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Montgomery Locals Apr.3, 2019

By Staff | Apr 3, 2019

The first official day of spring was last month, and it’s nice to think that aside from a few cold days, winter has ended. It’s lovely to see that the flowers are beginning to bloom, but there are other signs that spring has arrived in Montgomery. Red Raider Rocks are starting to appear around town, the cinders are being cleaned up, the parking lines have been repainted on Main Street, spring sports season has begun, and people are actually leaving their houses to enjoy leisurely walks around the neighborhood. Now we just need to get some leaves on the trees and we’ll be all set!

Remember that this spring, like any other season of life, will be as good as we make it. So get out there and make this season into everything you want it to be.

THOT “Everything is new in the spring. Springs themselves are always so new, too. No spring is ever just like any other spring. It always has something of its own to be its own peculiar sweetness.” Lucy Maude Montgomery

Birthday wishes are sent to Carrie Bosch, who is marking her special day on April 5th.

Happy birthday to Damien LeVan, who will be celebrating his third birthday on April 7th.

The deadline for the 15% off discount for Hometown Hero Banners is April 5th. Banners will be available for the full price of $210 after that. Order forms are available at Montgomery Weis Market and the Borough Office.

Virtuoso’s “Mama Mia!” will be presented April 26-28. Advance tickets are for sale at www.showtixforu.com.

The Community Garden will open on May 1. Applications for plots and raised garden beds are available at the Borough Office or on the Montgomery Borough webpage.

If you are available to volunteer with one of our local fire companies in any way, please contact the Montgomery Volunteer Fire Company at 547-1380 or the Clinton Township Fire Company at 547-1000.

The Montgomery Lions Club is seeking to expand its membership. If you would like information please call Roger McRae at 570-971-2825.

Montgomery Events

Mon. Apr. 8 The Red Raider Varsity Baseball Team with play St. John Neumann at 4:30 at home.

Mon. Apr. 8 The Clinton Township Supervisors will meet in the Municipal Building at 6:30 p.m.

Tues. Apr. 9 The Red Raider Varsity Track Team will have a meet with Northumberland at home at 4 p.m.

Tues. Apr. 9 Family Story Time will be at 5:30 at the Montgomery library. The theme will be “Not a Box”. After the story there will be a craft to turn a cardboard box into anything the participant can imagine. A box and craft supplies will be provided. Every person in attendance will receive a free copy of the book “Not a Box” by Antoinette Portis.

Tues. Apr. 9 The Lady Raider Varsity Softball Team will play Millville at 4:30 at home.

Weds. Apr. 10 Toddler Tales will be held at the library from 11-noon. The theme will be “Bunny Tales” and children ages 2-5 will enjoy a story and craft. Please preregister at 547-6212 and plan to accompany your child.

Fri. Apr 12 The Raider Varsity Baseball Team will play Millville at 4:30 at home.

Sat. Apr. 13 The Montgomery Area Historical Society will have their Second Saturday Open House in the Adam Room from 10 am-1 pm. The Adam Room is located at 3 West Houston Avenue in the former Adams’ Print Shop. The event is free and open to the public.