashmere Golf Tourney set

The Brian Cashmere Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club in Mountaintop on June 4. All proceeds from the tournament are donated to a scholarship in Brian Cashmere’s name, which is given annually to a senior from Pittston Area High School to assist in their college tuition.

The entry fee is $100 per person which includes cart, green fee, and dinner provided afterwards at Blue Ridge, as well as entry into several prize giveaways. The format will be captain and crew, and there will be a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m.

Anyone interested in playing in the tournament, sponsoring a hole, or donating to the scholarship fund, please call Scott 570-466-2627 or Tim 215-298-4495 for more details.

HSL opening day set

The Hughestown Girls’ Softball League will host opening day on Saturday, May 21 at 11 a.m. The parade will start with line up at church parking lot on center and Rock Street then proceed to the field. All girls are to be in full uniform and to meet their coaches at the lot. All bake goods are to be at stand about 10:30 a.m.

Any family who has not received information on events for the season, please see your daughter’s team parent. Starting this week team parents/staff meeting will be every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Any questions call Don Sr. at 655-0879 or Joanne at 313 0321.

We all so have opening for new girls to join please see Joann or Lori at the stand during the week 6 -7 pm.

PA hoop bosters meeting Thursday

The Pittston Area Boys Basketball Booster Club will have meeting on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Tony’ Pizza in Pittston. Many important issues will be discussed, so attendance would be greatly appreciated. Any questions call Carl or Maria Stravinski at 570-883-7220.

WA Diamond Club selling tickets

The Wyoming Area Diamond Club is selling tickets for the June 3 game of the Scranton Wilkes-Barre Yankees. The game is at the PNC Field with the first pitch at 7 p.m. The tickets are $12.50 each, which includes your entrance into the game, upper level seat, game day program, limited edition hat, and a Voucher to Wendy’s for a value meal. To purchase tickets contact Joe Bellino at 654-0730 or 817-1267 after 5 p.m. First come first served, supplies are limited. All proceeds go to the Wyoming Area Baseball program.

Jr. Patriots registering

The Pittston Jr. Patriots will hold registration on May 16 from 12 to 2 p.m. Registration is free if you sell lottery tickets. Any child 7 to 14 in the Pittston Area School District can register to play football or cheer. There will be a meeting following for coaches and officers.

WA ice hockey coach letters due

The Wyoming Area Ice Hockey Club is accepting letters of intent for volunteer varsity and JV coaching positions. Letter must include USA Hockey CEP# and LVL. Send Resume To: WAIHA P.O. Box 4341 Wyoming Pa 18644

WWWE Panthers registering

The Wyoming-West Wyoming-Exeter Panthers Football/Cheerleading Association will hold registration for the 2011 season on the following dates and times: May 15, 1-4 p.m.; June 12, 12-3 p.m.; and June 26, 12-3 p.m.

Registrations will be at the Panther Field house on Cedar Street in Exeter. Cost is $60 for an individual and $75 for a family.

West Pittston Run set

The 34th Annual West Pittston Anthracite Run for the Coal four-mile run/fun walk has been set for June 4. This year’s event is sponsored by Big Top Tent Rental, and all proceeds benefit West Pittston children’s park and recreational activities.

Registration will begin that day at 7:30 a.m. at the West Pittston Borough Building. The Fun Walk Course is two miles with the Run Course a four-mile loop around the perimeter of West Pittston. Streets will be traffic controlled and miles will be marked. The start and finish will be at the borough building. The course is relatively flat with some hills. Cost of the event is $15 if you pre-register by May 30, and $18 after May 30.

For more information, call the West Pittston Borough Office at 570-655-7782.

Stoners Soccer sets signups

The Greater Pittston Stoners Youth Soccer League will hold signups for Fall Soccer on May 10 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Exeter Scout Home, located in the rear of the Exeter Borough Building on the corner of Lincoln Street and Wyoming Avenue in Exeter.

Cost of registration is $63 for players win new uniform, and $48 per player with no uniform. New players must show birth certificate. For more info visit www.stonesoccer.org.

PA Hoop Boosters golf tourney set

On June 4, the Pittston Area Basketball Booster Club will host a captain-and-crew golf tournament at Four Seasons Golf Club with an 8 a.m. shot gun start.

Fee for the tournament will be $65 a person which will include cart, green fee and old fashioned cook out at Four Seasons after golf. To sponsor a hole for $50 or to register a team for the tournament call Carl at 883-7220 or 954-3067. Deadline to register is June 1.

Youth soccer tourney scheduled

The Greater Pittston Stoners Soccer Club, in conjunction with the Hanover Youth Soccer Organization, has organized a soccer tournament/family fun day to benefit Mackenzie Marx.

The tournament is June 25 at the Hanover Youth Soccer Complex with a rain date of June 26. The tournament is U6-U13 with an entry fee of $50. Games begin at 9 a.m. and WVYSA rules will be followed. Teams do not have to be affiliated with any organizations.

For more information, contact Stoners vice president Jamie Szafran-Williams at newtown22@yahoo.com.

YMCA offers arthritis rehab

The Greater Pittston YMCA offers arthritis rehab program through its Water Arthritis Therapy for severe arthritis cases from Monday through Thursday at 2 p.m. Must purchase Y Fitness Card to attend program.

Tee Time for Kiel

The Friends of Kiel Eigen are sponsoring the Third Annual Tee Time for Kiel Golf Tournament on June 4 at Sand Springs Golf Club. The Tournament is Captain and Crew with a 1 p.m. shotgun start.

Cost is $100 per player and includes golf fees, lunch, dinner and a snack and drink at the turn. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with lunch and range time scheduled for 12 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for first and second place in each flight.

Teams will be accepted on a first-come basis. All fees must accompany registration. Hole Sponsors are also welcome at $100 per hole.

For more info or to register contact Adam Barsigian at 561-5822, J Argonish at 862-3566, Corey Palma at 861-4743 or Ian Nemetz at 267-6802.

All proceeds go to the Kiel Eigen Fund.

Family fishing program

Families with young people ages 8 and up with little or no fishing experience are invited to join us for a morning of fishy fun Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Frances Slocum State Park. Participants will learn about aquatic animals, the need for clean water, outdoor manners, angler safety and most importantly learn to fish too.

All equipment and bait will be provided. This is a family program and adults must stay with children. No license is required for this program. Space is limited and registration is required. Registration ends May 12. To register Call Kathy Kelchner at 696-9105.

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