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Montgomery Locals May 1, 2019

By Staff | May 2, 2019

This past weekend Montgomery Area Little League held their Opening Day ceremony at the Clinton Township Field. High school junior Laura Ulrich sang the National Anthem. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited, along with the Little League Pledge.

The perimeter around the baseball diamond was filled with grinning parents and family members as this year’s baseball, softball, and tee-ball players each had their moment in the sun as their name was announced to the crowd. After each player was recognized with their team, the ceremonial first two pitches of the season were thrown. The first pitch was thrown by Noah Gearhart, and the catcher was Luke Dietrich. The second pitch was thrown by softball player Sloan Wooten, and the catcher was Brynn Fisher.

The players were then treated to hotdogs and beverages at the concession stand.

THOT “Never say never, if you live long enough, chances are you will not be able to abide by its restrictions. Never is a long, independable time and life is too full of rich possibilities to have restrictions placed upon it.” Gloria Swanson

Happy Anniversary to Kate and Bill Bashista, who will be celebrating on May 2.

Congratulations to Jim and Brenda Harman, who will mark thirty-five years of marriage on May 5.

Hometown Hero Banner order forms are available at the Borough Office and Montgomery Weis. Orders are due September 6.

If you want to volunteer with one of our local fire companies, please call either 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. For more information please call Roger McRae at (570) 971-2825.

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

Montgomery Events

Thurs. May 2 The Montgomery Varsity Track Team will have a 4:00 home meet against South Williamsport.

Thurs. May 2 The Lady Raider Softball Team will have a 4:30 home game against Muncy.

Thurs. May 2 The Montgomery Borough Council will have a work session at 6:30 in the Borough Office. The public is welcome to attend.

Fri. May 3 Career Link Mobile will be in front of the library from 10-3.

Fri. May 3 The Montgomry Public library will have Star Wars Trivia Night at 4:30.

Sat. May 4 The Red Raider Varsity Baseball Team will have an 11 a.m. home game against Muncy.

Sat. May 4 There will be a Chili Cook Off to raise funds for Summer Alive at the Riverside Roadhouse from 12-5.

Sun. May 5 The Oak Grove Community Center in Elimsport will have an All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast fundraiser from 8-11 a.m.

Tues. May 7 The Lady Raider Varsity Softball Team will have a 4:30 home game aganst Benton.

Tues. May 7 The Montgomery Varsity Track Team will have a home meet against Hughesville at 6 p.m.

Weds. May 8 The library will have Toddler Tales for ages 2-5 from 11-noon. Please preregister at 547-6212 and plan to accompany your child.

Weds. May 8 The Red Raider Varsity Baseball Team will have a 4:30 home game against Sugar Valley Rural C.