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‘Walk for Autism’ set at Emanon CC

The second annual Emanon "Walk for Autism" will take place on Friday evening, September 9. Registration is 4 p.m. and the walk begins at 5 p.m. Participants can choose to walk 18 holes ($20 for adult and $10 for children) or 9 holes ($10 per adult and $5 for children).

Included in the entry fee is an all you can eat spaghetti dinner and live entertainment. For those unable to walk, the dinner is available to adults for $10 and children for $5. All walkers will also receive a t-shirt commemorating the event. All proceeds go to S.A.F.E (Serving Autistic Families Everywhere). For more information, call 388-4013 or 417-0515.

WPLL Whiffle Ball Tourney slated

The West Pittston Little League is holding a Wiffleball Tournament on September 10, (rain date to be announced) at West Pittston Little League. Sign-ins are from 8 to 9 a.m. Game starts at 9 a.m. Team registration fee $25 due by September 6. Five players per team age brackets are 7-9, 10-13 and 14-adult.

There will be food, refreshments, basket raffles, Alex’s Lemonade Stand, and winner’s trophies. Registration form including name of team, age bracket, names of players, name and phone number of team contact, and emergency contacts for players under 18 (one for each player) along with payments should be mailed to Kory Angeli, 205 York Avenue, West Pittston, 18643.

Call Lisa at 406-5585 for basket donations. Please make checks payable to the EJS Fund.

Duryea ‘Meet the Cats’ today

The Duryea Wildcats will host "Meet the Cats" today beginning at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the corner of Kramer and Shaft Streets in Duryea.

The youth group consists of 165 boys and girls between the ages of 5-14 years olds. Come support your local youth organization. The organization is also seeking volunteers for board members, coaches, and an equipment manager. The community is invited to come to the weekly meeting held on every Tuesday at the field at 7:30 p.m.

For more information, check us out on Facebook at dureyawildcatsfootball or call 457-2871.

WA swim parents meeting Tuesday

Wyoming Area Swim Parents Association will meet on Tuesday evening, Aug. 23rd, at 7 p.m. at Dunkin Donuts in West Pittston. All interested parents of WA swimmers and divers are encouraged to attend to discuss fundraising and plans for the 2011 / 2012 season.

Lady Patriots Basketball Booster Club Meeting

The Lady Patriots Basketball Booster Club will hold a meeting Monday.

All parents are welcome to attend this brief meeting which will be held at Tony’s Pizza in Port Griffith starting at 7:30 p.m.

The upcoming school year and the girls’ basketball program will be discussed.

WA Basketball hosting golf tourney

The Wyoming Area Basketball Inaugural golf outing will be held on Saturday, September 24 at 8 a.m. (shotgun), at the Applewood Golf Club in Harding.

Cost is $80 per player, $320 per foursome. Format is four-man captain and crew. Includes green fees, carts, refreshments, dinner at Applewood following the tournament, prizes for flights. Cash or checks accepted.

For more information and questions call Coach Al Brogna at 883-4598, Assistant Coach Paul Hindmarsh at 693-1655, Tracy Carey at 313-0837, Joe Vullo at 498-1394 or Doreen Zezza 954-3504.

All profits benefit Wyoming Area Boys’ Basketball Program. If you are interested in sponsoring holes or making any donations, please contact any of the people listed above.

PA Boosters to meet

The Pittston Area Booster Club will be holding a special meeting to discuss the upcoming benefit for Eric Danaher.

The meeting will be held Aug. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Bypass Lounge. All parents are urged to attend.

WABBPA to meet August 24

The Wyoming Area Boys’ Basketball Parents Association will meet today at 6 p.m. in the high school gym.

Exeter LL meeting Thursday

The Exeter Lions Little League to meet Thursday at 6 p.m. at the field. Plans for the future of the league will be discussed at this meeting.

Ring of Pride Weekend, Sept. 16

Ring of Pride Weekend will be held September 16, at Jake Sobeski Stadium in West Pittston. There will be a ceremony at the 50-yard line before the Lake-Lehman game honoring Dante Bovani, Mike Liberski and Tommy Evans who will be inducted into the Ring of Pride. The 1971 Championship team will also be honored. It is their 40thanniversary.

