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Montgomery Locals 10/23/2019

By Staff | Oct 23, 2019

Montgomery Area High School celebrated Homecoming this past Friday at the football field.

Molly Slattery was voted Homecoming Queen, and was crowned by last year’s queen, Katie Forrestal. Other members of the Senior court included: Nita Imen, Megan Moser, Breanna Seagraves, and Saige Whipple. Senior men on the court were Kai Felix, Steven Prince, Haden Ross, Brady Rupert, and Kade Showers.

Junior Class representatives were McKenzie Heasley and Gage Mebane.

Sophomore Class Representatives were Faith Persing and Logan Almeida.

Freshman Erblinda Imeri was voted the Homecoming Princess, and was crowned by last year’s princess, Cortney Smith. The other members of the Freshman court were Kailyn Woltz and Sloan Wooten. Freshmen men on the court were Caleb Hall, Gaven Strouse, and Jacob Walters.

The Homecoming Game ended with a Red Raider victory over Cowanesque Valley with a final score of 16-6.

The Homecoming Dance was held in the high school cafeteria on Saturday night. Homecoming festivities were overseen by faculty member Mrs. Shanna Haden, who teaches seventh grade reading.

THOT “Some pursue happiness, others create it.” – Kimberly Montgomery.

Happy birthday wishes go to Landon Myers, who will be celebrating his sixth birthday on October 23.

Marissa Rojas is having a birthday on October 25. Have a wonderful day, Marissa!

Little Miss Briella Rose Steward is wished a very happy day as she turns one on October 29.

Happy birthday to Harper Hively who will be marking her special day on October 29.

Shawn Marie Coles will be commemorating another trip around the sun on October 27. Many happy returns, Shawn!

Montgomery Events

Wednesday, Oct. 23-The library will have Toddler Tales from 11-noon. Children ages 1-5 will enjoy a story, snack, and craft. Preregister by calling 547-6212 and plan to accompany your child.

Friday, Oct. 25-The Varsity Football Team will play Bucktail at 7 p.m .at home. This will be last game of the season.

Saturday, Oct. 26-The Oak Grove Community Center Fall Festival will be from 8 am-5:30 pm. Vendors are welcome to set up outside at no charge, please bring your own table, canopy, heater, etc. Registration for the pull begins at 8 a.m., breakfast sandwiches will be sold starting at 9 a.m., the Pull and BBQ both begin at 11 a.m., staging for the Pet Parade is at 4 p.m. at the Maple Hill Church, and the parade steps off at 4:30 p.m. The route will go from Maple Hill Drive, Cindy Avenue, Turnback Road, and back to Oak Grove. Trunk or Treat will begin there at 5 p.m. Please consider dressing up and bringing candy for the kids.

Saturday, Oct. 26-There will be a Soup and Apple Dumpling sale at the First United Methodist Church of Montgomery from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Soup varieties are chicken corn, beef vegetable, ham and bean, chicken and gnocchi, and white chicken chili. Pre-orders can be placed through Oct. 25 by calling 547-6948 and leaving a message with your name, number, and quantity. Soup sold by the quart, dumplings sold singly.

Saturday, Oct. 26-A journaling workshop will be given by local author Jade Heasley from 2-3 pm at the library. The event is for ages 16 and up.

Monday, Oct. 28-The Clinton Township Supervisors will meet in the Municipal Building at 6:30.

Tuesday, Oct. 29-Harry Potter Camp will be held at the library at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 30-The library’s Monster Mash Party will be from 5-6 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 30-Trunk-or-Treat will be held at the Washington Township Fire Hall from 6-8 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 31-St. John’s Lutheran “Brick” Church will have a Blood Drive from 1-6 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 31-Halloween Parade will step off at 6 p.m. from Weis Market and follow the traditional route down Main Street, to Second Street, to Broad Street and ending at the American Legion. Trick or Treat hours has been extended tfrom 6:30-8:30 p.m.

If you are interested in serving with the Montgomery Emergency Management Agency please call Dennis Gruver at 547-6777.

The Montgomery Emergency Management Agency Facebook page posts timely weather alerts and safety instructions that affect the town. Please follow their page to stay informed.

Our local fire companies need volunteers to serve as emergency responders and to fill non-emergency support roles. To learn more, call either the Montgomery Volunteer Fire Company at 547-1380 or the Clinton Township Fire Department at 547-1000.

The Montgomery Lions Club is accepting new members. For more information contact Roger McRae at (570) 971-2825.