Airport Hosts Benefit For Local Life Flight Pilot

September 22, 2018

“Flying High For A Cause” will be held from noon to 5 p.m. today, Sept. 22, at the Wyoming Valley Airport, Forty Fort, as a benefit for Scott Walters. Scott grew up in this community, raised his own family in this community, and has been serving the entire NEPA community for the past decade as a Life Flight pilot. Scott, who chose a career in helping others, is now the one in need of help. Last year, Scott was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia and currently he spends his time in and out of the hospital. All proceeds from the benefit will support the Walters family. Join them for prizes, food, music and more. There will be a chance to win a once in a lifetime trip, stock car racing experience, vintage airplane ride and a day with the Life Flight crew. There will also be a 50/50 raffle, basket raffles and silent auction items. Chicken barbecue Larksville United Methodist Church will hold a chicken barbecue today, Sept. 22, at 147 Wilson St., Larksville. Menu includes half a chicken, baked potato, corn, pepper hash, applesauce, dinner roll and dessert. Cost of a dinner is $ 9. The event is take out only from 4 to 6 p.m. Limited door sales will be available. Call 570-696-1547 for information. Kingston historical group The Kingston Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, in the Kingston Municipal Building, to begin the 2018-19 season. Local historian Matt Schooley will speak on Westmoor and other noted sections of Kingston. Public is welcome. Membership dues may be paid at the meeting or mailed to Kingston Historical Society, P.O. Box 1702, Kingston, PA 18704. Newly elected officers are Isabel Pisaneschi, president; Maureen Keating, vice president; Jim Lewis, secretary, and Judi Nunemacher, treasurer. Rummage sale The Courtdale United Methodist Women will hold a rummage/bake sale at the Courtdale United Methodist Church, 225 Courtdale Ave., Courtdale, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Oct. 11-12, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 13. Saturday is bag day. Trunk or treat The public is invited to “Trunk or Treat” hosted by Fortis Institute, 166 Slocum St., Forty Fort, from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23. Barbara Pitcavage writes about the West Side. Contact her at rocko1245@aol.com.

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