Namedropper 9/25/2018

September 25, 2018

Local fishermen compete

near Canada

Scott Twp.’s Brian Bylotas won the T-H Marine Fishing League Worldwide’s Bass Fishing League Northeast Division tournament.

Bylotas took home $6,886 for a two-day cumulative catch of 10 bass weighing 48 pounds, 3 ounces on 1000 Islands on the Canadian, United States border. FLW is the world’s largest tournament fishing organization.

Joe Zombek II of Scranton came in sixth place and won $1,207.

Joseph Amberg Jr. of Hawley caught a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 43 pounds, 12 ounces, to win the Co-angler Division and $3,529, according to the organization. Amberg also caught the largest bass in the Co-angler Division, weighing 6 pounds, 6 ounces, and earned the Co-angler Big Bass award of $236.

The fishermen will be entered in the Oct. 11 to 13 BFL Regional Championship on Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.

Super students

Marywood University student Nicole Coombs is the recipient of the 2018 Northeastern Speech-

Language-Hearing Association of Pennsylvania scholarship.

Coombs, from Scranton, is a junior in the speech-

language pathology program. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who demonstrates academic excellence in the field of speech-

language pathology or audiology during their undergraduate studies, according to the university.

Coombs was awarded the scholarship at the association’s annual conference.

High notes

Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School elected new board of trustees leadership and new members to serve for the 2018-19 school year.

William E. Sordoni, Dallas, Wyoming Seminary class of 1993, is the new chairman; John Dowd of Kingston is vice chairman; Anthony Berger of Waccabuc, New York, class of 1973, is treasurer.

New members include Gerald Gunster, Washington, D.C., class of 1985; Lewis Thayne, Annville, class of 1967; Nicole Santo Yochum, Shavertown, class of 2003; Mary Louise Decker-Fenster, Shavertown; and Jeanne Giallorenzi, Clarks Summit.

Gallery opens

Paul Triolo is the Wonderstone Gallery’s exhibiting artist for October 2018.

Triolo is a student of ArtWorks Gallery since the creation of its art program. His paintings are a creative forum for self expression and he has a passion for color.

“CIRCA DE SUNS” will exhibit through October. An opening reception will be held Saturday, Oct. 6, from 4 to 7 p.m. The event is free to the public and features light refreshments.

For details, contact Beth Ann Zero at the gallery at 570-344-2360.

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