Sugar Notch Community Celebrates Its 150TH Anniversary

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Coming Sunday

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Trump campaign has not reimbursed security costs from W-B Twp. rally

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CHRISTOPHER DOLAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE FILE Then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump takes the stage for a rally at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre Township on Oct. 10, 2016. The Donald Trump campaign has not reimbursed Wilkes-Barre Township for costs it incurred providing additional security at the then-candidate's rally at Mohegan Sun Arena in October, according to township police.

Paper bag maker will bring corporate HQ to Sugar Notch

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A retail paper bag manufacturer will establish a corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility in Sugar Notch, a move that will create 38 new jobs. Ian Robson, who formerly manufactured paper bags in Europe, is opening American Paper Bag LLC, his first facility in the U.S. market.

Paper bag manufacturer to establish facility in Sugar Notch

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Brandilynn Schmolland Patrick Nilon

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The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late Charles Schmoll Jr. and Maryann Schmoll of Sugar Notch. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Fredrick Bleich of Hanover Township and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Schmoll Sr. of Hanover Township.

Hanover area

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Katy Kodish and Derek Warke

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Katy Kodish and Derek Warke are engaged to be married on June 3, 2017, at the Lewistown Presbyterian Church in Lewistown. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kevin and Shelly Kodish of Lewistown, and the granddaughter of Gloria Runk of Lewistown, David Runk of Lewistown and Helen Kodish and the late Carl Kodish of Lewistown.

Sugar Notch was first to dedicate a memorial to FDR

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Sugar Notch will be celebrating its 150th anniversary as a borough in 2017, . But in 1948, one of the borough's defining moments occurred when Eleanor Roosevelt came to dedicate the first memorial in the United States to her late husband and four-time president of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Community digest

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NIGHT AT THE RACES: Holy Family Parish, 828 Main St., Sugar Notch, will hold its annual autumn night at the races on Saturday, Nov. 5, in the church hall. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner is at 5:30 and post time is at 6:30.

Community digest

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BOOK SIGNING: Fran Spencer and her grandson, Sean Patrick Spencer, local authors, will conduct a book signing event of their book, “Ian-John and The Leprechaun,” at Barnes and Noble, 421 Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre, from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. CHRISTIAN CONCERT PERFORMANCE: Making A Difference Ministries will host national recording artist, singer/songwriter Mike Lewis of Nashville, Tenn., from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Orange United Methodist Church, 2293 W. Eighth St., Dallas. The concert is free, but a good will offering will be taken for travel expenses for the artist.

A proud heritage

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Mr. and Mrs. Dudeck

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Mr. Dudeck is the son of the late Mary and Stanley Dudeck of Plains and is retired from Tobyhanna Army Depot. Mrs. Dudeck is the daughter of the late Tessa and Andrew Broda of Sugar Notch and was a homemaker to her children and grandchildren.

Police blotter 7/21/16

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Officer Who Helped Man Push Broken Down SUV Identified

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We now know the name of the policeman who went out of his way to help a man push his SUV about a half mile after it broke down in Wilkes-Barre. Jon Smith of Wilkes-Barre says his jeep broke down Sunday at the Turkey Hill on Hazle Street.

Hanover area

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Neighbors React to Illegal Fireworks Seized in Luzerne County

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Just days before the Fourth of July, state police in Luzerne County seized $75,000 in illegal fireworks from a building in Sugar Notch.

Police seize illegal explosives in raid at Sugar Notch home

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Old Dress Factory Torn Down in Sugar Notch

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No one wants to live next to an eyesore, so neighbors in Sugar Notch may be breathing a sigh of relief. Once a dress shop first built more than 100 years ago, this building was cherished as a big employer in the Ashley area.

Ashley Memorial Day Parade to mark 134th anniversary

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The 134th annual Ashley Memorial Day Parade will be held Monday, May 30. Line of march assembles at 9 a.m. A parade flyover will be at 9:15 a.m. Parade marshal is Gene Tomczak. Guest of honor is Leonard T. Luba Sr. President of the Ashley Memorial Day Parade Association is Thomas E. McGovern.

