2nd Annual Potato Pancake Sale

The 2nd Annual Potato Pancake Sale will be held on Ash Wednesday, February 10th sponsored by the Artisan Fire Company, 20 Maple Street, Jermyn, PA, starting at 12:00 Noon until sold out.  First come – first served.  Mark the date……Delicious!         For more information click on the Artisan Fire Company link on the Jermynpa.com desktop.

13th Annual Jermyn Events Awards Dinner

February 20, 2016

The 13th Annual Jermyn Events Committee Awards Dinner will be held on Saturday evening, February 20, 2016 at the St. Michael’s Hall, Delaware Street, Jermyn, PA.  Social hour at 5 pm and 6 pm dinner and program.  It will be family style with a fine choice of entrees, potato, vegetables, salad, and dessert. Donation $30.00.  Tickets can be purchased from any member of the Events Committee, Battenberg Furniture Store, Longworth’s Family Restaurant, Debbie’s Flower Bouquet, and Sterling Pharmacy or call JoAnne W. at 570-876-1477.  Reserved tables of 8 can be arranged call JoAnne W.

This year awardees are:

Volunteer of the YearTrish Pearsall                                                                                                                           Life Time Achievement AwardCarol Morcom                                                                                              Community Service Award (Good Citizenship)Ann Boylan                                                                         Council Community Service Awards:  James Allan, Walter Estile, Catherine (Katie) Hosie, and Jeffrey McDermott.

Come, enjoy, and honor our wonderful citizens of Jermyn Borough for their dedication to making Jermyn Borough a better place to live for the Citizens of Jermyn.

The Events Committee is also sponsoring a raffle of prizes: 1st Prize – $300.; 2nd & 3rd prizes – $100 Gas Cards; 4th through 8th prizes – $50.  Winners will be selected on February 20th.  This is the only fundraiser the Events Committee holds, so please donate $1.00 for 1 chance or $5.00 for 6 chances.  The monies go for the Christmas Concert, July Summer Concert, and the beautification of our Main Street with flower pots and bridge baskets.  The Committee also supports and assists other organizations with their activities.  Chances are available at various Jermyn Businesses or any member, as well as, dinner tickets.  You can call JoAnne at 570-876-1477 for dinner tickets and chances.

BENEFIT BREAKFAST FOR DEACON PAT MASSINO

February 14, 2016

Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary Parish is hosting a Valentine’s Day Breakfast on Sunday, February 14, 2016 from 9 am to 12 Noon in the Parish Center, Madison Avenue, Jermyn, PA.  The Breakfast benefit is in honor of Deacon Pat Massino.  The proceeds will be presented to the family to help with the costs of his illness and added costs incurred.  All are welcome for a delicious breakfast — start your Valentine’s  Day by taking your sweetheart(s) out for breakfast.  Contact the Rectory for tickets 570-876-1061 and available before and after all Masses on February 6 & 7th.

Rescinded —Alternate Parking

Mayor Smallacombe has rescinded the Snow Emergency Alternate Parking as of 5:00 p.m., Saturday, January 23, 2016.

Jermyn Borough Alternate Parking Ordinance will go into effect at  four oclock this afternoon and after the eight hour waiting period it  will be enforced at midnight on, Friday,January 22.It will remain in effect for 96 hours unless it is repealed . Your vehicles need to be moved to the correct side by midnight.

Sesquicentennial (150 years) Informational Meeting

Meeting at 7 pm on Sunday, January 31st, at the Jermyn Community Center, 440 Jefferson Avenue, Jermyn,  PA for interested citizens of Jermyn who would like to become involved in the 150th anniversary planning phase of activities in 2020.