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May Flowers


“Sweet April showers Do spring May flowers”
From: A Hundred Good Points of Husbandry, Thomas Tusser, 1557

A reminder that even the most unpleasant of things, the rains of April, can bring very enjoyable things, spring’s cycle of renewal and an abundance of flowers in May.

Mountain View Garden Club Hosts Speaker


The Annual Meeting of the Mountain View Garden Club will be held on Wednesday, October 10 at 7 PM at the Clifford Fire Hall. The speaker will be Lee Nelson who served for many years as the head of the Master Gardener program at Cornell Cooperative Extension, Broome County, NY. Ms. Nelson also teaches Horticulture classes at Broome Community College and is a consultant on horticulture for civic beautification in the Binghamton area.

Please join us as the Garden Club welcomes this informative and delightful speaker to our area. Invite your friends and neighbors, too! Following the presentation, refreshments will be served and there will be a short business meeting.

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Susquehanna County Reads


Susquehanna County Historical Society & Free Library Association invites everyone to read The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and enjoy dozens of special events from September 8th to November 8th.

For a nominal fee of $2, you’ll receive your “Ticket to Ride with Gatsby”, including a wristband for admission to all the events, a schedule, a reading guide, and a free copy of the book.

Events including book discussions, dance lessons, big screen movies and exhibits are being held all around the county.

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2004 Great PA Cleanup


Two local non-profit organizations are sponsoring cleanups on Saturday, April 24, 2004, as part of the 2004 Great PA Cleanup. The theme of this year’s cleanup is “Let’s Pick It Up, PA!” and everyone is encouraged to join in!

The Rail-Trail Council will meet at 10 a.m. next door to Cable’s Store in Union Dale and work until 12 p.m. cleaning up the trail. The Lackawanna River Corridor Association will cleanup areas along the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail in the Mid Valley. For details visit the Rail-Trail or Lackawanna River Corridor Association web sites.

Volunteers welcome! Lets work together to make The Great Pennsylvania Cleanup 2004 a success in our corner of our state.