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PITTSTON: The First Baptist Church, Water Street, will have its monthly teen youth night out at 7:15 p.m. on Friday in the church hall.

All area youths are invited for fellowship, refreshments and fun.

PLYMOUTH: The Senior Citizen Friendship Club of St. Mary’s met at Holy Child School Building on Willow Street with Ann Brunick presiding.

Three new members were welcomed: Gerry Bosak, Dolores Prutzman and Josephine Medura.

Carol Chrzan and Florence Rother were the 50/50 winners.

The next meeting will be on Monday. Members are reminded to bring a light lunch or snack as only tea and coffee will be served.

The following trips are available:

• April 10: Rainbow Dinner Theater, Lancaster, for a comedy, “Paris is Out.”

• June 15 to 21: Mackina Island and Frankenmuth in Michigan. Included will be a daily breakfast, six full-course dinners, one lunch, tours, entertainment, shops, transportation and all taxes and gratuities.

Anyone interested may call Ann at 779-3202.

SWOYERSVILLE: The Swoyersville Seniors met on Jan. 16 with 40 members present and ClaraBelle Reggie presiding.

High score bowlers for Jan. 8 and Jan. 14 were John Bosak and Steffie Stefanides. Bowlers meet every Monday at 10 a.m. at Modern Lanes in Exeter. All members are invited.

The fund raiser winners for the week of Jan. 16 were Anna Novrotski, Theresa Bosak, Mario Zucca and Regina Spitale.

The next meeting will be at 1 p.m. on Jan. 30 at the Holy Trinity Church. An Arby’s lunch will be served. Membership dues for 2008 are now being accepted.

WILKES-BARRE: Rainbow Seniors of Wilkes-Barre elected and installed the following officers for 2008: Dorothy Coach, president; Jerry Fiorucci, vice president; Betty Farrell, treasurer; Marion Tasker, recording secretary; Eleanor Perry, membership; Eleanor Zukowski, sunshine report; Alice Lewis, telephone committee; Charles Hughes, publicity; Bernice Krasnahill, door collection; Jack Coach, trip chairman; Aldona Smith, piano; Angie Hummel, kitchen; Leonard Hummel, club and church liaison; Betty Gillman, entertainment, and the Rev. Dr. James Harring, chaplain.

The next meeting will be at 1 p.m. on Feb. 19. The board of directors will meet at 12:15 p.m.

A bus trip is available for Hunterdon Hills Playhouse on June 12 to see “Last of the Red-Hot Lovers” with Charlie Prose.

For information and reservations, call Dorothy Coach, 822-2785.

WYOMING: The elementary schools of Wyoming Area School District will hold UGI-Reading is Fundamental (RIF) book distributions on Thursday for first-grade students at Tenth Street Elementary and Sarah J. Dymond Elementary.

Employees of UGI Utilities, Inc., Wilkes-Barre, have been in partnership with RIF since 1991 and will assist the students in various motivational reading activities to promote lifelong learning.

UGI funds 75 to 100 percent of the local RIF program in selected elementary schools throughout the region. Approximately 50,000 books are distributed annually to about 16,500 first-grade students. Students are permitted to select and keep a book of their choice at no cost.

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