The Greater Pittston YMCA will be offering Lifeguarding class May 20, 21 and 22. The class starts at 6 p.m. Friday, and 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information please call 655-2255 or email Judy Dessoye Rostkowski, Aquatic Director at JRostkowski@Greaterpittstonymca.org.
The annual Mark Dushok Memorial basketball tournament will be held on Tuesday from 7 – 10 p.m. at the Wyoming Area Secondary Center gym.
The game will pit elementary faculty/staff against Secondary Center faculty/staff. Admission is $2 for students and $3 for adults. There will be plenty of prizes consisting of 50/50 drawing, raffle baskets and a half-court shoot-out.
Refreshments will be sold. All proceeds will go towards the Mark Dushok Wyoming Area Key Club Scholarship.
A dodgeball tournament will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Wyoming Area Gym to benefit four-year old Charles Seiger who is afflicted with Down Syndrome and Hirschsprung’s Disease. The event is hosted by the school’s SADD club. Charles is the son of Wyoming Area 8th grade English teacher Jennifer Seiger.
Charles has undergone 18 surgeries and will have two more this summer. His medical specialists are outside the area and most of his surgeries are performed at CHOPP in Philadelphia.
The dodgeball tournament will feature coaches, teachers, and students from grades 7-12. Gift baskets, gift certificates, 50/50 and other prizes will be raffled off.
There is no admission to come to the event, but donations of any kind will be accepted at the door.
If you would like to donate any baskets or other items, please contact Jessica Budzak at 655-2856 ext. 2150.
Jenkins Township Little League will hold its monthly meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the field house. All Managers must attend this meeting.
Registrations are being accepted for the Stan Waleski Basketball Camp to be held at the St. Joseph’s Oblates Gym in Laflin from July 12-30 for boys and girls in grades K through 8.
The camp stresses skills, fundamentals, competitions, team play and fun with all players receiving a camp t-shirt and certificate.
For camp info, call Coach Stan Waleski at 457-1206 or Coach Charles LoBrutto at 654-8030. Camp info is also available at stanwaleski.com or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The Wyoming Area Softball Parents Association will conduct a meeting on Monday at 7:30 p.m. at Sabatini’s Pizza, Exeter. Topic of discussion will be the upcoming banquet. Parents of players from 7th thru 12th grade are urged to attend.
The Pittston Area Football Booster Club will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday at the Cefalo Center. Parents of all players are urged to attend.
The Wyoming Area Ice Hockey Association will hold its 2011-2012 registration for incoming 7th thru 12 grade students residing within the Wyoming Area School District on May 27, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Coal Street Ice Rink in Wilkes-Barre. A $100 deposit will be required at the time of registration.
For more information contact Dawn Thomas at email@example.com.
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.
The Greater Pittston YMCA is offering a full slate of aquatic programs for this summer.
Including in the programs are swim lessons for parents/children, preschool, beginner, intermediate and advanced; summer swim team for children ages 4-19 with competitions from June to August; adult programs of water aerobics, water walking, arthritis class, master swim team and triathlete training; birthday parties; and free swim times.
For more information, call Judy Dessoye Rostkowski, aquatic director, at 655-2255, ext. 106 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Duryea Little League will hold its monthly meeting Sunday, May 22 at 7 p.m. at the Duryea VFW.
Pittston Little League will be holding Opening Day to kickoff it’s 60th year of Little League baseball in the city today at 1 p.m. 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.
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.
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 wishing to sponsor a hole can do so for a minimum donation of $100. The Golf Tournament Committee will also be accepting gift certificates or other prizes from any local business interested in donating. All donors will be listed on the golf tournament flyer to be handed out that day to all golfers, as well as subsequent newspaper write ups.
This year will be the first year that the Brian Cashmere Scholarship will be awarded, and the award will be given to the recipient during the dinner after the tournament. 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.
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.
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.
The Pittston Jr. Patriots will hold registration on May 15 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.
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.