Chicken Dinner: St. Michael’s, Church and Winter streets, Old Forge, will host a takeout barbecue chicken dinner with pickup from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16. Price is $10 and includes half chicken, corn on the cob, potatoes, cole slaw, roll and cake. Place orders by Sunday, Aug. 10, by calling 570-562-3965.
Summer Cocktail Party: Serving Seniors will host its annual fundraising summer cocktail party at Abington Manor, 100 Edella Road, Clarks Summit, from 5:30-8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 22. The cost is $35 and includes hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and entertainment. For tickets call 570-344-3931.
OLD FORGE POLICE: Police responded to more than 15 calls between Aug. 3-9.
On Aug. 3, officers were dispatched to investigate a report of a fight in progress in the 1000 block of Lonesome Road. A harassment complaint sent officers to a home in the 900 block of South Main Street. Officers were also sent to the 100 block of South Keyser Avenue.
On Aug. 4, officers were dispatched to investigate a report of a dog locked inside a car in the 400 block of Lawrence Street. A reported domestic dispute sent officers to a home in the 500 block of Dunn Avenue. Officers also responded to investigate a reported civil issue in the 100 block of North Main Street.
According to stopbullying.gov, approximately one in four children are bullied.
For Merrit and LeeAnn Boyle, owners of the Pride, and Old Forge-based personal fitness business, combatting that statistic has become as important as the battle of the bulge.
“I started about eight years ago in personal training,” Merrit explained. “It began in Scranton with one-on-one training tailored to the individual. We grew it to where we where we were able to get a studio in our home.”
Retired Citizens to Meet
OLD FORGE — The Old Forge Retired Citizens Association will meet at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3, at Arcaro and Genell’s in Old Forge.
OLD FORGE — St. Michael’s Orthodox Church, Church and Winter streets, will hold a pierogie sale on Tuesday, Sept. 15, with pickup from 2-5 p.m. Price is $6 per dozen Deadline for ordering is Friday, Sept. 12. Call 570-457-9280 or 570-457-2875 to order.