The seasons are changing and Taylor Community Library, 710 S. Main St., is heading into a new season of events and activities. Here’s a look at what’s happening in September:
• September Donation: Libraries throughout the Lackawanna County Library System are collecting clean, empty, plastic medicine vials with labels removed to be taken to Mandeville, Jamaica for use there.
• Chick Lit Book Club: Thursday, Sept. 3, at 6:30 p.m. This month’s selection is “Show No Fear” by Perri O’Shaughnessy.
Retired Citizens The Old Forge Retired Citizens will meet Wednesday, Sept. 2. at 2:30 p.m. at Arcaro & Genell’s in Old Forge. Pierogie Sale St. Michael’s Orthodox Church, Winter and Church streets in Old Forge, will hold a pierogie sale Wednesday Sept. 16, 2-5 p.m. Price is $6 per dozen and can be ordered by calling 570-457-9280 or the church hall at 570-457-2875 and leave a message. The deadline to place an order is Thursday, Sept. 10.
Email your organization’s events to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please have them in by noon on Friday to have them included in the following Thursday’s edition. Visit the thetriborobanner.com for the complete calendar listing, including additional events.
Dance Class Registration Open: Dancing Dreams Studio of Dance in Taylor is accepting registrations for fall classes. All ages welcome. The classes offered are ballet, tap, jazz, pre-ballet, hip-hop, lyrical, Zumba, Zumbini and Zumba Kids. Call 570-335-6536 for more information.
Despite suffering through growing pains last year, the Riverside football team never stopped improving, never gave up, and when it got to put the finishing touches on 2014, the Vikings sent themselves into the 2015 season with a flourish that second-year head coach John Fox hopes his returning players remember.
“Ironically, we scored a touchdown on our last play of the season,” Fox said. “That was kind of the message to the kids, that we fight to the last play, every second, and that’s what they did.
Needle Law won the girls seventh-grade division of the recent Lackawanna County 3-on-3 basketball tournament.
From left: Lackawanna County deputy director of parks and recreation Bill Davis, Alicia Goldenziel, Bella McKeefery, Emily Crawn and Olivia Albright.
Elbow Macaroni and Chickpea Soup
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 (14-ounce) can plum tomatoes, drained
1-1/2 teaspoons crushed dried rosemary leaves
2 (14-1/2-ounce) cans beef broth, defatted
2 (19-ounce) cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed
6 ounces whole-wheat elbow macaroni
Pepper, to taste
1/3 cup grated pecorino Romano or Parmesan cheese
Owners: Frankie and Melissa Isidori
Street address: 4001 Birney Ave., Moosic
Telephone number: 570-457-5191
Fax number: 570-457-4645
Email address: email@example.com
Hours of operation:Wednesday and Thursday, 4-9:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 4-10:30 p.m.; and Sunday, 1-8p.m.