The Golden Oldies Channel, Wiggle 100 & 95 The Bridge Community Bulletin Board
Are you aware
Are you aware that the Gymnasium at the "Commons Building" at the Troy High School is open each weekday morning? (that school is in session" for walkers) Walk at your own pace in a safe enviroment from 6-7:15am. Admission is free and all are welcome.
The Sylvania Lions Club is having a Chicken BBQ on Saturday April 18th. Sales starts at 10:30 in front of the Dollar General in Troy and next to the Pump & Pantry Express. (future bbq's on May 9, June 6 and sept 12)
A Horse tack Auction will beheld on Saturday April 18th at the 4 H Building at Alparon Park. Aload of new Tack available. Consignments are welcome. Auction starts at 10am. Food available. Donations will support the 4-H Exchange. FMI....570-673-3925
Step It Up!
Free Community Walking Event -6 week walking program April 7th -May 19th, 2015 -Walking logs to track your own physical activity -Registration: March 2, 2015 to April 3, 2015
Call Health on Demand @ 737-4499
Kick Off Event April 7th at 6pm
.At former Holy Family Middle School, 1010 Davis St. Elmira Receive free health screens, safe walking tips presentation and a walking log
Group Walk April 28th at 6pm
Place to be determined. Be sure to wear your sneakers!
End Event May 19th at 6pm
.At former Holy Family Middle School, .Repeat Health Screens, Drawing for Prizes , -George Forman Grill, -Air Popper (for popcorn), Health and fitness items
.Must Be present to win!
Brought to you by:
Chemung County Health Department
Elmira-Chemung Transportation Council
Creating Healthy Places to Live Work and Play
Troy Boro Officials have scheduled the following dates with NTSWA for street sweeping. Street sweeping is generally completed between 4 am and 8 am to avoid higher traffic volume. Dates may be adjusted to better fit NTSWA’s schedule or for weather conditions at NTSWA’s discretion. These dates are also listed on the Troy Borough website calendar.
April 15 – Routes 6 & 14
May 13 & 14 – Side Streets
May 27 – Routes 6 & 14
July 1 – Routes 6 & 14
August 19 – Routes 6 & 14
Sept. 16 & 17 – Side Streets
Sept. 30 – Routes 6 & 14
Goodies for our troops
The public realtions workshop at Mansfield University is hosting an event for goodies for our troops on Campus April 9th 2015 4-9. A chicken BBQ will be held between elliot Hall and Alumni hall, there will hotdogs and hamburgers and chips, and baked goods for two dollars. All money raised will be given to the Goodies for our Troops the public is encouraged to come.
The Wysox Volunteer Fire Company will have a Spaghetti Supper on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at the Fire Hall in Wysox. Serving will begin at 4:30 p.m. and last until 6:30 p.m. The meal is complete with Salad, drink and homemade desserts. Take outs are available. Come out and support your local fire company while enjoying some good food and great company.
"The Wells-Jackson Lions Club" is sponsoring a spaghetti dinner on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 5-7pm at the Millerton Wesleyan church, 5174 Main Street, Millerton, PA. This dinner is open to the public. The cost of $8.00 and $7.50 for children and seniors includes beverage and dessert. Take-outs are available.
Roast Beef and Turkey Dinner
The South Creek Lions Club will be holding a "Roast Beef & Turkey Dinner" on Saturday April 11th at the Lions Hall on Route 14 in Gillett. The Dinners menu include "Real" Mashed Potatoes, Vegetables, Baked Beans and "Home Baked Bread" Cost is $9.00 per person. Doors open at 4:30pm Dessert plus coffee, tea and lemonade will be available.
A Benefit for Relay for Life Chicken Bar-B-Q will be held on Saturday April 11th beginning at 12n at Red's Bar-B-Q Pit located on Route 6 east of Wyalusing. Pre-Sale orders will be taken by calling Susan at 570-746-7104
The Rome United Methodist Church will be having TURKEY SUPPER , Saturday April 11 at the Rome Church Hall. Adults $10, Children $5, pre-school free. Servings start at 4 PM.
Monthly Breakfast will be held Sunday April 12th South Creek Lions on Route 14 in Gillett will present a breakfast for the public. The menu includes scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, toast and sausage gravy along with coffee, orange juice. Cost is $8.00 per meal doors open 7am-10:30am.
The Chemung County Health Department, in conjunction with the Town of Baldwin, will be offering the following free rabies vaccination clinic to New York State residents at the Baldwin Volunteer Fire Department on the
Breesport N. Chemung Road in Lowman, Thursday, April 16, 6:30pm- 8:30pm.
