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By Jade Heasley - | Feb 10, 2021

Jade Heasley

The Montgomery Volunteer Fire Company has announced that the Community Aid Box will remain at the Carnival Grounds. The department said that a number of the bins have been pulled from the local area so it’s good news. The Fire Company is compensated for every pound of clothing that is donated. So as you empty out your closets, you can help the fire company.

If you have a fire hydrant on your property, the fire company would like to remind you to please shovel three feet of clearance around them whenever there are deep snows.

THOT – “We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

Birthday wishes go to Brady Irvin, who will be celebrating his special day on February 13.

Montgomery Events

Sat. Feb. 13 – The Montgomery Area Public Library will be having their Adult Book Club meeting at 2 pm on Zoom. The link will be posted on the club’s Facebook page. If you are interested in joining, like the Facebook page to get the details.

Sat. Feb. 13 – A free Share the Love Dinner will be given by Eagle Grange #1. They are giving away 150 dinners to celebrate their 150th anniversary. The meal includes: chicken breast with gravy, mixed green salad with celery seed sweet and sour dressing, party mashed potatoes, green beans amandine, pickles, cranberry relish, roll & butter, red velvet cake with strawberry garnish, and bottled water. The meal will be carry-out only and social distancing is required at the pickup from 2-4 pm. Pre-orders are required so call Joanne Murray at (570) 547-1340 to reserve your meal. Donations are accepted.

Sun, Feb. 14 – Happy Valentine’s Day, readers!

Friday, Feb. 19 – The Clinton Baptist Church is having a Soup Sale and pre-orders must be placed by the 19th. The choices are Vegetable Beef, Chicken Corn, Ham & Bean, and Hot Italian Sausage Soup. Call Terese at (570) 772-1930 or Paula at (570) 547-1773 to order. Pick up will be at the church on Fri. Feb. 26 from 2:00-5:30.

Saturday, Feb. 20 – The Clinton Baptist Church will be having a free carry out Community Lunch from 12-2 pm.

There are six active Girl Scout Troops in Montgomery who are welcoming girls in K-8 to join their ranks. If you want more information about signing up your girl send a Facebook Message to Margie Mathis or visit www.gshpa.org

The Junior Girl Scouts are collecting donations for two different projects. They are collecting gently used clothing to give away at their Back to School Clothing Store. The are also collecting donations for the Birthday Bag program they are doing for Footprints of Montgomery foodbank. Items they are collecting include new toys, cake mix, icing, decorations, and paperware. All donations can be dropped off in the bin out front of 14 West Houston Avenue.

The Montgomery Borough Office and the Water Authority Offices are closed to the public until further notice. The offices are operating and can be reached at (570) 547-1671. The mail slot is open for customers to drop their water bills. Public meetings will be conducted on Zoom. To attend, go to the Borough website calendar and click on the meeting you want to access.

To stay informed of weather alerts and emergency instructions follow the Montgomery Emergency Management Agency Facebook page. To learn how to become a volunteer with the agency, contact Dennis Gruver at (570) 547-6777.

Our fire companies need volunteers to serve in a variety of roles. To learn more, please call either the Montgomery Volunteer Fire Company at (570) 547-1380 or the Clinton Township Fire Department at (570) 547-1000.

If you would like to join the Montgomery Lions Club, contact Roger McRae at (570) 971-2825.