Community digest

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LOCAL HIKES: Several local hikes to celebrate Pennsylvania Hiking Week and National Trails Day will be held May 28-June 5. They include: a A three mile hike at the Seven Tubs Natural Area on the Audubon Trail at 1 p.m. Monday, May 30. Meet in the lower parking lot of the Seven Tubs Natural Area. Access to the park is about one mile south from Geisinger Wyoming Valley on Route 115.

Brasch WordsIN a Pennsylvania Town, a Cold Shoulder for the Freezing Homeless

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A regional advocate for the rights of the homeless says actions by Sugar Notch, Pa., officials to deny shelter to homeless men may be based upon fear and a lack of knowledge. About 40 homeless men were scheduled to receive temporary shelter at the Holy Family Roman Catholic church in Sugar Notch for a week beginning Jan. 11. About three dozen churches in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton region each shelter the homeless for one or two weeks a year.

Brasch WordsIN a Pennsylvania Town, a Cold Shoulder for the Freezing Homeless

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A regional advocate for the rights of the homeless says actions by Sugar Notch, Pa., officials to deny shelter to homeless men may be based upon fear and a lack of knowledge. About 40 homeless men were scheduled to receive temporary shelter at the Holy Family Roman Catholic church in Sugar Notch for a week beginning Jan. 11. About three dozen churches in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton region each shelter the homeless for one or two weeks a year.

Brasch WordsIN a Pennsylvania Town, a Cold Shoulder for the Freezing Homeless

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A regional advocate for the rights of the homeless says actions by Sugar Notch, Pa., officials to deny shelter to homeless men may be based upon fear and a lack of knowledge. About 40 homeless men were scheduled to receive temporary shelter at the Holy Family Roman Catholic church in Sugar Notch for a week beginning Jan. 11. About three dozen churches in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton region each shelter the homeless for one or two weeks a year.

Questions surround Sugar Notch meeting

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The Sugar Notch council reorganizational meeting on Jan. 4 was conducted without the borough secretary or solicitor present and no audio recording was made of the meeting. No “minutes” from the meeting were ever presented to the council until the May council meeting.

Brasch WordsIN a Pennsylvania Town, a Cold Shoulder for the Freezing Homeless

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A regional advocate for the rights of the homeless says actions by Sugar Notch, Pa., officials to deny shelter to homeless men may be based upon fear and a lack of knowledge. About 40 homeless men were scheduled to receive temporary shelter at the Holy Family Roman Catholic church in Sugar Notch for a week beginning Jan. 11. About three dozen churches in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton region each shelter the homeless for one or two weeks a year.

Brasch WordsIN a Pennsylvania Town, a Cold Shoulder for the Freezing Homeless

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A regional advocate for the rights of the homeless says actions by Sugar Notch, Pa., officials to deny shelter to homeless men may be based upon fear and a lack of knowledge. About 40 homeless men were scheduled to receive temporary shelter at the Holy Family Roman Catholic church in Sugar Notch for a week beginning Jan. 11. About three dozen churches in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton region each shelter the homeless for one or two weeks a year.

Brasch WordsIN a Pennsylvania Town, a Cold Shoulder for the Freezing Homeless

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A regional advocate for the rights of the homeless says actions by Sugar Notch, Pa., officials to deny shelter to homeless men may be based upon fear and a lack of knowledge. About 40 homeless men were scheduled to receive temporary shelter at the Holy Family Roman Catholic church in Sugar Notch for a week beginning Jan. 11. About three dozen churches in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton region each shelter the homeless for one or two weeks a year.

MomentumTHE New Year’s Eve Date

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A regional advocate for the rights of the homeless says actions by Sugar Notch, Pa., officials to deny shelter to homeless men may be based upon fear and a lack of knowledge. About 40 homeless men were scheduled to receive temporary shelter at the Holy Family Roman Catholic church in Sugar Notch for a week beginning Jan. 11. About three dozen churches in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton region each shelter the homeless for one or two weeks a year.

MomentumTHE New Year’s Eve Date

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A regional advocate for the rights of the homeless says actions by Sugar Notch, Pa., officials to deny shelter to homeless men may be based upon fear and a lack of knowledge. About 40 homeless men were scheduled to receive temporary shelter at the Holy Family Roman Catholic church in Sugar Notch for a week beginning Jan. 11. About three dozen churches in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton region each shelter the homeless for one or two weeks a year.