The East Troy Baptist Church is holding a rummage sale on Thursday, April 16, 2015 from 8:00 to 4:00. Lunch will be served on Thursday. Bag Day is Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 8:00 to noon. There will be no sales on Friday.
There will be a Penny Social Friday April 17th 2015 at the Leraysville Community Hall. Doors open at 5pm, drawing at 7pm. There will be door prizes and refreshments. This is to benefit Order of Eastern Star #76 in Towanda.
The Alan F. Pierce Library in Troy presents preschool story hour every Wednesday from 9:30-10:30am. For more information call the Library at 570-297-2745
Twin Tiers Honor Flight Gala will be on April 18th, 2015 at the Wings of Eagles Discovery Center beginning with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at 5 pm, dinner and DJ entertainment at 6 pm. Tickets are $40 per person, which includes dinner, dancing, and entertainment by nationally known entertainers The American Bombshells ( www.americanbombshells.com )
The Towanda Elks Lodge is holding a buffet breakfast sunday April 19th from 8AM to 11AM.The menu includes pancakes, french toast, homefries, eggs, sausage gravy, and bisquits. They also have ham, bacon, homemade cinnamon rolls and desserts, coffee and juice.
Tables of 8 are $320.
Twin Tiers Honor Flight is a non profit organization. Its purpose is to take WW2, Korean War, and terminally ill veterans of any era to Washington D.C. to visit their war memorials and Arlington National Cemetery. This event is to raise money for a trip to Washington D.C. on Father's Day, June 2, 2015, in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War 2. They will be leaving from Tompkins Regional Airport in Ithaca. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.twintiershonorflight.org
The American Bombshells, an all-female patriotic singing trio from NYC will be in the region on Ssaturday April 18th as the Twin Tiers Honor Flight presents a Benefit Gala to help fund the next veterans' trip to DC. The event will be held at the Wings of Eagles,Building 339 Daniel Zenker Dr., Horseheads, NY 14845.
Starts at 5 p.m. Dinner, dancing/DJ, Silent Auction. Tickets: $40
per person, $320 for table of 8, available at Wings of Eagles or online at www.twintiershonorflight.org
Happy Tails Spring Craft and Vendor Fair to be Held April 18
Happy Tails No Kill Animal Shelter will host their 1st annual Spring Craft and Vendor show. Saturday, April 18th from 10am to 4pm at South Waverly Borough Hall. In addition to a wide variety of crafters and vendors, there will be a 50-50 raffle and a Chinese Auction with the drawing held at 3:30pm. Free goodie bags will be given away to the first 50 children who attend. Lunch will be available for purchase. There is no charge for admission.
Fran Terpik, a Reiki practitioner from Owego whose practice is limited to animals, will be doing a “Reiki for pets” demonstration on the stage area at 10am, noon, and 2pm. (Reiki is a Japanese hands-on form of healing.) She also does dog grooming and kinesiology, which is muscle testing for various conditions. The show is being sponsored by Happy Tails No Kill Animal Shelter with proceeds to benefit the shelter.
The Troy High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) and Future Business Leaders of America organizations will be hosting a Donkey Basketball game on Monday, April 20th at 7 PM in the Gym. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Troy Food Bank, FBLA's Relay for Life team and Twilight Wish (honoring our elderly American Veterans by fulfilling their last wishes). Tickets on sale in the High School Main Office for $8 per person from now until Wednesday, April 15th. After the 15th, tickets can be purchased for $10 at the door. Children 6 and under are free. For more information, contact Jenn Sporer, FBLA co-advisor, or Nate Schanbacher, FFA advisor, for Troy High School at (570) 297-2176
The Chemung County Stormwater Coalition is offering a FREE "Green Gardening" workshop on April 21, 2015 at 6pm, at the Conservation Cabin at the Chemung County Fairgrounds. This workshop will take "Green Gardening" one step further with a green approach which includes composting information and using rain barrels and rain gardens for managing stormwater runoff. Pre-registration is required, as seating is limited, by calling 607-796-2216. For more information please visit our website at www.chemungstormwater.org or call 607-796-2216.
The Sons of The American Legion from Post 49 in Troy will be holding a dance on Saturday April 25th 9pm-1am. Cost is $10.00 per person. Cash Bar Available.
