Knights of Columbus John Paul II Council 13935 will sponsor a Tricky Tray at the Delaware Valley Elementary School Gym. Doors open at 11:30am, with calling at 2pm. Free admission. Tickets $1 per sheet. Prizes. Refreshments. 845/856-0970.
Father Gus’ great chili dinner sponsored by the Knights of Columbus John Paul II Council #13935 at St. Joseph’s Church, 307 Avenue F, 6-8pm. Dinner includes salad, hot or mild chili, drinks and dessert. $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under. Tickets sold at St. Joseph’s and St. Patrick’s after all masses, or call 570/491-4495.
Nicole Devries, age 22, of Matamoras, was sentenced to a state correctional facility for 25 to 60 months, ordered to pay a fine of $ 1,750 and had her driver’s license suspended for two years for resisting arrest, escaping from parole officials, recklessly endangering another person, driving under the influence and possessing drug paraphernalia. Read more
St. Joseph’s Holiday Bazaar at St. Joseph’s Church, 307 Ave. F, 9am-3pm. Many craft vendors, bake sale, & flea market. Raffle. 570/491-2152.
Bingo every Friday night, doors open at 5pm, calling starts at 7pm. Bingo runs to about 9:30pm. 570/491-4154.
Kittatinny Canoes annual "On and Under the Delaware River Cleanup" at the Matamoras base, 9am. 570/828-2700.
Americans love to celebrate the Fourth of July with family, friends, food and fireworks, but too often alcohol turns the party into a tragedy, making this iconic holiday one of the most deadly days of the year on the nation’s roads. Read more
The Pike County Historical Society holds annual banquet at The Riverview Inn, 6pm. Guest speaker: author Mina Samuels. Cost: $50, includes salad, dinner and dessert. Cocktail hour includes a short meeting and election of officers between 6 and 7pm and dinner seating is at 7pm. Reservations are required, call 570/296-8126 or email email@example.com.
For the first time in a half a dozen years, residents living in the Delaware Valley School District may have to dig deeper into their pockets to pay for an increase in school taxes, it was announced at the monthly school board meeting on May 16. The proposed final 2013-2014 budget of $70,610,660 is 2.3% above the current budget, and will translate into an average tax increase of $66 per household. Read more