Blossburg News & Views for May 2, 2012

by Lonny Frost 29. April 2012 18:49
The community yard sale was a huge success this year.  A big thank you to all who participated in this annual event. 
Step up and help save a life.  Blossburg is having a Community Blood Drive on Fri., May 25th at the Blossburg United Methodist Church from noon until 5 P.M.  this event is hosted by the Blossburg UMC Friendship Circle.  There will be a free lunch available for all donors.  Please bring a photo ID.  Remember a pint of blood can save up to 3 lives.  For more information please contact Lori Cope at 570 789-4026. 
Mark your calendars for Bingo at St. Mary's Hall every Monday night at 6:30 P.M.
The Blossburg Coal Festival is going to celebrate 20 years of tradition from May 23-26, 2012. 
Coal Festival Facts:  The first Coal Festival was held on a very cold Memorial Day weekend in 1993, 201 years after coal was discovered in Blossburg.  Last year was the Coal Festival's first year in which it was canceled several hours into the second night.  It was closed down when a severe storm hit our town causing widespread damage and power outages across Tioga County, Pa.  This year the Coal Festival is coming back strong to celebrate its 20th year.  They invite you, your family and friends to help them make this year a spectacular event!
A free class is offered by Studio B to anyone new trying to get in shape through the use of Zumba.  So if you are looking to get fit this year then check out "Spring Spectacular Fitness for Summer," at Studio B in Blossburg.  It is a Zumba Dance Session and it will start on May 1st.  Classes will continue through May 29th from 5:00 P.M. until  6:00 P.M.  Any male or female aged 13 and upwards are welcome to get in on the special Spring price.  For more information or to reserve a spot please call (570) 404-4271. 
Let us show our support to Theresa Muszynski, by sending cards of encouragement to: Theresa Muszynski, 1160 Morris Run Rd, P.O. Box 124, Front St, Morris Run, Pa 16939.   Theresa is recovering from serious injuries she received when she was struck by a vehicle while returning to her car.
A happy birthday goes out to Fanny Stempeck of Blossburg, from your family and friends.  May it be as special to you, as you are to us.  There is a belated birthday wish going out to Michele Sommerville from your church family. 
Blossburg Memorial Library Garden party: Sun., July 22, 1-4 P.M., at the Hamilton Club.  See .
Blossburg-North Penn Alumni Association Banquet:  Sat., Aug., 4th at the Blossburg Fire Hall, starting at 3 P.M. See .
Blossburg Fall Festival:  Will be held Sun., Oct., 21st at the Riverside Plaza from noon to 5 P.M.  See .
Please send announcements to News & Views at or call (570) 638-2486.  Remember to check out the calendar of events at and keep up on what is happening in Blossburg.  Deadline for submissions is Saturday at 8 P.M.


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