Penny Social will be held at the North Orwell Community Hall, Route 187, North Orwell, PA. on Friday, April 24th. Doors will open at 5:30 P.M. with the drawings starting at 7:00 P.M. There will be Door Prizes, Basket Raffles, 50/50 and refreshments available. For more information please contact Bev @570-247-7484 or Cathy @570-247-7280. Proceeds will benefit the North Orwell Community Hall.
A Roast Pork Supper will be held at the Luthers Mills United Methodist Church on Saturday April 25th beginning at 4pm. Everyone is invited to attend. A Donation will be accepted at the door.
Men Are Cooking, April 18, 2015 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm at Mainesburg United Methodist Church, Rt. 6, Mainesburg, Pa.
Ham Dinner, full menu, take-outs available 10% of dinner profits go to the shoe bank. Bake table, proceeds go to building fund.
Spring Fling Dance
The Sons of the American Legion will be holding a "Spring Fling Dance" on Saturday April 25th from 9pm til 1am at the Vet's Club in Troy. Music by Night Flight. The public is invited, no cover, Cash Bar.
The Granville Center Church of Christ will be having a clothing giveaway in the church fellowship hall from 9am until 12n on Saturday April 25th. Clothing can be dropped off at the fellowship hall April 22nd thru 24th 9am til 12n. For more information call 570-364-5110
The Chemung County Health Department, in conjunction with the SPCA, will be offering free rabies vaccination clinic to New York State residents at the Golden Glow Fire Department 214 Hendy Creek Road, Pine City, Thursday, April 30, from 5pm - 7pm
Free Courses Allow Motorcyclists to Start Riding Season Safely
Although winter weather still has an icy grip on the commonwealth, through the Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program (PAMSP), PennDOT has begun offering all riders – from novice to experienced – a chance to take advantage of valuable safety training before hitting the road for the riding season. Registration is now open for all PAMSP courses, which are free to Pennsylvania residents who have a motorcycle learner’s permit or motorcycle license. All training courses are conducted on a riding range, under the supervision of certified instructors. For more information or to enroll in a course, visit www.pamsp.com or call 1-800-845-9533. Potential riders who want a convenient way to study for their knowledge test can download the PA Motorcycle Practice Test app by visitingwww.pa.gov and searching the mobile apps for the Pennsylvania Motorcycle License Practice Test.
A Penny Social to benefit Relay For Life will be held on Saturday May 2nd at the Leraysville Social Hall. Doors open at 6pm with the drawing at 7:30pm for more information call 744-2860 or 746-7104.
SOUTHERN OVEN FRIED CHICKEN
May 9, 2015, Mainesburg United Methodist Church, Rt 6, Mainesburg, Pa. 4:30pm to 6:30 pm, full menu, take-outs available 10 % of dinner profits goes to the Food Pantry.
Walk a Mile in My Shoes
The Tenth Annual Walk a Mile in My Shoes suicide prevention walk and fundraiser will take place this year on Saturday, May 2nd at Eldridge Park beginning at 11:00 AM. On-the spot registration opens at 9 am and returning this year featured performance by the Ithaca-based youth music group "Vitamin L" at 10:15 am. Special Guest this year is Retired Sergeant Kevin Briggs from the California Highway Patrol, a world renowned speaker on the topic of suicide prevention. Please visit the Walk a Mile in My Shoes website at www.walkamile.net to learn more details, and register for this important event.
Chemung County Soil & Water Conservation District Highway Association will sponsor a "Tire Collection Day"
A Tire Colletion day will be held Saturday May 2nd, between 8 am and 11 am. You must register number of tires @ 607-739-2009 or 607-739-4392 by Monday April 27th, 2015, FOR A TIME TO BRING TIRES IN. Location will be given at that time. COST: $2.00 per tire-with or without rims No Tractor or Dump Truck Tires!The tires must be free of debris and mud, and only car and pickup truck tires are allowed! There is a limit of 50 tires per resident and is for Chemung County residents only! No businesses allowed!!!
Benevolence Rummage Sale at Mt. Pisgah Wesleyan
This year’s Benevolence Rummage Sale is set to take place at Mt. Pisgah Wesleyan Church on May 1 and 2. Drop off days for donations will be Tuesday and Wednesday, April 28 and 29, from 9am-6pm. For more information concerning this event, contact June Lane by phone at (570) 596-3243 or Jenny Teeter at (570) 596-3389. Mt. Pisgah Wesleyan Church is located ½ mile south of Springfield Road, on the Berwick Turnpike in East Smithfield, PA.
