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Montgomery Locals 9/4/2019

By Staff | Sep 4, 2019

Rejoice, fellow book lovers! The Montgomery Area Public Library is starting a Book Club for adults this month. The first meeting will be held at the library at noon on September 14. Librarian Nicole Loffredo said the first meeting will welcome new members over the age of 18 who

will come together to introduce themselves and discuss what types of books they like to read. Then members will choose what book they want to read. Options such as genre, theme, and author will be considered.

The library has had a number of fun activities all through the year, and this is a great opportunity for enthusiastic readers to come together and enjoy each other’s company and a mutual love and appreciation of books.

THOT “Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog

it’s too dark to read.” Groucho Marx

Congratulations to Emily Wolfgang for being named the Montgomery Area School District Athlete of the Week. She is being recognized for her

achievements on the Girls Varsity Tennis team.

Congratulations to Delaney Harper and Nate Kaminski, who are the final two winners of the library’s Summer Reading bike drawing.

Happy birthday to Cory Johns, who will be celebrating his big day on September 7.

Brandie Williams will be celebrating her special day on September 10. Many happy returns, Brandie!

The Montgomery Volunteer Fire Company is selling Pumpkin Roll tickets for the Fall Festival on Saturday, October 5. There will be prizes for

the top ten winners, and first prize is $200. Please see any member or

send the fire company a Facebook message.

The Montgomery Emergency Management Agency is currently in need of volunteers. If you want to learn more contact Dennis Gruver at


One of the best ways to stay informed about problematic weather and emergency situations in Montgomery is to follow the Montgomery Emergency

Management Facebook page. They post timely information and instructions.

If you are able to serve one of our local fire companies as an emergency

responder or in a non-emergency support role, please call either the

Montgomery Volunteer Fire Company at 547-1380 or the Clinton Township

Fire Department at 547-1000.

The Montgomery Lions Club is expanding its membership. Please call

Roger McRae at (570) 971-2825 to learn more.

If you would like a birthday, anniversary, or special event recognized

in this column, please leave a message at The Luminary office at (570)

584-2134 or e-mail it to news@muncyluminary.com. Please specify that it

belongs in the Montgomery column.

Montgomery Events

Fri. Sept. 6-The Montgomery Varsity Football team will play against

Wellsboro at 7 p.m.

Fri. Sept. 6-Hometown Hero Banner orders are due for the year. Fae

Herb must receive all orders and payments in full.

Sat. Sept. 7-The Montgomery Varsity Girls Soccer team will have a home

game at 11 a.m. Opponent to be announced.

Mon. Sept. 9-The Montgomery Varsity Girls Tennis team will have a home

match against Muncy at 4:30 p.m.

Mon. Sept. 9-The Clinton Township Supervisors will meet in the

Municipal Building at 6:30 p.m.

Tue. Sept. 10-The Teen Advisory Group will meet at the library at 6 p.m. Ages 12-17 are welcome to discuss what books and movies should be added to the library’s collection and will help plan activities.

Tue. Sept. 10-The Montgomery Borough Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the

Borough Building.

Wed. Sept. 11-Toddler Tales will be held at the library from 11-noon. Children ages 1-5 are invited to enjoy a story, snack, and craft. Please pre-register at 547-6212 and plan to accompany your child.

Wed. Sept. 11-The 9/11 Memorial Ride and Service will be held at the Clinton Township Fire Hall. The gates open at 10 a.m. for bikers, the Memorial Service beings at 5 p.m., and the ride begins at 6 p.m.

Wed. Sept. 11-The Montgomery Varsity Girls Soccer team will have a home

game at 4:30 p.m. Opponent to be announced.

Thur. Sept. 12-The Montgomery Varsity Girls Soccer team will have a home game at 4:30 p.m. against Meadowbrook Christian School.

Thur. Sept. 12-The Montgomery Varsity Girls Tennis team will have a home match against Bucktail at 4:30 p.m.

Sat. Sept. 14-The Montgomery Area Historical Society will have an Open

House from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Sat. Sept. 14-The Dedication of the new Montgomery Memorial Park will

be held at 11 a.m. The park is located on the corner of Main Street and

Houston Avenue and was formerly known as Richard Stackhouse Memorial

Park. In the event of rain, the ceremony will be held in the Adam Room Museum on 3 West Houston Avenue.

Sat. Sept. 14-The Montgomery Varsity Girls Soccer team will have a home

game at 11 a.m. Opponent to be announced.

Sat. Sept. 14-The Montgomery Library will start at new Adult Book Club

at noon.