Allied’s Annual Breakfast with Santa

Allied Santa breakfast

The Allied Volunteers hosted their annual Breakfast With Santa in the Graff Community Room, Luger Building, at Allied Services.

Children and adults enjoyed a full breakfast with Christmas music. Each child received a coloring book with crayons, a goody bag and personal picture time with Santa and Mrs. Claus.

Young volunteers seated in front are Elizabeth Gomez and Zack Kubilis.  In the second row, seated from left are: Santa’s Elf Helper (Tracy Adomiak, Allied Volunteers president); Mrs. Claus (Shirley Lepthien); Sue Edstrom; Santa (Mark McDade), and Rosalie Warner.

Standing, same order: Volunteers Fay King, Phyllis Sileo, Bob McDonough, Nancy Connolly, Sue Dungould, Bob Zelno, Bill Tonti, Shirley Lewis and Barbara Smith.

Annual Free Christmas Party Set for Sunday December 9th

O'Malley Christmas party

The 17th annual O’Malley free Christmas party will be held on Sunday, Dec. 9,  from 1 to 3 p.m. at Keyser Valley Community Center.

Children from preschool to fifth grade are all welcome to join in the fun and meet Jolly Old St. Nick. The party will consist of a picture with Santa Claus, Goodfella’s Pizza, orange drink, candy canes, a McDonald’s cheeseburger and fries coupon from the Keyser Avenue location, a free Kids Meal from Texas Roadhouse, Utz potato chips.

Please RSVP to 570-346-1828 by Thursday, Dec. 6. Please leave a message with number of children attending.

Planners include, from left: Gene Widdick, Sarah Walsh, Keith Oleski, Emily O’Malley, Vincent O’Malley, Patrick O’Malley, II, Vanessa Thomas, Jay Schectman, Mary Lou Oleski, Patrick O’Malley, and Jim Barrett.

Actors Circle to Present “The Man Who Came to Dinner”


Actors Circle presents “The Man Who Came to Dinner” by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, on Thursday, Friday and Saturday June 7, 8, 9 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 10, at 2 p.m. directed by Bob Spalletta with Katie VonBergen is stage manager, at Providence Playhouse.

Tickets are $12 general, $10 senior, and $8 student. For reservations call 570-342-9707, or email to  Visit Actors Circle’s Facebook page, or website.  All reservations are held 10 minutes to show time.

Cast members are, seated: Bruce Jordan.

Standing from left: Lisa Marie Chokola, Christopher Alu, Amanda Van Buskirk, Cathy Rist Strauch, Lorrie Loughney, Ashley A. Michaels, Kaylah Hodgins, Jane Foy, Dominick Azzarelli, Jeff Ginsberg, Darla Germeroth and Justin O’Hearn.

Not pictured: Eric Lutz, David Hunisch, Linda C. Griffiths and Liz Stanton.