Boy Scouts’ Annual Pasta Fagioli Dinner Set for March 23rd

Boy Scout pasta fagioli dinner photo

Boy Scouts in Troop 66, Dunmore, will host the troop’s annual Pasta Fagioli dinner on Friday, March 23, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at Dunmore Presbyterian Church, 137 Chestnut St. Tickets are $8 and will be available at the door. The meal includes pasta, salad, bread, dessert and beverages. Takeouts will be available.

Front row, kneeling, from left: Evan Rade, Zack Eynon, Caden Kirby, Josh Walton, and Patrick Shaffer.

Second row: A.J. Smith.

Third row: Andrew Haser, Jake Kalinowski, Paris Alunni, Ryan Wozniak, Robert Troy, Bryce Talutto, Joey Rebar, James Lamberti, Bobby McMynne, Andrew Durkin and Anthony Tunis.

Crimson Company to Hold “Pirate and Princess Tea”

Crimson Company Princess Pirate Tea POSTER

Dunmore High School Crimson Company will present Disney’s The Little Mermaid for two weekends in March at the High School Auditorium. Leading up to the production, the Crimson Company will host a “Princess and Pirate Tea Under the Sea.”

This fundraiser, which will benefit the Crimson Company and its future endeavors, will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 24th in the Dunmore High School Cafeteria.

All young pirates, princes and princesses from surrounding kingdoms are invited for a morning filled with fun activities, games and prizes. Dressing up as your favorite prince, princess or storybook character is encouraged.

Rich Banick will also be on hand to take professional photos of the children with Ariel, Prince Eric and some of your other favorite Disney characters.

There will be awesome baskets to take a chance on. Every patron will receive a free raffle ticket to enter in a “Little Mermaid” basket, which includes free tickets to the Crimson Company’s upcoming production of the Disney classic.

Admission is $10 per person. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Advanced reservations can be made by sending an email to

Crimson Company Officers


The 2017-2018 Crimson Company officers are shown from left: Luke Gratkowski. treasurer; Will Meade,  secretary; Lauren Brown, president; Matthew Valunas, public relations; and Jack Culkin, vice president.

Missing from photo: Joe Ferguson, vice president.

Columbus Day Raffle Benefits St. Joe’s

Columbus Day raffle

At a Columbus Day Dinner of Lackawanna County, a fundraiser offering several baskets of cheer were raffled off with proceeds being donated to St. Joseph’s Center.

Ladies selling chances for the raffle were, from left: Michele McDade, Nicole Lubash, Mary Francis Feduchak and Marianne Cognetti.  

Joseph Parise is president of the Columbus Day Association of Lackawanna County.