The Duryea Borough Community Park will be closed for four days, Monday, Oct. 14 to Thursday, Oct. 17 at 4 p.m. due to continuous vandalism. Borough council has decided to react to the vandalism by closing the park when vandalism occurs.
Hopefully residents and children visiting the park will report any vandalism they witness so the park will not have to be closed again. Borough council apologizes for the inconvenience this proposes to residents who abide by the rules, but action is needed to stop the vandalism.
The park will be closed again if vandalism occurs. Anyone who witnesses vandalism should contact the police department be calling 911 immediately.
The Duryea borough Street Department will be closed on Monday, Oct. 14, in observance of Columbus Day. Garbage will be collected one day late. Yard waste will be collected on Friday, Oct. 18 as usual. The last yard waste collection will be Friday, Dec. 6.
The Street Department will hold a tire collection on Thursday, Oct. 17. Residents are asked to place the tires at the curb. All rims must be removed from the tires. Tires will be collected from residential properties only.
Sons of American Legion Squadron 585
The Son’s of the American Legion, Squadron 585, Duryea will have its monthly meeting, this Sunday, Oct. 13 at 3 p.m. at the post home. Plans will be finalized for the Children’s Halloween Party.
The Son’s held their 1st Annual Rib dinner on Saturday, Oct. 5. It was a great turnout, with over 200 Dinners sold. They would Like to Thank everyone who purchased dinners and everyone that helped out. The Ladies Auxiliary was tremendous help, without them the Sal’s wouldn’t of been able to do it.
Winners were drawn for the Beer Raffle on Saturday night after their Rib Dinner. First prize of a $500 Gift Certificate to Quality Beverage in Laflin went to Cathy Marshall of Taylor, second prize a $100 Gift Card to PA Wine & Spirits went to James Balchune Sr. of Duryea. Third prize, a $50 Gift Certificate to Komensky’s Market in Duryea, went to Michael Volch of Avoca. Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets.
The Polish Falcons, Nest 128, Duryea will hold an Adult Halloween Party on Friday, October 25 starting at 7 p.m. There will be a Costume contest with prizes awarded. DJ Diamond Dave will provide music, Drink specials and Food. Dress up and come have a fun, spooky night.
Rec Board Halloween Spooktacular
The Duryea Rec Board will have their annual Halloween Spooktacular on Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Healey Park, Foote Ave., Duryea. The festivities will begin with a parade that starts at 5 p.m. behind the Duryea Post Office on Brown St. The parade will end at the Healey.
Kids will be treated to hot dogs, chips, etc. as well as goody bags. There will be a Haunted House, DJ, music, hay rides, great food and fun. Free to all children. Rain date will be Sunday, Oct. 27, with 5 p.m. parade start.