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Montgomery Locals Nov. 1, 2017

By Staff | Nov 1, 2017

Montgomery has a lot to be proud of, and the Mummer’s Parade in Williamsport on October 21st was an excellent opportunity for our town to shine. Many congratulations to the residents of Montgomery for winning honors in multiple events at the parade. The Raider Marching Band was voted the #1 high school marching band, and the Varsity Cheerleaders were voted the #1 cheerleaders. The Montgomery Volunteer Fire Company was voted the #3 fire company, and the Summer Alive program won one of two Marshall’s Awards.

In the past few years we’ve seen so many good things happening in our town, such as the revitalization of the downtown business district, the Summer Alive Program, and the forming of the Montgomery Area Historical Society. We’ve also seen new traditions form, such as the Fall Festivals held by the Montgomery Volunteer Fire Company and the Oak Grove Community Center. We are living in an era when many things seem to be falling apart, but the citizens of this town are standing up and making positive changes that are benefitting everyone.

I’m so proud of my hometown. I love this place, and I want to thank all of my fellow townsfolk who make this a great community to live in.

THOT “Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?” It’s a Wonderful Life

Birthday wishes are sent to Bo Steward, who will be celebrating another year on November 6th. Enjoy your day, Bo!

The Montgomery Lions Club has spent the last several decades making Montgomery a better place to live. If you want to be part of this legacy, please contact Roger McRae at 570-971-2825.

If you would like a birthday, anniversary, or special event recognized in this column, please call The Luminary Office at 570-584-0111 and leave a message or send to news@muncyluminary.com. Be sure to specify it belongs in the Montgomery column.

Montgomery events

Sun Nov. 5 There will be an All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast at the Oak Grove Community Center in Elimsport from

8-11 am. Pancakes, French toast, fried potatoes, eggs, sausage, sausage gravy, biscuits, toast, fruit, and beverages will be served.

Sun. Nov. 5 St. John’s Brick Lutheran Church will have the final events of their 200th anniversary celebration. Pastor Craig Miller, assistant to the Bishop will lead worship at 8:30 am. A catered dinner will be served in the Fellowship Hall at 2 pm where the church’s former pastors and their families will be recognized. Tickets for the catered meal are available by calling the church office at 570-547-6423 on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays between 8:30 am and 1 pm.

Weds. Nov 8 “Five Little Pumpkins” will be the theme of the next Toddler Tales. The free program is 11-noon at the Montgomery Area Public Library. Children ages 1-5 are invited, and adult participation is requested. Children need to be pre-registered by phone at 570-547-6212. There will be a story and snack.

Sat. Nov. 11 The Montgomery Area Historical Society will welcome the public to explore the history of Montgomery at an Open House from 10 am-1 pm in the Adam Room.

Weds. Nov. 8 Toddler Tales will be at the library from 11-noon. The theme will be “The Middle of Fall.” Pre-registration is required.

Mon. Nov. 13 The Clinton Township Supervisors will meet in the Municipal Building at 6:30 p.m.