State Representative Lynda Schlegel Culver is sponsoring a FARMERS BREAKFAST for farmers throughout the 108th District to be held on Wednesday, Feb 17, 9 - 11 am at the Front Street Station, 2 Front Street, Northumberland. Congressman Lou Barletta will provide a legislative update about PA's No. 1 industry, agriculture.
RSVP to Rep Culver's Sunbury Office by calling 570-286-5885 or toll free 1-800-924-9060 by Feb. 10th.
St. Peter's United Methodist Church will hold their annual potato doughnut sale on "Fat Tuesday", February 9. $6.00/dozen for plain or sugared. To order call 570-275-3520 or 570-275-1341; email: email@example.com. Walk ins after 7 am.
Representative Lynda Schlegel Culver....working for the 108th Legislative District
Representative Culver and her staff would like to take this time to remind you that their office can assist with completing and mailing various PennDOT applications and renewal forms with expedited processing. Examples of common forms they assist with are vehicle registration renewals (including reduced registration for retired individuals whose income does not exceed $19,200), driver’s license renewals, disability parking placards, duplicate titles, applications for photo ID cards, change of address, and more. Additionally, their office offers complimentary notary services. For assistance you can visit their office at 106 Arch Street, Sunbury, Monday – Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm, or call the office at 570-286-5885 (toll-free at 1-800-924-9060).
TRAIL WORK DAY
Saturday, January 16
8:00am - 12:00pm
Please join us on the trail this Saturday, January 16, from 8am to 12pm for the first North Branch Canal Trail work day of 2016. After a major construction push last fall, you'll be amazed by what's already been done. We'll pick up where we left off in the fall, starting just east of the stream crossing near trail mile 2.7. We'll be doing woody vegetation clearing along a section of the trail that has not yet been cleared.
Please wear sturdy boots and work gloves and dress for the weather. Pruners and saws will be the tools of choice for this work day. Be prepared for briars and plenty of ditches to cross.
Please meet at the intersection of River Drive and Mount Zion Road. If you arrive late, just head east (toward Catawissa) from there and listen for the saws.
Donate now to help build the North Branch Canal Trail
Even if you can't volunteer on one of the trail work days, you can still help build the trail. Please consider making a donation to help support our efforts. Online donations are being accepted through the Montour Area Recreation Commission's fund at the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation.
Click here to donate online
(Look for 'Montour Area Recreation Commission Agency Fund' under the 'Organization Endowment and School Foundation Funds' header.)
To learn more about any of the upcoming events,
please contact Bob Stoudt, MARC Director, at (570) 336-2060
More information about the North Branch Canal Trail project can also be found on
The Riverside Borough Council held their final meeting for 2015 on Monday, December 21, 2015 in the Municipal Building, 301 Dewart Street, Riverside, PA. In the absence of President John J Novak and Vice President Peter T Fleming, the meeting was called to order promptly at 7:00 pm by Council Member Caressa Compton. In attendance this evening were Carolyn Bausch, Barb Kriner, Lori Steele, John Domanski plus Mayor Joseph Oberdorf and Secretary Deborah Bausch.
In the audience this evening was Beth Hancock, council member elect.
The minutes of December 7, 2015 were approved on a Motion by John Domanski and seconded by Barb Kriner. All voted in Favor.
Financial Reports for November 2015 were approved on a Motion by Barb Kriner and seconded by Carolyn Bausch. All voted for.
Dan Gable then presented the Street Department Report. Prior to his starting his report, Caressa Compton read an email received by Secretary Bausch giving kudos to the street department for their work and professionalism. Employee referenced in the email was Street Superintendent Dan Gable. A copy is attached to these minutes. Dan stated communication with the residents is a very important part of the street department service. The leaf collection totaled 83 loads this year with the shorter collection time period. Gas line project has begun and so far only one incident has taken place; it has been resolved. Dan spoke in length of the foremen on the job and their cooperation in working in the borough. Report was approved on a Motion by Barb Kriner and seconded by John Domanski. All voted in favor.
There was no Code Enforcement Report.
Health insurance issues were then put on the table. Barb Kriner and Deborah Bausch have met with several brokers and most recently met with Charlotte Kluge. Charlotte presented a lot of information and had several suggestions for the borough’s health care insurance needs. She stated there would be no fee for her to be a broker for the borough. On a Motion by John Domanski and seconded by Lori Steele, Charlotte Kluge will be contacted to be the Broker for our health insurance needs. Caressa Compton, Barb Kriner, Lori Steele and John Domanski voted in favor; Carolyn Bausch abstained from the vote due to her past exposure to health insurance plan information. Charlotte will be contacted to put together a proposal for our health insurance needs. More conversation followed the vote; Dan Gable spoke on the hospital “Facility” charge he was billed for his wife’s prenatal care. Caressa Compton then added there are changes being made to insurance plans due to Obama Care policy changes.
Police Chief Kerry Parkes introduced Quentin Reinford, the newest employee of the Riverside Borough Police Force. Police Officer Quentin Reinford was administered the Oath of Office by Mayor Joseph Oberdorf. Family and friends of Quentin Reinford and Kevin Romansik were on hand for the swearing in. Caressa Compton then presented a cake to the two new officers to welcome them to the Riverside Borough Police Force.
Time was taken to talk with Lori Steele who will be leaving council at the end of the year. She stated she has been on council for 4 years. Caressa thanked her on behalf of council and appreciated her service to the Borough. Lori Steele said this hiatus will give her time to enjoy her new thoroughbred horse she purchased. She plans on returning to Council at some later time.
On a Motion by Barb Kriner and seconded by Carolyn Bausch, the meeting adjourned, ending the 2015 Council Sessions. Meeting adjourned at approximately 7:45 pm. A time of fellowship followed the cake cutting for the evening.
The Next Council meeting will be the Reorganization Meeting on January 4, 2016 at 7:00 pm in the Municipal Building, 301 Dewart Street, Riverside, PA.
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