UNICO Hosts Bingo Social at Gino Merli Veteran’s Center

UNICO Gino Merli volunteers

Dunmore’s Keystone Chapter UNICO participated in UNICO National Day of community service on Saturday, April 20. In the afternoon, Keystone conducted a bingo social for the residents of Gino Merli Veteran’s Center of Northeastern PA.

Along with games with cash prizes, the residents and their guests were treated to a “Salute to Veterans” cake and ice cream.  It was a great afternoon of socializing, not only for the Veterans and their guests, but also for the volunteers.

Pictured are the Keystone UNICO volunteers participating at the event, from left: Jim Malone, Cathy Bianchi, Cathy Gerard, Bob Tagert, Nancy Angeloni, Ray Tropeano (holding cake and program coordinator), Frank Coviello, Marilyn Vitali, Mark McDade (holding cake), Michele McDade, Tom Carlucci, Tess Tropeano and Val Riggi.

ALERT: Scam Targeting Elderly

alertLackawanna County Area Agency on Aging is warning the elderly residents of our communities to be on alert for people posing as our Agency’s employees and asking for personal and/or financial records.

Please request the proper identification before allowing anyone into your home or giving any personal information. If you have questions, please call the Aging office at 570-963-6740.”

Dunmore Presbyterian Church’s Holiday Bazaar


On Saturday, November 12, the Dunmore Presbyterian Church will host its holiday bazaar. The bazaar will take place at the church, located at 137 Chestnut Street, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Vendors at the event will include: Jamberry Nails, Younique Makeup, Lularoe Clothing, Paparazzi Jewelry, Tastefully Simple, Pastries by Paula, Baskets n’ Candy by Jeanie, Sabike Jewelry, Wreaths by Casey and Tara, and Thirty-One Gifts.The Waverly Wellness Center will also be available for information.

The church’s cafe will also be selling homemade soup, chilli, chilli dogs and more.

Pictured in the first row from right: Jean Biggar, Krista Frank, Georgie Levy and Linda Bourbeau.

Second row: Sue Cantarella, Barbara Keller, Kathy Williams, Patty Miller and Bonnie Forbes.