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By Staff | Sep 17, 2013

The hills of Montgomery were alive this past week with the sounds of Homecoming. I was fortunate to be able to take part in this annual celebration that brings the Montgomery community and school together. This year’s celebration held extra meaning because it was paired with the Montgomery/Muncy “shoe” football game. The game and festivities were kicked off with Montgomery Virtuoso alumni singing the National Anthem and Alma Mater. The Marching Band had a tremendous field show for the occasion. Heart was evident in all of our players. Although a loss, Montgomery fought until the clock ticked down to the last second.

I would like to acknowledge our senior football team members, marching band members, and cheerleaders. The last Muncy game is always a big deal in the minds of our students. Paired with Homecoming, it was a night our seniors can all be proud of.

The court was announced and princess and queen crowned during halftime of the game. The court entered the field on four-wheelers in true Montgomery fashion.


Revitalize Montgomery continues to work to beautify our community. They are to be commended on their efforts. The committee encourages community members to attend their meetings as well as take part in their various projects.

The “Revitalize Montgomery” team will meet today, Wednesday, September 18 at Shirey’s Outdoor Supply on Main Street in Montgomery. There will be two meeting times. The morning meeting will be at 10 a.m., and an afternoon meeting at 4PM. The afternoon meeting will enable students and others to attend and share their ideas.

The Elimsport Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, September 21 from 11:00am to 6:00pm. There will be a parade to kick off the event beginning at 11:00 a.m.

The Montgomery Area Historical Society and Clinton Township Volunteer Fire Company together with the McNett Country Band will be presenting an afternoon of remembrance featuring the music and fun of “Radio Corral”. “Radio Corral” was a country music park which operated from 1948 to1970 on McNett Road in Montgomery and was operated by Bob and Dean McNett. The remembrance will take place on Sunday, September 22 at the Clinton Township Fire Company Banquet Hall. Doors will open at approximately 12:15 p.m. Lunch will be available. Music will begin at 2:00 p.m. and will run until 4:30 p.m. The public is invited. Donations will be accepted at the door.

The Butterfly Exhibit at Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland will be available through Oct. 30 with nearly 300 butterflies in the native greenhouse.

The Montgomery Area Historical Society is working with the Montgomery Area Public Library to feature historical and/or community window displays. Current photos highlight summer events held in the borough and surrounding area.

There will be no September Breakfast at the Oak Grove Community Center.

The Montgomery Borough Council holds its meetings at Borough Hall on the second Tuesday of every month. Start time is 6:30 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend.