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Montgomery Locals Jan. 7, 2015

By Staff | Jan 6, 2015

Happy New Year! I hope this week’s column finds all of you well rested from the holidays and ready to live 2015 to the fullest.

My family and I had a very restful vacation. We enjoyed an empty calendar with very few outings. Every once in a while, it is necessary to have some down time to catch up with family and focus on time together. We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday and look forward to testing out new golf clubs when spring arrives.

Interested in a good movie? “Into the Woods” did not disappoint. I was curious heading into the movie, as it is an operetta verses a musical, meaning it is almost completely sung. I was very impressed with the actors and the seriousness with which they prepared their singing voices. The interwoven fairy tales held both drama and comedy, and proved a great introduction into the operetta genre for someone new to the style.

The Montgomery Performance Arts Boosters will be meting on Thursday, January 8 at 7 p.m. Continued fundraisers for new band uniforms and the spring musical will be discussed.

Are you on Twitter? The Montgomery High School Broadcasting class has launched a new Twitter account covering Raider news. Consider following us @MASDnews. You can receive play by play from featured sporting events and stay on top of everything happening in the district.

The Montgomery Historical Society has a few DVD’s left of the Alvira story and can be obtained for a fee at the Montgomery Library. Consider joining the Montgomery Historical Society. This group is very active in the Montgomery borough and surrounding area and has recently rekindled their newsletter mailings.

Revitalize Montgomery is continuing their plans for a river front park and anyone is welcome to attend the monthly meetings to help.