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By Staff | Oct 14, 2013

Every town has a Main Street, but something very special happens when that street actually embodies its name and becomes the “main” hub of the community. On this past Columbus Day, Main Street in Montgomery did just that. Area businesses and organizations joined forces for a town open house. Live music, food samples, and friendly faces lined the street, providing a festive welcome for all who attended. The event was spear headed by the Revitalize Montgomery Committee.

If you have a chance this weekend and want to enhance your Halloween celebration, check out the Pennsdale Haunted Barn. Students from Montgomery High School’s theatre program will be acting in the barn from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM on Friday and Saturday. The barn runs every weekend in October and is an annual fundraiser produced by the Pennsdale Volunteer Fire Department. A hayride and corn maze are also available.

If you have not done so recently, be sure to check out the new and improved Montgomery Area School District website. There are many updates to the site and we now offer access to our weekly broadcasts filmed by our high school students as well as a link to our newly released Raider’s Digest web newspaper.


Oct. 19 Elimsport United Methodist Church, Rt. 44, will hold an old fashioned dip meal from 4 to 6:30 p.m. as well as delicious home made desserts.

The Elimsport United Methodist Church will be having a hayride to celebrate fall on Sunday, October 20. Start time is 4:00 PM.

The Montgomery Area School District will be holding its monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 22 in the District Office boardroom. Start time is 7:00 p.m.

The Oak Grove Community Center will be holding a fall festival on Saturday, October 26. Start time is 8:00 a.m. There will be various stands with crafts and food items. A tractor pull will also be held during the event.

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

Also, take a moment to visit the Montgomery Borough website (www.montgomeryborough.org). On the site you will find interesting information about the history of our town as well as news concerning the Watershed project and Revitalization project.

Contact me at cmcnear@montasd.org with any information you would like posted in this column.