There will be a cocktail party immediately following the game at St. Anthony’s Banquet Hall in Exeter. Tickets are $25 each and includes hors d’oeuvres and beverages (beer, wine and soft drinks). All fans of Warrior Football are invited to attend and questions should be directed to Lou Ciampi Jr. at 654-4040.

All members (players, coaches, managers etc) of the 1971 championship team are encouraged to attend the football game for the pregame ceremony plus the cocktail party. Any 1971 team member with questions should contact Dave Amico atdamico@wyomingarea.org. If any family members have contact with former players out of town, please relay this message to them.

Lady Birds seeking bowlers

The Lady Birds Bowling League needs bowlers to fill its Wednesday night league.

The league is a women’s league with a 90 percent handicap. Interested bowlers are asked to call Margie at 457-7581 or Tricia at 654-2537. The Lady Birds Bowling League will begin the 2011-2012 bowling season on Wednesday, September 7, at Modern Lanes in Exeter. Bowlers please report at 6 p.m. since bowling starts promptly at 6:15 p.m.

Duryea LL Family Fun Night set

The Duryea Little League will hold its Family Fun Night on Friday, August 26 from 6-9 p.m. at the Main Field.

All players and their families are invited. The event will include games and refreshments. Anyone wishing to donate a food item or dessert may do so.

PTLL Fall Ball seeking players

The Pittston Township Little League is currently holding player registration for the upcoming fall league. Registration fee is $25 per player and $40 per family. To register for the respective divisions, please call the following coaches: Major league - Joe at 885-0512, Minor League - Tom at 237-0765, and Coach Pitch - Carm at 760-7850. General questions can be directed to Art at 362-2825.

WA Ice Hockey Picnic Meeting

The WA Ice Hockey will be holding a picnic meeting today at Frances Slocum State Park at 1 p.m., Rain date August 28. Any questions, contact Dawn Thomas at mejane134@aol.com.

Lady Patriots Basketball Booster Club Meeting

The Lady Patriots Basketball Booster Club will hold a meeting, Monday, August 22.

All parents are welcome to attend this brief meeting which will be held at Tony’s Pizza in Port Griffith starting at 7:30 p.m. The upcoming school year and the girls’ basketball program will be discussed.

Duryea LL Fall Ball registrations

The Duryea Little League is holding Fall Ball registrations for Coach Pitch, Minor, and Major age groups. Please call Ron at (570) 655-0203 for more information.

Fall Hoops League

A Varsity Boys Premiere Fall Basketball League hosted by the FIRM AC will start Sept 4 and run every Sunday in September with up to seven games at Lake Lehman High School. If you’re interested please contact James Perez at 570-235-4832.

Free Firm hoops clinic offered

The Firm AC is offering a free boys’ hoop clinic every Sunday in September at Lake-Lehman High School. Sessions will run from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. and begin on Sept. 4.

For more info contact Coach Perez at flashgordon3367@gmail.com.

WFW Boys Basketball

The Firm AC will host a free WFW Basketball Session for boys in grades 7-12 on August 28 from 5-6:30 p.m. For more info, contact Coach Darnell Ford at darnell@yahoo.com.

Firm 49ers Girls Clinic

The Firm AC 49’s will host a free girls’ only basketball clinic on Sept. 18 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for girls in grades 4-9. For more info, contact Coach Darnell Ford at darnell@yahoo.com.

UNICO 5K set for Sept. 3

The Scranton Chapter of UNICO, the largest Italian American service organization in the United States will sponsor a 5k run/walk on Sat., Sept. 3 before the start of the annual Italian Festival in downtown Scranton.

Proceeds will go to the V Foundation for cancer research. Runners (and walkers) can pre-register by mailing a $20 check to Scranton UNICO 5K, PO Box 278, Dunmore, PA 18512. Registration will be held on the day of the race from 8-9:30 a.m. at the corner of N. Washington Avnue and Linden Street.

President’s Day Tournament

The annual President’s Day Tournament benefiting S.A.F.E. (Supporting Autism & Families Everywhere) will be held September 11 at the Emanon Country Club in Falls.

For information on golfing in the tournament, contact the Emanon Country Club at 570-388-6112.

Tee sponsorships are available for $30 and can be sent to Mildred Petrucci, c/o, Modern Market, 1179 Wyoming Ave., Exeter, PA 18643.

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