TIS a Spring Thing
Craft Fair. Saturday, May 9.Sponsored by TIS Student Liaisons 10:00 am – 3:00 pm At Troy Intermediate School
Interested vendors please contact Michelle Manning – Student Liaison Mentor
570 297 4565 Required paperwork can also be found at: http://www.troyareasd.org/Page/4271
Clay Bird Shoot
A Spring Clay Bird Shoot to benefit Relay For Life will be held on May 24th 12n-4pm at the Tri-County Sportsman's Club. For More Information call 746-7144.
The Bradford County Manor's Annual "Spring Fling" will be held on June 13th from 10am-3pm. There will be plenty of food, crafts, music and fun. The public is invited. Vendors are needed please call for more information 570-297-4111 ext 3038.
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The Monroeton Fire Company will again be hosting a Rodeo again in 2015. Your invited to attend on September 13th. More information will soon be released.
PA Lions Beacon Lodge Camp has announced its 2015 camping season. This season marks 67 consecutive years of camping. The camping season opens June 6, and closes August 11. Camp sessions are six or ten days based on eligibility criteria. Beacon Lodge is located in the beautiful mountains of central Pennsylvania, along the Juniata River.
For more information contact..............
Are you aware that anyone in Pennsylvania who land applies manure, via pasture or mechanically, is required to have a manure management plan? This would include something as simple as one horse. Although required, these plans can be very quickly and easily put together. They can even save you money. They are also YOUR plans. They will be kept in your files and will help protect you if for any reason DEP were to stop at your place. The Bradford County Conservation District is here to help you with those plans. Stop at the District office located at 200 Lake Road for more information or You call 265-5539 that's 265-5539
EOP Head Start Program is recruiting for the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 program year! Is your child 3, turning 3, or 4 years of age Are you looking for a wonderful preschool experience at No Cost! Your child does not have to be potty trained. Recruitment is all year long 9 different sites around Chemung County Head Start's Education Curriculum aligns with Common Core to ensure children are Kindergarten Ready Applications are available at EOP every day, 8:30am-4:30pm 650 Baldwin St. Elmira, NY 14901 Contact: Enrollment Facilitator 734-6208 x 276
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED IN TIOGA COUNTY - MANSFIELD, ELKLAND, WESTFIELD, WELLSBORO, AND MILLERTON AREAS - TO HELP at the SENIOR CENTERS AND TO HELP DELIVER MEALS FOR OLDER PERSONS. JUST A FEW HOURS A WEEK CAN MAKE A HUGE DIFFERENCE TO SOMEONE IN NEED OF MEALS. MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT IS AVAILABLE. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT ZARA JOHNSON AT THE AREA AGENCY ON AGING AT 1-800-723-0935 OR BY EMAIL AT ZJOHNSON@BSSTAAA.ORG.
HAVEN (HELPING ABUSE AND VIOLENCE END NOW) IS THE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT CRISIS CENTER FOR TIOGA COUNTY. THEY ARE NON-PROFIT AND ALL SERVICES ARE FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL. THEY OFFER ADVOCACY AND REFERRALS, LEGAL SERVICES, MEDICAL AND LEGAL ACCOMPANIMENT, AN EMERGENCY SHELTER FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS AND THEIR CHILDREN, A 24-HOUR LIVE-ANSWERED HOTLINE (1-800-550-0447) AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAMS. PLEASE CALL THEIR OFFICE AT 570-724-3549 TO SPEAK WITH A STAFF MEMBER OR SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT
The Chemung County Buildings and Grounds Department announces that camping reservations for Park Station will be taken starting Wednesday, April 1st from 7:00am - 3:30pm (closed between 12-12:30). Reservations will be taken by TELEPHONE ONLY on April 1st and April 2nd with a limit of 2 reservations per person on these days, after which walk-ins are welcomed.
****Payment is to be made within 10 days of making the reservation. A reservation made less than 10 days from reservation date must pay at the time of the reservation. A full refund less a $20.00 handling fee will be given with a minimum 14 calendar day cancellation notice. A cancellation less than 14 days will result in a camping credit less $20.00 handling fee, to be used during the current camping season.
All persons wanting to make reservations need to call the CHEMUNG COUNTY BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS DEPARTMENT at 607-737-2843 only. Due to the high volume of calls please be aware that it may take quite some time to get through.
Red Cross Blood Drives
4/10 Chemung County Nursing Facility 11am-3pm
4/16 Millerton Wesleyan Church 1pm-6pm
4/20 Canton Moose, Canton PA 1-6pm
4/20 Hurleys Market, Towanda 1-5pm
5/6 Towanda Elks Club 1-6pm
5/7 Jeld Wen Towanda 11:30am-4:30pm